Tommy Tuck

Charles T. “Tom” Tuck, age 75, of Stuttgart, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 12, 2020, at the McClellan Veteran’s Medical Center in Little Rock.

Born July 4, 1944, to Charles Edward Tuck and Jeanette Davis Tuck, he graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1962, joined the United States Marine Corps in 1962 and served until 1966. Tom was an Ontos tank specialty mechanic and served in Vietnam.

He was a Baptist and a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. Tommy loved God, his country, and his family. He was an active member of the American Legion Post 48 and served as sergeant-at-arms. He also took great pride in the placement of American Flags at the Field of Heroes at Post 48.

Tommy worked for Cornerstone Farm and Gin and retired as foreman after over 30 years of service.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Carlotta Walker Tuck; three daughters, Ann Crosser (Bobby) and Amy Keown (Kasey) all of Lonoke, and Alisha Keown (Tim) of Cabot; a sister, Shelba Tuck Payton of Paducah, KY; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel at Pine Bluff. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Woody Evans officiating. Burial with Military Funeral Honors will be in Keo Cemetery. We will observe Covid-19 guidelines and request everyone to bring and wear their own mask. For typed or video condolences, please visit

Selma Blackwood

Selma Aline Walters Blackwood, 91, of Pine Bluff, AR, died on Saturday, June 13, 2020, in Pine Bluff. She was born November 20, 1928, in Pioneer (West Carroll Parish), LA, to Spurgeon and Laura Mae McAlpin Walters. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem Missionary Baptist Church since 1960. She loved cooking for her family, who recalls her being a very good cook.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 67 ½ years, Charlie Blackwood, Sr.; four brothers, Doc, Red, Ollie, and David Walters; and a grandson-in-law, Tony Croft.

Survivors include one daughter, Laura Blackwood Green; one son, Charlie Blackwood, Jr. (Jana); one sister, Maxine Walters Sanders; 7 grandchildren, Ashley Croft, Tara Shirley (Dustin), Lindsey King, John David Blackwood, Joel Blackwood (Kim), Marah Cromeans (fiance’, Todd Abbott), and Tara Winingar (Zach); great-grandchildren, Adam (Mady), Kristen, Shane, Sharla, Abel, Stacy, Courtney, Zoey, John David, Jr., James, Jerimiah, Emerson, and Jude; a very special friend, Gladys Tucker; a special family friend, Jim Baldwin; and a number of other relatives.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Forest Cemetery near Pioneer, LA, with David Walters officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors of Pine Bluff.

A special thanks to Gail, also Chelsea, Chaplain Shaw and Tyler with Arkansas Hospice for the love and care they have shown to Mrs. Blackwood and our family. Online registration is at

Robert Robinson Jr.

Robert “Bobby” Arch Robinson, Jr., 78, of Sherrill, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 13, 2020, at his home.

Bobby was born August 9, 1941, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to the late Robert Arch and Frances Pipkin Robinson. He was reared and received his education in Sherrill and Altheimer and graduated from Altheimer High School in 1959. He attended American University in Washington, D. C. and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration of Justice. He joined the United States Marines in 1960 and served in the Vietnam War.

He married Angela Lake on October 17, 1998, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Bobby was a farmer in the Pastoria and Sherrill communities, retiring around 2010.

He was a member of Sherrill United Methodist Church. During his free time he enjoyed coon hunting with his Blue Tick hounds, hot rod cars, and watching Razorback football and basketball.

Bobby is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 21 years, Angela “Angie” Robinson of Sherrill; stepchildren, Michael (Kayla) Lake of White Hall and Kimberly (Zach) Hickman of Junction City, Arkansas; daughters, Donna Scott and Ellen Chieco, both of New Port Richey, Florida; sister, Judy (Jerry) Clem of Hot Springs; his furry companion, Susie; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 5:00 – 7:00 PM, at Robinson’s.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 18, 2020, 10:00 AM, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Reverend Todd Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery with military honors.

The family would like for memorials to be sent to Sherrill United Methodist Church, 301 Main Street, Sherrill, Arkansas, 72152. Online condolences:

Corey Walker

Mr. Corey Lamont Walker 45, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Robert Epperson

Mr. Robert Epperson 75, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Geneva Shaw

Mrs. Geneva Shaw 82, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Monday, June 15, 2020. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.