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Hamrick, Sheryl Frances "Fran"

Sheryl Frances "Fran" Hamrick of Beebe, Arkansas, was born July 9, 1951 and died October 6, 2007. She was the daughter of Hansen and the late Sharlie Hamrick of Danville, AR.

Memorial service will be held at 10 a. m. Saturday, October 20th at Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 17, 2007)


Hance, Ethel C.

Ethel C. Hance, age 94, of Danville, AR, formerly of Casa, AR, died Tuesday, January 20, 1998 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Clay and Delia Mingle Alexander and the widow of the late Usty Hance. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Other than her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Hazel Robinson and two grandsons, Billy and Randy Hance.

Survivors include three sons, W. C. and Luther Hance both of Casa and George Hance of Ola; four daughters, Bernice Scruggs of Casa, Betty Tanner and Wilma Via both of Ola, AR and Lola Smith of Plainview, AR; a brother, James Alexander of Pottsville, AR; three sisters, Raye Rowe of Shreveport, LA, Cleta Rowe of Lake Village; AR and Nina Dickerson of San Pablo, CA; 21 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service was January 23, 1998 at Ola Church of Christ with Bobby Fallen officiating. Burial was in the Needmore Cemetery, near Casa. Pallbearers were grandsons, Rickey and Sammy Via, Dennis Smith, Charles Hance, Vaughn Hall and Bill King. Honorary Dr. J. O. Pennington. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 28, 1998)


Hance, Helen C.

Helen C. Hance, age 64, of Ola, Arkansas, died Tuesday, August 20, 2002. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Ola.

She is survived by her husband, George W. Hance of Ola; daughters, Brenda Carlisle of Alexander and Martha Taylor of Bryant; mother, Lola Williams of Clinton; sisters, Betty Baker of Clinton and Reba McNabb of Fort Worth, Texas; brother, Dale Williams of Clinton; step-daughter, Loretta Hance of Russellville; step-sons, Michael Hance of Danville and Charles Hance of Casa; grandchildren, Adam Carlisle, Travis Carlisle, Stephen Carlisle and Chris Sanders; six step-grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services were 2:00 p. m. Friday, August 23, 2002 at Roller-Drummond Southwest Chapel with Mr. Caroll Sikes officiating. Interment was in Forest Hills Memorial Park. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 28, 2002)


Hance, Lillie Sue (Via)

Lillie Sue Hance, age 76, of Casa died Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. She was born February 12, 1935 at Birta to the late Thomas and Ruby George Via. She was a member of the Casa Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clay "Bud" Hance; four brothers, Norbin, Bobby, Bud and Donald Via; three sisters, Theda Via, Ilene Eubanks, Betty Sullivan.

Survivors include three children, Ronnie Hance, Brenda Thomson and Lori and Joe Jolly all of Casa; three sisters, Deb Eldridge, Patsy Vanfleet and Kathleen Freeman; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren, and many other relatives and close friends.

Funeral service was January 17, 2012 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Gene Tanner officiating. Burial was in Birta Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 2403 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, Arkansas 72802. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 18, 2012)

Hance, William "Bud"

William "Bud" Hance, age 82, of Casa, AR died Monday, July 12, 2010 at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

Graveside service will be 2 p. m. today, Wednesday. July 14, 2010 at Birta Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 14, 2010)


Hance, William Clay "Bud"

William Clay "Bud" Hance, age 82, of Casa died Monday, July 12, 2010 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born December 13, 1927 in the Needmore Community to the late Usty and Ethel Hance. He was a member of the Casa Church of Christ.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Hazel Robinson.

Survivors include his wife, Lillie Sue Hance; son, Ronnie Hance; two daughters, Brenda Thomson, Lori Jolly and husband Joe all of Casa; two brothers, George Hance of Ola, Luther Hance of Casa; five sisters, Lola Smith of Plainview, Betty Tanner of Concord, Bernice Scruggs of Casa, Wilma Via of Ola; six grandchildren, Courtney Elrod of Benton, Brittney Hance of Paron, Rusty Long of Houston, TX, Paige Thomson of Casa, Jade Jolly of Conway, Dylan Jolly of Casa; four great grandchildren, James William Long of Houston, TX, Skylan Nicole lverson of Paron, Jordyn Kale Elrod of Benton, James Tyler Long of Houston, TX.

Graveside service was July 14, 2010 at Birta Cemetery with Bro. Gene Tanner officiating. Pallbearers Charles, Michael and Scott Hance, Sammy, Ricky and Doug Via. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 21, 2010)


Hancock, Bud

Funeral service for Bud Hancock, of Danville, long time business owner, will be held Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10 a. m. at the Danville First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville. Visitation will be Thursday, February 11 from 6 to 8 p. m. at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. See complete obit in next week's issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 10, 2010)


Hancock, Darlene M.

Darlene M. Hancock, age 72, of Belleville, AR died Saturday, June 23, 2001 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She was born May 15, 1929 in Cedar Vale, KS to the late Martin and Maragaret Bruce Jett. She was a retired secretary for the maintenance department at ConAgra Frozen Foods. She attended the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist church in Belleville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Hancock; a brother, Walter Jett; three sisters, Joella Englehardt, Iris Claypool and Wilma McCann.

Survivors are a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Monica Hancock of Belleville, AR; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Virginia Jett of Phoenix, AZ and two granddaughters, Ashley and Alexis Hancock both of Belleville, AR.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday, June 27, 2001 at 10:00 a. m. at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville, AR with the Rev. Paul Newton and Rev. Jamie Travis officiating. Burial will be in the Lower Spring Creek Cemetery, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 27, 2001)


Hancock, Everett O. "Bud"

Everett O. "Bud" Hancock, age 86 of Danville, died Monday, February 8, 2010 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born July 29, 1923 in Ranger Community, Arkansas to the late Joe and lla Bailey Hancock. He worked in the hardware, appliance and building supply business for 52 years. He was a member, deacon and retired Sunday School teacher for the Danville First Baptist Church. He was a member of the Danville Masonic Lodge #41 for over 50 years, a 32nd degree Mason and Past Master and Past Secretary, which he served over 40 years and past active member of the Danville Lions Club. He served as Danville City Recorder from 1962-1975 and was a recipient of the Estwing Gold Hammer award for 50 years of service to the hardware industry.

He is preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Norma Lee Hancock; brother, Gerald Wade Hancock; sisters, Oneita May and Velta Jo Hancock.

Survivors include his wife of 64 1/2 years, Mildred Stroud Hancock; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and Jim Douglas of Clarksville; son and daughter-in-law, J. E. "Jim" and Sandy Hancock of Hot Springs; grandchildren, Neal and Kim Douglas of Clarksville, Julie Douglas Currier of Clarksville, Madison Bailey and Bentley James Hancock of Hot Springs; great-grandchildren, Alex and Elizabeth Currier of Clarksville, MaKenzie and Morgan Douglas of Clarksville; brother, Richard Hancock of Belleville; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and A. D. Morris of Danville; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Friday, February 12, 2010 at the Danville First Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Staley and Rev. Keith Kluthe and with Masonic Rites. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Taylor, Tom Gray, Doug Miller, Dr. Forrest Moudy, Waymon Sides, Pledger Ball, Tom May and Glenn Mott. Honorary pallbearers were Tom Gray's Men 5 Sunday School Class. Memorials may be made to Danville First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 877, Danville, AR, 72833. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 17, 2010)


Hancock, Ila Mae (Bailey) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Ila Mae Hancock, aged 56, life- long resident of the Ranger community, died at her home Sunday, August 20. She was a Baptist.

Survivors are her husband, Joe Hancock; three sons, E. O. "Bud" Hancock of Danville, James Richard Hancock and Gerald Hancock of Tulsa; three daughters, Mrs. Oneita May and Mrs. A.D. Morris of Danville and Miss Velta Hancock of the home; three brothers, Lloyd Bailey of Texarkana, Darrell Bailey of Booneville and George Robert Bailey of Williams, Calif; and seven grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 24, 1961)

Hancock, James Richard

James Richard Hancock, 85 of Belleville, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2010. He was born May 16, 1925 in Ranger Community to the late Joe and Ila Bailey Hancock. He was a rancher, farmer, retired employee of the State of Arkansas and a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member of the Ranger Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Freeda Hancock; his parents; an infant sister, Norma Lee Hancock; brothers, Gerald and Everett O. "Bud" Hancock; sisters, O'Neita May and Velta Joe Hancock.

Survivors include his daughters, Sandra Thompson and Deborah Wilbanks; grandsons, Brent Thompson and Gregory and Jeffery Wilbanks; great- grandson, Jackson Wilbanks; sister, Carolyn Hancock Morris; and special nephew and neighbor, Jerry Wayne and Monica Hancock and other nieces and nephews.

Services were Friday, December 24, 2010 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville. Rev. Shane Chancellor from Ranger Free Will Baptist Church presided. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 29, 2010)

Hancock, Jewell (Garner)

DARDANELLE - Jewell "Garner" Hancock, age 87, of Dardanelle died Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. She was born September 17, 1925, at Holdenville, Okla., to the late Tom and Mary Young Garner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Leon Wilson Hancock.

Survivors include several nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

Graveside services were conducted Friday, February 8, 2013, at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Bro. Chris George officiating. Memorial Donations may be made to the Aransas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 72801 or the Sulpher Springs Cemetery, 10474 McCray Road, Dardanelle, AR 72834. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Courier Newspaper, Russellville, Arkansas, pub Feb 9, 2013)

Hancock, Jewell (Garner)

DARDANELLE - Jewell "Garner" Hancock, age 87, of Dardanelle died Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. She was born September 17, 1925, at Holdenville, Okla., to the late Tom and Mary Young Garner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Leon Wilson Hancock.

Survivors include several nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

Graveside services were conducted Friday, February 8, 2013, at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Bro. Chris George officiating. Memorial Donations may be made to the Aransas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 72801 or the Sulpher Springs Cemetery, 10474 McCray Road, Dardanelle, AR 72834. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Courier Newspaper, Russellville, Arkansas, pub Feb 9, 2013)

Hancock, Joseph Robinson

BELLEVILLE - Joseph Robinson Hancock, age 84, of Route 1, Belleville, died Monday, September 30, 1985, at his home. He was a native of Chickalah, son of the late William and Sarah Delk Hancock, a retired carpenter and was a member of Ranger Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Julia Wagner Hancock; three sons, Bud, Gerold and Richard Hancock of Danville; three daughters, Onita May and Carolyn Morris of Danville, and Velta Hancock of Little Rock; two brothers, Riley and John Hancock of Danville; a sister, Ludie Rollans of Danville; nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral was today at Ranger Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Earl Stapleton and the Rev. Bobby Walker. Burial was in Lower Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Hancock, Julius E. "Sonny"

Julius E. "Sonny" Hancock, age 73, of Batesville passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Sonny was born September 3, 1941, in Vaiden, MS to the late Thomas & Bessie Mac Shannon Hancock. He was a National Guard & Army Veteran, a Baptist, and a member of the American Legion. His favorite past time was his grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Emily Hancock; brother, Charles Ivan Hancock; sisters, Sylvia Lott and Vivian Murphy.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Elaine Rogers Hancock; son & daughter-in-law, Thomas & Lisa Hancock of Melbourne, AR.; daughter & son-in-law Holly & Greg Thomas of Memphis, TN.; grandchildren, Braeden, Alex, and Kailee; sister, Julia Yarbor of Asheville, NC.

Graveside service was held at 2:00 pm Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Russell Cemetery with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Visitation will be 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday, at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. A celebration of his life will be held in Batesville at a later date. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences a www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 15, 2015)

Hancock, Julius E. "Sonny"

Julius E. "Sonny" Hancock, age 73, of Batesville passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Sonny was born September 3, 1941, in Vaiden, MS to the late Thomas & Bessie Mac Shannon Hancock. He was a National Guard & Army Veteran, a Baptist, and a member of the American Legion. His favorite past time was his grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Emily Hancock; brother, Charles Ivan Hancock; sisters, Sylvia Lott and Vivian Murphy.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Elaine Rogers Hancock; son & daughter-in-law, Thomas & Lisa Hancock of Melbourne, AR.; daughter & son-in-law Holly & Greg Thomas of Memphis, TN.; grandchildren, Braeden, Alex, and Kailee; sister, Julia Yarbor of Asheville, NC.

Graveside service was held at 2:00 pm Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Russell Cemetery with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Visitation will be 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday, at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. A celebration of his life will be held in Batesville at a later date. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences a www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 15, 2015)

Hancock, Keith Leon

Keith Leon Hancock Sr., age 90, of Danville departed this life Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at his home. He was born January 12, 1921 in Chickalah, AR to the late John David & Myrtle Wood Hancock. He was a 733rd Railroad Division Army Veteran, retired lineman for AP&L for 32 1/2 years, a member of the Boyce-Wood VFW Post 3141 Dardanelle and a retired Danville Fire Dept. member for 20 plus years. After retiring he spent the next 13 years taking care of his beloved wife.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Nettie Mosley Hancock; parents; father & mother-in-law Samuel J. "Good" & Luna Whitecotton Mosley; brother J.W. Hancock; sister Elwanda Wilson.

Survivors include sons & daughters-in-law, Keith Hancock, Jr. & Edna Robinson of Bristow, OK; Sidney & Tonya Hancock of Danville; Garry & Mary Hancock of Lake Jackson, TX; several grandchil- dren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a sister, Jonnie Sue Hall of Danville.

Graveside service was May 14, 2011 at Earl Ladd Cemetery with military honors by Boyce- Wood VFW Post 3141 Dardanelle. Pallbearers included his grandsons John Wesley Hancock, Robert Cody Hancock, Tracy Pool, Justin Herdman, Danny Sowards and Tracy Hall. Honorary pallbearers were members of Boyce-Woods VFW Post 3114. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 18, 2011)

Hancock, Laura Goodman (Mrs.)

Mrs. Laura Goodman Hancock, age 61, of Belleville Rt. 1, died at the Yell County Hospital Thursday, March 29. She was a lifelong resident of Yell County and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors are: her husband, Luther Hancock; one daughter, Mrs. Othel May of Belleville, Rt 1: her mother, Mrs. Belle Hagood of Belleville Rt. I; one sister, Mrs. Leona Tubbs of California; and two grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 5, 1962)

Hancock, Luther Thomas

Luther T. Hancock, of the Ranger community died at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville Sunday. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Ranger Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Bonnie May of Ranger; three brothers, John and Riley Hancock of Danville, and Joe of Ranger; one sister, Mrs. Ludie Rollans of Danville; and two grandchildren.

Burial was in the Danville Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 1965)

Hancock, Luther Thomas

Luther T. Hancock, of the Ranger community died at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville Sunday. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Ranger Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Bonnie May of Ranger; three brothers, John and Riley Hancock of Danville, and Joe of Ranger; one sister, Mrs. Ludie Rollans of Danville; and two grandchildren.

Burial was in the Danville Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 1965)

Hancock, Mildred L. (Stroud)

Mildred L. Hancock, age 89, of Danville passed away December 1, 2012 at Arkansas River Valley Hospice in Russellville. She was born January 16, 1923 in Huntington, Arkansas to the late James Wesley, Sr. and Mary Evelyn Cockrell Stroud. She was a clerk for Arkla Gas and a homemaker. She was a member of the Danville First Baptist Church since August 11, 1940.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 1/2 years E.O. "Bud" Hancock; brothers, James Wesley Stroud Jr; Robert C. Stroud; John D. Stroud; sister, Evelyn Marie Clifton.

Survivors include daughter & son-in-law, Mary Lou & Jim Douglas of Clarksville; son & daughter-in-law, J.E. "Jim" & Sandy Hancock of Hot Springs; grandchildren Neal & Kim Douglas of Clarksville; Julie Douglas Currier of Clarksville; Madison Bailey & Bentley James Hancock of Hot Springs; great-grandchildren Alex & Elizabeth Currier; MaKenzie & Morgan Douglas of Clarksville; sister-in-law, LaMoyne Hunt Stroud of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces & nephews.

Funeral service was December 4, 2012 at the Danville First Baptist Church with Rev. David Hanshaw officiating. Burial was at Earl Ladd Cemetery. Pallbearers included Tom May, Doug Miller, Dr. Forrest Moudy, Glen Mott, Bobby Redfern and Waymon Sides. Honorary pallbearers included Pledger Ball, Bartley Bell, Lee Facundus and Tom Gray. Memorial may be made to Danville First Baptist Church P.O. Box 877 Danville, AR 72833 or Arkansas River Valley Hospice 220 John Babish Lane Russellville, AR 72801. Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 5, 2012)

Hancock, Riley

Riley Hancock Dies; Services Are Incomplete Riley Hancock, of Danville, died Tuesday morning at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. (3-17-1987) He was a part time employee of Cornwell Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete at the time of printing but will be announced later by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 3/17/1987)


Hancock, Riley R.

Riley R. Hancock, age 77, of Danville died Tuesday, March 17 at St. Vincents Hospital in Little Rock.

He was a native of Chickalah Mtn., a member of the Danville United Methodist Church, an employee of Cornwell Funeral Home and the son of the late Willima Melton and Sarah Delk Hancock.

He is survived by his wife, Amilee Misenhimer Hancock; two sons, Bill of Dardanelle and Bob of North little Rock; one brother, John Hancock, Danville; one sister, Ludie Rollans of Danville; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services were held Friday, March 20 at Danville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Morey officiating. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Bob Burnham, Todd Sanders, Bill Bob Woods, Joe Hissom, Bood Keathley, Dr. Compton George. The honorary pallbearers were Dr. James O. Pennington, Roy Dow, Hayes Watson, Dr. Walter P.. Harris, Harold Burnham and Eld Taylor. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 25, 1987)

Hancock, Riley R.

Riley R. Hancock, age 77, of Danville died Tuesday, March 17 at St. Vincents Hospital in Little Rock.

He was a native of Chickalah Mtn., a member of the Danville United Methodist Church, an employee of Cornwell Funeral Home and the son of the late Willima Melton and Sarah Delk Hancock.

He is survived by his wife, Amilee Misenhimer Hancock; two sons, Bill of Dardanelle and Bob of North little Rock; one brother, John Hancock, Danville; one sister, Ludie Rollans of Danville; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services were held Friday, March 20 at Danville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Morey officiating. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Bob Burnham, Todd Sanders, Bill Bob Woods, Joe Hissom, Bood Keathley, Dr. Compton George. The honorary pallbearers were Dr. James O. Pennington, Roy Dow, Hayes Watson, Dr. Walter P.. Harris, Harold Burnham and Eld Taylor. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 25, 1987)

Hancock, Sarah Adlin

Mrs. Sarah Adlin Hancock, aged 92, of Danville died Friday, July 24 in the Yell County Hospital at Danville. She made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Ludie Rollans, was a Baptist and was the widow of William M. Hancock.

Other survivors include four sons, Luther Hancock, and Joe Hancock of Ranger, John Hancock and Riley Hancock of Danville; sister, Mrs. Lena Tucker of Prue, Okla.; 24 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Danville with Rev. Jack J. Bledsoe and Rev. D.H. Farmer officiating. Burial was in the Sheppard Cemetery with Cornwell Funeral Service in charge. Pallbearers were: Earl Woods, John King, Bart ley Bell, Gerald Woodard, Marvin Catlett and Vernon Wehunt. Special music was by Miss Donna Sue Croach of Little Rock. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 1964)

Hancock, Tonya (Higgs)

Tonya Higgs Hancock, age 52, of Danville, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. She was born on September 1, 1961 in Ozark, AR. to the late Rev. Chester and Barbara Mosley Higgs. She was a very dedicated wife and mother. She loved spending time with her kids and grandkids. She had a very kind heart and loved to help others. She never met a stranger. Always took the time to talk to others. Tonya was a member of the Danville Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Chester Higgs; mother, Barbara Allen; father-in-law, Keith Hancock; brother, Timothy Higgs; daughter, Leslie Jimeno; grandsons Breyden and Peyton Edwards-Herdman.

She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Sidney Hancock; brothers-in-law Keith Hancock Jr. of Bristow, OK.; Garry Hancock and wife Mary of Lake Jackson, TX.; sons Josh Herdman of Danville; Justin Herdman and wife Christina Herdman of Fort Polk, LA.; Danny Sowards of Summit; daughters, Larrisa Higgs of Russellville; Marie Herdman of Dover; and Linda Edwards of Portland, OR.; grandkids Mikelynn McDaniel of Danville; Tucker, Nakiah, Brylee and Garyn Downs of Dover; Preston Edwards of Danville; Ayden Counts of Russellville; Caden Cagle Higgs of Russellville; Zoey Herdman of Fort Polk, LA.; Kevyn and Tatianna Edwards of Portland, OR.; sisters Cynthia Ryals of Ruston, LA.; DeAnna Barlow of Paris; Carla Cossey of Russellville; brother Bobby Allen of Haughton, LA.; several nieces, nephews and her Exxon family.

A Memorial service was held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the First Baptist church in Danville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online guestbook and dondolences at www.cornwellfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 18, 2013)

Hancock, Velta Jo

Velta Jo Hancock, age 73, of Little Rock, AR, formerly of Danville, AR, passed from this life Saturday, June 16th, 2007, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock, AR. She was born October 28, 1933 in the Ranger Community; she was the daughter of the late Joseph R. and Ila Bailey Hancock. She was a dental assistant, secretary, bookkeeper and later was a caregiver until her death. She graduated from Danville High School and was a member of the Ranger Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Oneita Hancock May and Norma Lee Hancock and a brother, Gerald W Hancock.

She is survived by two brothers and sister-in-law, E. O. "Bud" and Mildred Hancock and James Richard "Dick" Hancock all of Danville, AR; a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn (Hancock) and A. D. Morris of Danville, AR. Also surviving are special nieces and nephews, Vicki Morris Johnston of Maumelle, Danita Morris Ormand of Benton, Pat May Pyle of Danville, Ralph May of Weatherford, OK, Jerry Wayne Hancock of Danville, Mary Lou Hancock Douglas of Russellville, James Hancock of Hot Springs, AR, Sandra Thompson of Russellville and Debbie Wilbanks of Dallas, TX; several cousins and many friends.

Funeral service was June 19, 2007 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Earl Stapleton officiating. Burial was in the Lower Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Greg Johnston, Danny Ormand, Jerry Wayne Hancock, Harold L. Pyle, Brent Thompson and James E. Hancock. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice Foundation, 5600 West 12th Street, Little Rock, AR 72204-1717 or online at www.arkansashospice.org. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 20, 2007)


Hancock, William M.

William M. Hancock was born August 3, 1872 and departed this life Oct. 25, 1947 at the age of 74. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 30, 1947)


Haney, Alice Marie

Alice Marie Haney, age 57 of Ola, AR. died Friday, April 24, 1998 at her daughter's home in Centerville, AR. She was born August 28, 1940 in Haney Hollow, Yell County, AR to the late Cleatus and Lillie Mae Stinnett Haney and was a line supervisor for Petit Jean Poultry in Danville, AR.

Survivors are a son, James Lloyd Townsell of Ola; a daughter, Regina Wheeler of Ola; two brothers, J. W. Haney of Lewisville, TX, Jr. Haney of Ola; a step-brother, Buddy Haney of Dardanelle; two sisters, Mae Evelyn Brackin of Miami, FL and Lavern Green of California; a half sister Tammy Haney of California; a son-in-law, Eddie Hays of Ola; five grandchildren and several nephews, nieces and cousins.

Service was April 28, 1998 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Ronnie Farmer officiating. Interment was in Haney Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Tony Crone, William Neil Crone, Steve Phaup, Tommy Biggs, Tony Nail and Brad Rose. Honorary Hank Haney and Gary Freeman. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 29, 1998)


Haney, Bessie M.

Mrs. Bessie M. Haney, age 88, of Russellville died Wednesday, December 10, 1980 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the widow of Ben F. Haney, daughter of the late W. E. and Martha Murdoch and was a charter member of Grace Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Aulton E. Haney of East Hampton, N. Y. and Marlon F. Haney of Little Rock; two daughters, Mrs. Velta Pelton of Benton and Mrs. Colleen Reed of Russellville; a brother, Seth Murdoch of Dardanelle; five grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a. m, Saturday at Humphrey Chapel by the Rev. Rocky Goodwin and the Rev. Kenneth Brown. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Jim Camarata, Jim Bell, John Irvin, Jerry Smith, Ancil Church, Mike Goomeer and R. D. Burnett. Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Humphrey Funeral Home (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 12/12/1980)


Haney, Dewey Nile

Dewey Nile Haney, age 78, of Russellville died Wednesday, December 25, 1985, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a native of Chickalah, son of the late G. W. and Rosie Douglas Haney, and was a member of Oakland Heights Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include three brothers, Cleatus Haney of Russellville, and George and Pleaze Haney of Dardanelle; two sisters, Edna Chambers of Dardanelle and Bessie Stewart of North Little Rock, and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at Oakland Heights Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Haney Cemetery near Dardanelle by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Haney, Ed

Ed Haney Jr., infant son of Ed and Margaret Holliman Haney, residents of near Dardanelle, died day of birth, November 9, at Russellville hospital. Survivors, other than the parents, are: two sisters, Patsy Joyce Haney and Margaret Ann Haney, both of the home; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Haney of near Dardanelle; maternal grandfather, Bill Holliman of Cimmaron, New Mex. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1964)

Haney, George Ben

George Ben Haney, age 53, of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, December 24, 1999 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born September 11, 1946 in Dardanelle, AR. He worked for the D&R Railroad for twenty-five years and then owned and operated Haney Locomotive Maintenance.

Survivors are, his wife, Mary Katherine Aston Haney; two sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Tammy Haney and Randy and Carla Haney all of Dardanelle, AR; one daughter, Lisa Neal of Dardanelle, AR; his parents, George and Johnnie Mea Alverson Haney of Dardanelle, AR; three brothers, J. L. Haney of Dardanelle, AR, Lonnie Haney and Tommy Haney both of Ola, AR; seven sisters, Donna Shepard of Plainview, AR, Kitty O'Gwynn of New Blaine, AR, Liz Tarkington of Mill Creek, Shirley Croy, Hilda Passmore and Georgia Mea Troy all of Dardanelle, AR and Lee Ellen Hicks of River Mountain and four grandchildren, Matthew, Mark, Tyler and Shelby Haney all of Dardanelle, AR.

Services were December 27th at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev. Albert Berg officiating. Interment was in the Haney Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Shon Wilson, Lonnie Haney Jr., Leland Halcomb, Mike Jones, Ed Duvall and Lee Dykes. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 29, 1999)


Haney, George Ranzey

George Ranzey Haney, age 92, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, August 4, 2004 at his home. He was born January 8, 1912 at Chickalah, the son of the late George Wash and Rosa Lueuellen Douglas Haney. He worked as a coal miner, at a saw mill and retired from the railroad. He attended Mount Zion Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by a son, George Ben Haney; a daughter Rosa Lee Wilson; four brothers, Lossie Haney, Cletus Haney, Duewy Haney and Watt Haney and three sisters, Mattie Adams, Mae Pierson and Hester Hodges.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Johnnie Mae Haney; three sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy Haney of Paris, J. L. and Benthe Haney of Dardanelle and Lonnie and Karen Haney of Ola; seven daughters and sons-in-law, Georgie and Julian Troy, Elizabeth and Danny Tarkington, Hilda and Nelson Passmore and Lee Ellena and Gary Hicks of Dardanelle, Kitty and James O'Gwynn and Shirley and Ray Croy of Delaware and Donna d Mike Shepard of Plainview; a brother, Pleze Haney of Dardanelle; two sisters, Bessie Stewart of Cabot and Edna Cain of Dardanelle, AR; 22 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was Saturday, at Cornwell Chapel with Rev. Norman Chenowith officiating. Burial was in Haney Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 11, 2004)


Haney, Harold Ray

Harold Ray Haney, Sr. of North Little Rock, AR passed away Sunday, April 6, 1997. He was the son of W. R. and Elsie (Garner) Haney and a former resident of Havana. He was a retired businessman, a member of First Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ of North Little Rock and a veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Bettie Haney; three sons, Harold Ray Haney, Jr. of Cabot, Melvin Glen Haney and Paul D. Haney both of No Little Rock; two daughters, Rachel Smith of No. Little Rock and Cindy Lou Haney of Scott two step sons, Walter B. Jagiello of Jacksonville and Steven M. Jagiello of Harrison; two brothers, Raymond Haney of California and LeRoy Haney of North Little Rock; three sisters, Letha Wood and Dorothy Lakey both of England, AR and Doris Murphy of No Little Rock and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Daniel and his first wife, Clara.

Funeral service was at the First Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ in No Little Rock with interment at Rest Hills Memorial Park on April 9, 1997. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 16, 1997)


Haney, Hilda Mae

Hilda Mae Haney, age 75, of Dardanelle died Monday, September 17, 2007 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born May 19, 1932 at Cane Creek, AR to the late Arthur Grant and Susie Malinda Campbell Underwood. She worked almost 40 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Dardanelle Nursing Center, Home Health in Yell County and Young Homes.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 56 years, Pleaze H. Haney and a brother, Leon Underwood.

Survivors include two daughters, Stella Holcomb of Dardanelle, Susie Cowley of New Blaine; two brothers, Truman Underwood of Delaware, Dean Underwood of Scottsville; sister, Nellie Wurst Garman of Delaware; four grandchildren, Richard Tucker, Cynthia Tucker, Johnny Steese and Dillon Scott Cowley; numerous other family and friends.

Memorial Services were held Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 10:00 a. m. Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Bro. Wiley Jones officiating. In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3 Russellville, AR 72802. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 26, 2007)


Haney, James Jay

James Jay Haney, age 39, of Fayetteville, AR died Tuesday, October 17, 2000 at Washington Regional Medical Center. He was born January 9, 1961 at East Lansing, MI, the son of Jefferson H. and Jeanne Irwin Haney. He attended schools in Wyoming and Texas, graduating from Angle ton, TX High School in 1979. He attended and graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville in 1983 with a B. S. degree in history. He was a member of Signa Nu Fraternity. He worked at Arkansas State Bank of Clarksville, AR., he was with Tyson Foods of Springdale for 10 years and served on the Board of Directors of Security Bank and Trust of Miami, Oklahoma. At the time of his death he was an Investment Representative for Edward Jones. He and his family are members of Central United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Promise Keepers.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1988 and a sister-in-law, Pamela Hiatt in 1995.

He is survived by Ginger Ann Braddy Haney, who he married in 1984; a daughter, Mary Elizabeth (Libbey) Haney, age 14; a son, Christopher Lee Haney, age 10; his mother and step-father, Jeanne I. And Rev. James P. Fleming of Huntsville, AR; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe M. and Elaine Haney of Grand Junction, CO and Dean and Patty Haney of Jackson, WY; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol J. and Patrick Carden of Miami and Mary K. and Harry McCoy all of Miami, OK; his mother-in-law, Jo Ann and Dr. David M. Williams and his father-in-law, Leon Braddy all of Danville, AR; a sister-in-law, Tamara Breland of Fayetteville, AR, also several nieces and nephews.

Service was October 19 at Central United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. J. Anthony Holifield and Rev. J. Wesley Hilliard. Burial was in Fairview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Moore's Chapel. Memorials may be made to Leukemia Society of America, 733 3rd Ave. New York City, NY 10017. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 25, 2000)


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