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Brenda Jean Hogan, 69, of Crossett, died Feb. 27, 2015 at Hospice Home Care Center in Little Rock.

Funeral services were March 2 at Freedome Ministries Church in North Crossett, with burial in Rolfe Chapel Cemetery.

She also a former part owner, and operator of V.T. Restaurant and a member of Freedom Ministries Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Birdie Harmonia Jimmerson.

She is survived by four sons, Jim Taylor of Ft. Smith, Robert Taylor of Raleigh N.C., Joe Taylor of Conway, and Tim Hogan of Crossett; a daughter, Debra Riley Hogan of Crossett; two sisters, Betty Howe of Dewitt and Virginia Turner of Crossett; 10 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jim Taylor, Robert Taylor, Joe Taylor, Tim Hogan, Brendan Riley and Trey Turner.

Medders Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Dale W. White, 68, of Crossett, died Feb. 24, 2015 at his residence.

Funeral services were Feb. 27 at Cross Road Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in Crossroad Cemetery. Bros. Farrell Breshears and Allen Breshears officiated.

He was a lifetime resident of Crossett, owned and operated Dale’s Radiator Shop and was a member of Cross Road Missionary Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ashton and Edith Mae Doss White; two brothers, Don and Reginald Dean White and a sister, Linda K. White.

He is survived by his, Shelia Bryan White of Crossett; a son, Kenneth Dale White, of Elm Grove, La.; a daughter, Ronza Stell of Crossett; a sister, Faith White Nowlin of Crossett; five grandchildren, a great-grandson and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Stephen Carter, Jim Carter, David Mitchell, Randy Mitchell, Roy Rogers and Gary Massey. 

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Donald Ray Yates, 81, of Crossett, died Feb. 28, 2015 at his residence.

Funeral services were March 3 at Medders Funeral Home, with burial in Unity Cemetery. Bro. Andy Connard officiated.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a retired Georgia-Pacific truck driver and a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane Yates; his parents, L.N. Yates Sr. and Essie Pearl Henderson; and three brothers, L.N. Yates Jr., Bobby Yates and Billy Yates.

He is survived by a son, Ronnie Oneal Bowen of Crossett; three daughters, Connie Anita Herrington and Pamela Ruth Abney, both of Crossett and Carolyn Sue Hendrix of West Monroe, La.; a sister, Billie Corbell of Henderson, Ky.; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Chad Hendrix, Ryan Abney, Blake Abney, Jarrod Bowen, Patrick Morrison, Ken McDonald, Bryan Fields and Andrew McDonald.

Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House at

Medders Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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