OBITUARIES

OBITUARIES

Anna Lovise Blackman, 90, of West Memphis, passed away Monday, May 16, 2016, in Memphis. She was a homemaker. Visitation is scheduled for Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. with services following at 11 a.m. at Wolfe Brothers Funeral Home.

Burial in Odd Fellow Cemetery.

She leaves four daughters, Norma Curtis and Sharon Crawford both of West Memphis, Marry Farr and Margaret Farr both of Chicago; and two sons, R. L.

Farr and Michael Walton both of Chicago.

Dorothy Jeanne Croft

Dorothy Jeanne Croft, 84, of Little Rock, formerly of Edmondson, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Little Rock. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m., at Bethel AME Church with burial in Paradise Garden Cemetery.

Wolfe Brothers in charge of arrangements.

She leaves one daughter, Lisa Coleman of Sherwood; and one grandchild.

Richard P. Delcoure, Sr.

Richard P. Delcoure, Sr., 70, of Marion, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at his home.

Richard retired from the Department of Defense in the Quality Control Division. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Marion First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 27 years, Jo Ann Delcoure and also by his parents, Charles and Ruth Delcoure.

Survivors include a daughter, Roseann Delcoure; a son, Richard “Rick” Delcoure, Jr.

both of Marion; and also six grandchildren, Logan Delcoure, Bonnie Lovelace, Alyssa Lovelace, Dustin Lovelace, Ryan Calhoun and Christa Lovelace.

The visitation will be held at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis on Friday, May 27, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, May 28, 2016 beginning at 10 a.m.

Interment will take place at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion.

An online guestbook is available at www.rollerfuneralhomes. com/westmemphis.

Dederick Meadows

Dederick Meadows, 40, of West Memphis, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Services Saturday at 3 p.m. at Wolfe Brothers Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Wade Cemetery, Epps, Louisiana.

He leaves two daughters, Ladesenique Carter and Zariyah Meadows both of West Memphis; a son, Dederick Meadows Jr., of West Memphis; his mother, Mary Cleveland of West Memphis; five sisters, Vicky Banks, Andrea Thornton, Jennie Thornton, Veronica Green and KeDanna Cleveland all of West Memphis; and one brother, Earl Thornton of West Memphis.

Albert Moore

Albert Moore, 94, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

He was born to Elizabeth and David Moore on November 8, 1921 in Lisnick, County Antrim in Northern Ireland. His family came to the United States in 1926 and settled in Lake Village, Arkansas where he lived until going into the Army in 1942.

Serving in WWII with the 957th H.A.M. Co., a division of the 3rd Army.

After the war ended he was honorably discharged in December 1945. Shortly after that he was employed by Southwestern Bell where he worked for 39 years. Which 37 were spent in West Memphis.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Elizabeth Moore; two brothers, William and David Moore; and his sister, Ann Wenzel.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Sara Moore of West Memphis; four sons, Jim Moore (Mary) of Huntsville, Alabama, Randall Moore of Sante Fe, New Mexico, Michael Moore (Jayne) of Buda, Texas and Brian Moore of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Turner, David, Michael Jr., Spencer, Andrew, Kristin; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Roller Citizens Funeral Home. A graveside service will be on Saturday, at 10 a.m. at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion.

Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com /westmemphis

Lillie Mae Smothers

Lillie Mae Smothers, 89, of West Memphis, passed away Friday, May 20, 2016, at her residence. Visitation is scheduled for Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wolfe Brothers Funeral Home. Services Saturday 11 a.m. at New Jerusalem MBC at James Mill with burial in Paradise Garden Cemetery.

She leaves four daughters, Jessie Ware Sefa of Chicago, Alice Jane Smothers and Betty Ford of Marion and Alice Fay Smothers of West Memphis; three sons, Matthew Ware and David Smothers of Marion and Richard Johnson of Dallas, Texas; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Jekemani Stafford

Jekemani Stafford, 5 months old, of West Memphis, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016, in Memphis. Services Saturday 11 a.m. at Lake Grove Cemetery. Wolfe Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include father, Mario Bass of West Memphis and mother Jasmine Stafford of West Memphis; two sisters, Nadia Bass of Little Rock and Aubrey Howard of West Memphis; a brother, Jeremiah Stafford of West Memphis; grandparents, Gary Bass of West Memphis, Gail Depriest of West Memphis and Gwen Stafford of Denver, Colorado; great-grandfather, Ross Adams of Chicago; greatgrandmothers, Freddie Stafford and Annie Bass of West Memphis.

Doris Gladney Strange

Doris Gladney Strange, 82, died Sunday, May 15, 2016.

Visitation will be 10:30 a.m.

until service at 12 noon, Saturday, May 28, at Greater First Baptist Church, 1535 Warford St., Memphis, with burial in Paradise Gardens Cemetery in Edmondson. N.J. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, 12 S.

Parkway W., Memphis, Tennessee in charge of arrangements.

Bayliss Walls

Bayliss Walls, 77, of Marion, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Graceland Nursing Center, Memphis. Visitation Friday, May 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Anthony Funeral Home South Chapel. Services Saturday, May 28, 11 a.m. in Pilgrim Rest M. B. Church, West Memphis with visitation one hour prior to service.

Burial in Paradise Garden Cemetery.; She is survived by three daughters, Angela Carthon and Dollie Clay of West Memphis and Rosemary Walls of Marion; four grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Anna Lovise Blackman

SHARE