APRIL 12 1931 - MARCH 22 2020

Geraldine Prince Allsup, 88, passed away on March 22nd, 2020.  She was born on April 12th, 1931 to the late Benjamin and Mary Love Prince.

Geraldine enjoyed growing flowers almost as much as she enjoyed getting after Ray to help keep it cleaned up.   Geraldine was quick to make a vegetable soup out of the fresh produce that Ray grew.  She was a member of Biscoe Baptist Church; one of the most important activities for Geraldine was reading and studying the Bible and she cherished the 30-plus years she dedicated as a Sunday School Teacher.

Geraldine is preceded in death by her parents; two brother, J.B. Prince and Billy Ray Prince; one sister, Betty Sue Stringfellow. Geraldine leaves behind her husband of 70 years, Raymond Allsup; one son, Steve (Sandra) Allsup; three brothers, James Lewis (Lucille) Prince, W.O. (Patsy) Prince, Jack (Carolyn) Prince; two sisters, Virginia Holloway, and Rosie White; along with one sister-in-law, Linda (Marion) Hall.

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, private burial services will be held at Biscoe Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Gideons International POB 97251 Washington, DC 20090-7251 as flowers fade and die, but God’s Word is Eternal.

Shane Blackwell, 47, of Paragould passed away on March 13th, 2020. Shane was born on October 2nd, 1972,  to the late Larry Lee Blackwell and Terri Jean Timbs Blackwell. He loved to hunt, fish, and camp as a kid with his best friend, James Baxter. He was one that loved home-cooked meals and would eat anything. Shane is preceded in death by his parents. Those remaining to remember him are his step-mother, Cheryl Blackwell, one sister, Jennifer (Jonathan) Short, his son, Dustin Blackwell, his grandson, Jayden Blackwell, along with his long time friend, James Baxter. Services were held at Biscoe Cemetery on March 15th, 2020.

Corine Holloway, 88

January 23rd 1932 - March 9th 2020

Corine Holloway, 88, of Brasfield, Arkansas passed away March 9th, 2020 at Springhill Baptist Medical Center in North Little Rock, Arkansas. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Holloway and one son, James Paul Holloway.  Corine was born in a small community of Mesa, Arkansas to the late John and Alter Mae Jones Moody
on January 23rd, 1932.

At the age of 17, she married Clifford Holloway of Brasfield; to this union, three children were born. They were married 62 years before his death in 2011.  Corine was a Cafeteria Manager at the Brinkley Schools for many years. After her retirement she spent her days as a housewife, working in the yard, and spoiling her grandchildren.

She is survived by one son Larry (Kay) Holloway of Biscoe, one daughter, Sharon Holloway of Brasfield; one brother, Gene (Katie) Moody of Brumitt; four grandchildren, Angela McLain of Wheatley, Britt Holloway of Stuttgart, Kara (Luke) Fitzhugh of Brinkley, and Caleb (Courtney) Holloway of Brasfield; four great grandchildren, Ashlyn McLain, Case, Asher, and Kollyns Fitzhugh. 

Visitation at Fowler Funeral Home on Friday March 13th from 10:00 am - 10:45 am.  Graveside service to follow at Oakland Cemetery, DeValls Bluff.

Hattie Louise Beard

June 25th 1923 - March 6th 2020

Hattie" Louise" Beard, 96, of McCrory passed away surrounded by family at home on March 6th, 2020. Louise was born on June 25th, 1923 in Cotton Plant to the late Ben Parker and Mattie Crafford. Louise was proud of her family. She would put them first in every area of her life. She would frequently take her grandchildren on walks to the grocery store and post office; they would consider this a great treat. She was known as Aunt Louise (the favorite aunt) to her nieces and nephews. She loved to be outside doing yard work. She proudly kept nursery for 18 years at Cotton Plant First Baptist Church. Louise is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Charlie Hawks, and Elizabeth Ballowe; two brothers; Lennon Parker and Troy Parker and one grandchild, Randy Sue Mayher. Those remaining to cherish her memory are her brother, Doyne (Addaline) Parker of Elkhart, IN; one son, Randy Lynn (Charlotte) Beard of West Helena; three daughters Faye (Alton) Evans of Des Arc, Bonnie (Dwayne) Sutterfield of McCrory, and Debbie (Damon) Brown of St. Ann, MO; nine grandchildren, Tommy Sutterfield, Chelsea Griffin, Amy Beard, Ryan Beard, Rick McGee, Shaun McGee, Amanda McGee Luther, Faith Snider and Amanda Heffington. Louise had a host of great grandchildren and one great, great, granddaughter. Visitation will be held at Fowler Funeral Home, Brinkley on Sunday, March 8th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Graveside service will be at Cotton Plant Cemetery on Monday, March 9th, 2020.


11/19/1956 - 2/23/2020

Jamie Dawn (Smith) Brimer of Almyra passed from this life on Sunday, February 23rd. Jamie was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 19th of 1956. Jamie had a loving heart that showed in her infinite kindness to others. She will be forever remembered for her love of her family, the outdoors, and her ability to connect with others. Jamie was preceded in death by her mother, Ilene Purvis and her father, Aaron Smith. She is survived by her husband of forty-six years, Jimmy Brimer. Her daughters, Kimberly (Terry) Grabert, Kelly (John) Roberts, one brother Tony (Kimberly) Smith. Her Grandchildren, Rachael Grabert, Terry Grabert, Johnathon Roberts, Jacob Roberts, Jase Roberts; along with a host of nieces and nephews and other family and friends. Jamie will be forever cherished as a devoted Mother, Grandmother, and Friend. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 27th 2020 from 12:00p.m. - 1:30p.m. at Brown’s Funeral home in Clarendon Arkansas with graveside services to follow a 2:00p.m. at Upper Cemetery in Brinkley Arkansas.


12/18/1931 - 2/20/2020

Gladys Marie Miller, 88, of Clarendon, AR. went to her heavenly home on February 20th, 2020.  Gladys was born on December 18th, 1931 in Holly Grove, AR, as the 8th child of the late Bertie Fox and Parzella Lefevers Fox.

Gladys, or “Boots” or “Bootsie” as many have known her, was always proud to claim her hometown of Holly Grove and her beloved Holly Grove Panthers. She was a sports fan through and through, playing basketball as a Panther in high school and cheering on the Hogs for life. Gladys spent many, many hours of her long-life fixing hair and visiting in her beauty shop, cooking for friends and family in her kitchen, or supporting her kids and grandkids at any event or activity they had. She was born and raised a Believer and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clarendon for more than 50 years. Anyone who has known Gladys knows that she was the most hardworking, tender-hearted woman, who loved her family more than anyone could begin to imagine. She may have been able to point out areas of growth for her kids and grandkids, but to everyone else, she so fiercely defended their perfection. We have been so lucky to know and love her, but now must live with a hole that no one can fill

Gladys is preceded in death by her parents, her seven siblings, Irene Fox, Noel Fox, Odell Fox, Dottie McKenzie, Willard Fox, Syble Chism, and Hollis “Bud” Fox.

Those remaining to cherish her memories are her children, Janet Atkinson, Kenneth Miller, and Kathy (Mark) Hopson; her grandchildren, Larry (Melissa) Atkinson, Kayla Miller, Kody (Hannah) Miller, and Ashley Hopson; two great-grandchildren; Stella and Rhett Atkinson; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and some very dear family and friends. 


Services are entrusted to Fowler Funeral Home of Brinkley and will be held at Shady Grove Cemetery in Clarendon, AR on Saturday, February 22, at 2:00 p.m. Please send memorials to Shiloh Cemetery P.O. Box 299 Holly Grove, AR 72069 and

Shady Grove Cemetery P.O. Box 194 Clarendon, AR 72029


6/23/1930 - 2/10/2020

Austin Nail, 89, of Biscoe, passed away at home surrounded by family on February 10th, 2020. Austin was born June 23rd, 1930 in McCrory to the late N.A. Nail and Ora Smith.  Austin was a member of the Biscoe First Baptist Church since 1939. He would regularly teach Sunday School and served the Church as a deacon. He would also serve in Disaster Relief through the Southern Baptist Convention. He loved ministering in Nursing Homes and was a Godly example to all his family. He was beyond proud of his grand and great-grandchildren. Austin loved to hunt deer and duck as well as fishing. To Austin, farming wasn't just a job; it was a way of life. He was known as a man of prayer by his family and friends.  He loved taking his family camping as they traveled. Austin is preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Raney Nail. Those remaining to cherish his memory are his wife of 64 years, Bonnie Nail; two sons, Jody (Rita) Nail, and Phillip (Tammy) Nail; one daughter Janet (Lloyd) Inman; one brother, Dean Nail; two sisters, Mary Lou Baker, and Maudie Robinson; one sister-in-law, Billie Nail; five grandchildren Eric (Krystal) Nail, Jeremy (Amber) Nail, Mitchell (Samantha) Nail, SaraBeth (Blake) Wilcox, Luke Inman; seven great-grandchildren, Judson Nail, Stella Nail, Evie Nail, Lilah Wilcox, Baron Nail, Callum Nail, and Sadie Nail.  Funeral service will be at Biscoe First Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m.  February 13th, 2020, with visitation one-hour prior. Burial to follow at Biscoe Cemetery.

Gary Bert Quinn, 71, of Hunter passed away surrounded by family at his home on February 4th, 2020. Gary was born on January 10th, 1949 in Brinkley to the late James Harper Quinn and Mary Roberts Quinn. One of Gary's passions in life was traveling all over the country with his band, Happy Sounds, playing the drums as an evangelistic musician.  Gary was a sweet, loving man who enjoyed to listen to the radio and to go fishing for whatever would bite the hook. Most of all, though, he loved his family dearly. His wife, Betty, along with all his grand and great-grandchildren were the most precious to him. He was loved by all those that had the pleasure to know him. Gary was preceded in death by his parents; his twin Ethel Bert, and four other brothers, W.A, Alvie, Earl, and Charles; along with one sister, Juanita Randall. Those remaining to cherish his memory are Betty Quinn, wife of almost 20 years; two sons, Gary (Beverly) Quinn, Timothy (Sharlene) Quinn; one daughter, Tabitha (Jimmy) Williams; three step-children, Kelly (Tammy) Hutchison, Kenneth (Tammy) Hutchison, and Sondra (Bill) Smith; four brothers, Tennie (late Edith), Avain (Sue), William (Nellie), and Billy Joe Quinn; and one sister Mary Ann (James) Daugherty, along with twelve grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and other family and friends. Visitation will be on Friday, February 7th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Fowler Funeral Home, Brinkley with graveside service at Oaklawn Cemetery, Brinkley on Saturday, February 8th at 2:00 pm.  Tribute Video pending. 

Gary Thomas Moffett Sr., 64, passed away surrounded by family on December 29th, 2019 in Jacksonville, Arkansas.  He was born on March 28th, 1955 in Jeffersonville, Indiana to the late John Thomas Moffett and Nadene Ashburn Moffett.   During his early years, he was family friends with his future wife and even worked with her father.  On April 2nd, 1981, he happily married his wife of 38 years, Mary Denise Whitted.  Gary was a skilled carpenter who loved music, especially the guitar; he enjoyed to hunt and fish as well.  Of all the things he enjoyed doing was spending time with his family and seeking God were his favorites.  Gary was of the Pentecostal faith and he had a special place in his heart for his Lord and was known to spend time with the Lord in prayer and in His Word, the Bible. Preceding in death are his parents; one sister, Brenda Carol Moffett; and one brother, Kary Dean Moffett. Those remaining to cherish his memory are his wife, Denise; three sons, John Thomas "Tommy" (Amanda) Moffett, Gary Timothy "Timmy" Moffett, Gary Thomas "Tiny" (Rachel) Moffett II; three daughters, Tambrea Moffett, Kimberly (Stuart) Derrick, Kaylee Alyce Moffett (who shares her 'Gabby's' love of Jesus and sees His face in those of the angels). Gary leaves behind two brothers, Larry John Moffett, and Jerry Dene (Leah Ann) Moffett; three sisters, Glenda Mae (the late Kenny) Potts, Renita June (Jeff) Askew, and Cookie Lee "Nonnie", who was honored to hold his hand as he crossed over from this life into eternity. Gary was blessed with 16 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren who were the joy of his heart. Funeral services will be at Fowler Funeral Home on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 at 11:00 AM with visitation from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.  Interment to follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery.




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