Our collection of Arkansas obituaries is expanded regularly as volunteer contributors transcribe citations. You can help other researchers by taking a few minutes each day to pick up your local or county paper and enter citations for the obituaries. We also have many volunteers that transcribe obituary information from the newspaper archives at their local library.
Search by Name
Enter a last name (i.e. surname) and search through the Arkansas newspapers citations already indexed.
Or, if you would like to contribute obituaries, first locate your local or county newspaper listing in the directory.
Why Citations? Where's The Rest of the Obit?
To avoid violating the copyright protection exercised by many newspapers over complete obituaries, our database simply cites the individual, date of death, age at death, newspaper name, date of paper and page of citation. We attach a link to the newspaper website (when available) so you can contact them directly to obtain the full obituary.
Browse through our listing of Arkansas newspapers and access their online obituary archives. Included in our directory are highlights of genealogy columns published in each paper.
To add an obituary citation, locate the newspaper listing and then click on "Add Obituary".
Additional Arkansas Sources
Below are links to Arkansas sites that have uploaded state or county obituaries. If you would like us to include a link to your obituary page(s), complete this form.
Arkansas Obituary Project
Ashley County Ledger Obituaries
Ashley County Obituaries
Bradley County Obits from June 1997
Clark County Obituaries 1996-1997
Clay County Obituaries
Dallas County Obituaries
Early Madison County Obits
Independence County Obituaries 1998
Independence County Obituaries
Jefferson County Obituaries
Lincoln County Obituaries
Lonoke County Obituaries
Madison County Obituaries
Marion County Obituaries
Mena, AR, Obituaries
Miller County Obituaries
Mississippi County Obituaries
Montgomery County Related Obituaries
Nevada County Obituaries
Old Benton County Obituaries
Perry County Obituaries
Scott County Obituaries
Sevier County Obituaries
Southern States Obituary Search Engine
The Spectator Obituaries
Arkansas Resources at StateGenSites
Visit the StateGenSites Arkansas Genealogy page, with its unique database of state and county web site links organized in 27 different categories.
Family Tree Connection - AR Resources