CAMDEN - Jeannie Elizabeth (Betty) Nugent of Camden, joined her beloved husband, Charles, in Heaven on November 29, 2017. Born on February 11, 1934 to Joe Snyder and Jeannie Guy Bottom in Wathena, Kan., she is predeceased by her parents, husband, brothers Hilliard Bottom and Joe Guy (Junior) Bottom, and sisters Margaret Oliger, Muriel Hall, and Dorothy Ferguson. She grew up in Pine Bluff, Ark. where she married her childhood sweetheart, Charles E. Nugent, on July 15, 1950. They made their home in Camden in 1952 and spent almost 67 happy years together. Betty was always the life of the party, loved to laugh and tell jokes. Her giggle was contagious, just like her smile. She had a huge warm heart and loved everyone, especially children. She enjoyed being a mom, homemaker, wife, grandma, and especially a great-grandma. She will be greatly missed by family, neighbors, and her Church and exercise friends.
She is survived by her son, Charles E. Nugent, Jr. (Tanya) of Mabelvale; daughter, Jeannie Adkins; grandchildren, Chris Adkins (Natasha) and Kelly Adkins all of Greenbrier; granddaughter, Friedl Nugent of Calif.; great-granddaughter, Lainey Adkins of Greenbrier; and numerous much loved nephews, nieces and friends.
Memorial service will be held at 11 A.M. on December 4, 2017 at Proctor Funeral Home, Camden, Ark., preceded by visitation at 10 AM. Burial to follow at 3 PM at Memorial Park Cemetery in White Hall, Ark.
Services entrusted to Proctor Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial to the Texarkana Baptist Children's Home, P.O. Box 611, Texarkana, Texas 75504 or to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 707, Camden, AR 71701, or a charity of your choice. To sign the online guest register, visit www.proctorfuneralhome.com
Charles “WeWee” Ice was born May 24, 1978 to Charlie Ice and the late Elizabeth James Ice. He received his wings on November 26, 2017 in Stuttgart. Visitation Saturday, December 2, 2017, 5 – 7 p.m., Relerford Funeral Home, Stuttgart. Homegoing Celebration Sunday, December 3, 2017, 2 p.m., Holy Benton Temple COGIC, Stuttgart.
WHITE HALL - Her Life Mrs. Karen, “KJ” Janiel Jeffers, 51 of White Hall, Ark. affectionately known by many, was born October 8, 1966 in Pine Bluff, Ark. to Marvin Franklin, Jr. and Frances Franklin Blood. She transitioned from this life to her eternal home on Thursday, November 23, 2017. KJ accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age at Elm Grove Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Dave Walker. She united with New St. Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Lorenzo Jones, III. KJ was a 1985 graduate of Pine Bluff High School. She received her Bachelor of Science and her Master of Education in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She also received her Master of Science in Counseling from the University of Central Arkansas at Conway, Ark.
Her Love On November 30, 1990, she was united in marriage to Gerald Jeffers. To this union one beautiful daughter, Jessica Lynne, was born.
Her Leadership KJ started her career at Coleman Elementary School in the Watson Chapel School District as a fourth grade educator. At the time of her death, she had been a Counselor at Watson Chapel High School for five years. She was loyal and loved by her co-workers and students. In December 2010, KJ became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Delta Omega Omega Chapter in Pine Bluff, Ark. During this time, she remained an active member serving on various committees and working tirelessly serving others. While a faithful member of the New St. Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church, KJ served as Sunday School Secretary for 20 years, Girl Scout Troop leader for ten years and other ministries of the church.
Her Legacy KJ was preceded in death by her father, Marvin Franklin, Jr.; sister, Dotee Denine Franklin Simmons; and stepsister, Sheila Blood. She leaves to cherish her legacy: her husband of 27 years - Gerald Jeffers; one daughter - Jessica Lynne Jeffers; one son - Cory Jeffers; two granddaughters - Leah Jeffers and London Jeffers; mother - Frances Franklin Blood; stepfather - Reverend Larry C. Blood; one sister - Beverly Franklin Edwards; three step-sisters: Aprea Blood, Exie Blood, and Teresa Blood; two step-brothers: Lamont Blood and Spencer Blood; four nieces: J. Nicole Edwards, Kendria Porter, Danae Lee and Marneshia Franklin; one nephew: Jamar (Latonya) Edwards; five great-nieces and five great-nephews; a host of family, friends and sorority sisters. Home Going Service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, December 2, 2017 at New St. Hurricane Baptist Church by Pastor Derick Easter. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery-Cedar Grove Section by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Ark. Visitation/Family Hour will be Friday, 5:30 - 7 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home. Her body will lie in-state Saturday, 9:15 a.m., until service. The Family will be at 3080 Mae Road, White Hall, AR 71602. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com
Cheryl Lynette Johnson Moore, 52 of Pine Bluff, passed away, Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Born September 4, 1965 at Bastrop, La., she was a daughter of the late Roy and Faye Johnson.
She was currently employed as a Medical Coder for Change Healthcare and had previously worked in nursing at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
Football was her passion and family was her life. While having no children of her own, she always took time to visit and play with others and appreciate those around her.
She is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Bart Moore, to whom she married, December 16, 1988; sisters, Robin McLeod and Lori Johnson; step-daughter, Tamera Moore Watts; grandchildren, Skyler Blue and Gunner Gray; special nieces, Jessica & Jamie; and many other loving family and friends.
There will be a Gathering of Remembrance at the Moore residence, Saturday, December 2, starting at 11a.m.
Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com
NORTH LITTLE ROCK - Mrs. Bobbie Lee Burton Holloway, 69, of North Little Rock, Ark. joined the heavenly choir on November 20, 2017. She is survived by her Husband, Eric Holloway; Son, Warrick Holloway; Daughters, LaCondia Holloway Bailey and Bethany Holloway; God Daughter, Jamila Rowe; 1 Grandson, 1 Granddaughter, 1 God Granddaughter, 3 God-Grandsons ,4 sisters, 1 brother and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation will be 5:30 - 7:30, Friday, December 1, 2017 at Allen Temple Missionary Baptist Church (708 North Buerkle Street, Stuttgart, AR 72160). Celebration of Life Service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Holman Community Center (605 N. Buerkle St. Stuttgart, AR 72160) by Brown Funeral Home, Pine Bluff, AR (870-534-3210). www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com
Craig Lenell Shavers, 38, of Pine Bluff, passed November 21, 2017. Born January 18, 1979 in Pine Bluff to Edwina Jones McElroy and the late Larry Dunn Shavers.
Survivors include: his wife, Angela M. Shavers of Pine Bluff; brothers, Timothy McElroy and Sylvester (Tonya McElroy, both of Pine Bluff, and James (Ronda) McElroy of Houston, Texas; sister, Latresia (Dewayne) Borden of St. Louis; step-sister, Sharika Ashley (Derrick Johnson) of Little Rock; and mother, Edwina McElroy of Pine Bluff.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 am at Henson- Holcomb Mortuary Chapel by Rev. Curtis Jones. Burial will be in Henson Memorial Garden by Henson- Holcomb Mortuary.
Visitation will be Friday 6 -7 pm at the Mortuary.
Inez Coleman, 79, of Pine Bluff, passed November 29, 2017. Born December 10, 1937 in Sherrill, Ark. to the late I.C. and Bulah Vill Dunn.
Survivors include her husband, John Coleman; sons, Robert Peyton and Richard Heard of Pine Bluff; Bennie Grice of Manhattan, Kan., and John Eric Coleman of Amarillo, Texas; daughters, Robbie Peyton of Pine Bluff, Sidney Heard of Flanders, N.J., Rachel Reid of Forest Park, Ill., Ashley Coleman, Anita Heard, and Robin Grice of Pine Bluff; sister, Johnnie B. Dunn; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grand children.
Memorial services will be Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Henson- Holcomb Mortuary Chapel by Rev. Fred Johnson . Services by Henson- Holcomb Mortuary.
SEARCY - Willa Dean Solida the daughter of James Hulen Hutchins and Hazel Lois Mix Hutchins was born in Bee Branch, Ark. on August 16, 1935 and passed away in Searcy, Ark. on November 30, 2017 at the age of 82 years.
She was a member of Mt. Devonshire Church and her religious belief was Baptist. She was saved at age 15 at Black Oak Baptist Church in Black Oak, Ark. She enjoyed gardening, raising flowers, her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. She was a graduate of Central High School in Caraway, Ark. She married J. H. Solida on May 1, 1954 and they were married for 54 years. She was an amazing woman who loved her family, enjoyed staying at home and watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren grow. She was loved by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents James and Hazel Hutchins, her husband J. H. Solida, brother Tony Oneil Hutchins and grandson James Joseph (Jay) Solida. Survivors are two sons Jimmy Solida and wife Loretta of Pine Snag, Joe Solida of Heber Springs, daughter Angela Odom and husband Bill of Heber Springs., brothers Windell Hutchins of Bee Branch, Bobby Hutchins of Cave City, Billy Hutchins of Jonesboro and Farrell Hutchins of Tuckerman sister Merita Campbell of Heber Springs, 7 grandchildren, Janet Cresswell, Brandi Wilson, Chad Solida, Shawn Solida, Adrianne Solida, Keely Solida and Jennifer Stanley, 11 great grandchildren besides nieces, nephews and many friends.
A visitation will be on Sunday at Family Funeral Service from 5 - 7 P.M. with funeral services on Monday at 2 P.M. at Family Funeral Chapel with interment in Pine Mountain Cemetery. www.dwightfamilyfuneral.com