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Hunt, Delia

Mrs. Delia Hunt, of Gravelly, born in Pike County, February 26, 1888 passed away December 31, 1949. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 5, 1950)


Hunt, Doyle C.

Doyle C. Hunt of North Little Rock, AR passed away October 4, 2002. He was born at Macedonia Community, Yell County, AR on December 21, 1926 to the late Sandford Hunt and Lillian Carrouth Hunt. He graduated from Danville High School in 1945. He served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a retired manager for Sear Automotive in Little Rock.

He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Brenda Hunt; two granddaughters, Leslie and Lisa Hunt all of North Little Rock; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Thelma Warmack of Grontsburg, IL, Ina and Jerry Broadstock and Faye and Bill Pool all of Danville.

Funeral service was held at 2 p. m. October 8 at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery by Griffin-Legget Funeral Home of No. Little Rock. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 23, 2002)


Hunt, Drenda "Aunt Renda"

Mrs. Drenda "Aunt Renda" Hunt passed away Monday morning, May 14, from pneumonia and other complications follow ing a serious injury resulting from a fall several days ago. Her age was reported as near 112. She leaves three children and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, May 17, 1951)


Hunt, Earl Redman

Earl Redman Hunt, age 50, a Gravelly carpenter, died at a Little Rock hospital, May 13, 1952. He was a native of Yell County and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Lee Douglas Hunt of Kansas; two daughters, Ruth and Sylvia Hunt of Gravelly; four brothers, Arthur and Baxter Hunt of Gravelly, Whitford Hunt of Waldron and Jess Hunt of Forester, and a grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 22, 1952)


Hunt, Earl Samuel

Earl Samuel Hunt, age 85, of Plainview, AR died Tuesday, December 23, 1996 at Brook Ridge Nursing Home in Morrilton. He was born in Rover, AR October 5, 1911 son of the late Sam and Sara Hunt. He was a retired construction worker.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Sarah Williams Hunt.

Survivors include four sons, Bill Hunt, Plainview, Eugene Hunt, Plainview, Charles Hunt, Casa and Tommy Hunt of Florida; three daughters, Dessie Hooker, Ola Earline Dean, Alabama and Margie Horgefe, Georgia.

Graveside was at New Bethel Cemetery in Plainview with Rev Jackie Townsell officiating. Arrangement by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 1, 1997)


Hunt, Edgar L.

Edgar L. Hunt, age 87, of North Little Rock, formerly of Plainview, died Friday, November 15, 1985.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Helen Warner Hunt; three daughters; a brother; a sister, Blanche Bledsoe of Ola; 12 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Hunt, Effie Blagg

Mrs. Effie Blagg Hunt, aged 78, of Gravelly died Tuesday, October 29, 1968. She was a Methodist.

Survivors include two sons, Otis Hunt of Gravelly and Willie Hunt of Hot Springs; a brother, Edgar Blagg of California; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Kitchens of Gravelly and Mrs. Adlie Forga of Ft. Smith, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Thursday at Gravelly Methodist Church. Burial was at Parks Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas: 11-7-1968)


Hunt, Elbert Carroll

Dr. Elbert Carroll Hunt, age 92, died at Conway Memorial Hospital on May 1, 1955 after an illness of two weeks. Dr. Hunt was force to retire from active practice in 1951 due to failing eyesight and moved at that time from Ola in the home of his daughter, Mrs. L. S. Adams, in Conway. He had lived in Ola for 25 years and was mayor there for eight years. He had practiced medicine for 57 years.

He is survived by one son, Lee Hunt of Shreveport, La. two daughters, Mrs. L. S. Adams of Conway and Mrs. A. T Jobe of Celina, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Lula Burrus of Van Buren and Mrs. Dave Nichols of Ozark; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 5, 1955)


Hunt, Elizabeth Greene

Mrs. Elizabeth Hunt Again we are called upon to chronicle the passing of another one of the well known landmarks, Mrs. Elizabeth Hunt of Rover. She was born in Harris County, Georgia, June 27, 1830. Died September 12, 1914. Aged 84 years, 2 months and 16 days. She moved to Rover, January 1, 1858.

She was the mother of five children, all living. J. H. Hunt, the youngest is 54 years of age. She had a great number of grand children and great grandchildren.

She lived at or near Rover practically all of her life and was highly respected for her many good deeds. The Herald extends sympathy to the bereaved family. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: Fourche Valley Herald, Plainview, Arkansas, 8-12-1914)


Hunt, Elmer

Elmer Hunt, aged 56, died at his home in Midwest City, Okla. Oct. 16, 1969. He was a native of Gravelly, a Methodist and an administrator at Tinker Field in Midwest City.

He is survived by, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Hunt of Gravelly; two sons, Larry of Midwest City, Okla. and Mike of Del City, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Neva Laster of Danville and Mrs. Marie Bell of Midwest City.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Eisenhower Funeral Chapel with burial in Arlington Memorial Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 10-23-69)


Hunt, Elois Janetta

Elois Janetta Hunt entered into heaven at the age of 88 on April 16, 2004 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville, AR. She was a member of the Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church in Gravelly, and a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by a son, Billy C. Hunt and siblings Ethridge Lemons and Lillian DeFoor.

She is survived by her husband Odis Hunt of a joyous 69 years; two children, Shelba and David Harris of Little Rock, and Bobby and Sue Hunt of Gravelly, AR; daughter-in-law and husband, Veda Hunt and Randy Bradbury of Danville; eight grandchildren, Michael Hunt of Gravelly, Trena and Danny Russell of Russellville, Michelle and Shawn Lynch of Gravelly, Patty and Johnny Mandera of Atkins, Brian and April Hunt of Dardanelle, Kelly and Speedy Wilkerson of Louisville, KY, Jason and Jennifer Harris of Little Rock and Casey Harris of Las Vegas, NV and 15 great-grandchildren.

Service was April 19, 2004 at the Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church in Gravelly with Rev. Charlie Jones and Rev. David Riker officiating. Interment was in Parks Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 21, 2004)


Hunt, Elsie May

Elsie May Hunt, age 67, of Plainview, AR died Monday, November 20, 2000 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born April 6, 1933 in Alabama, daughter of the late Hastie and Irene Lambert Richardson, a retired line worker for Valmac Industries and a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Hunt; three sons Billy Owens of Spanish Fort, AL, Ray Owens of Birmingham, AL and Eddie Owens of Grand Bay, AL; four brothers, Thomas, Roger and Johnny Richerson of Lake Butler, FL and Shirley Richerson of Sanderson, FL; three sisters, Dorothy Bosior and Barbara Fipps of Lake City, FL and Helen Browder of Robertsdale, AL and several grandchildren.

Graveside service was November 25 at New Bethel Cemetery at Plainview. Service by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 29, 2000)


Hunt, Gary Lynn

Mr. Gary Lynn Hunt, age 35 of Jessieville, AR died Sunday, August 14, 1994 at St. Josephs Regional Health Center in Hot Springs. He died of liver cancer. He was a native of Springfield, OR, son of the late Herbert Hunt and Mrs. Elsie Riddle Hunt of Ola. He was a mechanic and truck driver.

Survivors include: his wife, Andrea Cossey Hunt; his mother, Mrs. Elsie Riddle Hunt of Ola; two daughters, Faith Hunt of the home and Crystal Hunt of Okmulgee, OK; four step-daughters, Amanda Reed of the home, Holly Hunt of the home, Zaneta Hunt of Perryville and Brandy Hunt of Conway; a step-son, Tony Hunt of Perry; four brothers, Alvin Hunt of Booneville; Lessley Hunt of Siloam Springs, AR, Jerr Hunt of Comanche, OK and Donald Hunt of Ola; a sister, Sandy Stone of Mena, AR; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 16 at Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church in Gravelly with Rev. Johnny Deary and Rev. Charlie Jones. Burial was in the Parks Cemetery. Arrangements be Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 8-24-1994)


Hunt, Grannie Irene (McCubbin)

Grannie Irene Hunt, 92, of Blue Ball, Arkansas passed from this life Saturday, August 27, 2011 in her home. Grannie was born February 25, 1919 in Booneville, Arkansas to Wallis and Virdie (Irons) McCubbin. She married her husband of 70 years Luther Hunt on April 12, 1941. She was a homemaker and gardener. She was a member of the Egypt Free Will Baptist Church in Blue Ball, Arkansas.

Grannie is survived by one daughter, Wilma Jones of Blue Ball, Arkansas; one daughter- in-law, Lois McCubbin of Pencil Bluff, Arkansas; seven grand-children, Kathy and Gerald Holt of Blue Ball, Arkansas, Betty and Robin Singleton of Pencil Bluff, Travis McCubbin of Parks, Arkansas, Juanita and Norman Holt of Waldron, Arkansas; five great- grandchildren, Alisha, Sabra, Hannah, Jarrod, Terry; seven great-great-grandchildren, Keegan, Lukas, Eden, Heaven, Angel, Hayden, and Aaron.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gramps Hunt, son, Charles McCubbin, great grand-daughter, DeAnna Holt, sister Bernice Limbocker, and two sons-in-law, Floyd Himes, and A. J. Jones. Grannie's life celebration service was August 30, 2011 at the Egypt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. J. West, officiating.

Interment was in the Duncan Cemetery with Jackie Allen, officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas. Grannie's pallbearers were Travis McCubbin, Robin Singleton, Rusty Defoor, Virgil Lee Wilkins, Les Vaughn, and Todd Johnston. Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Owens and Lonnie Apple. You may sign Grannie's online guest register and view her video tribute by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 7, 2011)

Hunt, Greg

Gregory Allen Hunt, 46, of Russellville, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013 at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis, TN. He was the husband of Gretchen Kirkendoll Hunt. He was born on July 28, 1966 in Little Rock to Raymond and Gloria Wise Hunt. He was a member of the Dardanelle First Baptist Church and served as a deacon with the Plainview First Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family and church family.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Hunt; and sister-in-law, Terri Hunt.

Survivors include his loving wife, Gretchen Rene Hunt; five children, Rachael Rene Hunt, Brooke Nichole Hunt, Ali Marie Hunt, Seth Allen Hunt and Stephen-Blake Hunt, all of Russellville; parents, Raymond (Gloria) Hunt of Plainview; sister, Carol (Jamie) Beavers of Clinton; brother, Stanley (Angela) Hunt of Russellville; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Service was March 2, 2013 at Plainview First Baptist Church in Plainview. Rev Mike Smith, Rev Monroe Hunt, and Rev Scott Miller will officiate. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in Plainview by Humphrey Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Gary Morrison, Jeff Crites, Billy Hartnedy, Richard Roberts, Mike Martin, Keith Cogswell, Ted Weisenbach and Denver Dennis. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 6, 2013)

Hunt, Greg

Gregory Allen Hunt, 46, of Russellville, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013 at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis, TN. He was the husband of Gretchen Kirkendoll Hunt. He was born on July 28, 1966 in Little Rock to Raymond and Gloria Wise Hunt. He was a member of the Dardanelle First Baptist Church and served as a deacon with the Plainview First Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family and church family.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Hunt; and sister-in-law, Terri Hunt.

Survivors include his loving wife, Gretchen Rene Hunt; five children, Rachael Rene Hunt, Brooke Nichole Hunt, Ali Marie Hunt, Seth Allen Hunt and Stephen-Blake Hunt, all of Russellville; parents, Raymond (Gloria) Hunt of Plainview; sister, Carol (Jamie) Beavers of Clinton; brother, Stanley (Angela) Hunt of Russellville; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Service was March 2, 2013 at Plainview First Baptist Church in Plainview. Rev Mike Smith, Rev Monroe Hunt, and Rev Scott Miller will officiate. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in Plainview by Humphrey Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Gary Morrison, Jeff Crites, Billy Hartnedy, Richard Roberts, Mike Martin, Keith Cogswell, Ted Weisenbach and Denver Dennis. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 6, 2013)

Hunt, Heather Lynn

Heather Lynn Hunt, age 25, of Rover, died Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at her home. She was a 1996 graduate of Plainview Rover High School, a mother, and homemaker, a member of the Grace Chapel Church of the Nazarene.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Joe Cozart, and Melvin "Ike" Matthew, and grandmother, Ethel Matthew.

Survivors include her husband, Charles "Charlie" E. Hunt, Jr. a son, Charles Alexander "Alex" Hunt of the home; her mother and step father, Mary R. and James Ray Brinkman of Rover; father and stepmother, Rickie Lynn and Sue Cozart of Pueblo, Colorado; sister, Dee Ann Cozart of Ola; a brother, John David Brinkman of Booneville; grandmothers, Helen Cozart of Fredrick, OK, Gladys Brinkman of Caldwell, OK; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles E and Bobby Hunt of Casa and Cupidene and Edward Chestney of Gainesboro, TN; her adopted sister, Purrita Damani Shah of Schaumburg, IL; a niece, Lealah D. Cozart of Ola; brothers and sisters-in-law, Johney and Tracy Hunt, Earl Samuel Hunt, Chad S. Hunt, all of Orlando, FL, Roy Lee Hunt of Centerville, AR, Tammy and Charles Grimmette of Mt. View, AR, and Zandra Hunt of Rocky Mountain, Virginia.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 10, 2004 at the Rover First Baptist Church with Reverend Steven King and Reverend Bart Herzog officiating. Burial was in Hunt Chapel Cemetery in Rover. Pallbearers were Todd Garner, Rodney Bell, Donnie Watson, Timmy Watson, Hietel Damani, and Kendal Phipps. Honorary pallbearers were Johney Hunt, Tommy Hunt, John O'Brien, Eddie Lee Franks, Butch Hunter, and Victor Herzog. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 14, 2004)


Hunt, Hobert F.

Hobert F. Hunt, age 63, of Briggsville died Tuesday morning, June 10, at the St. Vincents Hospital in Little Rock. He was farmer and timberman, the son of the late William and Mary Ladd Hunt. Mr. Hunt was a Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Imogene Castleberry Hunt; two brothers, Byron Hunt of Richmond, CA and Joe Hunt of Bluffton; one sister, Mrs. Dale Curry of Bluffton; two granddaughters, Miss Cassie Carter and Miss Cherie Carter of Briggsville.

Funeral services were held at the Briggsville Methodist Church Thursday afternoon with the Rev. Joe Kennedy and the Rev Benny Harmon officiating. Interment was at the Briggsville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bill Tucker, Burl Boyd, O. L. Briggs, Erbey Cathey, Bill Breashears, and Dennus Castleberry. Honorary pallbearers were Marvin Sullivan and Glenn Cathey. Arrangements and services to care of the Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 6/10/1980)


Hunt, Ida E.

Funeral services were held April 20 at Union Hill for Mrs. Ida E. Hunt, who died in Rodeo, Calif. Elder Ray Piles of Ft.

Smith officiated and Cornwell Funeral Service was in charge of interment at Union Hill Cemetery [Scott County, Arkansas]. Mrs. Hunt was born in Scott County.

Survivors include one son, W.O. Hunt of Gainesville, Tex.; two daughters, Mrs. Hilda Horn and Mrs. Collie Mae Williford of Rodeo; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 1964)

Hunt, Imogene

Mrs. Imogene Hunt, age 77, of Briggsville, AR passed away Thursday, September 19, 1996. She was born October 25,1918 at Rover, AR to the late Herbert and Neva Cathey Castleberry. She ran the Community Store in Briggsville for 55 years, from April 1974 she also ran the Briggsville Post Office from her store. She was a member of die Briggsville Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Hunt, an infant son, William; and a daughter, Beverly Jean Hunt Carter.

Survivors include: a brother, Dennus Castleberry and his wife, June of Briggsville; a sister, Betty Jackson, of Wichita, KS; a sister-in-law, Mary Hunt of Briggsville; two granddaughters and their families: Cassie and Randy Mitchener and their sons, A J., Hunt and Grant of Russellville; Chen and John Catlett and children, Beverly, Chad and Cyler of Briggsville.

Funeral service was held Saturday, September 21,1996 at the Briggsville Methodist Church with Rev. Alan Newsted officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville. Pallbearers were: Nickey Cathey, Bill Mitchener, Dennus Castleberry, Robert Parks, Bill Tucker and Steve Matheson. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 9-25-1996)


Hunt, J. B. "Little Bax"

J. B. "Little Bax" Hunt, age 94, of Gravelly died, Thursday morning, May 8, 1986 at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. Mr. Hunt was a native of the Gravelly Community, a retired farmer a Veteran of WWI, and the son of the late Jordan and Liza Hare Hunt. Mr. Hunt was a mason.

Survivors include his wife, Imogene Spainhour Hunt, one son Al Hunt of Briggsville, and two daughters Donna Pollard of Gravelly, and Jetty Pollard of Danville. One sister; Ora Hawkins of Waldron, and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Masonic graveside services were held at Parks Cemetery at Gravelly, Sat. May 10, 1968. Roy Lamar officiated. Arrangements and services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Hunt, James

James Hunt, age 74, of Ola, Arkansas, died Sunday, December 28, 2003 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, Arkansas. The son of the late Raney and Lenora (Blankenship) Hunt, he was born February 12, 1929 in Wing, Arkansas. He was a United States Navy Veteran of WWII, a Truck Driver and was Baptist by Faith. He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Survivors include 4 brothers, Raymond & Monroe Hunt of Plainview, AR, Billy Hunt of Little Rock, AR, Silven Hunt of Schenectady, New York; 3 sisters, Bell Bonner of North Little Rock, AR, Perry Lee Whitlow of Ola, AR, Mila Joy Beedleson of Scotia, New York; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday, December 31, 2003 at Salem Church at Plainview. Rev. Blain Craig will officiate. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Mr. Hunt's nephews will serve as pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 31, 2003)


Hunt, Jane Aaron "J.A."

Jane "J.A." Hunt (December 22, 1923 - March 7, 2008) Jane Aaron J.A. Hunt, 84, of Waldron, Arkansas passed away Friday, March 7, 2008 in a Waldron Hospital. He was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and a 50 year member of the William J. Parks Masonic Lodge.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Young Gravelly with interment at Parks Cemetery in Nola under the direction of the Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, Arkansas. He is survived by his wife Susie Hunt of the Home. He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Mary Jane Hunt, infant daughter Rose Mary Hunt, Sisters and brother-in-laws?.

Pallbearers will be the Members of the William J. Parks Masonic Lodge. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 11, 2008 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by Mary Fowler Leek - Obituary online by Martin Funeral Home of Waldron Arkansas, 2008)


Hunt, Jeanette E. Netne

Jeanette E. Netne Hunt, age 16 of Bluffton, AR, died Tuesday night in a car accident near Plainview, AR. She was a native of Plainview, a junior student in the Plainview-Rover School in Plainview, a member of the Bluffton Baptist Church.

Survivors include her parents Monroe E. and Levada Bowen Hunt; two brothers, Monte Hunt, Bigelow, AR, Martin Hunt, Plainview, AR; two sisters, Jacqlyn Vaughn, Plainview, June James, Gravelly, AR; maternal grandmother, Inez Riley, Rover; maternal step-grandfather Audie Riley; Paternal grandmother, Lenora Hunt, Plainview; four nephews, and four nieces.

Services were September 17, 1987 at the Plainview Baptist Church with the Rev. Bennie Foster officiating. Interment was in Salem Cemetery. Plainview by Cornwell Funeral Service. Classmates served as active and honorary pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 9/14/1987)

BLUFFTON - Miss Jeanette E. Netne Hunt, age 16, of Bluffton, died Tuesday. (9-14-87) Miss Hunt was a junior at Plainview-Rover High School and was a member of Bluffton Baptist Church.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. today at First Baptist Church, Plainview, by the Rev. Bennie Foster. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery by Cornwall Funeral Home, Danville.

Survivors are her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Monroe Hunt; two brothers, Monte Hunt of Bigelow and Martin Hunt of Plainview; two sisters, Mrs. Jacqlyn Vaughn of Plainview and Mrs. Jean James of Gravelly (Yell County); his grandmothers, Mrs. Inez Riley of Rover and Mrs. Leona Hunt of Plainview, and his step-grandfather, Audie Riley of Rover. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 9/14/1987)

RUSSELLVILLE - Two counts of manslaughter were filed Friday night against Ronald Allen Benefield, 28, of Ola (Yell County), the driver of one of the vehicles in a head-on collision Tuesday that killed two persons, Prosecuting Attorney Bill Bullock said Saturday. Benefield originally was charged only with, driving while intoxicated. A charge of one count of possession of marijuana also was filed late Friday against Benefield, Bullock said. Jeanette Hunt, 16, and 11-month-old Robin Yates, both of Plainview (Yell County), were killed about 7:30 p. m. Tuesday on state Highway 60 east of Plainview. The two were passengers in a vehicle driven, by the infant's mother, Sonja Yates, 23, of Plainview. Yates was released Saturday morning from St. Mary's Regional; Medical Center at Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 9/14/1987)

Manslaughter Charges filed again Driver in Death of Jeanette Hunt and Robin Yates. Ronald Allen Benefield, 28, of Ola, was charged Monday with two counts of manslaughter, a Class C felony, in Yell County Circuit Court in Danville in connection with a vehicle accident last Tuesday evening when a 16-year-old Plainview girl and an infant were killed. A Jeanette Hunt, 16, and Robin Yates, 11 months, were apparently killed instantly in a head-on collision east of Plain view between vehicles driven by Benefield and the infant's mother, Sonya Yates, who was injured in the accident. David McCormick, deputy prosecuting attorney, said the felony charges were filed on Monday with no additional bond set by the court. He said that Benefield was first charged with DWI and Act 590 (possession of a controlled substance) and was brought before Municipal Judge Ken Helton last week in Danville, when Helton set a Continued On Page 16 (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 9/14/1987)


Hunt, Joe Lee

Mr. Joe Lee Hunt, age 77, of Briggsville, AR died Monday, August 19, 1996 at St. Vincents Infirmary in Little Rock, AR. He was born January 1, 1919 in Briggsville, AR to the late William and Mary Ladd Hunt. He was a WWII Army Veteran, retired cattle farmer and worked in the service maintenance department in the poultry industry.

Survivors include: wife, Mary Breashears Hunt; two sisters-in-law, Imogene Hunt, Briggsville and Amill Hunt of Richmond, CA; several nephews and nieces.

Service was Wednesday, August 21, 1996 at the Briggsville Methodist Church with the Rev. Hulon Wiser and Rev. Ernest Bryant officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were: John Sonny Breashears, Bob Breashears, Banks Breashears, John Catlett, Randy Mitchner and Tom Hunt. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 8-28-1996)


Hunt, John H. (Mrs.)

Mrs. John H. Hunt, age 84, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dover Green of Plainview. She was a Methodist and a member of the Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Hunt was a native of Georgia but spent most of her life in Yell County. In addition to Mrs. Green, she is survived by two sons, Ben Hunt of Plainview and Charles Hunt of Fort Smith. Four grandsons; six great-grandsons; and one great-great grandson;

Services will be held by Rev. A. L. Riggs at 2:30 p. m. at the Plainview Methodist Church. Burial will be in Hunt's Chapel Cemetery (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 13, 1950)


Hunt, Karen E.

Karen E. Hunt, age 33, a resident of Plainview, AR, formerly of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at her home. She was born on November 18, 1965 at Jonesboro, AR to William and Nancy Hogue Brumett. She married Greg Hunt on June 11, 1988 at Dardanelle, AR. She taught fourth grade 10 years in the Plainview-Rover School system. She was the cheerleading instructor for Plainview for many years. She loved her students and all her family and friends. Karen loved to sing and enjoyed swimming many hours with her family and friends. She graduated from Dardanelle High school and Arkansas Tech University in Russellville receiving her degree in education. She was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Plainview.

Survivors include, her husband, Greg Hunt of Plainview, AR; a daughter, Ali Marie Hunt of Plainview, AR; a son, David Allen Seth Hunt of Plainview, AR; mother and her spouse, Nancy and Rick Perry of Dardanelle, AR; father and stepmother, William "Bill" & Judy Brumett of Pine Bluff, AR; two sisters, Melissa Phillips of Russellville, AR and Terri Boothman of Dallas, TX; one brother, William Allen Brumett of Fayetteville, AR; grandmother, Dorothy Hogue of Lonoke, AR; grandparents Joe Allen and Mary Francis Brumett of Pine Bluff, AR; great-grandmother, Crynn Duren of Lonoke, AR; her mother and father-in-law, Raymond and Gloria Hunt of Plainview, AR and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Funeral service was October 9, 1999 at the Plainview-Rover School Auditorium, officiated by Rev. Scott Miller and assisted by Rev. David Rumsey and Rev. Monroe Hunt. Burial was at Salem Cemetery, Plainview, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 358, Plainview, AR 72857 or Ali and Seth Hunt Education Trust Fund, First State Bank of Plainview. Casket bearers were Bob Powell, Donnie Siebenmorgen, Jimmy Cunningham, Jim Deloach, Billy Yates and David "Hoss" Yates. Honorary were Employees of Plainview-Rover School System. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 13, 1999)


Hunt, Lee Douglas

Lee Douglas Hunt departed this life on July 30, 2010, at home after a 10-month battle with cancer. He was born in Gravelly, AR and attended Arkansas Tech in Russellville. He served in the US. Army from 1947-1948. He worked at Boeing in Wichita, KS on the B-52 bomber and served on the Strategic Air Command Air Force Base in Blytheville with the equivalent rank of captain. He worked in Iowa prior to moving to Oak Ridge in 1963, where he worked at X-10, K-25 and Y12 for Union Carbide and Martin Marietta. He retired from Martin Marietta in 1989 after 26 years. Mr. Hunt was well known and respected not only for his sharp, scientific mind, but for his superb mechanical skills as well. He was able to fix anything that had an engine and some that did not. He was a licensed airplane pilot, and one of his greatest joys was to fly his little red and white Cessna. He was also a licensed airplane mechanic and his work was always beyond question.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Redmon Hunt and Lillie Jo Horton Hunt of Arkansas.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ernesteen Moody Hunt of Oak Ridge, TN; daughters, Linda Jo Dees of Friendsville, TN and Judy Ann Cagle of Powell, TN; and sisters, Sylvia Southard of Arkansas and Ruth Hunnicutt of Oklahoma. He also leaves behind grandchildren, Robert K. Dees, Cheryl M. Campbell, Benjamin R. Dees, Richard Lee Dees, Erin E. Lambert, Heidi N. Hewitt, and Heather White. He is also survived by great-grandchildren, Matthew and Katie Dees, Michael and Jacob Dees, Ethan and Chani Hewitt, Christopher Sestokas and Zane, Belle and Kennedy Lambert.

The funeral was on August 1, 2010 at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge, TN with Rev. Brian Scott officiating. He was interred in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers were Robert K. Dees, Benjamin P. Dees, Richard L. Dees, Jeff Lambert, Foster Campbell and David Hewitt. Honorary pallbearers were Zane Lambert, Christopher Sestokas and Matthew Dees. An online guestbook can be signed at WWW.weatherfordmormary.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 11, 2010)


Hunt, Lenora A.

Mrs. Lenora A. Hunt, age 93 of Plainview, AR died Friday, February 12 at Yell County Nursing Home of Ola. She was the widow of Marion Raney Hunt, daughter or the late Green and Parlee Johnson Blankenship and a member of First Baptist Church at Plainview.

She was preceded in death by a son, Marion Hunt, a daughter, Mima Gilbert; two grandchildren and a great grandchild.

Survivors include five sons, Billy Hunt of Little Rock, Raymond and James Hunt of Ola, Monroe Hunt of Plainview and Silven Hunt of Schenectady, NY; three sisters, Arabelle Bonner of Danville, Perrylee Whitlow of Plainview and Mila Joy Breedlove of Scotia, NY; 28 grandchildren and 58 great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church of Plainview with the Rev. Bill Storts, the Rev. Monroe Hunt. Burial was in Salem Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Grandsons served as active pallbearers and great-grandsons as honorary pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2-24-1993)


Hunt, Lester T.

August 20, 1909 - February 25, 2004 -- Lester T. Hunt of Crescent died Wednesday of natural causes. He was 94.

A viewing will be held from 2 p. m. to 5 p. m. Sunday, February 29 at Niswonger, Reynolds Funeral Home in Bend. A funeral will be held at 11 a. m. Monday, March 1, at Niswonger, Reynolds Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Hunt was born August 20, 1909, in Yell County, Ark. to Thomas and Sillar (Kitchens) Hunt. He grew up in Arkansas and married Mollie (Jones) Hunt on August. 15, 1929, in Gravelly, Ark. He moved to Gilchrist in 1953 and worked as a millwright for the Gilchrist Lumber Company. He retired in 1974. Mr. Hunt enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodcarving.

Survivors include his son Thomas of Crescent; a daughter, Helen Moore of Crescent; two brothers, Rex of Grass Valley, Calif. and Ray of Havana, Ark.; six grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, a daughter, two brothers, a sister and a granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Bend-La Pine, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct. Bend 97701. Niswonger, Reynolds Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Bend, Oregon The Bulletin, 3/1/2004)


Hunt, Lillian (Carrouth) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Lillian Hunt, 43, Macedonia, died at her home Monday.

She is survived by four children, Mrs. Ina Broadstock, Norman, Oklahoma, Mrs. Fay Pool, Danville, and Miss Thelma Lee and a son, Doyle, of the home.

Funeral services were at 3:30 Tuesday in Macedonia cemetery by Rev. G. W. Hunnicutt. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Apr 1940) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published in Apr 1940, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson )

Hunt, Lillie Jo

Lillie Jo Hunt, age 85 years, resident of Gravelly, died Friday, August 28, 1987 at Yell County Nursing Home. She was born Sept 4, 1901 at Vina, Alabama. She was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

She is survived by one son; Lee D. Hunt of Oak Ridge, Tennessee; two daughters, Ruth E. Hunnicutt of Tulsa, OK and Sylvia D. Southard of Gravelly, AR; one sister, Estelle Thompson of Hot Springs, AR; four grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Monday, August 31, 1987 at the Gravelly United Methodist Church with burial in the Parks Cemetery at Nola, AR with Rev. Luther Riddle officiating. The service was under the direction of the Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 9/9/1987)


Hunt, Logan Baxter

Mr. Logan Baxter Hunt, age 93, of Danville, formerly of Gravelly, died early Wednesday morning, August 19, 1981 in the Yell County Hospital in Danville. Hunt was a native of Gravelly and the son of the late Willie and Mary Nicks Hunt, and was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary McEntire Hunt of the home ; six daughters, Mrs. Neva Laster and Mrs. Marie Gilkey, both of Danville, Mrs. Ila Willis and Bessie Williams of Gravelly, Mrs. Millie Powell of Waldron and Mrs. Adline Elrod of Muse Okla.; fourteen grandchildren, a number of great-grandchildren; and a number of great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, in the First Methodist Church in Danville with Rev. Bennie Harmon officiating. Interment was in the Earl Ladd Memorial Cemetery in Danville by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 8-26-1981)


Hunt, Lonnie Lewis

Lonnie Lewis Hunt, age 90, of Blue Ball, died Friday, May 6, 1988 in Sparks Hospital at Fort Smith. He is the son of the late Robert "Bob" N. and Amanda Jane Watson Hunt and is a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Allie McCubbins Hunt of Mitchell's Nursing Home; three sons, Hershel Robert Hunt of Copper Cove, TX, Rex Don Hunt of Fort Smith and James Floyd Hunt of Waldron; two daughters, Betty Garnet of Dardanelle and Reba William of Danville; two sisters, Zettie Stewart of Waldron and Susie Cutsinger of Ozark; twelve grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Egypt Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Hunt and Rev Jackie Allen officiating. Burial was in Egypt Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 5-11-1988)


Hunt, Lula Wyatt

Mrs. Lula Wyatt Hunt, age 95, of Danville, died Sunday evening, March 6, 1983, at the Yell County Hospital. Mrs. Hunt was a native of Mississippi, a housewife, and mother, and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include one son, Basil Hunt of Danville; one daughter, Mrs. Clauzell Pence of Danville; 37 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel Tuesday afternoon with A.T. Oliver officiating. Interment was in the Hunt Cemetery. Arrangements and services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 3-9-1983)


Hunt, Luther Clinton

Luther Clinton Hunt, age 88, of Blue Ball, AR died Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at his home. He was a retired farmer and a Pentecostal.

He was preceded in death by his son, Charles McCubbin.

He is survived by his wife, Irene Hunt; daughter and son-in-law, Wilma & A. J. Jones of Blue Ball, AR; one daughter-in-law, Lois McCubbin of Pencil Bluff, AR; two brothers, C. C. Hunt and J. C. Hunt of Springfield, OR; four grandchildren, Kathy Holt, Betty Singleton, Travis McCubbin and Juanita Holt; six great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside service was October 22, 1999 at the Duncan Cemetery at Waldron, AR under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 27, 1999)


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