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Honeycutt, James T. "Jim"

James T. "Jim" Honeycutt, age 67 of Casa, died Wednesday, May 7, 2003 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born July 28, 1935 in Casa to the late Jack and Otha Tanner Honeycutt. He was a retired duty equipment operator, a member of the First Baptist Church in Casa and a Mason and a member of the Casa Masonic Lodge 537.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Ronald Honeycutt.

Survivors are his wife of 47 years, Nona Marcum Honeycutt; two daughters and son-in-law, Pat Hubbard of Russellville, Davetta and Darrell Robinson of Casa; a sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Russell Robinson of Casa; six grandchildren, Toni Johnston, Curtis and Andrea Hubbard, Cole, Jacob and Garrett Robinson; two great grandchildren, Courtney and Mackenzie Johnston.

Graveside services were Friday, May 9, 2003 at Casa with Rev. Gene Tanner officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 14, 2003)


Honeycutt, Nona Sue Marcum

Nona Sue Marcum Honeycutt, age 64 of Casa died Monday, February 2, 2004 at her daughter's house in Russellville. She was born November 2, 1939 in Casa to Mary Hayes Marcum and the late Eric Marcum. She was retired from Petit Jean State Park and a member of the Assembly of God Church in Ola.

She is preceded in death by her husband, James Honeycutt and one son, Ronald Honeycutt.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Mike Steele of Russellville and Devetta and Darrell Robinson of Casa; one brother, Jerry Marcum of Deberry, Texas; six grandchildren, Toni Johnston of Batesville, Curtis and Andrea Hubbard, both of Dallas, TX, Cole, Jacob and Garrett Robinson, all of Casa; two great grandchildren.

Funeral service was Wednesday, February 4, 2004 at the Assembly of God Church in Ola with Rev. Norman Chenowith and Rev. Lavan Robinson officiating. Burial was in Casa Cemetery at Casa. Pallbearers were Bobby Jack Benny Robinson, Jimmy Cooper, Harlen Porter, William and Carmen Wise. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 2004)


Honson, Richard A.

Richard A. Honson, age 84, a resident of Russellville, AR, formerly of Mediapolis, Iowa, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000 at St. Mary's Medical Center at Russellville, AR. He was born on July 1, 1915 at Mediapolis, IA to Albion and Flossie Callaway Honson. He married Frances Lohmann Honson on February 18, 1938 at Burlington, IA. He retired as an owner and operator of the Senor Bob's Taco Hut in Russellville. He was a member of the Gideons Int. and worked in the Pope Co. Detention Center with the Russellville Chapter of the Gideons and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Russellville.

He was preceded in death by, his parents, one daughter, Janice Mendenhall, son-in-law, Larry Ward.

Survivors include, wife, Frances Honson of Russellville, AR; two daughters and son-in-law, Joyce and Raymond Raines, Martinez, CA and Jeraldine Ward of Atkins, AR; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard D. and Kathy Honson of Silom Springs, AR; eight grandson; one step-granddaughter; five step-grandsons; 16 great grandchildren; one brother, Robert Honson of Rockford, IL; two sisters, Marcella Myers of Mediapolis, IA and Marjorie Dodds of Burlington, IA and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was January 7, 2000 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Russellville, AR, officiated by Rev. Larry Jeffries. Burial was at the Kossuth Cemetery at Mediapolis, IA under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the Church of the Nazarene or the Gideons International in lieu of flowers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 12, 2000)


Hood, Arless Don

Arless Don Hood, age 73, of Havana passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at his home. He was born May 23, 1942, in Paris, Arkansas to the late Arless Winford & Lillian Juanita Garner Hood. He was a member of the WYC Church of Christ, National Guard Veteran and he was retired from Firestone.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Phyllis Hood; daughters & sons-in-law, Alicia & Leonard James of Havana; Ashley & Brian Lane of Pottsville; brothers & sister-in-law, Joe Dean & Jo Ann Hood; sister & brother-in-law, Emma & Roger Turley, all of Havana; grandchildren, McKenna & Kamden James of Havana; Kade & Karsyn Lane of Pottsville; numerous nieces, nephews, and other family member and friends.

Memorial service was held at 2:00 pm Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the WYC Church of Christ with Bro John McCourt officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 25, 2016)

Hood, Arless Winford

Arless Winford Hood, age 92, of Havana died Friday, March 9, 2012 at Mitchells Nursing Home in Danville. He was born November 25, 1919 in Pea Ridge, Arkansas to the late Rube and Alice Henry Hood. He was a WW II Army Veteran and a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Hood; mother, Alice Henry Hood; parents, Rube and Laura Hood and three sisters.

Survivors include three children, Arless Don Hood and wife, Phyllis, Joe Dean Hood and wife, Jo Ann, and Emma Turley and husband, Roger all of Havana; eight grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was March 12, 2012 at Moore's Chapel with Owen Yandell officiating. Burial was at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers included Leonard James, Brian Lane, Robby Hood, Ronnie Turley, Tracy Turley, and Jason Turley. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guest book and condolences www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 14, 2012)

Hood, Carrie (Chappell) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Henry Hood, age 66, died at her home, Waveland, November 7, 1941. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, four daughters; Mrs. Laurie Vinestt, Pinnacle, Mrs. Sallie Bomer, Mrs. Lillian Cranfill, Mrs. Lila Hood Waveland. Six sons, Jim, Ola, Houston, Dyess; Artie of Houston; Donald, Casa; Irving and Troy Waveland. One brother, Ollie Chappel, El Dorado. Four sisters, Mrs. Roxie Adkinson and Mrs. Will Berney, Blanchard, Louisiana, Mrs. Mary Shott, Charlston; Mallisia Baker, Waveland. 25 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was buried beneath a bed of beautiful flowers in Moore's Chapel Cemetery.

The funeral was conducted by Rev. C. S. Simpson, Havana. The pallbearers were; Vestie Bomer, Dick Ensey, Ray Cranfil, Bill Berney. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1941)

Hood, Eurcie

Eurcie Hood, age 92, of Danville, AR passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2010. She was born January 18, 1918 in Waveland, AR to the late Joseph W. and Ida Mae Baker Shott. She was a Head Pastry Cook for Pulaski Heights School and worked for Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Belleville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Newton Hood; parents; brothers, Norman and Billy Joe Shott and sisters: Jewell Berney and Wanda Hardman.

Survivors include daughters and a son-in-law, Eula Nichols of Little Rock and Ida and Travis Garner of Danville; brother and sister-in-law, Ed and Jewell Dean Shott of Waveland, AR; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral service was September 10th at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Jeff Smith officiating. Burial was in the Earl Ladd Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 15, 2010)


Hood, Ledane "Dane"

Ledane "Dane" Hood, a 60 year resident of Mountain View, CA passed away peacefully at home on October 5, 2011. Beloved husband of 51 years of Nancy L. Hood. Loving father of Ron Hood. Brother of Earline Pruitt.

He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and many, many friends. Dane loved life and people and will be missed by all who knew him. A native of Havana, AR, age 75 years. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 9, 2011)

Hood, Lillian Juanita

Lillian Juanita Hood, age 80 of Havana, AR died Sunday, September 24, 2000 at her home in Havana, AR. She was born January 4, 1920 in Logan, County, Arkansas to the late Robert and Ciller Nolen Garner. She was a mother and homemaker and taught painting and ceramics.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Arless Hood; two sons and daughters-in-law, Arless Don and Phyllis Hood and Joe Dean and JoAnn Hood all of Havana; a daughter and son-in-law, Emma and Roger Turley of Havana; two sisters, Rosalie Townsend and Ophelia Howard both of Booneville, AR; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 27, 2000 at 2:00 PM at the Moore's Chapel Church with Rev. Hulon Wiser officiating. Burial will be in Moore s Chapel Cemetery. Her grandsons and grandsons-in-law will be pallbearers. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 27, 2000)


Hood, Marie E.

Marie E. Hood, age 89, passed away November 7, 2009 in Edmond, OK. She was born January 3, 1920 in Havana to Edward Beulah (Cox) Slay.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Coy Hood. Visitation will held 6-8 p. m. tonight, Wednesday, November 11 at Cornwell Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 1:00 p. m. Thursday, November 12 at Moore's Chapel in Waveland, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 11, 2009)


Hood, Mattie Rogers

Mrs. Mattie Rogers Hood, 75, died at the home of her son, Jimmie Rogers, at Batesville on January 31, 1949. She was married to A. B. Rogers in 1892. To this union nine children were born, two of whom survive, Isaac Roger, Blue Mountain, and Jimmie Rogers, Batesville.

Several years after Mr. Rogers death she was married to John Hood. They lived at Pea Ridge until his death a few years ago where both were active church workers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 10, 1949)


Hood, Mildred Marie

Mildred Marie Hood, age 90, of Benton, AR. passed away Friday, March 5, 1999.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Artie Hood and one son, Doyle E. Hood.

She is survived by two sons, Forrest W. Hood of Bryant, AR. and Jerry W. Hood of Roland, AR; two sisters, Vernice Shaver of Ft. smith, AR. and Zelta Smith of Bryant, AR; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held March 8, 1999 at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton with interment at Forest Hills Memorial Park in Little Rock, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 10, 1999)


Hood, Mr. James Richard

Mr. James Richard Hood, born in Woodruff Co., Ark. in 1868, died at his home at Moore's Chapel, December 22, 1939, and was buried December 24.

Survivors are: his wife, Rebecca, Geo. Hood, Texarkana; O.B. Hood, Little Rock; Mrs. Horace Poplin, Danville; Roy Hood, Booneville; Jeff and Hobert Hood, Portersville, Calif., Mrs. Howard Wells, Mrs. Emma Emmerson and Mrs. Willie Williams, Moore's Chapel community.

The body was laid to rest under direction of Smith Funeral Home, Danville. Pall bearers were: Oscar Yandell, G.W. Caps. Ike Grist, L.H. Hicks, Dee Catlett and Joe Flowers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 1940)

Hood, Nathan L.

Funeral services for N. L. Hood, 66, were conducted at Moore's Chapel Wednesday afternoon, by Rev. Mr. Buck of Ratcliff. Mr. Hood was a member of the Church of Christ.

He is survived by two sons, Hoyt and Coy of the home and three daughters, Bell and Lula Flowers of Moore's Chapel, and Arizona Sapley of Ponca City, Oklahoma, two brothers and one sister.

Pall bearers were: Pete Collins, Arnold Bass, Cornill Nolia, Herbert Chappel, John Miller and Henry Miller. Burial was in Moore's Chapel cemetery with Smith Funeral Home of Danville in charge. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 1941)

Hood, Ollie H. "Doc"

Funeral for Ollie H. (Doc) Hood, 68, of Little Rock, who died Saturday in a Little Rock hospital was Monday in the Griffin-Leggett Chapel by Rev. Edward B. Hollenbeck.

Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park. He was office manager of the auditorial division of the State Revenue Department. He was a Methodist and past master of F. and A. M. No. 41 of Danville.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ester (Scisson) Hood of Little Rock; one son, Harmon Hood of Little Rock; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Whitley of Little Rock; two brothers, Hobert Hood and Jeff Hood of Porterville, Calif.; Mrs. Berta Williams of Mountain View, Calif., and three grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 1965)

Hood, Ollie H. "Doc"

Funeral for Ollie H. (Doc) Hood, 68, of Little Rock, who died Saturday in a Little Rock hospital was Monday in the Griffin-Leggett Chapel by Rev. Edward B. Hollenbeck.

Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park. He was office manager of the auditorial division of the State Revenue Department. He was a Methodist and past master of F. and A. M. No. 41 of Danville.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ester (Scisson) Hood of Little Rock; one son, Harmon Hood of Little Rock; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Whitley of Little Rock; two brothers, Hobert Hood and Jeff Hood of Porterville, Calif.; Mrs. Berta Williams of Mountain View, Calif., and three grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 1965)

Hood, Orman W.

Mr. Orman W. Hood, age 74, of Centerville, AR died Sunday, December 14, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was a U. S. Army Veteran and member of the Centerville Church of Christ. He was born October 17, 1923 in Havana, AR to the late Furman and Pearl Parker Hood.

Survivors include his wife, Lorene Hood of Centerville, AR; a daughter, Rebecca Hood of Centerville, AR; a sister, Foye Littleton of Mt. George, AR; an aunt, Ottis Brannan of Russellville, AR; a nephew, Gene Littleton of Shelton Point, AK and a great-nephew, Ronnie Littleton of Booneville, AR.

Funeral service will be 2 pm today, Wednesday, December 17 at the Centerville Church of Christ by Don Adkins assisted by Steve Sorrells. Interment will follow in the Mt. George Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Verlon Sims, Robert Sonny George, Bob Price, Troy Underwood, Burl McAnulty, Clem Essinger. Service by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 17, 1997)


Hood, Pearl Parker

Mrs. Pearl Parker Hood, 84, of Centerville died Wednesday, November 12, 1980 at Ola Nursing Home. She was the daughter of the late Jim and Alice Sexton Parker, widow of U. F. Hood and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, Orman Hood of Centerville; a daughter, Mrs. Floy Littleton of Mount George; three half-sisters, Mrs. Jimmie Harger and Mrs. Ortha Hood of California, and Mrs. Dorothy Taylor of Oklahoma; a grandson, Gene Littleton of Booneville; a granddaughter, Rebecca Hood of Centerville; a great-grandson, Ronnie Littleton, a student at Arkansas Tech University, and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at Mount George Church of Christ by Buddy Cogburn. Burial will be in Moores Chapel Cemetery near Havana by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/13/1980)


Hood, Pearl Parker

Mrs. Pearl Parker Hood, age 84, of Centerville, Arkansas died Wednesday night, November 12, 1980 at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. Mrs. Hood was a native of Havana, Arkansas, born September 8, 1896, the daughter of the late Jim Parker and Alice Sexton Parker. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include one son, Orman Hood of Centerville; one daughter, Mrs. Faye Littleton of Mt. George; three half-sisters, Mrs. Ortha Hood of Portersville, California, Mrs. Jimmie Harger of Merced, California and Mrs. Dorthy Taylor of Fairfax, Oklahoma; two grandchildren and one great grandchild and a number of nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday in the Mt. George Church of Christ with Bro. Buddy Cogburn officiating. Interment was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery near Waveland. Arrangements and services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 11-19-1980)


Hood, Pearl Parker

Mrs. Pearl Parker Hood, age 84, of Centerville, Arkansas died Wednesday night, November 12, 1980 at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. Mrs. Hood was a native of Havana, Arkansas, born September 8, 1896, the daughter of the late Jim Parker and Alice Sexton Parker. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include one son, Orman Hood of Centerville; one daughter, Mrs. Faye Littleton of Mt. George; three half-sisters, Mrs. Ortha Hood of Portersville, California, Mrs. Jimmie Harger of Merced, California and Mrs. Dorthy Taylor of Fairfax, Oklahoma; two grandchildren and one great grandchild and a number of nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday in the Mt. George Church of Christ with Bro. Buddy Cogburn officiating. Interment was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery near Waveland. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1980)


Hood, Phyllis Diane Wall

Phyllis Diane Wall Hood, of Roland, age 55, died Sunday, June 20, 2010. Phyllis was born in Memphis, Tennessee, moving to Forrest City, Arkansas where she graduated from high school. She attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and later graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro with a degree in math. She was a computer programmer working with the University of Arkansas Medical Science Center, Pulaski County Special School District, St. Vincent Infirmary and Blue Cross Blue Shield. She was married September 9, 1980 to Jerry Hood. She and Jerry were very active with the Little Rock Compassion Center and Church.

Phyllis is survived by her husband of 20 years, Jerry Hood of Roland, and her mother Juanita Wall of Roland.

A memorial funeral service was held Friday at Pulaski Heights Baptist Church officiated by Reverend Randy Hyde. Services are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home, WWW.ruebelfuneralhome.com. Memorials in lieu of flowers should be made to the Little Rock Compassion Center, 3618 West Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72204. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 30, 2010)


Hood, Rachel

Rachel Hood, age 95 of Ola, died Sunday, March 21, 2010 at Mitchell Nursing Home.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p. m. on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at Ola First Baptist Church. Burial will be at Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Waveland. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 7:00 p. m. on Wednesday. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 24, 2010)


Hood, Rachel

Rachel Hood, age 95, of Ola, AR died Sunday, March 21, 2010 at Mitchell Nursing Home. She was born November 5, 1914 In Waveland AR to the late John A. Scott and Gussie Anna Pike Scott. She was a 1933 graduate of Havana High School. She was a resident of Ola for 60 years and a member of the First Baptist Church where she taught the Lydia Sunday School Class.

Preceded in death by her parents; six siblings and husband Donald E. Hood.

Survivors include, daughter Leda Sims of Richardson, TX; brother John A. Scoff, Jr. of Sumner, IA; grandchildren, Michael Sims of Ola, Mark Sims of Irving, TX and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was March 24, 2010 at Ola First Baptist Church with Donald Walker and Bill Hatfield officiating. Burial was at Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Waveland. Pallbearers were Walter C. Carter, James Nail, David Pounders, Bruce Burnett, Jeff Black, Julius Clay, Jim Colbert and Doug Daniels. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 31, 2010)


Hood, Rube E.

Rube E. Hood, 80, of Havana died at the Yell County Hospital October 3. He was a lifelong resident of Yell County and a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Laura; one son, Arless of Havana; two daughters, Mrs. Audis Clack and Mrs. Merle Mobley of Havana; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Moore's Chapel with Rev. Willard Yandell officiating. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 1965)

Hood, Rube E.

Rube E. Hood, 80, of Havana died at the Yell County Hospital October 3. He was a lifelong resident of Yell County and a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Laura; one son, Arless of Havana; two daughters, Mrs. Audis Clack and Mrs. Merle Mobley of Havana; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Moore's Chapel with Rev. Willard Yandell officiating. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 1965)

Hood, Troy

Funeral service for Troy Hood will be held Thursday, February 11, 1999 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville. Burial with Masonic Rites will be held following the service at Earl Ladd Cemetery. See complete obit in next weeks Record. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 10, 1999)


Hood, Troy Newton

Troy Newton Hood, age 77, of Danville, AR. died Tuesday, February 9, 1999 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born August 8, 1927 in Waveland, AR. to die late William Henry and Connie Chappell Hood. He was a retired employee with Arkansas Louisiana Gas Company and a Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Eurcie Shott Hood; two daughters and son-in-law, Eula Nichols of Little Rock, AR. and Ida and Travis Garner of Danville; a sister, Mary Nail of Danville; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Service was February 11, 1999 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Charlie Bird officiating. Interment was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 17, 1999)


Hood, William Henry

William Henry Hood, aged 85, died Saturday in the Yell County Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Yell County, a retired farmer, member of the Missionary Baptist Church and Belleville Masonic Lodge.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Ray Crafill of Belleville, Mrs. Henry Reed and Mrs. F. O. Bellmyer of Marlow Okla. and Mrs. M. F. Vinsett of Jacksonville; six sons, J. H. W. A. and Troy of Belleville, Irving of Tulsa, H. D. of Lonoke and Donald of Ola; 28 grandchildren 45 great grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 23, 1958)


Hooker, Dessie Elizabeth Orrell

Dessie Elizabeth Orrell Hooker, age 69 of Ola died Saturday, November 16, 2002 at her home in Ola. She was born January 16, 1933 in Missouri to the late Earl and Sara Myrtle Williams Hunt. She was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Hunt.

Survivors are five sons, Eston Hooker, Bruce Orrell and Jimmy Orrell all of Ola, Eddie Orrell of Kansas, Michael Orrell of Hector; two daughters, Betty Blaylock of El Dorado, Myrtle Wilson of Kansas; four brothers, Bill Hunt and Gene Hunt of Plainview, Charles Hunt of Casa; Tommy Hunt of Florida; two sisters, Elaine Dean of Alabama, Marge Hogrefe of Georgia; 27 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren.

Graveside services, Wednesday, November 20, 2002, 10:00 a. m. Nooner Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 20, 2002)


Hoover, William Ernest "Ernie"

William Ernest "Ernie" Hoover, age 64, of Booneville, AR, went to Heaven on December 12, 2009. He fought a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born on December 17, 1944 in Elizabeth Town, Illinois. He graduated from high school in Havana, AR in 1962. He owned his own foreign car repair shop for 37 years in Dallas, TX. He worked at Meadowbrook Golf Course. He also worked as a bail bonds man for First Arkansas Bail bonding.

He is survived by the love of his life Linda Whitecotton of the home; his son Timmy Hoover of Booneville; grandchildren T. J. Hoover of the home and Kimber Hoover of Red Oak TX; sister Gean and husband Ray Harris of Fayetteville, AR; nephews Ernie and wife Tish James of Havana and Ricky and wife Mona James of Danville and Ron and wife Rochell Gray of Little Rock; nieces Barbara Henderson of Bellville, AR and Norma and husband Kindrel of Prairie Grove, AR; special loved friends Kim Beggs and Mendy Greb and lots of special loved ones.

Memorial Services was Monday December 14, 2009 at Meadowbrook Country Club in Driggs, AR. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Peachtree hospice of Booneville. Paid Obituary (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 16, 2009)


Hopkins, Elton Jr.

Elton Hopkins, Jr. age 59 of Danville, died Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at his home. He was born September 8, 1948 in Bryant, Arkansas. He retired from Firestone after 37 years. He worked for Yell County Landfill. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Danville, also a member of United Steel Workers # 102RAFS of Russellville.

He was preceded in death by parents, Elton O. Hopkins, Sr. and Zola Knabe & Jessie Alfred.

Survivors include wife of 35 years, Teresa Reddin Hopkins; son & daughter-in-law, Shannon & Sara Hopkins of Nashville, TN; daughter & son-in-law, Heather & Todd Spencer of Danville; grandchildren, Meghan Spencer of Danville, Kindrick Hopkins & William Hopkins of Nashville, TN; mother, Bonnie Hopkins of Russellville; sisters, Jimmie Snow of Mt. Home, Vicky (Hopkins) Nye of Dardanelle; brothers, Mike Hopkins of Dardanelle, Ronnie Joe Kennedy of Hernando, MS and Gary Summers of Con way; mother-in-law, Faye Reddin of Danville and a host of family, friends, nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Don Noblett, Sammy Smith, Roger Turley, Lonnie Apple, Gerald Dunnam, Jerry Virden, Cliff Hunnicutt and Butch Bowerman. Honorary pallbearers Charlie Webster and Ray Ross.

The funeral was held on June 28, 2008 at First Assembly of God in Danville with Bro. Ron Reddin officiating. Burial was at Earl Ladd Cemetery. Memorials may be made to, First Assembly of God, RO. Box 70 Danville, AR 72833. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 2, 2008)


Hopkins, Esley

Mrs. Esley Hopkins, age 85, of Centerville, AR, widow of Herman Hopkins, died Monday, April 20, 1998 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born October 3, 1912 in Chickalah, AR to the late Tom and Viola Horn Maddon. She was a member of the Centerville First Baptist Church and was a homemaker and babysitter.

She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Faye Robertson and Wilma Gardner and two brothers, Bennie and Clint Maddon.

Survivors include a brother, Jack Maddon of California; a niece, Maxine Golden of Dardanelle, AR; special friends, Gina and Adam Tucker of Dardanelle and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was held April 22 at Petillo Hill Cemetery with Rev. Bob Loyd officiating. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 29, 1998)


Hopkins, Frederick Wallace

Frederick Wallace Hopkins, age 74 of Russellville, died Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born February 17, 1931 at Rockford, IL to the late Vernon and Hazel Pratt Hopkins. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kirkland, IL, a member of AARP and American Legion.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Frances Hopkins of Russellville three children, Shirley and Robbin Judkins of Russellville, Lee J. and Ann Margaret Hopkins of Cypress, TX, and Doreen and Stan Matte-son of West Plains, MO brother and sister-in-law, Vernon and Sue Hopkins of Ohio four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Saturday, September 24, 2005, at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Rev. Floyd Irvin officiating. Military Honors by Boyce-Woods VFW Post #3141. Arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 28, 2005)


Hopkins, Turley

Turley Hopkins, age 38, died in the Lubbock Memorial Hospital, August 13. He suffered a heart attack in El Paso, Texas, May 25 and never fully recovered. He was formerly from Cedar Creek. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 25, 1949)


Hopkins, W. Clyde

Dr. W. Clyde Hopkins, age 84 of Dardanelle, died Thursday, November 29, 2007, in Russellville. He was a retired accounting instructor and CPA at the University of Tennessee in Nashville and University of Memphis, and retired from the Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Hopkins; two sisters, Clara Brown of Fort Smith and Wilma Reed of Little Rock; a niece, Brenda Brannon of Atlanta, Georgia; and three nephews, Dennis Brown of Oklahoma City, OK, Curtis Clyde Brown of Edmond, OK, and David Reed of Austin, TX.

Funeral service was held Monday, December 3, 2007 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren. Burial was held at U. S. National Cemetery at Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 5, 2007)


Hopkins, Wanda Mae

Wanda Mae Hopkins, age 74, of Pottsville, died Wednesday December 12, 2001 at Stella Manor Nursing Center in Russellville. She was the daughter of the late James Thomas and Lela Mobley Benefield. She was born August 3, 1927, at Old County Line in Logan County.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Hopkins; and brother, Farrel Benefield. She was a member of the Greenwood Assembly of God, in Greenwood.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jackie Dale and Deborah Hopkins of Van Buren, AR; a daughter and son-in-law Barbara G. and Larry Johnson, of Pottsville; and 5 grandchildren.

Services were held Saturday, December 15, 2001 at 10:00 a. m. at the Shinn Chapel with Rev. John Miller, and Rev. Marion Fleming officiating. Burial was at Blue Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Pallbearers were A. D. Mobley, Adrian Mobley, Jerry Williams, Buddy Daniels, Mike Grizzle and Terry Grizzle. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Jeff Mobley, 225 Skyline Drive, Russellville, AR 72802. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 19, 2001)


Hopkins, Winnie (Whitlow) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Winnie Whitlow Hopkins, age 68, of near Centerville died at the Danville Hospital November 17. She was a native of Danville, a daughter of the late Walter and Florence Wodlow Whitlow. She was a member of the Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors are her husband John Lester Hopkins; one son Elton Othell Hopkins of Mt. Tabor; two daughters, Mrs. Velma Holt of Little Rock and Mrs. Lola McElroy of Danville; 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral service was held at the Cornwell Chapel at Dardanelle Friday at 4:00 p.m. with Kenneth Gibson and Robert Coffey, Missionary Baptist Elders, officiating. Burial was at Petillo Hill Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1965)

Hopkins, Winnie (Whitlow) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Winnie Whitlow Hopkins, age 68, of near Centerville died at the Danville Hospital November 17. She was a native of Danville, a daughter of the late Walter and Florence Wodlow Whitlow. She was a member of the Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors are her husband John Lester Hopkins; one son Elton Othell Hopkins of Mt. Tabor; two daughters, Mrs. Velma Holt of Little Rock and Mrs. Lola McElroy of Danville; 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral service was held at the Cornwell Chapel at Dardanelle Friday at 4:00 p.m. with Kenneth Gibson and Robert Coffey, Missionary Baptist Elders, officiating. Burial was at Petillo Hill Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1965)

Hopper, Brandon Scott

Brandon Scott Hopper, age 18 of Perryville, died Saturday, June 19, 1999. He was a 1998 Graduate of Perryville High School and a member of the Perryville United Methodist Church. He was born in Little Rock, August 21, 1980.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Eugene Hopper, a grandmother, Frances Calkins, and an uncle, David Calkins.

Survivors include his mother, Kay Hopper of Little Rock; father and step mother, John and Cindy Hopper of Perryville; his baby sister, Brooke Hopper and two step sisters, Kristie Weiss and Gretchen Weiss all of Little Rock; grandmother, Katherine Hopper of Natchez, Mississippi; grandfather, Charles Calkins of Little Rock; step grandparents, Tom and Lucy Park of Perryville and several aunts and uncles, cousins and many friends.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 22, 1999 at 1:00 at the Perryville United Methodist Church with Reverend William Buchanan officiating. Burial in Roselawn Memorial Park in Little Rock. Pallbearers were Shane West, Brad Maness, John Tindell, Reed Brown, Chad Lakey, Michael Lloyd and Gregg Shoptaw. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Arkansas Children's Hospital. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 23, 1999)


Hopper, Iva Pearl (Taylor) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Iva Pearl Taylor Hopper, 37, died at her home at Briggsville, Friday, May 23. She leaves to mourn her going her husband, Laurence and one son, John Henry Hopper, her mother, Mrs. Susie Taylor, two brothers, Owen Taylor, Bluffton; and Oleny Taylor, Texas; four sisters, Mrs. Ethyl Blackburn and Mrs. Bertha Blaylock, Bluffton; Mrs. Eunice Rana and Mrs. Roxie Rana, Dumas. She professed faith in Christ early in life, joined the Baptist Church and lived a devoted Christian life. Rev.

Vestal Chandler, Ola, conducted the funeral services and the choir led by Mrs. Joe Humphrey sang very beautiful. The body was laid to rest in the Whitey cemetery Saturday afternoon. Pall bearers were: Bill Aikman, Nooner Bellew, Chester Williams, Herbert Castleberry and Cecil Buford. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1941)

Hopper, Jill Alexandra

Jill Alexandra Hopper, 28, of Avon, CT died suddenly of a pulmonary embolism on Wednesday, March 17, 1999 in Washington, DC. She was born in Hartford, CT on November 17, 1970, to Monte J. and Cynthia Richmond) Hopper and lived most of her life in Avon.

Jill was a 1988 graduate of Avon High School where she was salutatorian. She was a charter member of Kids for Kids and was a member of the West Avon Congregational Church. She graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH in 1992 where she completed an honors thesis in die Government Dept. She also was a member of the Class Council, the Government Steering Committee and served as an undergraduate advisor. In 1992-1993 she had a fellowship from the Bundestag Internship Program in Bonn, Germany. She was awarded a Teaching Assistantship Fulbright in Chemnitz, Germany in 1993-1994. She was a University Fellow at the Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University, Washington, DC and received her Master of Arts Degree with honors in 1997. She passed the Ph. D. Comprehensive Examination with distinction. She spent 1997-1998 in Berlin, Germany having won the prestigious German Federal chancellors Fellowship to complete research for her Ph. D. dissertation on me transition of East German political parties to a united Germany. At the time of her death she was writing her dissertation in residence at Georgetown where she was teaching as a pre-doctoral instructor in die Department of Government. Her dissertation advisor and Director of the Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown, Dr. Samuel H. Barnes, says she had made a brilliant start on her academic career as an expert on German and European politics. She held the highest honors on her examinations and earned the most prestigious fellowships both at Georgetown and from the German government for her work.

Besides her parents she leaves a brother, Derek Richmond Hopper of West Norriton, PA; her paternal grandmother, Georgia Hopper Parker of Wildwood, Russellville, AR; and her uncles and aunts William L. and Betty Whitten Hopper of Plainview; George W. and Louise Yates Hopper of Plainview, AR; her cousins Leisa Hopper Gramlich of Ft. Smith, AR. and Maj. Steven L. Hopper of Cabot, AR. She also leaves behind many kind and caring friends around the world. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Guilford H. Richmond and Ruth Richason Richmond of Norhampton, MA and her paternal grandfather, Winfred Hopper of Plainview, AR.

Funeral services were Saturday, March 20 at the West Avon Congregational Church, Avon, CT Memorial gifts may be made in her memory to Avon Dollars for Scholars, Linda Lubomski, Treasurer, Farmington Savings Bank, 296 Country Club Road, Avon, CT 06001. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 24, 1999)


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