On the evening of July 1, 2018, Sylvia Lorene Austin went home to be with her Lord, with her family by her side. She was born February 11, 1934 in Fagus, Missouri to the late Walter and Birdie Sandage. She attended Brinkley Schools. Sylvia married Jimmie Harold Austin on October 18, 1952 in Benton, Arkansas. They raised their family in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She worked diligently with her husband at Harold Austin Construction Company and took care of her family.

In her free time, she loved to go shopping for a good deal, shopping garage sales and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an avid Arkansas Razorback fan. Sylvia was a member of Dollarway Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Sylvia is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Harold Austin; one daughter, Vickie Ann Austin; one brother, Larry Sandage; one sister, Betty Prince.

Sylvia is survived by one son, Ronnie of Alexander; one daughter, Gail (John) Lingo of Fayetteville; four grandchildren, Nicholas and Tanner Austin of Alexander; Erin (Jim) Hodges of Jonesboro and Becky (Brandon) Passmore of Fayetteville; four great grandchildren, Molly and Maggie Hodges of Jonesboro; and Kaylee and Landon Passmore of Fayetteville; two sisters, Nedra (Lewis) Dalton of Gentry; Wilma Kirby of Batrow, FL and many more family members and friends who loved Sylvia and will miss her always.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 6, at 1:00 p.m., at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m., with Brother Stephen Harrison officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital or Autism Research Institute.

Online Condolences: www.FullerFunerals.com

Thelma G. Morris

Mrs. Thelma Gloria Morris, 70 of Pine Bluff, AR passed Sunday, July 1, 2018. She was born in Parkdale, AR to the late Edgar Morris and Inez Alston Morris.

She leaves to cherish her memories to Her Brother, Edgar Morris, Jr. of Little Rock, AR and Sister, Willodean Williams of Pine Bluff, AR.

Funeral services will be 1:00p.m., Friday, July 6, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant A.M.E. Church by Rev. Reginal W. Alexander, Sr. Interment will be in Zion Hill Cemetery in Parkdale, AR by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Her body will lie in-state Friday, 12:15 p.m., until service.


Martha Pulling

Mrs. Martha Pulling of Pine Bluff, passed away Tuesday,July 3,2018 at he Jefferson Regional Medical Center.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by the P.K. Miller Mortuary.