January 12, 2019

Willie Mae Staples Steele Smith was born December 25, 1947 to Dan W. and Beatrice Staples. She departed this earthly life December 31, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her parents; Dan and Beatrice Staples, two sis


January 5, 2019

Evelyn “Eveline” Walker was born to Mr. Charlie and Sally Walker on May 9, 1942 in Phillips County, Arkansas. Evelyn was received back into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on December 19, 2018. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parent


January 5, 2019

Fall was the season and the 23rd day of October 1938 in Phillips County, Lexa Arkansas was the time Sidney Randle was born to Frank Randle and Clara Kale Randle. Sidney confessed his faith in Christ at an early age at True Vine Missionary Baptist


January 5, 2019

Sister Sarah Lee Evans -Sample of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas at the age of 77 years old, passed away December 25, 2018 at the St. Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee. Sister Sarah Lee Evans-Sample was born on June 1, 1941, to the union of the l


December 22, 2018

William B. “Willie B.” Warren, the son of the late Okus and Verna B. Warren, was born on January 13, 1932 in LaGrange, Arkansas. At an early age, he professed his faith and hope in the Lord Jesus Christ and joined the New Hope Missionary Baptist


December 15, 2018

Curtis Lee Jordan, better known as “Jake”, was born in Lexa, Arkansas on June 2, 1949, to the late Sim and Ernestine Jordan. He was the fifth of their twelve children whom they loved and adored. Jake confessed a hope in Christ and was baptized


Cleveland Ashwood

November 17, 2018

Cleveland Ashwood was born July 1, 1935 in Lake Village, AR. to Nathan Ashwood Sr. and Angeline Ashwood. Cleveland, age 83, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Siblings proceeded him in death were



November 17, 2018

Mr. Henry O’Neal “Big Daddy,” “Bay Bay” Washington, Sr. was born September 7, 1923 to Mr. and Mrs. Manual Washington of Marianna, Arkansas. Henry Washington, Sr. departed from Earth to begin his eternal rest with his loving wife on Novem

Master Hayden Jamal Coleman

November 10, 2018

Master Hayden Jamal Coleman took flight to Heaven October 30, 2018. Already with the Lord, Master Hayden was born to Amy Coleman and Walter Fears. Master Hayden is preceded in death by his great great grandparents; Lula Mae Anderson and Luvenia Ea

Mimie Glass

October 20, 2018

Mimie was born November 21, 1944 to the late Asbe Tefera and Tirunesh Haile in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She was the wife of the late Everett Glass, Sr. She died Sunday, October 7, 2018 with loving family members and her nurse at her side. She leaves

Dr. Constance German Bland

October 13, 2018

Constance German was born on February 5, 1958 in Coahoma County, MS to Thomas and Mattie German. The seventh of thirteen children born to this union, she took tremendous pride in telling others that she was from Dog Bog, MS. She had three additional


September 9, 2018

Margaret Alice Sims Rutledge was born in Marvell, AR March 2, 1934 to the parents of Sammie and Mary L. Sims. Over the years she was known to her family simply as Gran. At the age of 16 she married her high school sweetheart Floydzell Key, Sr. concei


September 1, 2018


August 25, 2018

Cherrkisha Jones was born November 21, 1998 to Joseph Jones and Pamela Eaton. She departed this earthly life with her son Hayden DeShawn Lewis August 12, 2018. Cherrkisha confessed a hope in Christ at an early age at Beautiful Zion Missionary Bapt




August 11, 2018

Bro. Henry Kinsey was born November 19, 1954 to James and Gertrude Kinsey in Elaine, Arkansas. Henry accepted Christ as his personal Savior under the leadership of Reverend R.D. Jones at the Paradise Missionary Baptist Church. Bro. Kinsey later mo

Armelia Wilborn Eady

July 21, 2018

Armelia Eady Wilbon (Wilborn), daughter of the late Ed Eady, Jr. and Elizabeth Smith-Eady, was born on August 13, 1932 in Marvell, AR. She attended the public schools of Phillips County. At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ at Old

Marilyn Temple Rush Clarke

July 21, 2018

Mrs. Marilyn Temple Clarke was born July 9, 1958 in Helena, Arkansas to the late Willie and Mary Rush. Marilyn graduated from Barton High School in Barton, Arkansas. She continued her education at Phillips Community College where she received an A

Mae Bell Barnes Bowman

July 14, 2018

Mrs. Mae Bell Bowman Barnes was born November 8, 1925 to the late John Wesley and Frances Bowman in Wabash, Arkansas. She departed this earthly life June 30, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Mae Bell accepted Jesus Christ as her personal

Ethelman L. Johnson

July 8, 2018

Mr. Ethelman Lee Johnson, 80, crossed the threshold of life on September 14, 1937 in West-Helena, Ar. to the late Mr. Wesley Johnson, Sr. and Mrs. Gertrude Johnson. He attended Eliza Miller High School. He declared his hope in Jesus Christ at an e

Quick Jaleel Luckett, Jr.

July 7, 2018

Master Quick Jaleel Luckett, Jr. took flight to Heaven June 27, 2018. Already with the Lord, Master Luckett was born to Tenesha Eaton and Quick Luckett, Sr. Master Luckett is preceded in death by his great great grandparents; Luvenia Eaton, Horace

Bessola Robinson

June 23, 2018

Bessola Robinson was born to the union of Thomas and Sarah Campbell in Helena, Arkansas. She received her formal education at Eliza Miller School. Bessola accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and joined Beautiful Zion Missionary Baptist C


June 16, 2018

Arvester Brown was born November 2, 1956 to the late Isiah and Ollie Lee Brown in Lambrook, Arkansas. He departed this earthly life June 6, 2018 at Baptist Health Medical Center, Little Rock Arkansas. Arvester confessed a hope in Christ at an earl


June 2, 2018

John Lee Palmer passed away May 23, 2018 in Helena, Arkansas at the age of 80. He was born on February 5, 1938 in Helena, Arkansas. He was the son of Mr. Elijah Palmer and Annie Mae Humphries. John was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Chur

Johnny Lee Barnes

May 26, 2018

Johnny Lee Barnes, Sr. was born on March 29, 1947 to the late Fletcher and Maebell Barnes, Sr. of Turner, Arkansas. Johnny Lee Barnes, Sr. graduated from Marvell High School Class of 1965. He was a proud member of the Future Farmers of America. He