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Garner, Denver

Denver Garner, age 87 of Dardanelle, died Friday, April 15, 2005. He was born January 12, 1918 at Chickalah to the late Robert Lee and Ada Hill Garner. He was a veteran of WWII, a past member of the Chickalah Volunteer Fire Department and the last survivor of twenty-one children.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Carter Garner; granddaughter, Karrie LuEllen Garner and daughter-in-law, Barbara Keesee Garner.

Survivors include seven sons, Bob Garner of Dardanelle, Richard and Dena Garner of Elk City, OK, Steve and Diana Garner, Don and Roxie Garner, John David and Donna Garner, Daryl Garner and Danny Garner all of Dardanelle; one daughter, Carroll Garner of Dardanelle; thirty grandchildren. Twenty four great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren and a host of nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at Cornwell Funeral Chapel, Dardanelle. Internment was at Chickalah Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Pug Garner, Vernon Garner, Sam Garner, Michael Garner, Reedy Rounsaville, Galen Rounsaville. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Christy and Clifford Sides. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 20, 2005)


Garner, Devo R.

Devo R. Garner, age 73, of Route 1, Belleville, died Saturday, October 1, 1983 in Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. He was a retired farmer, and was a member of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church and a Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Floy Spainour Garner; four sons, Roy and Odean Garner of Dermott, George Garner of Danville, and William T. Garner of Little Rock; four daughters, Josephine Runnels of Bartlesville, Okla. Ruth Bostick of Claremore, Okla. Pauletta Tipton of Ashdown and Linda Tucker of Star City; a stepson, Larry Pendergrass of Little Rock; two brothers, Velzie Garner and Cilvie Garner of Belleville; a sister, Mrs. Willie Wilkins of Pine Bluff; 11 grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral was this afternoon at Cornwell Chapel in Danville by Luther Riddle. Burial was in Hunt Cemetery near Blue Ball by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/1/1983)


Garner, Devo R.

Devo R. Garner, age 73, of Route 1, Belleville, died Saturday, October 1, 1983 in Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. He was a retired farmer, and was a member of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church and a Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Floy Spainour Garner; four sons, Roy and Odean Garner of Dermott, George Garner of Danville, and William T. Garner of Little Rock; four daughters, Josephine Runnels of Bartlesville, Okla. Ruth Bostick of Claremore, Okla. Pauletta Tipton of Ashdown and Linda Tucker of Star City; a stepson, Larry Pendergrass of Little Rock; two brothers, Velzie Garner and Cilvie Garner of Belleville; a sister, Mrs. Willie Wilkins of Pine Bluff; 11 grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, Oct 3 in the Cornwell Chapel in Danville by Luther Riddle officiating. Burial was in Hunt Cemetery near Blue Ball by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 10-5-1983)


Garner, Floy (Mrs.)

Mrs. Floy Garner, age 80, of Belleville, AR, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. She was born in Wing, AR, April 30, 1915, daughter of the late Alva and Florence Simmons Spainhour. She was a mother and homemaker.

Survivors include her son, Bob Pendergrass of Little Rock, AR; two brothers, J. W. Spainhour of Conway and Futrell Spainhour of Dumas, AR; two sisters, Imogene Hunt of Gravelly and Jimmie Nell Ross of Dumas; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services were Thursday at the Parks Cemetery near Gravelly with Rev. Royce Savage officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, -/-/1995)


Garner, Gary Lynn

Gary Lynn Garner, 63 went home to be with the Lord at 8:35 pm, November 8 surrounded by his loving wife of 45 years, and his children. Gary was born June 21, 1948 in Berkeley, California, to the late Helen Garner. He moved to Danville Arkansas when he was a teenager and met the love of his life, "his lady", Sandra Doster. They were married December 18, 1966. He then became the proud father of his 6 children, and father of many spiritual children. Thirty nine years ago, the call to the ministry that burned deep began. He pastored Ascension Life Christian fellowship and traveled the world preaching his passion, the gospel...the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ and what that means to us. Those left to cherish the memory of Gary are his wife, Sandra, and seven children; Tracie Adams of Waldron, Arkansas, Lynn Garner of Danville, Arkansas, Wynema and husband Jeremy Clark of San Antonio, Texas, Monique Cook of Waldron, Arkansas, Aaron and wife Traci Garner of San Antonio, Texas, Andra and husband Rusty Alexander of Russellville, Arkansas and Joshua Garner of Russellville, Arkansas. He also leaves to cherish his memory nine grandchildren; Ben and Hannah Clark, Scotty and Lily Garner, Madison and Blaze Alexander, Lauren Cook, Ryan Nathaniel, and Reagan Adams and two sisters Glynell Pool and Sharee Gorman.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents Helen and Glen Garner. Gary's life celebration service was Friday, November 11, 2011 at the Ascension Life Christian Fellowship in Danville, Arkansas with Pastor Ron Clark officiating.

Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 16, 2011)

Garner, George C. "Jabo"

Mr. George C. "Jabo" Garner, age 67, of Danville, AR died Friday, October 29, 1999 at his home. He was born in the Waltreak community of Yell County, Arkansas on June 6, 1932 to the late Devo and Viola Black Garner. He was a Korean War Veteran and had worked many years for Wayne Poultry in Danville doing various jobs from catching chickens to weighing live haul trucks.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Calvin and Richard Lee Garner and a sister, Emogene Garner.

Survivors include his wife, Verna Ruth Garner of Danville, AR; a son, Roy Edward Garner of Danville, AR; three brothers, Oather "Pete" Garner of Dermott, AR, Odean "PeeWee" Garner of El Dorado, AR and William "Butch" Garner of Houston, AR; four sisters, Jo Runnels of Wann, Ok, Ruth Bostick of Claremore, Ok, Polly Tipton of Ashdown, AR and Linda Tucker of Star City, AR. Memorial graveside services are planned for 2 PM Saturday, November 6, 1999 at Young Gravelly in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Bank of Dardanelle, P. O. Box 577, Dardanelle, AR 72834. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 3, 1999)


Garner, Glenn Edward

Glenn Edward Garner, age 73 of Danville, died Thursday, January 10, 2002 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born in Danville, on November 15, 1928 to the late Velcie Edward and Otis Mae McInturf Garner. He was a cattleman, and farmer. A Southern Democrat, the Democrat Party Chairman for the Herring Township, a member of the National Rifle Association, the Yell County Cattlemen's Association, and a member of the Mt. Pleasant Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Burns Garner; a son, Gary Garner; two daughters, Glynelle Pool, and Sharee Gorman all of Danville, AR; three brothers, Jesse Garner, Travis Garner, Rufus Garner, all of Danville; two sisters, Velva Lee Earls, and Linda Randall, both of Dardanelle. 10 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.

Services were Saturday at 2:00 p. m. at the Danville First Baptist Church, with Reverend Gary Garner, Revered Delton Beall, and Brother Issac Abernathy officiating. Pallbearers were Nathan Gorman, Darren Pool, Lynn Garner, Mark Wagner, Ben Rose, Glenn Rose, and James Rose. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 16, 2002)


Garner, Ira Lester

Ira Lester Garner, 69, died October 31, 1980 at a Roswell, New Mexico hospital from injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident north of Roswell. He was born in Dardanelle in 1910, was a retired farmer and had lived in Roswell 24 years. He was a member of the Chaves County Sheriff's Posse, the Elks and the Presbyterian Church. His wife, Grace, died in September of 1979. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garner.

He is survived by two sons, Ira Lemoyan Gamer of Kenai, Alaska and James "Pug" Russell Garner of Roswell; one sister, Mrs. Lillian Rounsville of Rt. 1, Belleville; and five brothers, Buddy of Carlsbad, Denver of Dardanelle, Lee of Junction City, Oregon, W. L. of Arlington, Texas and Walter of Rogers, Arkansas.

Funeral services were held November 3 at Roswell with burial in the Restlawn Cemetery in Roswell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 11-12-1980)


Garner, Ira Lester

Ira Lester Garner, 69, died October 31, 1980 at a Roswell, New Mexico hospital from injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident north of Roswell. He was born in Dardanelle in 1910, was a retired farmer and had lived in Roswell 24 years. He was a member of the Chaves County Sheriff's Posse, the Elks and the Presbyterian Church. His wife, Grace, died in September of 1979. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garner.

He is survived by two sons, Ira Lemoyan Gamer of Kenai, Alaska and James "Pug" Russell Garner of Roswell; one sister, Mrs. Lillian Rounsville of Rt. 1, Belleville; and five brothers, Buddy of Carlsbad, Denver of Dardanelle, Lee of Junction City, Oregon, W. L. of Arlington, Texas and Walter of Rogers, Arkansas.

Funeral services were held November 3 at Roswell with burial in the Restlawn Cemetery in Roswell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/12/1980)


Garner, Isaac Eugene

Isaac Eugene Garner, age 68 of Dardanelle died Saturday, September 12, 2009 at Stella Manor Nursing Center. He was born February 11. 1941 in Plainview to Velzie and Zetta Collins Haney Garner.

He is preceded in death by his father and brother, Freddie Collins.

Survivors include his mother; three children, Gina Kinder of Russellville, Carla Kisling of Plainview, Cleavea Moore of Centerville; brother, Buddy Haney of Centerville; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; many nephews and nieces; mother of his children, Janet Garner of Ola.

Funeral was Tuesday September 15 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Chase Pack, Anthony Moore, Jarren Kinder, Eric Haney, Silas Haney and Zac Kinder. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 16, 2009)


Garner, J. M.

J. M. Garner, age 68, a farmer died Thursday at his home at Gravelly. He was a Freewill Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertie Short Garner; four daughters, Mrs. Lester Chasteen, Mrs. Tom Kitchens and Mrs. A. J. Carlock of Dardanelle and Mrs. Stanley Mans of Perkin, Ill.; four brothers, Ace Garner of Blue Ball, Volvie Garner of McGehee, Devo Garner of Gravelly and Cilvie Garner of Little ROCK; and two sisters, Mrs. Tom Wilkins of Blue Ball and Mrs. Oscar Wilkins of Alteimer. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, March 6, 1958)


Garner, James "Rufus"

James "Rufus" Garner, age 64 of Danville, died Wednesday, October 15, 2003 at his home in Danville. He was born January 6, 1939 in Waltreak, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Velcie E. and Otis Mae McInturf Garner. He retired from the Arkansas State Forestry Commission as the county ranger, was a poultry farmer and a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church for over forty years and a former member of the Arkansas National Guard.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Edward Garner.

Survivors are his wife of forty-five years, Erma Lee Kimbrough Garner; a son and daughter-in-law, Lance and Brittany Garner of Danville; three daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Rocky Foster, Lisa and Scott Peek and Jan and Shawn Cathey, all of Danville; two brothers and wives, Jesse and Linda Garner and Travis and Ida Bell Garner, all of Danville; two sisters and husband, Velva Earls and Linda and Leroy Randall, both of Dardanelle; sister-in-laws and brother-in-law, Barbara Garner of Danville, Helen & John Green of Plainview, and Janice & Steve Ellington of Danville; ten grandchildren, Kayla, Chase and Tori Peek, Ashley and Austin Foster, Payton, Hannah and Haley Garner, Grant and Trent Cathey, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and a host of friends.

Services were Friday, October 17, 2003 at the First Baptist Church in Danville with Rev. Bobby Walker and Rev. Gary Garner officiating. Interment was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Clinton Kimbrough, Tom Gray, Jim Woodall, Deanie Woodard, Pledger Ball, Bill Linton, Joe Cathey, A. J. Burk, George Morris and Dee McCormick. Honorary pallbearers were, staff and employees of the Arkansas State Forestry Commission, Deacons of the First Baptist Church in Danville and The Adult 4 Mens Sunday School Class. Arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 22, 2003)


Garner, Jeannie Berry Miller

Mrs. Jeannie Berry Miller Garner, age 91, of Dardanelle, died Thursday at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a native of Logan County.

Survivors include a son, Walter Garner of Dardanelle; four daughters, Mrs. Alton Walker of Dardanelle, Mrs. Willie Ballinger of Mount George, Mrs. Ruby Walker of Dardanelle, and Mrs. Jack Dennis of Dallas, Texas; a sister, Mrs. Mamie Faulkinberry of Ola; 11 grandchildren four great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Funeral will be t 2 p. m. Saturday at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel, Dardanelle, by the Rev. David Morrow. Burial will be in Mount George Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 8 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 6/14/1984)


Garner, John Mack

John Mack Garner, 85, of Belleville died Thursday in a Russellville nursing home. He was a retired farmer and a native of near Dardanelle.

Survivors include a son, Roy Garner of Dardanelle; a daughter, Mrs. Oswell Keener of Danville; a stepson, Goldie Whitecotton of Danville; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Luna Mosley and Mrs. Jewell Carter of Danville; three brothers, Glen Garner of Chickalah, Doc Garner of Mount George and A. G. Garner of Sulphur Springs; a sister, Mrs. Hettle Greenwood of Mount George; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 31, 1962)

Garner, John Thomas

Funeral of John Thomas Garner, 68, Newellton, La., who died December 30, 1961, was held January 1 in the Church of Christ at Newellton.

Burial was at Newellton. He lived most of his life in Yell County and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margie Moore Garner; nine sons, O'Neal Garner of Rush Springs, Okla., Wendell Garner of Henderson Nev., Tommie Lee and Winfred Garner of Texas City, Texas, Hayes Garner of Newellton, Ray, Lloyd Wayne, Bobby Joe, and Charles of the home; four daughter, Mrs. Bud Snuggs of Shattack, Okla., Mrs. Joe Fowler of Danville, Mrs. Charles Wilson of Vicksburg, Miss., Mrs. Kenneth Burnett of San Diego, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Ira Parker and Miss Betsy Garner of Waterproof, La.; 21 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a host of niece and nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 18, 1962)

Garner, Laura Ann

Mrs. Laura Ann Garner, age 88, died in Yell County Hospital, Thursday, May 28, 1959. She was a resident of the Ranger community and had lived in Arkansas most of her life. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Mary Potter of McAlester, Okla. Mrs. W. R. Haney of North Little Rock and Mrs. Ollie Coffee of Pueblo, Colo. three sons, Jesse and Clem Garner of Belleville and Wesley Garner of South Gate, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Nancy Hames of Ranger, Texas, 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 4, 1959)


Garner, Leslie Lee

Leslie Lee Garner, of Chowehills, Califonia, died in the Mercy Hospital, after being unconscious nearly 19 hours from the effect of gas. Mr. Gamer was stricken while operating a butane service truck. At the hospital they used a resuscitatior many hours but he could not be revived. The coroner reported death from cerebral hemorrhage. Mr.

Garner is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nettie Jane Garner, two daughters, Mrs. Louis May Grist and Miss Ruby Garner, and son, Robert Ray Garner, three sisters Mrs. Lula Parker and Miss Bessie Garner, St. Joe, La., and Mrs. Mary George, near Chickalah and a brother Thomas B. Garner, Rt. 2, Belleville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1941)

Garner, Lessie Inez

Lessie Inez Garner, age 90 of Euless, TX died Saturday, March 1, 2003 in Euless, TX. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell Garner.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ruth Jemison of Euless, TX; a son, Donald Wayne Garner of Cobden, ILL; 2 sisters, Marie Lile of Fort Smith, AR, Oneta Love of Ft. Smith, AR; a brother, J. T. Jones of Van Buren, AR; 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Graveside services were Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at Parks Cemetery, Nola, AR. Arrangements by Martin Funeral Home, Waldron. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 2003)


Garner, Lou Rita (Keith)

Mrs. Lou Rita Garner, aged 74, a native of Dutch Creek Valley, died at Redondo Beach, Calif. on Tuesday, April 11. She was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors are two sons, Velcie of Danville and Velmon of Los Angeles; four daughters, Mrs. Albert Mclnturf of Fairfax, Okla., Mrs. Loy Horn and Mrs. Carl Woodard of Redondo Beach and Mrs. Carlos Horn of Dardanelle; one brother, Jess Keith of Waltreak; 20 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 20, 1961)

Garner, Lou Vada (Black)

Mrs. Lou Vada Black Garner, 75, of Belleville died Friday, September 20, at her home. She was a native of Waltreak, widow of C.M. "Jack" Garner and daughter of the late Oscar and Ida Dalton Black. She was a homemaker and mother.

Survivors include two sons, Dale Garner of Sheridan and Willie Garner of Little Rock; three daughters, Biddie Cunningham of Belleville, Sylvia West of Dardanelle and Dortha Howard of Hensley; two sisters, Ilee Noblett of Belleville and Elsie Luttrell of Waldron, 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was held September 22, at Danville Pentecostal Church of God by Rev. Joyce Riddell. Burial was in Hunt Cemetery on Highway 80 West by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 25, 1991)

Garner, Mary Ellen

Mrs. Mary Ellen Garner, age 72, of Dardanelle, AR died Tuesday, January 21, 1997 at the Dardanelle Hospital. She was born December 6, 1924 in Russellville, AR to the late Charles and Lizzie Adcock Carter. She was a member of the Chickalah Church of Christ and a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Karrie Luellen Garner.

Survivors include husband, Denver Garner; seven sons and daughters-in-law, Robert & Barbara Garner, Stephen and Diana Garner, Don and Roxie Garner, John David and Donna Garner, Danny and Rhonda Garner and Dayrl Garner all of Dardanelle and Richard and Dena Garner of Elk City, OK; a daughter, Carroll Garner of Dardanelle; 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services were January 26 with Rev. Mark Lashley officiating. Interment was in Chickalah Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers were nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 29, 1997)


Garner, Maude

Mrs. Maude Garner, age 85, of McAlester, Okla. formerly of Yell County, died Monday, February 17, 1986 at McAlester. She was a native of Yell County, daughter of the late Perry and Bessie Stafford, and a member of the Victory Park Baptist Church in McAlester. She was married to Clem Garner July 4, 1915, in Belleville. He preceded her in death April 9, 1964.

Survivors include a daughter, Thelma Morrison, of McAlester; a granddaughter; three great-granddaughters, and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at the Victory Park Baptist Church. Burial will be at 2 p. m. Thursday in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery, near Danville, by Mills Funeral Home of McAlester. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Garner, Myrtle

Mrs. Myrtle Garner, age 65, died August 7, 1960. She was a native of Arkansas, moving to California 14 years ago.

Survivors include her husband, John W. Garner of South Gate; two sons, Robert of Manhattan Beach and Roy of Downey, Calif. five sisters, Mrs. Emma Madden, Mrs. Muriel Martin, Mrs. Nettie Chambers, Mrs. May Martin and Mrs. Katie Russell, all of Arkansas; two brothers, Ruel Haney of Arkansas and J. W. Haney of Tulsa; and four grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, August 25, 1960)


Garner, Myrtle (Mrs.)

Mrs. Myrtle Garner - age 77, of North Little Rock, died June 22. She was a native of Ranger.

Survivors include two sons, Ruel T. Bailey of North Little Rock and Sewell Bailey of Belleville; two daughters, Mrs. Lessie Buford of Danville and Mrs. Ursie Thurman of Ft. Smith; eight grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 29, 1961)

Garner, Odean "Pee Wee"

Odean "Pee Wee" Garner, age 64 of El Dorado, AR died Tuesday, December 5, 2000 at his residence. He was born January 11, 1936 in Young Gravelly, AR to the late Devo Richmond and Vada Viola (Black) Garner. He was a retired Data Collector Supervisor for Ark. Hwy. Transportation Dept. retired from the National Guard and was a member of the El Dorado Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Faye Garner of El Dorado, AR; four daughters, Gina Garner of Biloxi, MS, Kelly Knight of Woodville, MS, Melissa "Missi" McMahen of Camden, AR and Leslie Eddy of Little Rock, AR; two brothers, Oather "Pete" Garner of Dermott, AR and William T. "Butch" Garner of Perryville, AR and four sisters, Josephine Runnels of Warm, OK, Ruth Edna Bostick of Claremore, OK, Paulette Tipton of Ashdown, AR and Linda Tucker of Star City, AR.

Service was held December 8, 2000 at El Dorado Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Salem Cemetery at Bearden, AR. Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Sitters Fund, 1426 North West Avenue, El Dorado, AR 71730 or American Cancer Society, c/o Patricia Milliken, 2300 West Main, El Dorado, AR 71730. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 13, 2000)


Garner, Ola Montgomery

OLA - Mrs. Ola Montgomery Garner, age 94, of Ola died Monday, April 7, 1986 at Yell County Nursing Home. She was a native of the; hark community, daughter of the late Dr. Lee and Lucy Herring Montgomery, and was a member of Plainview United Methodist Church. She served 27 years as postmaster at Plainview before retirement.

Survivors include a daughter, Lucy Slater of Jacksonville, Texas; a granddaughter, Melba Westbrook of Dallas, Texas; five great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Thursday at Plainview United Methodist Church by the Rev. Rosemary Williams. Burial will M in Parks Cemetery at Gravelly by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Garner, Otho T.

Otho T. Garner, age 89, of Plainview died Monday morning, August 5, at his home. He was a retired Merchant, a native of the Gravelly Community, the son of the late William and Lidia Latimer Garner . He was a deputy Sheriff of Yell County for 60 years and was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ola Montgomery Garner; two daughters, Mrs. C. C. (Melba) Kimberley of Austin, Tex. and Mrs. B. F. (Lucy) Slatter of Jacksonville Tex.; one half -brother, Dilligar Start of Shreveport, La.; two grand-children, four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grand-child.

Services will be held at the Plainview Methodist Church Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock with the Rev, Roy Savage officiating. Interment will be at the Parks Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Dickey Keathley, Roger Taylor, Don Burnham, Jim Caviness, Bill Watson and Joe Dishongh. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Earl Ladd, Herman McCormick, Nub Knight, Peck Sloan, Don Barger, Cleo Cowger, Harold Burnham, Bill Barnes, Sonny Clement, Sam Turner, Carlos Mitchell, Kate Smith and Dewey Gossage. Arrangements and services are in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 9-8-1974 )


Garner, Otho Woodrow

Otho Woodrow Garner, age 63, of Bluffton died Sunday, October 3, at the Yell County Hospital. He was a native of Gravelly, a retired farmer, the son of the late William and Mary Wagner Garner. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Geatrice Guin Garner; two sons, Garry Garner of Gravelly, and Rodney Gamer of Paola, Kansas; one daughter, Mrs. Jerry Ferguson of Bluffton; two brothers, Loyd Garner of Hope, and Arlis Garner of Tulsa; two sisters, Miss Carmon Garner, and Miss Hazel Garner, both of Tulsa and six grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Nola Church of Christ at 10 a.m. Tuesday with W.J. Friend officiating. Interment was in the Parks Cemetery. Casket bearers were Roy Garner, Bobby Hunt, Glenn Qualls, Ned Swaim, Buel Thompson, and Kenneth Dragoo. Arrangements and services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, a Memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 10-7-1976 )


Garner, Ray

Ray Garner, 91, of Mission Viejo, CA passed away on November 29th, 2012. He was born in Belleville, Arkansas in 1921. Ray was a retired machinist at Ameron (a leader in pipe systems technology). Ray was a World War II Veteran from the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed his family, car road trip vacations, cooking/BBQ's, and fishing.

He is preceded in death by his oldest son, Wendell R. Garner.

He is survived by his wife, Viola Harkey Garner, originally from Belleville, Arkansas and his son, Larry W. Garner both currently residing in Mission Viejo, CA. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was December 4, 2012 at White Emerson Mortuary in Whittier, CA. Services arraigned by O'Connor Mortuary of Laguna Hills. CA. Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, CA. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 5, 2012)

Garner, Rebecca Jane (Cotton)

Rebecca Jane Cotton Garner, 95, of Arkadelphia passed away Saturday, September 8, 2012, in Dardanelle. The youngest daughter of the late Thomas James and Myrtle Love Cotton was born October 17, 1916, at Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Erwin W. Garner, Vice-President of Henderson University and siblings, Thomas Cotton, Anna Gayle Miller, Margaret Miller, Frances Smith and Elizabeth Amis. She was a graduate of Arkansas Tech University, University of Central Arkansas, and University of Arkansas. She taught home economics at Hot Springs High School, then became professor of home economics at Henderson University and Ouachita Baptist University. She was a member of the St. Andrew United Methodist Church of Arkadelphia, Clark County Retired Teacners Association and Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Arkadelphia. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 12, 2012)

Garner, Rena

Rena Garner, age 85, of Danville, AR died Monday, January 3, 2000 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born in Dardanelle, AR October 3, 1914 daughter of the late Robert and Amy Batchlor Barnett. She was a mother and homemaker and a member of the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Garner; five brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Harlon Patton of Belleville, AR; two brothers, W. W. "Bussie" Barnett of Dardanelle, AR and Russell Barnett of Tulsa, OK; a grandson and his wife, Mike and Juanita Patton of Belleville, AR and one great-granddaughter, Madison Nicole Patton of Belleville, AR.

Graveside service will be held today, Wednesday, January 5, 2000 at 11:00 a. m. at the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery with Rev. Earl Stapleton and Rev. Richard Falbo officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 5, 2000)


Garner, Robbie Nadyne

Robbie Nadyne Garner, age 86, formerly of Blue Ball, AR died Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville. She was born February 25, 1925 in Blue Ball, AR to the late Richard Thomas and Oma Ann McCubbins James. She was a homemaker and a lifetime Baptist. She loved quilting and crafts.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Bethel "Buck" Garner; sons, Danny Ray Garner, Jerry Garner; daughter, Shelia Garner; sister, Sybil Juanita James Tidwell; brothers, Burlous James and Vernon Lloyd James; nephews, Richard Tidwell and Robert Roy Tidwell.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Elvie Wilkins James; nephews, Melvin Lloyd James, Ronnie Gene James, Ricky Lynn James, William Eugene Tidwell, David Wayne Tidwell, Larry Garner, James "Bo" Garner, Robert Mitchell Garner, Rex David Garner; nieces, Peggy James Hall, Patty James Kutach, Pamela James Millard, Tommy Joyce Tidwell Embree, and Joyce Ann Evans.

Funeral services were Monday, March 1, 2010 at Tate Town Church with Rev. Larry Pat Millard and Rev. Ricky Hunt officiating. Burial was at Hunts Cemetery in Tate Town, AR. Pallbearers were Melvin James, David Garner, John Haggard, Roy Wilkins, Todd Garner, James "Bo" Garner, Larry Wayne Garner, and Kyle LaRoe. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 3, 2010)


Garner, Robert L. "Bob"

Robert L. "Bob" Garner, aged 77 years, died at his home eleven miles west of Dardanelle on the Danville road about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, March 11th, 1941. Mr. Gamer was born in South Carolina, but came to Yell county when but a lad, and for 10 years he resided in the neighborhood where he passed away. He spent his entire life in farming and stock raising; was an industrious, honorable man and a good citizen and will be missed in the community in which he has long resided.

He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Rounsaville, of Belleville; Mrs. Jessie Wood, of Steel MO.; and Mrs. James Barnett, of Davidson, Okla.; 11 sons, Wendel of the home; Denver, Virgil, and Earl, of Chickalah, Lavern, of Camp Robinson; Walter, Oliver and Ira of Artesia, N. M.; Lee of Washington, and Jack and Dugan of Carlsbad, N. M.; 25 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. The Garner-Hudson Post of the American Legion at Dardanelle was named for another son, Roy Garner, killed in action in France during the World War.

Funeral services were held at the Chickalah Methodist Church at I:30 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. C.C. Cale. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on March 13, 1941)

Garner, Robert L. "Bob"

Robert L. ('Bob') Garner, 77, retired planter, died at his home at Chickalah, March 11. He was born in South Carolina, but had lived in Yell County 59 years. Mr.

Garner is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Roundaville, Belleville, Mrs. Jessie Wood, Steel, Missouri, and Mrs. Ames Barnett, Davidson, Oklahoma; 11 sons, Wendale of the home, Denver, Virgil and Earl of Chickalah, Lavern of Camp Robinson, Walter, Oliver and Ira of Artesia, N. M.; 25 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. The Hudson Garder post of the American Legion at Dardanelle was named in honor of another son, Roy Gamer, killed in action in France during the World War.

Funeral services were held at the Chickalah Methodist Church at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. C. C. Cale. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1941)

Garner, Robert Wess

Robert Wess Garner, age 83, died Thursday, August 1, 2002. Born September 6, 1918 in Belleville, AR, he lived in Carlsbad for 19 years. He retired in 1981 from McDonnell Douglas, where he was an industrial fireman. He served in the U. S. Army Infantry, 7th Division, and received a Purple Heart. He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church of Carlsbad, Oceanside Masonic Lodge No. 381, American Legion No. 416, and the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. He enjoyed building houses, fishing, reading, woodwork, gardening, antique clock repair, teaching clock repair, and auctioneering for charity events.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Garner.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Violet Garner of Carlsbad; daughter Lynnette Cunningham of Fountain Valley; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Alan Toyne of Lake Los Angeles; brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Viola Garner of Mission Viejo; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and 10 nieces and nephews.

The funeral service was held at August 5, at Eternal Hills Mortuary with the Rev. John Welch officiating. Interment was at Eternal Hills Mortuary with members of the military and Masons officiating. The family suggests memorial donations to First Baptist Church of Carlsbad's building fund, 3780 Pio Pico Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 21, 2002)


Garner, Roy "Pete" Oather

Roy "Pete" Oather Garner, 80, of Dermott, AR passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. He was born to the late Devo and Vada Garner on September 7, 1930 in Waltreak AR.

He is also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister. Mr.

Garner is survived by his wife Kathryn Garner of Dermott AR, one brother W. T. Butch Garner (Bobbye) of Perryville AR, four sisters; Jo Runnels (Henry) of Wann OK, Ruth Bostick (George) of Claremore OK, Linda Tucker (Richard) of Star City AR, Polly Tipton (Roger) of Ashdown AR, and a host of nieces, nephews, step children, step grandchildren, and step great- grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Temple Baptist Church in Dermott AR. Cremation by Roselawn Crematory. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service of McGehee, AR. Online guestbook: griffinfuneralservice.net (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 22, 2011)

Garner, Viola (Harkey)

Viola Harkey Garner, 93 of Mission Viejo, CA passed away on July 8, 2014. Viola was born in Belleville, Arkansas on February 26, 1921 to the lale John Kay Harkey and Edna McBride and was the second youngest of seven children.

She is survived by her son Larry W.

Garner of Mission Viejo, CA and is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Ray Garner also from Belleville, and her oldest son Wendell R. Garner. She is also Survived by 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. After Viola attended Nursing School and became a nurse's aide in Russellville, Arkansas, she and her husband moved to California in 1946 after WWII and Viola became devoted home maker and mother of her two boys. They moved from South Gate, Calif, to Downey Calif, in 1960 and later she was employed by North American Rockwell Corp. where she worked on the Apollo Mission project for the first human lunar landing. In 1982 Viola and Ray retired to Mission Viejo, California. Viola enjoyed her family, grandchildren, family holiday gatherings and especially many family summer BBQ's picnics. She loved cooking, sewing and craft projects. Viola and her husband belonged to the first Senior Club of Mission Viejo where they remained very active for several years. She also enjoyed endless car road-trip vacations which took her into 48 states over the years. Viola was a member of Grace Hills Church in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Funeral Services were held on Sunday July 13 at 2:30 pm at Fairhaven Memorial Services in Mission Viejo, California. Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier California. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 16, 2014)

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