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Mcconnell, Ethel Harvey

Mrs. Ethel Harvey McConnell, age 69, of Belleville died Sunday, June 21. She was a member of the Bluffton Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, James McConnell; four sons, Jimmy, James and T. A. all of Danville, and Windell McConnell of Virginia; one daughter, Mrs. Clyde Spears of Bluffton; her mother, Mrs. Julina Harvey; five brothers, Ted Harvey of Briggsville, Cecil Harvey of Dumas, Vernon Harvey of Wilmot, Earnest Harvey of Plainview and Alfred Harvey of Bluffton; one sister, Lydia Hicks of Louisiana; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, at the Bluffton Baptist Church and burial was in the Bluffton Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7/9/1970)


Mcconnell, Eunah Frances "Shorty"

Eunah Frances "Shorty" McConnell, age 79, of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, November 11, 1999 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born July 23, 1920 at Greenbrier, AR the daughter of the late Joe and Laura Cantrell Allinder and the widow of G. B. "Buck" McConnell. She was a member of Council Oaks Chapter 589 of Order of the Eastern Star, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4131 auxiliary and First Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, William and Sherry McConnell of Lansing, KS; a brother, Dick Allinder of Peoria, IL; a sister, Louise Fauss of Donna, TX and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral service was Saturday at the Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Milton Cowling. Burial was in Ard Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. Honorary pallbearers were member of the Council Oaks Chapter 589 of Order of the Easter Star and the VFW auxiliary. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 577, Dardanelle, AR 72834, or Dardanelle Rock Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, 507 South Second, Dardanelle, AR 72834. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 17, 1999)


Mcconnell, F. E. (Eugene)

Pulpwood trucker killed on highway BLUFFTON - F. E. (Eugene) McConnell, age 49 of Bluffton apparently died instantly when his pulpwood truck went out of control about 4 p. m. Wednesday on Highway 314 about two miles east of Onyx. A report filed by State Trooper Bobby Mills said McConnell was traveling west when his truck left the road, struck a culvert and overturned. Mills said McConnell was thrown partly out of the vehicle and was pinned beneath the truck when it overturned. Deputy Coroner James Hull of Danville pronounced McConnell dead at the scene. He was the son of the late Thomas and Willie Dobbs McConnell.

Survivors include his wife. Mrs. Doris Long McConnell; four sons, Charles and Phillip Williams of Mountain Pine, Jerry Williams of Hot Springs and Carl McConnell of the home; two daughters, Dorothy Felton of Hot Springs and Telitha Stokes of Plainview; seven brothers, Woodrow McConnell of Ola, Melvin McConnell of Malvern, Odis and Homer McConnell of Bluffton, Dan McConnell of Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Dardanelle and Theodore McConnell of Plainview; four sisters, Odell Cozard and Winnie Isom of Mountain Pine, Alice Isom of Arizona and Velma Ivey of Centerville, and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday at Bluffton Baptist Church by the Rev. B. L. Donnan. Burial will be in Mountain Pine, T. J. McConnell of Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 7/24/1984)


Mcconnell, Franklin Eugene

Franklin Eugene McConnell, age 49, of Bluffton, AR, died in a truck wreck Wednesday, July 26, 1984. McConnell was a native of Bluffton, the son of the late Thomas and Willie Dobbs McConnell. He was a disabled timberman.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Doris Long McConnell of the home; four sons, Charles Williams of Mt. Pine, Jerry Williams of Hot Springs, Phillip Williams of Mt. Pine, and Carl McConnell of the home; two daughters, Dorothy Felton of Hot Springs and Telitha Stokes of Plainview; seven brothers, Woodrow McConnell of Ola, Melvin McConnell of Malvern, Odis and Homer McConnell of Bluffton, Dan McConnell of Mt. Pine, T. J. McConnell of Dardanelle, and Theodore McConnell of Plainview; four sisters, Odell Cozard, Winnie Isom both of Mt. Pine, Alice Isom, AZ, and Velma Ivey of Centerville; also twelve grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held Monday, July 30th, in the Bluffton Baptist Church with B. L. Dorman officiating. Interment was in the Bluffton Cemetery. Services were by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 8/1/1984)


Mcconnell, Gladys Maryan

Gladys Maryan McConnell, age 89, of Little Rock, formerly of Gravelly, AR died Thursday, September 30, 2004. She was born April 8, 1915 in Gravelly to the late Walter and Viola Parker Jones. She was a homemaker, mother, a poultry farmer and a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Young Gravelly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Sugarbabe" McConnell; a brother, Troyce Jones and a grandson, Greg Alan McConnell.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Hubert and Claudette McConnell of Memphis; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and Larry Fox of Little Rock, two brothers, Farris Jones of Bluffton, Ezell Jones of Gravelly; two sisters, Eloise Hunnicutt of Wing, Callie Hutchins of Waldron; three grandchildren, Michael,. McConnell of Germantown, TN, Donna Chism of Little Rock, Dwayne Wilson of North Little Rock and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral was held October 2, 2004 at the Gravelly Methodist Church. Interment was at Parks Cemetery. Arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 6, 2004)


Mcconnell, Homer Lee

Homer Lee McConnell, age 67 of Danville, AR died Thursday, September 18, 1997 at his home. He was born September 24, 1929 in Bluffton, AR to the late Jack and Willie Dobbs McConnell; he was a retired logger and a member of the Bluffton Baptist Church.

Survivors included, his wife, Billie White McConnell of the home; three sons, Dwight McConnell of Centerville, J. C. and Danny McConnell both of Danville; two daughters, Brenda Melton and Joy Ward both of Danville; three brothers, Daniel McConnell of Mt. Pine, E. T. McConnell of Belleville and T. J. McConnell of Dardanelle; three sisters, Odell Cozad and Winnie Isom of Mt. Pine and Velmer Ivey of Centerville; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Service was September 22, 1997 at the Bluffton Baptist Church with the Rev. Wade Shownes officiating. Burial was in the Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 24, 1997)


Mcconnell, J.C.

J.C. McConnell, Sr. age 44 of Florida died Sunday, September 27, 1998 in Muskogee, OK. He was born July 10, 1954 in Hot Springs, AR to Billie White McConnell and the late Homer Lee McConnell and he was a logger.

He is survived by one son, J.C. McConnell, Jr. of Danville, AR; two daughters, Lisa McConnell and Lori McConnell both of Washington; two brothers, Homer McConnell of Centerville and Danny McConnell of Danville; two sisters, Brenda Melton and Joy Ward both of Danville.

Graveside service was held October 6, 1998 at Bluffton Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Graham officiating. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 14, 1998)


Mcconnell, J.C.

J.C. McConnell, age 44, of Florida died Sunday, September 27, 1998 in Muskogee, OK. He was born July 10, 1954 in Hot Springs, AR to Billie White McConnell and the late Homer Lee McConnell and was a logger.

He is survived by one son, J.C. McConnell Jr. of Danville, AR; two daughters, Lisa McConnell and Lori McConnell both of Washington; two brothers, Homer McConnell of Centerville, AR and Danny McConnell of Danville, AR; two sisters, Brenda Melton and Joy Ward both of Danville, AR.

Graveside service was held September 29 with Rev. Jerry Graham officiating at the Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Nicholas Melton, Steven Melton, Michael Markham, Wesley McConnell, Donnie Treadwell and Gary Treadwell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 7, 1998)


Mcconnell, James

James McConnell, age 75, of Danville, AR died Saturday, November 7, 1998 at his home in Danville, AR. He was born October 26, 1923 in Bluffton, AR to the late Jim and Ethel Harvey McConnell. He was retired from Wayne Poultry Hatchery, a WWII Navy Veteran and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Amy Lee McAnally McConnell; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Larry White of Danville; two brothers, T. A. McConnell of Danville and Wendell McConnell of Roanoke, VI; three sisters, Winnie Pickens of Danville, Dora McConnell and Lora McConnell.

Service was Monday at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Arley Strong officiating. Interment was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 11, 1998)


Mcconnell, James Lenford

James Lenford McConnell, age 83, of Danville died Tuesday, June 8. He was a retired farmer, a native of Bluffton and a World War I veteran.

Survivors include four sons, James F., Jimmy and T. A. McConnell of Virginia; a daughter, Mrs. Clyde Spears of Bluffton; a brother, Robert McConnell of Gravelly; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Black of Letchville, Ariz.; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral was Friday at 2:00 p.m. in the Bluffton Baptist Church. Burial was at the Bluffton Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 6/24/1971)


Mcconnell, Jerry

Jerry McConnell, age 51, of Casa, AR died Thursday, July 16, 1998 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born in Dumas, AR and was a son of the late Woodrow McConnell. He was a carpenter, and United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Ola, where he had served as the song director until his illness.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two brothers, LeRoy and Kenneth Ray McConnell.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia McConnell; a son, DeWayne McConnell of Casa; his mother, Lena Mae Buckman of Danville; two brothers, Buddy McConnell of Casa and Darrell McConnell of Booneville, AR; two sisters, Mary Cochran of Dardanelle and Ann Ward of Russellville; his father-in-law and step-mother-in-law, Dewey Joe and Janet Lewis of Dardanelle, AR and two sisters-in-law, Linda Ivey of Dardanelle and Rita Robinson of Casa.

Funeral service was held July 20, 1998 at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Ola with Rev. Denver Robinson officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Rogers-Rye Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, was in Bryant's Cove Cemetery near Casa. Active pallbearers were Kenneth Pyburn, Marvin Mashburn, Barer Crow III, Jim Selvey, Kirk McConnell and Johnny Barnes; honorary J. C. Scott, Royal Reed, R. L. Walker and Demesy Bly. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 22, 1998)


Mcconnell, Johnny Levi

Mr. Johnny Levi McConnell, age 63, of Ola died Saturday, February 5, 1994 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Centerville. He was born June 13, 1930 in Bluffton, AR to the late Virgil and Effie Calbert McConnell. He was disabled. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Miss Lisa Kay McConnell

Survivors are: two sons, Buford Haney of Ola and Frankie McConnell of Plainview; three daughters, Karen Earls and Teresa Applegate both of Ola and Nellie Mae McConnell of Des Arc; four brothers, Jerry McConnell of Havana, Billy Joe McConnell of Centerville, Lonnie McConnell of Little Rock and Jimmy McConnell of Danville; seven sisters, Ruby Litsey, Linda White, Shirley Judkins all of Dardanelle, Marie Blankenship and Jan Donnell both of Rover and Pam Simpson of Russellville; step-mother, Elsie McConnell of Dardanelle and five grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at the Bluffton Cemetery by Rev. Tony Reynolds. Services by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2/9/1994)


Mcconnell, Kenneth Ray

Kenneth Ray McConnell, age 45 of Danville, AR died Friday, February 24 in a house fire. He was a native of Garden Bottoms, son of the late Woodrow McConnell and an employee of the Wayne Farms Feed Mill.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Leroy McConnell.

Survivors include: his mother, Mrs. Lena May Corley McConnell of Bluffton; two sons, Kevin McConnell and Steven McConnell of Danville; a daughter, Miss Misty Marie McConnell of Y City, AR; three brothers, Jerry McConnell of Ola, Buddy McConnell of Bluffton and Darrell McConnell of Havana; two sisters, Ann Ward and Mary Cochran both of Russellville and one grandson, Aaron Dalton McConnell of Danville.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 2, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Bluffton Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 3/1/1995)


Mcconnell, Larry

Larry McConnell, Jr., 21, of Dardanelle, AR passed away Sunday, June 26, 2005 in Dardanelle, AR. He was of the Pentecostal faith.

He is survived by his mother, Freda Waid of Dardanelle his father, Larry McConnell, Sr. of Dardanelle a brother and sister-n-law, Ed and Tamara Henson of Dardanelle four sisters, Michelle Henson of Dardanelle, Kelly McLemore, Sarai McConnell and Calisha McConnell all of Booneville three grandmothers, Norma Gann of Booneville, Betty Summers of Ponca City, OK and Doris McConnell of Booneville three nieces, Courtney, Makayla and Carissa Henson and three nephews, Carter Henson, Cole and Landen Gilbert.

Funeral service was held on Thursday, June 30, 2005 at the Roberts Memorial Chapel in Booneville, with burial in Mountain Grove Cemetery near Sugar Grove Community, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Brad Lambreth, Randall Hiett, Dallas Lowert, Jeremy Marshall, Isaac Sirk, Jonathon Strom, Zac Adair and Nathan Adair. Honorary pallbearers were his uncles. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 6, 2005)


Mcconnell, Leroy

Leroy McConnell, age 34, of Paris, died Sunday, December 8th, at the North Logan County Regional Hospital in Paris. He was a native of Yell County, and a school teacher in the Paris School System.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pansy Ballinger McConnell, of the home; one son, Randall Kirk McConnell, of the home; one daughter, Sonya Reann McConnell, of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow McConnell, of Ola; four brothers, Kenneth McConnell and Jerry McConnell, both of Ola, James "Buddy" McConnell, of Dardanelle, and Daryl McConnell, of Rover; two sisters, Mary Cochran, of Little Rock, and Ann Ward, of Russellville; also a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Tuesday, December 10, at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with the Rev. Bill Van Meter officiating. Internment was in the Earl Ladd Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Bob Yarberry, Mickey Patterson, James Simon, Ken Ezell, Bentley Allen, Gary Garner and Bob Wilson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 12/11/1985)


Mcconnell, Leroy

Leroy McConnell, age 34, of Paris, a native of Yell County, died Sunday, December 8, 1985. He was a teacher in the Paris Public Schools.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pansy Ballinger McConnell; a son, Randall Kirk McConnell of the home; a daughter, Sonya Reann McConnell of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow McConnell of Ola; four brothers, Kenneth and Jerry McConnell of Ola, James "Buddy" McConnell of Dardanelle and Daryl McConnell of Rover; two sisters, Mary Cochran of Little Rock and Ann Ward of Russellville, and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel at Danville by the Rev. Bill Vanmeter. A eulogy will be given by Curtis Varnell, a teacher at Paris. Burial will be in the Earl Ladd Cemetery at Danville by Cornwell Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Bob Yarberry, Mickey Patterson, James Simon, Ken Ezell, Bentley Allen, Gary Garner and Bob Wilson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Mcconnell, Lisa Kay

Lisa Kay McConnell, age 19, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, June 7, 1989 at the Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. She was a native of Danville, AR, daughter of Johnnie and Patsy Summit McConnell of Dardanelle and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include her parents, Johnnie and Patsy Summit McConnell of Dardanelle; two brothers, Buford Haney of Dardanelle and Frankie McConnell of Plainview; three sisters, Karon Lynn Earls of Ola, Teresa McConnell of the home and Nellie McConnell of Batesville; maternal grandparents, Kirby and Evy Summit of Dardanelle; and a nephew, Randy Lee Earls of Ola.

Funeral services were Saturday at the First Pentecostal Church of Russellville with Rev. Tommy Reynolds officiating. Interment was in Bluffton Cemetery at Bluffton, AR. Arrangements and services were by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 6/14/1989)


McConnell, Mary Lou (Ray)

Mary Lou McConnell, age 70 of Danville, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014 in Little Rock. She was born October 11, 1943 in Danville, Arkansas to the late Edger and Barbara Carrouth Ray. She was a homemaker and a member of the Danville First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, T.A. McConnell; son and daughter-in-law, Kerry and Heather McConnell; granddaughter, Keighley McConnell all of Russellville; brother, J.T. Ray of Danville; sister, Johnnie Sue Vess of Plainview; several nephews and nieces; and special cousins, Jim and Rena Miller of Pottsville and Betty and Darrell Westcott of Danville.

Funeral services were at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday at Danville First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Brother Kenny Vosburg officiating. Interment was at Earl Ladd Cemetery. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 22, 2014)

Mcconnell, Melvin E.

Melvin E. McConnell, age 67, of Malvern died Thursday, October 27, 1988 at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Malvern. He is a native of Bluffton and has lived in Malvern for the past 24 years.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lucille McConnell; two sons, Wesley McConnell of Mountain Pine and Jacky McConnell of Havana; one daughter, Mrs. Patsy Sharp of Hot Springs; six brothers, Homer McConnell of Danville, E. T. McConnell of Plainview, Woodrow and Lee McConnell both of Ola, Dan McConnell of Mountain Pine and T. J. McConnell of Dardanelle; four sisters, Mrs. Winnie Isom of Mountain Pine, Mrs. O'Dell Cozad of Hot Springs, Mrs. Velma Ivey of Dardanelle and Mrs. Alice Isom of Coolidge, AZ. Five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Friday, at Bluffton Methodist Church with Rev. Curtis Stillwell officiating. Interment was in Bluffton Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kenny Ivey, Bruce McConnell, Danny Ray McConnell, Kenneth McConnell, Gary Isom and Ricky Keenom. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. L. B. Brashears and the ICU nursing staff of Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 10/27/1988)


Mcconnell, Otis Winfield

Otis Winfield McConnell, age 61, of Bluffton, died Saturday, September 29, at his home. He was the son of the late Thomas and Willie Mae Dobbs McConnell.

Survivors include: Four sons, Terry McConnell of New Mexico, Frankie and Lynn McConnell of Rover and Michael McConnell of Hot Springs. Six daughters, Becky Leader of CA, Diane Williams and Darlene McConnell of Louisiana, Kay Long of Mt. Pine, Shannon and Deloris McConnell of Hot Springs; seven brothers, Lee and Woodrow McConnell of Ola, Melvin McConnell of Malvern, Dan McConnell of Mt Pine, TJ. McConnell of Dardanelle, Homer Lee McConnell of Bluffton, and E.T. McConnell of Plainview. Four sisters, Odell Cozad of Hot Springs, Alice Isom of Arizona, Velma Ivey of Centerville and Winnie Isom of Mt. Pine. Also several grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 3, at Bluff ton Methodist Church with Rev. Paul Dorey officiating. Burial will be in Bluffton Cemetery. Arrangements are in care if Dixon Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 10/3/1984)


McConnell, Rebecca Jane (Mrs.)

Mrs. Rebecca Jane McConnell, age 84, of Dardanelle, widow of Seth McConnell, died Friday August 31 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. ElmoThornsbury of Russellville. She was a native of the Pisgah community near here and a Methodist.

Other survivors include three sons, Bruce McConnell, Rudell McConnell, and Buck McConnell, all of Dardanelle; two other daughters Mrs. Ruby Powers of Dardanelle and Mrs. Bill Holloway of Conway; a foster son Leroy Thacker of North Little Rock; 20 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 6, 1962)

Mcconnell, Rita Diane

Rita Diane McConnell, age 43 of Booneville, AR died Saturday, September 12, 1998 at her home in Booneville. She was born in Balls, TX June 26, 1955, daughter of the late V. L. Rennels and Leah Price Rennels of Colcord, OK. She was a mother and homemaker.

Survivors include; her mother, Leah Price Rennels of Colcord, OK; her husband, Darrell McConnell; a son, Cody McConnell and a daughter, Lena McConnell of the home; a step-son, Richard McConnell of Dallas, TX; a step-daughter, Barbara McConnell of Booneville, AR; a brother, Lloyd Rennels of Artesia, NM; three sisters, Pat Rennels of Colcord, OK, Nancy Reynolds of Little Rock, AR and Judy Hix of Lubbock, TX.

Funeral service was held September 14, 1998 at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville with Rev. Denver Robinson officiating. Burial was in the Bluffton Cemetery at Bluffton, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 16, 1998)


Mcconnell, Robert "Sugar Babe"

Robert "Sugar Babe" McConnell, age 78, of Gravelly died Tuesday, May 14, 1985. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gladys Jones McConnell; a son, Hubert McConnell of Memphis, Tenn.; a daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Wilson of Little Rock, and four grandchildren.

Funeral was today at Gravelly United Methodist Church. Burial was in Parks Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Mcconnell, Robert (Sugar Babe)

Robert (Sugar Babe) McConnell, 78, of Gravelly died Tuesday, May 14, 1985, in Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist church.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Jones McConnell; one son, Hubert McConnell of Memphis, TN; one daughter, Mrs. Kathaleen Wilson of Little Rock; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday, May 16 at the United Methodist Church in Gravelly. Burial was in Parks Cemetery near Gravelly. Services were by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 5/22/1985)


Mcconnell, Rosie Joan "Kemp"

Rosie Joan "Kemp" McConnell, 67, of Pencil Bluff, AR died Monday, June 27, 2005, at a Mt. Ida Nursing Home. She was born March 23, 1938 at Haw Creek, AR. She was a member of the Pencil Bluff Baptist Church, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was employed at Munro Shoe Factory before her retirement.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Allen Kemp and Janie Mae Josephine "Floyd" Kemp her husband, Fred J. McConnell and her brother, Jack Kemp.

She is survived by her children, Fredrick and Bonnie McConnell of Mt. Ida, AR, Ann Sanchez of Cherry Hill, AR, Jeanie and Craig Pate of Board Camp, AR, Lynnie and Bobby Strother of Oden, AR, Heath and Delia McConnell of Mt. Ida, AR two brothers, Levi Kemp of San Angelo, TX, Bill Kemp of Pencil Bluff three sisters, Dorothy Roseberry of New Mexico, Joyce Playford of TN and Willie Mae Helms of Pencil Bluff, AR, ten grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held on Thursday, June 30, 2005 at the Pencil Bluff First Baptist Church with internment in the Pencil Bluff Cemetery under the direction of the Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR. Pallbearers were Jeremy Elder, Tommy Strother, Robby Strother, Michael Strovall, Brain McAnnally and Daniel Samuels. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 6, 2005)


Mcconnell, Ruben Cale

Ruben Cale McConnell, 77, died Wednesday, February 4, 2009, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. He was born March 5, 1931, in the Ard Community near Dardanelle. Rueben was a graduate of Dardanelle High School and the University of Arkansas. He worked for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for 35 years. At the time of his retirement he was the Resident Engineer in District 8.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudell and Lois Hamlin McConnell.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Barbara Crow McConnell; two daughters and husbands, Cindy and Alan Barton of Mustang, OK and Laura and Kerry Chism of Mt. Home, AR; one son and wife, Ken and Stephanie McConnell of Dardanelle; five grandchildren; one brother and four sisters; and 17 nieces and nephews.

Funeral services Saturday, February 7, 2009, Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle, with Rev. Roger Glover. Burial - Ard Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 2009)


McConnell, Rudell

A father and his son drowned Friday night when their boat was caught in the swirling water of the Arkansas River just below the Dardanelle dam, and another man drowned while helping in the search for their bodies. Eugene Waller, 57, and his son Noble, 23, of Dardanelle were drowned when their boat was swept into the strong current and overturned while they were trying to start the motor of the boat. Billie Gene Reasoner, Waller's son-in- law, 23 of Dardanelle, was with them in the boat but managed to cling to a piece of wood until he was found by an unidentified man in another boat. Rudell McConnell, 52, also of Dardanelle, a member of a searching party hunting for the Waller bodies, drowned Saturday when the boat he was riding in also overturned in a whirlpool at the dam. Bill Green, who was in the boat with McConnell, swam to safety. The Yell County Mounted Patrol, the Dardanelle and the Russellville Fire Departments Rescue Squads look part in the search for the bodies, which have all been recovered. Eugene Waller, an employee of the Arkansas Power and Light Co. for 20 years was a Mason and a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Klober Waller; a daughter, Mrs. Billie Gene Reasoner of Dardanelle; three brothers, Guy Waller of Tulsa, Otis Waller of Missouri and Glenn Waller of Paris; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Boen of Russellville and Mrs. Beatrice Bowden of Oklahoma, and a granddaughter. Noble Waller, a native of Dardanelle, and an employee of the Dr. Pepper bottling plant at Russellville, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Brown Waller; a daughter, Pamela Sue Waller of Dardanelle, and a grandfather Emil Kobler of Dardanelle. Rudell McConnellwas an employee of Arkansas Valley Industries, Inc., and was a Methodist. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lois Hamlin McConnell; two sons James Elbert McConnell with the Air Force in California and Ruben McConnell of Dardanelle; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Lee Grace of Russellville, Mrs. Bettye Jane Crow of Tulsa, Mrs. Bonnie Dell McCurdy of Kansas and Miss Katie McConnell of Dardanelle; two brothers, Buck McConnell and Bruce McConnell both of Dardanelle; three sisters, Mrs. Connie Powers of Dardanelle, Mrs. Dexter Thornberry of Russellville and Mrs. Anna Lee Holloway of Conway. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 1963)

McConnell, Rudell

A father and his son drowned Friday night when their boat was caught in the swirling water of the Arkansas River just below the Dardanelle dam, and another man drowned while helping in the search for their bodies. Eugene Waller, 57, and his son Noble, 23, of Dardanelle were drowned when their boat was swept into the strong current and overturned while they were trying to start the motor of the boat. Billie Gene Reasoner, Waller's son-in- law, 23 of Dardanelle, was with them in the boat but managed to cling to a piece of wood until he was found by an unidentified man in another boat. Rudell McConnell, 52, also of Dardanelle, a member of a searching party hunting for the Waller bodies, drowned Saturday when the boat he was riding in also overturned in a whirlpool at the dam. Bill Green, who was in the boat with McConnell, swam to safety. The Yell County Mounted Patrol, the Dardanelle and the Russellville Fire Departments Rescue Squads look part in the search for the bodies, which have all been recovered. Eugene Waller, an employee of the Arkansas Power and Light Co. for 20 years was a Mason and a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Klober Waller; a daughter, Mrs. Billie Gene Reasoner of Dardanelle; three brothers, Guy Waller of Tulsa, Otis Waller of Missouri and Glenn Waller of Paris; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Boen of Russellville and Mrs. Beatrice Bowden of Oklahoma, and a granddaughter. Noble Waller, a native of Dardanelle, and an employee of the Dr. Pepper bottling plant at Russellville, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Brown Waller; a daughter, Pamela Sue Waller of Dardanelle, and a grandfather Emil Kobler of Dardanelle. Rudell McConnellwas an employee of Arkansas Valley Industries, Inc., and was a Methodist. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lois Hamlin McConnell; two sons James Elbert McConnell with the Air Force in California and Ruben McConnell of Dardanelle; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Lee Grace of Russellville, Mrs. Bettye Jane Crow of Tulsa, Mrs. Bonnie Dell McCurdy of Kansas and Miss Katie McConnell of Dardanelle; two brothers, Buck McConnell and Bruce McConnell both of Dardanelle; three sisters, Mrs. Connie Powers of Dardanelle, Mrs. Dexter Thornberry of Russellville and Mrs. Anna Lee Holloway of Conway. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 1963)

Mcconnell, Steven Ray

Steven Ray McConnell, age 28, of Russellville, AR died October 21, 2000 at University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born May 23, 1972 in Danville, AR to Barbara Grigsby McConnell Jordon and the late Kenneth Ray McConnell. He was a machinist for Electric Motor Center in Russellville and a member of Rover Baptist Church.

He is survived by, his wife, Jennifer Turner McConnell; a daughter, Katlin McConnell of the home; his mother, Barbara Jordon of Dardanelle, AR; a brother, Kevin McConnell of Russellville, AR; a sister, Misty McConnell of Waldron, AR; his father and mother-in-law, Johnny and Brenda Turner of Rover, AR; a brother-in-law, Tommy Turner of Rover, AR; two nephews, Aaron and Colby McConnell and several uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Service will be at Rover Baptist Church, today, Wednesday, October 25 at 2 PM with Rev. Elvin McDill officiating. Burial will be in Bluffton Cemetery at Bluffton. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers will be, Kirk McConnell, Rex Rose, Tommy Turner, Michael James, Joey McKinney, Frank Glasspoole, Jonathan Elmore and Jamey Prince. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 25, 2000)


Mcconnell, Suvella May

Suvella May McConnell, 91, of Dardanelle died Thursday, August 24, 2009 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born November 14, 1917 at Carden Bottoms to the late James Taylor and Mary Elizabeth Keller Rollans.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Walter and Roger Dale McConnell; and one daughter, Mickey McConnell Denny.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Bobby Roach, Susan and Danny Peel, all of Dardanelle, Brenda and Gary Ramsey of Paris, Cleora and Howard Coulter of Nevada, TX, Ruth Norton of Charleston, Mary Hopkins of Russellville; sons and daughter-in-law, William, Paula, Hershel, and Charles McConnell all of Delaware; brother, Roy Rollans of Delaware; thirty-three grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and many other relatives.

Funeral was August 29, 2009 at First Baptist Church in Delaware. Burial was at Graves Cemetery in Delaware. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 2, 2009)


Mcconnell, T J

T J McConnell, age 71 of Dardanelle, AR died Monday, December 8, 1997 at Dardanelle Hospital. He was born October 7, 1926 in Bluffton, AR to the late Thomas Jackson and Willie Mae Dobbs McConnell. He was a retired farmer.

He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include two brothers, Daniel McConnell of Mountain Pine, AR and Theodore McConnell of Belleville, AR; three sisters, Odell Cozad off Hot Springs, AR, Velma Ivey of Dardanelle, AR and Winnie Isom of Mountain Pine, AR and several nieces and nephews.

Service was Thursday, December 11 at the First Baptist Church in Bluffton, AR with the Rev. Melvin Landers officiating. Burial was in the Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Dale and Kenneth Ivey, Gary Isom, Kenny Moore, Jimmy, Troy, Corkie, Bruce and Dwight McConnell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 17, 1997)


Mcconnell, Virgil

Virgil McConnell, aged 69, of Plainview died July 5.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Elsie Dobbs McConnell; five sons, Johnny McConnell of Dardanelle, Lonnie McConnell of North Little Rock, Jim McConnell of Plainview, Bill McConnell of Paris, and Jerry McConnell of Havana; two step-sons, Cecil Sharp of Shirley and Bobby Sharp of Ola; seven daughters, Mrs. Marie Blankenship and Mrs. Janice Donnell, both of Rover, Mrs. Ruby Litsey, Mrs. Shirley Judkins and Misses Linda and Pam McConnell, all of Dardanelle, and Mrs. Chris Cunningham of Plainview; a step-daughter, Mrs. Sarah Litsey of Dardanelle; a brother, Lee McConnell of Nola , 20 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Also surviving is eight half-brothers, Woodrow, Eugene and Homer McConnell of Bluffton, Melvin McConnell of Malvern, Odis McConnell of Hot Springs, Daniel McConnell of Mtn. Pine, T. J. McConnell of Dardanelle and Theodore McConnell of Plainview. Four half-sisters, Odell Cozad of Hot Springs, Alice Isom of Coolidge, Arizona, Velma Ivey of Dardanelle and Winnie Isom of Mtn. Pine.

Graveside services; were at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7/11/1979)


Mcconnell, Walter Lee

Walter Lee McConnell, age 79, of Ola, died Sunday, December 18, 1988 at Yell County Nursing Home to Ola.

Survivors include three sons, Johnny McConnell of California, Freddie McConnell of Harvey and Stephen McConnell of Centerville; two daughters, Mary Bowden of California and Peggy Hasten of Ola; five brothers. Homer Lee McConnell of Danville, Theodore McConnell of Plainview, T. J. McConnell of Dardanelle, Daniel McConnell of Hot Springs and Woodrow McConnell of Ola; four sisters, Alice Isom of Arizona, Velma Ivey of Centerville, ODell Cozad and Winnie Isom both of Hot Springs; 21 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Tuesday at Harvey Assembly of God Church with Rev. Rescal Hasten officiating. Interment was in Monroe Cemetery at Harvey. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Sonny Woodruff, Darrell McConnell, Kenneth McConnell, Jerry McConnell, Kenneth Ivey and Leon Austin. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 12/18/1988)


Mcconnell, Walter Lee

Walter Lee McConnell age 61 of Dardanelle died Saturday, September 3, 2005 at his home in Dardanelle. He was born April 18, 1944 in Paris Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Roger McConnell and a sister, Mickey McConnell.

Survivors are his mother, May McConnell of Delaware a son, Johnny McConnell of Charleston two daughters, Lori Friddle of Barling and Angela McConnell of Dardanelle three brothers, Hershel McConnell, William McConnell and Charles McConnell all of Delaware six sisters, Susan Peel and Phyllis Roach both of Dardanelle, Mary Hopkins of Russellville, Ruth Norton of Charleston, Brenda Jackson of Paris and Cleora Coulter of Copeville, TX ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, September 7, 2005, 10:00 a.m. at Graves Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 7, 2005)


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