Rickey Simmons

Mr. Rickey Simmons, age 59, of Palestine, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at his home in Palestine. He had been in poor health for the past six weeks.

Frank Butler Sr.

Mr. Frank Butler Sr., age 96, of Forrest City, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

Manuel Dawson Jr.

Mr. Manuel Dawson Jr., age 65, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis.

Robert Nelson Sr.

Mr. Robert Nelson Sr., age 76, of Forrest City, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Brandon M. Neilson

Mr. Brandon M. Neilson, age 37, of Forrest City, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at his home.

Maxine Azbell Montgomery

Mrs. Maxine Azbell Montgomery, age 73, formerly of Forrest City, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs, after a long illness.

Odean Griffin Thomas

Mrs. Odean Griffin Thomas was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Houston, Miss., to Sid Griffin and Cora McWright Griffin.

Marilyn Williams Hamilton

Mrs. Marilyn Williams Hamilton was born Nov. 3, 1959, to Braxton and Octavier Williams.

Mary C. Davenport

Mrs. Mary C. Davenport, age 75, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, after a long illness.

Valvasti Williams

Mr. Valvasti Williams was born to Coral Lee Rufus and Donald Williams, on May 1, 1930 in Brownsville, Tenn. He spent the majority of his childhood in St. Louis under the nurture and care of his Great Aunt Missy.