David Roy Stokes, 82 of Pine Bluff, passed away, Tuesday, January 23, 2018.


Born October 20, 1935 at Kosciusko, Mississippi,


he was a son of the late Leroy Stokes and Laura Mae McBride Stokes.


Mr. Stokes was reared and educated in Dollarway before joining the United States Air Force.


He worked and retired from Stant after several years of service, but music was his life. While he could get a tune out of most anything, he was known as a guitar player and played with various musicians and groups over the years. He and his wife performed regularly on KADL radio.


In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 30 years, Betty Sue Ratliff James Stokes


He is survived by his children, Mike Stokes (Laura), Newton Stokes (Anja), Mark James (Tammy), Debbie Rainey and Sheila Sanchez; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many other loving family and friends.


Graveside services will be Saturday, 4:00 p.m. at Graceland Cemetery with Brother Tim Law officiating. Fire & Iron Motorcycle Club will serve as pallbearers.


Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Fuller Hale South Funeral Chapel.


Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com


Kimberly White


SLIDELL, LA. - Kimberly Dawn Wherry White, age 53, of Slidell, LA, formerly of Pine Bluff, died Sunday, January 21, 2018.


Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery.


Visitation will be Friday from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.


For complete obituary information and online condolences, please visit www.RalphRobinsonandSon.com


Baby Kendrick Smith, Jr.


Baby Kendrick Lavell Smith, Jr., was born to Karen M. Smith and Kendrick Lavell Smith, Sr. on January 17, 2018 and passed away January 17, 2018 in Pine Bluff, Ark.


He leaves to cherish his memories: Mother, Karen M. Smith; Father, Kendrick Lavell Smith, Sr.; Sister, Riely Smith; Grandmother, Felecia Kay Smith and Grandfather, Keith Leroy Jones, Sr.


Graveside Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 26, 2018 in Graceland Cemetery by Perry Funeral Home.


Lucille Tosca


Mrs. Lucille Tosca, 54, of Pine Bluff, Ark., passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at J.R.M.C., services are by Perry Funeral Home.


Bobbie Gray


Mrs. Bobbie Gray, 63, of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at J.R.M.C., services are by Perry Funeral Home.


Ella Ford


Ella Hunn Payne Ford, 89, of Pine Bluff died January 22, 2018. Born in Memphis, Tenn., February 16, 1928 to Dr. Virgil L. and Ella Hunn Howell Payne, Ella was educated in Pine Bluff, Virginia, and UA-Fayetteville. Ella was active in Trinity Episcopal Church and Pine Bluff business and cultural life for many years.


Survivors include her son, David Payne “Bubba” Ford (Janet), Hot Springs; four grandchildren; sister, Frances Russell Stark; sister-in-law, Linda Payne Osborne; nieces and nephews.


Graveside services are Saturday, 1:00 p.m., Graceland Cemetery by Ralph Robinson & Son. Memorials requested to Trinity Episcopal Church. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.


Dr. Robert Anderson


Altheimer-Dr. Robert Allen Anderson, Sr., 73, of Altheimer, Ark. passed on Saturday, January 20, 2018.


Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Judah Restoration Center in Pine Bluff, Ark by Rev. Aaron Barnes. Interment will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Ark.


Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Friday, at Mulberry Grove Church in Altheimer, Ark.


His body will lie in-state Saturday, 9:45 a.m., until service.


www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com