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Johnston, Maxine J. (Williams)

Maxine J. Williams Johnston, age 79, of Fort Smith, AR went to be with the Lord on October 2, 2014. Her parents were Chester & Lizzy Emberson Williams of Waltreak, AR, and she was born there the 18th of March, 1935.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Johnston; daughter Lori Coltrain; brothers Bill and Kip Williams; and sister Edith Hudson.

Her survivors are son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Cyndi Coltrain of Ft. Smith; grandchildren; Zack Coltrain and Caitlyn Coltrain Kilbreth; great-granddaughter Lilly Kilbreth; brothers, Rube & Larry Williams; sisters Darlane Owens and Linda Ina Gibbs.

Memorial service will be Saturday, October 11, at 2:00 at the Mt. Pleasant Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 8, 2014)

Johnston, Pauline Gibson

Mrs. Pauline Gibson Johnston, age 80, Little Rock a former resident of Dardanelle, died March 9. She was the widow of Tom G. Johnston, a daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. William Gibson, and a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Johnston was a native of Nashville, Ark.

Survivors are one son, Dr. T.G. Johnston, Little Rock; one daughter, Mrs. William Wepfer, Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Dean Gibson, Texarkana; and five grandchildren.

Graveside services at Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, were held at 2 p.m. Monday with Dr. Richard B. Hardie officiating. Burial was by Shinn Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to Nutrition Research Foundation, Commercial Parkway, Memphis, Tenn. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, 3/14/1979)


Joiner, Raymond Newton

Graveside funeral services for former Seminole resident Raymond Newton Joiner were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Pryor Cemetery near Stuart. Rev. Meredith Robinson was to officiate. Services were under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home of Holdenville.

Joiner died Monday, May 6, 2002 in Holdenville at the age of 88. He was born Dec. 29, 1913 in Yell County, Ark. He was a resident of Oklahoma most of his life. He was raised in the Checotah and Seminole areas. Joiner served in the United States Army with the Seventh Army Air Corps in Guam during World War II. He married Nowasa Jackson in Durant on April 21, 1968. He worked as a fireman in Wewoka and was a license examiner for 31 years for the Oklahoma Department of Safety before retiring in 1982. Joiner was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of National Rifle Association. He had lived in Holdenville for the past 34 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Thedie Joiner; three brothers, Willie Joiner, Grady Joiner, and Delbert Joiner; and two sisters, Elsie Moore and Ruby Robinson.

Joiner is survived by his wife, Nowasa of the home; one son, Raymond J. Joiner of Seminole; one daughter, Theda Joiner of Holdenville, three grandsons; and two sisters, Anne Looney of Alabama and Bernice Webb of Tecumseh. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Seminole Producer; published on line, 2002)


Joiner, Thedia Ann

Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 21, 1958 in the First Baptist Church at Seminole, Okla. for Thedia Ann Joiner, 73, wife of R. L. (Sam) Joiner of Seminole, formerly of Belleville and Havana. Mrs. Joiner died July 19 in the municipal hospital at Seminole after a lingering illness.

Survivors beside the husband are three sons, W. L. (Bill) of Albin, Wyo. Raymond of Seminole, and J. D. (Delbert) of Denison, Texas; four daughters, Ruby Robertson of Booneville, Elsie Moore of Seminole, Ann Looney of Lawton, Okla. and Bernice Webb of Shawnee, Okla. one brother, L. M. Sugg of Memphis; one sister, Mrs. Jeff Dooley of Belleville; 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Mrs. Joiner was a daughter of the late John S. Sugg.

The Joiners moved from Yell County to Checotah, Okla. in 1930, where they lived until 1952, when they moved to Seminole. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 31, 1958)


Joiner, Thedie

Mrs. Thedie Joiner, wife of T. L. Sam Joiner, died July 19, 1958 in a Seminole, Okla. hospital. She was a Presbyterian. She was born in Tennessee and moved to Arkansas in 1902.

Besides her husband she is survived by three sons, Willie of Albin, Wyo. Raymond of Seminole and Delbert of Dennison, Tex. four daughters, Mrs. Rubie Robertson of Booneville, Mrs. Elsie Moore of Seminole, Mrs. Ann Looner of Lawton, Okla. and Mrs. Bernice Webb of Shawnee, Okla., one brother, Leonard Sugg of Memphis, Tenn., and one sister, Mrs. T. J. Dooly of Belleville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 7, 1958)


Jolley, Dolores Gertrude Collins

Dolores Gertrude Collins Jolley, age 69, of Havana, AR died Sunday, May 30, 1999 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born March 28, 1930 in Chicago, IL to the late Clarence Collins. She was a retired bookkeeper and member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Booneville.

She was preceded in death by a son, William Jolley; step-father, Arthur Haske; two brothers, Joey Haske and Lawrence Collins and one sister, Catherine Salvaggio.

Survivors are her husband, Marion R. Jolley; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joeann and Butch Bowerman of Danville and Linda and Bob Hunt of Pine Bluff, AR; her mother, Gertrude Haske of Danville, AR; one brother, Jerry Haske of Chicago, IL; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Service was June 1 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Father Camillus officiating.

Graveside service will be June 3 at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR and Steuerle Funeral Home of Villa Park, IL. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 2, 1999)


Jolley, Roger

Roger Jolley, age 79 of Moore's Chapel, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at his home. Born February 22, 1929, in Martin, TN, he was the son of the late William and Ruby Jolley. He was a maintenance man for Booneville Hospital until his recent illness.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Gertrude Jolley; a son, William Jolley; two sisters, Joann Horn and Mag Lawler; and a grandson, Brock Bowerman.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Joeann and Butch Bowerman of Belleville and Linda and Bob Hunt of Pine Bluff; two brothers, John Jolley of Palmersville, TN and Bryant Jolley of Dresdon, TN; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and companion, Peggy Ensey of Waveland.

Services were Saturday, March 8, at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Eddy Morton officiating. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell. Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 2008)


Jolly, Ernest

Ernest Jolly, age 75, of Morrilton, AR passed away Saturday, October 19, 2002 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Morrilton. He was born March 20, 1927 in England, AR to Judge Jolly and Dessie Watt Jolly. He was a member of Hickory Grave Baptist Church in Casa, AR.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Jolly and a son, Carroll Dean Jolly.

He is survived by his son, Larry Jolly of Russellville, AR; a daughter, Pat Campbell of Morrilton, AR; four brothers, Therman Jolly of Little Rock, Finis "Buddy" Jolly of Conway, John Jolly of Clinton and Paul Jolly of Casa; a sister, Aline Lovin of Denard; five granddaughters and 11 great-grandchildren.

Service was October 22, 2002 at Dardanelle Funeral Chapel with the Bro. Jeno Johnston, Rev. Bill Jolly and Charles King officiating. Burial was in Bryant's Cove Cemetery under the direction of Dardanelle Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Joe Jolly, Hub Cody, Ewell Cody, George Robinson, Hershal Alexander, A. B. Hundley. Honorary Tina Spears Jolly, Crystal Foshee, Lena Jolly, Tanya Chadwick and Brandi Holland. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 23, 2002)


Jolly, Julianna D"Nea

Julianna D'Nea Jolly, age 30, of Perryville died Tuesday, September 17, 2013. She was born August 29, 1983 at Russellville to Bill and Ramona Jolly. She loved going camping, cooking and arts and crafts. Most of all Julianna was a great mother who loved spending time with her son.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Paul Jolly, Lawrence and Bessie Showers; one uncle, Jim Jolly.

Survivors include her parents Bill and Ramona Jolly of Perryville; one son Stefen Isaac Montgomery of Perryville; two brothers, Billy Jolly and wife Leah of California and Johnny Jolly of Perryville; one niece, Eliza Jolly of California and many other relatives and friends.

Graveside service was held September 21, 2013 at Bryant's Cove Cemetery with Rev. Billy Jolly, Rev. Tommy Jolly and Rev. Justus Ochuro officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 25, 2013)

Jolly, Paul Dean

Paul Dean Jolly, age 81 of Casa, died Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Select Specialty Hospital in Little Rock. He was born June 2, 1929 in England, AR to the late Judge and Bessie Watts Jolly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Scott Jolly; brothers, Thomas, Auther and Ernest Jolly; sisters, Jettie Crow, Arthie Passmore and Nadine Jolly.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Joan Hammons Jolly; three children, Billy Jolly and wife, Ramona of Perryville, RoseAnn Mashburn and husband, Wayne of Ola, Joe Jolly and wife, Lori of Casa; three brothers, John, Thurman, and Finis Jolly; sister, Aline Loven; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, December 10, 2010 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Billy Jolly, Rev. Tommy Jolly and Rev. Charles Graham officiating. Burial was in Bryant's Cove Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 15, 2010)

Jones, Abbie Sue

Mrs. Abbie Sue Jones, age 57, of Gravelly, Arkansas died Tuesday, January 26, in the Yell County Hospital in Danville. She was the daughter of the late Baxter and Allie Lofland.

She is survived by her husband, Troyce Jones of Gravelly. Other survivors include a brother, Joe Lofland of Earlsboro, OK; five sisters, Mrs. Charles Parser of Claremore, OK, Mrs. Frank Ogden of Gravelly, Mrs. Lyle Poindexter of Midwest City, OK, Mrs. Willis Southern and Mrs. Esley Rhoades of Gravelly; a nephew, Sonny Lofland of Rover, as well as several other nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday, January 28, at 2:00 p.m. at the Pitted Methodist Church in Gravelly with Rev, Royce Savage officiating. Interment will be at Parks Cemetery in Gravelly. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 1-27-1982)


Jones, Alexander Campbell (50 Years Ago)

Alexander Campbell Jones, age 80, died at his home in Danville on January 8, 1957. He was a native of Louisiana and had lived the past several years in Danville. He was a member of the Danville Methodist Church and was a retired electrical engineer. He was a Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lois Jones of Danville; one daughter, Mrs. William Beckman of Louisiana; one son, Waldo Jones of Myrtle Beach, S. C.; a brother, Rev. Claude Jones of Claremont, Calif; (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record 50 Years Ago, Danville, Arkansas, 1/8/1957)


Jones, Amanda Elizabeth

Mrs. Amanda Elizabeth Jones, age 80, of Plainview, died Friday, February 12, 1982, at the Dardanelle Hospital. She was the widow of Herbert H. Jones, daughter of the late Daniel and Eudora Chesney of Plainview and was a member of the First Baptist Church at Plainview.

Survivors include three sons, S. D. Jones of Kansas City, MO., Harold Jones of St. Marys, Kansas, and Charles Jones of Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. Judith Briney of Dumas; four sisters, Mrs. Callie Roberts of Ft Smith, Mrs. Ada Leach of Dumas, Mrs. Myrtle Leach of Plainview and Mrs. Eunice Doty of Pine Bluff; 14 grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Funeral was Monday at First Baptist Church at Plainview by the Rev. Crytee Harness. Burial was in Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2-17-1982)


Jones, Anna Lou

Mrs. Anna Lou Jones, age 70 of Centerville, AR died Monday, October 26, 1998 at her home in Centerville. She was born May 30, 1928 in Centerville, AR to the late Seth and Linnie Moudy Walker. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Mt. George Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Jones and a brother, Kenneth Walker.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Sammy Don and Linda Jones of Centerville, AR; two t daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Donald Jones of Centerville, AR and Sandra and Gary Penner of Belleville, AR; one brother, Jack Lee Walker of North Little Rock; one sister, Nelda Dennis of Russellville; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Service was October 28, 1998 at Mt. George Church of Christ with Chris George officiating. Interment was in Mt. George Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Gary Don Jones, Sonny George, Roy Dennis, Kenneth Taylor, Robbie Titsworth, Dale Bean. Honorary Kenny Spicer and J. T. Freeman. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 4, 1998)


Jones, Auton "Grandpa"

Auton "Grandpa" Jones, 78, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. The son of Virgil and Emma Franklin) Jones, he was born March 1, 1928 in Spiro, Oklahoma. Prior to his retirement, he was a Carpenter. He attended Dardanelle First Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma Jones and was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, A. C. Jones and C. C. Jones.

Survivors include his daughter, Mary Price & husband James of Russellville; a son, Luther Jones; five grandchildren, Beverly Beam & husband Jason of Dardanelle, David Jones & wife Jennifer of Holliday, Missouri, Earnie Jones & wife Qassye of Pottsville, Dusty Price of Russellville, Brett Price & wife Brandy of Russellville; six great grandchildren; a brother, Virgil "Sonny" Jones & wife Evelyn of Longview, Texas.

Funeral was August 19, 2006 at Humphrey Chapel. Rev. Jared Higginbotham and Rev. Ray Boyd officiated. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery at Pottsville, by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 23, 2006)


Jones, Beulah Maulene

Services for Mrs. Beulah Maulene Jones, 37, of 1128 NW 51st St. in Okla. City, who died late Thursday, January 5, 1955, at Wesley Hospital following an illness of several years were held Saturday, January 8. Mrs. Jones was born in Waveland, Yell County and moved to Oklahoma in 1941 from Fayetteville. She worked as a private duty nurse and was a member of Crown Heights Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband Loyce Jones; two sons, Curtis and Benny Jones; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Baker and a sister Ann Pfeifer, all of Oklahoma City. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 20, 1955)


Jones, Boyce A. "Tugboat"

Boyce A. Jones "Tugboat", 59, of Dover, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at his home. He was born May 2, 1956, in Russellville, to Samuel Edward and Norma Blanche Lewis Jones. He was a co-founder of the Hatley Fire Department. He was a truck driver and always said the Pledge of Allegiance and sang "The Star Spangled Banner" on the CB radio every morning.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Jones; two sons and daughters-in-law, Justin and Margaret Jones, Jared and Ashley Jones; two daughters and a son-in-law, Amanda and James Burroughs, and Heather Jones; a sister, Lynda Peters; and six grandchildren, Scottie and Joshua Hicks, Bailey and Kailey Jones and James and Hannah Kendall.

The funeral service was held on Monday, July 6th at the Shinn Chapel with burial in North New Hope Cemetery near Dover, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 8, 2015)

Jones, Brenda

Brenda Jones, 62, of Russellville, AR, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born May 24, 1954. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. Online obituary & guestbook available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 12, 2016)

Jones, Carlton L.

Carlton L. Jones, age 72 of Ola, AR died Friday, February 27, 2004 at his home. He was a son of the late Maurice and Arminta Marie Ray Jones, born August 29, 1931 in Weleetka, OK. He was a 1949 graduate of Weleetka High School, was retired from the Arizona Highway Patrol in 1977, and retired from Yell County in May 2003. He was a United States Air Force Veteran where he served as a dental technician, and was a member of the West Side Church of Christ in Russellville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Steven Jones.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Jones; a son, Carl Jones of Tucson, AZ; two daughters, Lanna Jones and Brenda Faulkner both of Dardanelle; four step-sons, Doug Dunn of Alaska, Jeff and Nick Dunn both of Phoenix, AZ and Rodney Dunn of Cabot, AR; two step-daughters, Arline Dunn Coatney of Fort Smith, AR and Lori Weir Martin of Fort Rucker, AL; eight grandchildren; ten step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral was March 2, 2004 at the Shinn Chapel with Dan Lightfoot and Bill Groff officiating. Burial was in the Casa Cemetery at Casa by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 3, 2004)


Jones, Charley

Charley Jones, age 80, of Gravelly, died Friday, February 12, 2010 at his home. Born December 5, 1929, he was the son of the late Henry Clester and Velma Kitchens Jones. He was a member of the Mulberry Freewill Baptist Church, an ordained minister, and a Mason. He worked as a logger.

He was preceded in death by three sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Ora Mae Dickson Jones; daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Ray Rhoades of Nola; daughters and sons-in-law, Doris and Aubry Kirkpatrick of Gravelly, Esther and Glen Fuller of Little Rock; brother, Donald Jones of Atkins; sister, Bertha McCuan of Dumas, Mary Schayer of Florida; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of family, friends, and neighbors.

Funeral services were Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at Mulberry Freewill Baptist Church in Gravelly with Rev. Dan Oslin officiating. Burial was in Parks Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 17, 2010)


Jones, Clara B.

DANVILLE - Mrs. Clara B. Jones, age 92, of Danville died May 11, 1984 at St Mary's Hospital in Russellville. She was a native of Saline County a housewife and homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son Gerald Jones of Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. Faye Raper of Hot Springs; a grandson, Joe Jones of Danville and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m, Monday at Ashby Funeral Home at Benton by the Rev. Lee Floyd. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery near Benton. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cornwell Funeral Home at Danville. Funeral arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Jones, Donald R.

Donald R. Jones, 70, of Russellville, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born December 5, 1945, at Bluffton, Ar., son of the late H.C. "Buck" and Velma Kitchens Jones. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, Lifetime member of the Plainview V.F.W and of the Bap- tist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Stephanie Benefield; sisters, Thelma Morin, Bertha McCuan, Thula Nickolson. Wanda Heir, Patricia Jones; brothers, Charlie Jones and Paul Dean Jones.

He is survived by his wife, Judith A. Jones of Russellville; son, Shane Jones and wife Brandi; step daughters, Leslie Collins and husband Mike, Tammy Parks and husband Lance, grandchildren, Alyssa Thomlison and Matt Forrest, Dalton Lewis and Rachel, Brayden Jones; great grandchildren, Noah Forrest and Aubrey Forrest; brother, Ronald and wife Joan Jones; sister, Mary and husband John Schwaiger.

Funeral service was held at 10:00 AM, Monday, January 18, at Lemley Chapel with Rev. James Findley officiating. Burial was at Paschal Cemetery under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins. Pallbearers were Mike Collins, Dalton Lewis, Matt Forrest, Lance Parks, Harold Anderson, Bill Reams. Honorary Pallbearers were Brayden, Aubrey and Noah. Online obituary and condolences are available at www.lemleyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 20, 2016)

Jones, Duane Allen

Duane Allen Jones, age 89 of Lowell, formerly of Kansas, retired in Russellville, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in Fayetteville. He was born September 6, 1921 at Alliance, NE to the late Frank A. and Ada Marie Hashman Jones.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, sister, and grandson.

Survivors include his son, Jim Jones (Vickie) of Gretna, LA; daughter, Becky Davis (John) of Rogers; brother, Bud Jones (Ethel) of Oxford, KS; sister, Alice Wilder of Beaumont, TX; grandchildren, David Davis, Jeannie Davis Wilson, Kelly Jones, Duane Jones, Jimmy Jones; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Davis, Brandi Davis, Alexe Davis, John Davis III, Jonathan Jones, Michael Jones, Benny Jones, Jed Wilson, and Josie Wilson; great-great- grandchild, Charlie Davis.

Graveside services were held Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Feed the Children, P.O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 9, 2011)

Jones, Edith (Raper)

Mrs. Edith Jones, 58, wife of pastor of First Delta Church of God, died early Saturday at Desha County Hospital. She had been ill about a year. She was a member of the Church of God. Mrs. Jones was born at Bluffton and had lived at Dumas since 1941.

Survivors include her husband, Rev. John Jones; two daughters, Mrs. Edith Mason and Mrs. Ruby Dedmon of Tulsa, Okla.; two sons, J. R. Jones and Wayne Jones of Tulsa; three brothers, Cecil Raper of Briggsville, Herbert Raper of Eudora and Owen Raper of Dumas; four sisters, Mrs. Pearl Lazenby and Mrs. Alma James of Dumas, Mrs. Audrey James of Plainview and Mrs. Velma Menard of New Orleans, La.; and eight grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 30, 1961)

Jones, Edna Mae

Edna Mae Jones, age 81, of Searcy, AR died Thursday, April 15, 2004 at White County Medical Center in Searcy. She was born December 5, 1922 in Dardanelle, AR to the late Seth and Cleo Cory Coffey. She was a homemaker and mother and worked with her husband in the pear orchards, strawberry fields and picked cotton. She also worked in the Texas Illinois Cafe as a cook in Judsonia and the Glazes Cafe in Balk Knob and the Van Hausen shirt factory and ATT Granule factory both in Augusta.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Jones and two infant sons and siblings, LaVada Benefield, Jack, Ed and George Coffey.

Survivors, children and spouses, Marie and Larry Clepper of Searcy, Elizabeth Rogers of Alva, OK, Helen and Jimmy Wedlock of Judson, Bill and Mary Jones of Searcy; siblings and spouses, Adeline McCurdy, Polly and Delma Merritt, Betty Scott, Jimmy and Betty Coffey all of Dardanelle, Mary Ann Bullard of Tulsa, OK; ten grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Graveside service was Saturday at New Hope Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 21, 2004)


Jones, Emma Mae

Emma Mae Jones, age 95, of Independence, Mo., passed away Monday, December 22, 2008, at The Carmel Hills Living Center.

Emma was preceded in death by her husband, Phinous, sons Louie Don and Larry and granddaughter Sondra.

She is survived by daughters Patsy Croft and Doris Dohrn, both of Kansas City, Mo., Linda Loyd and husband Jim of Waldron, Ark., 11 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be in Gravelly, Ark., and burial in Parks Cemetery, Nola, Ark. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Saturday, December 27, at the Park Lawn Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Crossroads Hospice. Arrangements by Park Lawn Funeral Home, 816-523-1234. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek; Newspaper: Kansas City Star, 12-24-2008)


Jones, Ethel Estelle

Mrs. Ethel Estelle Jones, age 39, passed away September 2, 1952 at St. Anthony's Hospital, Morrilton after a short illness.

She is survived by her husband, Ralph Jones; one daughter, Wilma Jones; two sons, Zolon and Quenton Jones, all of Ola, Rt. 1; one brother, Everett Bench of Little Rock; two sisters, Mrs. Ada Hudgens, Ft Worth, Texas, Mrs. Leslie Marks, Little Rock and her Mother, Mrs. Lizzie Bench of the home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, September 11, 1952)


Jones, Ethel Mae

Ethel Mae Jones, age 96 of Danville, Arkansas died February 12, 2003. She was a resident of the Mitchell's Nursing Home. She lived in Havana, Arkansas prior to moving to Mitchell's Nursing Home in January, 1997. She was born May 8, 1906 at Sitka, Arkansas to the late George Washington and Tina Tibietha Schales.

She was preceded in death by her husband; W. S. Jones, a granddaughter; Rhonda Sue Patterson sisters, Eva Vardell and Nora Herrin, three brothers Horace Schales, Herbert Schales, Dave Schales.

Survivors include, two sons and two daughters-in-law; Jerry and Bobbie Jones of Ojai, Ca; and Ken and June Jones of Springdale, AR, Five daughters Dorothy G. Keathley and son-in-law; Robert Keathley of Belleville, AR, Charlsa Copeland of Mitchell's Nursing Home, Danville; Maxine Ray of Havana, AR. Billie Harvey of Oxnard, Ca. and Tina Jones of Delta, Mo. Also she is survived by, twenty-one grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was a housewife and mother. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church of Havana, AR. She was a member of the Havana Extension Homemakers club.

Honorary pallbearers include Members of the Havana Extension Homemakers. All the wonderful friends and staff at the Mitchell's Nursing Home. Pallbearers include Grandsons Steve Copeland, Randy Renfro, Jimmy Jones, John Stanley Harvey, Jason Keathley, Kenny Jones and Richard Cuilty. Funeral was Sunday, February 16, 2003, at the Havana Assembly of God Church officiated by Rev. E. O. Tackett and Rev. Eddy Morton. Interment was in Lower Spring Creek Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 19, 2003)


Jones, Eula A.

Eula A. Jones, age 90, of Ridgeland, MS, formerly of Russellville, AR, died Monday, January 21, 2008 at home. The daughter of Marian Luther and Sarah Oaks Avery, she was born April 7, 1917 in Mulberry, AR. She attended State Teachers College where she received her Bachelors Degree. She later attended Arkansas Tech University where she received her Masters Degree. She was a teacher for 28 years at the Crippled Children's Hospital at Little Rock. She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her husband Clyde W. Jones and her parents.

Survivors include her daughter, Sarah Ellen & Clayton Douglas of Hollis; three grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Richardson of Ridgeland, MS and Betty & Don Alston of Vicksburg, MS; many loving nephews and nieces.

Funeral was January 25, 2008 at First Baptist Church at Casa with the Rev. Joe Phillips officiating. Burial was at Nooner Cemetery at Hollis by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 30, 2008)


Jones, Ezeal

Ezeal Jones, age 91, of Gravelly passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016, at Chambers Memorial Hospital. Ezeal was born November 27, 1924, in Gravelly, AR to the late Walter & Viola Parker Jones. He was a poultry & cattle farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Troyce and Farris Jones; sisters, Gladys McConnell & Callie Hutchens; son-in-law, Randy Hollingsworth.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Bobbie Kendrick Jones; children, Dennis & Sherrill of Waldron; Lanney & Dawn Jones of Gravelly; Carolyn & Ken Hastings of Colcord, OK; Randy & Sheila Jones of Gravelly; grandchildren, Chrissy & Donald Trampp of Keener; Hannah & Jerad Owens of Greenwood; Lyonette & Matt Carpenter of Havana; Charley Kay & Byron Mills of Springdale; Ethan Jones of Gravelly; great-grandchildren, Lauren Trampp, Logan Trampp, and Ashlynn Owens; sister, Eloise Hunnicutt of Russellville; sister- in-law, Betty Jones of Wing; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 10 am Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Parks Cemetery in Gravelly. Pallbearers include Donald Trampp, Matt Carpenter, Byron Mills, Logan Trampp, Ethan Jones, Billy Tucker and Steve Matheson. 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 7, 2016)

Jones, Farris

Farris Jones, 91, of Bluffton, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at his home. He was born September 19, 1922, at Gravelly, Arkansas, to Walter and Viola Parker Jones. He was a member of the Bluffton United Methodist Church, the Bluffton Masonic Lodge and was a veteran of World War II. He enjoyed spending his days raising chickens and cattle on his farm.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 55 years, Sue Belle Jones; a brother, Troyce Jones; two sisters, Gladys McConnell and Callie Mae Hutchens.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Kathy Jones, of Gravelly; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Larry James of Bluffton, and Melinda and Len Cullins of Bluffton; brother, Ezeal Jones of Gravelly; sister, Eloise Hunnicutt of Wing; five Grandchildren, Jennifer and Todd Richardson of Plainview, Ashley and Matt Wiser of Havana, Jeremy Jones of Gravelly, Farrah Cullins of Bluffton, and Luke Jones of Gravelly; four step grandchildren, John Mark Hickey, Blake James, Brad James, and Clint King; and 3 great-grandchildren, Belle and Abbey Richardson, Lily Wiser, and another on the way; plus a host of family and friends.

The funeral service was at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2014, at Bluffton United Methodist Church, officiated by Dr. Ralph Shull. Burial was at the Bluffton Cemetery, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, Arkansas. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Lynn Blagg, John Mark Hickey, Blake James, Jim Roberson, Joe Pickens, and Chris Briggs. Honorary pallbearers will be O L Briggs, Faye Rhoades, and Boots Rhoades. The family received friends on Thursday, January 23, 2014, from 6-8 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Bluffton United Methodist Church or Bluffton Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 29, 2014)

Jones, Fila M.

Mrs. Fila M. Jones, age 79, of Russellville died Friday, September 26, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a retired nurse's aide, widow of Gilbert Jones and a member of Grace Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include two sons, Harold Stidman of Russellville and Jasper P. Stidman of Bristow, Okla.; two daughters, Bertha Mae McCall of Yuba City, Calif. and Barbara McCall of Reno, Nev.; three sisters, Serena Morris of Holdenville, Okla. and Bonnie Layer and Gracie Sanders of Bakersfield, Calif.; 20 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Lower Spring Creek Cemetery near Danville by the Rev. Jake Layer. Burial will be by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Jones, Freddie G.

Freddie G. Jones, Sr., 60, of Lavaca, AR, died March 17, 2005 at his home. He was born August 28, 1944 in Heth, AR to Ernest B. and Sadie Cupp Jones. He was a 1962 graduate of Danville High School and a retired Supervisor of Arkla Gas/ Entergy Point after 32 years of work.

He is preceded in death by his parents, six sisters, Grace McCrary, Ernestine McCollum, Birdie Green, Molly Jones, Ada Sipes, Sadie Meyer and a brother, Ernest B. Jones, Jr.

He is survived by his loving wife, Carolene D. Jones of Lavaca, AR; two sons and daughters-in-law, Freddie G., Jr. and Sherri L. Jones of Birta, AR, and Johnny and Nancy Jones of Danville, AR; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa Cody of Ola, Pattie and Karl Bernens of Bixby, OK, Tammie and Eddy Garvin of Stewart, OK, Lee and Mike Barber of Lavaca, AR and Becca and Justin Scott of Sherwood, AR; three sisters, Lucille James, Ruthie and Jake James all of Danville, AR and Rosa White of Dardanelle, AR; one brother, Paul Jones of Havana, AR; one special brother-in-law, Clyde Green of Havana, AR; nineteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at the Lavaca Baptist Church in Lavaca, AR with internment at Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Russell Roger, Bud Roger, Mike Spray berry, Joe Smithson, Jack Stuart and Rayburn Green. Honorary pallbearers were the Lavaca Sunday School Class. Under the direction of Roller Funeral Home, Booneville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 23, 2005)


Jones, Frederick Homer

Frederick Homer Jones, age 78, of San Antonio, formerly of Belleville, a retired salesman, died Tuesday in San Antonio. He was a Baptist and a Shriner.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ethel Sadler Jones; a son, Ethred Jones; two brothers, Edgar Jones of San Antonio and Lester L. Jones of North Little Rock; and two sisters, Mrs. Ina Farris of Los Angeles and Mrs. Mabel White of Hollywood. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, August 4, 1960)


Jones, Gilbert Leroy

Gilbert Leroy Jones, age 71, of Russellville died Monday, November 12, 1984 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a retired chef, son of the late George and Marietta Jones, a veteran of World War II and a member of the Full Gospel Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Fila Brown Jones; two stepsons, Harold Stidman of Russellville and Pete Stidman Jr. of Bristow, Okla.; two stepdaughters, Bertha McCall of Yuba City, Calif. and Barbara McCall of Reno, Nev.; a brother, Raymond Jones of Walnut Creek, Calif.; two sisters, Louise Ferbah and Millie Jones of Vista, Calif.; 22 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 4 p. m. Friday at Lower Spring Creek Cemetery near Danville. Burial will be by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Jones, Glenda Paulette (Yates)

Glenda Paulette Jones, age 65, of Russellville died Friday, August 19, 2011 at her home. She was born December 4, 1945 at Ola to William Clifton and Audra Beatrice Tucker Yates.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby L. Jones; a son, John Kevin Jones and a daughter, Kimberely Janan Dupuy and a sister, Corine Hadidion.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Bobby Simmons of Russellville; a son, Aaron Christopher Dupuy Jones; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Bubby Tilley of Perry; three grandchildren, Matthew Crowell, Kimberley Crowell both of Daytona Beach, FL, Jack Dudcan of Medford, TN; one great granddaughter, Lia Michelle Crowell.

Funeral services were August 22, 2011 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle. Burial was in Sandlin Cemetery in Ola. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 24, 2011)

Jones, Greg Allen

Greg Allen Jones, age 27, of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, April 20, 2000. He was born February 3, 1973, in Danville, AR; he was the son of Margaret Roach Jones and the late Paul Winiford Jones.

Survivors include, his wife, Christy Barnett Jones of Dardanelle, AR; a son, Joseph Layton Jones of Dardanelle, AR; a brother, Donald Jones of Atkins, AR; and two sisters, Martha Ryals of Dardanelle and Tammy Lee of Delaware, AR.

Funeral was Monday at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev. Joe Yates and David Downum officiating. Burial was in the Hudson Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Eric Haney, Jason Kirk, Richard Vaughn, Casey Vaughn, Troy Brown and Mike Lovelace. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 19, 2000)


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