Pastor Larry C. Nance, Sr., 63, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. He was born in Pine Bluff to the late Rev. Charlie and Sadie Nance on July 29, 1957.
Pastor Nance was united in marriage with Rosemary Pitts in 1977. This union was blessed with one son, Larry Nance, Jr. Following Rosemary’s passing in May of 2003, Pastor Nance married Mary Evon Banks. They remained together until his death. Mary passed shortly after Pastor Nance.
Pastor Nance was a lifelong resident of Pine Bluff. He founded the True Worshippers Apostolic Church where he served faithfully as Pastor. He enjoyed preaching and teaching the word of God. He was a published author and will be remembered by his family for his great sense of humor. His mother will remember their Thursday visits and how he always referred to her as “young lady”.
Pastor Nance is survived by his mother, Sadie Nance; his son, Larry Nance Jr; his brothers, Jimmy (Brenda) Nance, Sr., Jerald Nance, Charles (Carolyn) Nance; his sisters, Terry Nance Gill, Lorri (Steve) Nance Thornton, Julia Nance Campbell; his five grandchildren and a host of other family members.
A graveside service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Pastor Lorri Nance Thornton of Friendship Baptist Church, Corning, NY, will officiate. Arrangements will be made by Brown Funeral Home located at 2704 Commerce Circle, Pine Bluff, AR 71601.
Marjorie Ann Walter Zuber, age 85, of the Hardin community, near White Hall, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020.
Born March 20, 1935 in Jefferson County, she was a daughter of the late Costello Walter and Mildred Owens Walter and attended Dollarway Schools.
Marjorie worked as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for many years. She served at the Pine Bluff Arsenal, Tyson Foods, and with several local ambulance services.
A member of Central Baptist Church for most of her life, she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also a member of the Pine Bluff-John McAlmont Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Marjorie was honored by the National American Heritage Committee in Washington, DC for her skill in doll crafting. She was also a member of the Grace Willing Workers Extension Homemakers Club where she served as historian.
Loving on her grandbabies and traveling around the world with her sisters were some of her favorite things to do.
She was the widow of John L. “Jack” Zuber who predeceased her in 2001.
Survivors include her children, Melissa Poe and husband Danny, Amanda Hill and husband Eddie, John Zuber and wife Becky, and Kathleen Burch and husband Ron; eight grandchildren, Josh Davenport, Lauren Roush and husband Heith, Jenny Thomasson and husband Jake, Lindsey Shearon and husband Sam, Tyler Zuber, Sydney Zuber, Jackson Burch, and Michael Burch; seven great-grandchildren, Gabe Davenport, Eli Davenport, Annabeth Roush, Wyatt Thomasson, Ava Shearon, Bennett Shearon, and Cooper Shearon; three sisters, Connie Herrin, Ruth James, and Cathy Jackson; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 11:30 a.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Brother Allen Elkins officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed for the protection of everyone attending. For online condolences, please visit FullerFunerals.com.
Roosevelt Dendy, passed away at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, August 19, 2020. He was born in Altheimer, Arkansas on July 18, 1945 to the late Roosevelt and Queen Esther Withers.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Lula Withers Culclager and his grandparents, Samuel Dendy and the late Elizabeth Atkinson Dendy and one son, Willie Dendy.
After graduating high school, he entered the United States Army on August 8, 1965 and was honorably discharged November 30, 1967. He was married to the late Dethera Shields McCauley who preceded him in death on January 16, 2016. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and grandfather.
He worked for the United States Postal Service for 38 years. He was a devoted member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Altheimer, Arkansas.
He is survived by one daughter, Willita Dendy of Grand Prairie, Texas; one grandson, Anthony Dendy, whom they adopted at a young age; sisters, Dianne Domineck of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Bernadette Miles of Humphrey, Arkansas; three brothers, Earnest Withers of England, Arkansas, Samuel Withers of Little Rock, Arkansas and Clinton Barnett of Westland, Michigan, four grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
A walk-through visitation will be held Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at the P.K. Miller Mortuary from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held 3 p.m., Wednesday, August 26, 2020 in the veterans’ section of Graceland Cemetery.