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August 19, 2018
El Dorado News Times

Obituaries

TIMOTHY D. FRISBY

Timothy Dwight “Tim” Frisby, 52, of Strong, passed away Aug. 15, 2018 at his residence. He was born Oct. 18, 1965 in El Dorado to Jessie Dwight and Ola Faye Frisby.

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CARL W. PETZ

CARL W. PETZ Carl W. Pets, 72, of Huttig passed away on Aug. 17, 2018 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas. Cremation services provided by Perry’s Funeral Chapels.

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TIMOTHY D. FRISBY

Timothy Dwight “Tim” Frisby, 52, of Strong passed away on Aug. 15, 2018. A visitation will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 at Green Grove Cemetery. A graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Green Grove Cemetery under the direction of Perry’s Funeral Chapels.

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WILLIE F. DANIELS

Funeral services for Willie F. Daniels of Magnolia, who died at his home on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 will be held at 2 p.m. today at Mt. Israel CME Church, Emerson. Interment will follow at Mt. Israel Cemetery, Emerson, under the direction of Henderson Funeral Service.

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ERVIN G. DAWKINS

Funeral services for Ervin George Dawkins will be at 11 a.m. today at Curry Chapel AME Church in Strong. Interment will be at Springhill Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at www.simsmortuary.com.

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MARILYN MALONE

Graveside service for Marily Malone, 62, of El Dorado will be held at 1 p.m. today at New Home Cemetery in Lillie, Louisiana under the direction of Andrews Funeral Home. There will be no viewing at the funeral home or the service.

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SYLVESTER MCHENRY

Funeral service for the Rev. Sylvester “Syl” McHenry will be at 2:30 p.m. today at St. John Baptist Church. Interment will be at Mt. Sinai Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at www.simsmortuary.com.

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TERRY L. REED

Funeral services for Terry Louis Reed will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at New Life Deliverances and Worship Center, 8388 Junction City Hwy., 167 South, El Dorado, with Apostle Lornell Grayson officiating. Burial will be in Little Hope Cemetery in Spearsville, Louisiana. Services are entrusted to Paradise Funeral Home.

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PERRY L. SHELTON

Perry Lee Shelton, 53, of Strong passed away on Aug. 15, 2018 at his residence in El Dorado. Arrangements for funeral service will be announced by Sims Mortuary.

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MARILYN MALONE

Graveside service for Marily Malone, 62, of El Dorado will be held on Saturday at New Home Cemetery in Lillie, Louisiana.

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ERVIN G. DAWKINS

Ervin George Dawkins was born to Obdiah Dawkins and Deborah Newton Dawkins on July 19, 1956. He was a graduate of Strong High School. After High School graduation, Ervin served in the United States Navy. After he completed his Military obligation, he returned to Strong to work and care for his parents. Ervin was a faithful member of Curry Chapel AME Church Chorus. He lived a Christian life and was always willing to help anyone. We will remember his joyful smile and his hard laugh. Ervin leaves behind a beloved and devoted wife, Jerry Dawkins; daughter, Chandra Hicks (Anthony); sisters, Love Lee Kyle, Mane Kidd, Bertha Lynn, Lessie Montgomery (William) Norma Brownlee (James), Joyce Bey (Ben) and Debbie Walker (Larry); brother, Charles Troy Dawkins (Pamela); grand-daughters, Jada Wainwright and grandson, Jaren Wainwright. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and a multitude of friends. Public visitation Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 from noon until 5 p.m. at Sims Mortuary. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at Curry Chapel AME Church in Strong. Interment will be at Springhill Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at www.simsmortuary.com.

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LUCILLE M. IVY

Ms. Lucille Mae Ivy (née Wilcken) died peacefully at the John R. Williamson Hospice House on Aug. 15, 2018 in El Dorado, at the age of 94. Lucille is survived by her son, John Frederick Ivy, of Little Rock; her five grandchildren Tammy (Jamie), Scott, Jeri, Joey (Sabrina), and Erica; great grandchildren Tyler (Whitney), Brooklyn, Jordan, Jake, Joshua, Marley, Alex, and Pierson; and great great granddaughter, Maxwell Jane. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Cecelia Miller Wilcken and William Wilcken, of Staten Island, New York, granddaughter Jennifer Leigh Davis of El Dorado, brother Frederick Wilcken of Hallandale, Florida, sister Margaret “Toots” Petrocelli, of Staten Island, New York, son Sterling Ginn Ivy, Jr., of Pine Bluff, brother William “Chick” Wilcken, of Bronx, New York, daughter Jane Cecelia Davis, and her beloved son-in-law, Jerry Davis, of El Dorado . Lucille was born on March 4, 1924 in Staten Island, New York to William and Cecelia Wilcken. After graduating from high school in Staten Island, she met and married Sterling G. Ivy, Sr. during World War II and had three children. They lived on Staten Island until 1954, when they moved to Hampton, Arkansas to be closer to Sterling Sr.’s family. Lucille and Sterling purchased a gas station, which they owned for several years. During this time, Lucille became affectionately known as Hampton’s resident Catholic and was nicknamed “The Spaghetti Lady” for her love of making Italian food. After divorcing Sterling Sr. in the 1960s, Lucille decided to follow her dream and become a nurse. She dedicated her life to nursing, and subsequently, helping other people. After retiring from nursing, Lucille helped her children raise her grandchildren and great grandchildren. You could often see her in the stands or at events cheering them on, taking them to various activities, teaching them to play poker, treating them to Italian ices during the summer months, or cooking Sunday lunches of lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, and strawberry cake for her entire family. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her for her no feistiness, her independence, her pride in being a New Yorker and a Catholic, her humor, her poker skills, and her infectious smile. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service, which is 11 a.m., at Holy Redeemer Church in El Dorado, under the direction of Perry’s Funeral Chapels. The online guest registry is at www.perrysfuneralchapels.com.

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SYLVESTER MCHENRY

The Rev. Sylvester “Syl” McHenry was born Feb. 9, 1960 to Betty Jean McHenry and Joshua Lark. He was raised by LJ & Roberta Frazier. He was a 1978 graduate of El Dorado High School, member of Hosanna Baptist Church and an employee of SADCCF. He passed on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 at UAMS in Little Rock and was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John Johnson and Joseph Austin; son, Sylvester McHenry Jr. He is survived by his wife, Renee McHenry of El Dorado; sons, Darris L. McHenry of El Dorado and Jalen J. McHenry of El Dorado and daughter, Shakira S. McHenry of El Dorado; stepson, Antonio Carroll of El Dorado; stepdaughter, LaTosha Brown of El Dorado; sisters, Jacqulin McHenry of El Dorado, Colena Austin of Camden, Sonya Benn of Camden, and Mechelle Lark of Oakland, California; brother, Joshua Lark, Jr., of Feirfield, California; and five grandchildren. Public Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 from noon until 5 p.m. at Sims Mortuary. Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at St. John Baptist Church. Interment will be at Mt. Sinai Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at www.simsmortuary.com.

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TERRY L. REED

Terry Louis Reed was born on Nov. 25, 1965 in Monroe, Louisiana the son of Willie Jr. Reed and Mable Jones Reed. He departed this life on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 doing what he loved best “TRUCKING!” He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Bernice Meadows and Christine Blackmon; his sisters Myesha Reed and Stephanie Boone; nephew, Farano Walter, his aunt, Betty Meadows and Clyde Davis. Terry accepted Christ at an early age and had a personal relationship with God! He was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Spearsville, Louisiana. He graduated from Spearsville High School, Class of 1984. He was passionate about basketball and loved to play with his high school team, the Spearsville Pelicans. He loved to fish and hunt. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp. Terry impressed his past employers with outstanding workmanship at Great Lakes, Chemtura and Tetra Technology. Terry decided to become an entrepreneur and became his own boss. He owned and operated Reeds Transportation of El Dorado. Terry was a hard worker and dedicated to his family. He loved to have a good time entertaining and spoiling his grandchildren. In 1989 he met the love of his life and on Feb. 19, 1991 he married his bestfriend, Victoria Green. To this union one son was born, Brandon Reed. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 28 years, Victoria Green-Reed of Spearsville, Louisiana; six sons, Antonio Green of Little Rock, Derrick Mathis, Atlanta, Georgia, Brandon Reed, Quentin and Quincy Thompson all of Spearsville, Louisiana and Marcus Parker (Tanesha), of El Dorado; nine grandchildren, Omarion, Ethan, A’niyah, Braylee, Andreanna, Kaitlynn, Kylie, Amari and Kebria. His mother Mable Jean Reed, El Dorado; six brothers, Michael W. Reed, Dallas, Texas, George Reed, El Dorado, Gary Hopkins, Magnolia, Deon Meadows, Anthony Meadows and Terry Meadows, New Home, Louisiana; six sisters, Beverly Hill and Valerie Reed both of El Dorado, Rotonda Reed, Shreveport, Louisiana, Eula Joyce Meadows-Smith, Lillie, Louisiana, Loreta Lewis, Summerfield, Louisiana and Karen Ferguson, Little Rock; six uncles, Bobby Tubbs, Houston, Texas, Ernest Meadows, Spearsville, Louisiana, Leo Meadows, Otis Charles Gibson (Emma), Otis Jones, Jr. (Kathy), all of Lillie, Louisiana and Charles Byrd of El Dorado; three aunts, Martha Ann Levingston, Spearsville, Louisiana, Diane Davis, Junction City and Virginia Powell of El Dorado. A host of brother in laws, sister in laws, a host of nephews and nieces, a host of cousins and friends that loved Terry Reed! Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at New Life Deliverances and Worship Center, 8388 Junction City Hwy., 167 South, El Dorado, with Apostle Lornell Grayson officiating. Burial will be in Little Hope Cemetery in Spearsville, Louisiana. Services are entrusted to Paradise Funeral Home.

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WILLIE L. MILLER

Graveside services for Ms. Willie L. Miller will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at Lott Burgy Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. No public visitation at funeral home. Sign the guestbook online at www.simsmortuary.com.

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