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Patrick Daniels

Patrick Juaquin Daniels, 36, of Monticello, died Saturday, May 2, 2020 in Dermott. He was a native of Fountain Hill, a merchandiser for Pepsi Cola Inc., and a member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Nellie Spencer, and his paternal grandfather, Henry Porter Daniels.

He is survived by his wife of seven years, Desiree Leonard-Daniels; three daughters, Chynna Marie Daniels, Vanitee Mae Daniels, and Sanaah Marie Leonard, all of Monticello; his mother, Vanessa Powell, husband Randall, of Dermott; his father, Clarence Daniels Sr., wife Wanda, of Fountain Hill; three brothers, Clarence Daniels Jr. of Dermott, Audie Moore of Racine, Wis., and Brandon Woods of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Angela Vincent, husband Tony, of Fountain Hill, and Nannette Daniels of Maumelle; his paternal grandmother, Willie Jean Daniels of Fountain Hill; his maternal grandfather, Marvin Spencer, wife Marie, of Warren; his mother-in-law, Maxine Jones of Monticello; and his father-in-law, Steve Leonard, wife Ibra, of Monticello.

A private graveside service was held Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello with Rev. Daryle Daniels Jr. officiating.

Active pallbearers were Terrence Daniels, Audie Moore, Clarence Daniels Jr., Kurtis Shepard, Adam Martin, and Roderick Smith.

Honorary pallbearers were Christopher Spencer, Christopher Daniels, Thomas Daniels, Marvin Spencer Jr., Kelvin Spencer, Curtis Brocks, and Brandon Woods.

Arrangements were by Cromwell Funeral Home.


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Ramon Grantham

Ramon C. Grantham, 90, of Portland, died Sunday, May 10, 2020, at his residence. He was a native and lifelong resident of Portland and a 1947 graduate of Portland High School. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a retired farmer.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Vanita Jean Sadler Grantham; his parents, William and Emma Grantham; two brothers, Roy Grantham and William T. Grantham Jr.; and two sisters, Lorene Anderson and Evelyn Dixon.

He is survived by one son, Gregg Grantham and wife, Susie, of Portland; one daughter, Pamela Grantham Clayton of Mountain Home; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were planned for 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 12 in Portland Cemetery with Jerry Selby officiating.

Honorary pallbearers were Gary Berry and Bill Wilson.

Memorials may be sent to Ronald McDonald House, 1501 W. 10th Street, Little Rock, AR  72202.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.


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Carolyn Kelley

Carolyn Sedberry Kelley, 79, of Hamburg, died Thursday, May 7, 2020. She was a native of Ashley County and a resident of the Promise Land community, outside of Hamburg, since 1971.

She graduated from Portland High School in 1959 and she worked at Ashley County Health Unit for 30 years, having retired in 2005.

She taught Sunday school for many years at Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member and was also a member of Lois Circle.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Don R. Kelley; her parents, Woodrow and Jimmie Rowe Sedberry; one brother, Buford Sedberry; and one sister-in-law, Becky Sedberry.

She is survived by one son, Steven Kelley of Hamburg; two sisters, Linda Stell of Monticello and Joanne Stone and husband, Stan, of Hamburg; and two brothers, David Sedberry and wife, Cledia, of North Little Rock and Howell Sedberry and wife, Brenda, of Hamburg.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 11 in Promise Land Cemetery with Bro. Josh Luellen and Bro. Trey Emory officiating.

Memorials may be sent to Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church, 765 Ashley Road 70, Hamburg, AR 71646.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.


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Brent Martin

Brent D’Andrew Martin, age 32, of Little Rock, died Friday, May 1, 2020 in Little Rock. He was born in Lake Village, raised in Hamburg, and of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, R.D. Morgan, and his paternal grandparents, Louis Gene and Valonia Martin.

He is survived by one son, Brently Mahkel Martin of Little Rock; his mother, Anita Morgan of Hamburg; his father, Andrew Martin of Hamburg; two brothers, Darrius Gibbs and Gabriel Martin; six sisters, Nicole Fisher of Sherwood, Deiona Martin of Monticello, Mya Morgan of Hamburg, Tionna Martin of Little Rock, and Ebony Martin and Lakenya Martin, both of North Little Rock; and maternal grandmother, Alice Maxine Tucker of Little Rock.

A private graveside service was held Thursday, May 7 at 11 a.m. in Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Hamburg with Rev. Willie R. Taylor officiating.

Honorary pallbearers were Chancellor Jenkins, Kenneth Barnes Jr., Chardrion Hughes, Cameron Doles, Kerry Harris, and Jody Humphrey.

Arrangements were under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home.


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