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Figley, Mr. Tom

Mr. Tom Figley, formerly of Yell county, died Wednesday, May 14, at Van Buren, Ark. He leaves to mourn his widow, Jessie Figley and several children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1941)

Finch, Joe

Joe Finch, aged 71, died December 14 at Cuero, Tex. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his two sons: James Oscar Finch of Texarkana, G. W. Finch, North Roualton, Ohio; four daughters, Mrs. Genivee Hardisty of Polalus, New Mex., Mrs. Lois Harriman of Cuero, Tex., Mrs. Foy Duncan of McKenny, Tex., Mrs. Paula Scott of Long Beach, Calif.; two brothers: Oscar Finch of Hot Springs, John Finch of Havana; three sisters: Mrs. Ella Irons of Washita, Mrs. Lillie Skaggs of Oklahoma City, Okla. And Mrs. Mary Massengill of Seymore, Tex. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 22, 1960)

Finch, John Isaac

John Isaac Finch, aged 81, of Havana, Rt.2, died at the Yell County Hospital Friday, August 10. He was a lifelong resident of Yell County, retiree farmer and member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Etta Finch; one brother, Oscar Finch, of Hot Springs; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Massingill of Mt. Ida; Mrs. Lillie Skaggs of Mesa, Texas; Mrs. Ella Irons of Oklahoma City and a number of nieces and nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 16, 1962)

Findley, Deon C.

Deon C. Findley, 50, died on August 26th in Fair Oaks, Calif. He was a former Yell County resident.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Fowler Findley; two daughters of Santa Barbara; two brothers, Rev. George Findley of Dox Palos, Calif., Paul Findley of Santa Clara; three sisters, Helen Willet of Santa Clara, Lota McCarroll and Audrey Arca of Santa Barbara.

Services were held Friday, August 28th in the Mount Vernon Church of the Valley and interment was at the Mount Vernon Memorial Park in Fair Oaks, Calif. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published 10 Sep 1970, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Findley, Janet

Janet Findley, age 92, of Russellville, AR went home to be with her Lord, Thursday, March 15, 2007 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. The daughter of Oze and Maude King Morphis, she was born July 8, 1914 in Pottsville. She married Earl Findley on November 8, 1929 in Russellville. Together they made their profession of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ at the Liberty Grove Assembly of God Church in Russellville in 1936. They soon began holding revivals in brush arbors as brother Earl was called to the ministry. She and brother Earl pastored Assembly of God churches in the river valley for over 50 years. Brother Earl built the New Bethel Assembly of God in Russellville in 1939. Other churches included North New Hope at Dover and South New Hope and Sunny Point in Russellville. They also pastored the Assembly of God Church in Carden Bottoms. She worked at International Shoe Factory in Russellville for over 23 years. She was a member of the Liberty Grove Assembly of God and was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and several brothers and a sister.

Survivors include a daughter Wanda Lee and Roy Tillman of Dardanelle; three grandchildren; a great grandson; two step grandchildren; two brothers, John Edward and Freddie Morphis TX and Kenneth Earl and Carol Morphis of Dover; a sister, Mary Ann and Bobby Stewart of Dover; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral was Saturday, March 17, 2007 at Restoration Church in Russellville on Elmira. Reverend James Findley, Reverend Cellan Tilley and Reverend Jean Findley Jones officiated. Burial was at Rest Haven Memorial Park at Russellville by Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 21, 2007)


Findley, Kristopher

Kristopher Findley, 23 of Fortville, Indiana, died August 6, 2006 at his home. He was born October 3, 1982 in North Little Rock, AR to Terry L. Findley and Terry L. Goodson) Mosher. Kris was a 2001 graduate of Warren Central High School and was currently attending A Cut Above Beauty College. Kris worked as a housing framer.

He is survived by his wife, Brittany Sue Findley, whom he married December 20, 2004; a daughter Kristin Leeann Findley; unborn son Kristopher Lynn Findley; mother and father Terry Lee and Everett R Mosher; brother Jacob Austin Caldwell and father Gary L. Caldwell.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at the Birta Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will take place at Birta Cemetery in Birta, AR. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 16, 2006)


Fine, Edgar Lyle

Edgar Lyle Fine, age 82, of Dardanelle, died Friday, March 26, 2004 at the Dardanelle Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 6, 1922 at Elmo, Missouri to the late Oliver Claude and Mary Jane Moffit Fine. He was a WWII Army veteran, a rural mail carrier and a member of the First United Methodist Church at Fairfield Bay, VFW Post 4513 at Fair Field Bay, and the National Rural Letter Carriers Association.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, infant brother Fine, Orris and Fred Fine.

Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Marian Bowman Fine; three sons and daughters-in-law, Edward & Shelly Fine of Crow Mt. Charles and Patricia Fine of Dardanelle, Andrew & Glenda Fine of Lawson, MO; three daughters and 1 son-in-law, Ulva Eldridge of Richmond, MO, Mary & Roland Loch of Pickering, MO, Joy Blocker of Cache, OK; one brother and three sisters-in-law, John Eva Fine of Hopkins, MO, Ardith Fine of Hopkins, MO, Youvaun Fine of Bedford, I A; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren, many nephews nieces.

The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 31, 2004)


Fink, Dimple Corene

Dimple Corene Fink, 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Fink, died February 13, at a hospital in Durant, Oklahoma, after a very short illness.

Dimple Corene is survived by her parents and brother, Lon Robert, all of Atoka, Oklahoma. Mrs. Fink was formerly Miss Lessie Kennedy, and both were of Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 1940)

Fink, Edith

Mrs. Edith Fink, age 89, of Havana, AR died Thursday, July 16, 1998 at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith, AR. She was born in Belleville, AR September 2, 1909, daughter of the late Thomas Riley and Lucinda Rogers Payne. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Evert Fink and two brothers, Fred Payne and Drewey Payne.

Survivors are one son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Kathy Fink of Havana and one granddaughter, Jamie Fink of Havana.

Service was Sunday, July 19, 1998 at 2:00 p. m. at the Belleville Methodist Church with Garland Lipe officiating. Burial was in the Payne Cemetery in Belleville. Pallbearers were Johnny Foster, David Laster, Larry White, Emery Vess, Paul Adair and Lynn Crabill. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 22, 1998)


Fink, Elsie Esther

DARDANELLE - Mrs. Elsie Esther Fink, age 77, of Dardanelle died Monday, October 27, 1986. She was a native of Fisher, daughter of the late Elmer and Elizabeth Johnson Furrow, and a member of Slaty Crossing Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Fink; two sons, Robert Fink of Dardanelle and Billy Fink of Springdale; two daughters, Mrs. Lola Crawford of Dardanelle and Mrs. Mary Green of Traskwood; a brother, Jack Furrow of Danville; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Bryant of Danville and Mrs. Mary Hall of Downey, Calif.; 12 grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Slaty Crossing Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Jimmy Chronister. Burial will be in Ringer Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Fink, Eulean Mildred (Johnson)

( 1921 - 2015) Eulean Fink was born April 2, 1921, in Yell County, AR, and passed away in Red Oak, TX, January 19, 2015. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Lancaster.

Eulean is preceded in death by her husband, Levi, and survived by her brothers, Odell Johnson & wife, Frances, Jake Johnson and wife Jeannine, and Joe Johnson & wife Robbie.

Funeral services are 11:00 am, Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel, Duncanville, Texas. Visitation is 6-8 pm, Friday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, Obituary was published on Jan 22, 2015)

Fink, Eulean Mildred (Johnson)

Eulean Mildred Fink was born in Yell County, Arkansas, on April 2, 1921, the daughter of Beuna Vista (Womack) and Levin David Johnson. She passed away in Red Oak, Texas, on January 19, 2015, at age 93. Eulean was a member of First Assembly of God in Lancaster.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Levi Fink, and survived by her brothers, Odell Johnson and wife, Frances, of Lincoln, California, Jake Johnson and wife Jeannine, of Holly Lake Ranch, Texas, and Joe Johnson and his wife, Robbie, of Ovilla, Texas.

Funeral services are 11:00 am, Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel with Rev. Sidney Brandon officiating. Burial will follow in Little Bethel Memorial Park in Duncanville. Visitation with the family is 6-8 pm, Friday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. Jan 22, 2015 - On Line @ http://www.jaynesmemorialchapel.com/)

Fink, George

George Fink, age 85, of Dardanelle, AR died Saturday, March 2, 2002 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born July 7, 1916 in Havana, AR to the late Benjamin Franklin and Julia May Hodges Fink. He was a retired professor from Texas A&M University in Kingsville and a retired C. P. T. Pilot Instructor for the Army Reserves. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kingsville, TX, but attended the New Hope Baptist Church for the past 20 years. He was also a member of the Retired Teachers Association of Arkansas and Texas, Yell and Pope County Cattleman's Association, the Yell County Historical Society, the Civil Airpatrol in South Texas and Russellville and was a Mason for 50 years.

He is preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Calvin; two sisters, Henna Clark and Julia May Moore and one brother, Clarion Fink.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth Fink of Dardanelle, AR; three sons and daughters-in-law, George Jr. and Tricia Fink of Bandera, TX, Paul Russell Fink of Dardanelle and Bruce Neil and Lisa Fink of Dardanelle, AR; one son-in-law, Bill Calvin of Raymondville, TX; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Service was Tuesday at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev. Joe Yates officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery at Dardanelle with full military honors by Boyce Wood VFW Post 3141. Arrangements under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Brandon Calvin, Tracy, Mathew, Austin, Cannon and Mark Fink and Johnny W. Johnston. Honorary were, Everette Whitford, Glyndal Roberts, Doyle Richardson and Jimmy George. Memorials may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Glenda Carroll, Rt. 2 Box 820, Dardanelle, AR 72834. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 6, 2002)


Fink, Henry Hensley

Funeral services for Henry Hensley Fink, 82, of Chowchilla, Calif. were held May 5 in the Worden Funeral Chapel in Chowchilla.

Burial was in the Chowchilla District Cemetery. He was a native of Yell County and a retired farmer and ranch worker.

Survivors include his widow, Isabelle Ewing Fink, five sons, Orven and Earl, both of Chowchilla, Calvin of Sacramento, Charlie of Oregon and Wilmon of Texas; a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Monhollon of Sacramento; two brothers in Arkansas; a sister in New Mexico; 25 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,obituary source: Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1965)

Fink, Marice

Marice Fink, age 83 of Danville, Slo Fork Community, died Saturday, January 27, 2007, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born May 9, 1923, in Stafford, AR.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Newt and Modenia Gray Fink, five brothers, nine sisters and a son-in-law, Warren Myers Jr.

Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Ruth Wald Fink; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Mark Fink, Larry and Melinda Fink of Russellville; four daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Jim Lobb of Missouri, Linda and Philip Faris of Alabama, Judy and Dennis Vosburg of Texas, Patti Myers of OK; 14 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held today, January 31, 2007, 2 p. m. Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Jared Higginbotham officiating. Interment will be in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Military Honors by Boyce Woods, V. F. W. Post 3141. Pallbearers are Richie, Bradley, Jim, Jack, Brian and Philip. Honorary Pallbearers are Benny Boling, Junior Crawford, Dennis Vosbur and Doug Hensley. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 31, 2007)


Fink, Paul Russell

Paul Russell Fink, age 55 of Dardanelle, died Monday, November 8, 2005 at his home. He was born January 7, 1950 at Willington, KS.

He is preceded in death by his dad, George Benjamin Fink, Sr., and a sister, Betty Jean Calvin.

Survivors include a daughter, Suzanna Fink of Percell, OK mother, Elizabeth Grace Fink of Dardanelle two brothers, George B. Fink, Jr. of Bandera, TX, Bruce Fink of Dardanelle.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, November 10, 2005 at New Hope Baptist Church in Dardanelle. Internment was in New Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers were Austin Fink, Cannon Fink, Bruce Fink, George Fink, Jr., Glen-don Graham and Mike Jackson. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 16, 2005)


Fink, Ruth Nell (Waid)

Ruth Nell Fink, age 80, of the Slo Fork Community died Monday, July 18, 2011 at her home. She was born October 10, 1930 at Chickalah to the late Lester and Lessie Cates Waid. She attended the First Free Will Baptist Church in Dardanelle.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband of 60 years, Marice Fink; her second husband Earnest Wesley; two brothers, Lee and Raymond Waid; one sister, Madge Waid.

Survivors include her sons, Mark Fink, Larry & Melinda Fink all of Russellville; four daughters, Beverly & Jim Lobb of Missouri, Linda & Philip Faris of Louisiana, Judy & Dennis Vosburg of Texas, Patti Myers of Oklahoma; two brothers, Rex & Etheridge Waid of Missouri; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was July 22, 2011 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with David Bishop officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 27, 2011)

Fink, Sanford

One Killed, Four Hurt In Highway 10 Wreck Three cars were involved in an accident near Belleville last Saturday morning in which one man died and four persons were hurt. The three drivers were Hazel Wise of Belleville, Sanford Fink, 73, of near Havana and H. G. Lamar, about 50 of North Little Rock. Fink was dead upon arrival at the hospital in Danville and his wife was taken to a hospital in Russellville, where her condition was first listed as critical, but now as greatly improved.

Injured in the other car were H. G. Lamar and his two granddaughters, Beckie, 6, and Marlays, 8 of Fort Smith. They were treated at the hospital in Danville and later transferred to a Little Rock hospital. State Trooper Richard Powell, who investigated the accident said that a car driven by Hazel Wise sideswiped Fink's car in passing (both were travelling east on Highway 10 and that after Fink's car was hit he swerved into the path of the Lamar auto, striking it head-on. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, August 13, 1959)


Fink, Susan Elizabeth

Susan Elizabeth Fink, 86 of Dardanelle, died February 17, 2009 at River Valley Medical Center. She was born February 23, 1922 at Dardanelle to the late Christopher Columbus and Cleo Moore Grace.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George Fink, Sr. son, Paul Fink; daughter, Betty Calvin; six brothers, Tom, Ben, Jack, Glen, John, and Charlie Grace; sister, Mary Roggankamp.

Survivors include sons and a daughter-in-law, George Fink, Jr. and wife Tricia, Bruce Fink; sisters and brother-in-law, Inez James, Anna Richardson, Sarah Whitford and husband Everette; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank Grace, Bill Grace and wife Mary Lee, Lloyd Grace and wife Pat; son-in-law, Bill Calvin; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services February 28, 2009 at New Hope Baptist Church, Dardanelle. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers Brandon Calvin, Tracy, Austin, Mark, Cannon, and George Fink, Jr. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 25, 2009)


Fink, William I.

William I. Fink, 79 years old died in his home Saturday, July 16, 1949 at Havana.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Fannie Fink, one daughter, Mrs. R. I. Hollingsworth, both of Havana, four brothers, Macie, Paris, J. T., Booneville, H. H., California and Nath of Oklahoma; three sisters, Mrs. Wena Rogers of Oklahoma, Mrs. Becky Churchman of Nipoma, Calif. and Mrs. John Chambers of New Mexico, two granddaughters, two great grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 21, 1949)


Finkenbinder, Duard

Duard Finkenbinder, age 81, of Dardanelle, AR passed away Saturday, January 21 at his home.

Funeral service was Tuesday, January 24 at the First Free Will Baptist Church with Bros. Jared Higginbotham and Bobby Loyd officiating. Memorials may be made to Dardanelle First Free Will Baptist Church, State Hwy. 22, Dardanelle, AR 72834 or Caring and Sharing, PO Box 265, Dardanelle, AR 72834. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. See complete obit next issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 25, 2012)

Finkenbinder, James Duard

Duard Finkenbinder, 81, of Dardanelle passed away Saturday, January 21st at home. He was the son of the late Morris and Virginia Tharp Finkenbinder of Turnersville, Texas. He was a 1940 graduate of Dardanelle High School. Mr. Finkenbinder was founder and President of Yelco Agency, Inc. of Dardanelle and served eleven years in the National Guard 39th Infantry Division, Company F. He was a member of the Dardanelle First Freewill Baptist Church, Charter Member of the Dardanelle Jaycees, Universal Housing, and the Russellville Board of Realtors. He was a past president of the Dardanelle Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis International. He had a life-long interest in antique auto restoration and was a charter member of the Mid-America Old Time Auto Association.

Survivors are his wife and business partner of 59 years, Sue Armour Finkenbinder; three daughters, Deborah Seay and husband David of Dardanelle, Donna Nevill and husband Terry of Hot Springs, and Cathy Hansell and husband Terry of Dardanelle. He is also survived by eight grandchildren; Amber Tuller of Seattle, WA, Jason Tuller of Chicago, IL, Garrett Hansell of Chicago, IL, Jacob Nevill of Little Rock, Blake Hansell of Dardanelle, Sarah Tuller of Fayetteville, and Dustin and Paul Nevill of Hot Springs; step grandchildren Dave Seay and Mary Seay Taylor and step great-grandchildren Tallulah and Clementine Taylor. Other survivors include six brothers and sisters; Nelda Walker of Dardanelle, Amy Emerson and Bonnie Gentry of Ft. Smith, Kenneth Finkenbinder of Texas, Keith and Mike Finkenbinder of Dardanelle, and many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews.

Brother Jared Higginbotham and Brother Bobby Loyd will conduct funeral services at the First Free Will Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m, Tuesday, January 24th. Pallbearers will be Mr. Finkenbinder's grandchildren. Memorials can be made to Dardanelle First Free Will Baptist Church, Hwy 22, Dardanelle, AR or Caring and Sharing, P.O. Box 265, Dardanelle, AR. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,This Obituary was published 24 Jan 2012, On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. )

Finkenbinder, James Duard

Duard Finkenbinder, 81, of Dardanelle passed away Saturday, January 21 at home. He was the son of the late Morris and Virginia Tharp Finkenbinder of Turnersville, Texas.

Survivors are his wife and business partner of 59 years, Sue Armour Finkenbinder; three daughters, Deborah Seay and husband David of Dardanelle, Donna Nevill and husband Terry of Hot Springs, and Cathy Hansell and husband Terry of Dardanelle. He is also survived by eight grandchildren; Amber Tuller of Seattle, WA, Jason Tuller of Chicago, IL, Garrett Hansell of Chicago, IL, Jacob Nevill of Little Rock, Blake Hansell of Dardanelle, Sarah Tuller of Fayetteville, and Dustin and Paul Nevill of Hot Springs; step grandchildren Dave Seay and Mary Seay Taylor and step great-grandchildren Tallulah and Clementine Taylor. six brothers and sisters.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, January 24th at the First Free Will Baptist Church with Bros. Jared Higginbotham and Bobby Loyd officiating. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 1, 2012)

Finkenbinder, Virginia

DARDANELLE - Mrs. Virginia Finkenbinder, age 78, of Dardanelle died Saturday, December 6, 1986 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was a native of Turnersville, Texas, daughter of the late J. P. and Josephine Brenholtz Tharp, and a member of Turnersville Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include four sons, Duard, Keith and Mike Finkenbinder of Dardanelle, and Kenneth Finkenbinder of Dallas, Texas; three daughters, Nelda Walker and Amy Emerson of Fort Smith, and Bonnie Gentry of Charleston; 18 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was today at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Harold Walker and the Rev. Tom McElmuiry. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Active pallbearers were Mark Emerson, Jim Bartlett, Tom Bartlett, Chris Walker, Gary Tuller, Terry Hansell and Terry Nevill. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Finley, Harrier Utley

Mrs. Harrier Utley Finley, aged 84, widow of Scab Finley, died June 22, at a hospital in Shreveport, La. She was a native of Pope County and a Methodist. She had been a resident of Ola many years before moving to Shreveport 23 years ago.

She is survived by one son, Joe Finley; three daughters, Mrs. Ethel Yancey, Mrs. Ogden Nelms and Miss Zulema Finley all of Shreveport; a brother, Oze Utley of Russellville and 11 grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, June 30, 1960)


Finley, Leona E. (Blackwood) (Mrs.)

Mrs. John Finley, Steve, died at St. Mary's hospital, Russellville, Saturday and was buried in the Shead Cemetery at Steve, Sunday. Mrs.

Finley was 31 years old and is survived by her husband, father, James M. Blackwood, two brothers, and ten children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 1941)

Fish, Mabel

Mrs. Mabel Fish, 83, of Edmond, OK and a former resident of the Ranger community, died November 30, 1986 at the home of her son, Wesley Fish of Garland, TX.

She is survived by two other sons, James Fish of Houston, TX and Hugh Fish of Oklahoma City, OK; two daughters, Bernadine Hillebranth of Livonia, Mich, and Joy Mueller of Grinvalley, MO; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral and burial was in Paragould. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 1-7-1987)


Fish, Mabel

Mrs. Mabel Fish, 83, of Edmond, OK and a former resident of the Ranger community, died November 30, 1986 at the home of her son, Wesley Fish of Garland, TX.

She is survived by two other sons, James Fish of Houston, TX and Hugh Fish of Oklahoma City, OK; two daughters, Bernadine Hillebranth of Livonia, Mich, and Joy Mueller of Grinvalley, MO; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral and burial was in Paragould. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/30/1986)


Fisher, Allen R.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 24, at 1:30 p. m. at the New Bethel Church for Pfc. Allen R. Fisher whose body was returned from the Paestum Cemetery in Mt. Soprano, Italy for re-burial. Rev. George Findley of Havana was in charge of the service. The Plainview and Danville American Legion Posts will conduct military services.

Pfc. Fisher was born June 5, 1917 near Plainview and attended the Plainview High School. He enlisted in the Army on October 7, 1940 and was killed on August 9, 1943. He was serving with the Third Division.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fisher of near Plainview, two brothers, Harold Clyde, of the U. S. Army and Paul of home; and two sisters, Mrs. Roy Eden, near Plainview and Jean of the home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 2, 1948)


Fisher, Benjaman Rufus

Benjaman Rufus Fisher was born September 10, 1871 near Gilkey and died April 26, 1955 in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edith Norman, in Wagoner, Okla. at the age of 83. He married Lettie May Wall, September 20, 1894, who passed away in 1948. Three sons and one daughter also preceded him in death.

Surviving him are three daughter, Mrs. Ruby Norman, Mrs. Edith Norman, both of Wagoner and Mrs. Francis Williams of Kingsburg, Calif.; 21 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 5, 1955)


Fisher, Christine Ina (George)

Christene Ina Fisher, 87, of Clarksville died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Stella Manor in Russellville. She was born August 29, 1926, in Danville, daughter of the late Harvey and Leeottia Mize George, and a graduate of Danville High School. She and her late husband, Robert L. Fisher, purchased the Johnson County Graphic in 1971 prior to purchasing the Herald-Democrat which they merged with The Graphic in 1974. Her beloved column, "Chris' Corner," appeared in The Graphic for a number of years featuring tales of her travels around the world as well as goings-on close to home. She was known as an avid runner, having won her age division in the Johnson County Peach Festival 4-Mile Race on three occasions, member of First Baplist Church of Clarksville, the American Business Women's Association, and Arkansas Press Women's Association, and recipient of the Arkansas Press Association's Golden 50 Award, former member of the Johnson County Health Foundation Board and an officer on the Clarksville-Johnson County Regional Chamber of Commerce Board. Preceding her in death were two sisters, Murlene F. George and Earnestene L. George; two brothers, Tommy Lee George and Chestene H. George; one nephew, Carroll Ray George; and one stepson, Bobby Fisher.

Survivors include one sister, Margaret J. Wylie and husband. Ronald M. Wylie, of Clarksville; one brother, Harvey E. George and wife, Sue George, of Alma; one stepson, David Fisher and wife, Mary Fisher, of Danville; one stepdaughter-in-law, Nina Fisher of Russellville; step- grandchildren, Davy Fisher of Rogers, and Tamara Morris, Teresa Ausborn and Chris Fisher, all of North Dakota; nephews, Matt Wylie of Clarksville and Christopher George of Fort Smith; niece, Marcia Fletcher of Fort Smith; and numerous great-grandchildren, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the First Baptist Church in Clarksville with Rev. Howard Wheeler officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to be made to the Robert and Christene Fisher Endowment at the Johnson County Community Foundation, 1010 West Main Street, Suite 1, Clarksville, AR 72830. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 16, 2014)

Fisher, Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee Fisher born on February 9, 1993, in Danville, Arkansas to Billy Wayne & Tammie Denise Miller Fisher. In the early morning hours of July 16, 2016, Daniel walked into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 23. He was a 2011 Danville High School graduate. Daniel worked in construction as a brick mason. He could accomplish anything he set his mind to do. He worked hard and loved even harder giving all of himself in life. Daniel touched so many lives in his short 23 years.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Alma Fisher; grandfathers, Wesley Ruben Miller; Paul Curtis; uncles, Johnny Miller; Darrel Evans; cousin, Sean Wesley Miller.

Survivors include his parents, Billy Wayne & Tammie Fisher of Bluffton; sisters, Ashley Carpenter; Amy Fisher both of Bluffton; grandparents, Hazel & Ray Vidrine of Parks; Veda Adenial Miller of Parks; James Edward Fisher of Las Vegas, Nevada.; nephews & niece, Dylan Carpenter; Kellie (Shop Boss) Carpenter; Cody Carpenter; aunts and uncles, Joe & Barbara Curtis of Parks; James Fisher of Danville; Peggy & Junior McDaniel of Waldron; Paula & Chris Thompson of Parks; Issy & Robert Wagner of Waldron; Billy Miller of Parks; Michelle Edwards of Fort Smith; J.R. & Norma Fisher of Las Vegas, Nevada; Larry & Sharon Evans of Parks; LaRay Evans of Kansas City, Missouri; James Lee Miller of Needmore; Billy Wayne & Donna Miller of Greenwood; Raymond Curtis of Parks; Roseann Fisher; Joyce Haley of Boonville; and best friend Stephen Woodard.

Pallbearers included Randy Akins, Keith Akins, Butch Wilson, Issac Hull, Dylan Duke, Que Bob Manuel, Marty Woodard and Jody Curtis. Funeral services were held 10 am Friday, July 22, 2016 at Bluffton Methodist Church with Rev. Michael Shaddon. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, July 21, at the funeral home. Burial was at Bluffton Cemetery. 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 27, 2016)

Fisher, Dick B.

Rev. Dick B. Fisher, 85, passed away November 25, 2007 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He pastored Plainview Baptist Church, Soldier Creek Baptist Church, Agnew Avenue Baptist Church, Liberty Baptist Church, in the Oklahoma City area & First Baptist Church of Welston. He assisted World Evangelist Billy Graham in several revivals that drew crowds of over 50,000. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army Air Corp.

He is survived by his daughter, Rachel Kneeland & husband Rick; son, Mark Fisher & wife Valerie; four grandchildren, Brandon Kneeland, Brandon, Ryan, and Brianna Fisher; and one sister, Betty Roe and husband, Ervin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Evelyn Fisher, and brothers, Keith Fisher of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Robert Fisher of Clarksville. He was the uncle of David and Mary Fisher of Danville.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a. m. Wednesday. November 28, 2007, at Bill Eisenhour Southeast Chapel with interment at Sunny Lane Cemetery where he received full military honors. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 5, 2007)


Fisher, Ethel (Luker) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Ethel Fisher, age 78 of Plainview, died February 26 at the Yell County Hospital. The wife of the late R. H. Fisher, she was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church, a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Nancy E. Merriot Luker.

She is survived by two sons, Harold Fisher of Dardanelle and Paul Fisher; two daughters, Mrs. Jane Eden of Plainview and Mrs. Jean Chism of Ola; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at the New Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Hulon Wiser officiating. Interment was in the New Bethel Cemetery. Services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 4, 1976)

Fisher, Harold C. Bud

Harold C. Bud Fisher, age 61, of Dardanelle died Saturday, June 11, 1988 at the Veterans Regional Medical Center. Mr. Fisher was employed by the Dardanelle School System as Bus Mechanic for the past seven years, he had also worked for the Douglas Aircraft Corporation in Long Beach, CA. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict and a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife Opal Fisher of Dardanelle, three sons, Donnir Fisher of Riverside, CA, Ronnie Fisher of Odessa, TX and Richard Fisher of Diamond Bar, CA, on daughter Deborah Jo Fisher of Diamond Bar, CA, one step-son, Ken Alexander of Dardanelle, AR, one step-daughter, Carol Jean Dopeland of Little Rock, AR, one brother, Paul Fisher of Benton, AR, two sisters, Jane Eden of Plainview, AR, Jean Chism of Ola, AR, there are twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, June 15, 1968 at the Dardanelle Church of Christ by Jack Lawyer. Burial will be in the New Bethel Cemetery near Plainview. Services were in care of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 6/15/1988)


Fisher, Herbert Nelson

Herbert Nelson Fisher, age 92, of Dumas, AR departed this life November 24, 2006 in Dumas. He was born January 25, 1914 in Yell County, AR to the late Joe and Jennie Brogan Fisher. He was a member of Anderson Chapel Baptist Church and a farmer.

He is survived by a son, Darrell Fisher of Dumas; three daughters, Inez Merrell and Norma Rankin both of Dumas and Brenda Waymack of Hot Springs, AR; one brother, Sam Koser of Arizona; one sister Ruby Ashley of Dermott, AR; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Services were November 26, 2006 at Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Dumas with burial in Tyro, AR. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Alzheimer's Association. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 29, 2006)


Fisher, Joan Watt

Joan Watt Fisher, 78, of Danville, died on Friday, October 23, 1998 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, Ar. Mrs. Fisher was born May 13, 1920, at Mangum, Oklahoma, the daughter of the late Wilbur and Irene Watt of Dardanelle. She was preceded in death by her brother, Bill, publisher of the Stroud American in Stroud, Oklahoma. She was a longtime managing editor and news writer for the Yell County Record in Danville. She served as Construction News magazine editor for the State of Oklahoma for several years. For me past 23 years, until her retirement 4 1/2 years ago, at the age of 74, she continued her news writing role for her son, David Fisher, publisher of the Yell County Record. Mrs. Fisher received a two-year college degree at Oklahoma State University (formerly Oklahoma A&M). She was one of the organizers and members of the Danville Chamber Of Commerce in the late 1940's; a member of the Danville B&PW, a Cub Scout Den Leader, a member of the Arkansas Press Association and Arkansas Press Women's Association. Mrs. Fisher was a member of the Danville First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, David and Mary Fisher of Danville; Bobby Fisher of Piano, Tx.; two grandsons, Davy and Jennifer Fisher of Fayetteville; Chris Fisher of Russellville; two granddaughters, Tamara Morris of Russellville and Steve and Teresa Ausborn of Austin, Tx.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 26, at Cornwell Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Burial was in the Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville.

Services were conducted by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Jack Wilson, Charles Palmer, Bob Pledger, Cecil Dale Jr. Lloyd George and Steve Coger. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 28, 1998)


Fisher, Opal Alexander

Opal Alexander Fisher, age 89, of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, January 9, 2004 in Dardanelle, AR. She was born April 9, 1914 in Garden Bottoms, AR to the late William E. and Johnnie Maxey Moore. She was retired from. Arkansas Valley Industry and was a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Mack W. Alexander and Harold Fisher.

Survivors include, a son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Bobbie Alexander of Dardanelle, AR; daughter and son-in-law, Carol and John T. Copeland of Russellville, AR; three brothers, William E. Moore, Pottsville, AR, Keith and Scotty Moore both of Dardanelle, AR; two sisters, Ruby Moore and Ora Faye Tousky both of Dardanelle, AR; three grandchildren, John G. Copeland of Bauxite, Clay Alexander of Houston, TX and Vicki Sigle of Dardanelle, AR and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral was January 12, 2004 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Ralph Weinhold officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle, under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers were John G. Copeland, Clay Alexander, Jody Sigle, Scotty Moore, Bobby Taylor and Tommy Crow; honorary Elders and Deacons of Dardanelle Church of Christ, Ray Ferguson and Dr. William Scott. Memorials may be made to the Dardanelle Church of Christ. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 14, 2004)


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