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Capital: Little Rock
Entered Union: 1836 (25th state)
Nickname: Land of Opportunity

State Bird: Mockingbird
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Arkansas Obituaries

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.

Newspaper Directory

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.

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