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Adaire, Dottie Irene (Harkey) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Dottie Irene Adaire, aged 59, of Plainview died in a hospital at Danville May 23rd. She was the widow of I. S. Adaire and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Troy E. Whitlow of Plainview, Mrs. L. W. Storment of Carlsbad, New Mex., Mrs. Billy Joe Whitlow of Amarillo, Texas, Mrs. Jim Forrest of Parks; her mother, Mrs. Rosie Harkey of Plainview; two brothers, Walter J. Harkey and Osborn Harkey of Plainview; and 19 grandchildren.

Funeral was in the Plainview Assembly of God Church with Bro. and Sister Young of Plainview officiating. Burial was in Salem near Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1963)

Adaire, Dottie Irene (Harkey) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Dottie Irene Adaire, aged 59, of Plainview died in a hospital at Danville May 23rd. She was the widow of I. S. Adaire and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Troy E. Whitlow of Plainview, Mrs. L. W. Storment of Carlsbad, New Mex., Mrs. Billy Joe Whitlow of Amarillo, Texas, Mrs. Jim Forrest of Parks; her mother, Mrs. Rosie Harkey of Plainview; two brothers, Walter J. Harkey and Osborn Harkey of Plainview; and 19 grandchildren.

Funeral was in the Plainview Assembly of God Church with Bro. and Sister Young of Plainview officiating. Burial was in Salem near Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1963)

Adaire, Garland Wayne "Jiggs"

Garland "Jiggs" Wayne Adaire, age 79, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at River valley Medical Center. He was born December 23, 1934 at Yell County to the late William Herman and Anna Miller Adaire. He was a member of the Slaty Crossing Freewill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Peggy Standridge.

Survivors include his son, Timothy Wayne Adaire and wife Sherry of McRae; his daughter, Janice Gail Rains and husband Jerry of Louisiana; one brother, Gary Lynn Adaire and wife Belinda of Dardanelle; two sisters, Corella Wells of Dardanelle, Barbara Jo Spaul and husband Buddy of Casa; three grandchildren, Brandon Adaire and wife Amanda of Beebe, Nicole Adaire of Beebe and Desiree Rains Collum and husband David of Louisiana; one great grandchild, Payton Collum of Louisiana.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Slaty Crossing Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Denver Robinson officiating. Visitation was Friday, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Jerry Rains, Jackie Creel, Rance Claypool, Lavan Robinson, Corey Adaire, Darrell Robinson. Honorary Pallbearers were Doyle Claypool and Thelbert Hamilton. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 10, 2014)

Adaire, Hazel Beatrice (Baker)

Hazel Beatrice Adair, 87, of Magazine died July 21, 2003, at Booneville Community Hospital. Born August 13, 1915, in Havana, she was the daughter of Albert Franklin and Mary Fannie Carpenter Baker. She retired after 22 years as a telephone operator for the Booneville Sanitarium. She was a homemaker and mother and was a member of Moores Chapel Community Church in Waveland.

Survivors include a son, Lyndon Adair of Magazine; a daughter, Donnie Adair Easley of Cherokee Village; a brother, Glynn Baker of Monticello; two sisters; Ruth VanZandt of Danville, and Estell French of Van Buren; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Julis Adair, and a son, Vernon Adair.

The funeral was July 23 at Moore's Chapel Community Church with Rev. Jim Robinson officiating. Interment was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Steve Adair, Ronnie Easley, Mark Easley, James VanZandt, Dale Baker and Greg Adair. Memorials may be made to Moores Chapel Community Church, Rt. 1, Box 144, Havana, AR 72842. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Booneville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 29, 2003)

Adaire, Herman

Herman Adaire, 74, of Dardanelle died Friday, August 3, at Dardanelle Hospital. He was a member of the Slaty Crossing Freewill Baptist Church where he was a deacon.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Anna Miller Adaire; two sons, Garland Adaire and Gary Adaire of Dardanelle; three daughters, Peggy Standridge and Corelia Wells of Dardanelle and Barbara Brixey of Casa; a brother, Charlie Adaire of Manila; a sister, Maggie Mullins of Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services were held Monday, August 6, at the Slaty Crossing Freewill Baptist Church by the Rev. Bobby Joe Chronister, the Rev. Denver Robinson and the Rev. Gary Huet. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Active pallbearers were Kenneth Crow, Larry Taylor, Jim Selvey, Wendell Standridge, Thelbert Hamilton, Doyle Claypool and Delmer Standridge. Honorary pallbearers were John McMillen, Bill Fink, Alvie Geurian, Steve Claypool and Jim Moore. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 8, 1984)

Adaire, Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton Adaire, 59, of Plainview, died in Carlsbad, N. Mex. on February 15 following a long illness. A native of New Blaine, he was a member of the Assembly of God Church and a retired timberman.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Dottie Adaire; four daughters, Mrs. Troy Whitlow of Plainview, Mrs. B. J. Whitlow of Amarillo, Tex., Mrs. L. W. Storment of Carlsbad, N. Mex. and Mrs. Jim Forrest of Parks; two brothers, W. H. Adaire of Dardanelle and C. L. Adaire of Manilla; four sisters, Mrs. C. H. Plunkett and Mrs. Pearl Jones of Ripley, Okla., Mrs. H. D. Lackey of Mountain Grove, Mo. and Mrs. B. S. Rogers of Scranton; and 18 grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 23, 1961)

Adams, Alma Jean

Alma Jean Adams, age 55 of Russellville, departed this life on Saturday, October 15, 2011, at home in Russellville. She was born April 14, 1956, in Clarksdale, Mississippi to Lawrence C. Adams and Louise V. Adams. Alma was a member of the Army National Guard for a number of years and was employed at Arkansas Nuclear One for sixteen years. She was a mother, grandmother, and most of all a Christian. Alma loved people and never knew a stranger. She loved fishing, cooking, and spending time with her family. You never saw Alma without a smile. She had a special gift of making everyone she met feel accepted and loved. Alma touched people from all over.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence C. Adams and one brother-in-law, Vincent U. Hill. She leaves to cherish her memories, two sons Darrell McDaniel (Laura) and Wendell Lawrence Withers of Russellville; daughter, Amanda Jones (Fred) of San Antonio, Texas; her mother, Louise Adams of Russellville; two stepdaughters, Kim and Erica Austin of Little Rock; three sisters, Georgia Fletcher (Bobby) of Russellville, Anita Hill of Russellville, and Kayla Adams of Tulsa, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Kenya, Dylan, and Ariyana McDaniel of Russellville and Alicia Withers of Texas; three nieces, Dawnyell, Felicia and Chloe Fletcher, a nephew Robert Fletcher and a host of loving friends and family.

Funeral services will be Thursday, 10:00A.M. at Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Richard Scott officiating. Burial will be at Howell Cemetery, Danville. Visitation will be held Wednesday, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Pallbearers include Darrell McDaniel, Wendell Lawrence Withers, Jeff Cruse, Robert Fletcher, Robin Williams, Demoine Tolbert. Honorary pallbearers are Edmond Cunningham, Tom Gilkey, Ronnie Davis, Ernest Williams and Charles Davis. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 east Parkway, Ste 3, Russellville, Arkansas 72802 or the American Cancer Society, 3291 SThompson, Ste D104, Springdale, Arkansas 72764. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 19, 2011)

Adams, Camille Cox

Camille Cox Adams, age 78, of Memphis, formerly of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, May 19, 1999 at the Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, TN. She was born December 3, 1920 in Dardanelle, AR to the late Dan and Lela Love Howell Cox. She was a homemaker, member of the Whitehaven United Methodist Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution, Agenda Club, White Haven United Methodist Church Ladies Circle and Kennedy Book Club.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Cox and her sister, Celeste Thurman.

Surviving are her husband, Jack A. Adams, Sr. a son, Jack A. Adams, Jr. of Memphis; a daughter, Anna Adams Keenan of Russellville, AR; a brother, A. B. Cox of Dardanelle, AR; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral service was Thursday at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with the Rev. Morgan Cox officiating. A memorial service was held Friday at Whitehaven United Methodist Church in Memphis. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 26, 1999)


Adams, Cecil H.

Cecil H. Adams, age 87, of Star City, AR died Thursday, May 25, 2000 at Beverly Healthcare at Star City. He was born July 24, 1912 in Lamar County, Texas, a son of the late John Henry and Bessie Goodson Adams. He lived at Gravelly for many years. He was a retired factory worker for Burlington Industries. He was a member of Holly Springs Missionary Baptist Church at Little Garnett.

He was preceded in death by a son, Lonnie Adams and a grandson.

Survivors include, his wife, Geneva Billingsley Adams of Star City; two sons, Jim Adams and Calvin Cecil Adams both of Star City; two daughters, Carolyn Cox of Harrison and Ruby Epps of Lincoln Washington Co. ); a sister, Pearl Gilbreath of Russellville; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was May 27 at Holly Springs Cemetery at Little Garnett. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service at Star City. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 28, 2000)


Adams, Chesley

Chesley Adams, Sr. age 55, of Hector, AR died Friday, November 15, 1996 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was a Pentecostal minister and an employee of Wayne Foods. He was the son of the late Chess A. and Mary Brewer Adams.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Adams and a sister, Lucy Armsteadt.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Searcy Adams; three sons, Charles Adams of Russellville and Chesley Adams, Jr. and Cecil Wayne Adams of Atkins; five daughters, Rita Johnsgard of Pottsville, Marilyn Polk of Atkins, Beverly Duvall and Angela McKinley of Hector and Mary Countryman of Havana; four brothers, Junior Adams of Trumann, Cecil Adams of Kansas City, Demps Adams of Hector and Jimmy Adams of Dover; two sisters, Brenda Herrin of Russellville and Barbara Creekmore of Trumann; 34 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Monday at the Happy Valley Assembly of God with the Rev. Curtis Stone and the Rev. Henry Clark, officiating. Burial followed at Tate Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 11/15/1996)


Adams, Chester Sr.

Chester Adams Sr. age 85, of Russellville died Wednesday, December 31, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a retired farmer, son of the late Samuel and Eskie Foy Adams and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jewell Parry Adams of Russellville; six sons, Edward Adams of Chico, Calif., Edwin Adams of Little Rock, Eugene Adams of Redwood Valley, Calif., Beecher Adams of Dardanelle, Chester Adams Jr. of Russellville and Finis Adams of Florence, Ore.; four daughters, Mable Greenhaw of Florence, Ore., Gertrude Knox of New Caney, Texas, Frankie Dean of Fayetteville and Louise Wells of Russellville, a brother, Roy Lurton and three sisters, Lena Davis and Stella Freeman of Dover and Lillie Woodard of Rolston, Okla.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Monday at Humphrey Chapel by Lester Chisum. Burial will be at Self Cemetery near Lurton. Active pallbearers are his grandsons, Jeffery Adams, Rodney Adams, Johnnie Dean, Kenny Dean, Larry Wells and Jimmy Davis. Family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p. m. at Humphrey Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Adams, Clyde "Junior"

Clyde "Junior" Adams, age 62, of Ola, AR, died January 22, 2000. He was born February 24, 1937 in Plumerville, AR, a son of Clyde Columbus Adams and Ella Shipp Adams. He was a truck driver and a member of Portland Baptist Church.

Survivors include, three sons, Bobby Adams, Tommy Adams and Randy Adams all of Ola, AR; four sisters, Wanda Garrett and Jackie Koonce both of Plumerville, AR, Shirley Mailett of Monroe, LA and Betty Bowden of England, AR; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Funeral service was January 25, 2000 at the Harris Funeral Home Chapel with Eld. Earl Smith, Bro. Lindy Davis and Bro. Denver Robinson officiating. Burial was in the Plumerville Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 26, 2000)


Adams, Ernest Mabry

Ernest Mabry Adams, aged 77, of Ranger, died at his home Wednesday, November 29. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Amanda Adams; two sons, Orville Adams of Redwood City, Calif. and Robert Adams of Danville; one daughter, Mrs. Estelle George of Lake Providnce, La.; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 7, 1961)

Adams, Gerald Newton

Gerald Newton Adams, age 76, of New Blaine died Friday, December 27, 1985, at Dardanelle Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Vestal Adams; a son, Bill Adams of Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, Everett Adams of Paris and Johnny "Buster" Adams of Rialto, Calif.; a sister, Mae Lowe of Waukegan, Ill; two grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Midway Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery near New Blame by White Funeral Home of Paris. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Adams, Homer B.

DOVER - Homer B. Adams, age 78, of Dover (Pope County), a retired bus driver, died Saturday. (1988) Adams was a member of Dermott Assembly of God Church. Visitation will be from 2-3:30 p. m. today at Shinn Funeral Home, Russellville.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday at Dover Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Keith Underhill. Burial will be in McFadden Cemetery.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lucille Adams; a son, Leon Adams of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Mrs. Lavern Sturdevant of Dover; two brothers, Parnell Adams of Dermott and Chester Adams of Fort Smith; a sister, Mrs. Fern Palmer of Longview, Texas; three grandchildren and three step-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, -/-/1988)


Adams, Ida Gentry

Mrs. Ida Gentry Adams, age 75, of Conway, sister of Walsia Love of Dardanelle, died Monday, February 4, 1985.

Survivors also include three sons, a daughter, a brother, another sister, 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 1 p. m, Thursday at McNutt Funeral Home at Conway. Burial will be in Crestlawn Memorial Park. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Adams, Jack A., Sr.

Jack A. Adams, Sr., 91, Memphis, TN died Friday, January 21, 2011. He was born in Little Rock, AR February 1, 1919. He began his career in aviation as a crop duster. His career also consisted of being a flight instructor for the United States Army, a pilot for C and S Airline, and a Captain for Delta Airlines.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Camille Cox Adams.

Survivors include his son, Jack Adams, Jr.; daughter, Ann Keenan; grandchildren, Ashley Adams Pierotti, Jack A. Adams III, Adam Taylor, John Taylor, Katie Rawlings, and five great- grandchildren.

A family graveside burial will be held in Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, please make Memorial Donations to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed at www.cornwell- funeralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 26, 2011)

Adams, James Willison

James Willison Adams, age 69 of Dardanelle, died Friday, January 30, 2009 at his home. He was born October 7, 1939 at Dardanelle to the late Evert Lawrence and Ocie Lee Carlile Adams. He was an Army Veteran and of the Assembly of God faith.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Betty Sue Wallace Adams of Dardanelle; daughters and son-in-law, Kim and Clinton Stone of Dardanelle, Kaylen Adams of Dardanelle; grandson, Scottie Stone of Pottsville; granddaughters, Tanya Price and husband Rocky of Roland, OK, Tonya Knapp and husband Gary of Virginia Beach, VA; and three great grandchildren.

Graveside services were Saturday, January 31, at Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 4, 2009)


Adams, John Lee

John Lee Adams, age 62, of Plumerville, brother of Laudis and Junior Adams of Ola, died Saturday, December 17, 1983.

Survivors also include his wife, three sons, a daughter, four sisters and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Harris Funeral Home at Morrilton. Burial will be in Plumerville Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 12/17/83)


Adams, Kenneth William

Kenneth William Adams, 81, of Dardanelle died Friday at River Valley Medical Center. Born. December 16, 1927, in Phoenix, Arizona, he was the son of the late IO Adams and Ruxie Morgan Adams. He retired after 15 years as controller for the Dardanelle Hospital, was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church, and a graduate of Arkansas Tech.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Adams; two brothers, Oliver and Bryan Adams.

Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Babette and Roger Tilley of Cabot, Barbara and Steve Sneed of Dardanelle, Belva Adams of NC, Brenda Adams of Dardanelle; six grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren.

Graveside funeral will be Wednesday, 2 p. m. at New Hope Cemetery, Dardanelle with Rev. Joe Yates officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 2009)


Adams, Laudis Marion

Funeral for Laudis Marion Adams, age 51, of Ola who was shot to death Monday, January 7, 1985 was Thursday at, Harris Chapel at Morrilton. Burial was in Plumerville Cemetery by Harris Funeral Service of Morrilton. He was owner of Adams and Sons Trucking, a former Arkansas state trooper, a Mason, a Shriner and a member of Portland Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Carolyn Adams; two SONS; Robert and Scott Adams of Ola; a brother, Clyde Adams of Ola; four sisters, Shirley Mallett of Monroe, La., Betty Bowden of North Little Rock, and Jackie Koonce and Wanda Garrett of Plumerville, and two grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Adams, Laverne

Laverne Adams, age 60, a resident of Dardanelle, AR, formerly of Lurton, AR, died Thursday, December 19, 2002 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born on December 4, 1942 in Lurton, AR to Murrell and Jerlene (George) Drewry. She married Beacher Lee Adams on May 22, 1961 at Russellville, AR. She was a retired Security Guard with Burns Security Guard Service. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and quilting and attended Faith Church of Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by her father, Murrell Henley Drewry and a grandson, Dustin Lee Adams.

Survivors include her husband, Beacher Lee Adams of Dardanelle, AR; one son, Jeff Adams and Patty Anderson of Bend, OR; one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Randy Brossard of Dardanelle; two grandchildren; one brother, Jay & Sharon Drewry of Joplin, MO and her mother, Jerlene Drewry of Dardanelle, AR.

Funeral service was December 23, 2002 at Faith Church in Dardanelle, AR, officiated by Rev. David Jay. Burial was in Ard Community Cemetery near Dardanelle, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Junior Adams, Rodney Adams, Vaughn Dean, Glenville Hill, Bennie Drewry and Charles Williams. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 25, 2002)


Adams, Lois Annalee

Lois Annalee Adams, age 92 of Dardanelle died Thursday, January 19, 2006 at Arkansas Heart Hospital. She was born September 9, 1913 at Dardanelle to the late Robert Cleveland and Bertie Kent Vaughn. She was a homemaker and a member of the Robinson Point Full Gospel Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Earl Adams; a son Robert Earl Adams; two grandchildren, Ronnie Adams and Shannon Adams.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Richard Adams, Ray Adams and wife Kathy all of Dardanelle; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda Hepp Ragsdale and husband Adolph of Dardanelle; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren and ten step great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 21, 2006 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Mark Ragsdale officiating. Internment was in Brearley Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 25, 2006)


Adams, Lou (VanDover)

Lou Adams, 80, of Russellville, died Monday, November 3, 2014 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. The daughter of Noel and Maxine VanDover, she was born November 24, 1933 in Plainview. She was a graduate of Plainview-Rover High School, Arkansas Tech University and the University of Arkansas, majoring in Home Economics. Lou and Travis Adams were married on August 28, 1955. After a year in England, and following Travis for two years in the Armed Services, they moved to Nashville, Tennessee. She was employed as a Home Economist with the Nashville Gas Company, while Travis attended graduate school at Vanderbilt University. Along with her boss and friend, Lalah Gee Williams, she received national recognition while demonstrating the effectiveness of a gas augmented dishwasher. Moving to Russellville in 1966, she became a member of the Russellville Junior Auxiliary, PEO Sisterhood, and First United Methodist Church where she was active in the Stephen's Ministry and a member of the Carden Sunday School Class.

She loved cooking, sewing, gardening and making floral arrangements which she gave to friends and to the staff of Russellville Nursing Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three aunts and uncles.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Travis Adams of Russellville; son, Andy Adams (Chanda) of Little Rock; daughter, Anna Adams (Randy Crowell) of Shawnee, Kansas; two grandchildren, Maggie and Emma and two step-grandchildren, Levi and Ava Crowell. Burial was private at Sandlin Cemetery in Ola by Humphrey Funeral Service. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 2405 E. Parkway Ste-3, Russellville, Arkansas 72802, Susan Adams Memorial Scholarship Fund at ATU- Office of Development, 1509 N Boulder Ave, ADM 209, Russellville, Arkansas 78201 or to the Carden Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church, 304 South Commerce Ave., Russellville, Arkansas 72801. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 12, 2014)

Adams, Mildred Marie

Mildred Marie Adams, age 86, of England, AR, died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at St. Anthony's Healthcare Center in Morrilton, AR. She was a homemaker, of the Pentecostal faith and loved quilting, crocheting, sewing and catfish fishing. She was the daughter of the late Jim Marshall and the late Josie Marshall. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Garland Adams; a brother, Hardy Marshall; two sisters, Euna Kendrick and Divoma Kelly; and two granddaughters, Nadine Cook and Dearl Alderman.

She is survived by her four daughters; Okla Krisell of Wright, AR, Linda Alderman of England, AR, Rose Mitchell of Cave City, AR, and Betty Massey of Grapevine, AR; three sons; Geroy Martin of Dardanelle, AR, James Eversall of California, and Jerry Adams of Centerville, AR; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held at Hale-South Funeral Home March 4, 2005 with Rev. J.W. Charles officiating. Interment was in Mulberry Cemetery in England, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 9, 2005)


Adams, Randy Farrell

Randy Farrell Adams, age 44 of Morrilton, passed away Friday, August 27, 2010. He was born on January 28, 1966 in Morrilton, Arkansas, a son of the late Clyde Carliss Adams and Minnie May Huffman Adams. Randy was a member of the North American Hunting Club, MLB, History Club, and the North American Fishing Club. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, hunting and baseball.

Randy was preceded in death by his father, Clyde and brother, Bobby Adams.

He is survived by his mother; Mickie Adams of Morrilton; two sons; Brandon Adams of Centerville; Shane Davis of Russellville; one brother; Tommy Adams of Morrilton; two grandchildren Landon and Cayden Davis.

Funeral service will be 10 AM Wednesday, September 1st, at Ola Free Will Baptist Church with Lindy Davis officiating. Interment will be at 2 PM at Old Liberty Cemetery in Cleveland. Arrangements by Bob Neal & Sons of Morrilton. Obituary/photo/Guestbook WWW.bobnealandsons.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 1, 2010)


Adams, Robert

Robert Adams, age 74, formerly of Pocola, OK died Tuesday, March 2, 1999 in Russellville, AR. He was a retired air conditioning and refrigeration repair man, self employed, retired from the Army Reserves and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by two daughters, Brenda Adams of Perryville, AR. and Barbara Mackie of Dover, AR; two sons, Bobby Adams of Russellville, AR. and Bryan Henry Adams of Tulsa, OK; one step-son, Bob McCaslin of Ft. Smith, AR. and two step-daughters, Rosemary Smalley of Ft. Smith, AR. and Marilyn Sue Lokey of Crown Point, NM and five grandchildren.

Graveside service was March 4, 1999 at the U. S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith, AR. under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 10, 1999)


Adams, Robert E.

Robert E. Adams, 66, of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday, March 20, 2005 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. The son of Earl and Lois (Vaughn) Adams, he was born June 26, 1938 in Russellville, AR. He married Doris Jean Watkins, on June 1, 1962 at Dardanelle, AR. He was an Inspector with Firestone for 22 years until his retirement. Most recently he worked with his son at Lefty's Gun and Pawn in Dardanelle. He attended First Baptist Church in Dardanelle and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Adams.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Adams of Dardanelle; one son and daughter-in-law, Lance and Melinda Adams of Dardanelle; one daughter, Sheila Adams of Dardanelle; one granddaughter, Abigail Adams, of Dardanelle; his mother, Lois Adams of Dardanelle; two brothers and sister-in-law, Richard Adams, Ray and Kathy Adams all of Dardanelle; one sister and brother-in-law, Wanda and Adolph Ragsdale of Dardanelle; one brother-in-law, Jim and Mary Watkins of Ruston, Louisiana; one sister-in-law, Vickie and Mike Jackson of Dardanelle and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral was held on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at First Baptist Church in Dardanelle with Reverend Milton Cowling officiating. Burial was at Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 23, 2005)


Adams, Ruth

Ruth Adams, age 66 of Dardanelle, AR died Tuesday, December 21, 1999 at her home in Dardanelle, AR. She was born March 14, 1933 in Midway, AR to the late Charles and Venia Harger Swaim. She retired from Wayne Poultry in Danville and was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Dardanelle, AR.

Survivors are her husband, Kenneth Adams; four daughters, Babette Tilley of Cabot, AR, Barbara Sneed of Danville, AR, Bella Adams of New Jersey and Brenda Adams of Harrison, AR; one sister, Eva Cameron of Paris, AR, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Graveside service was Monday at the New Hope Cemetery with Rev. Joe Yates officiating. Service by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 29, 1999)


Adams, William Earl

(May 9, 1985)DARDANELLE - William Earl Adams, age 71, of Route 2, Dardanelle, died shortly after 10 a. m. Thursday when he went to a pond behind his home to fish. His daughter, Wanda Hepp, who lives nearby, found the body at about 3 p. m. when she became concerned that he had been gone too long from home. A family member said a heart attack is believed to be the cause of death. She said he apparently felt pain and sat down and leaned back with his unused fishing gear beside him. He was a retired farmer.

Other survivors include his wife, Lois Vaughn Adams; three sons, Robert, Richard and Wallis Ray, all of Dardanelle; a brother, Everett Adams of Dardanelle; three sisters, Modean Bellar, Mildred Tilmon and Melba Lott, all of Dardanelle and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Cornwell Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Jack Selby. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell. Pallbearers are Dick Jewell, Fred Lorenz, Larry Selby, Dennis Wurst, Buddy Bright and Kirk Rook. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 5/9/85)


Adcock, Darrel

PLAINVIEW MAN DROWNS IN LAKE NIMROD Darrel Adcock, age 27, of Plainview drowned Friday Aug. 23, 1928 while swimming at Quarry Cove on Lake Nimrod. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Adcock of Plainview; a brother, Harold, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Cathey and Mrs. Ann Barton also live in Plainview.

Authorities said the body was recovered slightly more than two hours after the accident in about 12 feet of water. The Yell County Mounted Patrol assisted in the recovery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas: 9-5-1968)


Adcock, Ethel Mae

Ethel Mae Adcock, age 92 of Dardanelle, died Sunday, April 10, 2005 at Dardanelle Nursing Center.' She was born July 6, 1912 at Dardanelle to the late John Tull and Maggie Beard Banks.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy S. Adcock.

Survivors include a cousin, various nephews and nieces.

Graveside services were held on Thursday, April 14, 2005 at New Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 20, 2005)


Adcock, Quentin Warren

Quentin Warren Adcock, age 82, a resident of Dardanelle, AR and former resident of Horatio, AR, died Tuesday, August 22, 2000 in the Dardanelle Nursing Home. He was born to James L. and Etta Able Adcock on July 30, 1918, at Nectar, Alabama. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Horatio, and a Mason. He was retired from the U. S. Air Force, where he served as a Master Sergeant, a farmer and was an avid fox hunter.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Robertson Adcock, whom he married, July 12, 1941; three sons; Warren Adcock of Farmington, AR, Pat Adcock of Mineral Springs, AR and Max Adcock of Dardanelle, AR; one daughter, Beth Piearcy of Russellville, AR; one brother, Clifton Adcock of Cleveland, AL; one sister, Peggy Maddox of DeQueen; one sister-in-law, Ethelene Adcock of Cleveland, AL; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was August 25, 2000 in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joe Walden and Rev. J. L. Walker officiating. Burial followed in the Clear Creek Cemetery, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, DeQueen, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 30, 2000)


Adcock, Sam

Sam Adcock, 84 of Plainview, died Friday, February 3, 1978, at the Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a retired farmer and son of the late John and Mary Biggs Adcock. He was a member of the Plainview Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include a son, William Harold Adcock of Plainview, and five daughters, Mrs. Youtha Baker, Mrs. Etha M. Qualls and Mrs. Ann Mellroth all of Plainview, Mrs. Linda Etoil Short of Hot Springs and Mrs. Mary Kay Cathey of Ola; one sister, Mrs Oma Hale of Plainview; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a. m. Monday at the Free Will Baptist Church at; Plainview by Rev. Randall Williams, Burial was in Briggsville Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2-8-1978)


Adcock, William Harold

William Harold Adcock of Plainview, AR, passed away at his home on May 27, 2012. He was born on August 10, 1931 in Gravelly, AR to Samie and Leona Sledge Adcock. He worked and retired from the Lumber Mill in Plainview.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Darrel Adcock; two sisters, Etha M. Qualls and Anna Jewell Hunt; two nephews, Jerry Qualls and Frankie Short.

Survivors include three sisters, Linda Short of Hot Springs Vil- lage, AR, Youtha Graham of Mitchell's Nursing Home, and Mary Lazenby of Plainview; six nieces, Dorothy Williams of Plainview, Fran Reese of Mt. George, Chris Gulley of Samoa, CA, Phillis Qualls of Little Rock, Rhoda Dussex of Sherwood, and Michelle Smith of Russellville; six nephews, Robert Austin of Orlando, FL, Johney Chance of Plainview, Mike Qualls of Greenbrier, Teddy Short of Hot Springs, Glen Barton of Lebanon, OR, and Ronald Cathey of Plainview; six great nieces; ten great nephews.

Funeral was June 1, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Plainview, AR with Reverend Joe Yates officiating. Burial was at Mt. Zion Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Internet obituary and on-line guestbook are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 6, 2012)

Adcock, William M. (Rev.)

Rev. William M. Adcock, born in Tenn., April 6, 1874, later came to Arkansas and gave a life time service as a Methodist pastor. He has lived around Belleville, up Fourche and other places. For the past several months has been pastor at Magazine, died Tuesday after having a stroke Saturday night.

He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Norma Shelton, Alma; Velda Willingham, Memphis and Hazee Stedman, Selmer, Tenn.; three sons, Richard, Booneville, Loyd, Clinton, Okla. and two sisters Mrs. Emma Lee, Welleston, Oklahoma and Mrs. Lillie Scaggs, California; a brother, Richard, Altus, Ark., 17 grandchildren and a host of friends who dearly loved him.

Funeral services were held in the Methodist Church at Magazine Wednesday by Rev. Innis Claude, Booneville and Rev. F. M. Tollison, Danville. Burial was at Charleston. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1940)

Adkins, Velma Mcelroy

Mrs. Velma McElroy Adkins, age 75, of Danville, AR died Wednesday, April 5, 2000 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born October 28, 1924 in Carden Bottoms, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Rostus and Iva Mae Hutchins McElroy. She was retired director for the Senior Companion Program, a homemaker and mother and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Owen Adkins; two sisters, Marie and Thelma McElroy and five brothers, Ed, Loyd, Clarence, Delbert and Bee McElroy.

She is survived by, two daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Ray Adair of Havana, AR and Diana and John Hickman of Tampa, FL; three grandsons, Brent Rhoades of Ft. Riley, KS, Jeremy Adair of Havana, AR and Paul Vess of Tampa, FL; one granddaughter, Shannon Vess of the Florida Keys; one great-grandson, Tyler Vess of Tampa, FL; four great-granddaughters, Journey and Mikela Vess of Tampa, FL, Whitney and Dakota Rhoades of Ft. Smith, AR; one brother, Bud McElroy of Dardanelle, AR; a very special niece, Mary Sue Martin of Dardanelle, AR and three very special sisters-in-law, Dot McElroy of Conway, AR, Johnny McElroy and Rena Foster both of Dardanelle and a host of good friends.

Services were April 8, 2000 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with John McCourt officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were, David Catlett, Johnny Barnett, Raymond Barnett, James Adair, Charles Carpenter and Brent Rhoades. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 12, 2000)


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