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Miller, Emma B. (Mrs.)

Mrs. Emma Black Miller, 79, formerly of Havana and Belleville, died November 2nd at Campbell, Mo.

Survivors include one son, Barbary Black, of St.Louis, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and a host of nephews and nieces. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 8, 1962)

Miller, Etta Frances George

Etta Frances George Miller, age 79 of Dardanelle, died Sunday, September 27, 2009 at Dardanelle Nursing Home. She was born December 21, 1929 at Russellville to the late Autrey and Ivory Hatfield George. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dardanelle and Dardanelle VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas Edward Miller; and a brother, James George.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Nina Miller of Little Rock; Gordon and Dianna Miller of Centerville; brother, Roy Luther George of Ard; two sisters, Margaret Ann Adney of Kansas City, MO; Jane Ellen Rogers of Little Rock; six grandchildren, Ryan, Rebeka, Thomas, James and Tiffany Miller and Elizabeth Rodgers; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, September 29 at Ringer Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 30, 2009)


Miller, Herbert Wayne

Herbert Wayne Miller, age 67, of Mt. George, AR died Sunday, April 29, 2001 at his home. He was born December 19, 1933 in Dover, AR to the late Oscar and Cordelia Standridge Miller. He retired after 30 years as a leadman in the sanitation department for ConAgra in Russellville and he was a member of the Church of Christ in Mt. George.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Don Miller and a sister, Bernie Ketcherside. Survivors, wife, Mary Ann Loyd Miller; one daughter, Cathy Radcliff of Dardanelle, AR; three step-sons and spouses, Mark & Shelli Donnelly of Ola, AR, Chris and Angela Donnelly of Russellville, AR; Sean and Sonya Donnelly of Decatur; one brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Rena Miller of Mt. George; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Alma Burris and Juanita and Edward Hendrix all of Dover, AR, Reba and Ted Hunter of Sperry, OK, Allene and George Shockley of Mt. George, AR, Paulene and H. L. Underwood of Dardanelle, AR, Wilma and Bill Standridge of Centerville, AR; one granddaughter; nine step-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

Service was May 1, 2001 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Chris George officiating. Interment was in New Hope Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Brad, Terry and Lang Miller, Larry Underwood, Ray Loyd, Doyle Fowler. Honorary were Dole Ketcherside, Tommy Underwood, Don Hurst and employees of ConAgra Foods. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 2, 2001)


Miller, Imogene (Beck)

Imogene Miller, age 94 of Henderson, NV, formerly of Dardanelle, AR, died Saturday, October 30 at the Cottages of Green Valley in Henderson. She was born May 8, 1916 in Danville, AR to the late Viola (Kirkwood) Beck. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jesse R. Miller and her youngest son, Keith Miller.

Survivors include her two sisters, Pat Saxton of Vancouver, WA and Sue Beck of Paso Robles, CA; her daughter, Betty Doyle of Laguna Woods, CA; two sons, Paul Miller of Redondo Beach, CA and Jerry Miller of Las Vegas, NV; five grandchildren, Eric Miller, Danielle Doyle, Michael Doyle, Jason Miller, and Alison Overall; and one great-grandchild, Emily Overall.

A private burial was held November 5, 2010 at Brearley Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 10, 2010)

Miller, Jefferson Davis "J. D.

Jefferson Davis "J. D. Miller Jr. 95, of the Ard community died Tuesday, November 9, 2004, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. Born August 17, 1909 at Harkeys Valley, he was the son of the late Jeff Davis and Zillah Viola Farris Miller;

He was preceded in death by a son, Lloyd Miller; two brothers, Marshall and Jessie Miller; and seven sisters, Ethyl King, Syble Harkey, Gertrude Ellis, Maude Tucker, Mary Adney, Val Huffman and Florie Miller.

Survivors include his wife, Lorene Earls Miller; a son and two daughters-in-law, Kent and Shirley Miller of Coleman, S. D. and Martha Miller of Pine Bluff; three daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Lum Edwards, Leora and John Thaxton, and Hazel and Al George, all of Dardanelle; 17 grandchildren; and 35 great grandchildren.

Funeral was held November 13, 2004 at Cornwell Chapel with Carroll Sites officiating. Burial was in Ard Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Dave Miller, Ray Edwards, Mike Miller, John Thaxton, Jeff Miller, Dale Miller, James Miller, Ernest Thaxton, Darin Thaxton and Joe George. Honorary pallbearers were J. J. Wilcox, Ken Alexander, Roy George, Kenneth Taylor, Bill Land, James Andy Land, Pledger Ball, Eldon King, J. T. Taylor and Burl McAnulty. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 17, 2004)


Miller, John W.

John W. Miller, age 86 of Belleville, died Saturday at his home.

Funeral service was held Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Belleville Amish Mennonite Church with Martin Farmwald, Daniel Kauffman and Wilbert Kropf officiating. Burial will be at Hickory Amish Mennonite Church Cemetery in Mayfield, KY. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (See full obit in next week's paper) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 10, 2011)

Miller, Kathryn Marie

Kathryn Marie Miller, age 90, of Russellville, AR, a native of Villa Park, IL, died December 25th, 2000 at Russellville. She was born August 2nd, 1910 in Chicago, IL. She was retired employee of Illinois Bell Telephone Co.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Don Ary of Sandford, FL; a daughter-in-law, Ruby Miller of Danville, AR; 14 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Charles Miller, Sr. and a son, Bert Charles Miller, Jr.

Funeral service mass was held January 5th at St. Alexander Church in Villa Park, IL. Interment was in St. Michael Cemetery, Wheaton, IL. Arrangements by Humphrey Funeral Home of Russellville, AR and Steuerle Funeral Home of Villa Park, IL. Pallbearers were her grandson, Daniel Bert Miller and great-grandson Daniel Bert Miller, Jr., Charles Samaniego and Darrell Francis. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 10, 2001)


Miller, Lang

Galen Lang Miller, age 39 of Atkins died Friday, August 21, 2009. He was born March 4, 1970 to James A. and Rena Gail Morris Miller.

He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Oscar Miller and Ervin Morse and his grandmother, Delia Miller Standridge.

Survivors include his parents, James Jim and Rena Morris Miller of Mt. George; sister, Donnia Lemons of Pottsville; brothers, Brad Miller and wife Tina; Terry Miller all of Mt. George; nieces and nephews, Kristi Miller Bell and husband Dustin Bell of Pottsville; Mistie Bean of AZ; Brandy Bean of Pottsville, Matt and Kristi Miller of Birta; Blake Miller of Washington State, Brandon and Megan Miller; Cassie Miller all of Pottsville; and Devan Miller of Russellville.

Funeral will be Wednesday, August 26, at 10 a. m. at Pottsville First Baptist Church with Pastor Jeremy Mathis officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 26, 2009)


Miller, Lorene H. (Sissy) Earls

Lorene H. (Sissy) Earls Miller, age 96 of Ard Community out of Dardanelle, passed away October 1, 2009 at Dardanelle Hospital. She was born May 25, 1913 to the late Henry and Ora Earls at Slo Fork.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, J. D. Miller; one son, Lloyd Miller; a daughter, Hazel George; a grandson, Chris Miller; and son-in-law, Johnny Paul Thaxton.

Survivors include one son, Kent Miller and Shirley of South Dakota; two daughters, Margaret Edwards and Lewis Lum, Leora Thaxton, all of Ard; son-in-law, Al George and Lila of Atkins; daughter-in-law, Martha Miller of Pine Bluff; seventeen grandchildren and thirty-six great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild.

Funeral was Saturday, October 3, 2009 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with burial in Ard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Ard Church of Christ, 10819 Ard Road, Dardanelle, AR 72834. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 7, 2009)


Miller, Lula Scott

Lula Scott Miller, age 92 of Dardanelle, died Tuesday, November 29, 2005 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born July 12, 1913 at Dardanelle to the late Berry and Inez Cecil Scott. She was a Nurse's Aide and a member of the Unity Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by a daughter, Mary McMillin; two brothers, Cecil and Jack Scott; two sisters, Laura Parks and Verona Rutledge.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Willie Christy of Dardanelle; grandson, Mickey Christy; two granddaughters, Patty Colwell and Bonnie Christy; three great grandchildren, Tim Christy, Steve Colwell, and Kelly Colwell; several nephews and nieces.

Funeral services was December 2, 2005,. at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Horace Hollis officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tim Christy, Steve Colwell, Shelly Borden, and Billy Aaron. Honorary Pallbearers were Dr. Kelly Meyers and staff of the Dardanelle Nursing Home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 7, 2005)


Miller, Melba Chambers

Melba Chambers Miller, 80, of Little Rock went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2004. Born July 8, 1924, in Briggsville, Yell County, AR, she was the daughter of Warren and Lula Chambers. She graduated from Fourche Valley High School and attended Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. She worked at Acme Fast Freight, and for various Yell and Pulaski County Judges. She also taught school in Yell County. She loved tending flowers in her yard and watching the horses run at Oaklawn. She also loved feeding and watching the birds at her many feeders, but her family and friends meant the most to her, especially her grandchildren. She is most proud of Will and Molly, who gave her great pleasure. She was a founding member of the Arkansas State Police Auxiliary, and a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Other organizations include the Mabelvale Pioneer Club, and the Business and Professional Women's Club. She was a member of Henderson United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Col. Carl Miller, who was one of the original Arkansas State Police, and a former director of the Arkansas State Police.

She is survived by one daughter, Melody Susan Parsley.

Funeral services were held Monday, November 15, 2004 at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills Chapel in Alexander, AR with Reverend Kevin Lyon officiating. Burial followed at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Henderson United Methodist Church in Little Rock, or to Briggsville United Methodist Church, Briggsville, AR 72828. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 24, 2004)


Miller, Mr. Billie

Billie Miller, age 77, of Ola, AR died January 6, 2012.

Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2012 at Bowden Cemetery on Crow Mountain. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville and River Valley Crematory. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 18, 2012)

Miller, Mr. Billie J.

Mr. Billie J. Miller, age 77 of Ola, died Friday, January 6, 2012. He was born August 22, 1934 in Crow Mt. Arkansas to the late Harvey Miller and Mable Bowden Miller.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Dorothy Miller and Pat Miller.

Survivors include daughter Rosa Lea Miller; half brothers Bob & Pamela Miller of Ligonier, Indiana; Jack Miller of Benton Harbor, MI; half sister Ellen Janet Moon of Hartford, MI; and caregiver Jana Riley.

Cremations arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville and River Valley Crematory. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,On-Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com, Obituary was published on Jan 8, 2012)

Miller, Nell Ellen Spain

Mrs. Nell Ellen Spain Miller, age 83, of North Little Rock, a native of Dardanelle, died Saturday, April 5, 1986.

Survivors include two sons, two daughters, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 11 a. m. Tuesday at Griffin Leggett/Rest Hills Funeral Home at North Little Rock. Burial will be in Rest Hills Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Miller, Nettie (Gooch) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Nettie Miller, aged 74, of Dardanelle, widow of K. Henry Miller, died Monday at her home. She was a member of the First Methodist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Arthur Miller of Great Bend, Kansas, Richard Miller of Pine Bluff and Frank Miller and Sherman Miller, both of Dardanelle; five daughters, Mrs. Kattie Downs of Dardanelle, Mrs. Laura Housley of Mount View, Calif., Mrs. Charlotte Jones of Longview, Tex., Mrs. Mary Oliver of Mineral Springs and Mrs. Ruby Gregory of Pleasanton, Tex.; three brothers, Cal Gooch of Mt. George, Pete Gooch of Dardanelle, and Luther Gooch of Fort Smith; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Upton of Maderia. Calif., and Mrs. Charlotte Mills of Shawnee, Okla.; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 28, 1963)

Miller, Ollie Verona Crain (Mrs.)

Mrs. Ollie Verona Crain Miller, 96, of Watson, AR, departed this life Wednesday, December 28, 2005 at Dumas, AR. She was a homemaker and member of Watson Baptist Church. She was born November 20, 1909 in Hollis, AR (Perry County) to the late John and Ella Crain. She is the widow of Lester Miller.

She is survived by one daughter, Earlene DeWeese of Watson; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Friday, December 30, 2005 at Nooner Cemetery in Hollis with Rev. Eddie Powers officiating. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home, Dumas, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 4, 2006)


Miller, Pauline

Pauline Miller, 87, of Plainview, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 1, 2006 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. The daughter of Curtis Reed and Ruby Pauline Bell Westlake, she was born October 21, 1918 in Plainview. Her career spanned 58 years, teaching in the Brush Creek, Nimrod and Plainview school systems. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Plainview Music Club, Friends of the Library, Friends of the Park, multiple school related organizations and a member of the Plainview First Baptist Church. She married Paul E. Miller, Sr. on May 4, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 1974. She is also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Wilma Perry; and one brother, Curtis Reed "Bud" Westlake, Jr.

Survivors include two sons, Paul Miller, Jr. and wife Peggy, James Westlake and wife Geneva; two daughters, Sue McEwen and husband James, Barbara Phillips and husband Thomas all of Plainview; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Inez Lockhart of Santa Rosa, CA, Louise Edmondson of North Little Rock, Ruth Metcalf Gatlin of Mesa, AZ, Mary Jessup of Auburn, MI and Doris Dennis of Little Rock and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 10:00 a. m. Thursday, May 4, 2006 at Plainview First Baptist Church with Rev. Monroe Hunt and Reverend Mike Ault officiating. Burial will be at Nimrod Cemetery at Nimrod by Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville. Visitation will be tonight, Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 p. m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Plainview First Baptist Church of the American Cancer Society. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 26, 2006)


Miller, Robert J.

Robert J. Miller passed away February 27, 2001 at the Faulkner Nursing Center in Conway, AR at the age of 82. He was born June 12, 1918 in Plainview, AR, the son of Homer Cleo Miller and Lillie Dalton. He was a graduate of ASTC (now UCA). He earned a Bachelor of Art degrees and became a published poet, he is listed in Notable Americans and was a veteran of the US Army.

He is survived by one sister, Jean Haustein of Maumelle, AR; one niece, Sandy Tomlinson of Mayflower, AR and one great-nephew, Darran Perkins of Dallas, TX.

Graveside service was March 1 at National Cemetery Little Rock, AR with Rev. Jerold Posey officiating. Arrangements by Griffin-Leggett, Conway Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 7, 2001)


Miller, Samuel Thomas

Samuel Thomas Miller, 12 weeks old, son of Tammy Miller and John Smith, died Tuesday, January 26, 1999 at the Dardanelle Hospital.

Survivors other than his parents are grandparents, Thomas and Barbara Miller of Dardanelle, AR; great-grandparents, Joe Bill and Violet Parker of Flat Rock, AR; Aunt Sheila and Uncle Blaine Hegeman of Atkins, AR; Uncle Mickey Smith of Alaska and Aunt Patricia Hunt of Arizona; cousins, Austin, Spencer and Ben Hegeman.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ed Smith of Birta, AR.

Graveside service was January 29, 1999 at the Chickalah Cemetery with Bro. Don Rose and Bro. Charles Bradley officiating. Arrangements by Dardanelle Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 3, 1999)


Miller, Seth Aaron

Seth Aaron Miller, age 23, of New Blaine died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004. He was born September 17, 1980 at Paris, AR. He was a graduate of Dardanelle High School, an employee of Wal-Mart and a member of Faith Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, David "Mann" Miller.

He is survived by his father and step-mother, Randy and Melody Miller of New Blaine; his mother and step-father, Darlene and Dr. Mark Myers of Russellville; a sister, Amy Miller of Russellville and grandparents Settie Miller of New Blaine and Charles and Elizabeth Brown of Dardanelle, AR.

Funeral service was September 10 at Faith Church with David Jay officiating. Burial was in Hickory Grove Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were J. M. Graves, Colby Luker, Eric Rose, Mike Taylor, Mike Bruin and Matt Benge. Honorary were employees of Wal-Mart. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 15, 2004)


Miller, Vernell M.

Vernell M. Miller, age 78, of Ola, AR died Monday, September 13, 2004 at Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. She was born in Bluffton, AR on April 26, 1926. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde Woolard, Gordia Rice and Irvin and Ethel Magness; husband, Jim A. Miller and a brother, J. L. Rice.

Survivors include a son, Ronald Craig Miller and a daughter, Diane Jasper, both of Ola, AR; a sister, Martha Dale Mercer of Katy, TX; a sister-in-law, Mary Lee Rice of Plainview, AR; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, 2:00 p. m. at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville with Rev. Joe Thompson officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery, Plainview, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 15, 2004)


Miller, Virdie

Mrs. Virdie Miller, age 68, died at Batesville, June 2, 1952. She was a lifelong resident of Yell County and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.

She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Garner of Los Angeles, Mrs. Boyce Evans and Mrs. Evans Yeager of Batesville, Mrs. I. W. Swafford and Miss Grace Page of Little Rock; one son Earnest Page of Belleville, Rt. 2; one sister, Mrs. Hardie Gatlin of near Dardanelle; 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 5, 1952)


Milligrock, Laura Dean

Ms. Laura Dean Milligrock, age 51 of Benton, AR died Friday, December 25, 1998 at the Saline County Hospital in Benton, AR. She was born, July 21, 1947 in Dardanelle, AR to the late George Henry and Jewell Evelyn Tillman Moore.

She is survived by one daughter, Marie Milligrock; two brothers Charles Moore of Atkins and Jesse Moore of Mineral Wells, TX; three sisters, Lucille Ellison of Pine Bluff, AR, Betty Dawley of River Falls, MN and Katherine Johnston of Topeka, KS; two grandchildren.

Graveside service was Tuesday, at the New Hope Cemetery with Rev. Larry Morrison officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 30, 1998)


Millis, Francis Frankie

Francis Frankie Millis, 87, passed away July 26, 2009 at the River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle, AR. She was born April 20, 1922 to the late Callie and Henry Mitchell in Louisville, MS.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Robert Hamilton Millis; her parents; two brothers, L. B. Mitchell and V. D. Mitchell.

She is survived by a sister, Ramona Mitchell Apple and husband, Robert Edward Apple of Dardanelle; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Mitchell and Cora Lee Knootsie Mitchell; four nieces, Carolyn Butler, Dale Mitchell, Robin Apple, and Sue Shotts; three nephews, Ronald Wayne Mitchell, Landon Lee Mitchell, and Robert Edward Mitchell; five grand-nephews and two grand-nieces.

Mrs. Millis wished to be cremated and interred beside her husband in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Louisville, MS with a memorial service to be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 5, 2009)


Millner, Forrest B.

Forrest B. Millner passed away May 22, 1958 in a Ft. Roots Veteran Hospital in North Little Rock. He was born in Dardanelle and was 75 years old. He was a veteran of World War I and served with the rainbow Division He was the son of Madison M. and Sally Millner of Ola.

Surviving are one sister, Adele of Ola; four brothers, Sam of Manteca, Calif, Bill of Sebring, Ohio, Matt and Bob of Ola.

Funeral services were held at the Ola Methodist Church with Rev. Weatherford and burial in Ola Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 29, 1958)


Millner, Matt Douglas "Doggie"

Matt Douglas "Doggie" Millner, age 81, died Saturday, January 8th, 2000 at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola, AR. He was born September 11, 1918 in East Palestine, OH to the late Matt M. and Ethel A. Flowers Millner. He was a WW II Navy Veteran and a carpenter.

He was preceded in death by a son, Harry Millner.

Survivors are, two daughters, Frances Mozingo and Janice Millner of Broken Arrow, OK and five grandchildren, Steven Millner, Gene and David Mozingo, Mike Beaman and Marsha Bruce; four great grandchildren, Dustin Mozingo, Cassie Bruce, Blake Beaman and Malorie Millner.

Funeral service was Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Interment was in Sandlin Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 12, 2000)


Millner, Robert L.

Robert L. Millner, age 69, of Ola died Sunday at his home. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include a son, J. Noyce Millner of Washington; two daughters, Mrs. W. J. Hoaaley, Mrs. Steve Griffen of Tucson, Ariz. three brothers, Samuel Millner of California, Matt Millner of Ola and W. G. Millner of Sebring, OK. and a sister, Miss Adele Millner of Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, January 14, 1960)


Millner, Sallie

Mrs. Sallie Millner, age 96, longtime operator of the Exchange Hotel at Ola, died at her home there Sunday. A native of North Carolina and a Presbyterian, Mrs. Millner was known as "Aunt Sallie" by her Mends and patrons of the Hotel. She and her late husband, Madison Millner, whom she married in 1875, moved to Ola in 1900 and began operation of the Hotel. After Mr. Millner's death in 1929, Mrs. Millner and her daughter continued operation of the Hotel until 1940, when she retired.

Mrs. Millner is survived by the daughter, Miss Adile Millner of Ola; five sons, Samuel Millner of California; Forest Millner of Little Rock; William Milkier of Sebring, Ohio and R. L. and Madison Millner Jr. of Ola; 16 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, September 18, 1952)


Millner, Sam

Sam Millner, age 81, Manteca, Calf, a retired clerk for Rock Island Lines and formerly of Ola and North Little Rock, died Saturday in Manteca.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Sam Millner; four sons, Hugh Millner of Little Rock, Harry L. Millner of Centralia, ILL. James S. Millner with the U. S. Air Force in Japan and Joe F. Millner of Manteca; three daughters, Mrs. Sally Sontes of Castro Valley, Calif., Mrs. Mary Sue Ulrey of Sacramento, Calif., and Mrs. Martha Ann Smallwood of Manteca; two brothers, Matt Millner of Ola and Bill Millner of Sebring Ohio; a sister, Miss Adele Millner of Ola; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, October 20, 1960)


Mills, Bill Monroe

Bill Monroe Mills, age 33, of Mount George, AR died Saturday, April 10, 1999 at his home. A son of Herbert and Ruby Mills, of Mount George, he was born November 18, 1965, at Dardanelle, AR. He was a carpenter and a member of the Gateway Pentecostal Church of God in Russellville, AR.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harrison and Nora Mills and Bessie Buie. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Paula Mills; a son, Alex Mills of Russellville; three daughters, Julia Mills of Russellville, Felicia Holcomb of Plainview, AR and Headier Wiggins of Mount George, AR; a brother, Henry Mills of Mount George; two sisters, Brenda Holland of Pottsville and Connie Neal of Centerville, AR; and a grandfather, Opal Buie of Texas.

Funeral service was April 13, 1999 at the Gateway Pentecostal Church of God with Rev. Jerry Vinson officiating. Burial was in Dacus Cemetery at Mount George by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. Active pallbearers were Jeremy and Jason Loyd, Brian Hall, J. L. and James Yandell and Joey Holcomb. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 14, 1999)


Mills, Bobby Earl

Bobby Earl Mills, 69, of Dardanelle, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. He was a 25 year veteran with the Arkansas State Police, having started with the State Police in 1966. Prior to that he had worked in the aircraft industry, and also served in the Army from 1962 until 1964 as a Military Police officer. Mills was raised in Spadra, and graduated from Hartman High School in 1957, where he had played basketball and baseball. He attended College of the Ozarks. He also worked for a while with Russellville Firestone, and in Utah at Hardrock Mines before becoming a Trooper. He started as a Trooper in Little Rock as an interstate patrolman in 1968. The following year he transferred to Dardanelle, where he was stationed in Yell County until his retirement in 1991. He retired from the State Troopers as a Corporal. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, and was buried with graveside Masonic Rites.

Funeral Services were Friday, August 1st, at the Dardanelle Community Center, with interment at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 6, 2008)


Mills, Bobby Earl (Sweet Darlin)

Bobby Earl (Sweet Darlin) Mills, 69, of Dardanelle, passed away Wednesday, July 30th, 2008, at the River Valley Medical Center. He was born in Logan County between Short and Horseshoe Mountains on January 21, 1939, to Clarence Edward Mills and Minnie Mae Roberts Mills. Bobby Earl was a 25 year veteran with the Arkansas State Police and was known as Sweet Darlin. He was a 32nd degree Mason. In 1966, Bobby Earl went to work for the Arkansas State Police in Little Rock as an interstate patrolman. One year later, he transferred to Dardanelle and was stationed in Yell County until his retirement in 1991. He retired as Corporal. Bobby Earl was preceded in death by his parents and his baby brother, Clarence Edward Mills, Jr. (J. J. ).

He is survived by his childbride of 30 years, Linda Cockburn Mills; his daughter and son-in-law, Mindy and Jerry Crow of Dardanelle; his baby sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Mel Hays of Dardanelle; his sisters and brother-in-law, Mildred Tillman of Clarksville, Margaret and Jack Ralph of Salinas, California.

Funeral services were held Friday, August 1, 2008, 2:00 p. m. at the Dardanelle Community Center. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery with the Arkansas State Police Honor Guard and graveside Masonic Rites, Bright Star #213. Active pallbearers were the Arkansas State Police Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers were all state and local law enforcement officers, members of the Yell County Wildlife Federation and the Bigger Creek Hunting Club. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (Paid Obituary (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 6, 2008)


Mills, Herbert Wayne "Hubo"

Herbert Wayne "Hubo" Mills, age 72, of Mount George, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at his home. A son of the late Henry Harrison Mills and the late Nora Lee Clinger Mills, he was born February 15, 1930, at Mount George, Arkansas. He was a retired employee of Wayne Farms in Danville. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Bill Monroe Mills; a brother, Lawrence Mills; a sister Betty Joy Mills Coffman; and a grandson, Brandon Rogers.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Mills; a son, Henry Mills of Mt. George; two daughters Brenda Shepherd of Atkins; and Connie Horn of Mount George; a brother, John Mills of Mount George; two sisters, Mozelle Gist of Mount George; and Modean Vinson of Centerville; thirteen grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral were Friday, July 19, 2002, at the Mount George Church of Christ with Mr. Chris George officiating. Burial was in Dacus Cemetery, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Active pallbearers were Gary Wolf, Ralph Lytle, Bud Reece, Lowell Reece, Clifton Reece and Larry Holt. Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Holt, John Holt and employees of Wayne Farms in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 24, 2002)


Mills, James Charles "Jim"

James Charles "Jim" Mills, age 67, of Little Rock, died December 25, 2001. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Iron Springs Masonic Lodge 342. He was owner of Allstate Glass and Radiator in North Little Rock from which he retired.

He is survived by Barbara Mills of Little Rock; two children, Kelly Nail and her husband Charlie and Debbie Loose and her husband Mark, all of Little Rock; one sister, Willene Paige of Bogalusa, LA; and three grandsons, Charles Allen Nail, Scott Dean Loose, and Jeff William Loose.

A graveside service in remembrance of Jim was held Saturday, December 29, 2001 at 2:00 p. m. at Pinecrest Memorial Park with Pastor Tim Lawson officiating. Visitation was Thursday, December 27, 2001 from 6:008:00 at Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Funeral Home. Arrangements by Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Custom Funerals and Cremations 5800 West 12th Street, Little Rock, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 2, 2002)


Mills, John Berry

John Berry Mills, age 84, died in a Little Rock hospital October 24, 1958. He was a lifelong resident of Yell County, a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist Church.

He is survived by three sisters, Miss Mattie Mills and Miss Susie Mills of the home at Belleville and Mrs. Mollie Munn of Chickasha, Okla. and several nieces and nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas- Originally published on Thursday, October 30, 1958)


Mills, Kermit

Booneville Man Killed In Wreck Near Waveland - Kermit Mills, 52, of Booneville, was killed instantly when his car left Highway 10 and overturned about two miles west of Waveland early Tuesday morning. Sheriff Herman McCormick and State Trooper Richard Powell, who investigated the wreck, said that Mills, who was traveling west, swerved to the right, lost control and left the road on the left, clearing a creek and landing upside down against an embankment. The accident apparency happened about 2:20 a.m., according to a nearby resident who heard the noise and since Mills' watch had stopped at that time. The car was not noticed until a bread truck passed about 5:30 a.m. The man carried no billfold or identification papers and his identity was not known until Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff McCormick traced the car license from a man at Ft. Smith, through used ear dealer at Ft. Smith and Booneville, to Mills, who had purchased the car at Booneville.

His body, which had been taken to Cornwell Funeral Home at Dardanelle, was identified by relatives. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 12, 1962)

Mills, Leah Cowger

Leah Cowger Mills, age 88, of Pine Bluff, AR, died September 26, 1998, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born August 17, 1910, at Gravelly, AR she was the daughter of the late James Ira Cowger and Ophelia Ann Hunnicutt Cowger. She was reared and received her early education at Danville. She attended Arkansas Teacher's College at Conway now the University of Central Arkansas. After college, she taught third grade and fourth grade and home economics at Harmony Grove School at Haskell. There, she met and married her late husband, Robert Bartley Mills, on April 21, 1936. He died in October 1971. In 1943, the family moved to Little Rock. While living there, she was a homemaker, was active in school and community organizations, and was a member of the Florence Chapter 15 of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was an active member of the Baring Cross Baptist Church, where she organized, directed and taught in the children's department for 30 years. She also taught in the church kindergarten department for 17 years prior to moving to Pine Bluff after the death of her husband. She became a member of the First Baptist Church of Pine Bluff where she held various positions of service in her Sunday School Class, continued her support of the WMU and until her eyesight began to fail at the age of 83, planned and led the singing in the Senior Adult Sunday School department.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers, one being the late Cleo Cowger of Danville.

Survivors are a daughter, Maria Eifling of Pine Bluff; a son, Robert Duane Mills of Spring, TX; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, September 29, 1998 at the Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Chapel. The burial was in the Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Alexander. The Rev. Gordon Topping and Dr. John McClanahan officiated at the services. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 7, 1998)


Mills, Maggie (Carter)

Mrs. Maggie Mills, aged 72, died at a nursing home in Russellville, Wednesday, January 4. She was a lifelong resident of Yell County and a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Survivors are her husband, J. M. Mills; two sons, Odell Carter of Danville and Ray Carter of Tulsa; two step sons, Roger Mills in Germany and J.C. Mills of Little Rock; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Wilma Bowen of Booneville; and one brother, Cal Carter of Danville, Route; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 12, 1961)

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