Shirley Fells


Shirley Fells 65, of Pine Bluff passed away July 21,2020.


Funeral service will be 1:00pm on Friday,July 31, 2020, at New Community Church with Pastor Alvin Newborn officiating. Interment will be in Polk Chapel Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Public Visitation will be 5:00pm-6:00pm on Thursday, July 30,2020 at Paradise Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”


Moses Lawrence Jr.


Moses Lawrence Jr. passed away suddenly on July 23rd at Las Vegas Mountain View Hospital. His Journey started October 17th, 1942, in Stephens Arkansas and raised in Pine Bluff Arkansas.


He proceeded in death his parents the late Pharriest Valentine Lawrence and the late Moses Lawrence Sr. He has three sisters, Maggie Abram, Annette Roth, and the late Francella Tolbert. Moses was an avid fisherman, domino player and card player. He retired as a Blackjack dealer after 30 years in the casino industry.


He loved sports especially his favorite football team the Dallas Cowboys. Served his Country in the United States Military Department of the Navy. This Veteran moved to Las Vegas in 1970 where he married Dorothy Rimmey and Barbara Lawrence.


He raised 6 kids, named Tanya Dee, Trina Robinson, Carmen Burdette, Chanda Sprague, Marcus Hankins and Corine Arriola.


He is survived by many nieces and nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He was a true family matriarch that showed love to everyone.


The family will hold a private viewing on 8/4 and potluck repass @3pm. Please send Facebook invite request to Moses Lawrence Jr. Memorial page.


Lemmie Daniels Sr.


Lemmie Lee Daniels, Sr. 65, passed July 22, 2020. He was born March 23, 1955 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to the late Otis James and Pearl (Miller) Daniels.


He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Daphne Bowman-Daniels, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, three sons: two daughters: six sisters: grandchildren and host of other relatives.


Walkthrough visitation, at CWFH Friday, July 31, from 6-7 p.m. Graveside services, at Forest Lawn Saturday, August 1, at 11:00 am.


Dorothy Thomas


Sister Dorothy Jean Segrest-Thomas of Rison transitioned Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Ar. Dorothy was born February 9, 1949, to the late Leon Segrest and the late Celestine Ransom. Upon graduating from Rison High School, Dorothy went on to complete her education at SEARK earning her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.


She went on to use her degree working for years as an educator at Cleveland County Headstart. Dorothy would retire from being an educator.


She leaves to cherish her memory, a loving son, Bryant (Katherine) Segrest-Bell of Bryant, AR, a loving daughter, Debrisha “Dee” Scott (Antonio) of Little Rock, Ar, two loving brothers, Rev. Kenneth Wayne Segrest (Estelle) of Memphis, TN, Kenneth, one loving sister Carol (Celestin) Namouna of Forest City, Ar, four grandchildren, two great grands, nieces and nephews, a host of relatives and friends.


Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m, Saturday, August 1, 2020, at New Cemetery, Rison, Ar. A visitation will be held from 6-8p.m., at the P.K. Miller Mortuary, Friday, July 31, 2020.


Casie Sue Pierce


Casie Sue Pierce, age 61, passed away July 24th, Casie was born Sep. 3rd, 1958, in Richmond, California, to Jerry L Trusty Sr. and Sandra Trusty.


She is survived by Shane Grinstread, Todd Grinstread, and Lucas Pierce, all of Pine Bluff, her 2 sisters and brother in law Debra Sanchez, and Nancy and Robert Hyman of Friendship, life long friend Cheryle Adair of Sheridan and numerous other family members.


Casie was proceeded in death by her parents, her brother Jerry L Trusty Jr., and Russell Grinstread. Memorial services will be held 3pm-5pm July 31st, in the multiple purpose center at the White Hall Family Church.


Lawrence Ladd Jr.


Mr. Lawrence Paul Ladd, Jr. 57, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Marilyn Guy


Mrs. Marilyn Guy, 54, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


John Knight


Mr. John Knight, 87, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Alvena Jennings


Mrs. Alvena Jennings, 87, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.


Theodis Maddox


Theodis Maddox, 90, of Star City passed July 27, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be later by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.


Buddy Johnson Jr.


Buddy Johnson Jr. 66, of Pine Bluff passed July 27, 2020 at UAMS. Funeral arrangements will be later by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.