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Rhoades, Bernice "Tuddy" Summit

Bernice "Tuddy" Summit Rhoades, 75 of Gravelly died Friday, February 10, 2006 at her home in Gravelly. Born September 23, 1930 in Gravelly she was the daughter of the late Richard and Ona Muncrief Jennings. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Virgle Summit; sisters, Ethel Ingles and Ruth Houchins and a granddaughter, April Rhoades.

Survivors include her husband, Fay Rhoades; son and wife, Johnny and Judy Summit of Ola; daughter and husband, Brenda and Rick Robison of Bryants Cove; stepsons and wives, Bobby and Phyllis Rhoades of Danville, Jerry and Nancy Rhoades of Gravelly; stepdaughter, Betty Surrett of Aniston, AL; sister and husband, Veora and Newt Roberson of Bluffton; seventeen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral was held Monday, February 13, 2006 at the Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Virgil Lewis officiating. Burial was in Parks Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 15, 2006)


Rhoades, Buel W. "Boots"

B. W. "Boots" Rhoades age 89 of Nola passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at his home. He was born October 10, 1924 in Young Gravelly, Arkansas to the late John & Margie Fowler Rhoades. He was a highly decorated WWII Army Veteran. Boots was a cattle farmer and a member of the Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Lou Morehead Rhoades and parents.

Survivors include son & daughter-in-law, Ray & Charlotte Rhoades of Nola; daughter & son-in-law, Vickie & Jim Roberson of Bluffton; grandchildren, Shaun & Tonia Rhoades of Harvey; Brooke & Graig Youngwolfe of Greenwood; great-grandchildren, Makenzie & Kacey Strunk; Randa Rhoades; Joseph Rhoades; Shaun, Bryce, Austen, Katelyn, Kadince Youngwolfe; sisters, Virginia Holland of Harrah Oklahoma; Allie Lou Gwin of Russellville; brothers, Fay Rhoades of Young Gravelly; J.M. Rhoades of Wagner, Oklahoma; several nieces & nephews and a host of loved ones.

Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 3, 2014, at the Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church with Rev Lavan Robinson and Rev Ben King officiating. Burial was at Parks Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Shaun Rhoades, Bradley Pickens, Joe Pickens, Jay Hunnicutt, Allen Austin, Darrel Holland and Tommy Vanover. Honorary pallbearers will be the Mulberry Church family. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 15, 2014)

Rhoades, Charles Frank

Charles Frank Rhoades, age 89, died at Colonial Hospital in Terrell, Tex. He was a native of Yell County, a prominent farmer, and a member of the United Methodist Church in Rockwall, Tex.

He is survived by his wife, Battice Lou Lofland Rhoades; two sons, Lee Rhoades of Rockwall and Dr. Joe Rhoades of Ft. Worth, Tex.; one daughter, Mrs. Ray Parks of the city; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Dec. 13 at 2:30 p.m. by Rev. Luther A. Hill and Rev. Ed T. Hayes. Interment was in the Rockwall Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 1/6/1972)


Rhoades, Doris Jenkins

Mrs. Doris Jenkins Rhoades, age 63 of Gravelly, a native of Livingston, TX, died Saturday, April 23, 1988 at her home in Gravelly. She was a housewife and mother and the daughter of the late Crosley and Mandy Johnson Jenkins.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne Rhoades; a son Bobby Griggs of Houston, TX; a daughter, Christene Evans of Houston, TX; a brother J. C. Jenkins of Calif.; two sisters, Marie Ingle of Bluffton, pnd Lela Oliver of Freeport, TX; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services were Monday, Cornwell Chapel, Danville by the Rev. Marion Oswalt. Interment was in Berry Cemetery, Lufkin, TX. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 4/27/1988)


Rhoades, Emley Louise (Stone)

Mrs. EmIey Louise Rhoades, aged 71, died October 26 at a Benton hospital. She was a native of Bluffton and a member of the Bluffton Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, George H. Rhoades; two sons, Herman and Junior Rhoades, both of Benton; two daughters, Mrs. Clarice Kendrick of Tulsa and Mrs. Nina Bird of Garden City, Kans.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Bluffton Methodist Church with Rev. D. L. McCauley and Rev. Geo. Patton officiating. Burial was at Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Bluffton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 1964)

Rhoades, Emma Anna (Lenz)

Emma Anna Rhoades, 92, of Benton, died April 3, 2010. She was born April 8, 1917 in Benton to the late William and Alwina Lenz. Emma was a life long member of the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Herman Rhoades; six brothers; and four sisters.

Emma is survived by a host of nieces, nephews and a sister in law in Kansas. Chapel services by Ashbys will be 10 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Bob Warford officiating.

Burial will follow at Pine Crest Cemetery. No set time is scheduled at Ashbys for visitation. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Benton Courier Newspaper, Benton, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 4, 2010)

Rhoades, Frances Helen (Burgess)

Frances Helen Rhoades, 96 of Rockwall died September 1, 2007. She was born February 28, 1911, in Enloe daughter of Dr. Neal Larrimore and Carrie (Kerbow) Burgess. Helen graduated from Cooper High School in 1930, and married Lee Rhoades on March 14, 1950, in Hugo, Okla. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Rockwall.

Helen is survived by special friends: L.D. and Katie Malone of Lake Creek and Marsha Sercy, Lucy Hogg, Joe Pecina, Thomas Bennett and Bill Lofland, all of Rockwall.

She was preceded in death by her husband on April 14, 2003, and by one sister, Travis Dawson.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., September 3, at Rest Haven Fneral Home with Dr. Aubrey Patterson officiating. Interment followed in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Buckner Baptist Children's Home, 5200 S. Buckner Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75227. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published in Sep 2007 in Rockwall, Texas. )

Rhoades, Frances Lee

Frances Lee Rhoades, age 71 of Gravelly, AR died Sunday, February 18, 2001 in Hot Springs, AR. She was a farmer and member of Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church and Gravelly Chapter of Eastern Star.

She is survived by several cousins.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday, February 21 at 10 a. m. at the Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church. Burial with Eastern Star graveside service will be at Young Gravely Cemetery in Gravelly under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron. Pallbearers will be Bill Hogue, Joey Hogue, Bobby Rhoades, Aaron Rhoades, Wayne Rhoades and Harry Wayne Rhoades. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 21, 2001)


Rhoades, Gordon Andrew

Gordon Andrew Rhoades, age 82 of Danville, died Friday, April 3, 2009 at River Valley Medical Center. He was born April 23, 1926 in Bluffton, AR to the late Ira Pat Gordon and Mary Lessie Poda Rhoades. He was a WWII Navy veteran, retired cattle farmer and buyer and real estate agent, member of Danville First Baptist Church, Bill Castleberry Sunday School Class and a lifetime member of the Dardanelle VFW Boyce-Woods Post 3141.

He is preceded in death by his parents; mother of his children, Frances Gwendolyn Ramsey; brother-in-law, William Franklin Hogue; and son-in-law, Phillip Rocky Lane.

Survivors include his wife, Kitty Rhoades; daughters, Stephanie and John Hettinger of Alexander, AR, Wendy and Dennis Neighbours of Bryant Arkansas, Terry Lane of Dardanelle, and Cindy Dixon of Dardanelle; sons, Ronald and Linda Rhoades of Huntsville, AL, Gary Van Pelt of Danville; sister, Beda Sue Hogue of Gravelly, AR; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, William Tobe and Sandra Grantham of Cape Giradeau, MO; 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter arriving in July.

Funeral service was Monday, April 6, 2009 at Danville First Baptist Church with Bro. Jamie Staley officiating. Burial was in Shepherd Cemetery with military honors by Dardanelle VFW Boyce-Woods Post 3141. Pallbearers include grandsons, Mark Jensen, Andrew Rhoades, Jared Rhoades, Austin Culwell, Justin Culwell, Joshua Culwell, and Wayne Van Pelt. Honorary pallbearers include Zeke Dixon, Zack Dixon, Bill Hogue, Joey Hogue and the Bill Castleberry Sunday School Class. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 8, 2009)


Rhoades, I. G. "Pat"

DANVILLE - I. G. "Pat" Rhoades, age 82, of Danville died Wednesday, December 18, 1985, at his home. He was a native of the Young Gravelly community, son of the late Andrew R. and Mattie Gray Rhoades, a retired furniture factory worker and a member of Bluffton Masonic Lodge 123.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lessie Poda Rhoades; a son, Gordon Rhoades of Chickalah Mountain; a daughter, Mrs. Beta Sue Hogue of Gravelly; seven grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church near Gravelly by the Rev. Luther Riddle and the Rev. Jesse Bice. Burial with Masonic rites will be in Young Gravelly Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Rhoades, Jim

Jim Rhoades, age 56, of Belleville passed away Monday, May 21, 2012.

Pending arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneraIhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 23, 2012)

Rhoades, Jimmy Lee "Jim"

May 21, 2012 Jimmy Lee "Jim" Rhoades age 56 of Belleville passed away Monday, May 21, 2012. He was born January 10, 1956 in Little Rock, AR to the late Junior Harrison & Lillie Mae Magness Rhoades. He was a truck driver for Hastings Recycling. Preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his children Jimmy Lee Rhoades Jr. of Belleville; Whitney Rhoades and Austin Rhoades of Danville; brothers Harrison & Judy Rhoades of Benton; Wayne & Susan Rhoades of Bluffton; Charles & Dee Rhoades of Benton; sister Linda K. Rhoades of Benton; mother of his children Loria Hall Rhoades of Danville.

Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 25 at Danville Freewill Baptist Church. Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published 22 May 2012, On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. )

Rhoades, Jimmy Lee "Jim"

Jimmy Lee "Jim" Rhoades, age 56, of Belleville passed away Monday, May 21, 2012. He was born January 10, 1956 in Little Rock, AR to the late Junior Harrison & Lillie Mae Magness Rhoades. He was a truck driver for Hastings Recycling. Preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his children Jimmy Lee Rhoades, Jr. of Belleville; Whitney Rhoades and Austin Rhoades of Danville; brothers, Harrison & Judy Rhoades of Benton, Wayne & Susan Rhoades of Bluffton and Charles & Dee Rhoades of Benton; sister, Linda K. Rhoades of Benton; mother of his children Loria Hall Rhoades of Danville.

Memorial service was May 25 at Danville Free Will Baptist Church. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 6, 2012)

Rhoades, Joyce Lofland

Joyce Lofland Rhoades, age 79, of Gravelly, AR died Friday, January 9, 1998 at Yell County Nursing Home. She was the widow of Esley Rhoades, a homemaker and member of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Young Gravelly. She was the daughter of the late Warren Lofland and Eva Taylor.

She is preceded in death by two brothers, John and Joe Lofland and two sisters, Lois Southard and Abbie Sue Jones.

She is survived by two sisters, Eva Mae Poindexter of Oklahoma City, OK and Lillie Ogden of Gravelly, AR; three nephews and four nieces.

Service was Monday at the Mount Vernon Baptist Church with burial at the Young Gravelly Cemetery with the Rev. Charlie Jones officiating. Pallbearers were Wayne Hunnicutt, Buel Rhoades, Ezell Jones, Joe James, Bruce Hunnicutt and Jerry Jones. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 14, 1998)


Rhoades, Junior Harrison

Junior Harrison Rhoades, age 78, of Bluffton, Arkansas died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at his home. He was born December 3, 1929 at Young Gravelly, Arkansas to the late George Harrison & Louise Stone Rhoades. He was a retired pipe fitter for Alcoa and a farmer. He also attended Nola Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lillie Mae Magness Rhoades; brother George Herman Rhoades and sister, Clarice Kendricks.

Survivors include wife Alice Friend Rhoades; sons and daughters-in-law, Harrison & Judy Rhoades of Benton, Wayne & Susan Rhoades of Gravelly, Jim & Loria Rhoades of Havana, Charles & Dee Rhoades of Benton; daughter, Linda K. Rhoades of Benton; 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; sister, Nina Bird of Wichita, Kansas; stepsons & daughters-in-law, Edward & Beverly Brothers of Dardanelle, Floyd & Jennifer Brothers of Casa, Leroy Friend of Mena; stepdaughter Barbara Sue Friend, of Mena; 4 step-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held Friday, April 18, 2008 at Nola Church of Christ with Mack Parks officiating. Burial was held at Young Gravelly Cemetery. Pallbearers include Steven Strong, Harry Rhoades Jr., Jay Rhoades, Jimmy Rhoades Jr., Kelly Hill and Ron Sullivan. Honorary Pallbearers include Austin, Billy Wayne and Conner. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 23, 2008)


Rhoades, Lee W.

LEE RHOADES, age 89 of Rockwall, TX, passed away April 14, 2003. He was born March 11, 1914, in Rockwall, TX, to Charles F. & Battice (Lofland) Rhoades. Mr. Rhoades married Helen Burgess of Cooper, TX, on March 14, 1950. He graduated from Texas A & M, Bryant, TX in 1942 with a BSA. He was an agriculturalist, rancher, farmer and lifelong resident of Rockwall, and a member of First United Methodist Church. Mr. Rhoades was also well known for his gardening expertise and often had friends and neighbors stop by for advice.

He is survived by his wife: Helen Rhoades; brother: Joe Rhoades; a nephew; numerous nieces; and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Amy Parks.

Funeral services will be held 10:00am, Friday, April 18, 2003, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith P. Boone and Rev. Sara Hardaway officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday evening at the funeral home from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Methodist Children's Home, 1111 Herring Ave., Waco, TX, 76708, or First United Methodist Church, 1408 S. Goliad, Rockwall, TX 75087. Rest Haven Rockwall Chapel Rockwall 972-771-8641 Owned by the Cain Family www.resthavenfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Dallas Morning News Newspaper, Dallas, Texas, Obituary was published on April 17, 2003)

Rhoades, Lessie

Lessie Rhoades, age 95, of Danville, AR died Sunday, December 15, 2002 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She was born in Bluffton, AR, September 8, 1907 daughter of the late Andrew and Mattie Taylor Poda. She was a retired homemaker and seamstress and a member of the Danville First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira "Pat Rhoades; two brothers, Harley and Joe Poda; a son-in-law, William Hogue and a daughter-in-law, Gwendolyn Rhoades.

Survivors include, a son and daughter-in-law, Gordon and Katherine Rhoades of Danville, AR; a daughter, Beda Sue Hogue of Gravelly, AR; two grandsons, three granddaughters; seven great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; two step grandchildren and nine step great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 19, 2002 at 2:00 p. m. at the First Baptist Church in Danville with Rev. Bobby Walker officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery at Young Gravelly, AR. Grandson and great grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be her Rhoades nephews, Bobby Strain, Dr. Joe Buford, Denny Neighbours, Robert Pena, Mike Robinson & John Hettinger. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 18, 2002 from 6 to 8 p. m. at the Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 18, 2002)


Rhoades, Lillie Mae Magness

Mrs. Lillie Mae Magness Rhoades, age 68, of Bluffton, Yell County, AR died Thursday, October 21, 1999 at her home. She was born July 8, 1931 in Bluffton, AR to the late Opal Magness. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Lighthouse Christian Church in Wing, AR.

Survivors are her husband, J. H. "Junior" Rhoades; four sons, Harrison Rhoades and Charles Rhoades both of Benton, AR, Wayne Rhoades of Bluffton, AR and Jim Rhoades of Havana, AR; one daughter, Linda Rhoades of Benton, AR; her mother, Ada Hawkins Magness of Ola, AR; one brother, Bill Magness of Waldo, AR; two sisters, Ruby Shinn of Dumas, AR and Mary Brothers of Benton, AR; 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Services were October 24, 1999 at the Lighthouse Christian Church with Rev. Dan Osolin and Rev. Royce Savage officiating. Interment was in Young Gravelly Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were J. H. "Jr. ", Harrison, Wayne, Jim, Charles and Linda Rhoades. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 27, 1999)


Rhoades, Margie

Mrs. Margie Rhoades, age 93, died February 23, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born March 30, 1903, at Gravelly, AR to the late Alfred and Maggie Fowler. She was united in marriage on September 26, 1920 to the late John C. Rhoades. She was a lifelong resident of Gravelly and a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers and one sister.

She is survived by five children, Fay Rhoades of Gravelly, Buel Rhoades of Nola, AR, Virginia Holland of Oklahoma City, OK, J. M. Rhoades of Midwest City, OK and Allie Lou Gwin of Russellville; 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Ralph Fowler of Danville; three sisters, Mattie Day of Oklahoma City, OK, Era Mae Marler of Phoenix, AZ and Lorena Pierce of Ola.

Services will be held Wednesday, February 26, 1997 at 2:00 p. m. at Young Gravelly Church with the Rev. John James and Rev. Charlie Jones officiating. Interment will be in Young Gravelly Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers will be grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 26, 1997)


Rhoades, Mary

Mary Rhoades, age 80 of Gravelly died Thursday, December 11, 2008 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born February 15, 1928 in Nola, Arkansas to the late Ben & Eloise Joslin Morehead. She was a homemaker, poultry farmer and a member of Mulberry Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Willa Dean James, infant sister, Jewell Dean Morehead and a nephew, Roy Syler.

Survivors include husband of 63 years, B. W. Rhaodes; son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Charlotte Rhoades of Nola; daughter and son-in-law Vickie & Jim Roberson of Bluffton; grandchildren, Shaun and Tonia Rhoades of Harvey, Brooke Strunk of Waldron; great grandchildren Makenzie and Kacey Strunk, Randa Rhoades and one more great-grandson to be here in March; nephew Roscoe Wagner of Mt. Pine, AR and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services were held December 15, at Mulberry Freewill Baptist Church in Gravelly with Rev. Dan Oslin officiating. Burial was held in Parks Cemetery in Gravelly. Pallbearers were Tommy Vanover, Allen Austin, J. A. Hunnicutt, Shaun Rhoades, Jim Roberson, Roscoe Wagner, Bradley Pickens and J. B. Wagner. Honorary Pallbearers were Joe Pickens and Lacey Minnie Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 17, 2008)


Rhoades, Ronald Gordon " Rock"

Ronald Gordon " Rock" Rhoades, 61, of Huntsville, AL passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011. He served in the US Air Force from 1968 1970 and in the US Army from 1970 1996, deployed in both Vietnam and the Persian Gulf War, and earned the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, 2 Air Medals with "V" (valor), 22 Air Medals (w/o "V"), 2 Army Commendation Medals, 4 Army Achievement Medals, Master Army Aviator Badge, among numerous other awards and decorations. He retired with the rank of CW5. More recently Rock worked at QinetiQ North America as the Vice President of the Tactical C4 Directorate. He was a beloved husband, proud grandfather and avid motorcyclist. His sharp mind and ready wit will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon Rhoades and Frances "Snooks" (Ramsey) Rhoades.

Surviving Rock is his wife of 40 years, Linda (Probasco) Rhoades; son, Andrew Rhoades; grandchild, Nathaniel Rhoades; step-mother, Katherine "Kitty" (VanPelt) Rhoades; sisters, Stephanie Hettinger, Gwenda "Wendy" Neighbours and Terry Lane; step-sister, Cindy (VanPelt) Dixon; and step-brother, Gary VanPelt.

A celebration of Rock's life took place at Spry Funeral Home of Huntsville, AL on Saturday, September 24th. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (www.alz.org) or the Salvation Army (www.salvationarmyusa.org). (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 28, 2011)

Rhoades, Rush Olga

Rush Olga Rhoades, age 98, died March 7, 1990 at his home in Gravelly. He was a retired school teacher and farmer. He was a member of the Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church and member of the Masonic Lodge. He was also a member of the Gravelly Order of Eastern Star.

He is survived by one daughter, Frances Rhoades of the home.

Funeral services were held at Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist church Friday, March 9, by the Rev. Robert Grooms and Rev. Luther Riddle. Interment was in the Young Gravelly Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 3/21/1990)


Rhoades, Wayne H.

Mr. Wayne H. Rhoades age 58, of Gravelly, died at his home. Mr. Rhoades was a native of Gravelly, a cattleman and farmer. He was the son of the late Charles and Annie Rhoades.

Survivors include one step son Bobby Griggs of Houston, and one step daughter Christene Evans of Houston, TX. Nine step grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren. One brother Esley Rhoades of Bluffton, AR.

Funeral services were held at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel. Interment will be at the Young Gravelly Cemetery. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Services. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 6/13/1988)


Rhoades, Zula Ward

Mrs. Zula Ward Rhoades, age 66, of Gravelly, died early Tuesday morning, January 12, 1993. She was born in McCloud, OK on February 22, 1926. She was the daughter of the late Newt and Ethel Ward. She was a homemaker and a mother.

Survivors include her husband, Fay Rhoades; two sons, Bobby Rhoades of Gravelly and Jerry Rhoades of Gravelly; one brother, Clinton Ward of Alma, AR; two sisters Dorothy Sisemore of Springdale, Ar and Barbara Julick and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday at the Young Gravelly Church with Elder Luther Riddle officiating. Burial was in the Young Gravelly Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 1/20/1993)


Rhoads, Julia A.

Julia A. Rhoads, the last of nine children, was born May 10, 1870 at Gastonia, Gaston Co., N.C. and died at her home at Gravelly, Ark., May 15, 1947 (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 12, 1947)


Rhoads, Matthew Scott

Matthew Scott Rhoads, age 21, a resident of Russellville, died Sunday, January 4, 2004, at Opelika, Alabama from injuries sustained in an automobile accident while returning to active duty in the U. S. Army at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was born September 2, 1982, at Calico Rock, Arkansas to Phillip Dave Daniel and Loretta Lee Calmes Rhoads. He was a 2001 graduate of Dardanelle High School, where he was a member of the V. I. C. A. and the R. O. T. C. After graduation from high school Matthew entered the U. S. Army in January of 2002. He enjoyed automobiles and restoration of automobiles.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Robert and Mabel Calmes and his paternal grandparents, Art and Kate Daniel.

Survivors include his fiance, Mandy Staggs of Jacksonville; his father, Phillip D. Daniel of Shelbyville, Tennessee; his mother, Loretta Rhoads of Russellville; a brother and sister-in-law, Roby and Stacie Rhoads of Pottsville; 3 sisters and a brother-in-law, Diane Rhoads of Russellville, Shirley and Richard Casey of Russellville, and Dawn Daniel of Wisconsin; 4 nieces; 3 nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral will be 10 a. m. Thursday, January 8, 2004, at the Shinn Chapel officiated by Rev. Mike Gallaway and Rev. David Downum. Burial, with full military honors, will be at 2 p. m. Thursday, January 8, 2004, at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Active pallbearers will be members of the U. S. Army Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Holand, Thelbert Hamilton, Doyle Claypoole, Don Turney, and Robert Holand Sr. Visitation will be 7 8 p. m. Wednesday, January 7, 2004, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to The National Emphysema Foundation; 15 Stevens Street; Norwalk, CT 06850 or the Arkansas Children's Hospital; P. O. Box 2222; Little Rock, AR 72203-9984. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 7, 2004)


Rhoden, Emmelene (Wood) Kerr

Emmelene (Wood) Kerr Rhoden, 79, of Russellville, AR, died Saturday, June 30, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born April 19, 1933, in Delaware, Arkansas to the late Leslie Edward and Hazel (Berry) Wood. While she began her career as an educator, she devoted more of her professional life implementing programs for the care of those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's. She was named Coordinator for Missouri's Long-Term Care, Ombudsman Program for Alzheimer's and Dementia. Following her retirement she returned to Arkansas where she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dardanelle, Dardanelle Garden Club, and Dardanelle Book Club. She was also active in Silver Sneakers and Aquatics Group among other activities. Her many accomplishments include founder of the local Widowed Persons Support Group sponsored by AARP; a graduate of Gideon High School in Missouri; a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, where she earned her B.S. in Education; and a graduate of the University of Missouri, where she earned her M.S. in Education.

She was preceded in death by her parents and first husband Dr. Harold D. Kerr.

Survivors include her husband Ronald Rhoden of Russellville; sons, Nathan L. Kerr and partner David Rizzo of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Dr. Philip Kerr and wife Sherri of St. Louis, Missouri; two grandchildren, Zachary Kerr and Adam Kerr of St. Louis, Missouri; two brothers, Jimmie Wood and wife Joye of Delaware and David Wood and wife Helen of Dardanelle; two brothers-in-law, Donald Rhoden and wife, Shirley of Florida, and Londie Rhoden and wife Bonnie of Florida; two sisters-in-law, Verna Dean Marker and Bonnie Faye Short both of Florida. She also is survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Funeral service was July 4, at the Dardanelle First Baptist Church with Brother Mike Smith officiating. A private burial was at Graves Cemetery, Delaware. Pallbearers included Adam Kerr, Zachary Kerr, Mike Wood, Jeff Geurian, Tyler Geurian, and Tristan Wood. Honorary pallbearers included the Dardanelle First Baptist Church Deborah Sunday School class and members of the Dardanelle Garden and Book Clubs. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, with donations to be prioritized for lung cancer. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online condolences and guestbook at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 11, 2012)

Rhodes, Melanie Ann (Pritchett)

Melanie Ann Rhodes age 45 of Dardanelle died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. She was born August 17, 1969 in Russellville to Jeanette Pritchett Hale and the late Ronald Lee Pritchett. She was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Greenwood.

She was preceded in death by her father, son, Braedyn Rhodes and maternal grandparents, Bob and Erma Kennedy.

Survivors include a daughter, Kynlea Rhodes of the home; mother, Jeanette Hale, Russellville; finance, James Collins of the home; brother, Russell (Heather) Hale, Waldron; grandfather, Bob Reed, Greenwood; nephew, Chase Hale, Waldron.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, 11 AM, Gilliam Cemetery in Greenwood with Rev. Ronnie Deal officiating. Visitation was Monday, 5 to 7 PM at Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Visitation will also be 10 AM until 11AM before the service. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. Feb 5, 2015 - On Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)

Rhyne, Stella Ruth

Stella Ruth Rhyne, age 79, of Seneca, KS, formerly of Waldron, AR died Sunday, August 6, 2000 in Seneca. She was a homemaker and the widow of Hoyle Rhyne Jr. She was born August 28, 1920 in Scott County, AR, the daughter of the late Myrten and Mabelle (Hunt) Woodard.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Bettie Mae Owens and a brother, J. R. Woodard.

She is survived by, one daughter, Sharon Bredementer of Seneca, KS; two sisters, Ruby Lea Wright of Danville, AR and Lucille Moore of Ardmore, OK; two grandchildren, Kelvin Caskey of Seneca, KS and Jonna Simmons of Lawrence, KS and two great grandchildren, Brett and Kamerin.

Funeral service was held August 8, 2000 at the Martin Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Birdsview Cemetery in Waldron, AR. Officiating at the service was Rev. Charles VanPelt. Pallbearers were, Jim Oswald, Myrtie Owens, Billy Owens, Dale Tanner, Chad Owens, David Woodard and James Owens. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 23, 2000)


Rhynes, Ernest Lee

Ernest Lee Rhynes, age 55, of Dardanelle, AR died Monday, November 8, 1999 at his home. He was born March 25, 1944 at Hector. AR., a son of the late Verlon Garrett and Edna Jewell Sanders Rhynes. He was a truck driver, Navy Veteran, and attended the Glory Bound Pentecostal Church.

He was preceded in death by, a stepson, James Bishop and a brother, Verlon Garrett Rhynes Jr.

Survivors include, his wife, Mary Rhynes; two step-sons, Curtis Bishop of Dardanelle and Louie M. Bishop of Dover, AR; a step-daughter, Gloria E. Sides of Ashland, MS; three brothers, Nathanial D. Rhynes of Guthrie, OK, Joe Rhynes of Russellville, AR and Dave Rhynes of Lincoln, KS; four sisters, Delia Strand of Santa Maria, CA, Anna Combs of Sun City, CA, Mary J. Gifford of Albany, OR and Julie Rosyzpal of Oklahoma City, OK and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was Friday at the Shinn Chapel by the Rev. Bennie Sims and Rev. Tim Cypert. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery at Pottsville by Shinn Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 17, 1999)


Rhynes, Mary "Texas

Mary "Texas Rhynes, age 83, of Ashland, Mississippi formerly of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, May 24, 2001 at the Tippah County Hospital Ripley, MS. She was born November 16, 1917 in Newton County, AR to the late Henry Monroe and Nora Hulstine Asher. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Glory Bound Pentecostal Church in Dardanelle, AR.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Farrell Bishop and Lee Rhynes; two sons, James and Thomas Bishop and one daughter, Mittie J. Bishop.

Survivors are two sons, Curtis Ray Bishop of Russellville, AR and Louie Monroe Bishop of Dover, AR; one daughter, Gloria Taylor of Ashland, MS; two brothers, Ranyie Bishop and Turrell Bishop both of Russellville; two sisters, Lola Schambra of Dover and Melscina Jackson of Russellville, AR; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

Service was May 27, 2001 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle, AR with Bro. Bennie Sims and Rev. Joe Rhynes officiating. Interment was in Pisgah Cemetery in Pottsville, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. Pallbearers were James and. Farrell Bishop, Roger Cunningham, Ronnie Gray, Jessie Boze, Jimmy Taylor and Jason Boze. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 30, 2001)


Rice, Alvin Ray

Alvin Ray Rice, age 73, of Danville, AR died Monday October 1, 2007 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. The son of Opal and Chloe Wheeler Rice, he was born July 27, 1934 in Rover. He was a United States Air Force Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Delores Rice.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law Michael and Gail Rice of Cabot, AR; one daughter Kathy Fowler of Galveston, TX; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Opal F. & Mary Rice of Dardanelle, Kenneth Rice of Justice, IL, Clayton Rice of Danville, Charles & Karen Rice of Danville, Jimmy Rice of Dardanelle; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Doris Rice of Danville and Brenda & Keith Chambers of Memphis, TN; five Grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews

Funeral was Saturday, October 6, 2007 at Humphrey Chapel with Mr. Perry Turnbull officiating. Burial was at Rest Haven Memorial Park at Russellville under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 10, 2007)


Rice, Alvin Ray

Alvin Ray Rice, died October 1, 2007. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p. m. at Humphrey's Funeral Home in Russellville.

Funeral service will be Saturday at 2 p. m. at Humphrey's Chapel in Russellville. See complete obit next week. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 3, 2007)


Rice, C. Burr

C. Burr Rice, age 67, died of cancer Saturday, December 29, in a Veterans Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. He was a retired contractor and served three years in the marines on the USS Pennsylvania which was in convoy of our President. Mr. Rice was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Methodist Church. He was born in Conway and moved to Danville at an early age, where he lived most of his life. Mr.

Rice, a World War I Veteran, is survived by his son, Robert Rice; a daughter, Chloe MacLeod; and four grandchildren of Los Angeles, Calif.; two sisters, Vinnie Edmondson of Miami, Fla., and Lola Cowger of Danville; and two brothers, Reuben Rice of Danville and Leonard Rice of Cotter. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 10, 1963)

Rice, Chloe Evelyn

Chloe Evelyn Rice, age 84, of Danville passed away, May 21, 2001 at Chambers Hospital.

Services will be Thursday, May 24, 2001 at 2:00 pm. At the Rover Baptist Church in Rover, AR with Perry Turnbull officiating. Interment will be in Hunts Chapel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Visitation will be Wednesday, 6 to 8 p. m. Complete obituary next week. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 23, 2001)


Rice, Chloe Evelyn

Chloe Evelyn Rice, age 84, of Danville, AR, widow of Opal Rice, died Monday, May 21, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born March 23, 1917 in Wing, Yell County, AR to the late William Henry and Weltha Riddle Wheeler. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Rover Baptist Church in Rover, AR.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, C. M. Wheeler and Johnny Wheeler.

Survivors are six sons and daughters-in-law, Alvin Rice, Clayton Rice, Charles & Karen Rice all of Danville, AR, Opal Mary Rice and Jimmy Rice all of Dardanelle, AR, Kenneth Rice of Chicago, IL; two daughters & a son-in-law, Dons Rice of Danville, AR, Brenda & Keith Chambers of Memphis, TN; one sister, Mary Jo Moudy of Ft. Smith, AR and 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; caretakers, R. C. and Winnie Pickens and several nephews and nieces.

Service was May 24, 2001 at the Rover Baptist Church in Rover, AR with Perry Turnbull officiating. Interment was in Hunts Chapel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Chris, Tommy, David, Jimmy, Johnny and Bobby Rice. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 30, 2001)


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