Ann Rawls


Ann Turner Rawls, age 81, of Pine Bluff, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019. Born April 7, 1938 in Perry County, she was the daughter of the late Baxter Elam Turner and Alma Swope Turner. She graduated from Watson Chapel High School in 1956.


Ann worked as a secretary for many years at W. H. Kennedy & Son Cotton Company. She retired from Pine Bluff Transit. Ann was a longtime member of Good Faith Carr United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her family and watching the Razorbacks. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Dr. Robert E. Turner.


Survivors include her daughter, Kelly Rawls Taylor (Tim); two grandchildren, Brooke Baggott (Ben) and Zack Taylor (Kayla); and her beloved sister, Barbara Turner.


There will be a celebration of Ann’s life on Friday, December 20, 2019, 4:00 p.m. at Good Faith Carr United Methodist Church. The family will greet friends after the service. Arrangements are by Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services.


In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Good Faith Carr United Methodist Church or your place of worship, or your favorite charity.


Carolyn Gray


Mrs. Carolyn Louise Gray 50, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019.


Visitation 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, December 16, 2019, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR. Funeral service 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Church of God Pentecostal Grady, AR by Elder Emerald Huggins. Interment in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Her body will lie in-state 11:15 a.m. until service time. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Judy Harris


Judy Ann Doster Harris, age 68, of Pine Bluff, entered eternal heaven with her Lord and Savior Thursday, December 12, 2019.


She was born January 27, 1951 in West Helena, daughter of James William and Pearl Marie Cole Doster.


Mrs. Judy married her best friend and soul mate, Winford Earl Harris, Sr., February 26, 1967. She loved spending time with her family, fishing, and working in the construction field with her husband. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.


She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Donald and James Doster; two sisters, Betty Doster and Mary Sue Duran; and one granddaughter, Jessica Marie Harris.


Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 52 years, Winford Earl Harris, Sr.; son, Winford Earl Harris, Jr. (Cassie); daughter, Marsha Ann Harris (Robert) all of Pine Bluff; sister, Linda Goodwin of LaPorte, Texas; brother, George Doster of West Helena; 10 grandchildren, Kayla, Stacy (Duane), Logan (Ashley), Haley, Wesley, Lacie, Bradlee, Dakota, Adam and Angelina; 8 great-grandchildren, Zayla, Zachary, Adan, Wayne, Macie, Gracie, Jaden, Kinsley and two on the way.


Visitation will be Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:15 p.m. at Ralph Robinson and Son with graveside services following at 2:00 p.m. at Cypress Memorial Gardens with Reverend Donald Warren officiating. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.


Alva Marie Matlock


Ms. Alva Marie Matlock 79, of Sparkman, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019.


Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 16, 2019, at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Sparkman, AR by Rev. Roy Owens. Interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery Sparkman, AR by Brown-Williams Funeral Home of Fordyce, AR. Her body will lie in-state 10:15 a.m. until service time. www.brownfunneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Fredrick Ashley Sr.


Mr. Fredrick Ashley, Sr., 64, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away Friday, December 13, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com