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Brown, Robert Starlin

Robert Starlin Brown, age 89, of Mansfield, AR, died recently in a Fort Worth hospital. (1987)

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Johnston of Mansfield and two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held at the Blessing Funeral Chapel and interment was in the Mansfield Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 3-18-1987)


Brown, Rubin

Rubin Brown, age 85, of Ola, AR died Sunday, March 8, 1998 at University Medical Center at Little Rock, AR. He was born February 20, 1913 at Marion, LA to Archie and Mollie Gray Brown, and was a welder.

Surviving are his wife, Jewell Housley Brown; a son, June Brown of Paso Robles, CA; a daughter, Bobbie Meslier of Fresno, CA; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral was Thursday at the Ola Church of Christ by William Parkes and J. O. Pennington. Burial was in Birta Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Bill Wilson, Don Hall, Ervin Raney, Louis Pitts, Jack Harrison, Hartsell Lewis and J. C. Scott. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 18, 1998)


Brown, Sadie Irene (Baker)

Sadie Irene Brown, age 87 of Ola, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born June 23, 1923 in Lovings, OK to the late Riley and Emma Littleton Baker.

She is preceded in death by her parents and son, William Baker.

Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Mary Baker and Leo Baker of Ola; 10 grandchildren, 11 great- grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was Monday, May 16, 2011 at Sandlin Cemetery in Ola. Pallbearers were Buddy Baker, Danny Burfield, Larry Rose, Johnny Summit, Johnny Lawrence and Jeremy Buford. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 18, 2011)

Brown, Steve

Steve Brown, died in his home at Belleville, November 13, 1952.

He is survived by His wife, Dorothy Brown, two daughters, Rebecca and Vema Mae, of the home; five boys, Harold Wayne and Kenneth Roy of the home, Pvt. Billy Joe, Germany, Zellan, Amarillo, Texas, Larence, Pierre, South Dakota, and four grandchildren (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 4, 1952)


Brown, Susan (Tate)

Susan Tate Brown, 88, Kansas City, MO, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at Research Medical Center.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, at D. W. Newcomer's Sons Longview Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to organizations that benefit victims of domestic violence or the St. Luke's Hospital Auxiliary. Mrs. Brown was born September 22, 1908, in Danville, Yell County, AR, the daughter of Thomas H. and Mary Ann Tate. Mrs. Brown was a resident of Kansas City since 1934. She was employed as a commercial real estate agent, primarily with Hardin-Stockton Realtors and with Varnum, Armstrong, Deeter. After retirement from real estate in 1980, she was employed as a commercial property manager with various real estate management companies. She was a volunteer for the American Red Cross during World War II. In recent years, she volunteered for St. Luke's Hospital Auxiliary. She married Merl O.

Brown in 1933 in Benton, AR, who preceded her in death in 1964.

Survivors include one son, Jim T. Lacy, Sr., one granddaughter, Mona Lacy-Wilkerson, grandsons, Josef Lacy and Lee Lacy, all of Lee's Summit; one grandson, Jim T. Lacy, Jr., Dallas, TX; and one sister, Elizabeth Ann Chronister, Ft. Myers, FL. She was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. Arrangements: D. W. Newcomer's Sons Longview Funeral Home (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Kansas City Star Newspaper, Kansas City, Missouri, Obituary was published on Mar 23, 1997)

Brown, Thomas L.

Thomas L. Brown, age 81, of Russellville died Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born October 3, 1920 at Centerville, AR and was the son of the late George Pratt and Sallie Elizabeth Hudgins Brown. He received an Associate Degree from Arkansas Polytechnic College, now Arkansas Tech University and a Bachelor's Degree from Oklahoma A and M now Oklahoma State University. He was a retired cattleman, a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II and was discharged from the Naval Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant (junior grade). He was a former employee of the University of Arkansas-State Cooperative Extension Service, a former member of the American Legion, a former County Agent for Pope County and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Russellville.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Thomas Brown.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Gussie Brown; two sons, Dr. David F. Brown, and George Steven Brown, both of Russellville; a daughter, Dr. Kathleen A. Workman of Sapulpa, OK; a brother, Sherman E. Brown of Searcy, AR; and three grandchildren, John Thomas Workman of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, Jennifer Workman of Stillwater, OK and Nolan J. Brown of Santa Clarita, CA.

Funeral service was Monday, April 29, 2002 at 10:00 a. m. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mackey Yokem officiating. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park in Little Rock under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Dr. CD. "Whitley" Robertson, Billy Joe Brown, Glenn King, Johnny Morgan, L. D. Owen, Bert Mullens. Memorials may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 710 West 168th Street. New York, NY 10032-9982. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 1, 2002)


Brown, William A.

William A. Brown, age 80 of Deltona, Florida died June 7, 2004. He was born June 18, 1923, at Chismville, Arkansas to Jim and Mamie Loughridge Brown. He was a native of Havana and a catholic. He served in the U. S. Marines during World War II. The retirement of Chief Master Sergeant Brown in October 1972 from the U. S. Air Force ended a distinguished and rewarding military career with over 30 years of active duty. Prior to retirement, Brown served as Chief Flight Engineer for the military airlift command. He was responsible for the development of policies and procedures for flight engineers on all M. A. C. Aircraft, advised the staff on all problems and recommended solutions, also representing headquarters M. A. C. at technical conferences with industry, others commands, and the Department of Defense. A veteran of more than 2 years in the air 1700 hours), he was a member of the design review panel for the 728,000 pound C-5A Galaxy. When production was completed on this Magnificent Aircraft, he along with General Jack J. Cotton flew the first operational model delivered to the Air Force. At retirement he was presented the meritorious service medal by General Paul K. Carlton.

He was preceded in death by his father, infant brother, and wives, Dora Adrah, and Josephine.

He is survived by his mother, Mamie Williams, Danville, Arkansas; a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Essam El-Shami, Deltona, Florida granddaughter and her husband, Dina and Teyton Yon. A sister and brother-in-law, Etta and Martin B. Foster, Jr. of Havana, step sister-in-law, Elwanda Williams of Malvern, step grandson, Gary Lohmann of Rockledge, Florida; step daughters, Jo Ann Murphy (Jim) Ft. Worth, TX., Mary Jo Swidak, (Steve) Teresa Ash (William), Andover, Kansas, Gladie Irwin, Wichita, Kansas several step grandchildren, nieces, nephews, one uncle, many cousins, and friends.

Graveside services with Military Honors by Boyce Woods VFW Post 3141 Dardanelle, was held June 11 2004 at Moores Chapel near Waveland by Father Vincent Flusche. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 16, 2004)


Browne, Marilu Tillmand

Marilu Tillmand Browne, age 88, of Perryville, AR died March 1, 1997. She was born October 11, 1908 in Plainview, AR, a daughter of Charles and Mary Ellison Tillman. She was a retired beautician and member of Perryville First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Hank Browne of Little Rock; her daughter, Libby Fowler of Adona, AR; one sister, Janice Stewart of Perryville; five grandchildren, Deborah Fowler of Columbia, SC, Robin Kilgore of Siloam Springs, AR, Jennifer, Mary and Laura Browne all of Little Rock; two great grandsons, Clay an Ben Kilgore both of Siloam Springs.

Funeral was held March 5 at the Harris Chapel by Boby Fallen. Burial was in Salem Cemetery in Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 1997)


Broyles, Gary Lee

Gary Lee Broyles was born March 24 in Bamburg, Germany and died on March 27. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Broyles.

Other survivors include his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Coy Cates of Belleville and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Broyles Sr. of Duncan, Okla. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 5, 1962)

Bruce, Peggy Alean

Peggy Alean Bruce, age 66, of Atkins, AR died Sunday, January 20, 2008 in Russellville. She was born January 24, 1941, in Adona, AR daughter of Andrew and Stella Curry Vaughn. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Jess Willard Bruce; two sons, Willard T. Bruce, Donnie Ray Bruce; daughters, Leona May Parrish, Brenda Sue Minga, Cathy A. Sisk, Donna Carter, Angela Vaughn, Charlene Vaughn; sisters, Joyce Willis, Carol Vaughn; 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 19 nieces and 11 nephews.

Funeral service was, Tuesday at Ada's Bells Chapel Assembly of God, the Rev. Chad Duvall officiating. Burial is at Bells Chapel Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service. Pallbearers are Kris Parrish, Christopher Carter, Brent Carter, Justin Vaughn, Ronnie Bray, and Danny Bruce. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 23, 2008)


Bruce, Roy M. (Bud)

Roy M. (Bud) Bruce, age 73, of Albertville, AL, died Thursday, May 16, 2002 at Marshall Medical Center South.

He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Will and Grace Bruce; and one sister Sue Chandler.

Survivors include his wife Ruth Baker Bruce; four sons and daughters-in-law, Ronny and Deb Bruce of Albertville Eddy and Sharon Bruce of Danville, AR, and Glenn and Beth Bruce and James and Linda Thacker of Crossville, AL; two sisters, Sharon Smith and Linda Bruce; two brothers, Ray Bruce and Coleman Bruce; eight grandchildren; and brother-in-law, the Rev. Boyce Chandler.

Services were held Sunday, May 19, 2002 at Albertville Memorial Chapel. Burial services followed at Kilpatrick Cemetery with Albertville Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing. In lieu of flowers, the family; requests donations be made to Kilpatrick Baptist Church or the church of your choice. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 29, 2002)


Bruce, Willard

Willard Bruce, 88, of Belleville, died Sunday, June 5, 2011 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville. He was born February 20, 1922, in Alred, the son of Aberham and Leone Standridge Bruce. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a retired farmer.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Pearson and Vernon Bruce; and two sisters.

He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Willard T. and Rhonda Bruce and Donnie and Donna Bruce; six daughters, Parish, Brenda Mingie, Cathy and husband Joey Sisk, Donna and husband Steve Carter, Angie and husband Joe Vaughn, and Charlene and husband Jimmy Vaughn; 21 grandchildren, and 31 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were June 7 at Lemley Chapel with the Rev. Greg Bland officiating. Burial was in Bells Chapel Cemetery by Lemley Funeral of Atkins. Pallbearers were Kris Parish, Nicholas Resecker, Craig Resecker, Danny Bruce, Josh Vaughn and Corey Vaughn. Honorary pallbearers: Christopher Carter, Brent Carter, Danny Parish, Zack Vaughn, Jason Vaughn, Justin Vaughn, Johnathan Hall, Andrew Hall and John David Woodall. Online obituary and condolences are available at www.lemleyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 08, 2011)

Brucker, Carl William

Carl William Brucker, age 86 of Russellville, died Saturday, March 22, 2008 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born in Utica, N. Y. on September 18, 1921. He was a 1st Lt. in the US Army during World War II. He was employed by Western Union Telegraph as a division engineer for many years and a Real Estate Broker in West Milford, NJ. Over the years he was involved in many organizations including Y's Men, Rotary International, Kiwanis, Retired Western Union Employees, the local AARP chapter, Little League, Russellville Depot Restoration, Sharing and Caring, Meals on Wheels, and many activities in his churches including Church council president, Sunday School Superintendent, and District representative for the Lutheran Church Extension Fund.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Ida Brucker; his sisters, Harriet Jane Walton and Ruth Anna Cidoni and his daughter-in-law, Dana Brucker.

He is survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Janice Kunz Brucker; his sons, Carl William Jr. & Melissa Brucker, Stephen Frederick Brucker; daughter, Patricia Ann (Brucker) & William Feiner; sister, Charlotte & Paul Williams; brother-in-law, F. Douglas Walton and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at Saint John's Lutheran Church on March 29, 2008. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sharing and Caring in Dardanelle or Saint John's Lutheran Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 2, 2008)


Bruhn, Lorraine (Frey)

Lorraine Bruhn, 77, of Russellville, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016. She was born June 6, 1939, in Staunton, IL to Marshall and Eugenie Thery Frey.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Bruhn; daughter, Connie Swaim; infant son; granddaughter, Tonya Fowler.

She is survived by four children, Dennis Bruhn, Kandice Walker, Nancy McGuire all of Russellville, Randy Bruhn, Pottsville; eleven grandchildren, Jeremy & Jeffrey Lawhorn, April Williams, Jason Cunningham, Michelle Vaughn, Jenny Palmer, Tammy Rye, Brittany Swaim, Michael, Chase & Miranda Bruhn; 16 great grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Morgan.

Visitation was held from 5-7 pm, Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel. Funeral was held at 10 am, Friday, October 21, 2016, Russellville Family Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery, Pottsville, by Russellville Family Funeral. Condolences are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 26, 2016)

Brumley, Mable

Mable Brumley, age 82, of Waldron, AR died Saturday, March 20, 2004 at her home. She was a retired nurse's aide and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Fraternal Order of Eagles.

She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Rockie Goodwin of Waldron, AR, Linda and Bill Brock of Fort Smith, AR and Susie Await of Muldrow, OK; a son, Freddie Brumley of Waldron, AR; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Graveside service was March 23, 2004 at the Lamb Cemetery at Waldron under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR. Pallbearers were Travis Plummer, Leo Koch, Daniel McCullah, Ricky Peters, Lonnie O'Bryant and Ronnie Slater. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 24, 2004)


Brunt, Emma Ruth

Emma Ruth Brunt, age 74, of Danville, AR died Monday, March 5, 2007 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville, AR. She was born in Memphis, TX on February 15, 1933 to Doke and Lessie Pool Reynolds.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 50 years, J. G. Brunt and two sisters, Laverne Sneed and Joann Reynolds.

She is survived by a daughter, Virginia Brunt; grandson, Billy Maples of NM; two sisters, Johnnie Long of CA and Shirley and Don Cloud of NM and three brothers, Billy and Ethel Reynolds of Charleston; Winford and Betty Reynolds of Russellville and Don and Ann Reynolds of Danville, AR.

Service was March 9, 2007 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 14, 2007)


Bryan, Marjorie G.

Marjorie G. Bryan, age 70, of Briggsville, AR died Friday, January 25, 2002 at her home in Briggsville after a long illness of cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. She was born April 9, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late William and Inez Moore Gray. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Wing Community Church.

Survivors are her husband of 47 years, Ernie Bryan; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Charlotte Bryan of Pottsville, AR and Bob and Lynn Bryan of Wing, AR; a sister, Francis Ferritto of Cleveland, OH and a grandchild, Bobby Bryan of wing.

Service was January 29, 2002 at the Wing Community Church with Rev. Hulon Wiser officiating. Interment was in Turner Cemetery at Wing by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Larry Aikman, Terry Sullivan, Robert Buford, Lacey Minnie, Floyd Aultman, Jim Roberson, O. L. Briggs and Paul Sullivan. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 30, 2002)


Bryant, Bertha Edith

Bertha Edith Bryant, age 92 of Pottsville, formerly of Belleville, Arkansas died Tuesday, August 5, 2003 at Pottsville. She was born in Fisher, Arkansas on February 9, 1911, daughter of the late Elmer and Alma Elizabeth Johnson Furrow. She was a mother and homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Claudis M. Bryant.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Nolen and Bonnie Bryant of Havana, AR; four daughters and sons-in-law, Fay and Earl Patton of Houston, AR, Cathryn Patton of Perryville, Claudine Roth Highfill of Russellville, Sharon and Jerry Porter of Pottsville; 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Friday, August 8, 2003 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with John McCourt officiating. Burial was in Russell Cemetery in Belleville, AR. Pallbearers were Ronnie Bryant, Ricky Bryant, Tim Fix, Jerry Porter, Scott Sanders, and Tim Collier. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Hospice Russellville, 1310 West Main Street Suite A, Russellville, AR 72801. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 13, 2003)


Bryant, Betty Jean (Burrows)

Betty Jean Bryant, 76, of Benton passed away on December 21, 2015. She was born on August 1, 1939.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Lindsey Bryant; parents, Eugene and Lennis Burrows; two brothers, James Edward and Robert Carl Burrows; great grandchild, Aspen Leanna Bryant.

Betty is survived by her two daughters, Rhonda Bryant and Anita Engelmohr; grandchildren, Brandon and Hayden; great grandchildren, Aliyan and London; brother, Carroll Ray Burrows; and a host of family and friends who will all miss her very dearly.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Dial & Dudley Funeral Home in Bryant. A viewing was held at Cornwell Funeral Home at 756 Main Street, Danville, AR from 12:00 - 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2015. A graveside service was held at 2:00 PM at Havana Cemetery in Havana Arkansas. To sign online guest book visit www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 30, 2015)

Bryant, Billy Guy

Billy Guy Bryant, 67, of Little Rock died Monday, November 15, 2010. Born in Jonesboro on October 2, 1943 to Guy and Lessie Ott Bryant, he was a retired State Trooper with the Arkansas State Police. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #558 of Monette, Arkansas and the Arkansas State Police Retirees Association. He was a loving brother, dad, granddaddy and uncle! He will be truly missed.

He is survived by his son, Billy Bob Bryant (LaNette) of Mabelvale; daughter, Peggy Sue Lockhart (Tommy) of Bryant; twin brother, Bobby Bryant (Brenda) of Griffithville; grandson, William Guy Bryant; granddaughter, Mary Beth Bryant; nieces, Bobette Leggett and Kristy Lamb (Andy); three great-nieces, Elizabeth, Lauren and Andrea and a great-nephew, Steven. Billy loved flying and during his tenure as a State Trooper, flew many dignitaries across the state. He loved classic cars, and music was a great part of his life. He played the guitar and during the late 1950's was a member of The Thunderbirds, which cut its own record and had recent success in the U.K.

Funeral services were Friday, November 19 at Little Rock Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Winfred Bridges. Burial followed at Salem Cemetery in East End. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501) 224-2200. Mr. Bryant's online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 24, 2010)

Bryant, Charles R.

Charles R. Bryant, 71, of Leicester, NC died February 23, 1998 in an Asheville, NC hospital. He was a retired teacher in Maryland and was the youngest of the eleven children of Horace and Cordelia Hatley Bryant of Braggadocio, MO. He was a veteran of WWII, a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville and the Men's Garden club. He was a master gardener volunteer with the Cooperative Extension Service and a former volunteer at the NC Arboretum.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Dorothy Gillum Bryant formerly of Danville, AR); and four sisters, Billie Harris and Rose Singletery of Leicester, NC, Vernell Hamilton of Long view, TX and Ruth Landrum of New Orleans, LA.

Memorials may be made to the Botanical Gardens in Asheville, 151 W. T. Weaver Blvs. Asheville, NC 28804. A memorial service will be held it a later date. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 4, 1998)


Bryant, Cleo Edell

Cleo Edell Bryant, age 64, of Tulsa, OK died April 13, 1987 at the V. A. Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was the son of the late Monroe and Rena Green Bryant, a native of Rover, a veteran of World War II and Korea and a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Alva Bryant; two brothers, Gilbert Bryant of Ola and Edward Bryant of Gilkey.

Funeral services were held April 18 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Luther Riddle officiating. Burial was in Hunt's Chapel Cemetery with funeral arrangements in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Quinton Welker, Willis Cathey, Buddy Crites, Roy Eden, Haze Bridges and Roy Hunnicutt. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 4-22-1987)


Bryant, Dennis

Dennis Bryant, 64, Rover, died January 12, 2013. He was a Vietnam Veteran serving as a Corporal in the Marines from July 1968 - September 1971.

Survivors include son, Aaron Bryant; one grandson; sister, Marguriette L. Goodson; four nieces and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Arrangements: Arkansas Funeral Care, Jacksonville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 23, 2013)

Bryant, Dustin Kyle

Dustin Kyle Bryant, age 12, of Plainview, AR, died Sunday, February 4, 2001. He was a sixth grader at Perryville where he played in the school band and played baseball. He was a member of the Nimrod Baptist Church.

Survivors include his father, Gary Bryant of Plainview, AR; his mother, Teraney O'Hern of Alaska; a brother, Zachary Bryant of Plainview, AR; paternal grandparents, Landon and Ella Bryant of Plainview, AR and his maternal grandmother, Linda Dorsett of Indiana.

Memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Dustin Bryant Fund, in care of Harris Funeral Home, Inc. PO Box 439, Morrilton, AR 72110. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 14, 2001)


Bryant, Ed

Ed Bryant, age 62, of Russellville, AR died Wednesday, December 22, 1999 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. He was born July 2, 1937 at Little Rock, AR, the son of the late Otis and Frances Oliver Bryant. He was a retired oil field engineer and a Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He married Sharon John on June 3, 1983 at Hitchin, England.

Survivors include, his wife, Sharon Bryant; five sons, Mike Bryant of Danville, AR, Allen Bryant of Colorado, Jeff Bryant of Camden, AR and David and Johnathan Bryant of Russellville, AR; three daughters, Linda Paxton of Louisiana, Anna Schembra of Dover, AR and Kelly Bryant of London, England; two brothers, Pat Bryant of Camden, AR and Paul House of Missouri; three sisters, Joe Ida Woodstock of Camden, AR and Dovie Walker and Joyce Jones both of Tull, AR and 12 grandchildren.

Graveside service was Monday at Pollard Cemetery with burial by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 29, 1999)


Bryant, Edith Dean Norris

Edith Dean Norris Bryant of Ola was born, March 10, 1916 in Booneville and died February 24, 1989 in Yell County Hospital in Danville at the age of 72 years.

She is survived by her husband, Gilbert C. Bryant; one son, Tommy Bryant of Abingdon, VA; two; brothers, Boss Norris of Wichita, KS J and Willie Norris of Fort Worth, TX; one sister, Edna Massey of Oklahoma City, OK; two grandsons, Jerry Bryant and Gary Bryant both of Abingdon, VA; several nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were Monday at Ola Pentecostal Church of God with Rev. Chuck Edens officiating. Interment was in New Bethel Cemetery Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville, Pallbearers were Billy Beasley, Paul Baker, Lee Schmidt, William Norris, Claudie Norris and Faye Rhoades. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 3-1-1989)


Bryant, Edward L.

Edward L. Bryant, age 84, of Plainview passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013. He was born November 28, 1928 to the late Milburn & Rena Green Bryant. He was born and spent his entire life in the Gilkey Community, Yell County, Arkansas. He was a retired marking crew supervisor for the U.S. Forest Service. He was member of the Army's 7th Calvary Division, serving in the Korean conflict and a member of the Plainview VFW. Preceded in death by his wife Vernell Bryant; grandson Jeremy May; 10 brothers and 1 sister.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law Steve & Barbara Bryant of Danville; daughter & son-in-law Sandra & Jim King of Gilkey; grandchildren Joshua & Amanda Bryant of Fayetteville; Jessica & Jimmy Vines of Ola; James & Ashly King of Gilkey; Cassie King of Gilkey; William King Of Gilkey; 6 great-grandchildren and one on the way.

Graveside service was Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at New Bethel Cemetery with J.A. Hunnicutt officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 11, 2013)

Bryant, Euna O.

Mrs. Euna O. Bryant, of Plainview died Saturday, November 22, 1980. She was a member of Plainview United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, L. F. Bryant; a daughter, Mrs. Marvin Vaughter of Little Rock; four sisters, Mrs. Inez Edwards of Nimrod, Mrs. Bernice Newman of Little Rock, Mrs. Iris Koon of Ferndale and Mrs. Jean Bridges of Sacramento, Calif. and two grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Nimrod Baptist Church. Burial will be in Nimrod Cemetery by Harris Funeral Service of Morrilton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/24/1980)


Bryant, Euna O.

Mrs. Euna O. Bryant, of Plainview died Saturday, November 22, 1980. She was a member of Plainview United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, L. F. Bryant; a daughter, Mrs. Marvin Vaughter of Little Rock; four sisters, Mrs. Inez Edwards of Nimrod, Mrs. Bernice Newman of Little Rock, Mrs. Iris Koon of Ferndale and Mrs. Jean Bridges of Sacramento, Calif. and two grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Nimrod Baptist Church. Burial will be in Nimrod Cemetery by Harris Funeral Service of Morrilton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 11-26-1980)


Bryant, Euna. O.

PLAINVIEW - Mrs. Euna. O. Bryant, age 69, wife of L. F. Bryant, died November 22, 1980. She was a member of Plainview United Methodist Church.

Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Marvin Vaughter, Little Rock. four sisters, Mrs. Inez Edwards, Nimrod, Mrs. Bernice Newman, Little Rock, Mrs. Iris Koon, Ferndale, and Mrs. Jean Bridges, Sacramento, Calif.; and two grandchildren.

The funeral was at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Nimrod Baptist Church. Burial was at Nimrod Cemetery (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/26/80)


Bryant, Gilbert C.

Mr. Gilbert C. Bryant, age 85, of Danville, AR died Friday, March 24, 1995 at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church, retired from the U. S. Forestry Service. He was born December 24, 1909 in Yell County to the late Monroe and Rena Green Bryant.

Survivors include one son, Tommy Bryant of Abingdon, VA; one brother, Edward Bryant of Plain-view, AR; two grandsons and one great-granddaughter; also included several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were March 27 at the New Bethel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 3-29-1995)


Bryant, Lindsey Lee

Lindsey Lee Bryant, age 73, of Benton, AR died Wednesday, July 25, 2007. He was born June 19, 1934 in Centerville, AR to the late Thomas Benton Bryant and Mabel Harkey. He was a retired Little Rock Fireman, a U. S. Air Force veteran, and was of the Church of Christ faith.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mabel Kimbell and Betty Blank, brother-in-law, Joe Howard, half-brother, Claudis Bryant, and great granddaughter, Aspen Bryant.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Bryant of Benton; two daughters, Rhonda Bryant of Bryant and Anita Engelmohr of Benton; two grandsons, Brandon Bryant and Hayden Engelmohr; one great granddaughter, Aliyah Bryant; one sister, Doris Howard of California; one brother, Doyle Bryant of California, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral service was July 28, 2007 in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home, with Bro. Jerry Hood officiating. Interment was in Havana Cemetery in Havana, AR. Pallbearers were Chris Isom, Rick Holloway, James Reed, Jesse Randies, Bruce Smith, and Mike Engelmohr. Honorary Pallbearers were Carroll Ray Burrows, R. C. Burrows, Forrest Hood, Irvin Nix, and Bob Holliday. In lieu of flowers memorials contributions may be made to any Arvest Bank location. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 1, 2007)


Bryant, Marvin Lee

Marvin Lee Bryant, age 60 of Kingston, AR passed away Wednesday, March 5, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born October 16, 1939 in Kingston, son of the late C. E. and Maggie White Bryant. He was a farmer and a Baptist.

Survivors include two brothers and sisters-in-law Jim and Ann Bryant of Kingston; Carroll Lee and Pauline Bryant of Batesville; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Virginia Bryant of Ola, Thelma and Ron Wrisinger of Jasper, Mammie and Clarence Crites of Dover and Jean and Leroy Phillips of Dover and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was held March 8, 1997 at the New Bethel Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 1997)


Bryant, Millard (Jack)

Mr. Millard (Jack) Bryant, age 68, of Rt. 1 Ola, AR, died Friday, December 23rd at his home. He was a retired farmer, WWII veteran and a member of the Free Will Baptist church.

Mr. Bryant is survived by four brothers Opal Bryant of Plainview, AR, Gilbert Bryant of Ola, AR, Cleo E. Bryant of Tulsa, OK, and Edward T. Bryant of Rt. 1, Ola, AR; three nephews and one niece.

Funeral services were at 2 p. m. Monday, December 26th, at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with burial in New Bethel Cemetery. Casket bearers were Buddy Crites, Roy Eden, Roy Hunnicutt, Jean Robinson, John Green and Stanley Noon. Services were by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 12-28-1983)


Bryant, Opal Cleveland

OLA - Opal Cleveland Bryant, age 69, of Ola, died Thursday, April 10, 1986 at the Yell County Hospital at Danville. He was a native of Rover and the son of the late William and Lou Green Bryant. He was a retired farmer and a veteran of World War II.

Survivors include one son, Ricky Bryant of Ola; three brothers, Ed and Gilbert Bryant, both of Ola, and Cleo Bryant of Tulsa, Okla. two stepsons, Tommy Woods and Jimmy Woods, both of California; two stepdaughters, Anita Ball of California and Margie Patton of Oklahoma, and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Monday, April 14, at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist near Ola by Silver Gangola. Burial will be at the Rover Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Bryant, Opal Cleveland

Opal Cleveland Bryant, age 69, of Ola died Thursday at the Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a native of Rover, son of the late William Monroe Bryant and Lou Rena Green Bryant. He was a retired farmer and Veteran of World War II.

Survivors include one son, Ricky Bryant of Rt. l, Ola, three brothers, Ed Bryant of Ola, Cleo Bryant of Tulsa, Okla. and Gilbert Bryant of Ola, two stepsons, Tommy Woods and Jimmy Woods both of California; two stepdaughters, Aneta Bell of Los Angeles, CA and Margie Patton of Okla. also two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 14 at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Silver Gangola, officiating. Interment was in the Rover Cemetery of Rover. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 4-16-1986)


Bryant, Thelma

Mother Fatally Injured Trying To Save Boy - Mrs. Thelma Bryant, 23, wife of Jackson Garland Bryant of Plainview died February 21, 1952 at a Pine Bluff hospital at 9:30 p. m. from injuries sustained one hour earlier in an effort to save her child from injury. State Patrolman Files said Bryant was driving about 25 miles per hour four miles south of Grady when the couple's four year old son, Billy Ed Bryant, fell from the car. The mother leaped after him and struck the pavement head first. The boy was bruised slightly.

Other survivors include another son, Jackson Bryant Jr. a daughter, Betty Sue Bryant, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Grady of England; five sisters, Annie Mae, Chariene, Linda, Mary Catherine and Charlotte Grady, all of England and two brothers, Thomas and John Grady, of England. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 28, 1952)


Bryant, Vernell

Vernell Bryant, age 67 of Gilkey, died Sunday, January 1, 2006 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. She was born in Kingston on April 18, 1938 to the late Vernon and Mary Elizabeth Crabill Forrest. She retired after many years of service in nursing and dietary at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

Survivors are her husband, Edward Bryant; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Barbara Bryant of Dardanelle; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Jim King of Gilkey; 5 grandchildren, Joshua Bryant of Danville, Jessica Bryant of Ola, James, William and Cassie King of Gilkey; 4 great grandchildren, Tristian and Kennedy Bryant of Danville, Trista and Emyle Vines of Ola.

Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 at New Bethel Cemetery at 10:00 a. m. with Rev. J. A. Hunnicutt officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 4, 2006)


Bryant, William Monroe

William Monroe Bryant, Rt. 1 Ola (Gilkey) son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bryant, was born in Alabama November 1, 1882, and died in the Danville hospital May 23 at the age of 68.

He was married to Miss Rena Green September 7, 1907. To this union was born 10 children, seven of whom are living. In addition to his widow, survivors include seven sons, Gilbert of Plainview, Opal of Rover, Hubert of Rt. 1, Ola, Cleo, with the Army of Occupation in Japan, Edward of Camp Chaffee, and Millard and Olen of the home; two grand children; three brothers, C. E. Bryant of Plainview, Grover Bryant of Missouri and Jody Bryant of Texas.

Burial was in New Bethel Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, May 31, 1951)


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