Cindi Ard

Cindi Lou Ard, 69, of Bismarck, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord August 25, 2020. She was born June 28, 1951, in Pine Bluff to William Floyd and Marjorie Lucille Spurlock Foster.

Mrs. Ard received her education at Pine Bluff High School. She had worked 29 years for Simmons Bank retiring from the Bank Card Department.

Mrs. Ard enjoyed camping, cooking, gardening and spending time with friends and family, especially her great-grandchildren. She was a member of Lakeside United Methodist Church and Providence Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Michael Rose, her second husband, James Russell Ard; her mother; sister, Vicki Floyd Foster; step-mother, Carolyn “Mimi” Foster.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ann Romine of Bismarck; son, Jared Michael Rose (Julie) of Louisiana; her father, W.F. “Bill” Foster of Hot Springs; step-sons, Bryan Ard of Malvern and Gordan Ard of Crystal Springs; brother, Lyle Foster (Lael) of Little Rock; sisters, Rhonda Gardner of Camden and Lisa Melton (Scott) of Bellevue, Nebraska; grandchildren, Katelynne Frazier (Nick), Kyle Johnston, Lauren Rose, Olivia Rose, Hunter Romine and Lucille Rose; great-grandchildren, Ezra Johnston, Emmett Johnston and Trinity Frazier along with a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 28, 2020 at Robinson’s from 5-7 PM.

Graveside service by Ralph Robinson & Son will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Providence Cemetery with Reverend Doyle Caldwell, Reverend John Michael Romine and Reverend Lance Walker officiating.

The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice and Dr. Muldoon and staff at Genesis Cancer Center for their wonderful care of Mrs. Ard. Online register:

Marzell Hampton

Mrs. Marzell Hampton, 95, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed Tuesday, August 18, 2020. She was born September 6, 1924, in Jefferson, Arkansas to the late Veola Buford and Verdie (Warren) Buford.

Her memories will be cherished by: her sons, Leandrew Hampton and Marshall Hampton, both of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; daughter Marzell Hampton of Little Rock, Arkansas; 18 grandchildren; 52 great grandchildren and 18 great-great grandchildren.

View 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Brown Funeral Home Pine Bluff, AR. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2020, at Brown Funeral Home by Pastor Brandon Clay. Interment in Graceland Cemetery. Services are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

Varris Crosby

Varris Kaye Crosby, 56, of Pine Bluff, passed away August 19, 2020. Graveside Service will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery with Pastor James Rice, Jr. officiating by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Visitation was from 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at Paradise Funeral Home. “Only Paradise Can Serve You Better!”

Mary E. Nance

The memorial service for Apostle Mary E. Nance will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at 6:30 P.M. at the P.K. Miller Chapel.

Due to COVID -19, P.K. Miller is unable to accommodate all potential guests on this night. We are asking the general public to view the service live on the Periscope App under the page named TRUE WORSHIPPERS at the scheduled time. The family of Apostle Mary E. Nance and the members of True Worshippers Apostolic Church thank you in advance for your prayers and understanding during this time.

Porter Johnson III

Porter Johnson III, of Pine Bluff passed Monday August 24, 2020 at JRMC. Arrangements by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.

Nolan McAfee

Nolan McAfee, of Pine Bluff passed Monday August 24, 2020 at JRMC. Arrangements by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.

Harold Scott Sr.

Mr. Harold Scott Sr,, 67, passed away August 20, 2020, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Service by Perry Funeral Home.

Lorandall Carter

Mr. Lorandall Carter, 39, passed away August 25, 2020, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Service by Perry Funeral Home.

Ozie Johnson

Mrs. Ozie Johnson of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020, atJefferson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by the P.K. Miller Mortuary.