Paulette Chappel Kilgore was born in Magnolia June 30, 1969 to the late Joe H. and Annie Mae Aubrey. On Wednesday, February 1, 2023, Paulette transitioned from this life to eternal life.

Columbia County Deputy Sheriff Regnald “Reggie” Ellis, 44, passed away from natural causes Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.

Joyzel Cook, 87, was born April 22, 1935 and left this earth on Friday, February 3, 2023.

Jones “Tom” Pieratt was born October 27, 1935 in San Angelo, TX to James S. Pieratt Sr. and Kathryn E. Pieratt. He passed away at his home in Magnolia, on Friday, February 3, 2023.

Randall Scott Byrd, 33, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2023 at his home in Browns Mills, NJ.

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Jean (Taylor) Robertson, 78, of Waldo passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at her home surrounded by family.

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Travis Vann, 94, of Magnolia passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at the Summit Health and Rehabilitation in Taylor.

Paulette Chappel-Kilgore, 53, of Magnolia passed away Wednesday, February 1st, 2023, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock.

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Gloria Jean Walker-Thomas was born on December 12, 1940 in Emerson to the late Mr. Nathaniel Walker and Mrs. Estella “Babe” Rose-Fields. Gloria is the second child of 15 siblings.

Nancy Anita (Elmore) Cook, 63, of Magnolia passed away Friday, January 27, 2023at her home surrounded by her family.

Larry Smith was born February 2, 1968, to Luvenia and Jimmie Smith, in Lewisville, Lafayette County, Arkansas. He departed this life on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at his residence.

John Henry Martin, 66, of Lewisville passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Christus-St. Michael Health System in TEXarkana.

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Jean (Taylor) Robertson, 78, of Waldo passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at her home surrounded by family.

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Travis Vann, 94, of Magnolia passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at the Summit Health and Rehabilitation in Taylor.

Paulette Chappel-Kilgore, 53, of Magnolia passed away Wednesday, February 1st, 2023, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock.

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Gloria Jean Walker-Thomas was born on December 12, 1940 in Emerson to the late Mr. Nathaniel Walker and Mrs. Estella “Babe” Rose-Fields. Gloria is the second child of 15 siblings.

Nancy Anita (Elmore) Cook, 63, of Magnolia passed away Friday, January 27, 2023at her home surrounded by her family.

Larry Smith was born February 2, 1968, to Luvenia and Jimmie Smith, in Lewisville, Lafayette County, Arkansas. He departed this life on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at his residence.

John Henry Martin, 66, of Lewisville passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Christus-St. Michael Health System in TEXarkana.

Wesley Blake Powell, 69, of Magnolia entered into his Savior’s presence on January 24, 2023.

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Diana Lynn (McHorse) Sloss, 70, of Magnolia, formerly of Abilene, TX, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023 at her home.

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Bobbie J. Mister, 72, of Emerson died Monday, January 23, 2023 at her home, surrounded by her loving and devoted family.

Marilyn Janice (Keith) Perry, 82, of Taylor passed away Friday, January 20, 2023 at Summit Health and Rehabilitation Center in Taylor.

Bonnie J. Mallory, 70, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center.

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Curtis Roton, 79, of Taylor passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at his home in the Walker Creek Community near Taylor.

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Dr. Margaret Ruth Downing, 91, of Waldo passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023 in Little Rock.

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Margaret Nell (Baker) Wynn, 90, of Emerson passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at the Timberlane Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in El Dorado.

John Lee Easter, 82, of Magnolia passed away Sunday, January 15, 2023 at John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado.

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Mark Twain Easter, 52, of Magnolia passed away Thursday evening, January 12, 2023 at his residence from injuries suffered in a house fire.

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Christine Garner, 90, of Magnolia passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023 at Wentworth Place.

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Lennie Bee Roy was the fourth child born to Clarence Sr. and Willie Mae Westbrook in Waldo.

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Mark Anthony Easter, 52, of Magnolia passed away Thursday, January 12 at his home from injuries suffered in a house fire.

Larry Smith, 54, of Lewisville passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023 at his residence.

James Murl Sims was born September 12, 1942 to the late Monroe Sims Sr. and Vera Sims in Magnolia.

Jordan Christopher “J.M.” Morgan was born on June 25, 2000, in El Dorado to Kristy Ann Morgan and Rodney Keener. He departed this life on December 11, 2022.

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Zachary Ryan Hoyle, 27, of Taylor passed away January 3, 2023, in Byesville, OH.

Patrick Ray “Pat” Downs, 84, of Magnolia passed away Monday, January 9, 2023 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center.

Charles Elwood Murphy, 76, of Carthage, TX, formerly of Magnolia, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2023, at UT-Health Hospital in Tyler.

John Brock Moore, 83, of Stephens passed away Friday, January 6, 2023 at The Springs in Magnolia.

Lonnie Joe Roberson, 95, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, January 7, 2023 at Wentworth Place in Magnolia.

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Richard Grey Murphy Jr., 41, of Magnolia passed away Monday, January 2, 2023 in Berryville.

Cora French, 75, of Emerson departed this life on December 22, 2022.

Bobbie G. Bradley, 95, of Austin, TX formerly of Magnolia, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Brookdale Westlake Hills Assisted Living in Austin.

James M. Sims, 80, of Taylor passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at Summit Health and Rehab in Taylor. Arrangements are pending R.L. Reed Funeral Home, LLC, in Magnolia.

Gregory Lee Coleman Sr., affectionately known as “Boogie,” was born on October 28, 1976 to the late Suela Coleman and the late James “Bobo” Hardin Sr.

David Jefferson was born June 6, 1967 to his biological parents in Dallas. Later, David was adopted into the family of Otis and Dorothy Green, and Odell and Louie Jefferson of Magnolia. He was blessed to have two sets of parents. They gave him so much love.

Otis Simpson, 78, of Magnolia, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2022 at his home.

Katie Brown was born on March 20, 1937 in Waldo to the late Boy Akins and Lucille Johnson. Our Heavenly Father called her to rest on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 in her loving home surrounded by her loved ones.

David McClellan, 51, of El Dorado passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2022, in Magnolia.

Jimmy McCloud Bustion, 87, of Hammond, LA, formerly of El Dorado, passed away Friday, December 23, 2022 at the Hammond Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Steven Paul Burns, 41, a resident of Emerson, Arkansas passed peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 24, 2022.

Jack Harris, 83, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, December 24, 2022 at his home.

Cora Lee French, 75, of Magnolia passed away Thursday, December 22, 2022 at her home.

Gregory Coleman, 46, of Magnolia passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.

Mantreal Braggs Sr., 60, of Warren passed away Thursday, December 22, 2022 at Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock.

Sam Pelt, 49, of Hot Springs, formerly of Magnolia, passed away Monday, December 19, 2022 at the CHI St. Vincent Medical Center in Hot Springs.