James Lewis Payne Jr.

James Lewis Payne Jr., was born in Hazen on Sept. 26, 1945, to James Lewis Payne Sr. and Lula Mae Mitchell Payne.

Larry Douglas Long

Mr. Larry Douglas Long Sr., age 68, of Palestine, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at his home in Palestine.

Floy Aldridge Walker

Mrs. Floy Aldridge Walker, age 88, of Forrest City died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, in Memphis.

Billy Wayne Thomas

Mr. Billy Wayne Thomas, age 84, of Wynne, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at his home in Wynne.

Peggy Matarazzo

Peggy Matarazzo of Forrest City died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, in Memphis.

Noal D. Russell

Mr. Noal D. Russell, age 74, of Caldwell, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

Donald G. Baskins

Mr. Donald G. Baskins, age 74, of Colt, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis.

Rupert Ellis

Rupert Ellis Jr., was born Nov. 3, 1968, in Forrest City, to Rupert Ellis Sr., and Mamie Pearl Henderson. He graduated from Forrest City High School, Class of 1987, and before his death he traveled as a surgical tech for Baptist Hospital. He was raised in Christ Episcopal Church at an early age.

Gladys Louise Mosby

Gladys Louise Mosby went home to glory on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at 7 :07 p.m. She went peacefully surrounded by family.

Arline Pearson

Ms. Arline Pearson, 68, of Forrest City, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City.