Margaret Wilson


Margaret Gean Wilson, 73, of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020.


She leaves to cherish her memory her husband; Louis Wilson, children; Darcel Moore, Webster Spencer, Jason Wilson, Ebony Wilson, Eddie Wilson (Jessica), Octavia Wilson, Angel Wilson, Brittney Wilson and Shani Cobb, mother; Elnora Culclager, siblings; Billy Culclager (Denise), Maurice Culclager (Sharon), Shade Culclager, Jr. (Aundrea), Jessie Culclager (Claudia), Lillie Morris, Linda Strickland, Annie Culclager, Jacqueline Culclager and a host of relatives and friends.


Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 18, 2020, 2:00 p.m., New Life Church, 2801 South Olive Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The family will receive friends Friday, July 17, 2020, from 6-7 p.m. at the church. Professional service entrusted to Hardy Funeral Home, 5300 West 12th Street, Little Rock; (501) 372-4129. www.hardyfuneralhomeinc.com.


Eddie Goodlow


Eddie Goodlow, 83, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away July 11, 2020. Graveside Services will be 10:30 am on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Henson Cemetery with R.D. Howard officiating by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Visitation will be today from 9:15am-10:15am at Paradise Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Ben Williams


Mr. Ben Williams, 77, of Pine Bluff, passed away July 7, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 10:00 am on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at New Community Church with Reverend L.C. Williams officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2020, from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm at Paradise Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Edna T. Seals


Mother Edna T. Seals 80, of Arkansas City, Arkansas passed away July 9, 2020. Graveside Service will be on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 11:30 am at Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Reverend Willard Blackmon officiating. Visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2020, from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm at McGehee Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in McGehee, Arkansas by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Cedrick Sloan


Cedrick Sloan, 39, of Pine Bluff, passed away July 6, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 1:30 pm on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Highland Ministries with Apostle C.L. Mack, Sr officiating. Interment will be at a later date. Visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2020, from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm at Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Face Masks will be required for both services. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Minnie Walker


Minnie Walker, 72, of Stuttgart passed away July 9, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Holy Benton Temple COGIC. Interment will be in Shiloh Cemetery by Paradise Integrity Funeral Home of Stuttgart. Visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2020, from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm at Paradise Integrity Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Florene Ollison


Mother Florene Ollison, 85, of Monticello, passed away July 13, 2020.


Funeral Service will be 12:00noon on Monday, July 20 at The Word Church with Pastor Betty Butler officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Monticello.Visitation will be 5:00pm-7:00pm on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Paradise Funeral Home of Monticello.


Lee Dora Whitaker


Mrs. Lee Dora Whitaker, 79, passed away peacefully the morning of Thursday, July 9, 2020, with the love of her family surrounding her.


Mrs. Whitaker was born on January 14, 1941, to the late Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Frank & Cora Lee Byrd Sr., in Indianola, Mississippi.


Lee Dora was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt who enjoyed travelling, sewing, crafts and visiting with her family.


Mrs. Whitaker leaves to preserve her reflections: son, Joe (Cassandra) Byrd; five daughters, Dorene Burton, Rosezetta Byrd, Beverly (Glenn) Jackson, Elinda Whitaker and Candlarine Whitaker-Hadley; two brothers, Joe Willie Byrd and Archie Byrd; two sisters, Eliza Anderson; and Doretha Bates.


Viewing 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2020, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR. A private service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020, at International House of Praise, Pine Bluff, AR, by Pastor Willie Edwards. Interment in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Jerome Adams


Mr. Jerome Adams, 57, of Pine Bluff, passed away July 13, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Timothy Hayes


Mr. Timothy Wayne Hayes, 53, of Mansfield, Texas passed away July 14, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Joseph Epperson


Mr. Joseph Epperson 75, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020. Visitation 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020, at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church Bookman Community, AR. Interment in St. Paul Cemetery Bookman Community. Rev. Norma Gillom Clergy. Services are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Cubie Davis


Mrs. Cubie Davis, 78, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Viewing 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2020, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR. Graveside service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Pastor George Waters, Jr. Services are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Freddie Sparkman


Mrs. Freddie Sparkman, 61, of Star City, Arkansas passed away July 13, 2020, at Gardner Nursing Home. Service by Perry Funeral Home.