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Baker, Odes Lea

Mrs. Odes Lea Baker, age 82, of Delaware died Tuesday, October 7, 1986, at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was a housewife, daughter of the late Will and Caldonia Williams Schneider, and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Thursday at the Delaware Baptist Church by the Rev. Wiley Jones. Burial will be to Graves Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. Pallbearers will be Calvin Farnam, James Farnam, Ed Foster, Brigham Lynn, John Farnam and Lee Nichols. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Baker, Paul

Paul Baker, 72, of Plainview, AR died Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at his home. He was born September 27, 1933 at Ola to Arthur Lee and Nettie Mae Carrie Baker. He was an employee of Plainview Lumber Company for 33 years and Hatfield Lumber Company and Smith Pallet Company for several years. He attended the Free Will Baptist Church of Plainview and was of the Pentecostal faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Edward and John Baker, and a sister, Maryann Baker.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Irene Baker; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Edward Oge of Russellville, and Kathy and David McCombs of Fayetteville; four sisters, Lois Stapleton of California, Frankie Schmidt of Plainview, Bonnie Berry of Russellville, and May Harkey of Dardanelle; two brothers, Victor Baker of Sims, and Ken Baker of Sand Springs, OK; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild

A graveside service was August 26, 2006 at Salem Cemetery in Plainview officiated by Bro. David Williams. Military honors provided by the V. F. W. Boyce-Woods Post 3141. Arrangements are under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 30, 2006)


Baker, Robert "Bud"

Robert "Bud" Baker, age 73 of Dardanelle, died Monday, December 10, 2007 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. The son of Robert and Mildred Graybill Baker, he was born July 20, 1934 in Marion, Ohio. He retired as a shipping & receiving person with Quaker Oats Company in Marion. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #889 and the Eagles Lodge in Marion.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Jean Baker; his parents; an infant son; a brother, David Baker and a sister, Shirley Caldwell.

He is survived by two sons, Robert Baker, Jr. & wife Margaret of Danville, Randy Baker, Sr. & wife Aline of Danville; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; 5 siblings, Betty Banks of Bucyress, Ohio; Herb and Jeannie Baker of Marion, Ohio; Katie and Willie Brigance of Booneville; Sally and Curtis Hudson of Waldron; sister-in-law, Kathy Baker of Dardanelle.

Graveside funeral and burial will be at 10 A. M. Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be 5-7 RM. Friday at the funeral home. Internet obituary and on-line guestbook available at www.humphreyfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 19, 2007)


Baker, Stella Lile

Mrs. Stella Lile Baker, age 85, widow of Alden Baker died Thursday evening April 17, 1986, at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. Mrs. Baker was a Homemaker, a native of Jonesboro, the daughter of the late Dr. H. J. and Maud Rains Lile, Sr. Mrs. Baker was a member of the First Baptist Church of Harrisburg.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jo Ann Watson of Paducah, Ky. and Mrs. Jean Lile Tucker of Danville. Four Grandchildren, Joe Tucker of Norcross, Ga. Charles Watson of Lexington, Ky. Alden Spriggs of Ft. Meyers, Fla. and Brooks Watson of Jackson, Miss. and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Danville United Methodist Church, Saturday afternoon with Rev. Mike Morey officiating.

Graveside services were Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro. Arrangements and services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Baker, Stella Lile

Mrs. Stella Lile Baker, age 85, widow of Alden Baker died Thursday evening April 17, 1986, at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. Mrs. Baker was a Homemaker, a native of Jonesboro, the daughter of the late Dr. H. J. and Maud Rains Lile, Sr. Mrs. Baker was a member of the First Baptist Church of Harrisburg.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jo Ann Watson of Paducah, Ky. and Mrs. Jean Lile Tucker of Danville. Four Grandchildren, Joe Tucker of Norcross, Ga. Charles Watson of Lexington, Ky. Alden Spriggs of Ft. Meyers, Fla. and Brooks Watson of Jackson, Miss. and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Danville United Methodist Church, Saturday afternoon with Rev. Mike Morey officiating.

Graveside services were Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro. Arrangements and services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 4-23-1986)


Baker, Thomas Lenley "Tommy"

Thomas Lenley Baker, age 77, of Dardanelle died Thursday, July 28, 2011 at his home. He was born October 25, 1933 at Malvern to the late Ira "Happy" Lenley and Aline Petray Baker. He was a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ. He retired from the U.S. Post Office after 36 years of service. He was a United States Navy Veteran where he served during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Colonel Carroll S. Meek.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Kay Warren Baker of Dardanelle; two daughters, Lori Baker, Betsy Baker Case and husband Mark, all of Dardanelle; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren, and many other nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was July 30, 2011 at the Dardanelle Church of Christ with Bro. Ralph Weinhold and Bro. Steve Reeves officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 3, 2011)

Baker, Vera Kathleen "Kathy" (Larsen)

Vera Kathleen "Kathy" Baker, age 71, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. She was born February 1, 1944, at Fallon, Nevada to the late Albert and Edna DelaVega Larsen. She was a homemaker and of the Mormon Faith. She loved playing bingo and making arts and crafts.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, David L. Baker Sr.

Survivors include four children, Deena Stroud of Dardanelle, David L. Baker Jr. (Ann) of Californa, Susan Baker (Wayne Paradis), Dennis Baker all of Dardanelle; two sisters, Alberta Frees of Virginia, Carol Houge of California; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery. 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 Aug 19, 2015)

Baker, William C.

William C. Baker, age 56, of Ola, AR died Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at his home. He was born August 29, 1948 in Heavner, OK. He was a retired sawmill worker.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Baker.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Kay Powell Baker; a son. Tommy Baker of Hot Springs, AR; his mother, Sadie Irene Baker of Ola, AR; brothers and sister-in-law, Johnny and Mary Baker and Leo Baker all of Ola and several nieces and nephews. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 8, 2005)


Baker, William Cody

HAVANA - William Cody Baker, age 88, of Havana died Monday, September 9, 1985, at his home. He was a retired timberman and a native of Fort Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nell Green Baker; a son, W. C. Baker Jr. of Shreveport, La.; three daughters, Dorene Albritton of Odessa, Texas, Phyllis Russell of Shreveport, La. and Bonnie Austin of Russellville; two brothers, Buford Baker of Fort Worth, Texas and Bill Baker of Denton, Texas; three sisters, Grace Baker of Midwest City, Okla., Hazel Vogel of Tulare, Calif. and Lahoma Shawler of Havana; 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Salem United Methodist Church by the Rev. Bill Storts and the Rev. Hulan Wiser. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Baker, Wilma Joan (Adams) Sindorf

Wilma Joan Sindorf Baker age 81 of Belleville, Arkansas nassed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 at her home. She was born February 26, 1933 in Brady, Texas to the late Dallas Lofette & Wilma Winona Myers Adams.

Survivors include her daughters, Debra Moudy of Danville; Beth Maughn of Belleville; Kay Dixon of Belleville; 6 granddaughters, 2 grandsons and 4 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2014 at Resthaven Cemetery in Brady, Texas. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, Arkansas. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 4, 2014)

Balanger, Wayne

Wayne Balanger, age 61, of Dardanelle died Saturday, October 31, 2009 in Dardanelle. The son of Charles and Anna Lee Vinson Balanger, he was born May 20, 1948 in Russellville. He was a truck driver with Bruce Lewis Trucking Company for many years. He was a very outgoing person who enjoyed singing, fishing and traveling.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include a son, Paul Wayne of Little Rock and one granddaughter.

Memorial service was held November 4, 2009 at Gate Way Pentecostal Church of God in Russellville. The Rev. Jerry Vinson officiated. Burial was at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 11, 2009)


Baldwin, Ethel Clement

Mrs. Ethel Clement Baldwin, age 93, of HOT SPRINGS, formerly of Russellville, died Saturday. Mrs. Baldwin was a member of Russellville Culture Club and First United Methodist Church, Russellville.

Graveside service will be at 2 p. m. Monday at Oakland Cemetery, Russellville. Burial will be by Shinn Funeral Home, Russellville.

Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Jack Wright of Hot Springs; a brother, Dr. B. L. Clement of Vero Beach, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Mark Breimo of El Dorado; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 2/-/1986)


Baldwin, Louise

Louise Baldwin, age 90, a resident of Russellville, AR formerly of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, June 1, 2000 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center at Russellville, AR. She was born on February 26, 1910 at Dighton, KS to Alex and Della Zink Dutoit. She was a homemaker and the widow of William H. Baldwin. She was a member of the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by, a son, Donald L. Baldwin; a grandchild, Scott Baldwin and three step-grandchildren.

Survivors include, six sons and daughters-in-law, Dean and Edna Baldwin of Russellville, AR, Robert E. and Ann Baldwin of Lakeland, FL, Jim M. and Neta Jean Baldwin of Ft. Smith, AR, William H. Jr. and Mary Ann Baldwin of Bay Cliff, TX, Clifford A. and Sharron Baldwin of Porter, TX and Roger G. and Sherrol Baldwin of Littleton, CO; one daughter, Betty L. Vigil of Russellville, AR; one daughter-in-law, Alice Baldwin of Russellville, AR; one brother, Rex Dutoit of Salem, OR; 25 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was June 6, 2000 at the 1st United Methodist Church at Dardanelle, AR officiated by Rev. Floyd Ervin. Burial was at the Elizabeth Hall Cemetery at New Blaine, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 14, 2000)


Balentine, John

Mrs. John Balentine, 33, and her daughter, Ruth Ann, 1, died Monday in a fire in a small office building at a pole yard in Danville. Mrs. Balentine was a bookkeeper at the pole yard, which is operated by her father-in-law, J.E. Balentine. Her husband, John Balentine, works at the yard. She was working in the office, a 10 x 12 foot building which is next to her trailer home, where the fire broke out at about 2 p.m. The baby was in the building with her. One workman nearby said he heard an explosion and heard the woman or the baby scream. Other workmen saw smoke coming out of the building but did not hear any noise. They were operating equipment about 100 yards from the office building. The workmen, including her husband, rushed to the office and attempted to save the woman and baby. At the time, windows were still intact and the door was closed. They opened the door and broke out windows, but were unable to enter due to the intense heat and flames pouring out. The Danville Fire Department responded. Two other Balentine children, Sharon, 4, and Earnest, 5, were playing in the yard near the office when the fire broke out. They said they heard their mother call out. Sharon was on the steps of the office when workmen arrived at the scene. They put her and Earnest in a car while the fire was being extinguished. Another son, Herman, 7 was in school at Danville at the time. A coroner's jury, impaneled with Justice of the Peace Cecil Dale as acting coroner, held an inquest and ruled the deaths accidental. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 1963)

Balentine, Ruth Ann

Mrs. John Balentine, 33, and her daughter, Ruth Ann,1, died Monday in a fire in a small office building at a pole yard in Danville. Mrs. Balentine was a bookkeeper at the pole yard, which is operated by her father-in-law, J.E. Balentine. Her husband, John Balentine, works at the yard. She was working in the office, a 10 x 12 foot building which is next to her trailer home, where the fire broke out at about 2 p.m. The baby was in the building with her. One workman nearby said he heard an explosion and heard the woman or the baby scream. Other workmen saw smoke coming out of the building but did not hear any noise. They were operating equipment about 100 yards from the office building. The workmen, including her husband, rushed to the office and attempted to save the woman and baby. At the time, windows were still intact and the door was closed. They opened the door and broke out windows, but were unable to enter due to the intense heat and flames pouring out. The Danville Fire Department responded. Two other Balentine children, Sharon, 4, and Earnest, 5, were playing in the yard near the office when the fire broke out. They said they heard their mother call out. Sharon was on the steps of the office when workmen arrived at the scene. They put her and Earnest in a car while the fire was being extinguished. Another son, Herman, 7 was in school at Danville at the time. A coroner's jury, impaneled with Justice of the Peace Cecil Dale as acting coroner, held an inquest and ruled the deaths accidental. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 1963)

Bales, Freman Leon

Freman Leon Bales, 25 of Ola, died Saturday, October 13, 2012, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born on July 9, 1987 in Ozark, Arkansas to Steve and Susie Summit Bales. His occupation was working on gas wells. He was a member of the Ola First Baptist Church. He loved his family, especially his baby girl, Maddi, and loved to joke, laugh, and to go crappie fisning.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Freman and Laura Bales, Leon Summit, Paul Robison; one uncle, Wayman Bales; and a cousin, Andy Bales.

Survivors include his parents, Steve and Susie Bales of Ola; grandmother, Ann Summitt of Ola; daughter, Maddi Bales of Little Rock; one sister, Stephanie Kendrick and husband, Jack of Ola; a brother, Dustin Storey of Ola; three nephews, Mason, Auston, and Karson Kendrick of Ola; and many other relatives and friends.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolence at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 17, 2012)

Ball, Aulton D.

Aulton D. Ball, 72, a Believer of Christ, passed away Saturday morning at his home in Little Rock, Arkansas. Aulton was born in Danville, AR and was a fire fighter for the Little Rock Fire Dept.

Aulton was preceded in his death by his parents Mark and Vadis Ball, and was twice widowed (Vivian Carlene and Holly Seth).

Aulton is survived by his brother, Michael L. Ball of Little Rock, 3 sons, Dennis (Dawn) Ball of Bigelow, Danny Ball of Copperas Cove, TX, and James (Kryssi) Martin of Colorado. Aulton had 10 grandchildren.

Aulton planned an immediate burial at Moss Creek Cemetery and wished for his friends and family to gather and fellowship at their convenience as they chose to do so. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, Arkansas. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 14, 2013)

Ball, Aulton D.

Aulton D. Ball, 72, a Believer of Christ, passed away Saturday morning at his home in Little Rock, Arkansas. Aulton was born in Danville, AR and was a fire fighter for the Little Rock Fire Dept.

Aulton was preceded in his death by his parents Mark and Vadis Ball, and was twice widowed (Vivian Carlene and Holly Seth).

Aulton is survived by his brother, Michael L. Ball of Little Rock, 3 sons, Dennis (Dawn) Ball of Bigelow, Danny Ball of Copperas Cove, TX, and James (Kryssi) Martin of Colorado. Aulton had 10 grandchildren.

Aulton planned an immediate burial at Moss Creek Cemetery and wished for his friends and family to gather and fellowship at their convenience as they chose to do so. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, Arkansas. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 14, 2013)

Ball, Fannie Lou Ella (Owens) (Mrs.)

Funeral services were held Friday for Mrs. Ella Ball, age 72, who died Thursday at the home of her step son, J. E. Ball, Moss Creek. Mrs. Ball, well known as Aunt Ella, was widow of the late Rev. Mr. Ball.

Aunt Ella was ill only for an hour, her last words were, "Oh, my blessed savior." She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Flora Avery, Monticello; two grandchildren, Mrs. Opal Powers, Danville, and Mrs. Lebith Phillips, Brighton, Mich.; three great grand-children; four step children, Mrs. Mattie Wilson, J. E. Ball, Miss Sylvia Ball, both of Moss Creek, and Irving Ball, of Uvalda, Tex., and several step grandchildren.

Services were conducted by Rev. J. W. Chism with burial in the Moss Creek Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 1940)

Ball, Irvin (Dr. And Mrs.)

Dr. Ball And Wife Die The Same Day - Dr. and Mrs. Irvin Ball, Austin, Texas, both died within two hours of each other Tuesday, July 4, 1950, following heart attacks. Dr. Ball was assistant professor of education administration at the college in Austin and was 64 years old.

He is survived by one brother, J. E. Ball, two sisters, Mrs. Wade Wilson and Miss Sylvia Ball all of Danville. Mrs. Ball is survived by three nephews. Both had been in ill health. Dr. Ball collapsed about 11 a. m. at his home. His wife died about 12:45 p. m. Dr. Ball was raised in Moss Creek community in Yell County.

Funeral services were held in Austin on July 6. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 13, 1950)


Ball, John Thomas

John Thomas Ball, aged 41, of Woodland Hills, Calif., died October 29, at a Los Angeles Hospital. He was a veteran of World War II.

Survivors are a daughter, Jonna Tam Ball, of Woodland Hills, Calif., his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dee Ball of Belleville Rt. 1; one sister, Mrs. Elmer Howard of Wichita, Kans., three brothers Clarence Delton Ball of Plainview, Pledger Dee Ball of Belleville , Rt. 1 and Bobby Don Ball of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 10, 1960)

Ball, Milbert "Bill"

Mr. Milbert "Bill" Ball, age 75, of Douglass, TX, died Wednesday, September 15, 1999 at his residence. He was born April 1, 1924 in Belleville, AR a son of the late Burney and Mae Apple Ball. He served in the US Air Force and was retired from Sales Service Electronics.

He is survived by his wife, Billie Jo Koonce Ball of Douglass, TX; one son, Billy Ray Ball of Mt. Pleasant, TX; two daughters, Sheryl Fry of Flagstaff, AZ and Carol Brittain of Douglass, TX; two brothers, J. B. Ball of Bellflower, CA and Bob Haire of CA; one sister, Connie Minnis of Pasadena, TX; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Services were held September 18, 1999 at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel with Rev. Louis Palmer, pastor of Eden Community Baptist Church and Rev. Bobby King, pastor of Forrest Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in Douglass Cemetery under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors of Nacogdoches, TX. Pallbearers were John Derrick, Bill Ball, Jerry Butler, John Meador, Tom Jinkins and George Perry Campbell. Honorary were Sam Reeves, Pete Nichols, Bill Sandlin, CM. Fore and Harold Lovett. Memorials may be made to the Eden Community Baptist Church Building Fund. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 22, 1999)


Ball, R. B.

R. B. Ball, age 74, of Danville, AR died Friday at Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith. She was born April 26, 1932, in Iona, AR the daughter of the late Styles "Judge" and Annie Bee Outlaw Solley. She was a loving wife and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by a son, Frank Ball, a stepson, Roger Ball, brothers Don and Loyd Solley, and a sister, Zellar Alexander.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Clarence "Tooter" Ball, sons and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Dianna Emery of Plainview and Dale Ray Ball of Plainview; daughter and son-in-law, Betty Ruth and Jim Hix of Booneville; brothers, Bob Solley of Gilkey, Tony Solley of Bluffton; sisters, Lorene Emery of Danville, Lois Goins of Ft. Smith, Betty Young of NM, Kate Metcalf of Gilkey, Annie Metcalf of Dardanelle; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at May 23 at the New Life Outreach Church in Danville with W. A. Gorman, Jr. officiating. Burial was at Russell Cemetery in Belleville. Funeral arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 24, 2006)


Ball, Sylvia Victory

Miss Sylvia Victory Ball, 74, died July 31, 1956. She had lived all her life near Danville and had made her home with her brother, J. E. Ball, the last 18 years.

She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mattie Wilson; and one brother, J. E. Ball. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 9, 1956)


Ball, Vadis Pauline

Vadis Pauline Ball, age 88 of Little Rock died Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at the Rose Care Nursing Home in Little Rock. She was born July 30, 1914, in Yell County, Arkansas. She was a retired sales clerk for Montgomery Ward, where she worked for 20 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Ball.

Survivors are sons, Aulton Ball and Michael Ball, both of Little Rock; 2 grandsons and 8 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was held Friday, January 3, 2003 at Moss Creek Cemetery, Danville with Brother Monroe Hunt officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 8, 2003)


Ballenger, Lena (Hough) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Lena Hough Ballenger of Plainview, widow of Dr. W.E. Ballenger, died June 29.

Survivors include three sons, W.L. and R.L. Ballenger of Texas and Dr. Irby B. Ballenger of New Mexico; one sister, Mrs. Baxter Gatlin of Danville; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held last Friday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 1966)

Ballenger, W. E.

Dr. Ballenger Dies Thursday-Dr. W. E. Ballenger, 79, died at his home in Plainview on January 7, 1954. He had practiced medicine in Yell County for 55 years, practicing until he was stricken on December 28.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lena Ballenger; one daughter, Mrs. H. V. Sorrel of Brinkley; three sons, Dr. I. B. Ballenger of Albuquerque, N. Mex., R. L. Ballenger of Ft. Worth, Tex., three brothers, Dr. T. L. Ballenger of Tallequah, Okla., R. Be. Ballenger of Denver, Colo, and E. E. Ballenger of Cahone, Colo. and by eight grandchildren (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 YRS AGO, DANVILLE, ARKANSAS - Originally published on Thursday-January 14, 1954)


Ballenger, William (Bill) L.

William (Bill) L. Ballenger of Fort Worth, TX died October 16, 1979. He was the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. W. E. Ballenger of Plainview.

Survivors include his wife, Fran of Fort Worth; one brother, LeRoy Ballenger of Dallas; and one sister, Mrs. Lillian Sorrels of Brinkley, AR. Interment was in Greenwood Memorial Park of Fort Worth. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 10/16/1979)


Ballew, Aubrey Gene

Aubrey Gene Ballew , age 67, of Hollis passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at his home. He was born June 23, 1947 in Morrilton, AR to the late Aubrey Lee & Collien "Sally" DuBose Ballew. He was an Army Veteran and a retired Federal Law Enforcement for the USDA Forrest Service.

He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother Ella Dean Brown Ballew.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years Susie Humphrey; sister, Marsha Ballew of Hollis; nephew Darrin Tillery of Hollis; brother, Jerry Humphrey of Fayetteville.

Memorial service was held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Danville Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Jimmy Scott officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 28, 2015)

Ballew, Aubrey L.

Aubrey L. Ballew, age 90 of Hollis, AR, died Saturday, December 19, 2009 at Perry County Nursing & Rehabilitation in Perryville, AR. The son of Dick and Rosalee Norman Ballew, he was born September 7, 1919 in Ava, AR. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He was a Logger and member of the Plainview VFW. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Collien "Sally" DuBose; second wife, Ella Dean Brown; two brothers, Dick, Jr. "Babe" and Gerald Ballew.

Survivors include a son, Aubrey Gene Ballew and wife, Susie of Hollis; daughter, Marsha Wilson and husband, David of Hollis; step-son, Allen Brown and wife Theresa of Cherry Hill; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

The funeral was Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church of Hollis with Reverend Jimmy Scott officiating. The family would like to thank all the staff of Perryville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for all their care and support. Arrangements under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at WWW.humphreyfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 23, 2009)


Ballew, Benjamin Earl

Benjamin Earl Ballew, age 88, passed away August 24, 2009 in Sutherlin, OR. He was born in Hollis, AR. He served his country in WWII in the USCG Merchant Marines. After being discharged he moved to Oregon and became a timber faller throughout the Northwest and Alaska. He raised his family in Oregon where he retired. His passions were farming, gardening, hunting and fishing with his family. His only regrets in life were that Oregon and Arkansas were not side by side. All who knew him remember Earl as being a very giving, loving and kind man.

He is survived by his children Pamela, Jo, Steve, and Brenda, all of Oregon and a sister Myrtle Crawford of OIa and a brother Everett Ballew of Hollis, AR., 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 2, 2009)


Ballew, Everett

Everett Ballew, age 85, of Hollis died Wednesday, February 08, 2012 at his home. He was born April 18, 1926 in Marshall, Texas to the late Robert Lee and Josephine Martin Ballew. He was a WWII Army Veteran, a member of the Valley Home Baptist Church and Plainview VFW Post 8525.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, sisters and grandson Gabriel Ballew.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Faye Davis Ballew; son, Donald Ballew of Hollis; daughters, Shirley Venable and Vivian Ballew both of Grants. NM; 9 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral service was February 11, 2012 at Valley Home Baptist Church in Hollis with Pastor John Sawyer (his nephew) officiating. Burial was at Nooner Cemetery in Hollis. Pallbearers include Chad Ballew, Aaron Ballew, Billy Venable, Noel Ballew, Nichols Ballew, Harold Davis and Johnny Davis. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 15, 2012)

Ballew, Florine

Florine Ballew, age 77, of Plainview, AR died Saturday, November 24, 2001 at St. Joseph Hospital in Hot Springs, AR. She was born on August 6, 1924 in Perryville, AR, to Floyd and Dessie Smith. Mrs. Ballew was a homemaker, a Baptist, and the widow of Alvis Ballew.

Survivors include 6 sons, Bobby Jean Ballew of Shreveport, LA, Johnnie Lee Ballew of Jessieville, AR, Jimmy C. Ballew of Plainview, AR, Billy A. Ballew of Little Rock, AR, Noel D. Ballew of Jessieville, AR, Paul H. Ballew of Longview, TX; 4 daughters, Joyce Ann Wiley of Biglow, AR, Jospehine Ballew Langley of Hollis, AR, Pauline Ballew of Hollis, AR, Mary Ellen Ballew Miller of Jessieville, AR; 1 half brother, Virgil Marcum of Springfield, MO, 1 half sister, Loretta Parker of Florida; 19 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and several step grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 1:00 p. m. Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at the Nooner Cemetery at Steve, AR officiated by Rev. Ezra Minton. The family received friends from 6-8 p. m. Monday at the Humphrey Ola Funeral Home. Internet obituary may be found at Legacy.com and humphreyfuneral.com Pallbearers were Scott Crain, Christopher Crain, Kenny Miller, & Scott Jones. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 28, 2001)


Ballew, Henry Jackson "Jack"

Mr. Henry Jackson "Jack" Ballew, age 74 of Plainview, died Wednesday, December 30, 1993, at his home in Plainview. He was a native of Ava, Arkansas, son of the late Robert and Jospehine Martin Ballew, a retired logger, WWII Marine Veteran and a member of the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Laverne Dennis Ballew; two daughters, Miss Patricia Ballew of Perryville and Martha Maxwell of Perryville; two brothers, Earl Ballew of Oregon and Everett Ballew of Hollis; two sisters, Myrtle Crawford and Grace Douthit both of Hollis.

Services were January 2 at Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Powers and Rev. Tom Stover officiating. Interment was in Nooner Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 1-6-1993)


Ballew, Laverne (Dennis)

Laverne Ballew, age 88, of Perryville passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015 at her home. She was born July 24, 1926 in Plainview, Arkansas to the late Clois & Edna Wilson Dennis. She was a member of the Cherry Hill Freewill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry "Jack" Ballew; daughter Pat Ballew; parents; sister, Lavonne Martin.

Survivors include daughter & son-in-law, Martha & David Maxwell of Perryville; sister Mary K. Short of Winnsboro, LA and numerous nieces, nephews friends and family.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Jimmy Scott and Bro Ronny Morris officiating. Burial will be at Nooner Cemetery. Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the funeral home. Pallbearer include Noel Ballew, Denis LaCook, Steve Moore, Gary Hawks, Russell Henderson and Jeffery Burris. Honorary pallbearers include Jim Maxwell, Ronnie Maxwell, Monty Scott, and Robert Trower. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 4, 2015)

Ballew, Patricia Lynn

Patricia Lynn Ballew, age 55 of Perryville, died Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born May 2, 1953 in Morrilton, AR to Henry Jackson and Martha Laverne Dennis Ballew. She was a member of the Cherry Hill Free Will Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her father, Henry Jackson.

Survivors include her mother, Laverne Ballew of Perryville; sister and brother-in-law, Martha and David Maxwell of Perryville; several aunts, uncles and a host of friends.

Funeral services were Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Valley Home Church in Steve with Jimmy Scott and Jeffery Burris officiating. Burial was in Nooner Cemetery in Steve. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 25, 2009)


Ballew, Ralph D.

Ralph D. Ballew, age 74, of Birdtown AR passed away Friday, October 13, 2006. He was born May 22, 1932 in Hollis, AR, the son of Dood and Ida Jane (Crawford) Ballew. He was a self employed welder and a member of the Springfield United Methodist Church. He lived in Fourche Valley for several years and attended the Fourche Valley School.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Ingram Ballew of Birdtown; one son, Michael and Brenda Ballew of North Little Rock; one daughter, Glenda and Chuck Gregory of Birdtown; two step sons, Lynn and Sarah Farley of Little Rock; Michael Farley of Des Arc; one stepdaughter, Lisa Scott of Des Arc; two sisters, Lillian and A. J. Scott and Emolee and Ron Harper all of Redfield; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held October 16 at the Springfield United Methodist Church with the Rev. Charles Watts officiating. Burial was at Nooner Cemetery near Steve, AR by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Pallbearers were A. J. Scott, Jason Walker, Kelly Harper, Gary Harper, Bill Harper and Richard Adams. Honorary pallbearers were Ron Gardner, Buddy Woodall, Charley Lewis, Bob McKinney and Roy Brown. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 8, 2006)


Ballinger, Connie Darlene (Compton)

Connie Ballinger, 62, of San Saba, Texas passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas. Connie was born on September 30, 1948 in Waco, Texas. On October 1, 1994 Connie and James Ballinger were united in marriage in San Saba, Texas. Connie was a member of the First Baptist Church of San Saba and was a secretary at Alamo Pecan in San Saba.

Connie is survived by her husband, James Ballinger of San Saba, Texas; her mother, Bonnie Harkey of San Saba, Texas; her step-son, Jason Ballinger and his wife, Kim of Enterprise, Alabama; her step-daughter, Jaime Brown and her husband, David of Burleson, Texas; her god daughter, Marsi Shahan of San Saba, Texas; and her several grandchildren.

Connie is preceded in death by her step-father, Riley Harkey. Memorial services were held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in San Saba, Texas with Rev. Sam Crosby officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,San Saba News and Star Newspaper, San Saba, Texas, Obituary was published on Mar 27, 2011)

Ballinger, Homer Garvin

Homer Garvin Ballinger, age 74, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at his home. He was born September 17, 1937 at Mt. George to the late Jimmie Lee and Edith Florene Garner Ballinger. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, "Jim' Marion Ballinger, Jackie "Red" Ballinger, Tommy Ballinger and one sister, Mary Theman.

Survivors include two sons, Jeffrey Ballinger of Linwood, California, David Ballinger and wife Jennifer of Oak Park, Illinois; two step children, Michelle Dogla of California and Greg Damron and wife Cherri of Clarksville; two brothers, Willie Jay Ballinger of Dallas; six sisters, Betty Barnes of Ola, Billie Nash of of Dardanelle, Tommie Liska of Centerville, Pam Cox of Hot Springs, Pansy Nail of Ola, Joyce Smith of Ola; one aunt, Jewell Hancock of Dardanelle; one grandchild, Alexandria Ballinger of Oak Park, Illinois; three step grandchildren, Derick Damron, Jerrod Damron, Forrest Damron all of Clarksville; and a host of nephews and nieces.

Graveside service was Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Mt. George Cemetery with Bro. Chris George officiating. Pallbearers will be Chris Prince, Bobby Underwood, Gene Littleton, Zack Reece, Kenneth Davenport, Henry Mills. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 21, 2012)

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