Lawrence Edward Deloach, Sr.

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Lawrence Edward Deloach, Sr. of Jacksonville, AR., passed peacefully on Friday, July 24, 2015 with family and friends at his side. He was born on October 17, 1948, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas to Gail and Elsie Lawrence Deloach. He’s preceded in death by his father; brother, Lynn Dell Deloach; and nephew, Kristian Deloach. He’s survived by his wife, Michele Williams Deloach; two sons, John McKinney and Anthony Deloach; one daughter, Crystal Cokeley; as well as his mother, Elsie Deloach Snowden; brothers, Ben (Barbara) Deloach and Gary (Rhonda) Deloach; sister, Lillie Mae White; six grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that he loved dearly.

 

A celebration of his life will be held Friday, July 31, 2015, 10:00 am. Interment immediately following with honors at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 West Maryland Drive, Sherwood, Arkansas. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 30, 2015, 5-6:30 pm, both services at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home Chapel, 1200 South Chester Street, Little Rock, AR (501) 372-1305. Sign his online guestbook @ http://www.ruffinjarrett.com

Sterling D. Worthen

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STERLING D. WORTHEN, 89, peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is survived by nieces, Marva Worthen Watts of Chicago, IL and Kathryn Worthen of South Holland, IL; and a nephew, William Horton of St. Louis, MO. He was a faithful member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Little Rock, AR. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, July 31, 2015, at Ruffin Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester Street, Little Rock, Arkansas. (501) Visitation scheduled for 10:00 AM and Funeral service, 11:00 AM with Rev. Shedrick Warren of Mt. Zion Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be at Haven of Rest Cemetery. Arrangements by: Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home

 

Viola Baugh

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Viola Baugh 68, of North Little Rock, AR., passed July 20, 2015. Survivors include: 2 daughters, Enrique K. Baugh and Martina R. Jones; 2 sons, James C. Jones and Marlon R. Baugh; 9 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 3 sisters; 7 brothers and Allie Baugh (her maltease). A visitation will be on Saturday, July 25, 2015, 12-2 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester St. LR (501) 372-1305.

 

Freddie King Jr.

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Freddie King, Jr. was born to Freddie Lee King, Sr. and Delois King on March 25, 1965

in Little Rock, Arkansas. He graduated from Mills High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

He was an employee of Coastline Products in Harvey, Louisiana. Freddie was baptized

at an early age at St. Luke AME in Hensley, Arkansas. He was affectionately called

‘Junior’ by family and ‘Buford’ by friends.

 

He was preceded in death by his father Freddie Lee King, Sr.; and grandmother Rachel

Mozell. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Delois King of Woodson,

Arkansas; one son, Christopher Todd of Tulsa, Oklahoma; four daughters, Dominique

Jones of Dallas, Texas; Shemiracle King of Benton, Arkansas; Bethany King of

Texarkana, Arkansas; Monique King of Dallas, Texas (attending LSU); one

granddaughter, Ramyha Nevaeh Torres; two grandsons, Austin Wright and Aiden

Wright both of Benton, Arkansas; grandmother, Olethia Plant of Woodson, Arkansas;

two sisters, Bernice Horton and JoAnn Pendarvis both of Little Rock, Arkansas; two

nephews, Jerome Withers and Cordell Horton, Jr. both of Little Rock, Arkansas; one

niece, Danielle Pendarvis of Little Rock, Arkansas; and aunts, uncles, cousins, and

friends.

 

 

Dorothy Ann Hoston

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Dorothy Ann Hoston, 71, of Jacksonville, Arkansas, transitioned on July 1, 2015. She is survived by her; husband, Harold E. Hoston of Jacksonville; son, Tony Hoston of Little Rock; daughters, Minette Siegman and Nadara Conley (Michael) both of Jacksonville; mother, Aldonia Lashley of Little Rock; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A celebration of her life will be Thursday, July 9, 2015, 11:00 am, at Marshall Road Baptist Church, 821 Marshall Rd, Jacksonville, AR. Interment will follow at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 Maryland Ave. NLR, AR. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 6-7 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester St. LR (501) 372-1305.

 

John Davis, Jr.

John Davis Jr., 65, of Little Rock, Ark. passed June 28, 2015. Survivors: wife, Dorothy Davis; children, Reggie Stewart, Nichole Davis, LahRonda Davis, Valerie Stewart and Lytrone Davis; three grandchildren and a host of other relatives. Home going services: Friday, July 3, 2015, 11 a.m., at Christway Missionary Baptist Church, 4324 Potter St., LR. Interment will follow at Arkansas Memorial Gardens, NLR. Viewing: Thursday, 6-7 p.m., at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester St., LR (501) 372-1305.

 

Maggie Hawkins

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Maggie L. Shaw-Hawkins of Little Rock, AR., 88, transitioned June 30, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shavers Hawkins, Sr.; and son, Shavers Hawkins, Jr. She is survived by: her son, John W. Hawkins (Rose); daughters, Maggie Hawkins and Beverly Hawkins Maxwell; 10 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Lois Shaw; and a host of other loving relatives. Home going services will be Friday, July 10, 2015, 10:00 am, Payne Chapel AME Zion Church, 1710 Rock Street, Little Rock, Arkansas. Family hour: Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6-7 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester St. LR (501) 372-1305.

 

Melvin Charles Dennis, Sr.

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Melvin Charles Dennis, Sr. 49, of Little Rock, AR passed peacefully on June 29, 2015. Melvin was employed with Kroger’s for over 25 years. He leaves to cherish memories to his wife, Franchelle; sons, Melvin, Jr., Montell, Marcus and Malcolm; mother, Thelma Bradford; brother, Andre (Zarinah) Dennis; sister, Donitta McGee and a host of other loving relatives. A celebration of his life will be Monday, July 6, 2015, 1:00 pm, at Miles Memorial CME Church, 1804 East Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Family visitation: Sunday, July 5, 2015, 4-5 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 South Chester St. LR (501) 372-1305.

Michael Leon Bullock

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Michael Leon Bullock 59, departed on June 28, 2015. Preceded in death by his father, Archie Marshall and mother, Lurline Bullock; sister, Jeanette Marshall; brothers, Dwight, David and Johnny Bullock. He is survived by: his wife, Celeste Bullock; daughter, Kimberly Jones; brothers, Tonda (Margaret) Bullock, Sr., and Stanley Bullock; sisters, Alice McCuien, Teresa Johnson, Patricia Allen and Alicia Bullock. Services: Friday, July 3, 2015, 11:00 am. Viewing: Thursday, 2-5 pm, both services at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home (501) 372-1305.

 

Ophelia Milton

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Ophelia V. Milton 84, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on June 14, 2015. She worked many years at Paul Morrell Cleaners until she retired. Mother Milton leaves to cherish her memory: one sister, Betty Milton; five brothers, Rev. Frank Milton Jr. (Betty), Irva Milton (Pearl), Clarence Milton (Brenda), Walter Milton (Ruby) and Roy Milton (Bernetta); a host of other loving relatives and special friends. A celebration of life will be Saturday, June 20, 2015, 11:00 am, at Greater Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, 2823 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow at Arkansas Memorial Gardens, NLR, AR. Viewing: Friday, June 19, 2015, 2015, 3-5 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 South Chester Street, LR (501) 372-1305. Sign her online guestbook @ http://www.ruffinjarrett.com