Across Arkansas – March 28, 2019

    March 28, 2019

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    Amy Sue Grant Brown, 90, of North Little Rock, died March 3. Brown worked as a church secretary and served at numerous churches, including Park Hill Baptist Church in North Little Rock and First Baptist Church in Russellville. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two daughters and eight siblings. Brown is survived by a son, a daughter, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held March 6 at North Little Rock Funeral Home’s chapel followed by burial at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville.

    Minnie Lea Moore Caldwell, 87, of Houston, died March 16. Caldwell’s husband, Refus T. Caldwell, was a former associational missionary for Conway-Perry Baptist Association. Her daughter and son-in-law, Lynette and Max Rose, are on staff at Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge. She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, a brother and four sisters. Caldwell is survived by four children, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services were held March 19 at Harris Chapel in Morrilton followed by burial at McGhee Cemetery in Adona.

    On the move

    Randy Lee is serving as pastor at First Baptist Church, Aberdeen.

    Justin Curtis has resigned as pastor of First Baptist Church, Marvell. He and his wife, Bethany, will begin church planting in Maine.

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