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Lipe, Leroy

LeRoy Lipe age 46, a resident of Russellville, AR died Thursday, August 24, 2000 at home. He was born on January 21, 1954 at Russellville, AR to Barney and Irene Burk Lipe. He married Brenda Pfaltz Lipe on April 5, 1975 at Russellville. He was a sixth grade teacher with the Plainview-Rover School System. He graduated from Arkansas Tech University and attended the Life Center Church in Russellville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Barney W. Lipe and one brother, Glenn Lipe.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda M. Lipe of Russellville, AR; one son, Nathaniel P. Lipe of Russellville, AR; two daughters, Jennifer M. and Jessica C. Lipe both of Russellville; his mother, Irene Dixon of Ola, AR; a brother, Michael Lipe of Pottsville, AR; a sister, Rheba Sparacino of Ola, AR and numerous nephews and nieces.

Funeral service was August 28, 2000 at Humphrey Chapel officiated by Rev. Larry Pyle and assisted by Rev. Norman Chenowith. Burial was at the Rankin Cemetery at Russellville, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Casket bearers were, Tim Sparacino, Keith Sparacino, Mike Lipe, Don Jones, Jack Treadway and Scott Harper. Honorary were, David Reed, Chuck Heathcoat, Peter Pfaltz, Lynn Lipe, Keith Jones, Dr. David Bell, Dr. Glenn Sheets, 6th Grade Class of Plainview School System. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 30, 2000)


Lipe, Nelle T. (Mrs.)

Mrs. Nelle Thressa Lipe, 83, of La Jolla, Calif., died February 4. She was a native of the Mosley community, near Dardanelle, and was a Presbyterian.

Survivors include one son, Dr. J. T. Lipe of La Jolla; three sisters, Mrs. L. O. Smith of Ola, Mrs. Virgil Pledger of Danville, grandchildren.

Funeral was at Dardanelle Wednesday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 1966)

Lipsey, Cora Breashears

Mrs. Cora Breashears Lipsey, age 93, of Ola died Saturday, November 10, 1984 at Ola Nursing Home. She was a native of Plainview, a former school teacher and Sunday school teacher, and was the daughter of the late Lemuel Cazelle and Mary Ellen Hogan Breashears. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star and Ola Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, James Morgan Lipsey of Jefferson City, Mo.; two sisters, Mrs. Virgie Barry of Portland, Ore. and Mrs. Effie Thomson of Hot Springs, and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m, Tuesday at Ola Baptist Church by the Rev. Ken Reece. Burial will be in Ola Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Ritchie Tippin, Barry Neal Tippin, Charlie Barclay, Damon Neeley, Billy Joe Breashears and Sonny Breashears. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Humphrey Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Lipsey, Garland Fredrick "Fred"

Garland Fredrick "Fred" Lipsey, age 98, a resident of Horatio, Arkansas died Sunday, August 21, 2011 in Horatio. He was born January 30, 1913 in Plainview, Arkansas. He was a retired carpenter and minister and pastored the Old Center Church for 49 years. Bro.

Lipsey was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel B. and Ella A. Peeler Lipsey; his first wife, Bess Pennington Lipsey in 1985; a son, Sammy Lipsey in 1971 and a granddaughter, Lori O'Connor in 2004.

He is survived by his wife, Pauline Seals Lipsey of Ft. Worth, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Patricia Lipsey; two daughters and a son-in-law, Henri Ann and Frank Halter and Judy Cowling, all of Horatio; one step-daughter and step son-in-law, Charlotte and Randy Welch of Ft. Worth; 6 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Bro. Fred Lipsey will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2011 in the Old Center Church with Bro. Dale Crawford, Bro. Sam Hendrix and Bro. Donnie Williamson officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Center Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2011 at the funeral home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published in On-Line @ Find A Grave. )

Lipsey, Robert James

Robert James Lipsey, aged 73, of Ola, died Monday. He was a retired banker, a Baptist, 32nd degree Mason, Shriner, member of the Yell County Hospital Board and a former school teacher.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cora Breashears Lipsey; one son, James Lipsey of Missouri; three brothers, Fred and Herbert of Horatio, and Ray of DeQueen; four sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Mathis of Danville, Mrs. Leatha Webb and Mrs. Lillian Whitlow of Oklahoma, and Mrs. Nola Gore of Horatio; and one grandson.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Ola with burial in the Ola Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 1965)

Lisenbey, Anna Marie Mcvay

Anna Marie McVay Lisenbey of Benton, AR was born September 4, 1940 in Russellville, AR to the late George McVay and Viverine Moore McVay. She died March 5, 2001 in Saline Memorial Hospital, Benton, AR at the age of 60. She was a member of Junet Pentecostal Church in Sheridan, a self employed care giver.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles McVay and her parents.

Survivors are, a son, Stacy Lisenbey of Plainview, AR; two daughters, Lee Ann Lisenbey Crutchfield of Sheridan, AR and Lana Lisenbey Erb of Yokota, Japan; a brother, David McVay of Redfield, AR, two sisters, Phyllis McVay of Russellville, AR and Katie Anderson of Pine Bluff, AR; an aunt, Gladys Crow of Searcy, AR and four grandchildren.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday, March 7, 2001 at Buie Funeral Home Chapel, Sheridan with Rev. Al Michael officiating. Burial will be in the Ringer Cemetery, Centerville, AR. Pallbearers will be Brooks Lisenbey, Joel Steels, Nicholas Steels, Jeff Lisenbey, James Alvis Lisenbey and Lloyd Schnaekel. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 7, 2001)


Litaker, Marion "Buck"

Marion "Buck" Litaker, age 66 of Belleville, died Monday, December 17, 2007 at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith. He was born July 15, 1941 in Kennet, Missouri. He was the son of the late Harold Harem and Ella Mae McNew Litaker. He was a retired truck driver for Wayne Farms, and a member of the Wilson Freewill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Litaker; sisters, Lola Burrows and Geneva Bland.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Stephanie and Tommy Morris of Danville and Donna and Brian Lucy of Danville; sisters and brothers-in-law Pearly and Dean Graddy of Burbon, MO and Freda and Jerome Carter of Kennet, MO; 5 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held Friday, December 21, 2007 at Russell Cemetery in Belleville, with Rev. Jeff Henderson officiating. Pallbearers were Kenny Loyd, Kenny Jackson, Dale Knight, Steve Baxter, Larry Baxter and Buford Lipe. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Cornwell Funeral Home for the funeral expenses. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 26, 2007)


Litsey, Bobby Gene

Bobby Gene Litsey, age 68 of Dardanelle, died Sunday, April 27, 2008 at his home. He was born February 13, 1940 at Dardanelle to the late Henry Alvey and Mattie Ethel Tanner Litsey.

He is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Harold, Elvis Roe and Glen Litsey.

Survivors include two sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Leroy Parsons of Dardanelle, Charlotte and Larry Britton of London; two brothers, Otis Litsey and Danny Litsey both of Dardanelle; host of nephews and nieces.

Family will hold a Memorial Service at a later time. Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 30, 2008)


Litsey, Glendon "Glen" Neely

Glendon "Glen" Neely Litsey, age 80, of Dardanelle, AR died Monday, April 23, 2007 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born March 7, 1927 at Casa, AR to the late Henry Alvey and Mattie Ethel Tanner Litsey. He farmed for almost 60 years working for three generations of the Hickey and Thone families in the Carden Bottoms area. He also attended Faith Church in Dardanelle, AR.

He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Harold and Elvis Roe Litsey.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ruby McConnell Litsey of Dardanelle, AR; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Anita Litsey of Casa, AR; sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and LeRoy Parsons of Dardanelle, AR, Charlotte and Larry Britton of London, AR; brothers, Otis, Bob and Danny Ray Litsey all of Dardanelle, AR; three grandchildren and spouses; three great grandchildren and numerous other nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral service was April 26, 2007 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. David Jay officiating. Interment was in Needmore Cemetery at Casa, AR. Pallbearers were Rick Thone, Chris Manns, Blake Manns, Ronnie Tucker, Jeff Henry and Mark Thone. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 2, 2007)


Litsey, Harold Jackson

Mr. Harold Jackson Litsey, age 63, of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, July 4, 1997 at the Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville. He was retired from Fire Storne, was born October 22, 1933 in Carden Bottoms to the late Henry Alvey and Ethel Tanner Litsey.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Lane Litsey of Dardanelle, AR; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Barbara Litsey of Russellville; daughter, Kimberly Sue Litsey of Ola, AR; five brothers, Otis, Danny, Bob, and Glenn Litsey all of Dardanelle, AR and Elvis Roe Litsey of Dover, AR; two sisters, Shirley Parsons of Dardanelle and Charlotte Brittan of London, AR; one granddaughter, Sherry Michelle Litsey of Ola, AR and one great grandson Justin Williams of Ola; also included are a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was July 7, 1997 at the Needmore Cemetery by the Rev. Mike McNeely. Service by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 9, 1997)


Litsey, Henry Otis

Henry Otis Litsey, age 90, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at his home. He was born September 20,1924, at Dardanelle Bottoms to the late Henry Alvie and Ethel Mattie Tanner Litsey.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Henry Allen Litsey, and an infant son; one daughter, Patricia Gale Litsey; five brothers, Eluice, Glen, Harold, Bob and Billy Litsey and one sister, Betty Litsey.

Survivors include his children, Tina Gregory (Darrell Sr.), Kelly Turic (Chris); mother of his children, Margaret Langston; one brother, Danny Litsey; two sisters, Shirley Parson (Leroy), Charlotte Britton (Larry); four grandchildren, Charles Steele (Shannon), Chris Turic (Amanda), Darrell Gregory, Raven Bohannon (Danny) and eleven great grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at noon, Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Needmore Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. On-line guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 2, 2015)

Litsey, Ruby J. (McConnell)

Ruby J. Litsey age 75 of Dardanelle died Monday, March 31, 2014 at Dardanelle Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born March 21, 1939 at Scott County to the late Virgil and Effie Calvert McConnell and Elsie McConnell. She loved to go to yard sales, plant flowers, and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glen Litsey; four brothers, Johnny McConnell, Billy Joe McConnell, Bob Sharp, Cecil Sharp and one sister, Marie Blankenship.

Survivors include one son, Larry Litsey and wife Anita of Port Gibson, Mississippi; six sisters, Sarah White of Ola, January Donnel of Rover, Shirley Judkins of Dardanelle, Chris Cunningham of California, Linda White of Havana, Pam Simpson of Russellville; three brothers, Lonnie McConnell of Cabot, Jim McConnell of Carter Cove, Jerry McConnell of Havana; three grandchildren, Jennifer White and husband Tim of Pottsville, Jessica Blair and husband Guy of Bellefonte, Jason Litsey and wife Kaitlyn of Port Gibson, Mississippi; five great grandchildren, General, Devin, Weston, Emily and Dakota; a special family friend, Mike Baker of Dardanelle.

Funeral service was held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Burial will be in Needmore Cemetery in Casa. Pallbearers were Mark Thone, Ronnie Tucker, Kim Hickey, Chris Manns, Blake Manns and Mike Norris. The family wishes to express a special thank you to the Dardanelle Nursing and Rehab Center and Dr. John Westwood and his staff at the Plainview Medical Clinic. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 9, 2014)

Little, Mr. Robert Lee

Mr. Robert Little, 26, died Saturday at Paris after a long illness with Brights disease and was buried Sunday at the Russell Cemetery after funeral services at Paris. The grave was covered with flowers. Mr. Little is the son of the late J. W. Little, formerly of Belleville and later Danville, a grand old gentleman. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb or Mar 1940)

Little, Pet T.

Pet T. Little, age 71, of Parks died January 31 in his home. He was a retired railroadman and formerly lived at Ola, where he was conductor on the railroad from Ola to Paris via Dardanelle. He was a conductor for Rock Island for 30 years.

Survivors include his widow; a son, John Morris Little of Honolulu, Hawaii; a brother, Hugh Little of Little Rock; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Pearl Ferguson of Jonesboro and Mrs. Millie Choate of Carlsbad, N. M.; and one grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 9, 1961)

Little, Reuben Franklin

Mr. Reuben Franklin Little, age 59, of Russellville, AR formerly of Clayton, OK died Sunday at his home. He was born May 16, 1940 in Oklahoma to the late James and Josie Lindsay Little. He was a member of die Church of Christ and an antique dealer.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Little; a brother, Tommy Little and three sisters, Martha Little, Marie Little and Larieglenda Little.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa Kazy Little; two sons, Rodney ad Clinton Little of Clinton, AR; two daughters, Zona Wells of Dover, AR and Annette Freeman of Russellville, AR; three brothers, James Little of Cleveland, GA, Edward Little of Poteau, OK and Charlie Little of Idabel, OK; four sisters Ethel Halstead of Alamogordo, NM, Dorothy Igo of Wickes, AR, Lavern Cole of Villiant, OK and Sally Williamson of Oklahoma City, OK; 12 grandchildren, Kristie Little, Atkins, AR, Cindy Brothers, Plainview, AR, Pamela Robbins, Golgate, OK, Robyn Miller and Timothy Miller both of Clinton, AR, Brent, Kent and Tim Ritter all of Carthage, TX, Ronnie Wells II, Jeremy Stewart and Danielle Stewart all of Russellville, AR, Tommy Stewart, Dardanelle, AR; two great grandchildren, Ronnie Eugene Wells III of Russellville, AR and Azziah Lee Brothers of Plainview, AR.

Service was Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Gary Fuller officiating. Interment was at Salem Cemetery, Plainview, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 30, 1999)


Littlejohn, Clinton Eugene

Clinton Eugene Littlejohn, 73, of Russellville, was called home to heaven to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, October 30, 2015, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was born October 27, 1942, in Dover, to Clinton Ester and Elvia Aurelia Nestlcrode Littlejohn. He worked for over 25 years for the Arkansas State Highway Department in District 8, was a United States Air Force veteran and was a member and deacon of Pleasant View Baptist Church and a member ol the River Valley Antique Car Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father, Robert Baunton; a brother, Sammy Littlejohn; and a sister, Lena Mae Colbert.

Survivors include his wife of almost 52 years, Joyce Littlejohn; two daughters, Rebecca Moore of Russellville, and Lena Littlejohn of Atkins; two grandsons, Robert Allen Moore and Christopher Eugene Littlejohn; a brother-in-law, Jim Colbert of Ola; a sister-in-law, Jo Robertson of Russellville; a number of nephews and nieces, including a special nephew, Russell Colbert; and his adoptive son, Randall Standridge.

The funeral service was at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at the Shinn Chapel officiated by the Rev. Larry Pettus. Burial with military honors provided by the Rogers-Rye Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 2283 was in East Point Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Active pallbearers were Tom Crites, Jimmy Staggs, Russell Colbert, Chris Littlejohn, Randall Standridge and Allen Moore. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Jeff Yates and his State Highway Department co-workers. Memorials may be made to Gideons International, or to Pleasant View Baptist Church, 2625 Pleasant View Road, Russellville, Arkansas 72802. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 25, 2015)

Littlejohn, Najuana (Meadows)

BORN: August 20, 1939 DIED: June 21, 2013 LOCATION: Russellville, Arkansas Najuana Littlejohn, 73, of Dardanelle, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born August 20, 1939, at Clarksville, to Hewy Donly and Vesta Jewell Evans Meadows. She was a member of the Plainview First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Earl Heartsill Meadows; and three sisters, Lena Elizabeth Meadows Roberts, Mildred Meadows and Annabel Meadows Motley.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Bobby Littlejohn; a sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Buddy Whitlock of Alma; and seven nephews and nieces, Virginia Lee Napier, Charles Wayne Roberts, David Earl Roberts, Jeri Anita Driggers, Dennis Ray Motley, John Donald Motley and Douglas Ray Whitlock.

The family will conduct a memorial service at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the Pleasant View Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Larry Pettus. Cremation arrangements are by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. June 23, 2013 On-Line@www.shinnfuneral.com)

Littlejohn, Najuana (Meadows)

BORN: August 20, 1939 DIED: June 21, 2013 LOCATION: Russellville, Arkansas Najuana Littlejohn, 73, of Dardanelle, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born August 20, 1939, at Clarksville, to Hewy Donly and Vesta Jewell Evans Meadows. She was a member of the Plainview First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Earl Heartsill Meadows; and three sisters, Lena Elizabeth Meadows Roberts, Mildred Meadows and Annabel Meadows Motley.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Bobby Littlejohn; a sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Buddy Whitlock of Alma; and seven nephews and nieces, Virginia Lee Napier, Charles Wayne Roberts, David Earl Roberts, Jeri Anita Driggers, Dennis Ray Motley, John Donald Motley and Douglas Ray Whitlock.

The family will conduct a memorial service at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the Pleasant View Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Larry Pettus. Cremation arrangements are by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. June 23, 2013 On-Line@www.shinnfuneral.com)

Littleton, Robert Thompson

Robert Thompson Littleton, age 79, of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born March 1, 1923, the son of the late Wayne and Vivian Vaughn Littleton. He was an Army veteran of WWII, a construction inspector for the Corps of Engineers, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, La Vaughn Kroodsma.

Survivors three children, Tommy Littleton of Russellville, AR, DeNann and Frank Clark of Dardanelle, AR and Lorie Robinson of New Orleans, LA; a brother, Wayne Littleton, Jr. of St. Martin, CA; a sister, Vanna Hottinger of Ola, AR; grandchildren, Ashley Clark of Bentonville and Michael Littleton of Bryant.

Memorial service was September 2, 2002 at the First Presbyterian Church at Dardanelle with the Rev. Nancy Covington officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 4, 2002)


Lively, Mildred Lavina

Mildred Lavina Lively, age 92 of Perryville, died Sunday, July 4, 2004 at Perry County Nursing Home, in Perryville. She was born in Bigelow, Arkansas on May 15, 1912, daughter of the late Thomas J. and Viola O'Neal Bowdler. She had owned and operated Patty Ann Restaurant in Thornburg for many years, where she always had homemade pies and bread to serve. She was a member of the Thornburg Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis D. Lively, two brothers, H. W. "Buddy" Bowdler, and Tommy Bowdler, four sisters, Jessie Walker, Margaret Delso, Georgia Bennett, and Viola Davis.

Survivors include three sons, Bill Robnett, Dan Bowdler, both of Thornburg, Arkansas, Andrew Robnett, of Morrilton; a daughter, Catherine Kline of Alabama; two brothers, Anthony Bowdler of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, John Henry Bowdler of Fort Smith, Arkansas; two sisters, Vera Ramsey of Carlsbad, New Mexico, Betty Brittain of Houston, Texas; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews and nieces.

Graveside service was held in Thornburg Baptist Church Cemetery in Thornburg, Arkansas July 7, 2004 with John McCourt officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 14, 2004)


Locke, Argie Lee

Argie Lee Locke, age 71 of Dover, died Saturday, April 5, 2003 at her home in Dover. She was born November 9, 1931 in Jerusalem, Arkansas to the late Authur and Eulah Freeman Creach. She was partner with her husband in Locke Trucking.

Survivors are her husband of 30 years, Billy Locke; six daughters, Virginia Johnson of Dover, Pattie Mooney of Savanah, Tennessee, Andrea Gulledge and Angela Barnes both of San Antonio, Texas, Charlotte Johnson of Austin, Texas, Rebecca Opitz of Deridder, Louisiana; a brother, Luther Creach of Elmer, New Jersey; three sisters, Sue Lawless of Jerusalem, Arkansas, Bonnie Long of Idaho, Ellen Shaddon of North Little Rock; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Graveside memorial services were Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Cedar Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 9, 2003)


Lockerby, Lola Bell

Lola Bell Lockerby, age 86, of Wilburton, passed away January 7, 1988 in Wilburton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. She was born January 12, 1901 in Rover, Arkansas.

Surviving relatives include a daughter Lillian Brown Whiteaker of Wilburton; 2 sons Jimmy and Orvel Walden of both of Wilburton; 3 brothers Jeff and J. R. Cathey both of Wilburton, and J. W. Cathey of San Leandro, Ca.; 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held January 9, 1988 at 2:00 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel, under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in Wilburton. Rev. Wayne Holcomb officiated and interment was at the Damon Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Dayton Evans, Jack Evans, Dave Phelps, Roy Phelps, Junior Moye and Steve Culberson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 1/7/1988)


Lockhorst, Arlene Lucy

Arlene Lucy Lockhorst, age 74 of Clearlake Oaks, CA passed away September 20, 2006 at her home. She was born January 19, 1932 in Oshkosh, WI. Arlene was preceded in death by her husband, John Lockhorst, her parents, William Lawler of Plainview, AR and Nina Smith of Clearlake Oaks, CA, and step-son, John Lockhorst, Jr.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Billy Crites of Clearlake Oaks, CA, Jerry and Paula Crites of Russell, KS, Larry and Betty Crites of Dardanelle, AR; two stepdaughters, Linda Lockhorst of Apple Valley, CA, Sharon Block of CA; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Jones and Lewis Clearlake Memorial Chapel. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 11, 2006)


Loewe, Iva Underwood

Mrs. Iva Underwood Loewe, age 85, of Carlisle, a native of Yell County, died Sunday, March 8, 1987 at Doctors Hospital at Little Rock.

Survivors include a brother, Robert Underwood of Carlisle; two sisters, Linnie Brooks of Hot Springs and Eulena Carr of Shannon Hills, Ala. and several nephews and nieces.

Graveside service will be at 11a. m. Wednesday at New Bethel Cemetery near Danville by the Rev. Park Moore. Burial will be by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Loeza, Aureliano Cienfuegos

Aureliano Cienfuegos Loeza, age 50, of Danville, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2011 at Arkansas Heart Hospital. He was born March 9, 1960 in San Jeronimo, Gro. Mexico to the late Agustin Cienfuegos & Julia Loeza. He was a member of St. Andrews Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Alba Loaeza; son, Aureliano Cienfuegos, Jr. of Danville; four brothers, Salomon of Mexico; Jesus, Alberto and Alejandro of Danville; four sisters, Benita and RosaMa of Mexico; Lourdes and Aquilina of Danville; his grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Friday, February 4, 2011 at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Danville with Father Neal officiating. Burial was in La Poza Cemetery in Acapolco, Mexico. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 9, 2011)

Lofland, Baxter Buel

Baxter Buel Lofland Jr. age 39, died in a road grader accident near his home of Gravelly on October 20, 1954. He had made a profession of faith in 1942. He was a member of Wm. J. Parks Lodge 376 F&AM at Gravelly, a certified lecturer in the Masonic Order and member of Gravelly Chapter of OES.

He is survived by his wife, Valinia; a son, Baxter Buel III, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Baxter Lofland, and a foster sister, Mrs. Abbie Sue Jones, all of Gravelly and a niece, Mrs. Euel Dean Parker of Tulsa. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 26, 1954)


Lofland, Baxter C.

Baxter C. Lofland, aged 76, of Bluffton, a retired farmer and stockman, died Monday at his home of a heart attack. He was a native of Yell County, was a Methodist and a Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Allie Gault Lofland; a daughter, Mrs. Abbie Sue Jones of Gravelly; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 28, 1961)

Lofland, Billy Seth "Bill"

Mr. Billy Seth "Bill" Lofland, age 65, of Briggsville, AR died Tuesday, January 27, 1998 at his home. He was born May 30, 1932 in Bluffton, AR to the late Homer and Oda Caviness Lofland. He was a retired law enforcement officer with the U. S. Forest Service and a member of the Bluffton Methodist Church and an Air Force Veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Nina Melton Lofland; son and daughter-in-law, Billy S. Jr. and Debby Lofland of Briggsville, AR; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Brody Ramey of Plainview; sister, Bettye Rose Linebarrier of Camden, AR and four grandchildren, Jesse Yates, Jacob Lofland, Raven and Caitlin Ramey.

Graveside service will be Thursday, January 29, 1998 at 10:00 am. at the Bluffton Cemetery by Rev. Royce Savage. Pallbearers will be Tom Gilkey, George Johnston, Andy Tackett, Jake Pickens, Dale Parker and John Ray. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p. m. at the Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 28, 1998)


Lofland, Bud

Gravelly Man Killed In Road Accident - Bud Lofland, about 36, of Gravelly was killed Wednesday afternoon while driving a county road grader near Gravelly. He was driving the patrol home on the north road between Bluffton and Gravelly about 3 p. m. and apparently lost control of the machine going down a hill. The patrol struck a bridge at the foot of the hill and Lofland was thrown from it and crushed under a wheel. He was killed instantly.

Devoe Garner, who was driving ahead of Lofland in a pickup, noticed that the patrol did not come over the next hill and returned to find Lofland pinned under the machine. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 21, 1954)


Lofland, C. O.

C. O. Lofland died Saturday, November 29th in Rockwall Nursing Home after an extended illness. He was born at Gravelly and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Lofland and moved to Rockwall at the age of twenty-one. He was a former business owner in Rockwall.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dewey Lofland of the home; two sons, J. S. Lofland and Joe C. Lofland both of Rockwall; one daughter, Mrs. Horace Smith of Tyler, one brother, T. S. (Sid) Lofland of Rockwall; two sisters, Mrs. Battice Rhoades of Rockwall and Mrs. Allie Swaim of Danville; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Rockwall with Rev. Walter Zimmerman, pastor and Rev. M. L. Jones, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment was in Rockwall Cemetery. Pallbearers were W. T. Collins, Robert Lofland, J. L. Lofland, Opal Hunnicutt, Ralph M. Hall and Thomas Lofland. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 12-11-1975)


Lofland, Gussie Dora

Mrs. Gussie Dora Lofland, age 92, of Bluffton, AR died Friday, February 4, 1994 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born February 25, 1901 in Bluffton to the late Seth William and Rose Malone Lofland. She was a retired school teacher with the Fourche Valley School District and a life time member of the Bluffton Methodist Church.

Survivors two nephews, Billy Seth Lofland, Sr. Briggsville, AR and Tom Caviness, Jr. Texarkana, AR; a niece, Betty Rose Linebarier, Camden, AR; nine great nephews and nieces.

Services were Sunday at the Bluff-ton Methodist Church with Rev. Royce Savage officiating. Interment was hi Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Farris Jones, Junior Rhoades, Doyce Potter, Larry Pat Aikman, Jr. Lewis, Jake Pickens. Honorary, Henry Smallwood and Harold Montgomery. Memorials may be made to the Bluffton Methodist Church and Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 2/9/1994)


Lofland, Homer Lee

Homer Lee Lofland, age 63, of Bluff ton, died Friday, February 10, at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. He was a retired state employee, a member of the Bluffton Masonic Lodge, and the son of Homer Virgil Lofland and the late Oda Caviness Lofland.

He is survived by two daughters; Judy Bales of Dallas, TX., and Lena Wall of Little Rock; one brother, Billy Seth Lofland of Briggsville; one sister, Betty Rose Linebarger Of Camden ; and one grandson.

Graveside services were Monday, February 13, at 10:00 a.m. at Bluffton Cemetery with the Reverend Compton George officiating. Pallbearers were: Jr. Lewis, Jake Pickets, Troyce Jones, Henry Smallwood, Jr. Rhoades, O. L. Briggs, and John Lowe. Services by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2-15-1984)


Lofland, Homer Virgil

Homer Virgil Lofland, age 87, of Briggsville, died Tuesday, December 3 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Oda Parks Lofland, and one son, Homer Lee Lofland. He was a retired farmer and a member of Bluffton United Methodist Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Bettye Rose Linebarger, of Camden, and one son, Billy Seth Lofland, Sr., of Briggsville, one sister, Gussie Lofland, of Bluffton, six grand-children and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Thursday, December 5, at Bluffton Cemetery with Rev. Royce Savage officiating. Pallbearers were Troyce Jones, Farris Jones, Jake Pickens, O. L. Briggs, Henry Smallwood and John Blankenship. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 12-11-1985)


Lofland, James Riley

James R. Lofland - Rockwall and Rockwall County lost one of its most respected citizens last week when James Riley Lofland, known throughout this area as "Uncle Jim," passed away at the home of a son here, Saturday, August 12, 1950. Mr. Lofland was 92 years, 6 months and 6 days old. Mr. Lofland was born in Bluffton, Ark and was married to Sarah Frances Holiman, who preceded him in death.

He is survived by the following of his 10 children: Wallace G. Lofland of Lubbock; William T. Lofland of Austin; Lilyan Lofland Duncan of Dallas; and the following from Rockwall: Mrs. Ellen Darr, Mrs. Amanda Rochell, Hugh B. Lofland and O. D. Lofland. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 24, 1950)


Lofland, Jo Breashears

Jo Breashears Lofland, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, age 82, resident of Little Rock passed away Monday, July 14, 2008, at the Saline Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 7, 1926, in Rover to the late John S. Breashears and Ola Brown Breashears. Ms. Lofland had a passion for working in her yard with flowers, gardening, and cooking and sharing her bounty with others. She went to work for the Arkansas State Police in the accident record section in 1959 and retired in 1987. She was a hard worker, and dedicated loyal employee, always trying to help others.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy Bales and husband Jack of Hot Springs, and Lena Wall and Ray Sullivan of Mabelvale; two brothers, Baxter Breashears and Leroy Breashears, both of Russellville; sister, Mary Hunt of Danville; grandson, Wes Gross and wife Shelly of Little Rock; great-granddaughter, Lacey Lacey Gross of Little Rock, and a host of nieces and nephews,

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Bobby, Ned, Ted, Hayes, and Bill Breashears, and a sister, Sue Lewis Cox.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff and residents of Fox Ridge Estates in Bryant. The family will receive friends at Griffin-Leggett-Healey and Roth, 5800 West 12 St., Thursday, July 17 from 5-7 p.m. Services will be held Friday, July 18, at 10 a.m. at the Griffin-Leggett-Healey and Roth Chapel. Burial will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park. Sign the online guestbook at griffinleggett.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by Patsy Gatliff, obituary online at Griffin-Leggett-Healey and Roth Chapel, 7-16-2008)


Lofland, Jo Breashears

Jo Breashears Lofland, age 82 of Little Rock, passed away Monday, July 14, 2008 at the Saline Memorial Hospital. She was born January 7, 1926 in Rover to the late John S. Breashears and Ola Brown Breashears. She had a passion for working in her yard with flowers, gardening, cooking and sharing her bounty with others. She went to work for the Arkansas State Police in the accident record section in 1959 and retired in 1987.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy and Jack Bales of Hot Springs and Lena Wall and Ray Sullivan of Mabelvale; two brothers, Baxter and Leroy Breashears, both of Russellville; sister, Mary Hunt of Danville; one grandson; a great-granddaughter and a host of nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Bobby, Ned, Ted, Hayse and Bill Breashears and a sister, Sue Lewis Cox.

Services were held July 18th at the Griffin-Leggett-Healey & Roth Chapel. Burial was in Pinecrest Memorial Park. Arrangements made by Griffin Leggett-Healey & Roth Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 23, 2008)


Lofland, Norma Maie "Piney" (Handley)

WINSTON-SALEM - Norma Maie Handley Lofland, age 89, died on October 25, 2011 of Alzheimer's disease. Norma was born in Garland, Texas, to Peter Witwer Handley and Willie Belle Cloud Handley. She graduated from Garland High School and attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. In 1941 she married Hugh Lofland, Jr.; they moved to Winston-Salem in 1951, where Hugh was a professor and researcher at Bowman Gray School of Medicine until his death in 1975. Norma worked with Hugh as a technician at the medical school, and continued working there until her retirement in 1989. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Hugh B Lofland, Jr., and son-in-law Mark D. Gould.

She is survived by her sister Phyllis Handley Womack and brother-in-law William M. Womack of El Paso, TX; sister-in-law Dorothy Benton Lofland Poole of Rockwall, TX; her children, Dee Anne Lofland Lamb and son-in-law Wilson C. Lamb, Jr. of Hillsborough NC, Lisa Lofland Gould of Winston-Salem, and Maxwell Lofland and daughter-in-law Pamela Hare Lofland of Clemmons NC; grandchildren Christopher Lamb and wife Robin Ray Lamb, Jeremy Lamb, Peter Lamb and wife Amy Miller Lamb, Hannah Gould and husband Matthew Jones, Meggan Gould and husband Robert Haggerty, Aleeta Lofland, Jamie Lofland, and Camilla Lamb; great-grandchildren: Zachariah, Elijah, and Cooper Lamb; Gretta and Hugh Lamb; Dakota, Connor, and Noah Lemm; and Nola Fern Haggerty; and numerous dear nieces and nephews and their families. Known to her Girl Scouts as "Piney," Norma was a Scout leader for decades and delighted in teaching her Scouts new skills. She was an active member of the Wildflower Club of Winston-Salem, a longtime member of Parkway United Church of Christ, and a volunteer at Brunson and Kimberly Park schools. She also loved gardening, camping and hiking, nature study, reading, puzzles, and music. She retained a wonderful sense of humor throughout her life.

A memorial service to celebrate Norma's life will be held on November 6 at 2:00 p.m. in the Amos Room (Phillips Care Center) at the Salemtowne Retirement Community. Norma's family wishes to express deep gratitude for the loving care given to Norma by all the staff at the Salemtowne Retirement Community. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Piedmont Land Conservancy (P.O. Box 4025, Greensboro NC 27404) or the Salemtowne Associate Appreciation Fund (1000 Salemtowne Drive, Winston-Salem NC 27106) are gratefully accepted. Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Winston-Salem Journal Newspaper, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Obituary was published on October 27, 2011)

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