James Monroe Washington, 71, of Pine Bluff was born April 11, 1048.

Graveside Service will be 1:00 pm on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Visitation will be on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 10:30am-11: 30 am at the funeral home.

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Eddie Bullard

Eddie W. Bullard, 63, of Pine Bluff passed on Monday, August 5, 2019 at UAMS in Little Rock. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Williams Funeral Home, Arkadelphia.

Shirley Woodus

Mrs. Shirley Woodus 75, of Pine Bluff, transition to her heavenly home on August 1, 2019. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019, 5-7 pm, at Christian Way Funeral Home. Celebration of Life service will be held 10:00am, Friday, August 9, 2019 at First Trinity Church of God In Christ. Survivors include her children, Joey, Edward, Sherri and Derrick; an uncle Reedie Ray; 25 Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren and a host of other loved ones and friends. www.christianwayfh.com

Dr. Raymond Jeffers Jr.

It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the death of the beloved husband and father, Dr. Raymond C. Jeffers Jr., 60, of Germantown, Tennessee, passed on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

Dr. Raymond Jeffers Jr. graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in 1986 and completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, MO in 1989. He practiced Internal Medicine from 1992 until 2018 primarily in the Memphis area.

He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving wife, Lelita Jeffers; three children: Riko (Deonca) Jeffers of Dallas, TX, Richmond and Ryan Jeffers of Germantown, TN; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; three brothers; a sister; an aunt; nieces; nephews and a host of cousins, friends and colleagues.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. at Indiana Street Baptist Church, 1114 Indiana Street, Pine Bluff, AR 71601. Burial in Cedar Grove Section of Graceland Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

A Memorial Service will be planned in Memphis, TN at a later date.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 2704 Commerce Circle, Pine Bluff, AR 71601. His body will lie in-state Saturday 11:15 a.m. until the start of service.

www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com .

JoAnn Floyd

JoAnn Floyd, 76, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away August 3, 2019 in Marietta, Georgia. She was born to the late Allen and Annie Floyd on March 4, 1943, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

JoAnn was the church secretary and church clerk for over 30 years, and she worked for Perry Funeral Home for 42 years as a secretary.

Her visitation will be Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Indiana Street M.B.C.

Her funeral service is scheduled for Friday, August 9, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Indiana Street Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Brian L. Castle, Pastor/officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cedar Grove Cemetery.

JoAnn leaves to cherish her memories one daughter; Dr. Felicia Nicole Floyd of Marietta, Georgia, one aunt; Helen McGhee of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, one niece; Marilyn Floyd McBride of Little Rock, Arkansas, and a host of nephews, nieces, relatives, and friends. Service by Perry Funeral Home.

Josephine Hayes

Mrs. Josephine Hayes, 68, of Pine Bluff, passed Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com .