Albert Lee Goodlow was born March 31, 1981 in Little Rock. He was a son of Derrick B. Gray and Leannalla Smith. He departed his earthly journey on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 in Stuttgart.
Albert was a fun loving and easy going person. He always wore a beautiful smile and would offer words of encouragement if he felt the person was in need. He gave his all to helping others. He attended Stuttgart High School.
One of his greatest joys, was spending memorable moments with relatives both young and old. He enjoyed music, good food, cooking, fishing and having a good time with friends and family. His caring and kind spirit will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his loving great grandparents, Willie and Earleaner Green-Owens; three great uncles, David Reams, Charles Reams and Freddie Goodlow; and one great aunt, Arzell Johnson.
He leaves to cherish the memories of his life, a devoted mother, Leannella Smith, of Stuttgart; his father, Derrick B. Gray, of Turrell; his grandmother, Betty Jones, of Stuttgart; his grandfathers, Walter Jones, of Stuttgart, and Curlee Wolfork (Gloria) of Chicago, Ill.; two sons, Auctavious Roland, of Hazen, and Roderick Alexander, of Stuttgart; two daughters, Latayviya Alexander and Shaqala Johnson, both of Stuttgart; stepfather, David Smith, of Stuttgart; a loving companion, Trasha Johnson, of Stuttgart; two grandchildren, Serenity Brown and Re'Miiyah Alexander; five aunts, Darlean Goosby (Marco), Gennetria Howard, Betty Simmons, Victoria Himphill (Michael) and Ileaner Howard (Mike); one uncle, Hershel Howard (Eunice); and Sharon and Thurman Penn of Hazen; and a host of cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation is Friday Sept. 6, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services held Saturday, Sept. 7, at Holman Community Center at 1 p.m. Interment at Lone Tree Cemetery.
Professional services entrusted to and provided by Richardson Memorial Funeral Home, 301 S. College St., Stuttgart, (870) 672-8901. Visit us at www.richardsonmemorialfuneralhome.com and Facebook.