Jerry Lee Brockman, age 79 of White Hall, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family after a long battle with liver disease. He was born December 15, 1939 in Steele, MO to the late John Virgil Brockman and Eva Overshine Brockman.


He was a retired pipefitter and welder with Local Union 665 and 155, United States Army Veteran serving in the 82nd Airborne Division. He was founding member of Funderburg Hunting Club. He was of the Baptist faith. Jerry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. He loved hunting, fishing, and gardening, which he shared with the entire community. He had a gentle spirit, compassionate heart, a wonderful sense of humor and lovingly liked to joke and tease with everyone. If you knew Jerry, he would tell you “Family is Everything”! One of his last moments he said “Isn’t it beautiful?” in which we asked “What is beautiful, Daddy”? He replied “My Family”. Go today and love your family.


In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jim Brockman, Harry Cunningham and Frank Cunningham.


Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ann McArthur Brockman of White Hall; one son, John Robin “Rob” Brockman and wife Tracey of Redfield; two daughters, Sheila Lively and husband Randall of Grapevine and Kelly Rector and husband Rob of Springfield, MO; five grandchildren, BaileyBrockman, Landon Lively and wife Lauren, Lauren O’Bryant and husband Tyler, Lacey Lively and Brittany Rector; three great-grandchildren, Rhett, Ella and Easton; one brother, David Cunningham of Washington State; three sisters, Virginia Ensley and husband Bob of Topeka, KS, Joyce Cunningham of Topeka, KS and Mary Todd of Macon, GA; and sister-in-law, Faye Brockman of Red Bluff, CA.


Special Thanks to Loy and Nadyne Aikman, Vickie Brown, Lew McMahan, Hospice Angels, Dr. David McElreath and Staff and Dr. Timothy Reece and Staff.


Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel in Monticello with burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday evening at Robinson and Fuller (Cranford’s) Funeral Home, 8302 Dollarway Road in Whitehall. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.


Memorials may be made to: Whispering Pines Cowboy Church, Arena Team, 6912 Old Warren Road, Pine Bluff, AR 71603.


John Willoughby


Mr. John Willoughby 74, of Little Rock, passed away on June 20, 2019.


Funeral Service will be 11:00 am on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Lonoke, Arkansas with Rev. Frank King officiating. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


The body will lie in state from 10:15 am until service time.


“Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Albirda Carter


Albirda Carter 58, of Little Rock formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away on June 23, 2019.


Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Larry Battles officiating by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Family Hour/ Visitation will be Friday, June 28, 2019, from 6:00pm-7: 00 pm at the funeral home.


“Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Cason Herring


Master Cason Jayce Herring, 6 of Memphis, TN passed away on June 16, 2019.


Funeral Service will be 2:30 pm on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Holy Benton Temple Church of God in Christ with Rev. Paul Thompkins officiating. Burial will be in Lonetree Cemetery by Paradise-Integrity Funeral Home of Stuttgart.


Visitation/Family Hour will be Friday, June 28, 2019, from 4:00 pm-6: 00 pm at the funeral home.


“Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


James Washington, Sr.


Mr. James Monroe Washington, Sr. 71, of Pine Bluff passed away on June 22, 2019. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


“Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Marzella Jones


Mrs. Marzella Jones was born January 30, 1930 in Monroe, Arkansas. Marzella leaves to cherish her memories, four sons, James Jones, Ira Jones, Sr., Tommy Jones, Jimmy Jones ; two daughters, Lajuana Jones, and Hazel Moore and a host of other relatives.


Visitation will be held today, at Christian Way Funeral Home 5-7pm. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am , Saturday, June 29, 2019 at First Trinity COGIC, with Elder Willie James Brown , Officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn cemetery. www.christianwayfh.com


Velma Ann Terry


Ms. Velma Ann Terry 68, passed Friday, June 21, 2019. She was born on March 18, 1951, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Thomas Terry, Sr. and Erma (Alexander) Terry.


She leaves to cherish her memories daughter, Natarsha Harper of Warren, MI; brother, Thomas Terry, Jr. of White Hall, AR; sisters, Clemie Hopkins of Rio Vista, CA, Erma Davis of St. Louis, MO., and Patricia Dorrough of Pine Bluff, AR.


Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR by Rev. Brian Castle. Burial in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.


Visitation/Family Hour Friday 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home. Her body will lie in-state in the chapel 1:15 a.m., until service. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com