Thomas James Stewart

Thomas Stewart

Thomas J. Stewart 90, of Little Rock, AR., passed peacefully on May 14, 2015. His loving survivors include: daughters, Miracle S. Stewart and Jazmine Lewis; grandchildren, Janae, Jaykeira, and Khaiden all of Little Rock, AR. He was an active member of the NAACP and a member of Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church. He was a Navy Veteran who served in WW II.  He was always known as Uncle Tommie and Freedom Fighter to those that loved him.

Home going services will be on Friday, May 22, 2015, 11:00 am, at Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2400 S. Maple Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow with honors at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 Maryland Ave. NLR, AR. Viewing: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3-5 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 South Chester St. LR, AR. (501) 372-1305.

Vellonia Griffith

Vellonia Griffith

Vellonia Griffith 84, of Little Rock, went to be with Lord on Saturday, May 9. She was the beloved wife of 52 years of the late James Griffith. She was the loving mother of eight children: La Joyce, Allen, Cathy, Bruce, Delbert, Phyllis, Steven and Lisa; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services: Monday, 18th, 10 am, at Ward Chapel AME Church, 1301 Hanger St., Little Rock, AR. Visitation: Sunday, 4-5 pm at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home (501) 372-1305.

Fred Rice

Fred Rice

Fred Rice 79, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed peacefully on May 4, 2015. Survivors include: two children, Janice M. (Joseph Jr.) Graham and Gregory L. Rice; four grandchildren, Catrenna (Randy) Boone, Meacco (Courtland) Verdun, Mishinda (Jimmy) Banks and Joseph (Ikira) Graham III. Home going services will be held on Monday, May 11, 2015, 10:00 am. Interment will be on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 11:00 am, with honors at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 Maryland Ave. NLR, AR. Viewing: Monday, 9-10 am, prior to service, both services at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 South Chester Street, LR (501) 372-1305.

 

Michael Andre Washington

Michael Washington

Michael Andre Washington 59, passed peacefully May 2, 2015. Survivors: Carolyn House, Dorris Lennox, James Washington Jr. (Janice), Rhonda Jones (Jerry) and Major Washington.  Funeral services: Saturday, May 9, 2015, 11:00 am, at The Gospel Lighthouse, 501 E. 16th St., LR, AR. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Viewing: Friday, 2-5 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester Street, LR (501) 372-1305.

 

Annie Hindman-Peyton

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Annie Hindman-Peyton of Little Rock, AR., was born in Columbus, Arkansas on June 22, 1921 to the late Hardin and Daisy Hindman. She was the first born of two brothers and two sisters. Annie is predeceased by: Charles W. Peyton (Spouse), Regina Jefferson (grandchild), Walker Hindman (brother), RL Hindman (brother), and Katherine Austin (sister).She worked at the Little Rock Arts Museum, then the Little Rock School District, where after several years of service she retired. Annie departed this life on Wednesday April 29, at 10:45 a.m. in Little Rock, Arkansas at St. Vincent’s hospital. Her memory will forever be cherished by: a daughter, Georgia (Joe Eddie) Jefferson of Sacramento, California; a son, Larry C. Peyton I (Juanita) Peyton of Little Rock, Arkansas; a sister, Ardean Souder (John) Souder of Flint Michigan. She is also survived by a host of dear grandchildren, nieces/nephews, great-grandchildren, great nieces/ nephews, great-great grandchildren, great-great nieces /nephews, relatives and friends.

A celebration of her life will be held Friday, May 8, 2015, 11:00 am, at St. Mark Baptist Church, 5722 West 12th Street, Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow at Haven of Rest Cemetery. Family visitation will be Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7-8 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester St., Little Rock, AR (501) 372-1305. Sign her online guestbook @ http://www.ruffinjarrett.com

 

Michael Rovine Carter

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Michael R. Carter “Captain Mike/Rivermouse” of Little Rock, AR., the son of Dr. Vertie L. Carter and the late Isaiah Carter passed Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Survivors include: his devoted wife, Inge R. Carter, MD; daughter, Felicia Jeanette; son, Robert Christopher; brother, Larry D. Carter, Sr. (Zenobia), many relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015, 1:00 pm, at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Roosevelt & Main Street, Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow at Elmlawn Cemetery. Arrangements by: Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 South Chester St. Little Rock, AR (501) 372-1305. Sign his online guestbook @www.ruffinjarrett.com

John David Lamb

Lamb

John David Lamb 67, passed away April 24, 2015. He’s survived by: wife, Avis Morris; daughter, Teva Wright; sons, LaJohn, Austin and Terrance Lamb; sisters, Rose Moore, Stella Wilkins, Faye Simmons, Tilla Perry, Evelyn Johnson, Sandra Terry and Melinda Stafford; one brother, Quinton Lamb and a host of other loving relatives and special friends.

 

Services will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015, 11:00 am, at First Baptist Church, 2015 Main Street, North Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow at Elmlawn Cemetery. Family visitation: Friday, May 01, 2015, 6-7 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester St. LR, AR. (501) 372-1305. Sign his online guestbook @ www.ruffinjarrett.com

 

 

 

 

 

Adell Anderson

Adell Anderson

Adell Anderson 92, of Little Rock, AR formerly of St. Louis, MO. departed this life on April 22, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Anderson; her parents, Lorenzia and Molella Rodgers; and a wonderful stepmother, Inez Rodgers; brothers, Avery, James, John and Duff Rodgers; sisters, Virginia Rodgers and Dorothy Clark. She leaves to cherish her special memories: sisters, Maseline Cannon and Pearl Camp; brothers, Solomon Samuel and Charles Rodgers and a host of family and friends.

Viewing: Friday, May 01, 2015, 1-5 pm. Home going services will be Saturday, May 2, 2015, 11:00 am, both services at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 South Chester St. LR (501) 372-1305.

 

Darrell Lee Frazier

Darrell Frazier

Darrell Frazier 48, of Little Rock, AR went to continue his walk with the Lord on April 25, 2015. He is survived by his mother, Edith Miller; brothers, Ben, Joe, Bralon Frazier and Devonie Kendrick; sisters, Terrie, Margaret, Kisha and Shannon Frazier; 15 children; you have gone to be with the Lord but we will always carry you in our hearts. We love you Lil Dan. A celebration of his life will be on Saturday, May 2, 2015, 11:30 am, at Word Of Outreach, 3300 Asher Ave. Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow at Arkansas Memorial Gardens, NLR, AR. Family visitation: Friday, May 01, 2015, 7:30-8:30 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester St. LR (501) 372-1305. Sign his online guestbook @ www.ruffinjarrett.com

 

George Reed III

George Reed

George Reed III 55, of Little Rock, AR passed on April 22, 2015, He leaves to cherish his memory: three children, Brandon L. Reed, George Reed IV and Christin M. Reed; one granddaughter, Brailyn Leigh-Ann Reed; siblings, Russell Reed, Christopher Reed and Vanessa Reed; his mother, Altha L. Reed and a host of relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 11:00 am, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester St. LR (501) 372-1305.