Clara B. Fowler, age 89, of Banks went to be with her heavenly father on Sunday, July 14, 2019, while in her home surrounded by family and friends. She was the daughter of Woodie Haywood Doggett and Mary Parnell Doggett. She professed her faith and joined the Crossroad Baptist Church at an early age. After graduating from Banks High School, she moved to Little Rock for work. On December 24, 1949, she married County Judge Joe L. Fowler who died May 2009.

Clara will be remembered as a very kind spirited woman with a strong Christian faith. She was a long-time member, Sunday school teacher and Secretary/ treasurer of the Wagnon United Methodist Church. Her interests outside of her faith and family included gardening, reading and cooking. Her recipes are widely known in many cookbooks through out the area. Other than her parents and husband she was preceded in death by 6 brothers -Royce, Alvin, Everett, Earl, Leroy and J.C. and 7 sisters Beatrice Carmical, Estelle Powell, Irene Simmons, Agnes Cathey, Everie Doggett, Lois Ray, and Margie McDougald. She is survived by her children Elizabeth Diane Fowler, Banks, Sandra Wilson & Joyce Fowler Hoover (Darin), Little Rock and Thomas Joe Fowler (Pam), Pine Bluff. Grandchildren Michael Wyman, Banks, Robin Albers, (Andrew)Nashville, TN, Jason Wilson, Pleasanton, CA., Mary Elizabeth (Missy) Fowler, Conway, Kara Hoover, Little Rock, great grandchildren Brayden Wyman, Banks, Pasilee and Tinslee Albers, Nashville, TN.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Fazer’s Chapel. Burial is in Williams Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Frazer’s. Memorials preferred to Williams Cemetery Trust Fund c/o Warren Bank and Trust, Nora Pacheco, P.O. Box 350, Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register

Cleveland Johnson

Mr. Cleveland Johnson, 71 of Pine Bluff, AR passed July 17, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

Barbara Tisdale

Born on November 24, 1938 to Mildred Louise Lott Rozier and Vernard Alexander Rozier in Ferriday,LA.

Predeceased parents Vernard Rozier and Mildred Rozier Robison, husbands, James Summers and John Tisdale, sister Pam Robison McKinney.

Survived by, Penny Calvert of Russellville, AR, Jamee Bean Schilling (Jeff) of Bossier, LA, John-Jay Summers (Barbara) of White Hall, AR, Sharon Tisdale Bearden of Pine Bluff, AR, Debra Tisdale Sanders of Pine Bluff, AR, Talbert Tisdale (Cathy) of Hot Springs, AR.

12 grandchildren, Zach Calvert (Brittany), Brock Calvert from Russellville. Tiffany Short (Travis) from Bossier, LA. Barbara Chadwick (Hank) from Cabot, AR, Matthew Summers (Faithe), Dustin Summers (Maggie) from White Hall, AR. Dean Bearden (Leslie) from Sheridan, AR, Jessica Stivers from Bradford, AR. Jennifer Conners from Pine Bluff, AR, Kelly Hill (Bo) from White Hall, AR. John Tisdale from Haile, LA, and Jason Tisdale from Florida.

20 Great grandchildren and 5 Great great grandchildren.

Barbara requested no funeral but the family will be receiving friends and family Saturday July 20, 2019 at 1pm-3pm at White Hall United Methodist Church, 301 Church Street, White Hall, AR

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at

Philip Matthews, Sr.

Philip Crutcher Matthews, Sr., 71, of Greenville, passed away on July 12, 2019 at his residence. A celebration of life service will be 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keenan Williams officiating. A visitation will follow the service at his home.

Mr. Matthews was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on June 27, 1948 to William L. Matthews and Sue Louise Crutcher. He married Mary Anne Erwin on August 5, 1972 in Dallas, Texas. He worked as a banker and entrepreneur.

He is survived by his sons, Philip C. Matthews, Jr. and Russell Matthews; brother, William L. Matthews; sister, Susan T. Matthews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and father and mother-in-law.