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Meek, Stickney

Stickney Meek, age 53, president of the Arkansas Feed Mills at Dardanelle, died at a Russellville hospital Monday.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Lt. Carroll Stickney Meeks of the Army stationed, in Germany; two sisters, Mrs. E. H. Nixon of Little Rock and Mrs. S. F. Whitman of Terre Hill, Pa. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, July 5, 1951)


Meeks, Edgar L.

Edgar L. Meeks, age 85, of Pensacola, Fla., died August 27, 1986 in Pensacola. He was born September 13, 1900, in Belleville, AR., he was raised and educated in Belleville, graduating from the Belleville High School. He was employed by a merchantile store in Arkansas. He moved to Carlsbad in 1936, and began his employment with Bryan Food Stores. In 1944, he began his employment with civil service at Port Hueneme, CA. In 1954, he was transferred to the naval air station at Pensacola, Fla. He retired in 1970, and continued to make his home in Pensacola.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Meeks, Pensacola; one son, Virgil Meeks, Carlsbad; two daughters, Marilyn Meek, New York City, N. Y. and Martha Lipscomb, Brookville, MD; two brothers, Clyde Meek, Silver Springs, Fla. and James Meek, Port Hueneme, CA; one sister, Lillian Howard, Belleville; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Meeler, James Austin

James Austin Meeler, age 69, of the Fort Smith area, formerly of Danville, AR died April 25, 2004 at UAMS in Little Rock, AR. He was born in Morrilton, AR on July 22, 1934. He was the son of the late Harmon and Ular Meeler. He was an Army Veteran, worked for Shell Oil Company, Firestone, and was City Manager for Danville for 20 years, employed 26 years. He retired July 1997.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Marie Mourot and two nephews Ricky and Eddie Mourot.

He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Tarnera Jean and Ricky Quattlebaum and a grandson Benjamin Austin Quattlebaum of Benton; three nephews, Wayne, Jimmy and Gary Mourot all of Morrilton; one brother and sister-in-law, Curtis and Beverly Meeler of South Milwaukee, WI and cousins and friends.

Graveside service will be 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, April 28 at Elmwood Cemetery with Bro. John Chapman officiating. Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 28, 2004)


Meers, Bessie Jo

DARDANELLE - Bessie Jo Meers, age 89 of Dardanelle died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born May 25, 1919, at Wilmott to the late John Frank and Cora Reed Roswell. She is preceded in death by her husband Whitnell Woodside Lawrence. Mrs. Meers was a member of the First Baptist Church to Dardanelle. She was a member of the Arkansas Gold Star Wives and of the Dardanelle Garden club. She was a radio talk show host on KCAB radio and a reporter for the Courier Democrat at one time in her life, She served On We Human Services Commission of the Rim Valley and was active retired Teachers Association. She was also active in PRWE, the organization that helped to develop the Gazebo Park area in downtown Dardanelle. She received her B.A. degree from Arkansas Tech at age 58. She started the first Kindergarten class in Dardanelle, called The Little log Cabin Kindergarten. When kindergarten was state mandated, she became a teacher in the Dardanelle Public Schools.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Frank and Marcia Lawrence of Russellville, Dr. Paul S. Meers of Beirut, Lebanon; David and Mary Ann Meers of Idaho; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Dr. Robert Wilson of Heber Springs; a sister, Ruth Waldrop currently living in Russellville; grandsons, Dr. Robert L Wilson of Heber Springs, Matthew Wilson of Miami, Fla., Frank Lawrence Jr. of Little Rock, Dr. George Lawrence of Mountain Home; 12 great- grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, 2 p.m. at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Visitation will be preceding the service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Frank M. Lawrence Jr., George S. Lawrence, Robert L Wilson, Matthew R. Wilson, Jimmy Witt and Michael Witt. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Bill G. Floyd, Newspaper: Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2-1-2009)


Mehle, William Carl

William Carl Mehle, Jr. age 69, of Benton, AR died Sunday, January 9, 2000 at the Benton Service Center. A son of the late William Carl Mehle, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Talley Mehle, he was born May 11, 1930 at Hackett, AR.

He is survived by, one brother, Carl Wilborn Mehle of Benton; three sisters, Emma Gilkey of Sullivan, MO, Wanda Haston of Dardanelle, AR and Ida Marie Baker of Sikeston, MO.

Graveside service and burial was Tuesday at Riley Creek Cemetery near Belleville with Rev. Reesal Haston and Rev. Ricky Haston officiating. Arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 12, 2000)


Meimerstorf, Louis F.

Louis F. Meimerstorf, aged 75, of Yell County, a retired farmer, died Friday at a Little Rock nursing home. He was a Lutheran, a member of the American Legion and a lifelong resident of Yell County.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eula Yendrek Meimerstorf; two sons, Willie L. Meimerstorf and Louis E. Meimerstorf, both of Fort Smith; a daughter, Mrs. Carl G. Burgess of Little Rock; two brothers, Henry Meimerstorf and Willie Meimerstorf, both of Russellville; a sister, Mrs. Mildred Sudmeyer of London, and six grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 1963)

Meimerstorf, Louis F.

Louis F. Meimerstorf, aged 75, of Yell County, a retired farmer, died Friday at a Little Rock nursing home. He was a Lutheran, a member of the American Legion and a lifelong resident of Yell County.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eula Yendrek Meimerstorf; two sons, Willie L. Meimerstorf and Louis E. Meimerstorf, both of Fort Smith; a daughter, Mrs. Carl G. Burgess of Little Rock; two brothers, Henry Meimerstorf and Willie Meimerstorf, both of Russellville; a sister, Mrs. Mildred Sudmeyer of London, and six grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 1963)

Meinke, Mary Lynn Hancock

Mary Lynn Hancock Meinke, 29, formerly of Danville, AR passed away Monday, June 13, 2005 in Houston, TX. She was born in Danville but grew up in Lake Jackson, TX. She was a poet and aspiring artist with the voice of an angel. She was a free spirit full of joy. Singing and entertaining others brought joy to her life.

She is survived by a beautiful daughter, Jade Sanora Meinke of Metairie, LA and one son, Landon Troy Beeson, of Lake Jackson, TX; her parents, Garry and Mary Hancock of Lake Jackson, TX, formerly of Danville; brother, John Wesley Hancock of Lake Jackson, TX; grandfather, Keith Leon Hancock, Sr. of Danville and many other loving relatives and friends.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Friday, June 24, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. at the Church of Christ in Danville with Elton Cleveland presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the Jade Meinke Memorial Fund at the Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, 1001 FM 2004, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-4012. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 22, 2005)


Meirndorf, Bradley Ray

Bradley Ray Meirndorf, infant son of Mark Edward and Donna Renee Spears Meirndorf, died Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, AR.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Larry Meirndorf and great-grandfather, Roy Fowler.

Survivors other than his parents include two brothers, Mark Edward Meirndorf II of Florida, Michael Ray Meirndorf of Russellville; grandparents, Thurman and Brenda Spears of Rover, AR and Claudia Gasser of Perryville, AR; great-grandmother, Sadie Fowler or Danville, AR; aunts, Tammy Ford of Danville, Brenda Noblett of Washington, Wendy Hill and Melissa Sherrill both of Rover and several other uncles, aunts and family.

Graveside funeral service was September 14, 2003 at the Chalybeate Springs Cemetery with Rev. Virgil Lewis officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 17, 2003)


Meirndorf, Mark Edward

Mark Edward Meirndorf, age 32 of Danville, died Saturday October 1, 2005. He was born in Redding, CA on September 20, 1971. He was an employee of Petit Jean Poultry, a member of the Dutch Creek Fire Department and belonged to the Lake View Full Gospel Church in Perryville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Edward Meirndorf, a son Bradley Meirndorf, and a brother, Alfred Brooks.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Meirndorf, a son Mark E. Meirndorf II of Dover, mother Claudea Gasser of Dover, sisters Tammy Ford of Danville, Brenda Noblett of Washington state father and mother-in-law Thermon and Brenda Spears of Bluffton; grandmother-in-law, Sadie Fowler of Chalyebeate Springs and several nephews and nieces.

There will be a graveside service on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Chalyebeate Springs Cemetery with Rev. Virgil Lewis officiating. Pallbearers will be Daniel Brooks, Ed Thomas, Jeremy Rose, Dennis Horn, Andy Phipps, Chuck Morgan, and Bill Turner. Visitation will be tonight Wednesday from 6-8. Arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 12, 2005)


Meirndorf, Mark Edward

Mark Edward Meirndorf, age 32 of Danville died Saturday October 1, 2005. He was born in Redding, CA on September 20, 1971. He was an employee of Petit Jean Poultry, a member of the Dutch Creek Fire Department and belonged to the Lake View Full Gospel Church in Perryville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Edward Meirndorf, a son Bradley Meirndorf, and a brother, Alfred Brooks.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Meirndorf, a son Mark E. Meirndorf II of Dover sisters Tammy Ford of Danville, Brenda Noblett of Washington state father and mother-m-law Thermon and Brenda Spears of Bluffton; grandmother-in-law, Sadie Fowler of Chalyebeate Springs and several nephews and nieces.

There will be a graveside service on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Chalyebeate Springs Cemetery with Rev. Virgil Lewis officiating. Pallbearers will be Daniel Brooks, Ed Thomas, Jeremy Rose, Dennis Horn, Andy Phipps, Chuck Morgan, and Bill Turner. Visitation will be tonight Wednesday from 6-8. Arrangements made by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 5, 2005)


Melgar, Marvin Rolando

Marvin Rolando Melgar, age 29 of Dardanelle died Thursday, January 11, 2001, at Dardanelle Hospital. He was born May 31, 1971 in Hunapu-Escuintla, Guatemala.

Survivors are his parents, Hector Rolando and Noelia Melgar of Guatemala, his wife, Mariela Marlyt of Dardanelle, one daughter, Noelia Marlyt Melgar of the home, and a brother, Luis Melgar of Dardanelle. Burial will be in Hunapu-Escuintla, Guatemala. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 24, 2001)


Melrose, Anita Paul

Mrs. Anita Paul Melrose, age 77 of Russellville, AR died Sunday, April 18, 1999 at her home in Russellville. She was born March 25, 1922 in Healdton, OK to the late James F. and Cora Bell Campbell Paul. She was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, David Russell Wright.

Survivors one daughter, Vivian Decker of Russellville, AR; three sisters, Jewel Holstein of Russellville, Lois Davidson of Sacramento, CA and Evelyn Vaughn of Albuquerque, NM; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside service was Wednesday at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville by Pastor Roger Shields. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 21, 1999)


Melton Twins, Hunter Sheyne And Riley Tayler

Hunter Sheyne and Riley Tayler Melton, infant twin sons of Steven and Kathey Nicole Whitlow Melton of Plainview, AR died Monday, May 24, 1999 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR.

Survivors brother, Alexander Melton and a sister, Kylie Whitlow both of the home; maternal grandparents, David and Kathy Whitlow of Plainview; paternal grandparents, Steve and Brenda Melton of Danville; maternal great-grandparents, Junior and Nina Gist of Ola, Irene Whitlow of Plainview; paternal great-grandparents, Wanda Melton of Briggsville and Billie McConnell of Danville.

Graveside service was May 26, 1999 at the Bluffton Cemetery with Bro. Jerry Graham officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 2, 1999)


Melton, Arley

DANVILLE - Arley Melton, age 77, of Briggsville died Tuesday, May 14, 1985, at Yell County Hospital. He was a retired farmer and sawmill operator.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jewell Melton; a son, Bobby Melton of Briggsville; two daughters, Mrs. Nina Lofland of Briggsville and Mrs. Barbara Lambert of Plainview; four brothers, Harold Melton of Willits, Calif. and Ed, Opal and Ray Melton of Briggsville; a sister, Mrs. Essie Sexton of Bearden; six grandchildren, and several nephews and nieces.

Graveside service will be at 10 a. m. Thursday at Mount Zion Cemetery by the Rev. Owen Hunnicutt. Burial will be by Dixon Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Melton, Bobby Neal

Bobby Neal Melton, age 69, of Danville died Saturday, January 14, 2012 at his home. He was born August 3, 1942 at Briggsville to Arley and Jewel Spears Melton. He was a member of the Nola Church of Christ. He loved to BBQ, hunt, fish and most of all he loved his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Melton.

Survivors include his daughter, Stacey Melton of Danville; two sisters, Nina Lofland of New Blaine, Barbara Lambert of New Blaine; one grandchild, Racheal Lewis of Danville; many nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services was January 17, 2012 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville with Rev. Lacy Minnie officiating. Pallbearers: Billy Lofland Jr, Jesse Yates, James Metcalf, Nick Metcalf, William Smith, Dick Gililland. Honorary Pallbearers: All members of the Saw Mill Gang. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR. Online guestbook and condolences at WWW.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 18, 2012)

Melton, Edd

Edd Melton, age 77, of Briggsville, AR widow of Evelyn Spainhour Melton, died Saturday, July 3, 1999 at Briggsville, AR. He was born September 19, 1912 in Briggsville, AR to the late Clinton and Melvina Keys Melton. He was a farmer, logger and a WWII Army Veteran.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Donna Melton of Rover, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Billy Hill of Briggsville, AR; a sister, Essie Sexton of Bearden, AR; eight grandchildren, Kenneth, Kelly and Trisha Hill all of Briggsville, Allison and Daniel Melton both of Rover, AR, Mandy Beavers and Andy Melton both of Danville, AR and Joelle Melton of Russellville, AR; three great-grandsons, Billy Wayne Hill of Briggsville, AR and Clay and Tyler Beavers both of Danville, AR.

Graveside service was July 6, 1999 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were, Bobby Melton, Lonnie Melton, Chris Beavers, Ronnie Spears, Raymond Sexton, Jerry Don Defoor, Dennis Defoor and Billy Lofland Jr. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 7, 1999)


Melton, Evelyn Spainhour

Evelyn Spainhour Melton, age 62, of Briggsville, died early Friday morning, June 26th, 1987 at the Yell County Hospital in Danville. Mrs. Melton was a native of Briggsville. She was the daughter of the late W. E. and Nancy Keys Spainhour. She was a housewife and a mother.

Survivors are her husband, Edd Melton of the home; one son, Billy J. Melton, Rover; one daughter, Linda Hill of Briggsville; a brother, Wesley Spainhour of Texas; a half brother, Huey Spainhour of Briggsville and a half sister, Mrs. Belle Kirksey of Oregon, and five grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were Monday, June 29th at the Mount Zion Cemetery, Briggsville, with Rev. Ben; Harmon Officiating. Burial is in Mt. Zion Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7/1/87)


Melton, H. W.

H. W. Melton, age 83, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Odell Moudy, Thursday morning, February 16, 1950. He was a life long resident of Yell County. A retired banker, merchant and farmer. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 16, 1950)


Melton, Herman D.

Herman D. Melton, 68, of McAlester, Okla. Died at a McAlester hospital Monday, October 12. He was a native of Belleville and a retired shoe salesman and cattle dealer.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruth Melton; a daughter, Carolyn Melton of Oklahoma City; a son Jack Melton of McAlester; two sisters, Mrs. J. T. Saddler of San Antonio, Texas and Mrs. Odell Moudy of Danville; and a brother, Fred Melton of Lawton, Okla. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD - Originally published on Thursday, October 16, 1959)


Melton, Jewel Spears

Jewel Spears Melton, 91, of Briggsville, AR died Thursday, August 10, 2006, at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born January 1, 1915, at Wing, Arkansas to David and Polly Ann Green Spears. She was a homemaker and a member of the Briggsville United Methodist Church for over 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arley Melton; three brothers; and four sisters.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby Neal and Shirley Melton of Briggsville; two daughters, Nina Dell Lofland of Briggsville and Barbarette Lambert of New Blaine; six grandchildren, Billy Lofland Jr. Becky Ramey, Brian Lambert, William Lambert, Stacey Lewis, and Cheryl D. Dollard; and nine great grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Monday, August 14, 2006, at Mt. Zion Cemetery at Briggsville with the Rev. Lacy Minnie officiating. Burial was under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 16, 2006)


Melton, Lonnie Eugene

Lonnie Eugene Melton, age 62, of Briggsville passed away Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Mitchell's Nursing Home. He was born August 15, 1949 in Briggsville, AR to the late Opal & Mary Cooper Melton.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include a son, Shad Melton of Houston, TX; sisters, Clema Sue Aist of Conway and Kay Duggan of DeQueen; very special friend, Susie Copenhaver of Sand Springs, OK; two nephews, three nieces and numerous great-nieces and nephews and many many dear and special friends.

Graveside service was November 12, 2011, at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville with Rev. Lacey Minnie officiating. Pallbearers were Billy Lofland, Jay Briggs, Larry Wayne James, William Hall, Ronnie Spears, Billy Harris, Glenn Prescott, Jacob Lofland, Joe Lee Buford and Joe Dishongh. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 16, 2011)

Melton, Mary E.

Mrs. Mary E. Melton, age 74, of Briggsville died Wednesday, July 26, 1989 at DeQueen Community Hospital. She is the daughter of the late Calvin and May Bolen Cooper and a Methodist.

Survivors include her husband, Opal Melton; one son, Lonnie Melton of Briggsville; two daughters, Clema Sue Aist of Greers Ferry and Kay Dishongh of DeQueen; two brothers, Albert Cooper of Magnolia and J. R. Cooper of Newport; one sister, Maggie McClelland of Orange, TX; one half-brother, Herman Cooper of San Diego, CA; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday at Briggsville Methodist Church with Rev. Hulon Wiser and Rev. Joe Carlton officiating. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery at Briggsville. Arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Mike Aist, Marty Aist, Keith Moix, Kevin Foster, Steve Shipman and Billy Lofland. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 7/26/1989)


Melton, Opal

Mr. Opal Melton, age 79, resident of DeQueen, AR and former resident of Briggsville, AR died Friday, September 3rd in the Community Hospital of DeQueen. He was born March 29, 1914 at Plainview, AR. He was retired from the Yell County Road Department and was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. Cooper Melton, who died July 26, 1989.

He is survived by one son: Lonnie Melton of Denver, Colorado; two daughters, Clema Sue Aist of Edgemont, AR and Kay Dishongh Duggan of Gillham; one brother, Edd Melton of Briggsville, AR; one sister, Essie Sexton of Bearden, AR; six grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mr. Melton were September 4th in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Briggsville, AR with Rev. Joe Carlton officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 9-8-1993)


Melton, Ray

Ray Melton, age 58 of Briggsville died Monday, October 6, 1986 at Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a retired Arkansas State Highway Department employee, a veteran of World War II and the son of the late C. K. and Melvina Keys Melton.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Borders Melton, two sons, Steven Melton of Danville and Michael Melton of Castroville, TX, two daughters, Bambi Jones of Gravelly and Judy Spears of Bluffton, three brothers, Edd and Opal Melton both of Briggsville and Harold Melton of Willits, CA, one sister, Essie Sexton of Bearden, eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, October 8 with Rev. Claud Miles and Rev. Monroe Hunt officiating. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery at Briggsville. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were R. H. Williams, Deward Smith, Glenn Mott, Leland Hawkins, Newt Roberson, Albert Horn, Kenneth George and Larry Williams. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 10/6/1986)


Melton, Ray

DANVILLE - Ray Melton, age 58, of Briggsville died Monday, October 6, 1986 at Yell County Hospital. He was retired from the State Highway Department and was a World War II veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Wanda Melton; two sons, Steven Melton of Danville and Michael Melton of Castroville, Texas; two daughters, Bambi Jones of Gravelly and Judy Spears of Bluffton; three brothers, Edd and Opal Melton of Briggsville, and Harold Melton of Willits, Calif.; a sister, Essie Sexton of Bearden, and eight grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Mount Zion Cemetery at Briggsville by the Rev. Claud Miles and the Rev. Monroe Hunt. Burial will be by Dixon Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Melton, Shirley Ann

Shirley Ann Melton, age 60 of Briggsville, found eternal rest on October 5, 2006. She was born December 31, 1945 in Danville. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Nola Church of Christ. She worked for Wayne Poultry for seventeen years as a line supervisor and was now a breeder grower for Wayne Farms.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jeff Riley, and a brother, Ricky Riley.

Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Bobby Melton; daughter and son-in-law, Stacey and O'Neal Lewis of Briggsville; granddaughter, Rachel Lewis; step granddaughter, Samantha Lewis; mother Amy E. Riley of Ola; three brothers, Joe Riley of Pennsylvania, Art Riley of Oklahoma, and Carlton Riley of Ola; three sisters-in-law, Nina Lofland of Briggsville and Barbara Lambert of Delaware; eight nephews and three nieces.

Graveside services were Sunday, October 8 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville. Pallbearers were Billy Lofland, Rick Sherrill, Jesse Yates, Lonnie Melton, James Metcalf, and Jess Gilliland. Honorary pallbearers were Billy Hill, Kenneth Hill, Kelly Hill, and Bob Chander. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 11, 2006)


Melton, Weltha

Mrs. Weltha Melton, age 86, of Fort Smith, a former Yell County resident, died today at a Fort Smith hospital. (May 1975) She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Riddle, and was a member of the Belleville Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include a son, Clell Wheeler of Feet Smith; two daughters, Mrs. Chloe Rice of Danville and Mrs. Mary Moudy of Fort Smith; a sister, Mrs. Marie Rice of Camden; 18 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p. m. Friday at the Belleville Assembly of God Church. Burial was in the Belleville Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 5/1/1975)


Menefee, J. L. (Mrs.)

Mrs. J. L. Menefee, age 65, a lifelong resident of Yell County, passed away Wed, October 5, 1955, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Herman Johnson, in Cedar Hill, Tex. after an illness of 8 months.

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Herman Johnson of Cedar Hills, Mrs. Ben Smith, Dallas and Mrs. E. A. Knight of New Orleans, La. two brothers, G. C. Sides of Dextar, Mo and L. O. Sides of Dardanelle and five grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 20, 1955)


Meng, Martha Lee

Martha Lee Meng, age 87, died Saturday, March 31, 2007 at Riverside Village, Wichita, KS. She was born January 7, 1920 at Fort Scott, KS, the daughter of James E. and Mazie Sievert Trail. A Wichita resident since 2002, moving from Dodge City, she was a homemaker. She was a member of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Daughters of Isabella and Altar Society all of Dodge City. On June 17, 1940 she married Marcus A. Meng at Garden City. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Marc, Jr. and Jan Meng of Eucha, OK, Mike and Theresa Meng of Garden City, KS and Greg and Donna Meng of No. Little Rock, AR; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Gayle Robert Gard of Littleton, CO, Linda and Roger Loewen of Wichita, KS and Judi & Joe Johnsey of Danville, AR; a sister, Maizie Jean Beals of Bedford, TX; 24 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.

Daughters of Isabella Rosary and Vigil service were April 3, 2007 at Burkhart-Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Dodge City, KS. Memorial mass was April 4 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Dodge City with Father Ted A. Skalsky presiding. The family suggest memorials to the Lord's Diner, Wichita or the Catholic Church of St. Andrews in Danville, AR, both in care of Burkhart-Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave. Dodge City, KS 67801. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 18, 2007)


Mennefee, Johnas Lucille

Johnas Lucille Mennefee, born January 30, 1881 at Dardanelle, died March 27, 1954, at his home in Belleville, Ark. He was married to Carmon Side,.

October 18, 1908, He is survived by his wife and three daughters, Mrs. Ben Smith, Dallas, Tex., Mrs. Hazel Knight, New Orleans, La., and Mrs. Edna Johnson, Cedar Hill, Tex. Three brothers, Jim, Okmulgee, Okla., Don, at Harrison, Ark., and Bonnie Lee of San Bernidino, Calif., and one sister, Mable House, Holdenville, Okla., and five grandchildren. He joined the Baptist church at Lower Spring Creek and baptized by Rev. G. W. Hunnicutt at an early age. He spent his life in Yell county and was known as a good Christian man.

Funeral Services were 2:00 p.m. Sunday, at Belleville Baptist church by Rev. Charles Finch. Burial in Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 1, 1954)

Mercer, Loyd Lewis

Loyd Lewis Mercer, age 90, of Ola died Tuesday, August 27, 1985, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a carpenter, veteran of World War I and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mae Mercer; two sons, Vernon Mercer of Little Rock and Jim Mercer of Katy, Texas; four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Faulconer, Mrs. Sue Scott and Mrs. Ina Dixon of Ola, and Mrs. Dorotha Young of Gary, Texas; a brother, Ted Mercer of Little Rock; 11 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Ola United Methodist Church by the Rev. Randy Grimmett. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service. Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Mercer, Paul Steven

Paul Steven Mercer Sr, age 58, of Plainview died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at his home. He was born May 30, 1955 at Little Rock to the late Harold J. and Jessie Mae carter Mercer.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Johnny Mercer.

Survivors include one son, Paul Mercer Jr of Plainview; two daughters, Nicole Chafin of Russellville, Mindy Metcalf and husband Shanon of Missouri; one brother, David Mercer of Springdale; grandchildren, Emily and Amy Mercer of Conway as well as other grandchildren; mother of Paul, Karen Wedge and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.,Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at the funeral home. Family will hold a private memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 9, 2013)

Mercer, William Loyd

-Sailor From Ola Drowned in N.C. -- The funeral of William Loyd Mercer, of the U.S. navy, age 23, who was drowned off the shore of North Carolina while swimming in the ocean, was conducted at the Ola Baptist Church Sunday at 10 a.m., with Rev. Taylor of Plainview, officiating.

He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Mercer of Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 21, 1947)


Meredith, Carolyn Sue (Cole)

Carolyn Sue Meredith, 70 of Gravelly, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born December 18, 1942 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to the late Harold and Velma Morgan Cole. She was a registered nurse, member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Wing. She loved to sing in the band at church, and loved to fish.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, John Meredith of Gravelly; four children, Rebecca and husband Kenny Solheim of California, James and wife Tammy Meredith of Ola, Lorena and Devin Carter of California, and David Meredith of California; 9 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister in California.

A memorial service will be held later friday, april 5 at 5 p.m. at the Lighthouse Christian Center in Wing with Dan Osolin officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville and River Valley Cremeations. Online guestbook and condolences are at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 3, 2013)

Meredith, Carolyn Sue (Cole)

Carolyn Sue Meredith, 70 of Gravelly, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born December 18, 1942 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to the late Harold and Velma Morgan Cole. She was a registered nurse, member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Wing. She loved to sing in the band at church, and loved to fish.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, John Meredith of Gravelly; four children, Rebecca and husband Kenny Solheim of California, James and wife Tammy Meredith of Ola, Lorena and Devin Carter of California, and David Meredith of California; 9 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister in California.

A memorial service will be held later friday, april 5 at 5 p.m. at the Lighthouse Christian Center in Wing with Dan Osolin officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville and River Valley Cremeations. Online guestbook and condolences are at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 3, 2013)

Meredith, G. A.

G. A. Meredith, age 69, of Men a, Arkansas died Thursday, May 30, 2013 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Thursday, March 2, 1944 to Gail Freeman and Dorothy May Meredith in Mena, Arkansas. G.A. always was a hard worker and always told his children to be the best that they could be. He served in the United States Navy and after the service he traveled all over the world as an oil driller. G.A. really loved his work. He loved spending time with his family and tinkering in his woodshop making different things. G.A. enjoyed going hunting and fishing. G.A. was a Christian and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Bonnie Roberson and Ginger Henry and one brother in law, Lester Campbell. G.A.

is survived by his wife of 38 years, Dorothy Meredith of Mena; two sons and daughter in law, Donnie and Michelle Meredith of Dardanelle and Brian Meredith of Charleston; one daughter and son in law, Rene and Billy Taylor of Atkins; three step daughters and husbands, Barbara and Tim Schleiff of Rolen, Oklahoma, Becky and Donny Garrett of Van Buren and Susie and Kent White of Red Oak, Oklahoma; three brothers and sisters in law, Jerry and Barbara Meredith of Central City, Arkansas, Rickey and Debbie Meredith of Heavener, Oklahoma and Robby and Glenda Meredith of Lavaca, Oklahoma: four sisters and brothers in laws, Barbara and R.C. Bowen of Fort Smith, Diana Campbell of Mena; Debbie and Johnny Hobbs, Sherry and Jim Walters; two brothers in law, H.C Roberson of Benton and Wayne Henry of Dardanelle; ten grandchildren, Nicole Ford of Springdale, Whitney Coffin an of Atkins, Carson Meredith of Dardanelle, Blake Martin of Atkins, Spencer and Dawson Taylor of Atkins, Josie Meredith and Garett Meredith of Dardanelle, Paige Meredith and Blaine Smith both of Plainview; seven step grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services was Monday, June 3, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at the Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Mena under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Pallbearers will be Blaine Smith, Garett Meredith, Carson Meredith, Spencer Taylor, Dawson Taylor and Blake Martin. In lieu of flowers, memorial can be made to the Ouachita Humane Society, P.O. Box S45 Mena, Arkansas 71953. Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 5, 2013)

Meredith, G. A.

G. A. Meredith, age 69, of Men a, Arkansas died Thursday, May 30, 2013 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Thursday, March 2, 1944 to Gail Freeman and Dorothy May Meredith in Mena, Arkansas. G.A. always was a hard worker and always told his children to be the best that they could be. He served in the United States Navy and after the service he traveled all over the world as an oil driller. G.A. really loved his work. He loved spending time with his family and tinkering in his woodshop making different things. G.A. enjoyed going hunting and fishing. G.A. was a Christian and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Bonnie Roberson and Ginger Henry and one brother in law, Lester Campbell. G.A.

is survived by his wife of 38 years, Dorothy Meredith of Mena; two sons and daughter in law, Donnie and Michelle Meredith of Dardanelle and Brian Meredith of Charleston; one daughter and son in law, Rene and Billy Taylor of Atkins; three step daughters and husbands, Barbara and Tim Schleiff of Rolen, Oklahoma, Becky and Donny Garrett of Van Buren and Susie and Kent White of Red Oak, Oklahoma; three brothers and sisters in law, Jerry and Barbara Meredith of Central City, Arkansas, Rickey and Debbie Meredith of Heavener, Oklahoma and Robby and Glenda Meredith of Lavaca, Oklahoma: four sisters and brothers in laws, Barbara and R.C. Bowen of Fort Smith, Diana Campbell of Mena; Debbie and Johnny Hobbs, Sherry and Jim Walters; two brothers in law, H.C Roberson of Benton and Wayne Henry of Dardanelle; ten grandchildren, Nicole Ford of Springdale, Whitney Coffin an of Atkins, Carson Meredith of Dardanelle, Blake Martin of Atkins, Spencer and Dawson Taylor of Atkins, Josie Meredith and Garett Meredith of Dardanelle, Paige Meredith and Blaine Smith both of Plainview; seven step grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services was Monday, June 3, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at the Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Mena under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Pallbearers will be Blaine Smith, Garett Meredith, Carson Meredith, Spencer Taylor, Dawson Taylor and Blake Martin. In lieu of flowers, memorial can be made to the Ouachita Humane Society, P.O. Box S45 Mena, Arkansas 71953. Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 5, 2013)

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