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Bland, Dennis Dale

Dennis Dale Bland, 64, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale, Texas. He was born March 11, 1949 in Bentonville, Arkansas to Dorman Arthur and Ruth Vaughan Bland.

He was preceded in death by his father Dorman Bland and a brother, Michael Bland. Dennis graduated from Russellville High School in 1967 and Arkansas Polytechnic College in 1971. He was a retired Shift Foreman with Texas Utilities / Luminant Energy, retiring in 2005 after 27 years of service. He was an avid collector of baseball memorabilia and Spanish colonial artifacts. He enjoyed fishing in Canada and model trains. He was an outdoorsman and a faithful Arkansas Razorback and Texas Longhorn fan.

Survivors include his spouse, Dora DeLeon Casas of Rockdale, Texas; children Pedro Casas and wife Sharon of Port Lavaca, Texas; Jessie Casas and wife Amy of Bryan Texas; Rita Casas and fianc Chris Wallace of Rockdale, Texas; his mother Ruth Bland of Dardanelle, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Christopher Casas and Makayla Mitchell of Rockdale, Texas; McKade and McKason Casas of Bryan, Texas; Ethan & Madilynn Casas of Port Lavaca, Texas; sisters Teresa Bland of Dardanelle; Lea Ann Woods and husband Jerry Don, of Dardanelle; sister-in-law Mary Jean Bland of Jay, New York; nieces Nikki Sandlin and husband John, and their children Jake and Rhett of London, Arkansas; Natalie Tarte and husband Christopher, and their children Hattie, Sam, and Gracie of San Antonio, Texas; Sarah Heil and husband Scott, and their son Logan of Gloucester, Massachusetts; and nephew Matthew Bland of Arlington, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, June 24 at 2 PM at Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle, Arkansas. The family will receive visitors one hour before services at the Cornwell Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Russellville, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Koman, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309 or to a charity of the givers choice. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. June 26, 2013, On-Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)

Bland, Dorman

Dorman Bland, age 81, of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday, October 3, 1999 at St. Marys Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. He was a son of the late Arthur and Ethel Elizabeth Hatfield Bland, born May 27, 1918 at LaRue, AR. He was a field service technician in the poultry industry, was a United States Army veteran of WWII, and was a member of the Russellville Christian Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, three brothers, Vernon, Belvin and BB Bland and three sisters, Neva Randolph, Gwynetha Cochran and Marie Prophet.

Survivors include, his wife, Ruth Bland; two sons and daughter-in-law, Dennis Bland of Rockdale, TX and Michael and Mary Jean Bland of Fredericksburg, VA; two daughters and a son-in-law, Teresa Bland of Dardanelle, AR and Lea Ann and Jerry Don Woods of Dardanelle, AR; three sisters, Leta Mae Scott of Rogers, Juanita Carter and Belva Axton both of Springdale; four grandchildren, Nikki and Natalie Woods both of Dardanelle and Matt and Sarah Bland both of Fredericksburg, VA.

Funeral service was Thursday at Shinn Chapel with Rick Grover and Benny Baker officiating. Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville by Shinn funeral Service. Active pallbearers were Chris Terrell, Steve Sorrells, Truman Renfroe, Tommy Crow, Roger Love and Ken Alexander. Honorary Paul Frank Smith, Bob Legan, Lowell Rickey, Jim Hittle, Bill Sharp, T. J. Dover and Dr. Woody Jones. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 13, 1999)


Bland, Emma Lee

Emma Lee Bland, our beloved wife, mother, sister, friend, and Nanny was called home to be with our gracious Lord on October 9, 2002 in Danville, AR. She was born May 15, 1944 in Little Rock, AR to the late Chris and Jewel Gertsch. She was a homemaker, and secretary of their cattle and poultry farm operations for 30 years in the Dutch Creek Community. She was manager of the poultry operation. She and her family were selected Yell County Farm Family of the Year in 1991. She was a faithful member of the Wilson Free Will Baptist Church in Belleville.

She is survived by her husband, Leo Bland; daughter, Sherry Ball; son and daughter-in-law, Billy Joe and Kellie Bland, all of Danville; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Terry Rollins of Ft. Smith; daughter, Martha Smith of Okmulgee, Oklahoma; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Linda Bland of Danville; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Sue and Gary Lee of Russellville, daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Jerry Domerese of Danville; 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; One loving foster brother, John Ginaris. Her loving soul mates, Tommy and Mary Nell Lane of Havana. Several brother and sister-in-laws including Anita Bland and Mary Knight all of Belleville. Many loving friends and the most wonderful loving church family in the world.

Funeral services were Saturday, October 12, 2002 at Wilson Free Will Baptist Church in Belleville officiated by Rev. Jeff Henderson and Rev. Dale Underwood. Pallbearers were Robert Earls, Carl Henderson, Tommy Lane, Tim Apple, Gene Rogers, Jim Ellis, Larry Wilson, Whick Stapleton, Charles Davis, Ed Taylor. Honorary were her church family. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 16, 2002)


Bland, James Ira

Master Sgt. James Ira Bland of Lawton, OK died January 1997 in a local hospital following sudden illness. He was born July 20, 1933 Belleville, AR to Loyd and Lund Denton Bland. He joined the Army July 6, 1953. He married Patricia L. Moody on September 6, 1955 in Clinton, AR. He served in the Vietnam War. His military awards include the Army Occupation Medal, Germany; National Defense Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal, six awards; Vietnam Campaign Medal, with 60 device; Air Medal; Overseas Service Bars; Bronze Star Medal; service stripes and Expert Badge with rifle bar (M-16). After retirement from the Army in 1973, he was employed by Milo Gordon until 1984.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lois Lane and Evla Dean Farnsworth.

Survivors include his wife Patricia of the home; two sons Rickey of Kingston and Randy San Diego, CA; a daughter, Laur Seminerio of Lawton; four brothers, Clarence and Fred both of Belleville AR, Leo of Danville and Wayne of Ft. Smith; three sisters, Sue Hoc of Benton, Mary Knight of Belleville and Faye Chapel of Havana; and five grandchildren.

Funeral service was January 27th at Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel with Harley Shirel, pastor of First United Pentecostal Holiness Church officiating. Burial with military honors was in Post Cemetery, Fort Sill. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 5, 1997)


Bland, John M.

John M. Bland, Jr. of Carter Cove, formerly of North Little Rock, took the loving hand of Jesus on October 26, 2004. He was a wonderful son, dad, brother and cousin to his family and was known as "Fishin Pawpaw" to his grandchildren. He was a retired engineer with Union Pacific, he lived at Lake Nimrod and loved hunting, fishing and working in his garden. He was adored by his family and friends. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive engineers, Ducks Unlimited and National Rifle Association.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Melba Jean Bland.

Survivors include a son, John Bland III of Sherwood; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Rusty Roberts of Sherwood; his father, John Bland Sr. of Carter Cove; a brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Mary Lou Bland of Sherwood; a sister, Donna Stephenson of Sherwood; six grandchildren, Rusty, Tiffany and Tristen Roberts, Seth, Hunter and Cole Bland all of Sherwood; many friends and relatives.

Funeral service was held on Thursday, October 28, 2004 at the Plainview First Baptist Church, with Rev. Blain Crage and cousin Rev. Tommy Gotcher officiating. Internment was at the Carter Cove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chad Bland, Bryan Bland, Rusty Roberts, Bobby Gassaway, Jonathon Gassaway and Harold Young. Honorary Pall bearers were Kenneth Crowson, Huey Long and the coworkers of Union Pacific Railroad. Under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 3, 2004)


Bland, Leonard Ira

Leonard Ira Bland, age 81, of Belleville, AR died Wednesday, April 8, 1998 at Sparks Regional Medical Center at Fort Smith. He was born February 17, 1917 in Perry County to Grant and Susan Black Bland and was a retired wild game fur buyer and truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Rutledge Bland; a son, Lyndell Bland of Fort Smith, AR; two daughters, Joyce Cox of Ohio and Ann Cherry of Greenwood; two stepsons, Allen Oates and Larry Oates both of Oklahoma; a sister, Grace Brewer of Danville, AR; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.

Funeral service was April 13, 1998 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville, AR by Jim Barham and John McCourt. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Gene Rogers, Leo Bland, Don Bland, Clarence Bland, Fred Bland and Wayne Bland. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 22, 1998)


Bland, Susan (Mrs.)

Mrs. Susan Bland, aged 82 of Danville died Wednesday, January 24 in her home. She was born in Perry County, but had lived in Yell County for the last 35 years. She was a member of the Danville Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by three sons, Loyd Bland of Belleville, Lewis Bland of Danville, Leonard Bland of Ft. Smith; one daughter Opal Brewer of Danville; 15 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 1, 1962)

Blankenship, Carrie Sims

Funeral services were held here Friday morning for Mrs. Carrie Sims Blankenship, age 80, who died at the Russellville hospital Tuesday, November 22. Services were held in the Dardanelle Church of Christ with Minister. C. V. Langford officiating. Burial was in the Chickalah cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. T.J. Hatfield of Dardanelle and Mrs. Joe Johnson of Little Rock; three sons, Gerald Sims of Dardanelle, Bert and Auburn Sims of Muskogee, Okla; one sister, Mrs. Bessie Baudry of Hot Springs; 18 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren.

Pall bearers were Jimmy Ward, Leon Johnson, Jimmy Taylor, Buster Lock, Bobby Moore, and Fred Partain. Honorary bearers were Euel Campbell, Jeff Taylor, Sam Holland; Noel Jones, Lee Moore, Roy Jones, Seth Murdock and Louie Scott. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Leek, Newspaper: Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas, 12-1-1960)


Blankenship, Dovie Levonia Gladden

ROVER - Dovie Levonia Gladden Blankenship, age 92, of Rover, wife of William S. Blankenship, died Monday. (4-1-1991) She was a member of Rover Baptist Church.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. today at the church. Burial will be in Hunt Chapel Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville.

Other survivors are three sons, Joe Blankenship and John Blankenship, both of Rover, and Roy Blankenship of Sheridan; four daughters, Arlene Carpenter of Hot Springs and Grade Holloway, Gene Morrison and Ethel Reed, all of Rover; and 26 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Danville (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 4/1/1991)


Blankenship, Ima Jean (Ornsbey)

Ima Jean Blankenship, age 88, of Rover departed this life Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born January 28, 1926 in Briggsville, AR to the late Fred & Bertha Faye Bratten Ornsbey. She was a member of the Plainview First Assembly of God Church and loved working in the church. She was a housewife, loved her garden and making quilts for everyone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Blankenship of 63 years; parents; sister Eva Mae Dickens; and brothers, Bob, Johnny Eugene & Riley Fred Ornsbey.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnn & Dennis Gardenhire of Wonderview; Lula & Bob Fowler of Rover; sons & daughters-in-law, Bill & Kathy Blankenship of Milton, FL; RL Blankenship of Rover; Leon & Debra Blankenship of Rover; sister-in-law, Bobbie Jo Ornsbey of Rover; sisters & brother-in-law, Ruby Phillips of El Dorado; Martha & Buddy Paine of Russellville; Bonnie Stone of Rover;19 grandchildren,30 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service was 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Plainview First Assembly of God Church with Bro Mike Gullett officiating. Burial was at Hunts Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home Pallbearers include her grandsons Michael Blankenship, Robert Blankenship, William Blankenship and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations in her honor may be made to her church; First Assembly of God Church PO Box 262 Plainview, AR. 72857 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 May 28, 2014)

Blankenship, Jim D.

Jim D. Blankenship, age 80, of the Buckville community, died at his home June 10. He was an Adventist.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Retta Waver of Perryville and Mrs. Martha E. Bashaw of Buckville; one brother, Joe Blankenship and one sister, Mrs. Mattie Stokes, both of Avenal, Calif; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services and burial were held at Nooner Cemetery June 14 with Rev. George Hooper of Mt. Valley officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 1964)

Blankenship, Marie Evelene

Marie Evelene Blankenship, age 75, of Rover passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2008. She was born July 18, 1933 in Waldron, AR to Virgil and Effie Calvert McConnell.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her step-mother, Elsie Dobbs McConnell; brothers, Johnny and Bill McConnell and sister, Mary McConnell.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, John Henry Blankenship; children, Johnny Ray and Joyce Blankenship, David and Lisa Blankenship and Janell and Jimmy Fowler, all of Rover and Debra and Billy Lofland of Briggsville; grandchildren, Stacy and Toby Tapp, Havana, Stephen and Michelle Blankenship, Ola, Donnie Fowler, Centerville, Jackie Paul and Holly Fowler, Pottsville, Todd and Brittany Blankenship, Rover, Sarah and Brent Burnett, Ola and Jacob Lofland, Briggsville; great grandchildren, Haley Bewley and Bryce Tapp, Havana, Rosemary, Kimberlea and Mackenzie Blankenship, Ola, Brady Fowler, Centerville, Weston and Tatem Blankenship, Rover; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lonnie and Ava McConnell, Clabot, Jim and Shirley McConnell, Plainview, Jerry and Beverly McConnell, Havana, Cecil and Bonnie Sharp and Bob Sharp, Clinton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruby Litsey, Dardanelle, Jan and Jim Donnell, Rover, Shirley Judkins, Dardanelle, Chris Cunningham, Bakersfield, CA, Linda and Fred White, Belleville, Pam and Tommy Simpson, Russellville and Sarah and Charles White, Ola and many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held October 27, 2008 at the Rover Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley and Rev. Elvin McDill officiating. Burial was held in the Blankenship Family Cemetery in Rover. Pallbearers were Stephen Blankenship, Donnie Fowler, Jackie Paul Fowler, Todd Blankenship, Jacob Lofland and Toby Tapp. Honorary Pallbearers were W. T. Pugh and Lynn Craves. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 29, 2008)


Blankenship, Mary Juanita Rounsville

Mary Juanita Rounsville Blankenship, age 46, of North Little Rock, formerly of Bluffton, died Saturday night, November 24th, 1984 at her home. She was a native of Bluffton, wife of Roy Blankenship, daughter of the late Thomas and Effie Vines Rounsaville. She was a housewife and homemaker.

Survivors include husband, Roy Blankenship of the home; one son, Bill Blankenship of Bluffton; two daughter, Mary Minnie of Little Rock; and Patsy Brigance of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; two brothers, R. T. Rounsaville, of Oregon; and Howard Turner of Rover; her mother Mrs. Effie Rounsaville; and also 6 grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held at 2:00 p. m. Tuesday, November 27th at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville by Rev. Claude Miles. Internment was in the Bluffton Cemetery in Bluffton. Services were by Cornwell Funeral of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 11/28/1984)


Blankenship, Mary Juanita Rounsville

Mrs. Mary Juanita Rounsville Blankenship, age 46, of North Little Rock, formerly of Bluffton, died Saturday, November 24, 1984 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Rounsville.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Blankenship; a son, Billy" Blankenship of Bluffton; two daughters, Mary Minnie of Little Rock and Patsy Brigance of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; her mother, Mrs. Effie Rounsville; two brothers, R. T. Rounsville of Oregon and Howard Turner of Rover, and six grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel at Danville by the Rev. Claude Miles. Burial will be in Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Blankenship, Vivian Estelle

Vivian Estelle Blankenship, age 77, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, July 14, 1999. She was born in Steve, AR on February 2, 1922 to the late William L. "Bill" and Polly Miller West. She was a member of 1st Baptist Church of Centerville and worked for Valmac Industries.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Blankenship. Survivors include four sisters, Etta Tackett and Irene Murray both of Russellville, Hazel King of Centerville and Ruby Dickinson of Springdale and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Service was July 16, 1999 at the Centerville First Baptist Church with burial at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville, AR with Rev. Todd Davis officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were James West, Lewis Ring, Michael Sims, Keith Murray, Bill Dickinson and Willard Tackett. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 21, 1999)


Blankenship, William Joseph Francis

William Joseph Francis Blankenship, better known as "Uncle Joe", age 88, of Rover, departed this life, Saturday, October 6, 2007. He was born October 10, 1918 at Rover, AR to the late William S. and Dovie Gladden Blankenship. He was a retired U. S. Forest Service Worker, bus driver for Plainview/Rover School and a farmer. He was a Sunday School superintendent, a Deacon, and a member of the Plainview First Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Lucy.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Ima Jean Ornsbey Blankenship; daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnn and Dennis Garednhire, Hattieville; Lula Bell and Bob Fowler, Rover; sons and daughters-in-law, William F. and Kathy Blankenship, Milton, FL, Roy Lee and Virgie Blankenship, Enid, OK, A. Leon and Debra Blankenship, Rover; brothers & sisters-in-law, Arlene and Henry Carpenter, Hot Springs; Jean and Junior Morrison, Grade and Otis Holloway, Ethel and Coy Reed, Rover, 21 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, at Plainview First Assembly of God with Brother Mike Gullett officiating. Pallbearers were Fred Ornsbey, Gary Morrison, Johnny R. Blankenship, Brial Holloway, Benny Stone and Troy Reed. Honorary pallbearers were Forest Service Employees. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Plainview First Assembly of God Church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 10, 2007)


Blankenship, William S. (Memory Card)

In Memory Of William S. Blankenship

Born October 10, 1892

Died July 28, 1984

Services 2:00 P. M. July 20, 1984, Rover Church

Ministers Bro. Claude Miles, Bro. James Johnson, Bro. Bobby Adams

Interment Hunt Cemetery

Arrangements by Dixon Funeral Home (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 7/28/1984)


Blankenship, William Sherman

William Sherman Blankenship, age 91, of Rover, died last Wednesday, July 28, 1984. He was born October 10, 1892 in Punkin Town. Until his death, he was the oldest living member of the Plainview VFW. He fought in World War I. William has lived most of his life in Yell County. He was called to serve his country in World War I in 1913. He was a retired fanner, forest warden, black smith, and a life member of the VFW. He was a member of the Rover Baptist Church. William was married to Dovie Levonia Gladden on December 16, 1917. The couple has eight children.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lucy Orene Blankenship.

Survivors include his wife, Dovie L. Blankenship; his children, Joe Blankenship, John Blankenship, Gracie Holloway, Gene Morrison, and Ethel Reed all of Rover; Arlene Carpenter of Hot Springs and Roy Blankenship of North Little Rock. Twenty-six grand children, thirty-three great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Two sisters, Lenora Hunt and Bertha Phillips of Plainview. One brother preceded him in death, James Blankenship of Ola.

Funeral services were Friday, July 20, at 2:00 p. m. at the Rover Baptist Church. Burial was at the Hunt Cemetery at Rover. Bro. Claude Miles, Bro. James Johnson and Bro. Bobby Adams officiated. Arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were S. R. Eden, Stanley Noon, Hank Shelton, Harold Gillum, W. T. Pugh, and Clifford Spears. Honorary Pallbearers were Jerry Williams, J. M. Scroggins, Charley Harmon, Dr. J. O. Pennington, Jim Donnell, Dorsey Sutterfield, John Hamilton, True Fitch, and Johnny Fowler. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 7/28/1984)


Blaylock, Agness Nancy (Littleton)

Agness Nancy Littleton Blaylock, 88, of Benton died October 24, 2009, at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant. She was born in Yell County on August 27, 1921, to Raymond and Jennie Tapp Littleton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Everette Blaylock; her parents; and four sisters. Mrs. Blaylock was a retired homemaker and attended New Summit Church of God in Benton. She loved being outdoors and anything to do with nature including gardening.

She is survived by son, Harold (Linda) Blaylock; daughter, Laverne (Archie) Malone; grandchildren, DeWayne (Karen) Blaylock, Teresa Blaylock, Lorraine (Lance) Hicks, Steve (Mary) Malone and Mike (Lisa) Malone; 11 great-grandchildren; and eight great-greatgrandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Moore's Chapel in Waveland with Saline Memorial Hospice Chaplin Kim Hammer officiating. Interment will follow at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Services provided by Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton (315-4047). Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct.26, 2009, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home. Online guest book:www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ ballard. The family would like to thank the staff at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant for the tender and loving care given to Agness. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Benton Courier Newspaper, Benton, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 26, 2009)

Blaylock, Billie Mae

Mrs. Billie Mae Blaylock was born October 7, 1925 at Belleville and departed this life on June 11, 1949 at Sparks Hospital, Ft. Smith.

She is survived by her husband, Mabry Blaylock, three daughters, Mildred Jean Marilyn and Carolyn Blaylock, Fort Smith; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Reynolds, Belleville; four aunts, Mrs. Opal Pledger, Mrs. George West, Mrs. Ted Pledger and Mrs. Jack White; three uncles, Leanord, Jack and Glenn Taylor. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 16, 1949)


Blaylock, Evalee

Evalee Blaylock, age 74 of Danville, died Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born January 10, 1933 in Salyersville, KY. She was the daughter of the late Ben J. and Ruth Penix Salyer. She was a mother and homemaker.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Edwards, son, Kerry Edwards, and brother, Ramey Salyer.

Survivors include sons, David, Brett, and Tony Edwards all of Florida City, FL; daughter, Vickie Digiacomo of Kissimmee, FL; sisters, Pauline Fritts of Cadiz, KY, Barbara Sue Satalbaum of Vine Grove, KY; brothers, Bill Salyer of Falls of Rough, KY, Chandler Salyer of Lafayette, TN, Glen Salyer of Andalusia, AL, Larry Salyer of Salt Lake City, UT, Mark Salyer of San Jose, CA, Ron Salyer of Zolfo Springs, FL; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 28, 2007)


Blaylock, Everett "Red" Ervin

Everett "Red" Ervin Blaylock, age 89 of Benton, died March 15, 2008 in Benton. He was born December 29, 1918 to Albert and Maggie (Mixon) Blaylock in Havana, AR. Mr. Blaylock was a welder and an avid gardener.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Agness (Littleton) Blaylock; son, Harold Blaylock and wife, Linda of Tull; daughter, LaVerne Malone and husband, Archie of Benton; brother, Jay Blaylock and wife, Lois of Booneville; sister, Charlene Webb of Pine Bluff; nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held today at 1:00 p. m. at Moore's Chapel in Waveland, AR with Linda and Bobby Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at Saline Memorial Hospice for the tender and loving care given to "Red" (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 19, 2008)


Blaylock, Hurley Jay

BOONEVILLE - Hurley Jay Blaylock, 85, of Booneville died Tuesday, August 25, 2009. He was born June 24, 1924, in Yell County. He was a member of Assembly of God in Booneville and worked at Little Rock Water Co. and Simmons Lumber Co. in Booneville.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Moore's Chapel Church in Waveland with burial at Moore's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service of Booneville.

He is survived by his wife, Lois; three daughters, Brenda Dice of Prescott, Martha Boyd of Mansfield and Teresa Owens of Booneville; three sons, Charles Blaylock of White Hall, Dee and Tommy Blaylock, both of Booneville; a sister, Charlene Webb of Pine Bluff; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Leon, Jessie, Brenton and Logan Blaylock, Dillon Owens, Tommy Boyd, John Weaver and Hobert Witt. The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Southwest Times Record Newspaper, Fort Smith, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 27, 2009)

Blaylock, Hurley Jay

BOONEVILLE-- Hurley Jay Blaylock, age 85, of Booneville died Tuesday, August 25, 2009. He was born June 24, 1924, in Yell County. He was a member of Assembly of God in Booneville and worked at Little Rock Water Co. and Simmons Lumber Co. in Booneville.

Funeral will be 2 p. m. Friday at Moore's Chapel Church in Waveland with burial at Moore's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service of Booneville.

He is survived by his wife, Lois; three daughters, Brenda Dice of Prescott, Martha Boyd of Mansfield and Teresa Owens of Booneville; three sons, Charles Blaylock of White Hall, Dee and Tommy Blaylock, both of Booneville; a sister, Charlene Webb of Pine Bluff; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Leon, Jessie, Brenton and Logan Blaylock, Dillon Owens, Tommy Boyd, John Weaver and Hobert Witt.

The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p. m. today at the funeral home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Southwest Times Record, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 8/27/2009)


Blaylock, J.E.

J.E. Blaylock, aged 82, of Amarillo, Tex., formerly of Ola, died July 6. He was a retried sawmill employee.

Survivors include two sons, Almon Blaylock of Memphis and Ervin Blaylock of Texas; five daughters, Mrs. J.H. Hood of Belleville, Mrs. Roy Kilgore of Oklahoma, Mrs. Arthur Lewis of Booneville and Mrs. Ray Burnett and Mrs. J.G. Thomas of Texas.

Burial was in Rock Creek cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 1965)

Blaylock, Maggie (Mixon)

Mrs. Maggie Blaylock, aged 76, died April 1 at her home in Grady. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include three sons, Everett Blaylock of Benton, Elmer Blaylock and Jay Blaylock of Paron; two daughters, Mrs. Willie Wever of Grady and Mrs. Charline Hicks of Pine Bluf; one brother, Tom Mixon of Ft. Smith; five sisters, Mrs. Pairlee Foster and Mrs. Liddie Hood of Porterville, Calif., Miss Fannie Mixon, Mrs. Vena Marshall and Mrs. Dora Ross of Ft. Smith and Mrs. Dora Ross of Fort Smith; 16 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 6, 1961)

Blaylock, Samantha Elizabeth

Mrs. Samantha Elizabeth Blaylock, 91; died Thursday at her home in Havana. She had lived most of her life in Yell County and was a charter member of the Havana Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Lula Owens, of Belleville; two sons, Roy Blaylock of Havana and Hoyt Blaylock of Ola; 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 30, 1958)


Bledsaw, Earnest

Waveland Man Victim of Car Accident - Earnest Bledsaw, 34, of near Waveland was killed Thursday night when a car in which he was riding wrecked near Lake Nimrod. The accident occurred about 11 p. m. on Highway 7 three miles west of the Nimrod Dam. Bledsaw, was thrown from the car and was pinned under it when it overturned. Argus Fisher, driver of the car, and Tony Yancy, another passenger, both of Magazine, escaped injury. Sheriff Ladd, who investigated the accident, said that no charges had been filed.

Funeral services for Ernest Bledsaw were conducted by Rev. Willard Yandell at Moore's Chapel Monday afternoon.

He is survival by his wife, Ruby, and son, Jerry, Cedar Creek West; mother, Mrs. Mary Weldon, Sacramento, Calif.; three brothers, Jack, Porterville, Calif., George, Missouri and Everett, Cedar Creek West; a sister, Mrs. Maurine Trimms, Benton, Ark.; a half brother, J. G Weldon, in service overseas and a half sister, Mrs. Lillian Weaver, Porterville, Calif. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 24, 1950)


Bledsaw, Jerry Lamar

Jerry Lamar Bledsaw, age 66, of Danville died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at his home. He was born November 22, 1945 to the late Earnest and Ruby Capps Bledsaw. He was retired from Entergy and was a member of the Danville Masonic Lodge. He attended the Ascension Life Church in Danville. He loved to fish and camp.

He was preceded in death by one infant grandchild.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Gillihan Bledsaw; son, Mark Bledsaw; daughter and son-in-law, Michele and Wally Mady; granddaughters, Amanda Amador, Arin and Kaitlyn Hutchinson; five sisters-in-laws, Lois Walters (Richard) of OK, Vivian Berry (Kenny) of Ivan, Phyllis Hood (Arless Don) of Havana, Rosemary Kenney (John) of Mtn. Home, Connie Bell (Wayne) of Havana; one brother-in-law, Robert Gillihan (Mary) of Mtn. View, and many other relatives and friends.

Memorial service was Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Moore's Chapel in Havana. Arrangements By River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 14, 2012)

Bledsaw, Ola May "Sally" Littleton

Ola May "Sally" Littleton Bledsaw, 92, of Lamar died Saturday, June 17, 2006. Born May 8, 1914, in Blue Mountain, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Sidney Albert and Mertle Capps Littleton, a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Everett C. Bledsaw; two brothers, Doc Littleton, Red Littleton; half-brother, Elmer Clack; and a sister, Sue Flowers.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Everett and Violet Bledsaw of Lamar; granddaughter, Angela Bledsaw Swanlund of Magazine; three great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren and a sister, Ann Biggs of Ola.

Funeral services were held Monday at the Western Yell County Church of Christ with Gene Littleton officiating. Interment was at Rock Creek Cemetery near Waveland by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Charlie Carpenter, Wayne Bell, Lee Partin, Ryan Partin, Henry and Delvin Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Brent Burnett and Brad Burnett. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 21, 2006)


Bledsaw, Ruby Marie

Ruby Marie Bledsaw, age 90 of Havana, AR, died Monday, November 14, 2005 at Dardanelle Hospital. She was born October 4, 1915 in Havana, the daughter of the late John and Mary Tapp Capps, a retired owner operator of Ruby's Beauty Shop and a retired nurses' aide. She was a member of Ascension Life Christian Fellowship Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Bledsaw and sisters, Dollie Miller and Gladys Allen.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Evelyn Bledsaw of Danville; grandchildren, Michele and Raymond Hutchison of Havana and Mark Bledsaw of Texas and great-grandchildren, Amanda, Arin and Kaitlyn Hutchison.

Funeral was held Thursday at Ascension Life Christian Fellowship Church with Rev. Gary Garner officiating. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers were: Gary Cleveland, Keith Bell, Wayne Bell, Charlie Carpenter, Bradley Catlett and Mikee Jones. Honorary pallbearers were: Herbert Catlett, Raymond Hutchinson, and David Daman. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 23, 2005)


Blesi, Rae Ann (Senter)

Rae Ann Blesi, age 48, of Dover died Thursday, December 24, 2015, at her home. She was born October 10, 1967, in Hanover, Pennsylvania, to Burleigh and Loretta Hardy Senter. She loved arts, crafts, gardening and most of all, her family. She was a former employee of Newtons Pharmacy in Russellville and a Current employee of Danville True Value in Danville.

She was preceded in death by her Grandmother, Glenna Mae Hardy, mother-in- law, Marilyn Louise Dils.

Survivors include her husband, Chuck Blesi of Dover; her parents, Bud and Loretta Senter of North Carolina; three children, James Blesi (Kecera) of Virginia, Tiffany Campbell (Bobby) of California, Samantha Blesi and fiance Mitchell Carmack of Fort Smith; Sister- in-law Julie Halford and Father- in-law Martin Dils, both of Russellville; two step brothers; three step-sisters four grandchildren, Jacob Campbell, Jayse Blesi, Kailey Campbell, Zayden Blesi.

A memorial service was held Sunday, December 27, 2015, at 2:00 PM at the chapel. Visitation was I:00 - 2:00 prior to the service. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. On- line guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 30, 2015)

Blevins, Edna Eden

Edna Eden Blevins, age 74, a resident of Stockton, CA passed away September 23, 1992. She was born in Dierks, AR but grew up in Rover, AR. She met and married the late Albert G. Blevins and they lived together for 47 years until his death.

She was preceded in death by one daughter Wylene Baunback.

She is survived by one son, Albert Blevins, Jr. one daughter, Geri Shankel both of Stockton; three brothers, Elmer Eden, Roy Eden and SR Eden of Arkansas; four sisters, Lorene Breashears of Upland, Ruby Moss of Fairfield, Mary Ray of Danville, AR and Joyce Perry of Gisville; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and many friends.

Funeral was September 28 at the Wallace Martin Funeral Home. Committee was in Cherokee Memorial Park. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 1/6/1993)


Blevins, John

John Blevins, age 77, of Dardanelle, AR died March 30, 2001. He was the son of Bentley and Lillie Blevins and was a lifelong resident of Dardanelle, AR. His career was devoted to law enforcement in Yell County from 1965, including ten years as Chief of Police in Dardanelle, AR. He was a United States Army veteran of WWII, a life member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association and a member of the VFW. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and served on the Housing Authority Board.

He is survived by two daughters, Ann McKenzie of Dardanelle AR and Betti Hamilton of North Little Rock, AR; a son, Johnny Blevins of Hilton Head Island, SC., and his former wife, Sue Blevins of Dardanelle, AR; four grandchildren and a great-grandson.

Memorial Service will be held today, Wednesday, April 4th at 2 p. m. at the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Yell County Sheriffs Department, PO Box 99, Danville, AR 72833, c/o Jim Pickens. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 4, 2001)


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