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Myers, Orran Phillip

Mr. Orran Phillip Myers, age 90, of Danville, AR. died Friday, March 5, 1999 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born October 4, 1908 in Shirley, AR. to the late John and Sarah Tackett Myers. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Jewel Opal Connor Myers and three nieces.

Services were March 8, 1999 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Garland Lipe officiating. Interment was in Oakland Cemetery in Russellville, AR. by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 10, 1999)


Myers, Pearl

Pearl Myers, age 88, a resident of Ola, AR died Sunday, January 2, 2000 at Chambers Memorial Hospital at Danville, AR. She was born on November 18, 1911 at Ola, AR, to Giles and Neoma Ellis Myers. She was a school teacher for 43 years, teaching in the Fort Smith Public School District for 31 years. She was a graduate of the Arkansas Teacher's College in Conway. She was a member of the Local, State and National Professional Teacher's Association and a life time member of the First Baptist Church in Ola, AR.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Ruby Myers Holiman.

She is survived by, a nephew, John Holiman of Pasadena, TX; two nieces, Laura Holiman Irish of Huffman, TX and Nicole Brack of Pasadena, TX; two great nephews, Jon Michael Irish and Brandon Irish both of Huffman, TX and one great-niece, Keely Brack of Pasadena, TX.

Funeral service was January 6, 2000 at the First Baptist Church of Ola, AR officiated by Rev. Rick Balintine. Burial was in the Sandlin Cemetery at Ola, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 12, 2000)


Nabours, Gary Lynn

Gary Lynn Nabours, age 56, of Russellville died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Arkansas Heart Hospital. He was born May 21,1954 at Morrilton to the late Walter and Ethel Chance Nabours. He loved stock car racing, hunting and fishing.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Marvin Nabours.

Survivors include his four sons, Adam and Barbara Nabours of Dardanelle, Daryle and Melissa Nabours of Russellville, Scott and Juanita Nabours of Crossett, Andrew and Brittany Nabours of Russellville; several brothers and sisters; seven grandchildren; three step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren and his companion, Debra Doyle. Memorial services were May 16, at Elm Wood Cemetery in Morrilton with Bro. Darwin Barnhouse officiating. Pallbearers: Jerry, Donnie and Coy Turney, Tommy East and Randy Randall.

In Lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Cornwell Funeral Home, 207 Quay Street, Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834 to offset funeral costs. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 18, 2011)

Nail, James Ray

James Ray Nail, age 64, of Ola went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 24, 2013 at his home. He was born April 14, 1949 in Russellville, AR to James Thomas & Lois Lorene Riley Nail. He was a member of the Ola First Baptist Church and Kingston Hunting Club. He worked for the Arkansas State Highway Department for 20 years. He also loved fishing, hunting, going to church camp, collecting coins and his grandkids. Preceded in death by his parents and an Aunt Lucille Kelly.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years Pansy Nail; son & daughter-in-law Kirk & Felicia McConnell of Centerville; daughter & son-in-law Sonya & Doug Daniel of Alma; brothers & sisters-in-law, Tony & Sherri Nail of Harkeys Valley; Lynn & Gloria Nail of Ola; sisters & brother-in-law Elizabeth Walker of Ola; Katherine & Jim Melnick of Lonoke; grandchildren Dawson, Dallas and Drew Daniel, Kirsten & Shawn McConnell; uncle Cecil Kelly of Tulsa, OK; several nieces, nephews and many friends.

Pallbearers include Tom Shinn, Mickey Shinn, Austin Blalack, Pete Kelly, Allen Nash, Han Lin, Tony Nail Jr. and Brian Ward. Honorary pallbearers will be Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department and Kingston Hunting Club. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday March 27, 2013 at Ola First Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Hatfield, Rev. Donald Walker and Rev. Ethan Robinson. Burial will be at Ringer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway Suite 3, Russellville, AR. 72802 Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville Arkansas. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 27, 2013)

Nail, James Ray

James Ray Nail, age 64, of Ola went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 24, 2013 at his home. He was born April 14, 1949 in Russellville, AR to James Thomas & Lois Lorene Riley Nail. He was a member of the Ola First Baptist Church and Kingston Hunting Club. He worked for the Arkansas State Highway Department for 20 years. He also loved fishing, hunting, going to church camp, collecting coins and his grandkids. Preceded in death by his parents and an Aunt Lucille Kelly.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years Pansy Nail; son & daughter-in-law Kirk & Felicia McConnell of Centerville; daughter & son-in-law Sonya & Doug Daniel of Alma; brothers & sisters-in-law, Tony & Sherri Nail of Harkeys Valley; Lynn & Gloria Nail of Ola; sisters & brother-in-law Elizabeth Walker of Ola; Katherine & Jim Melnick of Lonoke; grandchildren Dawson, Dallas and Drew Daniel, Kirsten & Shawn McConnell; uncle Cecil Kelly of Tulsa, OK; several nieces, nephews and many friends.

Pallbearers include Tom Shinn, Mickey Shinn, Austin Blalack, Pete Kelly, Allen Nash, Han Lin, Tony Nail Jr. and Brian Ward. Honorary pallbearers will be Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department and Kingston Hunting Club. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday March 27, 2013 at Ola First Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Hatfield, Rev. Donald Walker and Rev. Ethan Robinson. Burial will be at Ringer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway Suite 3, Russellville, AR. 72802 Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville Arkansas. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 27, 2013)

Nail, Lois Lorrean (Riley)

Lois Lorrean Nail, age 83 of Ola, an angel that left this world on June 28, 2012 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. She was born December 30, 1928 at Cedar Glades, Arkansas to Jim and Mary Cooper Riley. She was a cook and a member of the Ola First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Tom Nail and one sister Lucille Kelly.

Survivors include three sons; James Nail and wife Pansy, Tony Nail and wife Sherri and Lynn Nail all of Ola; two daughters, Elizabeth Walker of Ola and Katherine Melnick and husband Jim of Lonoke; one brother-in- law Cecil Kelly of Tulsa, Oklahoma; fifteen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was June 30, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Ola with Brother Bill Hatfield and Brother Kirk McConnell officiating. Burial was in Petillo Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers: Ricky Riddle, Tony Nail, Jr., Austin Blalack- Arthur, Tom Shinn, Mike Shinn, Tom Nail, Kirk McConnell and Ruben Innis III. Honorary pallbearers will be the Ruth-Lydia Sunday School Class. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 4, 2012)

Nail, Mary E.

Mary E. Nail, age 87 of Danville died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born May 30, 1917 in Waveland, Arkansas to the late Henry and Carrie Chappell) Hood. She was a retired sales clerk, Valedictorian of her Havana High School graduating class, and a member of the Dr. John Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Belleville.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Frank Billmyer and Vernon Nail.

Survivors are a host of nephews, nieces and friends.

Funeral services were held June 15, 2004 at the John Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Belleville with Rev. Bill Storts officiating. Interment will be at Moores Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Travis Garner, Bill Dickey, Frank Gillespie, Randy Klober, Troy Neal Garner, James Nail. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 16, 2004)


Nail, Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Nail, age 88 of Ola, AR died Wednesday, November 12, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born in Tucumcari, NM, January 13, 1909, daughter of the late Marion and Elizabeth Snow Cooper. She was a mother and homemaker, a member of the Ola Assembly of God Church. She was the widow of John Nail.

Survivors include two daughters, Lois Nail of Ola, AR and Lucille Kelly of Tulsa, OK; a son-in-law, Cecil Kelly of Tulsa, OK; eight grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service was November 15, 1997 at the Ola Assembly of God Church with Rev. Jerry Schlinker officiating. Burial was in Petillo Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 19, 1997)


Nail, Sybil Belle

Sybil Belle Nail, age 95, of Dardanelle died Saturday, July 10, 2005 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born November 28, 1909 in Harkey's Valley to the late Riley and Ari Gunter Robinson. She was a former cook for the Centerville School District and retired after thirty years as a nanny and housekeeper for Dr. Luker. She was a member of the Centerville Assembly of God Church for 60 years.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Doc Rector and Pete Nail and a son, Opal Rector.

Survivors are two sons. Walter Roy Rector of Dardanelle, Donnie Ray Rector of Russellville a daughter, Madge Louise Carothers of Centerville, 11 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren-and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held today at Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at the Centerville Assembly of God church with Brother Clelland Tilley and Sister Jean Findley. Internment will be in Harkey's Valley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, AR, 72801. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 13, 2005)


Napier, David A.

DANVILLE - David A. Napier, age 64, of Danville, died Saturday, October 26, 1985. He was a farmer, a chief deputy sheriff and tax collector for Yell County, a funeral director with Cornwall Funeral Home in Danville and a World War II veteran.

Survivors are his wife, Mae Rice Napier; two daughters, Donna Cornwell of Benton, and Sue Stewart of Danville; two sisters, Sallie Bellew of Rainier, Washington, and Nannie Censeal of Longview, Wash. and four grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. Burial will be at Earl Ladd cemetery at Danville. [--Update to obit submitted by Sue Steward Benton on June 14, 2009 David Napier is the son of Herny Russell Napier and Mettie McIllwain Napier. Also Mattie Mapier is buried at Eqypt Cemetery and is listed as Mattie N. Napier. She should be listed as Mattie M. Napier.--] (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 10/30/1985)


Napier, David A.

DANVILLE - David A. Napier, age 64, of Danville died Saturday, October 26, 1985, at Veterans Hospital at Little Rock. He was a funeral director at Cornwell Funeral Home, a native of Rover, and son of the late Henry and Mattie McWayne Napier. He was a veteran of World War II, and a former chief deputy sheriff and tax collector of Yell County.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mae Rice Napier; two daughters, Donna Cornwell of Benton and Sue Steward of Danville; two sisters, Sally Bellew of Rainier, Wash. and Nannie Ansiel of Longview, Wash. and four grandchildren, Monty and Brian Cornwell of Benton and Brad and Sonya Steward of Danville.

Funeral was today at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Bobby Walker. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers Active: Herman McCormick, Glen Mott, Jim VanZandt, Keith Hancock, W. P. Pugh and Ted Ward. Honorary: Judge James Lee Witt, Don Ross, Richard Powell and Jim Pledger. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Napier, Mae

Mae Napier, age 77, of Benton, AR, formerly of Danville, AR died Saturday, March 13, 2004 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. She was born June 30, 1926 in Rover, AR to the late Iverson and Nettie Small Rice. She was a former Yell County Deputy Tax Collector and Recorder for the City of Danville and a retired dental and medical assistant. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Benton and a homemaker and mother and Nana to her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Napier.

She is survived by three daughters. Donna Holland and Sue Steward both of Benton, AR and Pam Alexander of Danville, AR six grandchildren and spouses, Sony a Steward and Dana Fashing of Ft. Smith, AR, Brad Steward, Monty & Stacie Cornwell and Brian Cornwell all of Benton, AR; three great-children and a special friend and care giver, Peggy Reed.

Service was March 16, 2004 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville, AR with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Interment was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearer were Opal, Alvin, Jimmy, Charles, Clayton, Kenneth and Bobby Rice. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 17, 2004)


Napier, Mae - Former Danville Recorder, Deputy Clerk

Mae Napier, 77, of Benton, formerly of Danville died on Saturday, March 15, 2004 at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She served as the Chief Deputy Tax Collector for several years under Sheriff Herman McCormick. Her late husband, David Napier, served as a Deputy Sheriff for McCormick for many years. Ms. Napier also served as Danville City Recorder in the early 1970's.

See is survived by three daughters, Donna Holland and Sue Steward of Benton and Pam Alexander of Danville. See obituary this issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 17, 2004)


Nash, Bertia Irene (Blankenship)

DARDANELLE - Bertia Irene Blankenship Nash, 84, of Dardanelle died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born October 29, 1928, at Rover, to the late James and Bertie Spears Blankenship.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, John Nash.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Martin and husband, Ed, of Yantis, Texas; and a host of family and friends, especially the one ones she worked with at the nursing home.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville with Pastor Charlie King officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhome (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. July 23, 2013 on line @ www.couriernews.com)

Nash, John Robert

John Robert Nash, Sr., age 69, of Dardanelle died April 8, 2002 at Dardanelle Nursing Home He was born April 2, 1933 at McCroy, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Alvie and Maudie Kendrick Nash. He was a mechanic for heavy-duty equipment.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Irene Blankenship Nash; a son, John Robert Nash, Jr. of Little Rock; daughters, Jeanette Nash and Evelyn Rogers of Little Rock, Sherry Nash of Hot Springs; step-daughter, Limits Martin of Greenville, Ohio; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren; a sister, Ruby Harrison of Idaho and a nephew, Ernest Duck of Pine Bluff.

Graveside services were Thursday, April 11, 2002 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville with the Rev. Charlie King officiating. Pallbearers were David King, Danny King, Billy King, Jack King, Roy Rogers, Ed Martin. Honorary Pallbearers were Jimmy King and Dewayne Duck Arrangement by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 17, 2002)


Nation, Irma M.

Irma M. Nation, 87, of Briggsville died Friday, December 29, 2006, at Mitchell's Nursing Home. Born December 14, 1919 in Briggsville, she was daughter of the late James Joseph and Loucretia Spears Sanner, a homemaker, and a member of the Briggsville Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Orles Nation; brothers, Ernest Sammer, Leo Sammer; sisters, Armenda Mathis, Arleva Payne, and Edna Cooper.

Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Rober Nation of Havana, Bill and Judy Nation of Siloam Springs; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Paul Reece of Hot Springs Village; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Funeral service was January 2, 2007, at the Briggsville Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Lawrence officiating. Interment at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Briggsville by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 3, 2007)


Nation, Orles Tom

Orles Tom Nation, 66, of Briggsville died Monday, December 31, 1985 in the Russellville hospital. Mr. Nation was a Mason and member of the Briggsville United Methodist Church. Survivors are Mrs. Erma Sanner Nation of the home; two sons, Robert Paul of Briggsville, and Billy Wayne Nation of Siloam Springs, AR; one daughter, Mrs. Patricia Ann Reece of Hot Springs, AR; five brothers, Ervin, Tony and Kenneth Ray Nation of Hot Springs, George of Jessieville and Lee Buck Nation of OR; one sister, Mamie Nation of Hot Springs, AR.; also three grandchildren. Funeral services were at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3rd at the Briggsville United Methodist Church. Burial was at in Mt. Zion Cemetery at Briggsville with Masonic rights. Services were by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 1/9/1985)


Nauert, Herbert Ernest

Herbert Ernest Nauert, age 89, died Friday, January 18, 2008 in his home in Greenwood, AR. He was born November 29, 1918 at Stamford, TX to Herman and Linna Mueller Nauert. He married Dolores Dippel in Stamford December 18, 1937. They lived in Texas until 1952 when they moved to Belleville, AR. He was a farmer-rancher all his life, and was a lifetime member of the Texas Cowboy Reunion Assn. He was of the Lutheran faith, and was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, and three brothers.

Funeral service was Monday, January 21 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood, AR with burial at Liberty Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores of the home; one son, Clinton and Nancy Nauert of Greenwood, AR; two grandchildren; one sister, Hilda Kieke of Stamford, TX; and one sister-in-law, Emma Gentry of Stamford, TX. Pallbearers were Greg Cabe, Garron Cabe, Tommy Basham, Steve Nauert, Johnny Kieke, and Dale Knight. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 23, 2008)


Neal, Virgil O. (Rev.)

Rev. Virgil O.

Neal, 77, died in the hospital at Morrilton, February 3, and was buried Sunday, 2:30 p.m., with funeral services conducted by Rev. L. Roy, Ashley. Brother Neal was pastor of the Bluffton Baptist Church last year and resigned because his health was failing so fast. He leaves a host of friends at Bluffton and all over the Dardanelle-Russellville Association territory who will miss him very much. Brother Neal was truly a Soldier at the Cross. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Mt. Magazine Rural Record Newspaper, Yell County, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 8, 1940)

Neal, William F. "Bill"

William F. "Bill" Neal, age 82 of Dardanelle, died Monday, June 2, 2008 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. He was born August 7, 1925 at Guion, AR to the late Allen D. and Lila A. Constant Neal. He was a logger and a musician where he played guitar and sang with the Rising Suns Band. He was a WWII Navy Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vivian Imogene "Jean" Neal; son, Johnnie Neal and daughter-in-law, Kathy Neal.

Survivors include a son, Dickie Neal of Centerville; daughter and son-in-law, Minnie and Mike Simpson of Rosecreek; daughter-in-law, Jeanette Neal of Melbourne; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 5, 2008 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Mike Simpson, Jeff Little and Drew Brent officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery, Dardanelle with Military Honors by Boyce-Woods VFW Post 3141. Pallbearers Richard Neal, Johnnie Neal, Drew Brent, Virgil Dunham, Trey Savell, Brad Garrison, Josh Hefley and Hoss Yates, Honorary Pallbearers Specialist Zachary Brent with the Army National Guard 1st 206 39th serving his country in Iraq. Arrangements under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 11, 2008)


Needham, Billy Frank

Billy Frank Needham, age 76, of Waldron passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015, at his home. He was born November 16, 1938, in Hackett, Arkansas to Frank & Irene Clark Needham.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Needham, Irene & Bill Dodds; infant sister, Mary Lou Needham; daughter, Lisa Smith.

Survivors include his wife Carolyn Moudy Needham; son, Arlen & Missy Monday of Ft. Smith; grandson, Stephen & Cheyenne Smith of Waldron; Caleb Smith of Ft. Smith; Matt Monday of Houston, TX,; great-grandson, Markus Smith; sister, Carolyn Sue Ratterree of Ft. Smith; sister-in-law, & brother- in-law, Martha & Clyde Simmons of Lavaca; nephew, James Robert & Andrea Ratterree of Oklahoma City, OK.; very special friend Mrs. Plummer.

Funeral service; 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron. Burial; Havana Cemetery. Visitation; 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 12, 2015)

Neeley, Floyd W.

Floyd Neeley, 74, 1527 Ferguson Road, died Monday (March 8, 1993) at Guadalupe Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church.

Burial is to follow in Carlsbad Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Bacon officiating. The family is to receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Denton Funeral Home. Neeley was born April 16, 1918, in Plainview, Ark. He moved to Carlsbad in 1930 and grew up in the Otis and Carlsbad area. He attended Ouachita University in Arkedelphia, Ark., and received a B.S. in Chemistry. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corp in the European Theatre as a B-17 pilot and flying 50 missions successfully as a member of the 32nd bomb group, 301st bomb squadron. Mr. Neeley married Della Hart November 2, 1940, in Bentonville, Ark. He worked for P.C.A. as a chemist and became chief chemist before retiring in 1982 after 43 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, served on the first Water Board in Otis, was active in the Farm Bureau and was a member of the American Chemical Society.

He is survived by his wife, Della Neeley of Carlsbad; two daughters, Kiane Lowe of Albuquerque and Priscilla Neeley of Mineola, N.Y.; one sister, Ida Weems of Carlsbad; and two grandchildren, Ian Lowe and Ryan Lowe of Albuquerque. V.L. Garner, John Allen, Gene Roberts, Randal Smith, William Weems and Pat Neeley are scheduled to serve as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to the C.A.R.C. Farm. Source: CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS Newspaper, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published in Mar 1993 in Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico. )

Neeley, Jerry Allen

Jerry Allen Neeley, age 60, of Ola, AR died Friday, February 1, 2002 at his home He was born July 30, 1941 in Ola, AR. He was an Air Force veteran, a retired master general for Rock Island Railroad, had owned and operated Neeley's Garage and mini Storage and was a farmer. He loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting.

He was preceded in death by his father, Loyd "Eschal Neeley.

He is survived by his wife, Anne Sue Wilson Neeley; his mother, Ruby Hicks Neeley of Ola, AR; a son, Terry Allen Neeley of Smyrna, GA; two daughters, Melinda Sue Neeley of Still water, OK and Elizabeth Diane Lewis of Ozark, AR; two brothers, Johnny Neeley of Russellville, AR and Danny Neeley of Ola, AR; a sister, Barbara Poppemheimer of Hernando, MS and two granddaughters Laura Lea and Katie Lynn Sparacino of Ola, AR.

Service was held Saturday at the Ola First Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Ballentine officiating. Burial was in Sandlin Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 6, 2002)


Neeley, Loyd Eschal

Loyd Eschal Neeley, age 81, of Ola, AR died Wednesday, November 12, 1997 at his home in Ola. He was born June 2, 1916 in Nola, AR, son of the late Henry E. and Lura Stewart Neeley. He was a retired mechanic and farmer. He was a deacon at the Ola First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Hicks Neeley; three sons, Jerry Neeley of Ola, Johnny Neeley of Russellville and Danny Neeley of Ola; a daughter, Barbara Ann Poppenheimer of Mississippi; one foster son, Damon Neeley of Ola; one brother, Vester Lee Neeley of Ola; 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral service was held Friday, November 7 at the First Baptist Church in Ola with Rev. Rick Ballentine and Rev. Ken Reese officiating. Burial was in the Sandlin Cemetery in Ola. Memorials may be made to the Ola First Baptist Church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 12, 1997)


Neeley, Loyd Eschal

Loyd Eschal Neeley, age 81, of Ola, AR died Wednesday, November 5, 1997 at his home in Ola. He was born June 2, 1916 in Nola, AR, son of the late Henry E. and Lura Stewart Neeley. He was a deacon at the Ola First Baptist Church, a retired mechanic and farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Hicks Neeley; three sons, Jerry Neeley of Ola, Johnny Neeley of Russellville and Danny Neeley of Ola; a daughter, Barbara Ann Poppenheimer of Mississippi; one foster son, Damon Neeley of Ola; one brother, Vester Lee Neeley of Ola; 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral service was held Friday, November 7, 1997 at the First Baptist Church in Ola with Rev. Rick Ballentine and Rev. Ken Reese officiating. Burial was in the Sandlin Cemetery in Ola. Pallbearers were Terry Neeley, Don Neeley, Jack Wilson, Lloyd Reid George, Billy Hicks and George Tippin. Honorary Deacons of the First Baptist Church of Ola. Memorials may be made to the Ola First Baptist Church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 19, 1997)


Neeley, Ruby Agnes (Hicks)

Ruby Agnes (Hicks) Neeley, age 91, of Ola AR died Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born to Wiley and Virgie Hicks on February 26, 1919 in Dardanelle, AR. She was married to Lloyd Eschal Neeley on August 28, 1937 at Dardanelle First United Methodist Church. She served as a nurse in Yell County for several years. When she was not working, she was a full-time homemaker and mother. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ola for over 50 years. She was a collector of dolls and antique jewelry. She loved spending time with family and she loved to garden in her younger years. Ruby also loved bright colors and colorful prints. Her parents and her husband of 60 years, Lloyd Neeley, preceded her in death and she was also preceded by her brothers, Bill and Jim Hicks and her sisters, Edith Cossey, Mildred Sevic and Barness Coffey. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jerry Allen Neeley and a grandson Brian Crow.

She is survived by one sister, Mary Sue Silvertooth of Dardanelle, AR and one brother, Frank Hicks of Atkins, AR; her sons, Danny Neeley and his wife, Capella of Ola and Johnny Neeley and his wife, Tracey of Russellville; her daughter Barbara Poppenheimer and her husband, Joe of Hernando, MS; her daughter-in-law, Sue Neeley of Ola. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, Patty Caligaris of Hernando, MS, Jill Johnson of Pittsford, MY, John David Neeley of San Antonio, TX, John Mark Neeley of Texarkana, AR, Michael Neeley of Sallisaw, OK, Billy Rose and Cyndi Climer both of Russellville, AR, Elizabeth "Charlie" Lewis of Ozark, AR, Terry Neeley of Smyrna, GA, Melinda Neeley of Benton, AR and Danielle (Neeley) Stewart of Russellville, AR. She is also survived by several great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, cousins and nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was March 13, 2010 at the Ola First Baptist Church. Burial was in the Sandlin Cemetery in Ola, AR Pallbearers were Mark Neeley, Tony Caligaris, Billy Rose, Seth Stewart, Terry Neeley, John David Neeley and Billy Hicks. Honorary were Dr. Philip Tippin and the staff of Dardanelle Nursing Home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 17, 2010)


Neeley, Vester Lee

Vester Lee Neeley, age 66, of Ola, AR died Saturday, May 2, 1998 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born October 13, 1931 in Nola, Scott County, Arkansas to the late Henry E. and Lura Lee Steward Neeley. He was a retired truck driver for Tyson and was now employed by DTI Trucking. He was a member of the Centerville Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sally Wigley Neeley; two sons, Rudy Neeley of Morrilton and Earl Neeley of Atkins; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Graveside service was May 5, 1998 at Sandlin Cemetery by Rev. Thomas Morris and Rev. Bobby Wells officiating. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 6, 1998)


Neely, Frank

Frank Neely, age 71, died at a Benton hospital. He was a native of Yell County and was a member of the Methodist church.

He is survived by two brothers, John of Malvern; Jim Donell of Amarillo, Tex. and a stepbrother, Tolly Donell of Macedonia community. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 17, 1955)


Negri, Helen Marie Pool Parks Holtz

Helen Marie Pool Parks Holtz Negri, age 85, of Hemet, CA passed away Sunday, April 29, 2001. She was born January 4, 1916 in Danville, AR.

She is survived by, one daughter, Janice Smith; one granddaughter, Brandy Smith both of Hemet, CA; one brother, G. W. Pool of Monterey Park, CA; two sisters, Anne Sanders of Cathedral City, CA and Phyllis Fair of Carlsbad, NM and several nephews and nieces.

Service was held at San Jacinto Valley Cemetery on May 2, 2001 with interment following. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 9, 2001)


Neighbors, Henry

Henry Neighbors, age 85, of Gravelly died Saturday morning, September 8th, 1973 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. He was a native of Batesville, a retired farmer, a son of the late John and Jannie Green Neighbors. He was a member of the Nola Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Ollie Lessley Neighbors; two sons, J. R. Neighbors of Tulsa, Okla. and Opal Neighbors of Kansas City, Kansas; two daughters, Mrs. Imogene Smith and Miss Villa Neighbors, both of Gravelly; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Nola Church of Christ Monday afternoon at 2:30 with Owen Hunnicutt officiating. Interment was at the Parks Cemetery of Gravelly. Arrangements and services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 9/13/1973)


Neighbors, J. Raymond

J. Raymond Neighbors, 94, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2004, in Tulsa, OK. Born to Henry L. & Pearl (Lesley) Neighbors, June 15, 1910, in Ozark, AR. Among other things, he was a cattle farmer and most recently worked for Phillips 66 as a filling station manager. He married Onedia (Marrow), January 1, 1936 in Gravelly, AR. They were married for 68 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, two brothers and one grandchild.

He is survived by his spouse, Onedia, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Del Gann of Broken Arrow, OK, Patsy and Jake Pickens of Gravelly, AR; grandchildren, Jamie Pickens of Gravelly, AR, Shannon Gann of CA, Adam Gann of Broken Arrow, OK; great grandchild, Lisa Marie Pickens of Gravelly, AR; one brother, Opal L. Neighbors of Tulsa and one sister, Villa Neighbors of Nola, AR.

Services were held on October 22, 2004 at Moore's Southlawn Chapel and on October 23, 2004 at the Nola Church of Christ, Interment followed immediately at the Parks Cemetery, Nola, AR. In lieu of flowers, friends may contribute to Trinity Hospice. Tulsa. OK. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 27, 2004)


Neighbors, Mariem Beatrice (Bea)

Mariem Beatrice Neighbors, age 87, of Gravelly, AR passed away March 24, 2005, in Ft. Smith. She was born August 11, 1917, in the community of Red Hill, Arkansas, first child of Joseph and Belle (Benefield) May. She and her husband has owned and operated a local bus line in Yell, Pope, and Scott counties. She had retired as an electronics technician in Kansas where she lived for 25 years, returning to Bluffton, Arkansas to care for her mother. She had been an active member of the Danville Senior Citizen Center for many years and was a lifelong member

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Preston Neighbors, a brother, Joseph L.R. May, and an aunt, Dollie Bain, of the Nola Church of Christ.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Joan and Judge WR. "Bud" Harper; two grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law Violet and Doyce Potter of Bluffton, AR; sisters-in-law, Gwendolyn May of Eudora, KS, Oneida Neighbors of Tulsa, OK, and Villa Neighbors of Nola, AR; a brother-in-law, Opal Neighbors, Tulsa, OK; several dearly loved nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held March 28, 2005 at the Nola Church of Christ on Highway 28 with Brother Leonard Fu-son officiating. Interment was in Parks Cemetery, Nola, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nola Church of Christ, 29939 East Highway 28, Harvey, AR 72841. Pallbearers were Dr. Mitchell Harper, Jeremy Harper, Brad White, William Reynolds, John Reynolds, Roy Austin, Jake Pickens and Dwayne Bain. Honorary Bob Hunt and Fred Copeland. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 30, 2005)


Neighbors, Ollie Pearl Lessley

Mrs. Ollie Pearl Lessley Neighbors, age 94 of Gravelly, died March 29, 1984 at her home near Gravelly. She was a housewife and a member of the Nola Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Ray and O. L. Neighbors of Tulsa, OK; two daughters; Imajean Smith and Miss Villa Neighbors both of Gravelly; five grandchildren, and eight grandchildren. Funeral services were Saturday, March 31, at the Nola Church of Christ with Brother Owen Hunnicutt officiating. Burial was in the Parks Cemetery near Gravelly. Pallbearers were Gary Neighbors, Roy Hodges, Donnie Austin, Jimmie Pickens, Mitchell Harper and Bobby Hunt. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 4/4/1984)


Neighbors, Opal L.

NEIGHBORS - Opal L., 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 29, 2005. Born to Henry L. and Pearl (Lessley) Neighbors in Rover, AR, on December 11, 1918. He served his country in the U.S. Army in WWII from March 1942 until October 1945. After the war he worked in the poultry, construction and transportation industries. Later he worked as a Foundry Core Maker for Fairbanks and Morris in Kansas City, KS, where he worked for 23 years. He had been a resident of Tulsa since 1979. Preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers, Raymond, Preston and Claude Neighbors; sister-in-law, Beatrice Neighbors; sister, Jean (Neighbors) Smith.

Opal is survived by his son, Gary Neighbors and his wife, Loretta and their son, Russell of Lake JAckson, TX; 1 sister, Villa Neighbors of Nola, AR; companion, Pauline Morrow; sister-in-law, Onedia Neighbors and numerous nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 3, 2005, at Moore's Southlawn Chapel. There will be a service at 3:20 p.m., Thursday, August 4, 2005, at the Nola Church of Christ with interment following at Parks Cemetery in Nola, AR. Moore's Southlawn Chapel, 663-2233. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,He had an obituary published. )

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