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Karonda C. Hodges, 37, of Crossett was born Aug. 24, 1979, in Crossett, to the late Willie Earl “Nick” Hodges and Katherine Townsend Hodges. She died Jan. 9, 2017 at the Jefferson Medical Center in Pine Bluff.
She was preceded in death by her father and a son, Jadacus Hodges.
Survivors include her mother, Katherine Townsend Hodges of Crossett; two daughters, Daisha Hodges and Miracle Hodges, both of Crossett; four sons, Wendal Martin of Little Rock, Shamar Hodges, De’Marion Hodges and Collin Hodges, all of Crossett; two sisters, Tiffany Hodges of Milwaukee and Latrina Hodges of Arlington, Texas; two brothers, Demarco Hodges and Corey Hodges, both of Crossett.
Funeral services were Jan. 14 at Gates Chapel A.M.E. Church in Crossett. 
Burial followed in the Westview Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett.

Ricky Ross, 52, of Hamburg, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 in Union County.
Mr. Ross was a native and life long resident of Hamburg. He was a truck driver for J. Lauhon Logging for the past 13 years. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Edith Sivils Oliver, his father, Jesse Ross and a brother, Billy Oliver.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Carolyn Goodwin Ross of Hamburg; two daughters, Haley Hall of Hamburg and Jessica Ashley Kent and spouse Rusty of Eros, La.; two brothers, Jeff Ross and James Oliver, both of Hamburg; a sister, Linda Hall of Maumelle; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2016 in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Carter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hamburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Rusty Kent, Jake Ross, Johnny Oliver, Mark Oliver, Timmy Oliver, William Denmon and Aaron Denmon.
Honorary pallbearers are employees of J. Lauhon Logging.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72207.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home, Hamburg.
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Wanda Faye Zeigler, 62, of Crossett died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at the Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born March 10, 1954, in
Many, La., to her parents, Glenn and Geraldine Davis Early.
She worked for many years as a health information transcriptionist at the Ashley County Medical Center along with various other jobs including working at Wal-Mart.She was a member of South Main Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her father-in-law, Calvin Zeigler; and her grandmother-in-law, Vera Mae Jackson.
Survivors include her husband of thirty years, Terry Zeigler of Crossett; two sons, Brian Zeigler and Justin Zeigler and fiancée’ Ashley, also of Crossett; her mother-in-law, Nora Hogue of Crossett; her siblings, Marilyn Irvine, Tommy Early, and Gerald Early; one granddaughter; and a nephew.
A Memorial Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28th at the South Main Baptist Church, 2801 S. Main St., Crossett, with the Rev. Lyle Hern officiating.
Services entrusted to Medders Funeral Home of Crossett.

Mrs. Mary Lavell Pollan, 76, of Jacksonville, Ark., formerly of Crossett, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation in Crossett. She was a native of Crossett, a homemaker, and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, William Dee Pollan; her parents, Charlie Bomar and Bessie Mae Pennington-Stanley; four brothers, Lincoln, James, Roland, and Wayne Stanley; three sisters, Helen, Dorothy, and Brenda Sue Stanley.
Survivors include two sons, Dee James Pollan of Searcy, and William Pollan and spouse Carlyne of Melbourne, Fla.; three brothers, Kenneth Stanley, Herman Stanley and spouse Jessie and Lowell Stanley and spouse Allene, all of Crossett; two sisters, Pauline Virginia Johnson and Joyce Fran Wilcox and spouse Gordan all of Crossett; two grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1533 Highway 52 W, Crossett, with the Rev. Eric Hodge officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home Inc. of Hamburg, AR.
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Bill “Buddyshane” Moore Jr. 68, of Hamburg, died Jan. 17, 2017 at the St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
He was born on October 31, 1949 to the late Bill and Earnestine Moore. He was a 1967 graduate of Hamburg High School. He was an employee of Barnes Lumber Company for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Rosie Moore; two brothers, Sampson Cook and Nugene Moore; and two sisters, Ruby Dean Moore and Lawanda Franklin.
Survivors include, two sisters, Mary Ann Jackson of Monroe, La., and Lummie Wright of Crossett; one daughter, Connie Stokes of Elmhurst, Ill.; one son, Billy Moore of Harvey, Ill.; one step-daughter Sharon Gulley of Ft. Worth, Texas; four steps sons, Willie Gulley, Mario Gulley, and William Gulley, all of Hamburg, and Tyrone Gulley of Ft. Worth; a special friend, Shirley Stanley of Hamburg; 15 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan 28 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 404 Martin Luther King St. Hamburg, with the Rev. Horace Ingram officiating, followed by burial at Phillip Grove Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Services.
Active Pallbearers are Clyde Leonard, John Young, James Adams, Willie Gulley, Tyrone Gulley
Glen Stanley, Timothy Downs and Tico Turner.
Honorary Pallbearers are the members of the Hamburg High School Class of 1967.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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