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George, Shirley "Sparky"

Shirley "Sparky" George, age 67, died Saturday, September 29, 2007 at Sparks Memorial Hospital in Ft. Smith. Born November 25, 1939 in Mt. George, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Fred & Mary Davis George. He was retired from Doyne Electron Corp. and a 32nd mason.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and 3 sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Christine Noblett George; sons and daughter-in-law, David & Lena George of Dardanelle, Douglass & Devanna George; daughter and son-in-law, Donna & Donnie Bruce of Atkins; brothers, Buford George of Witicha, KS; Butch George of Clearwater, KS; sister, Walcie Day of Belleville, 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a. m. Thursday October, 4, 2007 at Centerville Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Tilley officiating. Burial will be at Chalybeate Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 6 to 7 p. m. Arrangement by Danville Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 3, 2007)


George, Theodore "Doc"

Theodore "Doc" George, age 79, of Route 1, Danville, died Thursday, November 14, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a native of Mount George and a retired farmer.

Survivors include two brothers, Fred George of Belleville and Elton George of Mount George, and a sister, Ola Bailey of Oklahoma City, Okla.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Mount George Church of Christ by the Rev. Marion Oswalt and the Rev J. W. McElroy. Burial will be in Mount George Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


George, Tommy Lee

Truck Wreck Is Fatal To Tommy George - Tommy Lee George, 16, of Danville died at a Magnolia Hospital Saturday night of a broken neck and multiple fractures of the skull suffered in a truck accident Saturday morning. The accident occurred about10 miles east of Magnolia on Highway 82. Tommy, who was visiting his brother at Emerson, was with other boys in a pickup truck returning from hauling pulpwood. They were crossing a bridge when a plank flew up and hit the front of the truck, knocking it off the bridge. The three boys riding in the back with Tommy were not injured. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey George of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, June 14, 1951)


George, Venus Fay

DARDANELLE - Venus Fay George, age 80, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, May 22, 1985 at Stella Manor Nursing Home at Russellville. He was the son of the late Walter Hardin and Jimmie Boyd George, a retired police officer for the city of Dardanelle and a member of Dardanelle Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Doris Stanley Venus George; a son, George Stanley George of Sacramento, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Phyllis Niblock of Little Rock, Mrs. Polly Benafield of Oxnard, Ca. and Mrs. Penny Murdaugh of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Nolen George of Detroit, Mich. and Boyd George of Dardanelle; a sister, Mrs. Oma Fulton of Little Rock; 11 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m, Saturday at Cornwell Chapel by Grover Martin. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Members of the Dardanelle Police Department and Yell County Sheriff's Department will serve as pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


George, Vicki Jeanene (Coffey)

Vicki Jeanene "Coffey" George, age 53, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at her home. She was born March 7, I960 at Russellville to the late William "Bill" and Ema Lea Wells Coffey. She was of the Baptist Faith, she loved her job ana spending time with her family especially her grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her sons, Greg Judkins and wife Jennifer of Springdale, Nick George of Dardanelle and Fiance Taylor Freeman of Hector. Three brothers, Harold Lee Underwood of Wing, James Allen Underwood of Nevada, Terry Underwood of Harkey's Valley; two grandchildren, Addison Judkins and Emma Judkins both of Springdale.

Funeral service was held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 24, 2014 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery. Visitation was held Thursday, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the chapel. Pallbearers will be Paul Jackson, David Freeman, Wendell Lynch, Zach Lynch, Larry Emberson, James Hilliard. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Yell County Clerks Office. Memorial Donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 5, RusselIville, Arkansas 72802. 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 Jan 29, 2014)

George, Wade F.

Wade F. George, age 55, of Holdenville, Okla. died at his home last Thursday night. He was born near Danville in Yell County. He was a member of the Welfare Department of Hughes County, Okla.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Gladys Wright George of Holdenville; a daughter of Denison, Tex. two sons, Doyle George of Holdenville and Billy George, stationed at Camp Polk, La. with the Army; a brother, Ervin George of Little Rock, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary McGugan and Mrs. Sallie Haney of Holdenville and Mrs. Ida Miller of Casmelia, Calif. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, August 2, 1951)


George, Walter John "Bill"

Mr. Walter John "Bill" George, age 70, of Ola died Thursday, July 8, 1976 at the Danville Hospital. A native of Centerville, Mr. George was a son of the late Robert and Eller Stevenson George. He was a timberworker and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Dean Mahan George; two sons John George of Mt. Home, and Kenneth George of Dardanelle; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Bolin of Little Rock, Mrs. Mary Hiskerson of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Patsy Duvall of Shreveport, Louisiana; two brothers, Jim George of California, and D.M. "Red" George of Ola; two sisters, Mrs. Netti Cain of Holderville, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Ethel Bishop of Texas; ntne grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 10,1976, at the Ola Church of Christ with Joe Edwards officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. George Cemetery. Active casket bearers were Squire Deloach, Heartsell Lewis, Charles Benefield, Woodrow Wood, Alvie Sales, and Harlon Porter. Arrangements were in care of Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 15, 1976)

George, Zell

Zell George, age 88, of Fort Smith, AR died Friday, January 9, 2004 at Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith. She was born May 6, 1915 in McAlister, OK to the late William and Cora Carlew Smith. She was a retired hostess for Wonder Bread.

Survivors are a son Gary George of Tucson, AZ; a brother, Sonny George of Mt. George; two sisters, Betty George of Mt. George, AR and Bertha Pennington of Ola, AR; two granddaughters and four great grandchildren.

Graveside service was January 12 at the Mt. George Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 14, 2004)


Gerling, James Lee "Jim"

James "Jim" Lee Gerling age 74 of Russellville died Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. He was born February 19, 1939 at Munster, Ohio to the late Herman August and Evelyn Catherine Brumbaugh Gerling. He was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Atkins. Jim loved to fish, hunt, play golf, and watch stock car races and football.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Donald Gerling.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years Patricia Ann Gerling of Russellville; three daughters, Laura Ann Scurry of Reno Nevada, Norma Jane Nicholls of Glen Haven, California and Dawn Marie Gerling of Las Vegas, Nevada; two grandchildren, Rodney James Scurry of Kyle, Texas and Dallas Brooks Scurry of Reno, Nevada; one brother, Melvin Gerling of Loveland, Colorado; three sisters, Shirley Watts of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Janet Toreksdorf of Bradenton, Florida and Carole Hubbard of Parrish, Florida and several nieces and nephews. There will be a prayer service Saturday, November 2nd at 1:00pm at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Atkins by Father Ernie. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations to be made in Jim's name to the American Cancer Society, P.O.

Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. Oct 28, 2013, On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)

Gerling, James Lee "Jim"

James "Jim" Lee Gerling, age 74, of Russellville died Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. He was born February 19, 1939 at Munster, Ohio to the late Herman August and Evelyn Catherine Brumbaugh Gerling.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years Patricia Ann Gerling of Russellville; three daughters; two grandchildren; one brother, Melvin Gerling of Loveland, Colorado; three sisters. There will be a prayer service Saturday, November 2nd at 1:00 pm at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Atkins by Father Ernie. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations to be made in Jim's name to the American Cancer Society, P.O.

Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 30, 2013)

Gerlitzki, Orville D.

Orville D. Gerlitzki, age 86 of Russellville died Friday, September 18, 2009 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born March 31, 1923 at Lancaster, PA to the late Fred Gerlitzki and Matilda Fisher Gerlitzki.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Catherine Gerlitzki; a daughter, Charlotte Snickles; two sisters, Caroline Emmerich and Lila Blantz.

Survivors include his daughter, Vickie Gray of San Bernardino, CA; three grandchildren, Jason Gray of San Antonio, TX, Kimberly Castro of Hesperia, CA, Ryan Gray of San Bernardino, CA; four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were Wednesday, September 23 at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville with Military Honors by Roger VFW Post 2283 of Russellville. Memorial donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans (D. A. V. ), P. O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 452500301. Arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home in (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 23, 2009)


Geurian, Alsa Leon (Papa)

Alsa Leon (Papa) Geurian, age 97, of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday, November 2, 2003 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born October 26, 1906 to the late Oscar Benson and Arrah Mae Jones Geurian. He worked as a self-employed carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Geurian; six brothers and one sister.

He is survived by two sons, Bentley and gene Geurian of Dardanelle; a daughter, Barbara Brown of Macon, GA; one brother, Thomas "Mutt" Geurian of Ft. Smith; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and many nephews and nieces.

Graveside service will be today, Wednesday, November 5, 2003 at 10 a. m. at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with the Rev. Clellan Tilley officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 5, 2003)


Geurian, Alva

Alva Geurian, age 92 of Dardanelle, died Thursday, May 8, 2003 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born July 22, 1910 in Yell County, Arkansas to the late Oscar Benson and Ira Mae Jones Geurian. He was a former and a retired janitor for the Dardanelle Public Schools.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Faulkner Geurian; a sister, Mildred Pockrus and five brothers, Floyd, Opal, Everett, Tom and Neal Geurian.

Survivors are one daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and Edward Harris of Dardanelle; grandchildren, Tammy Harris, Amanda and Bill Deese all of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Paula Matheny and Jim Harris of Dardanelle; brothers, Alsa Geurian of Dardanelle, Garland Geurian of Oklahoma; great-granddaughter, Bailey Deese of Virginia Beach, Virginia and a number of nephews, nieces and friends.

Services were Monday, May 10, 2003 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. David Downam officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, Pallbearers were Ronnie Garrett, Frankie Geurian, Tony Tilley, Ronnie Garrison, Jack Sudduth and Michael Norris. Honorary, Gene Geurian, Kennard Geurian, Monty Geurian, Clayton Geurian. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 14, 2003)


Geurian, Billy Farral

Billy Farral Geurian, age 69, of Dardanelle, AR, died Thursday, March 16, 2006 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born September 24, 1936 at Slatey Crossing, AR to the late Everette Gordon and Mildred Marie Pockrus Geurian.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sue Geurian of Dardanelle, AR; two sons, Rickey and David Geurian both of Dardanelle, AR; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vickey and Bill McMullen of Dardanelle, AR and Linda and John Rego of New Blaine, AR; a brother, Frank Geurian of Dardanelle, AR; a sister, Anita Tilley of Dardanelle, AR; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral service was March 20, 2006 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Denver Robinson officiating. Interment was in the Ringer Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Michael Geurian, John Rego, Dennis Pockrus, Jason Tilley, Gary Bean and Dave Taylor. Honorary was Brad McMullen. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 22, 2006)


Geurian, Everett Gordon

DARDANELLE - Everett Gordon Geurian, age 71, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, January 15, 1985. He was the son of the late Oscar and Arrah Jones Geurian, and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Louise Christy Geurian; two sons, Billy and Frankie Geurian of Dardanelle; a daughter, Anita Tilley of Russellville; seven brothers, Alsa, Floyd, Alva, Opal and Neil Geurian of Dardanelle, Garland Geurian of Lavaca and Tom Geurian of Fort Smith; six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m, Thursday at Cornwell Chapel. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Geurian, Lorena Howard

DARDANELLE - Mrs. Lorena Howard Geurian, age 72, of Dardanelle died Friday, February 21, 1986 at St. Vincent Infirmary at Little Rock. She was a native of the Sand Ridge community in Logan County, a housewife, businesswoman and daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Johnson Howard.

Survivors include her husband, Grady Geurian; two sons, Glen Geurian and David Geurian of Dardanelle; two daughters, Mary Gosnell of Fayetteville and Donna Teeter of Russellville; a brother, Raymond Howard of Midway; two sisters, Ora Dale Hutchinson of Paris arid Erma Rhea Hardwick of Valiant, Okla. and seven grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 10 a. m. Monday, February 24, at Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle by the Rev. David Bishop. Burial will be by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p. m. today at Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Geurian, Lowell Gene

Lowell Gene Geurian, age 67, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, July 10, at River Valley Medical Center. He was born August 8, 1945 at Braggadocio, Missouri to the late Alsa Leon and Martha Maroney Geurian. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Baptist Church, a self employed carpenter, and coached girls softball for years as well as Tech soccer and basketball teams. His horses were his love and passion.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leon Geurian.

Survivors include a brother, Bentley Geurian; sister, Barbara Gail Brown; 4 nephews; 2 nieces; many great nephews and nieces; some great-great nephews and nieces; cousins, and friends. Memorial services were July 15, 2013 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle.

Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 17, 2013)

Geurian, Lowell Gene

Lowell Gene Geurian, age 67, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, July 10, at River Valley Medical Center. He was born August 8, 1945 at Braggadocio, Missouri to the late Alsa Leon and Martha Maroney Geurian. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Baptist Church, a self employed carpenter, and coached girls softball for years as well as Tech soccer and basketball teams. His horses were his love and passion.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leon Geurian.

Survivors include a brother, Bentley Geurian; sister, Barbara Gail Brown; 4 nephews; 2 nieces; many great nephews and nieces; some great-great nephews and nieces; cousins, and friends. Memorial services were July 15, 2013 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle.

Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 17, 2013)

Geurian, Oscar Benson

Oscar Benson Geurian, aged 78, a resident of Ft. Smith, died at Ozark Sunday afternoon from injuries received in an auto accident near Ozark. He was a native of Belleville, a retired carpenter and Elder of the Gum Springs Cumerland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include eight sons, Alva Geurian, Everett Geurian and Alsa Geurian, all of Dardanelle, Neil Geurian, Floyd Geurian, Opal Geurian and Garland Geurian, all of Fort Smith, and James Geurian of California; a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Pockrus of California; a brother, G. C. Geurian of Dardanelle; 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle by Rev. J. T. Bingaman, Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and burial was in New Hope Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1963)

Geurian, Oscar Benson

Oscar Benson Geurian, aged 78, a resident of Ft. Smith, died at Ozark Sunday afternoon from injuries received in an auto accident near Ozark. He was a native of Belleville, a retired carpenter and Elder of the Gum Springs Cumerland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include eight sons, Alva Geurian, Everett Geurian and Alsa Geurian, all of Dardanelle, Neil Geurian, Floyd Geurian, Opal Geurian and Garland Geurian, all of Fort Smith, and James Geurian of California; a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Pockrus of California; a brother, G. C. Geurian of Dardanelle; 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle by Rev. J. T. Bingaman, Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and burial was in New Hope Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1963)

Gheen, Karen Wynn Woolbright

Karen Wynn Woolbright Gheen, 50, wife of Tom Gheen formerly of Chickalah Mt, Belleville, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2006. She had been a licensed resident insurance agent in Arkansas and held the designation of certified insurance counselor. She taught insurance courses for the Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas. Also she worked as a sales agent for the Cashion Company, Inc.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Marj Woolbright and her brother Hal Woolbright.

Funeral serves were held Friday, September 2, 2006 at the St. Paul United Methodist Church. Eulogist was Mr. Craig Cannon and burial was in Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband Tom Gheen of Springdale; two daughters, Cori and her husband James Maner of Ft. Smith and Nicki Gheen of Springdale; two sons, Eric and his wife Lindsey of Greenland and Tommy Gheen of Springdale; two brothers, Rich Wayland of Nashville, TN, and Bill Woolbright of Vian. Pallbearers were Jordan Woolbright, Ryan Woolbright, Benson Cashion, Jerry Stumbaugh, Chris Bannister, Austin Ervin, Craig Daws, and Mike Lanier. Memorials may be made to UAMS Cancer Research Center, 4301 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 6, 2006)


Ghormley, Paul Edgar

Mr. Paul Edgar Ghormley, age 67, of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday, June 6, 1999 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born on October 8, 1931 in Modesto, CA to the late James and Helen Patkowski Ghormley. He was retired from the International Paper Company of Dallas, TX.

Survivors wife, Loyce Roberts Ghormley of Ceres, CA; a son, Paul Ghormley of Arizona; two daughters, Stephanie Conrad of Texas and Jennie Berthold of CA; a brother, John Ghormley of WA; and two sisters, Lillian Schinkle and Martha Meyers both of CA. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 9, 1999)


Gibson, Hettie Witt

Hettie Witt Gibson, age 93, a life-long resident of London, AR died peacefully on Good Friday, April 21, 2000 at St. Mary's surrounded by her family. She was born September 20, 1906 at London near the site of Arkansas Nuclear One to John Newton and Martha Reed Witt. On January 1, 1928 she was married to John W. Gibson, a farmer and peach grower, who died on June 21, 1966. She was a homemaker, a member for more than seventy years of the London Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by, her husband, parents and an infant daughter; four brothers, Guy, Everett, Allison and Ernest Witt and five sisters, Mary Witt, Minnie Wheeler, Ruth Toczak, Annice Rachel and Lydia Hudlow.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jim Ed and Mary Kay Gibson of London, AR; two daughters, Johna G. Roedenbeck of London, AR and Ruth E. Smith of Wichita, KS; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; a sister-in-law, Audrey Witt and a host of nieces and nephews, including Bettye Rachel and Opal Parnell.

Funeral service was April 24, 2000 at the London Assembly of God Church officiated by Rev. Sam Witt and assisted by Rev. Jerry Schlinker. Burial was at Rest haven Memorial Park at Russellville, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 3, 2000)


Gideon, Janice

Janice Gideon, age 70, of Dardanelle, AR widow of J. C. Gideon, died Friday, September 1, 2000 at the Dardanelle Hospital. She was born August 22, 1930 in Dardanelle, AR to the late Seth Murry and Maude M. Sturdevant Murdock. She was a retired document examiner for the Arkansas Department of Health, a 1952 graduate of Harding College and a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ.

She is survived by, two sisters, Zeta Abrahason of Albuquerque, NM and Tiny Grimes of McKinney, TX and several nephews and nieces.

Service was Monday, September 4, 2000 at the Dardanelle Church of Christ. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Active pallbearers were elders and deacons of the Dardanelle Church of Christ. Memorials may be made to Camp Caudle or the Southern Christian Home, 209 Union Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 6, 2000)


Gilbert, Glen I.

Glen I. Gilbert, age 85, of Hope, AR died July 2, 1998 at Medical Park Hospital in Hope, AR. He was born September 29, 1912 in Hempstad County, Arkansas son of Jeff and Georgia Maroon Gilbert. He was a retired butcher from Barry's Grocery.

He is survived by his wife, Winnie Thornton Gilbert; a son, John Glendon of Hope, AR; a daughter, Quanita Faye Aikman of Bluffton, AR; a sister, Betty Jean Patton of Lewisville, AR; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Service was Sunday, July 5, 1998 at Herndon Funeral Home Chapel in Hope, AR. Burial followed at Memory Gardens. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 8, 1998)


Gilbert, Josephine Elizabeth

Josephine Elizabeth Gilbert, age 83, of Pleasant Plains died Saturday, Dec. 13, 1997, at her home. Born Jan. 22, 1914, at Petit Jean, she was the daughter of the late Jeams and Roberta Green Blankenship. She was a homemaker and a member of Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Pleasant Plains.

Survivors include her husband, Golden Enward Gilbert; five sons, Golden Dane Gilbert, Noel Enward Gilbert, Nuel Denver Gilbert, Doyle James Gilbert and Roland David Gilbert, all of Pleasant Plains; a daughter, Inez Gilbert McDougal Reeves of Pleasant Plains; two sisters, Irene Nash and Lorene King, both of Yell County; 18 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will begin at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Pleasant Plains with the Rev. Lester Wood officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery under the direction of Willis Funeral Service of Batesville. Pallbearers will be Jason Gilbert, Randall Gilbert, Russell Gilbert, David Gilbert, John Kelley and Randall Everidge. Honorary pallbearers will be Craig Gilbert, Joshua Grimes, Ben Kelley, Lucas Barnett, Kyler Hill and Adam Stafford. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p. m. today. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 12/13/1997)


Gilbert, Rondal Gene

Rondal Gene Gilbert, age 76 of Booneville, AR, died Monday, January 1, 2007. He was born August 13, 1929, in Charleston, AR. to the late Cleve and Bessie Gilbert. He served in the United States Navy and while in California he worked as a caterer. After moving to Arkansas, he was a farmer and a mail carrier. He was of the Assembly of God faith and loved to spend time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Winiferd Gilbert.

Survivors include one son, Ron Gilbert of California; one daughter, Bonnie Gilbert of California; two brothers, Grover and Mark Gilbert of California; two sisters, Dora White of Fort Smith and Jane Sampson of California; sisters-in-law, Zelma and Jerry Fudge of Booneville; four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and numerous friends and relatives.

Arrangements and obituary by Robert Funeral Home of Booneville, 479-675-3388. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 10, 2007)


Gilbert, Samuel Clifford "Bert"

Samuel Clifford "Bert" Gilbert III, 43, of Magazine, Arkansas, passed from this life on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Magazine, Arkansas. He was born December 4, 1969 in Booneville, Arkansas. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Magazine.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Sam and Naomi Gilbert.

A memorial service was held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 5, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Magazine, Arkansas, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

He is survived by his mother, Cathi Miller and stepfather Patrick of Andover, Kansas; father, Sammy Gilbert and step- mother, Mary Ann of Magazine; a sister, Amy Askins and husband Shawn of Magazine; maternal grandparents, Charlie and Chloe Ward of Magazine; two nieces, Payton Gilbert and Emma Askins; aunts and uncles, Judi and Randy Dailey, Robert and Geachita, Richard "Pokey" Gilbert, Mary Finney, Nancy and Jerry Davis, Danny and Mary Gilbert, Jimmy and Kathy Gilbert; cousins, Lisa Kreiger, Leanne Roberts, Wade Smith, Rick, Randy and Ronald Gilbert, Drew and Brett Davis, and Steven and Todd Gilbert. Visitation was from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at Roberts Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 9, 2013)

Giles, Delia

Delia Giles, age 87, a resident of Dardanelle, AR formerly of Russellville, AR, died Monday, February 10, 1997 at Dardanelle Hospital. She was born March 2, 1909 at South New Hope, AR to Thomas and Mary Etta Horn White. She was a homemaker and member of the Dardanelle Missionary Baptist Church. She was the widow of the late Vernie Giles.

Survivors include a sister, Blanch George of Dardanelle; son-in-law, Robert E. Sexton of Little Rock; a grandson, Robert A. Sexton of Little Rock, AR; two great-grandsons, Shane Sexton and Dallas Sexton both of Mena; numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was February 12, 1997 at Pisgah Cemetery at Pottsville, AR officiated by Rev. Tom McElmurry. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 19, 1997)


Giles, William Houston

William Houston Giles, age 75, of Arkansas City, Kan. a native of Dardanelle and former resident of Pope County, died Saturday, November 22, 1986 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was the brother of Tess Giles and Vernie Giles and Mrs. Arizona Norton of Russellville. He was son of the late John Leonard and Emma Fisher Giles. He grew up in Yell County. He was a retired millwright for the Dixe Portland Flour Mill in Arkansas City. He was a member of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church at Pottsville. He was married on October 14, 1933, at Russellville to Mary Norene Benson. They moved to Arkansas City in 1945.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Bud Giles of Los Angeles, Calif.; two daughters, Libby Smith of Dundee, Ill. and Phyllis Rush of Saudia Arabia; three brothers, including Clyde Giles of Shawnee, Okla., another sister, Wanda Nelton of Oklahoma City, Okla; 10 grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and a granddaughter.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 25, at the First Baptist Church in Arkansas City, Kan. by Dr. Theodore C. Jenkins and the Rev. Thomas G. Morris. Burial will be in Parker Cemetery at Arkansas City by Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Gililland, Dennis W.

Dennis W. Gililland, age 39, of Casa, AR died Sunday, November 4, 2001. He was born June 18, 1962 in Lynwood, CA. He was vice-president and plant manager of D&G Manufacturing in Ola, AR and an Army Veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Shelia Burch Gililland; his father and step-mother, Don and Sharon Gililland of Danville, AR; his mother and stepfather, Dorothy and Jon Williams of Reno, NV; a son, Michael J. Gililland of Casa, AR; step-daughter, Misty Mullins of Casa, AR; a brother, Danny Gililland of Little Rock, AR; three sisters, Dawn Dawson of Carter Cove, AR, Debbie Franklin of Parks, AR and Deidre Vaughn of Russellville, AR and grandmothers, Margie Hartman of Hot Springs, AR and Youtha Graham of Carter Cove, AR.

Services will be today, Wednesday, November 7, 2001 at 10:00 a. m. at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville, AR with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Interment will be at Lower Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers will be Richard Moore, Richard Gililland, Wes Gilmore, James May, Tony Murphy, Derek Moss, Todd Garner and Freddie Jones. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 7, 2001)


Gililland, Richard Dean "Dick"

Richard Dean "Dick" Gililland age 67 of Bluffton passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013 at his home. He was born February 8, 1946 in Springdale, Arkansas to the late William "Bill" & Margie Rhoades Gililland. He was a Air Force Veteran; past school board member for Fouche Valley School; a member of the Briggsville Fire Dept. Board. He loved fishing, hunting and spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and nephew Dennis Gililland.

Survivors include wife Joan Gililland; daughters & sons-in-law Laura & Jody Garrison of Russellville; Amber & Todd Garner of Ranger; sons & daughters-in-law, Richard & Kennan Gililland of Dallas, TX; Jess & Sandra of Bluffton; 9 grandchildren; brothers & sisters-in-law Billy & Nancy Gililland of Huntsville, AL; Don & Sharon Gililland of Danville; Jerry & Julie Gililland of Belleville ; sisters & brothers-in-law, Patsy & Bill Franklin of Parks; Shirley Grabtree of Hot Springs; January & Bob Schillinger of Hot Springs; several nieces & nephews.

A Celebration Service will be 2:00 pm Saturday, September 28, at the Lighthouse Christian Center with Rev. Dan Oslan officiating. Memorials may be made to Briggsville Volunteer Fire Dept. 15394 West State Hwy 28 Briggsville, AR. 72828 Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle, AR Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 25, 2013)

Gilkey, Bob L.

Bob L. Gilkey, age 60, of Danville, died Thursday, January 6, 2005. He was born in Cooter, Missouri to Roy T. and Ruby Nell Dennis Gilkey. He was a 1962 graduate of Danville High School. He had served in the United States Airforce. He owned and operated Gilkeys Wrecker Service and Station, and Pulley Engineering.

Survivors include his wife, Rhonda Bowman Gilkey; sons and daughters-in-law, Sheriff Bill and Lisa Gilkey, Jeff and Randee Gilkey all of Danville; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Terry Turner of Richardson, TX; grandsons, Aaron and Evan Gilkey; uncles and aunts, Loyd and Geraldine Gilkey, Kent and Barbara Dennis all of Danville, Herman and Ruth Dennis of Arvada, CO and Dovie Martin of Fisk, MO.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, January 9, 2005 at the Danville First Baptist Church. Burial was at Riley Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Kimball, Ronnie Davis, Rod Havner, Danny Young, Buddy Maughn and Chad Vestal. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 12, 2005)


Gilkey, Delia (Norman)

Mrs. Delia Gilkey, aged 72, of Danville died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Beula Torrence. She was a native of Greenwood and a member of the Methodist church.

Survivors include one son, Henry L. Gilkey of Danville; four daughters, Mrs. Cora Alston of Coffeeville, Kans., Mrs. Elsie Brown of Independence, Kans., Mrs. Ruby Riddley of Hot Springs, and Mrs. Beula Torrence of Danville; two brothers, Amos Norman of Muskogee, Okla., Oscar Norman of Sacramento, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Ida Gilkey of Riceville; 20 grandchildren and I8 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Torrence Henry, Rov Torrence, Sammy Scott, Luther Williams, Odell Wise and Joe Cole. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 1964)

Gilkey, Edna Pauline

DARDANELLE - Mrs. Edna Pauline Gilkey, age 87, of Dardanelle died Sunday, May 26, 1985, at Dardanelle Nursing Center.

Survivors include a nephew, Waymond Atcheson of Russellville.

Funeral will be at 1 p. m. Wednesday at St. John's Baptist Church by the Rev. Howard Landrum. Burial will be in Mount Nebo Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Gilkey, Juanita Sissie Annette

Juanita Sissie Annette Gilkey, age 59, of Danville, AR died Friday, May 8, 2009. She was born January 10, 1950 in Little Rock, AR to the late Perry and Ioma Smith Saxton. She worked at Wayne Poultry as a floater. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and former Boy and Cub Scout leader.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son and a sister, Bethenia Smith.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Tom Gilkey; two sons, Marlon and Rachel Gilkey of Topeka, KS and Bradley Gilkey of Russellville, AR; seven grandchildren, Danielle, Hannah, Bethaney, Nathaniel, Abigail, Solomon and Aaliyah Gilkey of Topeka, KS; sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and London Addison of Morrilton; and a host of nephews and nieces. Pallbearers were Ronny and Raymond Davis, Derwin Gilkey, Phil Moudy, Jean Hawkins and Larry Wise. Honorary were Unity Club, Michael and Amy Giles, Jimmy Rex, Dortha Austin, Belinda Reece, Barbara Denton and staff of Arkansas Oncology of Arkansas Russellville).

Funeral service was May 12th at the Danville United Methodist Church with Rev. David Hawkins officiating. Interment was in the Howell Cemetery, Danville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 13, 2009)


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