Betty Ann Lusk, 71, of Pine Bluff, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, at her home.

Mrs. Lusk was born December 22, 1947, in Gould, Arkansas, a daughter of the late William “Bill” Woodrow (Martha) Nelson and Virginia Katherine Woods Knight. She was raised and received her education in Gould.

She retired as a caregiver. She was a Baptist. She was a devoted, caring, and loving mother and mimi who loved to cook. She also loved her beloved pets, China and Smoke.

She is survived by her son, Chris (Ashley) Naylor of Pine Bluff; daughter, Chasity (Toby) Reep of Rye; grandchildren, Robert, Logan, Jacob, and Coby; and her brother, Mike Nelson of Santa Fe, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, William “Billy” Lacey; and her sister, Donna McKissack.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 11, 2019, 10:30 AM, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son with Reverend Don Nobles officiating. Burial will follow at Cypress Memorial Gardens. There will be a visitation one hour prior to service time.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Susan G. Komen-Arkansas, 904 Autumn Road, Suite 500, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211.

Online condolences: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com .

Arla Vee Kaintz

Arla Vee Kaintz, age 72, of Sheridan passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

She is survived by her two sons, Steve Barnes and Scott Barnes and his wife Angela, and one granddaughter, Mallory Kay Barnes all of Warren, AR.

Cremation arrangements by Buie Funeral Home of Sheridan (870) 942-3231. Sign online guestbook at www.buiefuneralhome.com .

Carlton King

Mr. Carlton King 83, of Moscow, AR passed Sunday, July 7, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com .

William Payer

William D. “Billy” Payer, 81, of Sheridan, Arkansas, died Friday. Funeral: 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, Humphrey Baptist Church, Humphrey, Arkansas. Visitation: one hour prior. Burial: Flynn Cemetery. Arrangements by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Sheridan (870) 942-1306. www.memorialgardenssheridan.com .

Wardell Brooks

Wardell Brooks, Sr. of Pine Bluff passed July 4, 2019. Arrangements later by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.

Lottie Freeman

Lottie Freeman of Pine Bluff passed July 7, 2019. Arrangements later by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.

Anita Flemister

Ms. Anita D. Flemister, 55, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away Saturday July 6, 2019, at J.R.M.C., service by Perry Funeral Home.

Irene Bullard

Mrs. Irene Bullard, 91, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away Sunday 7, 2019, at The Villages B.H. Care East, service by Perry Funeral Home.