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Burnett, Elmora C.

DARDANELLE - Elmora C. Burnett, age 78, of Dardanelle died at her home Monday night, February 9, 1987. She was a native of Gravelly, and the daughter of the late Robert and Annie Campbell Caviness. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Dardanelle.

Survivors include her husband, Fred C. Burnett of Dardanelle; a son, Fred Burnett Jr. of Miami, Fla.; two daughters, Georgianna Tatum of Pine Bluff and Betty Brown of Russellville; a sister, Helen Harris of Waldron, and three grandchildren, Sandy Nichols, Butch Tatum and Rebecca Brown.

Funeral will be at 3 p. m. Wednesday at the Dardanelle United Methodist Church by the Rev. Bonda Moyer. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery of Dardanelle by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers will be Bill Tatum, George Brown, George Nichols, Dick Geibe, Tommy Hunt, L. B. Merrick, Dr. Robert Thurby and Louis Ed Love III. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Burnett, Fannie I.

Fannie I. Burnett, age 82, of Mena, AR, formerly of Ola, AR, died Friday, June 2, 2000 at the Mena Medical Center. She was born October 16, 1917 in Blue Mountain, AR to the late William Brock and Julie Robertson Nunn. She was a retired cook and worked for many years at Mima's Cafe in Ola, AR.

She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Franklin Burnett and a great-grandson, Dylan Thompson.

She is survived by, one son, Carl Gene Burnett of Oklahoma City, OK; two daughters, Ruby May Hawks of Delaware, AR and Patricia Jewell of Vandervoort, AR; two sisters, Ruby Heflin of Magazine, AR and Juanita McDonald of Springdale, AR; 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services were June 6, 2000 at the First Baptist Church in Ola, AR with Rev. Rick Balentine officiating. Interment was in Sandlin Cemetery at Ola, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 7, 2000)


Burnett, Faye (Blaylock)

Faye Burnett, 86 of Amarillo passed away March 9, 2014.

Funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Second Baptist Church with Wayne Griffin officiating. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery by Memorial Park Funeral Home 6969 I-40 East. Faye was born March 18, 1927 in Waveland, Arkansas to Jessie Earl and Martha Ann Blaylock. She was raised in Arkansas. On June 11, 1943 she married Burl Burnett and they moved to Amarillo in 1955. Burl passed away March 24, 1985. Faye went to beauty school and was a beautician here in Amarillo for over 15 years. Her hobbies and interests included fishing, sewing and gardening. She was an excellent seamstress and her gardens were her joy. She grew flowers and also grew vegetables that eventually made their way to the dinner table. Faye was a hard worker and sacrificed a lot for her family. She taught her children to love the Lord, which was an integral part of her family values as a mother. Faye was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother who will be forever missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Burnett; her parents; 7 siblings and a grandchild.

Faye is survived by her sons, Jim Burnett and wife ElJuanda of Amarillo and Jack Wallace and wife Karen of Amarillo; daughters, Helen Phillips and husband Ronnie of Franklin, Texas and Barbara Hudson and husband Rex of Ovilla, Texas; 9 grandchildren, 17 great- grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; also by numerous nieces and nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 19, 2014)

Burnett, Faye (Blaylock)

Faye Burnett, 86, died Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Second Baptist Church with Wayne Griffin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 E. Interstate 40. Faye was born March 18, 1927, in Waveland, Ark., to Jessie Earl and Martha Ann Blaylock. She was raised in Arkansas. On June 11, 1943, she married Burl Burnett, and they moved to Amarillo in 1955. Burl passed away on March 24, 1985. Faye went to beauty school and was a beautician in Amarillo for more than 15 years. Her hobbies and interests included fishing, sewing and gardening. She was an excellent seamstress and her gardens were her joy. She grew flowers and also grew vegetables that eventually made their way to the dinner table. Faye was a hard worker and sacrificed a lot for her family. She taught her children to love the Lord, which was an integral part of her family values as a mother. Faye was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother who will be forever missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Burnett; her parents; seven siblings; and a grandchild.

Survivors include her sons, Jim Burnett and wife ElJuanda and Jack Wallace and wife Karen, all of Amarillo; her daughters, Helen Phillips and husband Ronnie of Franklin and Barbara Hudson and husband Rex of Ovilla; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Sign the online guest book at www.memorialparkamarillo.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texas, Obituary was published on March 11, 2014)

Burnett, Fred C.

Fred C. Burnett, age 92, of Dardanelle died Thursday at Dardanelle Nursing Center. Born May 19, 1910 in Dardanelle, he was the son of the late Fred Claybourn and Georgia Cale Burnett.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elmora Caviness Burnett. He retired as the Director of Dardanelle Federal Housing Project. He was a member of the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church and the Bright Star Masonic Lodge #213.

Survivors include daughters, Georgiana Tatum of Mt. Nebo, Betty Brown and husband, George of Russellville; a son, Fred Burnett, and his wife Dixie of Sedro Wooley, Washington; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, February 23, 2002 at the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Floyd Ervin officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home Dardanelle. Pallbearers were John Judkins, Tommy Hunt, Sr., Tommy Hunt, Jr., Charlie Hunt Jr., Scott Carter, Todd Carter. Honorary pallbearers were Senior Adult Sunday School Class. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 26, 2003)

Burnett, Fred C.

Fred C. Burnett, age 92, of Dardanelle died Thursday at Dardanelle Nursing Center. Born May 19, 1910 in Dardanelle, he was the son of the late Fred Claybourn and Georgia Cale Burnett.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elmora Caviness Burnett. He retired as the Director of Dardanelle Federal Housing Project. He was a member of the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church and the Bright Star Masonic Lodge 213.

Survivors include daughters, Georgiana Tatum of Mt. Nebo, Betty Brown and husband, George of Russellville; a son, Fred Burnett, and his wife Dixie of Sedro Wooley, Washington; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, February 23, 2002 at the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Floyd Ervin officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home Dardanelle. Pallbearers were John Judkins, Tommy Hunt, Sr. Tommy Hunt, Jr. Charlie Hunt Jr. Scott Carter, Todd Carter. Honorary pallbearers were Senior Adult Sunday School Class. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 26, 2003)


Burnett, Freda "Faye"

Freda "Faye" Burnett, age 48 of Briggsville, AR died Sunday, July 1, 2007 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville, AR. She was born September 3, 1958 in Danville to the late G. A. and Betty Spears Willis. She was a home health aide.

She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, Ike and Minnie Spears and brother-in-law, Bobby Burnett.

She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Carlos Burnett; a son, Kristopher Burnett of Plainview, AR; daughters and son-in-law, Kerri Burnett of Briggsville, AR and Carla and Bobby Holmes of Russellville, AR; brothers and sister-in-law, Goans Willis, Jr. and Larry and Carol Willis of Briggsville, AR; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sherry and James Short and Jennifer and Scott Howell all of Briggsville and Anita and Kevin Milligan of Rover, AR; sisters-in-law and spouses, Annette and Paul Moss of Plainview, AR, Betty and Jimmy Woodall of Waveland, AR and Shirley and Johnny Barnum of Searcy; eight grandchildren and" a host of family and friends.

Graveside service was July 3, 2007 at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Rev. Lacey Minnie officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Larry Willis, Jr. Jason Stewart, Ryan Milligan, Shawn Howell, Josh Ward, Kendal Phipps and Kaine Short. Honorary were Andy Phipps, David Baker, Charles "Chuckie" Short and Roy Treadwell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 11, 2007)


Burnett, Harold Edwin

Harold Edwin Burnett, age 66, formerly of Plainview, died May 2, 1987, in Sacramento, Calif. He was a self-employed truck driver for 30 years, the son of the late Bertha and Grace Ross Burnett, and was a member of the Riverbend Full Gospel Church, in Broderick, California.

Survivors include his wife, Vonda McCoy Burnett of West Sacramento, CA.; a son, Gordon Burnett, West Sacramento, CA.; a daughter, Connie Burnett, Spokane, Washington; and three grandchildren.

Graveside service was Friday, May 8, 1987, at 10:00 a. m. at Carter's Chapel Cemetery, Plainview, Ar. The Rev. Bill Wilhite officiated. Arrangements were by Humphrey Funeral Service Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 5/13/1987)


Burnett, Maudie Mae (Swinford)

Maudie Mae Burnett age 87 of Plainview passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Mitchell's Nursing Home. She was born August 4, 1924 in Tahlequah, OK. to the late Monroe & Ethel Mae Vaughn Swinford. She was a nurses aide and homemaker. She was a Christian and attended Plainview FreeWill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Burnett; son Bobby Burnett, son & daughter-in-law Carlos Ray & Faye Burnett; granddaughter Robin Alfaro; parents; brother James Swinford Jr; sisters Inez Reeves and Ruby Lee.

Survivors include daughters & son-in-laws, Annette & Paul Moss of Plainview; Shirley & Johnny Barnum of Clay; Betty Woodall of Conway; sister Lorene Smith of Fayetteville; 15 grandchildren and 34 great- grandchildren.

Funeral service was March 2, 2012 at Plainview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Moore officiating. Burial was at Union Hill Cemetery in Haletown. Pallbearers include Roy Treadwell, David Barnum, Joey Benefield, Josh Altom, Leroy Osborn and Kris Burnett. 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 Mar 7, 2012)

Burnett, Robert

PLAINVIEW Robert Burnett, age 62, died Sept. 25, 1980 at his home. He was a native of the Waltreak Community, a disabled veteran of World War II, and the son of the late Elige and Malissia Scroggins Burnett.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Maudie Swinford Burnett; two sons, Bobby Burnett, Albany, Texas, and Carlos Burnett, Plainview; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Gates, Dardanelle, Mrs. Shirley Barnum, Clay, Ark., and Mrs. Annette Moss; two brothers, Curtis Burnett, Russellville, and Lester Burnett, Hot Springs; three sisters, Mrs. Pauline Jones, New Castle, Del., Mrs. Wilma Woodall, Bismark, and Mrs. Wanda Turner, Oklahoma City; and 16 grandchildren.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at Cornwell Chapel with the Rev. Bennie Harmon and the Rev. Joe Kennedy officiating. Burial was at the Union Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas: 10-22-1980)


Burnett, Robert

PLAINVIEW - Robert Burnett, age 62, died September 25, 1980 at his home. He was a native of the Waltreak Community, a disabled veteran of World War II, and the son of the late Elige and Malissia Scroggins Burnett.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Maudie Swinford Burnett; two sons, Bobby Burnett, Albany, Texas, and Carlos Burnett, Plainview; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Gates, Dardanelle, Mrs. Shirley Barnum, Clay, Ark. and Mrs. Annette Moss; two brothers, Curtis Burnett, Russellville, and Lester Burnett, Hot Springs; three sisters, Mrs. Pauline Jones, New Castle, Del., Mrs. Wilma Woodall, Bismark, and Mrs. Wanda Turner, Oklahoma City; and 16 grandchildren.

The funeral was at 2 p. m. at Cornwell Chapel with the Rev Bennie Harmon and Rev. Joe Kennedy officiating. Bural was at the Union Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service, (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/22/1980)


Burnett, Robert

PLAINVIEW - Robert Burnett, age 62, died September 25, 1980 at his home. He was a native of the Waltreak Community, a disabled veteran of World War II, and the son of the late Elige and Malissia Scroggins Burnett.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Maudie Swinford Burnett; two sons, Bobby Burnett, Albany, Texas, and Carlos Burnett, Plainview; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Gates, Dardanelle, Mrs. Shirley Barnum, Clay, Ark. and Mrs. Annette Moss; two brothers, Curtis Burnett, Russellville, and Lester Burnett, Hot Springs; three sisters, Mrs. Pauline Jones, New Castle, Del., Mrs. Wilma Woodall, Bismark, and Mrs. Wanda Turner, Oklahoma City; and 16 grandchildren.

The funeral was at 2 p. m. at Cornwell Chapel with the Rev Bennie Harmon and Rev. Joe Kennedy officiating. Bural was at the Union Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service, (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas: 10-22-1980)


Burnett, Thomas Franklin

Ola Boy Killed As Speeding Car Overturns Nine Times - Tome Burnett, age 15, of Ola died of injuries received in a car wreck near Ola about midnight last Thursday, and Lester Burnett, 23, also of Ola, received critical injuries. Both were taken to a Russellville hospital, where the younger boy died about 5:45 p. m. Friday.

State Trooper Richard Powell, who investigated the accident said that Lester Burnett was driving the car, a 1955 Ford, and that they apparently were racing with another car. The car overturned on a curve about three miles east of Ola on Highway 10 and Powell said that it turned over at least 9 times and rolled and skidded 475 feet after leaving the highway. The boys were apparently thrown out as the car made its last flip and were about 25 feet from where the car stopped. They were taken to the hospital in a Cornwell ambulance from Danville.

Thomas Franklin Burnett was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Burnett, Ola.

Survivors other than his parents are two sisters, Patricia Burnett of the Home and Mrs. Ruby Mae Hawk of Ola; one brother, Carl Burnett of Ola; grandmother, Mrs. Ida Burnett, Ola; grandfather, W. B. Nunn of Blue Mountain; five uncles and seven aunts. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD - Originally published on Thursday, March 19, 1959)


Burnett, Vonda B.

Vonda B. Burnett of West Sacramento, Calif. born September 14, 1918, passed away Friday, October 17, 2008, at Riverbend Nursing Center in West Sacramento, Calif. Vonda was a housewife, married to Harold for 47 years before his death. Vonda is preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Eva McCoy; brothers, Justin, Percy and Joe McCoy; husband, Harold Burnett; and son, Edwin Lowell Burnett.

Survivors include two sons, Connie Burnett and wife Anita, of Spokane, Wash. Gordon Burnett and wife Bonnie of West Sacramento, Calif. one sister, Emma Braiser of King City, Calif. three brothers, Clyde McCoy of Russellville, and Dale and Don McCoy, both of Birta; sister-in-law, Leon McCoy of Ft. Smith; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Vonda was laid to rest in a graveside service at Carter Cove Cemetery in Plainview on October 24, 2008. Arrangements by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 12, 2008)


Burnham, Cheryl Jean Lee

Cheryl Jean Lee Burnham, age 47, of Delaware died Sunday, August 8, 2004. She was born January 28, 1957, in Little Rock, AR. She was a member of the Crest View Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Denton Ray Lee, and her grandparents.

Survivors include her husband of 27 years, George Burnham of Delaware; two sons, George Burnham, Jr. of Atkins, Phillip Burnham of Delaware; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Daniel Wainwright of Downsville, LA, Allison and Jeremy Rhodes of Delaware; mother, Shirley Ann Lee of Delaware; a brother, Eric Denton Lee of Delaware; three sisters, Twla Susie Lensing of Fort Smith, Paula Vinson of London, Ellen Lee Spivey of Delaware; three grandchildren, Charles Mitchell Wainwright of Downsville, LA, Nadia LaRae Burnham of Dover, Haylee Alexa Rhodes of Delaware.

Funeral service was held on August 12, 2004 at the Delaware First Baptist Church with the Rev. Elton Thomas, Rev. Wiley Jones and Rev. Gary Thomas officiating. Internment was at the Graves Cemetery at Delaware. Pallbearers were Marc Campbell, Oscar Brody, Zach Taylor, David Burnham, Pat Schmitz and Murphy Roulston. Honorary Pallbearers were Fred Blazer, Alton Holt, John Vinson, Brent Borden, Corey Lee and Denny Lee. Arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 18, 2004)


Burnham, Mamie Lea (Wright)

Mamie Lea Burnham, age 98, of Danville passed away Friday, June 1, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born June 11, 1914 in Magazine, AR to the late James Author & Carolina Tennessee Thompson Wright. She was a homemaker and a member of the Danville First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold W. Burnham; brothers, Maynard, Afton, Jimmie & Vadon Wright; sisters, Belle Elkins, Izetta Erp, Carrie McCrary and Edna Mikles.

Survivors include step-son & daughter-in-law, Bob and Sandy Burnham of Danville; step- daughter, Janelle Dixon of Fort Smith; grandchildren, Robert Burnham of Fort Smith, Brock Burnham & Samantha Flick of Danville, Chris & Heather Dixon of Texas, Kyle & Tiffany Dixon of Texas and Kim & Jeff Barnstead of Havana; great- grandchildren, Trey Johnson, Jenna Johnson, Alex Burnham, Cade Burnham, Lindsey Burnham, Hailey Burnham, Tenley Burnham, McKinley Dixon and Sailor Dixon.

Graveside service was June 4, 2012 at Earl Ladd Cemetery with Rev. Tom Sullinger officiating. Pallbearers are her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are her nephews. 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 Jun 6, 2012)

Burns, Edward Leroy

Edward Leroy Burns, aged 19, of Santa Clara, California died in Sunnydale, California, Saturday, June 23rd.

Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Opel Burns of Santa Clara; his grandmother, Mrs. Rosie Hall of Waltreak; and one aunt. Mrs. Dovie Millard of Granite City, Ill.

Funeral was Thursday at Waltreak Methodist Church by Rev. Doyle Millard. Burial was at Egypt Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 5, 1962)

Burns, Fred Clay

Fred Clay Burns was born September 15, 1943 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred C. Burns and Ida Helen Vice Burns of Danville, AR.

Mr. Burns was a graduate of Danville High School. He also attended the American High School in Manila, Philippines while his father was stationed there with the US Department of Agriculture. Following high school, he attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, served as president of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and graduated with a Degree in Banking and Finance. He also attended the University Of Arkansas School Of Law. After graduating from the University, Mr. Burns continued to help college students over three decades at the Fraternity. For nearly 20 years he was Secretary of the Arkansas XI Corporation which owns and operates the Kappa Sigma Fraternity House in Fayetteville. He was a member of the XI Project 2000 Committee that raised funds to restore the Fraternity House in Fayetteville. Following college, Mr. Burns joined the Arkansas Air National Guard and served on active duty with the United States Air Force stationed in Japan during the Pueblo Crisis. He was associated with the Worthern Bank and Trust Company in Little Rock, AR holding the position of Vice-President and Trust Officer. He subsequently served as Secretary to the Board and Administrative Officer to First Arkansas Bankstock Corporation in Little Rock, AR. Mr. Burns was also Administrative Officer for Meridian Management Corporation of Little Rock prior to joining Chambers Bancshares of Danville, AR where he served as Senior Vice President and as a member of their Executive Committee. Very active in his church, Mr. Burns was currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Danville United Methodist Church for which he received The Distinguished Service Award. He was also a member of the United Methodist Men and served as Chairman of the Church Fundraising Committee. The United Methodist Women awarded Mr. Burns The Special Mission Recognition Pin in honor of his commitment and service. He was an active member of the Joe Ivy Sunday School Class. Mr. Burns was also an active member of the Chamberlyne Country Club, The Danville Lions Club and was a past member of the Country Club in Little Rock.

He is survived by his sister, Barbara Burns Garner of Danville, AR; his niece, Carla Deloose of Moline, IL; nephews, Glenn Rose of Terrell, TX; James Rose of Gloucester, VA and Ben Rose of Danville, AR. In addition, he is survived by his two godsons, Lee Maris and Christopher Maris, of Little Rock, Arkansas.

A memorial service will be held 10 a. m. Wednesday, January 8th, 2003 at the Danville United Methodist Church in Danville, Arkansas with Rev. David Hawkins officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Danville United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 729, Danville, AR 72833 (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 8, 2003)


Burns, George William

Mr. George William Burns, age 88, of Plainview, AR died Tuesday, February 3, 1998 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born December 31, 1909 in Beebe, AR to the late J. D. and Alice Mae Burns. He was a retired employee with Windsor Door Company.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Fern Burns and a sister, Geraldine Shook.

Graveside service was February 6, at Sandlin Cemetery in Ola with Rev. Joe Yates and Rev. Darrell Harris officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 1998)


Burns, Lura Hall

DANVILLE - Mrs. Lura Hall Burns, age 66, of Danville died Wednesday, March 13, 1985, at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. She was the daughter of the late Andrew and Polly Hall.

Survivors include her husband, Opal Burns; her stepmother, Mrs. Rosie Hall of Dardanelle a brother, Roy Garner of Waldron; a sister, Mrs. Dovie Millard of Illinois, and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Waltreak United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Egypt Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Burns, Onva

Onva Burns, age 93, a resident of Russellville, AR died Monday, June 30, 1997 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center at Russellville. She was born on January 22, 1904 at Newton County, AR to James and Abby Jane Edgemon Skaggs. She was a homemaker. She was the widow of the late Anderson Burns and preceded in death by three sons, one daughter and four sisters and brothers.

She is survived by three daughters, Delia Marie Davis of Wynne, AR, Bertie Catholine Rutherford of Russellville and Trudy Bartlett of Dardanelle, AR; one son, Odell Burns of Centerville; 24 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gold Skaggs of Hagarville, AR and Olin Skaggs; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was July 3, 1997 at the Humphrey Chapel officiated by Rev. Paul Northcut. Burial was at the Minnow Creek Cemetery in Johson County. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 9, 1997)


Burns, Ople Edward

Ople Edward Burns, 87 of Booneville, AR passed away December 14, 2009 in Ft. Smith, AR. He was born July 5, 1922 in Waveland, AR. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and fishing.

He is preceded in death by a son, Edward Burns.

He is survived by his wife, Margie Kirk Burns of the home; one daughter, Joann Pennebaker and husband Fletcher of Booneville; two grandchildren, Bob and Bill Pennebaker; three great-grandchildren, Rachel, Kayla and Chastity Pennebaker; several nieces and nephews.

The family will visit with friends from 5-7 p. m. Wednesday at Roberts Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p. m. on Thursday, December 17, 2009 at Moore's Chapel Church in Waveland, AR with burial in Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Buddy Littlefield, Paul G. Wisley, Lew Powell, Herman Adair, Jim B. Fennell, and Dennis BeDene. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Fennell and Sam King. To sign online registry, go to Robertsfh.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 16, 2009)


Burns, Vera C.

Mrs. Vera C. Burns, age 37, wife of Buell Burns, Conway County supervisor for Farmers Home Administrator, died Monday at a hospital in Morrilton. Mrs. Burns was a native of Morrilton and a Methodist. She formerly lived at Little Rock.

Survivors include her husband, two daughters, Judy and Janet Burns, a son, Eddie Burns her mother, Mrs. Vera Gibson of Morrilton, her father, Will Gibson of Kansas City; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Stobaugh of Jonesboro and Mrs. Helen Resch of Texarkana and three brothers, William Gibson of Conway, Joe Gibson of Tulsa and Robert Gibson of Fort Smith. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, Dec, 23, 1954)


Burnside, Viola (Kendrick)

Services for Viola Burnside will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 12, 2009 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service. She will be laid to rest at Dawes Cemetery following the service. Friends may visit at the funeral home from noon to 8:00 today with the family receiving visitors from 6-8 p.m. Viola passed away at home on Saturday, August 8, 2009, just one day before her 85th birthday. Born in Yell County, Ark. on August 9, 1924 to George Wiley and Mamie (Coker) Kendrick, Viola moved to Oklahoma with her family when she was a child. Born into a musical family, Viola's early years were enriched with the music she heard and participated in at home. Viola and John Burnside married in Claremore, and had a daughter Myrna. In addition to caring for her family, Viola worked outside her home as an assembly worker with Zebco and also as a home health care provider. When time allowed she could be found fishing, gardening, sewing or watching and feeding the birds that visited her yard. She raised cattle and enjoyed horseback riding and watching old Westerns as well. Viola was the glue that held her precious family together. Those who survive include her son, L.C. Headrick of Claremore and two daughters, Myrna Wright and her husband, George, also of Claremore, and January Walker of Collinsville; her sister, Idadell Butler, also of Collinsville; six grandchildren, Jamie McKee and John Evans, Teressa LeMaster and husband, Eric, Chris Walker and wife, Farica, Mike Headrick and wife, Cindy, Jeff Headrick and wife, Chris, and Bobby Walker and wife, Cherity; and ten great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Mack Burnside and daughter-in-law Jo Headrick. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Claremore Progress Newspaper, Claremore, Oklahoma, Obituary was published on August 11, 2009)

Burris, Jewell

Jewell Burris age 79 of Jasper formerly of Belleville died Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at the Newton County Nursing Home in Jasper. She was born on September 3, 1926 in Mt. George, AR. She was a homemaker, mother and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Katie Haney Russell her husband, Rev. Elden Burris and a great-grandson, Jacob DeWitt.

Survivors are her sons and wife, Michael Burris of New Blaine, Steve and Tammy Burris of Dardanelle; daughter and husband, Judy and Troy Walker of Jasper; four grandchildren, Jackie DeWitt of Russellville, Dustin Walker, Brooke Walker both of Fayetteville, Brittany Burris of Dardanelle and one great-granddaughter, Emylie Hull of Russellville.

Services were held, Thursday, October 20, 2005 at Cornwell Chapel, Danville. Internment was in Russell Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 26, 2005)


Burris, Patsy Ruth Breashears

Patsy Ruth Breashears Burris was born May 10, 1940 at Dardanelle, AR to Hays and Gladys (Pelt) Breashears. She passed away November 7, 2004 after a 12-year battle with breast cancer.

She is preceded in death by her parents and many aunts and uncles.

She is survived by one son, Bert and Melissa Burris of Roland, AR; two daughters, Becky Burris and Beth and Victor Thompson of Century, FL; six grandchildren; many aunts, uncles and extended family and cousins.

She graduated from Russellville. High School and attended Arkansas Tech. She lived in Little Rock for 25 years before moving to Florida. She was a charter member of St. James United Methodist Church of Little Rock, Past President of CPA Wives Club of Arkansas, the first volunteer coordinator-director of the Woman's Club of Pensacola and an honorary member of AM Vets Auxiliary post 292. She was a member of the Century United Methodist Church.

There was no service held but a visitation with her family" will be held at 571 Church Street, Century, FL from 2 pm to 4 pm on November 20th. For more information, you can email the family at Patsy's email address, oldiegoldiepat@bellsouth.net, or call her home. It was Patsy's request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Century United Methodist, P. O. Box 245, Century, FL 32535; Covenant Hospice 5909 Berryhill Road, Milton, FL 32570; or The New Bethel Cemetery fund, c/o J. D. Pelt, P. O. Box 204, Plainview, AR 72857. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 17, 2004)


Burris, W. C.

W. C. Burris, age 83, of Hot Springs, father of the Rev. Eldon Burris of Belleville and the Rev. Bill Burris of Dardanelle, died Monday, April 14, 1986.

Survivors also include another son, three daughters, two stepsons, a stepdaughter, a sister, 22 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Thursday at Caruth Funeral Home at Hot Springs. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Burris, William Jackson

William Jackson Burris age 84 of Delaware died Sunday, February 13, 2011 at Van Buren Healthcare and Rehab Center. He was born November 6, 1926 at San Saba, TX to the late Delbert Franklin and Nancy Louise Parsons Burris.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Brian Burris and Jack Burris.

Survivors include his children, Bruce Burris, William Burris both of Delaware, AR, Kathryn Plack of Delaware, Beverley Faircloth of Georgia, DeeDee Jayne of Nevada, Patricia Howell of California, Bonnie Foster of California; two sisters, Margie Jones of Dardanelle, Nancy Jay of Delaware; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.

Burial was February 15, 2011 at the North Little Rock State VA Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 16, 2011)

Burrows, Alfred Landon "Doodle"

Alfred Landon "Doodle" Burrows, age 63 of Havana, AR died Saturday, August 26, 2000 at Sparks Regional Hospital in Ft. Smith, AR. He was born September 5, 1936 in Havana, AR to the late W. L. "Bill" Burrows and Lucy O. Moore Burrows. He was a lifelong resident of Havana, a 1954 graduate of Havana High School, a retired custodian for the Havana School District a member of the Western Yell Co. Ruritan Club and the First Baptist Church of Havana. He was voted Fan of the Year by the Western Yell County School District for the 19992000 School year and was-a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to all.

He was preceded in death by other than his parents, his father and mother-in-law, Virgil and Lucille Rollans and a nephew, Jerry Lynn Rollans, Jr.

Survivors are his wife of 39 years, Mae Lea Rollans Burrows; one son and daughter-in-law, William Lynn "Weasel" Burrows of Havana, AR; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Lytle "Bill" and Velta "Punky" Burrows of Ft. Smith and Rickie and Marilyn Burrows of Charleston, AR; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Sue Taylor of Tulsa, OK, Sharon and Jack Underwood and Janetta and Paul Adair all of Havana, AR; one brother-in-law and three sisters-in-law, Jerry & Martha Rollans of Danville, AR, My ma Konkel of Havana, AR and Mary Hobbs of Texas; four grandchildren, Jerry Lynn, Nauscha, Erica and Christy Burrows all of Havana, AR; nine uncles and aunts; 17 nephews and nieces; six step-nephews and nieces; 22 great-nephews and nieces and numerous buddies.

Service was August 29, 2000 at the First Baptist Church in Havana with Rev. Charlie Bird and Rev. Bill Starts officiating. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 30, 2000)


Burrows, Alton Leon

Alton Leon Burrows, age 93, of Havana, AR died Thursday, February 24, 2000 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville, AR. He was born in Havana, AR, March 1, 1906, son of the late Hollis and Rosetta Taylor Burrows. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Havana Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by, his wife, Addie Mae Capes Burrows; three brothers, Rupurt, Bill and Luther Burrows; one sister, Irene Johnson and a half-sister, Betty Jones.

Survivors include, one son, Roy E. Burrows, Sr. of Havana, AR; one daughter, Delois Catlett of Belleville, AR; one sister, Inez Johnson of California; a half-brother, Jack Burrows of New Mexico; two half-sisters, Shirley Rhinehart of Paris, AR and Sue Ann Jones of California; nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday at the Havana Assembly of God Church with Rev. E. O. Tackett officiating. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 1, 2000)


Burrows, Bobby Doyle

Bobby Doyle Burrows, age 71, of Benton, AR died on Saturday, January 14, 2006. He was born on February 22, 1934 at Havana, AR to the late John Hubert and Carmen Louise (Sanders) Burrows. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Claude Burrows. He was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Bryant, a U. S. Navy Veteran, and retired from The Kroger Company after 40 years. He was a past Deacon and Trustee for many years.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ola Mae Burrows, of the home; three daughters, Vickie and Jerry Wallace of Olive Branch, MS, Sherry and Kevin Morrow of Benton, and Tamie and Ken Townsend of Benton; one son, Bobby Doyle II and Christy Burrows, of Ward; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ralph and Blondie Burrows of Danville, and Don and Marilyn Burrows of Little Rock; one sister, Juanita Mitchell of Havana, AR, other relatives, and many friends.

Funeral services were held January 17, 2006 in the First Pentecostal Church of Bryant with Pastor Jerry Whitley and Bro. Marty Spurlock officiating. Interment followed in the New Rosemont Memorial Park. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 18, 2006)


Burrows, Bobby Lynn

Bobby Lynn Burrows age 72 of Danville passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Chambers Memorial Hospital after a long battle with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. He was born August 23, 1941 in Havana, Arkansas to the late Leon and Jessie Davis Burrows. Bobby served in the U.S. National Guard for 6 years. He delivered propane for 37 years. In 1992, he and his co-owner established a local propane business, S & B Rural Propane, Inc. Bobby lived his life serving the Lord and loved his ministry as a praise and worship song leader, and also served as Sunday School Superintendent and Trustee. He was a member of Danville Assembly of God Church. His devotion to his family, friends, and loyalty to all made him a pillar of his community.

He was preceded in death by his parents Leon & Jessie Davis Burrows, 2 sisters, Willagene Houtain & Dorothy Owens and a nephew Jimmy Owens.

Bobby is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Frances Ramey Dickey Burrows, son, daughters and son-in-laws, Larry & Lisa Shingleur, Sr. of Pottsville, Tom & Rhonda May of Danville, Sam and Kim Beggs of Hackett, Robert and Mendy Grubbs of Ratcliff, David R. Dickey of Fayetteville and Travis and Nancy Frick of Danville. Sister and brother-in-law, Retha and Clyde Parks of Booneville, and Bob Houtain of Fort Smith. Grandchildren Clayton, Brooklyn, Emma Grace Frick of Danville, Derek Brady of Boonville, T. J. May United States Army, El Paso Texas, Cameron May of Lowell, Tiffany May of Danville, Aaron and Autumn Poston, Lance & Ashley Noble all of Elk City, Tyler & Rachell Davenport of Charleston, Savannah Davenport of Russellville, Larry & Laura Shingleur, Jr. of Russellville, Lance & Kathryn Shingleur of Russellville. Great-grandchildren include: Jace Brady of Texas, Adalynne & Austin Poston of Elk City Ok., Parker and Maddex Noble of Elk City OK, Conner Davenport of Charleston, and Lindley Shingleur of Russellville. Bobby had a number of nieces and nephews and a great host of friends.

Funeral services were 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Danville First Baptist Church with Rev. Sam Austin, Rev. Ron Reddin officiating and Larry Shingleur, Jr., Eulogy. Burial was at Earl Ladd Cemetery. Visitation was 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, at the Danville First Baptist Church. Pallbearers included Grandsons Derek Brady, Larry Shingleur, Jr., Lance Shingleur, T.J. May, Cameron May, Clayton Frick,Tyler Davenport, Lance Noble and Aaron Poston. Honorary Pallbearers include L.Compton George, Cliff Hunnicutt, Floyd James, Charles Palmer, Steve Pfeifer, Don Pool, Jerry Spears, A.L. Stapleton. Special thanks to Dr. Phillip Tippin & Dr. Shelly Banning Tippin and the staff & aids at Chambers Memorial Hospital. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online Guestbook and Condonlences at www.cornwellfuneralhonies.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 9, 2014)

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