Our Obituaries

Sharon Ann Anders

March 25, 1958 - October 18, 2014

Sharon Ann Anders, age 56, of Cleveland, TX, formerly of Crossett, AR, passed away on October 18, 2014. She was born on March 25, 1958 in Crossett, AR to her parents, Garland Durwood and Lois Nell Locke Carpenter. Sharon was a homemaker. She loved to fish and to attend the Astro games. Mrs. Anders was a member of Pine Forest Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents...
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Malcolm Maloney, Jr.

August 30, 1931 - October 9, 2014

Malcolm Maloney Jr. was born on August 30, 1931, to the late Malcolm Maloney and Leola Fulks. He was the fourth born of eight children. He was preceded in death by his father, Malcolm Maloney, his mother, Leola Fulks, his brother, Maurice Maloney, and his sisters, Dorothy Brown, Alice Day, Mae Helen Maloney and Mary Joe Fulks. The mother of his children, Kiria Maloney; two sons, Ronald Dean...
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Ernestine Inez "Teenie" Roberts

July 23, 1917 - October 7, 2014

Earnestine Inez "Teenie" Roberts, age 97, of Crossett, AR passed away on October 7, 2014 at the Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on July 23, 1917 in Ashley County, AR to her parents, Daniel Mason and Effie Mae Coody Farmer. Mrs. Roberts was a homemaker; enjoyed gardening and working with flowers. She always remembered to call friends and family to wish them a happy birthday or a...
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Billy Joe Holder

October 11, 1937 - September 30, 2014

Billy Joe Holder, age 76, of Crossett, Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at home – losing his battle with cancer. He was born on October 11, 1937 in Louisville, Mississippi, to the late Mary Hisaw Holder and Joe Love Holder. He was also preceded in death by his son, Christopher Woods Holder. After graduation from Crossett High School in 1955, Holder attended Delta State in...
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Lyman B. Pierce

September 22, 1936 - September 27, 2014

Lyman B. Pierce, age 78, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Saturday, September 27, 2014. He was born on September 22, 1936 in Dearborn, MI, to his parents, Vernon Hall and Alberta Gertrude Holbert Pierce. He was a member of First Church of God. Mr. Pierce never met a stranger and always had a smile and a very caring heart. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Charlene Pierce; his...
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Madrid Octavia Madden

October 15, 1919 - September 22, 2014

Madrid Octavia Madden, age 94, of Crossett, AR, passed away on September 22, 2014. She was born on October 15, 1919, in Farmville, Bradley County, AR, to her parents, Clifton Green and Mollie Lee Sloan Castleberry. Mrs. Madden, a member of the Crossett Church of Christ, was a homemaker, a co-owner and cook in two local restaurants, and a nurse's aide. She was a master at crochet, attacked...
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Luther "Luke" Clark

June 24, 1927 - September 19, 2014

Luther "Luke" Clark, age 87, of Crossett, AR passed away on September 19, 2014 at his residence. He was born on June 24, 1927 in Jonesboro, AR to his parents, Luther Nathanial and Iva Lee Stinson Clark. Mr. Clark retired from Georgia Pacific Paper after 46 years of service and was a United States Air Force Veteran, having served in WWII. He was a member of the VFW Post 9360. Mr. Clark was a...
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Fannie Mae Denney

May 4, 1934 - September 18, 2014

Fannie Mae Upshaw Denney, age 80, of Crossett, AR passed away on September 18, 2014 at the Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on May 4, 1934 in Spearsville, LA to her parents, Charlie and Manie Rhodes Upshaw. Mrs. Denney was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, reading, crocheting and camping. She loved her family. Mrs. Denney was a member of North Crossett First Baptist Church. She...
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Charles Lexie Rickman, Jr.

September 6, 1956 - September 17, 2014

Charles Lexie Rickman, Jr., also known as "Pops" or "Hillbilly", age 58, of Crossett, AR passed away on September 17, 2014 at his residence. He was born on September 6, 1956 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Charles Lexie Sr. and Shirley Mae Carter Rickman. Mr. Rickman had been a Welder for Arkansas Oregon Pneumatics for many years. He enjoyed mechanic work, hunting, fishing and the outdoors. ...
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J.E. "Jack" Willis

February 20, 1931 - September 16, 2014

J. E. "Jack" Willis, age 83, of Crossett, AR passed away on September 16, 2014. He was born on February 20, 1931 in Milo, AR to his parents, Jefferson David and Flonna Gilmore Willis. Mr. Willis was a construction worker. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Willis was a member of Pine Forest Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Irene Leona Brantley...
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Deborah Inez Cannon

November 29, 1951 - September 15, 2014

Deborah Inez Hamilton Cannon, age 62, of Crossett, AR passed away on September 15, 2014 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR. She was born on November 29, 1951 in Hamburg, AR to her parents, Euel Lamar and Bonnie Dee Hamilton. Debbie was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She enjoyed the sunshine, yellow roses and was an avid reader. Dancing and listening to music was...
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Martha Lou Hoffman

April 1, 1935 - September 11, 2014

Martha Lou Page Hoffman, age 79, of Crossett, AR passed away on September 11, 2014 at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She is now at rest with her heavenly father. Mrs. Hoffman was born on April 1, 1935 in Broken Bow, OK to her parents, Charlie and Willie Lee Page. Martha was a graduate of Crossett High Class of 1954. She was a member of South Main Baptist Church. Her past months...
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Jack Welton Thiele

April 26, 1950 - September 11, 2014

Jack Welton Thiele, age 64, of Monticello, AR passed away on September 11, 2014 at Jefferson Regional in Pine Bluff, AR. He was born on April 26, 1950 in Dermott, AR to his parents, William Emmett and Media Marie Calloway Thiele. Mr. Thiele was a mechanic for tractors and automobiles. He enjoyed fishing. Mr. Thiele was a member of Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Monticello. He was...
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Jett Harbison Moffatt

September 10, 2014

Jett Harbison Moffatt, infant son of Josh and Randi Moffatt, passed away on September 10, 2014 at the Ashley County Medical Center. He was greeted in heaven by his great grandparents, Jerry Mac Pennington, Harbison "Hob" and Nancy Moffatt, Ernest and Atha Lee Humphrey and Orrel Grider. In addition to Josh and Randi, Jett is survived by his grandparents, Jim Moffatt and Angie Moffatt, David...
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Jesse Harrison

December 4, 1919 - September 10, 2014

Jesse Harrison, age 94, of Wentzville, MO, formerly of Crossett, AR passed away on September 10, 2014. He was born on December 4, 1919 in Fordyce, AR to Lee G. and Grace Pennington Harrison. Mr. Harrison was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 68 years, Martha Lane; one son, Kenneth Lane; his twin sister, Bessie McFarland and three brothers, Roy, G.W. and Carl Douglas. He was a 1939...
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Tracey Michael Cox

March 20, 1986 - September 9, 2014

Tracey Michael Cox, age 28, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. He was born on March 20, 1986 in Heidelberg, Germany to his parents, Marc and Kathy Eckoff Cox. Mr. Cox attended Stuttgart Church of Christ and enjoyed cooking and the culinary arts. He was preceded in death by his mother, Kathy Cox. Survivors include his wife, Keli Willis Cox of Crossett, AR; his dad,...
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Mary Margaret Pugh

September 9, 2014

Mary Margaret Braswell Pugh, 86, died September 9, 2014 at Marsh's Edge on St. Simons Island retirement community. Mrs. Pugh was born in Bonham, Texas, but she spent most of her life in Ashley County, Arkansas, in the towns of Crossett, where she graduated from high school, and Hamburg, where she and her husband made their home and raised their children. Mrs. Pugh is predeceased by her...
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Ellie Dea Jenkins Maxwell

December 16, 1921 - September 7, 2014

Ellie Dea Jenkins Maxwell, age 92, of Bryan, TX, formerly of Crossett, AR, passed away on September 7, 2014. She was born on December 16, 1921 to her parents, Jess and Mary Jenkins in Crossett, AR. Mrs. Maxwell was a member of Wallers Chapel Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jess and Mary Pickle Jenkins; her husband, Terry Maxwell; one grandson, Raymond Sanderson, Jr....
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Sue Hayden Robbins

July 30, 1935 - August 31, 2014

Sue Hayden Robbins, 79, of Crossett, Ark., died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Sue was born on July 30, 1935, in Jackson, Miss., to Lela and Carl Hayden. She graduated from Eudora (Ark.) High School in 1953. She earned a bachelor's degree in education from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston in 1957. For 40 years, Sue taught hundreds of Crossett and southeast Arkansas students how to play the...
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Jo Ann Phillips

May 31, 1933 - August 20, 2014

Jo Ann Deal Phillips, age 81, of Crossett, AR passed away on August 20, 2014. She was born on May 31, 1933 in Fountain Hill, AR to her parents, Jesse Jackson and Mary Holland Deal. Mrs. Phillips was an Executive Assistant to the President of Ashley, Drew & Northern Railroad; also having worked for First National Bank of Crossett and the Crossett Lumber Co. She taught second grade Sunday...
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Marie Ellison

October 25, 1918 - August 19, 2014

Marie Ellison, age 95, of Crossett, AR passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. She was born on October 25, 1918 in Alba, TX to her parents, Leonard and Iva Bowden Willis. Marie was a homemaker and an active member of the Baptist Church all her life, except when they retired and moved across the street from her daughter (Pat) which she attended church with her, and was very active member until...
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Catherine J. Edmonston

February 17, 1926 - August 16, 2014

Catherine J. Edmonston, age 88, of Crossett, passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2014. She was born on February 17, 1926 in Crossett to her parents, Charlie and Lummie Sutton Johnson. Mrs. Edmonston retired from Georgia Pacific # 1 Mill after working as a secretary for 44 years. She liked to work in her yard, work crossword puzzles, fish, and was a wonderful hostess. She was a member of North...
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Lois Dickerson Farmer

January 27, 1933 - August 14, 2014

Lois Dickerson Farmer, age 81, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at her home. She was born on January 29, 1933 in Crossett, AR to her parents, Wiley Britton and Sadie Townsend Lochala. Mrs. Farmer was a homemaker and enjoyed working with flowers and decorating. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church; she was very involved with the Girl's Auxiliary, the Director of...
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Leland Edward Barnett

February 2, 1940 - August 3, 2014

Leland Edward Barnett, age 74, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at his home. He was born on February 2, 1940 in Crossett, AR to Leroy and Sybil Ware Barnett. Leland was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Norman Lee Barnett. Leland was a 1959 graduate of Crossett High School. After graduation, he attended Northeast Louisiana University. He was also a...
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Parnell Jordan

May 6, 1922 - July 31, 2014

Parnell Jordan, age 92, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center. He was born in Crossett, AR, on May 6, 1922 to his parents, Charlie and Ollie Pogue Jordan. Mr. Jordan was a mechanic for over 50 years at Jordan's Garage with his brothers and loved to tinker with clocks and various items. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church. He was...
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Forrest Webb

September 25, 1932 - July 28, 2014

Luther Forrest Webb, age 81, of Little Rock, AR, formerly of Crossett, passed away July 28, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center. He was born on September 25, 1932 in Marianna, AR to Guy and Ethel Webb. Forrest was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Milton Webb; sister, Barbara Webb Groves Hankins; daughter-in-law, Karen Holloway Webb; grandson, Jeff Gammel and the mother of his children,...
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Lavern Perry

April 30, 1925 - July 19, 2014

Lavern Perry, 89, of Marianna, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. She was born April 30, 1925 in Crossett, Arkansas to Fulton Johnson and Cleo Sutton Johnson. Mrs. Perry lived in Crossett most of her life and was a member of Cloverdale Assembly of God Church. She is survived by four daughters, Jeannie Harrell of Cordova, Tennessee, Teresa Ball (Don) of Marianna, Jane Pennington (Ray...
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Elsa Raye Phillips Cason

May 7, 1926 - July 14, 2014

Elsa Raye Phillips Cason, age 88, passed away July 14, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett, AR. She was born May 7, 1926 in Fountain Hill, AR to her parents, Robert R. and Ora E. Hester Phillips. She graduated from Fountain Hill High School and Draughon's School of Business in Little Rock. She worked for Arkansas Automobile Association several years. Mrs. Cason worked as a legal...
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Billy Earl Wilkinson

March 30, 1942 - July 12, 2014

Billy Earl Wilkinson, age 72, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center. He was born on March 30, 1942 in Crossett, AR to his parents, William Curtis and Hettie Murphy Wilkinson. He retired from Bemis as a fork lift operator. Mr. Wilkinson was a Christian; a member of American Legion Post 111 and the VFW Post 9360 and a Vietnam Army Veteran. ...
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Sammie Lee Tharpe

March 15, 1924 - July 3, 2014

Sammie Lee Tharpe was born on March 15, 1924 in Wilmot, AR to Norman and Nancy Tharpe. He was one of nine children, with three preceding him in death. He departed this life at Life Touch Hospice in El Dorado, AR, where he battled a war that he was told would end way before now. He proved that only God has the power to call you home, and he did on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Mr. Tharpe...
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Carrie Mae Pamplin Dodd

September 9, 1932 - June 28, 2014

Carrie Mae Pamplin Dodd, age 81, of Crossett, AR passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado, AR. She was born in Hamburg, AR, on September 9, 1932 to her parents, Herman Calvin and Pearl Emory Pamplin. Mrs. Dodd retired as a quality inspector after 29 years of service with Georgia-Pacific. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. She...
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William Russell Woodman

February 22, 1957 - June 20, 2014

Funeral services for William Russell Woodman will be at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Rush Chapel, Hineston. Interment will follow in Fellowship Methodist Cemetery, Hineston under the direction of Rush Funeral Home. William "Bill" Russell Woodman, 57 years, passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014 in Crossett, AR. He was born, February 22, 1957 in Astoria Oregon and grew up on a livestock...
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James Albert Lochala

August 6, 1928 - June 20, 2014

James Albert Lochala, age 85, a lifelong resident of Crossett, AR passed away on June 20, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center. He was born on August 6, 1928 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Wiley Britton and Sadie Townsend Lochala. Mr. Lochala served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a retired Pulp Mill Operator for Georgia Pacific after 37 years of service. He loved fishing, hunting...
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Myrtle Leen Jenkins

April 7, 1930 - June 20, 2014

Myrtle Leen Jenkins, age 84, of Crossett, AR passed away on June 20, 2014 at the Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on April 7, 1930 in Crossett, AR to her parents, Tom Jack and Lonie Belle Barnett Watt. Mrs. Jenkins was a homemaker. She enjoyed fishing, camping and listening to blue grass music. Mrs. Jenkins was a member of Community Chapel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death...
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Theresa Smith Carter

November 23, 1954 - June 9, 2014

Theresa Smith Carter, age 59, of Crossett, AR passed away on June 9, 2014. She was born on November 23, 1954 in Natchez, MS to her parents, Billy Gene and Etta Anita Page Smith. Theresa was a homemaker and a member of Judson Missionary Baptist Church. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her father, Billy Gene Smith; her mother, Etta Anita Bradley; a brother, Billy Gene Smith, Jr.; her step...
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Cathrine LaNell Toney

May 17, 1924 - June 6, 2014

Cathrine LaNell Walsh Toney, age 90, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on May 17, 1924 in Sparkman, AR to the late Thomas, Sr. and Kathleen Reynolds Walsh. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Toney was preceded in death by her husband, Otto L. Toney Jr. and brothers, T.M. "Duffy" Walsh, Jr. and Abner Walsh...
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Lillian Christine Fox

August 22, 1925 - June 6, 2014

Lillian Christine Fox, age 88, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Friday, June 06, 2014 at Pinewood Health and Rehabilitation. She was born on August 22, 1925 in Kingsland, AR to her parents, Walter Dow and Minnie Lou Ella Foley Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Cloverdale Assembly of God Church. Mrs. Fox was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Fox; a son, David E. Fox and a...
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William "Bill" Homer Courson

December 20, 1946 - June 3, 2014

William "Bill" Homer Courson, age 67, of Crossett, AR passed away on June 3, 2014 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital. He was born on December 20, 1946 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Robert O. and Carolyn Marie Word Courson. Mr. Courson was a retired Millwright after 30 years of service to Georgia Pacific and an Air Force Vietnam Veteran. Bill enjoyed duck hunting and fishing. He loved his family...
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J.L. Jeffers

July 21, 1947 - June 2, 2014

Mr. J. L. Jeffers, age 66, of Crossett, AR, lost his battle with cancer on June 2, 2014. He was born on July 21, 1947 in Portland, AR to his parents, Carl and Louise Jeffers. J. L. was a native and lifelong resident of Crossett. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and loved the outdoors. He was employed by U. S. Dunnage and an active member of the Crossett Masonic Lodge #576 and also a District...
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Nannie Dean Doss Maheras

January 17, 1924 - June 2, 2014

Nannie Dean Doss Maheras, age 90, of Fayetteville, AR, died peacefully on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Washington Regional Hospice in Fayetteville, AR. She was born in Warren, AR to her parents, Arthur and Ethel Aultman Clark. Mrs. Maheras was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Odessa Migrothy and two brothers, Seth Clark and Birdie Clark. Mrs. Maheras married Ray Doss in 1945 and lived...
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Lewis H. Horton, Jr.

October 12, 1926 - June 1, 2014

Lewis Hiram Horton Jr., DDS, age 87, of Crossett, AR died peacefully in the morning of June 1, 2014. He was born on October 12, 1926 in El Dorado, AR to his parents, Louis and Cecelia Schneider Horton. After graduating from El Dorado High School, he served in WWII as a Merchant Marine before attending Loyola University in New Orleans where he received his degree in dentistry. Dr. Horton...
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Imogene Young

May 20, 1925 - May 29, 2014

Imogene Stanley Young, age 89, of Crossett died Thursday at Pinewood Health and Rehabilitation in Crossett. She was born on May 20, 1925 to her parents, Artie and Bessie Bonds Stanley. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, John Dawson Jackson and L.L. Young, one son, Roger Smith, two daughters, Brenda Jackson Brantley and Sandra Jackson Fruge. Mrs. Young was a Baptist. She...
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Bobby Jack Chambers

December 27, 1932 - May 27, 2014

Bobby Jack Chambers, age 81, of Crossett, AR passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, AR. He was born on December 27, 1932 in Crossett to his parents, Festus Enoch and Denver Doris Atkins Chambers. Mr. Chambers worked for the Crossett Company and Georgia-Pacific for twenty-five years and then owned Chambers Real Estate and Appraisal Company in Crossett, AR. He...
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Thomasene Anders

January 27, 1928 - May 20, 2014

Thomasene Anders, age 86, of Crossett, AR passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Life Touch Hospice in El Dorado, AR. She was born on January 27, 1928 in Smackover, AR to her parents, Thomas Bradford and Lou Anna Ford Rodgers. Mrs. Anders was a former employee of Bemis Bag Company and a member of North Crossett First Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, fishing and working with flowers. ...
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Travis Wayne Lewis

January 11, 1954 - May 11, 2014

Travis Wayne Lewis, age 60, of Hermitage, AR passed away on May 11, 2014 at UAMS in Little Rock, AR. He was born on January 11, 1954 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Travis Lavon and Annie Mae Lord Lewis. Mr. Lewis was a machinist at Georgia Pacific. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, painting, model airplanes and crafts. Mr. Lewis was a member of North Crossett First Free Will Baptist Church. ...
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Zemery Dewayne Noble, Jr.

November 16, 1929 - May 10, 2014

Zemery Dewayne Noble Jr, age 84, of Crossett, AR passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at his home. He was born on November 16, 1929 in Stillon, AR to his parents, Zemery D. Sr. and Mamie Kate Pickel Noble. Mr. Noble was a member of First Baptist Church and IAM. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Elvin Noble and a sister, Margery Tucker. ...
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J.C. Loggins, Sr.

April 4, 1909 - April 27, 2014

Mr. J. C. Loggins was born in Strong (Union County), Arkansas on April 4, 1909, to Andrew and Hattie (Wilder) Loggins. He is survived by his dear sister, Ora Lee Tillman and was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: George, John, Joe "Nig", Elberta, Hattie Mae and Lily. On April 25, 1937, he married Eva Maria Holmes, a union that brought forth nine children: Charles (Wilma), James ...
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Abie Gerald "Jerry" Dixon

June 8, 1939 - April 22, 2014

Abie Gerald "Jerry" Dixon, age 74, of Crossett, AR passed away on April 22, 2014 at UAMS in Little Rock, AR. He was born on June 8, 1939 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Palmer Carl and Katherine Stratton Dixon. Mr. Dixon had served in the U. S. Air Force and was a Millwright for Georgia Pacific. He was an avid fisherman. Jerry enjoyed gardening, reading and watching the Arkansas Razorbacks. ...
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Geraldine Finch

April 7, 1926 - April 7, 2014

Geraldine Yeatman Finch passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014 at her home in Crossett. Born April 7, 1926 at the Old Crossett Camp she moved to Crossett as a youth when the camp was closed. She was a homemaker, loved to work in her yard, read, and spend time with her family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crossett. She is preceded in death by her parents Ludie and Lydia Arnold...
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Vickie Heath Rowe

December 1, 1952 - April 5, 2014

Vickie Heath Rowe, age 61, of Crossett, AR died April 5, 2014 in Memphis, TN at the Methodist University Hospital. She was born on December 1, 1952 to her parents, Flem and Ida Mae Davis Heath. She was an office manager for Link Investments in Crossett. Mrs. Rowe was a member of Beulahland Assembly of God Church, Crossett Lions Club and a member of West Crossett Fire Department. She also...
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Elizabeth Ann Johnson

August 22, 1940 - March 30, 2014

Elizabeth Ann Johnson, age 73, of Crossett, AR passed away on March 30, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, AR. She was born on August 22, 1940 in Crossett, AR to her parents, Johnnie Riley and Dorothy Locke Henderson. Mrs. Johnson was a secretary for North Crossett Elementary for about 10 years. She was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of North Crossett and...
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Frankie L. Haynes

November 18, 1925 - March 19, 2014

Frankie Lou Schilders Haynes, age 88, of Crossett, AR went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 19, 2014. Mrs. Haynes was born on November 18, 1925 in Bradley County to her parents, W. A. (Ned) and Willie Beatrice Schilders. She retired from the Arkansas School for the Blind in 1994. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to anyone she met. She loved and lived to...
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Rebecca Jane Brown

December 15, 1938 - March 19, 2014

Rebecca Jane Flemister Brown passed away on March 19, 2014. She was born on December 15, 1938 in Fountain Hill, AR to Fred and Lela Mae Baker Flemister. Mrs. Brown was a member of North Crossett First Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing music, singing and working in genealogy. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Brown; her parents; one brother, Eddie Flemister and a daughter,...
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Barbara Doss

June 16, 1938 - March 15, 2014

Barbara Jean Doss, age 75, of Crossett, AR passed away on March 15, 2014 at St. Vincent's in Little Rock, AR. She was born on June 16, 1938 in Hamburg, AR to her parents, Harry and Eunice Irene Culp Grant. Mrs. Doss retired from FairField Trucking. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Rusty Doss. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Gary Doss of Crossett, AR; two sons,...
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Billy Wade Moffatt

March 31, 1943 - March 15, 2014

Billy Wade Moffatt, age 70, of Crossett, AR passed away on March 15, 2014 at LifeTouch Hospice in El Dorado, AR. He was born on March 31, 1943 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Harold and Jeanne Kitley Moffatt. Mr. Moffatt was retired from Georgia Pacific after 39 years of service and was a steward for the IAM Union for 14 years. He served in the National Guard. Mr. Moffatt served for 37 years...
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Rebecca "Becky" R. Thompson

September 18, 1946 - March 14, 2014

Rebecca "Becky" Ruth Thompson, age 67, of Crossett, AR passed away on March 14, 2014 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, LA. She was born on September 18, 1946 in El Dorado, AR to her parents, J. A. "Tim" and Rose Richards Howard. She leaves a legacy of strength and courage, a life of victory during times of want and times of plenty. She will always be remembered for the love she gave so...
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Joyce Ann Bellott

June 18, 1934 - March 8, 2014

Joyce Ann Bellott, 79, of Daingerfield, TX, died Saturday, March 8, 2014. Joyce was born June 18, 1934 in Litchfield, IL to the late Virgil and Frances Westbrook Roach. She was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church and former employee of Delta Fabrications. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Woodie Keith Bellott, brothers, Robert, Gene and Virgil "Butch"; sisters, Rose May...
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Annetta "Netta" Langley

January 6, 1948 - March 6, 2014

Annetta "Netta" Langley, age 66, of Crossett, AR passed away on March 6, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on January 6, 1948 in Crossett, AR to her parents, Melton J. and Lessie Lois Aiken Pennington. Mrs. Langley loved to play tennis. She was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church. Mrs. Langley was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Myrna Cummins. Survivors...
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Merle Bardin Kennedy Bee

April 16, 1918 - February 21, 2014

Merle Bardin Kennedy Bee, age 95, of Crossett, AR passed away on February 21, 2014 at Stonegate Villa Health & Rehab. She was born on April 16, 1918 in Oakland, LA to her parents, James Bithel and Jesse Murray Bardin. Mrs. Bee was a business clerk for Ashley County Medical Center. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, fishing and traveling. Mrs. Bee was a member of First Baptist Church and the Golden...
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Virginia M. Harbour

August 2, 1930 - February 16, 2014

Virginia M. Harbour, age 83, of Crossett, AR passed away on February 16, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on August 2, 1930 in Cedartown, GA, to her parents, Elmer S. and Rena Mae Ledbetter Moss. She retired from Georgia Pacific Tissue Mill as a quality control inspector after many years of service. Mrs. Harbour was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband, O....
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Ruth A. McManus

June 30, 1936 - February 14, 2014

Ruth Ann McManus, age 77, of Crossett, AR passed away on February 14, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on June 30, 1936 in Canton, IL to her parents, Cecil and Mildred Suydam. Mrs. McManus was a Registered Nurse and an Eastern Star. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Crossett and also attended First Baptist Church. Mrs. McManus was preceded in death by her...
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Wanda Towns Harrison

August 23, 1952 - February 13, 2014

Wanda Towns Harrison, age 61, of Huttig, AR, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2014. She was born on August 23, 1952 in Harper Springs, AR to her parents, G. E. and Betty Bolton Towns. Mrs. Harrison was an LPN and enjoyed crafts, jewelry making and singing; and she had a special love for animals, especially, her three chihuahuas, Prissy, Fancy and Allie. She was preceded in death by her...
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Ammie Louise Hilburn Hurst

March 26, 1938 - February 10, 2014

Ammie Louise Hilburn Hurst, age 75, of Crossett, AR passed away on February 10, 2014 at St. Vincent's in Little Rock, AR. She was born on March 26, 1938 to her parents, Richard Cecil and Myrtle Louise Berry Hilburn. Mrs. Hurst was a homemaker and visited United Pentecostal Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Ricc C. Beyard. Survivors include; four sons, Anthony Wayne...
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Imogene Ray Gray

July 11, 1918 - February 9, 2014

Imogene (Granny) Ray-Gray, age 95, completed her journey on earth on February 9, 2014. She had been a resident of Garland Rehab and Nursing Home in Hot Springs, AR for the past five years. Granny was born on July 11, 1918 in Philadelphia, MS to Henry Milton Ray and Lee Una Clark Ray. She moved to Crossett, AR as a child and met her husband of 47 years, Odell C. Gray. They married on July...
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Ruby Mae Curtis

May 3, 1924 - January 30, 2014

Ruby Mae Curtis, age 89, of Crossett, AR passed away on January 30, 2014 at Pinewood Health & Rehabilitation. She was born on May 3, 1924 in Atkins, AR to her parents, John and Alice Wilson Cossey. Mrs. Curtis was a homemaker and an immaculate housekeeper. She loved flowers and working in her yard. She was a member of Beulahland Assembly of God. Mrs. Curtis was preceded in death by her...
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James "Deryl" Courtney

April 29, 1938 - January 24, 2014

James "Deryl" Courtney, age 75, of Crossett, AR passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 at University Health in Shreveport, LA. He was born on April 29, 1938 in Ingalls, AR to his late parents Covern Courtney and Alma Sharp Phillips. Mr. Courtney was a Baptist, United States Air Force Veteran and retired from Georgia-Pacific. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. Survivors include his wife,...
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Harold F. West

November 18, 1933 - January 22, 2014

Harold F. West, age 80, of Crossett, AR, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born November 18, 1933 in Kingsland, AR to his parents, Gus and Hilda West. Mr. West was a member of Grace Christian Fellowship. He retired from Jade's Super Foods as store manager after several years of service. In his earlier years, he enjoyed bowling and softball;...
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Dr. Don H. Burt

January 19, 2014

Dr. Don H. Burt, 81, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014, at home in Durham, NC. He was born in Crossett, Arkansas to the late Frederick Murray Burt and the late Hattie Mae Ready Burt. Dr. Burt attended college in Arkansas on a football scholarship and attended medical school at Tulane University. He was an Orthopedic Surgeon at the Bone and Joint Clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana. Dr. Burt...
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Lee Ella Ely

September 26, 1917 - January 19, 2014

Mrs. Lee Ella Ely peacefully and quietly passed away after 96 wonderful years on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on September 26, 1917 to her parents, William Paul and Lou Ella Oden Sawyer. Mrs. Ely was a homemaker and will be remembered as a wonderful, beautiful lady that loved her family and friends. She enjoyed gardening and was at her happiest...
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Eddy Dean Smith

January 15, 1949 - January 15, 2014

Eddy Dean Smith, age 65, of Crossett, AR, passed away on January 15, 2014 at his home. He was born on January 15, 1949 in Crossett, AR, to his parents, W. D. and Myrtice Smith. Mr. Smith attended Assembly of God and enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his grandparents, Wesley and Deora Smith and Authur David and Mary Francis Smith. Survivors include one son, Stephen...
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Odelle Owens Johnson

July 5, 1921 - January 8, 2014

Odelle Owens Johnson, age 92, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. She was born on July 5, 1921 in Crossett, AR, to her parents, Chester A. and Richie Mae Barnett Owens. Mrs. Johnson was the founder and a teacher for the Carousel School for many years and a member of First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Arthur Richard Owens...
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James R. Smith

December 15, 1928 - January 5, 2014

James R. Smith, age 85, of Crossett, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2014 in Crossett, Arkansas. He was born December 15, 1928 in Lamar County, Alabama to his parents; Frances Marion and Donnie Rebecca Palmer Smith. Mr. Smith was a member of Pine Forest Missionary Baptist Church and was a retired millwright at Georgia Pacific. He enjoyed gardening, carpentry and hunting. He was...
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Eleanor Rose Barker

July 2, 1922 - January 1, 2014

Rose Howard Barker, age 91, of Crossett, AR passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at the Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on July 2, 1922 in Monticello, AR to her parents, Jess and Ruth Richards. Mrs. Barker worked in retail stores off and on for 40 years but never allowing it to interfere with what she loved most and that was her family and friends. She was a quiet giver to those...
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Kathryn Marie Jones Dean

July 14, 1931 - December 30, 2013

Kathryn Marie Jones Dean, age 82, of Crossett, AR, passed away on December 30, 2013 at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation. She was born on July 14, 1931 in Huttig, AR to her parents, Marion Ezra and Mollie Catherine Vestal Jones. Mrs. Dean was a member of Community of Christ and liked to sing gospel music. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, George, James and...
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Teri Lyn Pennington Jordan

September 9, 1954 - December 28, 2013

Teri Lyn Pennington Jordan, age 59, of Crossett, won her battle with ALS on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at her home. She was born on September 9, 1954 in El Dorado, AR to her parents, Melvin and Ruby Jenkins Pennington. Mrs. Jordan had worked as a CNA with Home Health prior to becoming ill. She was a member of the First Church of God and enjoyed spending time with family and grandchildren. ...
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Thomas Franklin "Tom" Childers

February 7, 1914 - December 25, 2013

Thomas Franklin "Tom" Childers, formerly of Crossett, AR, went to be with our Lord at age 99 on December 25, 2013 at his daughter's residence in Ovilla, TX. He was born on February 7, 1914 in Ashley County, AR to his parents, Franklin and Edna Harris Childers. Mr. Childers retired from Georgia Pacific after 40 years of service. He was a Baptist and an avid fisherman and hunter. He was...
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Virginia McMahan

August 21, 1920 - December 20, 2013

Willie Virginia Farrish McMahan, age 93, of Crossett, AR passed away on Friday, December 20, 2013. She was born August 21, 1920 in Watson, AR to her late parents, James Augusta and Lula Mae Farrish. Mrs. McMahan was retired from North Crossett Utility Co. serving from 1971 until 1983; served on the Ashley County Medical Center hospital auxiliary. After her retirement she worked at Jones...
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Gary Dean Gilbert

January 15, 1940 - December 17, 2013

Gary Dean Gilbert, age 73, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at the Ashley County Medical Center. He was born on January 15, 1940 in Fordyce, AR to his parents, Fines and Lonie Barnes Gilbert. Mr. Gilbert was an avid outdoorsman and a Baptist. He was retired from Georgia Pacific as a shipping supervisor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his...
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Macelle McDougald

December 11, 1930 - December 7, 2013

Macelle Dell McLeod McDougald, age 82, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on December 11, 1930 in Wilmot, AR, to her parents, Harvey Irvin (H.I.) and Mabel Crawford McLeod. She was an active member of Magnolia Baptist Church and Holland Hunting Club and enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing. Mrs. McDougald was preceded in...
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Nancy Rufus Burchfield

December 10, 1927 - December 4, 2013

Miss Nancy Rufus Burchfield age 85 of Thomasville, AL died December 4, 2013 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born December 10, 1927 in Hamburg, AR. Miss Burchfield was a retired registered nurse and was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church and the Order of Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee Roy and Ophelia Jordan Burchfield, five brothers,...
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Ira Blann

April 12, 1919 - December 4, 2013

Ira Oree Burchell Blann, age 94, of Crossett, AR passed away on December 4, 2013 at Cherry Ridge Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born on April 12, 1919 in Crossett, AR to her parents, Lawson Elliott and Myrtle Elizabeth Sutton Burchell. Mrs. Blann had been a paper tester for the Crossett Company. She enjoyed watching football, gardening, camping and fishing. Mrs. Blann attended Wallers...
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William Rayford "W.R." Blankenship

May 6, 1919 - November 29, 2013

William Rayford "W.R." Blankenship, age 94, of Crossett, AR passed away on Friday, November 29, 2013 at his residence. He was born on May 6, 1919 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Alford Jackson and Elizabeth Coody Blankenship. Mr. Blankenship was an entrepreneur, having interest especially in logging, cattle and rental properties. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, five...
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Frances Elizabeth Toney

September 17, 1930 - November 27, 2013

Frances Elizabeth (Betty Fran Berry) Toney, 83, of Hot Springs Village, AR went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 27, 2013. She was born on September 17th, 1930, to Walter and Olive Berry of Warren, Arkansas. They later moved to Crossett where she was a graduate of Crossett High School, Class of 1948. While in high school, "Betty Fran" played a coronet in the band and was a drum...
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Gloria Nell "Polly" Robertson

April 2, 1927 - November 24, 2013

Gloria Nell "Polly" Robertson, age 86, of Crossett, AR passed away on November 24, 2013 at the Stonegate Villa Health & Rehabilitation. She was born on April 2, 1927 in Crossett, AR to her parents, Willard and Katy Frank Ladd Toney. Polly was the co-owner of Robertson Outboard Service. Mrs. Robertson was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents;...
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Sarah Jacqueline Herrington

February 2, 1928 - November 13, 2013

Sarah Jacqueline "Jackie" Herrington, age 85, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on February 2, 1928 in Austin, AR to her parents, Clifford and Ruth Gunter Cooper. Mrs. Herrington was a homemaker and loved to work in her yard. She was a member of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Kelcy Delmar Jordan

June 2, 1930 - November 2, 2013

Kelcy Delmar Jordan, age 83, of Crossett, AR passed away on November 2, 2013 at his residence. He was born on June 2, 1930 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Delmar Denton "Biggon" and Cynthia Barnett Jordan. Mr. Jordan was a retired welder from Georgia Pacific and had served in the Air Force. He enjoyed fishing, camping, reading his bible and he loved his cats. Mr. Jordan was a member of Pine...
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Bennie Williams

May 11, 1934 - October 28, 2013

Bennie Williams, age 79, of Huttig, AR departed from this life on Monday, October 28, 2013 at his home. He was born on May 11, 1934 in Crossett, AR to the late Inez and James Williams. Mr. Williams worked many years for Olin Kraft and retired from Plum Creek after many years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Amanda Lee Jordan...
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Paul Marcus Savage

September 25, 1972 - October 27, 2013

Paul Marcus "Sal" Savage, age 41 of Crossett, AR passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013. He was born on September 25, 1972 in West Monroe, LA to his parents, Robert Allen and Ramona Childers Savage. He was a welder at Ram-Fab, Inc. and loved to fish and hunt. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Allen "Bob" Savage. Survivors include his mother, Ramona Savage of Lake Village, AR; one...
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Dorothy Grace Cook

July 4, 1922 - October 19, 2013

Dorothy Grace Cook, age 91, of Crossett, AR passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013. She was born on July 4, 1922 to her parents, William Edgar and Clara Chapman Ellis Berry in Crossett, AR. Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church. Also, she had served as a volunteer for the Ashley County Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary. She was preceded in...
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Grady Maurice "Creeks" Hanry

September 19, 1937 - October 3, 2013

Grady Maurice "Creeks" Hanry, age 76, of Farmerville, LA, formerly of Crossett, AR passed away on October 3, 2013. He was born on September 19, 1937 in Three Creeks, AR to his parents, Goyne and Gladys Barron Hanry. Mr. Hanry was a retired maintenance supervisor after 41 years of service. He loved gun collecting, woodworking and traveling. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. ...
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Frances Gilmore

February 27, 1949 - October 2, 2013

Mrs. Frances Townsend Gilmore, 64, of Crossett, AR entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 2, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on February 27th, 1949 to Lewis and Margie Townsend in Jackson, MS. She grew up in Lena, MS and still called it her hometown. She was married to the love of her life, Phillip Gilmore for nearly 39 years. Fran held a...
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Charles L. McClain

November 5, 1927 - September 27, 2013

CHARLES L. McCLAIN Charles L. McClain, 85, of Crossett passed away September 27, 2013. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. at Lacey Cemetery on Saturday, September 28, 2013, with Dr. L.H. McCollough officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on September 27 at Jones Funeral Home in Crossett. Born November 5, 1927, to Charlie and Tommie Gardner McClain of Drew County, Charles...
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Michael David Smith

December 30, 1948 - September 25, 2013

Michael David Smith, age 64, a lifetime resident of Crossett, AR went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 25, 2013, after losing his battle with cancer. He was born on December 30, 1948 in Crossett, AR to his parents, Nelson and Dora Dean Smith. Mr. Smith served in the U. S. Navy from 1968 – 1972. He retired from Georgia Pacific Paper Operations in October 2011, having worked in the...
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Henry Earl Gates

November 8, 1939 - September 15, 2013

Henry Earl Gates, age 73, of Crossett, AR passed away September 15, 2013 at his home. He was born November 8, 1939 in Bonita, LA, to his parents, Henry and Eva Jane Meeks Gates. Mr. Gates was a Vietnam veteran and retired from Georgia Pacific. He was preceded in death by his parents and nine siblings. Survivors include two daughters, Fleta Stell and Connie Lloyd, both of Crossett, AR; two...
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Lee JR Denney

September 3, 1929 - September 15, 2013

Lee JR Denney, 84 years of age, went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 15, 2013 after a year long battle with cancer. He retired as Master Sergeant after a 20 year career in the Air Force, during which he served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He also retired with over 20 years of service to Dow Chemical in Pierre Part, Louisiana. He became a resident of Crossett, AR in 1988 when he...
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Linda K. White

July 11, 1941 - September 11, 2013

Linda Kaye White, age 72, of Crossett, AR passed away on September 11, 2013 at Glenwood Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 11, 1941 in El Dorado, AR to her parents, J. A. "Tim" and Rose Richards Howard. Linda was a dedicated wife, mother, and homemaker. She was well known throughout the community for her exceptional cooking. Linda also enjoyed working at Jones Flower Shop for...
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Dorothy Virginia Fairchild Stewart

February 17, 1936 - September 5, 2013

Dorothy Virginia (Fairchild) Stewart, age 77, of Flowood, Mississippi, died on September 5, 2013. Mrs. Stewart was born on February 17, 1936 in Fountain Hill, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin L. Stewart of Crossett, Arkansas and her parents, James Clark Fairchild and Winnie Helen Fairchild of Fountain Hill, Arkansas. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah S. O...
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Jacqueline Porter

January 15, 1952 - August 31, 2013

Jacqueline (Jackie) Porter, 61, of Crossett, died Saturday, August 31, 2013. She was born in Nacogdoches, Texas, to her mother Wilma Hatton Porter who preceded her in death. Her maternal grandparents, Ame Hatton and Inez Hatton of Nacogdoches, Texas, who reared her since she was three, also preceded her in death. She is survived by her sister Suesette Porter of Crossett; her brother Allan...
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Betty Buckley Gillum

July 4, 1924 - August 22, 2013

Betty Buckley Gillum, age 89, of Crossett, AR, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Ashley County Medical Center. She was born on July 4, 1924 in Magee, MS to her parents, Marion Elijah and Lillian Ward Buckley. Mrs. Gillum retired as a draftsman from Georgia Pacific after 20 years of service. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Crossett and a member of the Ashley County...
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Gloria Jean Bryant

December 18, 1946 - August 22, 2013

Gloria Bryant, age 66, of Hermitage, AR passed away on August 22, 2013 at her residence. She was born on December 18, 1946 to her parents, Richard L. and Arzona W. Howard Bryant. Ms. Bryant was a zookeeper for the Crossland Zoo and had also worked for Safeway in Ruston, LA for 26 years. She was a member of Egypt Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include three nephews, Scott Ray, Larry...
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