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February 26, 2017
El Dorado News Times

Obituaries

BRIAN A. SMITH

Brian Allen Smith, 27, of El Dorado, and formerly of Crossett, entered in to eternal peace on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.

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CARLISLE RAMEY

Carlisle Ramey, 80, of El Dorado, passed away, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at the John R. Williamson Hospice House.

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JERRY CALLOWAY

Sadly, we share that Jerry “Papa” Calloway passed away suddenly at his Lake Cherokee home, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

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JEWEL OVERSTREET JR.

JEWEL OVERSTREET JR. Jewel “Pops” Overstreet Jr., 78, of El Dorado, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Infirmary. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 at Perry’s Funeral Chapels. Services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27 at Green Grove Assembly.

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RICKEY LUMSEY

RICKEY LUMSEY Rickey Lumsey of El Dorado died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2017 at UAMS in Little Rock. Arrangements will be announced by Andrews Funeral Home.

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SHARON M. BURGIE

SHARON M. BURGIE Service for Sharon Marie Burgie, 61, of El Dorado, will be at 2 p.m. today at Divine Faith Fellowship Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in Strong under the direction of Andrews Funeral Home.

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JOE C. FINNELL

JOE C. FINNELL Services for Joe Charles Finnell, 90, of Little Rock, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Woodlawn Cemetery in El Dorado. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Chenal Funeral Home of Little Rock.

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DOROTHY L. HOLDER

DOROTHY L. HOLDER Services for Dorothy Lee Hood Parks Holder, 88, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Immanuel Baptist Church in El Dorado with the Rev. Jimmy Meeks officiating. Burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.

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Sharon Marie Burgie

Sharon Marie Burgie, 61, of El Dorado, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.

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STEVE WILLIAMS

Steve Williams, 97, died of natural causes on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at HEB Hospital in Bedford, Texas.

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FRANCES A. SHEPPARD

Frances Adelle Sheppard was born on Feb. 21, 1917 in Spearsville, Louisiana to the late Allen Ramsey and Lillie Bell Gleason-Ramsey. She was one of 12 children born to this union. The family moved from Louisiana to Arkansas around 1931 and eventually settled in the Sandyland community.

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WILLIAM A. HOLT

WILLIAM A. HOLT William Albert “Bill” Holt, 61, of Lawson, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He was born Dec. 17, 1955 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Albert Ginn and Pheobie Inez Armer Holt. He worked as a truck driver for ConAgra and Pilgrim’s Pride and later was an Arkansas State Highway Department employee. He was a Christian. An avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing, taking care of his weenie dogs and spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Preceding him in death were his parents; and a brother, John Franklin Holt. Survivors include his son, William Holt (Veronica); one brother, David Holt (Joyce); nephew, Alex Holt; niece, Ashley Holt (Taylor Black); and his companion, Lisa Berry. There will be a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at Perry’s Funeral Chapels. There will be a brief eulogy by Bro. J.D. Weido during visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at www://gofundme.com/scpg4r-memorial-fund-for-bill-holt to help cover funeral expenses. Online guest registry at www.perrysfuneralchapels.com.

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