Minnie Holmes


Minnie Lee Holmes, 82, of Tucker, Ark., departed this life February 28, 2020. She is preceded in death by her children: Gwendolyn Holmes and Carl Holmes, parents: Nathaniel and Laura Thomas; brothers: Nathaniel Thomas, Curlee Thomas, Benjamin Thomas, Asive Thomas, James Thomas and a sister: Annie Mae Carter.


She leaves to cherish her memory with her children: Larry Holmes (Ella), Hosetta Washington (Curtis), Gregory Holmes (Carol) and David Holmes (Cynthia); siblings: Clark Thomas (Hazel) and Esther Holmes (William), 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.


Family Hour: Friday, 5:30-7 p.m. and Life Celebration : Saturday, 11 a.m. all at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 500 North McKinney, Sherrill, Ark., Pastor Robert Watson. Services entrusted to Robinson Mortuary, 1201 Dr. MLK Jr. Drive, Little Rock, Ark. (501) 371-0111. “Service You Can Trust.”


Booker Harris Sr.


Booker Harris Sr., of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; died Sunday, March 1, 2020. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery by the P.K. Miller Mortuary.


Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 6-7 p.m. in the chapel of the P.K. Miller Mortuary.


Mabel Jones


Mabel Frances Robinson Jones, 91, of Mer Rouge, Louisiana, formerly of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, died Wednesday.


She worked for Terra International for 20 years, retiring in 1989 as their regional administrative assistant.


A graveside service will be 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Cypress Memorial Gardens with Brother Josh Dutton officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.


Luverdia Stewart


Mrs. Luverdia Compton Stewart, 72, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away February 28, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Grace Evangelical Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Whitaker officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Family Hour/ Visitation will be Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 9:00 am until Service time at the church. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Frank Holloway


Mr. Frank Earl Holloway, 56, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away February 29, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 11:00am on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Greater Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Travis Harden officiating. Interment will be in Belmont Cemetery in Moscow, AR by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Visitation will be Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10:00 am until Service time at the church. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Isaiah Smith


Mr. Isaiah Smith, 84, of Stuttgart, passed away on February 29, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 11:00 am on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Lively Stone Pentecostal Church with Apostle Rozell Wofford officiating. Interment will be in Lonetree Cemetery by Paradise-Integrity Funeral Home of Stuttgart.


Visitation/Family Hour will be Friday, March 6, 2020 from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Vergia Brooks


Mrs. Vergia Lee Robinson Johnson Brooks, 70, of Pine Bluff passed away February 24, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 2:30 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Woodrow Jackson officiating. Interment will be in Randolph Cemetery in Grady, AR by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Visitation/Family Hour will be Friday, March 6, 2020, from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm at the Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Vivian Ann Moore


Ms. Vivian Ann Moore 58, of Houston, Texas, passed away Friday, February 28, 2020. Visitation/Family hour 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR.


Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020, at St. Andrew A.M.E. Church Pine Bluff, AR. Interment in Lone Valley Cemetery Marvell, AR, by Brown Funeral Home. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Louis Dunlap


Mr. Louis Dunlap 89 of Monticello passed away on March 5, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Monticello. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


James Jones


Mr. James E. Jones, 58, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away March 3, 2020, at JRMC. Service by Perry Funeral Home.