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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. )

Crum, Debra Sue (Canada)

Debra Sue Crum, age 54, of Havana passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. She was born October 18, 1960 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late John Grady & Barbara Sue Corley Canada. She was a member of the New Life Outreach Church.

Survivors include her husband of 25 years David Crum; children, Anthony Brothers (Carmen) of Dardanelle; Joey Basaldo (Jessica); Barbara Gomez (B.J.); Brandi Hernandez (Armando) all of Ft. Worth, TX; Chelsea Crum ( Kass Balentine) of Havana; brothers, John Canada of Waveland; Robert Canada, Mark Canada, Rodney Canada all of Magazine; Brian Canada of Booneville; sister Mary Ann Bradley of Warren, AR; 8 grandchildren; special niece and nephew, Jonathan & Barbara Canada of Havana. Memorial services were held at 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 10, at the New Life Outreach Church with Rev W.A. Gorman officiating.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 15, 2015)

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, Julia C. (Robinson) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Julia Catherine Cudd, aged 91, died at her home in Little Rock Wednesday, January 5. She was formerly of Yell County, had lived in Little Rock for ten years and was a Methodist.

Survivors include five sons, Melvin Cudd of Cleburne, Tex., Ira Cudd of San Jacinto, Calif., Loydvin Cudd of Cleburne, Tex., Ira Elmer Cudd of Ola; two daughters, Mrs. Bertha Daggett and Mrs. Tom Thompson of Little Rock; a brother, Arthur Robinson of Hereford, Ariz.; a sister, Mrs. Lula Hunnicutt of Gravelly; 15 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at Gravelly Methodist Church Saturday, January 8, by Rev. Charles Reed. Burial was in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, near Gravelly. Pallbearers were W. F. O'Bryant, Euell Fowler, Robert McConnell, Troyce Jones, Noble Poindexter and W. B. Hunnicutt. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 1966)

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)


Cudd, Vera A. Barclay

OLA - Mrs. Vera A. Cudd, age 77, of Ola died Saturday, August 6, at Ola Nursing Home.

Survivors include her husband, Ebner Cudd; a son, Richard Cudd of Arlington, Texas; a daughter, Patsy Ferrell of Wyandotte, Mich.; four sisters, Ida Poindexter of Belleville, Eunice Jones of Rockwall, Texas, and Inez Hickman and Inell Keys of Laramie, Wyo.; six grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.

Funeral was Tuesday, August 9 at Mount Vernon Baptist Church at Gravelly by the Rev. David Bishop and the Rev. Thomas Morris. Burial was in Mount Vernon Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service of Ola. Active pallbearers will be Charles Barclay Jr. Rickey Barclay, V. J. Black, Charles Sloan, Fred Golden and Walter C. Carter. (Newspaper Dardanelle, Arkansas Post-Dispatch, Pub Aug 10, 1988 (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Leek, Newspaper: Dardanelle, Arkansas Post-Dispatch, 8/10/1988)


Cudd, Verna Mae

Verna Mae Cudd, age 90, of Little Rock, AR died February 22, 1995. She was a homemaker and a member of Capital City Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Wills and Geraldine Chambers both of Little Rock; two sons, Kenneth Cudd, Chattanooga, TN and Delbert Cudd of Overland Park, KS; two sisters, Lola Keener, Plainview, AR and Ida Eden, Ola, AR; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were Saturday at New Bethel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Care Network Hospice Program, 9712 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 3-1-1995)


Cullers, Glen Leon

Glen Leon Cullers, Jr., age 40 of Waldron died Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at his home. He was born August 12, 1969 at Kirksville, Missouri to Glen Leon Cullers, Sr. and Betty Stall.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Alfred and Betty May Stull and his stepfather, Jerry Mitch.

Survivors include his mother. Betty Mitch of LaPlanta, Missouri; father, Glen Leon Cullers, Sr. of Edina, Missouri; daughter, Jerilyn Cullers of Waldron; sisters, Glenda Himes of Kirksville, Missouri and Betty Sellers of Dover.

A private burial was held Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Rushing Cemetery in Dover. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 7, 2010)


Culwell, Bonnie

Bonnie Culwell, age 74 of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2008. She was born June 4, 1934 at Omega, AR, the daughter of John William and Amanda Leona Ashlin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers, Floyd, Kenneth, Charles, Johnny Lee, and Freddie Ashlin.

She is survived by her husband Bobbie Culwell; four children, Betty, Kathy, Terry, and Bobbie James; and four sisters, her twin, Birta, Marie, Maxine and Mary.

Funeral services were Saturday, August 9, 2008 at the Romance Church of Christ by Minister Larry Treadwell. Burial was in Romance Cemetery, Romance AR. Pallbearers were her family Members. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 20, 2008)


Culwell, Howard Medford

Howard Medford Culwell, Sr. age 78, of Ola, AR died Sunday, September 17, 2000 at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola, AR. He was born September 21, 1921 in Imo, Searcy County, AR to the late Charles and Cloe Housley Culwell. He was a WWII Army Veteran and a member of the VFW. He was a deacon and member of the First Baptist Church of Ola.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Catha Lea Pennington Culwell.

Survivors are, his son, Howard M. Culwell, Jr. of Ola, AR; step-son, Dr. Jerry L. Potts of Little Rock, AR; stepdaughter, Marilyn McMillan of Cabot, AR; three brothers, Gilbert Culwell of Little Rock, AR, Gene Culwell and J. R. Culwell both of Hector, AR; three sisters, Eva Bower and Shirley Weatherly both of Russellville, AR and Nell Anderson of Hector, AR; 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Services will be today, Wednesday, September 20, 2000 at 1:00 p. m. Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Jackie Townsell, Rev. Dean Housley and Rev. Rick. Balentine officiating. Interment will be in Louvena Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Active and honorary pallbearers will be Elders and Deacons of the First Baptist Church of Ola, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 20, 2000)


Cumberland, Patricia Ann

Patricia Ann Cumberland, age 42, of Russellville, died Thursday, September 9, 2010. She was born September 1, 1968 to Carlos Plumley and Bethel Lewandowski.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Survivors include her husband, Ralph Cumberland of Russellville; mother, Bethel Lewandowski and husband, Tom of Ecorse, Michigan; father, Carlos Plumley and wife, Rita of Ola; children, Carla Plumley, Hadi Plumley and John Plumley; brothers, Lee Plumley of Wyandott, Michigan, John Plumley of Fowlersville, Michigan, Jimmy Lively of Ola; sister, Carolyn McCowan of Ecorse, Michigan; three grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

A memorial service was held in Dardanelle Saturday at the Dardanelle First Assembly of God with Brother Eric Martin and the Rev. John Plumley officiating. Arrangements by Bishop-Griffin Funeral Home of Greenbrier. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 15, 2010)


Cumbie, David (Mrs.)

Mrs. David Cumbie, age 79, passed away at her home in Ft Worth, Tex. Saturday, January 5.

She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Miss Ines Cumbie; one son, Ernest F. Cumbie; two sisters; one grandson and one granddaughter and three great grand children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 17, 1952)


Cumbie, David Franklin

David Franklin Cumbie, aged 91, of Ft. Worth, Texas died January 7 in a Ft. Worth hospital. He was a native of Alabama and for many years was a resident of Yell County. He was a retired cabinet maker and a Baptist.

Survivors include a son, Earnest Cumbie; a daughter Inez Cumbie, and grandson, Leland Cumbie, all of Ft. Worth; one granddaughter, Mrs. LeRoy Morgan of Yucaipa, Calf; one sister, Mrs. J. P. Emery of Story and eight great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, January 21, 1960)


Cumbie, Herman Albert

Herman Albert Cumbie, 18, of Dover and a former resident of Danville, died in a Russellville hospital.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mildred Taylor Cumbie; a son, James Herman Cumbie of Dover; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Cumbie of Arizona; two brothers, James Cumbie and William Cumbie of Dover; two sisters, Mrs. Laverne Johnson of Scottsville and Mrs. Claudette Walters of Azusa, Calif.; and his grandfather, James Henry Cumbie of Peoria, Ariz. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 15, 1962)

Cumbie, Sherman Leroy

Sherman Leroy Cumbie, age 48, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, May 29, 2002. He was born December 6, 1953 in Russellville. He was an Army veteran and employed by Tyson Foods, Dardanelle.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Vance Cumbie.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Bradbury Cumbie; his father, Gerald Archer of Kansas City, KS; his mother, Geraldine Smith Bush of Russellville and his adoptive father, James Cumbie of Dover; and three sisters, Beverly Cumbie of Little Rock, Tammy Cumbie of Abilene, TX and Sandra Warhurst of Dover and a number of nephews and nieces.

Graveside services were at 2:00 p. m. Saturday, June 1, 2002 at North New Hope Cemetery, Hwy 333 north of Dover with Rev. Joyce Turner officiating. Pallbearers were Ray Rowland, Junior Cook, Bobby Heflin, Randy Milam, Ronald Smith, and Jerry Smith. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 5, 2002)


Cumbie, Woodrow

Woodrow Cumbie, age 81, of Dardanelle, AR, died, Tuesday, September 13, 1994 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. He was a native of Aly, AR, son of the late James Henry Cumbie and the late Cordie McCormick Cumbie. He was a retired farmer and construction worker. He was a United States Navy Veteran of World War II, a 32nd Degree Mason, being a member of Masonic Lodge No. 17 at Dover, was a member of the Western Arkansas Scottish Rite Bodies of Ft. Smith and the American Legion Post No. 20. He was a member of the Faith Church, Inc. in Dardanelle.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Willie Cumbie; a son, Herman Albert Cumbie; three brothers, George, Vestal and Burl Cumbie; and a sister, Ella Fay Houston.

Survived by his wife, Josephine Cumbie; two sons, James Cumbie of Little Rock and Paul Cumbie of Scottsville, AR; one daughter, Laverne Johnson of Dover; a stepdaughter, Claudette Spann of Texas; one sister, Mittie Slaughter of Dover; 13 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held September 16 at Shinn Chapel by Rev. David Jay with burial in Aly Cemetery, Aly AR. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 9-21-1994)


Cummings, Jerry Arrand

Jerry Arrand Cummings of Danville, AR passed away November 25, 1997 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Little Rock from congestive heart failure. He was born April 8, 1942 in Cooper, TX to Arnold W. and Rubylee Davidson Cummings. He was a 1960 graduate of Cooper High School and attended Texas A&M University and worked in California and Arkansas as a machinist. He retired in 1994 from Grandeur Fastners in Danville, AR. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Danville.

He is survived by daughter, Kathleen Cummings of Danville; step-daughter, Michelle Allen of Danville; step-daughter, Jeannette Middleton of Poteau, OK; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Norma Cummings of Garland, TX; sister and brother-in-law. Joy and Ron Hawkins of Lubbock, TX; father, A. W. Cummings of Wichita Falls, TX; four nephews; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services were conducted by Delta Funeral Home on November 28, 1997 in the Chapel with Rev. Robert Baldridge of Greenville officiating. Burial was in the Oaklawn Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews, Tony Cummings, Andy Cummings and Christopher Hawkins and cousins, David Gantt, Toyce Phillips, Scot Dennis and Monte Cummings. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 )


Cummings, Wanda L.

Wanda L. Cummings, Miami resident, died at home late Tuesday evening, July 29, 2008. She was 63. She was born December 31, 1944 in Phoenix, AZ to Boyd and Louise (Nance) Mason. She had resided in Miami since 2005, coming from Roland, OK. Prior to that, she lived in Danville, AR for several years. She worked as the manager of the Route 66 Motel in Afton.

She is survived by three daughters, Jeanette Mason and Kathleen Cummings, both of Miami and Michelle Mason of Catoosa; five brothers, Robert Mason of Grove, Don Mason of Albuquerque, NM, Edwin Mason of Spring Grove, PA, Hank Mason of Murphys, CA, and Ralph Mason of Anaheim, CA; a sister, Darlene Saum of Anaheim, CA and one grandson.

A memorial service was held August 2, 2008. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 13, 2008)


Cunningham , Arthur Loyd

Arthur Loyd Cunningham (1922 2009) - Loyd was born on August 25, 1922 and passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2009.

He is survived by his wife Fretta.

Loyd was last known to be living in Plainview, Arkansas. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II where he received the Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, AP Theater Ribbon and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, February 6, 2009, at the Plainview Church of Christ with Mr. Bob Fallen officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Veterans of Foreign War Boyce-Woods Post 3141, will be in the Salem Cemetery near Plainview, under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the Salem Cemetery, Post Office Box 487, Plainview, Arkansas 72857 or a church of choice. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: , 2-4-2009)


Cunningham, Biddie (Garner)

Biddie Cunningham age 73 of Belleville passed away Sunday, February 27, 2011 at Mitchell's Nursing Home. She was born June 17, 1937 in Blue Ball, AR to the late Cilvie Finus Monroe "Jack" & Louvada Black Garner.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Billy Joe Cunningham; brother Udale Garner; nephew Ronnie Garner.

Survivors include her children & spouses, Billy Hale of Belleville; James Hale of Danville; Donny & Sherri Hale of Gainesville, Florida; Jimmy Hale of Sheridan; Johnny Cunningham of Judsonia; Tammy Greer & Michael Patterson of Pottsville; Michael Cunningham of Belleville; brother Willie Jay Garner of Little Rock; sisters & brothers-in-law Dorothy & Duane Knapp of Heber Spring; Sylvia & Clint West of Russellville; 5 granddaughters, 5 grandsons, 3 great-grandchildren and 6 nephews.

Pallbearers include Mike Patterson, Greg West, Antonio Hernandez Vasquez, Steven Heathman, Justin Hale and Mike Cunningham. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Danville Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clayton Sheets officiating. Burial will be at Hunt Cemetery in Blue Ball. Visitation will be 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. before service. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 2, 2011)

Cunningham, Flavel C. "Budgie"

Flavel Charles (Budgie) Cunningham passed away at the Ola Nursing Home on February 17, 2015. He was a member of the Plainview Church of Christ and was retired from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. He was born September 11, 1920 to the late Ervin and Mae Cunningham.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Author Lloyd Cunningham, Smokey Cunningham; one sister, Lorene Farris; two nephews, Jerry Farris and Larry Farris; two great nephews, Lance Cunningham and Robbie Crawford. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the "Signal Corp" during the war.

Survivors include one sister, Willene and husband, Hoyt Dale of Plainview; two sisters-in-law, Mildred Cunningham and Fretta Cunningham, along with a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Plainview Church of Christ. Visitation was held Saturday, 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at the church prior to the service. Burial was at Salem Cemetery. Pallbearers were Rickey Crawford, Randy Crawford, David Spencer, Todd Spencer, Bryan Robinson, Bobby Robinson, Brad Humphreys, Gary Cunningham and Ronald Bradford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Plainview Cnurch of Christ Building Fund. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 25, 2015)

Cunningham, Fretta (Davis)

Fretta Cunningham, 90, of Plainview, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at the Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of the Plainview Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and V. J. Cunningham of Booneville and Kerry Cunningham of Bakersfield, California; a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Bob Rochelle of Plainview; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nephews and nieces; and her second family, the loving and caring staff of Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation.

The funeral was Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Plainview Church of Christ, with burial in the Salem Cemetery near Plainview, under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Memorials to the Salem Cemetery fund, in care of Robin Smith, 1st State Bank, P.O. Box 10610, Russellville, Arkansas 72812 or the Plainview Church of Christ, P. O. Box 284, Plainview, Arkansas 72857. Online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 27, 2016)

Cunningham, J. L. Smokey

J. L. Smokey Cunningham, age 56, of Plainview died Monday, January 4, at Yell County Hospital at Danville. He was the son of the late Ervin and Mae Smith Cunning ham and was a member of the Plainview Church of Christ

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mildred Keener Cunningham; two sons, Jimmy Cunningham of Morrilton and Mike Cunningham of Plainview; three daughters, Mrs. Linda Spencer of Ola, and Debra and Pam Cunningham of Plainview; two brothers, Flavel and Loyd Cunningham of Plainview; two sisters, Mrs. Lorraine Farris and Mrs. Wiliene Dale of Plainview; four grandchildren, Todd and David Spencer, and Shanna and Ashley Cunningham, and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral was Tuesday at Plainview Church of Christ by Garland Lipe and Marvin Catlett. Burial was In Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 1-6-1982)


Cunningham, Lance

Lance Cunningham, age 19, of Plainview, AR died Friday, September 6, 2002 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born June 29, 1983 in Little Rock, AR to Jimmy and Kerry Dickey Cunningham. He was a 2001 graduate of Plainview-Rover High School where he was in FFA, and a member of the Plainview Panther Basketball team. He attended the University of Arkansas Community College in Morrilton and the Plainview Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, J. L. "Smokey Cunningham and Randall Dickey.

He is survived by his parents, Jimmy and Kerry Cunningham of Plainview; sister, Ashley Cunningham of Plainview; grandmothers, Mildred Cunningham of Plainview and Helene Dickey of Inglewood, CA; aunts and uncles, Linda and Gary Spencer of Plainview, Michael and Victoria Cunningham of Plainview, Pam and Steve Dixon of Russellville, Debbie and Dub Ward, Danville, Pat and Sonie Dickey, Moore Park, CA and Troy and Teresa Dickey, Ojai, CA and a special companion, Mystery Hadamek of Plainview, AR.

Funeral service was September 10 at the Plainview First Baptist Church with Bro. Butch Gossett and Bro. Mickey Shields officiating. Burial was in the Salem Cemetery, Plainview, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Active pallbearers were Clint King, Brandon Smith, Bentley Smith, Jason Walker, Kelley Forrest, Robert Richards and Nick Lawrence. Honorary 2001 graduating class of Plainview-Rover High School. Memorials may be made to the Plainview Church of Christ Building Fund, First State Bank, PO Box 277, Plainview, AR 72857. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 11, 2002)


Cunningham, Loyd

Loyd Cunningham, age 86, of Plainview, Arkansas, died February 4, 2009, at the Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born August 25, 1922, at Plainview, to Ervin Samuel and Laura Mae Cunningham. He was a cattle farmer and a member of the Plainview Church of Christ, a former member of the Plainview City Council, a former member of the Arkansas Cattleman's Association and was a United States Army Veteran of World War II where he received the Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, AP Theater Ribbon and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, J. L. Cunningham and a sister, Lorene Farris.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Fretta Cunningham; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and V. J. Cunningham of Booneville and Kerry Cunningham of Plainview; a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Bob Rochelle of Plainview; a brother, Flavel Cunningham of Plainview; a sister, Willene Dale of Plainview; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

The funeral was a. m. Friday, February 6, 2009, at the Plainview Church of Christ with Mr. Bob Fallen officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Veterans of Foreign War BoyceWoods Post 3141, was in the Salem Cemetery near Plainview, under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Active pallbearers were Ronny Bradford, Ronny Crawford, Jimmy Cunningham, Mike Cunningham, Joe Dishongh and Bobby Robinson. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. John Westwood and his Plainview staff and Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Staff. Memorials may be made to the Salem Cemetery, Post Office Box 487, Plainview, Arkansas 72857 or a church of choice. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 2009)


Cunningham, Margie Rada (Mullings) Blagg

Services for Mrs. Margie Rada Cunningham, 78, of 125 Cottonwood, will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Bible Baptist Church with the Rev. Leonard Forsythe, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery by Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors. Mrs. Cunningham died at 7:05 a.m. Saturday in Bivins Nursing Center in Amarillo. A native of Pinebluff, Ark., she had been a resident of Borger for 53 years. She was a retired dispatcher for Cunningham Cab Co., a member of Bible Baptist Church, and lifetime member of Kilowatt Home Demonstration Club. Mrs.

Cunningham was preceded in death by her husband, V.I. "Nig" Cunningham in 1976, and a son, Blackie Blagg in 1981.

Survivors include two sons, W.H. Blagg and W.K. Blagg, both of Snyder; three daughters, Mrs. Mollie Martin and Mrs. Jean McCarty, both of Amarillo, and Mrs. Ethel Mayer of Pampa; two sisters, Mrs. Meda Mason of Borger, and Mrs. Renda Jones of Orange; one brother, Raymond Mullings of Abilene; 23 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Borger News Herald Newspaper, Borger, Texas, Obituary was published on September 13, 1981- Obituary transcription courtesy of Thelma on Find A Grave)

Cunningham, Michael Charles "Mike"

Michael Charles Cunningham, age 59, of Plainview died Tuesday, November 13, 2012. He was born September 25, 1953 at Russellville to J.L. "Smokey" and Mildred Cunningham. He attended the Plainview Church of Christ. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening and watching his grandkids play sports.

He was preceded in death by his father and a nephew, Lance Cunningham.

Survivors include his daughter, Shanna Cunningham of Russellville; mother, Mildred Cunningham of Plainview; one brother, Jimmy Cunningham and wife Kerry; three sisters, Debbie Cunningham, Linda Spencer and husband Gary all of Plainview, Pam Dixon and husband Steve of Russellville; two grandchildren, Jacee Richards of Russellville, Carter Cunningham of Plainview and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was November 16, 2012 at the Plainview Church of Christ with Bro. Butch Gossett officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery in Plainview. Pallbearers were Todd Spencer, David Spencer, Cameron Spencer, Andrew Dixon, Terry Brown, Jimmy Cunningham, Steve Dixon, Gary Don Spencer, and Gary Slick Westlake. In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donation may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Unit, 1 Children's Way, Slot 661, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 21, 2012)

Cunningham, Susan Temple

Susan Temple Cunningham, age 53, of Clarksville, AR died Sunday, August 11, 2002 at Johnson Regional Medical Center. She was born October 15, 1948 at Clarksville, AR, the daughter of the late Carroll "Cotton" and Helen Harmon Havener. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, counselor at Ozark Jr. High School, Ozark, AR, member of Beta Sigma Phi and the Junior Auxiliary and she was selected to the Daughters of American Revolution DAR).

She was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Lawless.

She is survived by her husband, Gary Cunningham; a daughter, Casey Cunningham of Clarksville; a son, Brad Cunningham of Clarksville and a sister, Mikey Wiley of Van Buren, AR.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at the First United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. Steve Wingo. Burial will be at 1:00 p. m. at Salem Cemetery in Plainview, AR. Memorial contributions may be made to Johnson County Library, 2 Taylor Circle, Clarksville, AR 72830 or Franklin County Library, 407 West Market, Ozark, AR 72949. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 14, 2002)


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