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Bolton, Lucy Suzanne

Lucy Suzanne Bolton, 29, of Conway, formerly of Plainview, AR, died Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida. The daughter of Randy and Nina Fay Smith Bolton, she was born July 2, 1978 in Russellville. She was a Russellville High School graduate. She attended the Plainview/Rover School K-10 before moving to Russellville. She was an outstanding athlete, excelling in basketball. She played on an AAU team and was inducted into the Russellville High School Hall of Fame in both basketball and volleyball. She attended ATU following high school. She was a Manager with Market Place Grill in Conway. Lucy loved sports, outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. She currently attended New Life Church in Conway and was a member of Plainview First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her two grandfathers, Jason W. Smith and Robert Bolton; a grandmother, Fern Bolton and one uncle, Jack Korinke.

She is survived by her parents; one brother, Andrew Robert Bolton of Russellville; grandmother, Eva Nell Ricker Smith of Ashdown; three aunts, Melissa Cox & husband Chuck of Ashdown, Dolores Korinke of Chicago, Illinois, Donna Forrest & husband Troy of Plainview, two uncles, Jason Smith & wife Dara of Marshall, Texas, Phillip Smith & wife Phyllis of Marshall, Texas; angels, Katie, Kyle & Gracie and a large extended family & many cherished friends.

Funeral service will be at 9:00AM, Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at Humphrey Chapel. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in Plainview under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to that Arkansas Children's Hospital Internet obituary and on-line guest book available at www.humphreyfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 28, 2008)


Bolton, Randolph Robert "Randy"

Randolph Robert "Randy" Bolton, age 64, of Dardanelle formerly of Plainview died Saturday, August 18, 2012 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. He was born May 22, 1948 at Denver, Colorado. He was a U.S. Marine, a former Boiler Maker and he was a member of the Plainview First Baptist Church. He was an avid sports fan attending most of the local football, basketball and softball games.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Bolton and Fern Bolton; his daughter, Lucy Bolton and a brother-in-law, Jack Korinke.

Survivors include his son, Andrew Robert Bolton of Dardanelle; sisters, Dolores Korinke of Chicago, Illinois, Donna Forrest and husband Troy Lee Forrest of Plainview; nephews, Mitchell Forrest and Marilyn, Douglas Forrest and Sharon, Greg Korinke and Colleen and a niece, Denise Adkison and James.

Funeral service was August 21, 2012 at the Plainview First Baptist Church with Bro. Joe Yates officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews, Mitch, Doug, Kelly, Matthew and Preston Forrest and Lynn Patterson. Honorary Pallbearers were Greg Korinke and Jacob Adkison. The family would like to thank Shirley Judkins and the Dardanelle Nursing Center Staff for their love and care. 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 Aug 22, 2012)

Bomer, Nina Sue Turner

Nina Sue Turner Bomer, a resident of Fremont, CA for 27 years, died Wednesday, August 25, 1999 at Washington Hospital in Fremont. She was 67 years old. She was born March 2, 1932 in Havana, AR.

She is survived by, her husband of 49 years, Noil Bomer of Fremont, CA; daughters, Karen Rigsby of Newman, CA and Lisa Roberts of Flagstaff, AZ; son, Gary Bomer of Fremont, CA; her mother, Irene Turner of Havana, AR; sisters, Phyllis Brewer of Tulsa, OK and Pat Guinn of Havana, AR; brothers, Dr. James Turner of Memphis, TN and Butch Turner of Havana, AR; one grandson, Matthew Miller of Flagstaff, AZ; four nieces and three nephews.

Memorial service will be held at the Havana Assembly of God Church on October 23 at 3:00 p. m. Her ashes will be scattered on Mt. Magazine by family. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 13, 1999)


Bond, James Benjamin "Slim", Jr.

, a retired truck driver, died Monday at a Dallas hospital. He was 75.

There will be no funeral services. Mount Olivet Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Bond was born in Talco [Texas] and had lived in Fort Worth for 50 years. He was a World War II veteran. Survivors: Brother, James A. Bond of Vista, Calif.; and sister, Dorothy N. Eddleman of Del City, Okla. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Fort Worth, Texas, Obituary Obituary was published on Oct. 25, 1993)

Bond, Ora Vesta (Davis)

Ora Vesta (Davis) Bond, at 98 years, passed into heaven on Monday, February 7, 2011 in Mountain Home where she had resided since January 2007. Ora, a longtime resident of Yell County at Dardanelle was born in rural Pope County to John T. and Emma Davis on October 28, 1912, the 4th of 5 children.

She was married 58 years to Alvin Bond who preceded her in death December 1988. Alvin and Ora owned and operated Dardanelle's Westside Cour gas station and convenience store from 1970 to 1985. Three children are John L. Bond (Dorothy) Mountain Home, Christine Coons, Dallas, TX and Ken Bond (interred 1972). Seven grandchildren are Gary and Shelia Bond, Stillwater, OK, Carol and Time Zaloudek, Enid, OK, Larry and Robin Bond, Edmond, OK, Diane and Johnny Myres, Dallas, TX, Steve Carter (who died prematurely), Kenny and Peggy Bond, Russellville, and Roxie and Don Garner, Centerville, AR. Also fourteen great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren are a significant part of the family tree. Ora was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church of Dardanelle. She loved her church family and many friends at the Dardanelle Senior Center. She enjoyed volunteering at the Dardanelle Nursing Center for social activities twice a month for 18 years and loved to help others in need. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, 2:00 pm. February 12, 2011 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday, noon to 2:00 p.m. in the chapel prior to the service. Pallbearers: Gary Bond, Larry Bond, Kenny Bond, Justin Bond, Kendall Bond, Blake Bond, Brian Bond and Jason Garner. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Baxter Bulletin Newspaper, Mountain Home, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 9, 2011)

Bondi, Sam

Sam Bondi, age 82, died this morning at 5 a. m. in the Danville Clinic.

Funeral services will be held this afternoon at the Danville Methodist Church, with burial at St. Louis, Mo. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 1, 1952)


Bone, Leroy "Gene"

Leroy "Gene" Bone, age 71, of Appleton died Tuesday, December 16, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a retired employee of the U. S. Forest Service and a member of Welcome Home Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Bond; two daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Standridge of Mountain Home and Mrs. Geraldine Hill of Dardanelle; eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2:30 p. m. Thursday at Welcome Home Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. A. E. "Bo" Coffman and the Rev. Carroll Hanna. Burial will be in Appleton Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers Active: Arvil and Jessie Condley, Leamon Parrish, Cayce Hillis, Everett Bradley and Jerry McCuin. Honorary: Bobby Curtis, Dickey Athey, Earl Burns, Bean Lewis, Jerry Branch, Fred Emory and Virgil Cossey. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Shinn Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Bonilla, Sandra Elizabeth

Sandra Elizabeth Bonilla, age 29 of Russellville, died Saturday, May 30, 2009 at Baptist Medical Center. She was born October 14, 1979 in Zacatecoluca, LaPaz to Maria Isabel Bonilla. She was of the Catholic Faith.

She is preceded in death by one sister, Maria Luz Aguilar Bonilla.

Survivors include her parents, Maria Isabel Bonilla and Jose Angel Aguilar; her children, Cinthia Anais Bonilla and Adrian Mauricio Bonilla; brothers, Jose Arturo Bonilla, Jose Eduardo Bonilla, Jesus Antonio Aguilar Bonilla; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Rosary was held Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 10, 2009)


Bonner, Arbelle (Belle)

Arbelle (Belle) Bonner, of North Little Rock, born June 23, 1918 in Yell County, Arkansas, died Sunday, November 30, 2008 at North Little Rock Springhill Baptist Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marion Raney Hunt and Lenora (Blankenship Hunt; her husband, Claude Hunter Bonner; two sons, Clyde L Bonner and Carl T. Bonner; sister, Mima (Hunt) Gilbert and two brothers, James and Marion Hunt.

She is survived by her son, Claude Bonner, of North Little Rock; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; two sisters, Joy Beedleson, of New York and Perry Lee Whitlow of Plainview; and four brothers, Silven of New York, Monroe Hunt and Raymond Hunt both of Plainview and Bill Hunt of Little Rock.

Much of her childhood and early adult life was spent in Yell County. In the fall of 1949 the Bonners and their three sons moved to Mississippi County, Arkansas to pick cotton. They stayed until 1967 when Belle and Hunter returned, first to Plainview then the following year they moved to Danville where she worked as a secretarial and office support staff person for many years in the Yell County Telephone office. Belle, as she was known to most, was a hard working woman who wanted always to do better, whether picking cotton, sewing, growing flowers and plants, improving her secretarial skills or her education. She started her adult life without a high school education but gained her GED, completed many bookkeeping, and secretarial courses as well as some college course work. Perhaps her most treasured times were spent at the Yell County Telephone Office where she and her great friend Bonnie May shared many good years together. That was also where the staff enjoyed her biscuits on many occasions. She took great pride in being known for her flowers and plants by many in the Danville area. She and Hunter were faithful members of their beloved Danville Methodist Church for as long as health allowed them to attend. Belle moved to North Little Rock in 2002 as her health declined. Family, church and work were her treasures.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A. M. Friday at First United Methodist Church of Danville. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 A. M. before service at the church. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main. 758-1170. Online obituary and guest register at www. nlrfh. com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 3, 2008)


Bonner, Carl

Mr. Carl Bonner, age 85, of Danville, died Sunday, September 12, 1993 at his home. He was born September 4, 1943 in Plainview. He is the son of Hunter and Belle Hunt Bonner of Danville. He was a self-employed mechanic and a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors other than his parents are his brother Claude Bonner of North Little Rock.

Services were September 14, 1993 at the United Methodist Church of Danville with the Revs. Mike Morey and Roger Glover officiating. Burial was in the Salem Cemetery in Ola. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 9-15-1993)


Bonner, Claude Hunter

Mr. Claude Hunter Bonner, age 87, of Danville, AR died Tuesday. (Nov 1993) He was born April 6, 1906 in Plainview, AR to the late Claude and Mattie Watson Bonner. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Danville United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by a son, Carl Bonner.

Survivors are his wife, Belle Hunt Bonner; a son, Claude Bonner of No. Little Rock; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10:00 a. m. Thursday, December 2 at the Danville United Methodist Church with Rev. Roger Glover and Rev. Monroe Hunt. Interment will be in Salem Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 12-1-1993)


Bonner, Clyde Lee

Clyde Lee Bonner died January 5, 1986 at Mercy Hospital, Waldron. Clyde is the son of Hunter and Belle Bonner of Danville. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Waldron. Clyde was a graduate of A&M College at Monticello and has been with U. S. Forest Service in Miss. Alabama and Arkansas.

Other than his parents, he is survived by his wife Adrianne Woodruff Bonner; one daughter Laura, a student at UCA, and one son Steven of the home; two brothers, Claude of North Little Rock and Carl of Danville.

Funeral services were at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, January 8, at Waldron United Methodist Church, with Rev. Lewis Cheshire officiating. Burial was in Duncan Cemetery in Waldron. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 1-22-1986)


Booher, J. L.

J. L. Booher, aged 46 of West Virginia, formerly of Plainview, died April 15 at Charleston, W Va. He was district manager for the McCullough Tool Company. He was a member of the Plainview Methodist Church and the Eastern Star and a Mason.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jimmy Booher of Beaumont, Tex., and Jerry Booher of West Virginia, and a sister, Mrs. W. G. Sweetman of Houston, Tex.

Funeral was at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Plainview Methodist Church. Burial was at Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 1963)

Booher, J. L.

J. L. Booher, aged 46 of West Virginia, formerly of Plainview, died April 15 at Charleston, W Va. He was district manager for the McCullough Tool Company. He was a member of the Plainview Methodist Church and the Eastern Star and a Mason.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jimmy Booher of Beaumont, Tex., and Jerry Booher of West Virginia, and a sister, Mrs. W. G. Sweetman of Houston, Tex.

Funeral was at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Plainview Methodist Church. Burial was at Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 1963)

Booher, Jimmie L.

Jimmie L. Booher, age 58, of Las Vegas, NV passed away June 7th, 1996, after a courageous but short battle against colon cancer.

He was the son of the late J. L. and Johnnie Lou Booher. He was a native of Plainview, AR.

Survivors are: his wife, JoAnn of Las Vegas; two daughters, Tammy Jaye Koonce of Mesquite, TX and Deborah Elizabeth Booher of Las Vegas; two aunts, Reba Ryan of Plainview, AR and Juanita Turner of Barling, AR; one brother, Jerry L. Booher of Lake Jackson, TX. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7-31-1996)


Booher, Ola Lee (Moore)

Ola Lee Booher, 79, of Bryant, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on July 9, 2012. Ola was born November 7, 1932 in Havana, Arkansas to Oscar and Ollie Moore. She served the Lord, as a pastor's wife, to many churches in Bellville, Paris, London and Little Rock, Arkansas. Ola also did God's work for over 20 years in Prison Ministry and was her husband's co-host on the Love in Action radio program in Little Rock for 30 years. Ola worked as a child care aide for many years at the Baptist Hospital.

Ola was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, AC Booher and many of her brothers and sisters.

Ola is survived by her brother, Kenneth Moore (Chandler, Ari- zona); her children, Rebecca Booher (Bryant, Arkansas) and Timothy Booher (Dublin, Cali- fornia) as well as many good friends and family. Rebecca and Timothy would like to thank everyone for their support and prayers.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer a donation to the American Alzheimer's Association, alz.org Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 13, 2012 at Roller-Drummond Funeral Home Chapel, 10900 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209 (501) 455-5800. A graveside service will be 11:00 a.m.. Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Russell Cemetery, Belleville, Arkansas. Family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/drummond (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 11, 2012)

Booker, Douglas Craig

Douglas Craig Booker, age 39, a resident of Russellville, AR died Wednesday, July 12, 2000 at his home. He was born June 12, 1961 to Harry and Evelyn Kong Booker of San Diego, CA. Following service in the U. S. Navy, he returned to Dover, where he lived with other family members. He received his bachelor's degree from Arkansas Tech University in Restaurant and Hotel Management and remained in the Russellville area working as a chef.

He is survived by, his father, Harry Dean Booker of London, Ontario, Canada; a brother, Steven Booker of Houston, TX; a sister, Elizabeth Ann Haladay of Carter Lake, IA; four aunts and uncles, Don Norma Booker, Dover, Alls Robert & Eileen Booker, Tulsa, OK, Robert & Maureen Steuben, Dover, AR and Earl Shirley Hafel, Weatherford, TX; three nephews and two nieces.

The family held a memorial service July 17 at the Catfish N in Dardanelle. The body was cremated. Arrangements under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Kidney Foundation. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 19, 2000)


Booth, Caroline

Mrs. Caroline Booth, aged 77, died Sunday at the hospital at Danville. She was a native of Sharp County and had lived at Danville 17 years.

Survivors include three sons, Alvin, of Aurora, Ill. Bryan of Muleshoe, Tex. and Cleo of Hardy; four daughters Mrs. Luther Bumpas of Campbell, Mo., Mrs. Walter Ababee of Desha, Mrs. Irene Dotson of Danville and Miss Beulah Booth of Ravenden; 20 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, November 17, 1955)


Boothe, Abie

Abie Boothe, age 89, of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, July 3, 2003 at Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville, AR. She was born October 11, 1913 in Carden Bottom, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Thomas and Ollie Mae Hardbarger Eubanks. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Assembly of God Church in Carden Bottom.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Boothe; a son, Wade Boothe; a daughter, Mary Nell Booth; a grandson, Randy Campbell; four brothers, Erby, Claude, Charlie and Grady Eubanks and a sister, Trudy Armour.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Ola and Manuel Campbell of Centerville, AR and Lola and Paul Strnad of Dardanelle, AR; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was July 5, 2003 at Brearley Cemetery by Rev. Wayne Bookout. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 9, 2003)


Boothe, Delma Leon

Delma Leon Boothe, age 80 of Centerville, died Friday, June 18, 2010 at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born November 13, 1929 at Bryants Cove, AR to the late Olga and Hazel Grant Boothe. He was a member of the Centerville First Baptist Church and the Council Oaks Masonic Lodge in Dardanelle.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Mary Nell McGlothin Boothe of Centerville; one son, Greg Boothe and wife, Connie of Centerville; one daughter, Vickie Kneeland and husband, Steve of Dardanelle; two brothers, Norman and Carlis Boothe, both of Centerville; two grandsons, Justin Boothe of Centerville and Dalton Kneeland of Dardanelle; one great-grandson, Blake Boothe of Plainview.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 21, 2010 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Bobby Loyd and Brother Jim Whitlock officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Robbie Titsworth, Tim Barnes, Loyd Grill, Leroy McGuire, Doyle Claypool and Kenneth Davenport. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online guestbook Cornwellfuneralhomes.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 23, 2010)


Boothe, I. A. "Uncle Ike"

Mr. I. A. Boothe, ("Uncle Ike" to a wide circle of close friends who knew and loved him) aged 77 years, was found dead in bed Wednesday morning at his home five miles southeast of Dardanelle. He was in good health and spirits when he retired at his customary time Tuesday night and his death is attributed to an acute heart attack.

The funeral service, conducted by Rev. F. G. Dodson and Rev. F. E. Stevenson, was held this afternoon, the burial, in charge of the Cornwell Funeral Home, being in New Hope Cemetery. Mr. Boothe, a native of Mississippi, had been a resident of this community for nearly sixty years. He was a substantial farmer and stockraiser, a leader in his chosen avocation, and a man of great usefulness and worth to his community. No immediate blood relatives survive Mr. Boothe, but Mrs. T. B. Bolin, who with her husband, reside on the Boothe farm, is an adopted daughter. Mr. Charley Dodd, of near Mt. Nebo, was also raised by Mr. and Mrs. Booth, the latter of whom passed away in 1917. The death of a man like "Uncle Ike" Boothe is a distinct loss to his community, his County and his State, and all who knew him are saddened, and grieved at his going. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 27, 1938 - Obituary courtesy of Dardanelle Public Library Archives, Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System, Dardanelle, Arkansas)

Boothe, Neva Maude (Sexton)

Mrs. Neva Maude Sexton Boothe, 77, died at her home, Dardanelle Route 1. Friday evening. A native of Paris, Texas, Mrs. Boothe was a daughter of Mack and Ann Rcbinson Sexton. She had lived in the Carden Bottom community since 1913. She was a member of the Methodist church.

Survivors are three sons, Clyde Jones, of Danville; Cecil Jonse of the home, and William Jones of Burney, Calif., four step-sons, Murray Boothe, Olga Boothe, Hoyt, of Carden Bottom, and Will Boothe of Altheimer; one daughter, Mrs. Cordia Rainey of Centerville; one brother, Lee Sexton of Centerville, 30 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Slaty Crossing church Sunday afternoon at 2, with Ministers Tommy Breashears and Dewey Kinder officiating. Burial was in the New Hope cemetery. Service were in charge of Cornwell Funeral service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 16, 1967 - Obituary courtesy of Dardanelle Public Library Archives, Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System, Dardanelle, Arkansas)

Boothe, Ola A. (Merritt)

Mrs. Ola Boothe (nee Merritt) was born October 6th, 1877. She departed this life February 18, 1921. On December 16, 1900, she was married to I. A. Boothe, Jr. To this union were born seven children, five boys and two girls, all of whom are still living.

She is also survived by her husband, her father, one sister and two brothers, besides many other relatives and a host of friends to mourn her untimely going away. At an early age she professed faith in Christ and joined the M. E. Church, South. She was always willing and ready to do anything she could for the Master's cause. Mrs. Boothe was a wife and mother kind and loving, giving herself always unselfishly to the service of those she loved. One day last winter she became ill, then after several weeks of illness, one day when the earth was white with snow, the Savior came and took her home to the Great White City. She is greatly missed in church and community.

Funeral services were conducted by her Pastor, Rev. Riley Jones. E. B. WILSON. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 7, 1921 - Obituary courtesy of Dardanelle Public Library Archives, Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System, Dardanelle, Arkansas)

Boothe, Ruby Hulsey

Ruby Hulsey Boothe, age 87, of Dardanelle, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center. She was born August 6, 1920 in Yell County to the late James and Sena Coker Hulsey.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Murry Boothe; son, Jackie L. Boothe; daughter, Linda Boothe McClure.

Survivors include her daughters, Dorothy Humphries of Dardanelle, Shirley Deese of Russellville, Margaret Creason and her husband Ron of North Little Rock; three sisters, Dale Grogan, Betty Guillen of California, Jewel Brown of Dardanelle; son-in-law, Louis McClure of Acworth, GA; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, February 1, 2008 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle, with Rev. James Whitlock officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery. Pallbearers were Louis McClure, Clayton and Kyle McClure, Marty Boothe, Rodney Creason, and Jerry Hall. Memorials may be made to Dardanelle Senior Center, 701 North 5th, Dardanelle, AR 72834, or Centerville First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 85, Centerville, AR 72829. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 6, 2008)


Boren, Isaac Ross

DARDANELLE - Isaac Ross Boren, 45, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, November 14, 1984 at his home. He was the son of the late Edgar Boren.

Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Lillie Boren of Dardanelle; four sisters, Beulah Moore and Linda Avey of Dardanelle, Eddie Jean Withnell of Russellville and Bessie Howard of Danville, and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Friday at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Bob Huie. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Boss, Dewitt M.

Dewitt M. Boss, 70 of Waveland died November 12, 1956 while working at a sawmill at Waveland. He apparently died of a heart attack.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Meda Short Boss, two daughters, Mrs. Gussie Wiser of Bellglade, Fla. And Mrs. Vera Jestice of Waveland; a son, David Boss of Brawley, Calif; 11 grandchildren; one brother, Lester Boss of Greeneville, Tex. And one sister, Mrs. May Rowland of Heavener, Okla. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, November 22, 1956)


Boss, Elgie Hugh

Elgie Hugh Boss, age 70, of Jacksonville, AR, formerly of Waveland, AR, died Monday, May 18, 1998 at Rebsamen Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville. He was born February 1, 1928 in Waveland, Yell County, AR to the late Fred and Leslie Shott Boss. He was a WWII Air Force Veteran and a member of the Jacksonville VFW.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Jo Ann Pearce Boss; three sons, Elgie Guy Boss, Ricky Boss and Terry Lee Boss all of Jacksonville, AR; a daughter, Patty Jo Adomatis of Newport News, Virginia; two sisters, Loree Darter and Sue Stanton both of Little Rock, AR; three grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Service was May 21, 1998 at the Ola Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Denver Robinson officiating. Interment was in Piney Cemetery, Waveland, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Charles Davis, John Keeling, Michael Dortch, Dempsey Bly, Greg Howard and Mickey Green. Honorary Dr. J. O. Pennington, Bill Wilson and Jim Wilson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 27, 1998)


Boss, Meda Mae (Shott)

Mrs. Meda Mae Shott Boss, age 90, of Beltsville, MD (formerly of Yell County) died Thursday, May 5, in Maryland. Mrs. Boss was a native of Yell County, Arkansas, daughter of the late David W. and Gertrude McBride Shott. She was a housewife and homemaker. She was a member of The Church of God of Abrahamic Faith.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Gussie Boss Wiser of Beltsville, MD; one son, David Henry Boss of ElCentro, CA; 12 grand-children, 13 great-grand- children and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were Monday, May 9, in the Waveland Community Church by Rev. Hulon Wiser. Interment was in Piney Cemetery near Waveland by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. Nephews served as pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 11, 1983)

Bostic, Ethel Poe

Mrs. Ethel Poe Bostic, age 95, of Adona mother of Lettie Whitfield of Dardanelle and Pearlie B. Wright of Russellville, died Monday, September 2, 1985.

Survivors also include a son, a brother, a sister, a half-brother, four half-sisters, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral and burial were today. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Bostick, Lucille

Lucille Bostick, age 88, of Casa, AR died Friday, February 23, 2001 at Yell County Nursing Home at Ola, AR. She was born October 13, 1912 in Perry County, AR to Joseph J. and Emma Gene Baskins Bostick. She was a former employee of the Yell County Nursing Home and was a member of the Casa Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by numerous cousins and friends.

Funeral service was February 24, 2001 at the Casa Church of Christ officiating by Mr. Neal Chisum. Burial was in Fowler Cemetery at Casa, AR under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the Casa Church of Christ. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 28, 2001)


Bostick, Millard W.

OLA - Millard W. Bostick, age 77, of Ola died Thursday, May 1, 1986 at his home. He was married to the late Ova Cleo Turner Bostick and was the son of the late Floyd Thomas Bostick and Rosa Belle Baskins Bostick. He was a Mason and a retired supervisor for the Rock Island Railroad for more than 30 years.

Survivors include three daughters, Louise Cobb of Ola, Nova Sue Duvall of Russellville and Glenda Manbeck of State College, Pa.; one brother, Clarence Bostick of Ripley, Term.; two sisters, Hattie Cannen of Holland, Mo. and Mattie Cannen of Hackett; four grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 am., Monday, May 5, at the Ola United Methodist Church with the Rev. Randy Grimmett. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery at Adona by Humphrey Funeral Service of Ola. Pallbearers Active: Bob Jordan, Marvin Raniey, James Long, Connie Coker, Herbert Alexander and Hartsell Lewis. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p. m. today at Humphrey Funeral Home at Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Bostick, Rosa Bell (Baskin)

Mrs. Rosa Bell Baskin Bostick, aged 92, of Ola died Saturday. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, M. W. Bostick of Ola and C. L. Bostick of Florida; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Cannon of Missouri and Mrs. Margaret Cannon of St. Louis; three sisters, Mrs. Addie Fowler of Adona, Mrs. Joe Bostick of Casa and Mrs. Alice McCabe of Houston, Tex.; 13 grandchildren, 20 greatgrandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday at the Casa Church of Christ. Burial was at Fowler Cemetery near Adona. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 1964) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published in Nov 1964 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Boswell, Nina Faye (Lewis)

Nina Faye (Lewis) Boswell of Dardanelle passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2008, in Dardanelle. She was born September 9, 1932, in Yell County, Ark. to Johnnie Sr. and Verda (Eldridge) Lewis.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Villines; and a brother, James Lewis.

Survivors include five sisters, Leona Dobbs of Round Rock, Texas, Mildie Simnitt of Tulsa, Okla. Carolyn Rowe of Danville, Marie Caldwell of Orland, Calif. and Sue Henderson of Little Rock; three brothers, Johnnie Lewis Jr. of Dardanelle, and Gene Lewis and Jim Lewis, both of Danville.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday, December 19, 2008, at the United Baptist Church in Danville. Burial will be in Sheperd Hale Cemetery in Danville under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Pallbearers include J. J. Wilcox, Bobby Willis, Frankie Pennington and Bill Pitts. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Courier, Russellville, Arkansas, 12/8/2008)


Bottomly, James C., Jr.

James C. Bottomly Jr. "Jim", age 92, passed away June 14, 2010, in Houston, TX. Jim was born February 17, 1918 in Stamford, CT. Jim proudly served his country in WWII in the Army Air Corps in North Africa.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Doris, his parents, and 5 siblings.

He is survived by his son Jim Bottomly (Mary) of Houston, stepdaughter Syd Sulik (Jay) of Austin, 6 granddaughters Stacy, Stephanie, Shelly, Shelby, Lauren and Jordan, 5 great grandchildren and his sister, Doris Meyers, of Baltimore, MD.

Services were Saturday, June 19, 2010, in the chapel of Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, Katy Freeway. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Visit WWW.memorialoaksfunerals.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 23, 2010)


Bottoms, Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee Bottoms, age 17, of Oppelo, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014. He was born July 18, 1996 in Russellville, Arkansas, a son of Kerry Bottoms and Patti Andrews Bottoms. He was an Honor Graduate at Sacred Heart School and a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.

He was survived by his parents; brother, Cole Bottoms of Oppelo; sister, Madeline Bottoms; maternal grandparents, Frank and Jeannie Andrews of Oppelo; paternal grandparents, Melvin and Sandy Bottoms of Belleville; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and girlfriend, Kassidy Thompson.

Funeral mass was 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Father Richard Davis officiating. Burial was at St. Elizabeth Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Pallbearers were Allen Andrews, Lynn Andrews, Eric Andrews, Greg Bottoms, Jordan Ogle and Alex Fresneda. Memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic School Endowment fund, P.O. Box 426, Morrilton, Arkansas 72110. Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes.net (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 18, 2014)

Bottoms, Ervin Leroy

Ervin Leroy Bottoms, age 67, of Jacksonville died Wednesday, January 28, 2004. He was an electronic technician and a veteran of U. S. Army.

He is survived by his son, Roy Bottoms of Jacksonville; two daughters, Sheila Gail Pownall of North Carolina and Jessie Louise McDilda of Georgia; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; five brothers, Robert, Leo, Jimmy, Tommy and Homer Bottoms; three sisters, Willie McKendree, Glenna Long and Lela Payne.

Funeral service was Monday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with committal at Briggsville Cemetery in Yell County. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Jacksonville Patriot, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 2/8/2004)


Bottoms, Manuel Lynn Go-Go

Manuel Lynn Go-Go Bottoms, age 49, of Dardanelle, died Thursday at Dardanelle. He was born July 20, 1959 in Hot Springs. He was a nuclear plant concrete finisher.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Lee Bottoms and a nephew, John Little John Short, Jr.

Survivors include his mother, Christen Bottoms of Danville; a son, Tanner Bottoms, a daughter, Megan Bottoms, mother of his children, Leslie Bottoms all of Waldron; twin brother, Glynn Bottoms of Chickalah; brother and sister-in-law, Melvin and Sandy Bottoms of Belleville; sisters and brother-in-law, Shirley and Johnny Short of Chickalah, Patsy Gray of Belleville, and Karen Meek of Ola; several nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. Honorary pallbearers were his nephews and nieces.

Graveside funeral services were held Monday, May 4, 2009 at Mount Zion Cemetery, Briggsville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 6, 2009)


Bottoms, Marvin Lee

Marvin Lee Bottoms, age 82 of Belleville died Saturday, October 30, 2004, in Danville. He was born June 4, 1922, in Briggsville to the late Walter and Lillie Vaughn Bottoms. He retired after 30 years from Wayne Poultry, attended the Baptist Church, and was a World War II Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Leodia Stout and Leonia Elliott, and a grandson, John Carl Short, Jr.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Hazel Christen Webb Bottoms; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Melvin and Sandy Bottoms of Belleville, Glynn Bottoms of Belleville, Lynn Bottoms of Havana; three daughters and a son-in-law, Shirley and Johnny Short of Chickalah, Patsy Gray of Belleville, Karen Meek of Danville; 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Davis Hawkins officiating. Interment was held at Mt Zion Cemetery in Briggsville. Pallbearers were Terry Vaughn, Michael Vaughn, Steven Vaughn, Ronnie Wiser, Daniel Kimball, Billy Don Vaughn and Rocky Vaughn. Under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 3, 2004)


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