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Lunsford, Tracy Allen

Tracy Allen Lunsford, age 37, of Ola, AR died Monday, July 31, 2000 in Lancaster, TX. He was born January 21, 1963 in Morrilton, AR. He was a 1982 graduate of Ola High School, had served in the Army and the 153rd Arkansas Army National Guard Unit, Danville, AR. He was a millwright contractor, and worked for Cryogenic Fab and Tech Inc.

He was preceded in death by two grandfathers, Dennis Lunsford and David Lewis and a grandmother, Lillie Davenport Lewis.

Survivors include his parents, Wayne and Pat Lewis of Ola, AR; a son, Tracy Allen Lunsford II of Dardanelle, AR; his grandmother, Laverne Lunsford of Danville, AR; two brothers and a sister-in-law, John Lewis and Phillip and Brenda Lewis all of Ola, AR; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Dixie Lewis of Ola, Melissa and Brent Durgin of Iowa, Carolyn and Michael Mullins of Ola, Thresa Mullins of Dardanelle, AR, Debbie Rager of Ola, Melissa and Brent Via of Ola; two uncles, Dean Lunsford of Danville and Lee Lunsford of Dardanelle; an aunt, Mae Lunsford of Dardanelle; several nephews and nieces, great uncles and aunts, and a very special friend, Shari Vines and a world of other friends.

Funeral service was held August 3, 2000 at the Ola First Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Balentine and Rev. John Mann officiating. Burial was in the Sandlin Cemetery in Ola, AR. Pallbearers were Brent Durgin, Eric Barnes, Wesley Reynolds, Randy Adams, Ronnie Barnes and James Nail. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 9, 2000)


Lusby, Dubert

Dubert Lusby, age 84, of Dardanelle, formerly of Amarillo, TX died Wednesday, January 14, 1987 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. He was a retired salesman and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include one grandson, Joseph Lusby of Denver, CO and two half brothers, Courtney Lusby and Paul Lusby both of Tulsa, OK.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 17 at Danville Church of Christ with Bro. A. f. Oliver and Bro. Robert Dunaway officiating. Interment was in Old Danville Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Lusk, Eva M. James

HAVANA - Funeral services for Mrs. Eva M. James Lusk, age 70, who died October 17, 1980 at the University Hospital, Little Rock, were at 2 p. m. October 20 in the First Baptist Church, with the Rev. V. W. Simpson officiating. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Mrs. Lusk was a native of Gravelly, a daughter of Charles and Ida Bell Schnemsber James and was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons and five daughters, including Mrs. Katherine Lovelace and Mrs. Frankie Lovelace, Dardanelle; one sister; two step-children; 14 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and 6 step-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/29/1980)


Lusk, Ira Bass

Ira Bass Lusk, aged 68, of Havana Rt. 1, died at the Yell County Hospital Saturday, February 10. He was a farmer.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Eva Lusk; five daughters, Mrs. Troy Keener of Havana, Mrs. Nina Mae Rider of Havana, Mrs. Katherine Scott of Paris, Mrs. Sue Henderson of Danville, and Mrs. Frankie Lusk of Havana; two sons Kermit Lusk of Richmond Calif, and Jack Lusk of Havana; two brothers, Silas Lusk and Cecil Lusk of Havana; and twelve grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 15, 1962)

Lusk, Jack G.

Jack G. Lusk, age 51, of Havana died Saturday, November 28, 1998 at St. Edwards Mercy Hospital in Ft. Smith. Mr. Lusk was born August 7, 1947 in Havana, to the late Ira Bass and Eva Mae James Lusk.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Kermit Lusk; two sisters, Shirley Keener and Charlene Peters.

Survivors are one brother, James Robinson of Richmond, CA; four sisters, Frankie Lovelace of Ranger, Sue Henderson of Danville, Katherine Sistrunck of Barling, Nina Rader of Waveland; and 20 nephews and nieces.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, December 1, 1998, 10 a. m. at Havana Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Mark Peters, Duck Donald, Tim Henderson, Dennis Essman, Gary Tidwell, J. C. Barnett, Bobby Lane, Jim Bill Smith. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 2, 1998)


Lusk, Johnie Mae

Johnie Mae Lusk, age 73, of Richmond, CA died April 23, 1997 in a Pinole Hospital. She was a native of Havana but had been a resident of Rickmond for 47 years. She was a homemaker for the past 54 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Holt of Danville, AR; three sons, Jimmy Lusk of Hercules, Bobby Lusk of Fremont and Jerry Lusk of El Sobrante; two sisters, Mae Wehunt of Fairfax, OK and Mamie Walker of San Pablo and 11 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Kermit Lusk.

Graveside service was Monday, April 28 at the Sunset View Cemetery, El Cerrito, CA with the Rev. Neal Doty officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 7, 1997)


Luttrell, Frank Truman

Frank Truman Luttrell, age 80, a resident of Ola, AR died Tuesday, September 22, 1998 at Yell County Nursing Home at Ola. He was born on March 5, 1918 at Casa, AR to Timothy and Josie Elizabeth Hambright Luttrell. He was an Army Veteran of WWII and a member of the Harmony Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Calvin Luttrell, Bill Luttrell and Theodore Luttrell; two sisters, Faitha Alexander and Ollie Parks.

He is survived by a daughter, Abbie McCain of Ola, AR; a son, Jim Luttrell of Kalispell, MT; a grandson, Kenny McCain of Ola, AR; two granddaughters, Amanda McCain of Ola, AR and Leevie Luttrell of Kalispell, MT; a great granddaughter, Kimberly Luttrell of Kalispell, MT; a step-son, three step-daughters; one sister, Irene Lovett of Ceres, CA; also numerous nephews and nieces.

Graveside service was September 25, 1998 at the Needmore Cemetery officiated by Rev. Bob Alexander. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 30, 1998)


Luttrell, James Edward

James Edward Luttrell, age 44, of Russellville, formerly of Plainview died Monday. He was born November 11, 1957 in Danville, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Frank T. and Nola Pearl Potts. He was a veteran serving 12 years in the Navy.

Survivors include his daughter, Leevie M. Ewer and granddaughters, Kimberly and Kaitlyn Ewer, all of Cornelius, Oregon; two stepsons, Kendall and Brent Reagan of Lakeside, CA; sister, Abbie McCain of Ola, AR; stepsisters, Nola Flannagan of Candler, NC, Margie McGavran of Russellville, and Ellen Reed of Orange, Texas; stepbrother, Robert Meriweather of Plainview; and numerous nieces and nephews. Jim is well remembered for his kindness to others and generosity to all.

A graveside memorial service was held Thursday, October 24, 2002 at Salem Cemetery in Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 30, 2002)


Lyford, Martha Mcosker

Mrs. Martha McOsker Lyford, age 45, of RUSSELLVILLE, wife of Dr Joe H. Lyford Jr. died Friday;(10-15-1982) Mrs. Lyford was a graduate of Hendrix College and a member of the P. E. O. Sisterhood, Russellville Culture and All Saints Episcopal Church.

Other survivors are two sons, Robert H. Lyford of Little Rock and, John C. Lyford of Russellville; a daughter, Miss Ann S. Lyford of Russellville; and her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon T. Ritter of Columbus, Ind.

Memorial service will be at 10 a. m. Monday at All Saints Episcopal Church by the Revs. Patrick Murray and John Shoemaker. Private graveside service will follow. Burial will be by Shinn Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to all Saints Episcopal Church or the American Cancer Society. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 10/15/1982)


Lyle, Gloria G.

Gloria G. Lyle, age 93, a resident of Ola, AR formerly of Miami, FL died Saturday, January 17, 1998 at Yell County Nursing Home at Ola, AR. She was born on April 28, 1904 at Atlanta, GA to Mr. and Mrs. William Turner. She was a homemaker.

She was the widow of the late Harold L. Lyle and preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Gloria Martha Franklin. I

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James and Marilyn Lyle of Russellville; six grandchildren, Martha Laverne Brooks of VA, Patricia Jackson of Florida, Edward Allen Franklin, Jaime Patrice Lyle, Jennie Marie Lyle and Amanda Christine Lyle all of Russellville; six great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren and a brother, T. J. Turner of Florida.

Funeral service will be 2 PM Thursday, January 22, 1998 at the Humphrey Chapel officiated by Rv. Roger Pierce. Burial will be at the Rest Haven Memorial Park at Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 21, 1998)


Lynch, Bess Elizabeth (Klober)

Bess Elizabeth Lynch, age 90, of Russellville passed away Thursday, January 12, 2012 at Russellville Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born May 5, 1921 at Dardanelle to the late Antone and Bessie Brabec Klober. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She loved attending Silver Sneakers at Saint Mary's Wellness and Fitness Center. She was past president of the New Blaine VFW Women's Auxiliary, she loved people and never met a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carolan "Smokey" Lynch; three sisters, Ann Wilson, Josephine Heaps, Mary Balloun; three brothers, Tony Klober, Van Klober, Frank Klober.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy S. Descant of Bunkie, Louisiana, Peggy Kerin and husband Douglas of Russellville; six grandchildren, Debra D. Parker of Alexandria, Louisiana, Derek Descant of Pineville, Louisiana, Terri D. Fletcher of Bunkie, Louisiana, Amber D. Riddle of Metairie, Louisiania, Mark Wiseman of Gravelly, AR, Meghan Kerin of Russellville, AR; three great grandchildren, Marlee Hardy of Bunkie, Louisiana, J.D. Descant Jr. of Pineville, Louisiana, John Edward Parker of Alexandria, Louisiania. Two step-sons, Stan Lynch of Plano, Texas and Andy Lynch, two grandchildren, Jessica Robbins and Alyson Lynch of Texas. Several neices and nephews.

Funeral services was January 16, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church in Dardanelle with Pastor Jim Benfer officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Pallbearers: Mark Wiseman, Derek Descant, Addison Riddle, Jarred Parker, Mike Klober, Steve Balloun. Honorary Pallbearers: Douglas Kerin, Bobby Balloun. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 18, 2012)

Lynch, Freddie Ray "Bear"

Freddie Ray "Bear" Lynch, 60, of Booneville, Arkansas, passed from this life Sunday, June 1, 2014 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was born February 19, 1954 in Booneville, Arkansas. He was a retired tool and die supervisor at Whirlpool in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was a former member of the Arkansas Army National Guard and the Parkview Baptist Church in Booneville and The Booneville Lion's Club where he served as the First Vice District Governor 71 and was the former President of the Booneville Lion's Club. He enjoyed going to car shows, fishing, drag racing, golf, but most of all spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Louetta Hamilton; step- father, Willie Hamilton and step- mother, Joyce Lynch.

Funeral services were scheduled for 10:00 A.M., Wednesday. June 4, 2014 at the Parkview Baptist Church in Bonneville with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife of forty years, Sharon of the home; one daughter, Ashlie Green and husband Adam of Charleston; one Son, Wesley Keith Lynch of Booneville; Brothers, Jacky Lynch and wife Carla of Poteau, Walter Hamilton and wife Terrie of Charleston, Sammy Hamilton and wife Ginny of Randallstown, Maryland, Danny Hamilton and wife Susan of Magazine, Wendel Lynch and wife Frankie of Dardanelle, David Lynch and wife Penny of Prescott, and Shawn Lynch and wife Michelle of Danville; Sisters, Loretta Sheppard and husband Mike of Booneville, Angie Sims and husband Barry of Dardanelle, Tina Lynch of Russellville, and Lacy Lynch of Fayetteville; father, Zack Lynch of Atkins; grandchildren, Megan and lan Lynch, Michael, Jacob, Allison, and Audrey Green. The pallbearers will be Jacky Lynch, Walter Hamilton, Sammy Hamilton, Danny Hamilton, Wendel Lynch, David Lynch, Shawn Lynch. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Lion's Club. The family visited with friends from 5 to 7:00 P.M. at Roberts Funeral Home. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 11, 2014) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published 11 Jun 2014 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Lynch, Joyce Florence (Greathouse)

Joyce Florence Lynch, age 69, of Dardanelle died Saturday, June 15 at Baptist Medical Health Center in Little Rock. She was born November 3, 1943 in Bay, Arkansas to the late Floyd Doty and Irene Greathouse.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and a sister.

Survivors include her children and spouses, Wendell and Frankie Lynch , Angie and Barry Sims all of Dardanelle; David and Penny Lynch of Prescott; Tina Kuras of Dardanelle; Shawn and Michelle Lynch of Danville; Lacy Lynch of Fayetteville; Freddie and Sharon Lynch of Booneville; and Jack and Carla Lynch of Poteau, Oklahoma. Grandchildren and spouses, Wendy and Josh White of Benton; Zachary and Kayla Lynch of Dardanelle; Kirstie Williams of Las Vegas; Nevada; Kody Graf of Dardanelle; Matthew and Alisha Lynch of Atkins; Skylar Lynch of Prescott; Dustin Lynch of Russellville; Ty Lynch of Danville; Patricia Inlow of Prescott; Amber Sims Talley of Dardanelle; and six great-grandchildren.

Service was Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Jim Benfer and Brother Kenneth Jay officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were her Grandsons. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, Arkansas. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 19, 2013)

Lynch, Joyce Florence (Greathouse)

Joyce Florence Lynch, age 69, of Dardanelle died Saturday, June 15 at Baptist Medical Health Center in Little Rock. She was born November 3, 1943 in Bay, Arkansas to the late Floyd Doty and Irene Greathouse.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and a sister.

Survivors include her children and spouses, Wendell and Frankie Lynch , Angie and Barry Sims all of Dardanelle; David and Penny Lynch of Prescott; Tina Kuras of Dardanelle; Shawn and Michelle Lynch of Danville; Lacy Lynch of Fayetteville; Freddie and Sharon Lynch of Booneville; and Jack and Carla Lynch of Poteau, Oklahoma. Grandchildren and spouses, Wendy and Josh White of Benton; Zachary and Kayla Lynch of Dardanelle; Kirstie Williams of Las Vegas; Nevada; Kody Graf of Dardanelle; Matthew and Alisha Lynch of Atkins; Skylar Lynch of Prescott; Dustin Lynch of Russellville; Ty Lynch of Danville; Patricia Inlow of Prescott; Amber Sims Talley of Dardanelle; and six great-grandchildren.

Service was Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Jim Benfer and Brother Kenneth Jay officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. Pallbearers were her Grandsons. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, Arkansas. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 19, 2013)

Lynch, Lawrence D. Larry Bozo

Lawrence D. Larry Bozo Lynch, age 72, of Dardanelle died Saturday, February 16, 2002. He was born January 30, 1930 in Maude, Oklahoma to the late D. Z. and Audie Oxford Lynch. He was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War, a 50-year mason, a member of the Dardanelle Boyce Wood V. F. W. Post 3141 and a retired line driver for Time DC. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and attended the Dardanelle First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife Peggy Whillock Lynch.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Angie Lynch of Russellville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Glenn Brock of Russellville, Traci and John Hatchett of Little Rock; a sister and brother-in-law, Margie and Lemoyne Coffey of Dardanelle; his finance, Becky Bacon of Dardanelle; four grandchildren, Mandy Jackson of Little Rock, Brad Lynch of Fayetteville, Brandon Brock of Conway, Eric Brock of Russellville; two great granddaughters, A very and Maggie Jackson of Little Rock, AR.

Funeral services were Monday, February 18, 2002 at 2:00 p. m. at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle, with Reverend Milton Cowling officiating. Burial with military honors were in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Robert Morgan, Jimmy Pepper Martin, Kevin Williams, Don Rankin, Eric Brock, Brandon Brock, and Brad Lynch. Honorary Pallbearers were Lemonyne Coffey, Tommy Coffey, James Lynch, Bill Young, and Bob Bata. Memorials may be made to Relay For Life Cancer Research CO Pat Duvall, P. O. Box 157, Atkins, AR 72823, or Hospice 103 West Parkway Drive, Russellville, AR 72801. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 20, 2002)


Lynch, Shirley Faye

Shirley Faye Lynch, age 60, of Casa, AR, passed away, Monday, March 26, 2007 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She was born October 23, 1946 in Russellville, AR. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Ruby and Fred Rodgers, her father, Ellis Ketcherside; two sisters, Caralee and Linda Ketcherside and one aunt, Jackie Robertson.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Lynch, Sr. three sons & daughters-in-law, Charles Jr. & Stephanie Lynch of Carlisle, James Edward and Joyce Lynch of Casa and Dusty and Melissa Lynch of Plainview; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Randy Robison of Plainview; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Martha Ketcherside of Ola; one sister and brother-in-law, Anna and Randy Noe of Plainview; 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be April 7th at 10 a. m. at the Birta Cemetery in Birta, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 4, 2007)


Lynch, Thelma

Thelma Lynch, age 87, a resident of Dover, AR, formerly of Conway, AR died Wednesday, August 2, 2000 at St. Marys Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. She was born on April 30, 1913 in Yell County, AR to Kyle and Marlin Spain Crow. She was a homemaker and the widow of the late O. L. Lynch. She was a charter member of the Dover United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the Dover United Methodist Women, a Boy Scout & Cub Scout leader for many years and a member of the Dover Conway PTA's.

She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter Sue Lynch Jones.

She is survived by, two sons, John Lynch and James "Jim" Lynch both of Dover, AR; two daughters, Betty Lynch Burnett of Russellville, AK and Ruby Lynch of LaHabra, CA; four grandchildren, Tracy Yingst of Wisconsin, Danny Lynch of Russellville, AR, Kyle Bonner Lynch and Jamie Lynch both of Dover, AR; three great grandchildren and caregivers, Emma Hull, Serena Hutson and Diane Ketcherside.

Funeral service was held August 7, 2000 at the Dover United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. David Scroggins and Rev. Eric VanMeter. Burial was in the McFadden Cemetery in Dover, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to Dover United Methodist Church Bell Tower Fund, PO Box 11, Dover, AR 72837 or the ATU Wesley Foundation, 1111 North El Paso, Russellville, AR 72801. Casket bearers were Roy Soloman, Kirby Joe Hemmer, Hoyt Crow, Bob Simmons, Dennis Edwards, Paul Weir, Will Wetzel and Bill Martin. Honorary were Vance Churchill, Edsel "Peanut" Leavell, Charlie Poynter, Leonard Elliott, Rev. Bill Lowder. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 9, 2000)


Lynch, William Merdia

William Merdia Lynch, 85, of Carden Bottom died in his home Sunday. He was a retired farmer and merchant. He was a Baptist and a member of the Dardanelle Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Beulah Powell Lynch; five sons, Hershel Lynch of Pine Bluff, Billy Lynch of Oklahoma City, Bobby Lynch with the Marines in North Carolina, William Lynch and Norbon Lynch of Carden Bottom; four daughters, Mrs. Roy Grimes of Russellville, Mrs. Lemoyne Suggs of Little Rock, Mrs. Neal Persons of Wing and Miss Donna Lynch of Carden Bottom, two brothers, A. L. Lynch of Tulsa, Okla. And L. M. Lynch of Wabbaseka; a sister, Mrs. Burl West of Benton; 23 grand- children and 18 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 23, 1961)

Lynn, Florence Ellen Vaughn

Florence Ellen Vaughn Lynn, age 92 of Delaware, died Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at her home. She was born July 29, 1917 at Delaware to the late Robert and Johnnie Roper Shoemaker.

She is preceded in death by her two husbands, Loyd Vaughn and James M. Lynn; brothers, Desmond, Robert, Farris, and Gerald Shoemaker; and a son-in-law, Leon Standridge.

Survivors include her daughter, Patsy Standridge of Delaware; sisters, Athalea Deeds and Hilda Davis of Delaware, Ruby Floyd of Dardanelle; sister-in-law, Betty Shoemaker of Little Rock; one grandson, Michael Standridge and wife Melissa of Dardanelle; two granddaughters, Lesa Daily and husband David and Toni Swaim and husband John Paul all of Delaware; six great grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, February 19, 2010 at Delaware First Baptist Church. Burial was in Graves Cemetery in Delaware. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 24, 2010)


Lyon, Loice Myree

Loice Myree Lyon, 92, of the Ranger community died Friday at Melissa Hight's Elder Care Home in Conway. Born December 12, 1913, in Ranger, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Franklin and Dena Gantt Dowdy. She was a retired school teacher, a member of the Methodist Church, Yell County Retired Teachers Association, lifetime member of the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association, and AARP.

She was preceded in death by her step-mother, Ruth Haygood Dowdy; her husband, Everett Ardell Lyon.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Myra and Albert Book of Greenbrier; two grandsons, Gerald and Jeff Book of Greenbrier.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville. Interment was at Earl Ladd Cemetery, Danville under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Tom May, Mike May, Mike Worsham, Robert Walker, Jonathon Gates, Corky McConnell. Honorary pallbearers include Jack Worsham and Lionell Derrick. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 30, 2006)


Lyons, Faye

Faye Lyons, age 94, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, January 26, 2000 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born September 9, 1908 near Birta, AR.; she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Annie Frost Hambright, widow of Homer Lyons, a retired cook for the Dardanelle schools and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include, a son, Charles Lyons of Waldron, AR; a daughter, Bonnie Jacobs of Dardanelle, AR; a brother, Eugene Hambright of Knoxville, TN; two sisters, Ruby Speight and Velma Polley both of Dardanelle, AR; four grandchildren, Mike Lyons of Fort Smith, Danny Lyons and Vickie King of Russellville, AR and Mary Lyons of Dallas, TX and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral service was Monday at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Stephen Davis. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 2, 2000)


Lyons, Hattie Mae

Mrs. Hattie Mae Lyons, age 51, died in Tulsa on December 5, 1958.

She is survived by her husband, J. W. Lyons; one daughter, Mrs. Hubert Taylor of Oklahoma City, one son, Loyd Millard, Jr. of Tulsa; her mother, Mrs. Maggie Bailey of Danville; three sisters, Mrs. J. W. Phillips and Mrs. Ernest Pool of Danville and Mrs. Ed Loyd of Ft. Smith and seven grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD - Originally published on Thursday, December 11, 1958)


Lyons, Marilyn Sue

Marilyn Sue Lyons, age 66, of Russellville, AR formally of Danville, AR died Saturday, December 2, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville, AR. She was born December 16, 1933 in Little Rock, AR to the late Mary Lou Harris Goltry. She was a mother and a homemaker and a member of the Danville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Ted C. Lyons two sons and a daughter-in law. Richard Goltry of New York and Jody and Ann Forlenza of San Diego; two daughters and a son-in-law, Gina and Kim Kochsiek of Piano, TX and Toby Forlenza of Woodland Hills, CA and four grandchildren, Beau, Clayton, Josh and Emma.

A memorial service was held December 5 at the Danville United Methodist Church with Rev. David Hawkins officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were Bob Pledger, Steve Pfeifer, Jack Wilson, Phil Young, Barton Hunter, Ray Holbrook and Joe Jones. Memorials may be made to the Danville United Methodist Church, PO Box 729, Danville, AR 78233. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 6, 2000)


Lyons, Sarah Ann (Mrs.)

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. John Bingaman, Paris, at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Lyon cemetery for Mrs. Sarah Ann Lyon, age 75, who died Saturday at the home of her son, Albert Lyon, near England, Smith Funeral Home, Danville, was in charge. Mrs. Lyons was a long time resident of Logan and Yell counties. She leaves to survive three daughters: Mrs. Geo McMinn, Ranger, Mrs. Ora Stricker, Little Rock, Mrs. Ed Vaughn, Altheimer; two sons, Albert Lyon, Toltec, David Lyon, Sterrell, and several grandchildren.

Pall bearers were: Garland Hancock, Opal May, Melvin Howard, Roger Banks, Roy Holland, Willie Pearcie. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan - Feb 1940)

Lyons, Ted

Ted Lyons, 80, of Danville, AR passed away unexpectedly Tuesday September 17, 2013 at UAMS in Little Rock, AR.

Services was Friday, September 20 at the Danville First Baptist Church. Ted was born on August 6, 1933 in Belleville, AR to Ed and Geneva Basinger Lyons. He was raised in Danville, AR and graduated from Danville High School in 1950. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Arkansas Tech where he was a four-year letterman in basketball for coach Sam Hindsman. He received his Master of Education Degree and his Specialist Degree in Administration from the University of Arkansas. He was a Korean War Veteran having served 4 years in the United States Air Force. He was a teacher and basketball coach for 19 years in the state of Arkansas. He coached at Drew Central in Monticello, Crossett High School, and Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. From 1977-1999 he served as High School Principal and Superintendent for the Danville School District where the Gym was named in his honor. Ted Lyons was a coach at heart. He was so proud to be able to influence the lives of so many young people. The highlight of his coaching career was his 1968 Crossett team that won the State Championship and in the same year was the head coach of the All Star Team. His memberships and associations included: First Baptist Church Danville, where his favorite ministry was the Awana Program that he served in faithfully. Lions Club, The Arkansas Association of Education Administrators(AAEA) and the Arkansas Rural Schools Association.

Survivors include his wife Saundra Aikman Lyons and a daughter Martha Holland (Mike) of White Hall. A stepson Chris Briggs (Lora) of Briggsville,two grandchildren, Katie and Jacob Holland of White Hall. A sister Vicki Lyons Forrest (James) of Bella Vista. Nephews, Alan Forrest(Angele) of Maumelle. Brad, Jeff and Todd Lyons of Idaho. Nieces, Lottie Forrest Secker (Mark) of Rogers and Wendy Lyons of Idaho.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter Lindsey Holland and brother Billy Ed Lyons. In lieu of flowers Memorials may be directed to the Danville First Baptist Church Building Fund. P O Box 877, Danville, AR 72833 Pallbearers: Dr. Stanley Teeter, Phil Young, Harold Pierce, Mike Donnell, Chad Stanley, Scott Peek, Jon Pool, Gregg Grant Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Sept 25, 2013) [Burial will be at the Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville, AR] (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published 25 Sep 2013 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Lyons, Vernice Fink

Vernice Fink Lyons, age 84, of Dardanelle, AR died Tuesday, September 21, 1999 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born February 11, 1915 in Yell County, AR to the late Newt and Modena Gray Fink. She was a mother, retired homemaker and a devout Christian.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe E. Lyons and several brothers and sister including, Charlie, Bill and Levi Fink, Johnnie Mae Inman, Icie Cannon and Froni Stevens.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, George Burton and Winnie Lyons of Conway, AR and Bobby and Donna Lyons of Dardanelle, AR; two brothers, Maurice Fink Of Dardanelle, AR and Johnnie Fink of Hillsboro, TX; two sisters, Vonia Sneed of Mesquite, TX and Lorene Brown of Indianapolis, IN; four grandsons, George, Rickey, Paul and Andrew Lyons; three granddaughters, Diane Shock, Nancy Mullins and, Debbie Lyons; ten great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was September 24 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev. David Downum officiating. Burial was in Brearley cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers were George Lyons, Rickey Lyons, Andrew Lyons, Kenneth Crow, Robert Honeycutt and Chris Cambiano. Honorary Dr. Kevin Beavers, Dr. Gene Ring and the staff of the Dardanelle Nursing Center. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 29, 1999)


Mabrey, Harrell D.

Harrell D. Mabrey, age 57, of Russellville died Saturday, November 16, 1985, at St. Vincent Infirmary at Little Rock. He was plant manager for Hapence Inc. of Atkins and a former resident of Searcy.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elaine Mabrey; two sons, William Mabrey of Lake Wiley, S. C. and Robert Daugherty of Jeffersonville, Ind.; three daughters, Beverly Peckenpaugh and Deborah Brent of Rover, Ky. and Lisa Mabrey of Little Rock; two brothers, Melvin Mabrey and Robert Mabrey of Rover; three sisters, Mary Dodge, Wanda Hibbs and Jean Williams of Rover; four grandchildren, and four step-grandsons.

The family will receive friends from noon to 4 p. m. today at McEuen Funeral Home at Searcy. Funeral and burial will be Tuesday, November 19, at Louisville, Ky. by Hardy's Funeral Chapel. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Mabry, Brandon Dale

Brandon Dale Mabry, age 14, of Russellville, AR went to be with Jesus, Sunday evening, July 4, 1999 at Centerville, AR where there was a fireworks explosion. Brandon was born May 16, 1985 to Kelly and Barbara Mabry of Russellville, AR. He was a member of the 2nd Baptist Church of Russellville, a 9th grader at Gardner Jr. High School where he was a member of the football team and band. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and athlete and a member of the Ozark Teenage Rodeo Association.

Survivors include his parents, Kelly and Barbara Mabry of Russellville; a sister, Jessica Mabry of Russellville, AR; paternal grandparents, O. A. "Tom" and Irene Mabry of Chula, AR; maternal grandparents, Paul & Shelby Henderson of Scottsville, AR and Erma Henderson of Russellville, AR; great-grandmother, Ola Henderson of McRae; aunts and uncles, Keith and Tammie Mabry of Russellville, AR; Vickie Mabry of Little Rock, AR; Marvin Henderson and Pete and Cindy Matthews of Russellville, AR; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral was held July 8th at the 2nd Baptist Church of Russellville with pastor, Rev. David McLemore officiating. Active pallbearers were Ward Wilhelms, Garland Baker, Brett Bullard, David Potts, Steve Harris and Johnny Burrows. Honorary members of 2nd Baptist Church Youth Department; Gardner Jr. High School Whirlwind football team and band and Ozark Teenage Rodeo Association. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 28, 1999)


Mabry, Claud Eugene

Claud Eugene Mabry, 83, of Barling died Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at Saint Edwards Mercy Medical Center. He was born September 19, 1923 at Scranton to the late Claud and Mirley Houser Mabry.

He is preceded in death by his son, Claudie Mabry.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Ellen Mabry, of Barling; Two daughters, Jeanette Shearer of Fort Worth, TX and Evelyn Ashabranner of West Helena, AR; sisters, Nelta Freeman of Subiaco, Ilene Sibley of Richland, MS; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 2, 2007, at 10:00 a. m. at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Roger Glover officiating. Interment was held at Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 6, 2007)


Mabry, Irene (Willis)

Irene Willis Mabry of Chula, Arkansas passed away June 13, 2013 of natural causes. She was born on 2/24/1930 at Leonard, OK. She enjoyed music, singing, and playing the piano and her family.

She is preceded in death by her father A.W. Willis and her mother Velma Willis of Leonard, OK, and her husband of 57 years O. A. Mabry and her grandson Brandon Mabry.

She is survived by three children and two-daughter-in laws, Keith and Tammy Mabry of Dover, Vicki Mabry of Little Rock, and Kelly and Barbara Mabry of Russellville, 5 grandchildren Zachary Mabry and Lydia of San Antonio, TX, Jessica Mabry of Little Rock, AR, Ashlee and Ryan Pepper of Dover, AR and Hunter Mabry of Dover, AR.

Graveside service was at the Chula Cemetery on Saturday June 15th. Funeral arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. The family would like to thank the staff for their excellent care at Brookside Side Nursing and Rehabilitation in Little Rock, AR. Memorial can be made to the Susan G. Koman Foundation. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 19, 2013)

Mabry, Irene (Willis)

Irene Willis Mabry of Chula, Arkansas passed away June 13, 2013 of natural causes. She was born on 2/24/1930 at Leonard, OK. She enjoyed music, singing, and playing the piano and her family.

She is preceded in death by her father A.W. Willis and her mother Velma Willis of Leonard, OK, and her husband of 57 years O. A. Mabry and her grandson Brandon Mabry.

She is survived by three children and two-daughter-in laws, Keith and Tammy Mabry of Dover, Vicki Mabry of Little Rock, and Kelly and Barbara Mabry of Russellville, 5 grandchildren Zachary Mabry and Lydia of San Antonio, TX, Jessica Mabry of Little Rock, AR, Ashlee and Ryan Pepper of Dover, AR and Hunter Mabry of Dover, AR.

Graveside service was at the Chula Cemetery on Saturday June 15th. Funeral arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. The family would like to thank the staff for their excellent care at Brookside Side Nursing and Rehabilitation in Little Rock, AR. Memorial can be made to the Susan G. Koman Foundation. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 19, 2013)

Mabry, Luther Roscoe

Luther Roscoe Mabry, age 82, of Bluffton died Saturday, May 1, at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. He was the son of the late James O. and Catherine Lloyd Mabry, and was a Retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Melissa Hunt Mabry; two sons, O. A. Mabry of Ft. Worth Tex., and O. M. Mabry of Big Timber, Mont,; a brother, France Mabry of Story; two sisters, Mrs. Lou Smith of Aly and Mrs. Athea Walters of Story and five grandchildren.

Funeral was Monday, May 3 at the community Church at Chula by the Rev. Ashley. Burial was in Chula Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 5-13-71)


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