Lendon S. Prince, 73, of Gurdon, Arkansas died August 28, 2014 at WadleyHospital in Hope, Arkansas. Lendon was born March 27, 1941 to Alexander Prince and Velma (Stone) Prince in Delight, Arkansas. Lendon was retired from Georgia Pacific and a member of the Conerstone Pentecostal Church of God. Lendon was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, William and Charlie Prince, two sisters, Lois Monroe and Ruby Hunt. Lendon is survived by his wife Jewell Prince of 55 years, four sons, Michael (Cindy) Prince of Hot Springs, Paul Prince of Pine Bluff, John Prince of Gurdon and Thomas (Bonnie) Armstrong of Louisiana, four daughters, Judith (Cecil) Argo of Prescott, Louise (Bill) Driver of Bebee, Martha Ramey of Hot Springs and Patsy (Paul) McCaskill of Prescott, one brother Wayne (Margie) of Lanburg, 17 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be: Saturday August 30, 1014 at 10:00A.M. till Service time at 11:00 A.M. at Cornerstone Pentecostal Church of God. Interment will follow in RoseHillCemetery under the direction of Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon.


Funeral services for 51 year old Arthur Counsel Burton, Jr., “A.C.” will be held Saturday August 30th at 11am at Providence Full Gospel Missionary Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in Cave Hill #1 Cemetery under the direction of Hicks Funeral Home of Hope.  Visitation will be Friday August 29th from 11am until 5pm with the family hour from 6pm to 7pm at Hicks Funeral Home.


Mrs. Barbara Dickerson, age 70, of Gurdon, Arkansas, passed away, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, in Baptist Hospital Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She was born February 27, 1944, in Gurdon, Arkansas to Paul D. and Maggie Sue Smith Curry.  Mrs. Dickerson was a homemaker and a member of Red Springs Baptist Church in Gurdon. Mrs. Dickerson was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 44 years, Kenneth Dickerson, and brother, Glen Curry. Mrs. Dickerson is survived by her sons, Gary Dickerson and wife Linda of Gurdon and Paul Wayne Dickerson of Gurdon, daughters, Karla Branch and husband Calvin of Gurdon and Patricia Harrison and husband Farren of Gurdon, brothers, Everett, William and Jimmy Curry all of Gurdon and a sister, Peggy Hathcoat of Gurdon, 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Dickerson will be 1:00 to 3:00pm, Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Brazzel/Cornish Funeral Home in Prescott. Graveside service will be 4:00pm, Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Center Ridge Cemetery in Gurdon, Arkansas with Bro. Mike Black officiating.  Arrangements by Brazzel/Cornish The Funeral Home of Prescott, Eddie Brazzel, Director.


Mrs. Lois Lorene Beckham, age 88, of Kingwood, Texas, formerly of Hope, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Kingwood, Texas.  She was born October 23, 1925, in Bartlet, Oklahoma to Henry Hugh and Emma D. England Black.  Mrs. Beckham was a retired Banker and a member of CalvaryBaptistChurch in Hope, she loved to garden and sew. Mrs. Beckham was preceded in death by her parents, husband O.B. Beckham, daughter, Frances Laughli, brothers, Howard H. Black and Harlan H. Black. Mrs. Beckham is survived by her daugther, Linda Lois Faires of New Caney, Texas, grandchildren, Jason Laughlin, Shannon McElrath, Lee McElrath III and Shane Faires, great-grandchildren, Kaclinn McMlrath and Naysa McElrath. Visitation for Mrs. Beckham will be 12:00 to 2:00pm, Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2:00pm, Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Neathery officiating burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery in Lewisville, Arkansas.  Arrangements by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. 


Terry Glynn Pickard 65, of Springhill, Louisiana passed away August 26, 2014 in Springhill, Louisiana.  Terry was born December 19, 1948 in Springhill, Louisiana to Earnest and Adelene Finlay Pickard.  Mr. Pickard is survived by his brother, Larry Pickard and wife Shirley of Saratoga, Arkansas.


82 year old Mr. Tommie Willis of Hope passed away Friday August 29th.  Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home of Hope


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