Mrs. Sadie M. Harris, age 92, was born April 10, 1926, in Sherrill, Arkansas to the late King and Julia James Sims.

She was reared in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

She began her teaching career in Altheimer Public School District and taught 11 years. She completed the remaining years in the Dollarway Public School District at Townsend Park and Pinecrest Elementary Schools.

Her service in education spanned over a period of 36 years.

Her civic affiliations began in 1997 at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center where she volunteered, served on the auxiliary board and became a life member. She also volunteered at the Salvation Army, Arkansas Convalescent Center, and the Davis Life Care Center where she provided the musical entertainment.

She began her spiritual pilgrimage at an early age. She joined the Damascus Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend J. S. Smith where she served as church musician for many years and participated in other church ministries. She continued to serve under the leadership of the late Reverend John H. Nolen. During that time, she served as a financial assistant. She remained a faithful member under the spiritual leadership of Pastor LaVara Henry.

She is survived by nieces: Marietta Rayson and Karen Smith Jackson (Kenneth) of Garland, Texas, Audrey Miller and Peggy Branscomb (Aaron) of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Stephanie Branscomb Sims (David) of Little Rock, Arkansas, Alicia Branscomb (Kevin) of Irving, Texas, Linda Miller Edwards and Tenesha Miller of Atlanta, Georgia, Sharon Kay Johnson of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and Niska Miller-Echols of St. Louis, Missouri, and Paige and Zoee Smith of Prosper, Texas.

She is survived by nephews: Lawrence “Boone” (Betty) Miller and Maurice Miller of St. Louis, Missouri, King Miller (Velia) of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Bennie Ralph Smith, David Michael Smith, Eryc Smith, David Jackson, Nicholas Jackson all of Garland, Texas, Michael D. Smith (Angel) and Kevon Smith of Prosper, Texas, Kevin Jones of West Palm Beach, Florida, Howard Heard (Myra) of Cartersville, Georgia, Michael Miller of Atlanta, Georgia,

Extended family: Anola Byers of Pine Bluff, William Mitchell Brown of Little Rock, Arkansas, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend LaVara Henry officiating. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery- Cedar Grove Section by the P.K. Miller Mortuary of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Mrs. Harris will lie in repose at the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Mattie Handley

Fordyce - Mrs. Mattie Ruth Handley, 70, of Fordyce, AR passed Thursday, May 17, 2018. She was born on Thursday, July 17, 1947.

Funeral Service will be 3 p.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Potter's House Catherdal Church, Fordyce, AR by Rev. Dr. Jesse Weathers. Interment will be in Greenville Cemetery by Brown-Williams Funeral Home of Fordyce, AR.

Visitation will be Friday, 4-5p.m., at Brown-Williams Funeral Home.

Her body will lie in-state Saturday, 2:15 p.m., until service.

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Shirlene Humphrey

Mrs. Shirlene Humphrey, 74, of Pine Bluff, AR passed Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Destiny Worship Center by Rev. Carolyn Ramsey. Interment will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

Visitation/Family Hour will be Friday, 5:30-7p.m., at Brown Funeral Home.

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

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Daisey Brooks

Ms. Daisey Brooks 44, of Pine Bluff passed May 21, 2018. Celebration of Life will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Bethany Chapel M.B. Church with Rev. Renice R. Davis officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Family Hour/ Visitation will be Friday from 4:00-5:00 at Paradise Funeral Home

“Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Carolyn Walker

Mrs. Carolyn Walker 71, of Pine Bluff passed May 19, 2018. Celebration of Life will be Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at New Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. Anthony Craig officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Family Hour/ Visitation will be Friday from 4:00-5:00 at Paradise Funeral Home

“Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Alex Banks

Mr. Alex Banks 90, of Pine Bluff passed May 16, 2018. Celebration of Life will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Paradise Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Willie James Thornton. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Family Hour/ Visitation 1:00p.m.-4:00p.m. Paradise Funeral Home

“Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Jeremiah Robinson

Mr. Jeremiah Robinson 29, of Pine Bluff passed May 19, 2018. Celebration of Life will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ollie M.B. Church- Star City with Rev. Melvin Harrison officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Family Hour/Visitation will be Friday from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Paradise Funeral Home

“Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Johnnie Roberson

Johnnie Roberson 62, of Pine Bluff passed May 20, 2018. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

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