William Mark Maxwell, age 65, of Pine Bluff, died on January 27, 2019.
Born May 1, 1953, in Lake Village, he was a son of the late Harold Ray “Bo” Maxwell and Bonnye Jean Paul Maxwell. He graduated from McGehee High School and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a BS in Business Administration, where he pledged Sigma Chi Fraternity.
His entire career was devoted to agricultural banking. He worked many years for National Bank of Commerce, Worthen, Boatman’s, Nationsbank, and Bank of America, the entire time occupying the same desk. He moved across the street and finished his career with Simmons Bank.
Mark served as an elder at First Presbyterian Church, was a board member for both the Vera Lloyd Children’s Home in Monticello and the Presbyterian Foundation.
He is survived by his wife Jean; daughters Emma Stone (Blake) and Morgan Bennett (Brent); two granddaughters, Maxwell Grace and Madge Monroe Bennett; and a brother Harold Ray “Dusty” Maxwell, Jr.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 31 at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, with a reception to follow. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services, 1501 N. University, Suite 345, Little Rock, AR, 72207; or the Boys and Girls Club of McGehee, 205 Washington Avenue, McGehee, AR 71654.
Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com
William H. (Dub) Phillips, 81, of New Home Community (Cleveland County) passed away Friday. Visitation 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Griffin Funeral Service, Star City. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at Griffin Funeral Chapel, Star City. Burial, New Home Cemetery. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service, Star City online obit www.griffinfuneralservice.net.
Bobby J. Knight
Mr. Bobby J. Knight, 58, of Pine Bluff, AR, passed January 25, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com
Elton C. Harrison III
Mr. Elton C. Harrison III, 74, of Pine Bluff, AR, passed January 26, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com
Major Lee Eldridge, 64, of Dumas, passed Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Delta Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.
Jacqueline C. Johnson
Jacqueline C. Johnson, 76, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, January 26, 2019. Visitation will be at Ralph Robinson Funeral Home, Thursday evening, 5-7 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Watson Chapel Baptist Church, Friday, February 1, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Full obituary online at: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com
Georgia Ethel Arrington, 99, of Pine Bluff, passed away January 28, 2019.
She was born November 23, 1919, in Stewart, Mississippi, to the late George Leroy Andrews and Melvertie Viola Teasley Andrews. Georgia was reared and received her education in Cleveland, Mississippi, and moved to Pine Bluff in 1944.
Mrs. Arrington was a member of Broadmoor Missionary Baptist Church. She worked as a machine operator for Hudson Pulp and Paper Company for 27 years. In addition to her parents, Georgia was preceded in death by one son, William Jackson Humphreys; three sisters, Rudy Hood, Tishie Smith and Grace Pruden.
She is survived by two daughters, Frances Mills of Wetumpka, Alabama, Mary Ann Jackson of Pine Bluff; one son, James Humphreys of Shreveport, Louisiana; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019, at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Reverend Sam Griffin officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery.
Online Condolences: www.fullerfunerals.com
Ronald J. Knighten
Mr. Ronald J. Knighten, 63, of Pine Bluff, AR, passed on January 23, 2019
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday January 31, 2019 at Brown Funeral Home in Pine Bluff, AR, by Elder Lonnie Waller. Interment will be Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.
Visitation family hour will be Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
His body will lie in-state Thursday 10:15 a.m., until service.