LITTLE ROCK - Frances Mitchell Hamilton, 86, of Little Rock, longtime resident of Pine Bluff, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at her home.
She was born July 11, 1931, in Boughton, Ark., the daughter of D and Syble Frances Morgan Mitchell. She was reared and received her education in Camden, where she graduated from Camden High School in 1949.
On January 29, 1949, Frances Mitchell married Billy DeWayne Hamilton in Stephens, Ark. In 1950, they moved to Natchez, Miss. Mrs. Hamilton worked for Commercial Credit Corporation and Reagan Equipment Company. She moved to Pine Bluff in 1958. She worked for Sears, Roebuck & Company then went to work for International Paper Company in 1962 from which she retired in 1989.
She attended First Baptist Church of Pine Bluff, serving as a Sunday School Teacher of children, a member of the Choir, and the Tabulation Committee. She was also a member of the Singing Women of Arkansas-Sweet Adenlines and a tutor for the Literacy Council of Jefferson County.
Mrs. Hamilton is survived by her son, Charles DeWayne Hamilton and his wife Gretchen of Little Rock; four grandchildren, Matthew, Melissa, Ryan and Eric; eleven great grandchildren, Spencer, Austin, McKenzie, Haines, Kassidy, Avery, Brynlee, Kaylee, Eric Jr., Cassidy and Carson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of over 60 years, Billy DeWayne Hamilton, whom passed away June 12, 2009; and her brother, Charles D. Mitchell.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 1:30 PM, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Home with Reverend Gary O’Neal officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to service time.
Online condolences: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com
ALTHEIMER - Ms. Shamari S. Cole-Cox of Altheimer, passed away Thursday July 27, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the P.K. Miller Mortuary.
Mrs. Naomi S. Williams of Pine Bluff, passed away Thursday at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by the P.K. Miller Mortuary.
DUMAS - Joey Boren Holthoff, 82, of Dumas passed away at her home July 28, 2017. She was born March 10, 1935 in Gould, Ark. to the late Cecil M. and Mary Frances Cook Boren. Joey was a member of Dark Corner Christian Church and was a school teacher at Gould Public School and Dumas School District for many years. Her husband, Victor Holthoff, one brother, Pee Wee Boren and two sisters, Annette Knight and Frances Few preceded her in death.
Survived by three sons, Boren “Bo” Holthoff, Chris Holthoff and Philip Holthoff all of Dumas, two brothers, Banty Boren of Alexander, Ark., Buddy Boren of Melbourne, Fla. and one sister, Brenda Gasaway of Gould, Ark.
Visitation: Monday, July 31 from 6 – 8 pm at Griffin Funeral Home, service, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10 am, Dark Corner Christian Church with Rev. Tom Bowlby and Rev. Jim Smith officiating with burial in Holthoff Cemetery. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Family would like to give a special thank you to Betty Timmons and Rocio Gundino for their special care they gave their mother.
Memorials may be made to Holthoff Cemetery Association, c/o Merchants and Farmers Bank, 500 Hwy. 65, Dumas, AR 71639. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home, Dumas, AR. May sign guestbook www.griffinfh.com
Mr. Roderick Cooksey, 51, of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed July 27, 2017. Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.
ALTHEIMER - Talisa L. Cannon, 28, of Altheimer, Ark. died on July 27, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Chriatioan Way Funeral Home.