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Alexander, Hershel Con

Hershel Con Alexander, age 80, of Casa died Monday, June 18, 2012 at St. Mary's Medical Center.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 22 at Rose Creek Free Will Baptist Church. Burial at Needmore Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 20, 2012)

Alexander, Jean

Jean Alexander, 74, of Casa, Arkansas, died Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, Arkansas. The daughter of Fred Ward and Mary Elizabeth (Pire) VanCuren, she was born March 14, 1930 in Bolivar, New York. She married Herbert Carroll Alexander on March 15, 1951 at Bentonville, AR. She worked for the Yell County Nursing Home as a certified nurse aide for 22 years and was Church of Christ in faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Earl, Floyd and Fred VanCuren, and two sisters, Gracie Bostick and Lena Hilliard.

Survivors include her husband, Herbert Alexander of Casa, AR; three sons, Sam Alexander of Hector, AR, Carl Alexander of Bakersfield, CA, Joe Alexander of Casa, AR; two daughters, Katie Godwin of Morrilton, AR, Louise Alexander of Casa, AR; 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Clara McGee and Ruby Kemp both of Bolivar, New York.

Funeral was held on October 1, 2004 at the Church of Christ in Casa, AR. Burial was held at Needmore Cemetery at Casa by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 6, 2004)


Alexander, Leon A. Cotton

Leon A. Cotton Alexander, age 73, of Pine Bluff, formerly of Carden Bottoms, died Tuesday, October 16, 2007, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. The son of Emmett and Wilma Rogers Alexander, he was born December 8, 1933, in Carden Bottoms. He was a 1953 graduate of Carden Bottoms High School and served in the United States Army during the 1950s. He and Jane Monk were married on November 29, 1958, in Pine Bluff. Cotton was a retired truck driver, having worked for Boardmans Trucking, Fikes Lumber Co. and SAJ Distributors. He was active in Linwood-Moscow Volunteer Fire Department where he served as assistant chief. In October 2006, a fire truck was named in his honor in recognition of his service to the department.

He was a member of Linwood Baptist Church in Moscow and preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Rosemary Williams.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Alexander of Pine Bluff; a daughter and son-in-law, Sonia and David Peyton of Brookland; two grandchildren, Jeremy Adam Peyton and Jodi Leigh Peyton of Brookland; and a sister, Pam Webb of Stuttgart.

Graveside services will be at 2 p. m. Friday in Birta Cemetery in Yell County. The Rev. Micah McKinley will officiate. Burial will be by Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville. Visitation will be from 1 p. m. until service time at the cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: The Jonesboro Sun, Jonesboro, Arkansas, 10/19/2007)


Alexander, Leonard Clinton, Jr.

Leonard Clinton Alexander Jr. age 77 of Phil Campbell, Ala. passed away Friday, October 31, 2008 at Russellville Hospital. He attended Temple Baptist Church in Phil Campbell.

Funeral services were held November 2nd at Spry Memorial Chapel in Russellville with Bro. Daryl Butts officiating. Interment was held in Shady Grove Cemetery in Phil Campbell. Pallbearers were Philip Alexander, Tony Alexander, Mike Allen, Jimmy Holley, Dewayne Mann and Jeremy Mann.

He is survived by his wife, Opal McDuffa Alexander; sister, Peggy Allen and husband John of Arkansas; sister-in-law, Pam Allison of Arkansas; brother-in-law, Hulton Lawler of Phil Campbell; nephews, Johnny Allen, Bobby Allen, Mike Allen, Philip Alexander and wife Christie and Tony Alexander, all of Arkansas; nieces, Brenda Mann and husband, Dewayne and Janet Holley and husband Jimmy of Phil Campbell and several great-nephews and nieces. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 5, 2008)


Alexander, Mae Rose

Mae Rose Alexander age 85, passed away Saturday, October 9, 1999. She was born May 19, 1914. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Gertie Mae Rose and grandson Robbie Alexander.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert B. Alexander; son and his wife, Chuck and Peggy Alexander of Vacaville, CA; daughter and her husband, Lori and Tony Fallen of Alpine, AR; five grandchildren, Cara and Jessica Alexander; Jennifer, Leslie and Hunter Fallen.

Funeral service was October 12, 1999 at the Chapel of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, 5800 West 12th Street in Little Rock. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 13, 1999)


Alexander, Ocie (Hance)

Mrs. Ocie Alexander, 87, of Sherwood, formerly of Centerville, died Thursday, February 12, at the Westlake Living Center in Sherwood. She was a member of the Centerville Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include two sons, Odell Alexander of California and Robert "Mike" Alexander of Jacksonville; five daughters, Bonnie Thone of Bakersfield, Calif., Sybil Smith of Alexandria, La., and Becky Flores, Pat Atkinson and Kay Burrell, all of Las Vegas, Nev.; four brothers, Lloyd Hance, Acie Hance and Arie Hance, all of California and Woodrow Hance of Guy ; 30 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, February 16, at the Centerville Assembly of God Church by the Rev. C.R. Young and the Rev. Steve Woods. Burial was in Needmore Cemetery at Casa. Pallbearers were Leonard, Eugene and David Kealing, J.B. Turnbow, Donald Bentley and Jeff Funkhouse. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 18, 1998)

Alexander, Ocie (Hance)

Mrs. Ocie Alexander, 87, of Sherwood, formerly of Centerville, died Thursday, February 12, at the Westlake Living Center in Sherwood. She was a member of the Centerville Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include two sons, Odell Alexander of California and Robert "Mike" Alexander of Jacksonville; five daughters, Bonnie Thone of Bakersfield, Calif., Sybil Smith of Alexandria, La., and Becky Flores, Pat Atkinson and Kay Burrell, all of Las Vegas, Nev.; four brothers, Lloyd Hance, Acie Hance and Arie Hance, all of California and Woodrow Hance of Guy ; 30 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, February 16, at the Centerville Assembly of God Church by the Rev. C.R. Young and the Rev. Steve Woods. Burial was in Needmore Cemetery at Casa. Pallbearers were Leonard, Eugene and David Kealing, J.B. Turnbow, Donald Bentley and Jeff Funkhouse. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 18, 1998)

Alexander, Octava (Green)

DANVILLE - Octava (Green) Alexander was born November 7, 1916, in Casa and passed away November 25, 2011, in Tulsa, Okla., at the age of 95 years and 18 days. She was a homemaker and worked several years caring for children at the Southern Christian Children's Home in Morrilton and Turley Children's Home in Tulsa. She was a faithful member and worker in the Danville Church of Christ for many years and also a member of the Catoosa Church of Christ when she passed away.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Tom Alexander; her parents, Virgil and Florence Green; and her sisters, Dimple Gilley and Edith Tanner.

Octava is survived by her daughter, Janis Higgins and her husband, John, of Tulsa; two grandchildren, Amy Higgins of Fort Worth, Texas, and John Higgins, Jr. and his wife, Kaycee, of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two great-grandchildren, John Higgins III and Cole Higgins; and a brother, W.J. Green and his wife, Katherine, of Springfield, Missouri. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 29 at the Danville Church of Christ. Burial will be at Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Monday. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,On-Line @www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com, Obituary was published on Nov 28, 2011)

Alexander, Octava (Green)

Octava Alexander, was born November 7, 1916 in Casa, Arkansas and passed away November 25, 2011 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 95 years and 18 days. She was a homemaker and worked several years caring for children at the Southern Christian Children's Home in Morrilton, Arkansas and Turley Children's Home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was a faithful member and worker in the Danville Church of Christ for many years and also a member of the Catoosa Church of Christ when she passed away.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Tom Alexander; her parents, Virgil and Florence Green; and her sisters, Dimple Gilley and Edith Tanner.

Octava is survived by her daughter, Janis Higgins and her husband, John, of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two grandchildren, Amy Higgins of Fort Worth, Texas and John Higgins, Jr. and his wife, Kaycee, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; two great-grandchildren, John Higgins III and Cole Higgins; and a brother, W.J. Green and his wife, Katherine, of Springfield, Missouri. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and wonderful friends.

Funeral service was November 29, at the Danville Church of Christ. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 30, 2011)

Alexander, Oder Ella (Patterson) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Oder Ella Alexander, aged 76, of Casa died August 13th. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Bruce Alexander; three sons, Hubert and Herbert Alexander of Casa and Hershell Alexander of Oklahoma; five daughters, Mrs. Opal George of New York, Mrs. Velma Dunn of California, Mrs. Lola Holmes and Mrs. Audie Jordan and Mrs. Montra Holmes of Casa; a sister, Mrs. Debbie Livinggood of North Carolina; 31 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Casa Church of Christ and burial was at Needmore Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1965)

Alexander, Oder Ella (Patterson) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Oder Ella Alexander, aged 76, of Casa died August 13th. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Bruce Alexander; three sons, Hubert and Herbert Alexander of Casa and Hershell Alexander of Oklahoma; five daughters, Mrs. Opal George of New York, Mrs. Velma Dunn of California, Mrs. Lola Holmes and Mrs. Audie Jordan and Mrs. Montra Holmes of Casa; a sister, Mrs. Debbie Livinggood of North Carolina; 31 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Casa Church of Christ and burial was at Needmore Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1965)

Alexander, Reba Sue

Reba Sue Alexander, 86, of Pine Bluff, AR, formerly of Dardanelle, Arkansas, died Monday, November 7, 2005 in Pine Bluff. She was born September 27, 1919 to Roger and Zola (Crow) Mashburn in Yell County, AR. She was a Home maker and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Alexander her parents three sisters, Naomi, Virginia and Wanda and one brother, Wayde.

She is survived by one son, John Alexander and wife Margaret of Pine Bluff; one daughter, Cherie Hodshire and husband Mike of Benton; four brothers, Gilbert Mashburn, Gilroy Mashburn, Russell Mashburn, Donald Mashburn; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Visitation that included a brief service was held on Thursday, November 10, 2005 at Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 20, 2005)


Alexander, Reba Sue Mashburn

Reba Sue Mashburn Alexander, age 86, of Pine Bluff, formerly of Dardanelle, died Monday, November 7, 2005, in Pine Bluff. She was born September 27, 1919, in Yell County to Roger and Zola Crow Mashburn. Mrs. Alexander was a homemaker and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Alexander; her parents; three sisters, Naomi, Virginia and Wanda; and one brother, Wayde.

Survivors include one son, John Alexander and wife Margaret of Pine Bluff; one daughter, Cherie Rodshire and husband Mike of Benton; four brothers, Gilbert Mashburn, Gilroy Mashburn, Russell Mashburn and Donald Mashburn; six grandchildren, Chris Alexander, Amy Kalkbrenner, Stephanie Bowers, Paige Bowers, Ben Bowers and Jennifer Hodshire; and five great-grandchildren, Jonathan Alexander, Daniel Alexander, Matthew Kalkbrenner, Michael Kalkbrenner and Caleb Kalkbrenner.

Visitation, which includes a short service, will be from 1 to 2 p. m. Thursday at Humphrey Funeral Service in Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Benton Courier, Benton, Arkansas, 11/9/2005)


Alexander, Robert B.

Robert B. Alexander, age 95, of Maumelle, AR passed away Saturday, August 21, 2010 in Danville, AR. He was born May 24, 1915 in New Lisbon, Wisconsin to the late Robert R. and Lida M. Barlow Alexander. He received his Bachelors of Education from State Teachers College in 1937 and was a Teacher, Principal and Superintendant of Schools for South Beloit, IL. He then joined the U. S. Air Force where he served in both WWII and the Korean War. He retired from the Air Force in 1966 and moved to Arkansas where he bought a farm and raised cattle.

Mr. Alexander is preceded in death by his first wife Mae Rose Alexander, second wife Nina Myers Alexander and a grandson, Robbie Alexander.

He is survived by his son Charles William Alexander and wife Peggy of Vacaville, CA, daughter, Lori Fallen and husband, Tony of Hollis, AR. grandchildren; Jennifer Tipton and husband John of Bigelow, AR, Leslie Fallen of Maumelle, AR, Hunter Fallen of Perryville, AR, Cara Alexander of Seattle, WA and Jessica Alexander of Vacaville, CA, great-grandchildren; Hayden Fallen and Alexander Fallen, Brandt Tipton as well as Nina's daughters, Lynn Oparka and husband Larry, Helen Hargreaves and husband Rick, Nina's grandchildren, James Hargraves and wife Kristen, Michael Oparka and Stephanie Oparka.

A funeral service was August 30, 2010 at Griffin Leggett Healey Roth Funeral Home 5800 W. 12th St, Little Rock with interment Riverwood Memorial Park, Maumelle. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to THEAFOUNDATION.org Please sign his online guest-book at WWW.griffinleggetthealeyroth.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 1, 2010)


Alexander, Robert Michael

Robert Michael Alexander, age 62, of Cabot went to be with his Lord on Thursday, March 5, 2015. He was born February 17, 1953 in Centerville.

He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Tammy Alexander; his daughter, Michelle O'Neal (David), his two sons, Steven Alexander (Nichole Smith), Jacob Alexander; two grandchildren, Colton and Tristyn; in laws, Charles and Mary Jo Wisdom; sister, Kay Burrell and many other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and eight siblings. Robert Michael Alexander had a passion for Walker Hounds and was an avid fox hunter. For years, he participated in field trials, where he won numerous trophies and awards. He was also a United States Air Force veteran.

Visitation was held at 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home. Funeral services were held 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 9, 2015 at Pleasant Hills Baptist Church in Cabot. Interment will follow in Rest Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home & Crematory (501) 982-2136. Sign online guestbook at www.mooresjacksonvillefuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 11, 2015)

Alexander, Steve

Steve Alexander, age 42, of Danville, AR died Wednesday at his home. He was born December 2, 1962 in Danville, AR to the late Shirley Mizell. He was a member of the Church of Christ, the Yell County Quorum Court, United Steel Workers Union, Danville Masonic Lodge #41 and retired after ten years from the Danville Fire Department. He worked as an inspector/packer for Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Russellville, AR for sixteen years. He was a graduate of Danville High School and an avid Little John and Razorback fan and supporter and an active golfer.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leonard and Fatha Alexander.

He is survived by his son, Derek Alexander of Havana, AR; two half sisters, Leslie Holden and Stacy Burgess both of Rosebud, AR; aunts and uncles, Leonard, Jr. and Opal Alexander of Phil Campbell, AL and John and Peggy Allen of Danville, AR and a host of cousins, family and friends.

Service was Friday at the First Baptist Church in Danville with John McCourt officiating. Interment was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were, Bruce Ramey, Robert Dowling, Blake James, Brian Hunnicutt, Tony Alexander, Leslie Gorman, Jack Wilson, Steve Pfeifer, Jim Corbin, Sr. and Jim Corbin, Jr. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 20, 2005)


Alexander, Virgil Odell

Virgil (Odell) Alexander, 81, born in Casa, Arkansas died October 23, in Fresno, California. Odell was the son of Robert and Ocie Alexander from Centerville, Arkansas and had 9 siblings. He was an avid hunter in his earlier years and worked as a dairyman in California from the 1950s until his retirement in 2003.

Odell was preceded in death by his son, Lanny Alexander of Kingsburg, CA.

Survivors include one daughter, Karen Alexander-Stoeckel of Cambria, CA; and four sons, Phillip Blanks of Bakersfield, CA, Alton (Johnny) Alexander of Kingsburg, CA, Darin Alexander of Roseburg, OR and Dustin Alexander of Patterson, CA. Odell had 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Private memorial service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 2, 2011)

Alexander, Zella M.

Zella M. Alexander, age 77 of Danville, died Thursday, September 30, 2003 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born February 24, 1926 in Heavener, Oklahoma to the late SR and Annie Bee Outlaw Solley. She was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Alexander.

Survivors are a son, Larry Alexander of Florida; one daughter, Louella Bounds of Texas; two brothers, Bob Solley of Rover and Toney Solley of Bluffton; five sisters, Lorene Emery and Betty Young, both of Texas, Lois Goines of Ft. Smith, Linda Metcalf of Rover and Annie Jean Metcalf of Centerville; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Graveside services were Saturday, October 4, 2003 at Freedom Cemetery, Waldron with Rev. Miller Smith officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 8, 2003)


Allcorn, George

George Allcorn, about 30, employed near Blue Mountain, drowned in the swollen Petit Jean Creek last Thursday. The scene of the drowning is near Blue Mountain Dam, under construction, and Allcorn was in the employ of the Kernes Construction Co., St. Louis, who had a sub-contract to remove timber and prepare the site for the dam. The creek was greatly swollen by rains and much wider than usual, and had enclosed a small piece of land, forming an island, and driftwood had lodged against it. Sheriff Stanwood said the company wanted the driftwood removed but no boats were available, and out of the 25 or 30 men present some attempted to swim the swift current to the island, and 5 of them made it, he said, but Allcorn was swept away and drowned. When it was seen Allcorn was in danger, attempts were made to reach him with poles but unsuccessfully. Allcorn lived at Sugar Grove. He leaves to mourn his wife, two children, and his parents, the latter residents of Texas. The body was recovered Saturday morning near where he went down and was buried Sunday at Sugar Grove Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1942)

Allen, B. C. "Buck"

Mr. B.C. Buck Allen, age 75 of Chickalah Mountain, died Saturday, April 23 at his home. He was a native of Gravelly, Yell County, Arkansas, son of the late Will and Henretta Allen, a WWII Veteran and a rancher.

Survivors are his wife, Louetta Albright Allen; one son, Allen Howsley of Chickalah Mtn.; one sister, Eliza Smith of Havana and several nephews and nieces.

Services were April 26 at Chickalah Community Church with Rev. Earl Stapleton officiating. Interment was in the Mountain Springs Cemetery, Chickalah Mountain by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers: Tom Gheen, Charley Ward, Warren Pickens, Duard Smith, Don Smith, Paul Smith. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 28, 1993)

Allen, Bertha Belle

Bertha Belle Allen, age 96, of Van Buren, AR died Saturday, August 11, 2001 in Van Buren. She was born June 15, 1905 in Oklahoma City, OK to the late Alfred and Carrie Lowrance Sanders. She was a retired waitress for the Booneville Sanitarium, a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Grover Alverson and her son husband, Thomas Allen.

Survivors include, two daughters, Juanita Kittler, Van Buren, AR and Carrie Osburn of Sallisaw, OK; brother, Terrel Lowrance of Porterville, CA; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren

Graveside service was August 14 at the Birta Cemetery in Birta, AR with Pastor Harold Lee Gilmore officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 15, 2001)


Allen, Bobby Dale

Bobby Dale Allen, 52 of Danville passed away July 14th in Little Rock, AR.

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, July 19th at 10:00 a.m. at the Needmore Cemetery in Casa. Arrangements by River Valley Crematorium in Dardanelle. Sec complete obituary in next weeks edition. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 16, 2014)

Allen, Charles

Charles Allen, age 75, of Casa, AR died Thursday, November 6, 1997 at his home. He was a native of Davis County, Kentucky, and was a son of the late Edward and Bessie Ann Sacrey Allen. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II, was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Allen; six sons, David Allen of Conway, Oggie and Jerry Allen both of Casa, Danny Allen of Mount Pleasant, TX, Billy Allen of Fort Worth, TX and Joe Allen of Groveland, FL; six daughters, Ann Vecanski of Orlando, FL, Barbara Tripp of Melbourne, FL, Margaret Crumpton of Groveland, FL, Gena Flanery of Rover, AR, Peggy Judy of Casa and Linda George of Fort Worth, TX; three brothers, Paul Allen of Michigan, Jim Allen of Casa and John Allen of Danville; 29 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was November 8, 1997 at the Casa Baptist Church with Rev. B. L. Dorman and Rev. Gene Tanner officiating. Burial was in the Fitch Cemetery near Casa. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 12, 1997)


Allen, Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas Allen, age 54 of Pillsburg, TX, formally of Casa, AR, passed away March 1, 2014 in Mt. Pleasant, TX. He was born March 17, 1959 in Morrilton, AR.

He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Allen and a sister, Margaret Crumpton.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Allen. His mother, Evelyn Allen. 2 sons, Jimbo Duke and Timothy Latham. Daughters Pamela Allen and Melissa & Keith Chambers. Four brothers, David, Oogle, Joe and Jerry Allen. 5 sislers, Virginia Flannery, Ann Becanski, Linda George, Peggy Judy and Barbara Jo Allen. A brother-in-law, Bill Duke. Sisters-in-law & spouse, Carolyn Daniels and Debra & Tony Solis, and 14 grandchildren.

Visitation was held March 6, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and service was held on March 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bates- Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant, TX. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 12, 2014)

Allen, Derek Randall

Derek Randall Allen, age 18, of Harvey, AR died Sunday, April 27, 2003 in Waldron, He was a student at Arkansas Valley Technical Institute and a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Dean Allen.

Survivors are his parents, Larry and Robin Allen of Harvey, AR; grandparents, Chuck and Bonnie Milam of Oklahoma City, OK, Shirley McClain of Yucca Valley, CA, Florence McLaughlin of Brooklyn, AR; great grandparent, Marion McClain of Yucca Valley, CA; a sister, Autumn Allen of the home; three brothers, Aaron Allen of the home, Clinton Dean Allen of Jonesboro, AR, Larry Allen, Jr. and his wife Angela of Harvey, AR.

Funeral services were Friday, May 2, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Monroe Cemetery in Harvey, AR under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR. Pallbearers were Lenny Allen, Ronald Allen, Sean Allen, Steve Mourton, Josh Mourton, Steve Passmore. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 7, 2003)


Allen, George Clayton

George Clayton Allen, age 70 of Raymore, Missouri, died January 27, 1999 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born November 19, 1928 in Independence, MO. He was a member of Teamster 541 and retired from Lone Star Concrete after 20 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Gladys Allen and a sister, Katherine Hamill.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mildred Allen of the home; two daughters, Phyllis VanCamp of Belton, MO, Nancy and husband David Whistance of Lee's Summit, MO; a son, Paul Allen of Belton, MO and seven grandchildren; five sisters, Marily Costello of Burbank, IL, Edith Vanderman of Adrian, MO, Shirley Crim of Lake Stevens, WA, LaDonna Merchant of Beltonville, AR. and Judy Collins of Rogers, AR; one brother Charles Allen of Raytown, MO and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was January 31, 1999 at the Chickalah Mtn. Community Church with Rev. Benny Harmon officiating. Burial was in Mt. Springs Cemetery, Belleville, Yell County, Arkansas. Local arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 3, 1999)


Allen, Gladys B.

Gladys B. Allen, age 85 of Havana, died Thursday, August 7, 2003 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born on December 28, 1917 in the Cedar Creek Community, Yell County, Arkansas to the late John and Mary Tapp Capps. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd W. Allen and a sister, Dollie Miller.

Survivors are a son, Kenneth E. Allen of Benton, Arkansas; two daughters, Johnnie McCain of Havana, Ola Mae Burrows of Benton; a sister, Ruby Bledsaw of Havana; eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and six great grand children.

Funeral services were Saturday, August 9, 2003 at Moores Chapel Church with Rev. Bob Caldwell and Rev. Gene Huskey officiating. Burial was in Moores Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Damon, Bob Burrows, Chris McCain, David McCain, Neal McCain and Ken Townsend. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 13, 2003)


Allen, James W.

James W. Allen, age 73, of Casa, AR died Saturday, July 3, 2004 at his home. He was born May 24, 1931 to the late William Edward and Bessie Anna Sacra Allen. He was a retired certified welder, a U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, a former Mason and a member of the Casa First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death a brother, Charles Allen.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sarah Sue Allen; three daughters and sons-in-law, Judy Dianne and James Crow and Kitty Darlene and Danny Coats all of Casa, AR and Carolyn Sue and Robin Robinson of Birta, AR; two brothers and a sister-in-law, John W. and Peggy Allen of Danville, AR and Paul Allen of Westland, MI; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Service was July 6, at the Casa First Baptist Church with Rev. William West, James Townsell and the Rev. Jack Bean officiating. Burial was in Casa Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. Memorials may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 7, 2004)


Allen, Jewell

Jewell Allen, aged 49, was killed in Wheatland, Calif, on August 16 on a construction job.

He is survived by his wife, Dora; two daughters, one son, six grandchildren, his mother three brothers and five sisters. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 13, 1962)

Allen, John William

John William Allen, age 78, of Danville, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born July 30, 1933 in Kentucky to the late Edward Allen & Bessie Allen Chancellor. He was a Korean Army Veteran and he owned & operated Allen's Garage.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Edward Allen; brothers Charles & Jim Allen.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Barbara Jean Alexander Allen; sons, Johnny Allen of Conway; Bobby & Mike Allen, both of Danville; daughter & son-in-law, Sandy & Gerald Purser of Danville; grandchildren Michele, Krystal and Laura Allen; great-granddaughter, Aubrey Warren.

Funeral service was March 10, 2012 at Casa First Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Alexander officiating. Burial was at Needmore Cemetery. Pallbearers include David Allen, Oggie Allen, Jerry Wayne Allen, Phillip Alexander, Tony Alexander, Roger Henry, Gerald Purser and Jimmy Crow. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 14, 2012)

Allen, Joseph A.

Joseph A. Allen, Jr., age 51, of Belleville, AR, died Friday, March 11, 2005. He was a feed mill employee for Tyson Feed Mill, in Pottsville.

A memorial service was held Friday March 18, 2005 at the First Baptist Church in Pottsville with Tyson Chaplain Rick Smith officiating. Burial was in Rochester, New York. Local arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 23, 2005)


Allen, Lois Mccleskey

Mrs. Lois McCleskey Allen, age 71, of Centerville died Tuesday, March 19, 1985, at Doctors Hospital at Little Rock. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bale Allen; a son, Jimmy Jack Sullivant; a stepson, Jimmy Allen of Texas; two brothers, Dr. E. W. McCleskey of Pocahontas and Lawton McCleskey of Missouri; five sisters, Ernestine Suggs of North Little Rock, Lora George of Ola, Leona Heffington of Colorado, Hermoyne Suggs of Belleville and Elwanda Williams of Malvern; four grandchildren, a step-grandson and two great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a. m. Friday at Belleville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Luther Riddle. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Active pallbearers will be Dr. Ernest Williams, Robert Williams, Don Spears, Jim Edd Suggs, Charles Carrouth and Arthur Maranda. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p. m. Thursday at Dixon Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Allen, Louetta Albright

Mrs. Louetta Albright Allen, age 68, of Belleville, AR died Wednesday, April 29, 1998 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She was born April 29, 1930 in Plainview, AR to the late H. K. and Ula Shelton Albright. She was a poultry grower, homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, B. C. "Buck" Allen.

Survivors include one son, Allen Lee "Sonny" Housley of Belleville; a sister, Ruth Harkey of Russellville and several nephews and nieces.

Service was May 2nd, 1998 at the Chickalah Mountain Community Church with Rev. E. O. Tackett officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Springs Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 6, 1998)


Allen, Mildred Imogene

Mildred Imogene Allen, age 81 of Raymore, MO, formerly of Chickalah Mountain, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Kansas City, MO. She was born February 9, 1926 at Chickalah Mountain to the late Newman Ethridge and Lillie Jean Horn Suggs. During WWII, she worked at an aircraft part factory which made P-38 lighting fighter bombers in California as Rosie the Riveter. In 1946, she moved to Kansas City, MO where she met her husband of 49 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband George Clayton Allen, sister and brothers-in-law, Fern and Bill Bob Wood and Glen Patton.

Survivors include her children, Phyllis and Don Dennis of Overland Park, KS, Nancy and David Whistance of Lee's Summit, MO, Paul and Lisa Allen of Belton, MO; sister, Pauline Patton of Charleston, MO; 10 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral was held Saturday, May 12, at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Burial was in Mt. Springs Cemetery on Chickalah Mountain. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 16, 2007)


Allen, Ronnie Gale

Ronnie Gale Allen, age 48 of Centerton, Arkansas, died February 23, 2003 at Northwest Medical Center, Springdale, Arkansas. He was born April 17, 1954 to James Porter Allen and Susie Gilkey in Flint, Michigan. He was Warehouse Manager for Cargonet in Rogers, Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by his father, James P. Allen; his mother, Susie Gilkey; his stepfather, Jay Stewart and a brother, Paul David Allen.

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer, of the home; a son, Taylor Oberg of Centerton; a daughter, Amanda Allen of Danville, Arkansas; his stepmother, Linda Stewart of Maiden, Missouri and four brothers and their wives Jimmy E. Allen and Lavonna, Marty and Gail, Randy and Kim and Jeff and Vicky.

Funeral services will be today, Wednesday, February 26, 2003 at Backstrom-Pyeatte Chapel at 10:00 a. m. with Rev. Wayne Bartruff officiating with burial in Bentonville Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 26, 2003)


Allen, Sam W.

Sam W. Allen, aged 73, of Waltreak died Sunday, September 23. He was a retired stone mason and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors are two sons, Norman Allen of Phoenix, Ariz, and Jackie Allen of Waltreak; four daughters, Mrs. Melba Allen, Phoenix, Mrs. Margaret Parson, Carnegie, Okla., Mrs. Kay Hood, Jonesboro, and Mrs. Janet Byer of Great Lakes, Ill. and ten grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 28, 1961)

Allen, Verna Marie

Verna Marie Allen, of Houston, TX, formerly of Danville, AR, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2000. She was born March 11, 1910 in Logan County, AR to Harley and Effie Dewitt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Trieber T. Allen.

Survivors include, two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Hefner of Little Rock, AR and Wanelle Jacquemine of Houston, TX; two sisters-in-law, Mary Allen and Gloria Allen both of Little Rock, AR and numerous nephews and nieces.

Graveside services were held January 15, 2000 at Calvary Cemetery with Father Norbert Rappold officiating. Arrangements were by Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, Little Rock. Memorials may be made to the Msgr. Allen Trust Fund, c/o Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church, 1001 North Tyler, Little Rock, AR 72225. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 26, 2000)


Allen, Vian (Mrs.)

Mrs. Vian Allen, 66, died at her home in Dover, December 3rd. She leaves to morn her loss three children, Mrs. C. H. Bass, Danville, Mrs. Will Dickens, Dover, Lester McAlister, South Gate, California.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. H. O'Neal, Atkins. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Dec 1941) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published in Dec 1941, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson )

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