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Obituaries | Posted 01/04/2018 - 10:45am
Kathryn Coslin McCrory, 70, of Monticello died Monday, December 25, 2017 at Drew Memorial Health System in Monticello. She was born March 9, 1947 in Monticello to the late Herman Coslin and Freddie Mae Owens Coslin. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, Brandon McCrory, and one brother, Larry Coslin. Survivors include her husband, Phillip “Phil” McCrory of Monticello; one daughter, Misty McCrory (Damon) Wilhite of Monticello; three grandchildren, Reese,...
Obituaries | Posted 11/30/2017 - 1:29pm
Christon Laron Sheets, 20, was born November 13, 1997 at Drew Memorial Health System to Shavon James and Carlos Sheets. He died November 15, 2017, at Drew Memorial Health System. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Shirley Sheets; great grandparents, Charles and Nettie Sheets, Ollie Beatrice Avery and Willie Lee Tilman; his maternal great-grandparents, Adam and Maxine Stanley, Lexi Hicks Stanley and Ebenezer James, Sr. Survivors include his mother, Shavon James of...
Obituaries | Posted 11/30/2017 - 1:28pm
Sadie Haynes, 86 of Monticello died Saturday, November 18 at her home. She was born October 25, 1931 to the late Thomas Benjamin Sessions and Ada Hodges Sessions in Thornton. Preceding her in death was her husband, Johnny Haynes; a sister, Ora Cathey; and an infant brother. Survivors include two sons, Mark (Connie) Haynes of Monticello and Blake (Gemma) Haynes of Dallas; a brother, Roy Wesley Sessions of Fordyce; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 22...
Obituaries | Posted 11/30/2017 - 1:27pm
Rev. Daniel L. Franklin, 75, of Monticello died Friday, November 17, at Drew Memorial Health System in Monticello. He was born December 19, 1941, to the late William McKinney and Matilda Miller Franklin of Longview. He was preceded in death by his parents, William McKinney and Matilda Miller Franklin; his brother, John W. Franklin, Sr.; and his grandchildren, Fredon Teamer and Travis Skaggs. Survivors include his wife, Helen D. Franklin, daughters, Shirley Franklin of Milwaukee, Lynn Skaggs...
Obituaries | Posted 11/30/2017 - 1:25pm
Joshua “Josh” Randall Thompson, 38, of Cameron, N.C., formerly of West Monroe, La., passed away on November 21, 2017. He was born in Jackson, Miss., on November 8, 1979, to Keith and Sue Thompson. He served his country in the United States Army. Josh was a great father and a Christian. He loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed coaching baseball, football and softball and making everyone laugh. Josh was preceded in death by his grandfather, Kenneth Crenshaw. Josh is survived by his...
Obituaries | Posted 11/30/2017 - 1:23pm
Caryl Hawkins Palmer, 70, of Monticello, passed away Friday, November 24, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.  She was born September 24, 1947 in Texas to the late James Blake Hawkins and Ruby Haynes Hawkins Loveless. She was employed by Phillips Management and was a Christian of the Baptist faith.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Larry Coslin; and one brother, Dudley Hawkins. Survivors include two daughters, Traci Coslin of Monticello...
Obituaries | Posted 11/22/2017 - 12:43pm
Virginia Wright Sullivan, 93, of the Rock Springs community in Drew County, died Tuesday, November 14.  She was born November 8, 1924 in Rye, to the late Clyde Wright and Esker Adair Wright. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, John D. Sullivan. Survivors include one son, C. L. (Kim) Sullivan of Columbia, Tenn.; one sister, Syble Vinson of Rye; one brother, Daymon Wright of Rye; grandchildren, Kathy (Tom) Spirito of Mount Juliet, Tenn., Jennifer (Bill...
Obituaries | Posted 11/22/2017 - 12:43pm
Annie M. Jacobs, 89, of Monticello died Tuesday, November 14, at The Woods of Monticello Health and Rehabilitation. She was born April 2, 1928 to the late Jasper and Lillie Bell Phillips. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Hubbard and Dorothy Phillips and one brother, Osman Phillips. Survivors include one daughter Barbara (Melvin) Hampton of Pine Bluff, her sons, Carl (Brenda) Jacobs of Monticello and Albert D. Jacobs, Jr. of Sacramento, Calif...
Obituaries | Posted 11/22/2017 - 12:42pm
Jimmy David McWhorter, 70, of Star City passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at his home in Star City.  He was born on December 3, 1946 to the late Howard Fred McWhorter and Lula Virginia Burns McWhorter. He was a retired supervisor for Anthony Timberlands and a member of Yorktown Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a brother, Donald Fred McWhorter and a daughter, Teresa Renee McWhorter. Jimmy went to work straight out of high school...
Obituaries | Posted 11/22/2017 - 12:41pm
Susan Annette Marter, 49, of Dermott, passed Wednesday, November 15, at Dermott City Nursing Home in Dermott. She was born November 2, 1968 to Ava Hollinger Marter and the late Harold Marter. She taught school in the Montessori School in West Helena and was a Christian of the Baptist Faith. In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, John and Marjorie Hollinger and paternal grandparents, Homer and Callie Marter. Survivors include one daughter,...
Obituaries | Posted 11/22/2017 - 12:40pm
William Bruce Clemons, 78, of Monticello, passed away Thursday, November 16, at Drew Memorial Health System in Monticello. He was born March 26, 1939 in Camden, to the late Guy Williams Clemons and Imogene Silliman Clemons. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Robert William Clemons; along with several aunts and uncles. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monticello. Survivors include his wife, Gwyn of Monticello; two sons, Robert “Bob” (Vonda) of Monticello and...
Obituaries | Posted 10/26/2017 - 1:24pm
Wanda R. Williams, 76, of Hermitage died October 19, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born November 16, 1940 in Warren to the late Ray Jackson and Ruthie Mae Hargis Jackson. Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Wayman, Wallace and Winford Jackson. Survivors include her husband, Jerry Arnold Williams; two sons, Jeff (Rhonda) Williams and Kenny (Kerry) Williams, both of Warren; one daughter, Brenda (Jason) Pennington of Hermitage; six grandchildren, Justin Beth...
Obituaries | Posted 10/26/2017 - 1:22pm
Lawrence Johnson, 82, died October 16, 2017 at Belle View Estates Rehabiitation and Care Center in Monticello. Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Saturday October 21, 2017 at the Bethel Cemetery in Wilmar. Visitation was from 9-10:30 p.m. at The Great I Am Temple in Monticello. Arrangements were by Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett.
Obituaries | Posted 10/26/2017 - 1:22pm
Audis O’Neal Goss, 85, of Monticello died Sunday, October 22, 2017 at her residence in Monticello. She was born September 13, 1932 in Itta Bena, Miss. to the late James Robert O’Neal and Nola Whinery O’Neal. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Goss, and one sister, Elouise Goss. Survivors include her daughter, Sarah Goss (Jack) Paden of Monticello; one brother, Bob (Diane) O’Neal of Tupelo, Miss.; three sisters, Dean Tucker of Aberdeen, Miss.,...
Obituaries | Posted 10/26/2017 - 1:21pm
Billy Wayne Etheridge, 42, of Monticello died Friday, October 20, 2017 at his home. He was born February 20, 1975 in Little Rock to Susan Mays Etheridge Morgan and the late Gary Don Etheridge. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Sam and Callie Mays; a grandfather, Wilson Etheridge; and a great-grandmother, Susie Fuqua. Survivors include the love of his life, Kim Cobb of Monticello; his mother, Susan (James) Morgan of Monticello; two sisters, Stacy (...

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