SHERRILL - Willie Reed Jr. age 65 of Sherrill, Ark. passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital. Service will be January 13, 2018 at Holy Benton Temple, 1208 N. Maple, Stuttgart, AR @ 1pm Entrusted to Integrity Funeral Home, 206 W. Washington St., Stuttgart, AR Owners: Al & Philomena Allen
Vallejo, California - Mary Ann McCormick, 66, formerly of Arkansas City, Ark. passed away December 20, 2017 in Vallejo, Calif.
She was born July 1, 1951 in Arkansas City, Ark. to the late Climmie Lee Daniels and Frank Grundy.
She leaves to cherish her memories: Father, Frank Grundy; Husband, Frank McCormick; Daughters, Barbara J. Perry, Sandra E. McCormick, Sheila A. McCormick; Son, Charles Anderson; Sisters, Patricia Goodlow, Beatrice Daniels, Climmie Lee Robinson, Wendy Daniels, Patricia Vann Grundy; Brothers, Tommy Daniels, Earnest Daniels, Wayne Grundy, Steve Daniels, David Daniels, Glen Daniels, Les Daniels, 15 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Graveside service will be at 4:30 p.m., today, January 10, 2018 in Arkansas City Memorial Gardens, Arkansas City, Ark. by Perry Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.
Gail Perry, 86, went home to be with Jesus on December 22, 2017. She joins her beloved husband, Jack, parents Paul and Joyce Cameron Orton, and brother Paul Orton. She leaves behind her daughter Jana Stober (Gregg), sons Bryan (Karen) Perry and Brett (Valerie) Perry, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Born as Kathryn Gail Orton in Fort Smith on December 3, 1931, she spent most of her childhood in Little Rock, meeting Jack in the eighth grade. They graduated from Little Rock Central High in 1949 and Gail went on to nursing school at Arkansas Baptist Hospital, graduating in 1952. She and Jack married in 1953 and moved to Pine Bluff with their young family when Jack finished medical school and his residency. They remained in Pine Bluff until 2011, moving to Missouri to be near their daughter.
Gail always put the Lord and her family first and was a loved and faithful friend. She was active for over 50 years in her church, and taught preschoolers in Sunday School for over 20 years. She was active in the State Medical Auxiliary and after raising her children worked with Jack in his practice. She was an avid reader, accomplished pianist and loved to travel. She also enjoyed her volunteer work with the Hope Women’s Resource Center in Pine Bluff and its mission was dear to her heart.
Visitation, Friday, 1/12/2018, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Ralph Robinson & Son. Graveside, Saturday, 1/13/2018, 10:00 a.m. in Graceland Cemetery. Service, Saturday, 1/13/2018, First Baptist Church, Pine Bluff. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to First Baptist Church-Pine Bluff, Hope Women’s Center or Buckner International in Dallas, Texas.
Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.
Elizabeth Hayes, 84, originally of Darlington, WI, formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away at her home in Jonesboro on January 6, 2018. She loved working crossword puzzles, playing Scrabble and Chinese Checkers and being with her family. Her cheerful, playful, positive nature brought joy to all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie C. Hayes. Survivors include her daughter, Laura Hulett (Chris) of Jonesboro; son, DeWayne Hayes of Saudi Arabia; grandchildren, Kevin and Claire Hulett of Jonesboro.
Services will be private.
Arrangements will be handled by Ralph Robinson & Son.
RISON - Calvin “Doc” Terry, 90, of Rison, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born February 12, 1927 in Rison, son of Walter Juddson Terry and Clara Cash Terry.
Doc Terry was reared and received his early education in Rison, where he attended Rison High School. He served in the United States Army during World War II.
He married the love of his life, Juanita Simms, June 27, 1951 in Woodlawn.
Doc and his wife moved to West Monroe, Louisiana, where he worked for Brown Paper Mill for 13 years.
While still in West Monroe, he attended seminary. Brother Terry was ordained as a deacon in 1958 and as a minister in 1961 at West Heights Missionary Baptist Church.
Brother Terry served four different churches for over 40 years of service. He served New Hope Missionary Baptist Church for 6 years, Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church for 16 years, Harper Springs Missionary Baptist Church for 3 years and Smackover Missionary Baptist Church for 19 years.
After his retirement, Brother Terry returned to New Hope Missionary Baptist Church as a member.
Doc was a community servant at heart. Along with his career as a pastor, he served in the Pansy Volunteer Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James “Dude” Terry’ and sister, Billie Jean Cash.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Simms Terry; daughter, Judy Pennington (Jerry) of Rison; son, Brady Terry of Fayetteville; sister, Wanda Herrington (Clifton) of Stuttgart; brother, Bobby Terry (Lavonne) of Sheridan; five grandchildren, Nathan Terry, Hannah Osgatharp, Leah Young, Kyle Pennington and Ethan Pennington; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Center Missionary Baptist Church with Brother David Leopard, Brother David Isaacs and Brother Carlin Gray officiating. Burial will follow in Rowell Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at Robinson’s.
Memorials may be made to New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, PO Box 361, Rison, Arkansas 71665 or Washington County Baptist Church, 18286 E. Holt Road, Lincoln, Arkansas 72744.
Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com