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George, Murrah H. (McBride)

Murrah H. George, age 84, of Oklahoma City, died 6-19-1999 in Oklahoma City. Born 6-20-1915 in Lindsay, OK to Rev. Joseph T. McBride & Mary Alma White. Graduated from Hobart, attended OCU and graduated from OU with BA in Social Work. She was a member of Village United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by her husband, Foy L. George, three brothers and three sisters.

Survived by son Carl of OKC and a daughter, Donna, of the home. She was a loving & caring wife & mother.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, 6-23-1999 at The Village United Methodist Church at 2:00 P.M. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations be made to The Village United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Daily Oklahoman Newspaper, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Obituary was published on Jun 23, 1999)

George, Oma Keys

Mrs. Oma Keys George, age 88, of Danville, AR, widow of W. L. "Bill" George, died Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born December 19, 1910 in Briggsville, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Monroe and Cora Spears Keys. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bluffton and a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys Vaughn.

Survivors are four sons, Raymond and Lonnie George both of Danville, AR, Billy Gene George of Pearcy, AR and Johnny George of Mannsville, OK; one daughter, Lucille Talley of Chickalah, AR; three sisters, Tressie Hawkins of Jones Mill, AR, Blanche Jordan of Malvern, AR and Dealy Corder of Hot Springs, AR; 14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Service was May 14, 1999 at the First Baptist Church in Danville with Rev. Bobby Walker and Rev. Lacy Minnie. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 19, 1999)


George, Regina Mccarrell

Regina McCarrell George -- Services will be held in Hillcrest Mortuary Chapel, Monday, April 8th at 3:00 P.M. for Regina McCarrell George, age 75, who passed away April 5th, 1991 in Bakersfield. Reverend Bud Frye will officiate. Mrs. George was born in Danville, Arkansas and had lived in Bakersfield for the past 41 years.

Survivors include her husband, Jewel; daughter, Dorotha Orwig of Seven Valleys, Penn.; sons, Richard of Wofford Heights, William of Bakersfield; 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; brother, Jones P. Ingram of Los Alamitos, CA.

Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. HILLCREST MORTUARY Funeral Directors. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Joe George, Newspaper: , 4-5-1991)


George, Rhonda Gaye

Rhonda Gaye George, age 45, of Mabelvale, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2010. She was born July 27, 1964 in Benton, Arkansas. Rhonda was of the Baptist faith and a Project Analyst at Alltel where she worked for 21 years.

She is survived by her son, Jimmy Pricks of Mabelvale and his father Raymond Pricks of Mabelvale; mother, Freda Bray and husband Gordon of Glen Rose; father, Jackie George, Sr. and wife Shirley of Benton; two sisters, Donna Thomason and husband Mike of Bauxite and Dee Dee Neeper and husband Buck of Malvern; brother, Jack George and wife Mystic of Malvern; step-brother, Scott Bray and wife Penny of Bryant; step-sister, Sherry Davis of Haskell and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral service was January 6 at Ashby Funeral Home with burial at Fairplay Cemetery. Pastor Tommy Adams officiated. On-line guest book at WWW.ashbvfuneralhome.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 6, 2010)


George, Richard Lum

Richard Lum George (June 11, 1937 - Nov. 21, 2006) On a sunlight day June 11, 1937 in the little town of Danville, Arkansas, a tiny red haired boy was born at the home of his parents, Jewel Columbus George (2/17/1911-12/10/1997) and Reginal McCarrell George(7/30/19; 4/5/1991). They named him Richard Lum George (known as R.L, Rich, Richard, Brother, Uncle Red, Uncle Bozo, Pops, Dad and Grandpa). At the time of his death he resided In Wofford Heights, California.

November 21, 2006 he departed this earthly life for a fishing hole in a relaxed, pain free place on high, where he can keep an eye on the following survivors. He will he sadly missed by his wife, Diana Marie George, who was his 1st and 3rd wife. During their first marriage they had 3 sons: Anthony Mark George of Porterville, CA, who has five children. Ivy George, Zack George, Dustin George, Bailey George and Madelyn George; Richard L. George, Jr. of Bakersfield, CA, who has 3 children, Sabrina Wylie and her husband, Kyle Wylie, Michael George and Johnny George; Scott Allen George of Bakersfield, CA, who has 1 child. Amen George. He has 3 stepchildren: Theresa Marie Rambo of Kissmee, Florida, she has 1 child Crystal Leann Rambo; Timothy Charles Rambo of Sacramento, CA; Kristin Marie Winston of Sacramento, CA, her husband, Jason Winston, they have 3 daughters, Serena Winston, Veronica Winston and Evanna Winston. He is also survived by his 2nd wife of many years, Patricia (Mom) George of New Port Beach, OR., R. L. leaves a sister, Dorotha W. Orwig of Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, her husband, William F. Orwig and their 3 sons: Randall Eugene Orwig of Carbondale, KS, his wife, Christena Ann Begeman Orwig, who have 2 sons, Nathan Randall Orwig and Nicholas Robert Orwig; William Timothy Orwig of Bakersfleld, CA; Christopher George Orwig of Taneytown, MD, his wife, Shelley Ann Hinkle Orwig, they have 2 children. Hunter Lee Orwig and Makayla Leann Orwig. He also leaves a brother, William Paul George of Bakersfield, CA, who has 3 children: Ryan Alan George of Bakersfleld, CA, his wife Denay George, they have 2 children, Rylee George and Rett George; Wendy Marie George Franke of Abileen, TX, her husband, Gary Franke, they have 2 children: Amber Franke and TyIer Jude Franke; Amy Leeanne George Hensley of Palisade, CO and her husband, Michael Hensley; and brother-in-law, Sheldon Sullivan of Bakersfleld, CA.

He graduated from East Bakersfleld High School In 1955. Worked for Safeway Stores for 13 years and later became a painter for 40 years. He retired from Steve Holloway Painting due to Illness. He was a member of Kern River Valley Elks Lodge23SB for l6 years. He spent his free time hunting and fishing and enjoyed his dog, Sara.

After cremation, a memorial service will be held at the Elks lodge in Wofford Heights on December 9, 2006, at 11:00a.m., with lunch to follow. After the luncheon the family will go to his favorite fishing spot for some quiet time and remembrance. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Joe George, Newspaper: , 11-21-2006)


George, Robert "Jack"

Robert Jack George, age 70, of Ola died Tuesday, June 4th at the Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a native of Centerville and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Johnnie Foster George; a son, Bobby George of Ola; four daughters, Mrs, Carolyn Cook of Berniece, La., Mrs. Peggy Mahan and Mrs. June Reynolds of Ola and Mrs. Judy Padgett of Plainview; three brothers, Bill and Red George of Ola and Jim George of Calif.; three half-sisters, Mrs. Nona Eidson and Mrs. Nettie King of Okla., and Mrs. Ethel Bishop of Texas; five grandchildren and a great-grand-daughter.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 6th at the Ola Church of Christ. Burial was in Mt. George Cemetery by Cornwall Funeral Service of Dardanelle. Pall bearers were: active, John and Kenneth George, Tate Meeks, Squire DeLoach, Harlon Porter and Robert Buford. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 13, 1974)

George, Roy

Roy George, age 80, died November 8, 1986 in a hospital. He was the son of the late Tom and Gallic Haney George and was preceded in death by a son David Wayne George.

He is survived by his wife, Ann George, one son, William R. George, three daughters Louise George of the home Diana Raise of Maywood and Shirley George of La Mirada, CA and three grandchildren.

Services were at Memorial Chapel and interment was at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier, CA with the Dr. S. D. E. Thomas officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/8/1986)


George, Roy Luther

Roy Luther George, 75, of Dardanelle, died Sunday, August 19, 2012, at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. He was born August 2, 1937, in Russellville to James Autry and Ivory Irene Hatfield George. He was a retired salesman for Unisource Paper Company and in later years a cattle farmer, a member of Ard Church of Christ, former member of the NFLCC (National Fishing Lures Collectors Club), Cattlemen's Association and the Coon Hunters Association. He was an avid fisherman, coon hunter, and artificial fishing lure collector.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Blake George; four sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy Jernigan George; one son and daughter-in-law, James Edward and Rhonda George of Dardanelle; two daughters and one son-in-law, Rhonda Lynn George of Eagle River, Alaska, and Kelley and Thara Honghiran of Russellville; ten grandchildren, Alexa George, Hailee George, Joshua George and wife, Tiffany, Gracie Anderson, Ivory Anderson, George Wright and wife, Christina, Mallory Berry and husband, Alec, Collin George, Mary-Kate Honghiran and Madelyn Honghiran; two great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at Shinn Funeral Chapel officiated by Mr. Jim Miller and Mr. Ray Edwards. Burial will be in Ard Cemetery, near Dardanelle by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Pallbearers will be Joshua George, Gordon Miller, James Miller, Collin George, Kyle Rollans and Ray Edwards. Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Miller and Melvin and Bobbie Sue Jackson. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, AR 72802. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 22, 2012)

George, Sam

Sam George, age 87, of Dardanelle died August 9 at a hospital in Danville. He was a retired farmer, a native of Yell County and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include three sons, Venus and Boyd, both of Dardanelle and Nolen of Michigan; two daughters, Mrs. Oma Fulton of Little Rock and Mrs. Blanche Fleming of Michigan; two sisters, Mrs. Pearlie Warren of Dardanelle and Mrs. A.C. Hunt of Oklahoma; 13 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) in the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Church of Christ ministers, C.V. Langford of Russellville and A.T. Oliver of Dardanelle officiating. Burial will be at Mt. George Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1965)

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, Susie A. (McClesky) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Susie A. George, 69, Holdenville, Oklahoma, formerly of Belleville, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Roy McGugan, November 18, 1940.

Survivors include two sons, Wade George, Holdenville, Oklahoma, Ervin George, Havana, Three daughters, Mrs. Coleman Haney Yeager, Oklahoma, Mrs. Ida Miller and Mrs. Roy McGugan, Holdenville, Oklahoma. Two sisters, Mrs. Willie Justice, El Dorado, Mrs. Ida McClanahan, Havana, two brothers, Osacar and Conard McCleskey, El Dorado. Thirteen grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services held at Nazarene church by Rev. Johnson pastor, assisted by Rev. Burch, Baptist minister. The choir sang "Old Rugged Cross," "Farther Along," and "In The Sweet By and By." (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1940)

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.

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)

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)

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)


Gibbs, Porter

Porter Gibbs, 66, of Havana died Sunday in a Little Rock hospital. He was a retired farmer and stockman and was a member of the Havana Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Vernelle Scott Gibbs; two brothers, Otto Gibbs of Kansas City, Kan., and Thomas Gibbs of Pawnee, Okla. and a half brother, Noah Abernathy of Danville.

Funeral was Tuesday in the Assembly of God Church in Havana by Rev. E. O. Tackett. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 1965)

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)


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