Pu­laski County

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - DEATHS -

GAYLE MARIE BUR­NETT, 71, of Lit­tle Rock, Ark., de­parted this life March

9, 2018. Fam­ily

Hour: Fri­day, 6:15-7:15 p.m. at Robin­son Mor­tu­ary-Lit­tle

Rock. Fu­neral: Satur­day, 11 a.m. at Theresa Hoover United Methodist Church. Brother Loyd Har­ris, of­fi­ciant. Ser­vices en­trusted to Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, 1201 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Lit­tle Rock, Ark. (501) 3710111. “Ser­vice You Can Trust.”

–––––❖––––– KEVIN D. COOK SR., 46, of Lit­tle Rock, Ark., de­parted this life March 10, 2018.

He was pre­ceded in death by: mother, Ju­lia

Mae Cook-McDow­ell; grand­daugh­ter, Ta’Leah Cook.

Kevin leaves to cher­ish his mem­ory: fi­ancé,

Ora D. McClure; chil­dren, Whit­ney Cook, Ke­ora Cook, Destiny Cook, Robyn Sparks-Wil­liams, Kevin Cook Jr., Jor­dan Cook, Kolby Cook, Kaden Cook; step­son, Rickey Peo­ples; fa­ther, James McDow­ell; si­b­lings, Pamela McDow­ell-Brisco, Latasha McDow­ell-Har­ris, Corey McDow­ell; ten grand­chil­dren; and a host of other rel­a­tives and friends.

Fam­ily Hour: Fri­day, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, Lit­tle Rock. Fu­neral: Satur­day, 11 a.m. at Faith Tem­ple De­liv­er­ance Cen­ter, 1920 South Broad­way, Lit­tle Rock. Pas­tor Dwayne Lind­sey, Pas­tor. Am­bas­sadress Monique Clark, eu­lo­gist. Ser­vices en­trusted to Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, 1201 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Lit­tle Rock, Ark. (501) 371-0111. “Ser­vice You Can Trust.”

–––––❖––––– KAHN A. COT­TON (K4), 41, of Lit­tle Rock de­parted this life on Satur­day, March 10, 2018. Pre­ceded in death by his grand­fa­thers, Joe­sph Paris Cot­ton and El­der Hor­tence Bal­lard; and grand­mother, Bishop H.L. Bal­lard.

Kahn leaves to mourn his phys­i­cal pass­ing his lov­ing and de­voted wife of al­most 20 years, Tiffany R. Cot­ton; daugh­ters, Kyla A., Kha­lanna A., Khamari A., Knyla A.; par­ents, Keith A. and Mary L. Cot­ton; brothers, Keith A. Cot­ton Jr., Kotto A. Cot­ton, Kareame A. Cot­ton, Kis­han A. Cot­ton, grand­mother Dr. M. Jeanne Cot­ton; spe­cial aunt, Naomi Webb; a host of cousins, rel­a­tives and friends. (Please view en­tire obit­u­ary on our web­site).

Fam­ily Hour: Fri­day, 6-7 p.m. at Rose City Com­mu­nity Church, 5601 Lynch Drive, North Lit­tle Rock.

Cel­e­bra­tion of Kahn’s life: Satur­day, 11 a.m., First Bap­tist Church, 811 S.A. Jones Drive. Ser­vices en­trusted to Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, 4511 E. Broad­way, North Lit­tle Rock (501) 374-0111. “A Ser­vice You Can Trust” Visit our web­site to sign on­line at www. robin­son­mor­tu­ary.com.

–––––❖––––– CALVIN DAW­SON III, 8, of Lit­tle Rock re­ceived his wings on March 2, 2018.

Lov­ing mem­o­ries left to par­ents: Calvin

Daw­son Jr. and

Tif­fanie Mor­gan, brother:

Ki-Mani Daw­son, grand­par­ents: Pear­lenna Rich­mon, Calvin

Daw­son Sr., and Stephanie Harper, great grand­mother: Pauline Bolton, un­cles: Tony Walker, Dar­rick Harper, An­dre Daw­son, and Michael Bland, aunts: La­por­tia Wil­liams and Der­rica Harper, great aunt: Eve­lyn Ware, great un­cles: Leon Ware and Mark Bolton, close cousins: La­toya Ware, Leon Ware, and Freddy Ware. A host of cousins and friends at Terry El­e­men­tary and church fam­ily from Sil­ver City Church Of Christ. He never met a stranger.

Visi­ta­tion: March 16, 2018, 6-7 p.m. at Levy Church Of Christ, 5124 Camp Robin­son Rd., North Lit­tle Rock. Homego­ing cel­e­bra­tion March 17, 2018, 11 a.m. at Gard­ner Memo­rial United Methodist Church, 1723 Schaer Street, North Lit­tle Rock. Su­pe­rior Fu­neral Ser­vices, 5017 E. Broad­way, North Lit­tle Rock (501) 945-9922.

On­line guest­book www.su­pe­ri­or­fu­ner­alser­vices.com. Trudean Long Brown “Pro­vid­ing Ser­vices Your Fam­ily De­serves.”

–––––❖––––– WILLIAM EARLY “EARL” ENIS JR., age 55, of Sher­wood, Ark. passed away

Sun­day, March

11, 2018. Earl was born in Clarks­dale,

Miss. and grad­u­ated from Clarks­dale High

School in 1980.

Earl en­joyed fish­ing, golf,

MSU Bull­dogs and the Green Bay Pack­ers.

Earl is sur­vived by his par­ents, William Early “Bill” Enis, Sr. of Bran­don, Miss.; Loda J. Maynor of Clarks­dale, Miss.; his soul mate of 29 years, Tra­cye Enis; his sis­ter, Anne Cer­anti (James) of Greenville, Miss.; his chil­dren, Melanie Parker, (Matt), William Early “Trey” Enis III, (Sara), Ashlea Lee (John), Jami Gor­don, and Scott Gor­don; and his grand­chil­dren, Macken­zie, Sloane, El­lie, Aik­man, Han­nah, Ethan and Is­abell.

Ser­vices will be held at Grif­fin Leggett Rest Hills in North Lit­tle Rock, Ark. on Satur­day, March 17, 2018. Visi­ta­tion be­gins at 9 a.m. and ser­vices be­gin at 10 a.m. In lieu of flow­ers, the fam­ily asks that do­na­tions be made to the Ron­ald McDon­ald House. An on­line guest­book is avail­able at www.griffin­legget­tresthills.com.

–––––❖––––– CHARLES ED­WARD FORD, 68, of Lit­tle Rock, Ark., de­parted this life March 11, 2018. Pre­ceded in death by: fa­ther, Bloomer Ford Sr; sis­ters, Delores Ford and Gwen­dolyn Stokes; and brother, Glen Ford. Charles com­pleted his ed­u­ca­tion at Gary Job Corps Cen­ter in San Mar­cos, Texas. Charles served in the Marine Corps.

Charles leaves to cher­ish mem­o­ries with mother, Marie Ford; si­b­lings, Bloomer Ford Jr. Bobby Ford,

Bev­erly Bursey,

Mary Ford, Pamela Crew; and a host of fam­ily and friends.


Fri­day, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Robin­son Mor­tu­ary-Lit­tle

Rock. Grave­side: Fri­day, 10 a.m. at Arkansas State Vet­eran’s Ceme­tery, 1501 W. Mary­land Ave., Sher­wood, Ark. 72120. Ser­vices en­trusted to Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, 1201 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Lit­tle Rock, Ark. (501) 371-0111. “Ser­vice You Can Trust.”

–––––❖––––– ROBERT “ROBBY” BY­RON HOLDERFIELD, 53, of Jack­sonville passed away Satur­day,

March 10, 2018.

He was born De­cem­ber 19, 1964 to Howard and

Lola (Mize) Holderfield. Robby earned a Masters in Phys­i­cal Ther­apy from


He is sur­vived by his mother; son, Clay­ton Holderfield; brother, Terry Holderfield; and neph­ews, Eric and Ryan Holderfield. He was pre­ceded in death by his fa­ther; his sis­ter, Tracy Diane; and brother in law, Paul Garner, all of whom he loved dearly.

A Cel­e­bra­tion of His Life will be held 10 a.m. Thurs­day March 15, 2018, at Smith North Lit­tle Rock Fu­neral Home, 1921 Main Street. On­line obit­u­ary at www. SmithFam­i­lyCares.com.

–––––❖––––– ETHELENE KER­STEN, 86, of Lit­tle Rock, Arkansas passed away Mon­day, March

12, 2018. She was born March

15, 1931 in Con­way County, Arkansas to Ernest and Ava Roper

Harvill. She at­tended and grad­u­ated from

Atkins High

School where she met her fu­ture hus­band do­ing car­pen­try at the school. They mar­ried in June 1949 and moved to Cal­i­for­nia where they lived for two years. They re­turned to Arkansas where they raised their chil­dren at 1601 West 15th St., North Lit­tle Rock, near Vestal Ball­park.

She was a de­vout Catholic, at­tend­ing St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Catholic Church. Ethelene re­tired from the Arkansas De­part­ment of Fi­nance and Ad­min­is­tra­tion, but her most im­por­tant role was as a wife, mother, grand­mother and great-grand­mother.

She was an ac­com­plished seam­stress, even mak­ing wed­ding gowns for her daugh­ters and quilts for ev­ery fam­ily mem­ber. She en­joyed work­ing in her flower beds, fish­ing and cross­word puz­zles. She and her hus­band en­joyed danc­ing through­out their mar­riage. Her smile lit up a room, even af­ter di­ag­nosed with Alzheimer’s.

She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents; hus­band, Joseph B. Ker­sten; si­b­lings, Elouise Bras­hears and Louise Brock and her son-in-law, Pa­trick Doolit­tle. Ethelene is sur­vived by her chil­dren, Linda Ker­sten Doolit­tle (Pa­trick-de­ceased), Robert Ker­sten (Wanda), Randy Ker­sten (Becky), Sh­eryall Ker­sten Paris of Weimar, Texas; si­b­lings, Wanda Sue Witcher, Betty Mor­ri­son and William Harvill; grand­chil­dren, Tim­o­thy Doolit­tle (Heather), Christo­pher Doolit­tle (Heidi), Ja­son Ker­sten, Mon­ica McGe­hee (Chris), April Ker­sten Tor­res (Ar­turo), Ja­cob Ker­sten (Heather), Michael Ker­sten, Alan Pledger (Sarah), Crys­tal Brown (Mike); 20 great-grand­chil­dren, mul­ti­ple nieces and neph­ews and ex­tended fam­ily.

We would like to thank all the staff of Clar­ity Pointe Mem­ory Care As­sisted Liv­ing Neigh­bor­hood, es­pe­cially JoAnne and Jan­ice, who cared for her like a fam­ily mem­ber.

A visi­ta­tion will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Wed­nes­day, March 14, 2018 fol­lowed by a rosary at 7 p.m., at Smith – North Lit­tle Rock Fu­neral Home Chapel. Mass of Chris­tian burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Thurs­day, March 15, 2018 at Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Catholic Church. Burial will be in Arkansas State Vet­er­ans Ceme­tery. On­line obit­u­ary at www. SmithFam­i­lyCares.com. In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions may be made to Arkansas Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion.

–––––❖––––– ROBERT D. LEXING, 85 of North Lit­tle Rock de­parted this life, Satur­day, March

10, 2018.

He is sur­vived by one sis­ter,

Lau­rel D. Hooks, neph­ews and nieces, James Wil­liams, James

Pruitt, Jr., Robert Earl Pruitt,

Sr., Don­ald Ray

Lewis, Sr., Tony

(Gail) Bell, Rev. Billy Earl Ar­tis (Mon­ica), De­bra K. (Fred) Robert­son, Janet (Dar­ryl) Es­six, Sheila Camp­bell (Lawrence) Jack­son, Tim (Ros­alyn) Pruitt, Stephanie Thomas, Ed­win (Juanita) Pruitt Sr., Lisa Martin, God-chil­dren, Ton­jua’ Miles-Walker, Sonja Bay­lark, Car­men Pruitt, Stephen Di­cus, Sgt. Derek An­der­son, Alisa An­der­son, Allen An­der­son, Brenda Di­cus, Cyn­to­nio Di­cus, Madi­son An­der­son, El­iz­a­beth An­der­son, Car­men An­der­son, great-nieces, and great-neph­ews, other rel­a­tives and friends.

Fu­neral, 11 a.m., Mon­day, March 19, 2018, St. Au­gus­tine Catholic Church, Sec­ond and Smoth­ers Street, North Lit­tle Rock, Arkansas 72114, Fam­ily Hour, 6-7 p.m., Sun­day, March 18, 2018, Hub­ble Memo­rial Chapel. In­ter­ment: 1 p.m., Arkansas State Vet­er­ans Ceme­tery, where he will buried with full mil­i­tary honors. Fu­neral ser­vices en­trusted to Hub­ble Fu­neral Home, 501374-3134. “Serv­ing you with pro­fes­sional care since 1900”, www. hub­ble­fu­ner­al­home.co.

–––––❖––––– TERRY DE­WAYNE McCLENDON, 54, of Jack­sonville, Ark., de­parted this life

March 9,2018.

He was pre­ceded in death by: his par­ents,

James O. McClendon and

Lelia Mae Jack­son and si­b­lings

Otis Jack­son and Pear­line McClendon.

He leaves to cher­ish his mem­ory: wife, Donna McClendon; chil­dren: Star­lah Hayes, Jen­nifer York, and Terry McClendon Jr., si­b­lings: Norma Kay McClendon, Pa­trica Wal­ters, Dianne Tate, James McClendon, and Peggy Jack­son, five grand­chil­dren and a host of nieces, neph­ews, cousins, other rel­a­tives and friends.

Memo­rial: Fri­day, 11 a.m. at Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, Lit­tle Rock. Fu­neral: Ser­vices en­trusted to Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, 1201 Dr. MLK Jr. Drive, Lit­tle Rock, Ark. (501) 371-0111. “Ser­vice You Can Trust.”

–––––❖––––– CUR­TIS LERON MOR­GAN, 47, of Lit­tle Rock, Ark., de­parted this life March

10, 2018. He was pre­ceded in death by: fa­ther, Al­fonso Thur­man.

Cur­tis leaves to cher­ish his mem­ory: wife, Jack­glin Maria Mor­gan; chil­dren, Leron Mor­gan, Cur­nisha Richards, Lakia Mor­gan, Josh Mor­gan, An­drea Davis, DaNisha Davis, and Tyler A. Mor­gan; mother, Joyce Thur­man; and a host of other rel­a­tives and friends.

Visi­ta­tion: Fri­day, noon-6 p.m. Fu­neral: Satur­day, 2 p.m. both at Robin­son Mor­tu­ary Chapel, Lit­tle Rock. Pas­tor James Hayes, of­fi­ci­at­ing. Ser­vices en­trusted to Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, 1201 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Lit­tle Rock, Ark. (501) 371-0111. “Ser­vice You Can Trust.”

–––––❖––––– BEN­NIE MOSES JR., 97, of Lit­tle Rock de­parted this life on Tues­day, March 6,


He is sur­vived by two sons, Don­ald

Moses Sr., Michael Moses, two daugh­ters,

Yvonne Moses,

Althea Moses, six grand­chil­dren, four great-grand­chil­dren, nieces, neph­ews, other rel­a­tives and friends.

Fu­neral Ser­vices, 10 a.m., Fri­day, March 16, 2018, Wes­ley United Methodist Church, 1109 South State Street, Lit­tle Rock, Arkansas, 72202, Fam­ily Hour 6-7 p.m., Thurs­day, at the church. In­ter­ment: noon, Arkansas State Vet­er­ans Ceme­tery where he will be buried with Full Mil­i­tary Honors.

Fu­neral Ser­vices en­trusted to Hub­ble Fu­neral Home (501) 3743134. “Serv­ing you with pro­fes­sional care since 1900”, www. hub­ble­fu­ner­al­home.co.


JEAN “JEANGIRL” COL­LETTE NI­CHOLS, 53, of Lit­tle Rock, went to be with the

Lord on Thurs­day, March 8,

2018. She was a

1982 grad­u­ate of Parkview High

School in Lit­tle

Rock, Arkansas.

Jean grad­u­ated from Phi­lan­der

Smith Col­lege with a B.S. in Psy­chol­ogy. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, she be­gan work­ing for the Arkansas De­part­ment of Hu­man Ser­vices (DHS). Af­ter a stint with DHS, Jean be­gan a lengthy ca­reer at the Arkansas State Po­lice Child Abuse Hot­line. She was later em­ployed with the Arkansas Demo­crat Gazette un­til her un­timely demise. Jean ac­cepted Christ at an early age. She was a mem­ber of Mercy Seat Bap­tist Church.

Jean was pre­ceded in death by her son, Jaime Ni­chols, mother, Sylvia A. Ni­chols and sis­ter, Karita “Sisi” Eve­lyn Ni­chols. Her pres­ence will be missed by her fa­ther, James Ni­chols; brothers, Vic­tor, James (Valarie) Ni­chols of Lit­tle Rock, Greg (San­dra) Ni­chols of Sher­wood, and Vance (Su­san) Ni­chols of Spring­dale; sis­ters, Ja­syl Ni­chols of Lit­tle Rock, and Karisa “Mimi” (Der­rick) All­mon of Maumelle; grand­mother, El­iz­a­beth Ni­chols of Flint, Michi­gan; god­mother, Mrs. Lil­lian Springer of Lit­tle Rock, and a host of un­cles, aunts, nieces and neph­ews.

A cel­e­bra­tion of Jean’s life will be held Thurs­day, March 15, 6 p.m. with view­ing at 5 p.m. at Mercy Seat Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church, 8715 Oman Road in Lit­tle Rock. Burial will be Fri­day morn­ing, March 16 at 10 a.m. at Elm­lawn Ceme­tery. Ser­vices en­trusted to Robin­son Mor­tu­ary, 1201 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Lit­tle Rock (501) 371-0111. “A Ser­vice You Can Trust.”

––––– ––––– MAR­SHA CAROLYN PATE, 68, of Lit­tle Rock, died on March 7, 2018. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends on March 14, 2018, at Vilo­nia Fu­neral Home Chapel from 5-7 p.m. Grave­side ser­vices will be held at 12 noon, March 15, 2018, at Ro­mance Ceme­tery. Leave con­do­lences at www.vilo­ni­a­fu­ner­al­home.com.

–––––❖––––– MARY AN­GELA TILFORD, 71, of Maumelle, Arkansas, went to be with our Lord on

March 10, 2018.

She was born

Au­gust 11, 1946, in North Lit­tle

Rock, Arkansas, to the late

Irma and Fred

Sta­ley Sr. Mary was full of life and sass, she loved spend­ing time with her fam­ily but loved her grand­ba­bies most of all. She also loved the out­doors, gar­den­ing, fish­ing, and her beloved cat Mag­gie.

Mary is sur­vived by her four daugh­ters: Trudy Smith, Kelly May and hus­band William, Tra­cie John­ston, Melanie Shaw and hus­band Matthew; 14 grand­chil­dren; 28 great-grand­chil­dren; her brother, Fred Sta­ley Jr. and wife Carolyn; and a host of fam­ily and friends.

In lieu of flow­ers her fam­ily has asked for do­na­tions to be made to “The Van”. Her fam­ily will hold a cel­e­bra­tion of her life on Satur­day, March 17, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Lake Wil­lastein Park in Maumelle. Cre­ma­tion ar­range­ments have been en­trusted to A Nat­u­ral State Fu­neral Ser­vice in Jack­sonville, Arkansas. Her on­line guest­book is avail­able at www.anat­u­ral­state­fu­ner­alser­vice.com.

–––––❖––––– WILLIAM EU­GENE TRANTHAM, age 88, of Lit­tle Rock, passed away on Sun­day, March 11,

2018. He was born on Au­gust

6, 1929, in Elk­land, Mis­souri, the son of

Har­vey Wil­son Trantham and

Lola Jane Mi­nor Trantham. On

June 7, 1959, he was mar­ried to Patsy Ann Starr Trantham who pre­ceded him in death. William proudly served his coun­try in the armed forces and was a Korean War Vet­eran.

He re­ceived his PhD from North­west­ern Univer­sity in June of 1966. Dr. T, as his stu­dents called him, be­gan his ca­reer at Oua­chita Bap­tist Univer­sity in 1960 and re­tired in May 1994. At that time, he was named Pro­fes­sor Emer­i­tus of Mu­sic by OBU. He also taught at South­west Bap­tist Univer­sity of Bo­li­var, Mis­souri.

He served as a Pro­fes­sor of Mu­sic, was the first Dean of the School of Mu­sic at OBU when it was es­tab­lished in 1968 and served as Chair­man of the Ap­plied Mu­sic De­part­ment within the OBU School of Mu­sic. Dr. Trantham was in­volved with, and a mem­ber of many or­ga­ni­za­tions, in­clud­ing: Mu Omi­cron chap­ter of Phi Mu Al­pha Sin­fo­nia Na­tional Honorary Mu­sic Fra­ter­nity, Col­lege Mu­sic So­ci­ety, Mu­sic Teach­ers Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion, Fed­er­ated Mu­sic Clubs, Amer­i­can Mu­si­co­log­i­cal So­ci­ety, and the Amer­i­can Guild of Or­gan­ists and Ep­silon Delta Chap­ter of Pi Kappa Lambda. In 2016, Dr. Trantham was hon­ored as a Dis­tin­guished Mem­ber Friend of the Arts by Sigma Al­pha Iota Mu­sic Fra­ter­nity Hot Springs Alum­nae Chap­ter.

Dr. Trantham served as Or­gan­ist and as Or­gan­ist/Choir Di­rec­tor for many churches through­out his ca­reer. He served as Or­gan­ist/Choir Di­rec­tor for West­min­ster Pres­by­te­rian Church in Hot Springs for over 23 years be­fore re­tir­ing from that po­si­tion.

Dr. T was loved and re­spected by so many peo­ple. His love of mu­sic and teach­ing af­fected many. Even in his last years, he was able to play hymns, which peo­ple hummed and sang to with smiles on their faces.

Dr. Trantham is sur­vived by his daugh­ter and son-in­law, Rachel King and hus­band Charles; grand­daugh­ter, Lind­say Har­ris and hus­band David; great-grand­son, Ja­cob Hooper; grand­daugh­ter, Ni­cole Jack­son; son, Gene Trantham and wife Nancy; grand­sons, Daniel and Evan Trantham; and beloved niece, Bev­erly Jones.

The fam­ily wishes to thank the many who vis­ited Dr. T and who sent cards and let­ters.

A spe­cial thanks is ex­tended to Bap­tist Hospice for their team’s lov­ing care. Words can­not thank the staff of Park­way Vil­lage Health Cen­ter for the love and care that they pro­vided to Dr. T in the last year of his life.

In lieu of flow­ers and other cus­tom­ary con­do­lences, memo­ri­als can be made to the OBU Mu­sic De­part­ment, 410 Oua­chita Street, Box 3754, Arkadel­phia, Arkansas 71998.

Visi­ta­tion will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fri­day, March 16, 2018. Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 10 a.m. on Satur­day, March 17, 2018, both at West­min­ster Pres­by­te­rian Church in Hot Springs. Burial will fol­low ser­vices at Crestview Memo­rial Park. Rev­erend Chip Hatcher and Rev­erend Tom Ul­rich will be of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Ar­range­ments are un­der the di­rec­tion of Davis-Smith Fu­neral Home, Hot Springs. To ex­press con­do­lences and sign the on­line guest­book, visit www.davis­smith.com.

–––––❖––––– WILLIAM LLOYD WAYNE, 73, of Lit­tle Rock was born Jan­uary 18, 1945, in

Scott, Arkansas, to the late Lee and Cenora Ea­ton Wayne and passed away on Thurs­day,

March 8th, 2018.

He is sur­vived by his ex-wife and com­pan­ion, Sue

Wayne and his chil­dren Isaac Wayne Sr. (Obre­ona) and Keisha Wayne both of Hens­ley; also his step-chil­dren, Lakeisha Bar­num of North Lit­tle Rock, Elisha Bar­num of Maumelle and Cyn­thia Pryor (Mar­lon) of North Lit­tle Rock. Other sur­vivors in­clude his si­b­lings, Earnes­tine Pet­tus and Charles Wayne both of Lit­tle Rock and Adam Wayne (Martha) of Compton, Cal­i­for­nia; and his grand­chil­dren Iyces Wayne, Isaac Wayne Jr., Iy­ona Wayne, Ash­lin Pavon; and step-grand­chil­dren, Justin Fudge, Cameron Con­nors, Madi­son Bar­num and Sydni Bar­num.

He is also sur­vived by his first wife, Bertha Wayne of Hens­ley and a sis­ter-in-law, Rosa Wayne of Compton, Cal­i­for­nia; and a host of ex­tended fam­ily and friends. He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents and si­b­lings, Archie Wayne, Jonathan Wayne, Leon Wayne, Mary Booth, Jewe­lene White, Odie Wil­son and Doris­sine Tay­lor.

Mr. Wayne en­joyed spend­ing time with his fam­ily and friends as well as talk­ing on the phone with friends and fam­ily. He also en­joyed watch­ing western movies.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held on Satur­day, March 17, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Grif­fin Leggett Healey & Roth Fu­neral Home, 5800 West 12th Street, in Lit­tle Rock. Please visit www.griffin­leggetthealey­roth.com for the on­line trib­ute and guest book.

–––––❖––––– OLEVIA WHITE, 92, of Lit­tle Rock tran­si­tioned March 12, 2018. Sur­vived by chil­dren: Betty White Brown (Cur­tis), Robert White (Eve­lyn), Mar­i­lyn Dixon and Sher­man Wil­son (Lasheika). Sis­ter, Mae Bertha Means. Fu­neral Ser­vice Satur­day, March 17, 2018, 11 a.m., Gunn Fu­neral Home. Ser­vices en­trusted to Gunn Fu­neral Home, 4323 W. 29th, Lit­tle Rock, Ark. 72204.

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