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Lucky, Johnny Lee

Johnny-Lee Matthew Lucky, age 26, of Rover died Thursday, May 24, 2012. He was born June 20, 1985 at Little Rock to Edna Myrtle Young. Johnny knew his Lord and was baptized at a young age. He was a carpenter-wood crafter and worked in construction. He loved anything that involved wood or metals. He loved nature, hunting, camping, fishing, hiking and being with his family.

He was preceded in death by his great grandmother, Evalena Wilson; grandmother, Ruth Lucky; grandfathers, Charles A. Young, Sr., James G. Lucky and his aunt, Anna Mae Hudspeth.

Survivors include his mother, Edna M. Lucky; stepchildren, Jacob, Hunter, Jade; four brothers, Joseph Axelson and wife Kim, Timothy Axelson and friend Connie Knight, Charles Daniel Roberts, Duane Lucky, Jr.; two sisters, Chana Lucky Adams, Mary Leighann Lucky; one grandmother, Lora Noonan and many uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and friends.

Memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Petit Jean State Park Pavilion A. Cremation Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 6, 2012)

Lucy, Liddy Nadine Foster

Mrs. Liddy Nadine Foster Lucy, age 87, of Danville, AR, formerly of Hazen, AR died Sunday, October 19, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born May 20, 1910 in Parmey, MO to the late Henry T. and Hattie Reynolds Pasley. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alto C. Foster and two sons, Johnny and Charles Foster.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry W. Foster of Rover, AR, Bobby L. Foster of Des Arc, AR and James A. Foster of Elkhart, TX; a daughter, Lucille Eubanks Shugars of Dowagiac, MI; 22 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Service was Tuesday, October 21, 1997 at Hunts Chapel in Rover with Rev. Carl Huling officiating. Interment was in the Hunts Cemetery at Rover, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 22, 1997)


Ludwick, Charles Clesson

Charles Clesson Ludwick age 87 of Danville passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born October 24, 1926 in Russellville, Arkansas to the late Ralph Eugene Ludwick & Gladys Oxford. He was inducted into the US Army and served in the Philippines during WWII. He lived and worked in Chula Vista, CA. for Rhor Aircraft Co for over 30 years as a plant manager. Upon his retirement, Mr Ludwick returned to Arkansas and eventually settled in Danville. He had and has many friends at the Leon Millsap Center.

He is preceded in death by his father, Ralph Ludwick; mother, Gladys Oxford Mize; wife, Cherry Lundford Ludwick; sons, Charles L Ludwick and Kenneth Lee Ludwick; sisters, Betty Jean Rogers and Barbara Cormier.

Survivors include his daughter Barbara Ann Stephens of Magalia, CA; sisters, Mona Rae Peck of Centennial, CO; Elizabeth Ann Hunt of Danville; Martha Rollans of Roger, AR; Marilyn Kirkendall of Las Vegas, NV; brother, Ralph Ludwick of Paris; 7 grandchildren and many great- grandchildren. He will be sorely missed by his longtime best friend, Doris Vosburg.

Graveside service will be12:00 p.m.Thursday, July 17, at the Little Rock National Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the funeral home. 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 Jul 16, 2014)

Ludwick, Ermal Eden (Biggs)

Ermal Eden (Biggs) Ludwick, age 81, of Paris, AR, died August 5, 1997 at Fort Smith, AR. She was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Paris and a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Tilden and Isabelle Courtney Biggs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Eugene "Gene" Ludwick.

She is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Hunt of Fort Smith, Martha Rollans of Danville and Marilyn Kuyendall of Paris; two sons, Raymond Earl White of Indio, CA and Tinker Ludwick, Paris, AR; one step-son, Charles Ludwick of Mablevale, AR; a sister, Laverne Gilbert of Torrance, CA; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Darren Downs, James Tucker, Larry Robinson, Jim Robinson, Donald Friddle and Jim Mi.

Funeral service was August 8 at the Roller Chapel in Paris. Burial followed in the Paint Rock cemetery at Paris. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 13, 1997)


Luer, Laura Frances

Laura Frances Luer, age 88 of Plainview, Our Beloved Mother, passed away, Tuesday, September 8, 2009. She was born February 2, 1921 in Wewoka, OK to the late William Myatt Doughty and Jeston Smith Doughty. She is a member of the Plainview United Methodist Church, Plainview, AR, and involved with the United Methodist Women's Association; a member of the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association.

She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years Philip Lester Luer; brothers, Benjamin, Elbert, Pete, Marshall, William Doughty Jr.

She is survived by her son Jon Philip Luer and wife Vicki of Maumelle; her daughter, Gem Koski and husband Marvin of Conway; grandchildren, Natalie Luer and husband Chris Perry, Jason Adams and wife Dana, Lauren Moore and husband Casey, Danielle Lamberth and husband Chad; great grandchildren, Andrew, Jacob, SarahGrace Adams, Alyssa Moore, Jayce Lamberth; sister, Lois Campbell of Conway; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Saturday at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Conway. Pallbearers were Casey Moore, Chad Lamberth, Marvin Koski, Chris Perry, Earl Vickers, Russell Adams, Jerry and Terry Milroy. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Arkansas, 10411 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205 (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 16, 2009)


Luer, Philip L.

Philip L. Luer, age 91, of Plainview, AR, died December 13, 2006. He was the youngest child of John V. and Gertrude A. Smith Luer, born August 21, 1915 in rural Barron County, five miles southeast of Dallas, WI. He was a retired civil servant with the Corps of Engineers and a charter member of the VFW Post 8525, Plainview, AR. He was proud to have served with the 20 m Army Air Force on Guam during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Guy G. Harold, Frederick and Richard E. Luer and one sister, Genevieve M. Luer Wigby.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Laura F. Doughty Luer; one daughter and son-in-law, Laurita Gem (Luer) and Marvin Koski of Conway; one son and daughter-in-law, Jon P. and Vicki Luer of Maumelle, AR; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

A memorial service was held December 16th, 2006 at Roller McNutt Funeral Home of Conway, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 20, 2006)


Luker, Alice Marie (Abernathy)

Alice Marie Luker Watson, age 91, was born August 26, 1920, in Kingston, Oklahoma, to John and Anna Abernathy. She died December 8, 2011, in Hobbs. Alice married Berdine Luker in 1937 in Dumas, Arkansas. They farmed and raised animals until 1952, when they moved to Hobbs where he worked for B & M Well Service until he retired. Alice and Berdine shared 51 precious years together before his death February 21, 1988. She married Amos Watson in 1989 and shared 19 sweet years with him before his death.

As well as her parents and two husbands, Alice was preceded in death by her brothers, Floyd and J. B. Abernathy; her sister, Agnes Peacock; her infant daughter, Patricia Ann Luker; her son, Bill Luker; her granddaughter, Leigh Ann Luker; and her daughters-in-law, Peggy Luker and Mary Luker.

She is survived by her sons, Joe Luker and Ted Luker, both of Hobbs; her daughter, Linda Luker Cook, of Lovington; eight grandchildren, twenty great- grandchildren, and five great- great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 25, 2012)

Luker, Alvis L. (50 Years Ago)

Alvis L. Luker, 85, died at a Dermott hospital on March 14, 1957. He was a retired farmer, a member of the Baptist Church and a Mason.

He is survived by his wife; eight sons, Bert and Arthur Luker of Rover, Grady of Bluffton, Jack, Buell and Alvie of Okla. City, Walter Hugh of San Diego, Calif., and Floyd of Burkburnett, Texas, 10 daughters, Mrs. Tom Cathey of Briggsville, Mrs. Edgar McKee of Searcy, Mrs. Bruce McCurry of Pickens, Mrs. John Denton of Austin Texas, Mrs. Dean Stewart of Pampa, Texas, Mrs. Bill Welch of Quanah, Texas, Mrs. Wayne Marshall of Burkburnett, Texas, Mrs. Luther Fryman of Okla. City and Mrs. Fay Evans of Little Rock; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Melvin Howard of McGehee; a sister Mrs. Dick Fisher of Rover; a brother George Luker of Plainview; 56 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record 50 Years Ago, Danville, Arkansas, 3/21/1957)


Luker, Arthur Lee

DANVILLE - Arthur Lee Luker, age 89, of Rover died today at Mitchell Nursing Home. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Rover Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Bill Luker of New Bethel; six brothers, Jack, Bill, Alvie, Floyd, Hugh and Vestal Denton Luker of Oklahoma City, Okla. and 10 sisters, Alice Cathey of Danville, Lillian McCurry of Plainview, Ruby McCurry of Dumas, Velma Jean Welch of Texas, Naomi Stewart, Annie Mae Evans and Joyce Thompson of Norman, Okla. and Ruby Ellen Moore of Oklahoma City.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at Rover Baptist Church by the Rev. R. L. Whitten. Burial will be in Hunt Chapel Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Luker, Arthur Lee

Arthur Lee Luker, age 89 of Rover died Monday, June 2, 1986 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Rover Baptist Church.

Survivors include, one son, Bill Luker of Route 1 Ola, five brothers, Jack Luker, Bill Luker, Alvie Luker, Floyd Luker and Hugh Luker all of Oklahoma City, OK, nine sisters, Alice Cathey of Danville, Lillian McCurry of Plain-view, Ruby McCurry of Dumas, Velma Jean Welch of Quanal, TX, Naomi Stewart, Annie Mae Evans and Joyce Thompson all of Norman, OK, Ruby Ellen Moore and Versal Denton both of Oklahoma City, OK.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p. m. Thursday, June 5 at Rover Baptist Church with Rev. R. L. Whitten officiating. Interment will be in Hunt Chapel Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are in care of Dixon Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 6/11/1986)


Luker, Audrey M.

Audrey M. Luker, age 82, of Ola, AR died Friday, July 27, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born May 9, 1919 in Mt. Carmel, IL to the late Henry and Leoria Seaton Belcher. She was a mother and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Belcher, Jr. and two sisters, Oma Seaton; and Imogene Peterson.

Survivors are her husband of 45 years, William "Bill" Luker; two sons and daughter-in-law, Glen and Beverly Luker of Mt. Carmel, IL and Scott Luker of Seattle, WA; two sisters, Olive Webber and Juanita Madden of Mt. Carmel, IL; five grandchildren and a great grandson.

Funeral services will be in Mt. Carmel, IL by Short-Cunningham Funeral Home. Local arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 1, 2001)


Luker, Berdine

Berdine Luker, age 71 of Hobbs, NM died February 21, 1938 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. He was born on March 2, 16 in Rover, AR. He had made his home in Hobbs, NM since 1952 and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was retired from B&M Service.

He is survived by his wife, Alice of the home; three sons, Bill Luker of Lake Isabel, CA, Joe B. Luker of Hobbs, NM and Ted Luker of Ocala, FL; one daughter, Mrs. Linda Cook of Harrisburg, AR; one brother, Ray Luker of Dumas, AR; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Burial was in Prairie Haven Cemetery in Hobbs, NM. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 2/21/1988)


Luker, Bertha Alma (Hawkins)

Bertha Alma Luker, age 86, of Plainview passed away Thursday, October 13, 2011 in Star City, AR. She was born June 16, 1925 in Bluffton, AR to the late William Thomas & Mae Tomlinson Hawkins. She was a wife, a wonderful mother and a homemaker, a Christian and a member of the Yorktown Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde E. Luker; daughters Faye Henley and Kay James both of Garrett Bridge, AR; grandson Lance James; brothers Robert and Lyle Hawkins.

Survivors include sons, Clifford Luker of Onyx, AR, Kenneth Luker of Star City, AR, Danny Luker of Star City, AR; daughters, Carolyn Vanzandt of Fort Smith, AR, Emy Conner and Velma Hunter of Star City, AR, Frances Roberts of Plainview, AR and Cindy Day of Dardanelle, AR; 18 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas Hawkins of Dumas, AR; sisters, Bonnie Cooper of Russellville, AR; and Euthadene Cooper of California.

Funeral service was October 15, 2011 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Frank Matchett officiating. Burial was at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery in Rover. Pallbearers were Eddie Vanzandt, Scotty Conner, Drew Conner, Jeffrey Hunter, Stoney Luker, Daniel Luker, Colby Luker and David Vanzandt. Honorary was Drew Tyler Luker. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, Arkansas. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 19, 2011)

Luker, Clyde Eugene

DANVILLE - Clyde Eugene Luker, age 67, of Rover died Tuesday, May 20, 1986 at Yell County Hospital. He was a native of Bluffton, son of the late N. F. "Bert" and Attie L. Luker, veteran of World War II and was a member of Rover Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertha Hawkins Luker; three sons, Clifford Luker of Dardanelle, and Kenneth and Danny Luker of Star City; seven daughters, Carolyn VanZandt of Fort Smith, Fay Henley and Kay James of Dumas, Emogene Conner and Velma Hunter of Star City, Cindy Day of Dardanelle and Frances Luker of the home; two brothers, B. J. Luker of New Mexico and Ray Luker of Dumas, and 17 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Bennie Foster. Burial will be in Hunt's Chapel Cemetery at Rover by Corn-well Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Luker, Clyde Eugene

Clyde Eugene Luker, age 67 of Rover, died Tuesday, May 20, 1986 at the Yell County Hospital in Danville. Mr. Luker was a native of Bluffton, son of the late N. F. (Bert) and Attie L. Luker. He was a member of the Rover Baptist Church and a World War II veteran.

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Bertha Hawkins Luker; three sons, Clifford Luker of Dardanelle; Kenneth Luker and Danny Luker both of Star City. Seven daughters; Carolyn J. Vanzandt of Fort Smith; Fay Henley of Dumas; Kay James of Dumas; Emogene Conner and Velma Hunter both of Star City; Cindy Day of Dardanelle and Frances Luker of the home. Two brothers, B. J. Luker of New Mexico and Ray Luker of Dumas and 17 grandchildren.

Funeral services were Friday, May 23 at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with Rev. Bennie Foster officiating internment will be in the Hunts Chapel Cemetery at Rover. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 5/28/1986)


Luker, Doyle

Local Man and Companion Killed by Falling Boom -- Doyle Luker, of Little Rock formerly of Plainview and Sidney James Jr., North Little Rock were killed Tuesday afternoon when a boom of a crane fell and crushed them.

Luker was a veteran of World War II, serving as an aviation ordinance man in the Pacific. He entered the service in May 1940 and received his discharge in May 1946, having earned 13 battle stars in the Pacific. Luker's only brother was killed in the Pearl Harbor attach. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 19, 1947)


Luker, George F.

George F. Luker, 69, of Plainview died Wednesday, June 16, at his home. He was born at Wareagle, son of the late Austin Luker and Nancy Marriot Luker. He was a retired postal clerk of the Little Rock Post Office, was a member of the American Legion and the Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nattie David Luker; two daughters, Mrs. Wendell Dowhen of Lake Providence, La., Mrs. Charles Quinette of San Bernardino, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Fisher of Plainview; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were Friday at the Plainview Methodist Church by the Rev. Nathaniel Dutton. Burial was in New Bethel Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 1965)

Luker, Grady James

Grady James Luker, age 83, of Booneville, died Sunday, July 15 in the Booneville hospital. Luker was a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Allen Luker of the home; one son, Lamar J. Luker of Tigard, OR; two daughters, Mrs. Jean Blagg of Ft. Smith, AR, and Mrs. Marcia Lenn Forbus of Virginia Beach, VA; six brothers, Arthur of Danville, Jack, Bill, Alvie, Hugh and Floyd Luker all of Oklahoma City, OK; nine sisters, Mrs. Alice Cathey of Briggsville, Mrs. Lillian McCurry of Plainview; Mrs. Ruby Ann McCurry of LA, Mrs. Versal Denton of Oklahoma City, OK, Mrs. Neoma Sterwart of Norman, OK, Mrs. Jean Welch of Quanah, TX, Mrs. Ann Evans of Norman, Ok, Mrs. Joyce Marshall of Iowa Park, TX, and Mrs. Ellen Moore of Holdenville, OK; nine grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday, July 19, at the Rover Baptist Church with Rev. R. L. Whitten and Rev. Edgar Blagg officiating. Burial was in Hunt Chapel Cemetery at Rover. Pallbearers were Floyd Cabe, Rex Dempsey, Roy Stone, Blackie Mills, Neal Preston, and Billy Boggs. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7/25/1984)


Luker, Lizzie Vera

Mrs. Lizzie Vera Luker of Ft. Smith, formerly of Booneville, died Sunday, December 27, 1987 at the home of her daughter. She was the widow of Grady Luker and the daughter of the late Will and Georgeann Benefield Allen. She was a member of the Bluffton Baptist Church, a homemaker and a retired employee of the State of Arkansas.

Survivors include two daughters Ms. Jean Blagg of Ft. Smith and Mrs. Marcia Lenn Forbus of California; one brother, Buck Allen of Chickalah Mt; one sister, Mrs. Eliza Smith of Havana; one foster sister, Mrs. Johnnie George of Plainview; three grandchildren and three nephews.

Funeral services were Wednesday at the Rover Baptist Church with the Rev. R. L. Whitten officiating. Interment was in the Hunt Chapel Cemetery near Rover. Arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 1/6/1988)


Luker, Mable Evans

Mrs. Mable Evans Luker, age 45, of Rover, died Tuesday night, October 21, 1980 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. Mrs. Luker was born in Montgomery County, the daughter of the late Miles and Julia West Evans. She was the wife of William Hugh Luker. They were married October 8, 1933. She was a housewife and a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, William Hugh Luker of the home; three sons, Joe Luker of Claremore, Oklahoma, Lynn Luker of Kingfisher, Oklahoma and Paul Luker of Minot, North Dakota; two daughters, Mrs. Sue Dearman of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Wilma Hightower of Alma, Arkansas; one brother, Thelmar "Red" Evans of Longview, Washington; two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Wigger of Mena Arkansas and Mrs. Etna Summit, also of Mena; 15 grandchildren and One great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at 3 p. m. Saturday, October 25, in the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with Rev. William (Bill) Sherrill officiating. Interment was in the Hunt's Chapel Cemetery in Rover, Arkansas. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/29/1980)


Luker, Mable Evans

Mrs. Mable Evans Luker, age 65, of Hover, died Tuesday night, October 21, at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. Mrs. Luker was born in Montgomery County, the daughter of the late Miles and Julia West Evans, She was the wife of William Hugh Luker. They were married October 8, 1933. She was a housewife and a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, William Hugh Luker of the home; three sons, Joe Luker of Claremore, Oklahoma, Lynn Luker of Kingfisher, Oklahoma and Paul Luker of Minot, North Dakota; two daughters, Mrs. Sue Dearman of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Wilma Hightower of Alma, Arkansas; one brother, Thelmar Red Evans of Longview, Washington; two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Wigger of Mena, Arkansas and Mrs. Etna Summit, also of Mena; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at 3 p. m. Saturday, October 25, in the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with Rev. William; (Bill) Sherrill officiating. Interment was in the Hunt's Chapel Cemetery in Rover, Arkansas. Arrangements and services by Cornwall Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 10/29/1980)


Luker, Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene Luker died November 13, 1997 at Jonesboro, AR. She was born October 20, 1904 in Albany, IL. She had lived at Rover for 19 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy King and Nettie King; two sisters, Ola Miller and Ruby Millner; five grandchildren and eight-great-grandchildren.

Service was November 15, 1997 at the Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Jonesboro, AR with Elder Billy King officiating. Burial was in Tyronza Cemetery, Tyronza, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 26, 1997)


Luker, Ned F. Bert

Ned F. Bert Luker, age 88, of Route 1, Ola, died Saturday at the Yell County Hospital at Danville. He was a native of Rover, and the son of the late Alvis Luker and Hila Turner Luker. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Hugh Luker of Ola, Berdine Luker of Hobbs, N. M. Clyde Luker of Plainview, and Ray Luker of Dumas; two brothers, Arthur Luker of Danville and Grady Luker of Booneville; three sisters, Mrs. Alice Cathey of Briggsville, Mrs. Lillian McCurry of Plainview and Mrs. Ruby McCurry of Dumas; five half-brothers, Jack Luker, Buel Luker, Alvie Luker, Hugh Luker and Floyd Luker of Oklahoma; six half-sisters, Velma Jean Welch and Joyce Marshall of Texas, Ann Evans, Ellen Moore, Versal Benton, and Naomi Stewart of Oklahoma; 24 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p. m. Monday in the Rover Baptist Church with the Rev. James Johnson officiating. Burial was le Hunt Cemetery in Rover by Cornwell Funeral Service at Danville. Pallbearers were grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 11/18/1981)


Luker, Nettie David

Mrs. Nettie David Luker, age 87, of Plainview died Sunday, October 19, 1986, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the widow of George F. Luker and was a member of Plainview Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Doyle G. Luker and Royle B. Luker.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Mary Ruth Downen of Lake Providence, La. and Mrs. Evelyn Guinette of San Bernardino, Calif. five grandchildren, Brad Henderson of San Bernardino, Major Johnny Luker of Atlanta, Ga. Sharon Snyder of Villa Ridge, Mo. and Becky Lensing and Wendy Harris of Lake Providence, and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Plainview Baptist Church by the Rev. Bennie Foster. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Plainview by Shinn Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Paul Fisher, Mike Eden, James Harp, J. D. Pelt, Willis Cathey and Buddy Crites. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Shinn Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 10/22/1986)


Luker, Nettie David

Mrs. Nettie David Luker, age 87, of Plainview died Sunday, October 19, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the widow of George F. Luker and was a member of Plainview Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Doyle G. Luker and Royle B. Luker.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Mary Ruth Downen of Lake Providence, La. and Mrs. Evelyn Guinette of San Bernardino, Calif.; five grandchildren, Brad Henderson of San Bernardino, Major Johnny Luker of Atlanta, Ga. Sharon Snyder of Villa Ridge, Mo. and Becky Lensing and Wendy Harris of Lake Providence, and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Plainview Baptist Church by the Rev. Bennie Poster. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Plainview by Shinn Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Paul Fisher, Mike Eden, James Harp, J. D. Pelt, Willis Cathey and Buddy Crites. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Shinn Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Luker, William Hugh

Hugh Luker, age 69, of Plainview died Sunday, October 3, at Alma, Arkansas. Mr. Luker was a native of Rover, the son of the late Ned F. and Addie Dickerson Luker and was a retired machinist.

Survivors include three sons, Joe Luker of Oklahoma, Paul Luker of Sidney, Montana, and Lynn Luker of Kingfisher, OK; two daughters, Mrs. Wilma Hightower of Alma and Sue Dearman of Oklahoma City, OK; three brothers, Berdine Luker of Hobbs, New Mexico, Clyde Luker of Rover, and Ray Luker of Dumas; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 5, in the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with Rev. James Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Hunt Cemetery at Rover by Cornwell Funeral Home Services. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 6, 1982)

Lumpkin, George E.

George E. Lumpkin, 84, of North Little Rock, AR, died Monday, February 19, 2001. He was a retired pipe fitter for the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Fannie Mae Lumpkin; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Garay Holland of Bee Branch and Karen and Robert Allain of Springdale; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was February 22 at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with longtime friend Rev. Allen Brown officiating. Burial was in Carter Cemetery near Plainview, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 28, 2001)


Lund, Ollie M.

Ollie M. Lund, 60, of Havana died September 26, 2005. She was born in Reedley, CA July 14, 1945 to her parents, John D. and Callie O. Bratton Riddle.

She is preceded in death by her parents a granddaughter, Jenifer Karnes two sisters, Maxine Morton and Mary Francis Hulsey and one brother, Elvis Hulsey.

She is survived by her husband, Edward Lund three daughters, Donna Taylor and fiance James Westbrook of Fulton, AR, Penny and John Karnes and Patricia and Kevin Schneider, all of Havana; one sister, Diane Toussaint of Gore, OK; one brother, Johnny Riddle of Fresno, CA; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral service was Thursday, September 29, 2005 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Booneville with burial at Moores Chapel Cemetery in Waveland under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Pallbearers were John Fuchs, Carl, Raymond, and David Turner, Dale Bennett and Bill Ross, Honorary pallbearers were Travis and Steve Karnes. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 5, 2005)


Lundy, Shirley Ann (Smithson)

Shirley Ann Lundy, age 77, of Danville died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Baptist Health Center. She was born May 25, 1937 at Lubbock, Texas to the late Garland and Irene Scott Smithson. She was a home maker and loved to go shopping and playing bingo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William F. Lundy; one sister, Joyce McCallum.

Survivors include three children, Sonya Boyer and husband Michael of Danville, Rhonda Thomas of Nevada, Ginger Taylor of Arizona; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the home of Sonya and Michael Boyer, 10305 Grandeur Road, Danville, Arkansas 72833.

Cremation Arrangements Are By Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 23, 2014) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 23 Jul 2014 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Lunsford, Buel Dean

Buel Dean Lunsford, age 62, of Danville died Tuesday, July 10, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. Mr. Lunsford was born May 3, 1939 in Blue Ball, Scott County Arkansas to the late Jim and Mattie Bretley Lunsford. He was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church and disabled.

He was preceded in death by four brothers; Willard, Wayne, Buck, and Willie Lunsford and three sisters, Faye Johnson. Edith Garner, Wilma Wagner

Survivors are his wife of 35 years, Lillie C. Evans Lunsford, one son, Johnny Dean Lunsford of Rogers, Arkansas, three Daughters; Karen Baskin of Danville, Arkansas, Sharon Lane of Havana, Arkansas, Crystal Owens of Waldron, Arkansas sister, Lois Sikes of Yuba City, California and 4 grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday, July 12, 2001, 2:00 p. m. Union Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Hunt and Jeff Simpson officiating. Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Visitation will be open. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 18, 2001)


Lunsford, Harold Dean

Harold Dean Lunsford, age 57, of Ola, AR died Friday, December 4, 2009 at Morrilton Healthcare Center. He was born February 23, 1951 in Formosa, AR to the late Dennis Earl and Laverne Ethel Leslie Lunsford. He was a water technician for the City of Danville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Tracy Lunsford.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Lee and Mae Lunsford of Ola; sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Wayne Lewis of Ola; nieces Melissa and Brent Durgin of Iowa; Dixie & Jason Rainey of Ola; great-nephew, Hank Durgin & Tracy Allen Lunsford II; greatnieces, Hailey Shyanne Durgin; step nephews and nieces, Carolyn Mullins, Teresa & Steve Troyke, John David Lewis, Debra Matheson, Phillip Wayne Lewis, Mellissa & Brent Via and a host of friends.

Memorial service will be 6 to 8 p. m. Friday, December 18, 2009 at Pat Lewis home in Ola. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to New Life Free Will Baptist Church, 20 Bostain Ln, Morrilton, AR 72110. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 9, 2009)


Lunsford, Laverne

Laverne Lunsford, age 81, of Danville, died Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born July 28, 1925 in Damascus, Arkansas to the late Thomas Jefferson and Millie Elizabeth Pendley Leslie.

She is preceded by her parents; husband Dennis Earl Lunsford; and grandson, Tracy Allen Lunsford.

Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Dean Lunsford, Lee & Maelene Lunsford, Dardanelle; daughter son-in-law, Pat & Wayne Lewis, Ola; brother, Delmar Leslie, Damascus; sister, Betty Lou Graddy, Conway; granddaughters, Melissa Durgin, Anamosa, Iowa, Dixie Rainey, Casa; step-grandchildren, Carolyn Mullins, Pottsville, Theresa Troyke, Dardanelle, Deborah Ranger, Melissa Via, John David-Lewis, Phillip Lewis, Ola; three great-grandchildren and 5 step great-grandchildren.

Memorial service was Saturday at Ola First Baptist Church with Reverend Rick Balentine officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Memorials may be made to Ola First Baptist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 13, 2006)


Lunsford, Tracy Allen

Tracy Allen Lunsford, age 37, of Ola, AR died Monday, July 31, 2000 in Lancaster, TX. He was born January 21, 1963 in Morrilton, AR. He was a 1982 graduate of Ola High School, had served in the Army and the 153rd Arkansas Army National Guard Unit, Danville, AR. He was a millwright contractor, and worked for Cryogenic Fab and Tech Inc.

He was preceded in death by two grandfathers, Dennis Lunsford and David Lewis and a grandmother, Lillie Davenport Lewis.

Survivors include his parents, Wayne and Pat Lewis of Ola, AR; a son, Tracy Allen Lunsford II of Dardanelle, AR; his grandmother, Laverne Lunsford of Danville, AR; two brothers and a sister-in-law, John Lewis and Phillip and Brenda Lewis all of Ola, AR; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Dixie Lewis of Ola, Melissa and Brent Durgin of Iowa, Carolyn and Michael Mullins of Ola, Thresa Mullins of Dardanelle, AR, Debbie Rager of Ola, Melissa and Brent Via of Ola; two uncles, Dean Lunsford of Danville and Lee Lunsford of Dardanelle; an aunt, Mae Lunsford of Dardanelle; several nephews and nieces, great uncles and aunts, and a very special friend, Shari Vines and a world of other friends.

Funeral service was held August 3, 2000 at the Ola First Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Balentine and Rev. John Mann officiating. Burial was in the Sandlin Cemetery in Ola, AR. Pallbearers were Brent Durgin, Eric Barnes, Wesley Reynolds, Randy Adams, Ronnie Barnes and James Nail. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 9, 2000)


Lusby, Dubert

Dubert Lusby, age 84, of Dardanelle, formerly of Amarillo, TX died Wednesday, January 14, 1987 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. He was a retired salesman and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include one grandson, Joseph Lusby of Denver, CO and two half brothers, Courtney Lusby and Paul Lusby both of Tulsa, OK.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 17 at Danville Church of Christ with Bro. A. f. Oliver and Bro. Robert Dunaway officiating. Interment was in Old Danville Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in care of Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Lusk, Eva M. James

HAVANA - Funeral services for Mrs. Eva M. James Lusk, age 70, who died October 17, 1980 at the University Hospital, Little Rock, were at 2 p. m. October 20 in the First Baptist Church, with the Rev. V. W. Simpson officiating. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Mrs. Lusk was a native of Gravelly, a daughter of Charles and Ida Bell Schnemsber James and was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons and five daughters, including Mrs. Katherine Lovelace and Mrs. Frankie Lovelace, Dardanelle; one sister; two step-children; 14 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and 6 step-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/29/1980)


Lusk, Ira Bass

Ira Bass Lusk, aged 68, of Havana Rt. 1, died at the Yell County Hospital Saturday, February 10. He was a farmer.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Eva Lusk; five daughters, Mrs. Troy Keener of Havana, Mrs. Nina Mae Rider of Havana, Mrs. Katherine Scott of Paris, Mrs. Sue Henderson of Danville, and Mrs. Frankie Lusk of Havana; two sons Kermit Lusk of Richmond Calif, and Jack Lusk of Havana; two brothers, Silas Lusk and Cecil Lusk of Havana; and twelve grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 15, 1962)

Lusk, Jack G.

Jack G. Lusk, age 51, of Havana died Saturday, November 28, 1998 at St. Edwards Mercy Hospital in Ft. Smith. Mr. Lusk was born August 7, 1947 in Havana, to the late Ira Bass and Eva Mae James Lusk.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Kermit Lusk; two sisters, Shirley Keener and Charlene Peters.

Survivors are one brother, James Robinson of Richmond, CA; four sisters, Frankie Lovelace of Ranger, Sue Henderson of Danville, Katherine Sistrunck of Barling, Nina Rader of Waveland; and 20 nephews and nieces.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, December 1, 1998, 10 a. m. at Havana Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Mark Peters, Duck Donald, Tim Henderson, Dennis Essman, Gary Tidwell, J. C. Barnett, Bobby Lane, Jim Bill Smith. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 2, 1998)


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