Patsy Jean Ponder

Mrs. Patsy Jean Ponder, age 70, of Colt, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at the Methodist Hospice in Memphis. She had been in poor health for the past two and half months.

David Carroll White

Mr. David Carroll ‘Dolly’ White, age 68, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Regional One Medical Center in Memphis. His death came suddenly and unexpectedly due to an auto accident.

Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson, 67, of Palestine, passed from this life into eternal life on the morning of Thursday, the 22nd of December, 2016, at his home. Jim was born July 1, 1949 in Palestine, the son of Steve and Gussie House Anderson.

Sylvester Norman Sr.

Mr. Sylvester Norman Sr., age 96, of Forrest City, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016.

Mary Harbin Moody

Mrs. Mary Harbin Moody, age 91, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at the St. Bernard’s Hospital in Jonesboro. She had been in poor health for the past several years.

Arlene Huckaba Davison

Mrs. Arlene Huckaba Davison, age 72, of Palestine, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at her home.

Joseph Eugene Ferguson Jr.

Mr. Joseph Eugene Ferguson Jr., passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Christmas Day of 2016 surrounded by his family at his bedside in Forrest City.

Aileen Lewis Sharpe

Aileen Lewis Sharpe died at the age of 95 in Wilmette, Ill., on Dec. 22, 2016. She was predeceased in 2000 by her adoring husband of 48 years, attorney Harold Sharpe. She was the beloved mother of Nancy Sharpe (Gerry Cabot), Emily Sharpe (Brian Roche), Amy Sharpe (Stephany Lyman) and Sam Sharpe (Ann Pearson-Sharpe), and the devoted “Amaw” to four grandchildren, Clara, Jacob, Andrew, and Leah Roche.

Deangelo Hamilton Jr.

Deangelo “D.J.” Hamilton Jr., was born July 7, 2015, to Kenya Higgins and Deangelo Hamilton Sr. He was given a second chance at life on Nov. 9, 2015, by Baby Boy Brayden.

Geraldine Johnson Banks

Geraldine Johnson Banks was born March 28, 1945, in Forrest City, to Wilson and Jennie B. Johnson (both of whom are deceased) and went to her Heavenly home on Dec. 14, 2016.