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Blevins, Lillie Ellen Jones

DARDANELLE - Mrs. Lillie Ellen Jones Blevins, age 85, of Dardanelle died Sunday, April 27, 1986 at Dardanelle Hospital. She was the daughter of the late A. L. and Laura Mills Jones, and a member of Dardanelle United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, John B. Blevins of Dardanelle; a sister, Annie Garrett of Dardanelle; three grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Brearley Cemetery. Burial will be by Cornwell Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be John P. Cowger, Jiggs McKenzie, Dana Merritt, Billy Woodson, Denver Dennis and Jimmy George. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Blocker, Ophelia Abbie Nell

Ophelia Abbie Nell Blocker, age 72 of Danville, formerly of Midwest City, OK died Saturday, June 19, 2010 at her home. She was born November 10, 1937 to the late Ira and Vada Scruggs Jones.

She is preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Ella Mae Jones; two infant brothers, William and Sidney Jones; and her former husband, Jesse Blocker.

Survivors include one son, Dennis Blocker and wife, Pamela of Danville and one grandson, Dustin Blocker of Danville. Memorial services will be held Thursday, June 24 at 10:00 a. m. at the Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church at Gravelly with Brother Lacey Minnie officiating.

Burial will be in Parks Cemetery near Gravelly. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 23, 2010)


Blood, Ada Mae

Ada Mae Blood, age 83 of Dardanelle, died Sunday, February 17, 2008 at River Valley Medical Center. She was born April 28, 1924 at Hoisington, KS to the late James Edward and Leona Hall Taylor. She was a member of the All Saints Episcopal Church in Russellville, past member of the Bay Ridge Country Club and a cadet of the United States Army Nursing Corp. at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband of 46 years, Walter W. Blood Jr.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Walter W and Elizabeth Blood III of Albuquerque, NM; Taylor Evans and Debra H. Blood of Metairie, LA and one grandson.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 10:00 a. m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, in Russellville, with Father Jos Therican officiating. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 27, 2008)


Blount, Lou Norman (Mrs.)

Mrs. Lou Norman Blount, age 78, Fort Smith, formerly of Plainview, died Sept 2, 1959 at Ft. Smith hospital. She was the widow of W. T. Blount and was a Baptist.

She is survived by a brother, John Norman of Rover; three sisters, Mrs. Dovie Phelps of Bentonville, Mrs. Mattie Ellis of Hot Springs and Mrs. Ida Simmons of El Dorado. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, September 10, 1959)


Blount, W.T.

W. T. Blount, one of Yell Counties most prominent men, a resident of Fourche Valley since about 1907, died in a hospital in Little Rock, April 14.

Services were held in the Plainview Methodist Church at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, by Rev. Virgil Hanks assisted by Rev. J. V. Chandler. Burial was in the New Bethel cemetery. Mr.

Blount is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lou Norman Blount. A native of Meriweather county, Georgia, he moved to Stephens when four. He was graduated from Hendrix College and taught at Rover when that town was considered to have the best school in Yell County, when J. H. Reynolds, now president of Hendrix College, held a summer institute at Rover. Mr. Blount came to Plainview from the Bank of Ola and was cashier of the Bank of Plainview 15 years, when he resigned because of leakage of the heart, which eventually caused his death. When at Rover, he entered into a partnership with Mr. W. B. Clement and the firm of Clement and Blount was known all over that county. Later Mr. Blount bought in the mercantile firm at Plainview that was started by the late R. T. Compton, father of Sheriff Compton, and Bob Caviness, where later W. B. Clement joined him and that firm became the wonder of the county, doing 5300,000.00 worth of business in a year. Mr. Blount's activities included being Yell County Road Commissioner of District 1; membership in Scottish Rite Masonic Lodge, Methodist Church, partnership with Bill Baldwin in implement business at Russellville, Conway, and Ft. Smith and many other activities. Many good things can be said by this admirer of this great man, but better than anything we know is the declaration reported as said Tuesday, by his almost life time partner, W. B. Clement: "We went thru good times and bad, had the ups and downs of business and never passed a cross word." (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 1941)

Bloxham, Nathan Lee

Nathan Lee Bloxham, 43 of Plainview, died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at Plainview. Nathan was born July 31, 1972, in Monahans, Texas to Johnny Lee & Sheila Shaffer Bloxham. He was a welder.

He was preceded death by his mother.

Survivors include his father, Johnny Bloxham of Plainview; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers include Bentley Smith, Bobby Smith, Paul Bair, Paul Miller Jr., Todd Phillips, Michael Dean Smith, Billy Don Storment, Lynn Mann and Nick Mann. Graveside service will be Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. at Salem Cemetery, Plainview. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 16, 2016)

Blue, Shawn S.

Shawn S. Blue, of North Platte, Nebraska, died February 26, 1997 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. He was born on September 14, 1974 at North Platte, NE to Cecil Edward and Deborah Louise Green Blue. He was a lifelong resident of North Platte where he also attended school. On May 29, 1993 he married Brenda Battershell in North Platte. He was a mechanic at Bud's Repair and most recently employed at Modern Muffler. He enjoyed the Demolition Derby, auto racing and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda; a son, Michael of the home; his father, Cecil (Susan) Blue and his mother, Deb (Shorty) Stuart, all of North Platte; a brother, Darren Michele) Blue of North Platte; two sister, April Engleman of North Platte and Kim (Harold) Stuart of Bridgeport, NE; grandparents, Ralph and Laura Blue of North Platte and Ada Sipes of Danville, AR; three nieces and two nephews.

Service was Monday at Capenter Memorial Chapel with Jim Smith officiating. Burial was in North Platte Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 5, 1997)


Bly, Alfred Eugene

DARDANELLE - Alfred Eugene Bly, age 77, of Ola died Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Arkansas Heart Hospital. He was born May 24, 1935, at Leach, Okla., to the late Thomas Howard and Jessie Clarice Dempsey Bly. He attended the First Free Will Baptist Church in Ola. He loved to read books, hunt and ride motorcycles and most of all spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, William Franklin Colton Burfield; his parents; three sisters, Patricia Bly, Judy Anne Bly, and Iris Gale Williams; and one brother, Howard Junior Bly.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Betty Bly of Ola; one daughter, Melissa Ann Burfield of Ola; one sister, Leola Rose and husband, Charles, of Centerville; two brothers, D. Bly and wife, Marie, of Birta, Leotis Bly and wife, Pat, of Birta; four grandchildren, Samantha Lewis of Ola, Jordan Nichols of Rover, Dempsey Jacob Dalton Burfield of Ola, Hannah Burfield of Ola; one great-grandson, Aidan Lewis of Ola.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Monday, December 10, 2012, at the Ola First Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. John David Keeling officiating. Burial will be in Birta Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Rose, Adrian Bly, Kenny Creekmore, Jimmy Harrison, Josh Harrison and Gene Jewell. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Free Will Baptist Church, P.O. Box 414, Ola AR 72853. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Courier Newspaper, Russellville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 10, 2012)

Bly, Alfred Eugene "Dempsey"

Alfred Eugene Bly, age 77, of Ola died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Arkansas Heart Hospital. He was born May 24, 1935 at Leach, Oklahoma to the late Thomas Howard and Jessie Clarice Dempsey Bly. He attended the First Free Will Baptist Church in Ola. He loved to read books, hunt and ride motorcycles and most of all spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, William Franklin Colton Burfield; his parents; three sisters, Patricia Bly, Judy Anne Bly, Iris Gale Williams; one brother, Howard Junior Bly.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Betty Bly of Ola; one daughter, Melissa Ann Burfield of Ola; one sister, Leola Rose and husband Charles of Centerville; two brothers, D Bly and wife Marie of Birta, Leotis Bly and wife Pat of Birta; four grandchildren, Samantha Lewis of Ola, Jordan Nichols of Rover, Dempsey Jacob Dalton Burfield of Ola, Hannah Burfield of Ola; one great grandson, Aidan Lewis of Ola.

Funeral service was December 10, 2012 the Ola First Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. John David Keeling officiating. Burial will be in Birta Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chris Rose, Adrian Bly, Kenny Creekmore, Jimmy Harrison, Josh Harrison, Gene Jewell. In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to the First Free Will Baptist Church, P.O. Box 414, Ola, Arkansas 72853. Arrangements 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 Dec 26, 2012)

Bly, Thomas Howard, Jr.

Thomas Howard Bly, 53, died in his home at Birta Sunday. Mr. Bly was a native of Omaha and the son of Thomas H. and Virginia Rogers Bly. He was a farmer and stockman.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Clarice Dempsey Bly; four sons, Howard Bly, Jr. of Ola, Alfred Bly of Bakersfield, Calif.; Ira Bly and Leodis Bly, both of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Gale Rodgers of North Little Rock, Misses Leola Bly and Judy Ann Bly of the home; his mother of Goshen, Calif.; one brother, Lloyd Bly, of Visalla, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Pawley of Goshen, Calif., Mrs. Mildred Cosie of Salinas, Calif., and Mrs. Beulah Bankhead of Watsonville, Calif, and four grand- children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 8, 1962)

Bly, William Joel "Bill"

William "Bill" Joel Bly, age 68, of Belleville went to heaven to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus on August 28, 2016. He was born January 5, 1948 in Newport, Vermont to the late Edward & Thelma Brainard Bly. He was a Navy Veteran. He loved outdoor activities such as, snow skiing, kayaking, hiking, and swimming. He was an excellent gardener and also loved keeping bees. He was an avid runner with many marathons completed including the Boston Marathon at age 60. But his favorite activities were spending time with his family and watching the New England Patriots. Bill never met a stranger and was loved by all those he met. He was always positive and most caring and generous. He was a faithful man of God with a servant's heart.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Myra J. Bly; children, Scott & Dawn Bly of Seattle, WA.; Kristy Bly & Seth Carbonari of Columbia Falls, MT; Rae-Anne & Keith LaCroix of Moretown, VT; Shauna Kitchens of Bellville; Chelsea & Kasey Baker of Heavener, OK.; Siblings Valerie & Ernie Spring of Boston, MA.; Beverly & Verne Devereux of Barton, VT.; Sherry & John Clarke of Hartland, VT.; grandchildren, Nathaniel Bly, Luke and Lydia LaCroix and Lillian Baker, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Arkansas memorial services to celebrate his life will be held at 2 pm on Friday, September 2nd at New Life Outreach in Danville, AR. Vermont service will be at 1 pm on Saturday, September 10th at Hillside Cemetery, Church Hill Road East, Charleston VT. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 7, 2016)

Blythe, Mary Jim (Allen)

Mary Jim Blythe, 88, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana passed away Saturday, November 1, 2008. She graduated from Ola High School, was owner of Blythe Beauty Shop and Scott Florist of North Little Rock. She was a member of Levy Baptist Church, Immanuel Baptist Church, Levy Eastern Star and past Grand Worthy Matron of Jonesboro.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Blythe Coxsey (Carl) of Marshallville, Georgia and Debbie Krueger (Jeryl) of Little Rock; two sons, Jimmy Arnold Blythe, of California and Randy Allen Blythe, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; grandchildren, Kellie Cox (Matt) and Christy Bush (Andy); great-grandchildren, Taylor, Cameron and Jackson Cox, Mary Blythe and Charley Lynn Bush; sister, Iva Reid, of Collierville, Tennessee; brother, Lee Allen, of Searcy; sisters-in-law, Stella Halsey and Kat Blythe; and numerous nieces, nephews and special friends, Jim Hynds, Chris Vallet and Ted Parsons.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kermit Arnold Blythe; her parents; three sisters and her brother. Mary was a loving and wonderful wife, mother and Nana.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Home Care, 1501 N. University Ave. #340, Little Rock, Arkansas 72207. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Thursday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with a 3:00 P.M., committal service at Jonesboro Memorial Park in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The family will receive friends from 9:30 A.M. till service time at the funeral home, 1921 Main St.758-1170. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Obituary published Nov 2008 - On Line @ www.nlrfh.com)

Blythe, Opal Harold

Opal Harold Blythe, 79, of Hollis, died Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. The son of Will and Hattie Jones Blythe, he was born August 15, 1927, in Hollis. He married Vida Marie Moore, on January 6, 1951, in Perryville. He was a retired forester technician with Weyerhaeuser. He was a member and deacon of Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church in Hollis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Clevie and Joe Blythe; and two sisters, Julia Martin and Marie Dixon.

Survivors include his wife Vida Blythe of Hollis; daughter, Phyllis Orrell and husband, Doyle, of Hollis; six grandchildren, Russell Orrell and wife, Jill of Monticello, Alisha Ragsdale and husband Chris, of Story, Derrick Orrell and wife, Stephanie, of Ola, Brandon Orrell of Mount Ida, and Brecken and Hunter Stafford of Monticello; a great-grandson, Bryce Ragsdale of Story; a great-granddaughter, Isabella Orrell of Ola; a twin brother, Oval Darrell Blythe of Hollis; and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral was held at 2 p. m. on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church in Hollis, with Rev. Jimmy Scott officiating. Burial was held in Nooner Cemetery at Hollis by Humphrey Funeral Service. Internet obituary and online guestbook at www.humphreyfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 6, 2007)


Blythe, Vida Marie

Vida Marie Blythe, age 79, of Plainview, AR passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, December 31, 2010 at Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Scott officiating. Burial will be in Nooner Cemetery at Hollis, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to AR Health Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Ste. 3, Russellville, AR 72801. On-line guest book at www.humphreyfuneral.com See complete obit in next week's edition. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 29, 2010)

Blythe, Vida Marie (Moore)

Vida Marie Blythe, 79, of Plainvicw, AR, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010 at Residence in Plainview, AR. The daughter of Roy and Cora Mae Brown Moore, she was born December 28, 1930 in Aplin, AR. She was a chicken grower for Tyson Industries for over 18 years. She was a member of Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church. Vida was an accomplished hunter and fisherman. She always enjoyed going camping, gardening, working in her flower beds and sewing.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Opal Harold Blythe; brother, Herbert Lee Moore; sister, Mattie Mae Moore Barrow. Left to cherish her memory are daughter, Phyllis Orrell and husband, Doyle of Hollis; six grandchildren, Russell Orrell of Hollis, Alisha Ragsdale and husband, Chris of Story, Derrick Orrell and wife, Stephanie of Centerville, Brandon Orrell of Carter Cove; great-grandson, Bryce Ragsdale of Story; great- granddaughter, Isabella Orrell of Centerville; sister, Ann Humphrey of Hollis.

Funeral was Friday, December 31, 2010 at Valley Home Missionary Baptist. Reverend Jimmy Scott officiated. Burial was in Nooner Cemetery in Hollis, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Health Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, AR 72801. Internet obituary and online guestbook are available at www.humpheryfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 5, 2011)

Blythe, Willa Dean Wells

Willa Dean Wells Blythe; known as Lady to her friends and family, age 83, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 25th 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. The daughter of Sam and Bertha Jones Wells, she was born July 10, 1925 in Hollis. She was a member of the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church in Hollis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Henry Wells and Billy Wells.

Survivors include her husband Oval Blythe of Ola, one son Terry L. Blythe; one brother, Homer Wells of Hollis; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral was June 29, 2009 at Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Scott officiating. Burial was at Nooner Cemetery at Hollis, AR 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, July 1, 2009)


Boatner, Agnes Irving

Mrs. Agnes Irving Boatner - widow of Jefferson Boatner, and member of an early Morrilton family, died at the Danville hospital Sunday. A native of Dumfries, Scotland, she came to Morrilton with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Irving, in 1881. She resided in Port Arthur, Texas for more than fifty years and came to Danville in June to be with her niece, Mrs. W. C. Landers.

She is also survived by other nieces and nephews and one brother, W. W. Irving, of Oklahoma City. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, November 17, 1949)


Boaz, Fred D.

Mr. Fred D. Boaz, age 85, of Heber Springs, AR, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2000 at Beverly Health Care in Heber Springs, AR. He was born January 4, 1915 in Danville, AR the son of the late Edd and Lou Ann (Moss) Boaz. He was a former resident of Dumas, AR and had lived in Heber Springs since 1965. He was a retired TV and appliance repairman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Artie Fowler Boaz on April 1, 1991.

Survivors are one son and daughter-in-law, Joe Ed and Bernice Boaz of Heber Springs, AR; one granddaughter, Angela Mayhan; two great grandchildren, Robert and Kristen Mayhan and other relatives and friends.

Memorial service was held March 10 in the Olmstead Chapel with A. J. Arnold officiating. Arrangements by Olmstead Funeral Home, Inc. of Heber Springs. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 15, 2000)


Bock, Larry L.

Larry L. Bock, age 51, of Plainview, AR died Wednesday, June 12, 2002 in Roanoke, VI at Carilion Memorial Hospital. He was born August 24, 1950 in Little Sioux, Iowa. He was a 1969 graduate of Missouri Valley High School. He was on the volunteer Fire and Rescue Unit in Missouri Valley for all the years he lived in Iowa. He was an employee of LTJ Trucking Company of Russellville and a member of the Ascension Life Christian Fellowship Church in Danville and past caretaker of Salem Cemetery in Plainview.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Mary Esther Hatcher Bock of Plainview, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Steve Rogers; foster daughter, Ruth Douglas; grandchildren, Christine and Amber Rogers; foster grandchildren, Joshua and Andrew Douglas; his parents, Albert and Catherine Bock of Iowa; his great-grandmother, Gertrude Edmonds of Iowa; brother and sister-in-law, Patrick and Cathy Bock of Florida; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Mike Schmitz of Iowa; in-law, Helen & Tom Bolander, Millie & Charlie Matthews, Lavetah Bishop, Ralph & Judy Hatcher; several nephews and nieces and one god child.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 3, 2002 at 11 a. m. at the Jesus Name Pentecostal Church with Rev. Gary Garner and Rev. Stacy Lisenbey officiating. Burial will be at 10 a. m at the Salem Cemetery, Plainview. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Memorials may be made to your local fire department or favorite charity. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 3, 2002)


Bocksnick, Bruno

Bruno Bocksnick, Jr. age 79 of Dardanelle died Thursday, April 27, 2006 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born January 3, 1927 at London to Bruno, Sr. and Pearl Funnell Bocksnick. He was the retired owner of Bocksnick Tree Service.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Oucrian Bocksnick; two brothers, Louis Bocksnick, Ferdinand Bocksnick; sister, Jewel Hartwick. He was a member of the Gospel Assembly of Russellville.

Survivors include three sons, Michael Bocksnick of Russellville, Thorlee Bocksnick of El Dorado, Jeff Tackett of Russellville; five daughters, Brenda Hoimann of Russellville, Latricia Bennett of Dover, Cynthia Woodalll of Dardanelle, Shelly Moore of Van Buren, Carla Hampton of Dardanelle; a step son, Tracy Breamel of LA; three brothers, Amel (AB) Bocksnick of Russellville; seventeen grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

A memorial service was held on April 30, 2006 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Donald Ritchie officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Ronnie Hartwick, David Bocksnick, Danny Bocksnick, Larry Bocksnick, Kenneth Bocksnick, Rick Bocksnick, Randy Bocksnick and Jerry Bocksnick. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 3, 2006)


Bocksnick, Edna Kay

Edna Kay Bocksnick, age 63, of Russellville, AR died Thursday, September 6, 2007 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Lucille George of Dardanelle. She was born October 23, 1943 in Dardanelle. She attended Dardanelle High School and was a member of the Fair Park Baptist Church in Russellville.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Louise Turnbow.

She is survived by her beloved companion Robert Bocksnick of Russellville, AR; daughter, Kim and Steve Ross and daughter Ashley; a son, Shawn Bocksnick, all of Russellville; four sisters, Tina Bishop of Escondido, CA, Mary and Ken Quinn of Spokane, WA, Tish and Joe Reynolds of Little Rock, AR and Sarah and Gene Hart of Hot Springs, AR; brother Donnie and Carolyn George of Little Rock, AR, also several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service was held September 10, 2007 at the Fair Park Baptist Church in Russellville with Steve Williams and Darrell Ray officiating with a private graveside service. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 12, 2007)


Bogart, Brandon J. (Infant)

Brandon J. Bogart, infant of Booneville, AR was born April 4, 2009 in Clarksville, AR to his parents, Sheena Akin Petchnik and Toby Bogart.

He is survived by his parents, Sheena Akin Petchnik and Toby Bogart of Booneville, AR; maternal grandparents, Paul and Tina Akin of Blue Mountain, AR; paternal grandparents, Vernon and Robin Bogart of Magazine, AR; sisters, Clair and Pyper Bogart; and other relatives and friends.

Roberts Funeral Home (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 8, 2009)


Boggess, Frank

Russellville - November 20 - Frank Boggess, 34, of Plainview, died today at a hospital in Little Rock.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Matlie; twin sons, Bill and Bob; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Boggess of Pottsvllle, and three brothers, Hays of Morrilton and Harold and Raymond Boggess of Waterloo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian church at Pottsville in charge of the pastor, the Rev. C. T. Bryson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 21, 1935)

Boggs, Bessie (Miss)

Miss Bessie Boggs, age 72 of Ola, died July 10th at a hospital in Morrilton. She was a native of Huntsville and a Methodist.

Survivors include a sister, Miss Celia Boggs of Ola.

Funeral was Friday at the Ola Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 1963)

Boggs, Bessie (Miss)

Miss Bessie Boggs, age 72 of Ola, died July 10th at a hospital in Morrilton. She was a native of Huntsville and a Methodist.

Survivors include a sister, Miss Celia Boggs of Ola.

Funeral was Friday at the Ola Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 1963)

Boggs, Billy

Billy Boggs 74, of Ola, died following a hard fight and courageous battle with cancer over the past two and one half years and went home to be with his heavenly family on April 20, 2006. He was born on May 16, 1931 in Little Rock and was adopted at the age of six months by Louis Boggs. He was a 1948 graduate of Ola High School and worked for 33 years for the Rock Island Railroad as station master in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. He retired in 1979. He married Alma Lea Woodring in 1997 and they had 9 wonderful years together. He was a member of the Ola United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years Maxine Boggs; a granddaughter, Robin Alfaro; a son-in-law, William Swicegood; and two very special aunts, Bessie Boggs and Celia Boggs.

Survivors include his wife, Alma Lea Boggs of Ola; three children, Brenda Jean Swicegood of Ola, Linda Sue Higgins husband Kenneth of Russellville, Edwin Lee Boggs wife, Judy of Plainview; five grandchildren, Bobby Ray Swicegood wife Kerrye of Russellville, William Jackson Boggs of Reston, Virginia, Martha Elizabeth Black husband Jeff of Ola, Joshua Allen Higgins of Russellville, Jacob Aaron Higgins of Russellville; three great grandchildren; grandson- in-law, Mark Alfaro of Russellville; four step grandchildren, Danette Atwood of Russellville, Kyla Reynolds of Clarksville, Toad Higgins of Garfield, Jason Higgins of Lamar; ten step great grandchildren and a step great-great grandchild.

Funeral was held Saturday, April 22, 2006 at Ola United Methodist Church. Burial at Sandlin Cemetery in Ola by Humphrey Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a church or charity of your choosing. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 26, 2006)


Boggs, Judy Ellen (Crites)

Judy Ellen Boggs, age 58, of Ola, died Sunday, December 20, 2015, at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. She was born July 27, 1957, at Plainview to the late Hubert "Buddy" and Martha Mae Mitchell Crites. She was a member of the Ola Free Will Baptist Church, a home maker and an avid scrapbooker. She loved spending time with her family and encouraging others.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Jackie Crites; sister-in- law, Susie Crites; mother and father-in-law, Bill and Maxine Boggs.

Survivors include her husband, Eddie Boggs of Ola; two children, William "Billy" Boggs (Alicia) of Ft. Worth, Texas, Martha Black (Jeff) of Ola; two brothers, James Crites of the Gilkey Community, Jeff Crites (Teresa) of Greenbrier; sister-in-law, Joyce Crites of the Gilkey Community; grandchildren, Caroline Boggs and Isaiah Black.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, December 23, 2015. at the Ola Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery in Ola. Visitation was held Tuesday, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jeff Black, Jeff Crites, Lindell Crites, Josh Higgins, Jacob Higgins and Donald Walker. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123. 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 Dec 23, 2015)

Boggs, Louis

Louis Boggs, 84, Ola, died in his home Sunday, May 4, 1958. A native of Seymour, Ind. he had lived in Yell County 52 years. He was a retired farmer and a Methodist.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Boggs, Ola and Edison Boggs, Caruthersville. Indiana; one daughter Mrs. Lloyd Wallace, Caruthersville and two sister, Miss Bessie Boggs and Miss Celia Boggs, Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 15, 1958)


Boggs, Maxine Elwanda

OLA - Maxine Elwanda Boggs age 63, of Ola, wife of Billy Boggs, died Friday. (July 24, 1992)

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Ola United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery. Arrangements are by Humphrey Funeral Service.

Other survivors are a son, Edwin Lee Boggs of Plainview; two daughters, Brenda Jean Swicegood and Linda Sue Higgins, both of Russellville; four brothers, H. A. Stapleton of Woodbridge, Calif. Hoyle Stapleton of Clarksville, James H. Staple-ton of Sierra Vista, Ariz. and Billy J. Stapleton of New Blaine; a sister, Ruth J. Stapleton of Clarksville; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and four step-great-grand-children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 7/24/1992)


Boggs, W. W.

W. W. Boggs, 74, Omega was buried Thursday, May 2 at Hall [Hale] Cemetery. Mr. Boggs lived with his daughter. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1940)

Bogle, Earl

Earl Bogle, age 67, of Briggsville, died Monday night at a Morrilton hospital. He was a native of Yell County, a member of the Briggsville Masonic Lodge and the Albert Pike Consistory.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Thomas Earl Bogle of the Air Force; a daughter, Betty Jane Bogle of the home; a brother, James Bogle of Missouri and five sisters, Mrs. Annie Aikman of Bluffton, Mrs. Bill Ladd and Mrs. Edna Swaim of Briggsville and Mrs. Ethel Chambers and Mrs. Pearl Chambers of Oklahoma. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, June 28, 1951)


Bogle, Gusty S.

Mrs. Gusty S. Bogle, age 86, of Parkview Manor in Danville, AR died Wednesday, October 18, 1995 at St. Vincents Infirmary in Little Rock. She was born August 20, 1909 in Sugar Grove, AR, daughter of the late William J. and Nancy Manus Ritchie. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was the widow of James Briggs Bogle.

Survivors one sons, Bill Bogle of Little Rock, AR; one daughter, Detonne Pouzar of Houston, TX; one sister, Josephene Howertow of Hot Springs, AR; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services were October 20 at the Briggs Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Royce Savage officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 11-1-1995)


Bohannon, Thomas Lee "Tom"

Thomas Lee "Tom" Bohannon, age 76, of Perryville, AR. died Tuesday, March 23, 1999 at St. Mary's Regional Hospital in Russellville, AR. He was born August 28, 1922 in Shady Point, OK. He was a supervisor for Arcola Sand and Gravel and a member of the Faith Church in Dardanelle.

Survivors are his wife, Lucille Bohannon; step-son, Damon Wingo of Forest City; step-daughter, Rhonda Hotchkiss of Perry; seven step-grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren.

Graveside service was Friday at Perry Cemetery by Rev. David Jay. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 31, 1999)


Boland, Bonnie Ray (Gossage)

Mrs. Bonnie Ray Gossage Boland, age 78, of Dierks, Arkansas, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in Dierks Health and Rehab. She was born October 11, 1935 in Steve, Arkansas. Mrs.

Boland was preceded in death by her parents, Pat William and Grace Saunders Gossage; her husband, Jim Boland; three brothers, Sam Gossage, Pat Gossage and James Edward Gossage; and two sisters, Inez Allen and Norma Joyce Gossage.

She is survived by one brother, Calvin W. Gossage of Hot Springs, AR; three nephews, and a number of grand nieces and nephews, great grand nieces and nephews and great-great grand nieces and nephews.

Graveside Funeral Services for Mrs. Boland were held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014 in the Shed Cemetery in Steve, AR with David Smith officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday. May 30, 2014 at the funeral home in Dierks. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 4, 2014)

Bolden, Bobbie Lucille (Scoles)

Bobbie Lucille Bolden, age 87, of Centerville passed away at her home on Friday, February 27, 2015 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born March 2, 1927 at Yell County, Arkansas to the late Ben and Gracie Stroud Scoles.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years, Harold "Red" Bolden; brothers, Sydney Scoles, Thelmer Scoles, Raymond Scoles, Johnny Scoles, Charlie Scoles, Jessie Scoles; sisters, Sadddie Hilliard, Perlie Cook, Clara Gills and Lottie Shoewaller.

Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Joyce Bolden of Dardanelle; one sister, Bessie Gray of Dardanelle; son-in-law, Walter Anders of Dardanelle; two grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bishop Tony Reynolds officiating. Burial was at Petillo Hill Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday, 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the chapel. 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 Mar 4, 2015)

Bolden, Harold "Red"

Harold "Red" Bolden, age 79 of Dardanelle, died Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at the Dardanelle Hospital. Mr. Bolden was born November 25, 1923 in Delaware to the late James Earl and Mamie Reece Bolden. He was the owner of Delta Oil Company for 35 years before his retirement.

Survivors are his wife of 57 years, Bobbie Scoles Bolden; one daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Robert Laming of Centerville; two grandchildren, James Anders of Ashboro, North Carolina, Vicky Slaughter of Centerville and two great-grandchildren.

Services were Saturday, January 4, 2003 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle. Interment was in Petillo Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Cleveland Keeling, Anthony Keeling, Randy Keeling, Jess Scoles, Bon Gills and Bill Young. Honorary were Burl Judkins, Travis Butler, J. T. Taylor, Earl Kinsey. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 8, 2003)


Bolen, Billie Sue

Ms. Billie Sue Bolen, age 55, of Plainview, AR passed away March 3, 1997 at her home. She was born July 23, 1941 to Eugene and Vivian Grace Holmes Sanderson in Dallas, TX. She worked on a poultry farm and was a member of First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Bolen.

She is survived by five sons, Kenny and Bobby Bolen of the home, Robby Bolen of Louisiana, Randy Bolen of Ola and Michael Bolen of Buchanan, TX; her mother, Vivian Sanderson of Plainview; two brothers, Ronnie Sanderson of Plainview and Marvin Sanderson of Tow, TX; four sisters, Glenda Graninger of Kingland, TX, Donna Emery of Plainview, Shirley Hicks of Huntsville and Barbra Aichlmayr of Houston, TX and nine grandchildren.

Funeral service was March 5, 1997 at the First Baptist Church in Plainview with Bro. Darryl Harris officiating. Burial was in Old Brownfield Cemetery in Brownfield, TX. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR, (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 1997)


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