Odis Neeley


Odis Lee Neeley, age 82, went to be with the Lord Monday, September 16, 2019.


A lifelong resident to Pine Bluff, he was born August 7, 1937 to the late Weaver Neeley, Sr. and Easter Lillie Rogers Neeley. He graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1956.


Mr. Neeley had worked for Pine Bluff Casket Company, Brown Furniture Manufacturing, and retired as a machine operator from Pine Bluff Cutting Tools.


He was a lifelong faithful member of New Harvest Church of God, where he served on the church council, as a Sunday school teacher, and in many other roles as he was needed.


His wife of 42 years, Barbara Ann Killingsworth Neeley, preceded his in death on June 14, 2013. He was also predeceased by a brother, Weaver Neeley, Jr.; and two sisters, Mary Whitten and Matta Whitten.


Survivors include two daughters, Rebekah Shelton (Mark) and Rhoda Heird (Matt); a son, Daniel Neeley (Angel); a sister, Frankie Reid; grandchildren, Fred Shelton, III, Mark Shelton, Jr., Mitchell Shelton, Matthew Shelton, Keegan Neeley, and Skie Craver; and great-grandchildren, Kinley Craver and Kaylee Craver.


Funeral services will be Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Rev. Travis Creekmore officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.


Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit FullerFunerals.com .


James Anthony


James Alan Anthony, 74, of Sheridan died Monday, September 16, 2019 at his home. He was born July 22, 1945 in Camden, Arkansas. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lester Anthony and Ozella Quarles Anthony; one brother, Glenn Anthony; and two sisters, Maxine Ethridge, and Jane McClain.


He is survived by two sons, Lester Anthony of Sheridan, Brian Anthony of Bearden; two daughters, Rhonda Anthony and Glenda Anthony of Sheridan; four brothers, John R. Anthony of Arkadelphia, Lee Anthony of Benton, Bill Anthony of Bearden, and Dennis Anthony of Bearden; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.


Graveside services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Cemetery in Bearden with Steve Ethridge officiating. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit bentonfuneralhome.net .