Lena Maxie Bozeman Carpenter, 87, of Hamburg, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossett. She was a native of Portland and worked as a supervisor in the garment industry for 45 years. She was a member of Church of the Redeemer. 

Donna Gayle Collier, 59, of Hamburg, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. She was born in Monticello on Christmas Day in 1962, was a lifelong resident of Ashley County, and was a member of Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church.

Jimmy E. Griffin, 67 of Crossett, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Ashley County and a construction worker. 

Valerie Renae Smith, 50, of Crossett, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at home after a battle with triple negative breast cancer. She was a native of Ethelsville, Ala., and was working to complete her studies as a registered nurse at SouthArk. 

Mark Leslie McDougald, 51, lifelong resident of Fountain Hill, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Little Rock. He was a 1989 graduate of Fountain Hill High School and was a cutting machine operator in the logging industry for many years. 

Sherry Jackson Thompson, 61, of Hamburg, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at her home. She was a native of Lake Village, a former resident of Portland for 16 years, and a resident of Hamburg for the past 45 years. She graduated from Montrose Academy in 1979, was a member of Calvary Missionary Bap…

Raymond “Ray” Glenn Stokes, 69, of Crossett, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at his home. He was born in Healdsburg, Calif., on Dec. 18, 1952, and was a 1971 graduate of Crossett High School. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Crossett.

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Patricia “Pat” LaGrone, 85, of Hamburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. She graduated in 1955 from Grundy Center High School in Grundy City, Iowa and moved to Hamburg in 1964. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Hamburg. She was a bookkeeper …

Alyce McClerkin McDonald, 95, of Hamburg, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at her residence. She was a native and resident of Visalia, Calif., until her family moved to Monticello in 1929, before marrying and moving to Hamburg in 1946. She graduated from Monticello High School and attended Arkans…

Charles Lewis “Skip” Davey, 71, of Hamburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. He was a native of Drew County, raised in Fountain Hill for 31 years, and a resident of the Milo community outside Hamburg for the past 40 years. He worked in the maintenan…

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Barbara Foster, 88, of Hamburg, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossett. She was a native and lifelong resident of Ashley County. She worked as a supervisor for Hamburg Shirt Factory for 32 years.  She was a member of Gardner Baptist Church…

William Kirt Bierbaum, 49, formerly of Hamburg, died in Denver, Colo., Sept. 4, 2022. He was born Jan. 9, 1973, and graduated from Hamburg High School before attending University of Central Arkansas in Conway, where he obtained a bachelor of science degree in health science. He continued his…

John “Wayne” Gwin, 85, of Fountain Hill, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. He was a native of Harvey, graduated in 1955 from Portland High School, and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a logger for 40 years for Gwin and Sons, Inc., and t…

Inell Marie Trotter, 75 of Crossett, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center. She was a native of Monticello, a retired certified nursing assistant, and a member of Gates Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. 

Gertrude Marie Schuller Dvorshock, 94, died at Countryside Assisted Living Center Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, after a seven-year battle with dementia. She was born in Vienna, Austria, and was a former resident of Carbondale, Ill. 

Funeral service for Vivian M. Thurman was held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in Becker-Rabon Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Willoughby and Gary Hart officiating.

Nina Mae Womack, 83, of Hamburg, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Jonesboro, at Flo/Phil Jones Hospice House. She was a native of Keiser, but a resident of Hamburg for the past 36 years. She was a member of Lighthouse Pentecostal Church and a former restaurant owner. 

Kenneth Merrill “Kenny” Allbritton Jr., 68, of Hamburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. He was a native of Charleston, Miss., and a resident of Hamburg and Ashley County for the past 40 years. 

Lola Brooke Culpepper, the infant daughter of Ryan and Melissa Nelms Culpepper of Snyder, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. In addition to her parents, she is survived by one brother, Wyatt Culpepper and one sister, Ali Rose Culpepper,…

Mary Frances Wells Kilcrease, 100, of Hamburg, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossett. 

Reggie Harold King, 67, of Fountain Hill, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. He was born Nov. 7, 1954, at his home in Crossett. He was a resident of Hamburg for most of his life and a resident of Fountain Hill for the past 25 years. He was a machine operator at Georgia-Pacific Papermill and retired…

Dona Kay Lowe, 75, of Crossett, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. She was born in Three Rivers, Texas on Dec. 4, 1946, was a 1964 graduate of Strong High School, and was a member of Church of the Redeemer.

Cashleigh Blake Outlaw, 11, of Russellville, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. She was diagnosed as a Type 1 diabetic when she was just 2 ½ years old and was a fifth-grade student at Russellville Intermediate School.

Ricky Joe Johnson, 68, of Hamburg, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, at his residence. He was a native of Crossett, a resident of Hamburg for the past 50 years, and a former resident of Fountain Hill for 18 years. He graduated in 1972 from Fountain Hill High School, owned and operated Johnson Re…

Russell R. “Rusty” Harville, 62, of Hamburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. He was a native of Crossett, a former resident of Blytheville for seven years, and a resident of Hamburg for most of his life. 

Matthew Christopher Hargis, 40, of Little Rock, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. He was a native and former resident of Hamburg. He graduated in 2000 as a Hamburg High School honor graduate and was a first baseman on the Hamburg High School baseba…

Sonja Jaye Barfield, 79, of Hamburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at home. She was a native New Albany, Miss., a retiree from Hamburg Shirt Factory, and a member of Martinville Baptist Church. 

Barbara Diane Hickman, 60, of Crossett, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, in Little Rock. She was born May 17, 1962, was raised in Garland, Texas, and graduated North Garland High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Freedom Ministries Church.

Harry Austin Tapp Jr., of Hamburg, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at Countryside Assisted Living Facility. He was born May 12, 1929, and served in the United States Navy in both the Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict. He was a Little Rock firefighter who retired as captain of the bomb squad. …

Todd Bain Naff, 55, of Portland, died on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. He was a native of Greenville, Miss., a resident of Portland for the past 10 years, and a former resident of Colorado Springs for several years. After he graduated from Montrose Academy in 1984, he worked as a crop duster then …

Peggy Bolland Rice, 82, of Crossett, died at her home Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. She was born in Warren on July 29, 1940, and graduated from Warren High School. For over 40 years she was a member of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church.

Freddy R. McNeil, 67, of Hamburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at his residence. He was a native of Lake Village and a lifelong resident of Hamburg. He retired in 2018 after working as a mechanic for Ashley County Road Department for over 25 years. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church.

Hettie Ricks Clark, 82, of Hamburg, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was a native and former resident of Montrose and a resident of the Milo community outside of Hamburg for the past 60 years. She worked for Hamburg Shirt Factory for over…

Edith “Dell” Harriman, nee Scott, died peacefully in Germantown, TN, on August 18, 2022 after a short illness.  She had recently celebrated her 99th birthday with her loving family.

John W. Dillard, 92, of Dermott, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Services were set for Sept. 25 at 1 p.m. in the Dermott High School gymnasium.

Arthur Glenn “Coach” Myers, age 69 of Hamburg, AR, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022.  He was born in Crossett, AR to John Jacob and Joyce Hethcox Myers on October 25, 1952.  

Virgil Dean Cross, 72, of Crossett, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. 

Gary Woodrow Jeffers, 74, of Hamburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. He was a native and former resident of the Shiloh community outside of Hamburg; a resident of the Extra community, south of Hamburg, since 1973; and a 1966 graduate of Fountain …

Raymond Dale Lovett, 85, of Hamburg, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, in Springdale. He was born Aug. 12, 1937, and was a resident of Springdale for the past five years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and worked at Crossett Sawmill and then Georgia-Pacific Plywood Mill as a millwrigh…

Carolyn Paskel, age 73, of Crossett, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at home. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. 

Helen Beatrice Brann Weatherly, 96, of Wilmot, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at Carroll Pointe Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oak Grove, La. She was a native of Clarendon, and a former resident of Brinkley, having moved to Wilmot in 1968. She was a farmer’s wife and a member of…

Lois Linares, 83, of Hamburg, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Cornerstone Specialty Hospital in West Monroe, La. She was a native of Chase, La.; a resident of Hamburg for the past 35 years; a former resident of Lindsay, Calif. for many years; and a resident of The Pillars of Crossett, where s…

Samuel “Sam” James McMahan Sr., 80, of Crossett, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. He was born Nov. 2, 1941, and was a member of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church.

Jerelene Wooten Stanley, 87, of Hamburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. She was a native of Moro Bay, a resident of the Pine Hill community outside of Hamburg for most of her life, and she attended Hermitage High School. She worked at Chase Bag for …

Jackie “Jack” Dewitt Green, 82, of Crossett, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. He was born in Dermott on Jan. 23, 1940, and was a member of North Crossett First Baptist Church.  For over 50 years, he worked for Georgia Pacific, eventually retiring in 2005.

Lois Lucille Faulkner, 91 of Warren, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, at John H. Williamson Hospice House. She was a native of New Edinburgh, a retired certified nursing assistant, and a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

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Janet Riley Johnston, 72, of Crossett, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. She was a native of Little Rock, was raised in Benton, and was a former resident of St. Louis, Mo., and Atlanta, Ga. 

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J.C. Henderson, 73, of Hamburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. He was a native of Camden, a resident of Hamburg for many years, and a former resident of Bastrop, La. He was a veteran of the United States Army and the United States Navy, having ser…