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Mrs. Delia Maude Hayes, age 69, a resident of Brawley, Calif. for the past 18 years, died January 1, 1958 in a hospital at Brawley. Mrs. Hayes was born at Aly on January 8, 1888, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Phillips. She was married at Aly in 1914 to Rutherford B. Hayes, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include one son, Ivan V Hayes of Alameda, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Zella Gholson and Mrs. Virginia Ridgeway of Brawley; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Ollie Boyd of Visalia, Calif. and Mrs. Nora Sutterfield of Merced, Calif.; three brothers, Joe Phillips of Brawley, Charley Phillips of Exeter, Calif. and Rush Potter of Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 30, 1958)
Emma Louise Hayes, age 60 of Wilton, AR died Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at Little River Memorial Hospital in Ashdown. She was born July 19, 1942 in Havana, AR. She was a production worker and a member of the Davis Chapel AME Methodist Church in Wilton.
She was preceded in death by her step father, Amos Wise.
She is survived by her mother, Hazel Guinn Wise of Wilton; father and step mother, Arthur and Rachel Hayes of Kansas City, KS; three daughters and son-in-law, Cynthia Gilkey of Wilton, Angela and Leroy Allen of Kansas City, KS and Gwendolyn Gilkey of Atlanta, GA; two step sons, Jason Gilkey of Ft. Smith, AR and Charles Gilkey II of Conway; four brothers, Antony Domingez and Sheldon Hays both of Arkansas, Marlon Hayes, Sr. and Lenard Hayes, Sr. both of Kansas City, KS; six sisters, Michelle Hayes and Victoria Domingez both of Arkansas, Pam Jackson, Ceil Jones, Lisa Hayes and Kim Berger all of Kansas City, KS; three aunts, Ruthie Wise, Benella Cole and Ardella Wesley; two uncles, Lathel Wise and Ulish Hayes; good friends, Ethel Jane Gilkey and Doris and Clarence Berger; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Service was September 22 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Clarence Reynolds officiating. Interment was in Guinn Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were George Webster, Charles Webster, Sam Smith, Tim Cole, William Webster and Curtis Watkins. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 25, 2002)
Adolph "A" Arthur Hays, 81, or Topeka, died Friday, March 25, 2004 at a local care facility. He was a hod carrier and bricklayer for the MGM J. E. Dunn Construction Companies in Kansas City before his retirement. He was born on July 28, 1922 in Havana, AR, the son of Will and Savanah Surratt Hays. He lived in Havana, AR from 1986 to 2000 when he moved to Topeka. He was a member of the CME Methodist Church and the Kansas City Missouri Masonic. He graduated from Harris Chapel AME Church and School. He served in the United States Army during WWII. He married Rachel Esther Dominguez on April 18, 1976 in Kansas City, KS.
Survivors include his wife, Rachel Dominguez; five sons, Leonard B. & Marion U. Hays of KCK, Sheldon A. Hays, stationed in Iraq, Anthony A. Hays of Ola, AR, Steven Graves, address unknown; six daughters, Pamela Y. Hays Jackson of KCK, Ceil Hays, of Independence, MO, Lisa Hays of KCK, Victoria Pinceda of Russellville, AR, Michelle Mejia-Hays of Topeka, Stephanie Graves, address unknown; one brother, Ulish Hays of Onaga; one niece, Imajean Sandridge of N. Little rock, AR; over 32 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren.
Mr. Hays will lie-in-state after 2:00 p. m. Wednesday at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery at 1:30 p. m. Thursday, April 1, 2004 m Leavenworth, KS with military honors provided by Fort Leavenworth Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthur Hays Memorial Fund in care of the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 W. 6th St. Topeka, KS 66603. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 31, 2004)
Mrs. Anna Gertrude Hunt Hays, age 86, widow of James L. Hays and a native of Yell County, died Sunday, October 7, 1984 at the Pioneer Nursing Home at Seminole, Okla. where she had lived for four years. She previously resided at Lyon, Miss. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Seminole.
Survivors include three sons, Fair Hays of Clarksdale, the Rev. James L. Hays Jr. of Tuttle, Okla. and Bob Hays of Lyon, Miss.; two daughters, Mrs. Chalon Meadows and Mrs. Ruby Reese both of Seminole; 13 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at the Lyon (Miss.) Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held at 3 p. m. At Lake Village (Ark.) Cemetery with burial by McNeil Funeral Home, Clarksdale, Miss. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)
Atha June Hays, 11 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Noble Hays, Wolf, Oklahoma, formerly of Corinth, died February 13 after a few hours Illness. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 1940)
Services held at Magazine for Sailor Killed on Guam. Funeral service were held at the Methodist church, at Magazine Tuesday, March 16, for Cecil Hays son of Perse and Alice Hays (deceased) who was killed on Guam January 24 of this year. He was born at Riley in Yell County and moved to Magazine in 1913. He had served in the U. S. Navy for the past 19 years. Military services were conducted by a navy Detachment from the naval Ammunition Depot at McAlester, Oklahoma. Ministers conducting services were Rev. L. M. Ruble, pastor, Rev. L. A. Thompson and Rev. C. H. McNutt. Burial was in the Moore's Chapel cemetery.
He is survived by three brothers, Col. C. A. Hays, Ft. Worth, Texas, Earnest Hays, Chattanooga, Tenn. and Herbert Hays, Springfield, Missouri; and two sisters, Capt. Vada Hays, New Jersey and Mrs. Vera Gibbs, New York. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 1, 1948)
Mrs. Junietta Sophire Hays, aged 97, a lifelong resident of Belleville, died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Phoebe Apple, in Belleville Friday morning. Mrs. Hays was a daughter of N. J. and Nancy Buckman, who were also natives of Yell County. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors, other than Mrs. Apple, are two other daughters, Mrs. Barbara Warren of Newellton, La. and Mrs. Nancy Gates of San Diego, Calif. one son, Noble Hays of Seminole, Okla. 16 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, March 3, 1960)
Lawrence Roscoe Hays, Jr., age 75 of Danville, AR died Sunday, December 17, 2000 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born September 20, 1925, he was the son of the late Lawrence Roscoe and Elva Mae Farmer Hays, a retired heavy equipment operator and a 54-year member of Wilson Free Will Baptist Church, where he had served as deacon for 27 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason, an Army Veteran of World War II and a member of Danville Masonic Lodge and Dardanelle Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include his wife, Robbie Crowley Hays; a brother Leonard Hays of Little Rock; a sister, Jean Sory of Bryant, AR; his mother-in-law, Zell Kennon of the home; a sister-in-law, Betty Prince of Pensacola, FL; his caregiver, Mary Lee Carpenter of Havana, AR; five nephews and four nieces.
Funeral was December 1, 2000 at Wilson Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Dale Underwood and Rev. Jimmy Bundy. Burial with Masonic Rites was in the Russell Cemetery at Belleville by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were nephews Harold Hays, Dr. David Hays, Kenny Sory, John McCown Mitchell McCown and Stanley Cobb. Honorary were deacons of the church Dale Knight, Peanut Bland and Tim Apple and members of the Masonic Lodge. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 20, 2000)
Mrs. Rosa Hays, age 71, died at the Yell County Hospital on December 6, 1956. She was born in Van Buren County and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Cross. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by one son, Claudis Bryant of Belleville; two stepsons, Elmer and Lawrence Hays; two brothers, Marshall and Henry Cross; one sister, Mrs. Doc Ballinger of Belleville; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 13, 1956)
Steele Hays, age 87, a pioneer Pope County attorney and father of Former Congressman Brooks Hays, died at his home in Russellville Saturday. A practicing attorney in Pope County for nearly 60 years, Mr. Hays served as 5th district prosecuting attorney from 1913 to 1917. He also had served as a special chancellor and a special circuit judge. He was a member of the Arkansas Bar Association and the American Bar Association, was a Baptist and a 32nd degree Mason.
Other survivors include a grandson, Steele Hays of Little Rock, a granddaughter, Mrs. William E. Bell of Cincinnati, Ohio; and five great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 11, 1959)
Florence Hayward, age 75 of Dover, died Monday, October 27, 2003 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Morrilton. She was born in Carden Bottoms on December 12, 1927, daughter of the late William and Ida Patterson West. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Sophia Tillman, and Shelby Hay ward; two brothers, James West and Hardy West; two sisters, Mary Farris and Media Moore.
Survivors include two stepchildren and several nephews and nieces. Her body will be cremated. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 5, 2003)
DARDANELLE, August 10, 1950 Yell County's first Korean War casualty and the seventeen . reported killed in action was Pvt. Carmon C. Haywood, age 17, of Rover. Private Haywood, was killed July 23, according to Information received by his father, William L. Haywood of Rover. Young Haywood enlisted last March and was stationed at Fort; Riley, Kansas for training. He sailed for Korea June 23.
Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Janice Brasher of Richmond, Cal.; one brother, J. T. Haywood of Arlington, Tex. and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W, Haywood of Rover.
Korean War Casualty Listings Name: Carmon C. Haywood Birth Date: 1932 Birth City: Yell County State Registered: Arkansas
Death Date: 23 Jul 1950 Death Country: Korea Death Description: Killed in Action
WAR: Korean War Title: Private, U.S. Army Rank: Private Service: U.S. Army Service ID: 18284282 Notes: Private Haywood was a member of the 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 23, 1950. Private Haywood was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 8/10/50)
James T. Pete Haywood, age 61, of Fort Worth, TX died in October, 1988. He was a native of Rover.
Survivors include his wife, Lois L. Haywood of Ft. Worth, TX; one daughter Reanell Haywood Laycox of Grand Prairie, TX; one grandson, Damon Laycox of Grand Prairie, TX; one sister, Janice Brasier of Lower Lake, CA; two aunts, Ms. Mazell Bittle of Rover, AR and Ms. Mary E. Brown of San Francisco, CA; three nieces and three nephews.
Graveside services were held October 12, 1988 at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth with Mr. Lewis Zeller of Christian Science Church officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 10/-/1988)
Michael Austin Hazel, infant son of Larry Michael and Annalea Kell Hazel of Little Rock, AR, became a Heavenly Angel on Sunday, August 17, 1997.
Austin is also survived by a sister, Sydney Bowers of Little Rock; maternal grandmother, Mina Marsh; paternal grandparents, Thurston and Peggy Hazel of Plainview, AR; aunts and uncles, Lisa and Chester Gay of Plainview, Ken and Jennifer Hazel of Dallas, TX, Randy and Tanya Hazel of Alexander and Eva and Robert Austin of Conway.
A memorial was held on Thursday at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Little Rock. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 27, 1997)
Peggy Joyce Coates Hazel, age 77, of Plainview passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014 at her home. She was born March 12, 1937 at Little Rock, Arkansas to the late George Cecil & Verdie Virginia Treadway Coates.
She was preceded in death by her parents as well as grandson Michael Austin Hazel. Peggy graduated from Central High School in 1955 and married William Thurston Hazel, on June 2, 1956. She worked for H&T Construction from 1969 to 1992; Reliable Life Insurance Company from 1965 to 1988; PJs Market from 1988 to 1992; Kroger from 1992 until she retired in 2003 and UAMS from 2003 until she retired again in 2005. Finally, Peggy decided it was time to honor her "retirements" and enjoy life.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years William Thurston Hazel; three sons, Randy Hazel of Little Rock; Kenneth Hazel (Jennifer) of Allen, TX; Larry Hazel (Bobbie) of Houston, AR; one daughter Lisa Gay (Chester) of Plainview; 7grandchildren Courtney Gay and fiancee Shawn Ramsey of Little Rock; Logan Gay of Plainview; Spencer Gay of Star City; Magan Hazel and Connor Hazel of Little Rock; Scarlett Hazel of Allen Texas; and one great-grandchild Ryder Gay of Plainview; sister Patricia Simpson of Dallas Texas one niece Nancy Simpson of Dallas, Texas and a hosts of cousins and friends.
Graveside service was held 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2014 at Carter Cove Cemetery with Bro Joe Yates officiating. Visitation was 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday May 11, at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Randy Hazel, Ken Hazel, Larry Hazel, Logan Gay, and Spencer Gay. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 14, 2014)
William Thurston Hazel, age 76, of Plainview passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014 at St. Vincents Infirmary in Little Rock. He was born September 20, 1938 in Conway, Arkansas to the late George William & Irene Zora Richards Hazel Jr. Thurston attended Conway High School, married Peggy Joyce Coates on June 2, 1956. He owned and operated H & T construction in Little Rock from 1962 to 1992. After retirement he & his wife moved to Carter Cove where he enjoyed fishing on Nimrod Lake.
He was preceded in death by his wife Peggy Hazel; parents; grandson Michael Austin Hazel; three brothers and one sister.
Survivors include daughter, Lisa Gay & husband Chester of Plainview; sons, Randy Hazel of Little Rock; Kenneth Hazel & wife Jennifer of Allen TX; Larry Hazel & fianc Bobbie Rush of Houston, AR; grandchildren, Courtney & Shawn Ramsey of Little Rock; Logan Gay of Plainview; Spencer Gay & fianc Hannah Dreher of Star City; Magan Hazel of Little Rock; Conner Hazel of Hot Springs; and great-grandson, Ryder Gay of Plainview.
Graveside service will be Thursday, December 18 at 10:00 a.m. at Carter Cove Cemetery with Rev. Monroe Hunt and Bro Johnny UpChurch officiating. Visitation will be 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. before service at graveside. Pallbearers include Randy Hazel, Ken Hazel, Larry Hazel, Logan Gay, Connor Hazel and Spencer Gay. 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 Dec 17, 2014)
Radiee Hazlett, age 95 of Merced, CA died January 24, 2003 in Sparks Nev. She was born in Havana, AR September 1, 1907 to the late John K. and Edna (McBride Harkey. She was a homemaker and spent her late years living in Merced, CA.
She was preceded in death by her husband Sam Hazlett; four brothers, Joe, Nathan, Major Lee and Ibra Harkey; two sisters, Malvie Crownover and Geneva Harkey.
Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Lee Evans of Sparks, Nev. and Joy Fay Stone of Merced, CA; one sister, Viola Garner of Mission Viejo, CA; one brother, Aaron Harkey of Belleville, AR; two son-in-laws; one brother-in-law; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were in San Andreas, CA, February 1, 2003 where she had lived with her husband for a number of years. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 12, 2003)
B. O. Head Dies. . The report was received today that B. O. Head had died Wednesday. Obituary will be carried in next week's Record. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 14, 1949)
Ben Ona Head, born January 20, 1881 to Mr. and Mrs. George Head, Montgomery Co. and departed this life, April 13, 1949. He was married to Miss Rosa Stafford in 1903 and to this union was born three children. His wife and one child preceded him in death many years ago. Mr. Head was married to Miss Hettie Reeves in 1917 and they were blessed with four children. He was a pioneer settler of the Lower Spring Creek community and spent his life there.
He is survived by his wife; four daughters, Mrs. Flora Standifer, Sulphur, Okla. Mrs. Estelle Water, Bell, Calif., Mrs. Winona Lassiter, Belleville, and Mrs. Romona Haire, Madera, Calif.; two sons, Doyle Head, Los Angeles, Calif. and Boyd Head, Huntington Park, California; two sisters, Mrs. Lillie Julian and Mrs. Jimmie Bishop, Wichita, Kans.; one brother, John Head, Holdenville, Okla. one grandchild, two great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were at the Upper Spring Creek Church by Rev. John Freeman, Danville. Burial was in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 31, 1949)
Charlotte Barber Konkel Cowger Head, age 91, went to be with the Lord on September 26, 2007, in Dardanelle. She was born November 8, 1915, in Yell County and was the daughter of Samuel J. and Nellie M. McQuivey Barber. She worked for her father at the Mt. Magazine Rural Record, Danville Democrat and Yell County Record. She was a Baptist. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Kenneth O. Konkel, Paul H. Cowger, Leo Head; one son, Samuel K. Konkel (born September 26); five sisters, Carol Hignight Apple, Ruth Crabill, Julia Pearce, Francis Frazier and Dorothea Edwards.
She is survived by 2 children John D. and Wilma Konkel and Julia Konkel Swaim both of Dardanelle; 3 stepchildren, Gerald Head and Ralph Head both of Atkins, Marcella Sheets; daughter-in-law, Maunette Konkel of Bellville; six grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and friends.
Graveside service and burial was Friday, September 28, 2007, at Payne Cemetery with the Rev Terry Latham officiating. Arrangement by Lemley Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 3, 2007)
J. H. Head, age 76, died November 5, 1954 of Holdenville, Okla.
He is survived by his wife, one son, Idons, of San Diego, Calif. two daughters, Marie Howeth of Okla City, and Mrs. Willie Avery of Stillwater, two sisters and three children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, November 25, 1954)
Josephine K. Heaps, age 94 of Cameron, formerly of Carthage, MO, died Monday, August 4, 2008 at the Cameron Regional Medical Center. She was born June 3, 1914 in Dardanelle, AR, the daughter of Antone and Bessie (Brabec) Klober. Josephine had been head bookkeeper for Petit Jean Lumber Company in Fort Smith, AR. She was also a farm wife.
Survivors in addition to her husband, Richard, are a son, Larry (Pat) Heaps, Gallatin, MO; daughter, Juanita (Joe) Whiteid, Springfield, MO; sister, Bess Lynch, Russellville, AR; three grandchildren and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings.
Funeral services were August 8th, at the Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, AR with Reverend Roger Glover officiating with burial in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, AR. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhome.com. Local arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 13, 2008)
Richard Heaps, 89, Cameron (formerly of Carthage, MO and Rock County, NE) passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011 in Cameron, MO. He was born February 1, 1922 in Cherry County, NE, the son of John Franklin and Alice Lucille (Chrisman) Heaps. On December 26, 1961, he married Josephine Klober.
She preceded him in death August 4, 2008. He was a rancher and farmer in Rock County, NE and Carthage, MO.
Survivors include a son, Larry (Pat) Heaps of Gallatin, MO; daughter, Juanita (Joe) Whiteld, Springfield, MO; brother, Albert (Del) Heaps, Carthage, MO; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He also was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Rosella and Virginia, and a brother, Edward.
Graveside services and burial will be Friday, June 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, AR. The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 08, 2011)
Barton Heard age 91 of Danville passed away December 27, 2014 at Mitchell's Nursing Home.
Memorial service will be at a later date. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 31, 2014)
Lela Love Gooch Heard, age 72, of Danville, AR died Sunday, October 14, 2001 at her home in Danville, AR. She was born December 5, 1928 in Centerville, AR to late Calvin and Mary Holley Gooch. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, William Gooch and Ernest Gooch.
Survivors are her husband, Bart Heard; two sons, Larry Madden of Scranton, AR and John Coppedge of Danville, AR; one daughter, Sharron Overturf of Danville, AR; two step-sons, Dean Heard of Houston, TX and Craig Heard of Hitchcock, TX; two brothers, Alton Gooch of Russellville and Tommy Gooch of Danville; three sisters, AR; Nettie Pitts of Ola, AR, Pearl Davis of Danville, AR and Thelma Hunt of Manford, OK; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren and, several nieces and nephews.
Service was October 16, 2001 at Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Stapleton, Rev. Jamie Travis and Rev. Paul Newton officiating. Interment was in Mt. George Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 17, 2001)
Lawrence Devan Hearing, age 74, of Ola passed away September 11, 2015, at Deerview Nursing Home in Ola. He was born March 5, 1941, in Cherry Valley, Arkansas to the late Roy Cole & Lucille Ewton Hearing. He was a member and a Deacon of the Plainview Freewill Baptist Church, an Army Veteran, a member of the Plainview VFW and American Legion of Russellville.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Hearing; mother, Lucille Harris; brothers, Gary and Michael Hearing and Danny Harris; sister, Anita Hearing Criner.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Sharon Kay Pettit Hearing; children, Jacob & Kelsy Goodwin of Rover; Quintin & Andi Pettit of Ola; Shawn & Jasmin Pettit of Danville; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Braxton and Jaxson Goodwin and Jeremiah Pettit; brothers and sisters, Catherine Mallet; Nina Spencer; Billy Joe Harris; Dorothy Brown; Jim Harris; Tommy Harris; Mary Jane Smith; Patricia Gettel; Cynthia Brown; Omer Harris; Mack Harris; Larry Harris; Shelby Harris; brother-in- law, Kennith Pettit; sister-in-law, Kathy Ewton.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm Monday, September 14, 2015, at the Plainview Freewill Baptist Church with Military Honors and with Denver Robinson and Ronnie Morris officiating. Burial was at Needmore Cemetery in Casa. Visitation was at 1:00 to 2:00 pm before service at the church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 16, 2015)
(1932-2011) Howard M. "Dado" Hearn, 79, of Vickery Road, Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at Landsun Homes.
Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. today, October 20, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home. A graveside service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, October 21, at Carlsbad Cemetery with Pastor Tim Funchess officiating. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Howard Morris Hearn was born on July 5, 1932, in Roxton, Texas, to Morris and Oma Viola (Martin) Hearn. He attended Carlsbad Public Schools. Howard married Jessie Bernice Janway on August 21, 1950 in Carlsbad, New Mexico. He worked for his stepfather, Paul Cain at Cain and Cain Garage; he started working when he was 12 years old. When Howard was 15 years old he started following the wheat harvest with his uncle during the summer. When he was 17 he worked for Bond Ice Company. In 1951 Howard went to work for Hill Lines Trucking Company until 1954 when he went to work for US Potash Company, which later became Mississippi. Later Howard went to work for Teledyne where he worked until he retired as a journeyman mechanic in 1993. Howard loved to hunt and fish and spend time with his family. When his grandchildren came along they started calling him "Dado," a name that everyone who knew him called him. When you went to visit him at Landsun if you just said, "I came to see Dado" they knew who you wanted to see. He loved kids from the day they were born until they were adults. He loved to sit and watch them even if he didn't know them. You could never be sad around him, he would do a little twisting move or twist his face all up until he got you to laugh.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Bernice Hearn; son, Robert Kent Hearn; daughter, Wetana Karen Hearn; mother, Oma Viola Cain, stepfather, Paul Cain; mother and father-in-law, Jess and Nance Janway.
Survivors are his daughter, Kay Roper and husband, Terry, of Carlsbad, N.M.; three grandchildren: Shannon Vallejos and husband, Gabe, of Carlsbad, N.M., Teresa Messer and husband, Tray, of Carlsbad, N.M., Angie Vasquez and husband, Jimmy, of Malaga, N.M.; 8 great-grandchildren: Ryan Vasquez, Rocky Beal, Randy Beal, Rayen Bushman, Trystan Messer, Traelyn Messer, Chanlee Vasquez and Jostyn Vasquez; brother, Paul Cain and wife, Dilys, of Genoa, Nev.; sister, Betty Funchess and husband, Edward, of Carlsbad, N.M. and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Vasquez, Tray Messer, Gabe Vallejos, Rocky Beal, Randy Beal and Ryan Vasquez. Memorial contributions may be made to Landsun Homes Hospice, 1815 Westridge Road, Carlsbad, NM 88220. Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Carlsbad Current-Argus Newsapaper, Carlsbad, New Mexico, Obituary was published on October 20, 2011)
Christine Sexton Sumers Heath, 74, of Russellville, AR, died Thursday, June 18, 2009 at her home. The daughter of Dewey and Bessie Riddell Sexton, she was born July 30, 1934 in Mt. Judea, AR. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family especially, her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 27 years Joe Sumers; her second husband whom she was married to for 24 years Willie Heath; a son, Tommy Sumers; two brothers, James & Eugene Sexton; one sister, Jewel Campbell.
Survivors include three children, Tressie Tracy Erwin Ault & husband James of Adona, AR, James Sonny Sumers & wife Tammy of Pottsville, AR and Lee Bradley & husband Doug of Russellville, AR; six grandchildren, Angie Edwards & husband Steve, Connie Freeman & husband Daniel, Ronda Khamsourivong & husband Steven, Dylan Sumers, Christy Longoria & husband Sam of Russellville, Lisa Goodman & husband Doug of Oklahoma City, OK; 12 great grandchildren, Andy Cochran & wife April, Christina Cochran, Josh Sumers, Maleea Khamsourivong, Victoria & Emily Turner, Olivia Longoria, Micah, Jacob, & Caleb Edwards, Bailey & Wyatt Goodman; 2 great-great grandchildren, Justin & Andrew Cochran; one sister, Avanell Frazier & husband Loyd of Dardanelle; two sisters-in-law, Faye & Judy Sexton; many loving nieces, nephews & friends.
Funeral was June 22, 2009 at Humphrey Chapel. Brother Don Rose & Devoe Campbell officiated. Burial was at Solo Cemetery north of Hector, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Active Pallbearers were Danny Sexton, Gene Yancy, Tim Goates, Micah, Caleb, and Jacob Edwards. Honorary Pallbearers Pope County Hospice and her caregiver Ruby Tankerley. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Pope County Hospice. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 24, 2009)
Gerry Heath, age 55, of Rover, AR died Saturday, July 26, 2003 at his home in Rover. He was the son of Aurelius and Regina (Russell) Heath; he was born August 21, 1947 in Norwalk, CT. He married Cathy Roberson, on July 24, 1987 at Danville, AR. He was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Forestry. He was a Forester with the US Forest Service Fourche District and was a Catholic in faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include, his wife, Cathy Heath of Rover, AR; one brother, Edward Heath of Newtown, CT and many other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph's Mercy Lodge in care of Mary Moore, PO Box 29001, Hot Springs, AR 71903. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 30, 2003)
Karen Sue Heath after 57 of Dardanelle died Saturday, February 18, 2006 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born July 7, 1948 at Malvern to JC and Irene Powell Fuller.
She is preceded in death by her father, JC Fuller.
Survivors include two sons, Terrence Romero of Denver, CO, Walter Corley of Brickey, AR; daughter, Larena Jorden of Russellville; sister, Carmen Hobgood of Malvern.
A memorial service will be held at a later time. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 1, 2006)
Ratha Mae Heath, age 88 of Delaware, died Monday, May 19, 2003 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Russellville. She was born February 12, 1915 in Logan County, Arkansas to the late Az and Dolly Berry Garner. She was a homemaker and mother and a retired cook. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Delaware.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Heath; two brothers, Pady Garner, Jeff Garner; two sisters, Mable Whitecotton, Flossie Tucker and a daughter-in-law, Joyce Heath.
Survivors are one son, Robert Heath of Delaware, three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Cletus Cravens of Subiaco, Margaret Frost of Ashdown, Judy and Keith Cravens of Delaware; two sisters, Mattie Huff and Ima Robinson both of Dardanelle; 6 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren, and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.
Services were held Thursday, May 22, 2003 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Bro. Jeff Cravens and Rev. Wiley Jones officiating. Interment was in the Graves Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Pallbearers included Jim Garner, Aubrey Garner, Ray Robinson, Loyd Frost, Mike Heath, Shelby Moore. Honorary were Matthew Brown, Lynn Rollans, Sherman Huff, Lemoyne Wood, Troy Hampton, Derrell Barnett. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 28, 2003)
Willie Lavoid Heath, age 84, of Russellville went to be with his Heavenly Father after a long courageous battle with lung cancer and Alzheimer's at the home of his daughter with his family around him. He was born June 25, 1923 at Dardanelle to the late William and Ludie Morris Heath. He was a WWII Army Veteran and retired from the Corp. of Engineers.
He is preceded in death by four brothers, John, Edgar, Loyd and Floyd Heath; three sisters, Eleanor Darby, Illarea and Vera Ann Heath.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Heath of Russellville; son, Sonny "James" Sumers of Pottsville; daughters and sons-in-law, Lee and Doug Bradley of Russellville, Tressie and James Ault of Adona; grandchildren, Angie and Steve Edwards, Connie and Daniel Freeman, Ronda and Steven Khamsourivong, Dylan Sumers, Lisa Sumers, Christie Jo Sumers, all of Russellville; great grandchildren, Andy and April Cochran, Christina Cochran, Josh Sumers, Wyatt and Bailey Jackson, Jacob, Micah and Caleb Edwards, all of Russellville; great-great grandchildren, Justin and Andrew Cochran of Russellville; several nieces and nephews; special caregiver, Ruby Tankersley.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 10:00 A. M. at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Don Rose and Bro. Jeff Cravens officiating. Interment will be in Louvenia Cemetery, Dardanelle with Military Honors provided by Boyce Woods VFW Post 3141. Pallbearers will be Steve Edwards, Daniel Freeman, Steven Khamsourivong, Gene Yancey, James Ault, Doug Bradley. Honorary pallbearers Nurses and staff and volunteers of Pope County Hospice. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 24, 2007)
DARDANELLE - Edgar Heathcock, age 89, of 107 North Third, Dardanelle, died Saturday, September 20, 1986 at Veterans Administration Hospital at Little Rock. He was a former employee of Tar Paper Mill at Los Angeles, Calif. a veteran of World War I, a member of the Liberty Grove Assembly of God Church and the American Legion and son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Heathcock.
Survivors inelude two sons, Truman Virgil Heathcock of North Little Rock and Bobby Lee Heathcock of Stockton, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Ethelene Scroggins of Perryville, Mrs. Wilma Foldoe of Dardanelie and Mrs. Lillian Bonezy Dickson of Russellville; a brother, John Lee Heathcock of St. Louis, Mo.; a sister, Annie Gaston of Derby, Kansas; 19 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and a number of nephews and nieces.
Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Monday at Humphrey Chapel by the Rev. George Murry. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery at Hector by Humphrey Funeral Service. Pallbearers Active: Joe Gray, Rayburn Smith, Floyd Scroggins, Steve Foster, Junior Petty and Joe Heathcock. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p. m. today at Humphrey Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)
Pearl Heavner, age 89, of Havana, AR died January 3, 2000 at her home. She was a mother and homemaker.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gaynelle Mason Nichols.
She is survived by a daughter, Janet Carol Martin of Havana, AR; one brother, I. D. Hanshey of Vidor, TX and a grandson, Mason William Nichols of Sweeney, TX.
The body was cremated. Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 5, 2000)
Johnathen Hebert, age 8, of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday July 29, 2001 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. He was a son of Dan Hebert of Dardanelle and Regina Bolts and Brad Mobley of Dardanelle, AR. He was born November 8, 1992 in Russellville, AR. He was a third grade student at the Dardanelle Elementary School.
In addition to his parents survivors include his maternal grandparents, Johnny Bolts of Gurdon; and Roger and Jerry Taylor of Plainview, AR; his paternal grandparents, Norman and Elaine Hebert of Crawford, CO and a great-aunt Mary Sue Smith of Plainview, AR.
Funeral service was July 31, 2001 at the Ola First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Norman Chenowith officiating. Burial was in Needmore Cemetery near Casa by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Active pallbearers were Randy and Randall Robinson, Michael Dean Smith, Tom Damon, Neil Taylor, Joe Howard and James Paul Westlake. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 1, 2001)
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