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Mccomb, Elsie Mae Grisier

Elsie Mae Grisier McComb, age 84, of Ola, AR died Saturday, June 14, 1997, at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. She was born June 2, 1913 in Macksville, KS to the late Clarence and Nellie Allen Grisier. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Olive Ann Ladd and a grandson, Mark Ladd.

Survivors are husband, Floyd McComb; son, Bob McComb of Russellville and granddaughter, Gena McComb of Russellville.

Service was June 17 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with the Rev. Rick Ballentine officiating. Interment was in the Carter Cove Cemetery, Plainview by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 18, 1997)


Mccomb, Floyd Vernon

Floyd Vernon McComb, age 95, of Russellville, AR died Tuesday, December 7, 1999 at Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville, AR. He was born September 20, 1904 in Wichita, KS. He was a retired dairy farmer.

He is survived by, a son, Robert McComb of Russellville, AR and a granddaughter, Gena McComb or Conway, AR.

Funeral service was December 9, 1999 at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville, AR with Rev. Rick Ballentine officiating. Burial was in Carter Cove Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 15, 1999)


Mccombs, Albert M.

Albert M. McCombs, age 67, of Ola, AR died Tuesday, January 4, 2000 at his residence in Ola, AR. He was born February 2, 1932 in Plainview, AR to the late Fred and Matilda Copeland McComb. He was a Korean War Veteran, receiving the Purple Heart, a lifelong member of the VFW 8525 of Plainview, twice serving as Post Commander, a member of the Disabled American Veteran of Russellville and a member of the Ola Lion Club. He was retired from Deltic Lumber Company.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby "Babe" Beaman McComb of Ola, AR; sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Sheri McCombs of Wilbur, NE, David and Kathy McCombs of Fayetteville, AR and Rick McCombs of Golden, CO; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Mark Pitts of Arvada, CO and Alberta and Alvin Fling of Leadville, CO; brothers, Loyd McComb of Greenwood, NE and Bill McComb of Roseville, CA; a sister, Jane Powell of Republic, MO; half-sisters, Linda Camp of Little Rock, AR and Dorothy Jackson of Sapulpa, OK; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was January 7, 2000 at the Nimrod Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Payne officiating. Burial was at Carter Cove Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 12, 2000)


Mcconnell, Amy Lee

Amy Lee McConnell, age 81, of Danville, AR died Saturday, March 17, 2007 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born October 12, 1925 in Waltreak, AR, a daughter of the late John and Lillian Jackson McAnally. She served as cook and jailer for Yell County Jail in Danville for many years and was a member of the Danville Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Fredrick McConnell and brothers, Marin and Clayton McAnally and twin brothers, Audie and Claudie McAnally.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Betty Lee and Larry White of Danville, AR; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Wanda Buckman of Ola, AR and Emma Lou and Jim Gulley of Oklahoma; a sister-in-law, Lucille McAnally of Ola, AR and numbers of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service was Monday at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Bro. Jerry Graham officiating. Interment was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Shelby and Jeramy Carter, John "Skip" Buford, Becky Allen, Jim Gulley and Dewayne McAnally. Honorary were Nathan Younger and Jeff Gilkey. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 21, 2007)


McConnell, Bessie Lucille (Harrison)

Bessie Lucille McConnell, age 88, Hot Spring passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Village Springs Nursing & Rehab in Hot Springs. She was born April 12, 1924 in Paris, AR, to the late Wesley Lee & Delia May Bray Harrison. She was a member of the Harvey's Chapel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Eugene McConnell; brother & sister-in- law, Donald & Dorothy Corley.

Survivors include children, Paul W. & Edith McConnell of Mt. Pine; Patsy & Olen Sharp of Hot Springs; Jacky Paul & Vicki McConnell of Hot Springs; brothers, Ben Harrison of Little Rock; Bob Harrison of CA; Junior Corley of Oregon.

Graveside service was January 14, 2013 at Bluffton Cemetery with Rev. Buddy Lcamons officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolence at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 16, 2013)

Mcconnell, Bill Joe

Bill Joe McConnell, age 49 of Dardanelle, AR died Tuesday, August 20 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born October 23, 1946 in Forrester, AR to the late Virgil and Elsie C. Dobbs McConnell. He was a Vietnam Veteran and a disable truck driver.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny McConnell and a sister, Eula Dean Sharp.

Survivors include: wife, Mickie Miller McConnell; two daughters, Tracey McConnell and Tara Owens both of Dardanelle; five brothers, Lonnie McConnell, No. Little Rock, Jim McConnell, Carter Cove, Jerry McConnell and Bob Sharp both of Havana and Cecil Sharp of Clinton, AR; eight sisters, Marie Blankenship and Jan Donnell both of Rover, AR, Sarah Earl, Ola, Ruby Litsey and Shirley Judkins both of Dardanelle, Linda White, Havana, Pam Simpson, Russellville and Chris Cunningham, Bakersfield, CA; one granddaughter, Haley Kirk of Dardanelle and several nephews and nieces.

Gravesides service was August 23 at Mt Zion Cemetery, Briggsville by Rev. Monroe Hunt. Pallbearers were: Dale Ivey, Scott Judkins, Lance Judkins, David Blankenship, Johnny Ray Blankenship, Larry Litsey, Greg Jones and Jason Kirk. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 8/28/1996)


McConnell, Brenda Sue

Brenda Sue McConnell, age 47, of Arkadelphia, AR went to be with the Lord April 15, 2012 at her home.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012 at Freedom Cemetery in Waldron with Rev. Tom McJunkin officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Aprl 19 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com See complete obit next issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 18, 2012)

McConnell, Brenda Sue (Webb)

Brenda Sue McConneIl, age 47, of Arkadelphia, AR went to be with the Lord April 15, 2012 at the home. She was born May 11,1964 in Exeter, CA to the late Floyd and Betty Webb. Brenda was a wife and a mother, and was member of the Calvary Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Floyd and Betty Webb; brothers, David Webb and Terry Webb; and sister, Barbara Webb.

Survivors include husband, Frank McConneIl of Arkadelphia; sons, Franklin McConneIl and wife, Jessica of Malvern and Cory McConneIl of Arkadelphia; brother, Jerry Webb and wife Judy of Benton; sisters, Judy Webb of Weatherford, Texas, Wanda McElwee and husband, Bill of Nimrod, Kathy McJunkin and husband Steven of Malvern and Trisha Burrows of Malvern; and host of nephews, nieces and cousins.

Graveside service was April 20, 2012 at Freedom Cemetery in Waldron with Rev. Tom McJunkin officiating. Pallbearers included Bill McElwee, Tim Smith, Frank McConneIl, Franklin McConneIl, Cory McConneIl and Steven McJunkin. 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 Apr 25, 2012)

Mcconnell, Edna Faye

OLA - Edna Faye McConnell, age 53, of Ola, wife of E. T. McConnell, died Tuesday.(8-29-1989) She was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and Kingston RCI Club.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. today at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Joe Yates. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville.

Survivors are three sons, Billy McConnell of Belleville, Jimmy McConnell and Troy McConnell, both of Plainview; a daughter, Betty Crites of Plainview; two brothers, Wilbur Gaylor of Anderson, Calif. and Archie Gaylor of Ola; two sisters, Era Gaylor Reynolds of Clear Lake, Calif. and Sue Rogers of Little Rock; and 8 grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 8/29/1989)


McConnell, Ella Irene (Yandell)

The funeral of Ella Irene McConnell, 60, of Ola, who died Saturday, January 14, at the Yell County Hospital, was at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 16, at the Harvey Assembly of God Church by the Rev. James Brown.

Burial was in the Monroe Cemetery by the Rice-Martin Funeral Service of Waldron.

Survivors include her husband; Lee McConnell of Gravelly; two daughters, Peggy Woodruff of Ola and Barbara Riddle of Texas; two sons, Freddie McConnell of Harvey and Stephen McConnell of Ola; her mother, Liddie Yandell of Needmore; four brothers, M.C. Yandell and Opal Yandell of Waldron, Kenneth Yandell of Needmore and L.C. Yandell of Decoto City, Iowa; one sister, Freda Carter of Needmore; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The pallbearers were Ules Ray Owens, Bill Workman, Junior Austin, Kenneth Dragoo, Jack Deaton and L.D. Yandell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb. 8, 1978)

Mcconnell, Elsie C.

Mrs. Elsie C. McConnell, age 75 of Dardanelle, AR widow of Virgil McConnell, died Friday, December 16, 1994 at AMI St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. She was born June 6, 1919 at Bluffton, Yell County, Arkansas to the Late Fee Winfield and Dovie Florence Dobbs. She was a retired nurses aid with Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville and a housewife and mother.

She was preceded in death by a son, Johnny McConnell and a daughter Eula Dean Sharp.

Survivors: six sons, Lonnie McConnell of No. Little Rock, Cecil Sharp of Clinton, Jim McConnell of Carter Cover, Bob Sharp and Jerry McConnell both of Havana and Bill McConnell of Centerville; eight daughters, Marie Blankenship and Jan Donnell both of Rover, Sarah Earls of Ola, Ruby Litsey, Shirley Judkins and Linda White all of Dardanelle, Chris Cunningham of Bakersfield, Ca and Pam Simpson of Russellville; one brothers, Delbert Dobbs of Rodeo, CA; one sister, Thelma Spears of Briggsville; 27 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, great-great grandchild; host of nephews and nieces.

Services were Monday at Corn-well Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Monroe Hunt. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Briggsville by Cornwell Funeral Service, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 12/21/1994)


Mcconnell, Ethel Harvey

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Eunah Frances "Shorty"

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

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

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


Mcconnell, F. E. (Eugene)

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Franklin Eugene

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Gladys Maryan

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

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Homer Lee

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

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

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


Mcconnell, J.C.

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

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

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


Mcconnell, J.C.

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

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

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


Mcconnell, James

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

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

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


Mcconnell, James Lenford

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Jerry

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

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Johnny Levi

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Kenneth Ray

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

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Larry

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Leroy

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Leroy

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Lisa Kay

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

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

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


McConnell, Mary Lou (Ray)

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

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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

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

Mcconnell, Melvin E.

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Otis Winfield

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

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

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


McConnell, Rebecca Jane (Mrs.)

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

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

Mcconnell, Rita Diane

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Robert "Sugar Babe"

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Robert (Sugar Babe)

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Rosie Joan "Kemp"

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

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

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

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


Mcconnell, Ruben Cale

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

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

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

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


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