LANDMARK - Danny Murel Gibbs of Landmark and Ico communities Ark., passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Hospice Homecare on Bowman Road as a result of Parkinson complications, after a two-month illness.
Danny was born to Ava Schultz Gibbs and Erman Gibbs, January 25, 1944 in Conway. He is survived by his only sibling, Sharon Bone. He grew up in the Holland community, moved into Conway with his family in his teen years, graduated there and attended Central Baptist College, then married Charlotte Bennett June 12th, 1965.
He began a lifelong career in sales, first at Otasco, and then with Montgomery Ward, about which he would say “He opened the store and closed it with his retirement”. His love of people brought him much success in his work. He served in the National Guard during the Vietnam War.
Danny was a Christian, baptized at age 13, at Holland Baptist Church. Then he became an active member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church on Arch Street. He loved to sing in his quartet and choir; he was a Mason; he loved to be busy as a handyman; loved fishing and the outdoors, traveling was a hobby, and reminiscing about the past. He adored his grandkids and having them come visit. He loved to brag about them to all who would listen. He loved his family, spending time watching Razorback games and having family meals.
Danny was preceded in death by his parents and step father, Leroy Hazel. He is survived by his wife; his sister; a daughter, Amy (Dean) Dancer, and her children, Garrett and Sarah-Catherine Reed; a son, Christopher (Julie) Gibbs, and his daughters; Claire, Caroline, and Savvy; other surviving relatives are his brother-in-law, Don Bone; sisters-in-law, Sandra (Lindsey) Tipton, Brenda (Danny) McGinley, Sheila (Otto) Schmeckenbecker, and Judy (Jimmy) Morton. Other immediate beloved family members include, Marty, Kristi, Kelsey, Stephanie, Scarlett, Shannon, Michael, John Mark, Sarah, Jason, Arty, Paul, Jennifer and Russell.
Funeral service will be held at Landmark Missionary Baptist, Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 11 A.M. Visitation will be from 4 - 6 P.M., Tuesday, at the Church. Burial at Landmark Cemetery after the service. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/drummond.
MCGEHEE - Mr. Ernest Corbin of McGehee passed Thursday, November 23, 2017 at McGehee-Desha Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.
DUMAS - Mrs. Ellen Pugh of Dumas passed Saturday, November 25, 2017 at McGehee Rehabiltation Center. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.
SHERRILL - Senator Jean Edwards, 88 of Sherrill, Ark. passed Thursday, November 23, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.
WHITE HALL - Mrs. Karen Jeffers, 51 of White Hall, Ark. passed Thursday, November 23, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.
Mr. Randy Forte, 61, of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.
Carl Jackson, Sr.
Mr. Carl Edward Jackson, Sr., 78 of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed Sunday, November 19, 2017.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 11 am at St. Peters Rock Baptist Church by Pastor Darren Edgerson. Interment will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Tuesday, 5 - 6:30 pm at Brown Funeral Home.
His body will lie in-state Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., until service.
Mrs. Linda Brasfield, 63, of Pine Bluff, Ark.passed November 25, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.
GOULD - Mrs. Donna Grayson, 56, of Gould, Ark. passed Friday, November 24, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.
Jon Allen “Jay” Yarbrough of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the age of 46.
He was born July 14, 1971 at Pine Bluff, and was reared and educated at Sheridan, where he graduated from high school in 1989. Jay was working toward both an Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degree, and would have completed his studies in computer science in the Spring of 2018. He was honored to have received the Founder’s Scholarship from SEARK College based on his 4.0 grade point average and faculty recommendation.
He was an avid outdoorsman, and loved deer hunting at Pansy, Ark. with family and friends. Jay was also a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, and brother.
Jay was a member of Family Church, and worked as a meat market manager at County Market and Brookshire’s for many years.
Survivors included his wife, Candy Rose Yarbrough, with whom he would have celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary in two weeks; his children, Dylan Yarbrough, Chance Baughman (Cherisa), Bethany Baughman, Carson Yarbrough, and Presley Yarbrough; his parents, Dianne Beavers Graham (Dan), B. J. Grider (Vicky), and Garland Yarbrough (Brenda); two grandchildren, AriOnna Baughman and Adrian Baughman; a sister, Angie Yarbrough Taylor; his mother-in-law, Nancy Rawlinson; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 11 a.m. at Family Church with Pastor Stephen Harrison officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 - 8 p.m. at Fuller Hale-South.
Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com