Pearlie M. Spears

Mrs. Pearlie Spears age 72, of Colt, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Baptist East in Memphis.

Star Haynes Harper

Mrs. Star Haynes Harper, age 41, of Heber Springs, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

William Strong Sr.

Mr. William Strong Sr., 88, of Widener, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.

Gary Thomas

Mr. Gary Thomas, 42, of Forrest City, died on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014.

William Robert Vance

Mr. William Robert “Bill” Vance, age 77, of Dunlap, Tenn., died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at the NHC Nursing Home in Dunlap. He had been in poor health for the past several years.

Rita Diane Johnson Clark

Mrs. Rita Diane Johnson Clark, age 60, of Cherokee Village, born Feb. 3, 1954, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

Loretta Lynn Steinbarger

Mrs. Loretta Lynn Steinbarger, age 50, of Tupelo, Miss., and formerly of Forrest City, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, after short illness.

Rayfield Black

Mr. Rayfield Black was born June 29, 1936, to the late John Lee Black and Savannah Haggins Satterwhite in Forrest City.

Mary Magdalene Fertha

Mrs. Mary Magdalene Fertha, age 84, of Forrest City, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Methodist University Hospital-Central in Memphis.

Barbara Jean Washington

Mrs. Barbara Jean Washington was born Dec. 6, 1942, to Luella Thomas and Percy Bailey. She was a member of Christ Temple Pentecostal Church.