George William O’Mary, 75, of Sheridan, formerly of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Born February 3, 1944 at Camden, he was the son of the late William Thomas and Vaudie McWhirter O’Mary.
George graduated from Hampton High School in 1962 and attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He then went to work as an electrician at Delta Natural Kraft Papermill in Pine Bluff, where he retired in 2013 after working at the mill for 35 years. Mr. O’Mary was an avid deer hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed camping with friends and family. He was a long time member of Forrest Park Assembly of God and First Assembly of God in Pine Bluff.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Samuel Alan O’Mary; a sister, Patricia O’Mary; and brothers, Frank, Roy and H.P. O’Mary.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Brenda Stubbs O’Mary, whom he married May 1, 1965 at Hampton; son, Jody (Pat) O’Mary of Pine Bluff; daughter, Jennifer (Chris) Doherty of Texas; granddaughter, April O’Mary of Pine Bluff; grandson, Caleb (Tiffany) Kelley of Missouri; great granddaughter, Zoey Haynes of Pine Bluff; and a special caregiver, Sue Blankenship of Prattsville.
Funeral Services will be 1:00PM Saturday, August 3,2019 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son with Rev. Mike Cottrell and Rev. Mike Glover officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM Friday, August 2, 2019 at the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.
Hugh P. Murray
Hugh P. Murray, 98, died July 30, 2019. Hugh was born May 25, 1921 to Thomas and Grace Murray in Yonkers, NY. He is survived by his wife, Louise Murray of Pine Bluff; son, Allan Murray (Zelma) and daughter, Donna Willis (William) of Hot Springs; stepson Billy Mitcham (Elaine) of Alma, and stepdaughters Barbara Kimes (Dan) of Norman OK, Robin Divine (Mike) of Olive Branch MS. and Monica Mitcham of Pine Bluff, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Hugh joined the army during World War II, fought in the Pacific Campaign, and was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He graduated from Citadel College in Charleston, SC in 1948, later moving to Arkansas and had long careers with Arkansas Power & Light as Division Sales Manager and Arkansas State Highway Department as an Internal Auditor. Hugh was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Pine Bluff. He loved playing his harmonicas and performing with “The Strummin Seniors” entertaining nursing homes in the area.
Memorial Service will be 2:00, August 2, 2019 at Immanuel Baptist Church. Bro. Don Taylor will be officiating the service. Graveside service will be private.
The family wishes to thank the devoted caregivers at Jefferson Regional Medical Center and Trinity Village Retirement Community.