DEATHS

Jimmy Dale McClain

Jimmy Dale McClain of Sardis, Ark., was born July 29, 1941, in Cotton Plant, the son of the late Bishop and Mary Frances Stuman Dixson.

Cole Haley 'Sonny' Davis Jr

Cole Haley 'Sonny' Davis Jr. was born in Little Dixie, Ark., at home on Nov. 23, 1942, to Cole Haley Davis Sr. and Mollie Jewell Joyner Davis. He was known as Sonny to his family and Cole to his friends.

Vicki Jean Young Heath

Vicki Jean Young Heath was a caring wife, mother, mammie, sister. and friend. She went to her heavenly home on January 25, 2024, at age 67. She was born to Victor and Jean (Knighton) Young on September 2, 1956, in Fort Campbell, KY.

Scott Bond Sr.

Scott Bond Sr., left his earthly home on Jan. 1, 2024, after a short sickness.

James Andrew Baker

James Andrew Baker of Grapevine, Ark., was born Dec. 19, 1940, in Pine Bluff, Ark., the son of the late Andrew and Pauline Hester Baker.

Charleen Jones Lybrand

Charleen Jones Lybrand of Grapevine, Ark., was born Feb. 13, 1943, in Calistoga, Calif., the daughter of the late Jack Jones and Pearl Flanagan Jones Brown.

Fannie Jean Camp Pope

Mrs. Fannie Jean Camp Pope, 94, died in Virginia on Jan. 18, 2024. She was a long-time resident of Forrest City, Ark. Mrs. Pope was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Calvert, Grant County, Ark.

Sharon Rose Andrews

Sharon Rose Andrews joined the love of her life, Robert (Bob) Keith Andrews Sr., in heaven on Jan. 22, 2024. Sharon was born Aug. 3, 1940, to Rose Trudell, and Edwin Scott Howe in National City, Calif.

Mary Louisa Vanlandingham Smith

Mary Louisa Vanlandingham Smith of Cedar Branch Community, Ark., was born March 19, 1933, at Redfield, Ark., the daughter of the late Bruce and Rosa Mae Kelly Vanlandingham.

Christina Joanne Smith

Christina Joanne Smith, most commonly known as “JoJo” in recent years, from Sheridan, Ark., passed away Jan. 13, 2024, after a long battle with health-related struggles.

Virginia Victoria Williams Arnold

Virginia Victoria Williams Arnold was born June 24, 1926, in Prattsville, Ark. She was the fifth of 10 children born to the late Sylvanda Benning Williams and Clarence Williams.

William Russell Hollinger

William Russell Hollinger of Prattsville, Ark., known by many as “Hide,” went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jan. 15, 2024, at the age of 82. He was born the youngest of 10 children to Wes and Nancy Hollinger on Dec. 5, 1941.

Christopher Elton “Chris” Palmer

Christopher Elton “Chris” Palmer, Assistant Chief of Police at Stuttgart Police Department in Stuttgart, Ark., Badge number 101, End of Watch, Jan. 15, 2024.

Ronnie Chris Volner

Ronnie Chris Volner of Grapevine, Ark., was born May 18, 1953, in Phoenix, Ariz., the son of the late Paul and Cassie Roberts Volner.

Vernie Mae Anders Downen

Vernie Mae Anders Downen of Sheridan, Arkansas was born July 3, 1928, in Appleton, Ark. the daughter of the late W.A. and Odie Patterson Anders.