Recent Obituaries

Essie B. Phillips – 1939-2020

Essie B. Phillips – 1939-2020

Essie B. Phillips, 80, transitioned to her heavenly home on April 4, 2020. She leaves to remember her lovingly: husband, Leo Phillips; sons, Troy McGhee (Cassandra), Norman McGhee, Frederick Delaney (Myesha) Phillips, Leo Phillips, Jr.; daughters, Robbie Washington, Vallery (Val) Green, Zena R. Green, Lisa […]

Erma Wynne – 1942-2020

Erma Wynne – 1942-2020

Erma J. Wynn, 78, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 27, 2020. She was born March 22, 2020 to the late Kelsey Boles and Audie Bullock Boles. Erma attended Remnant Church International and received Jesus Christ as her savior on March 16, 2017. Erma graduated […]

Edna Coleman – 1940-2020

Edna Coleman – 1940-2020

Edna L. Coleman, 79, transitioned on March 26, 2020. Survivors: daughter, Karen Shinault; brothers, George and Harry Coleman; special brothers, Robert Smith and Robert Jackson; four grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Arrangements: Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home.

Mildred Summerville – 1926-2020

Mildred Summerville – 1926-2020

Born January 2, 1926, in Detroit, Mich., MILDRED SUMMERVILLE left this earth, on her terms, Monday, March 23, 2020 at the young age of 94. Raised by a rambunctious teenage mom, Mildred’s childhood left her with an insecurity of her fabulousness, that remained with her […]

Sarah White – 1919-2020

Sarah White – 1919-2020

Sarah White, 100, of Little Rock, transitioned on March 24, 2020. She leaves to cherish her memories: children, Betty (David) Hill and James Anderson; 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; special friends, Mabel Martin, Mary Shaw and Anthony Bell. The family would like to extend a […]

Boston L Torrence, Jr. – 1925-2020

Boston L Torrence, Jr. – 1925-2020

Boston L. Torrence Jr., 95, of Little Rock, Ark., passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020. Boston was preceded in death by his parents: Boston L. Sr. and Nancy Pumphrey Torrence; sister, Rosalia and brothers, Herchiel, Harrell, Andrew, Richard and Preston Torrence. Survivors include: five children, […]

Clara Eskew – 1921-2020

Clara Eskew – 1921-2020

CLARA LEE ESKEW 99, made her transition to heaven on March 9, 2020. She leaves to cherish her memory. Daughters Rite Eskew-Seals (Little Rock Ark.), Elrena Jones (Detroit, Mich.). Sons Rickey Eskew, Harrison Jones (Little Rock Ark.) Sisters Ollie Mae Bradford, Lucille Campbell (Little Rock, […]

Dr. Roosevelt Brown – 1933-2020

Dr. Roosevelt Brown – 1933-2020

DR. ROOSEVELT BROWN, 86 of Little Rock peacefully passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020. He was born in Chatfield, Ark., later moving to West Memphis, Ark., where he grew into young adulthood. He enrolled at Arkansas AM&N College, Pine Bluff, Ark, where his studies […]

Walter Mobley – 1949-2020

Walter Mobley – 1949-2020

Walter T. Mobley, 70, of North Little Rock transitioned on March 13, 2020. He leaves to cherish his memories: two sons; three daughters; six siblings and other relatives and friends. Home going services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Greater Second […]

Ruthie Mae Cobb – 1950-2020

Ruthie Mae Cobb – 1950-2020

RUTHIE MAE COBB, 69, of Little Rock, Ark., died Saturday, February 29, 2020 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Little Rock, Ark. Ruthie was born June 25, 1950 in Starks, LA, the third of four children born to the union of Arlene Cotlong and Kent Thomas. Ruthie […]