Rodney McCarter Sr.


Mr. Rodney Dewayne McCarter, Sr. 53, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020.


Visitation/Family hour 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2020, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020, at New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Pine Bluff, AR by Pastor R.D. Howard, Sr.


Services are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR. His body will lie in-state 9:15 a.m. until service time. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Leodis Compton


Mr. Leodis Sylvester Compton, 75, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed Saturday, January 4, 2020.


Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church Pine Bluff, AR by Pastor James Murry. Interment in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral of Pine Bluff.


His body will lie in-state 1:15 p.m. until service time. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Pearl Brown


Pearl M. Flanagan Jones Brown, 94, of White Hall, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, January 7, 2020. She was born August 7, 1925 at DePew, Oklahoma to the late Everett Earl and Beulah Clark Flanagan.


Pearl was reared in DePew, Oklahoma, until her family moved to California when she was 12. She remained there until she moved to Arkansas after she was married and farmed at Noble Lake with her husband Jack. She later worked as an LPN for Dr. O.C. Rainey and was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary for the VFW. She was a lifelong member of East Side Christian Church.


Pearl was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack W. Jones and A.E. “Pete” Brown; two infant sons; one daughter, Laverta Shults; three brothers; and three sisters.


Survivors include two sons, Jack (Gale) Jones Sr. and Ben (Sue) Jones; one daughter, Charleen (Wendell) Lybrand; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren.


Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Friday at Graceland Cemetery with Bro. Rusty Womble officiating. There will be a visitation and reception following the service at the White Hall Community Center for the friends and family.


Her grandsons will be pallbearers. The family will be gathering at 804 McDaniel, White Hall, AR. Online condolences at www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.


Jennifer Lee


Mrs. Jennifer Eillen Lee, 60, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020. Rosary services 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2020, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR.


Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020, at St. Peters Catholic Church Pine Bluff, AR by Father Warren Harvey. Interment in Graceland Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. Her body will lie in state 9:30 a.m. until service time. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Jessie Traylor


Mrs. Jessie Mae Traylor, 90, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020. She was born November 3, 1929, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to the late Square Clark and Adell (Hill) Clark. She was the widow of the late Dupree Traylor.


Her memories will be cherished by: son, Elvis Johnson of Pine Bluff, AR; daughter, Francis Clark Johnson-Martin of Omaha, NE; sisters, Mildred Lee and Janice Cox both of Omaha, NE; twelve grandchildren.


Visitation 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2020, at Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church Pine Bluff, AR. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church by Pastor Robert Handley. Interment in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. Her body will lie in-state 1:45 a.m. until service time. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Vanessa Harper


Vanessa L. Harper, 60, of Pine Bluff passed January 1, 2020. She was born November 28, 1959, in Grady, AR to the late John Jerry Jones and A.D. Jones.


Survivors include two sons, Demetrious D. Gray and Jarvis Gray of Pine Bluff, two daughters, Miticha L. Gray and Sherry C. Bolden of Pine Bluff; three brothers, Carl Jones of Denver, CO, Clyde Jones of Pine Bluff and Freddie Johnson of Moscow, AR; four sisters, Helen Banks of Whihita, KS, Rubbie Knight and Edwina McElroy of Pine Bluff and Louise Myers of Detroit; mother, A.D. Jones of Pine Bluff and six grandchildren.


Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at New United Baptist Church by Rev. Woodrow Jackson. Burial will be in Henson Memorial Garden by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 7 P.M. at the Mortuary.


Brielle Dismuke


Baby Brielle McKinley Dismuke, was born and died December 22, 2019, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of Breonna De’ Shae Oglesby and Charlie Dejon Dismuke of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.


Her graveside service was held Wednesday January 8, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. at Forrest Lawn Cemetery with Rev. Michael Williams officiating.


She leaves to cherish her memories, parents; two brothers; Izaiah Dismuke, Princeton Dismuke, grandparents; Tiffany D. Robinson-Oglesby, Jerry L. Oglesby, Jr., Stephanie L. Breedlove (Edward, Jr.). Service by Perry Funeral Home.


Jeff Findley Jr.


Jeff Findley, Jr., 72, of Pine Bluff passed December 28, 2019. He was born June 23, 1947, in Pine Bluff to the late Jeff and Aretha Pickett Findley, Sr.


Survivors include a son, Michael D. Findley, daughter, Adrienne (Jonathan) Wilson; sisters, Bertha Johnson and Gracie Smith and three grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Henson-Holcomb Mortuary Chapel by Rev. Charles Bryant. Burial will be Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary. Visitation will be Friday afternoon from 2 to 4 P.M. at the Mortuary.


Jomarius Haltiwanger


Jomarius Demond Haltiwanger, 18, of Pine Bluff passed away January 3, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 10:00am on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Kevin Crumpton officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. The body will lie in state from 9:00 am until service time. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Sidney Hayes


Sidney Hayes, 33, of Pine Bluff passed away December 31, 2019.


Funeral Service will be 1:00pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Mt. Harmony MBC with Rev. Nathaniel Thornton officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Family Hour/ Visitation will be Friday, January 10, 2020 from 6:30pm-7:30pm at Paradise Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Tyler Duckworth


Tyler Lee Duckworth 29 of Memphis, TN, formerly of Stuttgart, Arkansas, passed away January 4, 2020.


Memorial Service will be 10:00am on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Paradise - Integrity Funeral Home of Stuttgart. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Renee Turner


Renee Eason “Teci” Turner, 46, of Pine Bluff passed away December 29, 2019.


Funeral Service will be 2:30pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Clark E. Thomas officiating. Interment will be in New Salem Church Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Visitation/Family Hour will be Friday, January 10, 2020 from 5:00pm-6:00pm at the Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Beatrice Junior


Beatrice McMillian Junior, 60, of Stuttgart passed away January 1, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 2:00pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. Paul MBC with Rev. Henry Dabner officiating. Interment will be in Mt.Pisgah Cemetery by Paradise Integrity Funeral Home of Stuttgart.


Family Hour/ Visitation will be 5:00pm-6:00pm on Friday, January 10, 2020, at Paradise Integrity Funeral Home of Stuttgart. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”