WHITE HALL – Laura M. Boyett, 59, of White Hall, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

Laura was born August 2, 1958, in Pine Bluff, the daughter of Carl Heiser and the late Claudine Rhine Heiser. She was reared and received her education in Pine Bluff, where she graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1977. She attended Southeast Arkansas College and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where she received her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Nursing.

Laura was a Registered Nurse. She had worked for several places including Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Fresenius Kidney Care, and currently was working at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Her survivors include her husband, David Boyett of White Hall; son, Clayton (Amanda) Kamber of White Hall; daughter, Tammy (Richard) Ashenberger of Searcy; seven grandchildren; her father, Carl Heiser of Pine Bluff; two brothers, David (Sherry) Heiser of North Little Rock and Joe (Diane) Heiser of Pine Bluff; two stepchildren; Sheryl Dewald and Susan Boyett, both of California; and a step-brother, Victor (Cora) Heiser of California.

Laura was preceded in death by her mother, Claudine Rhine Heiser.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017, 3 PM, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Reverend Charles Cantwell officiating

Online condolences: ww.ralphrobinsonandson.com

Paul Ryburn

WEST PLAINS, MO. - Visitation Services for Paul J. Ryburn, 96, West Plains, Mo., will be held 2 - 3 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2017 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Ryburn passed away at 4:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at his home.

He was born December 13, 1920, at Chillicothe, Mo., to Jacob Horton Ryburn and Hazel Lena Rensch Ryburn. He graduated from Central High School, Springfield, Mo. and attended Drury University. On August 13, 1944, he was married at Kansas City, Mo., to Dorothy Neumeyer, who preceded him in death on June 4, 2012. Mr. Ryburn was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy during World War II; he was a lieutenant in the Asian Pacific Theatre. He was a supervisor of flight publications for forty-one years at T.W.A. (Trans World Airlines), having retired in 1982. Mr. Ryburn enjoyed fishing, woodworking and working on cars for his family and friends.

He is survived by one son, Paul Jay Ryburn and wife, Karen, Pomona, Mo.; one grandson, Paul Justin Ryburn and wife, Kati, Fenton, Mo.; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob C. Ryburn and Allexa Mackenzie Ryburn.

His parents, wife and one brother, Richard, preceded him in death.

A graveside service will be at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, December 14, 2017, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Howard Holthoff

DUMAS – Howard Matthew “Corky” Holthoff, 75 of Dumas, Ark. passed away December 4, 2017 in Little Rock, Ark. His parents and two brothers, Byron (Brother) and Frankie Holthoff preceded him in death.

He was born in Pine Bluff, Ark. on December 28, 1941 to the late Howard Lee Holthoff and Marian Virginia Matthews Holthoff. He was a member of First Christian Church Gould, graduate of The University of Arkansas lettered in Football, Basketball, Track and Field, life time member of the Razorback letterman club, member Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Returning to Dumas after completing his law degree He opened Holthoff Law Firm in Dumas. A member Arkansas Bar Association, Corky served as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Lincoln and Desha Counties and Desha County District Judge.

Survivors include his wife, Rita Kay Holthoff of Dumas, Ark. and four sons, Michael (Carolyn) Holthoff of Corvallis, Or., Matthew Lewis (Jill) Holthoff of Houston, Texas, Mark Lee (Jason) Holthoff of Seattle, Wash. and Howard Franklin Holthoff of Austin, Texas, one grandson, Henry Holthoff and three granddaughters, Rebecca, Megan and Rosie Holthoff, one brother, David Holthoff of Dumas, Ark.

Visitation held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 6 until 8 PM, Griffin Funeral Home. Funeral services held on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 2 PM, Griffin Funeral Home with burial following in Holthoff Family Cemetery. Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society or Charity of donor’s choice. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home, Dumas, Arkansas. Online guestbook: www.griffinfh.com

Crystal Cannady

Crystal L.Cannady 28, of Pine Bluff passed December 5, 2017 Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

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