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Hunnicutt, Opal R.

Opal R. Hunnicutt, age 82, a resident of Heath, died Friday, June 11, 1993 at his home. Services were conducted Monday, June 14 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Heath. Rev. M.L. Jones officiated Masonic Graveside Services in Heath Cemetery under the directions of Lyons Funeral Home in Rockwall.

He was born September 10, 1910 in Gravelly, AR. He was the son of Robert L. Hunnicutt and India Poindexter. He retired as a cabinet maker and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Heath. He was also a member of East Trinity Masonic Lodge No. 157 AF&AM. He was married to the former Eunice Hunt.

He is survived by his wife, Eunice Hunnicutt of Heath; sons, Kent Hunnicutt of Terrell; and Randy Hunnicutt of Tyler; daughter, Mafy Garcia of Dallas; brothers, Oral Hunnicutt of Dell, AR; and Odia Hunnicutt of Hot Springs; sisters, Grace Brashears of Boles, AR and Lillie Robinson of Little Rock, AR; 10 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Beulah Ball.

Grandson served as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to the Young Gravelly Cemetery Construction Fund; Aleop O'Bryant, Gravelly, AR 72828 or Grace M. Brasher, HC 69 Box 142, Gravelly, AR 72828. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 6-30-1993)


Hunnicutt, Oral E.

BLYTHEVILLE - Oral E. Hunnicutt, 80, retired agriculture teacher at Dell High School, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital in Atlanta of injuries received in an auto accident.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Dell Methodist Church, where he was chairman of the board, with burial in Elmwood Cemetery. Cobb Funeral Home has charge. He was a graduate of the University of Arkansas, past president of the Arkansas State Vocational Teachers Association, past president of Dell Kiwanis, past lieutenant governor of Kiwanis and a World War II Army air forces veteran. Mr. Hunnicutt, the husband of Marguarite Butts Hunnicutt, also leaves a son, Alan Hunnicutt of Berryville; two sisters, Grace Besharse of Boles and Lilly Robinson of Little Rock; a brother, Odis Hunnicutt of Hot Springs, and two grandchildren. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Dell Methodist Church Memorial Fund. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Commercial Appeal Newspaper, Memphis, Tennessee, Obituary was published on June 23, 1998)

Hunnicutt, Paul

Paul Hunnicutt, age 61, of Russellville passed peacefully on Saturday, May 1, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born July 24, 1948, in Lawton, Okla., to Roy and Vesta Millwood Hunnicutt, he was a loving son, husband, father and grandfather, an American patriot and a faithful child of the King of Kings.

Paul is survived by his beloved wife, Jannine Grossman Hunnicutt; two daughters, Teresa Lyon and husband, Greg, of Lancaster, Pa., and Kelly Prince and husband, Vince, of Van Buren; six grandsons, Dusten Russell, Adam Prince, and Malachi, Evan, Brennan and Simeon Lyon; two brothers, Richard Hunnicutt of Knoxville and David Hunnicutt of Cadillac, Mich.; and two sisters, Sandra Morris of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Kay Bailey of Madison, Va.

After graduating from Plainview-Rover High School in 1966, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy and received training in aviation mechanics. Paul maintained the P3 for the Navy in Vietnam and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal. He completed a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and a minor in sociology from Arkansas Tech University in 1975. Paul worked at National Home Centers as a commodities buyer for 24 years, retiring this year. The outdoors provided a special refuge, especially fishing and hunting with his family and friends. A member of First Free Will Baptist Church, he enjoyed teaching Sunday school and was an avid member of the choir.

A ceremony celebrating Paul Hunnicutt's remarkable life was at 2 p. m. Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at First Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Blaine Rogers officiating. Pallbearers were long-time friends, Russell Thomas, Earl Steen, Jay Griffin, Carroll Jones, Dick Eubanks and Danny Russell. Honorary pallbearers were Bryan Hunnicutt, Dusten Russell, Adam Prince, Rick Delcamp and Vince Prince. Following the service, the final resting place is at Rest Haven Memorial Park by Humphrey Funeral Service. In honor of Paul's service to his nation, full military honors were provided by the Rogers-Rye Post 2283 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Memorials may be made to First Free Will Baptist Church, Panama Missions Fund, 1103 E. L St., Russellville, AR 72801. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: The Courier, Russellville, Arkansas, 5/5/2010)


Hunnicutt, Pauline

January 3, 1913 - March 6, 2010 -- Pauline Hunnicutt, also known by friends and family as "Pebble", passed from this life on March 06, 2010.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Hunnicutt.

Surviving family members are nieces Sue Hill, Judy Houser, Lori Wisnewski and Franchelle Owen; nephews John Matt Lile, Tom Sullinger, Larry Vest, and Bob Vest.

Pauline lived a long and wonderful life beginning as a school teacher. In this endeavor she met the love of her life, Arthur Hunnicutt and the pair moved to New York to begin careers in modeling and acting culminating in a walk on the "red carpet". Their work moved them to Hollywood, California where they lived the majority of their lives before Pauline moved back "home" to Arkansas. Pauline was a long standing and very active member of Asbury Methodist Church where she enjoyed attending "keen agers" and playing the piano.

A visitation will be held at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home on Tuesday March 9 between the hours of 4pm and 6pm. The funeral service will be held at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home (501)224-8300 on Wednesday, March 10 at 10:00 a.m., followed by a graveside service at 1:30 p.m. at Coop Cemetery in Mansfield where Pauline will find her final resting place next to her husband Arthur. Memorials may be made to Asbury Methodist Church, 1700 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72212. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron; Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, March 06, 2010)


Hunnicutt, Pearl Lavesta

Mrs. Pearl LaVesta Hunnicutt, 68, a resident of Ola, died Monday, August 17, 1970 at St-Mary's Hospital. She was the daughter of the late M. D. and Martha Findly Ryals. She was member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Julian Hunnicutt; three sons, Roy of Atkins, Troy; of Dodge City, Kans., and Glen of Ok; one daughter, Mrs. Atlas Justice of Ashlin City, Tenn,; one brother, Lester Ryals, Kennerdick, Wash.; three sisters, Mrs. Oss Holt of Longview, Wash., Mrs. Ella Blackstock of Plainview,. and Mrs. Loly Mays of Siloam Springs; 19 grandchildren and 11 greatgrandehildren.

Funeral services were at 2:00 Wednesday at' the Plainview Free Will Baptist Church by Rev, Gene Bishop. Burial was in the New Bethel Cemetery (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 8-26-1970)


Hunnicutt, Roy Lee

Roy Lee Hunnicutt, age 70; of Ola, AR died Monday, February 15, 1993 at Chambers Memorial Hospital at Danville. He was a retired sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army, son of the late Julian and LaVesta Ryals Hunnicutt, and a member of Fisher-Law Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at Plainview, Plainview and Bluffton Masonic Lodges, and New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War and a York Rite Mason and a Scottish Rite Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Vesta Francis Hunnicutt; three sons, Richard Hunnicutt of Ola, Paul Hunnicutt of Russellville and James David Hunnicutt of Virginia Beach, CA; two daughters, Kay Bailey of Morrilton and Sandy Young of Detroit, MI; a sister, Helen Justice of Neptune, TN; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Friday at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Charles Trusty and the Rev. Frank Williams. Burial was in New Bethel Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service of Ola. Active pallbearers were: Clifton, J.A., Eugene, Paul and Rick Hunnicutt and Danny Russell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2-24-93)


Hunnicutt, Thula Herrin

Thula Herrin Hunnicutt, age 96, formerly of Gravelly, died Friday, June 18, 1999 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born July 1, 1902 in Nola, Arkansas to the late Robert and Laurah Belle Journey Harris. She was a co-owner of the S. C. Herrin Store in Gravelly. A homemaker and a member of the Danville Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, S. C. Herrin and her second husband, Julian Hunnicutt.

Survivors include one son and daughter in law, Brehman "B.K., and Marie Herrin of Tulsa, OK; 1 grandson and his wife, Steve and Cathy Herrin of Tulsa, OK; granddaughter and her husband, Angelia and George Farrell of Fairfax. VA; 3 great grandchildren, Sam and Cathie Herrin and Alistair Farrell.

Funeral services were Monday, June 21, at 10:30 a. m. at the Danville Church of Christ with Brother John McCourt officiating. Burial was in the Parks Cemetery in Nola. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 23, 1999)


Hunnicutt, Troy

Troy Hunnicutt, 65, cook, died Thursday, January 14, 1988. Service 2 p.m.

Monday, Burkhart Funeral Chapel. Survivors: wife, Mary A.; daughters, Loretta Stwalley, Shirley Long, Martha Branam, all of Dodge City, Donna Brown of Augusta, Ga.; brother, Roy of Kingston, Ark.; sister, Helen Justice of Ashland City, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, Kansas, Obituary was published on Jan. 17, 1988)

Hunnicutt, Vesta "Dutch"

Vesta "Dutch" Hunnicutt, age 76, a resident of Russellville and formerly of Kingston, died Monday, August 19, 2002 at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock. She was born on June 22, 1926 in Chula, Arkansas to Sam and Lydia Priddy Millwood. She was the widow of Roy Hunnicutt and was a member of First Baptist Church in Russellville.

Survivors include 3 sons, Richard & Ruth Hunnicutt of Knoxville, AR, Paul & Jannine Hunnicutt of Russellville, AR, David & Donna Hunnicutt of Russellville, AR; 2 daughters, Kay & Richard Bailey of Morrilton, AR, Sandy Young of Little Rock, AR; a brother, Lloyd & Wilna Millwood of Plain view, AR; 15 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews cousins.

Memorial service was Thursday, August 22, 2002 at the Humphrey Chapel officiated by Mr. Terry Vest. The body was cremated. Arrangements by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 28, 2002)


Hunnicutt, Wallace Glen

Wallace Glen Hunnicutt, age 60, of Ola Rt. 1 died at his home Thursday, July 7, 1983. He was a retired carpenter, a farmer, a mason and a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Johnnie Green Hunnicutt of the home; five sons, Clifton and J. A. of Danville, Charles E. of Virginia, Eugene of Pine Bluff and Steve of Ola Rt. 1; one daughter, Winouia George of Russellvillle; his father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. Julian Hunnicutt of Danvillle; two brothers, Roy Hunnicutt of Ola Rt. 1 and Troy Hunnicutt of Dodge City, KN; one sister, Mrs. Helen Justice of Ashland City, TN; and 13 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 9 at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Luther Riddle officiating. Burial was in the new Bethel Cemetery with Masonic Rites and Cornwell Funeral Home was in charge. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7-13-83)


Hunnicutt, Wayne

Wayne Hunnicutt, 85 of Harvey, Arkansas passed away at his home from complications of lymphoma on September 11, 2012. He was born on May 9,1927 in Gravelly, Arkansas to parents Will and Maude Smith Hunnicutt. He was retired from General Motors, Delco Battery Division in Olathe, Kansas. He enjoyed music, gardening, singing and playing the guitar. He was a leader and very active in the Nola Church of Christ in Nola, Arkansas. He enjoyed the outdoors and had a beautiful garden and yard.

He had 13 brothers and sisters, all have preceded him in death. He was married to Alma Sue Wagner for 25 years.

He is survived by three children from his first marriage: Waymon Hunnicutt (spouse Dianne) from Overland Park, KS, Floyd Ray Hunnicutt (Betty Glover) from Choctaw, Oklahoma and Cynthia Pilgrim (spouse Darin) from Lone Jack, Missouri; five grandchildren, Aimee House, Travis Hunnicutt, Matthew Hunnicutt, Lucas Pilgrim and Jessica Pilgrim and great grandchildren are Cole House, Harrrison Hunnicutt, Kinsey Hunnicutt, Savannah House, and Madison Hunnicutt. He was then married to Rosetta Marker on November 28, 1997. His step-children are Margaret Threadgill, Gail Undernehr, Junior Marker and Debbie Sehorn.

Memorial service was September 15 at the Nola Church of Christ, Nola, Arkansas. Memorial donations are suggested to: Young Gravelly Cemetery, ATTN: Beeda Sue Hogue, P.O. Box 36, Gravelly, AR. 72838 "What Glorious Reunions Await Us In Heaven" Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 19, 2012)

Hunnicutt, Wesley Cody

Wesley Cody Hunnicutt, 85, of Gravelly, died Saturday in a Ft. Smith hospital. He was a retired school teacher in several schools in Yell County.

Survivors include four sons, Arthur Hunnicutt of North Ridge, Calif., Julian Hunnicutt of Plainview, Eugene Hunnicutt of Clarksville and Alvin Hunnicutt of Richmond Calif.; a brother, C. C. Hunnicutt of Bald Knob; two sisters, Mrs. J. L. Cowger of Danville and Mrs. John Lemons of Muskogee, Okla.; nine grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 26, 1962)

Hunnicutt, William L. "Billy"

William L. "Billy" Hunnicutt, 72, of Magnolia, died Friday, March 7, 2008 at Magnolia Hospital. He was born September 9, 1935 in Little Rock. He was a graduate of Magnolia High School, served in the Arkansas National Guard and later was owner and operator of Royal Printing Company in Magnolia. He was a member of Central Baptist Church where his father, Rev. Loyd L. Hunnicutt, served as pastor for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Loyd L. Hunnicutt and Carrie Orbaugh Hunnicutt; and sister, Martha Lynn Phillips.

He is survived by two nephews, Ben Phillips and wife Kayla of Magnolia, and Ken Phillips and wife Jamie of Emerson; three great-nieces, Jennie Phillips of Magnolia, Julie Phillips of Emerson and Sarah Phillips of Emerson; brother-in-law, Herman Phillips of Emerson; and numerous cousins and friends.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. today at Central Baptist Church with Bro. Ed Phillips officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Banner-News Newspaper, Magnolia, Arkansas, Obituary was published on March 10, 2008)

Hunnicutt, William Owen

William Owen Hunnicutt, age 71, of Gravelly died April 22, 1987 at the Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a native of Gravelly, son of the late William and Maude Smith Hunnicutt, a Church of Christ Minister and a retired barber.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Helen Rendla Hunnicutt of the home; one daughter, Sharon Pitt of Searcy; one step-daughter, Ruby Hyde of Sagle, Idaho; four brothers, Ralph Hunnicutt of Haleyville, OK, Leon Hunnicutt of Danville, Wayne Hunnicutt of Kansas, and Bruce Hunnicutt of Gravelly; three sisters. Mrs. Pearl Fowler, Gravelly, Myrtle Duvall of Excelsior Springs, MO; and Loyce Douthit of Pine Bluff; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, April 24 at the Nola Church of Christ with Lynn Shelton officiating. Burial was in Young Gravelly Cemetery with arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 4/29/1987)


Hunt, Alvin Herbert

Alvin Herbert Hunt, age 61, of Gravelly died Wednesday, December 17, 1980 at a Waldron hospital. He was the son of the late Wilce and Georgia Franklin Hunt and was a disabled veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elsie Riddle Hunt; five sons, Alvin Hunt of Booneville, Leslie Hunt of Waldron, Jerry and Gary Hunt of Duncan, Okla. and Donald Wayne Hunt of Bluffton; a daughter, Miss Sandy Hunt of the home; a brother, Bobby Hunt of Texas; a half-brother, Claud Vernon of Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Trimm and Mrs. Mazie Riddle of Texas; a half-sister, Mrs. Willie Danne Of Clarksville, and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church near Gravelly by the Rev. Sam Wagner and the Rev. Roy Lamar. Burial will be in Parks Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 12/18/1980)


Hunt, Alvin Hobert

Alvin Hobert Hunt, age 61, of Gravelly, Arkansas, died early Wednesday morning, December 17, 1969 at the Waldron Hospital. He was born May 28, 1919 at Gravelly, AR, son of the late Wilce and Georgia Franklin Hunt. He was a disabled veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elsie Riddle Hunt of the home; five sons. Alvin Ray Hunt, Booneville, Lessley Hunt, Waldron, Jerry Hunt, Duncan, OK, Donald Wayne Hunt, Bluffton, and Gary, Hunt of Duncan, OK; one daughter,. Miss Sandy Hunt of the home; one brother, Bobby Hunt, and one half-brother, Claude Vernon, both of Texas; two sisters, Hazel Trimm and Mrs. Mazie Riddle, both of Texas, and one half-sister, Willie Danne of Clarksville. Also 12 grandchildren and an uncle and aunt survive.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 19, in the Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church near Gravelly with Rev. Sam Wagner and Rev. Roy Lamar officiating. Interment was in the Parks Memorial Cemetery near Gravelly. Arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Services of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 12-17-1969)


Hunt, Anna Jewell (Adcock) Barton

Anna Jewell Barton Hunt, 77, of Ola, passed away Friday, May 25, 2012, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born November 2, 1934, in Gravelly, Arkansas to Samie and Leona Sledge Adcock. She retired as a cook for the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her children, Rhoda and Paul Dussex of Sherwood, Arkansas, Glen and Terry Barton of Lebanon, Oregon; three grandchildren, Keith and Angela Smallwood, Matthew Dussex, and Andrew Dussex; two great-grandchildren, Alec and Lexi Smallwood; a brother, Harold Adcock of Plainview; three sisters, Linda Short of Hot Springs Village, Youtha Graham of Plainview, and Mary Lazenby of Plainview.

Graveside service was May 26th at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Briggsville. Arrangements were under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guest book and condolences are at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. May 30, 2 012) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 30 May 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Hunt, Arthur Aaron

Arthur Aaron Hunt, aged 79, of Gravelly died at the Yell County Hospital Tuesday, January 30. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Survivors are one son, Jane A. Hunt of Gravelly; seven daughters Mrs. Rufus Benefield of Bluffton, Mrs. Carl Page of Gravelly, Mrs. Opel Hunnicutt of Rockwall, Texas, Mrs. Harry Gray and Mrs. Grady Billingsley of Anderson, Ind., Mrs. Hal Wynne of Bartlesville, Okla., Mrs. Rufus Blankenship of Dumas; one brother, Whit Hunt of Waldron; two step-brothers, Baxter Hunt and Jess Hunt of Gravelly; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 8, 1962)

Hunt, Austin

Austin Hunt, age 77 of Waldron died early Wednesday morning, June 26, 1979 in the Scott County Hospital in Waldron. He was a native of Gravelly, AR, the son of the late Thomas A and Prisella Kitchens Hunt, a retired mechanic and a Freewill Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Syble Simpson Hunt of the home; three sons, Jimmy Hunt of California, Jerry and Gerry Hunt both of Waldron; two brothers, Charlie Hunt of Waldron and Lester Hunt of Gillarest, Oregon; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Alter of Texas; two half-brothers, Rex Hunt of California and Ray Hunt of Danville; one step brother, James Fincher of Arizona; three step-sisters, Isabell Pheonix of California, Dmargarette Brewer of Waldron, and Ilene Hopkins of Oklahoma City,OK; six grandchildren and l great grandson.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 22 in the Waldron Assembly of God Church with Rev. Sam Wagner officiating, with interment in the Parks Cemetery at Gravelly. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7-27-1979)


Hunt, Basil Hoyt

Basil Hoyt Hunt, age 68, of Danville, AR died Wednesday, July 10, 1996 at his home in Danville. He was born in Danville, AR on October 10, 1927, son of the late Benjamin and Lula Wyatt Hunt. He was a Veteran of Korea and Vietnam and retired from the United States Army. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Freeman Hunt; three sons, Robert Hunt of Benton, Ar, Ronald Hunt of Russellville, AR and Roger Hunt of Little Rock, AR; a daughter, Patricia DeLeon of Gaithersburg, Maryland and two grandchildren and one sister, Clauzell Pence of Danville.

Funeral service was Saturday, July 13 at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville with Merrill Pence officiating. Burial was in the Rest Haven Cemetery in Russellville. Pallbearers were Charles Fowler, Odean Parker, Roy Horn, Dennis Horn, Buck Eggleston, Robert Thacker. Honorary Alonzo Tidwell and members of the Danville Church of Christ. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7/17/1996)


Hunt, Ben L.

Ben L. Hunt, age 63, of the Dutch Creek Community died Tuesday, May 28, 1974, at the Scott County Hospital at Waldron. He was a native of Scott County, a retired farmer and the son of the late Robert and Armanda Watson Hunt.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Isabell Wilkins Hunt; two sons, Norman Lee Hunt and Lloyd L. Hunt both of Danville; one daughter, Mrs. Dorotha Owens of Danville; two brothers, Bobby Hunt of Waldron and Lonnie Hunt of Danville; four sisters, Mrs. Bessie James of Bluffton, Mrs. Maybell Woodard of Waldron, Mrs. Susie Cutsinger of Ozark and Mrs. Zetta Stewart of Waldron and 4 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. James Isham and the Rev. Sam Wagner officiating. Interment was at the Union Hill Cemetery. Arrangements and services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7-6-1974)


Hunt, Ben V.

Ben V. Hunt, age 68, a resident of Plainview and a native of Yell County, died in his home last Monday. He operated a service station in Plainview for several years and was a Methodist and a Mason.

Survivors include his widow, the former Miss Nora Irby; two sons, Ben Henry Hunt, Santa Barbara, Calif. and James Irby Hunt, Hoquiam, Wash. one sister, Mrs. Dover Green, Plainview; and one brother, Charles Hunt, Ft. Smith. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 16, 1959)


Hunt, Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison Hunt, age 83, of Danville, died Tuesday evening, August 11, 1970 at the Yell County Hospital. He was a retired farmer, a native of Danville, a son of the late Harrison arid Zadie Dowell Hunt and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lula Wyatt Hunt; two sons, Coy Hunt of Paris and Basil Hunt of -Russellville; one daughter, Mrs. Gilbert Pence of Norman, Okla.; -two half:-sisters, Mrs. Willie Powers of Danville and Mrs. J. J. Denton of Russellville; 17 grandchildren and 27 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Macedonia Church Thursday | afternoon by Rev. Jessie Bice. Interment was at the Hunt Cemetery. Arrangements .and services were in care of Cornwell Funeral service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 8-20-1970)


Hunt, Berry C.

Driver Killed In Wreck Near Nimrod - A Little Rock man was killed and a Harrison man was critically injured when their car overturned near Nimrod Dam early Sunday morning. Berry C. Hunt, 22, a route salesman for the Independent Linen Co., was killed instantly. He was the driver of the 1953 Chevrolet, which was practically demolished. Frank Price, 22, of Harrison was taken to a Russellville hospital with internal injuries. State Trooper Richard Powell, who investigated the wreck, said that Hunt's car left the road east of Fourche Junction and over turned twice. The accident happened about 12:45 a.m. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 4, 1961)

Hunt, Bill J.

Bill J. Hunt age 83 of Plainview passed away Tuesday, April 01, 2014 at Arkansas River Valley Hospice in Russellville. He was born March 2, 1931 in Rover Arkansas to the late Earl Samuel & Sarah Myrtle Williams Hunt.

He was preceded in death by his wife Elcie Marie Hunt; 3 brothers and 3 sister.

Survivors include nieces, nephews, caregivers Mike & Donna Shepard and friends.

Arrangements Are By Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 9, 2014)

Hunt, Billy Carrol

Mr. Billy Carrol Hunt, age 52 of Danville, AR died Saturday, January 15, 1994 at his home in Danville. He was born June 8, 1941 in Gravelly, AR. He was a retired employee of General Motors Corporation.

Survivors: wife Veda Marbut Hunt; son Brian Hunt of Danville, daughter, Patty Johnsgard of Pottsville, father and mother, Otis and Elois Lemons Hunt of Danville; brother, Bobby Hunt of Gravelly; sister, Shelba Harris of Little Rock and grandchild.

Services were Tuesday, January 18, at Danville United Methodist Church with Rev. Roger Glover and Rev. Sam Williams officiating. Interment was in Parks Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 1-19-1994)


Hunt, Billy Don

Billy Don Hunt, age 56 of Mtn. Pine, AR passed away April 12 1997 at his home. He was born August 26, 1940 in Gravelly, AR to Willie F. and Hazel Hunt. He served in the Air National Guard. He was a member of the Harvey's Chapel Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon, head of Van Ministry, Trustee and Sunday School teacher and treasurer of Garland County Baptist Association He was also a member of BoBo Hunting Club and NRA.

Survivors are his wife, Paulette Hunt of Mtn. Pine; a son and, daughter-in-law, Tony and Faith Hunt of Hot Springs; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Bob Radley of Mtn. Pine; his parents, Willie F. and Hazel Hunt of Mtn. Pine; three brothers, Jerry Hunt of Greenwood, Jack Hunt of Hot Springs and Gary Hunt of Greenwood and four grandchildren, Nathaniel and Heahter Radley of Mtn. Pine and Allison and Madison Hunt of Hot Springs.

Funeral service was April 15 at Harvey's Chapel Baptist Church with Revs. Gene Ellis, Tommy Freeman and Bob Courtney officiating. Burial was in Hughes Cemetery at Mtn. Pine. Pallbearers were Wes McConnell, Buddy Leamons, Wayne Rowton, Don Outler, Mearl Kemp, Brauford Outler, A. O. Brown, Darwin Foshee, Freddie White and Bobby Spears. Honorary Mtn. Pine Class of 59, Deacons and members of Harvey Chapel Baptist Church, Jim Smith, Keith Smith employees, Levi Hospice Program, BoBo Hunting Club and Irma Spur lock. Memorials may be made to the Harvey's Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 16, 1997)


Hunt, Bobby Dairl

Bobby Dairl Hunt of Gravelly, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 6, 2013 in Russellville, Arkansas surrounded by his loving family. Bobby was born May 2, 1937 to Odis G. Hunt and Eloise J. (Lemmons) Hunt in Gravelly, Arkansas. Bobby was 75 years, 11 months and 4 days old. Bobby was an active member of Nola Church of Christ. As a young man Bobby served a tenure in the United States Air Force. He then married to the love of his life, Sue Young Hunt. They shared their lives together for 52 years. Bobby was definitely an outdoorsman. No matter if he was walking through the woods, riding the mower, or going hunting with his family and friends he was happy. Over the last few years, his favorite pastime was to sit on the porch with his coffee and listen to the Martins in his yard. But most of all, Bobby loved spending time with his family and friends and the memories they made together were his favorites. Bobby leaves behind to cherish his memory, his love, his wife, Sue Hunt of the home, one son, Robert Michael Hunt of Gravelly, Arkansas, two daughters: Trena Russell and husband Danny of Russellville, Arkansas and Michelle Lynch and husband Shawn of Danville, Arkansas. Papaw will be forever missed by seven grandchildren: Seth Hunt, Grace Hunt, Niki Canada and husband Tom, Dusten Russell and wife Lili, Kyle Myers, Dustin Lynch and Ty Lynch, as well as two great granchildren, Brooklynn and Kinley Canada.

Bobby is also survived by one sister, Shelba Harris and husband David of Bryant, Arkansas. Bobby will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives were impacted by him including a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and loved ones.

Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, Odis G. Hunt and Eloise (Lemmons) Hunt and one brother Billy C. Hunt. Bobby's life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the Nola Church of Christ in Nola, Arkansas with Leonard Fuson and Leslie VanWinkle officiating.

Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Parks Cemetery at Nola, P.O. Box 46, Gravelly, AR 72838 or c/o Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, P.O. Box 358, Waldron, Arkansas 72958. You may leave words of remembrance for Bobby's family by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 10, 2013)

Hunt, Bobby Dairl

Bobby Dairl Hunt of Gravelly, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 6, 2013 in Russellville, Arkansas surrounded by his loving family. Bobby was born May 2, 1937 to Odis G. Hunt and Eloise J. (Lemmons) Hunt in Gravelly, Arkansas. Bobby was 75 years, 11 months and 4 days old. Bobby was an active member of Nola Church of Christ. As a young man Bobby served a tenure in the United States Air Force. He then married to the love of his life, Sue Young Hunt. They shared their lives together for 52 years. Bobby was definitely an outdoorsman. No matter if he was walking through the woods, riding the mower, or going hunting with his family and friends he was happy. Over the last few years, his favorite pastime was to sit on the porch with his coffee and listen to the Martins in his yard. But most of all, Bobby loved spending time with his family and friends and the memories they made together were his favorites. Bobby leaves behind to cherish his memory, his love, his wife, Sue Hunt of the home, one son, Robert Michael Hunt of Gravelly, Arkansas, two daughters: Trena Russell and husband Danny of Russellville, Arkansas and Michelle Lynch and husband Shawn of Danville, Arkansas. Papaw will be forever missed by seven grandchildren: Seth Hunt, Grace Hunt, Niki Canada and husband Tom, Dusten Russell and wife Lili, Kyle Myers, Dustin Lynch and Ty Lynch, as well as two great granchildren, Brooklynn and Kinley Canada.

Bobby is also survived by one sister, Shelba Harris and husband David of Bryant, Arkansas. Bobby will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives were impacted by him including a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and loved ones.

Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, Odis G. Hunt and Eloise (Lemmons) Hunt and one brother Billy C. Hunt. Bobby's life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the Nola Church of Christ in Nola, Arkansas with Leonard Fuson and Leslie VanWinkle officiating.

Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Parks Cemetery at Nola, P.O. Box 46, Gravelly, AR 72838 or c/o Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, P.O. Box 358, Waldron, Arkansas 72958. You may leave words of remembrance for Bobby's family by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 10, 2013)

Hunt, Carlton Junior

Carlton Junior Hunt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hunt, Rover, departed this life, June 23. He was born March 25, which made him 2 months and 23 days of age.

He is survived by his parents, one sister, Dessie, three brothers Billy, Charles and Eugene, and one grandfather, Tom Hunt.

Funeral services were held at the Hunt Chapel Cemetery, Rover, Rev. Virgil Hanks, Methodist Minister, Plainview, in charge. The body was then moved to the New Bethel cemetery for burial. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 1941)

Hunt, Charles "Chuck" Leo

Charles "Chuck" Leo Hunt, age 61 of Havana, died Monday, February 16, 2004 at his residence. He was born in Waldron, Arkansas on June 30, 2004. He was a retired truck driver for Wayne Poultry.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Charles Hunt and a sister, Brenda Moeller.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Hunt; his parents, Ray and Claudia Parker Hunt of Blue Mountain; two daughters, Robbin Harper of Loveland, Ohio, Angela Murphy of Plainview; two sons, Michael Hunt of Dover and Steven Gorsuch of Springfield, OR; two step-daughters, Angela Hestilow of Waveland and Carman McKay of Marshalltown, Iowa; stepson, Steven Dunnam of Ranger; two sisters, Helen Coots of Van Buren, and Anna Thornton of Bella Vista; a brother, Parker Hunt of Bentonville; seven grandchildren and two step grandchildren.

Services were held Thursday, February 19, 2004 at the Danville Assembly of God church with Reverend Mark Thompson officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 25, 2004)


Hunt, Charles H., Sr.

Charles H. Hunt Sr., 78, of Dardanelle, a retired farmer, died Thursday. He was a Presbyterian, a member of Moores Hill Cemetery Association and past member of the Dardanelle City Council.

Survivors are his wife, Nina Boles Hunt; two sons, Charles Howard "Charlie" Hunt Jr. of North Little Rock and Thomas C. "Tommy" Hill [sic Hunt] of Dardanelle; two daughters, Rebecca Bergen of Siloam Springs and Sarah Rogers of Russellville; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral was Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church of Dardanelle. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Gazette Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on September 23, 1991)

Hunt, Claudia Ernestine

Claudia Ernestine Hunt, age 84 of Havana, died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born July 3, 1922 in Union Hill. She was the daughter of the late Claud Ernest and Rosa Belle Osbourn Parker. She was a homemaker, inspector for Wayne Poultry, and a member of the Danville Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Charles Hunt; daughter, Brenda Moeller; four sisters, Ruby Vaughn, Zell Kennon, Lucille Herron, and Syble Miller; two grandsons, Greg and Thomas Hunt.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Ray Hunt; son and daughter-in-law, Parker and Mary Hunt of Bentonville; daughter-in-law, Wanda Hunt of Havana; daughters and sons-in-law, Anna and David Thornton of Bella Vista, Helen and Jim Coots of Van Buren; son-in-law, Jim Moeller; sister, Willo Owens of Union Hill; twelve grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday at the Danville Assembly of God Church. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery with Rev. Ron Reddin and Rev. Bobby Caldwell officiating. Memorials may be made to Danville Assembly of God Church, PO Box 790, Danville, AR, 72833. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 28, 2007)


Hunt, Darrell Foster

Darrell Foster Hunt, age 71, of Bluffton, age 71 of Bluffton died Wednesday, August 30, 1978 in the Doctors Hospital in Little Rock. He was a native of Briggsville, a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Stella Hunt of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Betty Jo Mayberry of Little Rock; one step-daughter, Mrs. Mary McFee of Memphis, TN; three brothers, Bryon Hunt of CA, Hobert Hunt of Briggsville and Joe Hunt of Bluffton; one sister, Mrs. Dale Curry of Bluffton and six grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 Friday at the Briggsville Methodist Church, with Bro. George Patton officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Briggsville. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 9-6-1978)


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