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Colbert, Roy Fay

Roy Fay Colbert, age 82, of Rover passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born April 12, 1930 in Plainview, Arkansas to the late Arlie & Faye Johnson Colbert. He was an Army Veteran, a manger for Coke Cola Company for 35 years in California, a cattle farmer, a mason, and a member of Rover Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Robert Colbert and brother Joe Colbert.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Sarah Watkins Colbert; sons and daughter-in-law. Gary & Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA; Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; daughter and son-in-law, Karen & Terry King of Fayetteville, AR; honorary daughter, Jaynie Roy-Harris of Ola; brother Bob & Marzelle Colbert of CA; sisters, Ruby & John Stratton and Linda & Frank Perkins both of CA; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan & Sara of Simi Valley, CA; Conner of Fayetteville; Cory & Gunner of Los Angeles, CA. Joshua of Las Vegas, NV; 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was September 28, 2012 at Rover Baptist Church with Bro. Keith Shipley officiating. Burial was at Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover. Pallbearers include Josh Harris, Bryian Harris, Roy Hodges, Nathan Hodges, Terry King and Nathan Colbert. Honorary pallbearers include R.L. Grady, Alvin Corder, T.A. Pruitt, Bill Milligan, Uncle G Colbert, Donnie Emerson, John Overfelt, Doug Davis, Joe Dishongh, Dr. Karl Sandburg, Dr. John Westwood. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 3, 2012)

Colbert, Roy Fay

April 12, 1930 - September 23, 2012 Roy Fay Colbert age 82 of Rover passed away Sunday September 23, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born April 12, 1930 in Plainview, Arkansas to the late Arlie & Faye Johnson Colbert. He was an Army Veteran, a manger for Coke Cola Company for 35 years in California, a cattle farmer, a mason, and a member of Rover Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Ricky Lee Colbert; brother Joe Colbert and sister Emma Thomas Survivors include his wife of 62 years Sarah Watkins Colbert; sons and daughter-in-law, Gary & Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA; Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; Karen & Terry King of Fayetteville, AR; honorary daughter Jaynie Roy-Harris of Ola; brother Bob & Marzelle Colbert of CA; sisters Ruby & John Stratton and Linda & Frank Perkins both of CA; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan & Sara of Simi Valley, CA; Conner of Fayetteville; Cory & Gunner of Los Angeles, CA. Joshua of Las Vegas, NV 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2012 at Rover Baptist Church with Bro. Keith Shipley officiating. Burial will be at Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27, at the funeral home. Pallbearers include Josh Harris, Bryian Harris, Roy Hodges, Nathan Hodges, Terry King and Nathan Colbert Honorary pallbearers include R.L. Grady, Alvin Corder, T.A. Pruitt, Bill Milligan, Uncle G Colbert, Donnie Emerson, John Overfelt, Doug Davis, Joe Dishongh, Dr. Karl Sandburg, Dr. John Westwood and Cody Francis. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published in Sep 2012, On Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. )

Colbert, Roy Fay

Roy Fay Colbert age 82 of Rover passed away Sunday September 23, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2012 at Rover Baptist Church with Bro. Keith Snipley officiating. Burial will be at Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 26, 2012)

Colbert, Sarah Lillie (Watkins)

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80 of Gravelly died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born March 17, 1933 in Gravelly, Arkansas to the late Bobbie and Nancy Watkins. She was a seamstress and a member of the Rover Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Fay Colbert and a son, Robert Colbert.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA, Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Karen Colbert of Fayetteville, AR; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan, and Sara of Simi Valley, CA, Conner of Fayetteville, AR, Cory and Gunner of Los Angeles, CA; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Visitation will be before the funeral at the church from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. May 27, 2013, On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)

Colbert, Sarah Lillie (Watkins)

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80, of Rover died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

Funeral service will be Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Visitation will be before the funeral at the church from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com See complete obit next issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 29, 2013)

Colbert, Sarah Lillie (Watkins)

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80 of Gravelly died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born March 17, 1933 in Gravelly, Arkansas to the late Bobbie and Nancy Watkins. She was a seamstress and a member of the Rover Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Fay Colbert and a son, Robert Colbert.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA, Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Karen Colbert of Fayetteville, AR; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan, and Sara of Simi Valley, CA, Conner of Fayetteville, AR, Cory and Gunner of Los Angeles, CA; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Visitation will be before the funeral at the church from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. May 27, 2013, On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)

Colbert, Sarah Lillie (Watkins)

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80 of Rover died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born March 17, 1933 in Gravelly, Arkansas to the late Bobbie and Nancy Watkins. She was a seamstress and a member of the Rover Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Fay Colbert and a son, Robert Colbert.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA, Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Karen Colbert of Fayetteville, AR; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan, and Sara of Simi Valley, CA, Conner of Fayetteville, AR, Cory and Gunner of Los Angeles, CA; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Interment was at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover. Arrangements are under the direction of 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 5, 2013)

Colbert, Sarah Lillie (Watkins)

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80, of Rover died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

Funeral service will be Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Visitation will be before the funeral at the church from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com See complete obit next issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 29, 2013)

Colbert, Sarah Lillie (Watkins)

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80 of Rover died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born March 17, 1933 in Gravelly, Arkansas to the late Bobbie and Nancy Watkins. She was a seamstress and a member of the Rover Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Fay Colbert and a son, Robert Colbert.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA, Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Karen Colbert of Fayetteville, AR; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan, and Sara of Simi Valley, CA, Conner of Fayetteville, AR, Cory and Gunner of Los Angeles, CA; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Interment was at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover. Arrangements are under the direction of 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 5, 2013)

Colburn, Charles R. (Dick)

Charles R. (Dick) Colburn, age 68, of Belleville, formerly of Atkins, died Saturday, October 31, 2009, at his home. Born June 11, 1941, in Russellville, AR, he was the son of the late George Lester and Tracie Haskin Colburn. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Jerry, Larry and Van Colburn and two sisters, Dorthy Moyers and Ida Beth Keathly. He was a retired construction worker and a Baptist.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma Jean Russell Colburn; four sons, Quentin Colburn and wife, Yvonne, Terry Colburn, Dwight Colburn and wife, Marlana, Scottie Colburn and companion, Jessica Brents; a daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Claude Jean; a brother, Johnny Colburn of Freedom, CA and a sister and brother-in-law, Betty and John Hanna, of Winchester, VA; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was November 3, 2009, at Lemley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Charley Casto officiating. Burial was in ShilohWilliamson Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be Brendon Colburn, Dustin Colburn, Austin Colburn, Jody Colburn, Kevin Hart and Levi Smith. Online obituary and guestbook are available at WWW.lemleyfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 4, 2009)


Cole, Billie Ann Mathis

Billie Ann Mathis Cole of Little Rock, Arkansas was born February 6, 1935 at Plainview, Arkansas to the late Otto and Lucy Elizabeth Lipsey Mathis. She was a member of East Union Missionary Baptist Church. Mrs. Cole died Friday, August 22, 2008 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock at the age of 73. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Jimmy Cole, a son James Jimbo Cole, a brother, R. B. Mathis and sisters, Ruth Patterson and Sarah Ella Mathis.

Survivors include sons, Larry Cole, Dennis and Trisha Cole, Michael and Cindy Cole, Craig and Cherie Cole, all of East End; brothers, Orlan Mathis of Camden, Duell and Irma Mathis of Eureka Springs; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held August 25, 200at East Union Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Paul Roberts officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 27, 2008)


Cole, Earl D.

Earl D. Cole, age 73, of Dardanelle, died Sunday, January 12, 2003, at the Dardanelle Hospital. A son of the late John Dee and Dorothy Earl Williams Cole, he was born March 16, 1929, in Pope County. He was an assistant superintendent for International Shoe Company, where he worked for over thirty years, a United States Army veteran of the Korean War and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Rogers-Rye Post 2283.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald L. Cole, and a sister, Wanda Fletcher.

Survivors include two sons, Earl D. Cole, Jr. and Frankie Cole, both of Russellville; a daughter, Patty Woodard of Danville; a special friend, Martha Aikin of Dardanelle; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p. m. Wednesday, January 15, 2003, at the Shinn Chapel with Rev. Gerald Chenowith officiating. Arrangements are by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Rogers-Rye Post 2283. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Arkansas Affiliate, Inc. 212 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-1573. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 15, 2003)


Cole, Horace C.

Horace C. Cole was born January 4th, 1882 at Chickalah, AR and passed away at the State hospital in Little Rock on Friday July 22, 1949 and has spent most of his life in Yell County. He joined the Christian Church at Havana in his young days. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

He was married to Lillie Brooke on October 30, 1910 at Plainview. To this union five children were born of which two survive, Dick Cole of Boinis, and Ruby Cole of the home. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lillie Cole; three brothers, Guy Cole of Greenwood, Homer Cole, Bishop, Ca., Bob Cole, Mexico; two sisters Miss Ninnie Cole, Magazine, Mrs. Ida Runyans of Hatch, New Mexico; one grandson, James Cole of Bionis, Texas; and a number of friends to mourn his passing.

Funeral services were conducted at Salem Sunday afternoon. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 28, 1949)


Cole, Janet Smith

Mrs. Janet Smith Cole, age 63 of Havana Rt 2 died at her home on January 19, 1956. She was a lifetime resident of Yell County.

She is survived by her husband, Mark Cole, a daughter, Irene, and a son, Joseph, all of the home, four sisters, Mrs. Susie Taylor of Norman, Okla., Miss Lucy Smith, Mrs. Florene Yandell and Mrs. Laura Hood, all of Havana and three brothers, S. L. Smith of Hartshorne, Okla. Frank Hicks of Ralston, Okla and Larkin Hicks of Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 2, 1956)


Cole, Lee

Lee Cole, age 81, of Belleville, AR died Thursday, November 12, 1998 at his home. He was born June 10, 1917 in Belleville, the son of late Sam and Cindy Sadler Cole, he was a heavy equipment operator and a member of the Liberty Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Benella Wise Cole; a son, Timmy L. Cole of Paris, AR; four daughters, Mary McTyer of Belleville, Betty White of Russellville, AR, Nellie Guillory of Tulsa, OK and Carol Johnson of Ft. Smith, AR; a brother, Pete Cole of California; 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service was held November 16, 1998 at the Liberty Hill Baptist Church with arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 25, 1998)


Cole, Lilly

Mrs. Lilly Cole was born January 18, 1885 near Plainview and died January 6, 1956 at a hospital in Russellville following a long illness. She was a member of the Salem Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Miss Ruby Cole, of the home, one daughter, Ruby Cole of the home, and son, Dick of Houston, Tex.; two brothers, Cleve Brock of Terre Haute, Ind. and Joe Brooks of Brentwood, Maryland, and two grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 12, 1956)


Cole, Ronald

Ronald Cole, age 71 of Havana, AR died Monday, March 19, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born July 17, 1929 in New York, NY to the late Winiford and Margaret Ritchie Cole. He was a retired Major in the United States Air Force serving as a navigator on B52 for the strategic air command.

Survivors are his wife, Frances Cole; two sons, Ronnie and Brent Cole both of Minneapolis, MN; one daughter, Brenda Cary of Colorado Springs, CO; two sisters, Elsie Leigh of North Carolina and Jackie Greenberg of New York; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Memorial service was March 23, 2001 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D. C. on April 11, 2001 at 9:00 a. m. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 4, 2001)


Coleman, Edgar

Edgar Coleman, 66, of Bluffton passed away at his home December 8, 1958. He was a retired farmer, a native of Yell County and a Methodist.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ada Coleman; one brother, Walker Coleman of Bluffton; two sisters, Mrs. John Norman of Rover and Mrs. Roy Lazenby of Ola and several nieces and nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD - Originally published on Thursday, December 18, 1958)


Coleman, Rosie L.

Rosie L. Coleman, age 89, of Russellville, AR died Friday, November 20, 1998. She was born April 20, 1909 in Dardanelle. She was a home maker and member of the Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lorene Hubbard Watkins and her husband, Cecil L. Coleman.

She is survived by two daughters, Dortha Forrest of Russellville and Bonnie L. McAlister of Little Rock, AR; five grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and three nieces.

Service was Monday at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Bob Huie. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 25, 1998)


Coleman, Roxie Anna

Mrs. Roxie Anna Coleman, 62 years old, wife of Walker Coleman, of Bluffton, died at St. Mary's Hospital, Russellville, Friday afternoon following an extended illness.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Coleman is survived by two sons, Jesse Coleman, Bluffton, and Elmer Coleman, Upland, Calif. four daughters, Mrs. Ira Clements, Miss Vera Coleman and Miss Anna Coleman, all of Bluffton, and Miss Vida Coleman, of Forester; and one brother, Billy Hunt, Briggsville.

Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p. m. at the Methodist church at Bluffton, with Rev. T. C. Chambliss, pastor, in charge. The Post-Dispatch joins the many Dardanelle friends of the family in extending deepest sympathy in their great loss. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Leek, Newspaper: Dardanelle, Arkansas Post-Dispatch, 1/4/1940)


Coleman, Vera (Miss)

Her obituary was published 3 Sep 1979, Arkansas. Miss Vera Coleman, aged 69, of Bluffton (Yell County) died Friday. She was a member of Bluffton United Methodist Church.

Survivors are a brother, Jesse Coleman of North Little Rock.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bluffton United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Bluffton Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Gazette Newspaper, Obituary was published on Sept 3, 1979)

Coleman, Walker

Walker Coleman, age 88, of Bluffton, a retired farmer, died Monday at a Danville hospital. He had lived at Bluffton all his life. He was a member of the Bluffton Methodist Church and was a Mason.

Survivors include two sons, Elmer Coleman of Upland, Calif. And Jess Coleman of No. Little Rock; four daughters, Mrs. Selma Clements and Miss Vera Coleman, both of Bluffton, Mrs. R. H. Edmonds of Venie, Calif., and Mrs. Clenton Moore of Waldron; two sisters, Mrs. Lillie Lazenby of Ola and Mrs. John Norman of Upland; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 23, 1961)

Colier, Julie

Mrs. Julie Colier died December 10, 1952 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. W. Caldwell at the age of85. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. T. W. Caldwell, one son, A. D. Tucker of Ozark, nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 18, 1952)


Colina, Ariani Zulay

Ariani Zulay Colina, age 1 of Danville, became one of God's little angels on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include the Colina and Garcia families.

Funeral Mass was held Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Andrew's Catholic Church. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville. 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 Sep 14, 2011)

Collier, Brenda Kay

Brenda Kay Collier, 11 months, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Collier, Centerville, died Thursday morning in St. Mary's Hospital, Russellville.

She is survived by her parents and one sister, Carolyn; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Collier of Dardanelle, and Mrs. Maude Spears, Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 25, 1952)


Collier, Delena Mae

Delena Mae Collier, age 69, died Tuesday, December 21, 2004 at the Home Place. She was born June 20, 1935 at Centerville, AR to Freddie Wilson and Nell Mae Hefley Collier. She was a member of the Baptist Church and the Screen Actors Guild.

She is preceded in death by her father, Freddie Wilson Collier.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen Bernardi of Sacramento, CA; a brother, Joe Collier of North Little Rock; mother, Nell Mae Collier of Dardanelle; three sisters, Mary Linker of North Little Rock, Patsy Roush of Dardanelle, Bobbie Douglas of Herber Springs; granddaughter, Allison Bernardi of CA and several nephews and nieces.

Graveside services were held, Wednesday, December 22, 2004 at Ringer Cemetery in Centerville, with Randy Roush officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 29, 2004)


Collier, Freddie Wilson

Freddie Wilson Collier, age 93, of Dardanelle died Saturday, March 16, 2002 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. He was born July 29, 1908, in Charleston to Fred Milton Collier and Aggie Mae McAnally Collier. He is a veteran of the Arkansas National Guard, a member of the Bright Star Masonic Lodge 213 and a member of the Sladey Cross Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Nell Collier; a son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Shirley Collier of North Little Rock; four daughters, and sons-in-law, Delena Collier of Dardanelle, Mary and Bill Linker of North Little Rock, Patsy Roush of Dardanelle and Bobbie and Ed Douglass of Heber Springs; a brother, Arlie Collier of Portersville, CA; 17 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.

Funeral was March 19 at Dardanelle Funeral Chapel by Brother Roger Pearce. Burial was in Ringer Cemetery in Centerville by Dardanelle Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Robert Linker, Ronnie Douglass, Randy Roush, Keith Douglass, Billy Joe Collier and Thad Collier. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 27, 2002)


Collier, Johnnie Mae

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Collier, 46, died at her home in Tulsa, Okla. She was born and raised at Havana.

Survivors include her husband, Roston; one son in service; two sisters, Mrs. Delia Cooper and Mrs. Mamie Wilkerson, both of Oklahoma; and one brother, Oscar Elliott of Arvin, Calif. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 25, 1952)


Collier, Julia Ann (Harkey) Tucker

Mrs. Julia A. Collier, age 85, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Tom Caldwell in Harkey's Valley, Thursday, December 11th. She was a lifelong resident of Yell county and a member of the Baptist church. Other survivers besides her daughter are one son, Adolphas Tucker, Ozark, Ark., nine grandchildren and 13 great grand children.

Funeral services were held at the Chickalah Baptist church at 2:00 p.m. Thursday. Burial was in the Harkey's Valley Cemetery by the Cornwell Funeral Service. (Dardanelle Post-Dispatch Newpaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, pub. Dec 18, 1952) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 18 Dec 1952, Dardanelle, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Collier, Mary E.

Died Mrs. Mary E. Collier, Aged 67 years, departed this life the 29th of February last. We sympathize with her bereaved relatives and friends; she was a member of the Baptist Church, and we trust all will follow her good examples. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: THE DARDANELLE INDEPENDENT, 3-12-1875)


Collier, Mary E. (Mrs.)

Mrs. Mary E. Collier, Aged 67 years, departed this life the 29th of February last. We sympathize with her bereaved relatives and friends; she was a member of the Baptist Church, and we trust all will follow her good examples. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Dardanelle Independent Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 12, 1875)

Collier, Nell Mae

Nell Mae Collier, age 83, of Dardanelle, died Thursday, January 27, 2005 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born November 9, 1911 at Dardanelle to the late Joe Harrison and Ida Mae Boxx Heffley.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Collier and a daughter, Delena Mae Collier.

Survivors include a son, Joe Collier of North Little Rock; three daughters, Mary Linker of North Little Rock, Patsy Roush of Dardanelle, Bobbie Dougless of Heber Springs; seventeen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held on Friday, January 28, 2005 at Ringer Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 2, 2005)


Collins, Adam Christopher

Adam Christopher Collins, of Centerville, age 2 months died Thursday, November 6, 2002 at his home. He was born September 10, 2002; he was the son of John Gregory, Sr. and April Lee Ann Hiett Collins.

Survivors include his parents; brothers, John Gregory, Jr. and Preston Bryant Collins of Ola; paternal grandparents, Johnny & Janice Collins of Centerville; maternal grandparents, Terry & Annette Hiett of Centerville; great grandparents, Issac Brownlo Collins of Centerville, Wilma Mahone of Russellville, Gladys Bittle of Dermont, Bernice Hiett of Centerville; aunts & uncles, Justin & Cristty Couch, Dustin and Misty Ford, and Tracey Kirk, all of Centerville, and Garry Thompson of Russellville.

Graveside services were Thursday, December 5, 2002 at Pisgah Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Garry Thompson and Randall Hiett. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 11, 2002)


Collins, Dora Fowler

Mrs. Dora Fowler Collins, 84, wife of J. K. Collins, Ola, died Monday in a hospital in Danville.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. W. O. Gossett and Mrs. Mary Horn of Plainview; three sons, Carl I, Robert J. and John H. Collins, of Ola; 10 grandchildren and a great grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 31, 1952)


Collins, Esco

Esco Collins, age 83, of Ola died Thursday, November 13, 1986 at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. He was the son of the late Perle Ottoway and Florence Avers Collins, the husband of the late Amy DeRossitt Collins, a retired elevator operator and a member of Cincinnati Avenue Christian Church of Tulsa, OK.

Survivors include two half brothers, Lynton Collins and Howard Collins, one half sister, Maxine Peetz all of Missouri.

Graveside services and interment were Saturday at the Havana Cemetery with Garland Lipe officiating. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/13/1986)


Collins, Floy M.

Floy M. Collins, age 84, a resident of Legacy Lodge Nursing Home and a former resident of Ola, died Wednesday, December 3, 1986, at the nursing home. She was the widow of Carl J. Collins and daughter of the late Samuel and Sallie Burks Scarborough. She was an honorary lifetime member of the Ola Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a retired school teacher; having taught 35 years in Plainview schools, and had been designated as an Arkansas Teacher of the Year in the 1940s. She was a member of the First Baptist Church at Plainview.

Survivors include a son, Harry L. Collins of Okmulgee, Okla.; a daughter, Mrs. Sammye Hopper of Russellville; two granddaughters, Julie Pounders of Ola and Sally Sacrey of Russellville, and a great-granddaughter, Olivia Pounders of Ola.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Plainview by the Rev. Benny Foster. Burial will be at Sandlin Cemetery at Ola by Humphrey Funeral Home of Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Collins, Freddie Alvin

Freddie Alvin Collins, age 72 of Dardanelle, died Friday, July 1, 2005 at his home in Dardanelle. He was born March 29, 1933 in Little Rock to Otis Herzfeld and Zetta Collins. He was a retired welder. He was a Korean Army veteran, a member of the 82 Airborne, a member of the Dardanelle Boyce-Woods VFW Post # 3141, and 32 Mason.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Mercedes Collins daughter, Mariana Collins Romero of Dardanelle mother, Zetta Haney of Dardanelle two brothers, Buddy Haney and Eugene Garner both of Centerville brother, Robert Herzfeld of MO, three sisters Donna Jones, Peggy Wells and Linda Herzfeld all of CA. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 13, 2005)


Collins, Ginger L.

Ginger L. Collins, age 52, of Dardanelle, AR died July 8, 1999 at the Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born October 7, 1946 in Ventura, CA to the late Marshall and Fay Perry man Denton. She was a mother and homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, James Collins; one son, Steven Collins of Dardanelle, AR; three daughters, Cheryl Collins of Russellville, Kristie Rhinehart and Marsha Collins both of Dardanelle, AR; two brothers, Tommy Perryman of Santa Paula, CA and Gary Jamison of Texas and four grandchildren.

Graveside service was July 10, at Brearley Cemetery with Bro. Bob Watson officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Jerry Don Davis, Daniel Morrison, Robert Lackey, Carl Murray, Chuck Cox and Shawn Wilson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 14, 1999)


Collins, Harry Lynn

Harry Lynn Collins, age 64, a long time Okmulgee, OK resident, died Monday, April 7, 1997 in Okmulgee. He was born July 5, 1932 in Ola, AR to Carl and Floy Collins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Opaline Collins on February 26, 1986. He was a retired pipefitter and a veteran of the U. S. Navy.

Survivors include one sister, Sammye Hopper of Russellville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 30, 1997)


Collins, Issaac Brownlo "Papa"

Issaac Brownlo "Papa" Collins, age 86, of Centerville, AR, died Thursday, April 12, 2007 at Baptist Health in Little Rock, AR. The son of Silas and Ada (Smith) Collins, he was born May 19, 1920 in Stafford, AR. He was a member of the Centerville Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his companion Clara Young; one grandson, Franklin Denney; one great grandson, Adam Collins; four sisters, Retta Huff, Bonnie Sims, Hettie Brown, and Elsie Tippy.

Survivors include one son, Johnny and Janice of Centerville; three daughters, Sheila Arthur of Russellville, Darlene & Bill Reynolds of Centerville and Carolyn & Doyle Murphree of Russellville; 11 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 16 great-great grandchildren; four sisters, Zetta Haney of Centerville, Leola Sisson of Dardanelle, Ozelma Walker of Dardanelle, Idell Burns of Portland, AR; and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral was April 16, 2007 at Centerville Assembly of God Church. Brother Bobby Wells officiated. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Active Pallbearers were John Gregory Collins, Sr. Doug, Wesley & Rodney Reynolds, Adam Tripp, James Cook. Honorary were John Anderson, Kevin Rodgers, & John Williams. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 18, 2007)


Collins, J. K.

J. K. Collins, 37, died Wednesday, December 1, 1954, in his home in Plainview. A native of Alabama, he was a Baptist and a retired farmer and stockman.

Survivors include three sons, Carl, Robert and John Collins, all of Danville; two daughters, Mrs. M. O. Gossett and Mrs. Mary Hunn, Plainview, 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 8, 1954) [Editor's Comment:Referencing alist of burialsof Sandlin Cemetery in Yell County, John K Collins headstone reads 1868-1954, which wouldindicate age at death to be 86 or 87.]


Collins, John Henry

John Henry Collins, age 73 of Ola, passed away August 8, 2011 at his home.

Arrangements will be made later on this week by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (See full obit in next week's paper) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 10, 2011)

Collins, John Henry

John Henry Collins, age 73 of Ola, passed away August 8, 2011 at his home. He was born May 17, 1938 in San Diego, CA to the late John Henry and Evelyn Gumball Collins. He was a 22-year United States Navy Veteran, 32nd Degree Mason at the Masonic Lodge in Ola and a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Verna Carolyn Fowler Collins.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Joe Birge of Dardanelle; sons, James Collins of Fayetteville and Johnny Hank Collins of TX; sisters, Janet Bailey of Ocean Springs, MS, Diane Rand of Wildomar, CA; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service was held Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Petit Jean Masonic Lodge Hall #298 in Ola with Chaplain Charles White officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Monday Night Card Players. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 17, 2011)

Collins, Neal Leon

Neal Leon Collins, aged 37, died February 19 at the home of his mother in Springhill, La. He was a native of Yell County and a veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his father, Hubert Collins of Belleville; his mother, Mrs. Alma Rowland of Springhill, La.; four sisters, Mrs. Lola Lawson and Wanda Collins of Springhill, Mrs. Jeanie Porterfield of Citronelle, Ala. and Mrs. Bonnie Meek of Shreveport, La.; two brothers, James Collins of Rapid City, S. D. and Donald Collins of Springhill; a daughter, Linda Collins of Shreveport. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 2, 1961)

Collins, Virgie Mctigritt Woolbright

Virgie McTigritt Woolbright Collins, age 85, of Stonewall, LA, passed away Sunday, September 22, 19. She was born in Bluffton, AR February 21, 1911 to the late Steven Marlow and Jennie Gilpin McTigritt. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, a farmer, rancher and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Pike Woolbright and Eulan (Tom) Collins; a daughter, Artie Marie Woolbright; two brothers; two sisters.

Survivors include a daughter, Violet Alexander of Stonewall, LA; two grandchildren, Crawford Alexander Jr of Texas and Joann Biggs of Louisiana; two great-granddaughters, Trista Biggs and Jehnna Alexander of Stonewall, LA and a host of nieces and nephews and friends.

Funeral service was Tuesday at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wade Showns officiating. Burial was in the New Hope Cemetery near Dardanelle. Pallbearers were her grandson, Crawford Alexander Jr, nephews, Randy Smith, Jeff Smith, Phillip Robinson and two very close friends, Milton (Bo) Quarles and Bobby Gist. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 9/25/1996)


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