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Duncan, Fredrick Montgomery

Fredrick Montgomery Duncan, age 67, of Arbuckle, Calif. died December 29 in a Colusa Memorial Hospital at Colusa, Calif. He was born in Danville, the son of Florence and Calloway Haire.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rilla Denny Duncan; two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Walker, Hughson Calif, and Mrs. Loval Klacik of Summit, N.J.; two sons, Jim and John of Arbuckle; one sister, Mrs. Lillian Carr of Spiro, Okla.; two brothers, Floyd Duncan of Arbuckle and Anderson Duncan of Wilburton, Okla.; seven grandchildren.

Burial was in the Arbuckle Cemetery with the Odd Fellows Lodge in charge of graveside rites. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 1966)

Duncan, J. A.

J. A. Duncan, age 85, died Thursday morning at his home at Belleville. He was a native of Yell County and was a Baptist.

He is survived by two half-sisters, Mrs. Ethel Thompson and Mrs. Mazie Reynolds of California. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 YRS AGO, DANVILLE, ARKANSAS - Originally published on Thursday, March 18, 1954)


Duncan, John Warren "Bus"

John Warren (Bus) Duncan, aged 51, of Belleville died July 17 at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. He was poultry inspector for the U. S. Department of Agriculture at Russellville and was a veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lois Duncan; his father, R. O. Duncan of Danville; two brothers, Bobby Joe Duncan of Danville and William Eugene Duncan of Fairborne, Ohio; four sisters, Mrs. Reba Womack of Wardell, Mo., Mrs. Shine Barnett of Lubbock, Texas; Mrs. Lorene Hearon of Duncan, Okla. and Mrs. Mary Jane Swatzel of Danville. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 20, 1961) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published 20 Jul 1961, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Duncan, Mary Emeline (Brown)

Mrs. Mary Emeline Duncan, aged 72, died at her home in Danville on Friday, July 7. She was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, R. O. Duncan; three sons, Bus Duncan of Belleville, Bobby Joe Duncan of Danville and William Eugene Duncan of Fairborne, Ohio; four daughters, Mrs. Reba Womack of Wardell, Mo., Mrs. Shine Barnett of Tahoka, Texas, Mrs. Lorene Hearon of Duncan, Okla. and Mrs. Mary Jane Swatzel of Danville; One brother, Hugh Brown of Van Nuys. Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Jack Mitchell of Checotah, Okla., Mrs. Dick Wright of Snyder, Okla. and Mrs. George Shelby of Hanford, Calif.; and 14 grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 13, 1961)

Duncan, Mattie Bernice

Mattie Bernice Duncan, 78, of Dardanelle, formerly of Quitman, died Saturday, August 14, 2004 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born December 1, 1925 in Griffithville to the late Troy Pet Boggan and Lillie Mae Story Boggan. She was a retired English teacher from Wilburn High School and a member of the United Methodist Church in Dardanelle. While a resident of Quitman, she was a former mayor, a member of Quitman United Methodist Church and active in the Lion's Club. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Winfred C. Duncan; four brothers, Robert, William, Clarence and Tommy Boggan, and one sister, Mamie Phillips.

Survivors include a daughter and a son-in-law, Linda and Robert Nachtweh of Russellville; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Shawn Duncan of Dardanelle; four granddaughters, Lisa Flowers, Jessica Duncan, Lyndsay Duncan and Amy Duncan; two sisters, Jean Holt of Paris, Texas, and Melba O'Brien of Searcy; a brother, James Boggan of Forrest City, and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral was held at the United Methodist Church in Quitman, with the Rev. Floyd Ervin officiating. Burial followed at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Quitman. Memorials may be made to National Parkinson Foundation at www.parkinson.org. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 18, 2004)


Duncan, Mr. John

Uncle John Duncan, 82, Norman, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday, September 19. He spent practically all his life in Macedonia Community, but after the death of his companion spent the last four years in Oklahoma. He had been a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church for 52 years. He leaves a son, Will Duncan, Norman, Oklahoma, and three grand-children.

The body was brought to Danville and the funeral was conducted at the Macedonia Cemetery, Friday afternoon by Rev. George Young, an intimate friend of the deceased, with singing by the choir. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 1940)

Duncan, R. Omar

R. O. (Omar) Duncan, 80, of Danville died September 1, in the hospital in Danville. He was a retired cattleman and former manager of the Danville Sale Barn. Mr. Duncan was a former member of the Danville School Board.

Survivors include two sons, William H. Duncan of Belleville, Ill., and Bobby Joe Duncan of Danville; four daughters, Mrs. Elmber Swatzel of Danville, Mrs. Bill Womack of Wardell, Mo., Mrs. Nute Barnett of Wilson, Tex., and Mrs. John Herron of Duncan, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Mitchell of Danville and Mrs. Lillie Waterfield of Chandler, Ariz.; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday in the Danville Methodist Church with Cornwell Funeral Service in charge. Honorary pallbearers were Earl Ladd, Jack White, Baxter Gatlin, Buford Compton, Robert Caviness, Herman Aikman, O, J. Ferguson, Eric Caviness and H. I. Gillespie. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 1964)

Dunlap, Grace Pugh

Mrs. Grace Pugh Dunlap, age 79, of Rover, died Monday evening, April 8, at the St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. She was a housewife, a native of the Bluffton Community, a daughter of the late Cecil and Laura Hogan Mauberry, Mrs. Dunlap was a member of the Rover Baptist Church.

Survivors include five sons, Homer Pugh of Mt. Vernon, Tex., Erchel Pugh of Upland, Calif. W, T. Pugh of Rover, Paul Pugh of Russellville and Don Pugh of Franklin, Va. six daughters, Mrs. Meda Holiman of Benton. Mrs. Ina Green of Glendora, Calif. Mrs. Wilson Havens of Pamona, Calif. Mrs. Beda Beach of San Mateo, Calif. Mrs. Cleo Prince of Little Rock, and Mrs. Jean Briley of Lufkin; one sister, Mrs. Verda Harris of Rover; 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Rover Baptist Church Friday afternoon at 2 o clock with the Rev. Jack McKinnon. officiating. Interment was at the Rover Cemetery. Arrangements and services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 4-18-1974)


Dunn, Carmel I.

Carmel I. Dunn, age 94 of Dardanelle, AR died Saturday, December 30, 2000 at the Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was a daughter of the late Millard and Mattie Martin Abbott and a member of the Baptist Church in Centerville, AR.

Survivors include, one daughter, Julia Measles of Searcy, AR; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three husbands, Lester Knoles, Walter Smith and Coy Dunn; one son, James Herbert "Hub" Smith; one brother, Oren Abbot and three sisters, Loretta Abbott, Beaulah Robinson and Wilma Gillean.

Funeral service was January 2, 2001 at the Free Will Baptist Church in Centerville, AR with burial following in the Mt. George Cemetery. Pallbearers were, Dick Jewell, Jess Crow, Donald Bentley, Clifford Sides, Darren Waren and Lester Seborn. Honorary were, Wayne Birkhead, Pete Tillman, Dana Merritt and Les Thone. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 3, 2001)


Dunn, Dollie

Mrs. Dollie Dunn, 80 of Centerville, died at a Danville hospital, Tuesday, December 17. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a native of Centerville.

Survivors include three sons, Eugene and Stanley Dunn of Centerville and Walter Dunn of Beloit, Wise; five daughters, Mrs. Wilma Foster, Mrs. Pete George and Mrs. Modene Stevenson of Centerville, Mrs. George Keepers of Beloit, Ill., and Mrs. Otto Moore of Little Rock; a sister, Mrs. Ina Christy of Little Rock; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday at the Centerville Church of Christ by Leonard Tyler, minister. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 1963)

Dunn, Eugene R.

Eugene R. Dunn, age 98, of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, August 31, 2002 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born June 29, 1904 in Centerville, AR to the late Oscar and Dollie Stanley Dunn. He graduated from Dardanelle High School and Arkansas Tech. He was a farmer and a member of the Centerville Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Delia Dunn, a son, Bobby Dunn and a daughter, Rebecca Dunn; two brothers and four sisters.

Survivors are one son, Larry Dunn of Centerville; three daughters, Hilda Hamilton and Donna Osborne both of Russellville and JoAnne Dale of Danville, AR; a sister, Kate George of New Neeley; ten grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.

Services were September 3, 2002 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. David Riley and Bro. Stephen Sorrells officiating. Interment was in the Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were grandsons, Gary Hamilton, Shelby Osborne, Kenneth Osborne, Chris Dale, David Dunn, Steven Dale and Robert Dunn. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 4, 2002)


Dunn, Jackie Gleason

Jackie Gleason Dunn, age 76, of Dardanelle died Monday, April 9, 2012 at River Valley Medical Center. He was born May 2, 1935 at Centerville to the late Stanley and Okla Gleason Dunn. He graduated from Ola High School in 1953 and attended Arkansas Tech University for 1 year. He retired from the Yell County Highway Department where he worked as a Road Foreman. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dardanelle.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his sister, Frances Birkhead of Dardanelle; a niece, Becky Birkhead of Springdale and many cousins and friends.

Funeral service was April 12, 2012 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Mike Smith officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Pallbearers: Chad Carter, Brandon Carter, MacKenzie Carter, Bill George, Robert McMuIIen, Steven Dale. 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 Apr 18, 2012)

Dunn, Joe Irvin

DARDANELLE - Joe Irvin Dunn, age 54, of Dardanelle died Sunday, Dec, 22, 1985, at Dardanelle Hospital. He was an employee of Tastybird Foods.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Juanita Dunn; a son, John Dunn of Dardanelle; a daughter, Judy Smith of Dardanelle; two brothers, James and Lawrence Dunn of California; two sisters, Mrs. Pauline Mills of Danville and Mrs. Sibble Bentley of Dardanelle, and two grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel. Burial will be in Needmore Cemetery near Casa by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Dunn, Larry Franklin

Larry Franklin Dunn, age 68, of Centerville died Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Saint Vincent Health Care Specialties. He was born July 11, 1945 in Centerville to the late Eugene and Della Vann Dunn. He was the owner of Centerless Grinding in Centerville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, racing and the company of his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Bobby Dunn; one infant sister, Rebecca Dunn.

Survivors include two sons, David Dunn and wife Lesly of Russellville, Robert Dunn and wife Stephanie of Centerville; three sisters, Hilda Hamilton of Russellville, Jo Ann Dale and husband Cecil of Russellville, Donna Osborne of Russellville; two granddaughters, Savannah Rose Dunn of Centerville, Samantha Louise Dunn of Russellville; mother of his children, Dona LaRue of Branson; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Graveside memorial service was held at 2:00 PM, Saturday October 26, 2013 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Family and friends are welcome to attend. Cremation Arrangements are 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 Oct 23, 2013)

Dunn, Pauline Margaret

Mrs. Pauline Margaret Dunn, age 80, of Plainview died Wednesday, June 25, 1986 at the Yell County Hospital at Danville.

Survivors include her husband, Alexander "Alex" Dunn; two sons, Richard Dunn of Tehachati, CA and Chuck Dunn of Plainview; a daughter, Danielle Roozee of Santa Barbara, CA; a sister, Hazel Marple of Tulsa, OK; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was held Monday, June 30 at Hartford Memorial Cemetery by Rev. Don Moore. Burial was by Dixon Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 6/25/1986)


Dunn, Pauline Margaret

Mrs. Pauline Margaret Dunn, age 80, of Plainview died Wednesday, June 25, 1986 at the Yell County Hospital at Danville.

Survivors include her husband, Alexander "Alex" Dunn; two sons, Richard Dunn of Tehachati, CA and Chuck Dunn of Plainview; a daughter, Danielle Roozee of Santa Barbara, CA; a sister, Hazel Marple of Tulsa, OK; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was held Monday, June 30 at Hartford Memorial Cemetery by Rev. Don Moore. Burial was by Dixon Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7-2-1986)


Dunn, Stanley

DARDANELLE - Stanley Dunn, age 73 of Dardanelle died Thursday, March 5, 1987, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the son of the late Oscar and Dollie Stanley Dunn, a retired farmer and carpenter, and a member of Liberty Hill United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Okla Gleason Dunn; a son, Jackie Dunn of Dardanelle; a daughter, Mrs. Frances Birkhead of Dardanelle; a brother, Eugene Dunn of Centerville; five sisters, Wilma Foster and Modean Stevenson of Centerville, Verna Keepers of Beloit, Wis. Kate George of Neely and Evelyn Moore of Little Rock, and a granddaughter, Becky Birkhead of Morrilton.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Henry Decker and the Rev. Bonda Moyer. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers Active: Jimmy George, Bill George, Larry Dunn, Tom Stevenson, George Keepers Jr. Jess Crow and Bill Keepers. Honorary: James Lee Witt, Larry Johnson, Russell Mashburn, Ronnie Driver, Leland Carter, Chad carter, Joe Miller and Roy Tillman Jr. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Dunn, Wilna Mae

Wilna Mae Dunn, age 77, a resident of Russellville, AR died Wednesday, July 24, 1996 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center at Russellville. She was born on May 25, 1919 at Kingston, Plainview, AR to James and Irene Peeler Pelt. She married Elvis Dunn on July 4, 1942 at Danville, AR. She was a member of the First Baptist Church were she attended the Golden Voyagers Sunday School class.

Survivors are her husband, Elvis Dunn of Russellville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Rita Dunn of Dardanelle, AR and Bruce and Connie Dunn of Russellville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Johnnie Fielder of Little Rock and Cleta and John Bartlett of Cheshire, CT; two brothers, J. D. Pelt of Plainview and Hoyt Pelt of Las Vegas, NV and one sister, Lorene Evans of Plainview also include are 10 grandchildren.

Funeral service was July 26 at the First Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Stephen Davis and assisted by Rev. Mark Lashley. Burial was in the Rest Haven Memorial Park at Russellville. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church. Casket bearers were Roland Evans, Tommy Pelt, Don Pelt, Jerry Pelt, Jim Pelt and Charles Evans. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7-31-1936)


Dunnam, Curtis Wayne "Curt"

Curtis Wayne "Curt" Dunnam, age 80, of Pocola, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Pocola Health & Rehab Center in Pocola, Oklahoma. Curt was born June 28, 1934, in Jonesboro, Arkansas to the late John Robert Lee & Mary Mavis King Dunnam. He was a Korea Navy Veteran. A member of the VFW Post 2259 Conway, AR where he served as Chaplain and Commander. He was also a trucking driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, H.L. Dunnam and sister, Peggy Travis.

Survivors include his children, Steven Dunnam of Danville; Carman Dunnam of Spiro, OK; Robert Smith of Michigan; Angela Hestilow Barham of Havana; Lecia Hauxwell of Michigan; grandchildren Kierra Dunnam, Kayla, Tiphani, C.J., Steven, and Jacob Tice; Margaret MacKay and Kaleb Kolb; nephews, Gerald Dunnam of Rover; Virgil Dunnam of Centerville; niece Debbie Bice of Mulberry.

Memorial service was held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the home of Carman Dunnam and Lynn Carey, 18429 West Rd, Spiro, Oklahoma, with Gerald "Bubba" Dunnam Jr. officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 18, 2015)

Dunnam, Herchel Leon

Herchel Leon Dunnam, age 72 of Belleville, AR died December 30, 1999 in Belleville, AR. He was a member of the Church of Christ, a poultry farmer and cattle rancher and a Veteran of the U. S. Army.

He is survived by, his wife, Virgie Dunnam of Belleville, AR; two daughters, Sheliah Boaz of Jonesboro, AR and Debbie Bice of Ola, AR; three sons, Gerald Dunnam and Virgil Dunnam both of Danville, AR and Brian Jones of Belleville, AR; one sister, Peggy Travis of Truman, AR; one brother, Curtis Dunnam of Morrilton, AR; 13 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

A memorial service provided by family in their home in Belleville will be Saturday, January 8, 2000 at 1:00 p. m. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 5, 2000)


Dunnam, Ramona Jane

Ramona Jane Dunnam, 62, of Russellville, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015. She was born on June 2, 1953, in Jonesboro.

She is survived by her son, Gerald "Bubba" Dunnam, Jr. and wife Guissela; her daughter, Angela (Bahus) Hunt and husband Stanley; grandchildren, Joseph Hunt, Stephen Hunt, Trey Dunnam, Morgan Dunnam and Emily Dunnam; brother, Paul Miller and a host of family and friends.

Ramona was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Dobbs.

A funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the Lighthouse Christian Center in Wing, Arkansas, with Brother Dan Osolin officiating. Burial will follow in Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover, Arkansas. Arrangements are by Bishop-Crites Funeral Home in Greenbrier. Online guestbook: www.bishopcritesfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 29, 2015)

Dunnam, Virgie L.

Virgie L. Dunnam, age 63 of Belleville, AR died Thursday, June 27, 2002 at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas, Jonesboro, AR. She was born October 27, 1938 in Jonesboro, AR.

Survivors include 3 sons, Brian Jones of Belleville, AR, Virgil Dunnam of Centerville, AR, Gerald Dunnam of Rover, AR; 2 daughters, Deborah Bice of Ola, AR, Sheila Dunnam of Jonesboro, AR; her mother, Lucille Sorrels Fraley of Jonesboro, AR; 2 brothers, Bill Newell of Violet Hill, AR, James "Dub" of Newell of Jonesboro, AR; one sister, Virginia Bryant of Jonesboro, AR; 8 grandchildren; one great grandchild.

A memorial service will be planned at a later date. Arrangements by Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home in Jonesboro. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 3, 2002)


Dupuy, Jerrell

Little Rock Boy Killed in Auto Accident at Ola - Jerrell DuPuy of Little Rock was killed about10:45 Saturday night, May 22, 1948, when the car he was driving overturned on Hwy. No. 9 near Ola. When the car overturned the door came open and DuPuy was thrown out and was crushed under the car. DuPuy, with three other youth had been fishing at Lake Nimrod and were returning to Ola for supplies when the accident occurred. The other occupants of the car were not injured. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 27, 1948)


Durham, Eulene Mae (Mabry)

Eulene Mae (Mabry) Durham, age 76, of Parker Dam, Arizona died on Sunday, February 3, 2002 at home. She was born a twin on September 18, 1925 in Chula, AR to the late Waymon A. Mabry and Sadie A. (Reed) Mabry. A Celebration of Life was held on Thursday, February 7, 2002 at Parker, Arizona. Eulene retired in 1982 from Burke Rubber Co. of San Jose CA. She was a homemaker, loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Her hobbies included bowling with family and friends, camping and most of all fishing.

Survivors include her children Sharon Waters and husband Leon of Hampton, CA, Shirley Gaona and husband Gene of Morgan Hill, CA, William Durham and wife Pat of LaPine, OR, Sheila Hanes and husband Robert of Redding, California, Sherri Garcia and husband Joe of Los Banos, CA, Shanna Thompson and companion, Les of Parker Dam, AR; Her sisters and brothers, Flora (Mabry) Osburn of Star City, AR, V. T. Mabry and wife Jessie of West Fork, AR, twin sister Allene Mabry) Dobbs and husband Delbert of Rodeo, CA, Geraldine (Mabry) Cox of Sun City, AR, Paul Mabry and wife Clara of Middletown, CA, Edith (Mabry) Groves and husband Dewayne of Warren, AR, Pearl (Mabry Knight and husband Doyle of Ozark, AR; 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and friends. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 1, 2002)


Durham, Gene

Gene Durham, age 75, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at his home. He was born May 16, 1927, in Lebanon, Ind. He was the son of the late Elmer and Bertha Melvin Durham, a retired supervisor for Santa Fe Railroad and an Army veteran of World War II.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Durham; a granddaughter, Jodie Rodriguez; and a grandson, Ronnie Durham.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Durham; a son and daughter-and-law, Ronnie and Susie Durham of Temple, Texas; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Toni and Carrol Crites, and Phyllis Hammond of Russellville, and Sandy and Richard Huscher of Oaklawn, IL.; a brother, Charles Durham of Chicago, IL.; two sisters, Louise McBride of Tekema, Neb. and Mary Durham of Chicago, IL.; nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Funeral was 10 a. m. Friday at Humphrey Chapel. Burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Grandsons served as pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 5, 2002)


Durham, Lloyd

Lloyd Durham, age 80, of Dardanelle, AR died Monday, December 18, 2000 at the Dardanelle Hospital. A son of the late Bedford Parker and Birdie Mize Durham, he was born July 14, 1920 at DeQueen, AR. He was a retired truck driver, was a United States Army Veteran of WWII serving in the 43rd Quartermaster Company and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include, his wife of sixty-three years, Ruby Savannah Durham; two sons, Norman Durham of Clinton, AR and Lloyd Durham, Jr. six daughters, Bonnie Miller of Salem, OR, Vera Mattox of Coose Bay, OR, Pat Pruitt of Dardanelle, Irene Martinez of Portland, OR, Ruby E. Silva of Cornelius, OR and Joy Salleng-Shammot of Coquille, OR; two brothers, Floyd Durham of Lathrop, CA and Jack Durham of Missouri; two half-brothers, Sam Durham of Amarillo, TX and Bedford Parker of AR; a sister, Helen Brown of London, AR; four half-sisters, 19 grandchildren and thirty-four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service and burial were private. Arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 27, 2000)


Duryea, Dennis H.

Dennis H. Duryea, 92, of Russellville, died Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born September 29, 1918, near Belleville in the Corinth Community, to James and Amma Sanders Duryea. He was an employee of International Shoe Company for almost 30 years, and was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He grew up as a Lutheran, and attended the Methodist Church and the Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Luther Marbury; and a grandson, Bill Bailey.

Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Lula Duryea; three sons and daughters-in-law, James and Jeanne Duryea of Atkins, Dennis and Janet Duryea of Russellville, and David and Betty Duryea of Pottsville; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Erma Cotton, Janie and Chuck Frankhouse and Judy and Jim Bailey, all of Russellville; a brother-in-law and three sisters-in-law, Charles and Rita Greenlee of Maumelle, Maggie Findley of Russellville, and Betty Scott of Texas; 13 grandchildren, Kenneth Ray Cotton, Jr., Nikki Cotton Duncan, Dennis Gene Duryea, Mary Ann Parks, Michelle Lea Gilleran, Melissa Gail Belz, Sandi Ratliff, Danny Wade, Sarah Wood, Jimmy Bailey, Jonathan Bailey, Jamie Lee Stafford, and Rhonda Kay Greenfield; 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was Saturday, July 16, 2011, at the Shinn Chapel, officiated by Rev. Don Erwin. Military honors following the service provided by the Rogers-Rye Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 2283. Burial was in Russell Cemetery at Belleville, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Judy Murphy, 126 Lakeview Circle, Russellville, Arkansas 72802. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 20, 2011)

Duryea, Lula (Grady)

Lula Grady Duryea, 93, of Russellville, died Sunday, January 5, 2014. She was born August 24, 1920, in Yell County, to Silas E. and Nannie M. Wilson Grady. She was a Baptist, and a former cafeteria manager at Oakland Heights Elementary School. She loved her grandchildren, and loved to crochet and decorate cakes.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, Oscar Greenlee; her husband, Dennis H. Duryea; and a grandson, Bill Bailey.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, James and Jeanne Duryea of Atkins, Dennis and Janet Duryea of Russellville, and David and Betty Duryea of Pottsville; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Erma Cotton of Russellville, Janie and Chuck Frankhouse of Russellville, and Judy and Jim Bailey of Russellville; a brother, Charles Greenlee of Maumelle; two sisters, Betty Scott of San Marcus, Texas, and Helen Findley of Atkins; thirteen grandchildren, Kenneth Ray Cotton, Jr., Nikki Cotton Duncan, Dennis Gene Duryea, Mary Ann Parks, Michelle Lea Gilleran, Melissa Gail Belz, Sandi Ratliff, Danny Wade, Sarah Wood, Jimmy Bailey, Jonathan Bailey, Jamie Lee Stafford and Rhonda Kay Greenfield; 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Central Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery at Belleville, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Pallbearers will be grandsons and grandsons-in-law. The family received friends on Tuesday evening, from 5-6 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Judy Murphy, 126 Lakeview Circle, Russellville, Arkansas 72802, or to the Alzheimer's Association, Western Arkansas Chapter, 2408 South 51st Court, Suite F, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 8, 2014)

Dusek, Elvenia M.

DARDANELLE - Mrs. Elvenia M. Dusek, age 88, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, April 24, 1985, at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lucille Szabo of New Hyde Park, N. Y.; two brothers, Edward and Victor Wesley of Dardanelle; a granddaughter, Mrs. Frances Spagnoletti of San Antonio, Texas, and two great-granddaughters.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday fit Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Tony Berry. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Robert Wesley, Ernest Wesley, Joe Petray, George Pazdera, Ernest Pfeifer and Robert Balloun. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Duvall, Carroll Lawrence

Carroll Lawrence Duvall, age 58, of Atkins, AR, died Saturday, November 29, 1997. He was born March 24, 1939 in Atkins, AR, a son of Alta Ruth Duvall and the late Foster Duvall. He was a retired salesman.

Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Decowski of Woodbridge, VA; a son, Shawn Carroll Duvall of Russellville; two grandchildren, Vesta Decowski and Emma Decowski of Woodbridge, VA; three brothers, Carl V. Duvall of Mt. George, Danny H. Duvall and David F. Duvall of Atkins and three sisters, Delores Catherine Cates and Susie Kimbrell of Russellville and Ruby Jead Virden of Moreland, AR.

Graveside service was held at Shiloh Cemetery December 1, 1997 with the Rev. Bo Coffman and Rev. Pat Saze officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 3, 1997)


Duvall, Don Daniel, Rev.

The Rev. Don Daniel DuVall, age 52, of Sallisaw, Okla. a former resident of Pope and Yell counties, died Tuesday, January 10, 1984 at Sallisaw. He was pastor of Oak Ridge Assembly of God Church at Sallisaw, and was a former pastor of First Assembly of God churches at Dardanelle and Atkins.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jo DuVall; a daughter, Kathy Jan Barrett of Atkins; a son, the Rev. Danny DuVall of Atkins; a sister, Mrs. Betty Walters of Russellville, and two grandsons.

Funeral services will be at 10 a. m, Thursday at Oak Ridge Assembly of God at Sallisaw by the Rev. E. O. Tackett and the Rev. Tommy Parker and at 2:30 p. m. Thursday at First Assembly of God Church here by the Rev. J. B. Lindsey and the Rev. Tommy Parker. Burial will be in Old Baptist Cemetery at Center Valley by Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw. Active pallbearers will be Harold Thomas, Robert Trammell, Charles Knolls, David Jay, Jerry Barrett and Harold Martin. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


DuVall, Emmett "Doc"

Emmett "Doc" DuVall, 70, of Russellville, died Tuesday, November 1, 2011. He was born July 6, 1941, at Atkins to Albert and Ima Reed DuVall.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Charlene, and two infant sisters.

He is survived by his daughter and son in-law, Tamera and James Godwin; one son Kevin DuVall all of Dardanelle; one brother, George DuVall of Atkins; two sisters, Geraldine Coffman of Atkins, Patsy McCormick of Hot Springs; 19 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, November 4, 2011 at Bells Chapel Cemetery, at Atkins officiated by the Rev. Dean McCormick, under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.broussardfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 9, 2011)

Duvall, James David

James David Duvall, age 41 of Russellville died Sunday, January 6, 2008 at his home. He was born December 31, 1966 at Frankfurt, Germany to James Monroe and Shirley Westbrook DuVall.

He is preceded in death by his father, James Monroe DuVall.

Survivors include his mother, Shirley Hodge of Scottsville; four daughters and a son-in-law, Brandy and Jonathan Johnson, Mary Duvall, Candy Duvall, Emily Duvall, James Lee Duvall, all of Russellville; brothers, Donny Duvall of Scottsville, Michael Duvall of Dardanelle; one grandchild; numerous other family and friends.

Graveside services were held Saturday, January 12, 2008 at St. Joe Cemetery in Atkins. Pallbearers Bobby Holmes, David Holmes, Lynsey Duvall, William Johnson, Josh Clark, Richard Hernandez, Daniel Castleberry. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 16, 2008)


Duvall, James M.

James M. DuVall, age 60, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at Saint Mary's Hospital. He was born December 30, 1944 at Atkins to the late Elmer Newton and Mary Elior DuVall. He retired after 30 years as a USDA Inspector, he was also a Real Estate Investor and a U.S. Army Veteran.

He is preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Lee DuVall and a sister, Margie Irwin.

Survivors include his companion, Martha Owens of Dardanelle three sons, James David DuVall of Russellville, Donald DuVall of Hector, Michael DuVall of Dardanelle three brothers, Ernest DuVall of Lamar, David DuVall of Atkins, Phillip DuVall of Russellville five sisters, May Ramirez of AZ, Mabel Wiley of Russellville, Linda Harris of Russellville; nine grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.

Funeral services were held on Friday, November 18, 2005 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Charles Sutter-field officiating. Internment was in St. Joe -Cemetery in Atkins. Pallbearers were Linsey DuVall, Burl Lievsay, John Yard, Jimmy Davenport, Greg Davenport and Mike Holmes. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 23, 2005)


Duvall, Loise Edward

Mr. Loise Edward Duvall, age 88 of Danville, AR formerly of Havana died Wednesday, December 22, 1999 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born January 8, 1911 in Havana, AR to the late Charles Wesley and Lavinia Duvall. He was a retired carpenter and attended the Baptist Church.

He is survived by several cousins and friends.

Graveside service was December 27, 1999 at the Havana Cemetery in Havana with Rev. Dale Underwood officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 29, 1999)


Duvall, Louvenna

Mrs. Louvenna Duvall, 72, wife of the late Claud Duvall, died at her home in Havana. She was a lifelong resident of Havana.

She is survived by one son, Lois Duvall, of the home, two brothers, W. L. Jean of El Dorado and Littleton Jean of Belleville and one sister, Mrs. Lou Powell of Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 26, 1952)


Duvall, Mary Eloise

Mary Eloise Duvall age 78 of Havana died Wednesday, February 1, 2006 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. She was born on August 19, 1927 in Sardis, Mississippi to the late B. B. and Lucille Wright Gillespie. She worked as an Aide in Home Health Care.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Duvall; a sister, Margie Foster and a brother, Jimmy Gillespie.

Survivors include her two sons, Vince Pitts and Dennis Loyd both of Florence, AL; two daughters, Patricia Kiple of Havana, Barbara Noel of Horn Lake, MS; two brothers, Maurice Gillespie of South Haven, MS, Leroy Gillespie of Kingston, AZ; 17 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson. The family held a memorial service on Saturday, February 4 2006. Cremation arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 8, 2006)


Duvall, Robert "Bob"

Robert "Bob" Duvall, age 69, of Havana, AR died Wednesday, June 9, 1999 at his home. He was born November 29, 1929 in Sayra, OK to Biah and Maggie Weatherall Duvall. He was an electrician and a Navy Veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Gillespie Duvall; two sons, Vance Pitts and Denny Pitts of Florence, AL; four daughters, Barbara Gene Noel of South Haven, MS, Patricia Kiple of Havana, Linda Winn of Sacramento, Ca and Donna Faye Duvall of Kentucky; two brothers, Leon Duvall and Gene Duvall of California; two sisters, Evelyn Meek and Lennis Stone of California; 23 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and several nephews nieces.

Funeral was Saturday at the Havana Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Bird and Rev. Jim Henderson officiating. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 16, 1999)


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