Reverend Thomas A. Krank, 81, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Jan. 22, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mr. Krank was born in a log cabin on Aug. 31, 1933, in Eldon, Okla., a triplet son of the late Hugh M. and Viola Spears Krank.
He was reared and received his early education in Eldon, Okla., and Little Rock, Ark., where he graduated from Central High School. He also enrolled at the Little Rock Missionary Baptist Seminary and graduated.
Willie Lois “Bilbo” Moltz Cardin Smith,100, of Sheridan, Ark., passed away Jan. 27, 2015. Born Aug. 6, 1914, in the Cedar Branch community of Grant County, she was a daughter of the late William Edward “Jake” Moltz and Lettie Mae Lewis Moltz.