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Lofland, Ollie Mae (Hedrick) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Ollie Mae Lofland of Rockwall, Tex., died Friday, March 11 after a short illness in the Rockwall Medical Hospital. Mrs. Lofland was a member of the First Methodist Church and had been associated with her husband in their grocery business.

Her survivors include her husband, C. O. Lofland; two sons, J. S. Lofland of Dallas and Joe C. Lofland of Garland, Tex.; one daughter, Mrs. Horace Smith of Tyler, Tex.; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Wells of Grand Prairie and Mrs. Virgil Silman of Menard, Tex; and five grandchildren. Mr. Lofland was a former resident of Gravelly and is the brother of Mrs. Allie Swaim of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1966)

Lofland, Seth Wilburn

Seth Wilburn Lofland, aged 81, retired merchant, farmer and stockman, died at his home in Bluffton Sunday afternoon after a long illness. Mr. Lofland's father, the late Wm. S. Lofland was also a merchant in Bluffton his entire life and was a member of the Bluffton Masonic Lodge.

Survivors are his son, Homer Lofland, Bluffton; two daughters, Mrs. Buford Compton, Wing and Miss Gussie Lofland of the home; one sister, Mrs. Alice Kelley of Greenville, Texas; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 15, 1954)


Loftis, Emma Marcella

LOFTIS -- Emma Marcella Loftis, born May 9, 1923 in Yell County, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 6, 2009 in her home in Albuquerque, NM.

She is survived by sister June Mills of Albuquerque, brother JD Sam Benefield of Carlsbad, children Leo Loftis, Elizabeth Gibbs, Darrell Loftis and Jo Loftis all of Albuquerque, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were children, Thomas Swift, Jimmy Swift, and Delbert "Mossy" Loftis.

A private memorial service will be held Thursday, August 13, 2009 at Carlsbad City Cemetery. She will be greatly missed. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexico,8/12/2009)


Lofton, Verna Mae Douglas Moody

Verna Mae Douglas Moody Lofton, age 70, of Casa, AR died Saturday, September 12, 1998 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. She was a daughter of the late Albert and Nancy Smith Douglas; she was born January 31, 1928 in Carden Bottoms, AR. She was a member of the Casa First Baptist Church.

She is survived by one son, Frank Moody of Picayune, Mississippi; three daughters, Ruby A very of Casa, Nancy Hubbard of Rose Creek, AR and Phyllis Pearson of Atkins; six brothers, Clarence, James and Dean Douglas all of Casa; J. R. Douglas of Adona, AR, Carroll Douglas of Little Rock and Raymond Douglas of Springville, TN; two sisters, Alma Faye Lewis of Riverview, AR and Louise Bell of Newton Grove, NC; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral service was today, Wednesday, at the Casa First Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Tanner and James Douglas officiating. Burial was in the Casa Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons and honorary pallbearers were her brothers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 16, 1998)


Lokey, A.S. (Mrs.)

Mrs. A.S. Lokey passed away at 8:32 Thursday morning at Havana.

Funeral will be Friday at 1 P.M. at Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 1941)

Lokey, Ada

Mrs. Ada Lokey, who had been ill for several months, passed away Thursday a. m. April 1, 1948 at the age of 68 years, at the home of her only daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Toney.

Funeral services were conducted at the Assembly of God Church in Plainview Friday by Miss Francis Payne of Dardanelle and Rev. Ivan Marcum, pastor of the church. A very large crowd of people were in attendance. Flowers were many and beautiful. Burial was in the Ola Cemetery.

She leaves to mourn her going away to the sweet by and by one daughter, Mrs. Gertude Toney, two grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 8, 1948)


Lokey, Lillie Francis (Mrs.)

Mrs. Lillie Francis Lokey, age 60, passed away at 8:32 Thursday morning, September 4 at the home of Mrs. Zeimer Murray.

The funeral service was conducted at the Methodist church by Rev. W. Russell. She leaves to mourn her death her husband, A.S. Lokey, Havana, her daughter, Mrs. Ruth Kuykendile, South Gate, California, two sons, Raymond of Fort Louis, Washington, and Ronal Lokey of Kansas City, Kansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 1941)

Lokey, William Lee

Funeral for William Lee Lokey, 73, of Plainview, who died Saturday in the Danville hospital, was Monday in the Gardner Funeral Chapel.

Burial was in Havana Cemetery. He was a retired Rock Island Railroad machinist and a Mason.

Survivors include a son, Ralph C. Lokey of Wichita Falls, Tex., a daughter, Mrs. Lee Peak of Amarillo, Tex.; two brothers, Ronald Lokey and Raymond Lokey of California; three sisters, Mrs. Sam Covey of Amarillo and Mrs. Zemar Murray and Mrs. Earl Bain of California; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 17, 1963)

Lomax, Amy Lee (Stringfellow) Trent Reiter

Amy Lee Lomax, 96, of Altus, died Friday, January 9, 2009, at Jackson County Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Tipton Church of Christ with the Waugh and Trent families officiating. Burial will follow services at the Elk City Cemetery under the direction of Kincannon Funeral Home. Amy Lee Stringfellow was born on January 24, 1912, in Hammond to Walter Lee and Maude Stringfellow. She graduated from Hammond High School in 1930. She married Albert Claude Trent in 1933 in Elk City. She taught school in Hammond and enjoyed being a preachers wife and a homemaker. Mr.

Trent preceded her in death in 1985. She married Mack Reiter in Tipton in 1987. He preceded her in death in 1991. She married Earl Lomax in 1992 in Tipton and he preceded her in death in 2001. She was a member of the Tipton Church of Christ where she taught Bible class for many years. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and crocheting coat hangers. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Albert Trent, Mack Reiter and Earl Lomax; two sisters, Edith and Delia; and one brother, Vaudie.

She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Waugh and husband Charles of Tipton; two sons, Barry Trent and wife Connie of Mt. George, Ark., and James Trent and wife January of Midwest City; stepdaughter, Lois Killabrew and husband Sam of Tipton; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and many friends. Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Altus Times Newspaper, Altus, Oklahoma, Obituary was published on Jan 14, 2009)

London, Lucy Florence Strode Hudson

Mrs. Lucy Florence Strode Hudson London, resident of Schulter, OK died Tuesday, January 21, 1997 in Okmulgee, OK at the age of 90. She was born February 16, 1906 in Newton County, AR to Richard and Minnie Strode. She married John Hudson in 1922 they were married 36 years until his death in 1958 at Danville, AR. They lived near Belleville, AR several years. She married Lawrence London at Okmulgee in October 1962. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence London on October 5, 1968.

Survivors include one sister, Delia Kendrick of Muskogee; 10 nieces, Pearlie Strode Flesher of Belleville, AR, Thelma Wood, Garfield, AR, Fay Metcalf, Muskogee, OK, Bobbye of Warner, OK, Jerry of Georgia, Junitta of CA, Aretta of AZ, Pauliene of AZ and JoAnn of TX; one step-son, Tom London, nine step-grandchildren and a host of step great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was January 24, 1997 at Salt Creek Cemetery in Wilson Community with Brother Al Shutt officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 12, 1997)


Long, Bessye May (Hamilton) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Bessye May Long, 65, of near Casa, died at a Danville hospital November 13. Mrs. Long was the wife of Rosco C. Long. She was a native of the Rose Creek community near Casa and was a member of the Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors besides her husband are three sons, Wendel and James, both of Casa, and Cecil of Shamrock, Tex.; two daughters, Mrs. Ruby Nubard and Mrs. Dorothy Hance, both of Casa; three brothers, Frank Hamilton of Carden Bottom, Joe Hamilton of Morrilton and Claud Hamilton of Hughes, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Ona Whitfeld of Dardanelle and Mrs. Lille Evans of Perry; and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Welcome Home Missionary Baptist church near Casa Sunday afternoon by Missionary Baptist Ministers Frank Moore and Earl Smith. Burial was in the Hamilton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 1965) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published in Nov 1965 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Long, Connie

Connie Long, age 68 of Dover, went to be with her Lord, Sunday, March 9, 2008. She was born January 1, 1940 in Romance, AR to the late George Olief and Jinnie Geneva Smith Payne. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Russellville.

She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Geneva Payne; husband, Henry Long and sister, Margaret Belcher.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Bill Counts of Tulsa, OK; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Donna Long of Russellville; three brothers, Glendon O. Payne of Oklahoma City, OK, Sherman E. Payne of Dover, Chester M. Payne of Germany; four sisters, Dorothy Meeks of Sandersville, GA, Fay Hendrixson of St. Louis, MO, Pat Owen of Dardanelle, Sandy Koch of Hot Springs; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Funeral services were held March 13, 2008 at Hatley Missionary Baptist Church in Dover with Bro. Lester Barnes officiating. Burial was at McFadden Cemetery in Dover. Pallbearers were Mike Owen, Bill Counts, Kyle Counts, and Stephen Counts. Honorary pallbearer was Buddy Wilson. Arrangements under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 19, 2008)


Long, Edward

Edward Long, age 76 of Plainview died Thursday in a hospital at Danville. He was a retired employee of the State Forestry service and a Methodist.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Emma Wright Long; three sons, James Long and Edward Long of Kansas City and Bobby Gene Long of North Little Rock; two daughters, Miss Grace Long of Benton and Mrs. Ima Dale Solaric of San Francisco; four brothers, Bynum Long, Ola Long and Adrain Long of North Carolina and Dewey Long of Iowa; four sisters, Mrs. Delia Demmitt, Mrs. Bess Woodie, Mrs. Lillian Hart and Miss Norma Long of North Carolina; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral was Sunday in the Salem Methodist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1964)

Long, Emma Mae

Emma Mae Long, age 91, a resident of Plainview, died Monday, June 4, 1984 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the daughter of the late John A. and Sarah Josephine Sanders Wright, the widow of the late Edward Long. She was a member of the Salem Methodist Church.

Survivors include three sons, James H. Long of Plainview, Edward L. Long of Kansas City, Kansas, and Bobby G. Long of Topeka, Kansas; two daughters, Grace E. Long of Ola, and Mrs. Ima Dale Solaric of San Francisco, California; one half sister, Verna Stilley of Cardin, Oklahoma; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:00 p. m. Thursday, June 7, 1984, at Salem Methodist Church, by the Rev. Clyde Stilley. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery. Active Pallbearers (grandsons) James H. Long, Jr.; Gregory K. Long; Douglas R. Long; Randy D. Long; Donald W. Long; and Ronald D Long. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Long, Grace E.

Grace E. Long, age 82, a resident of Ola, AR died Friday, May 26, 2000 at Yell County Nursing Home at Ola, AR. She was born on June 27, 1917 at Plainview, AR to Ed and Emma (Wright) Long. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Plainview, AR.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Leroy Long.

Survivors include a brother, James H. Long of Clinton, AR; a sister, Ima Solaric of San Francisco, CA and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was June 2, 2000 officiated by Rev. Monroe Hunt. Burial was under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 7, 2000)


Long, Johnnie V. (Reynolds)

Johnnie V. Long, age 92, of Yuba City, CA, formerly of Danville passed away Monday, November 17, 2014 in Yuba City, CA. She was born January 22, 1922 in Danville, Arkansas to the late Doke H. & Lessie Faye Pool Reynolds. She was a member of the Danville First Baptist Church and a retired payroll clerk for Nestle's. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Preceded in death by her sons Ronnie and Steve Long; sisters Lavene Sneed and Ruth Brunt; brother Billy Reynolds.

Survivors include her daughter, Rebecca Walden of Marysville, CA; brothers, Don Reynolds of Danville; Windford Reynolds of Russellville; sister, Shirley Cloud of Santa Teresa, NM; daughter-in-law Alisha Stane- Guest of Alexander, AR; grandchildren Virginia Gowin, Stacey Flanary, Shelly Moreira, Jeff Long; Ronni Liu; and 8 great- grandchildren.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Danville First Baptist Church with Bro. Clayton Sheets officiating. Visitation was 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. before service at the church. Burial will be at Macedonia Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 26, 2014) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 26 Nov 2014 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Long, Larry Dwayne Edward

Larry Dwayne Edward Long, infant son of Janis Faye Long, died Friday, July 3, 1998 at AMI St. Mary's in Russellville. He is also survived by his grandmother, Mary Long.

Services were held July 7, at the Methodist Church in Bluffton with the Rev. Charley Jones officiating. Interment was in Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 8, 1998)


Long, Marie Pauline

Mrs. Marie Pauline Long, age 50, of Dardanelle died Sunday, September 2, 1984 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was employed in the hospital's medical records department.

Survivors include her husband, Earl W. Long of Dardanelle; three sons, Steven Dairell Cranford of Russellville, and David Andrew Cranford and Richard Timothy Cranford of Chattanooga, Tenn.; a sister, Mrs. Ralph Tate of Chattanooga; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Richard Gossett of Chattanooga; a nephew, Gregory Arron Tate of Chattanooga; two nieces, Mrs. Melissa White and Mrs. Teresa Gross of Chattanooga, and three grandchildren, Amanda Michelle Cranford and Steven Eric Cranford of Russellville, and Brandon Cranford of Chattanooga.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle by the Rev. Floyd Sheppard. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service, Pallbearers will be Chuck Gross, Gregory Tate, Rayburn Green, Jerry Hudlow, Jackie Hopkins and Charles Norris. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of the medical records department of St. Mary's Hospital; the doctors and staff of the hospital; David Hales, and Ed Shinn. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Long, Mary D.

Mary D. Long, age 65, of Kansas City, Kansas died Saturday, December 20, 1997 at her home. She was born in Rover, AR and was a resident of Kansas City, KS for forty years. She was a beautician for thirty years and owned Mary's Beauty Shop in Kansas City, KS. She was a member of Welborn Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward L. Long in 1994.

She is survived by twin sons, Don and Ron Long both of Kansas City, KS; a daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Ken Shuttleworth of Independence, MO; a brother, Clarence Bowen of No. Little Rock, AR; two sisters, Melba Besancon of Little Rock, AR and Ida Ann Dean of Plainview, AR and four grandsons, Aaron, Sean and Ian Shuttleworth of Independence, MO and Kelly Shuttleworth of Atchison, KS.

Funeral service was held Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home. Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Welborn Baptist Church or to Cancer Action, Inc. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 24, 1997)


Long, Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Long, age 85 of Havana, died Sunday, April 13, 2003 at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Ft. Smith. She was born September 1, 1917 in Lynnville, Iowa to the late Rolhe and Lona Mae Kiser Shaffer. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Presbyterian Church in Havana.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ralph Long; a granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Ward, and a sister, Eula Mae Flater.

Survivors are three daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy and Robert Ernst of Belleville, Marie and Denny Wilkening of State Center, Iowa, Donna and Don McKinney of Havana; one brother, Glen Shaffer of Larens, Iowa; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Services were Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at Cornwell Chapel, Danville with Rev. Floyd Shepherd officiating. Interment was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Mike Ernst, Tom Ernst, Danny Brown, Rodney Wilkening, Tim Ward. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 23, 2003)


Long, Mary Lou (Weems)

Mary Lou Long, age 72, of Bluffton passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at her home. She was born September 20, 1943, in Bluffton, Arkansas to the late Loy Gregory & Virgie Lorice Vaughn Weems Sr. She was a mother, homemaker and she worked at Wayne Farms.

She was preceded in death by her parents; father of her children, Bobby Joe Long; daughter, Glory Jean Long; brother, Homer "Bo" Weems; two sisters; longtime companion, Don Solley.

Survivors include her children, JoAnn Long & Baldemar Gonzalez Jr. of Russellville; Mary Lorice & Thomas Ace Walker Sr. of Belleville; Janis Faye & Mark Alan Watts of Belleville; Bobby Lee & Jasmine Long of Atkins; James Oneil Long of Bluffton; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; companion, Smoothy Lambert; brothers, Loy Weems Jr. of Van Buren; Billy Charles Weems of Hollis; sisters, Patsy Robinson of Rover; Charlene Solley of Bluffton; Betty Lou Weems of Danville.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 am Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the Bluffton Methodist Church. Visitation was from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Bluffton Cemetery. Pallbearers included Billy Lofland, Ricky Sherrill, Larry Wayne James, Wayne Rhoades, Kenneth Spears and Chris Briggs. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 1, 2016)

Long, Robert B.

Robert B. Long, Sr. age 69 of Ola, died Sunday, September 21, 2003 at his home in Ola. He was born June 5, 1934 in Ola to the late George Henry and Sarah Green Long. He was a Korean and Vietnam veteran.

He was preceded in death by a brother, James Roy Long and a sister, Dorothy Long.

Survivors are two sons, Robert B. Long, Jr. of Ola, Joseph Long of California; two daughters, Dawn Long and Robin Long, both of California; two brothers, Billy Gene Long of Pueblo, Colorado, Charles Franklin Long of Yukon, Oklahoma; two sisters, Frances Wigley of Ola and Margaret Ann Latherp of Nashville, Arkansas.

Cremation arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 15, 2003)


Long, Sylvia Wildean

Sylvia Wildean Long, age 72 of Ola, died Sunday, January 20, 2008 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born July 25, 1935 at Casa to the late Cleo and Exie Alexander McDaniel.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Marvin McDaniel; maternal grandmother, Mary Alexander.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Raliegh and Jody Long of Sugarland, TX; brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward and Edna McDaniel, Cleo and Jean McDaniel; sisters, Sylvia Jeanette Clark, Lucille Johnson; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous other family and friends.

Funeral services were held January 23, 2008 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Bob Alexander officiating. Burial was held in Needmore Cemetery in Casa. Pallbearers were Rusty Long, Duane Jeffrey, Lannie Hubbard, Michael Hance, Charles Hance, Danny Robinson and Gary Long. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 30, 2008)


Long, William A.

Funeral for William A. Long, aged 67, of Ola, who died May 30 in the Yell County Hospital, was conducted Saturday in the Ola Assembly of God Church oy Rev. Ivan Marcum and Rev. Arlie Holley.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Nora Martin Long; a brother, Henry Long of El Centro, Calif.; and a sister, Mrs. Henry Johnson of Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 08, 1961)

Looper, James Roy

James Roy Looper, age 69, of Belleville died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at his home. He was born September 21, 1942 at Dardanelle to the late James Paul and Joyce Lucille Waid Looper. He was a founding member of the Faith Church in Dardanelle, former member of the Arkansas Cattleman's Association, and a member of the American Quarter Horse Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Peter Hatfield.

Survivors include his wife, Angie Looper of Dardanelle; one daughter, Becky McVay and husband Cary of Russellville; five stepchildren, Michael Howard, Dwayne Howard, Ginger Besancon, Kathy Garland and John Garland, all of Northwest Arkansas; one sister, Paula Looper Ronaghi and husband Tavakol of Little Rock; three grandchildren, Tori, Olivia and Gabriel Looper McVay all of Russellville; one aunt, Lorraine Banks of Mississippi, formerly of Fort Smith; nephew, Andrew Hatfield of Conway; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was held June 22, 2012 at Faith Church in Dardanelle with Bob Dowling and Eddie Shaffer officiating. Burial was in Chickalah Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jennings Gray, Josh Hamilton, Hoyt Crow, John Parker, Howard Ringer, Gaylon Rounsaville. Honorary Pallbearers: Bo Garner, Bud Rector, Woody Hamilton, Rodney Choate. In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Gideon Bibles, P.O. Box 833, Danville, Arkansas 72833. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneraIhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 27, 2012)

Looper, Levey And Jimmy

A Fort Smith, father and son drowned Tuesday morning after a boat occupied by the victims, another youth and the mother of the boys, capsized on Fourche River about ten miles south of Nimrod Lake. The dead are Levey Looper, 34 years old, and his son, Jimmy Looper, age 12.

Survivors of the accident were Mrs. Looper and her son by a former marriage, Richard Robertson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, July 24, 1947)


Looper, Paul

Paul Looper Killed In Tractor Accident Paul Looper, 42, farmer and stockman who lived on the lower Danville road south of Chickalah, was killed Monday afternoon when a tractor he was operating near his home overturned, pinning him beneath the steering wheel. A Dardanelle school bus driven by Stanley Mercer was the first to discover the body. On the bus was Paula Ann Looper, daughter of Mr. Looper, who identified her father. There were several other children on the bus being taken to their home. It is believed Mr. Looper had been dead for approximately two hours. Mr. Looper was a member of the Dardanelle School Board. He was a native of Yell County, and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and had been engaged in farming and dairying for several years.

He is survived by his widow, Lucille Waid Looper; one son, James Ray, 18, student at Tech; and one daughter, Paula Ann 13, of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Looper; a brother, Rev. L.P. Looper of Madison, Tenn.; and two sisters, Mrs. B.L. Holder of Fort Smith and Mrs. Clinton Buck of McKenzie, Tenn. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 19, 1961)

Lopez, Dorothy Faye Chapman

Dorothy Faye Chapman Lopez, age 82 of Danville, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at Mitchells Nursing Home. She was born April 28th, 1926 in Clarksville, Texas, the daughter of William W. Chapman and Ida Bell Strawn Chapman. She was a homemaker, living and raising her family in Phoenix, AZ. She and her husband, Fernando, retired to Danville, Arkansas in 1990 and they enjoyed their retirement to the fullest.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Fernando; brother, Richard Chapman; and both of her parents.

Survivors include a daughter, Terry Lopez of Phoenix and a son, Kenneth Frank Lopez also of Phoenix; three granddaughters, Jessica Leftwich, Miranda Amos, and Andria Lopez all of Phoenix; and four great-grandchildren, Deztini Phillips, Nezerae Philips, Mylo Amos and Maxton Amos; a sister, Helen Scott of Nevada; brothers, Lewis Chapman of Arizona and Bill Chapman of Ozark, Arkansas; and a host of nephews and nieces.

Funeral service was Saturday, March 14, 2009 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 18, 2009)


Lopez, Fernando "Frank"

Fernando "Frank" Lopez, age 84 of Danville, died Thursday, February 5, 2009 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville. Born December 27, 1924 in Florence, Arizona, he was the son of the late Fernando and Encarnasion Feliz Lopez. He was a WWII Navy Veteran, co-owner and vice-president of State Wide Painting in Arizona. After retirement, he and his wife Dorothy moved to Arkansas and enjoyed his retirement.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Chapman Lopez; son, Frank Lopez of Phoenix, AZ and Terry Lopez of Phoenix, AZ; three grandchildren, Jessica Leftwich, Miranda Amos, Andria Lopez; four great- grandchildren, Deztini Phillips, Nezerae Phillips, Mylo Amos, and Maxton Amos all of Phoenix and a host of nephews and nieces.

Services will be Wednesday, 2:00 p. m. Cornwell Chapel, Danville, with John McCourt officiating. Burial will be in Macedoma Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 2009)


Lopez, Juana

Juana Lopez of Dardanelle, died Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Saint Marys Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include her parents, Epifanio Caro and Juana Lopez of Dardanelle; brothers, Miguel Caro and Juan Andraca both of Dardanelle, Daniel Epperson of Conway; sisters, Leticia and Alicia Caro both of Dardanelle, Maily and Keilly Andraca both of Dardanelle; paternal grandparents, Manuel and Rosalina Caro of Mexico; maternal grandparents, Trinidad and Leobarda Sanchez Lopez of Mexico.

Graveside services were held Friday, May 1, 2009 at Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle, with Rev. Juan Gomez officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 6, 2009)


Lorenson, Lance Lynn

Lance Lynn Lorenson, age 24, of Benton, grandson of Ernest and Selma Choate of Chickalah, died. Thursday, October 10, 1985.

Survivors also include his wife, Mrs. Connie Lorenson; a son; his parents, a brother and two sisters.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Saturday at Ashby Funeral Home at Benton. Burial will be at 1 p. m. at Old Methodist Cemetery at Chickalah. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Lott, Carl

Mr. Carl Lott, age 80, of Dardanelle, AR died Tuesday, January 21, 1997 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born February 4, 1915 in McCurtain County, OK to the late Jake and Rhoda Smith Lott. He was a WWII Army Veteran, receiving the Purple Heart for his service to his country, a lifetime member of VFW Post 3141 and a Protestant"

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Buster, Russell, Homer, George, Jake and LeRoy and his sisters, Velda Lott and Ila Lott Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Atha, Apple Lott; a brother, Garvin Loft of Texarkana, TX; two sisters, Marie Darter and Bonnie Flurry both of Dardanelle; nephew and guardian Charles Lott of Dardanelle; also included are several nephews and nieces.

Services were January 27 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Jerry Rigdon, Chaplin of VFW Post 3141 officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cormwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers were members VFW Post 3141. Honorary pallbearers were also members of the VFW Post 3141. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 29, 1997)


Lott, Charles Everette "Charlie"

Charles Everette "Charlie" Lott, age 68, of Dardanelle died Sunday, April 15, 2012 at River Valley Medical Center. He was born January 21, 1944 at Dardanelle to the late George and Melba Adams Lott. He attended Dardanelle First Baptist Church, was a mechanic for Entergy and a member of the Lion's Den Golf Club. After he retired from Entergy in 1999, he truly enjoyed life. He loved fishing, golfing with his morning buddies, working on golf carts and enjoyed life on the golf course. He loved spending time with his family, whether it be a week at deer camp, traveling to watch his sons golf or a simple family dinner. Yet more than anything, he loved spending time with his grandson Karston, who loved his "Dah".

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, LaQuita Ramey.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Delp Lott of Dardanelle; two sons, Kris and Cheyenne Lott, Kerry Lott all of Dardanelle; sisters, Hazel Latta (Phillip) of Atkins, Shirley Heflin (Jim) of Delaware and brother-in-law, Sam Ramey of Dardanelle; one grandson, Karston Lott of Dardanelle.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Mike Smith officiating. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Pallbearers: Sam Ramey, Jim Heflin, Tommy Hunt, Sr., Tommy Hunt, Jr., Phillip Latta, Freddie Underwood. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Dardanelle Class of 1962 and his Lion's Den Golfing Buddies. 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 Apr 18, 2012)

Lott, Johnny

Johnny Lott, age 15, of Dardanelle, AR died Saturday, November 6, 2004 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR, He was born September 12, 1989 in Russellville, AR to Joe and Angie Lott. He was a Christian, loved hunting, automotive and enjoyed being with family and friends. He will be greatly missed by everyone.

He is preceded in death by grandfathers, Billy Carter and Sonny Lott.

He is survived by his parents, Joe and Angela Lott of Ola; one brother, Brian Lott of Ola; grandmothers, Betty Carter and Dorothy Lott both of Dardanelle, AR and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday, November 10, 2004 10:00 a. m. at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Danny Fudge officiating. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle, AR under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers will be Mike Hickey, Justin -Reed, Michael Metcalf, Jr. Cody Wewers, Cory Metcalf and James Allred. Honorary will be Chris Metcalf. William Bunch, Michael Metcalf, Si, Cody Fowler, David Hintze, Eric Hintze, Jimmy Lott and Toby Romro. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 10, 2004)


Lott, Melba E.

Melba E. Lott, age 80, of Dardanelle, AR died September 13, 2003 at Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville. She was born March 18, 1923 in Dardanelle, AR to the late Willison Adams and Clellie Campbell Adams. She was the widow of the late George Lott.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Evert and Earl Adams and one sister, Mildred Tilmon.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Peggy Lott of Dardanelle, AR; three daughters and sons-in-law, Hazel and Phillip Latta of Atkins, AR, Shirley and Jim Heflin of Delaware, AR and Laquita and Sam Ramey of Dardanelle, AR; a sister, Modean Bellar of Dardanelle, AR; 11 grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral service was September 16, 2003 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Richard Adams officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were Phillip and Charles Latta, Kris and Kerry Lott and Tim and Jason Ramey. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 17, 2003)


Loupe, Maggie Grace

Mrs. Maggie Grace Loupe, age 97, of the New Hope community, died Saturday, November 23, 1985. She was the widow of Sam Loupe and the daughter of the late John Allen Grace and Mary Elizabeth Thomas Grace. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday at the New Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. R. G. Merritt and the Rev. David Morrow. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to the church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Lovan, Gilbert Berry

Gilbert Berry Lovan, 80 of Subiaco, Arkansas passed away December 17, 2010 in Paris, Arkansas. Gilbert was born on October 7, 1930 in Willow Springs, Missouri to the late William Gilbert and Sipa Rebecca (Berry) Lovan.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Sipa Lovan, wife, Louise (Smith) Lovan, sisters, Cleta Willborg and Franceline Cooksey and son, William Thomas Lovan.

He is survived by sons, Gary Lovan of Ola and David Lovan of Subiaco, daughter, Peggy Rockenhaus of Magazine, sister, Mary Spong of Clearwater, Florida, 13 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

He was cremated under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. There will be a private family committal service at a later date. In Lieu of flowers the family requests that you make a contribution to The Hillcrest Children's Home, 2325 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs, AR 71901 or help someone in need during the Holiday Season. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 22, 2010)

Love, Victor Thomas

Victor Thomas Love, age 21 of Magazine, AR died Friday, November 23, 2007 at his home. He was born December 18, 1985 in Waldron, AR to Thomas & Adele Thomas Love. He was a 2004 Magazine graduate and a welder for Droemer Construction.

Survivors include parents Tommy and Adele Love of Blue Mountain; brother, Harley E. Love of Blue Mountain; grandparents, LeRoy and Janet Thomas of Blue Mountain.

Cremation Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 28, 2007)


Love, Walcia T.

Mrs. Walcia T. Love, age 86, of Dardanelle, AR widow of Louis Ed Love, Jr. died Saturday, February 15, 1997 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born April 15, 1910 in Guy, AR to the late W. H. and Ella Bivens Gentry. She was a teacher in the Ola and Dardanelle School Districts and with her husband, established Love's Flower Shop in Dardanelle which they operated for 31 years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Dardanelle.

Survivors include son daughter-in-law, Louis Ed III Brenda Love of Dardanelle; grandson, Louis Ed IV of Hot Springs; two granddaughters, Susan Bakewell of Fayetteville and Virginia Race of Dardanelle; five great-grandsons, Louis Ed Love V, Ryan Love, Scott Love, Zach Race and Andrew Bakewell; three great-granddaughters, Kristin Race, Stephanie Bakewell and Andrea Love.

Services were February 18, 1997 at the First Presbyterian Church in; Dardanelle with the Rev. David Jay officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 19, 1997)


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