GLADYS LUCILLE HEMPHILL

July 27, 2019

Gladys Lucille Hemphill was born January 9, 1954 to the late Mary Lee and Shedric Hemphill in Crawfordsville, AR. She departed this earthly life on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at her home. Gladys accepted Christ at an early age at the New Mt. Pisgah Mis

CAROLYN L ASHWOOD

July 13, 2019

Sister Carolyn L. Ashwood was born November 9, 1941 to the late Emma Sharp Rembert and James Henry Jones of Jasper, Alabama. The family moved to Helena, Arkansas and she joined Beautiful Zion Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late

WILLIE ANN HARGROW

June 8, 2019

Willie A. Hargrow was born February 27, 1951 in Forrest City, Arkansas to the late Ira Hargrow and Alberta Hollowell. Willie received her formal education in the Helena – West Helena School District. Willie accepted Christ as her personal Sav

LILLIAN EVERLYN LOVELADY

June 8, 2019

Lillian Lovelady was born January 7, 1925 to the late Columbus Booth and Ruby Burke Lovelady. She departed this earthly life May 31, 2019 at Chi St. Vincent Infirmary, Little Rock Arkansas. Lillian confessed hope in Christ at an early at Spring La

YOLUNDIA RENAE BAILEY LOTT

May 25, 2019

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, Jesus stood surrounded by seven of heaven’s angels as they discussed God’s will concerning his daughter, Yolundia Renae Lott. Percious in the eyes of the Lord, the decision was made to call her home to heaven. Yolundia

EARNEST RAMSEY, JR.

May 18, 2019

Earnest Ramsey, Jr., affectionately known as “Promise” was born to the late Earnest Ramsey, Sr. raised by Russell and Pearlie Smith on August 9, 1938 in Helena, Arkansas. Although faced with many life challenges, Promise lived a full life. He

EARNEST KING MCGINISTER, SR

May 18, 2019

Earnest King “Mane” McGinister, Sr. was born April 25, 1928 in Helena, Arkansas to the late Jeff and Fannie Bell McGinister. He was the eleventh child, the last to be born. Brother Earnest accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at an ear

JAMES LEE GETTER

April 20, 2019

Mr. James "Jimmy" Getter, age 59, of Little Rock, AR, died Monday, April. 8, 2019, at Arkansas Health Center. He was born March 3, 1960, the son of Ulysses and Atlen Getter who proceeded him in death. He is survived by his daughter, Tabitha Parks an

EVELYN STEWART

April 20, 2019

Mrs. Evelyn Stewart was born September 6, 1918 to the late Chancey Woodie and Isabelle Ells in Lakeview, Arkansas. Surrounded by her loving and devoted family, she entered her eternal home April 10, 2019 in Mabelvale, Arkansas. Evelyn was raised i

ANNIE LAURA SANDERS

April 20, 2019

Obituary information will be updated at a later time.

Elisha Thomas BRIDER

April 6, 2019

Mr. Elisha Thomas Brider was born November 26, 1928 to the late George and Hannah Brider in McComb, Mississippi. Affectionately known as E.T., he departed this earthly life March 27, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Brider accepted Christ

LOTTIE BEATRICE SMITH

March 16, 2019

Lottie Beatrice Massey – Smith was born April 3, 1931 to Chessie and Lillie Massey in Lee County, Arkansas. Lottie confessed a hope in Christ at an early age at Old Zion Church, Marianna Arkansas. She later married Brother Willie Smith, Sr. on Dece

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HERMAN DOUGLAS PAYNE, SR.

March 9, 2019

Herman Douglas Payne, Sr., 90, of Helena, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on February 27, 2019. Herman was born October 8, 1928 to Irene Payne in Hughes, Arkansas. During his childhood the family moved from Hughes, Arkansas to Leland, Mississippi

SADIE DEAN HANKS

February 27, 2019

Sadie Dean Hanks was born October 8, 1943 to the late Willie T. Thomas and Wiliena Polk Thomas. Sadie grew up in West Helena, AR, where, after receiving permission from her high school principal, she married the late George T. Hanks III in 1962, and

SAMUEL LEE WILLIAMS

February 23, 2019

Samuel Lee Williams was born on August 26, 1963 to the late Mary “Mae Lillie” Steele and Charlie Williams, Sr. in Wabash, Arkansas. Samuel was the eighth out of eleven children born to this union. Samuel was preceded in death by his father; Ch

LILLIE B STAPLES REED

January 19, 2019

Life of Lillie B. Staples – Reed began August 1, 1942. She was born to the late Dan and Beatrice Staples in Mississippi. Lillie B. accepted Christ as her personal Lord and Savior at an early age. She joined Power House Church of God and Christ,

MELVIN EARL LONZO, JR.

January 19, 2019

Melvin Earl Lonzo Jr. was born July 11, 1982 in Helena, AR to the late Melvin Earl Lonzo Sr. and Carolyn Joanne Hines. The apostle Paul said our life is like a vapor; his vapor ended on this side January 8, 2019. Now he lives eternally with our fathe

RUTHIE LEE DUNCAN

January 19, 2019

Ruthie Lee Duncan was born November 27, 1958 in Elaine, Arkansas to Wiley and Irene Duncan. Ruthie accepted Christ at an early age. Later, she joined First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Jerome Webb. Ruthie attende

LAWRENCE BROWN

January 12, 2019

Lawrence Brown was heavenly blessed to Ann William and Ernest Brown on Sunday, October 9, 1976 in Helena – West Helena, Arkansas. Lawrence attended Beech Crest, Westside, and Eliza Miller Jr. High School in Helena – West Helena, Arkansas. He fini

WILLIE MAE SMITH

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

EVELYN WALKER

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

SIDNEY RANDLE, SR.

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

SARAH LEE SAMPLE

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

WILLIE B. WARREN

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

CURTIS "JAKE" LEE JORDAN

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