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Hill, Mickey Jean (Ritter)

Mickey Jean Ritter Hill, 63, of Plainview, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014. She was born December 15, 1950, in Little Rock, Arkansas, a daughter of the late Gene and Mabel Ritter. She retired from the Arkansas State Highway Department. Mickey was involved in the Perry County Running Hounds, Rosie's Deer Camp, Shoots Like a Girl Hunting Club, Tri-County Liquid Feed, and Perry County Cattlemen's Association.

She is survived by her son, Wayne (Michelle) Hill of Jessieville; daughter, Melissa (Wade) Bass of Perryville; special friend, T.J. Bruck of Nimrod; brothers and sisters, Kathy (Bill) Rainwater of Bigelow, LeAnn (Joe) Wellinghoff of Little Rock, David (Christy) Ritter of Bigelow, Alan (Frances) Ritter of Conway, Jayne (Ray) Blaney of Heber Springs, Le (Lynette) Ritter of Bigelow, Rita Sawyer of Farmington and Joe (Vanessa) Ritter of Bigelow; grandchildren, Kacey Suit, Morgan, Shayna and Jessi Hill and Maddie Bass; three step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 2nd at Nimrod Cemetery with Bro. Jimmie Scott and Bro. Brad Finkbiener officiating. Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes.net (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 6, 2014)

Hill, Minnie E.

Minnie E. Hill, age 94 of 1319 NW 1, died March 24 after an extended illness. She was born January 4, 1889 in Yell County AR, and has been a resident of OKC since the early 1940's, having moved from Arkansas. She was a Methodist and a member of the Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include 4 daughters, Gertrude Strait, Macie Ashley, Velma Stevenson, Mary Glasgow, 1 son Benton Hill, all of OKC. Also survived by 19 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 4pm, Saturday, in the Guardian Funeral Home Midtown Chapel, with interment in Resthaven Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Daily Oklahoman Newspaper, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Obituary was published on Mar 26, 1983)

Hill, Otha

Otha Hill, age 86 of Waldron died Saturday, June 3, 2006 at the Waldron Nursing Center. Born November 19, 1919 in Gravelly, he was the son of the late Frank and Tillie Lunsford Hill. He was a member of the Tatetown Community Church and a retired heavy equipment operator., ,

He was preceded in death by a son, Otha Lee Hill; brother, Robert Hill; three sisters, Dovie Sutterfield, Mamie Hamacker and Ola Knight.

Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Barbara Jones Hill; sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Polly Hill of Ada, OK, Butch and Ladonna Hill of Waveland; a daughter, Deanna Sehorn of Waldron; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Services were held Tuesday, at the Tatetown Community Church with Rev. Ricky Hunt officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 7, 2006)


Hill, Robert B. (Mrs.)

Mrs. Robert B. Hill was born June 24, 1883 and passed away July the 29, 1952. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

She leaves to mourn her going her husband, Bob Hill of Plainview; one daughter, Mrs. Floy Barton, of Plainview; two grandchildren, Billie Grissham and Bud Barton of South Carolina; one great grandson; one half-brother, Ray Howard of Arizona; and one half-sister, Mrs. R. E. Murphy of Texas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 7, 1952)


Hill, Ronnie "Butch"

Ronnie "Butch" Hill, age 59, of Waveland, AR, died Monday at his home. He was born November 3, 1946 in Tatetown, AR, the son of Otha and Tina Lee Starr Hill. He was an equipment operator for the Yell County Road Department. A member of the Ascension Life Christian Fellowship Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Otha Lee Hill.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, LaDonna Hadersbeck Hill; daughter and son-in-law, Venus and Tim Sorrells of Russellville, AR, stepmother, Barbara Hill of Waldron, AR; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Polly Hill of Ada, OK; sister, Deanna Seahorn, Waldron and two grandsons, Kyler and Ashton Sorrells. Funeral will be 10 a. m. Thursday, June 22 at the Ascensions Life Christian Fellowship Church with Rev. Gary Garner and Rev. Ricky Hunt officiating. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Visitation will be Wednesday 6 to 8 at the church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 21, 2006)


Hill, Ruth Buchannan

Mrs. Ruth Buchannan Hill wife of the superintendent of schools in Kirkland, Tex. Died in the home of her sister, Mrs. C. W. Christian, Thursday, Sept. 25, 1947. Mrs. Hill and her husband, Chester O. Hill, spent the first years of their married life in Danville, when he was County and Probate Clerk. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 16, 1947)


Hill, Vincent (Vince) O.

Mr. Vincent (Vince) O. Hill, age 43, of Waynesboro, PA died Monday, October 27, 1997 at his home. Death was unexpected and attributed to heart failure. He was born December 30, 1953 in Dover, NC. He was the son of Iris Bryant of Brooklyn, New York and the late Floyd Hill, Jr. His early live was lived in the Dover area. He graduated from the Alexander Hamilton High School, Brooklyn, NY with the class of 1972. He was currently a student at Hagerstown Junior College. He and his wife, Anita Adams Hill, were married March 23, 1985 in Danville, AR, they had lived at their current address since 1990. He served in the U. S. Army since enlisting in 1973, he has served at Fort Jackson, SC, Japan, Danville, AR, Ft. Dix, NJ, Frankfort, Germany, Sinop, Turkey and Ft. Huachuca, AZ. He retired from the military on May 1, 1996 when he was stationed in Ft. Ritchie, MD. He enjoyed cooking and liked to refinish furniture as a hobby.

In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by a daughter, Latissuc C. Davis, Garner, NC; two sisters, Iris Renee Hill and Barbara Hill both of Brooklyn, NY; a brother, Willie Hill of Brooklyn, NY; two step-brothers, Ernest Bryant, Dover, NC and Lynwood Dunn, Kingston, NC. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a brother, Elvin D. Hill, SR in 1994.

Funeral service was held Saturday in the Liberty Grace Church of God in Baltimore, MD. Burial was in the Howell Cemetery in Danville, AR on November 3. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 5, 1997)


Hill, Warren Temple

Warren Temple Hill of Gravelly died in the Yell County Hospital December 11th. He was a native of Red Oak, Okla. and farmer and timber worker.

He is survived by two sons, E. W. Hill of Miami, Fla. and Donald Hill of Gravelly; two daughters, Patsy Hill of Corpus Christi, Tex. and Carolyn Hill of Los Angeles, Calif.; four sisters, Catherine Hill of Duncan, Okla., Cora Green of Marlowe, Okla.. Flora Whited of Kermit, Tex. and Mrs. Thelma Bailey of Manassas, Va.; one brother, Richard Hill of Boren, Pa. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 14, 1961)

Hill, Wayne

Wayne Hill, 54, of Carlsbad, N. Mex. died October 1, 1955 at his home. He was born in Danville May 17, 1901 and was a graduate of Havana High School. He was also a graduate of ASTC of Conway and had done most of his graduate work at the University of Colorado. He moved to Carlsbad in 1932, where he was a high school math teacher.

He is survived by two brothers, Claude of Carlsbad and Chester O. Hill of Joaquin, Tex.; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Hunt and Jewell Hill of Carlsbad and Mrs. Woodrow Smith of Leroy, Texas. He has several cousins living in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 13, 1955)


Hill, Winton Lee "Bud"

Winton Lee "Bud" Hill, age 82, of Casa passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014. He was born November 20, 1931 in Casa, Arkansas to the late Norman & Goldie George Hill. He was a Army Veteran and a retired carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Joella Hill; son Paul Hill; and sister Esther Rainey Survivors include his son Mike & Pamela Hill of Birta; daughters Kathy & Larry Sales of Bauxite; Debbie& Terry McCutcheon of Harrison; Donna & Johnny Valverde of Texas; Janet & Scott Hubbard of Perry; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister, Margie Ellison of Birta; brothers Cecil Hill of Oklahoma; Bill Hill of Houston, AR.

Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Needmore Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 6, 2014)

Hilliard, Dorothy Jane (Sims)

Dorothy Jane Hilliard, age 75, of Centerville died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at River Valley Medical Center. She was born September 8, 1936 at Paris to the late Thomas Henry and Lizy Mae Wiggins Sims. She was a member of the Pentecostals of Russellville Church. She loved her God, Church and her family. She loved helping others.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Dude Hilliard; one brother, Leon Sims; one sister, Gladys Davidson; one grandson, Jonathan Slaughter; one great granddaughter, Cassie Tillman.

Survivors include her children, James Hilliard and wife, Shirley of Centerville, Pedro Hilliard and companion, Paula of Dover, Henrietta Slaughter and husband, Richard of Centerville, Sharon Roberts and husband, Kenny of Wisner, Louisiana, Lesa Emberson and husband, Larry of Dardanelle; two brothers, Donald Sims and wife, Sharon of Fayetteville, Morris Sims and wife, Ruth of Paris; one sister, Nora Parker of Paris; two sister-in-laws, Wilma Sims of Centerville, Betty Miller of Louisiana; twelve grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was March 9, 2012 at the Pentecostals of Russellville Church on Marina Road with Bro. Tony Reynolds and Bro. Josh Reynolds officiating. Burial was in Petillo Hill Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as Pallbearers. 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)

Hillman, Jimmy Edward

Jimmy Edward Hillman, age 54 of Danville, died Monday, October 13, 2003 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born March 15, 1949 in Casper, Wyoming to the late William Hillman and Betty Selbey Hillman Tucker. He was a retired welder.

Survivors are his companion, Nella Socha of Danville; children, Kenneth Hillman, Bonnie Hillman, Jacob Hillman and Matthew Hillman, all of Bakersfield, California; three brothers, Patrick Tucker and Lloyd Tucker, both of Wyoming, Tommy Tucker of Oklahoma; a sister, Barbara Harden of Arizona.

Cremation arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 22, 2003)


Hilton, Donald

Donald Hilton, age 44, of Danville died Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born March 26, 1968 in Marshall, Arkansas to the late Robert Lee Hilton and Joe Ann Grinder Hilton. He was an army veteran and a supervisor for Rover Shavings and Posts. He was a 1986 graduate of Belleville High School.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Hilton; sons Brandon Hilton and Blake Hilton (Mandy) all of Danville; mother, Joe Ann Hilton of Danville, step-son, Thomas Robertson (Lauren) of Conway; grandson, Conner Joe Hilton, brother, Robert Greg Hilton, (Glenna) of Belleville; sisters, Teresa Essman (Bo) and Michelle Beck all of Danville; nieces and nephews, Nicole Duke, Devon Essman, Joseph Essman, Justin Beck, Jeremy Hilton, Shawna Hilton and Tasheena Essman and a host of other family and friends.

Memorial service was September 25th at Cornwell Chapel in Danville. Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremation. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 26, 2012)

Hiner, Addie Irene

Mrs. Addie Irene Hiner, age 91 of Auburndale, FL died Thursday, October 22, 1998 at Palm Garden Nursing Home in Winter Haven, FL. She was born September 9, 1907 in Havana, AR to the late Nobel and Addie Buckman. She retired after 35 years as a teacher. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and the Methodist Church.

She is survived by one son, Marvin Hiner, of Auburndale, FL; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Service was Monday at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville. Burial followed at the Old Danville Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 28, 1998)


Hines, Dewey Wesley

Dewey Wesley Hines, age 68, of Harvey, AR died Sunday, September 23, 2001 in a Fort Smith Hospital. He was retired from the U. S. Army, Veteran of the Korea Conflict & Vietnam and member of Chant Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include, his wife, Judy; a daughter, Teri L. Brothers of Harvey, AR; two sons, Madison E. "Buddy" and Douglas D. Hines both of Odessa, TX; one sister, Theresa Ann Garrett, Mena, AR; one brother, Bill Hines of Pahrump, NV; six grandchildren, Wesley, Rusty, Krystal, Justin, Blake and Tera.

Funeral service was September 25, 2001 at Chant Pentecostal Church with burial at Parks Cemetery in Nola, AR under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR. Pallbearers were Donny Austin, J. D. Brothers, Joe Maxey, Roy Austin, J. B. Wagner and Bill Shaddon. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 26, 2001)


Hinshaw, Michael "Todd", Jr.

Michael "Todd" Hinshaw, Jr., age 33 of Ola, went home to be with the Lord on September 28, 2010 at Mainland Medical Center in Galveston, TX.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Kathy and Mickey Hinshaw; grandparents, Rosalie and Dewayne Layman and Sammie and Milton Hinshaw.

He is survived by his two children, Christopher Todd and Alaina Danielle Hinshaw; two brothers, Sam and Dakota Hinshaw of SC; two sisters, Sherrie Butner of Little Rock, AR and Michelle Hinshaw Hunt of Ola, who he lived with since he was a teenager; four nieces, Brittney DcBona, Blaire Hunt, Chandler Buford and Payton Butner; two nephews, Austin Hunt, Hayden Buford; extended family, Jeremy Buford; several aunts, uncles, cousins. Todd was a wonderful father, brother and uncle.

He was a friend to everyone who knew him. He always had a smile and laugh. The world will be a much sadder place without him. Heaven has gained an angel. Todd, we look forward to the day we will see you again. Until then, we will keep you in our hearts. You will be truly missed.

Memorial arrangements will be announced. The family will be at 501 Waterplant Road #24, Ola, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 6, 2010)


Hipp, George P.

George P. Hipp, 79, died July 10, 1956 at his home at Blue Ball. He was a retired farmer, a member of the Primitive Baptist Church and had lived most of his life in Arkansas.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ola Kitchens of Blue Ball; two sons, Jimmy Hipp of Blue Ball and Lindsey Hipp of Chicago, one brother, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 19, 1956)


Hipp, Mandy

Mrs. Mandy Hipp, age 68, died at her home at Blue Ball on Wednesday, December 28, 1949. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 5, 1950)


Hissom, Lillian M. (Golden)

Lillian M. Hissom, age 88, of Danville formerly of Fort Smith passed away Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born March 19, 1924 in Fort Smith, AR to the late Frank James & Anna Killion Golden. She was a billing clerk for Arkansas Best Freight and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Ft. Smith. Preceded in death by her husband, Clarence "Pete' Hissom; parents; brother, Bill Golden; nephews, Jim Press Hissom, Bill Golden, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Virginia Reall, Hilda Hissom and Jane Golden; step-grandson, Durwin Schofield; brother & sister-in-law, Joe & Uthel Hissom.

Survivors include son & daughter-in-law, Joe & Carole Hissom of Danville; step-daughter, JoAnn Schofield of Stockbridge, Georgia; grandson, Kyle Hissom of Danville; step-grandchildren, Danny & Debbie of Georgia; sister-in-law, Betty Tallman of Vienna, WV; nieces, Janie & Richard Collins of Texas, Judy Pickle of Oklahoma, Rita & Doug Hesinger of California, Janie Miller of West Virginia; nephew, Joe Hissom of Kentucky; cousin, Betty & Leslie Wilfong of Little Rock; Loraine Danner of Searcy; numerous other nieces & nephews.

Graveside service was September 10, 2012 at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith with Rev. Don Cochran officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 12, 2012)

Hittle, Marjorie Faye

Marjorie Faye Hittle, age 79, of Russellville, died Sunday, October 24, 2004 at the Dardanelle Hospital. She was born September 12, 1925 at Emporia, KS to the late Frank and Josie Emily Cunningham. She was a homemaker and a member of the Friends Church in Olpe KS.

She is preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Cunningham; grandson, Judson Virden.

Survivors are husband of 52 years, James Hittle of Russellville; one son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Greta Hittle of Russellville; two daughters and one son-in-law, Kristie Hittle of Hector, Sandra and Roger Virden of Hector; sister, Dorthy Scoggins of Hartford, KS; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.

Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, October 27 at 2:00 p. m. at the Cornwell Funeral chapel, Dardanelle, with Rev. Wylie Jones officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Under the Direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 27, 2004)


Hix, Dorinda Faye West

Mrs. Dorinda Faye West Hix, age 41 of Belleville, AR died Tuesday, July 7, 1998 at her home. She was born March 8, 1957 in Danville, AR to the late James West. She was a homemaker, mother and an instructional assistant with the Western Yell County School District.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Hix; a daughter Chelsea L. Hix of the home; her mother, Lela Faye Dickens West of Belleville, AR; two brothers, Ronnie West and Keith West both of Belleville, AR; three nieces and nephew-in-law, Veronica J. West of Belleville, AR, Jennie and Robert Myers of Russellville, AR and Ashlee Hix of Booneville, AR; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was July 9, 1998 at the First Baptist Church in Danville with Rev. Ben Anderson, Rev. Paul Newton and Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Interment was the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Jay Crowley, Brian Dupree, Tad Dupree, Donnie Sisk, Aaron Gossett and Robbie Fleming. Memorials may be made to the Chelsea Hix Educational Trust Fund, Superior Federal Bank, Danville, AR 72833. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 15, 1998)


Hixson, James Robert

James Robert Hixson, age 49, of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, August 6, 1998 at Little Rock. He was a truck driver for Childers Brothers Trucking, a former resident of Subiaco and a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Hixson of Fayetteville and Brandon Hixson of Dardanelle; a step son, James Moore of Dardanelle; his parents, Ralph and Ola Joy Hixson of Subiaco; a sister, Donna Colten of Harlingen, TX and two grandchildren.

Funeral was Saturday at the Roller Chapel in Paris with burial at the Ellsworth Cemetery at Subiaco. Pallbearers were Jimmie Don Spicer, Troy Houser, Mark Fulmer, Tony Childers, Jerry Don Childers and Carroll Denning. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 12, 1998)


Hlass, Cynthia Welch

Cynthia Welch Hlass, 58, died suddenly without complication in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was a resident of Lawrenceville, Georgia and New Blaine, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tara Leigh Hlass.

She is survived by son, Tom Hlass Jr. and family in Arkansas.

She enjoyed a successful career as a real estate broker in Gwinnett County, Georgia for over 30 years. Her love for travel gave her the opportunity to see much of the world. She served as President of the Georgia Chapter of the National Organization for Women in the mid-70s and was currently pursuing a Doctorate Degree in Holistic Medicine.

Funeral was Thursday, March 6, 2003, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Russellville with Rev. Walt Friese officiating. There will be a private burial in Oakland Cemetery at Russellville. Arrangements are under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Family request donations to be made to the American Heart Association; Post Office Box 1653; Topeka, Kansas 66601-1653, in lieu of flowers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 2003)


Hoages, Gladys Maude

Gladys Maude Hoages, age 82 of Dardanelle, died Monday, January 5, 2004 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born March 11, 1921 in Logan County, Arkansas; she was the daughter of the late Lester and Winnie Thomson, a retired Deputy Circuit Clerk and a Charter Member of the First Free Will Baptist church in Dardanelle.

She is preceded in death by her husband, former Yell County Judge Robert Hodges and three daughters Vickie Hodges Hilliard, Rebecca Lynn Hodges and Terrie Sue Hodges.

Survivors include one son daughter-in-law, Dr. Jerry and Laura Hodges of Dardanelle; one sister, Charlotte Garrison of Dardanelle and two grandsons, Matt Hodges of Little Rock and Bart Hodges of Dardanelle.

Funeral service was Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Dardanelle officiated by Rev. David Bishop and Rev. Jared Higginbotham. Burial was in Duvin Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Pallbearers include Ernie, Ken, and Monroe Hodges, Robert and Ron Taylor and Michael Witt. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 14, 2004)


Hobbs, Bobby "Bob" Glenn

Bobby "Bob" Glenn Hobbs, age 64 of Sherman, TX passed away Saturday, January 10, 1998 at the Veterans Medical Center in Bonham, TX. He was born in Benton, AR April 1, 1933 son of the late William Charles and Dovie Drennan Hobbs. He was a machinist for Texas Instruments and a Marine Cor. Veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Rollans Hobbs; two sons, Mark Andrew Hobbs and Charles Allen Hobbs both of Sherman, TX; a daughter, Karen Hobbs Mays of McKinney, TX; two brothers, William Charles Hobbs of Hot Springs, AR and Johnny Hobbs of California; three sisters, Betty Jo Evans of Hot Springs and Sue Spivey and Ann Holder both of Benton, AR and four grandchildren.

Graveside service was January 13, 1998 at the Havana Cemetery with Rev. Charles Bird officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 14, 1998)


Hobbs, Mary Ann Rollans

Mary Ann Rollans Hobbs, age 65 of Pottsboro, Texas, died Monday, March 31, 2003 at her home in Texas. She was born in Havana, Arkansas on April 3, 1937. She was the daughter of the late Virgil and Lucille Spivey Rollans. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bob Hobbs, a brother, Jerry Rollans, and a brother-in-Law, Landon Doodle Burrows.

Survivors include, two sons, and daughter-in-Law, Mark Hobbs, Charles and Amy Hobbs all of Pottsboro, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Jim Mays of McKinney, Texas; two sisters, Myrna Konkel and Mae Lee Burrows both of Havana, Arkansas; sister-in-law, Martha Rollans of Danville; four grandchildren and, several nephews, and nieces.

Graveside funeral services were held Thursday, April 3, 2003 at the Havana Cemetery in Havana, Arkansas. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 9, 2003)


Hodge, Vera Magdalene

Vera Magdalene Hodge died Thursday, August 22, 2002 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Russellville, AR. She was born April 8, 1927 in Paris, AR, the daughter of the late Joe and Maude Maire Corley. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of Faith Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram E. Hodge.

Survivors are three sons, John Edward Hodge, Russellville, Joe Hodge, Charleston and Eugene Hodge, Dardanelle; three daughters, Cletha Ann Hodge and Nela Jean Hodge both of Russellville and Trisha Horton of Dardanelle; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services were August 26, 2002 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. David Jay officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Wayne Deeds, Calvin Horton, Raymond Reynolds, Edward Green, Robert Dowling, Sr. and Billy Reynolds. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 28, 2002)


Hodges, Chellie Jenkins

Mrs. Chellie Jenkins Hodges, age 96, of Dardanelle, AR, widow of Ben F. Hodges, died Saturday, June 21, 1997, at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born September 26, 1900 in Searcy County, AR to the late John and Mary Jones Jenkins. She was a cook for the Dardanelle School District, a member of the Dardanelle First Assembly of God Church and a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Mueller and a grandson, Lynn Bunting.

Survivors include a son, John R. Hodges of Delaware; three daughters, Juanita Bowman, Laverne Moore and Bobby Glenn, all of Dardanelle; also several nephews, nieces and cousins.

Services were held Monday, June 23 at the First Assembly of God Church in Dardanelle with Rev. Charles Sutterfield officiating. Interment was in Durvin Cemetery, Dardanelle, by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 25, 1997)


Hodges, Donnie

Donnie Hodges, age 52 of Houston, TX died September 26, 2003 at Spring Branch Medical Center. He was born March 16, 1951 at Coos Bay, OR. He lived and attended school at Havana, AR for several years.

He is survived by his mother, Eula Ewing of Houston, TX; twin daughters, Shauna and Jessica Hodges of Houston, TX; a sister, Linda Cole of Havana, AR; a brother, Gary Hodges of Atkins, AR; a niece, nephews and several other relatives and friends.

A memorial service was held September 27th at Waltrip Funeral Home in Houston, TX. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 1, 2003)


Hodges, Donnie

A memorial graveside service of Donnie Hodges, age 52, of Houston, TX will be held Tuesday, November 25th at 10 a. m. at the Havana Cemetery.

He is the son of Eula Lipe Ewing of Houston, TX (formerly of Havana, AR) and the late Donald Lipe. He is the brother of Linda and Bobby Cole of Venezuela (Havana, AR) and Gary and Darlene Hodges of Atkins, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 19, 2003)


Hodges, Edna Audrey

Edna Audrey Hodges, age 91, of Ola, Arkansas died Thursday, February 27, 2003 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. The daughter of Minard and Elizabeth (Reed), she was born May 16, 1911 in Carden Bottoms, Arkansas. She was a homemaker, a former member of the First Assembly of God Church at Ola.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Hodges; an infant daughter; her parents; four sisters.

Survivors include 4 sons, Bill Bratcher of Honolulu, Hawaii, Bobby Ray Hodges of Kilgore, Texas, Carroll Gene Hodges of North Little Rock, Arkansas, Robert Hodges of Ola, Arkansas; 2 daughters, Betty Rodriguez of Palmer, Texas, Patricia Wright of Cottonwood, California; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services was Saturday, March 1, 2003 at the Sandlin Cemetery in Ola, officiated by Rev. Clellan Tilley. Burial was in Sandlin Cemetery at Ola, under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Internet obituary may be found at Legacy.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 5, 2003)


Hodges, Gary Homes

Gary Homes Hodges, age 63, of Russellville died Friday, September 28, 2012 at the VA Hospital in Little Rock. He was born August 31, 1949 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville to the late James Homes and Anna Jean Boren Hodges. He was a graduate of Dardanelle High School and Arkansas Tech University. For 19 years he served as the Controller at ATU until he retired in 2011. He was a member of the Atkins Christian Center, the Yell County Wildlife Federation and the Takahik River Valley Hikers.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include two daughters and a sons-in-law, Jennifer and Bill Reynolds of Alexandria, Egypt, Jamison and Neil Ingram of Heber Springs; one sister, Deborah Brown and husband Grover of Atkins; three grandchildren, Logan Ingram of Heber Springs, Brady Ingram of Heber Springs, Sadie Belle Reynolds of Alexandria, Egypt; a niece; a great nephew; a great niece and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Robert Norman officiating. Family will receive friends after the service at the Yell County Wildlife Federation Building in Dardanelle. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. Cremation arrangements 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 3, 2012)

Hodges, Gladys Pauline

Gladys Pauline Hodges, age 80, of Dardanelle, AR, widow of Loyd Hodges, died Monday, January 21, 2002 at her home in Dardanelle, AR. She was born August 4, 1921 in Dardanelle, AR to the late Vernon and Ellen Bowman Sawrie. She retired after 20 years from Val Mac Industries in Dardanelle, AR, was a homemaker and mother and a member of the First Baptist Church in Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Glendon Sawrie and Edward Sawrie.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Sandra Hodges of Wildcat Hollow; a daughter and son-in-law, Lea Ellen and James Lee Witt of Wildcat Hollow; a sister, Gertrude Faulkinbury of Dardanelle, AR; four grandchildren and spouses, Jimmy and Anita Witt, Michael and Kim Witt, Brad and Carla Hodges and Candace Hodges all of Dardanelle, AR and six great-grandchildren.

Service will be today, Wednesday, January 23, 2002 at 2:00 p. m. at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Wiley Jones, Rev. Milton Cowling and Rev. James Lowe officiating. Interment will be in Durvin Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. Memorials may be made to Department of Health Hospice, 1908 West C Place, Russellville, AR 72801. Honorary pallbearer; Dr. Bill Scott. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 23, 2002)


Hodges, Jack

Two Fishermen Missing At Dardanelle Rescue workers dragged the Arkansas River near Dardanelle from early Sunday morning until Wednesday morning in a search for Jack Hodges, age 32, and John Robinson, age 30 both of Dardanelle. Sheriff Herman McCormick said a 17 foot rise in the river forced a discontinuation of dragging operations Wednesday afternoon to aid in the search for the bodies. The two men have been missing since Saturday afternoon when they went fishing on the river. The boat was found floating upside down by fisherman at about 4 p. m. Saturday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD. 50 Years Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 14, 1959)


Hodges, John R. Ricky Ben

John R. Ricky Ben Hodges, age 57 of Dardanelle died Tuesday, October 4, 2005 at his home. He was born November 3, 1947 at Russellville to the late Benjamin Franklin and Chellie Jenkins Hodges. He worked as a master electrician for Bunting Electric for over 25 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Mary Mueller and Bobby Glenn.

Survivors include his wife, Ginny Hodges of Dardanelle; two step children, Monica Brecklin of West Salem, WI, Michael Jones of Dardanelle; two sisters, Juanita Bowman of Dardanelle, Laverne Moore of Dardanelle; one step grandson, Nicholas Jones of Dardanelle and numerous nephews and nieces.

A memorial service was held on Sunday, October 9, 2005 at the Yell County Wildlife Building in Dardanelle. Memorial donations may be made to Arkansas Department of Health Hospice, 404 N. El Paso, Russellville, AR 72801. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 12, 2005)


Hodges, Loyd

DARDANELLE - Loyd Hodges, age 66, of Dardanelle died Sunday, September 8, 1985, at Dardanelle Hospital. He was a retired contractor, native of Wildcat Hollow community, and was the son of the late Monroe and Myrtle Jaggers Hodges.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gladys Sawrie Hodges; a son, Donnie Hodges of Dardanelle; a daughter, Mrs. Lea Ellen Witt of Dardanelle; a brother, former Yell County Judge Robert Hodges of Dardanelle; two sisters, Addie Mae Taylor of Dardanelle and Emalea Farnam of Dardanelle, and four grandchildren, Jimmy and Michael Witt and Brad and Candi Hodges of Dardanelle.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Tony Berry, the Rev. David Bishop and the Rev. Wiley Hones. Burial will be in Durvin Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Hodges, Melba Ruth Crow

Melba Ruth Crow Hodges, age 88 of Russellville, died Thursday, October 9, 2008 at Russellville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born September 8, 1920 at New Blaine to the late NE and Myrtle Allen Crow. She was a homemaker, a mother, a charter member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Dardanelle and retired from Janet Davis Kitchens.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 36 years, Roy Hodges, brother, Joe Crow and wife Wanda, and an infant brother, Hernias Crow.

Survivors include her children, Ernie and Jamie Hodges, Linda and Mike Oliver, Ken and Ramona Hodges, all of Russellville; brother, Calvin Crow of Carlsbad, NM; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and friends.

Funeral services were held October 11, 2008 at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Dardanelle with Rev. Jared Higginbotham officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 15, 2008)


Hodges, Sandra Elaine "Sandi" (Bradley)

Sandra "Sandi" Elaine Hodges, 61 of Dardanelle passed away on November 18, 2010. Sandi was born on November 21, 1948 in Searcy to Edgar Doyle Bradley and Opal Melton Bradley. She graduated from West Memphis High School in 1966. While working for Southwestern Bell she attended Crowley's Ridge Nursing School and obtained her LPN license. She moved to Dardanelle in 1970 and married the love of her life Donnie Hodges. In her earlier years, she was a nurse, commercial and residential draftsman, and worked in the building business with her husband. In the 1980's she worked for Counseling Associates, Inc. as a Drug and Alcohol Instructor and the West Central Arkansas Juvenile Restitution Program. Later in life, she and her husband owned Safety Consulting Services. She was a First Responder for the Delaware Fire Department and worked for Millard Henry Clinic and River Valley Medial Clinic as an LPN. She maintained her nursing license for 41 years. Sandi enjoyed making people feel special, supporting her children's activities, nursing, art, aviation, drawing, sewing, making floral arrangements, drafting, decorating, woodworking, landscaping, baking, and creating anything with her hands. Her family wrote: "Sandi's loving heart and joyful outlook were an inspiration to all who knew her. She dedicated herself to her family and lived her life with elegance, grace, and beauty." She leaves to cherish her sweet memories a loving husband of 40 years, Donnie; one son, Brad and wife Laura of Fayetteville;one daughter, Candace Riner and husband Andy of Hatfield; one sister, Angelia Bradley Stark of Little Rock; one brother, Timothy Bradley of Little Rock; three granddaughters, Hailey Hodges, Stacy Hodges, and Candace Hodges all of Fayetteville; two uncles, William R. Bradley of Searcy and Wayne Melton of Conway; a wonderful brother-in-law and sister-in-law James Lee and Lea Ellen Witt; along with a host of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edger Doyle Bradley. Honorary pall bearers: Leroy Parker, Fritz Kronberger, Dr. Jim Collins, Ken Medeiros, Steve Hughes, Dr. Stan Bradley, Bob Northup and Ken Hodges. Honorary Ladybearers: Bernie Lewis, Tannie Apanavicus, Sharon Trusty Kronberger, Dixi Nan, Carol Martin, Bobbie Sue Jackson, Ellen Moles, Laura Callan, Lea Ellen Witt and Sandy Baumert.

A memorial service to celebrate her life was held Tuesday, November 23,2010 at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel, 207 Quay St., in Dardanelle. Officiating was Rev. Eldon Thomas, Bro. Mike Smith, and Pastor Don Erwin, Hospice Chaplin. Her son-in-law, Andy Riner gave a eulogy. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arkansas Tech Foundation, P.O. Box 8820, Russellville, AR 72801 Attn: Miss TECH Account. Guestbook Entries can be made at www.cornwellfuneral-homes.com Cremation Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 24, 2010)

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