Darlow Edward Addison, 82, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, one year ago today. He was born November 26, 1935 at Walnut Grove, MN to the Late Edward and Vione Wiggins Addison.


Darlow started farming at an early age in MN. In 1961, he moved to White Hall, Arkansas to become a self-employed truck driver until 2003. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Pine Bluff since 1965. He loved his family and was a true man of GOD.


Also, preceding him in death were his wife Betty Jean “Barglof” Addison and brother Eugene Addison. The following children become dead when they fought for SIX weeks to cremate their dad against his will: Julie Drye, Mark & Kent Addison, and Becky Scott.


Survivors: sister Carol Conrad of MN, Lee Addison (Terresa) of Alaska, Lori (Addison) & Grandson James Darlow Jones of AR, 13 grandchildren, & 16 great-grandchildren.


RIP-until we meet again.


Whitney Withers


Whitney Withers of Pine Bluff passed May 3, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.


Vurgia Smith


Mrs. Vurgia Smith65, of Pine Bluff, AR passed Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com


Dorothy Lingo


Dorothy Marie Butcalis Lingo, 75, of Ft. Smith, formerly of Pine Bluff, died Friday, May 3, 2019 in Sherwood.


She was born February 3, 1944 in Hot Springs, daughter of Sam and Lena Triolo Butcalis.


Dorothy was reared and received her early education in Pine Bluff, attending the Annunciation Academy.


She married Robert Lingo December 30, 1967 in Pine Bluff. Dorothy worked several places, including the movie theatre in Harrison as manager and the Dollar Tree in the Pines Mall. Along with her family, she owned and operated Lingo’s Plaza for three years in Pine Bluff.


She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pine Bluff. She liked ceramics and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and son, Donald Stephen Lingo.


Along with her husband, survivors include five sons, Kenneth Allen Lingo, Samuel Joseph Lingo, Billy Carl Lingo, Robert Gerald Lingo, Jr. and Phillip Christopher Lingo; 11 grandchildren, Brittany, Vincent, Landon, Jackson, Damon, Jason, Dylan, Mallory, Cole, Collin and Sophia; and 5 great-grandchildren, Paisley, Warren, Maddox, Elizabeth and Roman.


A Vigil service will be 5:00 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son with Deacon Noel F. “Bud” Bryant officiating. Visitation will follow the service from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Robinson’s.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Joseph Marconi officiating. Interment will be private. Memorials may be made to www.gofundme.com/jackson-lingo-cancer-fund. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com


Mona Whitney


Mona R. Lacefield Whitney of Little Rock passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019. She was born on June 22, 1937, the daughter of Andy F. Lacefield and M. Bernice Smith Lacefield.


Mona was a Registered Nurse, Nursing teacher and Nursing Director through many areas in Arkansas and a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Little Rock. She loved her family, her friends and teaching nursing. Mona loved to watch the Razorbacks and could on occasion be heard cheering many blocks away. She was a two-time survivor of cancer and battled Alzheimer’s in the final years of her life. Mona was an inspiration to those around her, an example of pure strength as well as a resilient and wonderfully loving person.


Her parents; an infant sister; and sister, Judy Lacefield preceded Mona in death. She is survived by her daughter, Dana Whitney, of Little Rock; her son, Andy Whitney; and his wife, Erendita, of Florida; her son, Lance Whitney and his wife, Ruth, of Little Rock; her sister-in-law, Barbara Whitney Schray and sister-in-law, Mary Whitney Dodge both of Michigan. Other survivors include her Aunt, Betty Davis, of Texas; her grandchildren, Hannah and Noah Whitney as well as Andrew Tovar, and wife, Brenda and Adam Tovar; and great-grandchildren, Andrew Jr, Layla, Elijah, Isabella and Aviana.


Funeral services will be at 10:30AM, Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Faith United Methodist Church, 9820 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205. Visitation will be 9:30 AM prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at 3:00PM in Roselawn Cemetery in Batesville, AR under the direction of Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Arkansas, 201 Markham Center Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/chenal