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Ford, Vernon Chester

Vernon Chester Ford, age 85 of Gravette, AR formerly of Rover, AR died Saturday, September 25, 1999 at the Gravette Medical Center Hospital in Gravette. He was born June 28, 1914 in Stuttgart, AR son of the late A. H. and Mary Alice Stone Ford. He was a graduate of Illinois State College in Jacksonville, IL, where he was a four year football letterman and captain his senior year. He received his masters in education in 1950 from the University of Arkansas. He retired as superintendent from Plainview-Rover schools in 1979, then retired again after serving as administrator for Fourche Valley School. In the past he had also coached and had served in education for 42 years. He was a member of the Yell County Retired Teachers and the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association and a member of the Plainview United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, 5 moths and 5 days, Virginia Harris Ford who died on November 4, 1996.

Survivors include two sons, Donald Harris Ford of Gravette and Robert H. Ford of Pensacola, FL; one daughter, Patricia Ann Savage of Gravette; one brother, Donald Ford of Nilwood, IL; four sisters, Lucille Hermon of Springfield, IL, Vivian Falke of Seminole, FL, Virgie Dudley of Little Rock, AR and Marie Clifton of Stuttgart, AR; eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held today, Wednesday, September 29, 1999 at 10:00 a. m. at the Plainview United Methodist Church with Rev. Royce Savage and Rev. John Zolk officiating. Burial will be in the Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover, AR. Pallbearers will be Bill Lansden, Ronald Knight, Larry Gayhart, Donnie Emerson, Gary Morrison, Phillip Walker. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 29, 1999)


Ford, Virginia Harris

Virginia Harris Ford, age 73, of Rover, AR passed away Monday, November 4, 1996 at Gravette Medical Center in Gravette, AR. She was born in Rover, AR January 31, 1923, daughter of the late Ralph and Effie Crownover Harris. She was a retired bookkeeper and homemaker.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Vernon C. Ford; two sons, Donald Harris Ford of Gravette and Robert H. Ford of Pensacola, FL; one daughter, Patricia Ann Savaage of Gravette; one brother, Lathelle Harris of Amarillo, TX; two sisters, Maxine Countz of Ola and Wave Chitwood of Danville; 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral service was held November 6 at the Rover Baptist Church with Rev. Elvin McDill officiating. Burial was in Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover. Grandsons and grandsons-in-law served as pallbearers. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 11-13-1996)


Forrest, Carl "Mac"

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - Carl "Mac" Forrest, age 47, of San Francisco, Calif. formerly of Plainview, died Monday, June 2, 1986 at his home. He was the son of the late Mrs. Carl Dean Dowen Forrest.

Survivors include his father, Charlie G. Forrest of Plainview; two brothers, Bob and Troy Lee Forrest of Plainview; a sister, Ann Beasley of Paris, and several nephews and nieces.

A memorial service was held Saturday at First Baptist Church at Plainview by the Rev. Bill Storts. Burial was in California. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Forrest, Carl Mac

Carl Mac Forrest, age 47, of San Francisco, CA, formerly of Plainview, died Monday, June 2, 1986 at his home.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol Dean (Dawnen) Forrest of Plainview.

Survivors include his father, Charlie G. Forrest; two brothers, Bob and Troy Lee Forrest of Plainview; one sister, Ann Beasley of Paris.

A memorial service was held Saturday, June 7 at 10:00 a. m. at the Plainview First Baptist Church by Rev. Bill Storts. Burial was in California. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 6-11-1986)


Forrest, Charlie

Charlie Forrest, age 84, a resident of Plainview, AR died Sunday, April 30, 1995 at Chambers Memorial Hospital hi Danville, AR. He was born on September 5, 1910 at Scott County, AR to Foster and Floye E. Peeler Forrest. He was a cabinet maker and retired Free Will Baptist minister. He was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carl Dean Downen Forrest, one son, Carl Mack; three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors are two sons, Bob and Troy Forrest both of Plainview; one daughter, Beatrice Ann Beasley of Paris, AR; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Roy Forrest of Plainview and Odell Forrest of Ola; one sister, Flora Keener of Russellville and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services May 2 at the graveside at New Bethel Cemetery at Plainview, AR officiated by Rev. Scott Miller and assisted by Rev. Monroe Hunt. Pallbearers were grandsons. Honorary were great-grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 5-3-1995)


Forrest, Euda Mae

Euda Mae Forrest, age 89 of Plainview, died Saturday, May 23, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. Born November 4, 1919 in Vian, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Dolphie and Muncie Jackson Furr. She was a member of the Plainview First Baptist Church and taught Sunday School there for many years. Euda Mae lived most of her life in the Plainview and Nimrod area. She was active in her church, community and with family and friends. She was happiest on the farm tending to her cows and garden. She also enjoyed sharing the fruits of her labor, especially in the form of pecan pie, pound cake and sewing projects.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 57 years, Odell Forrest; son, Randall Forrest; two grandsons, Tim Potter and Travis Vaught, and four brothers, L. D. Eugene, Don and Rassie Furr.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and David Purtle of Braselton, Georgia, Becky and Michael Vaught of Conway, Janet and Steve Cousins of El Dorado; daughter-in-law, Martha Forrest, Dardanelle; eight grandchildren, and spouses, Michael Ray Potter, Brian and Ryna Purtle, Russ and Angie Forrest, Randee Kay and Brad Cunningham, Darla and Jonathan Landers, David and Ann Cousins, Sarah Cousins, Erin Cousins; eleven great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; a sister, Jerri Skinkey of Little Rock and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, friends and neighbors.

Services were Tuesday, May 26 at the First Baptist Church in Plainview with Rev. Mike Ault and Rev. Monroe Hunt officiating. Interment was in New Bethel Cemetery Pallbearers were Michael Potter, Bobby Potter, David Cousins, Brian Purtle, Logan Purtle, and Jonathan Landers. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 27, 2009)


Forrest, Floy Elizabeth (Peeler) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Floy Elizabeth Peeler Forrest, aged 86, of Hot Springs, fonnerly of Plainview died Sunday. She is the widow of Foster G. Forrest and a Baptist.

Survivors include four sons, Jim Forrest of New Mexico, Charlie and Odell Forrest of Plainview and Roy Forrest of Michigan; three daughters, Mrs. Carl Partin of Danville, Mrs. Fay Magness of Russellville and Mrs. Earl Keener of Hot Springs; a sister, Mrs. John White of Plainview; 26 grandchildren.

Funeral was Tuesday at the Plainview Baptist Church. Burial was at New Bethel Cemetery near Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1965)

Forrest, Floy Elizabeth (Peeler) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Floy Elizabeth Peeler Forrest, aged 86, of Hot Springs, fonnerly of Plainview died Sunday. She is the widow of Foster G. Forrest and a Baptist.

Survivors include four sons, Jim Forrest of New Mexico, Charlie and Odell Forrest of Plainview and Roy Forrest of Michigan; three daughters, Mrs. Carl Partin of Danville, Mrs. Fay Magness of Russellville and Mrs. Earl Keener of Hot Springs; a sister, Mrs. John White of Plainview; 26 grandchildren.

Funeral was Tuesday at the Plainview Baptist Church. Burial was at New Bethel Cemetery near Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1965)

Forrest, James Foster

James Foster Forrest, age 65, died Thursday, March 4, at his home. He was the son of the late Foster and Floy Peeler Forrest. He was a member of the Free Pentecost Church, and was a road construction and timber worker.

Survivor include his, wife, Mrs. Mozell Forrest; four sons, Jimmie and Phillips Forrest of Bossier City, La. and Jerry and Stanley Forrest of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Brewer of Independence, Mo., Mrs. Rebecca Miller of Russellville and Misses Elizabeth and Mary Forrest of the home; three brothers, Charlie & Odell Forrest of Plainview, and Roy Forrest of Highland. Mich. three sisters, Mrs. Carl Partin and Mrs. Fay Magness of Russellville, and Mrs. Earl Keener of Hot Springs, and three grandchildren.

Funeral was held at Salem Church. Burial was in Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 3-11-1971)


Forrest, Johnnie Lee

Johnnie Lee Forrest, age 85, of Plainview, AR died Sunday, April 13, 2003 at her home. She was born December 8, 1917 at Birta, AR the daughter of the late Jim and Josephine Barnett Storment.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Forrest; three brothers, Ray, J. C. and Carl Storment; two sisters, Dee Mill and Ruby Sloan and a granddaughter, Lisa Berkey Garcia.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Anna and Dennis Berkey of Howell, MI and Gail and Russell Welker of Perryville, AR; two brothers, Harold Storment of Detroit, MI and Thomas Storment of Birta, AR; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday, April 16 at 2 p. m. at the Ola Assembly of God Church with Rev. Norman Chenowith officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery at Plainview by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be Lawrence Reynolds, Richard Gililland, Mike Shepherd, Jerry Forrest, Doug Forrest and Troy Lee Forrest. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 16, 2003)


Forrest, Mary Elizabeth Crabill

Mary Elizabeth Crabill Forrest, age 93, of the Gilkey Community died Saturday, February 12, 2005 at the Russellville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 20, 1911 in Tom Book, VI to the last Samuel and Daisy Will Crabill. She was a mother and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Forrest; three brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Vernell and Edward Bryant of Gilkey; two grandchildren, Steve Bryant of Dardanelle, AR and Sandra and Jim King of Gilkey; five great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside service was February 15, 2005 at New Bethel Cemetery in Plainview, AR with Rev. J.A. Hunnicutt officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 16, 2005)


Forrest, Mozell

Mozell Forrest, age 67, of Russellville, formerly of Plainview, AR, died Tuesday, June 3, 1997 at Stella Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Russellville. She was born on May 9, 1930, at Belleville, AR (Yell County) to the late Isaac Newton and Irene Harkey Adaire. She was the widow of James Foster "Jim" Forrest and was a member of the Ola Assembly, of God, having served as a Sunday School teacher and as the church secretary treasurer. She was a former Customer Service Officer for the First State Bank of Ola, having worked there for more than thirteen years, and was a member of the National Association of Bank Women now Financial Women International).

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Storment.

Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Crickett Forrest of Tulsa, OK, Phillip and Mary Lou Forrest of Plainview, AR, Jerry and Theresa Forrest of Cabot, AR and Stan and Lori Forrest of Springdale, AR; four daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth and Vernon Brewer of Joplin, MO, Becky and Bob Ellison of Russellville, AR, Liz and Ron Dreadin of Kilgore, TX acid Mary and Larry Douthit of Venus, TX; two sisters and three brothers-in-law, Ophelia and Elgie Whitlow of Plainview, AR, Pauline and Bill Whitlow of Amarillo, TX and Lawrence Storment of Carlsbad, NM; 12 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was June 5 at the Ola Assembly of God with Rev. Norman Chenowith officiating. Burial was in the Salem Cemetery at Plainview. Active pallbearers were James Bata, Troy Whitlow, Jeff Montgomery, Bob Forrest, Troy Lee Forrest and Doug Forrest. Honorary past and present employees of First State Bank of Plainview & Ola. Memorials may be made to the Ola Assembly of God, Ola, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 11, 1997)


Forrest, Odell M.

Mr. Odell M. Forrest, age 81, of Kingston Community, Yell County, AR died Friday, March 7, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born September 4, 1915 in the Kingston Community to the late Foster G. and Floy Peeler Forrest. He was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church, a farmer and cattlemen, he was a past member and director of the Yell County Farm Bureau and he and his family were a past Yell County Farm Family of the year.

He was preceded in death by a son, Randell Forrest, a grandson, Timothy Potter, three brothers, Jim, Charlie and Vernon Forrest and two sisters, Nelia Magness and Jewel Partin.

Survivors include his wife, Euda Mae Furr Forrest; three daughters, Judy Purtle of Springdale, AR, Becky Vaught of Conway, AR and Janet Cousins of El Dorado, AR; a brother, Roy Forrest of Plainview; a sister, Flora Keener of Russellville, AR; nine grandchildren, Michael Potter, Brian Purtle, Russ and Randee Kay Forrest, Darla and Travis Vaught, David, Sarah and Erin Cousins; six great grandchildren and a host of nephews and nieces.

Services was March 10 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. I Bennie Foster and Rev. Darryl Harris officiating. Interment was in New Bethel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Randy Furr, Doug and Mitch Forrest, Danny King, Bud Potter and Brian Purtle. Memorials may be made to the Randell Forrest Scholarship Fund at the First State Bank in Plainview, P. O. Box 227, Plainview, AR 72857. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 1997)


Forrest, Randell

Randell Forrest, age 45, of Plainview, AR died Sunday, January 9, 1994, at his home. He was a farmer and rancher. He was a member, Deacon and Sunday School teacher at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of the Yell County Cattleman's Association and board member of the Yell County Farm Bureau. He was a member of the Texas Cattle Feeder's Association, and a member of the ASCS Board. He was a graduate of the U of A School of Agriculture.

He is survived by: his wife, Martha Forrest of the home; a son, Russ Forrest of the home; a daughter, Randee Kay Forrest of the home; his parents, Odell and Euda Mae Forrest of Plainview and three sisters, Judy Purtle of Springdale, AR, Rebeccah Vaught, Conway, AR and Janey Cousins of El Dorado, AR. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 1994 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church officiated by Rev. W. K. Roach, and, assisted by Mr. Joe Dawson and by Rev. Bennyy Foster.

A private burial will be at the New Bethel Cemetery under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Home of Ola. Memorials may be made to Randell Forrest Memorial Agri. Scholarship Fund at 1st State Bank of Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 12, 1994)

Forrest, Roy

Roy Forrest, age 80 of Plainview, Arkansas, died Friday, April 21, 2000. He was born in Plainview on November 2, 1919 to the late Foster Green and Floy Elizabeth Peeler Forrest. He was a retired farmer, a World War II Army veteran, and attended the Ola Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lisa Anne Berkey Garcia; five brothers, Jim Forrest, Verman Forrest, Charlie Forrest, Odell Forrest and infant brother, Daniel Forrest, two sisters, Nellie Magness and Jewell Partin

Survivors wife, Johnnie Lee Storment Forrest, two daughters and sons-in-law, Anna Lee and Dennis Wayne Berkey, Howell, Michigan, Gail Beth and Russell Lavan Welker, Nimrod, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Michael Wayne and Kimberly Marie Berkey, Montrose, MI, Jacob Ryan Berkey, Davie, Florida; Sarah Elizabeth and Jonathan Robert Sutherland, Conway, AR. Phoebe Leighanna Welker, Nimrod, AR. one great-granddaughter, Katherine Marie Berkey, Montrose, MI; one sister, Flora Mae Keener, Russellville, AR; several nephews and nieces. Pallbearers Bob Forrest, Philip Forrest, Troy Lee Forrest, Doug Forrest, Earl Keener, James Russell Partin

Funeral services were held Monday, April 24, 2:00 p. m. at the Ola Assembly of God Church with Rev, Norman Chenowith officiating. Burial was at Salem Cemetery, Plainview. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 26, 2000)


Forrest, Troy Lee

Troy Lee Forrest, age 77, of Plainview died Sunday, November 16, 2014 at his home. He was born November 29, 1936 at Kingston to the late Charlie Glee and Carl Dean Downen Forrest. He attended the Plainview First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife Donna Bolton Forrest of Plainview; children, Mitchell and Marilyn Forrest of Plainview, Douglas and Sharon Forrest of Plainview, Denise of Dardanelle; grandchildren, Kelly Forrest and wife Shelly of Plainview, Ashley Weaver and husband Mark of Dardanelle, Matt Forrest of Plainview, Preston Forrest and wife Kishea of Casa, Meredith Forrest of Plainview, Jacob Adkison of California, Emily Adkison of Dardanelle, twelve great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. A special Thanks to Arkansas Hospice.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Plainview First Baptist Church with Bro. Joe Yates officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. 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 19, 2014)

Forrest, Vernon John

Vernon John Forrest, aged 52, of Ola Rt. 1, died at Little Rock, July 26, 1960 with a heart attack. He was a construction worker and a lifelong resident of Yell County.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Forrest; one daughter, Vernel Bryant of Rt. 1, Ola; his mother, Mrs. Floy Forrest of Hot Springs; four brothers, Jim of Parks, Charley of Plainview, Odell of Ola Rt. I and Roy of Capac, Mich.; three sisters, Mrs. Jewell Partin of Chickalah, Nelia Magness of Russellville and Mrs. Flora Keener of Hot Springs; and one grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, July 28, 1960)


Forrester, Irene Anglin

Mrs. Irene Anglin Forrester, age 39, passed away at her home in Havana Sunday afternoon, April 4, 1954. She had been in bad health for several months but had only been in bed two day at the time of her death.

She is survived by her son, Dan, of the home, her mother and two brothers, John of Oklahoma City and Garland of Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 YRS AGO, DANVILLE, ARKANSAS - Originally published on Thursday, April 15, 1954)


Forrester, John B.

John B. Forrester, born in Havana, AR on November 27, 1918, the youngest son of Marvin and Minnie Forrester and the grandson of Robert Harrison Forrester and Sabra Cargyle, died on September 5th 2006 in San Clemente, CA. "John Bob" as he was known growing up in Yell County, left Havana and joined the U. S. Navy at the start of World War II. He was assigned to duty on the USS Dewey, a destroyer, for the duration of the war in the Pacific. After the war, he was stationed in Southern California and later made this his permanent home. He left the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer but didnt stray too far physically from that career; he became a civilian contractor at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station near Santa Ana, CA and Miramar Marine Corps Air Station just north of San Diego, CA.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Deana Forrester of Corona, CA; his daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Steve Bailey of Southgate, WA; his nephew, Matthew Oates of Hollister, CA, son of Ila Forrester Oates and his family; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Throughout the years, he remained in contact with his family in Arkansas and leaves behind several cousins in Arkansas and Oklahoma E. C. Torbett of Fayetteville, Elizabeth Diane Johnson of Bentonville, Eldon Forrester, John Forrester and Diane Forrester Acree all of Midwest City, OK and Barbara Forrester Schwarz of Ukon, OK.

He was interred at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 20, 2006)


Forrester, Johnny Bob

Johnny Bob Forrester died September 5, 2006 in San Clemente, CA. He was born November 27, 1918, the son of the late Marvin and Minnie Forrester. He was a veteran in the Navy during WWII.

He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Deana Forrester; daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Steve Bailey; several grand and great-grandchildren and relatives and friends.

Interment was at Riverside National Cemetery September 11, 2006. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 27, 2006)


Forrester, Ledain

Pvt. Ledain Forrester Re-Buried at Havana - Services were conducted at the Havana cemetery last Thursday for Pvt. Ledain Forrester, whose body was returned from the Paestum Cemetery, Mt. Soprano, Italy, for re-burial.

Services were conducted by Rev. Billy Dennis. Pvt. Forrester was born at Havana on July 1, 1913, where he attended school and lived until his enlistment in die Army on December 9, 1942. He was assigned to Battery B, 26th Field Artillery, trained at Camp Roberts, Calif., and was sent overseas to the North African Theatre. He was killed in action on August 7, 1943, only eight months after he had enlisted.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin A. Forrester, a sister, Ila Oates, and two brothers, Edwin and Bob, all of Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, November 25, 1948)


Forsythe, Elva Jean (Lewis)

Elva Jean Forsythe, age 84, of Russellville died Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Stella Manor Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born September 3, 1930, at Carden Bottom to the late Ed and Myrtle Ellis Lewis.

She was a home maker and was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Cecil Ray Forsythe; three sisters, Mildred Bethel, Myrlene Chamberlin, Dorthy Alverson.

Survivors include six children, Charles Ray Forsythe, Brenda Joyce Severs, Bertha Adell Huseby, Eddie Lee Forsythe, Patricia Ann Evans, Gene Allen Forsythe; thirteen grandchildren; twenty eight great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, July 3, 2015, at Salem Cemetery in Plainview with Rev. Ron Chenault officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. 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 Jul 1, 2015)

Foshee, Foye Florene

Foye Florene Foshee, 73, of Driggs, AR passed away July 14, 2009 in Fort Smith, AR. She was born in Driggs September 29, 1935 to the late Otha (Jack) and Mattie C. Johnson. For thirty-nine years, she worked as office manager at the Ace Comb plant in Booneville. After her retirement, she was dedicated to taking care of others. She was a member of the Heritage Addition Church of Christ in Booneville. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert William Foshee; a brother, Coy E. Johnson; mother-in-law, Flora Foshee; brothers-in-law, Velbert and Jeff Foshee; nephews, Mike Cameron, Jessie Cameron, and Paul Stanberry.

She is survived by her daughter, Diana Foshee of Driggs; four sisters, Ima Faye Beck and husband Gene, Betty Cameron and husband Marvin all of Magazine, Hazel Foster and husband Johnny of Havana, Pauline Stanberry and husband Larry of Mt. George; brothers-in-law, Neal Foshee of Magazine, J. W. Foshee and wife Frankie of Idabelle, OK; sisters-in-law, Yvonne McGuire and husband Bobby of Rochester, NY, Jeanette McMurtry and husband Jr. of Paris, and Judy Foshee of Magazine; numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Tom Beggs, Johnny Foster, Gene Beck, Marvin Cameron, Larry Stanberry and Jr. McMurtry. Honorary pallbearers were Neal Foshee, Johnny Moody, and Roy Kelm.

Funeral service was Friday, July 17, 2009 at Booneville Funeral Service Chapel with burial at Liberty Cemetery near Driggs under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service of Booneville. Online guestbook www.boonevillefuneralservice.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 22, 2009)


Foss, Anna J.

Anna J. Foss, age 52, of Hannibal, MO, a native of Plainview, AR died Thursday, March 4, 2004 at Hannibal Regional Hospital. She was born October 17, 1951, the daughter of the late Elton Willard. She was a musician and woodworker and attended Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra, MO.

She is survived by her husband, Christopher R. Foss; a son, Jeffery Taylor of Little Rock, AR; two daughters, Sarah Millard of Dardanelle, AR and Jessica Wright of Conway, AR; a step-son, Daniel Foss of the home; a step-daughter, Nicolette Foss of the home; her mother and step-father, Chloe and L. O. Smith of Plainview, AR; a brother, Harry Willard of Russellville, AR; a sister, Mary Reid of Russellville, AR and a grandchild, Kyle Taylor.

Memorial service will be held March 13, 2004 at 2 p. m. at Mission Hill Baptist Church at Palmyra, MO with Pastor Ken Lewis officiating. Arrangements by James O'Donnell Funeral Home of Hannibal. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 10, 2004)


Foster, Bennie "Deuce In The Hole"

Bennie "Deuce in the hole" Foster, age 78 of Ola, AR died Sunday, October 3, 1999 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born February 10, 1921 in Ola, AR and was a son of the late Oscar Foster and the late Maude Barnes Foster. He was a retired punch press operator, an avid hunter, fisherman and CBer, a member of the Ola Masonic Lodge and the Ola Assembly of God.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by three sons, Lloyd Ray, Jimmy Lee and Billy Ray Foster.

Survivors include his wife, Estelle Foster of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Jackie and Renee Foster of Shreveport, LA; three daughters and four sons-in-law, Mary and Johnny Baker of Ola, Mildred and Jimmy Rose of Ola, Sheila and Harrold Foster of Centerville and Fred Bosbous of Houston, TX; two brothers, Floyd Foster of Ola and Fay Foster of Ft. Myers, FL; four sisters, Ruby Lacy of Atkins, Vera Hays of Ola, Irene Key of South Carolina and Juanita Hutchins of Ola; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral service will be 2 PM, Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at Ola Assembly of God with Rev. Norman Chenowith, Rev. Jackie Lloyd Townsell and Rev. Ed LaRoe officiating. Burial will be in Ola-Sandlin Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be Johnny Len, Buddy and Steven Baker, James Allan Pitts, Jackie Foster, Jr., Jerramie and Benny Jack Moore. Honorary will be, Jimmy Allen and Billy Kelly Rose. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 6, 1999)


Foster, Carolyn Evon (Dacus)

Carolyn Evon Foster, age 77, of Dardanelle died Sunday, January 3, 2016, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. She was born November 15, 1938, at Mt. George to the late Rupert and Allie Gandy Dacus. She was a member of the Mt.

George Church of Christ and was preceded in death by her Parents; her husband, James T. Foster; one son, James Dale Foster; three brothers, Donnie Dacus, David Dacus, James Dacus; three sisters, Lavanch Funkhouser, Anna Fowler, Bobbie Sue Lawrence and one grandson, Christopher Smith.

Survivors include four children, William Duncan of Dardanelle, Bobby Duncan (Johnna) of Bentonville, Chadwick Foster (Kristin) of Dardanelle, Pamela Smith of Russellville; two brothers, Carlton Dacus of Dardanelle, Francis Dacus (Pat) of Redmond, Oregon; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 P.M., Thursday, January 7, 2016, at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Chris George officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be Eddie Lawrence, Johnny Lawrence, Jimmy Don Cook, Cody Foster, Jon Smith and Matt Duncan. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. On- line guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 6, 2016)

Foster, Elizabeth "Betty" (Gattis)

Elizabeth "Betty" Foster, 81, beloved wife, mother, nana, sister and aunt passed away peacefully with her family by her side on November 19, 2014, two days shy of her 82nd birthday. Betty was born on November 21, 1932 in Paris, [Logan County] Arkansas, to the late Roy D. Gattis and late Nevia L. Wackerley. As a military wife, Betty traveled extensively over her lifetime and made her home in Alaska starting in 1970. She had a truly wonderful spirit with an iron-willed strength and was treasured by her family for her combination of kindness, love and wit. She will be deeply missed by all.

She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Edward "Bill" Foster. She was the loving mother of Linda "Diane" (Marvin) Holt of Woodlands, Texas, Pam (Bob) Golden of Stephens City, Virginia, Rhonda "Ronie" (Rick) Moose of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Edwina "Eddie" (John) Fedoris of Bend, Oregon, Steve (Tracy) Foster of Big Lake, Tim (Rita) Foster of Palmer, and Joey (Tammy) Foster of Peters Creek. She was a loving grandmother to Michael Ford, Amey (Roman) Armachain, Adam Foster, Chris Ford, Brian (Natalie) Terry, Brianne Golden (John) Price, Carissa Golden, Stevie (Andy) Frakes, Ashly Robinson, Jessica Fedoris, Kaitlyn Fedoris, Jared Foster, Samantha Foster, and Michael Marie Foster. Betty was also a cherished great-grandmother of Emily, Cameron, Ryann, Taylor, Kade, Olivia, Brooklyn, Tyler, Matthew, Kylie, Aleise and Ian.

She was preceded in death by her loving grandson, Cory Allen Foster. A private celebration of life was November 22 where her ashes were sprinkled by airplane over some of Betty's favorite places around Alaska. In lieu of flowers, the family requested that memorial contributions be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman Newspaper, Palmer, Alaska, Obituary was published on Nov 29, 2014)

Foster, Elizabeth Jean (Bowden)

DARDANELLE - Elizabeth Jean Foster, 52, of Dardanelle died Sunday, September 21, 2014, at River Valley Medical Center. She was born July 1, 1962, to Thomas William Clark and Phyllis Jean Bowden. She loved to read, take care of her rose bushes and loved animals.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, William Macel Foster.

Survivors include two sons, Earl Wayne Matthews Jr. and wife Deena and William Matthew Foster of New York; two brothers, Randy Clark and wife Becky of Atkins and Brad Clark of Dardanelle; five grandchildren, Jacob Arthur Ryan Lee Masterson of Rover, Justin Munoz and Robert Munoz, both of Russellville, Ashley Stroud of Dardanelle and Chaiysse Foster of New York.

Family will hold a memorial graveside service at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Bryant's Cove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Courier Newspaper, Russellville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 24, 2014)

Foster, Estelle "Apache Lady"

Estelle "Apache Lady" Foster, age 74, of Ola died Sunday, March 24, 2002 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was the daughter of the late Lester and Mary Cross Blankenship and was born May 20, 1927 at Clayton, Oklahoma. She was the widow of Bennie "Deuce-In-The-Hole Foster, an avid CBer, a loving mother and housewife. She was a member of the Ola Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sons, Lloyd Ray Foster, Jimmy Lee Foster and Billy Ray Foster.

Survivors include her fianc, Edward Keeney of Ola; a son, Jackie Foster of Shreveport, Louisiana; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Johnny Baker and Mildred and Jimmy Rose, all of Ola; and Sheila and Harrold Foster of Centerville; a son-in-law, Fred Bosbous of Houston, Texas; a brother, Ollie Blankenship of Pasadena, California; three step-sisters, Lottie Wells and Lola Davis, both of Marieta, Oklahoma; and Emilie Curley of Gladewater, Texas; 19 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Thursday, March 28, 2002 at 2:00 p. m. at the Shinn Chapel with Rev. Jack Townsell officiating. Burial will be in the Ola-Sandlin Cemetery at Ola, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Active pallbearers will be James Allen Pitts, Danny Burfield, Randy Burfield, Buddy Baker, B. J. Moore, Jimmy Foster, Jimmy Foster, Jr. Heath Catlett and Jackie Foster, Jr. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening, from 7 to 8 p. m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas AIDS Foundation, 2422 West 10th Street, Little Rock, AR 72202. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 27, 2002)


Foster, Eurah Alexander

Eurah Alexander Foster, age 84, of Ola, AR died Thursday, October 4, 2001 at the Yell County Nursing Home at Ola, AR. She was born January 17, 1917 at Ola, daughter of the late Roy William and Ellen Holiman Alexander. She was a nurses aid and retired from Yell County Nursing Home in Ola and a member of the First Baptist Church in Ola.

Survivors include her husband, George Floyd Foster of Ola, AR; grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Donald Margaret Langston of Ola, AR and Sammy & Diane Kemp of Longview, TX; five great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Ola with the Rev. Rick Balentine officiating. Burial was in Sandlin Cemetery, Ola by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 10, 2001)


Foster, Fannie

Fannie Foster, age 54, died January 24 at the home of her sister, Mrs. Harry Hames at Centerville.

Besides Mrs. Hames she is survived by two other sisters, Mrs. Lula Clark, Caruthersville, Mo. And Mrs. Guie Crow of Neely, Ark.; one brother, Allen Barger, of Bryant, Ark. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 31, 1952)


Foster, George Allen

George Allen Foster, age 80, died January 28 at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Eupha Scott, of Porterville, Calif. He was a native of Yell County but had lived in California for the past 24 years.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Parilee Foster of Porterville; a son, Barney Foster of Santa Cruz, Calif.; five daughters, Mrs. Mary Lovett, Mrs. Eupha Scott, Mrs. Vena Cortez, Mrs. Ila Ann Campbell, and Mrs. Faye Geren, all of Porterville; 25 grandchildren and 59 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held February 1 at Loyd Chapel in Porterville with Rev. Odell Branson officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 1965)

Foster, George Floyd

George Floyd Foster, age 86, of Ola, AR died Sunday, October 7, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born May 5, 1912 at Ola, AR the son of the late Oscar Sylvester and Maude Barnes Foster. He was a retired sawmiller for Deltic and a member of Plainview Veterans of Foreign Wars and First Baptist Church in Ola.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eurah Foster; a daughter, Bonnie Kemp; a brother, Bennie Foster and three sisters, Bessie Lee Smith, Leanne Smith and Reva Jewel Williams.

Survivors include, a son and daughter-in-law, Donald Margaret Langston of Ola, AR; a brother, Clyde Fay Foster of Florida; four sisters, Ruby Butler of Russellville, AR; Juanita Hutchins of Knoxville, TN, Vera Hayes of Ola and Irene Keys of South Carolina; three grandchildren and their spouses, Sammie Diane Kemp, Tina and Darrell Gregory and Kelly & Chris Turic; seven great grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be today, Wednesday, October 10 at 11 a. m. at the Ola First Baptist Church with Rev. Balentine officiating. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 10, 2001)


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