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Dickey, Raymond Former Owner Of Truck Line

Dies Raymond Dickey, 82, a longtime businessman in Danville, died on March 20, 2004 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He first began a trucking operation as Dickey Lime and later changed his trucking business to what is known now as Dickey Refrigerated Services located at the intersections of Hwy. 10 & 27 east. He was formerly an owner of Dickey Millworks in Lubbock and a WWII veteran.

Funeral services, Tuesday, March 23 See obituary this issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 24, 2004)


Dickey, Raymond Leon

Raymond Leon Dickey, age 82, of Belleville, AR died Saturday, March 20, 2004 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born May 1, 1921 in Belleville to the late Alfred Allie and Clyde Harriet Moudy Dickey. He was the retired owner of Dickey Refrigerated Services and former owner of Dickey Millworks in Lubbock and a WWII Army Veteran. He was a member of the Piney Fork Church of Christ and the Belleville Chamber of Commerce.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth Lee Dickey and Dennis Leon Dickey; three brothers, Randall, Ralph and Rudy Dickey and a son-in-law, Butch Watts.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret Adams Dickey; two sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Ruth Dickey of Victoria, TX and Bruce and Kay Dickey of Russellville, AR; daughter, Paula Watts of Belleville, AR; two brothers and sister-in-law, Ray Dickey and Richard and Dot Dickey all of Belleville, AR; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Letonnah Bishop, Ponca City, OK, Lamoine Bishop and Lavada and Harold Gordon all of California and Lydia Franklin of Russellville, AR; a sister-in-law. Gertie Carman, CA; seven grandchildren, Mark Watts, Annie Cain, Douglas Dickey, Warren Dickey, Karyn Martin, John Preston Dickey and Alisa Dickey and eight great grandchildren, Savannah Kilburn, Katy Petchenik, Santannah and Shelby Cain, James Raymond and Dalton Watts, Samantha Fleming and Krystin Martin.

Funeral service was March 23, 2004 at Western Yell County Church of Christ with Bro. Gary Frazier and Bro. Foy Mitchell officiating. Interment was in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery, Belleville under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Mark Watts, John Preston, Warren and Douglas Dickey, Johnathan Martin, Tony Cain and Craig Kilburn. Honorary were Ray and Richard Dickey, Larry White, James Moore, Bob Smith, Gail Chilen and Mike Lloyd. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 24, 2004)


Dickey, Savannah Ann (Brigham)

Mrs. Savannah Ann Brigham Dickey, aged 86, died January 27 in the home of a son, A.A. Dickey, of Havana. She had made her home there for the greater part of the time since her husband's death 25 years ago. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She is survived by three sons, A.A. Dickey, James and Frank Dickey of Hot springs; four daughters, Mrs. Lydia Whitwell of Belleville, Mrs. Gertrude Smith of Detroit, Mich., Claude Dickey of Benton and Mrs. Nellie Hildbrand of Hot Springs; 24 grand children, 49 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 2, 1961)

Dickinson, Henry

Henry Dickinson, age 81, died June 26, 1956 of a heart attack at his home near Ola. Mr. Dickinson or Uncle Henry as he was better know, was born at Ragland, Ala, and came with his parents to Arkansas at an early age. He had lived in Yell County for more than 60 years and had been active on his farm, located about 7 miles west of Ola, for 58 years. He had continued farming up until his death, although he had been suffering from a heart ailment for the past year.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lydia Dickinson; one daughter, Mrs. Eunice Fox of Tulsa; three brothers, J. Q. of Panama, Okla. Sidney of Dallas, Texas and Hubert of Durant, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Bert Litker of Ola Rt. and Mrs. Herschel Ryan of Brookston, Texas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 5, 1956)


Dickinson, Lydia Ann

Mrs. Lydia Ann Dickinson, age 82, of Plainview died March 9, 1960 at a Forth Smith Hospital. She was born in Yell County and was a Methodist.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Eunice Bush of Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, March 17, 1960)


Dickson, Calvin Ed

DANVILLE - Calvin Ed Dickson, age 92, of Plainview died Sunday, September 7, 1986 at Yell County Hospital. He was a native of Garland County, a retired farmer, son of the late Jim and Elizabeth Merriott Dickson and was a veteran of World War I.

Survivors include five daughters, Margie Brown, Ruby Glascock and Mae Jones of Oregon, Faye Lunsford of Malvern and Sarah Lunsford of California; 24 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Funeral with military honors will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Valley Home Baptist Church by the Rev. Tom Stovers. Burial will be in Hawks Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Dickson, Charles

Charles Dickson, age 81 of Hollis, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Yell County Nursing Home. He was born May 25, 1930 in Steve, AR to the late James Walker and Beadie Rachel Tiller Dickson. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of the Pentecostal Church and a Mason.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ervin Dickson.

Survivors include sons, Tim Dickson of Waldron, Nick Dickson of Little Rock; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Troy Rankin of Chickalah; brothers, James Dickson of Hollis, Robert Dickson of Watson, AR, Raymond Dickson of Jessieville; sisters, Winner Pardon of Fayetteville, TN, Lillian Millard of Hot Springs; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at Hawks Cemetery in Hollis with Bro. Larry McNeely officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 28, 2011)

Dickson, Dorothy (Buckman)

Dorothy Buckman Dickson, age 89, of Belleville passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Mitchell's Nursing Home. She was born October 10, 1925 near Belleville, Arkansas to the late Henry N. and Mamie Farmer Buckman. Dorothy retired from teaching after 38 years in the Western Yell County Elementary School. She graduated from Arkansas Tech and was a member of Arkansas Retired Teachers and Yell County retired Teachers Association. She was an active member of the Havana Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church where she served as Sunday school teacher and was active in Ladies Missionary Circle. She served on the board of the Yell County Special Services School, was a volunteer at the Chambers Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, served on the West Yell County Cancer Board, Yell County Retired Teachers Association, Havana EH Club and Yell County Cattlemen's Association. She was interested in children and the community. She was a wife, mother, teacher, volunteer and a woman years ahead of her time.

Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Robert G. Dickson; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert L. and Elisa Dickson of Harrison, Arkansas; daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Stan McFerran of Imperial, Missouri; grandchildren, Karen McFerran of St. Louis, Missouri; Tiffany Dickson of New York, New York; Stephen McFerran of Imperial, Missouri; Michael McFerran of Alton, Illinois; great-grandchildren, Kathryn McFerran; Jacob McFerran; Elizabeth Pruitt; sister-in-law Janette Gwazda of Chicago, Illinois; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 15, 2015 at the Havana Methodist Church with Rev. Howard Wheeler and Rev. John McCourt officiating. Burial was at Havana Cemetery. Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday June 14, at Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers included Bob Rogers, Charlie Bennett, David Lasiter, Johnny Foster Jr., Tommy Fink, Charles Yandell, Whick Stapleton, and Charles Webster. Honorary pallbearers include Hoover Willard and Steve Wagner. Memorials may be made to Western Yell Elementary School or Havana Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, Arkansas. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 17, 2015)

Dickson, Dorothy Inez (Lancaster)

Dorothy Inez Lancaster Dickson, 84, of Hollis, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at her home. The daughter of John and Lola (Flewellen) Lancaster, she was born February 26, 1930. She married the late Richard "Babe" Humphreys on July 4, 1944 and after his passing married James "Perk" Dickson on September 8, 1956. She raised six children and worked for many years as a housekeeper, serving the residents of Hot Springs Village. She was a faithful member of the Hollis Jesus Name Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, hunting and especially spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her first husband of twelve years, Richard "Babe" Humphreys; her second husband of 57 years, James "Perk" Dickson; daughter, Dorothy Womack; two brothers, Lloyd Lancaster and James Frank Lancaster; and her parents.

Survivors include five children, Earl Humphreys and wife, Frankie of Caglesville, Ann Rucker of Hollis, Mattie Joyce Romines and husband, Tommy of Caglesville, Sue King and husband, Glen of Centerville, and Kathy Roland and husband, Charles of Perryville; 13 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; brother, Othel Wayne Lancaster of Nimrod; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Bundles of joy on the way include 1 great grandson, Macario Garza; and 2 great-great granddaughters, Paisley Hardgrave and Marley Petite.

Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Hollis Jesus Name Pentecostal Church in Hollis. Reverend Richard Humphreys will officiate. Burial will be at Hawk Cemetery in Hollis by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM, on Wednesday, at the funeral home in Russellville. Memorials may be made to Hawk Cemetery, care of Ann Rucker, 1958 Hwy 7 S, Plainview, AR 72857. Pallbearers are Kevin Harvey, Kenneth Harvey, Steve Ivey, Shane Hayes, Richard Hayes, Gary Farnan and Jonathan Womack. Honorary pallbearers are Frankie Humphreys, Helen Jones and Richard Davis. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 5, 2014) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 5 Mar 2014 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Dickson, Dorthy Maxine (Gray)

Dorthy Maxine Dickson passed away peacefully on June 2, 2016, in Tehachapi, California in the presence of her daughters. Born November 15, 1926, in Yell County, Arkansas, Dorthy was the youngest daughter of James Wayman and Olga Gray and sister of Ercie Marie Pledger, James Arlton Gray, and Arvie Merl Gray. She spent her youth in Yell County and was educated in Havana. In 1946 Dorthy married William Patrick "Pat" Dickson, with whom she raised two daughters, Patricia Greenelsh of Tehachapi and Jeannie Sterling of Santa Maria. She and Pat spent the early years of their marriage migrating between Arkansas and California for work, eventually settling in Guadalupe in 1953. In addition to dedicating herself as a wife, mother, and grandmother, Dorthy worked in agriculture and at Sears in the credit and warehouse departments. She and Pat were married for 49 years. For many years they were active in the Guadalupe Community Church, the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary. Together they enjoyed gardening, as well as taking trips to Las Vegas and Laughlin. Dorthy enjoyed sewing, crafting and spending time with her family. Those who survive her in death include her daughters and her son-in-law, Peter Sterling; her granddaughters Julia Phillips, Karen Bastain, and Rachel Shibata, and their spouses; her grandson, Michael Sterling; two great-grandsons and a third great-grandson on the way. Numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members also survive her. Dorthy's husband, her parents and siblings, and her son-in-law, Marvin Greenelsh, precede her in death.

A graveside service was held at the Guadalupe Cemetery on Friday, June 10, 2016, at 1:00 P.M. To leave a condolence for the family visit www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 15, 2016)

Dickson, Eda Hawks

PLAINVIEW - Mrs. Eda Hawks Dickson, age 82, of Star Route, Plainview, died Monday, March 25, 1985. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include her husband, Calvin Ed Dickson; five daughters, Mrs. Margie Brown and Mrs. Ruby Glasscock of Hermiston, Ore., Mrs. Faye Lunsford of Malvern, Mrs. Mae Jones of Vida, Ore. and Mrs. Sarah Lunsford of Beber, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Venie Wilson of Hollis; 25 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Valley Home Baptist Church near Hollis. Burial will be in Hawks Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Dickson, James Floyd Perk

James "Perk" Floyd Dickson, 91, of Plainview went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, July 27, 2013. The son of Walker and Beadie Dickson, he was born August 17, 1921, in Hollis. He married Dorothy Lancaster Humphreys on September 8, 1956, at Greenville, Miss., and worked as a heavy equipment operator with Weyerhauser. He was a member of the Valley Home Baptist Church in Hollis and the fox hunters association. He enjoyed hunting, bluegrass music and especially spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Dorothy Womack; and brothers, Charles Dickson and Ervin Dickson.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Dorothy Dickson of Hollis; five children, Earl Humphreys and wife Frankie of Caglesville, Ann Rucker of Hollis, Joyce Romines and husband Tommy of Caglesville, Sue King and husband Glen of Centerville and Kathy Roland and husband Charles of Perryville; two brothers, Robert Dickson of Watson and Raymond Dickson of Jessieville; two sisters, Wilma Pardon of Fayetteville, Tenn., and Lillian Millard and husband Cliffard of Hot Springs; 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of friends.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at the Hollis Pentecostal Church. Brother Jimmy Scott will officiate. Burial will be at Hawk Cemetery in Hollis by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home in Russellville. Memorials may be made to Hawk Cemetery, c/o Ann Rucker, 1958 Hwy 7 S, Plainview, AR 72857. Internet obituary and online guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. July 29, 2013 on line @ www.couriernews.com)

Dickson, Wilbur Davis

Wilbur Davis Dickson, 74, died April 7, 1959 at the Yell County Hospital. He was a retired farmer and a Presbyterian.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Eula Oates Dickson; two sons, W. P. Dickson of Guadalupe, Calif. and Robert Dickson of Belleville; three daughters, Mrs. Herman Horn of Tracy, Calif. Mrs. John Laster of Belleville and Mrs. Walter Gwazazday of Highland, Ind. and 11 grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD. 50 Years Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 16, 1959)


Diehl, Anna Lou

Anna Lou Diehl, 73, of Ola, died Monday, November 8, 2004 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. The daughter of Clifford and Walcie Mae MacAnulty Norman, she was born September 29, 1931, in Little Rock. She was a cook and a member of the Birta Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George Diehl; and a sister, Jane Harris.

Survivors include a son and his wife, Buddy L. and Gina Diehl of West Jordan, UT; three daughters, Brenda Mullen and Becky Diehl of Ola, Darlene Ellis of Dover; five grandchildren, Michael Perkins, Amy Moore, Brittany Ellis, Shealynn Diehl, Dylan Diehl; three great grandchildren, Dalton Perkins, Kiera Moore, Skylar Damon; two brothers, Buddy Norman of Oklahoma City, OK, John Norman of Scranton; four sisters, Rose Myers of Rocky Ford, CO, Nina White of Midway, Lynn Fitzgerald of Paris and Faye Nash of Fort Knox, KY.

Funeral will be held today, Wednesday, November 10, 2004, at Humphrey Chapel with the Rev. John Holbrook, Rev. Ricky White and Rev. Tim Via officiating. Burial will be in Stoney Point Cemetery at Scranton by Humphrey Funeral Service. Pallbearers are John Stafford, Van Greek, Steve Ellis, William Smith, Jeff Baskin, Chris Baskin, Shaw Baskin and Todd Tatum. Honorary Pallbearers are all nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 10, 2004)


Diehl, George L.

George L. Diehl, age 73, a resident of Ola, AR. died Thursday, February 25, 1999 at the Dardanelle Hospital in Dardanelle, AR. He was born on January 20, 1926 at Little Rock, AR. to Theodore and Alice (Turley) Diehl. He married Anna Norman on April 16, 1949 at Paris, AR. He was retired from the U. S. Army having served during World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. He was also retired from Deltic Farm and Timber and was a member of the VFW.

He was preceded in death by one son, Mike Diehl.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Diehl of Ola, AR; one son, Buddy L. Diehl of Albuquerque, NM; three daughters, Brenda Mullen and Becky Diehl both of Ola, AR. and Darlene Ellis of Dover, AR; one brother, Donald Diehl of Lawton, OK; one sisters, Louise Williams of Little Rock, AR; six grandchildren, Michael Perkins, Amy Mullen, Brittany Ellis, Shealynn Diehl, Dylan Diehl and Kristie Perkins and one great-granddaughter, Samantha Brimm.

Funeral service was February 27, 1999 at the Humphrey Chapel officiated by Rev. Ricky White. Burial was in the Stoney Point Cemetery at Scranton, AR. Casket bearers were Lester Upchurch, Doug Jones, Steve Ellis, J. R. Haney, Bill White and Clint Jones. Honorary Van Greek. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 3, 1999)


Diehl, Rebecca Becky Lynn

Rebecca Becky Lynn Diehl, was born August 17, 1957 to George and Anna Norman Diehl in Lawton, OK and died May 21, 2009 in Ola, AR She was a homemaker and she was of the Baptist faith.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her grandparents Theodore and Alice Diehl and Clifford and Walsie Norman.

She is survived by a daughter, Shealynn Damon; a son, Dylan Diehl and a granddaughter, Skylar Damon all from Ola, AR; one brother Buddy and Gina Diehl of Utah; two sisters Brenda Mullen of Centerville, AR and Darlene and Paul Ford of London, AR; several nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews and many friends.

A memorial service will be held May 29, 2009 at 6:30 p. m. at the Ola First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky White and Bro. Chuck Robinson officiating. Interment will be in the Stoney Point Cemetery at Scranton, May 30, 2009 at 11:00 a. m. Arrangements by Family Funeral Service of Heber Springs. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 27, 2009)


Diekerson, Don

Don Diekerson, age 17, of Plainview passed away December 5th. He was a Missionary Baptist Church and was accidentally killed in Missouri. He was the son of Charles and Girtha Diekerson.

He is survived by his mother and two sisters Hooper, of Briggsville, Joan of Jessieville and a brother, Hoyle of the home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 13, 1951)

Dildy, Vida Cathey

Vida Cathey Dildy, age 89, of El Dorado, AR, died Monday, December 27, 1993 in El Dorado nursing home. She was born May 7, 1904 in Rover, AR the daughter of William Hangleton & Ellen Rabjohn Cathey; she had lived in El Dorado since 1923 and was a retired registered nurse for the El Dorado School System. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and the First Baptist Church of Nashville, Ar.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Verdene Dildy.

Survivors include two brothers, Owen Cathey of Van Buren, Ar and Bill Cathey of Oceanside, CA and one sister, Modean Barry of El Dorado, AR.

Services will be Wednesday, December 29 at 10:00 a. m. at Young's Chapel with Rev. Sam Shepperson officiating. Burial will be Ozan Cemetery near Nashville, AR at 3:00 p. m. Wednesday with Rev. Don Jones officiating. [Note: correction make 9/8/17, Her father's name was William Hangleton Cathey] (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 12-23-1993)


Dillman, Edith Gertrude

Mrs. Edith Gertrude Dillman, 59 died at her home near Waveland, Wednesday, May 28, 1954. She had lived in the Waveland community about four years and was a member of the Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Blanche McCoy, Pico, Calif, Mrs. Opal Crawford, Garfield, and Mrs. Patsy York of Jacksonville, Fla. one son, Buddy Leroy Dillman of the home; one brother, Earl Hardwick, Wichita, Kansas; one sister, Mrs. Kitty Powers, Blue Springs, Mo. and five grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 YRS AGO, DANVILLE, ARKANSAS - Originally published on Thursday, May 6, 1954)


Dimitt, James Howard

James Howard Dimitt, age 71, of Wichita, KS died Thursday, February 19, 2004 at St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita, KS. He was born in Stafford, AR on December 2, 1932 son of the late Jesse Howard and Myrtle Mae Crownover Dimitt. He was retired from Boeing Aircraft.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Michael Dimitt; two daughters, Judy Darlene Dimitt and Joan Dimitt; four brothers, Raymond, Verl, Ray and Oval Dimitt; two sisters, Goldie Moudy and Edna Hovey; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Nobel and Ida Poindexter and a son-in-law, Jim Powell.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine "Judy" Dimitt; two daughters and son-in-law, Jane Powell and Susie and Bill Molash of Wichita, KS; and two grandchildren.

Graveside service was February 23 at the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery in Belleville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 25, 2004)


Dimitt, James Michael "Mike"

James Michael "Mike" Dimitt, age 42, of Belleville, AR died Tuesday, September 26, 2000 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born on December 28, 1957 in Wichita, KS. He was a 1975 graduate of Belleville High School and had been a jig builder for Beech Craft in Wichita, KS.

He was preceded by two infant sisters, Judy Darlene and Joan Dimitt and his grandparents, Nobel and Ida Poindexter and Jessie Howard and Myrtle May Dimitt.

Survivors include, his parents, James and Judy Poindexter Dimitt of Wichita, KS; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Jane and Jim Powell and Susie and Bill Molash all of Wichita, KS; two nieces, Kristina and K. D. Molash of Wichita, KS; his companion, Becky Henderson of Danville, AR; a adopted sister, Gwen Reynolds of Wichita, KS and a special friend, Eddie Knight of Belleville, AR.

Graveside service was September 30th at Upper Spring Creek Cemetery in Belleville, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 4, 2000)


Dimitt, Verl Leon

Verl Leon Dimitt, age 62, of Belleville died Thursday, November 29, 1984 at the Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a native of Yell County, the son of the late Jessie Howard and Myrtle May Crownover Dimitt. He was a retired farmer and retired employee of the Wayne Poultry plant.

Survivors include two sons, Randy Dimitt of Russellville and Robert Howard Dimitt of Sallisaw, Okla.; three daughters, Sandra Kremers of Scranton, Debbie Graves of Russellville and Sheila Dimitt of Sallisaw; a brother, James Dimitt of Wichita, Kan.; a sister, Mrs. Edna Hovey of Belleville, and four grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church near Danville by the Rev. Marion Oswalt. Burial will be in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/29/1984)


Dinnerville, Sarah Francis (Benefield)

Sarah Francis Dinnerville, age 82, of Ola died Sunday, November 15, 2015. She was born February 17, 1933, at Centerville to the late Edgar and Sallie Daniels Benefield. She was a homemaker and a member of the Ola First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Al Dinnerville; one sister, Virginia Parker; four brothers, Charlie, Jim, Lamar and Loyd Benefield.

Survivors include two children, Steve Dinnerville of Texas, Jill Adams (Scott) of Russellville; one brother, Allen Benefield of Ola; five grandchildren, Derek (Brooke) Adams, Alex (Thi) Adams, Niki (Jacob) Allen, Brooke Adams, Natalee Dinnerville and ten great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Birta Cemetery with Bro. Ronnie Barns officiating. 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 Nov 18, 2015)

Dinnerville, Sarah Francis (Benefield)

Sarah Francis Dinnerville, age 82, of Ola died Sunday, November 15, 2015. She was born February 17, 1933, at Centerville to the late Edgar and Sallie Daniels Benefield. She was a homemaker and a member of the Ola First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Al Dinnerville; one sister, Virginia Parker; four brothers, Charlie, Jim, Lamar and Loyd Benefield.

Survivors include two children, Steve Dinnerville of Texas, Jill Adams (Scott) of Russellville; one brother, Allen Benefield of Ola; five grandchildren, Derek (Brooke) Adams, Alex (Thi) Adams, Niki (Jacob) Allen, Brooke Adams, Natalee Dinnerville and ten great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Birta Cemetery with Bro. Ronnie Barns officiating. 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 Nov 18, 2015)

Dinnerville, William E. (Al)

William E. (Al) Dinnerville, age 75, of Ola, died Tuesday, October 28, 2003 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born December 27, 1927 at Chicago, IL to the late James Alexander and Pearl Caroline Styx Dinnerville. He was a retired route man for Coleman Dairy and a member of the First Baptist Church of Ola.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Raymond Earl Dinnerville and a niece, Beth Dinnerville.

Survivors are his wife of 45 years, Sara Benefield Dinnerville; one son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Shannon Dinnerville of Carthage, TX; one daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Scott Adams of Ola, AR; one brother, Jim Dinnerville of Henderson, AR; 5 grandchildren, Derek, Alex, Niki, and Brooke Adams of Ola and Natalee Dinnerville of Carthage, TX; several nephews, nieces and friends.

Services were Friday, October 31, 2003 at First Baptist Church of Ola with the Rev. Rick Ballentine officiating. Interment was at Birta Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews and friends. Honorary pallbearers were the adult men's Sunday School class at First Baptist Church in Ola. Arrangements under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 5, 2003)


Dishongh, L. J. (Lewis)

L. J. (Lewis) Dishongh, age 78, of Gravelly died at his home on Saturday, September 10 1955. He was a member of the Baptist Church at Mulberry and had served as clerk and deacon for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Lou Dishongh, one son, Shelton Dishongh of Gravelly; a daughter, Mrs. Vivian Gipson of Fort Smith; a foster son, Udell Otter of Fort Smith; six grandchildren; two foster grandchildren and two great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, September 15, 1955)


Dishongh, Pauline Sullivan Young

Pauline Sullivan Young Dishongh, age 93 of Danville, died Sunday, November 19, 2006 at City Hospital in Fayetteville. She was born June 2, 1913 in Briggsville to John Wesley and Ida Lee Jewel Montgomery Sullivan. She was a retired teacher and member of the United Methodist Church. Her life was one of service to her God, family and friends, the love of roses and the art of cooking.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, siblings and a son, Monty Dishongh.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyne Young and Dr. Ted Ashcraft of Fayetteville; sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Geneva Dishongh of Plainview, Bill Dishongh of Florida, Kay Dishongh Duggan of Gillham; brother and sister-in-law, Grady and Roxey Sullivan of Briggsville; 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at Danville United Methodist Church, with Tom Sullinger officiating. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery Briggsville. Pallbearers were Bret Baugh, Brandon Baugh, Ron Sullivan, Paul Sullivan, Terry Sullivan, Charles Ray Sullivan and Clay Sullivan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Danville United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 729, Danville, AR, 72833, or the Mt. Zion Cemetery Fund, 15042 St. HWY 28, Briggsville, AR, 72828. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 29, 2006)


Dishongh, Shelton L.

DANVILLE - Shelton L. Dishongh, age 79, of Danville died Wednesday, August 27, 1986 at Yell County Hospital. He was a retired school teacher, farmer and cattleman, and son of the late Lewis and Lou Dishongh.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pauline Sullivan Dishongh; three sons, Billy Don Dishongh of Claremont, Calif., Monty Lee Dishongh of DeQueen and Joe Ronald Dishongh of Plainview; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Carolyn Ashcraft of Russellville; a sister, Mrs. Vivian Gipson of Fort Smith; 11 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at Briggsville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Mike Morey and the Rev. Woodrow Dishongh. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home. Active pallbearers will be Jess Kitchens, Jake Pickens, Jamie Pickens, Joe Pickens, Odean Parker and Raymond Pledger. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Dishongh, Shelton L.

Shelton L. Dishongh, age 79 of Danville, died Wednesday, August 27, 1986 at Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a retired school teacher, farmer and cattleman, and a member of the Gravelly Methodist Church. He is the son of the late Lewis and Lou Dishongh.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pauline Sullivan Dishongh, three sons; Billy Don Dishongh of Claremont, CA, Monty Lee Dishongh of De-Queen and Joe Ronald Dishongh of Plainview; one step daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Ashcraft of Russellville; one sister, Mrs. Vivian Gipson of Fort Smith, eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held 2:00 p. m. Friday, August 29 at Briggsville Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Morey and Rev. Woodrow Dishongh officiating. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery. -. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers are Jess Kitchens, Jake Pickens, Ronnie Spears, Joe Pickens, Odean Parker and Raymond Pledger. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 8/27/1986)


Dison, Jeanie

Jeanie Dison, age 59, a resident of Hector, AR died Saturday, June 5, 1999 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center at Russellville, AR. She was born March 20, 1940 at West Ridge, AR to Ed and Myrtle Sapp Dison. She was a homemaker and a member of the Jerusalem Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Linnie Holt.

Survivors include three sisters, Christine Essinger of Hector, AR, Myrtle Lackey of Russellville, AR and Edna Watson of Bald Knob, AR; one brother, Tennis Dison of Heber Springs, AR; numerous nieces and nephews and family and friends.

Services and burial was private under the directions of Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 9, 1999)


Dixon, Boyd A.

Boyd A. Dixon, age 78, of Beggs, died Monday, October 15, 2007 at his home in Beggs. He was born June 10, 1929 in Havana, Arkansas, the son of Daniel Tolbert Dixon and Elna DeRossette Dixon. - He retired from Rockwell International after 25 years of employment. Boyd married Oma Smith in Sand Springs on April 17, 1948. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a self-taught musician and could play just about any musical instrument, including guitar, drums, harmonica and fiddle. Boyd is survived by his wife of 59 1/2 years, Oma Dixon; one son, LaWayne Dixon and wife Peggy Jo of Beggs; two daughters, Sue Phipps and husband Tommy Lee of Sand Springs, and Amy Storm and husband Dennis, also of Sand Springs; ten grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Also surviving are one brother, Raymond Dixon of Stigler, OK and one sister, Selma Comer of Alexandria, VA and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James and Alvis Dixon; and two sisters, Grace Wilcox and Mable Roseborough.

Graveside services were held at Beggs Cemetery in Beggs, OK, October 18, 2007 with Reverend Robert Yandell officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 14, 2007)


Dixon, Daniel Tolbert

Daniel Tolbert Dixon, aged 81, one of Yell County's early settlers, died in a Tulsa hospital on January 8. Born in 1880 near Atkins, he came to Yell County as a boy in 1888 and attended the Old Buckingham School, near the present site of Havana. He worked as a blacksmith and a farmer at Ola, Atkins and Russellville while a young man, and returned to Yell County in 1917 with his wife, the former Edna DeRossit of Lamar, and raised his family here. They moved to Tulsa in 1947.

Surviving are the widow, Edna, of Tulsa home; four sons, James, of Sand Springs, Okla., Raymond, of Coweta, Okla., Alvis, of Westminster, Calif; and Boyd of Clinton, Ind.; three daughters, Mrs. Grace Wilcox and Mrs. Mabel Roseborough, both of Tulsa, Mrs. Selma Comer of Alexandria, Va.; 22 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; one nephew, J.W. Bird, one niece, Mrs. Marjorie Heffington, both of Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 25, 1962)

Dixon, David H.

David H. Dixon, age 70, of Russellville, AR died Saturday, November 4, 2000 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. A son of the late Bufford Dixon, he was born October 24, 1930, at Russellville. He was a former truck driver, and attended the Ola Assembly of God Church. In addition to his father, a son, Freddy Joe Dixon, preceded him in death.

Survivors include, his wife, Bonnie Dixon; three sons and daughter-in-law, David L. and Joann Dixon of Russellville, AR, Rickey D. Dixon of Dardanelle, AR and Danny H. Dixon of Laredo, TX; three daughters and sons-in-law, Judy A. Dacus and Sheila B. and Andy Thompson II all of Russellville and Karen S. and Lonnie Haney of Ola, AR; his mother, Othel Ingram of Russellville, AR; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Mildred Dixon of Conway and Olan and Ann Bowden of Russellville; a sister and brother-in-law, Francis and Dolen Donahou of Russellville; a step-brother and step sister-in-law, Leon and Lesdene Ketcherside of Russellville, AR; 14 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral service was Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at the Shinn Chapel with Rev. Norman Chenowith officiating. Burial was in the Walnut Grove Cemetery near Hector, AR by Shinn Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society for Leukemia Research. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 8, 2000)


Dixon, Donald P.

Donald P. Dixon, age 68, a resident of Ola, AR, died Thursday, August 12, 1999 at his home at Ola. He was born on June 11, 1931 at Ola, AR to Ernest and Marjory Pullen) Dixon. He was retired and the owner of Dixon Poultry Equipment Company and a farmer. He was an Air Force Veteran of Korean Conflict and a member of the Petit Jean Mason Lodge 298, the Yell County Cattlemen's Association and was a member and past president of the Ola School Board.

Survivors include his wife, Ina Dixon of Ola, AR; three sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Becky Dixon and Mike and Judy Dixon all of Ola, AR and Steve and Pam Dixon of Russellville, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Nathan George of Dardanelle, AR; seven grandchildren; one brother, Jim Dixon of Foreman, AR and four sisters, Margarette Dodd of Russellville, AR., Celeste Stewart of Little Rock, AR, Billie Shelton of Amarillo, TX and Johnnie Hickey of Garland, TX.

Funeral service was August 16, 1999 at the Ola United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. John Zolk. Burial was at the Sandlin Cemetery at Ola, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the Ola United Methodist church. Casket bearers were Warren Birkhead, Tim Moreland, J. C. Scott, Maurice Cobb, Bill Watson, Bill Boggs. Honorary Dr. J. O. Pennington, Dr. Compton George, Loyd Reid George, Charles Sloan, Rusty Alley. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 18, 1999)


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