On January 21, 2015, life ended for Brother Ocie B. Morrison (O.B) at HowardMemorialHospital. Brother Morrison was born March 5, 1930 to Mr. Joe Morrison and Sessor Jorden Morrison in Tollette, Arkansas. During his early years, he moved to Ohio and Phoenix, Arizona. He attended CorinthBaptistChurch. Brother Morrison was loved by many. In 2001, he married Lula Tatum and became a father to her son, Felix Turell Tatum. Later, Brother Morrison joined the Victory Temple COGIC. He served as a deacon, parking attendant and counselor for the youth. Brother O.B. Morrison is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Willie, Joe Ed and Melree Morrison; three sisters, Louise Morrison Vaughn, Maple Morrison Taylor, and Flo Bell Morrison; uncle, Sammie, Aunt Roseanna, Aunt Lizzie, and son, Jimmie Hendrix. Brother O.B. Morrison leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Lula Morrison; six children, O.B., Jr., Erma Jean, Joe Terry (Liz) all of California, Elder Willie, Rickey, Vera Scroggins, all of Nashville, Arkansas; two sisters, Elnora Poindexter and Betty May of Phoenix, Arizona; 21 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and a special friend like a brother, Henry Stewart. Visitation will be held 11am-5pm Friday at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held 11 am Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Victory Temple COGIC in Murfreesboro, Arkansas. Burial will be at Cummings Cemetery in Clow. Funeral services entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home.


Funeral services for Mr Russell “Poppa” Stuckey will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 1 pm at Lonoke Baptist Church in Hope. Burial will be at Craven Cemetery in Prescott. Visitation will be held 11 am – 5 pm, family hour 6 – 7 pm on Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home.


Kimberly Kay (Allen) Palmer, 47, a loving wife, mother, sister and Maw Maw went to her castle in the sky January 26, 2015. Waiting for her were her father and mother Bob and Ollie Jean (Week) Allen, dear brother –in-law Ed Wood and friends she cherished so dearly. Kim left this world to be the guardian angel of the love of her life Duane Palmer. Her children Meagan (Shane) Massey, Katy (Tyler) Childres, three grandchildren who hung her moon, Cooper, Stella, and Blaise, two loving sisters Betty Wood, Cindy Rhodes (Jackie) and lifelong best friend Von Crain. Kim was born in Gurdon, Arkansas and moved all over until finally landing in Punta Gorda, Florida with her soul mate. Kim and Duane shared a love that people can only dream of. They shared a passion for traveling, the ocean, scuba diving and most of all Walt Disney World. She and Duane also shared a love for their family that words will never describe. Kim’s children and grand-children will forever cherish the love, laughter, memories and support. Her family was the beat in her heart. Kim took the telecom world by storm obtaining many achievements. She leaves behind an empty whole for Whindstream Communications where she was a Regional Sales Director. The Telecom business will forever cherish the leader, coach, inspiration and competitor she turned out to be. Kim was not one in a million, she was one in a lifetime and as Kim always said “See you at the castle“. Visitation will be: Saturday January 31, 2015 from 6:00P.M.-8:00P.M. at Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon Chapel Service will be: Sunday February 1, 2015 at 2:30 at Beech Street Baptist Church with Bro. James McCain Interment will be in Center Ridge Cemetery, Gurdon, Arkansas Under the direction of Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon, Arkansas.


Mr. Clifford Gayton of Texarkana, Arkansas passed away Thursday January 22nd. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home of Hope.


Mr. Roy Brazell 68, of Prescott, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015 in Prescott, Arkansas. Arrangements are pending at this time. Services entrusted to Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home.





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