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Hansell, Jewell

Mrs. Jewell Hansell, age 77, of Pottsville, died Thursday, August 7, 1986. She was a native of Oklahoma and a housewife

Survivors include her husband, C. J. Hansell, five daughters, Mildred Jones of San Bernadino, CA, June Albright and Shirley Carpenter of Bakersfield, CA, Betty Tennes of Estacaa, OR, Kay Olsoa of Deer Lodge, MT; two brothers, Earnest King of Fresno, CA, Noel King of TX; one sister, Kate McPhetridge of Picksley, CA; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday August 9 and graveside service at New Hope Cemetery near Dardanelle with Rev. Marion Oswalt officiating. Services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 8-13-1986)


Hansell, Jewell

Mrs. Jewell Hansell, age 77, of Pottsville, died Thursday, August 7, 1986. She was a native of Oklahoma and a housewife

Survivors include her husband, C. J. Hansell, five daughters, Mildred Jones of San Bernadino, CA, June Albright and Shirley Carpenter of Bakersfield, CA, Betty Tennes of Estacaa, OR, Kay Olsoa of Deer Lodge, MT; two brothers, Earnest King of Fresno, CA, Noel King of TX; one sister, Kate McPhetridge of Picksley, CA; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday August 9 and graveside service at New Hope Cemetery near Dardanelle with Rev. Marion Oswalt officiating. Services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 8/7/1986)


Hansell, Leatha Jewell King

Mrs. Leatha Jewell King Hansell, age 77, of Route 1, Pottsville, died Thursday, August 7, 1986 at Russellville Nursing Home. She was a native of Oklahoma.

Survivors include her husband, C. J. Hansell; five daughters, Mildred Jones, San Bernardino, Calif., Jane Albright and Shirley Carpenter of Bakersfield, Calif., Betty Tennes of Estacada, Ore. and Kay Olson of Deer Lodge, Mont.; two brothers, Ernest King of Fresno, Calif. and Noel King of Texas; a sister, Kate McPhetridge of Pixley, Calif. and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was held Saturday at New Hope Cemetery by the Rev. Marion Oswalt. Burial was by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 8/7/1986)


Hansen, Josephine Evangeline

Josephine Evangeline Hansen, age 80 of Havana, died Friday, November 23, 1986 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Chancy Lutkiewicz and was preceded in death by a daughter, Ellen Fleming.

Survivors include her husband, E. F. Hansen, one daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Allen of Raleigh, NC, one stepson, James Hansen of Oregon City, Oregon and one granddaughter.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 25 at Moores Chapel Church with Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Interment was in Moores Chapel Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Tony Tomsic, Carl Taylor, Larkin Hicks, Esco Yandell, Warner Harger and Opal Burns. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/23/1986)


Hansen, Josephine Evangeline

HAVANA - Mrs. Josephine Evangeline Hansen, age 80, of Havana died Friday, November 21, 1986 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Chancy Lutkiewicz.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ellen J. Fleming.

Survivors include her husband, E. F. Hansen; a daughter, Evelyn Allen of Raleigh, N. C.; a stepson, James Hansen of Oregon City, Ore. and a granddaughter, Cynthia Kay Allen of Raleigh, N. C.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Moore's Chapel Church by the Rev. Bill Storts. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Active pallbearers will be Tony Tomsic, Carl Taylor, Larkin Hicks, Esco Yandell, Warner Harger and Opal Brewer. Visitation will be from 11 a. m. to 10 p. m. today at the funeral home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Hansen, Josephine Evangeline

Josephine Evangeline Hansen, age 80 of Havana, died Friday, November 23, 1986 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Chancy Lutkiewicz and was preceded in death by a daughter, Ellen Fleming.

Survivors include her husband, E. F. Hansen, one daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Allen of Raleigh, NC, one stepson, James Hansen of Oregon City, Oregon and one granddaughter.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 25 at Moores Chapel Church with Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Interment was in Moores Chapel Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Tony Tomsic, Carl Taylor, Larkin Hicks, Esco Yandell, Warner Harger and Opal Burns. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 9-3-1986)


Hansen, Willo Gatlin

Willo Gatlin Hansen, age 89, of Danville, AR. died Saturday, February 6, 1999 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville, AR. She was a retired Danville Elementary third grade teacher and a member of the Danville United Methodist Church. She was born in Danville, July 12, 1909, daughter of the late Baxter and Myrtle Hough Gatlin. She was the widow of Ethan A. Hansen.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Bill Gatlin and a sister, Maurie Harlin.

Survivors include a brother-in-law, Buford M. Harlan of Danville; a niece and her husband, Linda and Bill Jacimore of Russellville; two great-nephews, Don and Mike Jacimore of Russellville; three great-nieces, Charlotte Carothers and Susan Jacimore both of Russellville and Laura Jacimore of Lafayette, LA; four great-great-nieces and two great-great-nephews.

Graveside service was February 8, 1999 at the Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville with Rev. Wade Shownes officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 10, 1999)


Haralson, Cecil S. "Bob"

Cecil S. "Bob" Haralson, age 79, of Atkins, AR died Sunday, April 18, 2004 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born December 21, 1924 in Atkins, AR the son of the late Jack and Erma Cooksey Haralson. He was a retired carpenter, member and deacon at the Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church, member of Atkins VFW, a 32nd Degree Mason and a Veteran of WWII.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Mae "Dixie" Haralson of Atkins, AR; two sons, Robert S. Haralson of Mayflower, AR and Phillip D. Haralson of No. Little Rock, AR; one daughter, Ramona Trew of Little Rock, AR; two brothers, Donnie and Stanely Haralson both of Atkins; one sister, Dean Childers of Akins; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, April 21 at 10 a. m. at the Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. David Bishop, Rev. Kevin Haralson and Rev. B. J. Duvall officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins, AR. Pallbearers will be Jeff and Kevin Haralson, Kenny Childers, Bruce and Brian Massingill, Rowdy Sweet. Honorary will be Deacon at Union Grove, Adult Quarterly Class and the Atkins VFW Post and Billy Wright. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 21, 2004)


Harberson, Wilma Mae

Wilma Mae Harberson, age 92, of Waldron, AR died July 26, 2005 at her home. She was a Baptist.

She is survived by a daughter, Nell Hunnicutt of Gravelly, AR a sister, Honor Bunt of McCray, AR a brother, Carthel Hughes of Waldron, AR two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was July 29, 2005 at the Bush Church with burial in the Bush Cemetery near Waldron, AR under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR. Pallbearers were Shawn, Eric and Aaron Green, Mike Say re, John Ferguson and Bobby Harberson. Honorary were Stephen and Ron Sayre. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 3, 2005)


Hardin, Blanche Arbelle

Blanche Arbelle Hardin, age 84, a resident of Dardanelle, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at her home. She was born October 21, 1925, at Lamar to Samuel Schadrick and Lois Arbelle Sparks Standridge. She was a nursing aid, a former employee of Bama Pie Company, and was of the Pentecostal faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Billy Ray Hardin and an infant son; two brothers, Edward and Donald Standridge; and two sisters, Eula Smiley and Coy May Summers.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Don Hardin of London; two daughters, Joyce Goodell of Dardanelle and Shirley Hathcock of Missouri; four brothers, Conan Standridge of Kentucky, Kenneth, Dewayne and Earl Standridge all of Missouri; three sisters, Wilma Hasler of Colorado, Marie Phillips of Oklahoma, and Wanda Jean Walters of Missouri; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral was March 8, at the Shinn Chapel with Chaplain Paul Northcut officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 10, 2010)


Hardin, Lillie

Mrs. Lillie Hardin, age 77 died in her home at Onyx, last Tuesday, April 18, 1950.

She is survived by a son, Harvey Hardin of Onyx; a grandson, Herbert Hardin of Amarillo, Texas; and a great grandson, Joe Grant Hardin of Amarillo. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 27, 1950)


Hardin, Pearl Nichols

Mrs. Pearl Nichols Hardin, age 87, died May 5, 1987 at the Perryville Nursing Center in Perryville. She was a; member of the Eastern Star and First Baptist Church of Perryville.

She is survived by one son, H. G. Hardin of Lufkin TX; one brother, R. L. Nichols of Onyx; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter.

Graveside services were held May 7 at the Shed Cemetery, near Onyx with Rev. Joe Yates officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 5/5/1987)


Hardman, Trudy Armesteadt

Trudy Armesteadt Hardman, age 44, of Dardanelle, AR died Monday, August 5, 2002 at St. Mary s Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. She was born January 15, 1958 in Memphis, TIN, the daughter of Henry Allen Armesteadt and the late Lucy Mae Adams Armesteadt. She was an employee trainer for Tyson Foods, Dardanelle, AR.

Survivors include, her father, Henry Armesteadt of Russellville; four daughters, Tabitha Adams, LaDonna Wedge and Crystal Easton all of Rogers, AR and Shenna Hardman of Dardanelle, AR; two brothers, Doyle Armesteadt of Russellville and Chess Armesteadt of Harrisburg; four sisters, Mary Whorton of Russellville, Pat Gullett of Oppelo, Judy Poczik and Evelyn Ennis both of Dardanelle; six grandchildren and her companion, Joey Poczik of Dardanelle.

Service was August 8, 2002 at the United Pentecostal Church in Russellville with Rev. Norman Hamby officiating. Interment was in Tate Cemetery in the Buttermilk Community. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers were David Dunlap, Warner Clemons, Jeff Poczik, Eldon Dennis, Harold Gullett and Troy Adams. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 14, 2002)


Hardman, Wanda Nadine Shott

Mrs. Wanda Nadine Shott Hardman, age 42 of Rt. 1, Austin, Arkansas died Saturday night, October 25, 1980 in the Little Rock Air Force Base Hospital. She was a housewife and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors are her husband, Denver Hardman, two sons, Terry of Hot Springs and James of the home; three brothers, Norman Shott and Billy Joe Shott, both of California, and Edward Shott of Waveland; two sisters, Mrs. Jewell Berney of Louisiana and Mrs. Eurcie Hood of Little Rock.

Funeral services were Tuesday, October 28, at Cornwall Funeral Chapel in Danville. Interment was in Piney Cemetery near Waveland with Rev. E. O. Tackett officiating. Arrangements and services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 10-29-1980)


Hardman, Wanda Nadine Shott

Mrs. Wanda Nadine Shott Hardman, age 42 of Rt. 1, Austin, Arkansas died Saturday night, October 25, 1980 in the Little Rock Air Force Base Hospital. She was a housewife and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors are her husband, Denver Hardman, two sons, Terry of Hot Springs and James of the home; three brothers, Norman Shott and Billy Joe Shott, both of California, and Edward Shott of Waveland; two sisters, Mrs. Jewell Berney of Louisiana and Mrs. Eurcie Hood of Little Rock.

Funeral services were Tuesday, October 28, at Cornwall Funeral Chapel in Danville. Interment was in Piney Cemetery near Waveland with Rev. E. O. Tackett officiating. Arrangements and services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/29/1980)


Hardman, Wanda Nadine Shott

Mrs. Wanda Nadine Shott Hardman, age 42, of Austin, a former resident of Waveland died Saturday, October 25, 1980 at the Little Rock Air Force Base Hospital. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Denver Hardman; two sons, Terry Hardman of Hot Springs and James Hardman of the home; three brothers Norman and Billy Joe Shott of California, and Edward Shott of Waveland, and two sisters, Mrs. Jewell Berney of Louisiana and Mrs. Eurcie Hood of Little Rock.

Funeral was Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel. Burial was in Piney Cemetery near Waveland by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/12/1980)


Hardrick, Helen Mae Perry

Mrs. Helen Mae Perry Hardrick, age 66, of Dardanelle died Sunday, December 28, 1980. She was the daughter of the late Ben and Marie Jenkins Perry and was a member of Bethel AME Church.

Survivors include her husband, James Hardrick; two brothers, Buster Perry of Dardanelle and Dan Perry of Gary, Ind. and an aunt, Mrs. Love Cooper Johnson of Pine Bluff.

Funeral was today at St. John's Baptist Church by the Rev. H. Justice. Burial was in Mount Nebo Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. Active pallbearers were James Obie Woods, Bennie Parks, Joe Bagby, Lewis Johnson, William Kelleybrew and William Reed. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 12/31/1980)


Hardy, Donnie Hugh

Donnie Hugh Hardy, age 75 of Dardanelle, died Thursday, November 14, 2002 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. He was born August 25, 1927 in Cottonwood, Alabama to the late Fletcher and Azzielee Beard Hardy. He was a retired cook.

Survivors are his wife of 39 years, Vera Mae Bates Hardy, children and spouses, Bobby Becky Hardy of Columbus, Georgia, Linda and Terry Jaggers of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Jerry Niemeyer of Dardanelle, Arkansas, Bill and Teresa Niemeyer of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Donna and Danny Darter and Jo and Guy Bragg all of Russellville, Scott Hardy, of Little Rock, Arkansas; 12 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren; one brother and four sisters all of Georgia and Alabama.

Memorial services were Saturday, November 16, 2002, Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Brother John McCourt officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 20, 2002)


Hardy, Vera M.

Vera M. Hardy, age 76, of Dardanelle, AR died Saturday, June 20, 2009 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. Born August 15, 1932 in Anson, TX., she was the daughter of the late Milton and Minnie Roach Bates. She was a cook at restaurants in the Dardanelle area. She attended the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Donnie Hardy.

Survivors include, children and spouses, Bobby and Becky Hard of Columbus, GA, Linda and Terry Jaggers of Bella Vista, AR, Jerry Niemeyer of Dardanelle, William and Teresa Niemeyer of Ft. Smith, AR, Donna and Danny Darter of Atkins, AR, Jo Ellen and Guy Bragg of Russellville, Scott Hardy of Little Rock, AR; sister Mary Ann and Jimmy Simpson of Benton, AR; 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Memorial service was June 23 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Ralph Weinhol officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 24, 2009)


Harger, Etta

Mrs. Etta Harger, aged 73, died at her home at Magazine on January 2, 1955.

She is survived by her husband, John Harger; five daughters, six grandchildren, four great grandchildren, four sisters and five brothers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 20, 1955)


Harger, Lewis Cleveland

Lewis Cleveland Harger, 72, of Waveland died in the Yell County Hospital at Danville Friday, July 9. He was a retired farmer and stockman, a member of the Danville Masonic Lodge and a Methodist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Amy Williams Harger; a son, James E. Harger of Russellville; two daughters, Mrs. Wilda Vaughn of Portersville, Calif, and Mrs. Virginia Smith of Conway; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Moore's Chapel Church near Waveland with the Rev. Fern Cook officiating. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 1965) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published in Jul 1965 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Harger, Mr. Clyde

Mr. Clyde Harger, formerly of Waveland, but later of Canada, Miss, was killed September 27, when he fell 50 feet from a scaffold where he was doing construction work. His skull was crushed.

Burial was in Mississippi. Mr.

Harger is survived by his wife, seven children; Inis, Bob, Lillie, Bernice, Bonnie, J.P. and J. C.; two sisters, Mrs. Nannie Wilson Quentin, Oklahoma, and Mrs. J. B. Jackson, Bonam, Texas; and four brothers, Jim, Eastern Arkansas, John, Magazine, and Wash and Lewis, Waveland. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 1940)

Harger, Ray Warner

Ray Warner Harger, age 82, of Moore's Chapel passed away Sunday, April 9, 2006. He was born August 3, 1923, at home near Moore's Chapel to Wash and Ella Harger. He served on the Battleship Maryland in WWII, was a retired dairy farmer, former J. P and member of Moore's Chapel Methodist Church. He was on the Advisory Board at Citizen's Bank and president of Moore's Chapel Cemetery Committee for several years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, siblings, son Royce Harger, grandson Levi Reece and a son-in-law Jimmy Wiser.

Survivors include his wife, Tiny Lowery Harger of Moore's Chapel; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Barbara, Larry and Billie Jean of Moore's Chapel, Joe and Danita of Booneville; daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Lester Upchurch of Moore's Chapel, Sarah and Chris Light of Rover: 13 grandchildren and 10 great grand children.

Funeral was held Tuesday, April 11 at Moore's Chapel, officiated by Rev. Susan Ross and Rev. Jim Robinson. Burial was at Moore's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Blake Harger, Jeff Reece, Jack Scott Catlett, Gregory Goodson, Bruce Mitchell and Mike Wallace. Honorary pallbearers were Jack Catlett, Jimmy Miller, Vern Tolzman, Wayne Wallace and Eshcol Yandell. In lieu of flowers; memorials may be made to Moore's Chapel Sunday School, 10066 Harger Lane, Havana, AR 72842; Arkansas Children's Hospital, 800 Marshall St. Little Rock, AR 72202 or another charity of your choice. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 12, 2006)


Harger, Reno Washington

Reno Washington Harger, aged 74, of Havana Rt. 2, died at his home February 28. He was a lifelong resident of Yell County, a farmer and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Ella Harger; two sons, Carl Harger, Santa Clara, Calif.; Warner Harger, Havana Rt. 2; two daughters, Mrs. Foy Flowers, and Mrs. Estelle Hood of Mtn. View, Calif.; one brother, Lewis Harger, Waveland; 11 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 2, 1961)

Harger, Tiny (Lowery)

Tiny Harger, 86, of Moores Chapel community passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014. She was born July 25, 1928 in Glenwood to Bill and Nora Bell (Arivett) Lowery. She was a member of the Moores Chapel United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ray Warner Harger; siblings, J.W. Lowery and Oda Tapp; son, Royce; son-in-law, Jimmy Wiser; grandson, Levi Reece; and great-grandson, Eston Harger.

She is survived by five children: Thomas and wife Barbara, Gail Upchurch and husband Lester, Larry and wife Billie Jean, Joe and wife, Danita all of Moores Chapel; Sarah Light and husband Chris of Rover; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Also survived by siblings; Carol and wife Betty, Harold and Laverne all of Moores Chapel; and Christine Haulmark and husband Kenneth of Russellville; sister-in-law, Imogene Lowery and brother-in-law, Bill Tapp.

Services were held Friday, November 7, 10 AM, at Moores Chapel Church with burial at Moores Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Blake Harger, Isaac Hall, Trisha Harvey, Bethany Light, Jeff Reece and James Rager. Memorial may be made to Moores Chapel Sunday School or Moores Chapel Methodist Church, 13159 Highway 309 S, Havana, Arkansas, 72842. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 19, 2014)

Harger, Warner Former Jp

Warner Harger, age 82, of Moore's Chapel, a former Yell County Quorum Court member, died on Sunday, April 9, 2006 in the Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Center in Little Rock where he had been hospitalized for burns he received in March at his home. His family reported in a letter 22nd to the Record on March that Harger was burned when he received gasoline on his pants and it caught fire. They said due to an infection and other health issues he remained in serious condition but was able to have some visitors from time to time. Harger served three terms on the Yell County Quorum Court from 1987 to 1992 serving on several court committees during that time. He served on the Battleship Warner Harger Maryland during World War II and was a retired dairy farmer. He was president of Moore's Chapel Cemetery Committee for several years.

Funeral services were held at Moore's Chapel and burial at Moore's Chapel Cemetery See complete obituary in this issue). (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 12, 2006)


Hargrove, John B.

John B. Hargrove, age 82, died Sunday afternoon at his home in Havana. A native of Louisiana, he had lived in Havana for the past six years.

Survivors include, his widow; two sons, Curtis Hargrove of Louisiana, W. B. Hargrove of Mississippi; a daughter, Mrs. J. W. Yelverton of Havana; two brothers, Forrest and George Hargrove, both of Louisiana; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, November 9, 1950)


Harkey, Aaron G.

Aaron G. Harkey, are 92, of Belleville, AR died Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville, AR. He was born April 20, 1911 in Havana, AR to the late John K. and Edna McBride Harkey. He was a retired logger and a member of the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church in Belleville, AR.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Nathan, Joe and Doc Harkey and three sisters, Raidee, Malvie and Geneva.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Vera West Harkey; a daughter, Betty Bowie of Magnolia, TX; a sister and brother-in-law, Viola and Ray Garner of Mission Viejo, CA; three granddaughters and a great grandson.

Service was June 28, 2003 at the Upper Spring Creek Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Stapleton officiating. Interment was in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Kyle Casto, Joe Jefferson, Ronnie West, John George, Sr. John George, Jr. and Dale Knight. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 2, 2003)


Harkey, Betty Jo

Betty Jo Harkey, 49, of Abilene, died Tuesday, March 2,1999 at Coleman County Medical Center.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 3,1999 at the North Coleman Baptist Church with Rev. M Roberts officiating. Burial was in the Coleman City Cemetery directed by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 U.S. Hwy. 277 Soulh in Abilene. Ms. Harkey was born on December 9, 1949 in Coleman where she graduated from high school before attending Draughons Business College. She worked as a graphic media manager and was a Baptist. She moved to Abilene from Alabama three years ago.

Survivors include a son, Steve J. ReinHart of Pampa; a daughter, Karen Sharp of Abilene; her parents, Ward and Jane Harkey of Coleman; two brothers, Don Harkey of Abilene and Terry Harkey of Monahans; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be sent to North Coleman Baptist Church, 512 Church St., Coleman TX 76834. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Coleman Chronicle & Democrat Voice Newspaper, Coleman, Texas, Obituary was published on Mar 1999)

Harkey, Bonnie Katherine (Sawyer)

Bonnie Harkey, age 85, of San Saba, Texas, passed away in Leon County, Texas, on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Bonnie was born on July 26, 1926, to Joe Sawyer and Kitty Tubbs. Bonnie loved her church and was a very faithful member of the First Baptist Church in San Saba. She also participated in the Baptist Women on a Mission, served on many committees at San Saba First Baptist Church and was a member of The Joy Sunday School Class. She was a member of the San Saba County Extension Education Club for 47 years, a faithful member of Fellowship of Christian Women and a devoted member of the San Saba Garden Club for 30 years. She twice served as the president of the Garden Club and was a longtime member of the Wallace Creek Extension Club. She loved everybody and was a caregiver to everyone.

Bonnie is survived by one sister, Wilma Cook, of Waco, Texas; one son-in-law, James Ballinger, of San Saba; several nieces and nephews; and Miss Kitty, a loving black-and-white cat. She is also survived by a host of friends in San Saba and the surrounding area.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Riley Harkey; one sister, Joyce Kimbrough; one brother, Ralph Sawyer; and a daughter, Connie Ballinger.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, 2012, at San Saba First Baptist Church with Brother Sam Crosby officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at San Saba First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at San Saba Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to the charity of your choice. Friends may sign the guest book at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com . (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Brownwood Bulletin Newspaper, Brownwood, Texas, Obituary was published on March 29, 2012)

Harkey, C. A.

C. A. Harkey, 93, of San Saba, TX passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at his residence. C.A. was born on September 30, 1917 at Babyhead, in San Saba County to Charles A. Harkey and Josie Tucker Harkey. C. A. and Ivy Lee Haley were united in marriage on December 2, 1933 in San Saba, TX. C. A. was a Contractor and a Rancher. He was a member of the Baptist Church and was also a member of the Alpha Lodge and Odd Fellows of San Saba. C. A.

is survived by his son, Dwight and wife Carol Ann of San Saba, TX; sisters, Larue Brooks of Hawkins, TX; grandchildren, Duke Lindsey and wife Michelle of San Saba, TX, Audrey Heath of Fort Worth, TX, Vicki Bradley of Fort Worth, TX, Will Harkey of Waco, TX and Katylee Harkey of Houston, TX; his great-grandchildren, Heather Mitchell and husband Brian of Fort Worth, TX; Kari Ann Owen and husband Tyler Owen of Cherokee, TX; Nikki Lindsey of Stephenvile, TX and Joe Lindsey of San Saba, TX and five great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Howell Doran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sam Crosby and Rev. Richard Vandeventer officiating. Interment was at the China Creek Cemetery. Harkey was an avid hunter and fisherman, having hunted several areas of Texas, as well as New Mexico, Kansas, Louisiana, and Colorado. His favorite was the annual hunting trip up to Colorado with a crew of San Saba hunters that began during the mid-fifties. He began his Colorado hunting experience with a contingent of San Saba hunters camped on the Blanco River, close to Pagosa Spgs., Archuleta Co. and eventually trekked on up to Norwood in San Miguel Co. He enjoyed hunting Mule deer up there for 40 years, with most of that time up in the Uncompaghre forest around San Miguel Co. Harkey enjoyed the long time association with many of the local ranchers & businessmen. He also enjoyed fishing around San Saba, especially down at the ol' Towerton Place at the Colony, where he caught many large Yellowcats while trout-lining. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published in Find A Grave Memorial# 62328835. )

Harkey, Cleason

Cleason Harkey, age 73 of Oxnard Calif, died of cancer in a Veterans hospital in Santa Monica, Calif, on November 6. He was a native of Havana and was a Methodist.

Survivors include his wife, Iola; one son, Jimmy Harkey of California; one daughter, Mary Alice Russell of California; one sister, Mrs. Loy Blaylock of Havana; one brother, O.T. Harkey of California; and three grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1963)

Harkey, Dorothy Elizabeth (Kane)

Elizabeth Kane Harkey, 94, of San Saba passed from this life on the morning of Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at the Scott and White Hospital in Llano, following complications from the fracture of her ankle this January.

Dorothy 's immediate survivors include her nephew, James B. Oates and his wife Ann of Plano; a step-grandson; several great-great nieces and nephews and their descendants; and her church family. She was predeceased by her husband, Orel (O. J.) Harkey; her step-son, John Harkey; her father, Robert Kane; her mother and step-father, Margaret Elizabeth DeHart and James DeHart; her beloved sister, Bernadette Kane Oates; and her brother-in-law, John B. Oates Jr. Dorothy was born on February 17, 1918, in Jamestown, N. Y., the second child of Robert and Margaret Kane. She was a student at SMU in Dallas, when she met and was married to the love of her life, O. J. Harkey. Following World War II, they eventually made their home in the Harkey family homestead in Harkeyville, where he operated his farming and plumbing businesses and she kept his books and tended to family needs. Both Dorothy and Orel found their church home at the First Presbyterian Church in San Saba, where they both faithfully involved themselves in leadership roles and singing in the choir; she being a long-time Sunday school teacher, Circle member, and eventually an Elder. Sharing their love has been our blessing and they are sorely missed. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, at the First Presbyterian Church, 207 East Commerce Street, in San Saba, by the Rev. Drew Harrison, Pastor. Public viewing began at 10 a.m.

with interment at 1 p.m. prior to the memorial service. Honorary pallbearers included David Behrens, Tommy Behrens, Bill Hardy, Randal Hawkins, Joe Miller, Dick Miller, Clarence Mosby, Tom Murray, Johnnie Oswald, Pat Reagan, Jr., Bill Sloan, Damon Sloan, Jeff Sloan, Jack Taylor, and David Williams. Memorials in lieu of flowers should be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 967, San Saba, Texas, 76877. Funeral services are being managed by the Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel of San Saba. Friends may sign the guest book at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Brownwood Bulletin Newspaper, Brownwood, Texas, Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 21, 2012)

Harkey, Edna

Mrs. Edna Harkey, age 79, a resident of near Belleville, died at the Yell County Hospital Tues. following a short illness. Mrs. Harkey was the widow of J. K. Harkey, who died in 1956. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott McBride, and was a native of Havana. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors are three sons, Aaron Harkey, Major Lee Harkey, and Nathan Harkey, all of near Belleville; four daughters, Mrs. Malvie Crownover of Tulsa, Miss Geneva Harkey of the home, Mrs. Viola Garner of Downey, Calif., and Mrs. Raidee Hazlet of Stockton, Calif.; one step-son, Ibra Harkey of Long Beach, Calif.; three brothers, Audice McBride and Homer McBride of Havana, and Edward McBride of Ft. Smith; two sisters, Mrs. Ola Greenlee of Charleston and Mrs. Nora Swint of Texas; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Upper Spring Creek Church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with Church of Christ Minister Thompson, of Benton, officiating. Interment will be at the Upper Spring Greek Cemetery. Services are in the care of the Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Judith Harkey Carley - descendant, Newspaper: , 10-4-1962)


Harkey, Edna (McBride) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Edna Harkey, age 79, a resident of near Belleville, died at the Yell County Hospital Tues. following a short illness. Mrs. Harkey was the widow of J.K. Harkey, who died in 1956. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott McBride, and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors are three sons, Aaron Harkey, Major Lee Harkey, and Nathan Harkey, all of near Belleville; four daughters, Mrs. Malvie Crownover of Tulsa, Mrs. Geneva Harkey of the home, Mrs. Viola Garner of Downey, Calif., and Mrs. Raidee Hazlet of Stockton, Calif.; one step-son, Ibra Harkey of Long Beach Calif., three brothers, Audice McBride and Homer McBride of Havana, and Edward McBride of Fort Smith; two sisters, Mrs. Ola Greenlee of Charleston and Mrs. Nora Swint of Texas; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 6, 1962)

Harkey, Eli Last

Funeral for Eli L. Harkey, 83, retired Dickens merchant and barber who died here Thursday, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Dickens. Frank Pack, Abilene Church of Christ minister, and Mike Young, Church of Christ minister of Girard, will officiate at the service.

Burial will be in the Dickens Cemetery. Laughter - North Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. The body will lie in state at the funeral home here until Saturday morning. Grandsons will be pallbearers. Mr. Harkey died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Leo Petty, 1217 North 18th St., after an illness of several weeks. He had been making his home here for the past five years. Born March 19, 1869, at Richland Springs, he worked for Matador Land and Cattle Company before his marriage to Mary Christian in San Saba. He operated a business in Dickens for many years until his retirement.

Survivors are three sons. K. S. Harkey of Dickens, L. R. Harkey of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Edgar L. Harkey of Amarillo; three daughters, Mrs. S. L. Davis of Corpus Christi, Mrs. John Lewis of Jayton and Mrs. Petty of Abilene; a brother, Dee R. Harkey of Carlsbad, N. M.; 18 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Abilene Reporter Newspaper, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, Obituary was published on March 13, 1953)

Harkey, Fred

HARKEY, FRED -- Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at Payne & Son Chapel for Fred Harkey, 69, who died Sunday at a local hospital, with the Reverend Charles Opie officiating.

Surviving Mr. Harkey are his widow, Mrs. Janie Harkey, Delano; and daughters Mrs. Alta Cornish, Woodlake; Alma Harkey, Delano. Interment will be in Union Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Bakersfield Californian Newspaper, Bakersfield, California, Obituary was published on February 8, 1945, pg. 9)

Harkey, Geneva

Miss Geneva Harkey, age 74, of Belleville, AR died Sunday, September 27, 1992 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was a native of Havana, AR the daughter of the late John K. and Edna McBride Harkey. She was a homemaker and a former member of the Upper Spring Creek E.H. Club and a member of the Cedar Creek Church of Christ.

Survivors include: two brothers, Mr. Aaron Harkey and Nathan Harkey both of Belleville, AR; three sisters: Raidee Hazlet of Merced, CA; Malvie Crownover of Tulsa, OK and Viola Garner of Mission Viejo, CA; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers Joe Harkey and Joe Lee Harkey and one half brother Ihra Harkey.

Funeral services were September 30, 1992 at the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church with Mr. Garland Lipe Officiating. Burial was in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery in Belleville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Judith Harkey Carley - descendant, Newspaper: , 10-27-1992)


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