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Guthrie, t. Richard "Dick" & Elizabeth Betty (Schacht) (Lt. Col. /Re)

Lt. Col Richard E. (Dick) Guthrie and his wife Elizabeth (Betty) Guthrie passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2011 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Richard was born July 15, 1920 in Erie Pennsylvania, the son of Verus and Ruth Guthrie. Betty was born December 11, 1920 in Erie Pennsylvania, the daughter of Carl and Grace Schacht. Dick and Betty were high school sweethearts who enjoyed a lifelong love affair and a marriage of 69 years. Their life experiences included military service, adventures around the world, and farm life in Havana, Arkansas. They taught their family how to love, how to give, and how to live . . . and how to play Scrabble.

Dick and Betty are survived by a son, Richard Carl Guthrie and wife, Peggy, of Havana; a brother, Dr. Robert Guthrie and wife, Catherine, of Lundin Links, Fife Scotland; three grandchildren; Richard C. Guthrie, Jr. and wife, Lisa, of Fayetteville, Arkansas; Dr. Kelly Guthrie Jeffer and husband Herman, of Durham, North Carolina; Dr. Casey Guthrie Burns and husband, Eric, of Fayetteville, North Carolina and three great-grandchildren, Anna Elizabeth Guthrie, Nicholas David Guthrie, and Miles Herman Jeffer.

Funeral services were January 31 at the United Mcthodist Church in Danville, Arkansas. Graveside service followed at the Havana Cemetery in Havana, Arkansas. Arrangements under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 2, 2011)

Guthrie, William Randall "Randy"

William Randall "Randy" Guthrie, age 61, of Russellville died Tuesday, December 10, 2013. He was born February 28, 1952 at Mtn. Home AR to Ernest Lee and Georgia Louise Churchill Guthrie.

He was preceded in death by his two sons, Jason and Jared Guthrie, his father Ernest Lee Guthrie, and one brother, Doug Guthrie.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Sharon Guthrie of Russellville; his mother, two brothers; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends. A Celebration of Life with food and fellowship following was held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, December 12, 2013 at the Fair Park Baptist Church, 615 South KnoxviUe in Russellville with Bro. Ken Partain and Bro. Rick Balentine officiating. Memorial Donations may be made to the Fair Park Baptist Church Building Fund.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. On-line Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 18, 2013)

Gwin, Annie Lou (Brown)

Annie Lou Gwin, age 73 of Waldron, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011 at Peachtree Hospice Care Unit in Fort Smith. She was born February 22, 1938 in Mazie, OK to the late Parmer Grover and Eliza Mae Henson Brown. She was a Marine Corps Veteran and a retired USDA inspector.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Joseph Jess, Roy Lee and Earl Bruce Brown.

Survivors include her children, Harold Anthony Rosseau of Waldron, Cecil Dale Gwin of MO, Rodney C. Gwin of Bluffton: brother and sister-in- law. Grover and Deborah Brown of Atkins; 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was Thursday, December 15, 2011 at Point Lookout Cemetery in Bluffton, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 21, 2011)

Gwin, Cecil

Cecil Gwin, 86, of Bluffton (Yell County) died Thursday, August 25, at Yell County Hospital at Danville. He was a member of the Parks Masonic Lodge at Gravelly, Woodmen of the World and the Young Gravelly Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lula Hunnicutt Gwin; two sons, Loy Gwin of Bluffton and Troy Gwin of Mount George; three daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Garner and Mrs. Alice Douthit of Bluffton, and Mrs. Eunice Kendrick of Dardanelle; 10 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Young Gravelly Baptist Church by the Rev. Luther Riddle. Burial with Masonic rites was in Young Gravelly Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 31, 1977)

Gwin, Dencil Denise (Pollard)

Dencil Denise Gwin, age 47, of Bluffton died Monday, October 21, 2013 at UAMS. She was born July 9, 1966 at Danville to L.T and Donna Sue Hunt Pollard.

She was preceded in death by her father, L.T. Pollard.

Survivors include her husband, Rodney Gwin of Bluffton; mother, Donna Sue Polllard of Gravelly; four children, Brittani Denise Wiggins of Danville, Andrea Dawn Ingle of Briggsville, Jarrod C. Gwin of Bluffton, Tiffany Lyn Gwin of bluffton; three grandchildren, Carson David and Abigail Gwen Wiggins, Anthony Boone Ingle.

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 Oct 30, 2013)

Gwin, Loy Cecil

Mr. Loy Cecil Gwin, age 73 of Bluffton died Monday, January 2, 1995 at his home. Mr. Gwin was born December 13, 1921 in Little Texas, Scott County, Arkansas to the late Cecil and Lula Hunnicutt Gwin. He was a WWII Army Veteran and a retired fanner.

He is survived by 2 sons, Rodney Gwin of Bluffton and Cecil Gwin of Waldron; stepson, Hal Rosseau of Rover; a brother, Troy Gwin of Mt. George; 3 sisters, Eunice Kendrick of Dardanelle, Beatrice Yates of Gravelly, Allie Doughit of Gravelly; 5 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday, January 4 at 2:00 p. m. graveside Young Gravelly by the Rev. Rich Hunt. Services are by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 1-4-1995)


Gwin, Lula Mae (Hunnicutt)

Her obituary was published 13 August. 1980, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. Mrs. Lula Mae Gwin Mrs. Lula Mae Hunnicutt Gwin, age 88, of Bluffton, died at her home Thursday morning, August 7. She was a native of Gravely, the widow of the late Cecil Gwin, daughter of the late Randolph and Laura Porter Hunnicutt and a life-long member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Young Gravelly and a housewife.

Survivors include two sons, Loy Gwin of Bluffton and Troy Gwin of Mount George; three brothers, Mrs. Beatrice Garner and Mrs. Allie Douthit both of Bluffton and Mrs. Eunice Kendrick of Dardanelle; ten grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 8th in the Young Gravelly Missionary Baptist Church at Young Gravelly with Elder Luther Riddle officiating and interment in the Young Gravelly Cemetery. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 13, 1980)

Gwin, Troy Lee

Troy Lee Gwin, age 78, of Dardanelle, AR, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born October 15, 1926 in Gravelly, AR to the late Cecil Dale and Lula May (Hunnicutt) Gwin. He had worked as an inspector, supervisor and airplane mechanic for McDonald Douglas Aircraft. He was a WWII and Korean Army Veteran, a member of the Dardanelle Boyce-Wood VFW Post 3141 and a 1944 graduate of Fourche Valley High School.

He was preceded in death by a brother Loy Gwin and a sister, Allie Douthit.

Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Margie and Kelly Ennis of Russellville, AR and Rhonda Gwin of Dardanelle, AR five grandchildren and two sisters, Bea Garner Yeats of Harvey, AR and Eunice Kendrick of Pickens, AR.

Graveside service with military honors by Boyce-Wood VFW Post 3141 was July 30, 2005 at Young Gravelly Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 3, 2005)


Hacker, James Edward

James Edward Hacker, age 73, of Ola, died Saturday, August 11, 2007. He was the son of the late John Daniel Hacker and Hilda Mae Benefield Hacker. He enjoyed fishing, socializing, being with his "good ole boys" and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include four daughters, Terri Sill of Marshall, Mich. Sherri Mock of Kerrville, TX, Lori Green of Spokane, WA, and Linda Rodriquez of Tekonsha, Mich. a son, James E. Hacker Jr. of St. George, Utah; a brother, Dan Hacker of San Diego, CA; a sister, Margaret Ann Roy of Ola; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements are by Rosewood Cremation of Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 22, 2007)


Hacker, John D.

Mr. John D. Hacker, age 86, of Ola, AR died Thursday at his home in Ola. He was born June 10, 1911 in Livingston, KY to the late Edward and Drucilla Roberts Hacker. He was a member of the Methodist Church, a WWII Navy Veteran and a retired mechanic and carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda May Benefield Hacker and a great-grandson, James E. Hernandez.

Survivors are two sons, James E. Hacker of Ola, AR and Danny M. Hacker of Ramona, CA; a daughter, Margaret Roy of Ola, AR; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Service was October 13, 1997 at the Methodist Church in Ola with Rev. Fred Coates and Rev. Richard Stegall officiating. Interment was in the Sandlin Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 15, 1997)


Hacker, Mirene Clarice

Mrs. Mirene Clarice Hacker, age 64, of Ola, AR died Sunday, April 25, 1999 at St. Edwards Mercy Medical Center in Ft. Smith. She was born February 4, 1935 in Pottsville, AR to the late Clarence and Emma Jean Taylor Hutchison. She was a former grounds keeper for Dow Chemical and a homemaker and mother. She was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church in Birta.

She was preceded in death by a son, Danny Roy Hacker and one sister, Jean Morene Fryar.

Survivors are four daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte and Jimmy Pitts and Shelia Stevenson all of Ola, Connie and Michael Christian of Russellville and Katrina and Jeff Cook of Paris; four brothers, Paul, Rickey, Charles and James Hutchison all of California; three sisters, Judy Flood, Rose Reed and Carolyn Hutchison all of California; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services were Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev. Mark Lashley officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Bobby Banks, Gerald Fryar, Ronnie Fryar, Bill Fryar, Richard Fryar, Thomas Charles Bauer and Ben Thomas Banks. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 28, 1999)


Haddix, Alfred Allen

Alfred Allen Haddix, Sr. age 68 of Dardanelle went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 21, 2003 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. He was born October 25, 1934 in Hope, Arkansas to the late Allen Randolph Haddix. He was a member of the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Nashville, Arkansas and a WWII Army Veteran. He retired after 45 years as a mechanic with James Motor Company in Hope.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Glen Don Haddix and a granddaughter, Amanda Michelle Millican.

Survivors are his wife of thirty years, Lawanda Jean Norton Haddix; his mother, Eula I. Haddix of Baker, Louisiana; a son and daughter-in-law, Allen, Jr. and Jerri Haddix of Russellville; three daughters and son-in-law, Charlotte and Art Webers of Nashville, Tennessee, LaDonna Carol Evans and Rebecca Ray Evans both of Texarkana, Texas; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Cora and Rudolph Hughes of Baker, Louisiana, Bessie and Richard Rife of Hope, Arkansas; nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, several nephews, nieces and a host of friends.

Graveside services were Thursday, April 24, 2003, at Macedonia Cemetery in Hope, Arkansas with Rev. Eddie Holiday, Rev. Roger Pearce and Rev. Ed Wilburn officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 30, 2003)


Haggard, Johnny Carl

Johnny Carl Haggard, age 57 of Blue Ball, AR died Tuesday, August 26, 1997 at the Waldron Hospital. He was a farmer and southern Baptist.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Haggard of the home; two daughters, Anna and Lea Ann Haggard both of Blue Ball; a son, John Haggard of Blue Ball; his mother, Bernice Haggard of Poteau, OK and a sister, Patricia McMellon Of Poteau, OK.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p. m. on Thursday, August 28, 1997 at Union Hill Baptist Church with burial at the Union Hill Cemetery at Union Hill, AR under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 27, 1997)


Haggard, Joy Dean (Ramey)

On February 20, 2015 heaven was graced with the presence of a Mother to all. Joy Dean Haggard, 76, of East End, wife of Robert Charles Haggard Jr. of 39 years, led a life of love and selflessness, giving all she had and more to those in need. She was the kind of mother and friend that you could rely on and a mentor to model your life after.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John Earnest and Mary Ina Harmon Ramey; three sisters, Florence Bellinger, Viona Beck, Carolyn HyGail; one brother, Milton Ramey and her cherished daughter, Dianne Barnes.

Survivors include her three sons, Nathan Ellis of East End, Clayton Ellis of Sheridan and Robert Haggard III of Searcy and a daughter, Connie Howard of Cabot; two sisters, Helen Golden of Mt. Ida and Belva Ivy of Indianapolis, Indiana; two brothers, Robert Ramey and Carlisle Ramey of El Dorado; eight beloved grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and many loved nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Reception visitation will be at Roller Drummond Funeral Home, 10900 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209 (501) 455-5800 in Little Rock on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Chicot Road Baptist Church, Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 10 a.m. with burial services following at Holloway Cemetery. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/drummon (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 25, 2015)

Haire, Arthur Nathaniel

Arthur Nathaniel Haire, aged 71, retired Belleville farmer, died in the Yell County Hospital July 13. He was a lifelong resident of Belleville and was a World War I veteran and a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mae Apple Haire; a son, Bobby Joe Haire of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Mrs. Connie Minnie of Houston; a brother, Haywood Haire of Madera, Calif.; and two grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 20, 1961)

Haire, Bobby Joe

Bobby Joe Haire, of Rosedale, California, formerly of Belleville, passed away November 11, 2012. He was born February, 26, 1932 in Belleville, AR. He left at the age of 16 to join the Army. After he left the Army, he was a fishing guide in California and was also author of several articles in the Field & Stream, Bass Pro Magazine. Preceding him in death was his parents, Arch and May Apple Haire, brother-in-law, Carl Minnis.

He is survived by one sister, Connie Minnis of Pasadena, TX; a niece and a nephew also of Texas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 21, 2012)

Haire, Laura

Mrs. Laura Haire of Madera, Calif. passed away Thursday, December 7, 1950 at the age of 61. Mrs. Haire lived most of her life in Yell County, Where she raised her family in the Riley Creek community.

She is survived by her husband, Haywood Haire, of Madera; four sons, Charley, Theodore and Vernon of Madera and Arvie of Moore, Okla.; three daughters, Mrs. Laino Brice and Mrs. Syble Lampkins of Madera and Mrs. OlaRorax of Visalia, Calif. ; six grand children of Madera; four sisters, Mrs. Nettie Hardin of Enid, Okla. Mrs. Sarah Wilson of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Alice Vandiver of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Mrs. Mary Hodges of St. Louis, Mo.; three brothers, John Smith of Danville, Jack Smith, of Quinton, Okla. and Albert Smith of Homerville, Mo.; and a foster daughter, Mrs. Mattie Slay of Houston, Texas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 21, 1950)


Haire, Ramona

Services for Ramona Haire, age 62, were held Monday, March 24, 1986 at the Sunset Ave. Church of Christ of Madera, Calif. Interment was in Arbor Vitae Cemetery in Madera. Mrs. Haire died suddenly, Thursday, March 20. She was a member of Sunset Avenue Church of Christ of Madera. Mrs. Haire was a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was born in Havana, Arkansas and lived in Madera for 38 years.

She is survived by her husband, Vernon Haire of Madera, one daughter, Sheila Harkison of Madera, two brothers, Doyle Head of Florida and James Head of Southgate, Calif. Two sisters, Winona Welliver of Kansas and Estell Berto of Paradise, Calif, and two grandsons.

Jay Chapel of Madera was in charge of services. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Haire, Ramona

Services for Ramona Haire, age 62, were held Monday, March 24, 1986 at the Sunset Ave. Church of Christ of Madera, Calif. Interment was in Arbor Vitae Cemetery in Madera.

Mrs. Haire died suddenly, Thursday, March 20. She was a member of Sunset Avenue Church of Christ of Madera. Mrs. Haire was a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was born in Havana, Arkansas and lived in Madera for 38 years.

She is survived by her husband, Vernon Haire of Madera, one daughter, Sheila Harkison of Madera, two brothers, Doyle Head of Florida and James Head of Southgate, Calif. Two sisters, Winona Welliver of Kansas and Estell Berto of Paradise, Calif, and two grandsons.

Jay Chapel of Madera was in charge of services. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 4-9-1986)


Haire, Romona Head

Romona Head Haire of Madera, CA, died March 20, 1986. Ramona was born and reared in Yell County.

Survivors are her husband, Vernon, one daughter, Sheila, two grandsons all of Madera. Two sisters, Winona of Wichita, Kansas, Estelle in Paradise, CA. Two brothers, Doyle of Florida, and Boyd of South Gate, CA.

Burial in Madera, CA. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Haire, Romona Head

Romona Head Haire of Madera, CA, died March 20, 1986. Ramona was born and reared in Yell County.

Survivors are her husband, Vernon, one daughter, Sheila, two grandsons all of Madera. Two sister, Winona of Wichita, Kansas, Estelle in Paradise, CA. Two brothers, Doyle of Florida, and Boyd of South Gate, CA.

Burial in Madera, CA. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 4-9-1986)


Haire, Vernon

Vernon Haire, age 84, a native of Arkansas, a former resident of Madera, CA for 50 years and a resident of Cedar Hill, TX for the past 14 years passed away on Friday, March 3, 2006 at a Dallas, TX hospital. He was a cotton farmer and truck driver for Tesei Petroleum. He was a veteran of WWII U. S. Army and a V. F. W. member. He was also a member of the Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife Edna Johnson Haire of Cedar Hill, TX; one daughter: Shiela Harbison and her husband Ron of Madera, CA; three stepdaughters: Edena Hintze of Ovilla, TX; Juanita Lackey of Texas and Betty Fills of Cedar Hill, TX; one brother: Rev. Theodore Haire of Visalia, CA, two sisters: Sybil Lampkins of Camarillo, CA and Ola Rorax of Visalia, CA; two grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Graveside Services will be on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 1:00 P. M. at Arbor Vitae Cemetery in Madera, CA. Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2222 West Shaw Ave 201, Fresno, CA 93711 or the American Heart Association, 1495 W. Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711-3608. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 8, 2006)


Halcomb, Leland Howard

Leland Howard Halcomb, age 69 of Dardanelle, died Tuesday, January 2, 2007, at his home. He was born January 27, 1937, at Truman, AR, to the late Thomas Eugene and Dovie May Farmer Halcomb. He was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Dardanelle, a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Bright Star 213 Free and Accepted Masons in Dardanelle.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters and one brother.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Stella Halcomb of Dardanelle; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Leland "Homer" and Patti Halcomb of Dardanelle, Johnny L. Steese of Pottsville; brothers, Elwin Halcomb of Michigan, Bill Halcomb of Paragould, Bryon Halcomb of Michigan and Gary Halcomb of Noble; sisters, Patricia Willman of Marmaduke, Betty Easley of Paragould; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and numerous friends and family.

Funeral services were held Friday, January 5, 2007, 2:00 p. m. at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Wilburn Griggs and Jared Higginbotham officiating. Interment was in Haney Cemetery, Dardanelle and visitation was Thursday at 6:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m. Memorial donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, AR 72802. Pallbearers were Johnny Steese, Mark Thone, Ronnie Tucker, Leland Halcomb, Robert Jordan and Paul Jordan. Honorary pallbearers were Elwin Halcomb, Bill Halcomb, Byron Halcomb, Gary Halcomb, Anthony Halcomb and Adam Andersen. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 10, 2007)


Hale, Bill Joe

Bill Joe Hale, age 71 of Plainview, died Sunday, March 28, 2004 at his home in Plainview. He was born in Briggsville, AR on March 12, 1933 to the late Henry Clint and Oma Lee Driskell Hale. He was a retired timber contractor, sawmill operator, and logger. He was a Korean Army Veteran, and a member of the Jesus Name Pentecostal Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother Tommy Lee Hale, and a sister, Ila Grace Hale.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Louise Trujillo Hale; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Dean Smith, Nancy Jo and Ronnie Sanderson; sister-in-law, Martha Hale; grandson, Michael Dean Smith; granddaughter, Sherry Lynn Wooten; two great grandsons, Joshua Dean Smith, and James Hunter Smith; niece, Susie Shelton; nephews, Alan Lee Hale, all of Plainview, and Tommy Lee Hale of Danville.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at 10:00 a. m. at the Plainview Jesus Name Pentecostal Church with Reverend Stacy Lisenby officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery in Plainview with military honors by the Boyce Woods V. F. W. Post 3141, Dardanelle. Pallbearers will be James Paul Westlake, Billy Frost, Jay Sutterfield, Kenny Ellis, Dale Ray Ball, Charlie and Nick Lawrence. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Baker, Leonard Weaver, and Don Scisson. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 31, 2004)


Hale, Crystal Gail (Witt)

Crystal Gail Witt Hale, age 35, of Russellville died Monday, March 5, 2012 at her home. She was born February 15, 1977, to James Chester Witt and Debra Jane Witt. She attended Oakland Heights Assembly of God Church in Russellville. She loved God and her kids, spending time with family, friends and shopping with her mother.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Claude and Lela Garrison and Chester and Margaret Witt; three uncles, Larry Garrison, Thurman Garrison, and Ricky Witt.

Survivors include her parents, James Witt and wife, Kathy of Centerville, Debbie Witt of Russellville; two children, Ethan and Emily Hale of Pottsville; brother, Clayton Witt and wife, Kelly of Centerville; sister, Chastity Henry and husband, Gary of Bryant; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was March 9, 2012 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Roy Chism and Bro. Euel Nordin officiating. Burial was in Petillo Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers: Robert Scott, Larry Don Payne, Hal Vaughn, John Birge, Josh Titsworth, Boyce Shaddon. Honorary pallbearers were her Sunday school class and coworkers of Kids First in Morrilton. 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 Mar 14, 2012)

Hale, Elva Oleta

Elva Oleta Hale, age 90 of Sherwood, formerly of Belleville, died Monday, September 20, 2010 at Sherwood nursing and rehabilitation center. She was born January 22, 1920 on Chickalah Mountain to the late Leonard and Euna Stafford Robinson. She was a member of the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Elmer Holmes; second husband, Loy Hale; two sons, John and Phillip "Randy" Hale; two daughters, Sharon Holmes and Hazel Dennis; three brothers, Carroll, James and Chester Robinson; and one sister, Helen Robinson.

She is survived by one daughter, Sheila Holmes of Sherwood; three sons, Allan Holmes and wife, Shirley, Milas Hale and wife, Chirl all of Sherwood and David Hale and wife, Sue of Louisiana; two brothers, Calvin Robinson and wife, Barbara of Florida, and Donald Robinson and wife, Jackie of Nebraska; one sister, Donna Butler of Delaware; and many grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, September 24, 2010 at the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Rocky Shelton officiating. Burial was in Mountain Springs Cemetery on top of Chickalah Mountain. Pallbearers were Marlon Holmes, Phillip Hale, Jay Hale, Joe Knight, Harlon Patton and Edward David. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 29, 2010)


Hale, Helen

Miss Helen Hale, age 34, died on October 21, 1954 in a hospital at Benton. She was born near Blue Mtn. In Yell County, but had been living at Benton for the past 10 years.

She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Littie Hale; stepfather, Milas Hale; two half sisters, Anna Lou of the home and Fannie Sue Pazarek of California; five step sisters, Carrie, Sybil, Levada, Melba and Wanda; and a step brother, Loy Hale. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, November 4, 1954)


Hale, James C.

James C. Hale, age 80 of Dardanelle, AR formerly of Picacho, AZ died Thursday, July 5, 2001 at the Russellville Nursing Center in Russellville, AR. He was born February 7, 1921 on Petit Jean Mountain, Arkansas to the late James Albert and Ethel Ruth Cunningham Hale. He was a WWII Navy Veteran, a member of the First Baptist Church in Centerville and a retired farmer.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Zadel Ruth Hale, two brothers and three sisters.

Survivors are his daughter, Ruth Cooper of Arizona City, AZ; three brothers, Bertie Hale, Missouri, Lowell Hale, Illinois and Eugene Hale, Tennessee; two sisters, Gertie Bridges and Pauline Cooper, both of Missouri; three grandchildren; six great grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Funeral service was July 7, 2001 at the Centerville First Baptist Church with the Rev. James Ed Laroe officiating. Burial was in Ringer Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were James Geary, Brad Miller, Robie Gray, Michael May, Jerry Hamrick and Roger Ramey. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 11, 2001)


Hale, Martha (Travis)

Martha Hale age 73 of Plainview passed away Thursday, November 11, 2010 at her home. She was born July 31, 1937 in Keller, Texas to the late John Stuart Jr. & Grace Odell Dewberry Travis. She was a retired teacher's aide at Danville School District, for- mer owner of Martha's Beauty Shop and a member of the Plainview Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband Tommy Lee Hale, Sr and parents.

Survivors include children & spouses Susan K. & Ricky James Shelton of Plainview; Alen Lee Hale of the home; Tommy Lee & Samantha Harper of Danville; grandchildren, Travis Alexander & Seth Jacob Hale; brothers & sisters- in-law, James S. & Janie Travis of Plainview; Thomas & JoAnn Travis of Spokane, WA; sisters & brother-in-law Joyce Elain & Ron Williams of Cranberry, TX; Doris Jean Travis of TX.

Funeral service was Sunday, November 14, 2010 at Plainview Church of Christ with Rev. Butch Gossett officiating. Burial was at Salem Cemetery. Pallbearers include Jim Cunningham, Steve Dixon, John Hogue, Andrew Dixon, Chris Thurman and Randy Crawford. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 17, 2010)

Hale, Mary Mable

Mrs. Mary Mable Hale, age 46, wife of Loy Hale and a resident of Belleville, died Saturday morning in a Danville hospital following a short illness. Mrs. Hale was a daughter of Samuel F. and Belle Dalton Knight and a native of Reed, Okla. She was a member of the Upper Spring Creek Home Demonstration Club, of the Belleville Parent Teachers Association and of the Baptist Church.

Survivors, other than her husband, are four sons John Edward and Milas Howard of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, David Loy and Randy, of the home, one daughter, Mrs. Hazel Bowen, of Walsenburg, Colo., a brother Howard Dalton, of Fayetteville and two grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas- Originally published on Thursday, November 27, 1958)


Hale, Milas H.

Funeral for Milas Hale, 68, of Havana who died Thursday, was conducted Saturday in the Upper Spring Creek Church.

Burial was in Belleville Cemetery. A native of Yell County, he was a retired farmer and a Methodist.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Leota Rogers Hale; a son, Loy M. Hale of Belleville, seven daughters, Mrs. Gay Madder, Mrs. Syble Kirkwood, Mrs. Jeff Coffee and Mrs. Lew Pozarek of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Melba Clack of Artesia, N. M., Mrs. Levada Knight of Belleville and Mrs. Anna Lou Haley of Ft. Smith; a sister, Mrs. Earl Parker of Los Angeles, 22 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 2, 1961)

Hale, Phillip R. "Randy"

Phillip R. "Randy" Hale, age 49 of Greenbrier passed away Friday, August 16, 2002. He was born September 17, 1952 in Russellville to the late Loy and Mable Knight Hale. He was a graduate of Belleville High School and Arkansas Tech University, a certified public accountant for 26 years, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and Bono Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother, John Hale.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly Dickey Hale of Greenbrier; two sons and daughter-in-law, Phillip R. II and Roberta Hale of Conway, AR and Patrick Hale of Greenbrier; a daughter, Peggy M. Hale of Maumelle; granddaughter, Skylah Hale; stepmother, Oleta Hale of Little Rock; three sisters, Hazel Dennis of Conway, Sheila and Sharon Holmes both of Sherwood; three brothers, Milas Hale of Sherwood, David Hale of Louisiana and Allan Holmes of Sherwood.

Services were Monday at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel in Conway with Bro. Charlie Winters officiating. Burial were in Crestlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 21, 2002)


Hale, Roy J.

Roy J. Hale, age 67, of Dardanelle, AR was born March 16, 1934 to Roy E. and Verla Wade Hale in Scott County. After a year of battling cancer he went on to be with his Lord, his parents and daughter, Cindy, on November 16, 2001. Roy founded and operated Hale Oil Company in Waldron, Clarksville, and Fort Smith for twenty-six years before selling and retiring to Dardanelle in 1994. He was an Air Force Veteran, a 32nd Degree Mason, was instrumental in the formation of the Scott County Bank and served as a Director for many years. He was a current member of the Chambers Bank Board of Directors and attended the Dardanelle First Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed the friendship of many through the years and especially looked forward to his daily golf games with his "over the hill" golfing buddies. Fishing was always Roy's favorite entertainment and little else brought him as much pleasure as fishing with his best friend, Johnny Chambers. Roy will be greatly missed by his family and friends, but he leaves to all of us that knew him a legacy of love, trust and his example of a never faltering trust in the Lord.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Kennedy Hale of the home; five daughters, Vickie Hale of Barling, Jan Borden of Greenwood, Renee Hix of Booneville, Christy Johnson of Waldron and Melanie Rhodes of Levasy, MO; two sons, Wesley Hale of Shawnee, OK and Russell Hale of Waldron; three sisters, Audrey Tinder and Carolyn Hill of Waldron and Polly Carter of Belleville; three brothers, Ellis Hale and Leslie (Sonny) Hale of Waldron and Lindy Hale of Harper's Ferry, W. V. and eleven grandchildren.

Funeral was Monday, November 19, 2001 at Mt. Moriah Church with Pastor David Hines and Rev. James Lowe officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews and honorary pallbearers were Board Members of Chambers Bank. The family ask that in lieu of flowers any memorial donations be made to the Romanian Orphanage in Care of the Mt. Moriah Church, HCR 67, Box 112, Waldron, AR 72958. Arrangements by Dardanelle Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 21, 2001)


Hale, Samantha (Harper)

Samantha Harper Hale, age 32 of Danville, AR passed away December 27th, 2010 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She is a Plainivew/Rover graduate. She is the wife of Tommy Hale, mother to Travis and Seth and the daughter of Eldon and Anita Harper.

Funeral service will be Friday, December 31 at 10 a.m. at the Danville First Baptist Church. Visitation will be Thursday 6 to 8 p.m. at the Danville First Baptist Church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. See complete obit in next week's edition. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 29, 2010)

Hale, Samantha Ann (Harper)

Samantha Ann Hale, age 32, of Danville passed away Monday, December 27, 2010 at Chambers Memorials Hospital. She was born September 6, 1978 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Robert Elden & Anita Jean Smith Harper. She worked for Cargill Pork in Russellville and was a member of Plainview United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Coy Smith; father & mother-in-law, Tommy, Sr. & Martha Hale; uncles, Eddie & Don Smith.

Survivors include husband, Tommy Hale Jr; sons, Travis and Seth Hale; parents, Elden & Anita Harper of Rover; brother & sister-in-law (to be), Bob & Darla Hancock Harper of Farmington; grandparents, Betty Smith of Danville; Robert & Ida Faye Harper of Bluffton; aunt & uncle, Romosha & Bill Bridges of Hot Springs; sister & brothers-in-law, Susan & Rick Shelton; Alan "Big Man" Hale of Plainview; great Aunt, Alma Boggs of Ola. Funeral service was December 31, 2010 at the Danville First Baptist Church with Bro. William "Butch" Gossett officiating. Burial was at Earl Ladd Cemetery. Pallbearers included Thad Hinkle, Russell Brown, Lance Wilkins, Paul Wilkins, Boz Gault and Justin Madding. Honorary pallbearers Randy Krueger, Scott Pacheco, Joe Wolfe, Stacy Ward, Randy McClain, Brad King, Scott Gongola and Rickey Crawford. Memorial may be made to ATU Accounting Club, 1509 No. Boulder Ave. Adm. 209 Russellville, AR. 72801-2222 Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 5, 2011)

Hale, Stella (Reed)

Mrs. Stella Hale, 55, of Ola died Monday at Arkansas Baptist Hospital in Little Rock of injuries received about noon Saturday in a car-truck collision at Cantrell and Cedar Hill Roads in Little Rock. Mrs.

Hale's survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ronald Morris of North Carolina and Mrs. George Beal of Connecticut; four brothers, Carl, Alex and Dave Reed of California and Elmer Reed of Paris; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Sims of Ola and Mrs. Ethel Hale of North Little Rock; a half-brother, Clarence Johnson of Utah; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Ola Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Ola Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 1964)

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