Sandra Sue Rice

Mrs. Sandra Sue Rice, age 66, of Palestine, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City. She had been in poor health for the past several years.

James Montgomery Raulerson

Mr. James Montgomery (Monty) Raulerson, age 58, died at his home in Memphis on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.

Joseph Edgar Casbeer

Mr. Joseph Edgar Casbeer, age 72, of Memphis, formerly long time resident of Forrest City, died Thursday, February 12, 2015 in Memphis.

Dorothy Mae McDowell Banks

Mrs. Dorothy Mae McDowell Banks of Forrest City passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at her home.

Roderick Olonza Bryan III

Mr. Roderick Olonza “Lug” Bryan III died on Feb. 10, 2015, in Memphis at the age of 65.

Martha Frances Fowler Duke

Mrs. Martha Frances Fowler Duke passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 8, 2015, at the age of 72. She was born Oct. 27, 1942 in Little Rock, to parents James Carrol Fowler and Helen Lee Fuller of Brinkley. Her paternal grandparents were Doc F. and Frances M. Jones Fowler of Madisonville, Ky., and her maternal grandparents were A.W. and Martha G. Jackson Fuller of Brinkley.

Louis Patton Jr.

Mr. Louis “Hooly” Patton Jr. was born to Elnora Patton-Kidd and Louis Booker T. Patton Sr. on Sept. 10, 1932, in Haynes. He transitioned from this life on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. He was employed at Airtherm and retired after 36 years.

Betty Gail Coats Spears

Mrs. Betty Gail Coats Spears passed into the arms of our Lord on Feb. 6, 2015 after a brief battle with cancer, which she faced gracefully.

James Williams Sr.

Deacon James Williams Sr. passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Deborah Anne Kinney

Mrs. Deborah Anne “Debbie” Kinney, 59, of Jordan passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at her residence.