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Christopher Shawn Hayes, 42, of Pine Bluff passed away Monday June 18, 2018.

He was born in Pine Bluff on October 8, 1975, to James Edward Hayes and Shirley Aycock Hayes.

Shawn was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

He was a gifted sketch artist, photographer, guitarist, and a very talented mechanic. Shawn loved his family. He enjoyed being able to see his children off to school in the mornings and being there for them when they returned home.

Shawn was preceded in death by his father, James Edward Hayes.

He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Amanda Lamb Hayes; children, Griffin Hayes, Abigail Hayes, and Zoey Hayes; mother, Shirley Hayes; mother and father in-law, Bob and Peggy Lamb; brothers, James “Tony” Hayes (Jane), Mike Hayes; sister, Sheila Height (Kenneth); nieces, Meghan Kelley (Ray), Kasey Height; nephews, Ethan Hayes, Daniel Height; great-nephews, James Hayes, Liam Anders, and Jonas Buchta.

A memorial service honoring the life of Shawn will take place in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son at 2:00 p.m., Saturday June 23, 2018, with Reverend Bobby Lamb officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior.

Interment will take place at a later date.

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North Little Rock - Mr. Marcus F. Gray, Jr. 17, of North Little Rock passed June 17, 2018. Celebration of Life for Marcus will be Saturday 10:00a.m. at First Baptist Church, 811 S.A. Jones Drive, North Little Rock with Rev. William L. Robinson officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery Pine Bluff by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Family Hour/ Visitation will be Friday June 22, 2018 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church 2015 Main Street North Little Rock

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Sharon McKay

Mrs. Sharon McKay 51, of Pine Bluff passed June 20, 2018. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

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Delord Wright

Lake Village - Mr. Delord Wright 54, of Lake Village passed June 20, 2018. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

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Mrs. Juanita Noble Murphy, 72, of Altheimer, AR passed Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at her home. She was born December 25, 1945 to the late John Wesley Noble and the late Ethel Mae Bowman.

Juanita was reared and received education in West-Helena, Arkansas.

She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Acie Lee Murphy, Sr; Children, Cassandra Logan, Roosevelt Logan, Jr. (Giona), Shuronda Logan, Kimberly Bryant (Johnny), Shawn Logan, Sr., Chevion Logan, Sr. (Teneka), Adrian Murphy, Acie Murphy, Jr. (Stephanie), Tarian Murphy; Five Sisters, Three Brothers; 27 Grandchildren; 16 Great-Grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 401 North Elm Street, Altheimer, AR by Rev. Darrell Martin. Interment will be in Altheimer Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

Visitation will be Friday, 4-6p.m., at Brown Funeral Home.

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Mrs. Oneita Clezell Dangerfield Fisher (80) of Pine Bluff transitioned Friday, June 15, 2018.

She and husband, Floyd Fisher (deceased), were blessed with three children who cherish her memory: Stacia Robinson (husband, Toy; children, Maurice and Jaylin) of Montgomery AL; Kenneth Fisher (wife, Sandra), of Pine Bluff; and Dana Fisher Dossett (late husband, Donavan) of Little Rock. Also mourning is her sister, Bennye Bailey, of Chandler AZ.

Preceding her are siblings: Jayne Hopes of Denver, and Berry Dangerfield and Leroy Dangerfield of El Dorado.

Family Hour/Visitation will be Friday, June 22 at 7-8 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home, 2704 Commerce Circle, Pine Bluff AR 71601.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 1:30 p.m., at St James UMC, 900 N. University Dr., Pine Bluff AR 71601. Services are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the “Oneita C. Fisher Scholarship Fund”, PO Box 4803, Little Rock AR 72214.

Leard Duffie

Mr. Leard Leon Duffie, 60 of Wichita, KS passed Tuesday, June 12, 2018. He was born in Gould, AR to the late J.C. Bell and Rosie Lee Duffie.

Funeral Service will be 3p.m., Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Brown Funeral Home by Rev. Charles Helloms. Interment will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery of Pine Bluff, AR.

His body will lie in-state Saturday, 2 p.m., until service.

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Mrs. Verna Mae Hartfield, 92, of Pine Bluff, AR passed Friday, June 15, 2018. She was born in Joiner, AR to the late Ernest Haynes and Viola Withers Haynes.

She leaves to cherish her memories to: Her Husband, Dr. Freddie Hartfield, Sr. of Pine Bluff, AR; One Son, Fred Hartfield, Jr. of Atlanta, GA; Two Daughters, Barbara Cooksey of Pine Bluff, AR and Lynnette Daniels of Stockton, CA; Four Grandchildren; Four Great-Grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church by Rev. Glen Barnes, Sr. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

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

Her body will lie in-state Saturday, 9:15 a.m., until service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Hartfield Endowed Scholarship Fund at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff would be appreciated.