Alivia Dorn

Alivia Montasia Dorn was born July 9, 2020, and passed away July 22, 2020.

She leaves behind her mother Ar’Netra Dixon and father Demante Dorn, Sr., Maternal grandparents David and Alice Dixon, and paternal grandparents, Doris and DeWayne Dorn; three sisters and two brothers. Interment will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Barbara Lloyd

Barbara Ann Lloyd, 77, of White Hall, Arkansas, passed away at her home, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Mrs. Lloyd was born July 16, 1943, in Tucker, Arkansas, to the late Oscar Theo and Minnie Bolin Ferguson. She was reared and received her education in Altheimer, Arkansas. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the State of Arkansas.

She worked for the Arkansas Penal System in accounting for 30 years, retiring in 2016. She was a member of Lemonwood Missionary Baptist Church. In her free time, Mrs. Lloyd enjoyed spending time with her family, hunting, fishing, and gardening.

She is survived by her son, Daryl (Carol) Ferguson of Sheridan, Arkansas; step-son, Jeffrey Wayne (Stacy) Lloyd of Hot Springs Village; step-daughter, Brenda (Michael) Trapasso of Anaheim, California; foster son, Roy (Tracy) Meiner of Riverside, California; grandchildren, Kristin Lloyd, Matthew Drenner, Sara Drenner Hassanzadeh, Jennifer Walker, Julie Boyer, Luke Trapasso, Keelie Knego, Brooke Quintanilla, Kyle Meiner, Parker Meiner and Lauren Burgess; numerous great-grandchildren; step-brothers, Larry Owen of East End, Arkansas and Charles Owen of Maumelle, Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Danny Lloyd, son, David Allen Ferguson, brother, Theo Ferguson and her step-sister, Ruby Box.

Graveside services will be private by Ralph Robinson and Son. Memorials may be made to Kindred at Home Foundation, (click donate) or Arkansas Children’s Foundation, 1 Children’s Way, Slot 661, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72202-3591. Online condolences:

Jerome Adams

Mr. Jerome Tracy “Big Tank” Adams, 57, of Pine Bluff. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at New Community Church with Rev. Raymond C. Gill officiating.

Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Cordarell Lockett

Mr. Cordarell M. Lockett, 30, of Pine Bluff. Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

Public Visitation will be Saturday, July 25, 2020, from 12:00p.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Timothy Hayes Sr.

SMSgt Timothy Wayne Hayes, Sr. 53, of Arlington, Texas. Full Military Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m. on Saturday at New Community Church with Minister Fredrick Wiseman officiating. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020, at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Visitation will be 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Friday at Paradise Funeral Home. Faces masks will be required for both services and social distancing will be strictly enforced. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Freddie Mae Sparkman

Ms. Freddie Mae Sparkman, 61, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away July 13, 2020, at Gardner Nursing home. She was born March 5, 1959 to the late John Sparkman and Fannie Sparkman in Forrest City, Arkansas.

Her visitation will be Friday July 24, 2020 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home Chapel.

Her funeral service is scheduled for Saturday July 25, 2020, 10:30 a.m. at Perry Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev Michael Williams/officiating. Burial will follow at Forrest Lawn Cemetery.

She leaves to cherish her memories, one son, Joseph (Taneshia) Sparkman; two sisters, Barbara Daniel, and Agnes Sparkman; two brothers, Willie Sparkman, and Ronnie Sparkman; four grand children and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Service by Perry Funeral Home.

Ivory Curry

Mrs. Ivory Jean Curry, 65, of Pine Bluff. Graveside Service will be 12:30p.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Woodrow Jackson officiating by Paradise Funeral Home

Public Visitation will be 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. on Friday at New United Baptist Church 5601 Cheatham Avenue Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Face masks will be required for both services. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Letrese Thurman

Ms. Letrese Michele Thurman, 49, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020. She was born January 7, 1971, in Chicago, Illinois to Dorothy (McFadden) Nelson of Little Rock, AR.

She leaves to cherish her memories: parents, Dorothy Nelson and Danny Nelson Sr.; sons, Brandon Thurman and Bryan Thurman both of Pine Bluff, AR; brother, Danny Nelson, Jr., of Chicago, Illinois; sister, Mitzi Thurman of Atlanta, Georgia.

A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Forrest Lawn Cemetery Pine Bluff, AR. Services are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

James Agee, Sr.

James “Jimmy” Doyle Agee, Sr. 74 of Pine Bluff, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020. He was born September 11, 1945 in Camden to the late Roy and Velma Soloman Agee. He was of the Baptist faith; was a brakeman and conductor for Cotton Belt Railroad; longest living member of the Agee Hunting Club; and was an avid outdoorsman.

Also preceding him in death were a daughter, Misty Agee; and 2 brothers, Lynn Agee and Dale Agee.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Nancy Agee; son, James Agee, both of Pine Bluff; 3 grandchildren, Mistie (Louis) Reinoshek of Sheridan, Sara (Lee) Woods of Jefferson, and Samantha Agee of Little Rock; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Roselawn Funeral Service and Crematory in Pine Bluff. Online guestbook at

Jewell Adams

Mr. Jewell Adams, 85, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2020, Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Shirley Fells

Ms. Shirley Ann Fells, 66, of Pine Bluff. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”