Recent Obituaries

Eller Lee Young Keown – 1925-2020

Eller Lee Young Keown – 1925-2020

Eller Lee Young Keown, 94, of Little Rock, transitioned on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Eller was born in Parkdale, Ark., and moved to Little Rock in 1945. At the time of her death, she was in Cleveland, Ohio. Eller was the widow of the late […]

Birdie Lee Bell – 1953-2020

Birdie Lee Bell – 1953-2020

Birdie Lee Bell, 66, of Little Rock, third child of Reverend Louis and Ruby Jewel Fleming Bell, received her wings on Monday, August 31, 2020. “Birdie brought us joy, made us laugh, and showed us love.” A Friends’ Walk-through Service will be held at Ruffin […]

Edna Mitchem Wilson – 1927-2020

Edna Mitchem Wilson – 1927-2020

EDNA MITCHEM WILSON, 93, the oldest child of the late Rawleigh Elvest and Florence Byers Mitchem died August 21, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur James Wilson Sr., son Arthur James Wilson Jr., and brothers Carl and Clayton Mitchem. She is […]

Willie L. Williams – 1946-2020

Willie L. Williams – 1946-2020

Willie L. Williams, 73, or Wrightsville, departed his earthly life to join his Lord and Savior on August 22, 2020. He was born in Little Rock, Ark., to the late Harrison Williams Sr. and Idella Green-Williams on August 29, 1946. He is preceded in death […]

Samuel Charles Stewart – 1944-2020

Samuel Charles Stewart – 1944-2020

Samuel Charles “Charlie” Stewart, 75, of Little Rock, gained his heavenly wings August 22, 2020. He was born to Jim and Daisy Stewart in College Station, Texas, October 14, 1944. Charlie attended Oklahoma Baptist University where he was a multi-sport athlete and was inducted into […]

Herman Hamilton, Jr. – 1943-2020

Herman Hamilton, Jr. – 1943-2020

HERMAN HAMILTON, JR., 77, of North Little Rock, Ark., passed peacefully on August 18, 2020. Survivors include: his children, Dwight Hamilton, Maurice Hamilton (Louauna), Verena K. Hamilton-Peoples, all of Little Rock, Ark., and Sheree Hamilton-McCann of Conway, Ark.; sister, Carolyn Hamilton-Myrie (Ruel); seven grandchildren; 15 […]

Hope Summers – 1956-2020

Hope Summers – 1956-2020

HOPE SUMMERS, age 63, departed this earth August 17, 2020, in Little Rock, Ark. Hope is preceded in death by: Father, Sylvester Caldwell and her brother, Johnny “LiL Cookie” Allen. She is survived by: mother, Ardatha Allen of Lonoke; daughter, Tiffany Alston (Tellis) of Durham, […]

Mark Edward Williams – 1962-2020

Mark Edward Williams – 1962-2020

Mark Edward Williams, age 57, passed away on August 15, 2020, in Little Rock, Ark. Mark spent his whole life helping others. After an honorable discharge from the service, he went to work as a police officer for 24 years. He was a devoted Mason […]

Pearlie Bass – 1937-2020

Pearlie Bass – 1937-2020

PEARLIE MAE BASS, 82, of Little Rock, Ark., went to her heavenly home on August 11, 2020. Her survivors include children, sisters, brothers, grandchildren, great- grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Family hour will be, noon-5 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral […]

Bridgette Davidson Bailey – 1964-2020

Bridgette Davidson Bailey – 1964-2020

Bridgette Rena Davidson Bailey, 55, of Mabelvale, passed through Heaven’s gate on August 10, 2020.  She leaves to mourn here: a loving son, Quenton Anthony Smith; mother, Homerzell Davidson; brother, Haywood Davidson (Marilyn); sister, Lisa Davidson Boddie; niece, Destinee Anthoinette Boddie; and nephew, Malcolm Xavier […]