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Dwyer, Michelle

Michelle Dwyer of Ft. Smith died Tuesday, May 31, 1988 at Ft. Smith. She was a loan officer with the Independence Bank of Piano, TX and a member of the First Baptist Church of Ft. Smith, AR.

Survivors include her parents Mike Dwyer of Yukon, OK and Jean Luker Blagg of Ft. Smith; three stepsisters Diana Lynn Teague of Fort Smith, Brenda Kay Snow of Van Buren and Eva McKinney of Fort Smith; one brother, Billy Blagg of Fort Smith; two sets of paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John Dwyer of Oklahoma City, OK and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Blagg of Booneville, AR.

She was preceded in death by maternal grandparents the late Grady and Lizzie Luke of Booneville.

Funeral services were Saturday at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Hunts Chapel Cemetery, Rover, AR. Pallbearers were Jim Filyaw, Ralph Hutchins, Bob Ervin, Jim Dunn, David McGinnis and Orville Wagoner. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 6-8-1988)


Dyson, N. E.

Funeral for N. E. Dyson, age 80, of Ola, who died Tuesday, October 7, 1980 will be at 3 p. m. Friday at Union Hill Cemetery at Blue Ball. Burial will be by Cornwell Funeral (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/9/1980)


Dyson, Nollie Earnest

Nollie Earnest Dyson, age 80, of Ola died Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital. A native of Texas, he was the son of the late Robert and Bessie Plowman Dyson. He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Anna Jones Dyson; two sons, Robert Dyson of Avinger, Texas, and Luther Dyson of Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter, Mrs. Cora Owens of Waldron; a brother, Wayne Dyson of Arlington, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Reva Stephenson of Arlington, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Reva Stephenson of Arlington, Texas, and Mrs. Cora Eike of Aurora, Colo.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/8/1980)


Eady, Violet V. (Crawford)

BORN: May 15, 1932 DIED: June 21, 2013 LOCATION: Plainview, Arkansas Violet V. Crawford Eady, 81, of Plainview, passed from this life Friday, June 21, 2013 at her daughter's residence with her family at her side. She was born May 15, 1932 in Judsonia to the late Lavert and Mae Wyningar Crawford. She was a loving mother, tending to every need of the family; she loved sewing, and hand made her children's clothing when they were young. She was a long time member of Providence E.H. Club and was very active in many of the local community events and attended First Assembly of God in Searcy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her late husband Bobby Lee Eady on December 6, 2012.

She is survived by her children, Eddie Eady, Charlotte Harrison and husband Carlton, and Pam Simpson and husband Phillip; brothers, Sam Crawford and wife Brenda, Gary Crawford and wife Diane, and Louis Crawford; sister, Fern Barnett and husband Mike; six grandchildren, Justin, Stephanie, Jeremy, Chris, Alex and Austin; three great-grandchildren, Mya, Kaydence, and Austin.

The visitation will be 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Kensett Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Gray officiating. The family wishes to share special gratitude to Hospice Homecare of Searcy. Condolences may be left at www.SearcyMcEuenFuneralHome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. June 23, 2013 On Line @ www.searcymceuenfuneralhome.com)

Eady, Violet V. (Crawford)

BORN: May 15, 1932 DIED: June 21, 2013 LOCATION: Plainview, Arkansas Violet V. Crawford Eady, 81, of Plainview, passed from this life Friday, June 21, 2013 at her daughter's residence with her family at her side. She was born May 15, 1932 in Judsonia to the late Lavert and Mae Wyningar Crawford. She was a loving mother, tending to every need of the family; she loved sewing, and hand made her children's clothing when they were young. She was a long time member of Providence E.H. Club and was very active in many of the local community events and attended First Assembly of God in Searcy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her late husband Bobby Lee Eady on December 6, 2012.

She is survived by her children, Eddie Eady, Charlotte Harrison and husband Carlton, and Pam Simpson and husband Phillip; brothers, Sam Crawford and wife Brenda, Gary Crawford and wife Diane, and Louis Crawford; sister, Fern Barnett and husband Mike; six grandchildren, Justin, Stephanie, Jeremy, Chris, Alex and Austin; three great-grandchildren, Mya, Kaydence, and Austin.

The visitation will be 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Kensett Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Gray officiating. The family wishes to share special gratitude to Hospice Homecare of Searcy. Condolences may be left at www.SearcyMcEuenFuneralHome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. June 23, 2013 On Line @ www.searcymceuenfuneralhome.com)

Eagle, Sheila Jane Craft

Sheila Jane Craft Eagle, age 49, of Belleville, AR died Tuesday, May 8, 2001 at her home. She was born in Paris, AR on June 5, 1951. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her father, Melton Craft and her grandparents, Bessie and Edgar Parks, lifetime residents of Havana and Waveland, AR.

Survivors include her husband, Haydon Eagle; her mother, Jennie Mae Craft of Havana, AR; three sons and daughter-in-law, Paul and Sheila Gayle Eagle of Havana, AR, Mark Eagle of Paris, AR and Chris Eagle of Belleville, AR; two granddaughters, Robyn and Ashley Eagle both of Havana, AR; a sister, Sondra Cobb of Little Rock, AR and a brother, Eddie Craft of Little Rock, AR.

Her body was cremated. A private memorial will be held at the Alexander Scott family cemetery in Waveland, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 16, 2001)


Eakes, Mary Lou

Mrs. Mary Lou Eakes, age 80, of Dardanelle, died Sunday June 8, 1997 at her home. Mrs. Eakes was born March 19, 1917 in Dardanelle, Arkansas to the late A. H. and Virginia McKenzie Rutledge. She was a retired insurance underwriter, member of the First Baptist Church in Dardanelle, and a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis C. Eakes.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law Virginia and Freddie Young of Dardanelle and Donna and Clyde Little of Russellville; Two grandsons and one granddaughter-in-law Brian and Amy Young of Mena and Brent Young of Fayetteville; and three granddaughters and one grandson-in-law Gina Young of Lake Jackson, TX, Laurie and Tom Harris of Fayetteville, and Jessica Little of Fayetteville.

Services were held on Wednesday, June 11, 1997, at 10:00 a. m. at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, with the Reverend Bob Parsley and the Reverend Milton Cowling. Interment will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers include Dee McCormick, Tom Harris, and Clyde Little. Honorary pallbearers include Jiggs McKenzie, Bob McKenzie, Carl Wade, and the Dardanelle Senior Activity Center. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Dardanelle and to the Dardanelle Senior Activity Center. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 11, 1997)


Eakes, Ottis C.

Ottis C. Eakes age 71, of Dardanelle, died Thursday, August 7, 1986 at Russellville. He was a retired insurance agent, son of the late C. K. and Zora Dailey Eakes and a veteran of WWII.

He is survived by his wife Mary Lou Rutledge Eakes; two daughters, Donna Little of Little Rock and Virginia Young of Dardanelle; one sister, Nellie Mars of Paris; two brothers, Mansfield Eakes and Wilburn Eakes of Atkins; five grandchildren.

Services were Saturday August 9 at Cornwell Chapel Dardanelle with the Rev. Tony Berry officiating. Interment was in Brearley cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Eakes, Ottis C.

Ottis C. Eakes age 71, of Dardanelle, died Thursday, August 7, 1986 at Russellville. He was a retired insurance agent, son of the late C. K. and Zora Dailey Eakes and a veteran of WWII.

He is survived by his wife Mary Lou Rutledge Eakes; two daughters, Donna Little of Little Rock and Virginia Young of Dardanelle; one sister, Nellie Mars of Paris; two brothers, Mansfield Eakes and Wilburn Eakes of Atkins; five grandchildren.

Services were Saturday August 9 at Cornwell Chapel Dardanelle with the Rev. Tony Berry officiating. Interment was in Brearley cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 8-13-1986)


Eakes, Ottis C.

DARDANELLE - Ottis C. Eakes, age 71, of Dardanelle died Thursday, August 7, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a retired insurance agent, son of the late C. K. and Zora Dailey Eakes, and a veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Lou Rutledge Eakes; two daughters, Donna Little of Little Rock and Virginia Young of Dardanelle; a sister, Nellie Mars of Paris; two brothers, Mansfield and Wilburn Eakes of Atkins, and five grandchildren, Gina, Brian and Brent Young of Dardanelle, and Laurie and Jessica Little of Little Rock.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Cornwell Chapel at Dardanelle by the Rev. Tony Berry. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers Active: Durard Wade, Emmett Wade, Joe Jenkins, Larry Burns, James Alexander, John Judkins, Frank Johnson and Mark Bowden. Honorary: Carl Wade, Don Osborn, Ed Burks, Edwin Hodges, Allen Hodges, Emmett Mars Jr., Bob McKenzie, Jiggs McKenzie and Charles Smith. Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 8/7/1986)


Earls, Agusta Lorene

Mrs. Agusta Lorene Earls, age 63, of Booneville, formerly of Yell County, died Monday, December 9, 1985 at St. Edward's Hospital at Fort Smith. She was a member of the Havana Baptist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Billy and Danny Earls of Booneville, Jerry Earls of Magazine and Larry Earls of Waveland; a daughter, Shirley Day of Booneville; her father, M. H. James of Havana; four brothers, J. W. and William Earl James of Russellville, Bobby Joe and Floyd Harold James of Havana; a sister, Ima Crabill of Havana; 17 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Havana Assembly of God Church by the Rev. E. O. Tackett. Burial will be in Havana Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Earls, Bertha

Mrs. Bertha Earls, 71, of Little Rock died November 22 at a Conway hospital from injuries received several days ago in a car accident. She was the wife of Horace Earls, who was also injured in the accident, and a native of near Dardanelle.

Survivors other than her husband are a son, Frank Earls of near Hot Springs; a sister, Mrs. Rena Geurian of Dardanelle; and one grandson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1964)

Earls, Charles Earnest

Charles Ernest Earls, age 58, of near Dardanelle, died at his home Monday, January 4. He was a cotton ginner, a native of near Dardanelle, a son of the late Henry Earls and Ora Tilmon Earls and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Gum Springs.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pauline Parks Earls; one son, William Jasper Earls, of Leola; four daughters, Mrs. Mary CIopton, of Russellville, Misses Martha, Marie and Margaret Earls, all of the home; two brothers, Lennie Ray Earls of Baytown, Tex. and Edward Erbie Earls of Dardanelle; one sister, Mrs. Lorene Miller, of near Dardanelle; his mother, Mrs. Henry Earls of hear Dardanelle and a number of nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were held at the Cornwell Chapel at Dardanelle Wednesday afternoon by Rev. J. T. Bingaman and Rev. Bill Van Meter, Cumberland Presbyterian Ministers. Interment was at New Hope Cemetery. Services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 7, 1971)

Earls, Charlie

Charlie Earls - aged 52, of Porterville, Calif, died June 18 in a Fresno hospital after a long illness. He was a native of Belleville and was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Alice Earls, three sons, Charles, Harold and Darrell, all of Porterville; three daughters, Marilyn of Porterville, Mrs. Gunda Mae Lipscomb of Ohio and Mrs. Joyce Nell Kirby of Pixley, Calif; a brother, Bud Earls of Havana; five sisters, Mrs. Thomas Hankins and Mrs. Winnie Gibson of Havana, Mrs. Ethel Earls of Little Rock, Mrs. Ertha McFadden of Athins and Mrs. Lou Williams of Porterville and eight grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 29, 1961)

Earls, Danny Joe "Fats"

Danny Joe "Fats" Earls, age 58, of Booneville, formerly of Havana, died Monday, July 19, 2010 in Booneville. He was born June 21, 1952, in Los Angeles, CA to Hubert Allen "Bill" and Gusta Lorene (James) Earls.

Funeral services will be today, Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 2:00 p. m. at the First Assembly of God Church in Booneville with burial in Havana Cemetery. He enjoyed fishing, mowing lawns, and visiting with family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Billy Earls.

He is survived by one daughter, Angela Moore of Mannford, OK; two sons, Joseph Earls of Mannford, OK and Dan Allen Earls of Booneville; one sister, Shirley Day of Paris; two brothers, Jerry Earls of Booneville and Larry Earls of London; and seven grandchildren. Arrangements under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville. Online registry robertsfh.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 21, 2010)


Earls, Eller Nevada

Eller Nevada Earls, age 71 of Ola, died Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born July 18, 1937 at Eakly, OK to the late Jimmie and Martha Taylor Cates.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Charles Earls.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph and Wendy Earls of Olney, IL, Randy and Karen Earls, Curtis and Cindy Earls, all of Ola; daughters, Kathy Roberts and Robin Roberts both of Tulsa, OK; sisters, Geneva East of Binger, OK, Wilma Wiggins of Corvalis, OR; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Friday, January 2, 2009 at Shady Grove Cemetery in Clarksville with Rev. Marvin Wise officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 7, 2009)


Earls, George Robert

George "Robert" Earls, age 82, of Havana passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014 at his home. He was born August 7, 1931 in Havana, AR to the late Grover "Bud" Cleveland & Vila Christine Bell Earls. He was a chicken and cattle farmer and a member of Believers Fellowship Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Arlan Earls; sister Retha Morrison; grandsons Jason Jackson; and Shannon Foster.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years Elaine Earls; son Robert Dale Earls of Havana; daughter & son-in-law, Becky & David Raney of Oppelo; brother & sister-in-law Ronnie & Terry Cathy Earls of Jennings, OK; sister & brother-in-law Mairl & Eugene Fleming of Sand Springs, OK; Helen Adams of Sand Springs, OK; Brenda Vestal of Plainview; grandson Caiden Randall Earls of Havana; step-grandson Brain Raney of Conway; great-grandchildren Whitley & Tyler Raney of Conway; several nieces & nephews.

Funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Havana Assembly of God Church with Rev. Eddy Morton, Rev. Bob Caldwell and Rev. David Raney officiating. Burial was at Earl Ladd Cemetery. Visitation was from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 9, at the funeral home. Pallbearers include Howard Dewitt, Jerry Dewitt, Larry Mitchell, James Mitchell, Chris Bottoms and Bim York. Honorary pallbearers include Johnny Chambers, Bill Mitchell, Leo Bland, J.C. Barnett and B.J. Daniels and Ronnie Cannon. 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 12, 2014)

Earls, Grover Cleveland "Bud"

DANVILLE - Grover Cleveland "Bud" Earls, age 77, of Danville died Thursday, July 24, 1986 at his home.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Vila Earls; three sons, Arlan Earls of Tulsa, Okla., Robert Earls of Danville and Ronnie Earls of Jennings, Okla.; four daughters, Mrs. Retha Morrison of Danville, Mrs. Mairl Fleming and Mrs. Helen Adams, both of Sand Springs, Okla. and Brenda Ward of Hackett; a sister, Johnnie Hankins of Danville, 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Saturday, July 26, at Danville Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Marion Oswalt and the Rev. Dale Hugart. Burial will be in Earl Ladd Cemetery- Funeral arrangements are by Dixon Funeral of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Earls, Mary Virginia

Mary Virginia Earls, age 76 of Little Rock, AR died Sunday, February 13, 2005 at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock, AR. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Lee "Buster" Earls, Sr. and a grandson, George Edmond Little Eddie" Mason III.

She is survived by a two sons, Danny Lee Earls of Conway, AR and George Lee Earls, Jr., of Sheridan; two daughters, Carol Faye Mills of Little Rock, AR and Marilyn Marchell Mason of Jefferson, AR; two brothers, John Thomas "Tommy" Stone, Yarbrough and Roy "Bud" Stone, Jr., Waterfleet, MI; six sisters, Dorothy Rhinehart of Florida, Catherine Smelly, Cooter, MO, Blonde West-brook, Minnie Jane Stone and Betty Stone all of Yarbrough, Madelyn Kelens, Blytheville, AR; then grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Services will be today, Wednesday, February 16, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at Cornwell Chapel in Danville. Burial will follow at the Havana Cemetery in Havana, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 16, 2005)


Earls, Pauline (Parks)

Heaven's door was opened wide October 12, 2011, when Pauline Earls arrived at the Golden Gates. Pauline Earls was born on December 27, 1922 as the second child to William Edward Parks and Carmen Earcle Phillips Parks.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ernest, daughter Mary Earls Clopton Shorey, brother Clarence Parks, and sister Learene Threadgill.

Survivors include one son, William Earls (Kay) of Malvern; three daughters, Martha Coker of Conway, Marie Earls of Atkins and Margaret Davenport of Dardanelle; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; four sisters, Ruby Gilbert and Earcle Sides of Dardanelle, Ruthie Dean of Lubbock, TX, and Faye Adkison of Hemet, California and one brother, Charles Parks. A celebration of her life was October 15, 2011 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle.

Burial was in New Hope Cemetery. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 19, 2011)

Earls, Robert Dale "Buttcutt"

Robert Dale "Buttcutt" Earls, age 55, of Havana passed away Sunday, July 18, 2015. He was born April 28, 1960 in Danville, Arkansas to George Robert & Elaine Osburn Earls. He was a 1978 Danville High School graduate. He was the Produce Manager for CV's Family Foods in Danville.

He was preceded in death by his father Robert Earls; nephews, Jason Jackson and Shannon Foster.

Survivors include his son, Caiden Earls; mother, Elaine Earls of Havana; sister & brother-n-law, Becky & Rev. David Raney of Oppelo; Caiden's mother Danielle Rogers Earls of Havana; step- children, Hannah and Nichalos Flowers and Brooke Housley.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Western Yell County Church of Christ with Rev. Eddy Morton, Rev. Bob Caldwell and Rev. David Raney officiating. Burial will be at Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville. Visitation was held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday July 21, at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. Pallbearers will be the Rawhide Band, Jerry Payne, Jasper George, Nathan George, Clayton Bryson, Tom Neumter and Ronnie Wurste. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Spears, Mike Lewis, Ricky White, Sam Yoder, Doug Woods, Rodney Choate and Randall Dixon and the 1978 Danville High School Graduating Class. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville Online guestbook and condolences at www.comwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 22, 2015)

Earls, Velva Lea (Garner)

Velva Lea Earls, age 79, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. She was born July 16, 1934 in Blue Ball, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Velcie Edward and Otis Mae McInturff Garner. She was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Edward Erbie Earls, brothers, James Rufus Garner and Glenn Edward Garner.

Survivors include children, Kathy Earls Jaggers (Fred) Ft. Worth, Texas; Erbie Earls (Maria), London; Jimmy Earls (Cheryl) Atkins; Henry Earls (Kim), Solgohachia; brothers, Jess Garner and Travis Garner both of Danville; one sister, Linda Randall and husband Leroy of Dardanelle; ten grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and host of nephews and nieces.

Graveside memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Chaplin Paul Northcut officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, 1:30 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the cemetery prior to the service. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremation in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 4, 2013)

Earls, Velva Lea (Garner)

Velva Lea Earls, age 79, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. She was born July 16, 1934 in Blue Ball, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Velcie Edward and Otis Mae McInturff Garner. She was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Edward Erbie Earls, brothers, James Rufus Garner and Glenn Edward Garner.

Survivors include children, Kathy Earls Jaggers (Fred) Ft. Worth, Texas; Erbie Earls (Maria), London; Jimmy Earls (Cheryl) Atkins; Henry Earls (Kim), Solgohachia; brothers, Jess Garner and Travis Garner both of Danville; one sister, Linda Randall and husband Leroy of Dardanelle; ten grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and host of nephews and nieces.

Graveside memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Chaplin Paul Northcut officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, 1:30 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the cemetery prior to the service. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremation in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 4, 2013)

Earls, William Henry

Mr. William Henry Earls, age 76, of near Dardanelle, died Wednesday, May 15, 1968 at a Dardanelle hspital. Mr. Earls was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was a native of near Dardanelle, a son of the late William and Mary McGuire Earls. He was a member of the Gum Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ora Tilmon Earls; three sons, Ernest Earls and Erbie Earls of Dardanelle and Lennie Ray Earls of Baytown, Tex.; one daughter, Mrs. Lorene Miller of Dardanelle; one brother, Mr. Horace Earls of Hot Springs; three sisters, Mrs. Stella Thaxton and Mrs. Mollie Dennis of Dardanelle; and Mrs. Jessie Pyle of Palmdale, Calff.; 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held at the New Hope Baptist Church Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock with his pastor. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 23, 1968)

Earwood, William E.

William E. Earwood, age 77, of McAlester, Okla. formerly of Dardanelle, died today at his home. He was a retired employee of Mobley Construction Co. and a member of First Assembly of God Church at Dardanelle.

Survivors include two sons, Millard Earwood of South Haven, Miss. and Johnny Earwood of Texarkana, Texas; three daughters, Madge Alverson of Dardanelle, Anna Stubbs of McAlester, Okla. and Carmelita Hill of Russellville; a brother, Garland Earwood of Mount Judea; two sisters, Vernie Collins of Lament, Calif. and Bessie Coonts of Jasper; 13 grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Shinn Chapel by the Rev. Bobby Joe Chronister. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park by Shinn Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p. m. Tuesday at Shinn Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 2/23/1987)


Easley, Homer Ray

Homer Ray Easley, went to be with the Lord August 5, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born July 21, 1952 in Seagraves, TX. He lived at Haven Home, Ola, AR and was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church. He loved their vacations to Branson, his birthday parties and Christmas holidays spent with family.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Edna and C.H. Easley and step-dad A.J. Wilson; sisters, Peggy Schee, Mae Tayler; brothers, Hershel Warren, Ralph Easley and Austin Easley.

He is survived by his sisters, Core Gallander (Milan), Rita Easley, Liz Quinney (Anthony), Ruby Deaton, Brenda Hammonds (William); brothers, Bobby Easley (Suzanne), Wayne Easley (Tommie) and a host of family and friends.

Funeral service was August 9, 2012 at Humphrey Chapel. Interment was in Easley Cemetery in Gurdon, AR. Pallbearers were Jeremy Hammonds, William Hammonds, Michael Deaton, Reggie Lamb, Levi VanCamp and Bob Bowble. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Haven Homes, PO Box 177, Ola, AR 72853. Internet obituary and online guestbook available at www.humphreyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 15, 2012)

East, Jim (Mrs.)

Mrs. Jim East, 80 year old resident of Fort Smith, died Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lula Kerr, with whom she made her home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, July 5, 1951)


Easterling, Roberta Faye Bowen

Roberta Faye Bowen Easterling, age 75 of Booneville, AR was promoted to glory October 11, 2005 in Booneville, AR. She was born July 18, 1930 in Danville, AR. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Booneville. She was a. retired 35 year employee of Welch Laundry and Dry Cleaning Service at Pine Bluff, AR. At the time of her death, she had been employed at Oak Manor Nursing Center for the past 13 years. She was an honor graduate of Danville High School and was very active in all school functions throughout her 12 years there. She was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and attended many games in Dallas. She was a Devout Christian and a Student of the Bible. She loved Gospel music and sang bass with the Believers since they recognized the group in the past four years. She also was a member and bass singer of the Homeland Harmony Girls quartet in her high-teen years in Yell County, which included a weekly live broadcast on KXRJ Radio in Russellville.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Easterling, an infant daughter, her parents, Homer and Wilma (Mills) Bowen, and one brother, Loyd Wayne Bowen.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Carolyn Bowen and Carolyn's sister Wendy Tygart and family by her very special chosen family, Ronnie and Sue Travis whom she loved as her own and several cousins and a host of other relatives and close friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, October 13, 2005 at Roberts Memorial Chapel in Booneville, AR, with burial in Earl Ladd Cemetery at Danville, AR, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Ronnie Travis, Dale Taylor, Jackie Strickland, Russell "Tuff" Dixon, Mike Tygart, and Edgar Baker. Honorary pallbearers were Ladies 2 Sunday School Class at the First Baptist Church and fellow workers at Oak Manor Nursing Home, and a special close friend, Mrs. Fanny George of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 19, 2005)


Eaton, Modean A. Sitton

Modean A. Sitton Eaton, age 81, died Sunday, May 16, 1999 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born April 24, 1918 in Dardanelle, AR to the late Thomas J. and Alice Biggers Sitton. Though a native of Yell County, she lived many years in Russellville and worked at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene E. Eaton and a son, Tommy Eaton.

Survivors are three sons, Rev. Ed Eaton of Minier, IL, Danny Eaton of Shady Point, OK and Jimmy Eaton of Russellville; three daughters, Patsy Langley of Havana, AR, Becky Channel of Russellville and Carolyn Shockley of Appleton; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.

Service will be Thursday 11 AM at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Yates and Rev. Ray Boyd officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 19 from 6 to 8 pm. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 19, 1999)


Eckhardt, Kate

Kate Eckhardt was born in Ola, Arkansas to Virgie and James Wilson in 1920. She grew up on the family farm mere, and attended nursing school. Her career in nursing brought her to Oakland, California. There she met Dr. George Eckhardt, a widower, whom she wed in 1956. Kate formally adopted Dr. Eckhardt's two young children, gave up her nursing career, and helped her husband raise them. The love between George and Kate was profoundly deep and grew with every year. When George died in 2001, Kate's heart bore an inconsolable sadness that seemed to consume her over the past four years. In February of this year Kate's daughter and husband brought her to Chico, CA from her home in Brentwood, CA to live near them. She died on May 6, 2005, on her daughter's birthday.

Kate is survived by a sister, Mary Phillips of Florida; and a brother, James Wilson of Benton, AR; an older sister, Pearl, died previously; She adored her nephew John Phillips and his family; She is also survived by her son Carl Eckhardt of Walnut Creek, CA; and her daughter Gloria Morgan of Chico, CA; Kate delighted in her two grandchildren, Seth and Ali, both of Chico, CA; and regarded her son-in-law Phil Morgan as her own. There were days when only Phil could make her smile.

Private funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 in Chico, CA. Entombment took place at Oak View Cemetery in Antioch, CA. There she was laid to rest next to her beloved husband George. The family finds solace in the knowledge' that Kate's longing was at last being fulfilled. Arrangements made by Sorenson's Affordable Mortuary. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 1, 2005)


Eddy, Garland B.

Garland B. Eddy, age 85, of Morrilton, died September 30, 1997. He was born May 4, 1912 in Blackwell, AR to Dr. John D. and Annie Shoptaw Eddy. He was a Morrilton church, civic and business leader. He was the retired salesman 1932-40) and owner of Arkansas Valley Wholesale Grocery Co. 1946-present); a former driver salesman for Colonial Baking Co. 1940-46.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Clara Marie Eddy; one son, Edward Lee Eddy of Morrilton; two daughters, Mary Brown of Searcy and Louise Eddy of Houston, TX; three sisters, Emma Lee Beaty of Morrilton, Lena Hoffman and Eleanor Grabber of Little Rock; four grandsons, Kent and Phil Eddy of Morrilton, Barry Brown of Jacksonville and Tim Brown of Morgan Hill, CA; two great-grandchildren, Brady and Jack Brown of Jacksonville and five great-step-grandchildren.

Funeral service was at the Downtown Church of Christ, Morrilton on October 2nd. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 15, 1997)


Eddy, George Elijah

George Elijah Eddy, age 94, of Belleville, AR died Tuesday, May 9, 2000 at his home. He was born in Oak Mountain, Pope County, AR February 20, 1906 to the late George B. and Mary Freeman Eddy. He was a member of the Danville Church of Christ and a retired mechanic.

He was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Brett Hendrickson.

Survivors include, his wife of 59 years, Rheba Pettycord Eddy; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bill Eddy of Oklahoma City, OK and Kenneth and Ann Eddy of Booneville, AR; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lavada Hendrickson of Springfield, MO and Joyce and Joe Cathey of Danville, AR; 10 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

Funeral service was held May 11, 2000 at the Danville Church of Christ with John McCourt and Rev. Bobby Walker officiating. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery, near Hector, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Grandson and great-grandsons served as pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 17, 2000)


Eden, Elmer Buel

Elmer Buel Eden, age 89, a resident of Ola, AR, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital at Danville, AR. He was born March 3, 1912 at Rover, AR to Richard and Maude Brasier Eden. He married Ida Lowrey, his wife of 64 years on October 3, 1936 at Gilkey, AR. He was a retired Timber Buyer and worked in the timber business for over 40 years with various companies including International Paper. He enjoyed building outdoor furniture and helped his family by building their homes and also enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren. His daughters said, "More than anything else in the world he enjoyed his grandchildren." He enjoyed making a vegetable garden every year and was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include, his wife, Ida Eden of Ola, AR; a son, Richard Lee Eden of Mablevale, AR; two daughters and sons-in-law, Beth and Don Buford of Ola, AR and Shirley and M. J. Plant of Paron, AR; eight grandchildren, Richie Eden, Missy Reindl, Ray Buford, Mark Buford, Donna King, Rick Plant, Fred Plant and David Plant; 14 great grandchildren; one great granddaughter; a brother, Roy Eden of Plainview, AR and three sisters, Mary Ray of Danville, AR, Joyce Perry of Gassville, AR and Ruby Moss of Fairfield, CA.

Funeral service was April 6, 2001 at the First Baptist Church of Ola, officiated by Rick Balentine. Burial was in the New Bethel Cemetery at Plainview, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Ola, AR. Pallbearers were Fred & Rick Plant, Ray & Mark Buford, Richie Eden and Jackie King. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 11, 2001)


Eden, Ida Winifred

Ida Winifred Eden age 90 of Ola died Sunday at her home in Ola. . She was born March 9, 1914 in Rover to the late Newton and Martha Elizabeth Reeves Lowery. She was a Nurses Aid and a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years Elmer Buel Eden.

Survivors are one son, Richard Lee Eden of Ola, two daughters and sons-in-law, Beth and Don Buford of Ola and Shirley and M.J. Plant of Paron, eight grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

Services were held February 28, 2005 at Cornwell Chapel, Danville with Rev. Mark King officiating. Internment will be in New Bethel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Fred Plant, Rick Plant, Richie Eden, Ray Buford and Kyle King. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 2, 2005)


Eden, Jane

Jane Eden, age 80, of Plainview, AR went to be with the Lord on April 19, 2004. She was born to Dick and Ethel Fisher on November 29, 1923 at Gilkey, AR. She was married to Roy Eden on October 31, 1942. She retired from the United States Post Office.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Bud, Paul, Allen and Lemuel Fisher and two sisters, Jean Chism and Nancy Fisher.

Survivors include, her husband, Roy Eden of Plainview, AR; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roy & Carol Eden of DeQueen, AR and Mike and Pat Eden of Fordyce, AR; six grandchildren, Richard Eden, LeAnn Westlake, Marty Hawkins, Yulanda Morrison, Carla Reddin and Gina Ellis; 13 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be 2 PM Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at the Plainview Jesus Name Pentecostal Church with Bro. Stacey Lisenbey officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery at Plainview, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be Richard Eden, Keith Westlake, Gary Hawkins, Gary Morrison, Shon Reddin and Michael Ellis. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 21, 2004)


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