Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

History At Griffin Leggett Funeral Homes & Memorial Parks, our story spans more than a century. It is a proud tradition, an honorable heritage and a history that we share with the communities we serve. Our experience guides our care, and our history reminds us that we are first and foremost a family serving families — we are people to depend on. In fact, Griffin Leggett Funeral Homes were named �Best of the Best� funeral homes in 1998 by readers of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Community Involvement At Griffin Leggett, we take pride in being part of the communities we serve. In addition to providing professional and caring funeral service to Arkansas families, we are proud to offer the use of our facilities to local organizations for meetings or get-togethers. We also provide grief seminars and support groups, memorial services, hospice programs and a Memorial Tree program to remember loved ones during the holidays. Our Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Location Healey & Roth Funeral Home was founded in 1905. In 1974, it merged with Griffin Leggett Funeral Home, which was established in 1936. The strong traditions of Griffin Leggett and those of Healey & Roth combined to create an establishment capable of providing unparalleled professional and personal service to Little Rock families. At Griffin Leggett, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. Griffin Leggett also offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility.


Our Obituaries

Mary Ruth Rafe

March 24, 1927 - April 21, 2017

Mary Ruth Goodson Rafe of Little Rock, passed away Friday, April 21st, 2017 in peace and comfort at Hospice Home Care surrounded by family and many Angels of Mercy. She was born March 24th, 1927 in Corley, Arkansas, the youngest of eleven siblings. She was the widow of the late Harry B. Rafe.She leaves to cherish her memory a loving son, Michael, and a daughter, Sherri Doerpinghaus and son in-law...
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Mary Ruth Rafe

March 24, 1927 - April 21, 2017

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Louie Bruce Huffman

June 5, 1956 - April 20, 2017

Louie Bruce Huffman, of Little Rock, died April 20, 2017. Born June 7, 1956 at Malvern, Arkansas, he was the son of Erath Franklin and Norma Lee Graham Huffman. The last 13 years of his IRS service he was an instructor for the visually impaired and trained them in tax law and tax accounts. There were at least several hundred people that went through his training. He also assisted the visually...
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Helen R. ZIMMEREBNER

October 12, 1928 - April 20, 2017

Helen Rose Zimmerebner, 88, of Little Rock, died on April 20. 2017. Helen was born on October 12, 1928 in St. Vincent, Arkansas to Freda and Joseph Zimmerebner. She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Marie, Angeline and Josephine Zimmerebner, Albertine Oswald, Ernestine Hum and infant brother, Andrew Henry Zimmerebner. After graduating from Jacksonville High School, Helen’s...
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Nora J. HARRIS

November 10, 1932 - April 18, 2017

Lenora J. Harris, 84, of Little Rock, passed away April 18, 2017.She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Harris, sons, Ricky and Ronnie Cullen, daughter, Debbie DelCampo and sister, LaVerne Haynes.Nora was a member of Mabelvale Church of Christ, a community activist and strived every day to make it a goal to help others, even if it’s one person.Nora devoted her life to touch the...
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Doris Jean Williams

February 8, 1948 - April 13, 2017

Doris Williams, 69, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on April 13, 2017. Born February 8, 1948 to the late Bennie and Erma Erwin, Doris was devoted to her family, her friends and her faith. He was a selfless soul with a generous spirit and brought laughter with her wherever she went. She was an intelligent, eccentric lady who loved camping, outdoor adventures, and spending time with the...
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Mary Kay Young

April 5, 1928 - April 13, 2017

Mary Kay Young, 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 13, 2017 in complete contentment having lived a joyful and fulfilling life. She was born to Carl and Violet Bratcher on Petit Jean Mountain and enjoyed her childhood there. Mary was a believer in Jesus Christ since childhood and was a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock for many years. Mary Kay worked with her...
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Ruth Howe Slovak

March 11, 1925 - April 10, 2017

Mrs. Ruth Howe Slovak, 92, a long-time resident of Pasadena, Texas, passed away in her sleep in Maumelle, Arkansas on Monday, April 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Louis, and son, David. She also joins her siblings: W.D. Howe, Henry Howe, Charles Howe Jr., Mary Howe, Irene Howe Gately, Maggie Howe Scroggin, and her parents. She is survived by her nieces and nephews:...
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Ralph Edward Staneart

August 17, 1943 - April 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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William Joseph Newman

November 25, 1941 - April 8, 2017

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Marinelle C. Page

March 9, 1926 - April 7, 2017

Marinelle Coffman Page, 91, of Little Rock, was born March 9, 1926 in Little Rock to parents Ruby Ridley and Herbert Roy Coffman. She passed away April 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Ashley Coffman of Conway and her sister Claire Childres of Little Rock. She is survived by her beloved husband of 75 years, Loran D. Page, her daughters Carol Woodall of Oregon and...
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Effie Beth Venable

November 22, 1924 - April 7, 2017

Effie “Beth” Venable of Sherwood went to be with her heavenly father, April 7, 2017, at the age of 92. Effie was born November 22, 1924 in Humphrey, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Charles Venable. Effie and Charles loved kids. Although they never had any children they would have been loving parents. She was a Navy wife and liked to talk about her time...
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Pauline Smith Howard

April 9, 1920 - April 6, 2017

Pauline Smith Howard of Little Rock passed from this life at home on Thursday, April 6, 2017. She was born in Hardy Arkansas, April 9, 1920 to Joseph L. and Francis A. Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents and nine siblings: Levi, Leroy, Raymond, Elbert, Orpha, Eva, Ruth, Jean and Joseph C. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Karen and son Larry. Pauline was a loving...
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Lena Julia Shamlin

February 2, 1922 - April 5, 2017

.Lena Julia Shamlin (Toto), 95 of Little Rock, Ark. passed away Wednesday, April 5th, 2017. She was born February 2nd, 1922, to the late Charles Edward and Rena May Lockert. Lena was of Baptist Faith and loved her Lord and Savior. Lena was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Edward Shamlin, as well as her parents and other siblings. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, son, Lynn Edward...
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Patricia Jean Talley

April 10, 1930 - March 31, 2017

Loving wife, mother and friend, Patricia J. Talley, 86, of Maumelle, AR passed away March 31, 2017 at home. She was born April 10, 1930 in Oklahoma City, OK, the daughter of Wm. Elvin (Doc) and Ruth Payne.Patricia (Ms Talley) was an elementary school teacher at Roper Elementary in Little Rock for 36 years. She loved teaching 1st grade and teaching children to read. She was a talented artist and...
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Gordon Hall

October 16, 1962 - March 30, 2017

Gordon Hall, 54 of Bryant passed away March 30,2017. Gordon was born October 16, 1962 in Yuba City, California to Gordon O’Dell Hall and Jessie Mae Hall, who was a Pentecostal minister.He is survived by his wife, Rachel Hall, Children, Christina White, Jennifer Cox, Jessica Hall and Brandon Hall. His brother Tommy Stratton and Sister Darlene Bunt. Grandchildren, Brandon Hall, Dylan White,...
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James Bishop

February 16, 1951 - March 28, 2017

James Russell Bishop, age 66, of Maumelle, passed away March 28, 2017.He was born February 16, 1951, in Little Rock. He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Russell Bishop and a sister, Cynthia Ann Bishop.James is survived by his wife, Cindy Bishop; his mother, Maxine Willmuth; a sister, Mandy (Scott) Farquhar; a nephew, Will Farquhar; niece, Stacy (Craig) Evans; and two great-nieces,...
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Ruth Elizabeth Windham

September 26, 1923 - March 26, 2017

Ruth Elizabeth Pillman Windham peacefully went home to her Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Affectionately known as MoMo to her grandchildren and great grandchildren, Ruth was born on September 26, 1923, in Spring Creek, Missouri. She was one of seven children born to Benjamin Bonner Pillman and Mary Elizabeth Dillon Pillman. She grew up in south central Missouri and met her future...
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Earl Brewer

October 21, 1931 - March 25, 2017

Earl Edward Brewer, Jr., age 85, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was born on October 21, 1931, in Little Rock, to Earl Edward Brewer, Sr. and Ethel L. Brewer. Earl was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Edward and Horace, and his wife of 42 years, Joyce. He is survived by his sons, Mike (Teresa) Brewer of Little Rock and Andrew (Amy) Brewer of...
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Charles GREGORY

February 23, 1926 - March 25, 2017

Charles Gregory, 91, of Arkadelphia, Arkansas was born February 23, 1926 in Mabelvale, Arkansas to S. A. Gregory and Arkie Fuller Gregory and passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017. He is survived by his granddaughter, Brooke Gregory of Arkadelphia, daughter-in-law Martha Smith and step son-in-law Michael Smith both of Bismarck, Arkansas as well as Betty Rittenberry and many extended family and...
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William Hayes Bridges

July 10, 1936 - March 24, 2017

William Hayes Bridges, 80, of Little Rock Arkansas, went to be with his Savior Jesus Christ on March 24th, 2017. Bill was born in Batesville, Arkansas on July 10th, 1936. He was a Loving Husband, Father, Brother and a Friend to many, many people. Bill was a retired Veteran of the United States Air Force with close to 30 years of dedicated service to our great country. After retirement, Bill...
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Randy Russell

June 3, 1954 - March 23, 2017

David Randall “Randy” Russell, 62, of Little Rock passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017,from complications of a massive stroke. He was born in Little Rock on June 3, 1954 to parents David Carl Russell and Eloise Crow Russell. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother-in-law, Bennie Hutcheson. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Eloise Russell, his sister, Ann...
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Joselyn Velazquez-Cuevas

March 23, 2017 - March 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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Bettie J. Kirtley

February 4, 1928 - March 21, 2017

Bettie Joe Kirtley, 89, of Little Rock, Arkansas died Tuesday night, March 21st, 2017. Bettie was born Bettie Joe Davis on February 4, 1928 in Norphlet, Arkansas. She grew up just outside Little Rock off of Highway 5 close to the Old Stagecoach House. She married Troy Lee Kirtley on March 31, 1947 in Benton, Arkansas. Together they raised eight children; George Neal, Linda Diane, Troy Eugene,...
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Glenda Perciful

May 4, 1945 - March 19, 2017

Glendowlyn "Glenda" Fay (Sunior) Perciful 71 of Hensley, AR, entered heavens gates on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Born May 4, 1945, the daughter of Garford and Billie DuBose Sunior.She attended Franklin Elementary, Southwest Jr. High, and Little Rock Central High. After high school some of the places she worked were UAMS, Savers Bank, Home Interior, Dillard's, Perciful's Hot Dogs,...
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James Rayburn Purifoy

January 19, 1935 - March 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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Charlie Jean Brakebill

January 1, 1927 - March 12, 2017

Charlie Jean Brakebill, 90, of Little Rock, went to be with the Lord on March 12, 2017. She was born in Nashville, Arkansas on January 1, 1927 to Percy and Josephine Holt.She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Felton D. Brakebill, son, Fred Lee Brakebill and five siblings.She is survived by three daughters, Linda Brakebill, Suzanne Whitman (John) and Rita Watson (Mike); eleven...
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Claire Ashline Miller

September 28, 1960 - March 9, 2017

Claire Ashline Miller of Maumelle went to her Lord and Savior, March 9th after long complications stemming from Leukemia. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Miller, daughter Becky Zarella of Tampa, FL, her son Ryan Ingram of Searcy, Arkansas and her parents Dwynne and Rita Ashline and sisters Paula Belken and Denise Brunner of South Carolina. Claire worked at Arkansas Children's Hospital...
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Barbara Sue Stern

January 28, 1937 - March 9, 2017

Barbara Sue Stern, of Little Rock, was a force in life and celebrated in death — she died March 9, 2017. Born in Bayside, Queens in 1937, she graduated from Queens College with a degree in liberal arts. She was an intellectual titan, insatiably curious, profoundly empathetic and kind, and an unrivaled judge of character. Her thirst for knowledge led to a ravenous consumption of books,...
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Zola Standard

August 13, 1930 - March 4, 2017

Mother Zola Mae White was born August 13, 1930 in Marie, Arkansas to the late Joel White and Tempie E Stone. Mother Zola Mae (White) Standard transitioned to be with the Lord on Saturday March 4, 2017 at age of 86.On April 3, 1954 in Braggadocio, Missouri she married Overters Standard. They later moved to Benton, Arkansas were they resided. Mother Standard later joined Mount Zion Baptist Church...
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Jacob Slutsky

January 1, 1928 - March 4, 2017

Jacob Slutsky, 89, of Little Rock died on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Born in Minsk, Republic of Belarus, Jacob was only 13 when he was separated from his parents during World War II and spent 4 years at an orphanage. There he met his wife of over 61 years, Rita. Jacob was an outstanding engineer and a selfless person, who never thought of himself as he constantly sought the welfare of others. His...
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Martha Donham

December 10, 1924 - March 3, 2017

Martha Louise Venable Donham, 92, of Little Rock, AR, departed this life to live with her Lord and Savior on March 3, 2017. Martha was born December 10, 1924 and after being born in Bonita, Louisiana she lived the rest of her life in Little Rock. Martha was a loving wife to her late husband, Gordon Ralph Donham, as well as a loving and devoted mother to her three children and two stepsons.Martha...
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Bessie Marie Cypert

February 13, 1930 - February 27, 2017

Bessie Marie Cypert, age 87, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. She was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, the daughter of Clarence Ray Sr. and Lula Bell Ray. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Carrolene Phipps, grandson, Bradley M. Cypert, brother, Clarence Ray Jr., and sister, Gladys Douglas.She is survived by a son, Maruice (Robyn) Cypert, and daughter Quinda (John) Holder,...
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John Lock

March 22, 1931 - February 26, 2017

John Edward Lock, Sr., 85, of Little Rock, died February 26, 2017. Born March 22, 1931 in Little Rock, he was the son of Peter Louis and Brigetta Fisher Lock. A graduate of Little Rock Tech High, he also graduated from SMU School of Banking and was a longtime employee of Worthen Bank and retired from Arkansas Bankers Bank. He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church, the...
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Phyllis Marie Easterly

October 25, 1920 - February 25, 2017

Phyllis Marie Easterly, 96, of Little Rock, passed away on February 25, 2017. Marie was born in Booneville, Arkansas to Olin and Eliza Cauthron who preceded her in death along with her sister, Lavelle Elliott and most importantly, her husband and love of her life, Richard O. Easterly, who passed on the same day seventeen years ago.Marie is survived by daughters Phyllis DeVolder Burke of Little...
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Hector R. Parodi

September 14, 1932 - February 24, 2017

Hector Parodi, 84, of Little Rock, passed away Feb. 24, 2017. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina to Ismael and Elsa Parodi, he was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Alberto Pane. Hector was a veteran of the Argentine Navy. He moved his young family to Oakland, California, in 1960, in search of the American dream. His successful career included accounting for Jacuzzi, manager of Western...
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Virginia Oneal Dyer

November 3, 1928 - February 21, 2017

Virginia Oneal Dyer, 88, of Little Rock, died February 21, 2017. Born November 3, 1928 at Tuckerman, Arkansas, she was the daughter of James H. and Anna Lucille Taylor Turner.Preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jay Bee Dyer, and infant sister, Lou Alice Turner, she is survived by her son, William Riley Adcock of Little Rock; brothers, James Lester Turner of St. Charles, MO, and Donald...
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Perry Gravitt

June 19, 1934 - February 17, 2017

Perry Gravitt Jr. of North Little Rock, passed away on February 17, 2017 at the age of 82. Perry was born on June 19, 1934 in Paden, OK, where he graduated high school. He worked for DuPont Automotive Refinish for 20 years as a territory salesman. In 1976, Perry and his first wife Lillis purchased Hackman Paint & Supply Co. Inc. in Little Rock, AR. Perry and his family expanded the...
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Perry Gravitt

June 19, 1934 - February 17, 2017

Perry Gravitt Jr. of North Little Rock, passed away on February 17, 2017 at the age of 82. Perry was born on June 19, 1934 in Paden, OK, where he graduated high school. He worked for DuPont Automotive Refinish for 20 years as a territory salesman. In 1976, Perry and his first wife Lillis purchased Hackman Paint & Supply Co. Inc. in Little Rock, AR. Perry and his family expanded the...
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John Kemp Kagy

July 26, 1935 - February 17, 2017

John Kemp Kagy, M.D.Born in Van Buren, Arkansas July 26, 1935, to Treva and John Russell Kagy, Dr. John passed away peacefully February 17, 2017, surrounded by family and in the arms of his loving wife.He attended elementary school in Van Buren public schools, then high school in Fort Smith at Saint Anne’s Academy. From there he attended Fort Smith Junior College and then Saint Vincent...
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John Kirkley

September 10, 1921 - February 17, 2017

John B. Kirkley, M.D. of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away February 17, 2017.He was born September 10, 1921, in Neosho, Missouri, to L.E. and Ethel Kirkley.He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Esta Kirkley, and brother, Roy Kirkley.John graduated from the University of Arkansas Medical School in 1948. He served in the Navy at the end of WWII and the Army from 1954 to 1964. He...
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Juanita Mae Gilbert

September 1, 1929 - February 17, 2017

"If I can help somebody along the way...then my living shall not be in vain." These lyrics could well describe how Juanita Gilbert lived her life. Offering a helpful hand was a legacy she leaves for all to follow. She was the first born child of Elisha and Idella Thomas in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Life's journey took her to the halls of Dunbar High School, where she graduated in...
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Phyllis A. BAILEY

August 11, 1928 - February 17, 2017

Phyllis Ann Dugan Bailey joined her heavenly family on February 17, 2017. She was born on August 11, 1928 in Cincinnati, Ohio and was the second child of Elizabeth Ann Herget Dugan and Daniel Robert Dugan. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Cincinnati and attended the University of Cincinnati.She met her future husband, Gladstone William “Bud” Bailey at the Newman...
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Margurett Dailey

October 7, 1921 - February 15, 2017

Margurett Gentis Dailey, 95 of Little Rock, passed away February 15, 2017. She was born October 7, 1921 to Arthur and Jenny Lee Gentis in Blackton, Arkansas. Margurett enjoyed sewing, knitting, gardening, and was a world class cook. She was a homemaker. With a spirit so gentle and kind like hers, she was always caring for her children, grandchildren, others in need, as well as her neighbors. ...
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Jessie Mae Vance

February 22, 1933 - February 12, 2017

Jessie Mae Vance, 83, of Little Rock, AR, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, February 12, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born February 22, 1933, in Perry, AR. She was the daughter of the late Jesse and Birtie Bright-Chambliss. She began her family when she married the late Amos Vance on Oct. 29, 1948. In addition to caring for her family, Jessie enjoyed 27 years of service as a...
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Roger Dale Stacy

October 27, 1953 - February 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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Sylvia Fason

July 23, 1940 - February 5, 2017

Sylvia Jean Fason of Little Rock passed away February 5, 2017.She is survived by son, Gregory Fason; daughter, Sonja Westerman; sister, Shirley Cox, all of Little Rock; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.Visitation will be Thursday, February 9, at 9:00 a.m. with a Celebration of Life at 10:00 a.m. at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth.
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Jerry Gladys Anders

August 29, 1925 - February 3, 2017

Gladys Geraldine “Jerry” (Sharp) Anders, 91, of Little Rock died February 3, 2017. She was born in Little Rock August 29, 1925.She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas H. “Pete” and Gladys C. Sharp, and by her husband of 62 years, Lawrence Ray Anders.She is survived by two sons, Mike Anders and his wife Bette, and Patrick Anders, of Little Rock. She is G.G. to six...
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Crystal Barnes

September 16, 1927 - February 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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Betty Jane Shepard

June 22, 1926 - January 25, 2017

Betty Jane Park (Mahurin) Shepard, 90, of Little Rock, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. She was born on June 22, 1926 in Little Rock to Earl and Maude Park. She graduated from Mount St. Mary Academy in 1943 and St. Vincent Infirmary Nursing School in Little Rock in 1947. Mrs. Shepard worked in the nursing field until she retired in 1987. She was an avid reader and could do the New...
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Helen Dwiggins

May 5, 1924 - January 23, 2017

Helen Files Dwiggins, age 92, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on January 23, 2017. Born May 5, 1924 to the late Gene and Pauline Files, Helen was a special lady. She was known for her love of family, friends, playing bridge, and all creatures great and small. Her love for adventure lead her to drive a demolition derby car, train pilots as a flight instructor for the Civil Air Patrol, and...
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Arguster M. Thomas

February 22, 1941 - January 23, 2017

Arguster M. Newsome Thomas, 75, of Little Rock, Arkansas was born in Monroe, Louisiana on February 22, 1941 and went home to be with the Lord on January 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by parents, Arguster R. Newsome and Emma Jones as well as four brothers and ten sisters. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Jimmy R. Newsome Sr. (Brenda), James Newsome, Sam Thomas, Cynthia Belin, ...
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Jean Ambort

March 21, 1932 - January 20, 2017

Ada Jean Ambort, 84, of North Little Rock, passed away January 20, 2017.She was born February 13, 1932, in Hermitage, Arkansas, to Ray and Ruth Neal. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Joseph L. Ambort, Sr., a brother, Ray Neal, Jr. and a sister, Patsy Dempsey.Jean was the Controller for the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas for nearly 20 years. She was previously the accountant...
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Mitchell Scott Stackhouse

December 19, 1964 - January 19, 2017

Mitchell Scott Stackhouse, age 52, entered into eternal peace on Thursday, January 19, 2017 in Benton, AR. He was born on December 19,1964. He is preceded in death by his father Jerrold Issac Stackhouse and his stepfather Kenneth Griffin. Scott is survived by his mother Sandra Griffin of Conway, AR; five sisters, Tammy Stackhouse Miller (Mike) of Sulphur Springs, TX, Kimberly Stackhouse Pringle ...
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Velma Stacy

August 24, 1937 - January 18, 2017

Velma Louise Stacy, age 79, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Born to the late Charlie and Flora Ballard, Velma resided in Central Arkansas where she raised her children. She was renowned as a loving mother, faithful friend, and gardener. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband George Stacy, her son Wayne Oliver Sr., daughter Wanda Stacy, son...
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Sybil Lee Bunn

October 22, 1928 - January 17, 2017

Sybil W. Bunn, 88, passed peacefully on January 17, 2017 in Little Rock- a trailblazer in education and philanthropy. See ADG article “Stylish Educator” January 19th pg 4b.She leaves to cherish her legacy, Gwendolyn Kountz (Vincent), Sherman Steward (Alida); a special grandson, Kennian Short (Dee), five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, five sisters, two brothers, a special...
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Donald E. WILLIAMS

July 29, 1921 - January 17, 2017

Our Beloved Papaw, Donald Eugene Williams, 95, of Little Rock, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2017. He was surrounded by much of his family in the days prior to his passing. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God gave him peace in his final days.Don was predeceased by his parents, Osborne and Lorene Williams, and a son-in-law of 28 years, Jim Henry.Donald is survived by his...
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Eugene Bradfield

August 27, 1947 - January 15, 2017

Eugene Polk Bradfield, 69, of Little Rock, passed away January 15, 2017.He was born August 27, 1947, in Winnsboro, Louisiana.He was preceded in death by his mother, Agnes Helen Bradfield.Eugene was an Air Force Veteran and served during the Vietnam Conflict. He worked as a mechanic for U-Haul for 35 years.He is survived by his wife, Mary Edmiston-Bradfield, three children, Michelle Ceja of Little...
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W. Sloan Rainwater

April 9, 1923 - January 11, 2017

William Sloan Rainwater died January 11, 2017. Sloan was born in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas on April 9, 1923. He was one of four children of the late R.O. and Elizabeth Rainwater. A graduate of Little Rock High School (now Central). Sloan attended Little Rock Junior College (now UALR) before graduating from the University of Arkansas Medical School in 1946. On February 17, 1945, he married Lottie...
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Courtney Carmichael Jackson

November 5, 1951 - January 9, 2017

Mrs. Courtney Carmichael Jackson, age 65, passed away on January 9, 2017 after battling Alzheimer's for many years. Throughout her life, Courtney was a devoted mother, wife, sister, grandmother, friend and active member of the volunteer community and her church, Second Presbyterian. Courtney was born November 5, 1951 in Jackson, Mississippi the daughter of Cleo and GT Carmichael. Growing up...
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Wanda Louise Simpson

April 21, 1929 - January 5, 2017

WANDA LOUISE SIMPSON, 87, of Little Rock, went to be with our Lord on Thursday, January 5, 2017. She was born on April 21, 1929 in Joy, Arkansas, to the late Alice Irene Clay and Herman Garrison. Her early career included working for Gibson’s in Little Rock and ended in retirement from UAMS, medical billing department, where she made life-long friends. Her southern hospitality was...
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Mary Limon

November 10, 1914 - December 29, 2016

Mary Louise Durst Limon of Little Rock died December 29, 2016, at the age of 102.She was preceded in death by her parents, Matt and Margaret Laux Durst, eight sisters and one brother.Mary Louise graduated from Mount St. Mary Academy in 1932. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church and volunteered for many years at St. Vincent Infirmary until she was 95.She is survived by...
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Beverly Jean Sapp

August 27, 1952 - December 28, 2016

Beverly Jean Sapp, 64, of Little Rock, passed away December 28, 2016 at CHI St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas surrounded by family and friends. She was born on August 27, 1952 in Fort Benning, Georgia and was preceded in death by her father, James Lawton, Sr., mother, Verdell (Spencer) Lawton, and sister, Charlotte Lawton.Sis. Sapp graduated from Belair High School located in El Paso,...
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Jennifer S. Schoultz

November 1, 1965 - December 27, 2016

Jennifer Susanne Schoultz died Tuesday, December 27, in Little Rock, after a prolonged illness. She was born November 1, 1965, in Boulder, Colorado. She graduated from Hall High School, attended UAF, and completed nursing school at Baptist School of Nursing. She worked for a time as a registered nurse. She had a wonderfully outgoing personality. She loved her family, her friends, and her animals....
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Robert William Brooks

June 23, 1956 - December 26, 2016

"Robert William Brooks, born June 23rd 1956 in Oak Hill, WV passed December 26th 2016. Survived by his mother, Louise Brooks, brothers, Dennis and Darrell Brooks. His children, Robert Brooks II and Ariane Joens, and grandchildren, Ashton, Logan, Khloe, and Gunnar. He never met a stranger and will be missed."
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Francis L. Harrison

January 23, 1941 - December 26, 2016

Francis Leon "Buddy" Harrison Jr. was born January 23, 1941 in Little Rock,Arkansas to Francis and Bobbye Harrison. He died December 26, 2016 in Hockley,Texas at the age of 75 in the presence of his wife, Charlene Harrison. He is preceded in death by his first spouse Teresa Semasek Harrison who passed away December 29, 1999. He is also preceded in death by sister Robyn Jucas, his mother...
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Martha Coburn

July 24, 1934 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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Flora Ray Hoff

May 15, 1928 - December 21, 2016

NORTH LITTLE ROCK. Flora Ray Williams Hoff of North Charleston, South Carolina, passed away in North Little Rock, Arkansas on December 21, 2016. Flora was born on May 15, 1928, in Shallotte, North Carolina to Burt and Mary Williams. She married St. Elmo Hoff of Ridgeville, South Carolina on May 18, 1946 and they lived their entire married lives in North Charleston. She is survived by two...
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Lillian A. Mathews

January 2, 1929 - December 21, 2016

Lillian Arlene McEntire Mathews, 87, of Roland, AR, peacefully passed from this earth on December 21, 2016. She was born on January 2, 1929 to Herman and Ammie McEntire of Little Rock, AR. She is survived by her sister, Virginia Goshien; her children, Steven Mathews, Tena Clark (Tom), and Brenda Perry (David); eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was...
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Phyllis Redfern

March 11, 1924 - December 20, 2016

Phyllis Ruth Field Redfern, 92, of Little Rock, passed away December 20, 2016. She was born March 11, 1924, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Margaret Ross Field and Richard H. Field.She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, James Leslie Field, Richard H. Field, Jr., her sister, Jean Field Spragins, and her beloved husband of 60 years, Ernest Pettit Redfern.She is survived by her daughters,...
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Ralph J. Knabe

February 10, 1917 - December 19, 2016

Ralph J. Knabe, 99 of Little Rock, passed away December 19, 2016. He was born on February 10, 1917. He is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Jewell Hinson Knabe, and one granddaughter, Melissa Drennan Taylor. He is survived by his brother, Everett Knabe of Little Rock; his sister, Vivian Kinsel of Cassville, MO; his children, Johnny (Laura) Knabe, Judy (Doyal) Drennan, and Pamela (Roger)...
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Donella Talley

December 3, 1928 - December 19, 2016

Donella Elizabeth Talley passed away peacefully on December 19, 2016. She was born in Little Rock, Ark. on December 3, 1928, to Nicholas O’Donell Rosser, for whom she was named, and Mazell Rosser Doyle. A graduate of Mount St. Mary’s Academy, she attended both Brenau College in Gainesville, Ga. and Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. She married James R. Talley of Magnolia, Ark., and...
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Martha Ellen Means

October 1, 1952 - December 18, 2016

Martha “Marty” Means, age 64, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2016. She was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas on October 1, 1952 to Rollo and Mary Means. She is predeceased by her parents and sisters, Susie and Sandy. She was employed as an RN at CHI St. Vincent Little Rock for 42 years. She saw many changes and growth of the Infirmary. She was always...
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Jessie A. Hall

February 28, 1913 - December 17, 2016

Jessie A. Hall, 103 formerly of Little Rock, passed away December 17, 2016. She was born on February 28, 1913 in Blue Mountain, Arkansas to the late B.H. France Sr. and the late Monnie Finch France. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Morris Hall Sr.; her son, Morris Hall Jr.; her daughter, Mona Pedigo; six brothers; and one sister. She is survived by sons, Harrison (Bernice) Hall,...
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Ludie G. Jones

November 15, 1938 - December 17, 2016

Ludie Guyola Jones, of Lonoke, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016, at the age of 78. She was born, November 15, 1938 in Quitman to the late Olen and Atha Holland. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Joseph Jones, of Lonoke; daughter, Deborah Hill (Kevin) of Des Arc; son, Roy Jones (Melissa) of Lonoke; grandsons, Colin Maxwell Jones of Lonoke, Matthew Parker Hill and Zachary Duncan...
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Roy C. Paulette

December 29, 1917 - December 17, 2016

Roy Charles Paulette, Sr. of Little Rock, was born in Argenta, Arkansas on December 29, 1917 and died December 17, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gaston and Belle Paulet, his wife of 76 years, Marydell, and sons, Roy Charles Paulette, Jr. and Daniel Crawford Paulette. He is survived by his daughters, Judy McBryde and Liz Ashley (Troy); daughter-in-law, Mimi Paulette, as well as...
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Patsy Stolzer

October 29, 1942 - December 10, 2016

Patsy N. Stolzer, 74, of Conway, Arkansas, widow of Charles Stolzer, died December 10,2016. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is survived by her 3 sons Micheal and Leslie Stolzer of Rogers, Arkansas, David and Cindy Stolzer of East End, Arkansas, and Robert Stolzer of Conway, Arkansas. She is also survived by her 6 grandchildren Samantha Stolzer, Faith Stolzer,...
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Gertrude L. Shermer

December 2, 1923 - December 10, 2016

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Gertrude Shermer

December 2, 1923 - December 10, 2016

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Johnnie David McLeod

November 21, 1955 - December 9, 2016

Johnnie David McLeod of Batesville, Arkansas was lo birthborn November 21, 1955 and passed away on December 9, 2016. He is preceded in death by his wife Ellen McLeod, parents Oscar Lloyd McLeod and Mabel Gillmore McLeod. He was Church of Christ and worked as a chef at various restaurants in Arkansas.He is survived his son Kenneth McLeod and by two sisters, Mary Fite of Pampa, Texas and Glenda...
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Eleanor Gross

April 24, 1923 - December 9, 2016

Eleanor Schweig Gross, Age: 93 of Little Rock died on Friday, December 9, 2016. She was born April 24, 1923 in Little Rock, AR. She was the sixth of seven children born to Fannie and Edgar Schweig.She was predeceased in death by her parents; her beloved husband Carl-married 60 years; and four siblings: Rosalie Forman, Irwin (Buddy) Schweig, Mildred Golden, and Selma Koenig. Eleanor is survived by...
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Jean Hardin

September 26, 1933 - December 3, 2016

Jean Hardin, 83, of Little Rock was born September 26, 1933 and passed away on December 3, 2016. She is survived by her children Gary Hardin (Shana) and Diana Morey as well as 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren also her brothers M.P. and J.P. Williams. She was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church and was active for many years with the Multiple Scleroses Association Support Group...
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John Vowell

June 16, 1932 - November 28, 2016

Dr. John G. Vowell was born in Martin, TN 84 years ago and passed into the next phase of his life on November 28, 2016. John was member of the Masonic Lodge, a retired dentist, a devoted husband, and loving father. He practiced dentistry for 40 years starting in Wilmot, AR moving to Hazen, AR, finishing his career in Little Rock.He lived his life with passion and love while enjoying his...
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Rachel Rena Young

February 9, 1922 - November 28, 2016

RACHEL RENA ROUSE YOUNG “Who can find a virtuous woman? Her price is far above rubies.” This verse clearly describes Rachel Rouse Young of North Little Rock who went to be with her Lord on Monday, November 28, 2016. She was born February 9, 1922 in Carlisle to Noel and Jessie Pearson Rouse. She enjoyed many years as a beautician. She met the love of her life Joe Dean...
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Jimmy Wayne Hartwick

May 20, 1937 - November 27, 2016

My beloved husband, father, and Big Papaw, Jimmy Wayne Hartwick, Sr., 79, of Little Rock, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 27, 2016. He was born in Guy, Arkansas to Garland and Lois Hartwick on May 20, 1937. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Geneva Battles. Jim was president and owner of Ozark Acoustical Contractors, president of Western Hills Country Club of...
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Jo Ann Gann

March 11, 1932 - November 24, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Jo Ann Gann, 84 of Little Rock joined the angels in Heaven on Thanksgiving Day, November 24. Born in Alexandria, Louisiana on March 11, 1932 she was married to the love of her life, Jim for 47 wonderful years who preceded her in death in 2000. Jo Ann was active in the arts and created many beautiful paintings over the years. Her volunteer efforts were many including den leader for...
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Linda Diane Kirtley

December 12, 1947 - November 22, 2016

Linda Diane Kirtley, age 68, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on November 22, 2016. Born December 12, 1947 to Troy Lee Kirtley and Bettie Joe (Davis) Kirtley, Linda was a loving and devoted mother. She was known for her independence, fierce determination, and her hard work ethic. In addition to her love and devotion to family, she also loved the Lord and was of the Baptist faith. She is...
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Mattie Sue Vanlandingham

March 8, 1926 - November 21, 2016

Mattie Sue Vanlandingham, age 90, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on November 21, 2016. Sue was born March 8, 1926 in Okolona, Arkansas to the late H.A. (Alton) Hall and Anna Mae (Childers) Hall. She was retired from JC Penney after 25 years of service in the catalog and credit department. She will be remembered as a faithful wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and caretaker of her two...
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Robbie M. Boatright

January 27, 1932 - November 21, 2016

Robbie Marion Boatright, 84, of Little Rock, passed away on Monday November 21, 2016. She was born on January 27, 1932 near Zion (Battles), Arkansas. She grew up on a small farm and learned the value of hard work. After high school, she moved to Little Rock and married Emmett Boatright after a very short courtship. She was a homemaker most of her married life, supporting her husband and their two...
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George Thomas Gwatney

November 8, 1944 - November 18, 2016

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John Pete Jordan

July 8, 1946 - November 18, 2016

John “Pete” Jordan, affectionately known as “Peach”, entered into eternal rest on November 18, 2016 from his residence. He was born to Theodore J. and Johnnie L. Jordan on July 8, 1946 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He leaves to cherish his memory, three sons, John Deric Jordan (Little Rock, AR.), DeShawn Marc Williams-Jordan (Conway, AR.), and Joel Jordan (Reseda, CA.); three...
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Valerie Gail Elrod

December 18, 1950 - November 14, 2016

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Evelyn D. Marvin

April 22, 1919 - November 14, 2016

Evelyn Marvin, 97, of Little Rock was born April 22, 1919 in Little Rock to the late James Keck and Minnie Lee Darden Keck. She went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 14th, 2016 at Woodland Heights Nursing Home. She was a loving wife and mother. She loved animals and had a green thumb. She enjoyed gardening and working outdoors.She was preceded in death by her husband William J. Marvin and...
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Etta Jewel Barrett

July 10, 1924 - November 11, 2016

Etta Jewel Baker Barrett Bostian was born on July 10, 1924, in Biscoe, Arkansas to John A. and Effie Jewel Mullen Baker. She graduated from Moro High School in 1943 and attended Draughan's School of Business in Little Rock. During WWII, she worked for Western Union in both Little Rock and New York. In 1946, she began a lengthy career with Merrill Lynch and retired in 1979 after 33 years of...
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Roxanna Kaye Perez

January 18, 1947 - November 9, 2016

Roxanna Kaye Perez, 69, resident of Little Rock, Arkansas, for the past 16 years, born in Omaha, Nebraska, was called home on November 9, 2016, to join along side her father, Donald Hugill; her mother, Mildred Hugill; her brother, Carl Hugill; her son, Brian Mattman; and great-grandson Antonio Buck.She is survived by her husband, Eutorgio Perez; daughters, Leanna Perez and Tracy Garrett; her son,...
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Henrietta Elaine Simpson

September 19, 1939 - November 8, 2016

Henrietta Elaine Simpson, 77 of Little Rock, passed away November 8, 2016. She was born to Henry and Bernice Simpson on September 19, 1939 in Enid, OK.She was an employee of Brandon Company for 59 years.She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Charles Simpson; and her sister, Margaret Simpson.She is survived by her sister, Katie Thompson.Visitation will be held at Griffin Leggett...
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Charles Buddy Cagle

August 21, 1940 - November 6, 2016

Charles “Buddy” Cagle, 76, of Little Rock, died peacefully November 6, 2016, at Presbyterian Village. He was born August 21, 1940, to Pauline and William Cagle in Dumas, Arkansas.Buddy grew up in North Little Rock. He attended St. Patrick Grade School and Catholic High School where he excelled in academics and all sports. He received a scholarship to Arkansas Tech where he played...
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Ralph Jacobs

July 4, 1936 - November 5, 2016

Ralph Jacobs, of Maumelle, Arkansas, passed away peacefully and quietly surrounded by family on Saturday, November 5, 2016.A native of Rockingham, N.C., Ralph served in the United States Air Force until his retirement in 1975. After retiring, he moved to Lake Charles, La. He lived in Lake Charles for 21 years, where he retired from PPG Industries. After his second retirement, Ralph moved to...
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Helen Elizabeth Hickey

December 11, 1925 - November 5, 2016

Helen Elizabeth Hickey, 90, of Benton died Saturday, November 5, 2016. She was bornDecember 11, 1925 in Little Rock, a daughter of Thomas and Mary Hickey. She waspreceded in death by parents and a sister, Mary Louise Tanner.She was a retired x-ray technician with Radiology Associates in Little Rock and attendedTemple Baptist Church in Little Rock. Helen traveled extensively and especially...
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Mabel F. Wynne

June 1, 1920 - November 4, 2016

Mabel Frances Paxton Wynne, 96, of Little Rock, was born June 1, 1920 in Prattsville, Arkansas.She was called home to be with the Lord on November 4, 2016 at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas.Mrs. Wynne was a long-time member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church for 54 years and was a retiree of UAMS.She had a faithful love for her family and church, but her greatest love was for the...
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