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Ferguson, Jazlyn Lee

Jazlyn Lee Ferguson, age 6, a resident of Russellville, died Sunday, April 30, 2006, at the Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. She was born August 29, 1999, at Dumas, Texas to Michael Lee and Melissa Dawn Burks Ferguson. She was a strong and brave little girl with a bubbly and sweet personality who always had a smile to share. She loved to color, play with dogs, go fishing, and play her Nintendo. She was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by great grandparents, T. L. and Geraldine King, Alfred Pitts, Hazel Black and Samuel Ferguson,

Survivors include her loving parents, Michael and Melissa Ferguson of Russellville; two brothers, Brandon Holt and Stephen Ferguson both of Russellville; paternal grandparents, Jerry and Carolyn Ferguson of Dumas, TX; maternal grandparents, Steve and Brenda Burks of Borger, Texas; paternal great grandmother, Nettie Pitts of Ola; maternal great grandparents, Bennie and Lola Burks of Borger, TX and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

The funeral will be held at 2 p. m. on Thursday, May 4, 2006 at Saint John's Lutheran Church with the Rev. Darrell Kobs officiating. Burial will be in Petillo Hill Cemetery near Centerville under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Shane Alexander, Ryan Ferguson, David Ellis, Allen Pitts, Michael Pitts and Cary Morrison. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. David Becton and Dr. Richard Nicholas who were Jazlyn's doctors at the Arkansas Children's Hospital and Dr. Pramoda Mohapatra of Dumas, TX. Visitation will be from 7-8 p. m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Faith Support Ministry, PO Box 487, Cabot, AR, 72023. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 3, 2006)


Ferguson, Kathryn Diane

Graveside services for Kathryn Diane Ferguson, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy C. Ferguson of Bluffton were September 22.

Other survivors include a brother, Kevin Ferguson, a sister, Karen Ferguson, her grandparents, Mrs. Dora Ferguson and Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Garner, and her great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Gwin, all of Bluffton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 1966)

Ferguson, Kenneth Reed

Kenneth Reed Ferguson went to be with his Lord June 24, 2011 at his residence in Ponca City, OK. Affectionately called "Big Kenny" or "Fergie" by family and friends he loved to testify, play guitar and sing of the faithfulness of God. He enjoyed travel, movies, museums, and a good meal with those he loved. He enjoyed life and loved to laugh at a good joke. Kenneth was born the youngest of eight siblings to William Samuel and Hazel Carpenter Ferguson in Dumas, TX, May 21, 1949. He was 64 years young or as he laughably put it "39." Kenneth attended grade school in Dumas, TX Jr. High and High School in Ola, AR where he played basketball from 1964-1969. He received a medical discharge from the Navy after serving from 1968- 1969. Kenneth married twice with both ending in divorce. He has two daughters and five grandchildren. Ken held a college degree in business administration working in construction and the oil field. He loved horses and everything that has to do with cowboy life. Ken was on the worship team at Word of Life Christian Center where he played bass guitar. He also attended Cowboy Church and Bro. Mikes gospel Jubilee all in Ponca City, OK.

Kenneth is survived by his sister, Rita and Bob Junk of Kaw City, OK; brother, Cecil and Susie Ferguson of Pampa, TX; sister, Rennie and Roger Minnich of St. Mary, OH; sister, Louella Packebush of Dumas, TX; brother, Jerry and Carolyn Ferguson of Dumas, TX; sister, Patricia Ann Summit of Ola, AR; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends including Kaye McCauley.

Kenneth was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Sam Ferguson who died in infancy; his parents; and two brothers-in- law. The family can be reached at 470-489-5046.

The family gathering will be Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville from 6-8 p.m. No graveside service is planned. In lieu of flowers the family would like for donations to be made to the American Cancer Society. It was Ken's strong desire that everyone he came in contact with make Jesus Christ their Lord and Savior. For all who loved him, he will be greatly missed. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 29, 2011)

Ferguson, Kerry

Kerry Ferguson, age 38 of Gravelly, died Monday, June 26, 2009 at his residence. He was born August 5, 1970 in Danville, AR to Billy Carl and Jerry Garner Ferguson. He grew up in Fourche Valley, was a 1988 Danville High School graduate, and attended UALR and West-Ark College in Ft. Smith.

He is preceded in death by his father, Billy Carl Ferguson; grandparents, O. W. Garner (PaPa), Lester (Grandpa) and Dora Grandma) Ferguson; uncles, S. A. Ferguson and Thomas Carroll.

Survivors include his children, Kole, Kerra, and Kannon Ferguson of Gravelly; mother, Jerry Garner Ferguson of Gravelly; brother, Kevin Ferguson of Bluffton; sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Ronald Bruton of Mt. Home, AR; mother of his children, Bobby Jo Kinsey of Dover; grandmother, Beatrice Garner Yeats of Dardanelle; aunts and uncles, Betty and Bob Oliver of North Little Rock, AR, Mary Carroll of Little Rock, AR, Rodney and Susan Garner of North Little Rock, AR, Garry and Shelia Garner of Harvey, Elizabeth Ferguson of Pine Bluff; sister-in-law, Vicky Ferguson of Havana; nieces and nephews, Eric, Sarah, Adam, and Rachel Bruton and Taylor Ferguson.

Graveside services were Friday, July 10, 2009 at Bluffton Cemetery in Bluffton, AR. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Boys & Girls Club of Russellville Horticulture Dept. PO Box 1477, Russellville, AR 72811. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 15, 2009)


Ferguson, Kerry

Gravelly Man Is Found Dead -- The body of a Gravelly man, Kerry Ferguson, 38, was found on Monday, July 6, 2009, around 6:00 p. m. in a heavily wooded area near Gravelly. Ferguson was a native of Bluffton. Officers from the Yell County Sheriff s Department and Yell County Mounted Patrol located Fergusons body, which will be submitted to the Arkansas State Medical Examiners Office for determination of cause of death.

Officers had responded to the area to conduct a more thorough search, and located Fergusons body not far from the location where the victims family had found Fergusons vehicle late last week. Fergusons Cadillac was found in a field approximately 1/4 mile from Fergusons residence. Ferguson was reported missing by family members on July 1, 2009. He had last been seen on June 26, 2009. The Sheriff s Department said in a news release that authorities had no reason to suspect foul play at this time. According to Detective Heath Tate of the Yell County CID, 14 persons from the Yell County Sheriff s Department and Yell County Mounted Patrol assisted in the search in the Mulberry Road area approximately one mile from Gravelly. Yell County Deputy Coroner Donna Wells said the body was found face down in a very heavily wooded area about 300 yards east of the car. Deputies secured the scene, and Detectives Heath Tate and Lora Beasley, Crime Scene Specialist for Yell County, worked the area where the body was found. Detective Tate stated that the wooded area was so thick that a trail out had to be cut with chainsaws to remove the body. During the search, Ferguson was described as being 61 tall, approximately 225 lbs. with short brown hair and a goatee. Fergusons body has been sent to Little Rock for an autopsy.

He is survived by his mother, Jerry W. Ferguson and his children, Kole, Kerra, and Kannon Ferguson of Gravelly, and their mother Bobye Kinsey of Dover, his brother Kevin Ferguson, of Bluffton, sister, Karen Ferguson of Mt. Home, and his grandmother Beatrice Garner Yeats of Dardanelle Nursing Center, and uncles and aunts Garry and Sheila Garner of Harvey, Rodney and Susan Garner, Betty and Bob Oliver of NLR, and Mary Carroll of LR.

He was preceded in death by his father, Billy C. Ferguson. See next weeks Record for full obituary. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 8, 2009)


Ferguson, Lester Bland

Lester Bland Ferguson, age 64 of Bluffton, died at a Russellville hospital August 2nd. He was a farmer, a Master Mason and a member of the Bluffton Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dora Carpenter Ferguson; two sons, S.A. Ferguson of Pine Bluff and Billy Carl Ferguson of Bluffton; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Alice Wolfe of Little Rock and Mrs. Betty Oliver of Helena; one brother, George Ferguson of Leonard, OK., four sisters, Mrs. Lou Findley of Santa Barbara, CA., Mrs. Velma Willis of Leonard, OK., Mrs. Gladys Ferguson of Bluffton and Mrs. Clela Louvete of Santa Barbara, CA.; and four grandchildren.

Funeral Services were at the Bluffton Baptist Church August 4th. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1963)

Ferguson, Lester Bland

Lester Bland Ferguson, age 64 of Bluffton, died at a Russellville hospital August 2nd. He was a farmer, a Master Mason and a member of the Bluffton Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dora Carpenter Ferguson; two sons, S.A. Ferguson of Pine Bluff and Billy Carl Ferguson of Bluffton; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Alice Wolfe of Little Rock and Mrs. Betty Oliver of Helena; one brother, George Ferguson of Leonard, OK., four sisters, Mrs. Lou Findley of Santa Barbara, CA., Mrs. Velma Willis of Leonard, OK., Mrs. Gladys Ferguson of Bluffton and Mrs. Clela Louvete of Santa Barbara, CA.; and four grandchildren.

Funeral Services were at the Bluffton Baptist Church August 4th. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1963)

Ferguson, Louise Rose (Sawrie)

Louise Rose Sawrie Ferguson, age 88, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born June 12, 1925 at Dardanelle to the late Marvin Allen and Elsie Amy Prochazka Sawrie. She loved playing Bingo, vacationing and spending time with family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers and sisters, Richard Sawrie, Dorothy Kimery, Melba Richards, James Sawrie, Edward Sawrie, Alvonelle Marsh, Alene Sawrie, Glen Sawrie.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Lou Ferguson Olson of Dardanelle; one sister-in-law, Joan Sawrie-Kizer; one granddaughter, Olivia Victoria Tilley.

Graveside services was held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, November 1, 2013 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hot Springs with Jim Freeman officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 6, 2013)

Ferguson, Norma "Jean" James

Norma "Jean" James Ferguson, 66, of Russellville, formerly of Upper Spring Creek Community, died Tuesday, August 8, 2006 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. She was the daughter of Troy and Ozelma Wilkinson James; she was born May 8, 1940 in Havana. She was a 1958 graduate of Belleville High School and was a homemaker. She married Robert M. Ferguson, Jr. on April 8, 1967 and they made their home in Russellville. She was a member of the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.

Survivors include a son, Lynn Ferguson of Russellville; two daughters, Gina Jarman and husband Todd of Dover, Michelle Roy and husband Jeff of Ola; six grandchildren, Ashley & Taylor Ferguson of Pottsville, Paige Ferguson and Corey Jarman of Dover, Justin and Hannah Roy of Ola; three sisters, Helen Jackson of Dardanelle, Hazel Martin and husband Carroll of Dardanelle, Mary Ellen Wade of League City, Texas; a brother, Herbert Lee James of Dardanelle; former daughters-in-law Ramona Williams of Russellville and Lisa Ferguson of Pottsville.

Funeral was Friday, August 11, 2006 at Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church. Rev. Earl Stapleton and Rev. Kevin Haralson officiated. Burial was in Upper Spring Creek Cemetery at Belleville by Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 16, 2006)


Ferguson, Ray L., Dr.

Dr. Ray L. Ferguson, age 74 of Dardanelle, formerly of Warren, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at Baptist Medical Center. He was born November 20, 1933, at Warren to the late M. R. and Martha Lindsay Ferguson. He was a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ where he was an Elder, a Deacon and a Bible Class Teacher for over 40 years. He did numerous medical missions to Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Mexico. He was the current Secretary and past president for the Dardanelle Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow Award Recipient and a contributing member of the Rotary Foundation. He was a graduate of Henderson State Teachers College, and a 1963 graduate of University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry. He was a member of the Pierre Fouchard Society, American Dental Association, Arkansas Dental Association, Northwest Dental Association and had his sole practice in Dardanelle for over 44 years. He was a member of the Yell County Mounted Patrol for over 30 years, active with the West Ark Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, serving in multiple positions within the council, including Wood Badge Trainer and was a Silver Beaver Award Recipient. He filmed football and basketball games at Dardanelle for close to 40 years. He was a CPR Instructor for the Red Cross and did numerous other volunteer activities in Dardanelle.

He is preceded in death by his parents, M. R. and Martha Lindsay Ferguson.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Twyla Reese Ferguson of Dardanelle; daughter, Sabra Anne Ferguson of Dardanelle; son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Tracy Ferguson of Little Rock; three grandsons; numerous other family and friends.

Funeral services were held March 26, 2008 at Dardanelle Church of Christ with Ralph Weinhold officiating and Jack Lawyer assisting. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, with Military Honors provided by Boyce-Woods VFW Post 3181. In addition to flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Arkansas River Valley Regional Library, 501 Front Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834, Dardanelle Church of Christ, 209 Union Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834 or Rotary Foundation, c/o John Fish, 225 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901. Pallbearers were Terry Sigle, Howard Osburn, Ken Alexander, William Reed, Mike Cossey and Tommy Baker. Honorary included past and present Elders and Deacons of Dardanelle Church of Christ, Dardanelle Rotary Club, and Ralph Gilliam. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 2, 2008)


Ferguson, Ray Lindsay, Dr.

Dr. Ray Lindsay Ferguson, age 74, of Dardanelle, AR, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at the Baptist Medical Center.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at the Dardanelle Church of Christ with Ralph Weinhold officiating and Jack Lawyer assisting. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle with Military Honors provided by Boyce-Woods VFW Post #3181. In addition to flowers, memorial donations can be made to Arkansas River Valley Regional Library, 501 N Front St. Dardanelle, AR 72834, Dardanelle Church of Christ, 209 Union Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834 or Rotary Foundation, c/o John Fish, 225 Malvern Ave. Hot Springs, AR 71901. See complete obit next issue. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 26, 2008)


Ferguson, Robert M.

Robert M. Ferguson, Jr. age 59, a resident of Russellville, AR died Friday, January 5, 2001 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. He was born on July 21, 1941 at Pottsville, AR to the late Robert, Sr. and Ina Gene King Ferguson. He married Jean James on April 8, 1967 at Russellville. He was a senior mechanic with International Paper for 25 years. He was an Airman First Class in the United States Air Force from February 16, 1960 until February 15, 1966 at Malstone Air Force Base in Great Falls, Montana, serving on the Minute Man missile project. He was a member of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Ann Russell.

Survivors include, his wife, Jean Ferguson of Russellville, AR; one son and daughter-in-law, Lynn & Lisa Ferguson of Russellville, AR; three daughters and sons-in-law, Paisley Ferguson of the home, Gina and Todd Jarman of Dover, AR and Michelle and Jeff Roy of Ola, AR; five grandchildren; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda Sue and Kenneth Hoffsteter of Russellville, AR and Myrnell and David Manly of Little Rock, AR; an uncle, Dean and Christina Ferguson of Pottsville, AR; five aunts, Ila Allen of Lawrenceburg, KY, Katie & Harold Grant of Little Rock, AR, Martha Lou Robert Oates of Little Rock, AR, Geneva Ferguson of Pottsville, AR and Evelyn King of Russellville, AR, also several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, January 10, 2001 (today) at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church officiated by Rev. Ed Fleagle and assisted by Rev. Thomas Morris. Burial will be at the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery at Belleville under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association. Pallbearers will be Kenneth Jackson, James Harold Jackson, Willie Jackson, Carroll Martin, Kenneth Hoffsteter, David Manly, Glen Tilmon and Bill Irving. Honorary will be maintenance department and employees of International Paper. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 10, 2001)


Ferguson, Silas Alvas

Silas Alvas Ferguson, died on May 24th, 2009. He was born to Lester and Dora Ferguson on March 7th, 1930, in Bluffton where he grew up and graduated from Fourche Valley School in May 1947. He then attended Arkansas Tech University and subsequently University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he graduated with an Agricultural Engineering degree in 1952. He joined the Army Engineering Corp builing air strips in Alaska during the Korean War. He joined the U. S. Geological Service and then later he worked as a surveyor for the Soil Conservation Service in Star City. He married Elizabeth Ryburn and entered her fathers business, Ryburn and Glover Meat Packing Company where he ran the business for many years. He later developed a very successful residential and commercial landscaping business as well as developing affordable rental property around Watson Chapel. He was very active in Watson Chapel Baptist Church and was accepted as a Life Member of the National Registry of Whos Who 1998 edition. Ferguson is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ryburn Ferguson, two children, Gregory Monroe Ryburn Ferguson and Kimberly Karen Ferguson Garner, one grandchild, Kelley Elizabeth Garner and two sisters, Mary Ferguson Carroll and Betty Ferguson Oliver.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Bland Ferguson in August 1963, his mother Dora Charlotte Carpenter Ferguson in June 1992 and his brother, Billy Carl Ferguson in September 1993.

Memorial services were held May 28 at Watson Chapel Baptist Church with burial at Graceland Cemetery in Pine Bluff. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 3, 2009)


Ferguson, Sylvia I.

Sylvia I. Ferguson, age 83, of Wister, OK died Sunday, December 30, 2001. She was born March 17, 1918 in Scotland, AR; she was the daughter of the late Amos and Nettie M. Henley Burk.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Dayton Ferguson.

Survivors include 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Charles R. and Janet Ferguson of Wister, OK, Kenneth and Onda Ferguson of Eugene, OR; five grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.

Service was Wednesday, January 2, 2001 at 12:00 p. m. at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with the Rev. O. L. Kinsey officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Services, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 9, 2002)


Ferguson, Ted

Funeral services for Ted Ferguson were conducted at the Baptist Church at Ola last Saturday afternoon by Rev. Lewis Gustavus, local pastor. He was buried in the Ola Cemetery.

He is survived by his mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rocco, of Ola, his father, Sam Ferguson, of Oklahoma, and a sister, Mrs. James Harp, of Illinois. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, January 11, 1951)


Ferguson, Ted

Ola Man Found Dead In Car--Ted Ferguson, about 50, of Ola was found dead this morning in a car about one mile south on Ola on Highway 7. Ferguson was discovered in a car belonging to Tom Hendricks by J. English, Rube McDaniels and R. E. Mitchell, who were passing about 9:30 this morning. He was on the floor in the back seat of the car and had apparently been dead since yesterday afternoon sometime. A coroner's jury returned a verdict of death due to unknown causes and found no evidence of foul play.

Mr. Ferguson was not married and is survived by his mother, Mrs. Maggie Rocco of Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, January 4, 1951)


Fernandez, Cheves

Cheves Fernandez, aged 83, died April 22 at the Yell County Hospital. He was a retired farmer, member of the Methodist Church and a Mason.

Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Roy Wilkins, Danville; one son, Kyle Fernandez, Danville; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Jess Woodard, Sallisaw, Okla.; one stepson, Cecil Hefner, Russellville; two sisters, Mrs. H.C. McCorkle, Oxford, Miss. And Mrs. Flora Miller, Jacksonville, Fla.; two brothers, Add Fernandez and Frank Fernandez, Lambert, Miss.; 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 27, 1961)

Fernandez, Epsy Jane

Epsy Jane Fernandez, age 79, died March 23, 1958 in the Yell County Hospital after a short illness. She had lived most of her life in Yell County and was a member of the Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, C. Fernandez; a daughter, Mrs. Jessie Woodard of Sallisaw, Okla.; a son, Cecil Hefner of Russellville; a step-daughter, Mrs. Roy Wilkins, and a stepson, Kyle Fernandez both of Danville; and seven grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, March 27, 1958)


Ferrell, David George

David George Ferrell, age 76 of Wyandotte, MI died Friday, April 7, 2000 at his home. He was born April 21, 1923 in Booneville, AR, he was the son of the late Rex and Pamma Pack Ferrell and retired steel worker.

Survivors include his wife, Theresa Lewis Ferrell; two sons and daughters-in-law, Joe D. and Patsy Ferrell of Wyandotte, MI and Lewis R. and Roberta Ferrell of Lincoln Park, MI; a sister, Goldie Smith of Sacramento, CA; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral was Wednesday at the First Free will Baptist Church at Ola by the Rev. Denver, Robinson. Burial was in Sandlin Cemetery at Ola by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 19, 2000)


Ferrell, Theresa

Theresa Ferrell, age 83 of Wyandotte, Michigan formerly of Ola, died Friday, March 14, 2008 at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital in Wyandotte, Michigan. She was born May 13, 1924 in Ola, AR to the late Jodie and Elvia Evan Lewis.

She was preceded in death by her husband David G. Ferrell, grandson Tim, and great-grandson Lewis.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law Joe & Patsy Ferrell and Lewis & Bobbi Ferrell, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren all of Wyandotte, Michigan. She was the widow of the late David George Ferrell.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a. m. Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville with Rev. Denver Robinson officiating. Burial will be at Sandlin Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 19, 2008)


Ferry, Jim Monroe

GASSVILLE - Jim Monroe Perry, aged 59, of Gassville died Sunday.(10-24-84) He was a World War II Navy veteran and a meat cutter.

Survivors are his wife, Joyce Perry of Gassville; three sons, Jimmy Perry of Houston and Joe and Douglas Perry, both of Gassville; two daughters, Rachel Queary and Melissa Watts, both of Gassville; his mother, Zada Perry of Mountain Home; three brothers, Ernest Perry of Mountain Home, Rudolph Perry of Dallas and Charles Perry of Little Rock; three sisters, Reathel Perry of Mountain Home, Rose Lee Thorn of Lewisville, Tex. and Wilma Mae Shearer of West Plains, Mo. and seven grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday in Roller Funeral Home of Mountain Home. Burial will be in the Gassville (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 10/24/1984)


Few, Charles Clement

Charles Clement Few, aged 90, died at his home at Belleville on April 21. He was a member of the Baptist Church and had spent his entire life in Belleville.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Uler Few, one foster son, James Leon Langston of Kearns, Utah. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 27, 1961)

Few, Uler L. (Mrs.)

BELLEVILLE - Mrs. Uler L. Few, age 96, of Belleville died Friday, May 2, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital at Russellville. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church at Belleville and the daughter of the late Thomas Bradford and Sarah Roberts Hickerson.

Survivors include an adopted son, Jim L. Langston of Nevada; a nephew, Marion Keirsey of Belleville, and four nieces, Winne Page, Mattie Frizzle and Jewell Langston of Belleville and Opal Johnson of Chowchilla, Calif.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday, May 5, at the Grace Baptist Church by the Rev. Earl Stapleton. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery at Belleville by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Fickle, Robbie Wagner

Robbie Wagner Fickle, age 75 of Nola, died Monday, August 4, 2008 at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith. She was born January 5, 1933 in Nola, AR to the late Lester & Ala Mae Jones Wagner. She was a 1950 graduate of Fourche Valley High School. She was a legal secretary and a home maker.

Preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Roy E. Fickle; grandson, Robert Chandise Fickle; two sisters-in-law, Ernie Vaughn and Lillain Rowell; two brothers-in-law, Charlie Vaughn and Billie Joe Glover.

Survivors include daughters, Gail Fickle of Fayetteville, AR, Katie Fickle of Nola, AR; son-in- law Damon Morgan of Pryor, OK; grandchildren, Brandon & Tina Wells of Beaufort, So. Carolina, Kyle & Miranda Hulsey of Grand Junction, CO, Sara Hulsey of Colorado Springs, CO; great-grandchildren, Billie Elizabeth Wells, Hunter Hulsey & Chandise Wells; step-great granddaughter, Melissa Gailey; brother & sister-in-law, J. B. & Margaret Wagner of Nola, AR; sister, Mamie Glover of Nola, AR; eight nieces and nephews; special friends Jerry & Freda Garrett, and a host of friends & loved ones.

Funeral services was August 8, 2008 at Danville Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Leonard Doc Fuson officiating. Burial was held in Parks Cemetery in Nola, AR. Pallbearers were Bruce, John & Robert Wagner, Greg Glover, Jerry Garrett and Jamie Pickens. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 13, 2008)


Fickle, Roy

Roy Fickle, age 79, of Nola, AR died Sunday, July 1, 2007 at Waldron Nursing Center in Waldron, AR. He was born October 22, 1927 to the late Walter and Hattie Jackson Fickle. He was a retired WWII & Korea Army Veteran, served as a Honor Guard at the Service of Commemoration of 28, 000 American dead in war-time comradeship with the people of Britain and of Dedication of the Roll of Honor presented, in the presence of Their Majesties the King and Queen, to St. Paul's Cathedral for the American Memorial Chapel by General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower July 4, 1951. He was a member of the Nola Church of Christ, past member of Rotary Club and Lion Club.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Ernestine Vaughn and Lillian Rowell and grandson Robert Chandise Fickle.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Robbie Wagner Fickle; daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Bryan Langston of Siloam Springs, AR, Katie Fickle of Nola and son-in-law, Damon Morgan of Pryor, OK; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren and one step great-granddaughter.

Funeral service was July 5, 2007 at Nola Church of Christ with Dr. Leonard Fuson officiating. Burial was in the Parks Cemetery in Nola, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Greg Glover, John Wagner, Bruce Wagner, Brandon Wells, Bryan Langston, Jerry Garrett, Jamie Pickens and Damon Morgan. Honorary were Donald Brown, Roe Carson and Jesse Harrison. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 11, 2007)


Fields, Clifton R.

Clifton R. Fields, age 96, of North Little Rock, a former resident of Russellville, died Tuesday, April 16, 1985 at Fort Roots Veterans Hospital at North Little Rock. He was a retired businessman, veteran of World War I, a member of the American Legion and a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mrs. Dora Niemeyer Fields.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Thelma Youngblood Fields; four sons, C. R. "Buddy" Fields Jr. and Freddie Fields of Russellville, John Fields of North Little Rock and Leroy Fields of Washington, D. C. four daughters, Bernice Church, Ruby Breashears, Janet McCaslin and Opal Sisson of Russellville; a stepdaughter, Anna Marie Dyson of North Little Rock; a sister, Naomi Andrews of San Antonio, Texas; 24 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 3:30 p. m. Thursday at Humphrey Chapel by Ken Gibson. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery by Humphrey. Pallbearers Active: Jimmy McCaslin, Kenton Sisson, Mark Fields, Teddy Brashears, Bobby Fields, and Thomas Rice. Honorary: grandsons and great-grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Fields, Delena Mae

Delena Mae Fields, age 60, of Russellville, died Wednesday September 29, 2004, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. A daughter of Margaret Aline Mars Napier of Russellville, and the late James Elmer Napier, she was born August 17, 1944, in Russellville. She worked at Battles Day Care for fourteen years, and attended the Damascus Assembly of God.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of twenty-eight years, Larry Gene Fields; two daughters, Aneva Ann Crawley of Appleton and Milinda Caroll Jenkins of Russellville; two brothers, Bobby Napier of Russellville and Lonnie Napier of Atkins; a sister, Paulette Ashmore of Dardanelle; seven grandchildren, Tosha, Tiffany, and Dustin Crawley, and Chris, Margaret, Ashley, and Dalton Jenkins; and two great grandchildren, Cameron Crawley and Angelique Barton.

The funeral was Saturday at the Shinn Chapel. Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial Park, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Children's Hospital, Honor Memorial Gift Program, Post Office Box 2222, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-9984. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 6, 2004)


Fields, James Herman

James Herman Fields, Sr. age 77 of Ola died Friday, June 14, 2002 at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. Mr. Fields was born September 23, 1924 in Wynne, Arkansas to the late G. W. and Mildred Fields. He was a WWII Army veteran, a Mason and an agriculture salesman.

He was preceded in death by a brother, G. W. Fields.

Survivors are his wife of 50 years, Ruth Bozeman Fields; one son, James H. Fields, Jr. of Vicksburg, Mississippi; seven daughters, Marie Nevels of Vicksburg, Mississippi, Levonne Simmons of Pearl, Mississippi, Patricia Humphrey of Dermont, Arkansas, Deborah Parker of McGhee, Arkansas, Carolyn Dolph and Linda Rager both of Russellville, Arkansas, Ann Leach of Plainview, Arkansas; one sister, Estelle Marshall of Vicksburg, Mississippi; 20 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Services were Monday, June 17, 2002, at Cornwell Chapel, Danville with Rev. Rick Burke officiating. Interment was in New Bethel Cemetery with military honors by Boyce-Woods VFW Post 3141, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Brain Fields, Billy Jones, Wayne Jones, Chris Leach, Steve Harmon, Louie Dolph, Earl Thorpe, Rickey Leach, Jay Jay White, Cody White, Steven White, Dalton Rager, Steve Humphrey, Mike Bishop. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 19, 2002)


Fields, Martin Wayne

Martin Wayne Fields, age 44 of Russellville, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at his home. He was born July 19, 1965 at Little Rock to Ray and Fern Bethell Fields.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Fern Bethell.

Survivors include his children, Brandy Everette and husband Jason of Dardanelle, Jeffery Fields and Heather Fields both of Dover; one brother, Roy Bethell of Quitman; three grandchildren, Lane Everette, Dusty Everette and Waylon Everette all of Dardanelle.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 7, 2010)


Fields, Ruth Orine

Ruth Orine Fields, age 71 of Russellville, died Tuesday, August 26, 2003 at her daughter's home in Russellville. She was born January 2, 1932 in Arcadia, Louisiana to the late Thomas Gordon and Etta Leola Turner Bozeman. She was Certified Nurses Assistance for over thirty years in the nursing home industry, a homemaker, and mother and a member of the Baptist church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Herman Fields, Sr.

Survivors are one son, James Fields, Jr. of Vicksburg, Mississippi; seven daughters, Patricia Humphrey of Belair, Arkansas, Deborah Parker and Carolyn Dolph, both of Russellville, Linda Rager of Nashville, Tennessee, Ann Leach of Plainview, Lavonne Simmons of Pearl, Mississippi and Marie Nevins of Vicksburg, Mississippi; one brother, James Bozeman of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; two sisters, Clydie Roberts of San Antonio, Texas and Leola Strozier of Ruston, Louisiana; seventeen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Services were Friday, August 29, 2003 at Cornwell Chapel, Danville with Dan Baker officiating. Interment was in New Bethel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Brian Fields, Billy Jones, Wayne Jones, Chris Leach, Matt Scucchi, and Billy Ingram. Honorary was William Linton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 3, 2003)


Fiene, Tammy Lea

Tammy Lea Fiene, age 38, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, July 20, 2011. She was born September 10, 1972 at Hutchinson, Kansas to Joyce Perkins Kendrick.

Survivors include her mother, Joyce Perkins Kendrick of Atkins; two brothers, David Fiene of Dover, Bobby LaGrange of Atkins; one sister, Lindy LaGrange of Hutchinson, KS.

Cremation Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, Arkansas. Online Guest Book at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 27, 2011)

Fifield, Edith Ester

Edith Ester Fifield, age 93 of Russellville, died Monday, February 9, 2004 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. She was born January 18, 1911 in Dowing, Missouri to the late Lennie and Annie Jackson Moyer. She was a homemaker and mother, and a member of the Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Walter Reeve and Walker Fifield.

Survivors include 2 sons, Robert Reeve of Delaware, AR, Charles Moyer of Iowa; 3 daughters, Betty Adkison of Dardanelle, AR, Hazel Jones of Horseshow Bend, AR, Alice Boyd of CA; a sister, Bessie Kacena of Boise, Idaho; 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and a host of family and friends. Cremation arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 18, 2004)


Figley, Jane

Mrs. Jane Figley, aged 80 years died Thursday, August 12, 1948 at Mualden, Mo. Mrs. Figley had lived at Richland all but one year of her life.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. E. L. Ray, Maulden, Mo.; 11 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at Moore's Chapel by Rev. George Findley of Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 19, 1948)


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