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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)

Burrows, Cathleen Vernalou

Cathleen Vernalou Burrows, age 61 of Havana, died Tuesday September 14, 2004 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born July 8, 1943, in Havana to the late Noel G. and Ocie Durzilla Walker Powell. She retired after seventeen years as a machine operator for Magnetic Industries in Booneville and was a homemaker and mother.

Survivors are her husband of 42 years, Doyle Burrows; a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Tracy Burrows of Havana; a daughter, Gaylene Burrows of Havana; one sister, Lana Winfree of Gordonsville, TN; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Memorial services were Friday, September 17th, at New Life Outreach Church in Danville with W. A. Gorman officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 22, 2004)


Burrows, Claudette Marie

Claudette Marie Burrows, age 66 of Havana, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at Baptist Health Care Extended Care Hospital in Little Rock. She was born August 1, 1943 in Danville, AR to Claude and Ova Marie Rutledge Clark. She was a member of the Havana Assembly of God and a loving wife and beloved mother.

She is preceded in death by her father, Claude Clark; son, Vincent Gates; step-son Rodney Burrows; sister, Delores Jean Clark; brother, Johnny Clark.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Carroll Ray Burrows; mother, Ova Dart of Danville; children and spouses, Robert, Jr. and Judy Gates of Germany; Alfred and Paula Gates of Texas, Tim and Sandy Gates of Pottsville; Yuvette and Brett Vannocker of Kansas, Pennie and Tommie Ward of Morrilton, Renee and Levi Risley of Ft. Smith; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was Saturday, June 5, 2010 at WYC Church of Christ with Rev. Kenny Loyd officiating. Burial was in Piney Cemetery in Waveland. Pallbearers were J. B. Flemings, Glen Goodson, Rick Bryant, Charlie Brown, Gene and Kelly Lee. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 9, 2010)


Burrows, Jeffrey L.

Jeffrey L. Burrows, age 43 of Ft. Smith, AR died Thursday, January 29, 2004 in a local hospital. He was born September 14, 1960 in Montebello, CA. He was an employee of Whirlpool and a member of Victory Temple.

Survivors include his wife, Terry, of the home; one daughter, Rachel Nicole Burrows, of the home; one son, Caleb Joshua Burrows, of the home; his parents, William Velta Burrows of Fort Smith, AR; maternal grandmother, Eula Graves of Ft. Smith; two sisters, Gretchen Turner of Ft. Smith and LaWanna Bartlett of Van Buren.

Services were Tuesday, February 3, 2004 at Victory Temple at Ft. Smith, AR with burial at Cedar Creek Cemetery in Havana, AR under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel of Ft. Smith, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 04, 2004)


Burrows, John Hubert

John Hubert Burrows, a resident of Havana, passed away in Danville hospital Sunday. He was 66, a member of the Assembly of God Church and a retired sawmill laborer.

Survivors include four sons, Claude and Doyle Burrows of Benton, Ralph Burrows of Danville and Don Burrows of Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. Juanita Mitchell of Havana; three bothers, Dee Burrows of Havana, Hollis Burrows of Guadalupe, Calif, and Cleve Burrows of Sacramento, Calif; and 11 grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 1963)

Burrows, John Hubert

John Hubert Burrows, a resident of Havana, passed away in Danville hospital Sunday. He was 66, a member of the Assembly of God Church and a retired sawmill laborer.

Survivors include four sons, Claude and Doyle Burrows of Benton, Ralph Burrows of Danville and Don Burrows of Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. Juanita Mitchell of Havana; three bothers, Dee Burrows of Havana, Hollis Burrows of Guadalupe, Calif, and Cleve Burrows of Sacramento, Calif; and 11 grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 1963)

Burrows, Lou Ellen (Howard)

Lou Ellen (Howard) Burrows, age 90 of Booneville, Arkansas was born February 6, 1918 in Bauxite, Arkansas to Leonard L. and Ota (James) Howard. She passed away February 16, 2008 in Booneville, Arkansas. She was a mother and housewife, a member of the EHC, and the Heritage Addition Church of Christ in Booneville. She and her husband were former owners of the Burrows Grocery Store in Waveland, AR. She enjoyed writing a column in the Yell County Record newspaper for many years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Russell Lee Burrows; two sons, William Thomas "Barlow" Burrows and Carl Jerome Burrows; three brothers, Lowell Howard, Lloyd Howard and Paisley Howard.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Rogers and husband Charles of Lavaca, AR; Anna Faye Young and husband Gus Young of Booneville, Arkansas; one son, Loyd Lee Burrows of Muskogee, Oklahoma; 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild.

Funeral service was February 19, 2008 at the Heritage Addition Church of Christ in Booneville, with burial in Havana, Cemetery in Havana, Arkansas under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. Pallbearers were nephews, Erven Nix, Whick Stapleton, Bobby Burrows, Charles Davis, RC Burrows, Gordon Burrows. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 20, 2008)


Burrows, Lucy Ovalene Moore

Lucy Ovalene Moore Burrows, age 83, of Havana, AR, daughter of the late Royce Arthur and Rosetta Taylor Moore, died November 2, 1999 at Arkoma, OK. She was born December 11, 1915 at Sayre, OK, she lived her adult life, raising her children in Havana, AR. She was a homemaker and mother and retired from Today's Plastic in Booneville, AR. She was lifelong member of the Havana Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Krafton Lando "Doe" Ashley Moore.

She is survived by her children, Sue Taylor, Landon and Mae Burrows, Sharon and Jack Underwood, Janetta and Paul Adair all of Havana; Lytle "Bill" and Velta "Punky" Burrows of Ft. Smith, AR and Rickie and Marilyn Burrows of Charleston, AR; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Luther "Luke" and Ruby Moore of Citrus Heights, CA and Leon A. "Babe" and Margie Moore of Claremore, OK; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Lucille and Emory Vess, Loeva and Everett Clemons and Kathryn and Floyd Graves all of Havana, AR and Lorene and Ted Nipps of Sand Springs, OK; step-brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Joanne Vess of St. Louis, MO; step-sister and brother-in-law, Hazel and Loyd Clemons of Tracy, CA; five grandsons; four granddaughters; three step-grandsons; 2 step-granddaughters; eight great-grandsons; five great granddaughters; four step great-grandsons; three step great-granddaughters; two step great-great-granddaughters; six nephews and six nieces.

The celebration of her life was held November 5, 1999 at the First Assembly of God Church in Havana, AR with Rev. E. O. Tackett officiating. Final interment followed at the Smith Cemetery, Cedar Creek, by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Alzheimer's Society. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 10, 1999)


Burrows, Mae Lee (Rollans)

Mae Lee Rollans Burrows, age 73, of Havana, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born February 12, 1940 in Havana, AR. to the late Virgil and Lucille Alene Spivey Rollans. She was a member of the Havana First Baptist Church and a custodian at the Havana School.

She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred Landon "Doodle" Burrows; sister Mary Hobbs; brother Jerry Rollans; brother-in-law Bob Hobbs.

Survivors include son & daughter-in-law Lynn & Kim Burrows of Havana; grandchildren, Jerry Lynn Burrows of Danville; Nauscha & Rick Wiser of Havana; Erica Burrows of Havana, Christy Wiggins of Plano, TX; sister Myrna Konkel of Havana; sister-in-law Martha Rollans of Rogers; great-grandchildren Emma Wiser of Havana; Bobby McJunkin and Pantera McJunkin of Havana; brothers & sisters-in-law Lytle & Punky Burrows of Ft. Smith; Rickie & Marilyn Burrows of Charleston; Billie Sue Taylor of Wichita, KA; Sharon & Jack Underwood of Havana; Janetta & Paul Adair of Havana; and several nieces & nephews.

Graveside was at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Havana Cemetery with Rev. Charlie Bird officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. ARRANGEMENTS BY CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME, DANVILLE ONLINE GUESTBOOK AND DONDOLENCES AT WWW.CORNWELLFUNERALHOME.COM (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 5, 2014)

Burrows, Melba Christene

Melba Christene Burrows, age 75, of Havana, AR died Wednesday, September 20, 2000 at her home. She was born October 24, 1924 in Waveland, AR to the late Arthur and Delphia James Bradbury. She was a mother, homemaker, farmer and an adopted grandmother to many.

She was preceded in death by, her husband, Robert Kennington Burrows; two brothers, M. T. and Eldridge Bradbury; an infant sister, Elwanda Bradbury; a granddaughter, Sherrie Jackson and a great granddaughter, Elizabeth Parker.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Doyle and Kathy Burrows of Havana, AR; two daughters and son-in-law, Emma Katherine Blagg of Fort Smith, AR and Mary and Tommy Lane of Havana, AR, a brother, Jim Bradbury of Norco, CA; three sisters, Erma Faye Danieri of Norco, CA, Florene McCourt of Havana, AR and Mellanee Murray of Benton, AR; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and four step-great grandchildren.

Service was held Saturday, September 23, 2000 at the New Lire Trinity Assembly in Danville with Rev. W. A. Gorman, Jr. officiating. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were grandsons, Bobby Lane, Randy Burrow, Tommy Dale Lane, Kennington Lane, Bill Jackson, Shawn Parker, Randy Leonard and Charlie Carpenter. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 27, 2000)


Burrows, Ralph Benard

Ralph Benard Burrows age 84 of Danville passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Mitchells Nursing Home. He was born October 6, 1928 in Havana, AR. to the late John Hubert & Carmen Louise Sanders Burrows. He was a Korea Army Veteran, retired plumber and attends the Wilson Freewill Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents; sister, Juanita Mitchell; brothers, Claude Burrows & Bobby Doyle Burrows.

Survivors include wife of 62 years Blondie Burrows; son & daughter-in-law Johnny Ralph & Jody Burrows of Danville; grandchildren Carmen & BJ Adair of Havana; Rebecca Burrows of Davis, OK; great-grandchildren Chloe Adair of Havana; brother & sister-in-law Don & Marilyn Burrows of Little Rock; numerous nephews & nieces and family and friends.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the Havana Assembly of God Church with Bob Alexander & W.A. Gorman officiating. Burial will be at Havana Cemetery. Pallbearers include Tommy Fink, Bob Burnham, Compy George, Whick Stapleton, Henry Damon, and Big Daddy Williams. Honorary pallbearers include Bobby Burrows, Jerry Domerese, Larry Garner and the Wilson Freewill Baptist Church Men. 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 Jan 30, 2013)

Burrows, Ralph Benard

Ralph Benard Burrows age 84 of Danville passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Mitchells Nursing Home. He was born October 6, 1928 in Havana, AR. to the late John Hubert & Carmen Louise Sanders Burrows. He was a Korea Army Veteran, retired plumber and attends the Wilson Freewill Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents; sister, Juanita Mitchell; brothers, Claude Burrows & Bobby Doyle Burrows.

Survivors include wife of 62 years Blondie Burrows; son & daughter-in-law Johnny Ralph & Jody Burrows of Danville; grandchildren Carmen & BJ Adair of Havana; Rebecca Burrows of Davis, OK; great-grandchildren Chloe Adair of Havana; brother & sister-in-law Don & Marilyn Burrows of Little Rock; numerous nephews & nieces and family and friends.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the Havana Assembly of God Church with Bob Alexander & W.A. Gorman officiating. Burial will be at Havana Cemetery. Pallbearers include Tommy Fink, Bob Burnham, Compy George, Whick Stapleton, Henry Damon, and Big Daddy Williams. Honorary pallbearers include Bobby Burrows, Jerry Domerese, Larry Garner and the Wilson Freewill Baptist Church Men. 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 Jan 30, 2013)

Burrows, Robert Carl R. C.

Robert Carl R. C. Burrows age 71, of Havana died Sunday, July 19, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 2:00 p. m. at WYC Church of Christ with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Burial will be at Piney Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 22, 2009 from 6:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m. Full obituary in next Wednesdays newspaper. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 22, 2009)


Burrows, Robert Carl R. C.

Robert Carl R. C. Burrows, age 71, of Havana died Sunday, July 19, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born November 13, 1937 in Waveland, AR to the late Eugene Forrest and Lennis Irene Rogers Burrows. He was a Journeyman carpenter, 32nd Degree Mason, member of the Belleville Christian Lodge 934, and Local Carpenter Union #1836.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Edward Burrows; and brother-in-law, Lindsey Bryant.

Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Dianne Stricklin; son, Robert Kirk and wife, Amanda Burrows of Manassas, VA; daughter, Paige Roxanne Burrows of Havana; brother and sister-in-law, Carroll Ray and Claudette Burrows of Havana; sister, Betty Bryant of Benton; grandsons, Rock Joseph Burrows of Havana and Brendan Ryder Burrows of Manassas, VA; mother of his children, Judith Brigance Burrows of Havana; several nephews and nieces. Pallbearers were Bill Mitchell, Wick Stapleton, Gordon Burrows, Cecil Burrows, Wayne Fleming, Charlie Stokes, Ervin Nix and Gus Young.

The funeral was held Thursday, July 23, 2009 at WYC Church of Christ with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Burial was in Piney Cemetery (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 29, 2009)


Burrows, Roy E. , Sr.

Roy E. Burrows, Sr., of Havana, died Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. He was born May 28, 1929, to Alton and Addie Mae Burrows of Havana, Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son Jerry Burrows; and a granddaughter Elizabeth Hayes.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years Bobbie Burrows, of Havana; two sons and daughter in-laws, Roy E. Jr. and Lori Burrows, of Havana, Scott Alton and Misty Burrows of Batesville, Mississippi; three daughters and a son in-law, Julia Hayes, of Sacramento, California, Janet and Jerry Murray, of Havana, Caroline Thomason, of England, Arkansas; 21 grandchildren; 32 great - grandchildren; and one great - great grandchild.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at WWW.shinnfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 16, 2009)


Burrows, William Thomas

William Thomas Burrows, age 60 of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was born June 5, 1947 in Waveland, AR to Russell Lee and Lou Ellen (Howard) Burrows. He passed away January 24, 2008 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was a forklift mechanic and an Air Force Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Carl Burrows.

He is survived by one daughter, Melissa Shawn of Hackett, AR; son, William Thomas "T. J. " Burrows of Oilton, Oklahoma; mother, Lou Ellen Burrows of Booneville, Arkansas; sisters, Linda Rogers of Lavaca, Arkansas and Anna Faye Young of Booneville, Arkansas; brother, Loyd Lee Burrows of Muskogee, Oklahoma; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.

Pallbearers were Cecil, Gordon, Wayne, Kenneth, R. C. and Carroll Ray Burrows. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 30, 2008)


Burrus, Robert Ann (Lawrence) Cathey (Mrs.)

Mrs. Robert Ann Burrus, aged 84 of Bluffton, died in the Yell County Hospital Tuesday, January 8. She was the widow of M. W. Burris and a Baptist.

She is survived by two sons, Lawrence Cathey of Lindsey, Ca. and Sandlin Cathey of Modesto, Ca.; two daughters, Mrs. Charlie Anderson of Rover and Mrs. Audry Rapjohn [Rabjohn] of Bluffton; 10 grand children, 21 great grandchildren, and three great great great grandchildren. [editor's note - Her given name is Robert. She is shown in the Yell County Cemetery Book, vol 1, pg. 28, as 'Roberta Cathey'. It would appear she was laid to rest next to her first husband, Henry R. Cathey, in Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover, Arkansas] (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 7, 1963)

Burrus, Robert Ann (Lawrence) Cathey (Mrs.)

Mrs. Robert Ann Burrus, aged 84 of Bluffton, died in the Yell County Hospital Tuesday, January 8. She was the widow of M. W. Burris and a Baptist.

She is survived by two sons, Lawrence Cathey of Lindsey, Ca. and Sandlin Cathey of Modesto, Ca.; two daughters, Mrs. Charlie Anderson of Rover and Mrs. Audry Rapjohn [Rabjohn] of Bluffton; 10 grand children, 21 great grandchildren, and three great great great grandchildren. [editor's note - Her given name is Robert. She is shown in the Yell County Cemetery Book, vol 1, pg. 28, as 'Roberta Cathey'. It would appear she was laid to rest next to her first husband, Henry R. Cathey, in Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover, Arkansas] (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 7, 1963)

Burruss, Bertha

Graveside services for Bertha Burruss, age 85, were held at 10 a .m. Thursday, May 11, 1978 at Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M. She died in a local nursing home the 9th. Rev. Stanley White of Hillview Baptist Church officiated. Denton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Burruss was born at Balloon, AR on March 30, 1893. She was the daughter of the late Drewey Brady Elems and Margaret Ann Cathey Elems. She was married to John, Burruss on December 10, 1916 and they moved to Rover, AR, residing there until moving to Carlsbad, N.M. in 1947. Mr. Burruss died in 1968. She was a member of the Rover Baptist Church at Rover, AR.

Survivors include one daughter, Berniece (Mrs. Edward) Pool, Carlsbad, N.M.; two sisters, Mrs. Letha Kirkland, Casa Grande, Arizona and Mrs. Lessie Crabill, Decatur, IL; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 5-24-1978)


Burruss, Paul David

Paul David Burruss age 48 of Russellville died Thursday, May 4, 2006 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born November 18, 1957 at Benton to Carl Junior and Iva Dell Waggoner Burruss. He was an army Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his father and his paternal grandparents, Carl and Lillian Burruss.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Ann Burruss of Russellville; mother, Iva Dell Wear of Benton; son, David Paul Burruss; two brothers and sister-in-law, Steve and Julie Burruss of Lonsdale, John D. Wear of Benton; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Marie and Ronny Draper of Star City, Jennifer and Mark South worth of Benton; numerous other family and friends.

Visitation will be held tonight, Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 p. m. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 10, 2006)


Burruss, Robert Ann.

DANVILLE - Funeral for Mrs. Robert A. Burruss, age 84 of Danville, who died in a Russellville hospital Tuesday, was today in the Rover Baptist Church by Rev. Claude Miles. Burial was in Hunt's Chapel Cemetery in Rover (Yell County) by Gardner Funeral Home. She was a native of Rover and a Baptist.

Survivors include two sons, Lawrence Cathey of Lindsey, Calif. and Sandlin Cathey of Modesto, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. G. H. Rabjohn of Bluffton and Mrs. Charlie Anderson of Rover; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 1/8/1963)


Burt, Dortha Mac (Davis)

Dortha Mac Burt, 93, of Plainview, died Monday, November 19, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. The daughter of Carl and Hattie Davis, she was born December 29, 1918 in Sand Springs, OK. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Plainview, WMU and Yell County Extension Homemakers. Dortha enjoyed quilting, cooking and trying to feed everyone in Plainview.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Oscar "PA" Burt; grandson, Bradley Wright and one sister. Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Marilyn Forrest and husband Mitchell of Plainview, Janet Beaman of Catlett, VA; one son, Jimmy Burt of Dardanelle; four grandchildren, Kelly Forrest and wife Shelly of Plainview, Ashley Weaver and husband Mark of Dardanelle, Dustin Burt of Conway and Storme Whitlow of Fort Worth, TX; 12 great grandchildren; two sisters, three brothers and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral was held November 24, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Plainview with Reverend Nat Dutton and Reverend Joe Yates officiating. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in Plainview by Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church building fund in Plainview, AR. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 28, 2012)

Burt, Gertrude (Garner) Young

Gertrude Young Burt age 77 of Russellville died Saturday, April 21 at her home. She was born March 22, 1935 in Dardanelle to the late Clem A. and Ethel Dora Underwood Garner. She Was a kitchen manager for Sourdough Sal's restaurant in Alaska. She was a Christian and attended Trinity House of Prayer before moving to Russellville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; the father of her children, Clarence Young and also her husband, David J. Burt and two brothers, Bill and William Cossey and one sister, Mary Foshee.

Survivors include five daughters, Maryann Mills of Mt. George, Linda Lee Voss and Paul of Hector, Wanda Mae Level and Donna Young Davis of Russellville and Marcia Kay Tramel and Jerry of Belleville; nine grandchildren, Roy, Kate, Angel, Billy, Gerald, Todd, Michael, Teresa and Kenny; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, three sisters, AlaMae Sunseri of Modesto, California, Ruby Johnson of Russellville and Modean Claypool of Little Rock.

Graveside service was April 23, 2012 at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Waveland with Bro. Jim Duncan officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, Arkansas. On line guest book and condolences at www.comwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 25, 2012)

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