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Memorials- Those We Have Loved and Lost

Shelia Gay Lamb Stone 1957-2009

Birth: Jun. 18, 1957 Prescott Nevada County Arkansas, USA Death: Apr. 28, 2009 Texarkana Bowie County Texas, USA SHELIA LAMB STONE Shelia Lamb Stone, 51, of Texarkana, Ark., died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in Texarkana. Mrs. Stone was born June 18, 1957, in Prescott, Ark. She was a Baptist. Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth Thornhill of North Little Rock; two sons, Rickey Stone Jr. and Keith Stone of Texarkana; three brothers, Charles Lamb of Brazoria, Texas, Doss Lamb of DeKalb, Texas, and Kevin Smith of Texarkana; four sisters, Fran Sikes of Breckenridge, Texas, Libby Sevier and Betty Welsh of Texarkana…
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Experiences With Death – February 28, 2015

Death and loss is something that I have grown to be experienced with over my 41 years in life.  I have lost numerous relatives to terminal illnesses.  I was expecting these deaths to occur and I had plenty of time to prepare myself for the loss and to speak any words that I wanted/needed these people to know before they passed.  There have only been a few deaths that were really surprising to me. First and foremost, one of the first and most traumatic experiences I've had with death occurred when I was in high school.  I believe it was…
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Memorials- Those We Have Loved and Lost

In Memory of Chris Nevener 1968 – 2015

Obituary for Wendell Christopher Nevener Wendell Christopher Nevener, 46, of Little Rock, died Saturday, January 10, 2015. He was born January 13, 1968 in Pine Bluff, son of John Nevener and Cynthia Yeager McVay. Chris was reared and received his early education in Pine Bluff, graduating early from Pine Bluff High School before entering the United States Army. He loved music. After his military service, Chris was CEO of Networking Partners and consulted in information technology for Novell in Germany. He recently moved back to the United States. Survivors include his mother and step-father, Cynthia and Kipper McVay of Jonesboro,…
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In Memory of Jason Seamans 1973 – 2015

Obituary for Mr. Jason Seamans Kenneth Jason Seamans, age 42, of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center from complications of a stroke suffered in 2013. Mr. Seamans was born January 4, 1973, in Pine Bluff, a son of Jack and Annette Bell Seamans. Jason was reared and educated in Pine Bluff, where he attended the Pine Bluff schools. He was a lifelong member of Green Meadows Baptist Church and was disabled. Jason was preceded in death by his wife, Kendyl Rector Seamans, whom he married May 4, 2002, in McGehee; two brothers, Randy Keith…
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Billie Glover 1928-2014

Billie Bradley Glover, age 86, of Clarendon, formerly of Pine Bluff, died Friday, November 28, 2014. She was a daughter of the late Clifton Bradley and Ella Mae Burrough Bradley. Born February 8, 1928 at Warren, she was reared and educated at Woodlawn. Mrs. Glover worked at Dillard’s, and its predecessor Pfeiffer-Blass for 34 years. She was a member of Clarendon Missionary Baptist Church and a former member of First Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Pine Bluff. She was also preceded in death on April 6, 2014 by her husband, John Ed Glover, whom she married on March 18, 1946;…
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Memorials- Those We Have Loved and Lost

In Memory of Keith Kerr 1973-2014

Keith Kerr, 41, of Webster, Texas, died Sunday, October 12, 2014.  He was born May 6, 1973 in Malvern, Arkansas, son of Mike and Donna Cunningham Kerr. Keith was reared and received his early education in Magnet Cove, Arkansas. After attending Pine Bluff High School for a short time, he returned to Magnet Cove, where he graduated from High School in 1991. He attended Henderson State University. He was the life of any party and taking great joy in making other people laugh. He enjoyed fishing, crabbing, boating, shooting at the range, duck hunting and especially spending quality time with…
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Florine Fulton Stone 1919 – 2014

Florine Fulton Stone, 95, of Blevins, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Wadley Regional Medical Center in Hope, AR. She was born March 27, 1919 in Hot Springs, AR to Wallace and Dona McClain Fulton. Florine was a homemaker and a partner in a farming and cattle operation.  She was of the Baptist faith, loved all aspects of country living and she was a wonderfully devoted mother and grandmother. Florine was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers: Rock, Burl, Dock and Brooks Fulton; one sister: Bonnie Spicer; her husband of 51 years Vernest Stone, and a grandson, Richard A. Bailey. Florine…
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David Akridge 1955 – 2014

David Akridge, age 59, of Little Rock, passed away, Wednesday, August 20, 2014. He was born February 27, 1955 in Toledo, Ohio, a son of Donald Eugene Akridge and Earlene Adams Cheek. David worked thirty seven years at A T & T and was a member of Bigelow Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Donald Ray Akridge. Survivors include his step father, Ralph Cheek (Grace) of North Carolina; brother, Lonnie Akridge (Katie) of Bigelow; step brother, Gary Cheek (Vicki) of Little Rock; step sister, Dawn Pugh (Randy) of North Carolina; sister in law, Vonda…
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In Memory of Chad James Lilly

The Story I had the privilege of meeting Chad Lilly during the summer of 2006 when I was invited to go on a study abroad trip to Poland with the Political Science department at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock via professor Jacek Lubecki.  I never have been, and never will be, a PoliSci major, but that's a different story altogether. The first time I ever met Chad was in the classroom one evening.  One night per week we were asked to come to class to watch movies that pertained to our upcoming adventure in a far away land.…
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In Memory of Robert L. Newton – 1929-2013

Robert Lee “Bob” Newton, Jr., 83, of Warren, Arkansas died Saturday, August 3, 2013, at Bradley County Medical Center. Newton was a leader in the Arkansas weekly newspaper business most of his life. He was born September 25, 1929 in Little Rock, Arkansas the only child of the late Robert Lee Newton and Lois Bell Hunter Newton. He was a 1947 graduate of Warren High School and a member of the Hendrix College Class of 1951 where he received a bachelor’s degree in history and political science. Newton served as President of the Hendrix Class of 1951 during his junior…
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In Memory of John Ed Glover 1922 – 2014

Retired Pine Bluff Police Department Detective Captain John Ed Glover, age 92, of Clarendon, former long-time resident of Pine Bluff, died Sunday, April 6, 2014. Born April 3, 1922 at Randall (Cleveland County), AR, he was a son of the late Frank Glover and Sarah Jane Ward Glover. Mr. Glover served in the United States Navy during World War II, serving in the Pacific Theatre aboard the USS Mifflin. He also participated in the battle of Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the occupation of Japan. After the war, he served the Arkansas National Guard for three years. For 33 years, he…
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