Mamie Duncan


October 8, 1940 – May 8, 2020. Mamie Jo Duncan, 79, of Lewisville, TX, departed this life on May 8, 2020. She was born October 8, 1940 in Chidester, AR to the late Louie Simon and Rosie B. Simon Neal.


She was faithful member of Westside Baptist Church in Lewisville, TX.


Mamie was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Mannie Al Duncan. Three brothers Robert Simon, Earl Simon and Gary Neal. Two sisters Alice Johnson and JoAnn Handley.


Mamie leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Sharrion Johnson of Lewisville, TX. Four Grandchildren and Six Great Grandchildren.


Homegoing Services will be held May 15, 2020, Friday 11am at Westside Baptist Church, Lewisville, TX. Interment will be May 16, 2020, Saturday at 1 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pine Bluff, AR. Arrangements were announced by Thrash Funeral Chapel, Lewisville, TX.


Willie Alexander Sr.


Willie Charles Alexander Sr., 81, of Benton, passed May 9, 2020. Born July 26, 1938, in Altheimer to the late Luther and Bulah Reams Alexander.


Survivors include his wife Mary Alexander; two sons, Willie Charles Alexander, Jr. and Stanley Alexander; two daughters; Kathy Fuller and Valoria Wilson, (Carolyn Pierce, deceased); three brothers, Leorn Alexander, Robert Alexander and Louis Alexander; two sisters; Bernice Davis and Odessa Love; twenty grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren.


Graveside services will be Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Altheimer Community Cemetery by Rev. Lafayette Woods, Sr. Henson-Holcomb Mortuary incharge of arrangements. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 6 P.M. at the Mortuary.


Secola Watson


Secola Watson, 94, of Dumas, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


May Etta Bowie


Mrs. May Etta Stoudamire Bowie, 93, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020. Viewing will be held 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2020, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR. Interment will be at St. Luke Cemetery, Pine Bluff, Arkansas. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Rose Wilkes


Rose Mary Wilkes, 76, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away May 8, 2020. Funeral service will be 3:00p.m. May 16, 2020, at Bethany Chapel Missionary Baptist Church East parking lot by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Visitation/Family hour will be May 15, 2020, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at Paradise Funeral Home. Due to the COVID 19, and in accordance with both state and federal mandates, we will only allow 5 at a time for public visitation. Once those 5 exit, another 5 will be allowed to enter the facility. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Kenneth Edwards Jr.


Kenneth Ray Edwards Jr., 55, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away May 2, 2020. Funeral service will be 2:00p.m. May 16, 2020, at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Visitation/Family hour will be May 15, 2020, from 5:00- 6:00p.m. at Paradise Funeral Home. Due to the COVID 19, and in accordance with both state and federal mandates, we will only allow 5 at a time for public visitation. Once those 5 exit, another 5 will be allowed to enter the facility. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Elvis Kendal II


Elvis (Chuck) Kendal II, 38, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away May 4, 2020. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. May 16, 2020, at Shiloh Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Visitation/Family hour will be May 15, 2020, from 6:30- 8:00p.m. at Paradise Funeral Home. Due to the COVID 19, and in accordance with both state and federal mandates, we will only allow 5 at a time for public visitation. Once those 5 exit, another 5 will be allowed to enter the facility. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Tolliver Lewis III


Tolliver Lee Lewis III, 14, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away May 9, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


John Carter


Mr. John Carter 63, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.