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Ake, Charles C.

HAVANA - Charles C. Ake, age 69, of Havana died Friday, January 18, 1985 at the Yell County Hospital. He was born in Bronte, Texas and was the son of the late Charles Jefferson Ake and Sally Elizabeth Stewart Ake. He was a retired cattleman and farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Nora Lea Perkins Ake; two SONS, Bill Ake of Conway and Jim Ake of Tulsa, Okla.; and three grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Monday at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville by the Rev. Bill Storkes, the Rev. James Ragesdale and the Rev. E. O. Tackett. Burial will be in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers will be Wayne Fleming, J. W. Lowrey, J. B. Welch, Ewell Welch, Paul Stokes, Bob Yawn, Owen Yandell and Wick Stapleton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Ake, Nora Lee (Perkins)

Nora Lee Perkins Ake, 95, currently of Mitchell's Nursing Home and Parkview Manor, died July 10, 2011 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born June 25, 1916 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma to Lee and Liza Perkins. She was married to Charles C. Ake and they made their home in Havana, Arkansas for 35 years where she was active in the PTA and the Havana EH Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and five sisters.

She is survived by two sons and daughter-in-laws, William J. and Sandra Ake of Conway and James and Janet Ake of Danville; three grandsons, James C. Ake, Jr. of San Antonio, TX, Joseph Russell Ake and wife Carrie of Portland, OR, and William Jeremy Ake and wife Nikki of Ft. Leavenworth, KS and one great- grandson, Liam Ake, also of Ft. Leavenworth, KS. Prior to moving back to Arkansas in 2005, she lived in Pauls Valley, OK for 19 years where she is survived by several nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces and great-great nephews and nieces. Memorial services for family and friends are pending. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 13, 2011)

Akers, I. E. (Goodson) (Mrs.)

Mrs. I. E. Akers, age 69, of Harrison, a native of Yell County, died Sunday at a hospital there. She was a Methodist.

Survivors include her husband, I. E. Akers; two brothers, Fay Goodson, of Little Rock and Felix Goodson of Harrison; and four sisters, Mrs. H. J. Riley and Mrs. Lon Holder, both of Harrison, Mrs. T. E. Adams of Little Rock and Mrs. Frank Owens Jr. of Crossett. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 22, 1960)

Akin, Kittie (Albright) Gooch (Mrs.)

Mrs. Kittie Albright Akin, 68, 6004 R, died yesterday in a Little Rock hospital. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Mrs. Akin was a native of Dardanelle and had been a resident of Little Rock for 84 years.

She is survived by her husband, William L. Akin Sr., and a son, William L. Akin, Little Rock.

Funeral services will be conducted in Griffin-Leggett Chapel at 10 a. m. tomorrow by Cleon Lyles. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, at 3 p. m. Pallbearers will be K. T. Bradley. J. D. Hunt, George Showmar, R. L. Duke, N. O. Riggs and Shannon Curry. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on March 16, 1956)

Akin, Kittie (Albright) Gooch (Mrs.)

Mrs. Kittie Albright Akin, 68, 6004 R, died yesterday in a Little Rock hospital. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Mrs. Akin was a native of Dardanelle and had been a resident of Little Rock for 84 years.

She is survived by her husband, William L. Akin Sr., and a son, William L. Akin, Little Rock.

Funeral services will be conducted in Griffin-Leggett Chapel at 10 a. m. tomorrow by Cleon Lyles. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, at 3 p. m. Pallbearers will be K. T. Bradley. J. D. Hunt, George Showmar, R. L. Duke, N. O. Riggs and Shannon Curry. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on March 16, 1956)

Akin, Kittie (Hunt) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Kittie Hunt Akin, 75, 4207 W. 15th, died this morning in a Little Rock hospital.

She was a member of the Highland Methodist Church, president of the Susannah Wesley Sunday School Class, a member of the WSCS and a member of the Golden Age Club? Survivors include three sons, W. Paul Akin of Portland, Ore., C. Lloyd Akin of Cleveland, Tex., and Thomas E. Akin of Irving, Tex.; two daughters, Mrs. Harry W. Arnold of Memphis and Mrs. Wesley H. Russell of Little Rock, and nine grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Griffin-Leggett. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 28, 1963)

Akin, Kittie (Hunt) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Kittie Hunt Akin, 75, 4207 W. 15th, died this morning in a Little Rock hospital.

She was a member of the Highland Methodist Church, president of the Susannah Wesley Sunday School Class, a member of the WSCS and a member of the Golden Age Club? Survivors include three sons, W. Paul Akin of Portland, Ore., C. Lloyd Akin of Cleveland, Tex., and Thomas E. Akin of Irving, Tex.; two daughters, Mrs. Harry W. Arnold of Memphis and Mrs. Wesley H. Russell of Little Rock, and nine grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Griffin-Leggett. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 28, 1963)

Akin, Mrs Kittie (Hunt)

Funeral for Mrs. Kittie Hunt Akin, 75, 4207 W. 15th, who died yesterday, will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Griffin-Leggett Chapel by Rev. Charles W. G Jedde.

Pallbearers will be Olin Jernigan, Frank Gould, A. L. Baxley, V. E. Beasley, Don E. Blackmon and Claude King. Burial will be in Pine Crest. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 29, 1963)

Akin, Mrs Kittie (Hunt)

Funeral for Mrs. Kittie Hunt Akin, 75, 4207 W. 15th, who died yesterday, will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Griffin-Leggett Chapel by Rev. Charles W. G Jedde.

Pallbearers will be Olin Jernigan, Frank Gould, A. L. Baxley, V. E. Beasley, Don E. Blackmon and Claude King. Burial will be in Pine Crest. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 29, 1963)

Akin, William Lee, Sr.

William Lee Akin Sr.. 92, of 6004 "R"St., died Thursday. Mr. Akin was a member of Pleasant Valley Church of Christ.

Surviving are a son, William Lee Akin Jr. of Little Rock; a brother, Jim Akin of Gentry, and two grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. today at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth by the Rev. Charles W. Davis. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. today at Brearly Cemetery in Dardanelle. Burial will be by Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on November 25, 1978, pg. 6)

Akin, William Lee, Sr.

William Lee Akin Sr.. 92, of 6004 "R"St., died Thursday. Mr. Akin was a member of Pleasant Valley Church of Christ.

Surviving are a son, William Lee Akin Jr. of Little Rock; a brother, Jim Akin of Gentry, and two grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. today at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth by the Rev. Charles W. Davis. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. today at Brearly Cemetery in Dardanelle. Burial will be by Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on November 25, 1978, pg. 6)

Albertson, Dean H.

Dean H. Albertson age 72 of Dardanelle died, Sunday, January 27, 2002 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born April 29, 1930 in Ridgeway, Iowa to the late Herbert C. and Maude M. Blomgren Albertson. He was a retired employee of Rath Packing Company in Boston, Ma., a Korean Navy veteran and a member of the V. F. W. Post 1623 in Waterloo, Iowa.

Survivors are two brothers, his twin, Dale R. Albertson of Waterloo, Iowa, Larry A. Albertson of Galveston, Texas; two sisters, Clarice M. Rose and Margaret A. Kirchmann both of Waterloo, Iowa.

Memorial services were Saturday, February 2, 2002, at 10:00 a. m. at the Delaware Fire Hall in Delaware. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 6, 2002)


Albinson, Jo Ellen (Moss) Robberson

Jo Ellen "Mama Jo" (Moss) Robberson-Albinson, 77, of Russellville, formerly of Plainview, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. The daughter of the late Jewel Moss and Ada Lee [Chesney) Moss, she was born November 12, 1937, in Plainview. She was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Plainview. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister with a kind giving heart. She had a strong love for her family and for singing praise to her Lord and Savior in her beautiful alto voice. She retired in 2009 from the Army National Guard in Little Rock as a civilian employee.

She was preceded in death by her first husband of 35 years, Delano Gerald Robberson; second husband of 10 years, Alvin Albinson; her parents; siblings, Lillian D. Moss, J.L. Moss, lva Nell Reeves Woody; and a nephew, Richard Worsham.

Survivors include two children, Gail Pinion (Craig) of Atkins and Mike Robberson, Russellville; grandchildren, Josh Avery, Russellville, Justin Avery (Kelsey), North Little Rock, Sarah Poulton, Conway, Chrissy Poulton, Atkins, Shelby Robberson, Russellville, Joseph Pinion, Lilyanna Pinion, both of Atkins; great grandchildren, Claire, Kylee and Cohen; step son, Mark Albinson (Alissa), St. Louis; step-grandchildren, Rachel Nanak (Matt), Dr. Lauren Robertson (Mike); four sisters, Maggie Sue Gowen (Larry), Fayetteville, LaVada Linton Padgett (Elmer), Linda Burnham (Don), Mary LaFave (John), all of Russellville; and numerous extended family.

Funeral Service was held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Humphrey Chapel in Russellville. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in Plainview by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation was 6-8 PM, on Friday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 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 Sept 2, 2015)

Albinson, Jo Ellen (Moss) Robberson

Jo Ellen "Mama Jo" (Moss) Robberson-Albinson, 77, of Russellville, formerly of Plainview, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. The daughter of the late Jewel Moss and Ada Lee [Chesney) Moss, she was born November 12, 1937, in Plainview. She was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Plainview. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister with a kind giving heart. She had a strong love for her family and for singing praise to her Lord and Savior in her beautiful alto voice. She retired in 2009 from the Army National Guard in Little Rock as a civilian employee.

She was preceded in death by her first husband of 35 years, Delano Gerald Robberson; second husband of 10 years, Alvin Albinson; her parents; siblings, Lillian D. Moss, J.L. Moss, lva Nell Reeves Woody; and a nephew, Richard Worsham.

Survivors include two children, Gail Pinion (Craig) of Atkins and Mike Robberson, Russellville; grandchildren, Josh Avery, Russellville, Justin Avery (Kelsey), North Little Rock, Sarah Poulton, Conway, Chrissy Poulton, Atkins, Shelby Robberson, Russellville, Joseph Pinion, Lilyanna Pinion, both of Atkins; great grandchildren, Claire, Kylee and Cohen; step son, Mark Albinson (Alissa), St. Louis; step-grandchildren, Rachel Nanak (Matt), Dr. Lauren Robertson (Mike); four sisters, Maggie Sue Gowen (Larry), Fayetteville, LaVada Linton Padgett (Elmer), Linda Burnham (Don), Mary LaFave (John), all of Russellville; and numerous extended family.

Funeral Service was held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Humphrey Chapel in Russellville. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in Plainview by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation was 6-8 PM, on Friday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 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 Sept 2, 2015)

Albright, Bernice Wilkerson

Bernice Wilkerson Albright, age 87, of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, August 6, 1985 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. Services were held Thursday, Aug. 8, at 11:00 a.m., at Ralph Robinson & Son Mortuary with Rev. John F. Walker officiating. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery.

She was born in Rover, and reared in Rover and Plainview. She was the daughter of John H. and Lula Ellen Parker Wilkerson. She worked at the Pine Bluff Arsenal during World War II and was a voting precinct judge for many years. She was a member of the Lakeside United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include: two brothers, Ray M. Wilkerson, of North Little Rock, and Boyce P. Wilkerson, of Little Rock; one sister, Ruth Marguerite Wapelhorst, of Modesto, CA. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 8-14-1985)


Albright, Fred

Fred Albright, age 85, of Dallas, TX died March 28, 1986. He was a native of Yell County, and a graduated from high school at Plainview. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dell Haney Albright, five years ago.

Survivors are one son, Charles, and one granddaughter, Stephanie of Dallas; one sister, Velma Harris of Amarillo, TX. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Albright, Fred

Fred Albright, age 85, of Dallas, TX died March 28, 1986. He was a native of Yell County, and a graduated from high school at Plainview. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dell Haney Albright, five years ago.

Survivors are one son, Charles, and one granddaughter, Stephanie of Dallas; one sister, Velma Harris of Amarillo, TX. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 4-23-1986)


Albright, Herchel Kirby

Herchel Kirby Albright, aged 73, of Belleville died Friday, March 8. He was a retired state Highway Department employee, a member of the Salem Methodist Church, a veteran of World War I and, a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ula Shelton Albright; two daughters, Mrs Louetta Howsley of Belleville and Mrs. Leroy Harrison of Texas; a brother, Jim Albright of Texas; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Rorex of El Dorado, and three grandchildren.

Funeral was Monday at the Salem Methodist Church near Plainview. Burial was at Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas, 3-14-1968)


Albright, Joe Bryan

Joe Bryan Albright, Jr. age 79, of Hot Springs, AR died Friday, May 18, 2001 in a local Hot Springs hospital. He was born August 15, 1921 in Plainview, AR to J. B. and Ida Albright. He was a member of the Plainview Methodist Church since the age of nine. He graduated from Plainview-Rover High School, served three and a half years in the United States Air Force during World War II, and was a member of the DAV and American Legion. He was employed at several government installations, including Hanford, Washington and Paducah, Kentucky. He was a construction superintendent during the building of the Keystone Dam in Tulsa, OK. He retired as a civilian employee of the Navy at Vallejo, CA. He spent his retirement years in Plainview and Hot Springs. He was predeceased by his parents, one sister, Mildred Bradford and one brother, Roger Albright.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Natalie Albright; his daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Al Chiarpotti of Reno, NV and Hot Springs; his son and daughter-in-law, Dan and June Albright of Walnut Creek, CA; two grandsons, Tony and Tim Phipps and one granddaughter, Nicole Albright. A celebration of his life will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area June 1, 2001. Gross Funeral Home is in charge of cremation. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 23, 2001)


Albright, Joe Bryan (Sr.)

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Joe Bryan Albright, Sr. age 86, Oakland, Calif. formerly of Plainview, died September 27 in San Jose, Calif. Albright was a retired mail department employee with Southern Pacific and a veteran of World War I.

Survivors include a son, Joe Albright Jr. Plainview; a sister, Oral Henry, Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services were October 2 at Salem Cemetery, near Plainview. Services were by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas, 10/6/1982)


Albright, Lou

Mrs. Lou Albright, aged 86 years, wife of Mr. S. G. Albright, died at the family residence Friday, December 8, 1920 after an illness of more than 2 years. Mrs. Albright was born in Dunlap, Tenn. She was married to Mr. Samuel Gordon Albright in Ringgold, Catoosa County, Ga., on December 6, 1866. Mr. and Mrs. Albright moved to Yell County in the fall of 1870 since which time they have continue to reside here at different times making their home at Bluffton, Rover, Ola, Danville, and Dardanelle. Mrs. Albright was a woman of high Christian character, a devout and consecrated member of the Methodist Church throughout her long and useful time practiced the of sympathy, love and kindness for lifes unfortunates. She was a good and true woman in all that the term implies, and in her death she is sincerely and sorely mourned by all who knew her.

Funeral services conducted by Rev. H. H. Griffin assisted by Rev. Jas. I. Paisley and Rev. T. T. Thompson was held at 2:00 oclock Saturday afternoon, Jan 1st, 1921, interment being in Brearley Cemetery.

Mrs. Albright is survived by her husband, one son, W. H. Albright, and two daughters, Mrs. Seth Boles and Mrs. Kitty Gooch, all of this city.

The P-D joins the many friends of the bereaved family in extending condolence in their great loss. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas, 1-6-1921)


Albright, Louise Corene (Young)

Louise Corene Albright, 97, of Waveland, AR, passed away August 24, 2012 at the Methodist Nursing Home in Fort Smith, AR. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Smith. AR with visitation following the service. Burial will be at Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, AR at 3:00 p.m. She was born June 3, 1915 in Medicine Lodge, Kansas to Jossie Viola and Ira Rae Young. In 1918, the family left Kansas and established a homestead on a small farm in Grant County, OK. She grew up in the community of Medford, OK and graduated from Medford High School in 1933. She married Louis Edward Albright of Pond Creek, OK on August 12, 1935 and established a home in the Eddie Community where they engage in farming. In 1958 they moved to a farm in Arkansas. She was a retired Wolverine Toy press operator. She loved gardening, reading and quilting. She was a member of the Waveland Community Church and was an active member of the Yell County Extension Club and was recently named an Honorary Member. Mrs.

Albright was preceded in death by her husband Louis Edward Albright; her parents, Jossie and Ira Young; brothers, James Rae Young and Robert Ralph Young; grandson, Eddie Swilling and son-in-law, David Selman.

She is survived by children, Robert Louis Albright and Janet of Baytown, TX; Linda Lou Dobbins and Tommy of Brandon, MS; Donald Ray Albright and Lola of Waveland, AR; and Peggy Selman of Fort Smith, AR; seven grandchildren, Toni Belinda Dobbins, Tad Dobbins and Tracy Dobbins of Brandon, MS, Jodie Davis and Paul of Greenwood, AR, Kelly Russell of Edmond, OK, Troy Albright and Donna of Edmond, OK, Aaron Albright and Sherry of Waveland, AR and Christopher Albright of Baytown, TX; thirteen great grandchildren, Jessie Brunett, Nathan Brunett, Danielle Dobbins, Shannon Dobbins, Mariah Dobbins, Shelby Albright, Joshua Davis, Maggie Davis, Samantha Curl Flowers, Cody Curl, Jossie Marie Albright, Carley Brooke Albright and Cyleigh Sha Albright. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the Methodist Nursing Home staff, Peachtree Hospice, and Dr. Gretchen Orosz for their loving care and friendship. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Methodist Nursing Home: 1915 So. 74th St., Fort Smith, AR, 72903 or Peachtree Hospice, 2910 Jenny Lind, Fort Smith, AR, 72901. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith, AR. To place an online tribute, please go to www.lewisfuneralchapel.net (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 29, 2012)

Albright, N. G.

(3 March 1903 7 Oct 1935 - Salem Cemetery) Mr. N. G. Albright, aged 32, son of the late Dr. J. L. Albright of Plainview, died October 7th, 1935, and was laid to rest in the Salem Cemetery. He was married to Miss Ruby Smith of Plainview on June 19th, 1928. One child was born to them.

Mr. Albright had been ill for several years, being a patient in the Booneville Sanitorium for more than four years. He had been home for the past 26 months. He was an upright, honorable young man and his untimely death is deeply deplored by a wide circle of friends. He was laid to rest with Masonic Honors, being a faithful, zealous member of that fraternity. He was also a member of the Grotto.

He leaves to mourn his departure, his wife and daughter, of Plainview, his mother, Mrs. L. B. Parker of Muskogee, Okla.; two brothers, Jim and Ocie Albright of Houston, Texas; one sister, Mrs. R. E. Rorex of Alexander, La.; two half-brothers, Kerby Albright of Plainview and Ralph Albright of Springdale, Ark. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: , 10-24-1935)


Albright, Natalie

Natalie Albright of Hot Springs died August 15, 2010. She was born at Pottsville, Arkansas on December 16, 1923. Her parents were Frank and Effie Breshears Boggess. She grew up in Plainview, Arkansas. After graduation from Plainview High School, she attended secretarial school in Little Rock. She married her high school sweetheart Joe Albright in December of 1942. They were married for 58 years until his death in May of 2001. Natalie was a member of the Plainview Methodist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She always shared, with us, her memories of growing up in rural Arkansas. A special memory for her was spending many summers of her youth with her family, including aunts, uncles, and cousins on Mt. Nebo.

She is survived by one daughter, Joan Chiarpotti and son-in-law Al Chiarpotti of Hot Springs; one son, Dan Albright and daughter-in-law June Albright of Van Nuys, California; her granddaughter, Nicole Albright of Laguna Beach, California; her grandsons Tony Phipps of Hot Springs, Tim Phipps and wife Lanie Phipps and great-granddaughter Lily Phipps of Meadow Vista, California; two brothers Bob Boggess of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Bill Boggess of Chicago, Illinois.

Arrangements will be made by Caruth-Hale Funeral Home. She has requested cremation. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Guests may register at WWW.caruth-hale.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 1, 2010)


Albright, Roger P.

Pfc. Roger P. Albright, age 20, Plainview [no other details included in 50Yrs Ago Column] (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 24, 1947)


Albright, Ula Shelton

Mrs. Ula Shelton Albright, 78, of Route 1, Belleville died Sunday, July 8, at Dardanelle Hospital. She was a native of Adona (Perry County), widow of H.K. Albright, daughter of the late Eugene and Lula Myrick Shelton, and a member of the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Louetta Allen of Belleville and Mrs. Ruth Boyles of Russellville; two brothers, Frank Shelton of Boston, Mass., and Clark Shelton of Cabot; three sisters, Mrs. Annette Goldie and Mrs. Jean Walker of Houston, and Mrs. Pat Lorenz of Greenbrier; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was Tuesday at Chickalah Mountain Cemetery by the Rev. E. O. Tackett. Active pallbearers were Warren Pickens, E. J. Redwine, Deward Smith, Reed Rounsaville, Harlon Walters and Newman Suggs. [YCR] (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7-11-79)


Albright, Waddie H.

Mr. Waddie H. Albright, of Fort Smith, aged 73, retired Ft. Smith business man, died in a Little Rock hospital at 8:30 p.m., yesterday. Mr. Albright was for many years, a resident of Dardanelle.

Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Ethel Albright; a son, Harry C. Albright, of Fort Smith; a sister, Mrs. W. L. Akin, of Little Rock, and five daughters, Miss Janice Albright and Mrs. Jeff Cravens, of Dallas, Tex., Mrs. L. C. Gibson and Mrs. Anderson Medearis of North Little Rock, and Mrs. George L. Dorsey of Los Angeles, Calif.

Funeral services will be conducted at Brearley Cemetery here at 3:00 o'clock Friday afternoon by Rev. E. W. Faulkner, Pastor of the Methodist Church, of which Mr. Albright was a member. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas, 8-15-1946)


Alcanter, Marcella

Marcella Alcanter, age 64, of Booneville, AR died Monday, January 17, 2000 at Van Buren Health Rehab.

She is survived by one daughter, Theresa Bradbury of Havana, AR; one son, Doyle Garner of Fayetteville, AR; two sisters, Mary Gregg and Judy Earls both of Waldron, AR; three grandchildren, Natalie, Christopher and Jessie and two great-grandchildren, Blake and Raylee.

Graveside service was January 20th at the Helton Cemetery in Booneville, AR under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 26, 2000)


Alderson, Aaliyah Skye Joyce

Aaliyah Skye Joyce Alderson, 4 months, died October 1, 2010, at home. She was born May 16, 2010, the daughter of Alan and Alicia Rook Alderson of Hector. She loved to laugh, smile and was full of life. She loved to watch cartoons with her big brother and their favorite movies were Ice Age and Brother Bear.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Franklin "Manny" Rook and great-grandmothers, Venita Alderson and Vannie Mae Chandler.

She is survived by her parents; brother, James Rudder of Hector; grandparents, Gene and Patti Alderson of Appleton, Granny Linda Rook of Hector, and Nana and Pa Kim and James Hawkins of Dover; aunts and uncles, Kelsey Rook, Clint Rook, Kasey Rook, Karena Rook, Vince Lazzarotto, Michelle Dowdell and Jody Cook all of Hector, and Charlene Hawkins, Travis and Jan Alderson of Appleton; and great-grandfather, William Albert Alderson of Clarksville.

Funeral services were Friday at Hector First Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Carrol Hannah, Jr. officiating. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins. Pallbearers were Vince Lazzarotto, Jeremy Curtis, Dylan Watson and Travis Alderson. Honorary pallbearers are Gene Alderson, Clint Rook, Scott Hillis and Travis Pruitt. Online condolences and obituary are available at WWW.lemleyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 13, 2010)


Alderson, Sylvia

Mrs. Sylvia Alderson, age 71, died in the Yell County Hospital March 6, 1958. She had lived in California several years and moved to Danville in September 1957. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, B. D. Alderson; two daughters, Mrs. Omer Sanders of Danville and Mrs. A. B. Park, Jr. of Sperry, Okla.; two sons, S. T. Todd of Sunray, Tex. and J. D. Alderson of Calusa, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Mima Essery of Oklahoma City; and two brothers, Harvey Peters of Wichita, Kans. and Fira Peters of Richmond, Calif. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, March 13, 1958)


Aldrich, Bennie Ray "Ben"

Bennie Ray "Ben" Aldrich, age 59, of Russellville, AR died Friday, July 17, 1998 at his home. He was born June 29, 1939, in Charlie, TX, the son of the late Andrew J. and Amy Alice Aldrich. He was an electrician.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Lee Roy Aldrich and a sister, Anna Lane.

He is survived by a brother, Gene Aldrich of Baytown, TX and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was Monday at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle by John McCourt. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 22, 1998)


Aldrich, Lida Burbank

Mrs. Lida Burbank Aldrich passed away October 29, 1949 in a Little Rock Hospital. She was born in Matoon, Ill., August 13, 1872. She was married to W. W. Aldrich, September 14, 1896. Mr. and Mrs. Aldrich lived in LaFayette, Ind. until 1910 at which time they moved to Plainview.

To this union was born nine children of which seven survive. She leaves her husband, W. W. Aldrich, Plainview; five daughters, Mrs. Lida Breashears and Mrs. Burl Westlake, Little Rock, Miss Ruth Aldrich, Washington, D. C. Mrs. T. O. Smith, Arlington, Texas, Mrs. W. E. Uggen, Albuquerque, NM.; two sons, George Aldrich, Brinkley and William Aldrich, Holland, Michigan; one brother, H. H. Burbank, Homestead, Fla.; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The entire family attended the funeral except three grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, November 10, 1949)


Aldrich, William Ward

William Ward Aldrich, age 85, of Plainview died Friday at a Little Rock hospital. He was a retired railroad agent and had lived in Yell County about 50 years. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of the Grotto and a Methodist. He was a former member of the Plainview School board.

He is survived by a son, George of Brinkley; five daughters. Mrs. Lida Breashears and Mrs. Mary Westlake of Little Rock, Miss Ruth Aldrich of Washington and Mrs. Helen Smith and Mrs. Virginia Ugge of Arlington, Tex.; a half-brother, Harry Aldrich of New Albandy, Ind.; 12 grandchildren anl7 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD - Originally published on Thursday, March 12, 1959)


Aldridge, Bill Emery

Bill Emery Aldridge, age 68, of Carter Cove, AR died Monday, September 28, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born, August 20, 1998 at Detroit, MI to Bill and Maude Gay don Aldridge. He was a retired employee of South Lois Southwestern Railroad, an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and a life member of Plainview VFW,

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jane English Aldridge; a step son, Alan Branch of Carter Cove; two step daughters, Lori Owens of Carter Cove and Carin Bull of Perryville, AR; a sister, Jocele Santi of Pomona, CA; five step grandchildren, Robbie Hotchkiss of Perry, Stephanie Rhoades of Springfield, AR, Brad Bull of Perry and Alex and Tim Crowder of Perryville; and a nephew, Gary Castleberry of Bryan, TX.

Graveside service was held October 1, 1998 at Carter Cemetery at Carter Cove. Burial by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Alan Branch, Aubrey Walker, Robbie Hotchkiss, Brad Bull, Alex and Tim Crowder. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 7, 1998)


Alexander, Betty Joyce

Betty Joyce Alexander, age 66, of Casa died Sunday June 25, 2017, in Little Rock. She was born December 7, 1950, in Needmore, Arkansas to the late Grover and Arlie Holmes Alexander.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Ann Rainey and Rosie Surrett and two baby brothers she never got to know.

Joyce is survived by two sisters and her brother; Beverly Wagner (Stanley) of Casa; Sally Morris of Casa; and Bobby Alexander (Jane) of Atkins. Seven nieces and nephew, fifteen great nieces and nephews and twelve great-great nieces and nephews and many other special family members.

A memorial service in her honor will be held Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10 am at Needmore Cemetery with a private burial to follow. In Lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in her name to the Needmore Cemetery at First State Bank in Ola. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwelIfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 28, 2017)

Alexander, Bill

Bill Alexander, age 59, of Danville, AR died Saturday, January 5, 2002 at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born May 7, 1942 in Casa, AR to the late Leonard, Sr. and Fatha Luttrell Alexander. He was a member of the Danville Church of Christ and he was employed by the Yell County Telephone Company for 31 years as a technician. He was a 1961 Danville High School graduate, for 37 years he worked in the press box as time keeper for the Danville Little John Football team and was an avid supporter of the Danville Football team and a member of the Little John Booster Club for 37 years. He was a member of the Danville Fire and Rescue Squad for 25 years where he served as assistant fire chief. Bill was an avid hunter.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Mizell.

He is survived by his wife, Pam Alexander; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Philip and Christie Alexander of Danville, AR and Tony Alexander of Russellville, AR; a brother and sister-in-law, Leonard, Jr. and Opal Alexander of Phil Campbell, AL; a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara "Peggy" and John Allen of Danville, AR and his mother-in-law, Shirley McGuire of Camden, AR.

Funeral service was January 8, 2002 at the Danville First Baptist Church with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery at Danville, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Johnny Thomas, Greg Mathis, John Morrow, Andy Tackett, Bood Keathley and Duck Donnell. Honorary were employees of the Yell County Telephone Company. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 9, 2002)


Alexander, Brenda Louise

Brenda Louise Alexander, age two months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Alexander of Belleville, died while enroute to the Little Rock Hospital Monday. She was pronounced dead upon arrival by a doctor at the hospital. In addition to her parents, other survivors are the child's maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Solley of Belleville and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Alexander of Pamona, Calf. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 15, 1955)


Alexander, Frank

Frank Alexander, age 76, a resident of Pine Bluff, AR formerly of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, November 21, 1997 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center at Pine Bluff. He was born on July 10, 1921 at Birta (Yell County), AR, to Louis and Freddie Brown Alexander. He was retired from the City of Pine Bluff Street Department. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII and attended the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his wife, Reba Mashburn Alexander of Pine Bluff; a son, John Alexander of Pine Bluff, AR; a daughter, Cherie Hodshire Benton, AR; grandchildren, Chris Alexander, Amy Kalkbrenner, Stephanie Bowers, Paige Bowers, Ben Bowers and Jennifer Hodshire; great-grandchildren, Jonathan Alexander, Daniel Alexander and Matthew Kalkbrenner and three sisters, Stella Edwards of Dardanelle, AR, Inez Merritt of Pine Bluff, AR. and Lorene Rook of Pine Bluff, AR; also numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was November 24, 1997 at Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle, AR officiated by Lum Edwards and assisted by Ray Edwards. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 26, 1997)


Alexander, Herbert Carroll

Herbert Carroll Alexander, 86 of Casa, died Thursday, April 22, 2010 at his home. He was born December 9, 1923 at Casa to the late Bruce and Oder Patterson Alexander.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jean Alexander; brother, Hubert Alexander; six sisters, Opal George, Thelma Pryer, Lola Holmes, Ruby Rogers, Velma Dunn and Audie Jordan.

Survivors include daughters, Katie Pratt and husband Bob of Ft. Smith, Louise Avery and husband Samuel of Casa; sons, Sam Alexander of Harrison, Carl Alexander of Arizona, Joe Alexander and wife Tabitha of Casa; brother, Hershel Alexander and wife Vera Mae of Casa; a sister, Montra Tucker of Casa; and numerous grandchildren and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 26, 2010 at Grace Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Casa with Bro. Bruce Swanson officiating. Burial was in Needmore Cemetery in Casa. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 28, 2010)


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