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Johnson, Nina Mariece Ryan Yeary Resa

Nina Mariece Ryan Yeary Johnson, better known to friends as "Resa" of Conway, AR died Monday, September 13, 2004.

Funeral service will be Thursday, September 16, 2004 at 10 a. m. at the First Lutheran Church, 314 Eighth Street with Pastor Teske officiating. She will be laid to rest in Rover, AR. Memorials may be made to the American Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 25400 Ginger Hill Circle, Little Rock, AR 72223. Complete obit next week. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 15, 2004)


Johnson, Nina Mariece Ryan Yeary Resa

Nina Mariece Ryan Yeary Johnson, better known to friends as "Resa" of Conway, died Monday, September 13, 2004 after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born January 27, 1917, at Rover, Arkansas, to Joseph William Ryan and Cara Pearl (Billue) Ryan. In 1936, she graduated from high school at Ola, Arkansas, came to Little Rock in 1937, married Bert Yeary on July 15, 1938, and was divorced in 1951. In 1957, she married Eldore F. Johnson. She and her husband were self-employed until 1974 when they sold everything and retired to Alexander, Arkansas. After Mr. Johnson died, she moved to Little Rock and worked as a realtor until May 2001, when she was diagnosed with cancer. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church; LWML; Chairman of Circle 2; and the Alter Guild. She was baptized when she was a very young girl in Ola by a Baptist minister, Reverend Yancy.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Eldore Frank (Jack) Johnson, who died in 1978 at the age of 75, six brothers, Allison, Herschel, Johnie, Sandy, Roger, and Harris Ryan, and one sister, Laura Wright.

She is survived by a son, Jack A. Harris and his wife Mary Ann, a sister-in-law, Reba Ryan of Paris, Texas, and lots of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held September 16, 2004 at the First Lutheran Church, with Pastor Teske officiating. She was laid to rest in Rover, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to American Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 25400 Ginger Hill Circle, Little Rock, Arkansas 72223. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 22, 2004)


Johnson, Opal Dora Ann

DANVILLE - Opal Dora Ann Johnson, age 94 of Danville died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

Burial will be at Chowchilla District Cemetery in Chowchilla, Calif. Cremation arrangement by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2-1-2009)


Johnson, Opal Dora Ann

Opal Dora Ann Johnson, age 94 of Danville, died Thursday, January 29, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born September 4, 1914 in Belleville to the late Will and Josie Keirsey.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Arvel Johnson.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Loyd and Faye Johnson of Fresno, CA; granddaughters, Renee Numes of Fresno, CA and Cheryl Johnson of Marysville, CA; grandson, Bryan Johnson of Fresno, CA; and great-grandson, Travis Johnson of Fresno, CA. Burial will be at Chowchilla District Cemetery in Chowchilla, CA. Cremation arrangement by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 4, 2009)


Johnson, Oscar Howard

Oscar Howard Johnson, 76, of Oswalt, Okla. died on April 15, 1960. He was a native of Mississippi and had lived in Oswalt for many years. He was married to Miss Susie Roach in May, 1913 at Havana, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include a son, Oscar Johnson, Jr. of Ivanhoe, Calif; a stepson, Andrew Swint of Fresno, Calif; and one grandson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, May 12, 1960)


Johnson, Perry 'Odie'

Funeral services for Perry 'Odie' Johnson, age 56, of Higgins, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Mills Chapel in Hartshorne.

Rev. Wayne Holcomb will officiate with burial at Damon Cemetery. Johnson died Thursday at McAlester Regional Hospital.

He was a roughneck in the oil field business and a member of the Southside Baptist Church. Johnson was born January 12, 1930 in Damon and married Dorothy Giles on Nov. 10, 1946 in Wilburton. He had lived in this area all his life.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of the home; two sons, Larry of Anchorage, Alaska, and Ronnie of Claremore; two daughters-in-law, Sandra of Anchorage, Alas, and Karen of Claremore; four grandchildren; a brother, Frank Johnson of Lolita, Tex. and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Bob Templeton, Bob Mathews, Bill Mathews, Dayton Evans, J. W. Jiles and Tommy Ford. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, -/-/1986?)


Johnson, Phillip Earl

Phillip Earl Johnson, age 50 of Havana, died Friday, November 14, 2008 at his home. He was born July 14, 1958 in Miami, AZ to the late Cole M. & Edna Iral Miller Johnson. He was an Army Veteran and member of the Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Belleville.

Survivors include wife of 23 years, Cynthia Johnson; children, Shelly Western of Danville, Sandra and Josh Robinson, Samantha Johnson, Phillip Johnson and Jimmy Johnson, all of Havana; brothers, Larry & Ann Johnson of Globe, AZ, John Johnson, Bob & Cheryl Johnson, all of Tucson, AZ; four grandchildren; and mother-in-law, Lois Troska of Havana.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a. m. today, November 19, 2008, at Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Belleville. Burial will be at Moores Chapel Cemetery in Waveland with Military Honors by BoyceWoods V. F. W. Post 3141. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 19, 2008)


Johnson, Raymond H.

Long-time Russellville businessman Raymond H. Johnson, age 85, died Tuesday May 15, 2007 in Little Rock. He was born July 5, 1921, in Atkins, son of Horace Lafayette and Flonnie Odella Evans Johnson. He was one of the first employees and Supervisor of International Shoe Company, and was the owner of Raymond Johnson Sewing Machine Center in Russellville. He was a Master Gardener and Previous Site Council member of Pope County Senior Center, member of the United Commerical Travelers, active in the River Valley Iris Society, and attended the Atkins Methodist Church and Russellville Assembly of God Church and at one time he was a trustee member of New Bethel Assembly of God Church in Russellville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, William "Bill" Harlan Johnson, Charles Fred Johnson, 2 sisters, Velma Johnson Hamlet and Ruth Johnson Lemley.

He is survived by his wife, Dora Mae Jones Huffstetler Johnson of Russellville. He is also survived by Sue Heflin Tucker, the mother of his two daughters, Sarah and Mary.

Surviving children and grandchildren are as follows daughter and son-in-law, Sarah Johnson Keathley and husband B. L. of Danville and their children Matthew Benson, Mary Snider and Elizabeth Rehm; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Leigh Johnson Clow and husband Avrom of Atkins, and their children Degen Clow, and Leigh Clow; daughter and son-in-law, Karen Huffstetler Lawrence and husband Ken of Dardanelle, and their children, KenDon Lawrence, Preston Lawrence, Katrina Huffstetler Smith, Leigha Lawrence and Quintessa Lawrence; son and daughter in law, Eddie Huffstetler and wife Sheila of Van Buren, and their children, Russell Huffstetler and Jessica Huffstetler Wickersham

Funeral was Friday at Lemley Funeral Chapel, the Dr. Robert Crossman of Conway and Dr. Don Grendell of Dardanelle officiated. Burial was in Atkins City Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Carl Curtis, Louis Hale, Ralph Hickey, Walter Lowery, John Middleton, Vernon Noles, Herman Peters and Edwin Tippin. Honorary bearers were board members of the Atkins United Methodist Church. Memorials can be made to Gideons International, P. O. Box 10403; Russellville, AR 72812 or Pope County Senior Center, 1010 N. Rochester; Russellville, AR 72801. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 23, 2007)


Johnson, Richard Duane

Richard Duane Johnson, age 65, of Belleville, AR, died Wednesday, August 24, 2005 at his home. He was born October 14, 1939 in Petersburg, ND to the late Harry and Mabel Tansather Johnson. He was a driller for Grubbs, Hoskins, Barton and Wyatt in Little Rock. He was a Navy Veteran and a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife of twenty-four years, Mary Wilburn Johnson children, Mitchell, Brian, Bruce, Julie, Sandi, Debbie, Pam and Kelly brothers, Roger, Art Jerry and Gary sisters, Janet, Donna, Avis, Diane and Judi, 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Service was held at Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville Burial was in Russell Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were David McFarland, Billy Hayes, Don Jones, Josh Lee, Michael Gililland and Gary Mullins. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 31, 2005)


Johnson, Robert Marcellars

DARDANELLE - Robert Marcellars Johnson, age 92, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, September 26, 1984 at Dardanelle Hospital. He was a retired farmer, son of the late Robert A. and Tennessee Johnson, and was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruth Ann Smith Johnson; four sons, Burl J. Johnson of Walnut Ridge, Leotha J. Johnson of Lindsey, Calif., Robert M. Johnson Jr. of Madison, Wis. and Stanley J. Johnson of Russellville; three daughters, Mrs. J. W. (Jean) Trusty of Russellville, Willene Tilley of Dover and Bobbie Alberson of Bisco; a brother, Burl Johnson of Carlisle; 29 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Dardanelle Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Lonnie Guess and the Rev. David Bishop. Burial will be in Graves Cemetery at Delaware by Cornwell Funeral Service. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p. m. Friday at Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Johnson, Ronnie Ray, Sr.

Ronnie Ray Johnson, Sr., age 73, of McLoud, OK, was born on May 12, 1935 in Oklahoma City, OK. He was the son of Jack Van & Marie (Robinson) Johnson. He departed this life on Wednesday, November 19, 2008, in McLoud, OK. Ron enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1957 and served until his discharge in 1963. Soon after entering the Army, he met Nedra Anne Johnson and within 3 weeks decided they were meant to be together and they married on September 12, 1958. They shared their lives together for more than 49 years, until she passed away on January 6, 2008. Ron worked at Tinker AFB and retail grocery totaling more than 40 years. He liked the outdoors and being in the country, he always looked forward to just sitting under a shade tree and relaxing. He also enjoyed fishing, woodworking and yard work. Ron was a good Christian man and never met anyone that he couldn't talk to and he loved his family.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Jack Johnson and sister, Margaret Stewart.

Ron is survived by 3 children, his son & daughter-in-law, Ronnie Ray Jr. & Nancy Johnson, Oklahoma City, OK; 2 daughters, Kathryn Morse, McLoud, OK, Annetta Johnson, Hartshorne, OK; 2 grandchildren, Christina Close & husband, Jason and Ethan Johnson, neices, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Graveside services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Friday, November 21, 2008 at Arlington Memory Gardens, Midwest City OK. Services are under the direction of Smith-Parks Funeral Service in Harrah, OK. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: 11-20-2008)


Johnson, Shirley (Orrell) Weems

Shirley Weems Johnson, 75, of Uniontown, died Monday, July 15, 2013 in Van Buren.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel with burial to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Nooner Cemetery near Plainview, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren. The family will visit with friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren. AR. To place an online tribute go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com See complete obit next issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 17, 2013)

Johnson, Shirley (Orrell) Weems

Shirley Weems Johnson, 75, of Uniontown, died Monday, July 15, 2013 in Van Buren. She was born September 18, 1937 in Dumas, AR to the late Howard and Alice Orrell. She was the Deli Manager at Snyder's IGA in Yukon, OK, an Avon rep, and a volunteer cook for the Cedarville Senior Center. She enjoyed ceramics, cake baking, sewing, and crocheting. She attended Christian Life Ministries in Van Buren.

She is survived by three sons, Loyd Weems and Kenney Weems of Yukon, OK, and Doug Weems of Alma; three sisters, Brenda Frazier of White Hall, AR, Judy Wrinkle of Stuttgart, AR, and Geneva McBee of Wright, AR; a brother, Buster Orrell of Arkansas; ten grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel with burial to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Nooner Cemetery near Plainview, AR, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren. The family will visit with friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. July 17, 2013, On-Line at www.edwardsvan-alma.com)

Johnson, Shirley (Orrell) Weems

Shirley Weems Johnson, 75, of Uniontown, died Monday, July 15, 2013 in Van Buren. She was born September 18, 1937 in Dumas, AR to the late Howard and Alice Orrell.

She is survived by three sons, Loyd Weems and Kenney Weems of Yukon, OK, and Doug Weems of Alma; three sisters, Brenda Frazier of White Hall, AR, Judy Wrinkle of Stuttgart, AR, and Geneva McBee of Wright, AR; a brother, Buster Orrell of Arkansas; ten grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was July 12, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel with burial in Nooner Cemetery near Plainview, AR, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren. To place an on-line tribute go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 24, 2013)

Johnson, Susan Ann "Sue"

Susan Ann "Sue" Johnson, 63, of Dardanelle died Saturday at Arkansas Heart Hospital. Born December 28, 1942, in Horatio J she was the daughter of the late Harry and Lillie Edwards Crabtree. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Johnson, Jr. and twin grandchildren, Dalton and Brooklyn Paige Johnson.

Survivors include her children, Timothy Johnson, Jackie Crabtree, Kathy Roach of Danville, Gary Johnson of Waldron, George Johnson of Waldron, Joseph Johnson of Waldron, Jason Johnson of Plainview, Milderage Bunn of Dardanelle; two brothers, Junior Crabtree and Jimmy Crabtree of Florida; three sisters, Ruth, Alta and Valerie, all of Mena; several grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be Thursday, July 6, 2006, 10:00 a. m. at Salem Cemetery, Plainview with Rev. James Felter officiating. Pallbearers will be Donald Roach, Daniel Dunn, Jason, Joseph, George and Gary Johnson. Visitation will be Wednesday 6-8 p. m. Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 5, 2006)


Johnson, Terry Wayne Miles, Sr.

Terry Wayne Miles Johnson, Sr., age 54 of Plainview, died Friday, February 8, 2008 at his home. He was born January 28, 1954 in Yerica, CA to the late Ernest and Doris Jean Miles Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Geneva Marie Johnson; children, Stacie Marie Buchanan of Plainview, Terry Wayne Miles Johnson Jr. of Rover, Eric & Jeania Johnson of Rover; sister, Brenda Bonner of Oregon; brothers, John & Jim Johnson of Oregon; six grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Memorial service will be Saturday, February 16th at Hunt's Cemetery Chapel at 1:00 p. m. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 13, 2008)


Johnson, Tina G.

Tina G. Johnson age 40 of Dardanelle died Saturday at her home in Dardanelle. She was born November 14, 1964 in Oakland, California to the late Dick Bower. She was a homemaker.

Survivors are her husband, Jere Johnson, step-daughter, Candee Johnson of Russellville; mother and stepfather, Gale and Larry Underwood of New Blaine; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Richard and Debbie Bower of Conway, Denny Bower and Dearl Tucker both of Dardanelle; a sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Rich Latham of Burleson, TX; her grandmother, Gertrude Canham of New Blaine.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, 2:00 p. m. at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville with Rev. Jay Dockins officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 29, 2004)


Johnson, Tony Richard

Tony Richard Johnson, age 72, of Delaware died Thursday, February 5, 1987. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church and a retired timber man.

Survivors include a son, Bob Johnson of Woodville, Ala.; two brothers, Ambrose Johnson Jr. of Delaware and the Rev. Jimmy Johnson of Gary, Ind.; five sisters, Lila Barnett of Delaware, Edith Keith of Medford, Okla. Eva Stone of Gary, Ind. Joline Jackson of West Memphis, and Mary Lois Hux of Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Grade Johnson; a sister, Wanda Goocher and two infant daughters.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Delaware Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Graves Cemetery at Delaware by Roller-Cox Funeral Home of Paris. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Johnson, Virgie Erma

Virgie Erma Johnson, age 92 of Dardanelle, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2007 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born October 12, 1914 at Havana to Pies and Mattie Harris. She was the wife of the late Virgil Johnson. She was a member of the Centerville First Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Johnson; her parents; three brothers, Orman, Harris, Eschel Harris, and Edward Harris.

Survivors include two daughters, Janelle Parker Fink and Shirley Rollans, both of Dardanelle; three grandchildren, Mitchell Rollans, Suzie Reynolds and Pam Woodson, all of Dardanelle; four great-grandchildren, Amy Ford of Dardanelle, Adam Case of Cabot, Todd Houston of Dardanelle, Hope Wells of Pottsville; two great-great grandsons, Chance Marshall and Carson Ford of Dardanelle; three sisters, Bernice Garrison, Pauline Cook, both of Dardanelle, Ruth Allen of Jacksonville, along with many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 10, 2007, at 2 p. m. at Centerville First Baptist Church with Bro. James Whitlock and Bobby Loyd officiating. Interment will be in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. Visitation will be tonight, 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. Pallbearers are Dennis Cook, Randy Cook, Mike Gullett, Doug Spencer, James Talley, Kevin House, Tim House and Ronnie Garrison. Honorary pallbearers are George Garrison, David Garrison, Mark Allen, Chesley Nuckols, and the Deacons of the Centerville First Baptist Church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 9, 2007)


Johnson, Wendell Clark

Wendell Clark Johnson, age 63, of Dardanelle, AR died Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at his home. He was born May 19, 1943 at Dardanelle, AR to the late Vernell and Jophelia Gay Johnson. He retired from Entergy after 33 years of service. He was an Army Veteran and attended the Unity Missionary Baptist Church in Dardanelle, AR.

She is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jane Johnson of Dardanelle, AR; a son, Craig Johnson of San Jose, CA; daughter, Charlotte Johnson of Little Rock, AR; brothers, James "Jimmy" Johnson of Russellville, AR, Jerry Johnson of Los Angeles, CA, Lewis Johnson of Dardanelle, AR, Claudius Johnson of Little Rock, AR and Thomas Johnson of Houston, TX; sister, Jean Thompson of Southfield, MI, Verna Williams of Kansas City, KS and Linda Thompson of Dardanelle, AR; a grandson Ge'shaun Johnson of Little Rock, AR and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Funeral service was April 16, 2007 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Marc Wilson and Rev. Kenneth Thompson officiating. Burial was in Mount Nebo Cemetery. Pallbearers were Richard Taylor, Bobby Everett, Lynn Donnell, Robert Thompson and James Woods, Honorary were William Reed, William Webster, Floyd Thompson and Waymon Woods. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 18, 2007)


Johnson, William "Bill"

William "Bill" Johnson, 79, a resident of Russellville, AR died Tuesday, September 19, 2006, at his home. He was born November 16, 1926, at Havana, Cuba on the United States Military Base, to Col. Jason Cornelius and Marion Heller Johnson. He was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church at Russellville; was a past board member of Ozark Conference; past chair of United Way; member of the Russellville Chamber of Commerce; was active with the Salvation Army's disaster relief efforts; was a Bible Study Fellowship discussion leader; taught the Berean Sunday School Class for 32 years; was a deacon and church clerk for the Chapel in University Park in Akron, Ohio; was a United States Army Air Force veteran, serving as a control tower operator; and was on the board of the Akron Youth for Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his step-mother, Rosanna Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Johnson of Russellville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marian and Bill Henderson of Russellville and Janet and Bill Wiley of Dover; and three grandchildren.

The funeral was Friday, September 22, 2006, at the First Baptist Church at Russellville with the Rev. Stephen P. Davis and the Rev. Tom Walker officiating. Burial was in the Rest Haven Memorial Park at Russellville under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Jock Davis, Winford Cox, H. L. Shepherd, Harry Simcox, Glen Kile, and Paul May. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Berean Sunday School Class. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, Post Office Box 36, Russellville, Arkansas 72811, the Ozark Conference Center, 4 Ozark Mountain Road, Solgohachia, Arkansas 72156. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 27, 2006)


Johnston, Billy Frank

Billy Frank Johnston, age 67, died March 18, 2002 at Dardanelle Hospital. He was born October 24, 1934. He was a veteran of Arkansas National Guard. He was a retired truck dealer and driver.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Johnston and brother, Raymond Johnston.

Survivors include his wife, Kitty Johnson; his mother, Minnie Johnston; a son, Steve Johnston; a granddaughter, Jennifer Johnston, grandson, Jeremy Johnston and fiance Nicki Baldwin and daughter-in-law, Yvonne Johnston.

Services were Thursday, March 21 at Cornwell Chapel with Brother Thomas McElmurry and Brother Jerry Rigdon officiating. Burial was in Brearley cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 27, 2002)


Johnston, Earl L.

Earl L. Johnston, age 79, of Dover, AR died Thursday, March 8, 2007 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, AR. He was a son of the late Burnnie Bennell and Sarah Emily Hodges Johnston. He was born July 25, 1927 at Havana, AR. He was a retired Chief Petty Officer with the United States navy and had served during WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He was also a retiree of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Russellville after 17 1/2 years. He was a member of the Dover Masonic Lodge No. 17, was a life member of VFW Rogers-Rye Post No 2283 and a member of Baker's Creek Baptist Church. He loved hunting, fishing and traveling.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Alfred and Vernon Johnston; a sister Retha Mae Johnston; two stepsons, Jimmy and Eddie Cramer.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Ima Jean Johnston; a son and daughter-in-law, Earl (Johnny) W. and Elizabeth Johnston of Havana, AR; two step daughters, Linda and Dennis Martin and Mary Cramer; two grandchildren, Morgan Johnston of Cincinnati, OH and Jonathan Johnston of Dardanelle, AR; two step-grandchildren, Crystal and Tel Millard of Danville and Ashley Wells of Dardanelle, AR; four step great grandchildren, Dakota and Kynlee Millard and Zoe and Chloe Watkins; two special cousins, Harold and Jaye Johnston of Chino, CA and many other nephews, nieces and cousins.

Funeral service was March 10, 2007 at Baker's Creek Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Clyde Vire. Burial with Military Honors by Rogers-Rye VFW Post 2282 was in McFadden Cemetery at Dover by Shinn Funeral Service. Active pallbearers were Slim and Charlie Manns, Gary Treat, James Harris, Monty Estes and Loyd Rackley. Honorary were Leonard Elliott, Larry English and Lonnie Harris. Memorials may be made to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for Cancer Research, 4301 W. Mark Street 716, Little Rock, AR 722057199. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 14, 2007)


Johnston, George Leon

George Leon Johnston, age 67 of Havana, passed away Monday, February 28, 2011. He was born January 25, 1944 in Belleville, AR to the late Eugene Fields and Rutha Guinn Johnston. He was a Navy Veteran, retired from the Forest Service in 1994, and was a member of the CME Harris Chapel Church.

Survivors include sons, Sidney and Nikki Hale Johnston of Havana; Travis Johnston of Fort Smith; daughters and son-in-law, Patricia and Raymond Davis of Havana, Bndgette Williams of Russellville; Sylvia Johnston of Ft. Smith; brothers, Earl Eugene Johnston of England, Ray Johnston of North Little Rock, Larry Wise of Mabelvale, Leonard Wise of Morrilton; sisters, Carolyn Wise of Vallejo, CA, LaRuth Newton of North Little Rock; 19 grandchildren and 26 great- grandchildren.

Funeral service was held Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Havana Assembly of God Church. Burial was at Guinn Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 9, 2011)

Johnston, Harold "Hal"

DARDANELLE - Harold "Hal" Johnston, age 95, of Dardanelle died Wednesday, April 17, 1985, at Dardanelle Hospital. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Survivors include a son, Harold "Bud" Johnston of Roland; four daughters, Mary George and Rena Foster of Dardanelle, Jane Klober of New Blaine and Nina Horine of Laredo, Texas; a brother, Ned Johnston of Little Rock; two sisters, Sue Hackleman and Flora Sadler of Santa Cruz, Calif.; eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at Cornwell Chapel. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Johnston, Laura

Laura Johnston, age 54, of Paris, Arkansas died Sunday, August 18, 2002 in a Paris Hospital. She was born March 3, 1948 in Paris, AR. She is the daughter of Montgomery Byrd and Grace (Ellingberg). She was a homemaker and a member of Poole Temple Church in Paris.

Survivors include daughters, Patricia Davis of Havana, AR, Sylvia Johnston of Fort Smith, AR and stepdaughter, Bridgette Williams of Russellville, AR; sons, Sidney Johnston of Russellville, AR and Travis Johnston of Fort Smith, AR; sisters, Dorothy Thomas of Paris, AR and Divan Davis of Paris, AR; brothers, Eddie Byrd of St. Louis, MO, Walter Byrd of Paris AR, Jordan Byrd of Paris, AR; 15 grandchildren. Pallbearers will be John Harvey, Jamie Davis, Jonathan Byrd, Robert Thomas, William Webster, Sammy Smith.

Services will be Saturday, August 24, 2002 at Murry Funeral Home Chapel in Paris with burial at Gray Rock Cemetery, Gray Rock, AR Logan County) under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home, (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 21, 2002)


Johnston, Mark Stacy

Mark Stacy Johnston, age 32 of Russellville, died Sunday, July 7, 2002 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. He was a 1988 graduate of Havana High School, and was employed with Conagra Frozen Foods in Russellville. He is the son of George Leon Johnston, and Laura Ann Johnston and the grandson of Ruthie Wise. Complete list of survivors in next week's paper.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 13, 2002 at 2:00 p. m. at the Havana Assembly of God Church with burial to follow in Guinn Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 10, 2002)


Johnston, Mark Stacy

Mark Stacy Johnston, age 32 of Russellville, died Sunday, July 7, 2002 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. He was born August 22, 1969 in Danville. He was a 1988 graduate of Havana High School, and was employed with ConAgra Frozen Foods in Russellville. He was a member of the Harris Chapel CME Church in Belleville.

He was preceded in death by his step-grandfather, Odel Wise; one brother, George Leon Johnston, Jr.

Survivors are his wife, Crystal Young Johnston; father, George Leon Johnston of Belleville; mother, Laura Ann Johnston of Mulberry; grandmother, Ruthie Wise of Belleville; two brothers, Sidney Johnston of Havana, Travis Johnston of Ft. Smith; three sisters, Patricia Davis of Havana, Sylvia Johnston of Ft. Smith, Bridgett Williams of Russellville; 19 nephews and nieces; father-in-law mother-in-law, Larry and Susan Young of Greenbrier.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 13, 2002 at 2:00 p. m. at the Havana Assembly of God Church with Rev. Ray Johnston and Brother Leonard Wise officiating. Burial was in Guinn Cemetery, Belleville by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Keeton Davis, Sammy Smith, Jerome Bobo, David Richardson, Marcus McDaniel, Shaft White. Honorary pallbearers were Fred Ferguson, Albert McTyer, Kirby Lee, William Kellybrew. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 17, 2002)


Johnston, Pauline Gibson

Mrs. Pauline Gibson Johnston, age 80, Little Rock a former resident of Dardanelle, died March 9. She was the widow of Tom G. Johnston, a daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. William Gibson, and a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Johnston was a native of Nashville, Ark.

Survivors are one son, Dr. T.G. Johnston, Little Rock; one daughter, Mrs. William Wepfer, Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Dean Gibson, Texarkana; and five grandchildren.

Graveside services at Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, were held at 2 p.m. Monday with Dr. Richard B. Hardie officiating. Burial was by Shinn Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to Nutrition Research Foundation, Commercial Parkway, Memphis, Tenn. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, 3/14/1979)


Joiner, Raymond Newton

Graveside funeral services for former Seminole resident Raymond Newton Joiner were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Pryor Cemetery near Stuart. Rev. Meredith Robinson was to officiate. Services were under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home of Holdenville.

Joiner died Monday, May 6, 2002 in Holdenville at the age of 88. He was born Dec. 29, 1913 in Yell County, Ark. He was a resident of Oklahoma most of his life. He was raised in the Checotah and Seminole areas. Joiner served in the United States Army with the Seventh Army Air Corps in Guam during World War II. He married Nowasa Jackson in Durant on April 21, 1968. He worked as a fireman in Wewoka and was a license examiner for 31 years for the Oklahoma Department of Safety before retiring in 1982. Joiner was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of National Rifle Association. He had lived in Holdenville for the past 34 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Thedie Joiner; three brothers, Willie Joiner, Grady Joiner, and Delbert Joiner; and two sisters, Elsie Moore and Ruby Robinson.

Joiner is survived by his wife, Nowasa of the home; one son, Raymond J. Joiner of Seminole; one daughter, Theda Joiner of Holdenville, three grandsons; and two sisters, Anne Looney of Alabama and Bernice Webb of Tecumseh. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Seminole Producer; published on line, 2002)


Joiner, Thedia Ann

Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 21, 1958 in the First Baptist Church at Seminole, Okla. for Thedia Ann Joiner, 73, wife of R. L. (Sam) Joiner of Seminole, formerly of Belleville and Havana. Mrs. Joiner died July 19 in the municipal hospital at Seminole after a lingering illness.

Survivors beside the husband are three sons, W. L. (Bill) of Albin, Wyo. Raymond of Seminole, and J. D. (Delbert) of Denison, Texas; four daughters, Ruby Robertson of Booneville, Elsie Moore of Seminole, Ann Looney of Lawton, Okla. and Bernice Webb of Shawnee, Okla. one brother, L. M. Sugg of Memphis; one sister, Mrs. Jeff Dooley of Belleville; 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Mrs. Joiner was a daughter of the late John S. Sugg.

The Joiners moved from Yell County to Checotah, Okla. in 1930, where they lived until 1952, when they moved to Seminole. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 31, 1958)


Joiner, Thedie

Mrs. Thedie Joiner, wife of T. L. Sam Joiner, died July 19, 1958 in a Seminole, Okla. hospital. She was a Presbyterian. She was born in Tennessee and moved to Arkansas in 1902.

Besides her husband she is survived by three sons, Willie of Albin, Wyo. Raymond of Seminole and Delbert of Dennison, Tex. four daughters, Mrs. Rubie Robertson of Booneville, Mrs. Elsie Moore of Seminole, Mrs. Ann Looner of Lawton, Okla. and Mrs. Bernice Webb of Shawnee, Okla., one brother, Leonard Sugg of Memphis, Tenn., and one sister, Mrs. T. J. Dooly of Belleville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 7, 1958)


Jolley, Dolores Gertrude Collins

Dolores Gertrude Collins Jolley, age 69, of Havana, AR died Sunday, May 30, 1999 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born March 28, 1930 in Chicago, IL to the late Clarence Collins. She was a retired bookkeeper and member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Booneville.

She was preceded in death by a son, William Jolley; step-father, Arthur Haske; two brothers, Joey Haske and Lawrence Collins and one sister, Catherine Salvaggio.

Survivors are her husband, Marion R. Jolley; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joeann and Butch Bowerman of Danville and Linda and Bob Hunt of Pine Bluff, AR; her mother, Gertrude Haske of Danville, AR; one brother, Jerry Haske of Chicago, IL; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Service was June 1 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Father Camillus officiating.

Graveside service will be June 3 at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR and Steuerle Funeral Home of Villa Park, IL. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 2, 1999)


Jolley, Roger

Roger Jolley, age 79 of Moore's Chapel, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at his home. Born February 22, 1929, in Martin, TN, he was the son of the late William and Ruby Jolley. He was a maintenance man for Booneville Hospital until his recent illness.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Gertrude Jolley; a son, William Jolley; two sisters, Joann Horn and Mag Lawler; and a grandson, Brock Bowerman.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Joeann and Butch Bowerman of Belleville and Linda and Bob Hunt of Pine Bluff; two brothers, John Jolley of Palmersville, TN and Bryant Jolley of Dresdon, TN; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and companion, Peggy Ensey of Waveland.

Services were Saturday, March 8, at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Eddy Morton officiating. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell. Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 2008)


Jolly, Ernest

Ernest Jolly, age 75, of Morrilton, AR passed away Saturday, October 19, 2002 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Morrilton. He was born March 20, 1927 in England, AR to Judge Jolly and Dessie Watt Jolly. He was a member of Hickory Grave Baptist Church in Casa, AR.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Jolly and a son, Carroll Dean Jolly.

He is survived by his son, Larry Jolly of Russellville, AR; a daughter, Pat Campbell of Morrilton, AR; four brothers, Therman Jolly of Little Rock, Finis "Buddy" Jolly of Conway, John Jolly of Clinton and Paul Jolly of Casa; a sister, Aline Lovin of Denard; five granddaughters and 11 great-grandchildren.

Service was October 22, 2002 at Dardanelle Funeral Chapel with the Bro. Jeno Johnston, Rev. Bill Jolly and Charles King officiating. Burial was in Bryant's Cove Cemetery under the direction of Dardanelle Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Joe Jolly, Hub Cody, Ewell Cody, George Robinson, Hershal Alexander, A. B. Hundley. Honorary Tina Spears Jolly, Crystal Foshee, Lena Jolly, Tanya Chadwick and Brandi Holland. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 23, 2002)


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