Gertrude Vernell Towns Henderson, founding matriarch and general manager of Henderson’s Mortuary, Inc, passed from labor to rest on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at Magnolia. Mrs. Henderson was 99 years young.

Lester James Hawthorne, affectionately known as “LL”, was born to the late Gertrude Wafer and the late Arthur Lee Hawthorne on January 19, 1972 in Magnolia. On Monday, May 29, 2023, he entered his heavenly resting place.

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Norah Travis Penigar, 68, of Emerson passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at his residence, succumbing to injuries sustained from a house fire.

Gene Hudman, 95, of Magnolia passed away Monday, May 29, 2023, at his home surrounded by his family.

Ja’Quarious Deante’ Easter, 18, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center.

Luster Hawthorne, 51, of Magnolia passed away Monday, May 27, 2023 in Magnolia.

Our hearts were broken when Mrs. Marcades Blanks departed this Earthly Life on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2023 at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas, with family near her bed side.

Richard C. Barnes Sr., 78, of Waldo was reunited with the love of his life and late wife, Susan Barnes on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.

Early Dale Howell was the fourth of 11 children born to Earmon Howell, Sr. and Lula Mae Martin Howell on November 20, 1942. He departed his earthly home on Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Gladys Emerson, 87, of Emerson passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at the Christus St. Michael Health System in TEXarkana.

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Holloway Gantt, 91, formerly of Waldo, passed from labor to reward at Fate, TX, on Thursday, May, 18, 2023.

Ja’Quarious Deante’ Easter, 18, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center.

Luster Hawthorne, 51, of Magnolia passed away Monday, May 27, 2023 in Magnolia.

Our hearts were broken when Mrs. Marcades Blanks departed this Earthly Life on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2023 at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas, with family near her bed side.

Richard C. Barnes Sr., 78, of Waldo was reunited with the love of his life and late wife, Susan Barnes on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.

Early Dale Howell was the fourth of 11 children born to Earmon Howell, Sr. and Lula Mae Martin Howell on November 20, 1942. He departed his earthly home on Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Gladys Emerson, 87, of Emerson passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at the Christus St. Michael Health System in TEXarkana.

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Holloway Gantt, 91, formerly of Waldo, passed from labor to reward at Fate, TX, on Thursday, May, 18, 2023.

Sharleen Elledge, 78, of Magnolia passed away Sunday, May 21 2023, at the Magnolia Regional Medical Center.

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Robert L. Warder, 93, formerly of Magnolia, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, MO.

Early Dale Howell, 80, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, May 20, 203 in Magnolia.

Holloway Gantt, 91, died Thursday, May 18, 2023 at Fate, TX.

Lonnie Brooks Jr., affectionately known as “Lil-C,” 39, of Magnolia, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2023 in Stephens.

Beatrice Cornelius-Godbolt was called home to glory on May 5, 2023 at Wentworth Place in Magnolia at the age of 94.

Edwin Leon Stokes, 87, of Waldo passed away Monday, May 15, 2023 at Summit Health and Rehabilitation in Taylor.

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Mary Alice Rader Meyer, 89, of Magnolia passed away peacefully on Monday, May 15, 2023 at the Grand Village of Clear Creek in Fayetteville.

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Travis Smith, “T-Rap,” 72, of Magnolia passed away Monday morning, April 24, 2023, at Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Magnolia.

Lonnie Brooks Jr., 39, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, May 13, 2023 in Stephens.

Marcades M. Blanks, 33, of Magnolia passed away Sunday, May 14, 2023 at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.

Mary Maness, 90, of Magnolia passed away Friday, May 12, 2023 at The Springs of Magnolia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Magnolia.

Funeral services for Dot Lewis of Mount Holly will be held at the Mount Holly Community Church, 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2023 with Bro. Steve Davis officiating.

A Time to be Born: Brother Johnnie Grissom, affectionately known as “Grip,” was born November 20, 1951 in McKamie, Arkansas, to the late Emer Smith and the late A.C. Grissom.

Christene Woodmore Courtney was the eighth and last child born to the union of Eunice Trammell-Woodmore and Robert Woodmore on May 28, 1925 in Columbia County.

Bennie Ray Stricklen transitioned to his heavenly home on Saturday, May 6, 2023, and went to be with his Lord and Savior.

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John Henderson Parker Jr., affectionately known as “Boochie,” was the second of four children born to Delois and Charles Parker on May 22, 1982 in Magnolia. On Thursday, April 27, 2023, he transitioned from his earthly life to a land of eternal rest with God.

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Carolyn Sue Harris, 64, of Dallas, formerly of McNeil, died Monday, May 1, 2023, at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas.

Bennie Stricklen, 62, of Lewisville passed away Saturday, May 6, 2013 at Life Touch Hospice House in El Dorado.

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On Tuesday, May 2, 2023 the Lord stretched out His arms and welcomed Oscar Henry Ellis III to his Heavenly home.

James Ray “Rareback” Cooper was born July 8, 1949 to the late Effron Cooper Sr. and Mary W. McKeller Cooper in Magnolia. He transitioned from this life to his heavenly home on Monday, April 24, 2023.

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Andrew George Kimbell of Stephens died Saturday, April 29, 2023 in TEXarkana. He was 59 years old.

Mother Artava Lindsey was born on August 14, 1931 in Blackburn, LA, located in Claiborne Parish. Her parents were Eliza Thomas and Johnnie Jones. She entered her eternal peace on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at her home.

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Carl David Belt Sr., 77 of Magnolia passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2023 in Magnolia.

Jonathan TreVelle Bass was born April 1, 1982 in El Dorado. He was the eldest of two children born to the union of Terry Bass and Judy Sears. Jonathan was called home from this life on Thursday, April 27, 2023.

Oscar Henry Ellis III, 59, of Magnolia passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2023 in North Little Rock.

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Susana Candelaria Pelaez passed on to her heavenly life with peace and grace on Friday, April 28, 2023, with her beloved best friend of over 60 years, Dalene Baer, and another special friend, Dr. Elizabeth Davis, by her side.

Johnnie Grissom, 71, of Detroit, MI, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2023 in Detroit.

Infant Keylon Robinson of Magnolia passed away Friday, April 28, 2023 at UAMS in Little Rock.

Anna Marie Robertson was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this world peacefully on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at the age of 92, 3 weeks shy of her 93rd birthday.

James R. Cooper, 73, of Magnolia passed away Monday, April 24, 2023 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.

Travis Smith, 72, of Magnolia passed away Monday morning, April 24, 2023 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center.

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Marshall Ray Williams, 80, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023 at Wentworth Place Griffin House in Magnolia.

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Tommy Smith Parker, 75, of Magnolia passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at the Cornerstone Specialty Hospital in Bossier City, LA.

Juanita Gray, 82, of Magnolia passed away Monday, April 10, 2023, at her home.

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Chris Cottrell was born on September 16, 1982 in Magnolia. He passed away on April 8, 2023 in Las Vegas.

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Mildreth Snell, daughter of the late Cleveland and Ethel Mae Davis, was born April 8, 1945 in Haynesville, LA. As a child, she came to Arkansas to be reared by her uncle John Beal.