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Cox, Elsie Lou

DANVILLE - Mrs. Elsie Lou Cox, age 90, of Danville died Sunday, January 12, 1986 at Mitchell Nursing Home. She was a retired school teacher, and daughter of the late Jessie and Jennie Crosby.

Survivors include two sisters, Freda Hudson of Ola and Jesshazel McCollum of Rising Star, Texas; six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 10:30 a. m. Tuesday at Old Danville Cemetery. Burial will be by Dixon Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Cox, George Washington "G.W."

George Washington "G.W." Cox age 94 of Dardanelle died Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at the Atkins Nursing Center. He was born April 22, 1918 at Delaware to the late George W. and Clara Epperson Cox. He was of the Assembly of God Faith and was a WWII Navy Veteran and a member of the Boyce- WoodsVFW Post 3141.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ineda Cox; one daughter, Rachel Cox; one step son, John W. Martin, Jr.

Survivors include his daughter, Nita Cox Jobe and husband Ed of Alexander; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Private graveside service was held October 19, 2012 at Graves Cemetery in Delaware. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 24, 2012)

Cox, Harold Dean

Harold Dean Cox - Funeral services were held Monday for Harold Dean Cox, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James Cox of Danville, who are living at Bakersville, Ky, temporarily.

He is survived by his father and mother; three sisters, Glenda Carol, Lorene and Shera Jean; a brother, James Glendon Jr. and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cox. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 YRS AGO, DANVILLE, ARKANSAS - Originally published on Thursday, June 10, 1954)


Cox, Hollis

Hollis Cox, age 90, a resident of Steve, AR died Thursday, June 29, 1995 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born on February 22, 1905 at Steve, AR to William and Dixie Tidmore Cox. He married Jessie Sims on December 13, 1924 at Perry County, AR. He was a cattle farmer. He was a member of the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by one son, Earl J. Cox; one brother, Tom Cox and two sisters, Bertha Gossage and Hattie Hull.

Survivors include wife, Jessie Cox of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Edith and Bill Owens of Steve; daughter-in-law, Odessa Cox of Steve; three grandchildren, Bill Owens, Jr. of North Little Rock, AR, Cassandra Cox of Little Rock and Kay Cox Brucks of Steve, AR; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Maude Spears of Porterville, CA and Cora Blackwood of Pittsburg, CA; one brother, Luster Cox of Ben-ton, AR; several nieces and nephews and several friends.

Funeral services were July 1 at the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Eddie Powers and assisted by Rev. Joe Yates. Burial was at the Nooner Cemetery at Steve. Memorials may be made to the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church. Pallbearers were Ronny Crawford, Kenneth Crawford, Jimmy Wells, Noel Marshall, Lee Yates and Oscar Yates, Jr. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7-5-1995)


Cox, Ineda W. Midgett

Ineda W. Midgett Cox, age 73, of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday, September 9, 2001 at her home in Dardanelle, AR. She was born November 22, 1927 in Vanndale, AR, daughter of the late Willie Levi and Effie Edna Meredith Midgett. She worked as a switchboard operator at St. Mary's Hospital and was a life member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 3141.

Survivors include her husband, G. W. Cox, Jr. a son, John Martin, Jr. West Memphis, AR; two daughters, Rachel M. Cox and Nita Cox Trehern both of Dardanelle; two sisters, Vernease Shahan, Wynne, AR and Peggy Currington of Argyle, FL; two brothers, Billy Midgett, Caldwell, AR and George Midgett of Coldwater, MS; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral service was September 11, 2001 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Howard Cox officiating. Burial was in the Graves Cemetery at Delaware, AR by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 12, 2001)


Cox, James Bryant

James Bryant Cox, age 70, died November 27, 1956 at his home in Danville. He was a lifelong resident of Yell County, a member of the Danville Masonic Lodge and a retired carpenter and farmer. Mr. Cox is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elsie Cox of the home; two sons, James Glendon of Muskogee, Okla. and Jesse Wayne of Irvington, Calif; one half-sister, Mrs. Minnie Linch Jones of Little Rock; two half brothers, Bentley Koonce Cox and Harold Vance of Okmulgee, Okla.; and eight grand children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 6, 1956)


Cox, Jean (Morgan)

Jean Morgan Cox, age 89, of Dardanelle died Monday, April 29, 2013 at Russellville Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born January 24, 1924 in Bentonville, Arkansas to the late John and Demetra DeShong Morgan. She was a member of the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church, the Womens Missionary Society and a life member of the Ladies Auxillary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Boyce Woods Post 3141 in Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, A.B. Cox; two sons, Bentley Cox and Louis Morgan Cox; one grandson, Louis Morgan Cox Jr; one sister, Bettie Smith.

Survivors include one son, Tommy Cox and wife Dinah of Dumas, AR; two daughters-in-law, Debbie Cox of Dallas, Texas, Liz Cox of Rogers, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Howell Cox, Molly Pilkington, Meredith Finney, Ben Cox, Celeste Cox and six great grandchildren.

Memorial graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, May 10, 2013 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Bro. Jim Benfer officiating. In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 188, Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834. Cremation Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 8, 2013)

Cox, Jean (Morgan)

Jean Morgan Cox, age 89, of Dardanelle died Monday, April 29, 2013 at Russellville Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born January 24, 1924 in Bentonville, Arkansas to the late John and Demetra DeShong Morgan. She was a member of the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church, the Womens Missionary Society and a life member of the Ladies Auxillary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Boyce Woods Post 3141 in Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, A.B. Cox; two sons, Bentley Cox and Louis Morgan Cox; one grandson, Louis Morgan Cox Jr; one sister, Bettie Smith.

Survivors include one son, Tommy Cox and wife Dinah of Dumas, AR; two daughters-in-law, Debbie Cox of Dallas, Texas, Liz Cox of Rogers, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Howell Cox, Molly Pilkington, Meredith Finney, Ben Cox, Celeste Cox and six great grandchildren.

Memorial graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, May 10, 2013 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Bro. Jim Benfer officiating. In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 188, Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834. Cremation Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 8, 2013)

Cox, Jessie Sims

Jessie Sims Cox, age 98, of Plainview, AR died Friday, November 19, 2004 at her home. She was a daughter of the late Tandy and Nanny Jones Sims, she was born July 21, 1906 in Ava. She was a homemaker and the retired Postmaster for Steve, AR, where she served for 24 years from 1950 until 1974. She was a member of the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church for more than 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Hollis D. Cox; a son, Earl Cox and a brother, Herbert Sims.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Edith and Bill Owens of Plainview, AR; a daughter-in-law, Odessa Cox of Plainview, AR; a grandson, Dr. Bill Owens of North Little Rock, AR; two granddaughters, Dr. Cassandra Cox of Little Rock, AR and Kay Cox of Plainview; two great granddaughters, Callie and Kate Brucks and two sisters, Faye Yates of Witcherville, AR and Addie Crawford of Hot Springs, AR.

Funeral service was Tuesday, November 23 at 2:30 p. m. at the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church at Hollis, officiated by Rev. Jimmy Scott. Burial was in Nooner Cemetery at Steve, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. Pallbearers Don & Ronnie Yates, Walter Carter, Mike Howard, Mike Brucks and Ronnie & Kenneth Crawford. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Health Department Hospice, 404 North El Paso Ave. Russellville, AR 72801 or the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church at Hollis. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 24, 2004)


Cox, Leslie Lorraine "Les"

Leslie Lorranine "Les" Cox, age 88, of Belleville passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Deerview Nursing Home in Ola. He was born August 3, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri to the late Ralph & Nellie Swinford Cox. He was a Navy Veteran and a T.V. repairman.

He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Ann Cox; brothers, Wayne Cox; Lee Cox; sister, Maxine Fowler.

Survivors include his son, Gary Cox of Belleville; grandson, Jeff Cox of Raymore, Missouri.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 10, 2016)

Cox, Leslie Vernon

Leslie Vernon Cox, age 88, of Dardanelle, AR died Saturday, August 30, 2003 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. He was born August 22, 1915 in Delaware, AR to the late George Washington Cox, Sr. and Clara Epperson Cox. He was a lumberman and a member of the Delaware First Assembly of God Church where he served as a deacon and a trustee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosa Lee Cox.

He is survived by a son, Billy Ray Cox of Russellville, AR; a daughter, Norma Willems of Subiaco, AR; a brother, G. W. Cox of Dardanelle; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; three step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren.

Funeral service was September 2, 2003 at the First Assembly of God Church in Dardanelle, AR with the Rev. Howard Cox officiating. Interment was in the Graves Cemetery in Delaware, AR under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle AR. Pallbearers were Mike Rickman, Jon T. Gentry, Steve Thomas, Chuck Thomas, Malcolm Cox and Keith Sanders. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 3, 2003)


Cox, Marilyn "Rachel

Marilyn "Rachel Cox, age 62, of Dardanelle, AR, died Thursday, November 18, 2004 at the Dardanelle Hospital. She was born July 4, 1942 at Russellville, AR to G. W. and Keith Malone Cox of Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Keith Cox; grandparents, George and Clara Cox and step-mother, Ineda Cox.

Survivors include, her father, G. W. Cox of Dardanelle; one sister and brother-in-law, Nita and Ed Jobe of Bryant, AR; two aunts, Jessie Blake of Dardanelle and Ella Rea of Conway; one uncle, Bobby Vandiver of Conway and many cousins.

Funeral service was November 20, 2004 at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Howard Cox officiating. Interment was in Graves Cemetery, under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Brad Bibbs, Bobby Lyons, Leroy Randall, Ed Jobe, Wilson Vandiver and Butch Booher. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 24, 2004)


Cox, Odessa (Spencer)

Odessa Cox, 85, of Plainview, AR, passed away Monday, February 20, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Mack and Effie Spencer, she was born January 3, 1927 in Dunbar, OK. She married Earl J. Cox on May 5, 1950. She was a teacher with the Danville school system and a member of the Onyx Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, cooking, bird watching and especially playing with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her loving nusband of 39 years, Earl J. Cox; and her parents.

Survivors include two daughters, Cassandra Cox of Little Rock and Kay Cox of Plainview; two granddaughters, Callie Brucks of Plainview and Kate Yates and husband Chris of Ola; three great grandchildren, Madison Cox of Plainview, Aidan Brucks of Ola and Adaline Cox of Plainview; two sisters, Lucille Hooser and husband John of Clayton, OK and Pauline Elliot of Ola; two brothers, Tommy Spencer and wife Delores of Russellville and Gary Spencer and wife Linda of Plainview; sister-in-law, Edith Owens of Plainview; four nieces; and seven nephews.

Funeral was February 24, 2012 at the Missionary Baptist Church in Onyx with Reverend Eddie Powers officiating. Burial was at Nooner Cemetery in Hollis, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. 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 Feb 29, 2012)

Cox, Patricia Ann

Mrs. Patricia Ann Cox, age 66, of Belleville, AR died Sunday, November 17, 1996 at her home. She was retired from the Remington Arms Company, in Independence, MO, and was a official court reporter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ora and Onita Hill McCormick; two brothers, Floyd and Charles McCormick.

Survivors include her husband, Leslie Cox; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Cherie Cox of Lee Summitt, MO; a sister, Ilileen Montgomery of Independence, MO; and a grandson, Jeff Cox of Raymore, MO.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 20, 1996 at 2:00 p. m. at the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Stapleton officiating. Burial will be in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Leland Hall, Marvin Catlett, Ledain Rogers, Bob Ball, Harlon Patton, Johnny Burrows, Otis hall and Dale Taylor. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 11-20-1996)


Cox, Penny Annette (Traughber)

Penny Annette Cox, age 49, of Dardanelle passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013. She was born August 17, 1963 in Richmond, VA, to the late Chuck Traughber and Ruby (Underwood) Traughber of Havana.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a grandson Owen Karter Radcliff.

She is survived by two sons, Barry Hunnicutt of Plumerville and Daniel Radcliff and wife, Tanessa, of Hector; one daughter, Ashley Hughes and husband, Justin, of Dardanelle; three sisters, Lori Essman of Havana, Becky Traughber of Havana and Susie Moore of Plainview; nine grandchildren, Serenity Faye, Mai-Lee, Karmyn Elyse, Kynsli Jayden, Darren Scott, Amie Nicole, Lindsey Marie, Aiden Michael and Kylee Leann and her significant other, Bobby Burris.

We will have a memorial service in her honor on Saturday, August 10th at 2:00 pm at the Havana Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 7, 2013)

Cox, Penny Annette (Traughber)

Penny Annette Cox, age 49, of Dardanelle passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013. She was born August 17, 1963 in Richmond, VA, to the late Chuck Traughber and Ruby (Underwood) Traughber of Havana.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a grandson Owen Karter Radcliff.

She is survived by two sons, Barry Hunnicutt of Plumerville and Daniel Radcliff and wife, Tanessa, of Hector; one daughter, Ashley Hughes and husband, Justin, of Dardanelle; three sisters, Lori Essman of Havana, Becky Traughber of Havana and Susie Moore of Plainview; nine grandchildren, Serenity Faye, Mai-Lee, Karmyn Elyse, Kynsli Jayden, Darren Scott, Amie Nicole, Lindsey Marie, Aiden Michael and Kylee Leann and her significant other, Bobby Burris.

We will have a memorial service in her honor on Saturday, August 10th at 2:00 pm at the Havana Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 7, 2013)

Cox, Ralph J.

Ralph J. Cox, age 85, of Jackson, Mo. died Saturday. He was a retired construction worker and a Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mona of the home; one daughter, Maxine Fowler of Rt. 1, Belleville; two sons, Les Cox of Rt. 1, Belleville and Wayne Cox of Kansas City, Mo; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Masonic services were held Tuesday evening at 7:30 with services and internment at 11:00 on Wednesday at Pinkneyville, IL. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 8/29/1986)


Cox, Ralph LeRoy

Ralph LeRoy Cox, aged 37, died of a heart attack, March 5, at an Independence, Mo. Hospital. He was a salesman for the Goetz Brewing Co. for 16 years. Mr. Cox was a lifelong resident of Kansas City and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the North east Masonic lodge, the Scottish Rite, the Ararat Shrine and Formoco American Legion Post.

Survivors include his father, Ralph J. Cox, of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; his mother, Mrs. George Fowler of Belleville; two brothers Walter Wayne Cox of Independence, Mo,; Leslie L. Cox of Raytown, Mo. and one sister, Mrs. Mary Maxine Fowler of Belleville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 13, 1961)

Cox, Theodore Homer

Homer Cox, aged 73, of Ola, a former Yell County official and retired Air Force major, died Sunday. He was a veteran of World Wars I and II, serving in the Medical Corps in World War I and in the infantry in World War II. Later he was with an Air Force observation squadron. Mr. Cox also taught in the Yell County schools, served as circuit clerk and treasurer of the county and was member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Johnnie Petillo Cox, and a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Thaxton of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1964)

Cox, Thomas V.

Thomas V. Cox, 80, died Sunday, March 25, 2012, at Mitchell Nursing Home, in Danville.

Graveside service will be Thursday, March 29 at 2:00 r.m. at Nooner Cemetery on Hwy 314. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home. Complete obituary in next weeks paper. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 28, 2012)

Cox, Thomas Verdell

Thomas Verdell Cox, age 80 of Steve, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Mitchell's Nursing Home. He was born May 23, 1931 in Steve, AR to the late Thomas W. and Grace Crawford Cox. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, a lifetime member of Plainview VFW Fisher-Law Post 641 and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include his wife, Kay Cox of Tulsa, OK; daughters, Lynann Cox Stewart of Meridian, ID; Caryn Cox Gillum of Plainview; grandchildren, Leslie Ann Stewart; Nicole Gillum; Blane Gillum; Grace and Douglas Kinnaman; Clayton, Kendall and Cameron Casper; sister, Glenda Fay and John Segress.

Graveside service was held Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Nooner Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online condolences and guestbook at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 4, 2012)

Cox, Thomas W.

Thomas W. Cox, aged 93, of Yukon, Okla. formerly of Steve (Yell County) died Sunday. (1-3-1988) He was a World War I Army veteran and a Baptist.

Survivors are a son, Verdell Cox of Steve; two daughters, Norma Campbell of Seal Beach, Cal. and Glenda Segress of Yukon; two brothers, Hollis Cox of Steve and Luster Cox of Benton; three sisters, Maude Spears of Porterville, Cal., Hattie Hull of Plain-view (Yell County) and Cora Blackwood of Pittsburg, Cal. six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Valley Home Baptist Church. Burial will be in Nooner Cemetery (Yell County) by Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 1/3/1988)


Cox, Virginia Merdell "Delle" (Woodard)

Virginia Merdell "Delle" Woodard Cox, recently residing in Nashville, TN, died on Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2015. She would have been 82 years of age on her next birthday. Delle was born on September 11, 1933 in Dutch Creek, Arkansas to the late Virgil Clifton Woodard and Annie Merle Williams Woodard. After spending her formative years in Arkansas and California, she married Billy Howard Cox of Huntsville, Arkansas, who was a chaplain in the U.S. Army. They were married for 55 years; raised four sons; and were stationed throughout the United States and Europe. Since grammar school, Delle enjoyed writing poetry, songs and nlays, mainly for self-expression. In 1974, she shared a collection of her poems in her book, "The Heart is Sometimes AWOL." AWOL is the military acronym for Absent Without Leave. Family and friends were Delle's passion and delight, second only to her devotion to God. She was an avid student of the Bible and always willing to teach the truth in love.

In addition to her parents and husband, Delle was preceded in death by her two brothers, Gerald and Eugene Woodard.

She is survived by her four sons, William Howard (Laura Taylor ) Cox of Nashville, Tennessee, Timothy Christian (Suzanne Eagye) Cox of Pegram, Tennessee, Thomas Whitney (Sheri Ferguson) Cox of Graham, North Carolina and Jonathan Marcus (Janna Bray) Cox of Fairvicw, Tennessee; fifteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Maxine Woodard Herring of Danville, Arkansas.

Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Danville, Arkansas, phone 479.495.2873. There will then be a graveside service at the Earl Ladd Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, phone 866.232.8484. Arrangements were provided by the West Harpeth Funeral Home of Nashville, Tennessee and the Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 16, 2015)

Cox, Virginia Merdell "Delle" (Woodard)

Virginia Merdell "Delle" Woodard Cox, recently residing in Nashville, TN, died on Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2015. She would have been 82 years of age on her next birthday. Delle was born on September 11, 1933 in Dutch Creek, Arkansas to the late Virgil Clifton Woodard and Annie Merle Williams Woodard. After spending her formative years in Arkansas and California, she married Billy Howard Cox of Huntsville, Arkansas, who was a chaplain in the U.S. Army. They were married for 55 years; raised four sons; and were stationed throughout the United States and Europe. Since grammar school, Delle enjoyed writing poetry, songs and nlays, mainly for self-expression. In 1974, she shared a collection of her poems in her book, "The Heart is Sometimes AWOL." AWOL is the military acronym for Absent Without Leave. Family and friends were Delle's passion and delight, second only to her devotion to God. She was an avid student of the Bible and always willing to teach the truth in love.

In addition to her parents and husband, Delle was preceded in death by her two brothers, Gerald and Eugene Woodard.

She is survived by her four sons, William Howard (Laura Taylor ) Cox of Nashville, Tennessee, Timothy Christian (Suzanne Eagye) Cox of Pegram, Tennessee, Thomas Whitney (Sheri Ferguson) Cox of Graham, North Carolina and Jonathan Marcus (Janna Bray) Cox of Fairvicw, Tennessee; fifteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Maxine Woodard Herring of Danville, Arkansas.

Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Danville, Arkansas, phone 479.495.2873. There will then be a graveside service at the Earl Ladd Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, phone 866.232.8484. Arrangements were provided by the West Harpeth Funeral Home of Nashville, Tennessee and the Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 16, 2015)

Cox, Walter Wayne

Walter Wayne Cox, age 73 of Independence, MO passed away, Sunday, July 9, 2000 at Independence Health Care Center. He was born January 2, 1927 in Kansas City, MO. He was member of the Masonic Christian Lodge 392 of Oak Grove, MO, a lifetime member of VFW Post 340. He retired from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. He served with the U. S. Army during WWII. He will be truly missed by his family and everyone who knew him.

He is survived by, his wife, Ena E. Cox of the home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry W. and Victoria Cox of Virginia, Walter L. and Debra Cox and Kenneth R. and Cheryl Cox all of Independence, MO; a step-son, Randy Thompson of Independence, MO; one brother, Leslie Cox of Belleville, AR; one sister and brother-in-law, Maxine and Robert Fowler of Belleville, AR; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral service will be July 12, 2000 at 1:30 p. m. at the George C. Carson & Sons Independence Chapel with burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Gospel Truth Ministries of Independence, MO. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 12, 2000)


Cozad, Verna Fleming

Verna Fleming Cozad of Indianola, OK, formerly of Havana, AR, died August 7, 2002 in her home.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Leon Fleming, two grandsons and a great grandson.

Survivors include her husband, Darrell Cozad of Indianola, OK; four daughters, Wanda Brannam of Dover, AR, Mary Hice of Magazine, AR, Sheila Crawford of Durant, OK and Lorinda Fleming of Russellville, AR; five stepdaughters all of Oklahoma; one son, Johnnie Fleming of Magazine, AR; 10 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Graveside service was August 12, 2002 at Moore's Chapel Cemetery near Waveland, AR, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Willie William Beights, Henry Brannam, Christopher & Johnny Fleming and Charles Carpenter. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 14, 2002)


Crabb, Martha Ann (Johnson)

Funeral services were held for Mrs. Martha Ann Crabb, 75, widow of the late J.A. Crabb, Thursday, May 7, with Rev. A.S. Gafford, pastor of the First Methodist Church, Coleman, Texas, officiating. Mrs. Crabb was born January 23, 1867, at Dutch Creek, Yell County. She was a member of the Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1942)

Crabill, Bauman A.

Bauman A. Crabill, aged 67, of Rover died April 19. He was a retired welder for the Missouri Pacific Railroad and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dovie Bittle Crabill; two brothers, Glenn Crabill of Plainview and Darious Crabill of Illinois, and four sisters, Mrs. Mary Hogan and Mrs. Amy Green of Rover, Mrs. Jessie Walters of California and Mrs. Leona Walters of Nevada.

Funeral was at the Rover Baptist Church Friday and burial was in the New Bethel Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1966)

Crabill, Darius D.

Darius D. Crabill, age 92, of Decatur, IL died Wednesday, May 16,2001 at Lincoln Manor Nursing Home. He was born March 9, 1909 in Toms Brook, VA, the son of Samuel and Daisy (Bauman) Crabill. He married Lessie Faye Elms in 1939 in Hugo, OK. He was a member of the Decatur Church of the Brethren. He was employed by L. E. Meyers Co. and Illinois Power Co. as a lineman, before retiring in 1971; 60 year member of the I. B. E. W. He was a gentle, happy man, loved by all.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters and two brothers.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Daniel L. and Sally of Forsyth, James D. and Jann of Union, IL; grandchildren, Steven and Darla Crabill, Terre Haute, IN, Cynthia and Gary Davis of Decatur, Derek and Daren Crabill of Union, IL; great-grandchild, Cortney; three step great-grandson and two sisters, Amy Green and Mary Forrest both of Ola, AR.

Funeral service was May 19, at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur. Burial was in Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Decatur Church of the Brethren or St. John's Hospice, 1800 E. Lake Shore Drive, Decatur, IL 62521. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 23, 2001)


Crabill, Elva Konkel

Elva Konkel Crabill, age 100 of Havana, AR died Sunday, December 3, 2000 at Legacy Lodge Nursing Home in Russellville, AR. She was born November 10, 1900 the daughter of the late Henry and Lora Lee Kyles.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Muriel Konkel and J. H. "Jimmy" Crabill and a step son, Jethro Crabill.

Survivors include, a step son, Lynn Crabill of Havana, AR; two step daughters, Marilyn Parker of Havana, AR and Carolyn Hazelton of Phoenix, AZ; niece and caregiver, Marie Brooks of San Francisco, CA; several other nephews and nieces and several step-grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

Funeral service was December 7, 2000 at the Havana Church of Christ with Garland Lipe 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, December 13, 2000)


Crabill, Ima Dale (James)

Ima Dale Crabill, 83, of Havana, passed away Friday, January 23, 2015 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born December 10, 1931 in Havana Arkansas to the late Hobart and Lela Apple James. She was a member of the Havana Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Lyndia West; brother, Johnny James; and sister, Lorene Earls.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Harold Lynn Crabill; two sons, Lynn Dale Crabill of Havana and James and Paulette Crabill of Dardanelle; three brothers, Bobby Joe James of Havana, Floyd James of Havana, and William Earl James of Russellville; four grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was held 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 26 at Havana Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 28, 2015)

Crabill, Leroy C.

Leroy C. Crabill, age 64, of Plainview, AR died Thursday, January 19, 1989 at Beebe, Arkansas. He was a native of Yell County, son of the late Glenn and Nora Lowery Crabill, a retired carpenter and a veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Glenna Hill of Beebe, AH and one niece Julia Kill of Little Rock.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 2lst at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with interment in the New Bethel Cemetery near Danville. Arrangements and services were by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 1-25-1980)


Crabill, Lessie F.

Lessie F. Crabill, age 93, of Decatur, IL, died Saturday, October 5, 2002 in Lincoln Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 24, 1909 in Ola, AR, the daughter of Drewey and Vida Azlea (Adams) Elms. She married Darius D. Crabill on July 4, 1939 in Hugo, OK. She was a member of Decatur Church of the Brethren and a member of Macon County Home Extension. She loved to quilt and raise roses and was a wonderful cook.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Darius; four sisters and one brother.

Survivors are her sons, Daniel L. and wife Sally of Forsyth, IL, James D. and wife Jann of Union, IL; grandchildren, Steven Crabill and wife Darla of Terre Haute, IN, Cynthia Davis and husband Gary of Decatur, IL, Derek and Daren Crabill both of Union, IL; great granddaughter, Cortney and three step-grandchildren.

Services were Tuesday, October 8, 2002 at Brintlinger & Earl Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to service time. Burial was in Macon County Memorial Park Cemetery, Harristown, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Decatur Church of the Brethren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 9, 2002)


Crabill, Ruby Nell Bowden

Ruby Nell Bowden Crabill, age 77, of Dardanelle, AR, died Tuesday, January 16, 2001 at the Dardanelle Hospital. She was born September 7, 1923, in Yell County, Arkansas and attended the Centerville Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by a son, William Bowden of Russellville; a daughter, Mary Ann Bowden of Russellville, AR; six grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Graveside service and burial was January 18, 2001 at Ringer Cemetery near Centerville with Rev. Joe Tits worth officiating. Arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. Grandsons and great grandsons were pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 24, 2001)


Crabill, Ruth Jean (Barber) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Ruth Jean Crabill, age 55 of Havana, wife of J.H. Crabill, died Monday at a Little Rock hospital. Her father, Samuel J. Barber, was editor of the Yell County Record for a number of years. She was a native of Missouri and a Baptist.

Other survivors include two sons, John J. Crabill of Missouri and Lynn Crabill of Havana; two daughters, Miss Carolyn Crabill and Mrs. Marilyn Parker, both of Havana; five sisters, Mrs. Carol Apple of Havana, Mrs. Julia Pearce and Mrs. Frances Frazier, both of California, Mrs. Paul Cowger of Chickalah and Mrs. Dorothy Edwards of Georgia; and six grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the Havana Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1963)

Crabill, Ruth Jean (Barber) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Ruth Jean Crabill, age 55 of Havana, wife of J.H. Crabill, died Monday at a Little Rock hospital. Her father, Samuel J. Barber, was editor of the Yell County Record for a number of years. She was a native of Missouri and a Baptist.

Other survivors include two sons, John J. Crabill of Missouri and Lynn Crabill of Havana; two daughters, Miss Carolyn Crabill and Mrs. Marilyn Parker, both of Havana; five sisters, Mrs. Carol Apple of Havana, Mrs. Julia Pearce and Mrs. Frances Frazier, both of California, Mrs. Paul Cowger of Chickalah and Mrs. Dorothy Edwards of Georgia; and six grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the Havana Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1963)

Craft, Florida Victoria (Pearson) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Florida Victoria Craft, 58, of Dardanelle died in a Russellville hospital Sunday. She was a native of Muskogee, Okla. and had lived in Dardanelle most of her life. She was a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, James Craft; a twin brother Marvin Pearson of Ft. Smith; a sister, Mrs. Delia Stevens of Ft. Smith and two grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 24, 1963)

Craft, Jennie Mae

Jennie Mae Craft, age 75, of Havana, died Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at St. Vincent Doctors Hospital in Little Rock She was born July 8, 1929 in Waveland to the late Edgar Burl and Bessie Cowley Parks. She was a homemaker and mother, attended the Havana Church of Christ and retired as plant manager for West-Ark Garment Factory

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melton Wayne Craft and a daughter, Sheila Eagle.

Survivors are her children and spouses, Eddie and Sheri Craft and Sondra and Gary Cobb all of Little Rock; brother, Clyde Parks of Booneville; sisters, Ina Kay Barham and Burlene Parks both of Havana; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Services were held on Saturday, April 9, 2005 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with John McCourt officiating. Internment was held in Scott Cemetery at Waveland, by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 13, 2005)


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