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Havner, Linda

Linda Havner, age 63, of Danville, AR died Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born in Ola, AR on June 19, 1943 to Chester and Mary Ellen Eden Ray. She was a retired teacher's aide and a member of the Danville First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Chet Ray and an infant daughter, Cheryl Lynn Havner.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Ray of Danville, AR; daughter Jennifer Havner of Danville; son and daughter-in-law, David and Julie Havner of London, AR; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Darrell Westcott of Danville, AR and Becky and Richard Cooper of Lake Jackson, TX and two grandchildren, Jack and Paige Havner.

Funeral service was November 25, 2006 at the Danville First Baptist Church with rev. Jamie Staley officiating. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 29, 2006)


Havner, Mart E.

Mart E. Havner, age 90, of Danville, AR died Wednesday, February 21, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born April 10, 1910 at Dutch Creek; he was a son of the late Lee and Elizabeth Campbell Havner and a retired poultry and cattle farmer.

He is survived by his wife, Jean McIlveene Havner; three sons, Dennis and Stanley Havner of Danville, AR and Danny Havner of Dardanelle, AR; three daughters, Diane Ward and Caroline Pool of Danville, AR and Sherry Mullins of Hot Springs, AR; a sister, Eddie Havner of Turlock, CA; 19 grandchildren and two great granddaughters.

Funeral was Friday at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Harold Walker officiating. Burial was in Moss Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were James Ward, Jeff Highfill, Glen Vick, Jack Wilson, Floyd Fowler and Larry Grant. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 28, 2001)


Havner, Martin Berry (Rev.), Sr.

On the first day of April 1910 at home in Walnut Tree, Ark., M. Havner answered the final summons and on the 3rd of said month, his mortal remains were laid to rest in his adopted state. Mart, as he was familiarly called, was born and raised in this county on the farm now owned by Tom and Harve Deakins, and Marion county never gave to the world a more noble, honest and true man in all the relations of life. It was the fortune of the writer to know him in all the walks of life. In the early spring of 1861 we enlisted together in Capt. Joe Bostick's company and were attached to the 4th Tennessee Confederate Regiment - served in 1861 and 1862 in East Tennessee and Kentucky under Gen. E. Kirby Smith; then with Maney's Brigade, Cheatham's Division. To the close of the war he participated in all the battles from Murfreesboro to Atlanta and was dangerously wounded in the campaign around Atlanta. It was thought that he could not recover, but a strong constitution coupled with sober habits aided in his recovery. No braver soldier over stepped to martial music. He was obedient to every call to duty in camp, on the march or in the most deadly conflict. While he realized the dangers incident to the life of a soldier and desired as much as any one to escape and return home to his wife and babe, no one met his obligations to his country more un-flinchingly than he. In 1865, on the I5th day of May, he, Wm. Hall and myself, surrendered to Capt. Boldwin, Battery B 1st Ohio Light Artillery at Bridgeport, Ala. and were paroled by C. Scripture, Prov. Marshal, and our worthy neighbor, Joe Laukaster, was a lieutenant in that battery and showed courtesies to us that were greatly remembered by Hall and Havner, both of whom have heard "taps" for the last time, and I am the only one left, but while memory asserts her throne Joe Laukaster will have a warm spot in my heart. Mr. Havner, after the surrender, returned to his wasted home that had suffered so much from the ravages of war and was again the good citizen that he was before he became a soldier. Some time in 1870 he moved with his family to Arkansas, where he became a Mason of note attaining the Royal Arch degree. He was also an Odd Fellow and was prominent in the work of both orders. He was a member of the M. E. Church, So. since I can first remember, and while he believed in falling from grace he never practiced it, while the writer don't believe in falling but does practice it. You have ???ives, but I have a strong hope I'll sometime, somewhere, in the happy beyond meet my old comrade, brother, kinsman and friend. I feel confident when his soul was challenged by St. Peter, the picket at the fort on high, that he had the countersign and that he is peacefully at rest with Jackson, Lee, and all the sainted hosts - on the beautiful camping ground on high, where there is no call to arms, but where the Blue and the Gray dwell peacefully together. There are but few of his old company on this side and they will ??? "Mart" at their Confederate ???ons, as he always attended to console and comfort the old boys - in what they always thought would be their last meeting. I am grieved to give him up for no one loved him more than his old comrade in the Army. J. C. BEENE. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published in Apr 1910 in Arkansas. )

Havner, Ollie Darthula Hipp

Mrs. Ollie Darthula Hipp Havner, age 95, of Danville, AR died Monday, February 9, 1998 at AMI St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. She was born July 10, 1902 in Cleburn County, AR to the late George P. and Amanda Scruggs Hipp. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Egypt Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard "Dick" Havner and a son, George "Junior" Havner.

Survivors are a daughter-in-law, Geneva Havner Self of Waldron, AR; three grandchildren, Rodney and Randall Havner and Belinda Apple all of Danville, AR; six great grandchildren, Bradley Apple, Josh Havner, Kimberly Short, Lisa Vosburg all of Danville, Lori Nordin of Russellville and Larry Morse of Dardanelle; six great-great-grandchildren, Levi Havner, Ashley Tyson Apple, Caleb Short all of Danville and Tessa and Whitney Nordin of Russellville.

Funeral service was February 12, 1998 at Egypt Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Gerald Willingham and Rev. Rick Hunt officiating. Interment was in the Egypt Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were William and Harold Gene Hall, Johnny, Billy and Dennis Millard and Shane Ray Millard. Honorary Roy Lee Wilkins and Bill Wilkins. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 18, 1998)


Havner, Susan Elizabeth

Susan Elizabeth Havner, age 97 of Danville, AR died Saturday October 28, 2000 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born in the Dutch Creek Community, on October 17, 1903, daughter of the late Henry Ames and Eliza Jane Walker Damon. She was a homemaker and a member of the Danville United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert A. Havner; a step-son, Sim Havner and a step-daughter, Edwina Pumphrey.

Survivors are numerous nephews and nieces.

Graveside service will be held today, Wednesday, November 1, 2000 at 2:00 p. m. at the old Danville Cemetery with Rev. David Hawkins officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 1, 2000)


Havner, Vannie M. "Jack"

PLAINVIEW - Vannie M. "Jack" Havner, age 78, of Plainview died Tuesday, February 17, 1987 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the son of the late Lee and Elizabeth Camell Havner.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Survivors include three brothers, Lee Havner of Plainview, Mart Havner of Danville and Odell Havner of Buckner, Mo. and three sisters, Verlie Jones of Danville, and Essie Havner and Robbie Jones of Turlock, Calif.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at Cornwell Chapel at Danville by the Rev. Henry Shell and the Rev. Marion Oswalt. Burial will be in Earl Ladd Cemetery at Danville by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Havner, Waco

Waco Havner, 80, Kansas City, MO passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014. Waco was born September 27, 1933 near Danville, Arkansas the son of Lee and Jewell (Damon) Havner. He retired as a maintenance carpenter from Hallmark after 39 years. Waco enjoyed playing the fiddle, and was a skilled woodworker and cabinet maker. He was a loyal contributor to the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include his sons, James Robert Havner and wife Melinda, Steve Hammontree and wife Dana; grandchildren, Sean Hammontree and wife Tiffany, and Caitlin Sanders and husband Chase; five great grand-children; sister, Hazel Ferguson; brothers, Kenneth. Warren, and Floyd Havner; and numerous nieces, nephews and family.

He was preceded in death by his brother Daniel Havner in 2006 and his parents.

Visitation was from 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Speaks Suburban Chapel; 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055. Graveside services were held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com (Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel (816)373-3600 (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 14, 2014)

Hawkins, Angela Lee (Crawford)

Angela Lee Hawkins, age 52, of Plainview passed away Friday, November 28, 2014 at her home. She was born January 18, 1962 in Hot Springs, AR to B. L. & Audra Lee Smith Crawford Jr. Angela was a member of Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church and a Home Health Nurses Aide for Chambers Memorial Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her father, B.L. Crawford Jr. and niece, Lindsay Haney.

Survivors include her mother, Audra Smith Crawford; son, Robert Nichols of Plainview; siblings, Sam Crawford of Tyler, Texas; Tammy Grisham of Hollis; Lancy Crawford of Plainview; Karen Haney of Broken Arrow, OK; Amanda Boutzale of Mt Pine; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.comwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 3, 2014)

Hawkins, Charles Charlie Clinton

Charles Charlie Clinton Hawkins, age 90, of DUMAS, a retired farmer, died Sunday. (10-2-1985) Hawkins was a member of First Assembly of God Church.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. today at Griffin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Dark Corner Cemetery.

Survivors are two sons, Billy Fred Hawkins of Coos Bay, Ore. and Eldridge C. Hawkins of Dumas; three daughters, Mrs. Estelle Brewer of Dumas, Mrs. Lydia Belle Brewer of Star City and Mrs. Lillia Potter of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Earl Hawkins and George Hawkins, both of Bluffton; a sister Mrs. Ada Magness of Bluffton; 27 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 10/2/1985)


Hawkins, George Franklin

George Franklin Hawkins, 89, a resident of Plainview, died December 22 in a Little Rock hospital. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Fred Hawkins of Mineral Springs and Sam Hawkins of Malvern; one step-son, H. C. Hale of Plainview; one daughter, Mrs. Polly Stout ot Plainview; one brother, Alfred Hawkins of Frederick Okla.; 11 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 28, 1961)

Hawkins, Grover Charles

Grover Charles Hawkins, aged 74, of Pine Bluff, formerly of Yell County, died Sunday. He was a retired farmer, a Methodist, and a veteran of World War I.

Survivors include a brother, George C. Hawkins of Texas.

Funeral services were held March 3 in Russellville and burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery near Atkins. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb or Mar 1965)

Hawkins, Iline

lline Hawkins, 66, died June 4 at the Yell County Hospital. She was formerly of Mississippi and has been living in the Mitchell Nursing Home.

She is survived by a brother, John Hawkins, and a niece, Bonnie Hawkins, both of Mississippi.

Funeral was in the chapel at the Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville Saturday, June 6, Carl Thompson officiated. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 1964)

Hawkins, Jd

JD Hawkins, age 54, of Russellville died Friday, August 17, 2007 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born October 18, 1952 to the late Howard Keith and Thelma Wallace Hawkins.

He is preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila McClure Hawkins of Russellville; sons, Steven Hawkins, Jason Young of Fort Smith, Jason Noblett of Dardanelle, Billy Noblett of Dover; daughters, Sabrina Hemmer of Dover, Kimberly Lamberth of London; brothers, Sheryl Hawkins of Fort Smith, Renny Hawkins of Bentonville; sister, Monte Holland of Fort Smith; thirteen grandchildren; and special friend of 25 years, Patsy Hawkins. Family will hold a private

Memorial Service Saturday, August 25, 2007, 2:00 p. m. at Russellville, AR. Memorials may be made to the JD Hawkins Memorial Fund, River Town Bank, 3201 W. Main, Russellville, AR 72801. Cremation Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 22, 2007)


Hawkins, Meda Bittle Aunt Bud

Mrs. Meda Bittle Aunt Bud Hawkins, age 83, of Rover, died Friday, June 30, 1989 at AMI St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. She was a native of Nimrod, AR, and was a daughter of the late George Thomas Bittle and the late Ida Dawson Bittle. She was a member of the Danville Senior Citizens and she was a Baptist.

She is survived by one sister, Hazel Sanders of Danville; a sister-in-law, Mazell Bittle of Rover; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Monday at the New Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Williams officiating. Burial was in the New Bethel Cemetery near Plainview. Active pallbearers were Bill, Bob, Jack, I. J. Robert, Mike, Mark and Darryl Bittle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7/12/1989)


Hawkins, Ollen

Ollen Hawkins, age 82, of Plainview, AR died Saturday, October 16, 1999 at Legacy Lodge Nursing Center in Russellville. A son of the late Horace Cleveland (Cieve) and Maudie Taylor Hawkins, he was born May 16, 1917 at Plainview. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Irene Crites Hawkins of Plainview; two sons, Ray and Gary Hawkins and two daughters, Sharon Mclntosh and Carolyn Scott all of Plainview, AR; eight grandchildren and three great-grandsons.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday at 10 AM at the Salem Church in Plainview with Stacy Lisenbey officiating. Burial will follow in the Salem Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be Bobby Hawkins, David Scott, Gary Bollan, Gary Don Spencer, Jeff Crites and Joe Dishongh. Honorary: Brownie Bair, J. B. Yates, Bill England, Ray Eden, Bud Wallace and Bill Gossett. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 20, 1999)


Hawkins, Sarah (Brown) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Sarah Hawkins, aged 91, of Blufifton died Wednesday, July 17. She was a lifelong resident of Yell County and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors are four sons: Charlie Hawkins and Will Hawkins of Dumas, Earl Hawkins and George Hawkins of Bluffton, two daughters, Mrs. Lou Whala and Mrs. Ada Magness, of Bluffton, 20 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 26, 1962)

Hawkins, Thomas Albert

Thomas Albert Hawkins, age 72 of Dardanelle died Thursday, September 18, 1986 at Dardanelle Nursing Home. He was the son of the late John Herman and Ida Raley Hawkins and a Veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Lacey Hawkins of Nevada, MO, two daughters, Rosalind Guenther of Pennsylvania and Allyson Hawkins of California. He was cremated.

Arrangements by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Hawkins, Thomas Albert

Thomas Albert Hawkins, age 72 of Dardanelle died Thursday, September 18, 1986 at Dardanelle Nursing Home. He was the son of the late John Herman and Ida Raley Hawkins and a Veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Lacey Hawkins of Nevada, MO, two daughters, Rosalind Guenther of Pennsylvania and Allyson Hawkins of California.

He was cremated. Arrangements by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 9-24-1986)


Hawkins, Tressie Keys

Tressie Keys Hawkins, age 81, of Jones Mill passed away June 3, 2004 at her home. She was born June 4, 1922 in Wing, Arkansas the daughter of Monroe Alzono and Cora Ann (Spears) Keys. She attended Fourche Valley School in Yell County and had worked for General Motors and was the owner of Tressie's Beauty Salon at Jones Mill for fifty years. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church at Magnet Cove and loved working with flowers, quilting, taking care of other people, and most of all loved her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Hawkins, two grandsons, Robert Earl Dixon and Brian Dixon, three brothers and a sister.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ann and husband Charles Dixon of Malvern, Kay and husband Jerry Clark of Helena, one grandson, Doug Dixon of Melbourne, granddaughter, Samantha Clark of Helena, two great grandsons, Robbie Dixon of Malvern, Dylan Dixon of Melbourne, two sisters, Dealy Corder of Hot Springs, Blanche Jordan of Malvern, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held June 6, 2004 in the Regency Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Shane McNary officiating. Burial followed at the Magnet Cove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Gene George, Raymond George, Johnny George, Lonnie George, Richard Pratt, Alvin Corder, and Greg Pratt. Memorials may be made to the First Southern Baptist Church. Arrangements by Regency Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 9, 2004)


Hawks, Berl Gene Clinton

Berl Gene Clinton Hawks, age 63, a resident of Hollis, AR died Sunday, June 13, 1999 at National Park Med. Center at Hot Springs, AR. He was born on August 7, 1935 at Hollis, AR to Loyd and Gulelma Crain Hawks. He married Connie Cockman Hawks on December 21, 1956 at Jessieville, AR. He worked in the timber industry and owned and operated a saw mill and logging company. He was a member of the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church in Hollis.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by Ms wife, Connie Hawks of Hollis, AR; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jan Chris Robinson of Tucson, AZ, Teresa & Roger Branch of Hot Springs, AR and Kim & Kevin Billingsley of Jessieville, AR; seven grandchildren, Clinton & Addy Robinson, Chasey Branch, Dawn Hilton, Russell Branch, Corey Hilton and Nicholas Billingsley; a sister & brother-in-law and their families, Rita & Dean Crawford of Hollis, Greg, Monty, Deana Crawford; brother & sister-in-law and their families, Roger & Nancy Hawks of Perryville, Tash, Hillary, Josh.

Funeral service will be 2 PM Wednesday, June 16 at the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Keith Whiley and assisted by Bro. J. D. Hopper. Burial will be at the Hawks Cemetery at Hollis, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service in Ola. In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to Hawks Cemetery Fund, c/o Anna Mae Lancaster or Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church, HC 68, Plainview, AR 72857. Casket bearers are Greg Crawford, Monty Crawford, Josh Hawks, Kevin Billingsley, Roger Branch, Jimmy Cockman and Dean Crawford, Honorary Tommy Grain, Cathy & Willford Crain, J. B. Crain, Wilbum Blair, Bobby "Cotton Williams, Raymond Dickson, Stanley West, Harold Shephard, Jr. Crain, Michael Crain, Dennie Grain, J. C. Crain, O. W. & Anna Mae Lancaster, Maurice Hilton, James Williams, Wade Bass, Benny Crawford and Billy Don Storment. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 16, 1999)


Hawks, Gulelma I.

Gulelma I. Hawks, age 80, a resident of Hollis, AR. died Thursday, January 28, 1999 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born February 5, 1918 at Hollis, AR. to Dennis and Lillie Moss Crain. She was a homemaker and was the widow of the late Loyd C. Hawks. She was a member of the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Berl Hawks, Hollis, AR. and Roger Hawks of Perryville, AR; one daughter, Rita Crawford of Hollis, AR; two brothers, Gerald Crain of Ola, AR. and Harley Crain of Hollis, AR; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was January 30, 1999 at the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Keith Whiley. Burial was in the Hawks Cemetery at Hollis, AR. under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 3, 1999)


Hawks, Ruby Mae

Ruby Mae Hawks, age 73, of New Blaine and a resident of Oak Manor Nursing Home in Booneville died Friday. She was born December 26, 1936, in Blue Mountain, AR to the late Ray and Fanny Nunn Robertson. She was a home- maker and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Hawks; son, Damon Hawks; and brother, Thomas Franklin Burnett.

Survivors include her daughters and son-in-law, Carolyn and Mickey Barefield of Ola, Theresa Martin of Texas City, TX, Julie Hawks of Huntsville, TX; sons and daughter-in-law, Thomas Hawks of Paris, David Hawks of Tennessee, Garry Hawks of Texas, Michael Hawks and Lela Retcloff of Ola; brother, Carl Jean Burnett of Oklahoma City; sister, Pat Jewell of Waldron; 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 15, 2010)


Hawthorne, Mary C.

Mary C. Hawthorne, age 83, a resident of Plainview, AR. died Thursday, March 18, 1999 at home. She was born December 2, 1915 at Fountain Hill, AR. to James and Celic Perry Cone. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of God. She was the widow of the late Richard Hawthorne and preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister.

Surviving are sister, Jimmie Ford of North Little Rock, AR; a daughter, Mary Plunkett of Tillar, AR. and a niece, Rita Cones of California.

Graveside service was March 20, 1999 at the Carter Cemetery officiated by Rev. Dorothy Stewart, under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Ola. AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 24, 1999)


Hayden, Lavada

Lavada Hayden, age 82 of Danville, died Monday, November 10, 2003 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born in Booneville, Arkansas on October 11, 1921, daughter of the late James David and Deller Dora Wilkins Walker. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Rufus Hayden; a son, Carl Hayden; a daughter, Earma L. Hutchinson; granddaughter, Angela J. Sims; one brother, George W. Walker and a sister, Audry M. Rankin.

Survivors include five sons and daughters-in-law, Earnest and Ellen Hayden of Union Hill, Harold Hayden, Jimmy and Helen Hayden of Danville, Darrel and Cheryl Hayden of Sheridan, Clyde Hayden of Oklahoma; seven daughters and sons-in-law, Ada and Tommy Maine of California, Vada and David Damon, Retha and Mitch Tate, Janet and Ronnie Williams of Danville, Helen and Jim Sims, Vickie and Bob Latham of Dardanelle, Ellen Hayden of Waveland; a brother and sister-in-law, Hoyt and Stephanie Walker of California; sisters, Dorothy Hayden and Nellie Pearson of California; sister-in-law, Frankie Walker of California; 34 grandchildren, and 52 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 13, 2003 at 10:00 a. m. at Ascension Life Christian Fellowship Church with Reverend David Hawkins, and Reverend Gary Garner, officiating. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be Wednesday 6 to 8 p. m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 12, 2003)


Hayes, Barney Joseph

Barney Joseph Hayes, age 76 of New Blaine, died Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at Yell County Nursing Home. He was born December 12, 1933 at Charleston to the late Elmer Grant and Edith Jones Hayes.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joe Hayes; a brother and a sister; grandson, Tyler Hayes and a great-granddaughter, Shelby Keiper.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Betty Hayes of New Blaine; three daughters, Becky Hayes and Suzie Craft both of California, Renee McKee of Oklahoma; two stepsons, Greg and Kenny Flippen of California; a stepdaughter, Cindy Dodson of New Blaine; two sisters, Dorotha Kelley and Jonnie Castagna both of California; sixteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. A

Memorial Service was held Saturday, January 16, 2010 at the Hayes Home in New Blaine. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 20, 2010)


Hayes, Delia Maude

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)


Hayes, Emma Louise

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)


Hays, Adolph "A" Arthur

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)


Hays, Anna Gertrude Hunt

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)


Hays, Atha June

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)

Hays, Cecil

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)


Hays, Junietta Sophire

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)


Hays, Lawrence Roscoe

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)


Hays, Rosa

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)


Hays, Steele

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)


Hayward, Florence

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)


Haywood, Carmon C.

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)


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