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Gist, George Ann

George Ann Gist, age 62 of Danville, died Sunday, November 2, 2008 at her home in Danville. She was born December 1, 1945 in the Mt. George Community. She was the daughter of the late Tolbert and Jewell Dolly Shockley Underwood. She was a retired nurse, member of the Mt. George Church of Christ and a 16 year kidney transplant survivor. She loved her family and all of her cats and grand-kittens.

She is preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Jim Brown and Mike Madsey and a sister-in-law, Vela Underwood.

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Bobby Gist; children and spouses, Bobby and Amy Gist of Belleville, Lori and Leslie Shockley of Danville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Roy Underwood, Wayne and Judy Underwood, all of Danville, Bob and Becky Underwood of Dardanelle; sisters and brothers-in-law, Eulane Brown of Tennessee, Jewel and Ray House of Ft. Smith, Effie and Otho Catlett of Sherwood, Carolyn and Lee Marenic of Cedar Bluff, Alabama, Elmer and Judy Gist of Virginia, Betty Lou Abel of Kanses, Francis and Howie Shorte of Virginia; mother-in-law, Mozell Gist of Danville; grandchildren, Donald and Steven Heathman, Rikki, Alex and Cody Gist, Shane Bentley, Ethan Bentley and Eli Troung.

Services were held Tuesday at the Mt. George Church of Christ with Chris George officiating. Burial was held in the Mt. George Cemetery. Pallbearers were Roy Underwood, Wayne Underwood, Bob Underwood, Kevin Underwood, Danny Underwood, Donald Heathman and Steven Heathman. Honorary pallbearer was Dr. Michael Coleman, Sr. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 5, 2008)


Gist, Gerturde A.

Gerturde A. Gist, age 71, of Ola died Monday, April 22, 2002 at her home in Ola. Mrs. Gist was born November 12, 1930 in Wesley, Oklahoma to the late John H. and Lucy Mae Allen Moore. She was a Poultry Grower and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arie Gist and a brother, Johnny Moore.

Survivors include three brothers, J. R. Moore of Ola, Paul Moore of Alabama, Sam Moore of Ozark; five sisters, Mattie Heflin of Woodland, TX, Belle Jaquez of Phoenix, AZ, Esther Moore of Clarksville, Anita White of DeQueen, Ann Reynolds of Clovis, CA; several step-children, nephews, nieces and cousins.

Private burial was in Oklahoma. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 1, 2002)


Gist, Harvie Benjamin

Harvie Benjamin Gist, age 88, of Centerville died Friday, March 2, 2012 at his home. He was born July 20, 1923 in Centerville, Arkansas to the late Wylie and Frances Gist. He was a retired boiler operator and farmer. Harvey loved being at home with his family and playing in his garden.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Maxine Gist.

Survivors include two sons, Evert Gist and wife Elka and Dennis Gist and wife Brenda all of Dardanelle; four grandchildren, Stacey Thomason, Tim Gist, Mikia Moulder and Amanda Davis; ten great grandchildren, Keiarra Gist, Rayanna Gist, Brooklyn Moulder, Isaac Davis, Maddy Davis, John Thomason, Dillan Thomason, Garrett Thomason, Zane Thomason and Amber Alverson and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was March 5, 2012 at the Centerville Church of Christ. Burial was in Petillo Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 7, 2012)

Gist, Jim Tom

Jim Tom Gist, age 65 of Belleville, died Monday at his home. Born February 2, 1941 in Centerville, he was the son of the late Joseph Arrie and Ruby Ann Underwood Gist.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Buddy Gist.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon C. Robinson Gist; children, Regina Durnal of Illinois, Barbara Benefield of Ola, Clayton Wayne Gist of Belleville; brothers, Arrie Gist of Ola, Bob Gist of Indiana, Harold Gist of California; sister, Pearl Nuckols of Dardanelle; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was September 28 at the Ola Assembly of God with Reverend Izard Miton officiating. Burial was at the Petillo Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Durnal, J. C. Nuckols, Steve Gist, and David Whitlow. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 04, 2006)


Gist, Maxine N.

Maxine N. Gist, age 70, of Centerville died Saturday, February 15, 2003 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. She was born August 9, 1932 in the Rose Community near Casa to the late Earnest Aimer and Cordy Jones Raney. She was a retired nurse and a homemaker and mother.

Survivors are her husband of 52 years, Harvey Gist; two sons and spouses, Evert and Elke Gist and Dennis and Brenda Gist, all of Centerville; two brothers, Ervan Raney of Ola, Glen Raney of Knoxville; three sisters, Imogean West of London, Charlene Scoles of Centerville and May Campbell of Alma; 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, several nephews and nieces.

Services were Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at the Mt. George Church of Christ with Brother Chris George and Brother Steve Sorrells officiating. Interment was in Petillo Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Mark Raney, David Raney, Billy Noblet, Danny McKnight, Jerry Reynolds, Norman Boothe, Jr. Fowler, Carlos Boothe and Joe West. Honorary were grandsons, Aaron Davis, Mikia Moulder, Keven Diamond, Heath Diamond, Josh Gist, Tim Gist, Frank Terry. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 19, 2003)


Gladden, John

John Gladden, 85, formerly a resident of Yell County died at the home of his sister, Mrs. Willie Belcher at Talco, Texas on September 2, 1954. At the time of his death Mr. Gladden was making his home with his daughter, Mrs. G. D. Brewer, in Konawa, Okla.

Survivors in addition to Mrs. Belcher and Mrs. Brewer include one son, John Gladden of Oklahoma City; eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, September 9, 1954)


Gladden, Luther

Body of Former Resident Returned. Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Gladden of Texarkana, Ark. That the body of their son, Pfc. Luther Gladden, is enroute to the United States for re-burial.

Pfc. Gladden was born at Rover, Yell County, on November 13, 1923. He attended high school at Texarkana. He entered the Marine Corps in 1943, received training at Camp Elliott, Calif., and served in the Pacific theatre. He was wounded on November 22, 1943 during the battle for Tarawa and was killed in action on June 17, 1944 at Siapan. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 9, 1948)


Gladden, Mary Jane

Mary Jane Gladden, born August 5, 1864 died recently.

She is survived by her step daughter, Mrs. Dovie Blankenship where she resided, five step children, Mrs. Sarah Anderson of Rover, Riley Gladden of Konawa, Okla., Lee Gladden of Clanton, Alabama; 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; one half brother; 6 half sisters, a brother in law, and a host of friends. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 30, 1949)


Glasgow, Don S.

Don S. Glasgow, age 66, of Stamford, TX, died April 26, 1998 at an Abilene hospital. He was born August 20, 1931 in Ola, AR to Claude L. and Minnie C. Glasgow. He served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Upon retiring, he served in the Secret Service under Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon. He then worked for the Stamford Police Department where he was a patrolman for several years before being elected Chief of Police. He married Jackie Wilson in 1960 in Abilene. She preceded him in death in 1994.

Survivors include three daughters, Karen Lambert and Janice Brown both of Abilene and Kay Owsley of Edmond, OK; two sisters, Katie Bailey of Liberal, Ks and Minnie Crowe of Fort Smith, AR; five grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

Service was April 30 at the Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Jessie Morton and DeWayne Wolf officiating. Burial followed in the Rockdale Cemetery in Haskell, CO. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 13, 1998)


Glasgow, Kate

Mrs. Kate Glasgow, age 84, died April 9, 1958 at her home in Ola. She was a native of Ola and a member of the Christian Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Janie Deese of Ola; one son, Claud Glasgo of Ola; two brothers, W. B. Reeves of Batesville and Jodie Reeves of Ola; one sister, Mrs. Lizzie Tillman of Ola; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 17, 1958)


Glass, Sally

Mrs. Sally Glass, age 88, of Fayetteville, a former resident of Dover, died Monday, September 30, 1985 at a Fayetteville hospital. She was the daughter of the late William A. and Emma Morrison Brown, and widow of D. C. Glass.

Survivors include four sons, Allen, Charles, Troy and D. B. Glass of Fayetteville; a daughter, Mrs. Earl (Nell) Selby of Springdale; 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Moore's Chapel at Fayetteville. Burial will be in Elm Springs Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Glassman, Hyman Herman

DANVILLE - Hyman Herman Glassman, age 77, of Danville died Wednesday, February 25, 1987 at Mitchell Nursing Home. He was a veteran of World War II. There are no immediate survivors.

Graveside service will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Earl Ladd Cemetery by the Rev. J. D. Heathcoat. Burial will be by Dixon Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Glazener, Everett R. (Dr.)

Dr. Everett R. Glazerner, 60, son-in-law of Mrs. R.C. Parks of Danville, died September 10 at Bryan, Texas. Dr. Glazener had been a resident of Bryan for 19 years and was a retired Professor of Engineering Technology at Texas A&M University. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, member of the First United Methodist Church of Bryan. He received his BS and MS from Texas A&M University; DED from Penn State in 1958. He had taught at schools in Mississippi, Arkansas, Colorado and Texas and during WWII he taught at the Naval Training School.

He is survived by his wife, Jeane Parks Glazener of Bryan; one son, R.Ed Glazener of Houston, TX; one daughter, Jeanette Martin of Piano, TX; two brothers, C.L. Glazener of Vernon, TX and R. F. Glazener of Beaumont, TX; one sister, Mary Seale of Teague, TX; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan with Dr. Kieth Parks, President of the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, officiating and was assisted by Dr. Edwin Allen Seals, Field Representative for Development, Dept. of Ouachita Baptist University at Arkadelphia. Burial was at the Fairfield Cemetery in Fairfield, TX. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the First United Methodist Church or Everett Glazener Fund, Development Fund, Texas A&M University. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on September 16, 1981)

Glazener, Everett R. (Dr.)

Dr. Everett R. Glazerner, 60, son-in-law of Mrs. R.C. Parks of Danville, died September 10 at Bryan, Texas. Dr. Glazener had been a resident of Bryan for 19 years and was a retired Professor of Engineering Technology at Texas A&M University. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, member of the First United Methodist Church of Bryan. He received his BS and MS from Texas A&M University; DED from Penn State in 1958. He had taught at schools in Mississippi, Arkansas, Colorado and Texas and during WWII he taught at the Naval Training School.

He is survived by his wife, Jeane Parks Glazener of Bryan; one son, R.Ed Glazener of Houston, TX; one daughter, Jeanette Martin of Piano, TX; two brothers, C.L. Glazener of Vernon, TX and R. F. Glazener of Beaumont, TX; one sister, Mary Seale of Teague, TX; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan with Dr. Kieth Parks, President of the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, officiating and was assisted by Dr. Edwin Allen Seals, Field Representative for Development, Dept. of Ouachita Baptist University at Arkadelphia. Burial was at the Fairfield Cemetery in Fairfield, TX. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the First United Methodist Church or Everett Glazener Fund, Development Fund, Texas A&M University. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on September 16, 1981)

Glazer, Joe Edward

Joe Edward Glazer, age 53 of Blue Mountain died at Booneville October 13th of a heart attack. He was a veteran and was employed by the sanatorium at Booneville.

Survivors include his wife, Mattie; one brother, F. O. Glazer of Tokyo, Japan; one step-daughter, Mrs. Lorene Garner of Booneville; and two step-grandsons of Booneville.

The funeral was held Wednesday at the Booneville Methodist Church by Rev. Bates Sturdy and Rev. Bill Cheyne. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 1963)

Gleason, Joe

Mr. Joe Gleason, age 87, of Dardanelle, AR died Monday, September 20, 1999 at the Russellville Nursing Center. He was born March 11, 1912 in Yell County, AR to the late Buck and Lois Brown Gleason and was a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Gleason; a daughter, Rebecca Johnson; one brother, Wesley Brown Gleason and one sister, Nina Stevenson.

Survivors are three daughters, Emma Jo Dollar of Hector, AR, Lola Ann Judkins of Atkins, AR and Pam McAnulty of Russellville, AR; one sister, Okla Dunn of Dardanelle, AR; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Service will be graveside (today Wednesday, September 22 at 2:00 PM at Brearley Cemetery by Rev. Bobby Judkins. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 22, 1999)


Gleason, Mildred Stewart Boyce

Mildred Stewart Boyce Gleason, age 87, died June 7, 2002 at her home, Bonheur Maison. She was the daughter of May and Jack Boyce of Dardanelle and the widow of George Granville Gleason of Dardanelle. She was a graduate of Hendrix College where she was President of Galloway Hall and May Queen. A long time businesswoman, she and her husband owned and operated Dardanelle Mercantile Company, Sav-A-Sum Market and Gleason Hereford Farms for 25 years. Since 1969, she and her daughter, Lynne co-owned and operated Millyn's Gift shop in Dardanelle. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Dardanelle where she served for many years as choir director and organist.

She is survived by, three daughters and sons-in-law, Marcia and Dr. Frank Lawrence of Russellville, AR, Lynne and Joe Murphy of Dardanelle and Dr. Diane Gleason of Dardanelle, AR; a son, George Granville II and Linda Gleason of Little Rock, AR; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday, June 12 at 10 a. m. at the First Methodist Church in Dardanelle, followed by graveside service at the Gleason family home, Hwy. 7 South in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 12, 2002)


Glenn, Bobby Jean

Mrs. Bobby Jean Glenn, age 70 of Dardanelle, AR, widow of William Glenn, died Monday, June 29, 1998 at AMI St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. She was born February 6, 1928 at Union Hill, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Benjamin Franklin and Chellie Jenkins Hodges. She was a retired cashier, homemaker, mother and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Mueller.

Survivors include one son, Gary Glenn of Dardanelle, AR; two daughters, Shelia Tillman and Sherri Shoemaker both of Dardanelle; one brother, John R. Hodges of Dardanelle; two sisters, Juanita Bowman and Lavern Moore both of Dardanelle and six grandchildren.

Service was July 2, 1998 at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Paul Geurian and Rev. James Lowe officiating. Interment was in the Durvin Cemetery at Dardanelle by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Benny Bunting, Danny Bunting, Larry Bowman, Terry Dunn, Mike Barnett and Roy Bull. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 8, 1998)


Glenn, William Herman

Mr. William Herman Glenn, age 70, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, March 4, 1998 at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born May 23, 1927th Guy, AR to the late William B. and Sammie Tucker Glenn. He was a WWII Army Veteran. He was a retired dispatcher of Valmac Industries and farmer.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Glenn of Dardanelle, AR; one son, Gary Glenn of Dardanelle, AR two daughters, Shelia Tillman and Sherry Shoemaker both of Dardanelle, AR; three sisters, Pauline Mills of Springhill, AR, Clara Hartwick of Conway, AR and Bessie Holifield of Morrilton, AR; and six grandchildren.

Service was March 7, 1998 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with the Rev. James Lowe and Rev. Jim McCowan officiating. Interment was in the Durvin Cemetery, Dardanelle by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Mike Barnett, Benny Bunting, Danny Bunting, Larry Bowman, Ricky Hodges and Roy Bull. Honorary Robert Fowler, Roger Everett, Herbert Barnett and William Bellar. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 11, 1998)


Glosup, Roxie Lorene Reed

Roxie Lorene Reed Glosup, died March 26, 2000 in an automobile accident. She was born May 29, 1923 to the late Jim and Hattie Barrows) Reed. She was a member of Chickasaw Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Glosup, her parents, two brothers, Roy and Odell Reed and two sisters, Ola Summitt and Idell Gallion.

She is survived by, one daughter, Judy Warrick; two sons, Micky Bunting and Wendell Glosup; two step daughters, Bennie Ruth Foster and Helen Christmas; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; five brothers, Herbert, Rev. Jesse, Ruben, Carl and Billy Reed; one sister, Lena Wehunt and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral service was held at Chickasaw Baptist Church, March 28, 2000 with Bro. George Waldrup officiating. Burial was in Scott Cemetery at Winchester, AR. Nephews served as pallbearers. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service of McGehee. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 12, 2000)


Glover, Billie Joe

Billie Joe Glover, age 71, of Gravelly, AR, formerly of Benton, AR, died April 23, 2004 at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock, AR. He was born November 4, 1932 in Curtis, AR to the late Jewell Edgar Glover and Eather Fay French Hagen. He retired December 31, 1990 from Alcoa in Benton, AR as a sheet metal journeyman after 25 years of employment. He served in the United States Air Force and was in the Korean War. He was a member of the Congo Masonic Lodge and a member of the Nola Church of Christ. He was devoted to his family and an avid golfer.

He was preceded m death by two brothers, Wayne Eagar Glover and James Elton Glover and two brothers-in-law, R. W. Wetherington and Robert Hancock.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mamie Wagner Glover; a son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Krista Glover of Benton, AR; grandsons, Kacy and Christopher Glover both of Benton, AR; sisters, Margurite Wetherington of Bismarck, AR and LaVerne Hancock of DeQueen, AR; a brother, Jimmy "Butch" Glover of Little Rock, AR; sister-in-law, Jean Glover of Benton, AR; brothers and sisters-in-law, Roy and Robbie Fickle and J. B. and Mary Wagner of Gravelly and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral was April 26, 2004 at the Nola Church of Christ with Bro. Leonard Fuson officiating. Interment was in Parks Cemetery, Nola under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Parks Cemetery Fund, First State Bank, Plainview, AR 72857. Pallbearers were his nephews, Roger Wetherington, Tim Hancock, Kenny and Steven Glover, Bruce, John and Robert Wagner. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 28, 2004)


Glover, Mamie (Wagner)

Mamie Wagner Glover, 76, of Gravelly, AR, formerly of Benton, AR, died Friday, June 24, at Benton, Arkansas. She was born March 7, 1935, in Nola, Arkansas to Lester and Ala Mae Jones Wagner. Mamie was a member of the 1952 Fourche Valley graduating class. She worked for American Airlines, Sears, Magic Mart/Sterling Stores before retiring from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. She was a member of the Nola Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Billie Joe Glover, her parents, a sister and brother-in-law, Robbie and Roy Fickle, and her nephew, Mark Wagner.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Krista Glover of Benton; a granddaughter, Kacy Platt and husband, Franklin, of Fort Worth, Texas; a grandson, Christopher Glover of Benton, AR; brother and sister-in-law, J.B. and Margaret Wagner of Gravelly; and many nieces and nephews. The family extends a special thank you to her niece, Katie Fickle, for helping take care of Aunt Mamie over the last several years.

Funeral services were Tuesday at the Nola Church of Christ with Brother Leonard Fuson officiating. Interment was at Parks Cemetery in Nola, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 29, 2011)

Goates, Rebecca Kaylin "Becca"

Rebecca Kaylin "Becca" Goates, 12, of Mabelvale died Friday in Mabelvale. She attended Fuller Middle School, was a member of Paws and Claws of the Pulaski County Humane Society. She was a member of the Youth Group at Ironton Baptist Church and Falling Water Church.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Cecil "Bob Haralson, Lester and Katherine Trew, Raymond Hudlow, Eugene Goates, Grady Kinslow, and Artie Kinslow.

Survivors include her mother and fianc, Melanie Welter and Belden Ward, Mabelvale; father, DeWayne Goates, Killeen, Texas; brothers, Scott Welter, Benton, Kyle and James Ward, Greenbrier, Lester Lee and Robert Dalton Standridge, and baby Smith, all of Little Rock; sisters, Brigette Welter, Conway, McKenzie Ward, Greenbrier; grandparents, Ramona and Jerry Trew, Little Rock, Tommy and Joyce Goates, Dover, Lin and Bob McCool, Danville; great-grandparents, Georgia Haralson, Atkins, Faye Rollins, Chattanooga, TN, Sylvia Goates, Dover; aunts and uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Funeral was Monday at Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church east of Atkins, with the Revs. Lester Chisum, Leonard Chisum, and David Bishop officiating. Pallbearers were Ron Smith, Ron Neely, Bruce Chronister, Steven Chronister, Ernie Standridge, Steve Sumners, and Donnie Davis. Honorary pallbearers are students and faculty of Fuller Middle School. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Pulaski County Humane Society, 14600 Col. Glenn Road, Little Rock, AR 72210. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 1, 2006)


Godbey, Ora

Mrs. Ora Godbey, age 94, of Atkins, AR, died Saturday, November 29, 1997 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville, AR. She was born in Pope County, daughter of die late John H. and Lettie Ashley Gamble. She was a retired Dorm Mother at Arkansas Tech. She was a member of Atkins 1st Baptist Church and Atkins American Legion Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wyle Godbey, Sr. son, Wyle Godbey, Jr. and a grandson, Phil Woodson.

Survivors are three daughters, Marilyn Woodson of Belleville, AR, Dorothy Wiley of Atkins and Joyce Moore of Hot Springs; a stepdaughter, Wanda Cariker of Bald Knob; six grandsons Jim Wiley of Springfield, MO, Andy Wiley of Alma, Kim Woodson of Belleville, Eddie Bradford of Hot Springs, Drew Godbey of Wichita, KS, Dibbrell Godbey of Russellville; one granddaughter, Kathy Payton of Wichita, KS; 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was December 2, 1997 at the Atkins First Baptist Church with Revs. Larry Thomas, Johnny Hagan and Robbie Jackson officiating. Burial followed in the Atkins City Cemetery. Grandsons served as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to the Atkins First Baptist Church Building Fund or Atkins Emergency Response Team. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 3, 1997)


Goddard, Emma (Robertson)

Emma Robertson Goddard, age 86, of Russellville, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born December 22, 1926 in Pope County to Jess and Maudie Jane Grigsby Robertson. She was of the Assembly of God faith. She was known for her love of God, and will be remembered for her wonderful pies.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Goddard; her parents; two grandchildren; and five siblings.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Goddard Brock of Dover; a son, James Lee Dickens of Russellville; a sister-in-law, Martha Robertson of Russellville; three grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

The funeral service was Friday at Calvary Temple Assembly of God with the Rev. Devoe Campbell and the Rev. J.W. McEntyre officiating. Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial Park under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. The online obiruary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 20, 2013)

Goddard, Emma (Robertson)

Emma Robertson Goddard, age 86, of Russellville, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born December 22, 1926 in Pope County to Jess and Maudie Jane Grigsby Robertson. She was of the Assembly of God faith. She was known for her love of God, and will be remembered for her wonderful pies.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Goddard; her parents; two grandchildren; and five siblings.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Goddard Brock of Dover; a son, James Lee Dickens of Russellville; a sister-in-law, Martha Robertson of Russellville; three grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

The funeral service was Friday at Calvary Temple Assembly of God with the Rev. Devoe Campbell and the Rev. J.W. McEntyre officiating. Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial Park under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. The online obiruary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 20, 2013)

Godfrey, Audrey Elizabeth (Stone)

In loving memory of Audrey Elizabeth (Stone) Godfrey, daughter of the late Arthur and Muriel Stone. She was born July 19, 1927 in Grimsby, England, and died April 13, 2013 at her home in Havana, Arkansas, following a short illness. She leaves to mourn her departure, a daughter Mrs. Margaret Alison Lindsey (husband Brian), 2 grandsons Stephen Joseph and Matthew David, and 1 granddaughter Mary Alison, all of the home. One grandson Kyle James of California, 3 grandchildren Kathleen, Malcolm, and Tammy of Tennessee. Preceding her in death, husband Charles Godfrey, 1 daughter, Jean Ann and two sons, David Michael and Malcolm Douglas and one sister Joyce.

Funeral service was April 17, 2013, at Belleville Amish Mennonite Church, Belleville, Arkansas. Burial at Mountain Springs Cemetery, Chickalah Mountain. The family wishes to express sincere thanks for prayers, support and food offered in their behalf. 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 Apr 24, 2013)

Godfrey, Audrey Elizabeth (Stone)

In loving memory of Audrey Elizabeth (Stone) Godfrey, daughter of the late Arthur and Muriel Stone. She was born July 19, 1927 in Grimsby, England, and died April 13, 2013 at her home in Havana, Arkansas, following a short illness. She leaves to mourn her departure, a daughter Mrs. Margaret Alison Lindsey (husband Brian), 2 grandsons Stephen Joseph and Matthew David, and 1 granddaughter Mary Alison, all of the home. One grandson Kyle James of California, 3 grandchildren Kathleen, Malcolm, and Tammy of Tennessee. Preceding her in death, husband Charles Godfrey, 1 daughter, Jean Ann and two sons, David Michael and Malcolm Douglas and one sister Joyce.

Funeral service was April 17, 2013, at Belleville Amish Mennonite Church, Belleville, Arkansas. Burial at Mountain Springs Cemetery, Chickalah Mountain. The family wishes to express sincere thanks for prayers, support and food offered in their behalf. 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 Apr 24, 2013)

Godfrey, Audrey Elizabeth (Stone)

In loving memory of Audrey Elizabeth (Stone) Godfrey, daughter of the late Arthur and Muriel Stone. She was born July 19, 1927 in Grimsby, England, died April 13, 2013 at her home in Havana, Arkansas, following a short illness.

Funeral service held April 17, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at Belleville Amish Mennonite Church, Belleville, Arkansas. Burial at Mountain Springs Cemetery. Chickalah Mountain. The church ministry officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com See complete obit next issue (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 17, 2013)

Godfrey, Audrey Elizabeth (Stone)

In loving memory of Audrey Elizabeth (Stone) Godfrey, daughter of the late Arthur and Muriel Stone. She was born July 19, 1927 in Grimsby, England, died April 13, 2013 at her home in Havana, Arkansas, following a short illness.

Funeral service held April 17, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at Belleville Amish Mennonite Church, Belleville, Arkansas. Burial at Mountain Springs Cemetery. Chickalah Mountain. The church ministry officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com See complete obit next issue (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 17, 2013)

Godinez, Kelvin

Baby Dies In Vehicle Accident - Kelvin Godinez, five months old, was killed in a head-on collision on Suday evening on Highway 27 south of Dardanelle.

The fatality occurred at about 6:00 p. m. when a 2000 Chevy Lumina, driven by Elpido Godinez, 19, of Havana, going south on Highway 27, collided with a 1999 Chevy Tahoe driven by Darrell Roberts, 21 of Dardanelle. The Godinez vehicle carried another passenger, Aneli Marquillo, 19, of Havana, and the Roberts vehicle carried two, Alicia Malone, age unknown, and Keaton Roberts, 17 months. Godinez and Marquillo were both taken to UAMS, Little Rock, with serious injuries. The Roberts child was taken to Arkansas Childrens Hospital, while Roberts and Malone were initially transported to Chambers Memorial Hospital, and later taken to UAMS. According to Investigating Officer, Arkansas State Trooper Roby Rhoads, the Roberts vehicle crossed over the center line striking the Godinez vehicle head on. Also working the accident were members of the Dardanelle Rescue, Dardanelle Rural Fire Department, Dardanelle Police Department, and Yell County EMS. Several Deputies from the Yell County Sheriff s Department were on scene to assist with the rescue efforts. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 24, 2009)


Goff, Charlie

Charley Goff, aged 75, of Waveland died at his home Monday, August 24. He was a member of the Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Pansy; one brother, Odell Goff of San Bernardino, Calif.; and two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Stevens of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Mrs. Essie Davidson of Heber Springs.

Funeral services were held Friday at the Leslie Methodist Church by Fern Cook of Magazine and J.D. Seymore. Burial was in the Leslie Cemetery [Leslie, Searcy County, Arkansas]. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 1964)

Goff, David Allen

David Allen Goff, age 57, of Casa died Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at the VA Hospital. He was born February 14, 1954 at El Paso, Texas to Otis Allen and Lawanda Marie Wheisnant Goff.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three daughters, Rhonda Goff, Karen Aubrey, Sherry Fuqua; one brother-in- law, Tom Spalding.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Mary Jane Goff of Casa; one daughter, Mary Jones and husband Dennis of Conway; one son, Samuel Aubrey of Casa; step mother, Roberta Goff of Harkey's Valley; four sisters, Lynda Spalding of Pottsville, Lenora Hudson of Russellville, Christine Collins and husband Richard of Hartman, Ellen Wester and husband Ken of Dardanelle; two brothers, Rickey Goff and wife Maggie, Mark Goff and wife Mary all of Texas; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Graveside service was, August 5, 2011 at Fitch Cemetery in Casa. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 10, 2011)

Goff, Lawanda M.

DARDANELLE - Mrs. Lawanda M. Goff, age 52, of Dardanelle died Monday, December 9, 1985. She was a native of Branch, and daughter of the late Kenneth and Marie Flock Whisenant.

Survivors include her husband, Otis A. Goff; three sons, David Goff of Fort Campbell, Ky. and Ricky and Mark Goff of Friona, Texas; two daughters, Lenora Sue Hudson of Russellville and Christine M. Collins of Dardanelle; two brothers, Wayne Whisenant of Delaware and Monroe Whisenant of Paris, and 13 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Cornwell Chapel. Burial will be in Harkey's Valley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Goff, Otis Allen (Rev.)

Rev. Otis Allen Goff, age 78 of Dardanelle died Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born August 6, 1931 at Centerville to the late Sanford Glen and Anna Mae Jones Goff.

He is preceded in death by parents; first wife, LaWanda Marie Goff; a daughter, Robin Mashelle Goff; a son, Frankie Dean Parks; three granddaughters, Karen Jane Aubrey, Rhonda Goff, Sherry Aubrey; two brothers, L. G. Goff and Douglas Benge.

Survivors include his wife, Roberta Goff of Harkey's Valley; his mother, Christine Goff Miller of Fort Smith; seven children and spouses David and Mary Jane Goff of Casa, Lynda and Tom Spalding of Pottsville, Lenora Hudson of Russellville, Rickey and Maggie Goff, Mark and Mary Goff all of TX, Christine and Richard Collins of Dardanelle, Ellen and Ken Wester of Dardanelle; two sisters; three brothers; and several others.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 23, 2009)


Goines, Billy Ray "Bill"

"Bill" Billy Ray Goines, age 54, of Ola, formerly of Fort Smith, passed away February 9, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born September 17, 1957 San Pedro, CA to Fred D. & Myrtle Elois Solley Goines.

He was preceded in death by his son, Justin Goines.

Survivors include son, Jeffrey Goines; parents, Fred & Lois Goines; granddaughter, Aaliyah Goines; sister, Linda Orf; nephew, Chris Orf; great nephew, Christian Orf all of Fort Smith; goddaughter, Amy Fryday of Alma.

Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Freedom Cemetery in Waldron with Bro Michael Ellis officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Pallbearers include Bobby Joe Solley, Joey Solley, Dale Ray Ball, Bud Emery, Cleo Limone and Chris Orf. Honorary pall- bearers include Terry Solley, Dalton Solley, Nathan Gibbs and Pledger Dale Ball. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 15, 2012)

Goines, Lois (Solley)

Lois Goines, 83, of Fort Smith, died September 9, 2012 in Fort Smith. She was born August 15, 1929, in Scott County, AR to S.R. and Annie Bee Outlaw Solley. She was a housewife and of the Pentecostal faith.

She is survived by her husband, Fred, of the home; a daughter, Linda Orf, of Fort Smith; two brothers, Bob Solley, of Plainview, AR and Tony Solley, of Bluffton, AR; two sisters, Betty Young, of Mexico and Kate Metcalf, of Plainview, AR; two grandsons, Chris Orf and Jeffrey Goines and one great grandchild.

She is preceded in death by a son, Bill Goines and a grandson, Justin Goines.

Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, September 13, 2013 at Freedom Cemetery near Waldron, AR. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Edwards Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Chris Orf, Bud Emery, Jim Hix, Dale Ball, Pledger Dale Ball and Terry Solley. Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home. Online tributes may be made at www.edwardsfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 12 Sep 2012, On-Line at www.edwardsfuneralhome.com. )

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