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Crow, Jackie

Jackie Crow, age 70, of Russellville, Arkansas, died Sunday, February 16, 2003 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, Arkansas. The son of Benton and Marie (George) Crow, he was born January 21, 1933 in Centerville, Arkansas. He married Pearl Dixon on July 10, 1953 at Ola, Arkansas. He worked as a material procurement manager at Arkansas Nuclear One until his retirement in 1991. After retirement, he was the agent for Greyhound Bus Lines in Russellville. Jackie was a member of the Pope County Quorum Court at the time of his death. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Russellville for 50 years. He was a football and basketball official for 35 years and was a member of the Arkansas Officials Association. He also coached Little League baseball in Russellville for many years and was a life member of the Arkansas Valley Horse Show Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Pearl Crow of Russellville, AR; two daughters, Janet Schweinfurth and husband, Mark of Oklahoma City, OK, Carole McCaw and husband, Jim of Birmingham, AL; one son, Jeff Crow of Russellville, AR; four brothers, Jim Crow of Bixby, OK, John Crow of Morrilton, AR, James Crow of Council Bluffs, IA, Ronnie Crow of Dardanelle, AR; two sisters, Mary Ellen Mabry of Barling, AR, Nancy Moore of Dardanelle, AR; six grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 19, 2003 at the Humphrey Chapel. Burial will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park at Russellville, Arkansas under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to Cross and Shield Ministries. Internet obituary may be found at Legacy. com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 19, 2003)


Crow, James Henry

James H. Crow, 82, of Dardanelle, died Friday in a hospital in Bethalto, Ill. He was a native of Yell County and had lived here all his life. He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Bruce McConnell of Dardanelle, Miss Clara Crow and Mrs. Dorthy Clappler of Bethalto; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 10, 1963)

Crow, Jess Conley

Jess Conley Crow, age 84, of Sunday, June 17, 2001 at his home in Centerville, AR. He was born December 30, 1916 in Centerville, AR to the late David and Nanny Crow. He was a cattle farmer, retired from the Yell County Road Department after 33 years and a member of Slaty Crossing Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Henry, Billy and Clayton Crow and sister, Carious Russell, Lorene Crow and an infant sister.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Sylvia Crow; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Erma Crow of Centerville; two brothers, Harold and Gail Crow both of Centerville; three grandchildren, Kim Brixey, Casa, Kristi Crow, Conway and Keith Crow of Centerville and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was June 19 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev, David Downum officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were David Crow, Buddy Crow, Tommy Crow, Gary Adaire, Danny Merritt and Thelbert Hamilton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 20, 2001)


Crow, Joann

Mrs. Joann Crow, age 62 of Austin, TX died Tuesday, June 13, 1995 at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital. She was a member of the Baptist faith, housewife, homemaker and daughter of the late John and Ila Mae Turner Hunt.

Survivors include her husband, Robert D. Crow of Austin, TX; two sons, Robert Crow of Beaumont, TX and Keith Crow of Austin, TX; one daughter, Jonette Yost of Hutchinson, KS; one brother, Holman Hunt of Biloxi, MS; one sister, Wanda McTighe of Herman, MN; also include are four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were June 18 at the Brearley Cemetery by the Rev. Bennie Harmon. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 6-28-1995)


Crow, Joe

Joe Crow, age 78, of Dardanelle, AR passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2001. He was born February 18, 1923 in New Blaine, AR to the late Newton and Merdel Crow.

He is survived by his wife Wanda Crow of Dardanelle AR; two sons and daughter-in law, Randy Crow of Dardanelle, AR and Ronald and Doreen Crow of Oklahoma City, OK; one brother, Calvin Brow of Carlsbad, NM; one sister, Melba Hodges of Dardanelle, AR; one grandson Randy Crow, Jr. of Dardanelle, AR.

Service was June 23, 2001 at the Dardanelle Funeral Service with the Rev. Pat Baze officiating. Burial will follow in the Elizabeth Hill Cemetery in New Blaine, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 27, 2001)


Crow, Leslie Jerry

Leslie Jerry Crow, age 73, of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, January 4, 2007. He was born November 15, 1933 at Centerville, AR to the late Leslie H. and Daphna Mashburn Crow. He was a 1952 graduate of Ola High School and continued to attend and support the ball teams and other events after his retirement. He entered the Navy on August 13, 1953 and served his country for 20 years, retiring as Chief Petty Officer. His tours of duty included the Marshall Islands, Adak, Alaska, Kodiak, Alaska two tours, Okinawa two tours, Saipan, Midway Island and Vietnam. He was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Commendation with Combat "V" and 5 Navy Good Conduct Medals. He was a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ and served as Deacon for over 20 years. He was a retiree of Ironworkers Local 321 and the Boyce-Woods VFW Post 3141 where he served on their Funeral Honors Detail. He and his wife assisted with Meals on Wheels. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers, Benton, Frank, Clarence and Walker Crow and J. R. Biggs and a sister, Wilma Hovis.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Esch Crow; three sons and daughters-in-law, Chuck and Bethany Crow, Tulsa, OK, Terry and Carrie Crow, Collierville, TN and Kevin Crow, Chickasha, OK; a sister, Nora lee Milner, Broken Arrow, OK; six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was Monday at Dardanelle Church of Christ with Ralph Weinhold officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery with the US Navy and US Air Force rendering full military honors. Active pallbearers were Honor Guard members. Honorary were Deacons and Elders of Dardanelle Church of Christ, Boyce-Woods VFW Post 3141 Funeral Honors Detail members and Lionell "Toots" Christy. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 10, 2007)


Crow, Lorene

Lorene Crow, age 91, of Centerville, AR died Wednesday, August 19, 1998 at Benton. She was born June 13, 1907 at Centerville, AR, she was the daughter of the late David and Nannie Vining Crow, a retired employee of Arkansas Valley Industries and a member of Liberty Hall Methodist Church.

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

She is survived by a nephew she raised and his wife, Mark and Betty Crow and their children, Loren and Andrea all of Benton; three brothers, Gail, Harold and Connelly "Jess" Crow of Dardanelle and several other nephews and nieces.

Funeral service was Friday at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR by the Rev. Bennie Harmon. Burial was in the Petillo Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 26, 1998)


Crow, Marie George

Marie George Crow, age 89 of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday at Dardanelle Hospital. She was born November 20, 1913 in Mt. George the daughter of the late Truly and Lillie Stafford George. She was a nurse's aide at Dardanelle Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital, a mother and homemaker and a member of the First Methodist Church of Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Benton Crow, who she married September 29, 1931 at Centerville and a grandson, Claudie Mabry.

Survivors include five sons and daughters-in-law, Jackie Pearl Crow of Russellville, AR, Jim & Pat Crow of Bixby, OK, Johnny & Judy Crow of Morrilton, AR, James Crowe of Council Bluffs, IA and Ronnie Crow of Dardanelle, AR; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ellen & Gene Mabry of Barling, AR and Nancy and Scotty Moore of Dardanelle, AR; 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two sisters; Bennie Hilburn of Perryville and Juanita Hintz of Evansville, WY.

Services will be today, December 4, 2002 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with the Rev. Bennie Harmon and Rev. Floyd Ervin officiating. Interment will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers will be Brandon Crow, Jeff Crow, Ronnie Joe Crow, Jim McCaw, Blake Driver, Mike May and Mark Schweinfurth. Honorary will be Jerry Crow, Bobby Christy and staff and employees of Dardanelle Nursing Center. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 4, 2002)


Crow, Mary Lou Douglas

Mary Lou Douglas Crow, age 84, of Centerville, AR died Friday, September 18, 1998. She was born at Jennings Fall, AR to Garland Augustas and Louvirda Mary Foster Douglas and was a member of Liberty Hall Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Gail Jackson Crow; a son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Linda Crow of Dardanelle; two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Ruben McConnell of Russellville and JoAnn and Ronald Fulkerson of Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters, Bennie Foresee of Eufaula, OK and Elizabeth Dalton of Phoenix, AZ; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was Sunday at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR. Burial was in the Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 23, 1998)


Crow, Myrtle Lyons

Myrtle Lyons Crow, age 87 of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, November 13, 1998 at the Dardanelle Hospital. She was born June 29, 1911 at Carlisle, the daughter of the late Thomas Andrew and Flora Lyons. She was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruel "Shorty" Crow and two daughters, Marion Joyce Crow and Flora Francis Crow.

Survivors include four sons, Jerry J. Crow, Hoyt Crow and Ronnie L. Crow all of Dardanelle, AR and Thomas R. Crow of Hondo, TX; a daughter, Carolyn E. Swilley of Dardanelle; a sister, Mollie Barger of Nashville, AR; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 25, 1998)


Crow, Robert E.

Robert E. Crow of Dardanelle died Monday, January 24, 2005 at Dardanelle Hospital. He was born May 8, 1923, to Arthur and Goly Crow. He was a row crop and cattle farmer. He and his family were named 1980 Farm Family of the Year for Yell County. He was a 70-year member of Liberty Hall Methodist Church where he served as Sunday School superintendent. He served as chairman of Yell County Farm Services Committee and was also a member of Carden Bottom School Board. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Russell Crow; a sister, Ava Dean Partridge; a grandson, Jason Thresher; and a niece, Margaret Edwards.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Erma L. Crow; a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Debbie Crow; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Dale Hon; grandson and spouse, Brad and Melanie Thresher; granddaughters and their spouses, Mandy and Matt McClellan, Erin and Nathan Mills and Sheri and John David Sykes; a sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Hays Pool of Richardson, TX; a sister-in-law, Emma Crow; several nephews and nieces and seven great-grandchildren that he cherished.

Funeral was held on Tuesday, January 25, 2005 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle with the Rev. Floyd Erwin and the Rev. C.L. Haston officiating. Burial was in Harris Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Brad Thresher, Matt McClellan, Nathan Mills, John David Sykes, Bobby Lyons and Arlon Bean. Honorary pallbearers were James Keys, Robert Apple and Noah Lee Wedge. Memorials may be made to Liberty Hall Methodist Church c/o James Keys, 23774 Highway 154, Dardanelle, AR 72834. The family extends a special thanks to Arkansas Hospice. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 26, 2005)


Crow, Ruby Dorothy

Ruby Dorothy Crow, age 90, of Centerville, AR died Thursday, September 9, 2004 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born May 24, 1914 in Centerville, AR the daughter of the late Samuel and Ola Dunaway Windham. She was a member of Liberty hall United Methodist Church. She was a wonderful mother and friend to all who knew her.

She is survived by her husband Harold Crow; two sons and daughters-in-law, Buddy and Jeanne Crow of Atkins, AR and Gary and Judi Crow of Citrus heights, CA; two daughters and a son-in-law, Madeleine Mosquito of Delaware, AR and Luann and Tom McMillen of Russellville; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and a sister Ayleen Duke or Russellville, AR.

Funeral service was September 13, 2004 at Humphrey Chapel with Rev. Wylie Jones officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 15, 2004)


Crow, Shannon

Shannon Crow, age 59 of Lawton, OK died Sunday in Lawton. He was a Methodist, a native of Dardanelle and recently retired after 30 years in the Army.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Virginia Crow; a daughter, Miss Mary Ann Crow of Washington; three brothers, Ruel Crow of Dardanelle, Royce Crow of New Hampshire and Kyle Crow of Godfrey, III.; four sisters, Mrs. Walter Farmer of Dardanelle, Mrs. Era Hanabaum of Knoxville (Pope County), Mrs. Noah Griffin of Alton, Ill., and Mrs. Sally Harding of Altheimer.

Funeral services were held Wednesday in Lawton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1963)

Crow, Thelma V. Vandiver

Mrs. Thelma V. Vandiver Crow, age 85, of Austin, TX, died Monday, August 10 at Austin, TX. She was a native of Dardanelle, daughter of the late William Baron and Laura Irene Hovis Vandiver, a retired bookkeeper for Daily Office Furniture and a member of the Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by one son, David Van-diver Crow.

Survivors are one son, Robert Crow of Austin, TX; two brothers, Woodrow Vandiver of Conway and Bill Vandiver of Little Rock; six grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

Services were graveside, August 13 at the Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle, AR with the Rev. Bennie Harmon. Services were by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 8/10/1992)


Crow, Virdel Haston

Mrs. Russell Crow, age 21, of Carden Bottom departed this life April 10, 1949 at the St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. Mrs. Crow was formerly Miss Virdel Haston.

She is survived by her mother, Mrs. M. J. Brock, of near Dardanelle; four sisters, Mrs. Garrett Dorrough, Paris, Mrs. Robert Crow, Carden Bottom, Mrs. Charles Coal, Cotton Town, Mrs. J. C. Scott of Ola and three brothers, Ivory Haston of Dardanelle, Clinton Haston, Carden Bottom, Nathaniel Haston of Arizona; and a number of other relatives and a host of friends.

She was laid to rest in New Bethel Cemetery (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 14, 1949)


Crow, Wanda Mae

Wanda Mae Crow, age 81 of Dardanelle, died Thursday, April 17, 2008 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born September 30, 1926 at New Blaine to the late Bill and Rilla Wood Jones. She was a home maker and a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Dardanelle.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Rilla Wood Jones; husband of 55 years; Joe Crow; sister, Thelma Perry; brothers, Billy W. Jones, Harold R. Jones, Wendell D. Jones; granddaughter, Tracy Crow.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ronald and Doreen Crow of Oklahoma, City, OK, Randy Crow of Dardanelle; grandson, Randy Crow Jr. of Russellville; sister-in-law, Melba Hodges of Dardanelle; numerous other family and friends.

Funeral service was held April 21, 2008 at the First Free Will Baptist Church, Dardanelle with Rev. Jared Higginbotham officiating. Burial was held in Elizabeth Cemetery in New Blaine. Pallbearers include Ken Hodges, Ernie Hodges, Michael Hodges, Randy Crow Jr. Mike Oliver, Armor Vinson and Terry Hansell. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 23, 2008)


Crowe, Berthe Mae

Miss Berthe Mae Crowe, age 96, of Russellville Nursing Center died Monday, December 9, 1985. She was a native of Yell County, daughter of the late James and Frances Bates Crowe, and was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include several nephews and nieces.

Graveside service will be at 10 a. m. Thursday at Harris Cemetery near Dardanelle by the Rev. Benda Moyer. Burial will be by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Crowe, Clara R.

Clara R. Crowe, age 88, died Wednesday, April 18, 2001 at the Rosewood Care Center in Alton, IL. She was born November 5, 1912 in Dardanelle, AR, daughter of the late James Henry and Mary Frenchie Marler Crow. She was employed at the Olin Brass Mill as a machinist for 36 years retiring in 1977. She attended the Bethalto United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Leotta McConnell.

Survivors include, a sister, Dorotha Kappler, Bethalto, IL; four nephews, Bruce D. McConnell, Dardanelle, AR, Harold Kappler, Bethalto, IL, Michael Kappler, Rolla, MO and Roger Kappler, Bethalto, IL and 10 great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was April 23 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with David Weber officiating. Burial was in Moore's Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 25, 2001)


Crowe, Emma

Emma Crowe, a devoted mother, memmie and friend to many, age 74, of Dardanelle died Monday, July 10, 2006 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born June 20, 1932 at Russellville to the late Jefferson Montgomery and Velma Urene Williamson Keltner. She retired as a cook from the Dardanelle School after 30 plus years of service.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Lloyd Russell Crowe; brother, Billy Keltner; sister, Jewell Gritman and a grandchild.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, David and Cheryl Crowe of Rudy, Jerry and Debbie Crowe, Brian and Jackie Crowe all of Dardanelle; three brothers, James Leonard Keltner of Mabelvale, J. M. Keltner of Benton, Robert Keltner of Benton; sister, Mildred Dixon of Mabelvale; ten grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; numerous other family and friends.

Funeral services was held Thursday, July 13, 2006 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery. Pallbearers were Shane Crowe, Dusty Crowe, Matt Crowe, Justin Crowe, Cliff Shipman and Clay Mitchell. Honorary pallbearers were Jamie Shipman, Chaz Crowe and Dusty Crowe. In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice of Russellville, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, AR 72801. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 19, 2006)


Crowe, Helen Jean (Graham)

Mrs. Helen Jean Crowe, aged 41, of Havana Rt. 2 died at Fort Chaffee Hospital Tuesday, March 27th. She was a native of Munden, Kansas.

Survivors are her husband, Alvin Weston Crowe, one sister, Mrs. Opel Oakey, and one brother, Dawson Graham, both of California.

Funeral will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Moore's Chapel Church. Burial will be in National Cemetery in Ft. Smith by Cornwell Funeral Services. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 29, 1962)

Crowell, Ernest Thomas

Ernest Thomas Crowell, 61, a native of Waveland, died in a Tulare, Calif., hospital February 20, 1960 following a long illness. He was a farmer and had lived in Porterville, Calif., for the past 18 years.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Crowell of Porterville; three sons, Edward, Curtis and Lyndon Crowell, a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Lewis, and two brothers, Robert and Lonnie Crowell, all of Porterville; two sisters, Mrs. Maude Nelms of Modesto, Calif., and Mrs. Ruth James of Waveland; and eight grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, March 3, 1960)


Crowley, Elmer

Funeral service for Elmer Crowley, 58, of Waldron, was held Tuesday at Pilot Prairie Baptist Church in Kansas City. Mr. Crowley, a native of Scott County, died at a Waldron hospital Sunday after a long illness. He was a cattleman and real estate man and had served as county tax collector for 10 years.

Survivors include his wife, Olgia of the home; a step-sister, Mrs. Jewel Pennington of Waldron; his step-father, Newt Hames of Waldron. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 12, 1961)

Crowley, Ila

Miss Ila Crowley, age 84, of Russellville died Wednesday, January 1, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a retired school teacher, having taught for 44 years and a graduate of Waldron High School and the University of Central Arkansas at Conway. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, American Association of Retired Persons, Pope County Retired Teachers Association and National Retired Teachers Association.

Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Dorothy C. Wilson of Russellville; a nephew, R. E. Crowley of Russellville; a niece, Polly Crowley Brower of Springfield, Va. and a great-nephew, Cash Dixon Crowley.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Rice-Martin Funeral Home at Waldron by Dr. D. Max Whitfield. Burial will be in Duncan Cemetery at Waldron by Rice-Martin Funeral Home. Local arrangements are by Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers Active: former students of Miss Crowley. Honorary: L. R. Sawyer, V. T. Baugh, R. E. Rackley, Gentry Priest, Theron Bartlett, Dr. Douglas Lowrey and Dr. Dennis Berner. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Crowley, Shirley M.

Shirley M. Crowley, age 58, of Booneville, AR died Friday, January 21, 2000 in Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith, AR. She was a mother and a member of the Eastwood Baptist Church in Booneville, AR.

She is survived by, a daughter, Gwen George of Booneville, AR; a son, Gary Twilla of Charleston, AR; four sisters, Joyce Gillespie, Alma Henson and Bobby McKinnie all of Booneville, AR and Vivian Kirby of Russellville, AR; a brother, Shelby Haller of Booneville, AR; four grandchildren, Alicia, Justin, Kendall and Crystal and one great grandchild, Daulton Early.

Pallbearers were, Tresha Davis, Becky McLemore, Irene Roush, Bryann LeBrun, Helen Helms, Linda Standford, Ellen Underwood, Debbie White and Paula Lemmond. Funeral service was January 24, 2000 at Eastwood Baptist Church with burial in the Bethel Cemetery in Russellville, AR under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 26, 2000)


Crownover, Effie

Effie Crownover, age 81, died August 12 at the State Sanatorium. She was a resident of Belleville and had lived most of her life in Yell County.

She is survived by two brothers, Eddie West of Huntington Park, Calif, and George West of Magazine; five nieces and six nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 23, 1956)


Crownover, Henry Grady

Henry Grady Crownover, age 57, died in a hospital in Long Beach, California, Friday morning, January 6th, 1950 after an illness of several weeks.

He was a native of Yell County but moved to California ten years ago. He was the son of the late John and Altha Crownover, pioneer family of Yell County. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 12, 1950)


Crownover, Joyce Farrow

Joyce Farrow Crownover, 93, of Norman died on Monday, August 30, 2004 at Whispering Pines Nursing Home. She was born January 16, 1911 to Thomas Hannibal and Sarah Ella Grant-Farrow in Belleville, Yell County Arkansas. She graduated from Belleville High School. She moved to Norman and married E. F. "Bub" Crownover. She worked at Ford Motor Company for a few years before working at Greenleaf Grocery and attended church at Trinity Baptist and Berry Road Baptist.

She was preceded by her husband; her parents; a son Thomas Crownover; a daughter, Anna Jo Crownover Belden; a sister, Vernie Beatrice Farrow Keathley; and a brother, Joe Farrow.

She is survived by her son, William Crownover of Idaho Falls, Idaho; granddaughters, Maria Jane Williams of Rudy, Arkansas, Annette Barnett and her husband, Barnie of Chandler; grandsons, James Belden, Mark Belden both of Norman; eight great grandchildren; and other family members and friends.

Services for will be held at 2:00 p. m. Thursday at Lower Spring Creek Cemetery, under the direction of Primrose Funeral Service. Visitation will be 6:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m Wednesday at Primrose Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 01, 2004)


Crownover, Malvie Harkey

Mrs. Malvie Harkey Crownover, age 92, of Tulsa, OK, widow of Grady Crownover died Saturday, April 28, 2001 at Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa. She was born September 6, 1908 in Havana, AR to the late John K. and Edna McBride Harkey. She was a homemaker.

Survivors are one brother, Aaron Harvey of Belleville, AR; two sisters, Raidee Hazlett of Merced, CA and Viola Garner of Mission Viejo, CA and several nephews and nieces.

Service was April 30, 2001 at the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Stapleton officiating. Burial was in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 2, 2001)


Crownover, Sarah Francis "Fannie"

Mrs. Sarah Francis "Fannie" Crownover, age 98, of Belleville died Tuesday, December 9, 1980 at Mitchell Nursing Home at Danville. She was the widow of Lee Crownover, daughter of the late John and Ida McClesky McClanahan, a retired teacher and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and Belleville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a sister, Miss Mary McClanahan of Danville and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral was Thursday at Belleville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Marcia Crossman. Burial was in Lower Spring Creek Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Drewey Payne, Loy Hale, Thurman Payne, Ozzo Apple, Alton Rogers and Everett Gray, Jr. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1980)


Crownover, Sidney

Sidney Crownover was born Sept 26, 1910, near Belleville and died December 14, 1950, in Phoenix, Arizona. He was the son of the late W. O. Crownover and Mrs. Nettie Crownover, who now lives in Norman, Okla.

Besides his mother, Sid is survived by two brothers, Maurice and Bud of Norman, Okla. and one sister, Mrs. Claude Nations, also of Norman Okla. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 21, 1950)


Crownover, William "Bill" O.

William "Bill" O. Crownover, 76, of Idaho Falls, died Monday, June 2, 2008, at his home. He was under the care of Hospice Alliance. He was born May 1, 1932, in Belleville, AR, to Euel Frank Crownover and Joyce Farrow Crownover. He grew up in Belleville and graduated from Belleville High School in 1950. He served as a Sergeant at Fort Belvoir, Virginia from 1952-1954. He lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he worked with Douglas Aircraft Company; later, Topeka, Kansas; and in Idaho Falls where he worked for the INL from 1962 until he retired in 1999. He enjoyed horseback riding and training, carpentry, wood working, mechanics, photography, and making peanut brittle. He also enjoyed steer roping and earned "The Buckle" which is the highest honor among ropers.

He is survived by the following: daughter, Maria Jane Williams of Rudy, Arkansas; daughter, Annette (Barney) Barnett of Chandler, Oklahoma; six grandchildren and one great grandchild; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Anna Jo Belden; and a brother, Thomas Crownover.

Memorial Services will be held at 3:30 p. m. on Friday, June 27, 2008 at Bill's home in Idaho Falls. For more about Bill, for a map to where the services will be held, and to send tributes to his family go online to www.coltrinmortuary.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 18, 2008)


Cruce, James Ross "Jimmy"

James Ross Cruce of Lonoke died June 5, 2011. He was born March 6, 1925, to Pryor and Alma Cruce. Jim was an active member for 52 years of Palm Street Church of Christ, where he served as an elder. He was owner of Lonoke Parts and Equipment Co. for 30 years. He is remembered by many for his weekly visits to the nursing home. He loved visiting with the residents and they enjoyed him. He also served in the Navy during World War II.

Survivors include one son Greg (Karen) Cruce of Springdale; daughters Phyllis (Larry) Cash of Lonoke and January (Danny) Hazelwood of Pine Bluff; six grandchildren, Scott (Tonya) Cash, Tammy (Anthony) Ponder, Ashley (Noah) Rabb, Stuart (Dylana) Cash, Amy Graham and Hunter Cruce; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Sammye McKinley Cruce, wife of more than 60 years; and Oza Belle Knox Cruce, wife of one year; a sister, Sallie Lee Caviness; and a brother Pryor Reed Cruce.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Lonoke Palm Street Church of Christ. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Lonoke Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke. Memorials may be made to Palm Street Church of Christ. Online guest book, www.boydfuneralhome.net (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Carlisle Independent Newspaper, Carlisle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 11, 2011)

Cruce, Pryor Reed (Rev.), Jr.

The Rev. Pryor R. Cruce, 79, of Fort Smith died on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at a local hospital. He graduated from Morrilton High School, Hendrix College and Southern Methodist University. The Rev. Cruce was a retired minister serving in Swifton, Newport, Rose City UMC in Little Rock, DeQueen, College Hill UMC in Texarkana, Ark., Midland Heights UMC in Fort Smith, Wiggins UMC in Fayetteville, Huntington Avenue UMC in Jonesboro, Gardner Memorial UMC in North Little Rock and West Helena. He was a member of the Arkansas Conference of United Methodist Church and was a member of several conference committees, and was an active part of the Board of Ordain Ministries. He was active in Wesley United Methodist Church and was a member of the Win One Sunday school class. The Rev. Cruce was a former Scout Master with the Boys Scouts of America and was an active member in many historical societies throughout Arkansas and was involved in many organizations in the communities in which he lived.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Pryor and Alma Cruce Sr.; and his sister, Sallye Caviness.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at Wesley United Methodist Church with burial at Oak Cemetery under the direction of Putman Funeral Home, Fort Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Doris; daughter, Pamela Cruce of North Little Rock; sons and daughters-in-law, Martin and Nancy Cruce of Little Rock, Daniel and Laura Cruce of Fort Smith, Steven and Karen Cruce of Dewey, Okla., and Kenneth and Elisabeth Cruce of Ozark, Mo.; grandchildren, April and her husband, Eric Sprague, Rachel Cruce, Logan Cruce, Amy Cruce, Jesse Cruce, Amanda Cruce, Andrew Cruce, Josh Burkhart and Taylor Cruce; brother and his wife, Jimmy and Sammie Cruce of Lonoke; several nieces and nephews and numerous friends. The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Putman Funeral Home, 4500 Jenny Lind, Fort Smith. To place an online tribute, go to www.ockerputmanfuneralhome.com Pallbearers will be: Logan Cruce, Jesse Cruce, Andrew Cruce, Josh Burkhart, Eric Sprague and Mike Jennings. Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 2200 Phoenix Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901 or the Mt. Eagle United Methodist Retreat Center. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,This Obituary was published 1 Nov 2006, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. )

Cruz, Faustino Balbuena

Faustino Balbuena Cruz, 32, of Danville, Arkansas passed from this life Saturday, October 10, 2009 in Danville, Arkansas where he had lived for seven years. He was born February 15, 1977 in Mexico City, DF the son of Marcos Balbuena and Isabel Cruz. He was employed by OK Food in Heavener, Oklahoma, a member of the Catholic Church of Saint Andrew in Danville, Arkansas.

He is survived by two sons, Marc Antonio, Leonardo David of VaraCruz, Mexico; his mother Isabel Cruz of Mexico City; two sisters, Isabel of Mexico City, Alejandra of Danville, Arkansas; one brother, Andres of Havana, Arkansas; paternal grandmother, Leonor of Mexico City; maternal grandparents, Leonel Cruz and Senorina Alonso of VeraCruz; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mass of Christian burial was October 16, 2009 at the Catholic Church of Saint Andrew in Danville, Arkansas with Father Neil Pezzulo, officiating. Arrangement by Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 21, 2009)


Cubat, John

John Cubat, 71, of Dardanelle, died in a Russellville hospital Sunday, and funeral services were conducted in Brearley Cemetery at 3 p. m. on Monday by the Rev. John Mans. A native of Czechoslovakia, he was a farmer here.

He is survived by his widow; a son, Charles of Dardanelle; a sister, Mrs. Van Pfieger, of Dardanelle and two brothers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 15, 1948)


Cudd, Elmer A.

Elmer A. Cudd, age 78, of Ola died Wednesday, August 7, 1991 at AMI St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was a retired custodian and bus driver for the Ola School District and a member of O1a Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Barclay Cudd; a son, Elmer Cudd Jr. and his parents, Richard E. and Julia Robinson Cudd.

Survivors include a son, Richard Cudd of Arlington, Texas; a daughter, Patsy Ferrell of Wyandotte, Mich. a brother, Ira Cudd of San Jacinto, Calif. a sister, Ruth Thompson of Ola; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday, August. 10, at Ola Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Denver Robinson and the Rev. Thomas Morris. Burial was in Mount Vernon Cemetery at Gravelly by Humphrey Funeral Service of Ola. Active pallbearers were Melvin Flewellen, Paul Moudy, W. J. Green, Charles Barclay, Rickey Barclay and Jeffery Black. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Leek, Newspaper: Dardanelle, Arkansas Post-Dispatch, 8/14/1991)


Cudd, Loyd J.

Loyd J. Cudd, age 78, of Little Rock died Monday, January 14, 1985. He was a retired carpenter.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Verna May Lowery Cudd; two sons, Kenneth Wayne Cudd of Meridian, Miss. and L. D. Cudd of Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Sandra Wills and Geraldine Chambers of Little Rock; three brothers, Ira Cudd of California, Jerome Cudd of Little Rock and Elmer Cudd of Ola; a sister, Ruth Thompson of Little Bock; 11 grandchildren, and a great grandchild.

Funeral was today at Capitol City Free Will Baptist Church at Little Rock. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery at Plainview by Drummond Funeral service of Little Rock. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Cudd, Richard Erwin

Richard Erwin Cudd, age 91, died Friday at a Little Rock hospital. He was a retired farmer and a Methodist.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Julia Robinson Cudd; five sons, Joe and Lloyd of Little Rock, Melvin of Clayborne, Tex. Ira of San Bernadino, Calif, and Elmer of Ola; two daughters; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grand children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, July 14, 1960)


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