Rachel White Dickerson, 85, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019.
She was born February 16, 1934, in Widener, to John Henderson and Pearl Pickens White.
Mrs. Dickerson was reared and received her educated from Madison High School in Forrest City.
She was a member of South Pine Wood Baptist Church. Mrs. Dickerson worked for Area Agency on Aging, as a direct caregiver at Jenkins Memorial Center and as a private sitter for several families.
Mrs. Dickerson graced the lives of many people with her music ministry both throughout Arkansas and around the country. She traveled many years with her family playing blue grass and southern gospel. Mrs. Dickerson received a proclamation from Governor Mike Huckabee for 50 years in gospel music on February 16, 2004, her 70th birthday.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Dickerson; a son, Phillip Dickerson; three granddaughters, Ashley Holladay, Andrea Dickerson and Tonya Aud; four sisters; two brothers; and her parents.
Survivors include a son, Ronnie Dickerson (Sandy) of White Hall; daughters, Darlene Moss of Pine Bluff, Cindy Aud (Perry) of Pine Bluff, Donna Taylor (Jim) of Sheridan and Amy Goodson of Pine Bluff; a brother, Johnny White of Tyler, Texas; daughter-in-law, Linda Dickerson of Hot Springs; 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at South Pinewood Baptist Church with Brothers Terry Lemay, Earl Lindsey and Chris McGee officiating.
Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com
Leslie Ann Griggs Rhodes, age 45, of White Hall, Arkansas, passed away peacefully at her home on June 15, 2019 surrounded by her family and friends.
Leslie was born October 10, 1973 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Linda Hemingway Griggs and the late Jim Griggs. She was a 1991 graduate of Pine Bluff High School. She continued her education at the University of Central Arkansas earning her bachelor of science in radiologic technology. Leslie worked for Jefferson Regional Medical Center for over 20 years where she most recently served as the Director of Cardiovascular Services.
Leslie was one of the finest people that you could ever have had the privilege to know. She treated everyone fairly and with compassion. Her determined spirit and her family is what motivated her day to day. She strived daily to the best Wife, Mom, Sister, Daughter, and Friend.
Leslie was a member of White Hall United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 20 years, Justin Rhodes; son, Garett Rhodes; daughter, Lillian Rhodes; sister, Susan (Greg) Kerr of Haskell, Arkansas; brother, Ken Griggs of Springdale, Arkansas; mother, Linda Griggs of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; in-laws, Ervin “Papa” and Jan “Mimi” Rhodes of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; brothers-in-law, Jim (Michelle) and John Rhodes both of Conway; nieces, Emma Griggs, Ally and Anna Kerr, Kendall and Regan Rhodes; nephews, Landon and Lincoln Rhodes. Leslie was preceded in death by her father, Jim Griggs; and her grandparents, Jim and Shirley Griggs and Hot and Patsy Hemmingway.
Visitation will be Tuesday, June 18, 2019, from 3-5 p.m. at the White Hall Community Center located at 9801 Dollarway Road, White Hall, Arkansas. Funeral services will be immediately following at 5:00 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Leslie Rhodes Donation Fund c/o Simmons Bank or The American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were handled by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors, (online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com
Robert Arthur Jacobs, 83, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, June 15, 2019.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 19, 2019, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in Rowell Cemetery.
For online condolences, please visit FullerFunerals.com
Mr. Edmond Pleasant 83, of Little Rock, AR passed Saturday, June 15, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com
Minnie Hughes Johnson, formally of Cornerstone, AR. passed away June 12, 2019 in Denver, Colo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Mannie Benjamin and Artelia Shelley Hughes, grandparents, three brothers; Charles, Andrew, Randy, and one Sister; Mary.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years; Eugene Johnson, one daughter; Sandra Johnson Smith and one son; Kelvin Johnson all of Denver, Colo. Two sisters; Brenda Barnes of Altheimer and Brenette Wilder of Lee’s Summit, MO. One brother; Albert Hughes of Little Rock, AR. Six Grandchildren and Five Great Grandchildren. One special aunt; Annie Mae Hill of Denver, Colo. Two special cousins; Dorphine Miles of Pine Bluff, AR and Jo Ethel Mays of Denver, Colo. Arrangements by Pipkin’s Mortuary of Denver, CO. Services: Wake- Thursday from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. and funeral services Friday, @ 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Terrence Hill officiating.