Estelle Leona Ruffin Vaughn, 92 of DeWitt, Ark., went to her heavenly home Jan. 9, 2017. She was born June 18, 1924, in the “Little Cuba” community, a daughter of the late Robert Guy and Hettie Alice Adams Ruffin.
Joe Harvey Waddle was called home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Jan. 10, 2017. Born May 26, 1925, in Grapevine, Ark., to Joe Walter “Jackie” Waddle and Georgia Emma Kelley Shultz Waddle, Joe was known to his family as a loving husband, father, uncle, and grandfather. But it is Joe’s legacy of public service to his nation and community that will endure long after his passing.
James “Boe” Edward Cotton, 79, of Sheridan, Ark., passed away Jan. 11, 2017, at Saline Memorial Hospice in Bryant. He was born July 21, 1937, in Sheridan, Ark., the son of the late Monroe Jordan Cotton and Jessey Berry Cotton.
Pebble Dial Prescott of Sheridan, Ark., was born April 20, 1938, in Leola, Ark., the daughter of the late William Bryan Dial and Ruby Roberts Dial.
She was a member of Dollarway Baptist Church in Pine Bluff and a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking for her family and loving on her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a dear friend to everyone she knew.