About Arkansas

Arkansas, "the Natural State," is bordered by the Mississippi River and shares the Ozark Mountains with Missouri and other neighboring states. The Ozarks region features mountains and caves, forests and streams, and the hot springs after which the state's eleventh largest city is named. Arkansas' capital, Little Rock, is also its largest city, and is home to former governor and 42nd U.S. President Bill Clinton's presidential archives. The birth state of country music legend Johnny Cash and actress Mary Steenburgen, Arkansas is the home of retial giant Walmart, actor Judge Reinhold, and thousands of devoted fans of University of Arkansas Razorbacks football.


In 2016, there were 19,914 obituaries reported in the state of Arkansas on Legacy.com. This is a 49% increase from 2015 when 13,367 obituaries were reported in Arkansas. You can browse through the full list of Arkansas obituaries to find life stories that may be of interest to you.