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England, William C. "Bill

William C. "Bill England, age 82 of Danville, died Friday, January 10, 2003 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born February 14, 1920 in Many Island, Arkansas to the late Samuel Nelson and Emily B. Martin England. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and former owner of England Tire Shop in Morrilton & Plainview. He worked in the CCC camps during WWII.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Roy England, Troy England, George England, Harland England, and Delmer England; one sister, Loine Sebastian; two sons, Nova McGlothlin and Mike Baker.

Survivors are his wife, Josephine Johnson England; two sons, Thomas England of Fayetteville, Darrell McGlothlin of Ohio; six daughters, Emily Manley of Oklahoma, Norma Vandiver of Rector, Ruby Montognese of Russellville, Connie Tilmon and Pam Payne of Dardanelle, Margie Norris of Centerville; two brothers, Thomas England and Samuel England, both of Missouri; two sisters, June Hartley of Missouri and Lucy Schmit of Springdale; 28 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Services were Monday, January 13, 2003 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Danville with President Bobby Joe Stokes officiating. Pallbearers were James England, Roy England, Cleo England, Michael Johnson, David Jones and Michael Growns. Honorary were grandsons, James, William Deral Manley, Ray Vandiver, Billy & Robby Tilmon, Mark Stewart, Lance England, Seth Masters, Dillion Payne. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 15, 2003)


English, Annie Virginia

Annie Virginia English, age 58, of Russellville, died Friday, October 11, 1985. She was the widow of Tom English and the daughter of the late Luther and Elizabeth Carden Owens and a Baptist.

Survivors include five sons, David English, Thomas English and Wayne English, all of Pottsville, and Mickey and Jimmy English, both of Russellville; two daughters, Barbara Tinsley of Russellville and Joyce Starr of Mount Vernon; four brothers, Luther Owens, Van Henry Owens and Earl Owens, all of Russellville and George Owens of Augusta, Ga.; three sisters, Nell Ford and Marie Dornan, both of Russellville and Ann Polinsky of Dardanelle, and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Monday at the Shinn Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Roy Cain. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery near Russellville by Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers the Rev. Roger Tidwell, Roger Burns, James Brown, Jim Findley, Donald Sehorn and Danny Teeter. Family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p. m. today at Shinn Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


English, Betty Jean

Betty Jean English, age 49, of Russellville, AR died Friday, April 1, 2005 at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs, AR. She was born December 21, 1955 at Inglewood, CA to the late Kenneth and Eula Mae Jones English.

She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and Brad Jackson and Carrie and James McHam all of Dardanelle, AR and Laura and Darrell McDaniel of Russellville, AR; a brother, Donald Ray English of Little Rock, AR; three sisters, Delia Ann, Brenda and Francis all of Little Rock, AR and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral service was April 4, 2005 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle, AR. Interment was in Casa Cemetery. Pallbearers were Darrell McDaniel, James McHam, Brad Jackson, Jim McCoy, Danny Cruse and Mike Green. Honorary was Randy Bolton. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 6, 2005)


English, Carrol Wayne

Carroll Wayne English, 64, formerly of Centerville, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Rogers.

He was born June 22, 1951, in Russellville, son of the late Tom and Anna Virginia Owens English and also preceded in death by a brother David English. He loved hunting, fishing and racing stock cars.

He is survived by his wife, Burlene English of Rogers; 2 sons, Thomas and wife Patricia English, Aaron English both of Dardanelle; daughter, Sarah and husband Richard Benedict of Birta; grandchildren, Hannah Bowman, Jordan Benedict, Tommy Raegan English, Kyle English, Haylea Mabry; brothers, Thomas English, Mickey English and Jimmy English; sisters, Barbara Tinsley, Joyce Starr and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 21, at New Beginning Church of God with Rev. Robert O'Bryant officiating. Burial is at Pollard Cemetery. Pallbearers were Timothy Baskin, Richard Tomlin, Kevin Weaver, Kenneth Ryan Jr., Steven May, Jeff Benedict and Roger Allen Burns. Online obituary and condolences are available at www.lemleyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 22, 2015)

English, Carrol Wayne

Carroll Wayne English, 64, formerly of Centerville, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Rogers.

He was born June 22, 1951, in Russellville, son of the late Tom and Anna Virginia Owens English and also preceded in death by a brother David English. He loved hunting, fishing and racing stock cars.

He is survived by his wife, Burlene English of Rogers; 2 sons, Thomas and wife Patricia English, Aaron English both of Dardanelle; daughter, Sarah and husband Richard Benedict of Birta; grandchildren, Hannah Bowman, Jordan Benedict, Tommy Raegan English, Kyle English, Haylea Mabry; brothers, Thomas English, Mickey English and Jimmy English; sisters, Barbara Tinsley, Joyce Starr and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 21, at New Beginning Church of God with Rev. Robert O'Bryant officiating. Burial is at Pollard Cemetery. Pallbearers were Timothy Baskin, Richard Tomlin, Kevin Weaver, Kenneth Ryan Jr., Steven May, Jeff Benedict and Roger Allen Burns. Online obituary and condolences are available at www.lemleyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 22, 2015)

English, Frank

Frank English, age 77, of Atkins died Friday, September 13, 1985, at Morrilton Manor Nursing Home. He was a member of the Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church at Atkins.

Survivors include his wife, Thelma McCabe English; a daughter, Mrs. Jan Butler of Little Rock; three sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Dixon of Atkins, Mrs. Mattie Thornton of Morrilton and Mrs. Lucy Harris of England, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Monday at Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. David Bishop and the Rev. David Copeland. Burial will be at Atkins City Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p. m. Sunday at Lemley Funeral Home. Pallbearers: Bill Haralson, Bob Haralson, Omer Laycook, Garland English, Boyd English and V. L. Tyler. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


English, James M.

James M. English, 89, of Casa, died Monday, January 24, 2005 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born May 25, 1915, at Scottsville, to Albert Sidney and Sallie Sanders English. Early in his life he attended the Phoenix Free Will Baptist Church on Buck Mountain. He was a former employee of Alcoa in California and was a farmer for many years while living in Casa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Addie Mae Stokes English; and two brothers, Releus and Lawrence English.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathryn Higley of Russellville and Paulette Hall of Casa; a stepdaughter, Carolyn Walker of Anchorage, AK; three grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, a great-great grandchild and other relatives and friends.

Funeral will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Phoenix Free Will Baptist Church near Dover with Rev. Richard Falbo officiating. Burial will be in Phoenix Cemetery near Dover under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 26, 2005)


English, Missouri Evelyn

Mrs. Missouri Evelyn English age 93, of Plain view, a native of Yell County, died Sunday at a Danville Hospital. She was a Missionary Baptist.

Survivors include three sons, Ocie Biggs of Amarillo, Tex. Jay English of Nimrod and Troy English of Plainview; two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Anderson of Nimrod and Mrs. Faye Kickers of Plainview; 21 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, January 14, 1960)


English, Odell R.

Odell R. English, age 94, of Plainview, AR died Thursday, May 20, 1999 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Russellville, AR. He was born July 18, 1904 at Nimrod, Yell County, AR to the late George Washington and Laura Hambright English. He was a member of the Plainview First Baptist Church and the Plainview Volunteer Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Claudia English and his second wife, Cora English; sons, Kenneth and Donald English and Delmar Tramel and a daughter, Elizabeth Kennedy;

Survivors are three sons, George R. English of Little Rock, AR, Robert Tramel of Russellville and William E. Tramel of Rogers, AR; four daughters, June Mitchell of Danville, AR, Oleta Baskins of Casa, AR, Brenda McCoy of Plainview, AR and Bobbie Jo Ray of Fort Smith, AR; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service was Tuesday, May 25, 1999 at the Plainview First Baptist Church with Rev. Randell Williams and Pastor David Rumsey officiating. Burial was in the Casa Cemetery, Casa, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Odie Bly, J. D. Pelt, Joe Dishongh, Bill Smith, Robert Lee Smith, Herbert Randall; Honorary Herman Duggar, Theodore Sisk and all retired Plainview Firemen. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 26, 1999)


English, Vera E.

Vera E. English, age 78, of Plainview, died Tuesday, October 7, 1986 in Carl N. M. She was born at Briggsville and the widow of Troy English. She was a former school teacher, member of the Plainview United Methodist Church, member of the Plainview VFW Auxiliary and a former member of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by two sons; Rev. Thomas English of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Col. Don English of North Little Rock; one daughter, Janell Whitlock of Carlsbad, N. M. One brother, Bob Mathis, Kelso, Washington; four sisters, Ila Reece and Ester Hunnicutt both of Hot Springs, Johnnye Scifres of Terrell, AR and Atha Del Heddon of Russellville. Six grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Friday, October 10 at Plainview United Methodist Church with Rev. Rosemary Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Carter Cemetery at Plainview by Shinn Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the Plainview United Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 10-8-1986)


English, Vera E.

Vera E. English, age 78, of Plainview, died Tuesday, October 7, 1986 in Carl N. M. She was born at Briggsville and the widow of Troy English. She was a former school teacher, member of the Plainview United Methodist Church, member of the Plainview VFW Auxiliary and a former member of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by two sons; Rev. Thomas English of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Col. Don English of North Little Rock; one daughter, Janell Whitlock of Carlsbad, N. M. One brother, Bob Mathis, Kelso, Washington; four sisters, Ila Reece and Ester Hunnicutt both of Hot Springs, Johnnye Scifres of Terrell, AR and Atha Del Heddon of Russellville. Six grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Friday, October 10 at Plainview United Methodist Church with Rev. Rosemary Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Carter Cemetery at Plainview by Shinn Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the Plainview United Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


English, Vera E.

Mrs. Vera E. English, age 78, of Plainview died Tuesday, October 7, 1986 at Carlsbad, N. M. She was the widow of Troy English, a former school teacher, and was a member of Plainview Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Plain-view United Methodist Church. She was a former member of Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include two sons, the Rev. Thomas English of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Col. Don English of North Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. Janell Whitlock of Carlsbad, N. M.; a brother, Bob Mathis of Kelso, Wash.; four sisters, Ila Reece and Hester Hunnicutt of Hot Springs, Johnnye Scifres of Therrell and Atha Del Heddon of Russellville; six grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 11 a. m. Friday at Plainview United Methodist Church by the Rev. Rosemary Williams. Burial will be in Carter Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the Plainview United Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Ennis, Audrey J.

Audrey J. Ennis, age 70 of Bluffton, AR, died September 17, 1999. She was born May 1, 1929 at Buckville, AR to the late Walter and Stella (Partain) Keener. She attended church at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at Kingston, AR.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Ellaine Brown and one sister, Lorraine Ennis.

She is survived by her husband, Ordis Ennis of Bluffton, AR; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Liz Ennis and Larry and Louise Ennis all of Bluffton, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Lester Smith of Bluffton, AR; two brothers, Hershel and Ramos Keener both of Mt. Pine, AR; a sister, Marjorie McNeil of Hot Springs, AR; a son-in-law, Alvin Brown of Pearcy, AR; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was September 20 at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. J. D. Hooper and Bro. W. K. Roach officiating. Burial was in Lowe Cemetery at Royal, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 22, 1999)


Ennis, Lottie

Lottie Ennis, 94, of Waldron died Monday, June 27, 2005 in a local nursing home. She was a homemaker and attended Waldron Pentecostal Church of God.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Bessie Ensey and her husband Wannie Ennis and all of her siblings, Dick Ensey, Frank Ensey, Alia Franklin and Gladus Cox.

She is survived a daughter, Faye Spivey of Redding, CA two sons, Billy Ennis of Perry, OK and Garland Ennis of Waldron, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren and many relatives and loved ones.

Funeral was at Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron with burial at Sugar Rock Cemetery in Waldron on Friday, July 1, 2005. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 27, 2005)


Ennis, Ordis

Ordis Ennis, age 78, of Bluffton, AR died September 13, 2001 at Danville, AR. He was born April 4, 1923 in Ragweed Valley and attended church at New Bethel Missionary Baptist. He was predeceased by wife, Audrey Ennis; parents Jackson and Settie (Pate) Ennis and a daughter, Elaine Brown.

He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Lou Ennis and Gary and Liz Ennis all of Bluffton, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Lester Smith of Bluffton; a son-in-law, Alvin Brown; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Service was September 17, 2001 at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. J. D. Hooper and Bro. W. K. Roach officiating. Burial was in Lowe Cemetery in Royal, AR. Nephews served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Faye & Bernice Rhodes and Newt Roberson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 19, 2001)


Ennis, Roy (Jr.)

Roy Jr. Ennis, age 71 of Ola, died June 12, 2005. He was born March 27, 1934, a son of Roy and Viola Davis Ennis. Mr. Ennis was a retired truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Dunn Ennis of Ola; daughters, Joan Hill of Hattieville, Sonia Calloway of Cleveland, TX, Kathy Ash-craft of Port Author, LA, and Julia Roberts of West Monroe, LA; sons, Roger Ennis of Jerusalem, Lynn Coates and James Coates, both of Farmerville, LA; one sister, Louetta Carter of Hot Springs; sixteen grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren, and a special friend, Bonita Frazee.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Cedar Creek Cemetery near Jerusalem with Rev. Carroll Hanna and Rev. Joey Hanna officiating. Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Pallbearers will be Brandon Ennis, Don Reid, Ricky Rackley, Chuck Rackley, Bruce Reid, and Mike Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 15, 2005)


Enriquez, Leopoldo Romero

Leopoldo Romero Enriquez, age 18 of Danville, died Sunday. June 27, 2010. He was born August 6, 1991 in Guanajuato, Mexico. He was a production worker for Tyson Foods in Dardanelle.

Survivors include his parents, Leopoldo Romero and MaElena Enriquez Romero; siblings, Leticia Romero Enriquez, Juan Antonio Romero and Dora Maria Romero all of Mexico, Minerva Romero and Maria del Carmen Romero both of Danville.

Services will be today, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 2:00 p. m. at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Mario Diaz officiating. Burial will be in Earl Ladd Cemetery at Danville. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 30, 2010)


Ensey, Frank W.

Frank W. Ensey, age 91, of Havana died Friday, July 16, 2004 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born May 10, 1913 in Waveland to the late George and Bessie (Chappell) Ensey. He was a farmer and a logger.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Shott Ensey, a son, George Wesley Ensey, brother, Dick Ensey, sisters, Gladys Cox and Alice Franklin.

Survivors include his son, William Henry Ensey, Havana; 2 grandchildren, Carol and Cam Parish, Havana, William F. Ensey, Iraq Kuwait 309 Infantry National Guard Unit, Russellville; daughter-in-law, Mary Ensey, St. Louis, MO; sister, Lottie Ennis, Waldron and 5 great-grandchildren, Sara Parish, Marc Schultz, Lyndsey Parish, Dayton Parish, Samantha Parish.

Funeral service was held July 19, 2004 at the Belleville United Methodist Church with Rev. Eddy Morton officiating. Interment was at Piney Cemetery near Waveland. Arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 21, 2004)


Ensey, Hellen M.

Hellen M. Ensey, age 65, of Blue Mountain, Arkansas, passed away January 18, 2010 in Danville, Arkansas. She was born June 21, 1944 in Eden, Texas to Gordon Calvin and Mary Aline (Williams) Chamberlain, Sr. She was employed by Whirlpool in Fort Smith and the Post Office in Blue Mountain. She was a member of the Blue Mountain Assembly of God Church.

She is preceded in death by her son, Terrill Dale Ensey; parents; and one sister, Joyce Blaekwell.

She is survived by her husband of forty-five years, Herbert Dale Ensey of the home; one son, Damon Robert "Bobby" Ensey and wife Kathy of Blue Mountain, AR; two brothers, Henry Loyd Chamberlain and wife Louise of Magazine, Arkansas and Gordon Calvin Chamberlain, Jr., and wife Nancy of Fort Smith, Arkansas; four grandchildren Jessie Sue Marie Ensey, Trey Dale Ratliff, Bobbie Nicole Ensey, Jason McDonald and Kellie Blake; one great-granddaughter, Kimora Blake.

Funeral service was Friday, January 22, 2010 at Roberts Memorial Chapel in Booneville, with burial in Blue Mountain Cemetery in Blue Mountain, Arkansas under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 27, 2010)


Ensey, Johnny Earl

Johnny Earl Ensey, age 39, of Waveland died Monday, February 17, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a former employee of the Arkansas Highway Department and had served in the Arkansas National Guard for 18 years.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Judy Ensey; a son, Johnny Ensey Jr. of Dover; two daughters, Annette Ensey of Dover and Kim Crow of the home; two stepsons, Jeff and Johnny Jones of the home; two stepdaughters, Sandra Wiser of Havana and Vickie Haugh of Magazine; his mother, Mrs. Flossie Franks of Tupelo, Miss. a brother, Herbert Dale Ensey of Blue Mountain; two stepsisters, Lola White of Amory, Miss. and Fay Wesmoreland of Mantachey, Miss.; a grandchild, and three step-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Moore's Chapel Church by the Rev. Bill Storts. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Ensey, Manuel Moses

Manual Moses Ensey, aged 84, of Waveland died at his home Thursday, July 26. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Pentecostal Church.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Margret Ensey; one son, Calaway Ensey of Waveland; one sister, Mrs. Fannie McGar of Waldron; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 2, 1962)

Ensey, Margaret Lou (Weldon)

Mrs. Margaret Lou Ensey, 75, of Waveland died at the Booneville City Hospital March 1.

Survivors include four brothers, Isaac Weldon of Ft. Smith, J. S. Weldon of Baldwin, Miss., Walter Weldon of California and Raymond Weldon of Benton; three sisters, Mrs. Gertie Paxton of Oklahoma, Mrs. Claudie Robinson of California and Mertle Weldon of Benton; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held March 2 at Moore's Chapel by James Flouts, minister of Booneville. Burial was at Moore's Chapel Cemetery with Cornwell Funeral Service in charge. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1965)

Ensey, Marion Harley

Marion Harley Ensey, 33, born at Waveland, March 13, 1907, died at the Russell Hospital, March 4, 1940. His death was caused from an abscess following an appendix operation 12 years ago. February 27, 1926, he married Elva Shott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pet Shott. For several years he has made his home in Havana, where he was employed by Hoyt Foster on a regular truck run from Ft. Smith to Little Rock, contacting all business men on his route and making them his staunch friends. In July, 1938 he attended a meeting held by the Church of Christ in Havana, and obeyed the gospel and has since lived a devoted Christian life.

His mother, two sisters, and one brother attended his funeral which was conducted by H. D. Jackson, assisted by Rev. J. D. Baker at the church of Havana.

He is survived by his wife, his mother, four sisters and four brothers. Burial was in the Piney cemetery, with Wayne McBride, Chester McBride, Leland Williams, Bud Williams, James Dixon and Festus Lewis as pall bearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1940)

Ensey, Marion Hoyt

Marion Hoyt Ensey, age 68 of Dover, formerly of Danville, died Friday, April 10, 2009. He was born April 25, 1940 in Havana, AR to the late Marion and Elva Ensey. He was retired from Petit Jean Poultry of Danville. For 34 years, he served as a dedicated member of the Danville Fire Department with 24 of those years as Fire Chief. He was a member of the Dover Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sarah Ward Ensey; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Mary Ensey of Danville; one daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Jeff Myers of Dover; and two grandchildren, Austin and Rachael Myers of Dover.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 14, at the Danville Church of Christ with Bro. John McCourt and Bro. Micah Williams officiating. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville. Pallbearers were Charles, Aaron and Phillip Spivey, Austin and Jeff Myers, Bartley Bell, and Joe Cathey. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Danville Fire Department. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 15, 2009)


Ensey, William Henry

William Henry Ensey, age 62 of Havana, died Tuesday, November 14, 2006, at his home in Havana. Born February 24, 1944 in Waveland, he was the son of the late Frank W and Marie Shott Ensey. He was a farmer. He was preceded in death by a brother, George Wesley "GW" Ensey. "

Survivors include a son, William "Frankie" Ensey of Ranger; a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Cam Parish of Havana; five grandchildren, Sara, Marc, Lyndsey, Sayton, and Samantha; a sister-in-law, Mary Ensey of St. Louis, MO.

Funeral services were at 2 p. m. on Thursday, November 16 at the Believers Fellowship Church in Havana with Rev. Eddy Morton and Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Burial will was in Piney Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 22, 2006)


Ensey, William Henry

William Henry Ensey, age 62 of Havana, AR died Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at his home in Havana. Born February 24, 1944 in Waveland, he was the son of the late Frank W. and Marie Short Ensey. He was a farmer.

He was preceded in death by a brother, George Wesley "GW" Ensey.

Survivors include a son, William "Frankie" Ensey of Ranger; a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Cam Parish of Havana; five grandchildren, Sara, Marc, Lyndsey, Dayton, and Samantha; a sister-in-law, Mary Ensey of St. Louis, MO.

Funeral services were November 16 at Believers Fellowship Church in Havana with Rev. Eddy Morton and Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Burial was in Piney Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 6, 2006)


Ensey, William Rhoad

William Rhoad Ensey born June 14, 1874 in Middle, Tennessee and died April 23, 1950 at his home near Waveland. He had been ill for the past eighteen months and at the time of his death was 75 years, 10 months old.

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Tennie Paxton Ensey, a son, Onnio, three grandchildren all of the home; one brother, Manuel Ensey, Waveland; one sister, Mrs. Fannie McGar, Waldron and a host of other relatives and friends. One son, Elmer, died in childhood several years ago. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 27, 1950)


Epperson, Alvin Dwain

Alvin Dwain Epperson, age 55, of Russellville, AR died Tuesday, May 20, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was a former employee of Petit Jean Poultry. He was the son of the late Horace Alvin and Mary Jewell Smith Epperson and was born at Pottsville.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Sue McKeller and a granddaughter, Mary Jewell McKeller.

He is survived by one son, Alvin Ray Epperson of Dardanelle; one daughter, Sara Palmertree of Russellville and a brother, George W. Epperson of Russellville.

Graveside service was May 23 at Rock Springs Cemetery near Hector with Rev. Bob Alexander officiating. Pallbearers were Jerry Fox, Brian Spainhour, Sammy Fisher, Ray Epperson, Dean Ferguson and Jerry Niemeyer. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 28, 1997)


Erickson, Andy (Mrs.)

Mrs. Andy Erickson passed away Monday, April 3rd, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. She moved here from Wyoming several years ago. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors are her husband, Andy G. Erickson; one son, Charles W. Jones of Pinedale, Wyo.; and five grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 13, 1961)

Ernst, Robert Delano

Robert Delano Ernst age 71 of Belleville died Tuesday at St. Edwards Hospital in Fort Smith. He was born April 8, 1983 in Colo, Iowa to the late Arthur Joseph and Opal Zola Arnold Ernst. He was a farmer and a member of the Havana VFW and the American Legion.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Ward.

Survivors are his wife of 49 years, Dorothy Long Ernst; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Dean and Jean Ernst of Dover, Thomas Allen and Renee Ernst of Havana, a daughter and son-in-law, Ten Lynn and Tim Ward of Barling; two brothers, Jerry Ernst of Kingman, AZ and Howard Ernst of Marshalltown, Iowa; a sister, Ruth Christenson of Nile, MI; three grandchildren, three step grandchildren, a great-grandson and two step great-grandchildren.

Services were held on Friday, December 17, 2004 at Cornwell Chapel, Danville with Charlie Bird officiating. Internment was in Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Lonnie Apple, Dan Terry, David Dixon, Glen Casey, Randy Davidson, Billy Alvarado, David Arnold, honorary were Joe Apple, Herbert Nauet, Fred Wyatt, Donald Goodman, Lloyd Preston and Loren Vogt. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 22, 2004)


Ervin, Amanda Lea (Dickens)

Amanda Lea "Dickens" Ervin, age 32, of Blue Mountain, AR, went to be with the Lord peacefully at home March 10, 2015 after an inspiring battle with terminal illness. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, niece and friend. She was a former certified paralegal. She was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church of Memphis, TN.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, E.L. "Buddy" Dickens and Onedia "Sis Ross" Dickens of Little Rock; her maternal grandparents, Jack S. Kenward and Joan "Hickerson" Kenward of White Hall; and her brother, Larry Dickens, Jr. of Little Rock.

She is survived by her parents, Larry and Laura Dickens and her daughter, Natalie Anne Ervin, all of Blue Mountain; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.

Visitation was held Friday, March 13 from 5 to 7:00 P.M. at Roberts Funeral Home in Booneville. Funeral Services were held Saturday, March 14, 2015, at 1:00 P.M., at Moore's Chapel Methodist Church, Waveland under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home with Rev. John McCourt officiating. To sign online registry, go to robertsfh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 18, 2015)

Erwin, Frances Augusta "Gussie" (Snipes) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Agusta Erwin, age 86, died June 5th in a Durant, OK. hospital. She was the daughter of the late Alvin and Francis Snipes. She was a member of Ihe Wing Methodist Church.

Survivors include a large number of nieces and nephews.

The funeral was at the Rover Baptist Church by Rev. Charles Nance assisted by Rev. T.F. Cooper and burial was in Mt Zion Cemetery at Briggsvilfe. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 1963)

Erwin, Frances Augusta "Gussie" (Snipes) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Agusta Erwin, age 86, died June 5th in a Durant, OK. hospital. She was the daughter of the late Alvin and Francis Snipes. She was a member of Ihe Wing Methodist Church.

Survivors include a large number of nieces and nephews.

The funeral was at the Rover Baptist Church by Rev. Charles Nance assisted by Rev. T.F. Cooper and burial was in Mt Zion Cemetery at Briggsvilfe. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 1963)

Esch, Jeanette

Jeanette Esch, age 70 of Dardanelle, died Tuesday at her home in Dardanelle. Born April 23, 1932 in Dermont, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late, Lee and Myrtle Cagle Cooper. She was co-owner of V. H. Esch Autoparts. She was a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Van Henry Esch; sons, Danny Esch and Carroll Cole, and a brother, Johnnie Cooper.

Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Gearl and Arneata Cooper of Russellville; sisters, Ruth Romines and Wanda Foster of Russellville; sisters-in-law, Rosemary Cooper of Russellville, and Carolyn Crow and Bobbie Sue Stinnett, both of Dardanelle; one nephew and 3 nieces.

Funeral service was Thursday, March 20, 2003 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Brother Ralph Weinhold officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Jerry Crow, Tommy Crow, Tommy Baker, Steve George, Jerry Don Woods and Frank Blalock. Memorials may be made to Dardanelle Church of Christ, 219 Union Street, Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834 (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 19, 2003)


Esch, Robbie Faye

Robbie Faye Esch, age 84, of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, April 9, 1998 at Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville, AR. She was born November 3, 1913 in Clarksville, AR to the late Vannie I. and Sophie Brigham Herring. She was a homemaker, mother and owned and operated Dardanelle Tire and Supple for 36 years with her late husband, the former mayor of Dardanelle, Henry Esch. She was a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ. She was also preceded in death by a son, Van Henry Esch and a grandson, Danny Esch.

Survivors include two daughters, Bobbie Sue Stinnett and Carolyn Crow both of Dardanelle, AR; a sister, Leona Landthrip of Clarksville; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Service was April 11, 1998 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Jack Lawyer officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Bill Handcock, Tommy Baker, Buster Berryhill, Claudie Norris, Leon Johnson, Bill Pitts. Honorary Elders and Deacons of the Dardanelle Church of Christ and Bill Berry. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 15, 1998)


Eslick, Patricia Ann (Trimmer)

Patricia Ann Eslick, age 75, of Russellville, passed away July 3, 2016, at Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville. She was born January 19, 1941, in West Covina, California to the late David R. & Pearl L. Smith Trimmer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Timothy Alan Eslick; brother, Robert Trimmer.

Survivors include her husband Roy Beaden Eslick; son & daughter-in-law, David & Jennifer Eslick of Russellville; daughter & son-in-law, Kimberly & Brad Hursman of Alma, MO.; 5 grandchildren ; 2 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2 pm Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel Dardanelle with Dr. Travis Arterbury officiating. Burial will be at Riley Creek Cemetery in Belleville. Visitation will be 1 to 2 pm before service at Chapel. 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 Jul 6, 2016)

Essinger, Stephen "Jack"

Stephen "Jack" Essinger, age 71, a resident of Hector, AR, died Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center at Russellville. He was born on February 11, 1926 at El Paso, AR to Stephen and Ethel Brown Essinger. He married Christine Hurst on February 14, 1987. He was a retired operator with Darling International in Russellville and a cattle farmer. He was a member of the Appleton Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Alma Taylor Essinger.

He is survived by wife, Christine Essinger of Hector; two sons and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Mazelee Essinger and Jimmy Essinger all of Hector; four step-sons, Carl Baker of Russellville, AR, Archie Hurst of Dardanelle, AR, Kenneth Hurst of Pottsville, AR and Arley Hurst of Dardanelle, AR; eight step-daughters, Annie Cagle of Dardanelle, AR, Virginia Derry of West Memphis, AR, Betty Reynolds, Cathy Lane both of Dardanelle, AR, Debbie Dunn of West Memphis, AR, Teresa Spaingler of Corinth, MS, Linnie Scissom of Springdale, AR and Delores Smith of Russellville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four sisters, Helen Bulice of Cabot, AR, Peggy Bernley of Louisiana, Betty Reddings of Beebe, AR and Mary King of Batesville, AR; two brothers, Clem Essinger of Centerville, AR and Dan "Jake" Ellis of Beebe, AR and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was February 13, 1998 at the Humphrey Chapel officiated by Mr. Scott Roderick. Burial was in the Crossroads Cemetery at Appleton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 18, 1998)


Essman, Devon Mitchell

Devon Mitchell Essman, age 23, of Danville passed away Monday, June 15, 2015, at UAMS Hospital in Little Rock. He was born August 31, 1992, in Russellville, Arkansas to J.D. Jr. & Teresa Lei Hilton Essman. Devon was a 2009 Danville High School graduate.

He was preceded in death by Granny Jo.

Survivors include his parents, J.D. Jr. "Bo" & Teresa Essman; brother, Joseph Essman of Danville; sisters, Nicole Duke of Danville and Tashina & William Helton of Waldron; nieces, Brooklyn Sisk, Kimberly Helton, Kylee Helton; nephews Doren Sisk, Austin Helton; grandparents, J.D. & Linda Essman of Danville; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thank you to Pam Blocker & Michelle Fowler and everyone that has helped us and prayed for us over Devon long battle, there will always be a special place in our hearts for all of you.

Memorial service was held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Canaan Cemetery in Marshall, Arkansas. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences a www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 24, 2015)

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