Freddie Mae Pryor


Freddie Mae Johnson Pryor, 70, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, died Friday, November 15, 2019. Freddie was the daughter of the late Fred Johnson and Beatrice “Sally” Johnson.


She graduated from Southeast High School in 1967. She matriculated from Arkansas AM&N (now UAPB) with a bachelor’s degree in English and received her master’s degree in Education from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and for many years afterwards. She was a well-known and well-loved educator for 33 years and retired from the Pine Bluff School District.


She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Aaron Johnson. She is survived by her husband, Herbert Pryor; daughter, Brittney Pryor Craig (Brandon); step-son, Marcus Pryor (Jeannette); step-daughter, Kimberly Pryor; two brothers—Fred Lee Johnson Jr. (Deborah) and Dwayne Johnson (Brenda); five sisters— Josephine Terry (Odell), Zetherine Johnson Lias (David), Linda Johnson, Pamela Woods, and Dwana Johnson; a special sister Jennice Blankenship; six grandchildren; as well as a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.


Visitation will be Friday, November 22, 2019, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm at Brown Funeral Home. Her funeral will be held at Amos Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1305 W. 16th Ave, in Pine Bluff, on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. Interment in Cypress Memorial Gardens by Brown Funeral Home. Her body will lie in-state 1:45 p.m. until service time. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Charlie Holloway


Mr. Charlie Terry Holloway, 70, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019.


Visitation 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2019, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church Pine Bluff, AR by Pastor LaVara Henry.


Interment 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 25, 2019, in Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, North Little Rock, AR by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. His body will lie in-state 9:15 a.m. until service time. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Florence Coleman


Mrs. Florence G. Coleman, 83, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed Thursday, November 14, 2019.


Funeral service 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR, by Rev. Johnny L. Smith. Final disposition Bishop-Crites Crematory, Greenbrier, AR, by Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Milton A. Smith


Mr. Milton A. Smith 73, of Fordyce, Arkansas, passed Monday, November 18, 2019. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Mt. Tabor M.B.C. Fordyce, AR., by Rev. Vincent Waller.


Interment in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Fordyce, AR, by Brown-Williams Funeral Home Fordyce AR. His body will lie in-state 9:15 a.m. until service time. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


John C. Cline Sr.


Mr. John C. Cline, Sr., of Stuttgart, Arkansas passed November 15, 2019. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2019, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR.


Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Mt. Olive COGIC Church, Humphrey, AR, by Rev. Gilbert Byrd. Burial in Cline Cemetery Humphrey, AR by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. His body will lie in-state 1:45 p.m. until service time. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Doretha Griffin


Mrs. Doretha Clifton Griffin, 64, of Pine Bluff. Celebration of Life for Doretha Griffin will be Held Saturday 2:00 p.m. at Old Morning Star M.B. Church with Rev. Jerry Hayes Officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Family Hour/Visitation will be Friday from 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m. followed by a Musical Celebration at 7:00 p.m., both to be held at Old Morning Star M.B. Church. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Louise Foster


Louise Marie Foster, 65, of Holly Grove. Celebration of Life will be Saturday 10:30 a.m. First Baptist-Pine City with Rev. Debra Burton Officiating. Interment will be in Pine City Cemetery by Paradise-Integrity Funeral Home of Stuttgart. Family Hour/Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30a.m.-10:30 a.m. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Burnestine Starks


Burnestine Starks, 60, of Humphrey .Celebration of Life for Burnestine Starks will be Saturday 11:00a.m. at Holy Benton Temple C.O.G.I.C. with Elder Louie Robinson Officiating.


Interment will be in Bayou Meto Cemetery by Paradise-Integrity Funeral Home of Stuttgart. Family Hour/Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Paradise- Integrity Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Delores Bolton


Delores K. Bolton, 79, of Pine Bluff. She was born August 12, 1940, in Tillar, Arkansas, to the late Restee Burns and Agnes Reed. She was preceded in death by her Husband Arnold Bolton; Two Sons, Hayward Calvin Ford III and Michael S. Ford.


Survivors include four daughters, Arnette Davis of Pine Bluff, Sarina0 Poydras, Davina Bolton and Arnell Ford, all of Detroit, Michigan; 24 Grandchildren 40 Great-Grandchildren.


Celebration of Life will be Saturday 12:00 Noon, Greater Love Tabernacle Church in Detroit Michigan.Visitation will be Friday 4:00-8:00 p.m. O.H. Pye III Funeral Home by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Willie Jean Patrick


Mrs. Willie Jean Patrick, 76, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, formerly of Grady, Ar., passed away November 12, 2019. She was born October 3, 1943, to the late Annie Mae Holly and Leroy Windom at Grady, Arkansas.


Her visitation will be Friday November 22, 2019 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home Chapel.,


Her funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 12 noon at New Community Church with Rev. Patrick Lockett/Pastor and Rev. Dennis Holly/Eulogist at 321 North Birch St. Burial will follow at Forrest Lawn Cemetery.


Willie leaves to cherish her memories: daughters, Alice (Gabriel) Polite, Eugenia Patrick, Rebecca (Curtis) Burks; sister, Linda Faye Holly; brothers, Elijah Foughter, Rev. Dennis (Bernice) Holly; 8 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends. Service by Perry Funeral Home.


Dennis Walker


Dennis Bernard walker, 47, of Madison, Wisconsin, passed away. He was born August 7, 1972, to Pearlie Mae Walker and Clyde Glover in Chicago, Illinois.


His visitation will be Friday November 22, 2019 from 4-5 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home Chapel.


His funeral service is scheduled Saturday November 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m at Mt. Nebo M.B.C. in Yorktown with Rev Brown/officiating. Burial will follow at Sneed Chapel Cemetery.


Dennis leaves to cherish his memories: Mother; Pearlie (Joel) Wright-Allen; Father, Clyde Glover; Brother, Kevin (Belinda) Walker; Sisters, Tronna Walker, Kesha Walker, and a host of nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, other relatives, and friends. Service by Perry Funeral Home.


Annie Curry


Mrs. Annie Curry 90, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.