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Brokaw, Jewel May Nevills

Jewell May Brokaw, 90, of Marysville died Oct. 19, 2004, at her residence. Born in Ola, Yell County, Ark., she was a Yuba-Sutter resident for two years. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Dale Nevills of Washington; a stepdaughter, Leavette Baglin of Orosi; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Mack Nevills and Orville Brokaw; and a daughter, Alvalene Royer.

Services: Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Truth Tabernacle, 5206 Tulip Road, Olivehurst. A service is scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, also at the church, with the Rev. Tim Bledsoe officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Scheer Memorial Chapel, Oroville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,)

Bromley, Sybil V "Cricket"

Sybil V "Cricket" Bromley, age 89, died Sunday, February 8, 2009.

Graveside service will be Thursday, February 12, 2 p. m. at Needmore Cemetery with Brian Rose officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 11 from 5 to 7 p. m. at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 2009)


Bromley, Sybil V. "Cricket"

Sybil V. "Cricket" Bromley, age 89 of Casa, died Sunday, February 8, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born May 13, 1919 to the late Lonnie and Bertha Merritt McVay. She attended the Casa Assembly of God Church. She was the retired owner and operator of Champlain Gas Stations in Casa, Morrilton, Rover, Dardanelle and Danville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry C. "Hank" Bromley; a brother, Hershel McVay; and nephew, Darrell Robertson.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia and Joe Gills of Rocky Gap, Virginia; sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Jolly Robertson of Oppello; granddaughter, Krishelle Teague of Russellville; two great-grandchildren; four nieces, and several great-nephews and great-nieces.

Graveside services will be Thursday, 2:00 p. m. Needmore Cemetery with Brian Rose officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, 5-7 p. m. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 18, 2009)


Brooks, Carol (Benroff)

Carol Brooks, 81, of Russellville, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Ft. Smith. She was born August 5, 1935, in Washington, PA to Herbert Losh and Bernice Benroff.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Joe Brooks.

She is survived by her son, Gary Craig of Russellville.

There will be a private graveside service at a later date. Burial is in North New Hope Cemetery, Dover, under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 5, 2016)

Brooks, Cole Dwight

Cole Dwight Brooks, infant son of Jonathan and Claudia Rogers Brooks of Dover, AR died Sunday, July 13, 2003 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Savannah Elaine Brooks.

Survivors other than his parents are grandparents, Gary and Ellisa Hougnton of Dover, Billy and Elsa Rogers of Dardanelle, AR and great grandparents, Ronnie and Carolyn McNabb of Lamar.

Graveside service was Tuesday at Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 16, 2003)


Brooks, Willie Dee

Funeral services were held April 19 in Wewoka, Okla, for Willie Dee Brooks, 79, who died April 18 in a Wewoka hospital. He was born near Danville and was a retired painter and song writer. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Flerdy Brooks; two daughters, Mrs. Vernie Houch of Wewoka and Mrs. Hazel Smith of Long Beach. Calif. a son, Herbert Brooks of Wewoka; a sister Mrs. Ada Tippin of Wewoka; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, April 28, 1960)


Brothers, Audie L.

Audie L. Brothers of Benton died Friday, May 31, 1996. He was 74. He was a retired furniture builder.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Louise Brothers; three daughters, Audrey Wells Raney and Tammy Lavallee of Benton and Brenda Wallace of North Little Rock; his mother, Roxie James of Fort Smith; five brothers, Vernon Brothers and Willie Clinton Brothers of Benton, Charles Brothers of Waldron, Bud Brothers of Fort Smith and Claudie Brothers of Nola; three sisters, Tressie Reed of Little Rock, Shirley Jameson of Fort Smith and Betty Smith of Story; and seven grandchildren.

A graveside service was held today at Pinecrest Memorial Park. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 5/31/1996)


Brothers, Billy Wayne

Billy Wayne Brothers, age 58, of Waldron, AR. died Thursday January 28, 1999 in a Fort Smith Hospital. He attended Waldron Assembly Of God Church where he gave his life to the Lord Saturday, January 23, 1999 and was a constable.

He is survived by his wife, Marie of the home; three daughters, Sheila Baker of Meridian, TX, Wendy Bryant of Mansfield, AR. and Sheryl Corn of Walters, OK; one son, Kevin Brothers of Waldron, AR; his mother, Ruby Null of Waldron, AR; four step-sons, Chad Nason of Waldron, AR. Gary and Steven Nason both of Russellville, AR. and Rick Landry of Van Buren, AR; 17 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was February 1 at the Waldron Assembly of God Church with burial at Monroe Cemetery in Harvey, AR. Memorial contributions may be made to Billy Wayne Brothers Memorial Fund, CO Marie Brothers, PO Box 221, Waldron, AR. 72958. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 3, 1999)


Brothers, Claudie

Claudie Brothers, age 73, of Harvey, AR died Thursday, April 8, 1999 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was a timber worker and a member of the Harvey Assembly of God Church.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Brothers of the home; two sons, Edward Lynn Brothers of Dardanelle, AR and Floyd Alan Brothers of Harvey, AR; two daughters-in-law, Cindy Brothers of Harvey, AR and Beverly Brothers of Dardanelle, AR; three sisters, Tressie Reed of Little Rock, AR, Shirley Jameson of Fort Smith, AT and Betty Smith of Story, AR; four brothers, Vernon Brothers of Benton, AR, Willie Brothers of Benton, AR, Charles Brothers of Waldron, AR and Buddy Brothers of Roland, OK; three grandchildren, Chandra LaNell Brothers of Dardanelle, AR, Chantal Brothers and Mikaela Gayle Brothers both of Harvey, AR; also several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was April 12, 1999 at the Harvey Assembly of God Church with burial at Parks Cemetery in Nola, AR under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 14, 1999)


Brothers, Junior Lamar

Junior Lamar Brothers, age 71, of Ola, AR died Thursday, May 16, 2002 at his home in Ola. He was born August 5, 1930 in Waldron, AR to the late Lee and Ollie Vaughn Brothers. He was a logger and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Plainview.

He was preceded in death by sister, Iva Cagle; two great grandchildren, Brooklyn and Dalton Johnson.

Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Shirley Pottridge Brothers; three sons and daughters-in-law, Paul & Brenda Brothers and Gary Don & April Brothers all of Plainview, AR and Wayne & Cindy Brothers of Ola, AR; three daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy & Carl Hales of Rover, AR, Jo Ann Ken Stevens and Carolyn Terry Stewart all of Ola, AR; a brother, Alfred Brothers of Bates, AR; three sisters, Beulah Ellis of Rover, AR, Lula Caggle of Bates and Annie Hoover of Heavner, OK; 16 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Service was Monday, May 20, 2002 at the First Assembly of God Church in Plainview with Johnny Hopgood officiating. Interment was in New Bethel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 22, 2002)


Brothers, Roxie Lenora

Roxie Lenora Brothers, age 94 died Saturday, August 1, 1998 in Sparks Hospital at Fort Smith, AR. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Jesse and Ellen (Bottoms) James. The past 10 years she had lived in the home of her youngest daughter, Shirley Jameson and children in Fort Smith. She lived in Yell County most of her life and was a farmer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Brothers and four children.

She is survived by three daughters, Tressie Reed and husband, John of Little Rock; Betty Smith and husband, Royal of Story; Shirley Jameson and husband, Buford of Ft. Smith; five sons, Claudie Brothers and wife Alice of Nola, AR; Charles Brothers and wife, Joyce of Waldron; Vernon Brothers and wife Mary Ellen of Benton; Willie "Bo" Brothers of Benton; Buddie Brothers and wife Sue of Muldrow, OK; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service was August 18th at the Martin Funeral Chapel in Waldron with Chaplin Kathy Tisher officiating. Burial was in the Mount Moriah Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 2, 1998)


Brothers, Vernon J.

Vernon J. Brothers, 79, of Benton died Saturday, December 13, 2008. He was born August 13, 1929, in Waltreak to Elmer and Roxie James Brothers. Mr. Brothers a retired upholsterer with Jones Furniture Co. in Benton after 29 1/ 2 years, an Army veteran and a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Audie, Claudie and Willie Brothers, and a sister, Betty Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Brothers; a son, J. D. Brothers of Benton; a daughter, Joyce Brothers of Benton; two brothers, Charles Brothers of Waldron and Buddy Brothers of Oklahoma; two sisters, Tressie Reed of Little Rock and Shirley Jameson of Fort Smith; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bluffton Cemetery in Yell County with the Rev. Curtis Kyle officiating. Pallbearers are Jay Brothers, Jerad Brothers, Charles Rhoades, Harrison Rhoades, Wayne Rhoades and Jimmy Rhoades. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ashby Funeral Home in Benton. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Benton Courier Newspaper, Benton, Arkansas, Obituary was published on December 15, 2008)

Brothers, Vernon J.

Vernon J. Brothers, 79, of Benton died Saturday, December 13, 2008. He was born August 13, 1929, in Waltreak to Elmer and Roxie James Brothers. Mr. Brothers a retired upholsterer with Jones Furniture Co. in Benton after 29 1/2 years, an Army veteran and a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Audie, Claudie and Willie Brothers, and a sister, Betty Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Brothers; a son, J.D. Brothers of Benton; a daughter, Joyce Brothers of Benton; two brothers, Charles Brothers of Waldron and Buddy Brothers of Oklahoma; two sisters, Tressie Reed of Little Rock and Shirley Jameson of Fort Smith; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bluffton Cemetery in Yell County with the Rev. Curtis Kyle officiating. Pallbearers are Jay Brothers, Jerad Brothers, Charles Rhoades, Harrison Rhoades, Wayne Rhoades and Jimmy Rhoades. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ashby Funeral Home in Benton. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Benton Courier Newspaper, Benton, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 15, 2008)

Brothers, Willie Clinton "Bo"

Mr. Willie Clinton "Bo" Brothers, age 57, of Haskell-Benton died Saturday, January 15, 2000. He was born on September 22, 1942 in Gravelly, AR in Yell County. Mr. Brothers was employed at Arkansas Face and Veneer Co. in Benton for 38 years and was a member of the Church of Christ.

He is survived by two sons, Steve Brothers of Tull-Benton and Robert Wade Brothers of North Little Rock; one daughter, Regina Michelle Whiterford of Dekalb Junction, New York; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Vernon and Mary Brothers of Benton, AR; Buddy and Sue Brothers of Oklahoma and Charles and Judy Brothers of Waldron, AR; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Tressie and John Reed of Little Rock, AR, Betty and Royal Smith of Story, AR and Shirley Jameson of Fort Smith, AR; and four grandchildren.

Services were held at 1:00 p. m. Friday, January 21 at the Ashby Funeral Home Chapel in Benton with a 1:00 p. m. Saturday graveside service at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Waldron, AR. Ministers were Hascel Coop, Tim Davis. Pallbearers were Larry Hubbard, Jessie Hill, Larry Marshall, Tom Syder, Archie Harbison, Ollie Allen, Warren Jackson and Yogi Fisher. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: The Waldron News, Waldron, Arkansas, 1/26/2000)


Brown, Alice Eaves (Thomas) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Alice Eaves Brown, aged 61, of Belleville died Wednesday. She was the wife of Calvin H. Brown and a Baptist.

Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. James Taylor of Russellville; three brothers, Jeff Thomas of West Helena, Douglas and Will Thomas of Mississippi; three sisters, Mrs. Lucille Simms and Mrs. Maude Brown of West Helena and Mrs. Kate Haynes of Oregon; and four grandchildren.

Funeral was August 27 at the Belleville Baptist church and burial. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug or Sept 1965)

Brown, Alice Eaves (Thomas) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Alice Eaves Brown, aged 61, of Belleville died Wednesday. She was the wife of Calvin H. Brown and a Baptist.

Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. James Taylor of Russellville; three brothers, Jeff Thomas of West Helena, Douglas and Will Thomas of Mississippi; three sisters, Mrs. Lucille Simms and Mrs. Maude Brown of West Helena and Mrs. Kate Haynes of Oregon; and four grandchildren.

Funeral was August 27 at the Belleville Baptist church and burial. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug or Sept 1965)

Brown, Ben Kenneth

Ben Kenneth Brown, age 83, of Danville passed away Monday, Jun 6, 2016, at Mitchells Nursing Home.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016, at Danville Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Moores Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 8, 2016)

Brown, Ben Kenneth

Ben Kenneth Brown, age 82, of Danville passed away Monday, June 6, 2016, at Mitchells Nursing Home. He was born April 19, 1934, in Hot Springs, Arkansas to the late Andy & Janice Morris Brown. He was a member of the Hot Springs Police Department, he then joined the Arkansas State Police in 1962, retiring after 25 years. He retired as sergeant from Troop J. He was a member of the Arkansas National Guard and of the Methodist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Ben Kirk Brown; brothers, Jack Brown, Donald Brown, Gerald Brown, Carlton Brown; a baby sister who died as an infant; and sister-in-law, Nell Brown.

Survivors include his wife, Dean Inman Brown and children, Lori and Teddy Walker; Lisa & Eddie Knight, Steven Wright; grandchildren, Lattie, Matt, Rachel, David, Kelsey, Joe, Steven, Lucas, Joey, and Charity; great-granddaughters, Averie, Riley, Allie, Kinley and Kate; sisters-in-law, Pat Brown and Ramona Brown; and many nieces & nephews.

Funeral service was held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Danville Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Burial was at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers included Steven Wright, Matt Knight, Eddie Knight, Joey Richardson, Davy Inman, Ike Inman, and Zach Inman. Honorary pallbearers included the Arkansas State Police and all of his caregivers. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 15, 2016)

Brown, Ben T.

Ben T. Brown, age 51, of Ola, died unexpectedly Tuesday at his home.

Survivors include his wife; four brothers, Claud of Dardanelle, George of Centerville, Steve of Belleville and Lester Brown of Kansas City, Mo; and a sister, Mrs. Bud McCurry of Peach Orchard, Mo.

Services were held at 2 p. m. Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church by Rev. Gus Davis of Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 20, 1950)


Brown, Benny Lloyd

Benny Lloyd Brown, age 71 of Ola, died Thursday, September 24, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born October 16, 1937 in Marvell, Phillips County, to the late Otis C. and Lela Mae Smith Brown. He was a retired farm worker and a member of Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James Curtis and Earl Brown; sisters, Hazel Wooten, Agnes Bryant and Maxine Brown; nephews, Billy Bryant, Gerald Wooten; niece, Debbie Kuehl.

Survivors include eight nephews, seven nieces and host of family and friends.

Memorial Service will be at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena October 10, 2009 at 11 a. m. Cremation arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 30, 2009)


Brown, Bettye

Mrs. Bettye Brown, age 51, of Dover died Wednesday, June 4, 1986 at Dardanelle Hospital. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include her husband, Dub Brown; two sons, Bill and David Brown of Dover; two daughters, Donna Shuffield of Dover and Mary Robberson of Dardanelle; two brothers, Jess Boyd of Danville and Jim Boyd of Dover; three sisters; Tressie Sanders of Dover, Jeunita Dee of Orosi, Calif, and Joyce Oliger of Springfield, and six grandchildren.

Funeral was Saturday at Pleasant Grove Assembly of God Church. Burial was in Pollard Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Brown, Billy Gene

Billy Gene Brown, 48, of Belleville died Sunday, February 4, 2007, at his home. He was born November 16, 1958, in Danville. He had worked for Superior Graphite and was an Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Michelle Brown; step father, Don Miller and nephews Daniel and Brandon Briggs.

Survivors include his wife Vella Jean Brown; parents, William Bill Brown of Chickasha, OK and Stella Miller of Belleville; son Matthew Brown of Pace, FL; step daughters Amy Miller of Warsaw, MO and Kristina Longan of Belleville; sisters and brothers-in-law Linda and David Biggs of Barling and Teri and Ricky Kildow of Van Buren; a granddaughter and five step grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, February 8, 2007, at 2 p. m. at Shott Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Smith officiating. Military honors by Boyce Woods, VFW Post 3141. Pallbearers will be Bobby Nelms, Keith Smith, Troyce Bird, Ricky Kildow, David Biggs and Cleatus Nelms. Honorary pallbearers are Doyle Nelms and Dow Nelms. Visitation will be today, February 7, 2007, from 2 to 4 p. m. at Cornwell Funeral Home m Danville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 7, 2007)


Brown, Brydette Carpenter

Funeral services for Brydette Carpenter Brown, age 80, of Mansfield who died September 16, 1986 in a Forest Hill nursing home, were held September 18 in the Blessing Chapel with interment following in Rendon Cemetery. Rev. Sam Rowlett of the Central Baptist Church officiated.

She was born January 14, 1906 in Sallisaw, OK, the daughter of Willis and Ola Watson Carpenter. She was a member of the Blum Baptist Church and a retired nurse.

Survivors include two daughters Faye Key of Mansfield and Betty Knight of Fort Worth, TX. One brother, Bennette Carpenter of Fort Worth; four sisters, Edna Brinkley of Mansfield, Mamie Summit of Sheridan, AR, Lois Baxter of Little Rock and Tryline Choate of Dardanelle, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Chester Hudson, R. L. Anderson, Denis Key, Bud Goodson, Mike Shaw and Bill Johnston. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Brown, Brydette Carpenter

Funeral services for Brydette Carpenter Brown, age 80, of Mansfield who died September 16, 1986 in a Forest Hill nursing home, were held Sept. 18 in the Blessing Chapel with interment following in Rendon Cemetery. Rev. Sam Rowlett of the Central Baptist Church officiated.

She was born Jan. 14, 1906 in Sallisaw, OK, the daughter of Willis and Ola Watson Carpenter. She was a member of the Blum Baptist Church and a retired nurse.

Survivors include two daughters Faye Key of Mansfield and Betty Knight of Fort Worth, TX. One brother, Bennette Carpenter of Fort Worth; four sisters, Edna Brinkley of Mansfield, Mamie Summit of Sheridan, AR, Lois Baxter of Little Rock and Tryline Choate of Dardanelle, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Chester Hudson, R. L. Anderson, Denis Key, Bud Goodson, Mike Shaw and Bill Johnston. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 9/6/1986)


Brown, Bryon Floyd "Jack"

Bryon Floyd "Jack" Brown, of Plainview, AR, died Thursday, April 1, 1999 at his home. He was born 84 years ago in Magazine, AR on September 3, 1914. He was a retired Mt. Pine Sawmill worker.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by four sons, William Brown of Little Rock, AR, Robert Brown of New Mexico, Delbert Brown of Oklahoma and Myron Brown of Mt. Pine; one daughter, Irene Andrey of Mt. Pine; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral service was April 5th at the Plainview First Baptist Church with the Rev. Monroe Hunt officiating. Interment was in the Salem Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were John Hall, Bryan Hall, Paul May, Bobby Solley, Jeff Highfill and Doug Forrest. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 7, 1999)


Brown, C. A,

BATESVILLE - C. A, Brown, age 76, of Batesville died of Injuries Wednesday in a local hospital, shortly after he was struck by an automobile on state Highway 69 in the southeast part of, the city. City police said he was attempting to cross the highway to mail a letter in a rural mail box. Driver of the automobile was Miss Connie Barber of near Sulphur Rock (Independence County), who was going to work, police said Brown was knock about 120 feet by the impact, and the car skidded off the highway and fell into a ditch. Miss Barber was not injured, according to officers.

Survivors of Brown include his widow, Mrs. Laura Brown; four sons and one daughter. Funeral arrangements are by Crouch Funeral Home.

BATESVILLE Funeral for C. A. Brown, age 76, of Batesville, who died Wednesday of injuries suffered earlier that day when struck by a car near his home, was today with arrangements by Crouch Funeral Home. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Laura Brown; three sons, Rev. L. E. Brown of Moorefield, Gerald Brown of Batesville and Hugh Brown of Little Rock; four daughters, Mrs. Jen James and Mrs. Merle Thomas, of Sacramento, Calif. Mrs. Ora Marie Shaw of Union Hill and Mrs. Pearl Boswell of Floral; two sisters, Mrs. Matt Ramsey of Chowchilla, Calif. and Mrs. Cora Gay of Floral; 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 4/3/1968)


Brown, C. Ross

Ft. Smith Man Killed On Highway 10 - C. Ross Brown of Ft. Smith was killed yesterday about 5:30 p. m. when his car left the left hand side, of the road and overturned three times about one mile east of the town of Blue Mountain on Highway 10. He had been on a fishing trip when the accident happened, according to State Patrolman Bud Blythe, who investigated. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 21, 1955)


Brown, Charles "Charlie"

Charles "Charlie" Brown age 93 of Dardanelle died Thursday, February 23, 2006 at Dardanelle Hospital. He was born July 8, 1912 at Scranton to the late Allan H. and Martha Katherine Woods Brown.

He is preceded in death by a son, Donnie Brown and a grandson, Seth Miller.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Elizabeth Brown of Dardanelle; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Karen Brown of California; five daughters and four sons-in-law, Arlene and Charles Standridge of Dardanelle, Darlene and Mark Meyers of Russellville, Marlene and J. M. Graves, Jr. of Delaware, Ann Anderson of Oregon, Betty Holstein of OK; sixteen grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, February 27, 2006 at Faith Church with Rev. David Jay officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were sons-in-law and grandsons and friends. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 1, 2006)


Brown, Charles Hugh

Charles Hugh Brown, age 75 of Alexander, died Monday, July 28, 2008, in Little Rock. He was born January 18, 1933 in Floral, Arkansas to the late Charles and Laura (Pitts) Brown. Mr. Brown was a member of Hurricane Lake Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by parents; brothers, Rev. Earnest Brown and Gerald Brown; two sisters, Pearl Boswell and Jean Amescue.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Annie (Anderson) Brown of Alexander; two sons, Tom and Sally Brown and Steven Pete Brown, both of Benton; two grandchildren; sisters, Ona Shaw of Salado, Arkansas and Muriel Thomas of Sacramento, California and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were conducted on July 30, 2008, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Martin and Pastor John Casey officiating. Interment followed in Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hurricane Lake Baptist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 13, 2008)


Brown, Claud

Claud Brown, age 98, of Dardanelle died today at Mitchell Nursing Home at Danville. He was a retired machine shop operator, a native of Centerville, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Brown and was a member of First Baptist Church at Dardanelle.

Survivors include two sons, Tom and Orville Lee Brown of Dardanelle; two daughters, Mrs. Virgie Jordan and Mrs. Lela Hudlow of Dardanelle; a half-brother, Lester Brown of Harrison; a sister, Mrs. Bird McCurry of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; four grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 3:30 p. m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 12/30/1980)


Brown, Claudia C. (Cook)

Claudia C. Brown, 79, passed away October 15, 1997, in Baptist Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born June 12, 1918 in Yell Co. AR to Virgil & Addie (Gandy) Cook. She was married to Taylor Brown April 17, 1937, in Centerville AR. They moved to Oklahoma City that year, where they lived the rest of their lives. She retired from Sears with 22 years service. She was member of the N. Penn Church of Christ for 33 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Taylor.

She is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Bob & Debbie Brown of OKC; a daughter & son-in-law, Betty & Jim Fly of Tahlequah, OK; brothers & sisters, Floyd Cook of AR, Jim Cook of OKC, Ann Sasser of CO & Ruby Scott of AR; nine grand & thirteen great-grandchildren; a host of nephew s, nieces & friends and her "Friend Plus", Lee Worcester.

Funeral services will be held at the 31st & N. Penn Church of Christ at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 18, 1997. Gifts may be made to "In Search of the Lord's Way", Edmond, OK. CHAPEL HILL (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Daily Oklahoman Newspaper, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Obituary was published on Oct 17, 1997)

Brown, David Wayne

David Wayne Brown, age 68, of Dardanelle, Arkansas found eternal rest on October 5, 2016. He was born on January 20, 1948, to Berlin and Maxine Brown in El Paso, Texas. He enlisted as a Marine in 1966 and served in Vietnam and continued to live out the motto Semper Fidelis with all his loved ones. He married Joyce Clark on August 21, 1971, and together they raised an exceptional family. He served his community as a Boy Scout leader, former Commander and lifetime member of VFW Post 3141, and a member of the Marine Corps League. David was a born-again Christian and member of the Palmetto Church of Atkins, Arkansas. His legacy is love, gentleness and faithfulness.

He is preceded in death by his parents Berlin and Maxine Brown; his in-laws D.J. and Idell Clark; his grandson Micah Brown; a sister-in-law Billie Brown; and two brothers-in-law Frank Clark and Eugene Nichols.

He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce, of 45 years; one daughter, Amy (Henry) Alvarado of Bentonville, Arkansas; two sons - Jeffrey (Amy) of Nashville, Tennessee and Michael (Makayla) of Bentonville, Arkansas; eleven grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services were held on Saturday, October 8, at 2 pm at Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle, Arkansas. Interment was at Brearley Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation was Friday, October 7, 6-8 pm at Cornwell Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to The Gideons International at P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214 or Palmetto Church, 423 Cowboy Lane, Pottsville, AR 72858 Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 19, 2016)

Brown, David Wayne

David Wayne Brown, age 68, of Dardanelle, Arkansas found eternal rest on October 5, 2016. He was born on January 20, 1948, to Berlin and Maxine Brown in El Paso, Texas. He enlisted as a Marine in 1966 and served in Vietnam and continued to live out the motto Semper Fidelis with all his loved ones. He married the love of his life, Joyce Clark, on August 21, 1971, and together they raised an exceptional family. He served his community as a Boy Scout leader, former Commander and lifetime member of VFW Post 3141, and a member of the Marine Corps League. He worked at Ladish/Trinity in Russellville for over thirty years and was an avid golfer and hunter. David was a born-again Christian and member of the Palmetto Church of Atkins, Arkansas. His legacy is love, gentleness and faithfulness.

He is preceded in death by his parents Berlin and Maxine Brown; his in-laws D.J. and Idell Clark; his grandson Micah Brown; a sister-in-law Billie Brown; and two brothers-in-law Frank Clark and Eugene Nichols.

He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce, of 45 years; one daughter, Amy (Henry) Alvarado of Bentonville, Arkansas; two sons - Jeffrey (Amy) of Nashville, Tennessee and Michael (Makayla) of Bentonville, Arkansas; eleven grandchildren-McKenna, Dylan, Chase, Jenna, Lydia, Hudson, Rebekah, Emily Kate, Whitaker, Heath, and Heidi; three brothers - James Brown of Lubbock, Texas, Michael (Kay) Brown of Copperas Cove, Texas, and Raymond (Belinda) of Derby, Kansas; one sister Becky (Randy) Cordell of Fort Smith, Arkansas; three sisters-in-law -DeNann Littleton Clark of Dardanelle, Arkansas, Jackie Clark Nichols of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Jill Clark (Rob) McClure of Maumelle, Arkansas, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services were held on Saturday, October 8, at 2 pm at Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle, Arkansas. Interment was at Brearley Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation was Friday, October 7, 6-8 pm at Cornwell Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to The Gideons International at P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214 or Palmetto Church, 423 Cowboy Lane, Pottsville, AR 72858. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 12, 2016)

Brown, Dorothy "Elaine Alsup

Dorothy "Elaine Alsup Brown, 67, formerly of Plumerville passed away Sunday, January 6, 2008 at Cox Medical Center in Springfield, MO. She was born on January 9, 1940 to Elizabeth Summers and Richard Anderson in Somerville, TN. She was born into a large family with eight sisters and four brothers.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.

Elaine leaves behind many loving friends and family, including two sons, Tim Alsup and wife, Paula, of Decatur, Travis Alsup and wife, Liz, of Harrison; a daughter, Nancy Bennett and husband Farrell of Riverside, CA; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be graveside at Elmwood Cemetery in Morrilton from 1:00-2:00 on Wednesday, January 9 with the funeral immediately following at 2:00 with Dr. Bill Brown officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 9, 2008)


Brown, Dortha Reed

Dortha Reed Brown, age 84 of Plainview, AR died Tuesday, August 23, 2005, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born in Rover, AR on June 12, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Carroll Calloway and Minnie Orrell Gallion. She was a homemaker, and a mother. She was a member of the Plainview Baptist Church and a member of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Tom Reed and Leonard Brown and a son, T.J. Reed.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, L.J. and Jayne Reed of Mesa, AZ, Albert and Linda Reed of Bigelow, AR a brother, Milus Gallion of Star City, AR a sister, Bertha Glasscock of Conway, AR six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 25, 2005 at Plainview First Baptist Church with Reverend Monroe Hunt officiating. Burial was in Hope Cemetery, Harris Brake. Pallbearers were L.J. Reed, Albert Reed, Charlie Brown, Ray Cooksey, Joe Howard and Harold Blalock. Arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home. Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 31, 2005)


Brown, Dudley W.

Dudley W. Brown, Sr, age 79, of Petit Jean Mountain, died Saturday, April 19, 1986. He was a retired cattle rancher and the son of the late Sam Henry and Cora Addie Brown.

He is survived by his wife, Jimi Oliver Brown, one daughter Cora Jean Brenner of Houston, Texas, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 26, 1986, 2:00 p. m. at the Opelo Methodist Church. Services are in care of Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 4-23-1986)


Brown, Dudley W., Sr.

Dudley W. Brown, Sr, age 79, of Petit Jean Mountain, died Saturday, April 19, 1986. He was a retired cattle rancher and the son of the late Sam Henry and Cora Addie Brown.

He is survived by his wife, Jimi Oliver Brown, one daughter Cora Jean Brenner of Houston, Texas, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 26, 1986, 2:00 p. m. at the Opelo Methodist Church. Services are in care of Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Brown, Edgar

Former Russellville Editor Dies - Edgar Brown Sr. 58, former publisher of the Russellville Courier-Democrat, died Tuesday of last week from gunshot wounds, at a motel at Texarkana. Brown also had published the Stuttgart paper, and other papers in Southern Arkansas. He was negotiating for the Mt. Ida paper at the time of his death. Edgar Brown Jr., died while working with his parents at Russellville several years ago. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 4, 1961)

Brown, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Brown, age 87, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at St. Marys Regional Medical Center. She was born March 8, 1922 at Oklahoma to the late Luther and Mary Britton Reed. She has been a member of the Faith Church since its start 34 years ago.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charlie Brown; son, Donnie Brown; grandson, Seth Miller; son-in-law, Bill EPH Anderson.

Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law, Ann Anderson of Salem, OR, Betty Holstein of OK, Arlene and Charles Standridge of Dardanelle, Darlene and Mark Myers of Russellville and Marlene and J. M. Graves of Delaware, AR; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Karen Brown of CA; one sister, Catherine Stephens of Washington; 17 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

Memorial service was May 8 at Faith Church in Dardanelle with Bro. David Jay officiating. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 13, 2009)


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