Obituaries

Obituary – Lurline Walthall

Lurline Walthall, age 96, of Stamps, Arkansas passed away March 17, 2020. She was born July 10, 1923 in Stamps, Arkansas to Robert and Effie Rogers Stevens. She was a member of Stamps First United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Mary McSwain Sunday School...

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Obituary – Rev. John S. Polk

The Rev. John S. PolkJohn Stephen Polk of Hot Springs, age 77, passed away on March 1, 2020, in Hot Springs, Ark. He was born at the old St. Vincent’s Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas, on August 27, 1942, the second child of James K. and Margaret (Matthews) Polk,...

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Obituary – Rev. Joe Sparks

Rev. Joe SparksThe Rev. Joe L. Sparks Jr. died on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at Ashley Health and Rehab in Rogers, Arkansas. He was born at home on Feb. 19, 1926 to Joe L. Sparks Sr. and Mary Cordiela Lann Sparks in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his...

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Obituary – Rev. David Scruggs

Rev. David ScruggsThe Rev. David Scruggs Sr., 69, of Little Rock, transitioned on Feb. 6, 2020. He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife, Janice Gordon Scruggs of Little Rock, Arkansas; five children, Eddie Scruggs Smith of El Cerrito, California, David...

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Obituary for Rev. Lloyd Smith

Reverend Lloyd F. Smith, 95, of Little Rock, AR passed away September 1st. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Smith; daughter, Mary Grandison. He was a retired United Methodist pastor of the Arkansas Conference. He is survived by three grandchildren: Robert...

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Obituary for Lila Elaine Hicks

Lila Elaine Hicks was born in Scottsbluff, NE, March 30, 1926 and died June 29, 2019, at her home in Little Rock, AR. Elaine was pre-deceased by her husband, Bishop Kenneth Hicks, and son-in-law, Wayne Gottschalk. Her survivors are daughters Debra Gottschalk of...

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Obituary for Bishop Kenneth William Hicks

Bishop Kenneth William Hicks, 96, died Wednesday, June 19, at his home in Shepherd's Cove in Little Rock midst his wife and family. He was born as the only child of Earl and Ertie Hicks on June 18, 1923, near Iola, KS, and graduated from high school in 1941. During...

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Obituary for the Rev. Patricia Sims

Patricia Sims passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Green House Cottages of Belle Meade at the age of 82 years after a 22 year battle with cancers. Pat was born in Lansing, Michigan on May 11, 1937. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Olive...

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