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Elmore, Annie Bell (Lane)

Mrs. Annie Bell Lane Elmore, age 77, of Rt. 1, Belleville, died Thursday night, July 24th In the St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. Mrs. Elmore was a native of Belleville, daughter of the late Huse and Rosie Walker Lane. She was a housewife, and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors Include her husband, Odell Elmore of the home; one son, Ethred Elmore, Rt. 1, Belleville; two daughters, Mrs. Rosa Nell Reynolds of Rt. 1, Belleville and Mrs Aline Newton, also of Belleville; one sister, Mrs. Geneva Dennis of Russellville and 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 26 in the Upper Spring Creek Free WW Baptist Church with Rev. Boo Rackley and Rev. Dick Falbou officiating with interment in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 30, 1980)

Elmore, Infant Son

Infant Son Dies - Born to Mr. and Mrs. Obie Elmore of Gilkey, a boy at the St. Mary's Hospital at Russellville March 10, 1954. It passed away at birth and was laid to rest at New Bethel; Rev. Berne Stahl of Plainview officiated. Mrs. Elmore is getting along as well as can be expected. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 YRS AGO, DANVILLE, ARKANSAS - Originally published on Thursday, March 18, 1954)


Elmore, James I.

James I. Elmore, age 44, of Gilkey community, Yell County, AR died Tuesday, November 9, 1999 at St. Mary's Regional Hospital in Russellville, AR. He was born in Russellville, AR May 25, 1955 son of Obie Madison Elmore and the late Ruby Lorene Hunt Elmore.

He was a 1973 graduate of Plainview High School, a 1977 graduate of Arkansas Tech where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Political Science. He was a member of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, also a licensed minister, and the youth minister at New Bethel and also taught the teenage Sunday school class, he had worked for the Yell County Sheriffs office from September 1978 through June 1994 serving under sheriffs Hartsell Lewis, Denver Dennis, Mike May and Loyd Maughn. He had been a supervisor, radio dispatcher, deputy and investigator for the prosecuting attorney's office. In June 1994 he became a probation parole officer for the Arkansas Dept. of Community Punishment Area 7, serving Pope, Yell, Conway, Franklin and Johnson counties. He was a Ham Radio operator, and a member of the Nuclear Response team for Yell County, the coordinator for the Yell County Nuclear Planning and Development team. He was the past 1997-98, 1998-99 PTO president for Plainview-Rover School. He had served for many years as constable for Gilkey township, and was a past member of the Rover Volunteer Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by, his mother, Ruby Lorene Hunt Elmore and an infant brother and an infant sister.

Survivors include, his wife, Debbie Ann Hamley Elmore; two daughters, Sarah Ann and Rebekah Lorene Elmore of the home; his father, Obie Madison Elmore of Russellville; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Pat Hamley of Brockwell, AR; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Travis and Rhonda Frisbee of Batesville, AR; a nephew, Kevin Frisbee of Batesville, AR and several cousins.

Funeral service was held Friday, November 12, 1999 at the Danville First Baptist Church in Danville, AR with Bro. Brad Finkbeiner and Bro. W. K. Roach officiating. Burial was in New Bethel Cemetery near Plainview, AR. Pallbearers were Tim Noblett, Mike Green, Tony Patton, Chuck McCool, William Marks, Michael Marks, Gary Ennis and Jasper George. Honorary pallbearers were the probation-parole officers for Area 7, which include, Jeff Tillman, Esther Shuffield, Tom Oliphant, Jr. Carrie Short, Frank Richter, Deanna Edwards, Kenneth Timberger, Ewing Cline, Eric Blackburn, Ken Kamm, Betsy Bostain, Linda Andrews, fish Riedmueller, Charlotte Cross, Rene Hall, Archie Rousey and the supervisors for Area 7, Dan Roberts and Bob Brazzel. Memorials may be made to the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 17, 1999)


Elmore, Obie Madison

Obie Madison Elmore, age 89, of Russellville, AR, formerly of the Gilkey Community, Yell County, AR died Wednesday, August 8, 2001 at St. Mary s Hospital in Russellville, AR. He was born on April 1, 1912 in the Gilkey community. He was retired from the Forest Service and also a retired poultry and cattle farmer. He was a deacon of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Lorene Hunt Elmore; an infant son, Madison; an infant daughter, Edna Sue; a son, James I. Elmore; two brothers, Benny and Lee Elmore.

Survivors include, his daughter-in-law, Debbie Elmore; two granddaughters, Sarah Ann and Rebekah Lorene Elmore; a sister, Amy Riley, all of the Gilkey Community; also several nephews and nieces.

Funeral service was August 11th at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Brad Finkbeiner and Bro. W. K. Roach officiating. Burial was in New Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were John and Mike Green, Tony Patton, Tim Noblett, Joe Taylor and Willous Cathey. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 15, 2001)


Elmore, Ruby (Mrs.)

OLA - Mrs. Ruby Elmore, age 57, of Ola (Yell County), wife of Obie Elmore, died Sunday, March 3, 1975. Mrs. Elmore was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Others surviving are a son, James Elmore of Ola, and two brothers, Sidney Hunt and LeRoy Hunt, both of Corning.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Home of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 3/3/1975)


Elms, Azalee V. (Howell) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Azalee V. Elms, aged 93, of Decatur, Ill., formerly of Plainview, died Sunday. She was a member of the Salem Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lessie Crabill of Illinois and Mrs. Letha Kirkland of Arizona, a step-daughter, Mrs. Bertha Burruss of New Mexico; a brother, Oscar Howell of Ola, and 12 grandchildren.

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

Elms, Debra Lynn

Debra Lynn Elms, age 47 of Coal Hill, died Friday, May 7, 2010 at Johnson County Regional Medical Center. She was born June 20, 1962 at Eloy, AZ to James and Alice O'Brian O'Dell. She was a member of the Hartman Volunteer Fire Department.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James O'Dell and David Hughes; one uncle, Jimmy O'Brian.

Survivors include her children, Stacy Elms of Russellville, Jeannie Elms of Clarksville, David Elms and wife, Barbara of Paris, Brian Elms of Coal Hill; one brother, Randy Hughes of Spadra, AR; three sisters, Charolette Satterfield of Coal Hill, Susan McConnell of Arizona, Angie Helms of Hartman, AR and five grandchildren. Visitation will be held today, Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 9:00 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. at the funeral home. Graveside

Memorial Service will follow at 2:30 p. m. at Macedonia Cemetery in Danville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 12, 2010)


Elms, Drewery B.

Drewery B. Elms, 81, died Saturday in his home in Plainview. He was a retired farmer and a native of Arkansas.

He is survived by his widow; a son, Owen Elms, Colorado Springs, Colo.; four daughters, Mrs. Lizzie Tougaw of new Plainview, Mrs. Bertha Burruss, Carlsbad, New Mex., Mrs. Letha Kirkland, Casa Grande, Ariz. and Mrs. Lessie Crabill, Decatur, Ill.; 12 grand children and 16 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 12, 1952)


Elrod, Erby Lee

Erby Lee Elrod, age 62, formerly of Rover, AR, died Monday, January 28, 2008 at Arkansas Health Center in Benton, AR. He was born December 14, 1945 to the late Jess Lee and Selma Lewis Elrod in Los Angeles, CA. He worked as a freight handler for Los Angeles Wholesale Institute before moving to Arkansas. He was a Christian from early childhood. He was active in the Rover Fire Department as his disabilities permitted.

He is survived by one uncle, Bill and Lou Ann Lewis; three aunts, Pat and Clete Duffle, Naomi Cornelson, and Isabelle Elrod; several cousins and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 2, 2008 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Burial was at New Bethel in Plainview. Pallbearers were Chuck McCool, Wayne Rhoades, Charles Henry Anderson, John Overfelt, Johnny Ray Blankenship, and Leon Blankenson. Honorary pallbearers were Harry Wayne Rhoades, Jr., Dub Pugh, and Roy Colbert. Memorials may be made to the Rover Volunteer Fire Department. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 6, 2008)


Elrod, Jess Lee

Jess Lee Elrod, age 86, of Benton, AR died Sunday. He was born February 8, 1913 to James and Robert Lulabell Adkins Elrod in Des Arc, AR. He joined the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and was assigned to the C. C. Camp at Aly. He worked for the Studebaker Automobile Corp in Vernon, CA and was president of Local 255 of the United Autoworkers Union. He was also a deacon in the Lynwood Baptist Church and lecturer for the Lynwood Masonic Lodge of Lynwood, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Selma Linda Lewis Elrod of Danville; a brother, Louis Elrod and a sister, Ruth Caputo.

Survivors include his son, Erby Lee Elrod of Danville; a brother and sister-in-law, Harvey and Anna Mae Elrod of California; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Clete and Pat Buffle of Clinton and Naomi Cornelson of Homer, AK and many nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be 2 p. m. today, Wednesday, April 21, at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with Rev. Dan Oslin officiating. Burial will be at New Bethel Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 21, 1999)


Elsberry, J. C.

J. C. Elsberry, of Pine Bluff, Died January 15, 1998, at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services were Saturday, January 17, 1998, at Oak Park Freewill Baptist Church in Pine Bluff.

He was born January 7, 1923, at Havana, a son of the late Samuel Raliegh Elsberry and Francis Lela Chappell Elsberry. He is preceded in death by a brother, Robert W. Elsberry.

Survivors include his wife, Helen V. Elsberry, whom he married July 19, 1944; a son, Larry Elsberry of Collierville, TN; a daughter, Vicki Olsen of Mobile, Al. A brother, Wayne Elsberry of Maumelle; four sisters, Wilma Hanna of Dardanelle, Vada Skidmore of Sherwood, Ada Watson of Little Rock and Juanelle Holmes of Casa; and 6 grandchildren. He was a farmer and a deacon at Oak Park Freewill Baptist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 21, 1998)


Elsberry, J. M.

J. M. Elsberry was born in Georgia, February 14, 1875. He died at his home in Carden Bottom July 11, 1948 at the age of 73 years and was buried at Moore's Chapel, July 12.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Dennis, Pastor of the Havana Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Lizzie and four children, Roscoe, Boham, Texas; Colen, Fairfax, Okla. Sam R. Perryville; and Mrs. Millie Mot, Vernon, Texas and two step-children, B. C. Quesenburry, Pea Ridge and Mrs. Reola Foster, Riley. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 15, 1948)


Elsberry, Sam

Sam Elsberry, age 84, of Perryville, father of Wilma Hanna of Dardanelle, died Monday, May 13, 1985.

Survivors also include three sons, three other daughters, 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral and burial were today (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Ely, Howard Junior

Howard Junior Ely age 72, of Ola died Tuesday, November 9, 2004 at his home in Ola. He was born September 6, 1932 in Delaware, AR to the late Thomas Howard and Jessie Clarice Dempsey Bly. He was a retired welder and farmer and a WWII Navy Veteran.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy Ann Bly and Gail Williams.

Survivors are his wife if 52 years, Bonnie Dimsdale Bly; a son, Adrain Howard Bly of Ola, three daughters and sons-in-law, Annette and Jackie Harrison of Ola, Julie and Gary Reynolds of Centerville, Joy Dawn and James Curtis of Appleton; three brothers, Dempsey Bly of Ola, Ira D. Bly and Odie Bly both of Birta; one sister, Leola Rose of Centerville; nine grandchildren, Jimmy Harrison of Ola, Jacquelyn Butler of Maumelle, Josh Harrison and John Harrison both of Russellville, Alicia Barham of Shreveport, Louisiana, Scottie Reynolds of Dardanelle, Ryan Reynolds and A. J. Reynolds both of Centerville, Kenny Creekmore of Birta; five great grandchildren, Justin Butler and Kay la Butler of Maumelle, Kayce Harrison of Centerville, Jenna Harrison and Jessica Harrison both of Ola, Tyler Reynolds of Dardanelle.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, November 13, 2004 at Birta Cemetery with the Rev. Billie Jean Tate officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 17, 2004)


Emberson, Anna L.

Anna L. Emberson 72 of Dardanelle, died Monday, October 24, 2005 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born September 30, 1933 at Yell County, AR to the late Louis and Ethelene Farmer Blaylock Chancley.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 37 years Ray E. Emberson and a brother, Junior Blaylock.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mitchell R. and Tammie Emberson of Dardanelle; a daughter and son-in-law, Lou Ann and Hervey Hill of Colorado Springs, CO; two grandchildren, Austin and Keagan Thorpe of Dardanelle and numerous other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Wylie Jones officiating. Internment will be at Petillo Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tom Jackson, John Breashears, Bobby L. Breashears, Doyle Fowler, Larry Cunningham and Leon Woods, Honorary pallbearer is Ronnie Grisby. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Horne, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 26, 2005)


Emberson, Charles Damon Ed

Charles Damon "Ed" Emberson age 79 of Dardanelle died Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. He was born March 11, 1937 at Centerville to the late Monroe and Naomi Witt Emberson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Freda Emberson; one brother; three sisters; one granddaughter and one great granddaughter.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Lisa Emberson; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and James Hilliard; seven grandchildren, Jeremy Tillman, Jaymi Tillman, Nikki Coffman, Matt Emberson, Gene Hilliard, Clay Hilliard, Dana Brunet and twenty one great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00A.M., Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Ray Edwards officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery in Dardanelle. Visitation will be held Tuesday, 5:00P.M. to 7:00P.M. at the chapel. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Tillman, Jaymi Tillman, Matt Emberson, Jeffry Coffman, Hunter Coffman, Logan Cofffman. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. Nov 7, 2016 On Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)

Emberson, Ella Grace Jewell

Ella Grace Jewell Emberson, age 83, of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, January 21, 2000 at the Dardanelle Hospital. She was born February 10, 1916 in Wessington Springs, SD to the late Walter and Nettie McCloud Thomas. She was a mother, homemaker and a member of the Dardanelle Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry Jewell, her second husband, Monroe Emberson, a daughter Ruby Gavila, a brother, Ray Thomas and a sister, Ruby Lampert.

She is survived by, three sons, Gene Jewel and Gary Jewel both of Dardanelle, AR and Dick Jewel of Centerville, AR; two daughters, June Anderson of Danville, AR and Anne Blair of Dardanelle, AR; one brother, Donald Thomas of Minneapolis, MN; one sister, Ruth Jewell of Madison, WI; 22 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were January 24, 2000 at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Tom McElmurry and Bro. Lavan Robinson officiating. Burial was at Petillo Hill Cemetery, Centerville, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 26, 2000)


Emberson, Freeda Coffey

Freeda Coffey Emberson, age 65, of Centerville died Thursday at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born July 7, 1937 in Dardanelle; she was the daughter of the late Lester and Era Jones Coffey. She was a retired nurses aid and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter, Lisa Ann Emberson.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Charles "Ed" Emberson of Centerville; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Lesa Emberson of Centerville; a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and James Hilliard of Centerville; brothers, Lemoyne Coffey of Dardanelle, Bill Coffey of Russellville; a sister, Mary Perkins of Oklahoma; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, October 7, 2002 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Tony Reynolds officiating. Interment was in New Hope Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Jeffrey Robertson, Richard Slaughter, William Slaughter, Robert Tucker, Mitch Emberson, Larry Cunningham. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 9, 2002)


Emberson, Martha Jane (Coppak)

Funeral service for Mrs. Martha Jane Coppak Emberson, aged 84, was held July 30 at Little Vine Primitive Baptist Church in Blue Mountain. She had lived in Yell County Cedar Creek West, for 41 years before moving to Magazine in 1946. She had lived the past three years with her daughter near Waldron and died in a Mena hospital.

Survivors include two sons, Isaac of Porterville, Calif, and Monroe of Dardanelle; seven daughters, Mrs. Bertha West of Magazine, Mrs. Rosie Proctor, Mrs. Julie Buffington and Miss Polly Emberson of near Waldron, Mrs. Lizzie Williams of Waltreak, Mrs. Lucy Burnett of Mablevale, Mrs. Pearl Harkness of Philadelphia; 53 grandchildren; 103 great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 10, 1961)

Emberson, Ray E.

Ray E. Emberson, age 69, of Dardanelle, AR, died Thursday, September 9, 1999 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. He was born May 13, 1930 in Blue Mtn. AR to the late Monroe and Naomi Witt Emberson. He was a farmer and retired after 28 years as a driver for Mobley Construction.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Lou Blaylock Emberson, a son and daughter-in-law, Mitchell Ray and Karen Emberson of Dardanelle, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Lou Ann Emberson and Harvie Hill of Colorado Springs, CO; four brothers, Daniel Emberson of Ola, Floyd Emberson of Dardanelle, Damon Emberson of Centerville and Robert Emberson of Beebe; four sisters, Wilma Floyd and Syble Prochazka of Dardanelle, Frances Eaton of Harkeys Valley and Olene Curry or Little Rock, AR.

Services were September 10, 1999 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Roland Green officiating. Interment was in Petillo Hill Cemetery in Centerville, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Doyle Fowler, Bob Parson, Jessie Scoles, Chris Mans, Pete Tilmon, Bill Christy and honorary Bill Breashears and Junior Haney. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 15, 1999)


Emberson, Robert Curtis

Robert Curtis Emberson, Jr. age 70 of Booneville, AR passed away July 7, 2005 in Fayetteville, AR. He was born February 27, 1935 in Magazine, AR. He was an apartment manager and an Army and Navy Veteran and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.

He is preceded in death by a brother James Emberson and a sister, Clara Love.

He is survived by a daughter, Terry Fleming and her husband, J.B. Fleming of Havana, AR one stepdaughter, Gerri Coleman of Batesville, AR three grandchildren, one great grandson, Lucas Fleming and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held on Monday, July 11, 2005 at Lick Creek Cemetery near Booneville, AR under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 13, 2005)


Emberson, Ruby Nell

DARDANELLE Ruby Nell EMBERSON, 76, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, March 27, 2007, in Conway. She was born Oct. 16, 1931, in the Slo Fork community to Ray Opal and Daisy Tilmon Ward. She was a former secretary for Farm Credit Services in Danville and was a member of Dardanelle Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Ray Parker of Belleville.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Floyd EMBERSON of Dardanelle; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bob Parker, and James and Nancy Parker, all of Dardanelle; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Danny Wilker of Pottsville; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Kitty Johnston, and Betty and Pete Wallace, all of Dardanelle; a brother and sister-in-law, Opal Ray and Laverne Ward of Dardanelle; four grandchildren, Cindy Parker of Dardanelle, Steve (Troy) Parker of Russellville, and Joshua and Benjamin Wilker of Pottsville; and four great-grandchildren, Dalton and Eve Parker of Russellville and Jackson and Daisy Parker of Dardanelle.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Cornwell Chapel with Ralph Weinhold officiating. Burial will be in Upper Spring Creek Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6 to 7:30 tonight. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 3-27-2007)


Emberson, Ruby Nell

Ruby Nell Emberson, age 75, of Dardanelle, AR, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2007.

Arrangements will be announced by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Full obituary next week. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 28, 2007)


Emberson, Ruby Nell

Ruby Nell Emberson, age 74 of Ola, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at Atkins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born September 17, 1931 at Yell County to the late Reece Eull and Iva Lou Dicks Floyd. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Ola.

She is preceded in death by a brother, Odell Floyd and a sister, Syble Dale.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Daniel Emberson of Ola; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Danny and Lynn Emberson of Evansville, IN, Jimmy Emberson of Ola, Alan Emberson of Ola; daughter and son-in-law, Judy Kathy and James Marcoe of Russellville, brother, Glen Floyd of Rover; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, numerous nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were held Friday, April 14, 2006 at the Assembly of God Church in Ola with Rev. Norman Chenowith officiating. Internment was in Sandlin Cemetery. Pallbearers were James Nail, Tony Nail, Eric Barnes, Johnny Summit, Bobby Ray, and Charles Carter. Honorary pallbearers were the staff of Atkins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 19, 2006)


Emberton, Albie Pitts

Albie Pitts Emberton, 39, of Danville died Thursday, October 9, 1980 at his home. He was a native of Pulaski, Tenn., son of the late Orbal Paul Emberton, and was an upholsterer.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Shirley Stanberry Emberton; two sons, Albie Emberton Jr. and Paul Emberton of Danville; two daughters, Aline Emberton of Kansas and Carolyn Emberton of California; his mother, Mrs. Sadie Gueirri of Barber; three brothers, Orville Emberton of Danville and Wade and Ronald Emberton of California, and five sisters, Mrs. Paulette Panies and Mrs. Carolyn Ford of California, Mrs. Myrtice Spain of Hunnington, Mrs. Janis Spain of Barber, and Mrs. Kathey Whitiker of Fort Smith.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday at the Church of the Nazarene in Danville by the Rev. Troy Mackey. Burial will be in Moores Chapel Cemetery near Waveland by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/12/1980)


Embry, Sherman "S. D."

Sherman "S. D." Embry, age 80, of Ft. Smith, AR formerly of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday, September 9, 2001 in Ft. Smith. He was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church of Ft. Smith, a retired construction worker and an Army Veteran of WWII. He was the widower of Beatrice Embry and Sandra Embry.

Survivors include daughters, Doris McCutchin, Marsha Williams and Vanessa Stark all of Ft. Smith, Deirdre Embry, Rochelle Brown, Stephanie Brown all of Russellville, Yolanda Cornell, Kalamazoo, MI; sons, Sammy L. Embry, Sr. Fort Smith, Shannon Embry, Sacramento, CA, Clayton Bloodsaw, Russellville, Gary Bloodsaw, Phoenix; 24 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.

Funeral service was Saturday at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Burial was in Nebo Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 19, 2001)


Emerson, Joseph Cowan

Joseph Cowan Emerson, aged 87, of Havana, a retired contractor, died Wednesday at a Little Rock Hospital. He was veteran of World War I and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Clara Hester Emerson; two sons, Joseph C. Emerson Jr. of St. Louis and Russell Emerson of Memphis; two sisters, Mrs. Maude Houston and Mrs. Mamie Anderson, both of Ponca City Okla.; and six grand children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 23, 1961)

Emery, Annie (Lorine)

Annie (Lorine) Emery, age 89 of Danville died Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Mitchell's Nursing Home. She was born April 24, 1920 in Waldron, Arkansas to the late Styles (Judge) and Annie Bee Outlaw Solley.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Eugene Emery; daughters, Lillie Ann Mansell, Fonda Marie Vestal; sisters, Zellar Alexander, R. B. Ball and Annie Jean Metcalf; brothers, Don Solley, and Loyd Solly; granddaughters, Kathleen Minnie, Vickie Darliene Potts.

Survivors include son, Bud Potts of Ola; brother, Bob Solley of Rover; Toney Solley of Bluffton; sisters Linda (Kate) Metcalf of Rover; Lois Goines of Fort Smith; Betty Young of Longview, Texas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 10 a. m. Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Freedom Cemetery in Scott County with Rev. Miller Smith officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 14, 2009)


Emery, James Michael (Infant)

OLA - James Michael Emery, infant son of Michael and June Vines Emery of Ola, died Tuesday, March 13, 1984 at University Medical Center at Little Rock.

Survivors also include his paternal grandparents, Paul and Sylvia Emery of Ola, and maternal grandfather, James Vines of Ola.

Funeral was Thursday at Ola Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Jerry Schlinker. Burial was In Oakland Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 3/13/1984)


Emery, Johnny Lee

Johnny Lee Emery, age 61, of Plainview passed away Saturday, February 4, 2012 at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith. He was born November 8, 1950 in Wynn, Arkansas to Sylvester Junior Emery and R. B. Solley Ball. He was owner of Johnny Emery Trucking, Inc. He loved working in the woods and riding his Harley. He was a wonderful husband and father and was very passionate about God and his faith.

He was preceded in death by his mother, R. B. Ball; brother, Frank Ball.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Dianna Emery; father, Sylvester Junior Emery and step-mother, Alta; children and spouses, Sarah Emery and Jacob Emery of Plainview; Joshua Emery and wife, Stephanie of Houston, AR; Lori Robinson and husband Derrick of Charleston, AR; Danny Emery of Oklahoma; Dede Lee and husband Sam of Russellville; 7 sisters and 1 brother; 5 grandchildren, Megan and Lane Emery of Houston, AR, Jocelyn and Rilynn Robison of Charleston and Gabby Emery of Oklahoma; and many other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers include Jim Hix, Tim Ritter, Dennis Essman, Antonio Flores, Danny Delao, Derrick Robison and Donald Smith. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2012 at New Life Outreach Church in Danville with Rev. W.A. Gorman officiating. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in Plainview. Visitation will be 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at funeral home. 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 Feb 8, 2012)

Emery, Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry Emery age 49 of Pottsville died Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born December 19, 1964 at Danville to Paul and Sylvia Rose Emery. He was a member of the Gateway Pentecostal Church in Russellville. He loved hunting, spending time with family and tinkering with automobiles.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sylvia Emery.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Emery of Pottsville; father, Paul Emery of Dardanelle; five children, Joe Emery of Casa, Jacob and Jared Emery both of Pottsville, Josh Jones of Benton, Jennifer Decker and husband Dennis of London; two brothers, Mike Emery and wife Brenda of Dover, Kenny Emery and Michelle of Perryville; two sisters, Barbara Summitt and husband Gary of Dardanelle, Angie Robinette and husband Jason of Conway and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M., Monday, June 2, 2014 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Jerry Vinson and Bro. Bud Walker officiating. Burial was in St. Joe Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday, 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the chapel. Pallbearers were Jerry Gibson, Doug Via, Ricky Via, David Rose, Dennis decker, Josh Jones, Joe Emery, Jacob Emery, Jared Emery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Joseph Emery expense fund, Cornwell Funeral Home, 207 Quay Street, Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834 to offset funeral expenses. 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 Jun 4, 2014)

Emery, Lloyd Lee

Lloyd Lee Emery, age 60, of Plainview died Friday, February 15, 2002, at Plainview. He was born April 10, 1941, near Mansfield, Arkansas to the late Thomas and Agnes Brewer Emery. He worked as a logger.

Survivors were his wife, Dona Emery; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Vickie Emery of Ft. Smith, Tracy and Susan Emery of Rover; three daughters and sons-in-law, Gala and Ronnie Leach of Plainview, Lisa Shinn of Rover, Misty and Joey Nelms of Plainview; one brother, David Emery of Texas; five sisters, Cora Davis, Lana Webb, Syble Emery, Ruby Emery, all of Texas and Lois Emery of CA; 10 grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Monday, February 18, 2002 at 10:00 a. m. at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Alta Bea Emery conducting the services. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 20, 2002)


Emery, Lola

Lola Emery, age 84 of Story, departed this life in her sleep at a Russellville Nursing Home September 6, 2005. She was born November 21, 1920 in Story to Cornelius "Nealey" Qualls and Johann Cearley Qualls. Lola married Walter Emery February 2, 1941 at Story. She was a member of the Refuge Baptist Church in Story. She retired from Indianapolis Glove Factory.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, her parents, "Nealey" and Johann Qualls, her husband Walter Emery and her son Glen Allen Emery.

Survivors include one Sister, Doris Ebbs of Florida, one daughter and son-in-law, Rona and David Dodd of Russellville eight grandchildren seven great grandchildren, and a daughter-in-law Mary Jane and her husband Buddy Wilson.

Services were held September 10th at Refuge Baptist Church in Story with Rev. Ronny Noles and Rev. Tommy Jones officiating. Pallbearers were Harrison Reed, J.W Abbott, Luther Mason, Alton Abernathy, Joe Breashears, and Tracy Smith. Burial was at Reed Cemetery. Arrangements by Thornton Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 28, 2005)


Emery, Mary Attie

GLENWOOD - Mrs. Mary Attie Emery, aged 91, of Glenwood, widow of Rev. J. P. Emery, died Saturday. She was a native of Yell County and a member of Refuge Baptist Church. There are no immediate survivors.

Funeral will be at 2:30 p. m. Monday at Refuge Baptist Church. Burial will be at Reed Cemetery by Davis Funeral Home.(SSDI DOB: 2/5/1885) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 11/-/1976)


Emery, Sylvia Jane Rose

Sylvia Jane Rose Emery, age 60, of Ola, died Monday July 31, 2000 at her home in Ola. She was born in Waltreak, Arkansas on May 25, 1940, daughter of the late Joseph David and Dora Ann Pledger Rose. She was a mother and a homemaker and a member of the Ola Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by a twin brother, Bobby Wayne Rose, a grandson, James Michael Emery, three half brothers, Cecil, Earl, and Odell Noblett, three step brothers, Frank, Jake, and Tommy Noblett, and a step sister, Dellia Ward.

Survivors include three sons, Joseph Emery and Kenneth Emery of Dardanelle, and Michael Emery of Russellville; Two daughters, Barbara Emery and Angie Emery of Ola, one brother, James Rose of Dover, a half brother, Harold Noblett of Danville; four half sisters, Betty Norse and Mamie Rogers of Belleville, Rachel Burfield and Jocie Ross of Ola, ten grandchildren, and a host of nephews and nieces.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p. m. at the Ola Assembly of God Church, with Reverend Norman Chenowith and Reverent Jerry Slinker. Burial will be in Chalybeate Springs in Danville. Pallbearers will be Joseph, Kenneth, and Michael Emery, Dan McEntire, Paul Emery, and Bobby Horn. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 2, 2000)


Engelbrecht, Martin C.

Martin C. Engelbrecht, age 75, a resident of Russellville, AR died Tuesday, April 20, 1999 at home. He was born on June 11, 1923 at Gascanade County, MO to William and Gertrude (Roberts) Engelbrecht He married Mary Lucille Qualls Engelbrecht on September 7, 1964 in Independence, MO. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII, retired in 1983 with Pacific Intermountain Express Trucking Company after 35 years in long hauling. He was a member of the Teamster Union Local 41 in Kansas City, KS and a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lucille Engelbrecht of Russellville AR; two sons, James Engelbrecht and William Engelbrecht; one brother, Robert Engelbrecht of Lexington, MO and one sister, Athea Dowler of Bland, MO.

Funeral service was April 23, 1999 at the St. John's Lutheran Church officiated by Rev. Darrell Cobbs. Burial was at the Oakland Cemetery at Russellville under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Military honors at graveside were held by Rogers-Rye VFW Post 2283. Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church Bible Fund, 500 N. Cumberland, Russellville, AR 72801. Pallbearers were Richard Anderson, Ronald Dishongh, Chester; Lewis, John Roberts, Casey Roberta and Jerry Totten. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 28, 1999)


England, Josephine Elizabeth (Johnson)

Josephine Elizabeth Johnson England, age 87, of Danville died Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born November 28, 1926 at Massachusetts to the late Cornelius and Lucy Murray Johnson. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, she loved to crochet, raising her cats, spending time with her family and going to church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill England; one brother, Harry Johnson; two stepsons, Darrell and Nova McGlothlin; one stepdaughter, Emily Bradshaw; one foster son, Mike Baker.

Survivors include five daughters, Margie Norris of Dardanelle, Norma Vandiver of Rector, Ruby Montognese of Dardanelle, Connie Tilmon and husband Billy of Dardanelle, Pam Payne of Dardanelle; one son, Thomas England of Texas; twenty eight grandchildren; numerous great and great great grandchildren. Memorial services were held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 13, 2014 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Danville with President Matthew Marcellus officiating.

Cremation arrangements by CornweII 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 Sep 17, 2014)

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