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Rorax, Ola Haire

Ola Haire Rorax was born August 31, 1914 near Belleville, Arkansas in the small Community of Riley Creek. She passed away June 4, 2008 in Visalia, CA at the age of 93. She was the fourth of seven children born to Haywood and Laura Haire. Ola graduated from Belleville High School in 1934 and then spent two years at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas. In 1936 she entered Oklahoma A&M at Stillwater and graduated with a life diploma in Home Economics in 1938. She then taught school in Red Oak, Boynton, Westville and Stillwell, Oklahoma. At Stillwell she accepted both a teaching position and served as County Home Demonstration Agent. She came to California in 1945 and taught one year in Mariposa. She moved to Visalia in 1946 and married John Harold Rorax in 1948. She taught at Visalia High School and Sierra Vista but spent most of her teaching career at Green Acres Junior High teaching Home Economics until retiring in 1972. Ola was a member of West Visalia Church of Christ. She dearly loved her family and loved spending time with them. She also like to cook, sew, knit, craft and bowl. Her Walnut Pies and Chocolate Chip Cookies were every ones favorites

Survivors include her daughter Sharon Rorax Fischer and son-in-law Greg, and grandson Michael Gregory Fischer. Ola is also survived by her brother James T. Haire of Visalia; sister Syble Lampkins of Camarillo; three nephews, six nieces and their spouses, and 20 great nephews and nieces.

Ola was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband John, her parents, brothers Arvle, Charlie, Vernon, sister Laino and a great nephew.

Services were held under the direction of Jay Chapel Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at West Visalia Church of Christ, Visalia, CA. www.jaychapel.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 25, 2008)


Rorex, Margaret Elise Carter

Dardanelle Mrs. Margaret Elise Carter Rorex, age 85, died November 11, 1980 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was the daughter of the late George W. and Addie Lee Cunningham Carter, the widow of Albert Rorex, and was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a son, Lonnie Parsons, Dardanelle; a grandson, Carter Parsons, Dardanelle; a nephew, George Lloyd Carter Jr. Tulsa, Okla.; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Viola Chambers, Dardanelle.

A graveside service was at 2 p. m. Thursday at Brearley Cemetery. Burial was by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/19/1980)


Rorie, Mary Delialah (Carter)

(1926-2012) Services for Mary Delialah Rorie, 86, of Mabank, Texas, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, November 11, 2012, at Eubank Chapel, with Pastor Tony Rorie officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Perry County, Arkansas. She passed away November 8, 2012, in Mabank, Texas. Mrs. Rorie was born June 18, 1926, in Danville, Ark., to Robert Lee and Ethel Mae Worley Carter. She was a member of the Assembly of God Denomination.

Surviving are Son, Joseph David & Shirley Rorie of DeLeon, Texas, Son, Jimmy Dell & Dianne Rorie of Gun Barrel City, Texas, Son, Larry DeWitt Rorie of Bigelow, Ark., Son, Howell Mark & Marcalene Rorie of Rogers, Ark.; Daughter, Pamela Gayle & Mitch Mullin of Oklahoma City, Okla.; 15 Grandchildren; 27 Great-Grandchildren; Sister, Geraldine Dover of Sallisaw, Okla.

Mary was preceded in death by her Parents; Husband, Ramond Odell Rorie; 3 Brothers; Daughter, Linda Faye Madlock; Son, Steve Eugene Rorie. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, at the funeral home. Visit www.eubankfh.com to sign the online guestbook. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Log Cabin Democrat Newspaper, Conway, Arkansas, Obituary was published on from November 9 to November 16, 2012)

Rosamond, Louie

Louie Rosamond, age 85 of Dardanelle, died Saturday, April 5, 2003 at Northeast Hospital in Humble, Texas. He was born June 15, 1917 in Lurton, Arkansas to the late Fred and Flora Overturf Rosamond. He was a WWII Army Veteran, member of Boyce-Woods VFW Post 4131 in Dardanelle and a retired welder.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Rosamond.

Survivors are one son and daughter-in-law, Louie and Maxine Nichols of Iron Mountain, Missouri; three daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Louis Stolorski of Conroe, Texas, Katherine and Ricky Cook of Hamstead, Texas, Mary Robinson of Wrightsville, Missouri; two brothers, Alvin and Jeannie Rosamond and Elroy and Linda Rosamond both of Oak Grove, Missouri; 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Graveside services were Tuesday, April 8, 2003 graveside with military honorary by Boyce-Woods VFW Post 4131 at Tarlton Cemetery, Lurton, Arkansas with John McCourt officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 9, 2003)


Rosander, Stephen Lynn, Jr.

Stephen Lynn Rosander, Jr., age 24 of Dardanelle, died Thursday, May 20, 2010. He was born September 16, 1985 at Modesto, CA to Stephen Lynn Rosander, Sr. and the late Ester Rosander.

Survivors include his wife, Kayla Sellen Rosander of Dardanelle; father, Stephen Lynn Rosander, Sr. of Modesto, CA; stepson, Cameron Blankenship of Dardanelle; aunt, Melissa Qualls of Dardanelle; mother-in-law, Carol Sellen of Dardanelle; two brothers, James and Keith Rosander and a sister, Lisa Rosander all of Modesto, CA.

Visitation was held Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online guestbook Cornwell-funeralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 26, 2010)


Rose, Edward Fay

Edward Fay Rose was born at Waltreak September 3, 1923. He died March 21, 1951 in Velasco, Texas. He served with the army and spent 21 months overseas with the 29th Inf. Division.

He is survived by his wife, Rachel Rose, and five children, Charles Edward, Carlene, Larry, Carol and Jimmie. His mother, Mrs. W. O. Black of Waltreak; four brothers, Marshel, of Bluffton, Joe of Ola, Oschar and Roy of Velasco, Texas; two sisters Mrs. Jack Isham, of Waltreak and Mrs. Ezra Moore, of Tulsa, Okla. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, March 29, 1951)


Rose, James Edward

James Edward Rose, age 63, of Dover, AR, died Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. The son of Joseph and Dora Ann Pledger Rose, he was born April 27, 1942 in Waltreak, AR. He married Dianne Louise Powers, on October 30, 1970 at Russellville. He was a Truck Driver. He was a member of the Retired member of Dover Volunteer Fire Department after twenty years of service and a member of the Dover United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Odell, Harold, Cecil, Earl Noblett; Bobby Rose; one sister, Sylvia Emery; .

Survivors include his wife, Dianne Rose of Dover; four sons, David A. and Teresa Rose, Pottsville, Billy J. and Stephanie Rose of Wonderview, Bobby J. and Terry Rose of Center Ridge, and Kevin L. Morgan of Dover; ten grandchildren; five great grandchildren; four sisters Josie Ross of Ola, Betty Morris and Mamie Rogers both of Belleville, and Racheal Burfield of Ola.

Funeral was March 27, 2006 at Dover United Methodist Church with Revs. Donna Albert, Joe Gramling officiating. Burial was at McFadden Cemetery at Dover, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Pallbearers: Carrol and Larry Rose, Randy Koster, Davey Bunton, Brandon Stephen Cook (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 29, 2006)


Rose, Joseph David

OLA - Joseph David Rose, age 75, of Ola died Saturday, June 21, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital at Russellville. He was a native of the Waltreak community, a retired sawmiller and son of the late Edward and Lillie Woodall Rose. He was a member of the Ola Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include three sons, James Rose of Dover, Earl Noblett of Belleville and Harold Noblett of Danville; five daughters, Sylvia Emery, Jocie Ross and Rachel Burfield of Ola and Mamie Rogers and Betty Morse of Belleville; two brothers, Ott Rose of Ola and Marshall Rose of Danville; two sisters, Allie Ishom of Nashville, Tenn. and Ivey Anderson of Tulsa, Okla. 39 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday, June 23, at the Ola Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Jerry Schlinker. Burial will be in Chlybate Springs Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p. m. today at Cornwell Funeral Home at Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Rose, Marshall

Marshall Rose of Ola passed away Sunday March 13, 2011.

Graveside service will be Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at Sandlin Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home. Danville. (Full obituary in next week's issue.) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 16, 2011)

Rose, Marshall "Pete"

Marshall "Pete" Rose, age 90, of Ola, AR passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born November 6, 1920 in Boles, AR to the late Edward and Lillie Holt Rose.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Mae Black Rose; brothers Joe, Oscar, Ray and Fay Rose; sister, Iva Anderson.

Survivors include, his wife, Eula Mae Bice Rose; adopted children, Ben Rose of Danville, Glen Rose of Guyman, OK, James Rose, Russellville, AR, Carla Deloose of Moline, IL; step children, Randy Owens, Mary Ann Furry and Jimmy Owens of Missouri; nephew and caregivers, Carroll and Linda Rose of Ola; sister, Allie and Jack Isham of Dierks, AR and several other special nephews and nieces.

Graveside service was March 16, 2011 at Sandlin Cemetery in Ola with John McCourt officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 23, 2011)

Rose, Robert J.

Robert J. Rose, age 86 of Belleville, died Friday, March 13, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born November 14, 1922 in Aledo, IL to Marie Jackson and Robert Baldwin Rose. He was a WWII Veteran. He was a retired steel mill and Wilson Wood employee. He enjoyed old-time fiddling, watching sports and keeping up with the Danville Little Johns.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Sarah Christmas Rose; two daughters and son-in-law, Janey Davis and Jacky Gagne of Belleville, Janet and Jeff Brotherton of Russellville; one son and daughter-in-law, John and Deirdre Rose of Russellville; one stepson, Ricky Christmas of Dardanelle; five grandsons, CJ Davis, Trent and wife, Samantha Davis, Channing Rose, Taylor Rose, and Todd Christmas; one sister, Doris Witterbrongel of Mesa, AZ.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 18, 2009)


Rose, Sarah (Christmas)

Sarah Christmas Rose, 75, of Belleville, died Thursday, October 27, 2011. She was born February 28, 1936 at Rose Creek, Arkansas, to Charley and Bertha Fitch Christmas. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 41 years Robert; four sisters and one brother.

Survivors include two sons and one daughter in-law, John and Deirdre Rose of Russellville and Ricky Christmas of Casa; two daughters and one son in-law, Janey Davis and fiance Jackie Gagne and Janet and Jeff Brotherton, all of Russellville; one brother Verlen Christmas, of Casa; two sisters, Rachel Gilmore of Russellville and Dean Williams of Dardanelle; five grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 29, 2011 at Fitch Cemetery in Casa, under the direction of Broussard Funeral of Russellville. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.broussardfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 2, 2011)

Rose, Serene Orlene

Serene Orlene Rose age 90 of Ola died Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born March 21, 1920 at Driggs, AR to the late Elcie D. and Ida Paxton Burnett She was a retired employee of the Yell County Nursing Home and had been a member of the Ola Assembly of God Church since August of 1942.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ott Rose; son, Troy Rose and a daughter, Tressie Holland.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law. Coy and Leona Rose; a son-in-law, Tommy Holland; a daughter-in-law, Faye Rose; twelve grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, family and friends.

Funeral services were April 9, 2010, at Ola Assembly of God Church with Jerry Schlinker and Norman Chenowith officiating. Burial was in Sandlin Cemetery in Ola. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 14, 2010)


Roseborough, Mabel Irene

Mabel Irene Roseborough, age 86, of Havana. AR, died Thursday at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born August 31 1919 in Havana, AR, a daughter of the late Daniel Tolbert and Elna Hesoline DeRossitte Dixon. She was a retired Postal Service worker and aircraft industry employee. She was a member of the Yell County Historical Society and a community news writer for the Yell County Record.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; a brother Harold Alvis Dixon and a sister. Grace Evelyn Wilcox.

Survivors include a son, Roy David Roseborough of Longview, TX; a sister, Selma Faye Comer of Alexandria, VA; three brothers, James Henry Dixon of Sand Springs, OK, Raymond Eugene Dixon of Stigler, OK and Boyd Arnold Dixon of Beggs, OK; grandchildren, John David Roseborough of Austin, TX and Rebecca Ann Crabtree of Lumberton. TX.; two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was Monday at the Danville Church of Christ with Merrill Thomas Pence officiating. Burial was in the McBride Cemetery in Havana. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 22, 2006)


Rosenkranz, Nadine (Welcher)

Nadine Rosenkranz, 77, of Dardanelle, AR, formerly of Russellville, died Thursday, September 15, 2011 at her home. The daughter of O.H. and Cardila Welcher, she was born August 21, 1934 in Russellville, AR.

She is survived by a son, Rudy Rosenkranz, Jr. of Dardanelle; one brother, Richard Franklin Welcher of Russellville; three sisters, Mary Duvall, Thelma Nordin and Judy English all of Russellville; an aunt, Imogene Chapman of Russellville and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and family.

Funeral was September 19, 2011 at Humphrey Chapel. Rev. James Findley and Rev. Robert O'Bryant officiated. Burial was at Pisgah Cemetery in Pottsville, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 21, 2011)

Ross, Dona Ida Davis

Mrs. Dona Ida Davis Ross, age 80, of Little Rock, formerly of Yell County, died Tuesday, January 13, 1987 at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. She was a native of Havana, widow of Silas Ross, daughter of the late William and Ida Holman Davis, and attended First Assembly of God Church at Little Rock.

Survivors include four sons, S. J. "Red" Ross of Formosa, Billy Joe Ross of Benton, Bobby Gene Ross of Grandview, Mo. and James Dale Ross of Conroe, Texas; a daughter, Onedia "Sis" Ross Dickens of Little Rock; two brothers, Joe and Jack Davis of Havana; a sister, Ola Davis Tennis of Winton, Calif.; 16 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Friday at Moore's Chapel Church by the Rev. Hulan Wiser and the Rev. Bill Storts. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Ross, H. M.

H. M. Ross, age 76, of Morrilton, father of Annie Pearl Morris of Dardanelle, died Saturday, January 10, 1987.

Survivors also include his wife, Mrs. Velma Armstrong Ross; two sons, three other daughters, four brothers, five sisters, 31 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral and burial were Monday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Ross, Harold Dale

Harold Dale Ross, age 77 of Havana, AR, died March 31, 2009.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Virginia Rader Ross of Havana; two daughters, Crystal Corley of Havana and Jennifer Ross of Havana; four sons, Jimmy, Charles, and Daniel Ross of Waveland, Jeff Ross of Paris; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The graveside service was Friday, April 3, 2009 at Moores Chapel Cemetery in Waveland under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service of Booneville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 8, 2009)


Ross, Herbert T. "Bo"

Herbert T. "Bo" Ross, age 76, a resident of Plainview, AR died Tuesday, January 28, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital at Danville, AR. He was born on January 7, 1921 at Wing, AR to Herbert and Lida C. McTygrit Ross. He married Suda M. McCoy on December 10, 18 at Russellville, AR. He was a retired Automotive & Truck Mechanic. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII and he attended the First Baptist Church of Plainview.

Survivors include wife, Suda Ross of Plainview; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Mary Ross of Plainview; daughter, and son-in-law, Tommye & Maurice Wood of Mena, AR; four grandchildren, Thomas Dale Wood of Camden, Tracye Bush of Van Buren, AR, Donald Ross II of Russellville and Elizabeth Bailey of Jackson Hole, WY; six great grandchildren; three brothers, Raymond Ross of White Hall, John Ross of Little Rock and Bill Ross of Garland, TX; one sister, Mary Beth Gammill of Little Rock; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was January 31, 1997 at the First Baptist Church of Plainview officiated by Rev. Darrell Harris. Burial was in Carter Cemetery (Carter Cove) at Plainview. Casketbearers were Sam Eden, Charlie Scott, Willie Davie, Leo Hall, Dennis Smith and Roger Taylor. Honorary: Plainview VFW 8525. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 5, 1997)


Ross, James (Jim) Dale, Sr.

James (Jim) Dale Ross, Sr., age 68, of Conroe, Texas, formerly of Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2010. He was a Vice President and Cashier at Worthen Bank, a partner and consultant of Profit Technology, consultant at Arthur Anderson and self-employed as a private bank consultant. He loved the Razorbacks and baseball which he played for many years. Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Rader Ross of Conroe; a son, Jim and Tina Ross of Little Rock; a daughter, Karen Ross of Little Rock; a son, Chance and Deana Deere of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Maddie, Anna and Isabella Ross of Little Rock and Owen and Ella Deere of Houston, Texas; three brothers Red and Kaye Ross of Little Rock, Bill and Juanell Ross of Little Rock, and Bob and Lynn Ross of Kansas City, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Silas and Dona Ross of Yell County and a sister, Nellie Oneida (Sis) and Buddy Dickens of Little Rock.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, WWW.dav. org. Funeral services was Tuesday in the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. Online obituary and guest register at WWW.nlrfh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 17, 2010)


Ross, Lyda C.

Mrs. Lyda C. Ross, age 89, of Pine Bluff, died Sunday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. (1987) She was the daughter of the late Hardin T. and Mary Terry McTigrit, a homemaker, a member of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program and the VFW Post 8525 of Plainview, and a member of Southside Baptist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Herbert T. Ross of Plainview, Raymond Ross of Pine Bluff, John E. Ross of Little Rock and Bill M. Ross of Dallas, TX; one daughter, Mary Gammill of Little Rock; 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Tuesday at Hale-South Chapel with Rev. Dick Couch officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park North Cemetery by Hale-South Funeral Home. Pallbearers were grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 4/24/1988)


Ross, Vera Elsie

Vera Elsie Ross, age 89 of Booneville, died Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at the Oak Manor Nursing Home in Booneville, Arkansas. She was born in Waveland, Arkansas on April 15, 1913 to the late Joseph Lee and Hattie Tapp Taylor. She was the oldest living member of the Havana Assembly of God Church. She was a mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Lee Ross; two brothers, Alva Taylor and Iva Taylor and two sisters, Florence Catlett and Dora Harmon.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Rickie Ross of Havana; daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Tom Blair of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, Faye and Reverend Don Reed of Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, April 14, 2003 at the Havana Assembly of God Church with Reverends Don Reed and Mike Reed officiating. Burial was in Moores Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, Arkansas. Pallbearers were Jared Ross, Jason Redd, Jerry Reed, Mike Reed, Eric Reed, James Cotton. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 16, 2003)


Rossi, Annie

Mrs. Annie Rossi, age 75, of Conway, mother of Mrs. Pat Woodson of Dardanelle, died Tuesday, September 2, 1986 at Conway Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Conway, widow of Tony Rossi and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Conway.

Survivors also include another daughter, Mrs. Mary Hiegel of Conway, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 11:30 a. m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery by McNutt Funeral Service of Conway. A rosary service will be held at 7:30 p. m today at McNutt Funeral Home at Conway. Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic School endowment fund. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Roulston, Henry Clay

Henry Clay Roulston, age 74, of Delaware, AR died Thursday, October 21, 1999 at his home. He was born July 31, 1925 in Delaware, AR to the late Elmer S. and Jessie H. Jay Roulston. He was an Army Veteran and attended the Assembly of God Church. He worked for Wilson Packing Company in Oklahoma City, OK and then moved to Arkansas where he worked for Matt Cook Auto as a paint and body shop-man for 27 years and then worked for Riverside Furniture until his retirement.

He was preceded in death by a brother, David Roulston and a sister, Belva Corona.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Karen Farmer Roulston; two sons, Murphy Roulston of New Blaine, AR and Randy Lee Roulston of Delaware, AR; two sisters, Ivey Viola Keys of Wichita, KS and Ollie Mae Pike of Lewisville, TX; two grandchildren, Clayton Lee Roulston and Kristi Dawn Roulston both of Russellville, AR and a special friend, Candy Wilson of Delaware.

Services were October 23, 1999 at the Assembly of God Church in Delaware with Rev. David Jay and Rev. Euel Nordin officiating. Interment was in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 27, 1999)


Roulston, Randy Lee

Randy Lee Roulston, age 47, of Delaware, AR died Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at River Valley Medical Center. He was born February 13, 1964 at Paris to Henry Clay and Karen Farmer Roulston.

He is preceded in death by his father, Henry Clay Roulston; grandparents, Jesse and Elmer Roulston, James and Inez Farmer.

Survivors include his mother, Karen Roulston of Delaware; children, Kristi Roulston and Clay Roulston both of Russellville; a brother, Murphy Roulston of Delaware.

Graveside service was April 9, 2011 at Elizabeth Hall Cemetery in New Blaine with Bro. Bob Freeman and Bro. Gary Simmons officiating. Pallbearers were J.M. Graves, Craig Grimes, Paul Earwood, Gary Anderson, Denny Bower, Mike Daniel, Dennis Berry, Lenley Whitecotton. Memorial Donations may be made to the River Valley Christian Clinic, 1714 State Hwy 22 W., Dardanelle, AR 72834. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 13, 2011)

Roulston, Reva Ruth

Miss Reva Ruth Roulston, age 66, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at Legacy Lodge Nursing Center in Russellville. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dardanelle.

She is survived by several uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Service was February 6, 1998 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Bob Huey officiating. Interment was in the Elizabeth Hall Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle. Pall bearers were Johnny Boren, Howard Ringer, Dick Jewel, David Jay, Bruce McConnell, Neal Gohan, Delbert McGhee and Fern Wells. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 1998)


Rounsaville, Altha Pickens

Mrs. Altha Pickens Rounsaville, age 66, died unexpectedly at her home on Chickalah Mountain, Saturday, February 11, 1956.

She is survived by her husband, Sammie Rounsaville, one daughter, Mrs. William Ellis of Little Rock; one son, Reed Rounsaville of West Chickalah; two brothers, Dewey Pickens of Belleville and Merritt Pickens of California; four sisters, Mrs. George Dean and Mrs. Stanley Anderson of Holdenville, Okla and Mrs. Dorothy West and Mrs. Howard Gordon of North Carolina; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 16, 1956)


Rounsaville, Armittie "Mittie" Marie (Garner)

Mitty Marie Rounsaville, age 73, Atoka, died January 10, 1972 in the Atoka Memorial Hospital, as a result of heart failure. Mrs. Rounsaville was born in Nacona, Texas, June 16, 1898. She was the daughter of Samuel Reed and Mary M. (Cooper) Garner. She came to Oklahoma from Texas in 1913 and had resided in Atoka County for 45 years. She was married to Delbert H. Rounsaville, December 25, 1916 at Boggy Depot, Oklahoma. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Atoka.

Services were held Wednesday, January 12 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with Rev. John Kappenbach officiating. Interment was in West View Cemetery under the direction of The Atoka Funeral Home.

Survivors include six daughters; Mrs. Rozell Gilbert, Satellite Beach, Florida; Mrs. Ferne Brown, Burkburnett, Texas; Mrs. Nevada Bagley, Coppers Cove, Texas; Mrs. Viola DeMontiney, San Bernardino, California; Miss Carolyn Rounsaville, LaQuinta, California; Mrs. Marilyn Giles, Auburn, Alabama; four sons, Delbert Rounsaville, Ardmore; Col. Tom Rounsaville, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Forrest Rounsaville, Yuba City, California; LTC Clo Rounsaville, Anderson Air Force Base in Guam; 26 grandchildren; two sisters; Miss Nevada Garner and Mrs. Bertha Roddy, Dallas, Texas; one brother, Claud Garner of Grand Junction, Colorado. Active pallbearers were Ronnie Harper, Bill Malone, Perry Ray, Thomas Ray, Donald Parham and Hoss Fitzgerald. Honorary pallbearers were Lee Ray Mayfield, Pete Sutherland, James Harvey and Bill Roy. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published in Jan 1972, Atoka, Oklahoma. )

Rounsaville, Bonnie Jean "Moie"

Bonnie Jean "Moie" Rounsaville, age 73, died December 28, 2000 in Coos Bay. She was born August 8, 1927 in Bluffton, AR to Arvil and Pearl (Billingsley) Lackey. She grew up in Bluffton and graduated from Fourche Valley High School. She married R. T. "Bob" Rounsaville December 24, 1947 in Bluffton, the couple moved to North Bend that year. She was an excellent mother, grandmother, gardener, cook and was an immaculate homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, R. T. "Bob" Rounsaville of Coos Bay; daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Chris Swanner of North Bend; granddaughters, Kim and James Patrick of North Bend and Kathy and Joe Peak of Myrtle Creek; two great-grandchildren; and a sister and brother-in-law, Lou and Bill Hawkins of Coos Bay.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Lois.

Funeral service was held January 3, 2001 at Coos Bay Chapel with Norm Russell officiating. Private interment was held at Ocean View Memory Gardens, Coos Bay. The family suggest memorial contributions to the Arthritis Foundation, 4412 Barbur Blvd. Portland, OR 97219 or to the Oregon Lung Association, Capitol Plaza-Bldg. Suite 140; 9320 SW Barbur Blvd. Portland, OR 97219. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 7, 2001)


Rounsaville, Bonnie Jean "Mois"

Bonnie Jean "Mois" Rounsaville, age 73, died December 28, 2000 in Coos Bay. She was born August 8, 1927 in Bluffton, AR to Arvil and Pearl (Billingsley) Lackey. She grew up in Bluffton and graduated from Fourche Valley High School. She married R.T. "Bob" Rounsaville December 24, 1947 in Bluffton, the couple moved to North Bend that year. She was an excellent mother, grandmother, gardener, cook and was an immaculate homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, R.T. "Bob" Rounsaville of Coos Bay; daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Chris Swanner of North Bend; granddaughters, Kim and James Patrick of North Bend and Kathy and Joe Peak of Myrtle Creek; two great-grandchildren; and a sister and brother-in-law, Lou and Bill Hawkins of Coos Bay.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Lois.

Funeral service was held January 3, 2001 at Coos Bay Chapel with Norm Russell officiating. Private interment was held at Ocean View Memory Gardens, Coos Bay. The family suggest memorial contributions to the Arthritis Foundation, 4412 Barbur Blvd., Portland, OR 97219 or to the Oregon Lung Association, Capitol Plaza Bldg., Suite 140; 9320 SW Barbur Blvd., Portland, OR 97219 (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2/7/2001)


Rounsaville, Effie Vines

Effie Vines Rounsaville, age 92, of Poplar Bluff, MO, formerly of Bluffton, AR died Tuesday, August 2, 1998 at Lucy Lee Hospital in Poplar Bluff. She was born March 29, 1906 at Sims to J. C. and Lester Ophelia Maddox Vines.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Rounsaville; three sons, John E. Turner, J. C. Turner and Harvey P. Turner; and two daughters, Patricia Ann Rounsaville and Juanita Blankenship.

Survivors include a son, Howard Turner of Rover; a step-son, R. T. Rounsaville of Oregon; a stepdaughter, Mary Miles of Hot Springs; a brother, Thurman Vines of Greenwood; a daughter-in-law, Geneva Turner of Gadsden, AL; seven grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.

Graveside service was Friday at the Bluffton Cemetery by the Rev. Royce Savage. Burial by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 2, 1998)


Rounsaville, Effie Vines

Effie Vines Rounsaville, age 92, of Poplar Bluff, MO, formerly of Bluffton, AR died Tuesday, August 2, 1998 at Lucy Lee Hospital in Poplar Bluff. She was born March 29, 1906 at Sims to J.C. and Lester Ophelia Maddox Vines.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Rounsaville; three sons, John E. Turner, J.C. Turner and Harvey P. Turner; and two daughters, Patricia Ann Rounsaville and Juanita Blankenship.

Survivors include: a son, Howard Turner of Rover; a step-son, R.T. Rounsaville of Oregon; a step-daughter, Mary Miles of Hot Springs; a brother, Thurman Vines of Greenwood; a daughter-in-law, Geneva Turner of Gadsden, AL; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was Friday at the Bluffton Cemetery by the Rev. Royce Savage. Burial by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 9/2/1998)


Rounsaville, Henry Elmer

Graveside services are set for 10 a.m. Friday at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery for Henry Elmer Rounsaville.

Mr. Rounsaville died Wednesday, northwest of Toyah. He was born Oct. 20, 1908 in Sweetwater. He was a Baptist. A rancher, Mr. Rounsaville had lived in Pecos for 15 years.

Survivors include a brother, Joe Rounsaville of Pecos; a sister Mrs. Irene Cupples of Pecos and an uncle Joe Boyd of Sweetwater. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 12/19/1985)

Henry E. Rounsaville - Truck wreck claims life of local rancher A Pecos rancher was killed in a traffic accident Wednesday that also injured his passenger, a Carlsbad man. Henry E. Rounsaville was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday. Jeffrey R. Wallace, 19, was treated and released from Reeves County Hospital with minor head lacerations he suffered in the one-vehicle accident. Wallace, a ranch hand, was a passenger in the pickup. According to Department of Public Safety officials, the accident occurred about 9:30 a.m. about 12 miles north of Toyah on an unnamed county road in Reeves County.

Rounsaville was driving a Ford F-250 pickup south on the road when he swerved to avoid striking a horse. The pickup went into a skid, hit an embankment, was airborne for 37 feet, and rolled over once in a pasture on the east side of the roadway, DPS reported. The driver was thrown from the pickup. Neither Rounsaville nor Wallace were using seat belts, according to DPS reports. Rounsaville was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by Reeves County Justice of the Peace J.T. Marsh. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 12/19/1985)


Rounsaville, Maud (Mrs.)

Mrs. Maud Rounsaville, age 80, of Ft. Smith died Sunday, August 26.

Burial was at the Shepherd Cemetery near Dardanelle. She operated a store and PO 8 miles Northeast of Danville in Alpha Community for many years.

Survivors include three sons, Robert of Belle, Calif.; Irby and Hoyt of Ft. Smith; 2 sisters, 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 30, 1962)

Rounsaville, Patricia Ann

Young Girl Killed by Electricity -- Patricia Ann Rounsaville, 12 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rounsaville of near Gravelly, was killed Thursday afternoon when she came in contact with a butane pipe, charged with electricity, when she crawled under the home to gather eggs. Wires from an electric clock setting near a butane stove in the kitchen, grounded the entire butane system when it came in contact with the stove.

The girl had gone under the house, where some of the hens had been laying eggs to gather the eggs. When found, her body was in contact with the butane pipe. Her mother went to rescue the daughter, and received severe shock, when she touched the girl's body. Efforts were made to revive the girl, but were unsuccessful. She was a student in Fouche Valley high school, and a member of the Methodist church.

Survivors, besides the parents, are three brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services were held at Bluffton Methodist church Sunday afternoon with Rev. Britt Cordell, pastor of the Ola Methodist church officiating. Burial was at Bluffton, directed by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas: 5/30/1957)


Rounsaville, William Thomas

William Thomas Rounsaville, age 84 of Gravelly died Thursday, July 17, 1975 at the Dardanelle Convalescent Home. He was a native of Yell County, a retired farmer, the son of the late William and Emma Raper Rounsaville. He was a member of the Bluffton Methodist Church and a Master Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Effie Vines Rounsaville; two sons, R. T. Rounsaville of Oregon and Howard Turner of Rover; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Miles of Hot Springs and Mrs. Juanita Blankenship of Little Rock; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were at the Bluffton Methodist Church Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. George Pattern officiating. Interment was at the Bluffton Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Services. Arrangements and services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas: 7/24/1975)


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