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Pool, Mayme Page

Mrs. Mayme Page Pool, age 91, of Danville died Thursday, February 13, 1986 at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. She was a native of Yell County, the daughter of Dick and Anna Page. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the United Methodist Church and the last survivor of the 1905 Sunday School of the Danville Methodist Church.

Survivors are her husband, Joseph R. (Dick) Pool of Danville; two sons, G. W. Pool of Monterey, CA and James Pool of Little Rock; three daughters, Helen Negri of Hemet, CA, Ann Sanders of Palm Springs, CA and Phyllis Fair of Carlsbad, N. M.; one sister, Hazel Anticouni of Seal Beach, CA; 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 15 at Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with Rev. Bob Pool (grandson) and Mike Morey officiating. Burial was in the Old Danville Cemetery. Arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Eldridge Martin, Cecil Thacker, Roy Dow, Dewel May, Bud Hancock, Jack Wilson and Raymond Pledger. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 2/13/1986)


Pool, Mayme Page

Mrs. Mayme Page Pool, age 91, of Danville died Thursday, February 13, 1986 at the Yell County Nursing Home in Ola. She was a native of Yell County, the daughter of Dick and Anna Page. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the United Methodist Church and the last survivor of the 1905 Sunday School of the Danville Methodist Church.

Survivors are her husband, Joseph R. (Dick) Pool of Danville; two sons, G. W. Pool of Monterey, CA and James Pool of Little Rock; three daughters, Helen Negri of Hemet, CA, Ann Sanders of Palm Springs, CA and Phyllis Fair of Carlsbad, N. M.; one sister, Hazel Anticouni of Seal Beach, CA; 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 15 at Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with Rev. Bob Pool (grandson) and Mike Morey officiating. Burial was in the Old Danville Cemetery. Arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Eldridge Martin, Cecil Thacker, Roy Dow, Dewel May, Bud Hancock, Jack Wilson and Raymond Pledger. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 2/19/1986)


Pool, Thomas Jefferson, Dr.

Dr. Thomas Jefferson Pool was born September 18, 1880 in the Freedom Creek, Scott County, Arkansas and died February 12, 1947 at the age of 66. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 20, 1947)


Pool, Thomas W.

Thomas W. Pool, age 97, of Danville, AR died Sunday, February 11, 2007 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born August 1, 1909 in Dutch Creek, AR, a son of the late Starling and Maggie Rogers Pool. He was a retired cattle farmer and Real Estate Broker and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Danville.

He was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Ray Pool; a daughter, Betty Houlette; two brothers, Ernest and Clyde Pool and three sisters, R. B. Walker, Lessie Reynolds and Anna Pollard.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Beatrice Standridge Pool; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette and Kenneth Sparks of Tuttle, OK; Judy and Larry Elmore of Belleville, AR; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Don and Glynelle Pool and Tracy Pool all of Danville; one brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Faye Pool of Danville; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p. m. today, Wednesday, February 14 at Danville First Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Walker officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Gary Houlette, Kevin Sparks, Lance & Jonathan Elmore, Darren & Justin Pool. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 14, 2007)


Poole, Bert Wells

Bert Wells Poole, age 68, of Russellville, died in the hospital there Sunday. He formerly lived at Ola and moved from Yell County about seven years ago. He operated at hatchery in Russellville. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his widow; two sons, Albert of Chattanooga, Tenn. and W. B. Poole of Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. Frank Keith of Chattanooga; two brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday in the Russellville Assembly of god Church in charge of the Rev. J. B. Lindsey and me Rev. O. Glenn Crosby. Burial was in Ola Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 10, 1949)


Poole, William Ervie

Memorial services for William Ervie Poole, age 62, were held Friday. Sept. 14, 2007, in the Church of Christ in Lubbock. Officiating was George Hogland.

Mr. Poole died Sept. 12, 2007 in Lubbock. Born Dec 16, 1944 in Wheeler to Ervic and Eula (Boatman) Poole, he moved to Sunray in 1948. He graduated from Sunray High School in 1963 He received a BS degree in computer engineering from Texas Tech in 1996. He moved to Lubbock from Panama City, Fla in 1989. He married Mary L. Hunt in Paris. Tex. on Oct 23. 1987. He was retired from the Air Force. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents; a son, Daynon Wayne Poole and his father-in-law, George Hunt.

Survivors include his wife Mary, of the home, two daughters, Elsie and Vern Steffey of Swink, OK, and Shayla Duncan of Cleveland, two sons, Brett and Jessica Poole of Lubbock and Dustin Duncan of Lubbock; his mother-in-law, Elsie Hun of Valliant, Okla.; three brothers, Kenneth and Debbie Poole of Clear Lake, Calif., Howard Poole and Roger Poole, both of Lubbock: a sister-in-law, JoAnn and Troy Gabehart of Dumas, Nephews, nieces and cousins, and three grandchildren.

White Funeral Home of Lubbock was in charge of funeral arrangements. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 9-?-2007)


Poplin, Rosetta

Mrs. Rosetta Poplin, aged 63, wife of Horace Poplin, died Friday at a Russellville hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Yell County and was a member of the Plainview Assembly of God.

She is survived also by two daughters, Miss Virgie Poplin of the home and Mrs. Susie Marrow of Guthrie, Okla. four brothers, Oliver, Roy and Jeff Hood of Porterville, Calif. and Ollie Hood of Little Rock; two sisters, Mrs. Verna Emberson of Porterville and Mrs. Birta Williams of Mtn. View, Calif. and four grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, September 3, 1959)


Porter, Dora

Mrs. Dora Porter, age 82 of Casa, AR died Thursday, January 2, 1997 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville. She was born in Hattieville, AR February 5, 1914, daughter of the late Dallas and Delia Hefiner Hayes. She was a mother and homemaker and the widow of Travis Porter.

Survivors include three sons, William Porter of Casa, Harlon Porter of Ola and Loyd Carroll Porter of Mesa, AZ; a brother, George Hayes of Perryville, AR; two sisters, Mamie Wise and Mary Marcum both of Casa, AR; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Services were held January 6, 1997 at the Casa Assembly of God Church with Rev. Thomas Morris officiating. Burial was in Casa Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 8, 1997)


Porter, Jerry Wayne

Jerry Wayne Porter, 70, of Pottsville, died Saturday, January 9, 2016, at Russellville. He was born February 21, 1945, in Appleton, to Loy Ernest and Loetta Fay Wilson Porter.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister and brother- in-law, Wanda and Jimmy Austin.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sharon Bryant Porter; a son, and daughter-in-law, Jerry Jr. and Mitzi Porter; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherrie and Kevin Guinn; a brother, Ernest Porter; and three grandchildren, Amber, Logan and Colton.

Service will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at the Shinn Chapel. Burial will be in Pisgah Cemetery in Pottsville and under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Visitation was Tuesday from 5-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials made to 5th and Greenwich Church of Christ Building Fund, 620 E. 5th Street, Russellville, Arkansas 72801. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 13, 2016)

Porter, William Lewis

William Lewis Porter, 65, of Casa, AR died Thursday, February 5, 1998 at his home. He was born April 25, 1933 at Harrisburg, AR to the late Travis L. and Dora Hayes Porter. He was a carpenter and member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Melva Tanner Porter; a son, James Porter of Casa, AR; a daughter, Debra Rose of Birta, AR; two brothers, Luther Porter of Ola, AR and Loyd Porter of Mesa, AZ and four grandchildren.

Funeral was held February 9th at Hickory Grove Baptist Church. Burial was in Casa Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 18, 1998)


Porterfield, Diana Lynn

Diana Lynn Porterfield, age 41 of Ola, died March 14, 2007, at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. Born October 9, 1965, in Liberty, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Melvis and Tina Tidwell Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ricky Porterfield, her parents, brother, Donnie Johnson, and son, Robert Beaver.

Survivors include her loving companion, Randy Burnfield; children, James and Tasha (Whitlow) Burch of Russellville; Rachel Johnson of Texas; David and Felicia Baker of Plainview; Daniel and Brandy Baker of Plainview; Ricky Porterfield of Plainview; Rachael Beaver of Texas; Levi Johnson of Plainview; and Myles Johnson of Plainview; 3 grandchildren, Devin Burch of Russellville, Blake Boothe and Blaze Baker of Plainview; sisters and brother-in-law, Debra and Leon Blankenship of Rover and Sherry and John Brown of Sheridan; brothers and sister-in-law, David and Marilyn Johnson of Hector, Philip Whitlig of Oregon, and Loyd Herbert of California.

Memorial services were held Sunday, March 18 at Hunts Chapel in Rover. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 21, 2007)


Posey, Joseph A.

Graveside funeral service for Joseph A. Posey, 97, was held Wednesday at 2:30 p. m. at the Chant cemetery at Y City with Rev. J. W. Caldwell officiating. Mr. Posey died at his home at Bluffton Sunday afternoon.

Survivors include two sons, Estell of Bluffton and David of Benton, two daughters, Mrs. Susie Putman of Bluffton and Mrs. Angeline Cox of Boles; one sister, Mrs. Lyd Waalls of Marble City, Okla.; 21 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Advance Reporter Newspaper, Waldron, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 3, 1958)

Posey, Joseph A.

Graveside funeral service for Joseph A. Posey, 97, was held Wednesday at 2:30 p. m. at the Chant cemetery at Y City with Rev. J. W. Caldwell officiating. Mr. Posey died at his home at Bluffton Sunday afternoon.

Survivors include two sons, Estell of Bluffton and David of Benton, two daughters, Mrs. Susie Putman of Bluffton and Mrs. Angeline Cox of Boles; one sister, Mrs. Lyd Waalls of Marble City, Okla.; 21 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek: Newspaper: The Advance Reporter Newspaper, Waldron, Scott Co., Arkansas; 4-3-1958)


Posey, Thomas Joe

DARDANELLE - Graveside service for Thomas Joe Posey, age 33, of Dardanelle, who died Friday, May 16, 1986 was today at Garden of Memories Cemetery near Charleston by Jack Lawyer. Burial was by Cornwell Funeral Service. He was a native of Russellville, a mail route carrier and son of the late Oliver Posey.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Beth Hammond Posey; a son, Tommy Joe Posey of Dardanelle; three daughters, Tresa, Terrie and Tonya Posey of Dardanelle; his mother, Mrs. Stella Fletcher Legune of Conway; a brother, Jimmy Posey of Chattanooga, Tenn. and four sisters, Reba Moore of Batesville, Anna Sue Roth of Searcy., and Esther Gross and Linda Gardner of Conway. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Post, Edward Clinton

Edward Clinton Post, 62, of Ola, died at his home Sunday, March 20. He was a retired merchant seaman.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ethel Post of the home; one brother, Jim Post of Norfolk, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel May Hall and Mrs. Dorothy Dunn of Norfolk.

Services were by Carl Thompson at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle Monday. Burial was in Ola Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1966)

Poteet, Glen

Glen Poteet, a former lifelong resident of Plainview, Arkansas died November 27, 2003 in the Park's Edge Nursing Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 94 years, 6 months and 10 days.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Sally Watson Poteet, in 1985.

He is survived by one daughter, Virginia Simco and husband, Joe of Springdale, Arkansas; one son, Robert Poteet and wife, Linda of Tulsa, Oklahoma; one brother, Clarence Poteet of Steele, Missouri; one sister, Mary Belle Poteet of Caruthersville, Missouri; 6 granddaughters, 6 great-grandsons and 1 great granddaughter and a host of other relatives and friends. He was a member of the Salem Methodist Church and is buried in the Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 10, 2003)


Poteet, John Thomas

John Thomas Poteet was born February 28, 1881 near Guntown, Miss. He moved to Plainview when just a young man. There he met and married Francis Ophelia Patterson June 4, 1914, daughter of Renold Patterson of Balloon, Ark.

To this union was born eight children of whom five still are living Mrs. James Day, Luxora, Ark. Thomas Ozell of Union City Tenn. Opal L and Patsy Ruth of the home and Pvt. J. C. Poteet in the army stationed in Japan. He also leaves four brothers and one sister, Sam, Creig, White and Ozell Poteet of Guntown, Miss, and India Cayson of Tupelo, Miss. three grand children and a number of nieces and nephews.

He had been in poor health for about 14 months. He had a heart attack about one month ago and another April the 8th, 1949 which took him away. He joined the Christian Church at an early age in Mississippi.

Funeral services were conducted at Salem Church where was laid to rest. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 14, 1949)


Poteet, Niecy Agnes Patterson

Niecy Agnes Patterson Poteet was born March 2, 1884 at Ola and passed away her home in Stelle, MO on December 24 at the age of 64 years. She was united in marriage to James Albert Poteet on December 6, 1905. To this union there was born seven children Bert, Hobart, Clarence, and Mary Belle of Steele, Mrs. Cline Page of Steel and Glenn and Leonard of Luxora, Ark. all of whom survived. Her husband preceded her in death January 13, 1925.

She was a member of the Methodist Church. In addition to her children she is survived by 10 grand children, 3 sisters, Mrs. O. L. Green, Mrs. Tom Watson of Plainview, and Mrs. Tom Poteet of Luxora, and a brother, Tom Patterson also of Plainview. She has a host of other relatives and many friends who respected her highly, and loved her much.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Salem Church by Rev. Raymond A. Dorman. Burial was in the Salem cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 30, 1948)


Poteet, Peggy Fulton

LITTLE ROCK - Mrs. Peggy Fulton Poteet, 46, died October 24. 1980. She was a native of Dardanelle, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Fulton, Little Rock, Mrs. Poteet was a secretary for the Little Rock School District vocational educational department, a member of the Lion Tamers Club; and was a Baptist.

Survivors are her husband, J. L. Poteet Jr.; a daughter, Miss Renee M. Poteet, Little Rock; a son, Jonathan L. Poteet III, Baltimore, Md.; a brother, Claude Fulton, Little Rock; and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Jo Adcock, Vacaville, Calif., and Mrs. Joe Dillahunty, Cincinnati, Ohio. Mrs. Poteet is a niece of Venus and Boyd George and Mrs. George Daniels, Dardanelle.

The funeral was at 11:30 a. m. October 25 at the Second Baptist Church, Little Rock. Burial was at Memorial Cemetery, Pine Bluff. Memorials may be made to the Second Baptist Church, Little Rock. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/29/1980)


Poteet, Sally E.

OLA - Mrs. Sally E. Poteet, age 72, of Route 1, Ola, died Wednesday, April 17, 1985. She was a native of Plainview, daughter of the late Thomas A. and Jessie Rogers Watson, and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Plainview.

Survivors include her husband, Glen Poteet; a son, Robert Poteet of Tulsa, Okla. a daughter, Mary Virginia Simco of Springdale; five brothers, Thomas H. Watson of Plainview, Bill Watson of Ola, Charles B. Watson of North Little Rock, Theo Watson of Tucson, Ariz. and Robert Lee Watson of Little Rock; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Mathis of Midland and Mrs. Virginia Boyd of Ellicott, Md. and six grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 3:30 p. m, Friday at Salem United Methodist Church by the Rev. Richard Hall. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Hays Bridges, Gary Don Spencer, Jerry Dawson, John Dawson, Joe Storment and Logan Sturgis (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Poteet, W. E. "Gene"

W. E. "Gene" Poteet, age 74, of Yukon, OK passed away Saturday, March 27, 1999 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 18, 1924 in Yeager, OK to Ned and Mary Etta Poteet. He served in the army in WWII in the Philippines at General Douglas Mac Arthur's headquarters. On July 3, 1947 he married Jo Helen Rogers in Seminole, OK. Gene worked in the lumber business in OK for 55 years. He was past president of the Okla. Lumberman's Assoc. and the Civitan Club, a past member of Portland Ave Baptist Church and current member of Trinity Baptist Church in Yukon. Throughout his adult life he was very active in many phases of church work.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ned and Mary Etta, formerly of Belleville, AR. His grandparents were the late James Manning Davidson and Emma Izora Hearn Davidson who are buried in the Riley Creek Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Jo Helen Rogers Poteet of the home; six children, JaReesa Bryan and husband Phil of Edmond, Wilson Poteet and wife Belen of Pensacola, FL, Becky Kuhns of OKC, Gordon Poteet of Bethany, Carol Hampton and husband Brent of Sugarland, TX and Roger Poteet of Bethany; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ruby Cox of Lancaster, CA, Eunice Havens of Lawton and Pauline White of Midwest City and a cousin, Walter Davidson and wife, Phyllis of Ft. Smith, AR.

Funeral services were April 1 at Trinity Baptist Church in Yukon with burial in the Yukon Cemetery by Smith-Turner Funeral Service, Yukon, OK. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 14, 1999)


Potter, Alma

Alma Potter, 93, of Danville, formerly of McGehee, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on November 24, 2004. She was born December 31, 1910 to the late John and Donie Jones of Old Hickory.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Potter, a son, a granddaughter and a grandson.

Survivors are her son, A. D. Potter of Dermott; two daughters, Montine Oliver of McGehee, Alta Hester of Danville; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, November 27, 2004 at McGehee Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 1, 2004)


Potter, Billy T., Sr.

Billy T. Potter Sr., 76 of Plainview, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016, at St. Vincent's in Little Rock. He was born June 6, 1939 in Bluffton, Arkansas to the late Verlon E. and Everlee Armstrong Potter. He was a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son Billy Potter Jr.

Survivors include three daughters, Kelly Millwood (Larry) of Pottsville; LeNita Denney (Randy) of Oxford, Mississippi; Stacie LeMaster (Dwayne Freeman) of Camden, brother, Donald Potter (Debbie) of Kingston; sister, Patricia Miller (Thomas) Kingston; grandchildren, Michael Millwood, Matthew Millwood, Ryne Millwood (Jessyca), Whitney (Millwood) Davis (James), Meghan Mills (Zack), Rachell Denney, Kelsey (Potter) Leach (Cory), Colton Dishongh, and Casey Dishongh; twelve great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Michael Millwood, Matthew Millwood, Ryne Millwood, James Davis, Zack Mills, Colton Dishongh, Casey Dishongh and Cory Leach. Honorary will be Lynn Patterson, Tommy Yates, Paul Miller, Michael Potter, Bobby Ray Potter, Wesley Potter, Charles Falwell Jr., Matthew Miller. Funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 12th at the Lighthouse Christian Center in Wing. Burial was at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Briggsville. Visitation was Monday 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 13, 2016)

Potter, Billy Theodore Rip, Jr.

Billy Theodore Rip Potter, Jr. age 27 of Plainview, AR died Friday, July 7, 1995 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born November 11, 1967 in Danville, AR. He was the Ranch Foreman at the Wayne Smith Ranch in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila Barnett Potter; two sons, Colton Potter and Casey Potter both of the home; three sisters, Kelly Millwood of London, LeNita Denney of New Orleans and Stacy Potter of Rover; his father, Billy Potter, Sr. of Kingston; his mother, Rita Eden of Rover; his maternal grandmother, Mary Charmasson of Pottsville; his paternal grandparents, Verlon and Everlee Potter of Kingston.

Funeral services were Monday at the Plainview First Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Falwell officiating. Interment was at the Briggsville Cemetery. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 7/12/1995)


Potter, Burl L.

Burl L. Potter, age 88, of Rover, AR died Sunday, September 9, 2001 at Dardanelle Hospital in Dardanelle, AR. He was born October 22, 1912 in Onyx, AR to the late Jody and Belle Marcum Potter. He was retired from the U. S. Forestry and was a member of the Aly Community Church.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Bonnie Whitener; six brothers and one sister.

Survivors are his wife of 64 years, Lola Marie Ray Potter; three sons, Berry Potter of Aly, Loyd Potter and Mike Potter both of Plainview, AR; five daughters, Patsy Potter of Dardanelle, AR, Lou Roland of Russellville, AR, Peggy Presley of Rogers, AR, Connie Gray of Guy, AR and Polly Box of Fayetteville, AR; one brother, Clayborn "Red" Potter of Danville, AR; 18 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

Service will be Thursday, September 13, 2001 at 2:00 p. m. Aly Community Church with Rev. Henry Anderson officiating. Interment will be in the Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 12, 2001)


Potter, Doyce

Doyce Potter, age 95 of Bluffton, passed away January 15, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

Funeral service will be held today, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Blufflon Methodist Church. Burial will be in Bluffton Cemetery. Arrangements by Corwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 18, 2012) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,This Obituary was published 18 Jan 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Potter, Doyce W. "Doc"

Doyce "Doc" W. Potter, age 93, of Bluffton died Sunday, January 15, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born June 15, 1918 at Aly to the late Rash William and Liller Gabbart Potter. He served in the Military in WWII in Europe as a Medical Ambulance Driver, was a member of the United Methodist Church in Bluffton, AR from age of 14, a member of the Cattleman's Association and a member of the Bluffton Volunteer Fire Department. He was employed at Wayne Farms in Danville for many years, after his retirement he was employed with the Forest Service. He was also a lifelong farmer and an original cowboy. He was involved in many Community Associations and he was a beloved member of the Fourche Valley Community which came together to build him a new family home when his was destroyed.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Mariam Gail Potter; brothers and sisters, Ereshel Potter, Hazel Potter Lazenby, Earl Potter, Ivory Potter, Vestie Potter and Ina Potter Telaar.

Survivors include wife, Violet Irleen Potter "Butterfly" of Bluffton; a son, Douglas Lyle Potter; daughter-in-law, Katrina Bromley Potter; granddaughter, Kyrie Alice Potter all of Fayetteville and a brother, Verlon Potter of Kingston.

Funeral service was January 18, 2012 at the Bluffton United Methodist Church with Pastor Osolin officiating. Burial was in Bluffton Cemetery. Pallbearers: Bud Potter, Wayne Rhoades, Harry Rhoades, Lynn Cullins, Jim Roberson, Billy Lofland. Honorary pallbearers: Larry Aikman, Farris Jones. 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 Jan 25, 2012)

Potter, Earl Lester

Earl Lester Potter, age 79, of Bluffton, AR died Wednesday, August 31, 1988 at his home in Bluffton. He was a native of Aly, AR, son of the late W. R. and Lillar Gabbard Potter, a member of the Methodist Church and a Mason.

Survivors include two sons, Billy C. Potter and Joe Pat Potter both of Houston, TX; five daughters, Eddie Gamble of Cleveland, TX, Shirley Harrison and Mary Tousek both of Texas, Virginia Ely of Russellville and Peggy Caldwell of South Carolina; four brothers, Ivory Potter and Doyce Potter both of Bluffton, Verlon Potter of Plainview and Vertie Potter of Dumas, AR; two sister, Hazel Lazenby of Plainview and Ina Teller of Fort Smith; a number of grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday at the Bluffton United Methodist Church with Rev. Royce Savage officiating. Interment with Masonic rights was in Bluffton Cemetery. Arrangements and services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 9/7/1988)


Potter, Earnest

Aly Man Critically Wounded While Deer Hunting Near Chula - Earnest Potter, 25, of near Aly, was critically wounded in a deer hunting accident near Chula at about 11:30 a. m. Tuesday. Potter was hit by a 25-35 rifle bullet fired by Clint Lambert, also of near Aly. It was reported that Lambert was standing in the road shooting at a deer running through the woods and that his second shot struck Potter. Potter was in the woods about 45 yards from where Lambert was standing. There were a number of hunters in the vicinity, where dogs had been running two deer and Potter was immediately carried out to a car. Wayland Kemp of Danville brought him to Danville, where a doctor treated him, and then took him to the hospital at Russellville. Doctor there said that the bullet struck Potter in the right side toward the back and came out on the left side of the stomach. He underwent emergency surgery Tuesday afternoon and had been given 14 pints o f blood through Wednesday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 15, 1954)


Potter, Earnest

Deer Hunter Dies of Wounds - Earnest Potter, 25, of Aly, who was wounded while deer hunting near Chula last Tuesday, died at a Russellville hospital.

Funeral services were held at Aly Monday afternoon. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 23, 1954)


Potter, Ernest Cleo

Ernest Cleo Potter, age 25 of Aly died Saturday, December 18th, at a Russellville Hospital. He was a member of Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Dell; one son, Danny Cleo; one daughter, Kathy, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joda Potter, seven brothers, Otto, Berl, Rosco, Woodrow, Waco, Clavborn, and Penman Potter all of Aly; and a sister, Mrs. Glen Rowland of Texas.

Funeral services were Monday, December 20th, at the Aly church by the. Rev. Seymore of Russellville assisted by Rev. Frank Summit of Sims. Burial was in the Aly cemetery (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 12/18/1954)


Potter, Ernest Cleo

Ernest Cleo Potter, age 25, of Aly, died Saturday, December 18, 1954 at a Russellville Hospital He was a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Dell, one son, Danny Cleo; one daughter, Kathey, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joda Potter all of Aly, and a sister, Mrs. Glen Rowland of Texas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 30, 1954)


Potter, Eulene Kendrick

Mrs. Eulene Kendrick Potter, 89, of Dumas, AR departed this life at Jefferson Regional Hospital Center in Pine Bluff, AR January 16, 2007. She was born December 17, 1917, in Briggsville (Yell County), AR to the late James T. and Hester Daniel Kendrick.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Vestie Potter.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Potter of Camden, Maine, and Jack Potter of Sanbornton, New Hampshire; a daughter, Patsy Kordik of Aptos, California; four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Saturday, January 20, 2007, at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville, AR. Memorials may be made to donor's choice of charity. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home, Dumas, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 24, 2007)


Potter, Evelyn (Riddle)

Mrs. Evelyn Riddle Potter, age 67, of Star Route, Plainview, died Saturday morning, May 22, in the St. Vincents Hospital in Little Rock. Mrs. Potter was born in Summerfield, OK, daughter of the late Cleve and Bertha Mae Smith Riddle. She was a member of the Bethlehem Missionary Church of Birta.

Survivors include, Her husband, Roger Potter of the home; one son, David Hicks of California, two step-sons, Charles Potter of Texas and Stephen Potter of Calf.; two step-daughters, Mary Louise Ullizzi and Ruth Marie Gueal both of California; two brothers Luther Riddle of Danville and Bennie Williams of Waldron, one sister, Geneva Kitchens of Conway, 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 25th, in the Bethelhem Missionary Baptist church at Earl, with Rev. Jon Holbrook officiating. Internment was in the Birta Cemetery. Services and care by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers Were Dale McCoy, Don McCoy, Herman Even, Giles McVay and Virgil Lewis. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 26, 1982)

Potter, Everlee "Granny" Armstrong

Everlee "Granny" Armstrong Potter, age 78, a resident of the Kingston Community in Yell County, Arkansas died Saturday, November 29, 1997 at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. She was born on April 2, 1919 at Bluffton, AR to Theodore and Selma Killian) Armstrong. She married Verlon E. on July 23, 1939, at Bluffton, AR. She was a homemaker, member of the First Baptist Church of Plainview and member of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two grandsons, Timothy Potter and Billy Potter.

She is survived by her husband, Verlon Potter of Ola; two sons and daughter-in-law, Bill T. Potter and Donald R. and Deborah Potter all of Ola; one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Thomas Miller of Ola; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was December 2, 1997 at the First Baptist Church of Plainview officiated by Rev. W. K. Roach and assisted by Rev. Dairy 1 Harris with burial rites by the Ola Order of the Eastern Star 386. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Briggsville. Casketbearers were Larry Millwood, Matthew Miller, Wesley Potter, Randy Denney, Brad LeMaster, Michael Potter. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 3, 1997)


Potter, Ila Hoskins

BLUFFTON - Mrs. Ila Hoskins Potter, age 88, of Bluffton died Sunday, September 29, 1985, at Yell County Nursing Home at Ola. She was a native of Oklahoma.

Survivors include her husband, Earl Potter.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Bluffton United Methodist Church by the Rev. Royce Savage. Burial will be in Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Potter, Lola

Lola Potter, age 87, of Dardanelle, passed away Friday, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born March 17, 1921 in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Will and Lula Mae Marshall Ray.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Potter; her parents; two brothers; five sisters; and daughter and a son.

Survivors include children and spouses Patsy Potter, Berry & Annie Potter, Lloyd Potter, Lou Rowland, Mike Potter, Connie & Bob Gray, Polly & Bobby Box, Peggy & John Presley; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Audra Ray; three sisters, Ida Duplissie, Agnes Crookham, and Robbie Auld; 18 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 9 great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews,

Services will be Thursday, at 1:00 p. m. at Cornwell Chapel in Danville. Burial will be in Aly Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 6 to 8 p. m. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 22, 2008)


Potter, Mattie (Williams) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Mattie Williams Potter, 46, died Friday in her home in Plainview. She was a native of Yell County and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, W. R. Potter; two step-daughters, Mrs. Hazel Lazeby of Plainview and Mrs. Leonard Allen of Fort Smith; five stepsons, Earl and Vestie Potter of Dumas, Ivory Potter of Tulsa, Okla., Doyce Potter of Bluffton and Verlon Potter of Plainview; a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Hunt of Florida; 22 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 31, 1961)

Potter, Mattie Faye Hopson

Mrs. Mattie Faye Hopson Potter, aged 70, of Bluffton, wile of Earl Lester Potter, died Monday. (5-5-1980) She was a member of Hark Comer Christian Church.

Other survivors include three sons, Leon DeWeese of Dumas, J. B, DeWeese of Pine Bluff and Virgil DeWeese of Watson; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Pickrell of Marietta, GA, Mrs. Mildred McLead of Oklahoma City,. Mrs. Bonnie Ohmart of Hayesville, Kansas and Mrs. Annette Patton of Watson; three brothers, Willie and. Brooks Hopson, both of Pine Bluff and. Lee Hopson of England; two sisters, Mrs. Aphelia DeWeese of Star City and Mrs. Hattie Spears of Pine Bluff, 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Wednesday at Dark Corner Christian Church (Lincoln County). Burial was at Bluffton Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 5/5/1980)


Potter, Nora Mary

Nora Mary Potter of Benton died Saturday, June 1, 1996. She was 81. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Potter.

Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Harris of Benton; a. other, Jake Hutchingson of bunt Ida; two grandchildren, Karen Mason and Jason Harris of Benton; and three great grandchildren, Leslie Putman, Troy Putman and Andy Mason of Benton.

A graveside service will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at the Aly Cemetery in Aly with the Rev. O. D. Crabtree officiating. The family will be at Ashby Funeral Home from 6-8 tonight for visitation. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 6/1/1996)


Potter, Otto Clayton

Otto Clayton Potter, age 87, a resident of Aly, AR died Monday, December 21, 1998 at Montgomery Co. Nursing Home at Mt. Ida, AR. He was born on March 17, 1911 at Onyx, AR to Jodie and Minerva Bell Marcum Potter. He was a owner and operator of a Lumber, Mill and a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, Roscoe, Woodrow, Waco, Ernest and Perman Potter and one great granddaughter, Mary Edith Graves.

He is survived by his wife, Verl Potter of Aly, AR; five daughters, Doris Clemmons nad Vinita Spears both of Dardanelle, AR, Jerry Whitworth and Jearl Tarkinton both of Aly, AR and Nadean Jones of Mt. Ida, AR; two sons, Carney Potter and James Potter both of Aly, AR; 17 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; two brothers, Burl Potter of Rover, AR and Red Potter of Mena, AR; one sister, Ethel Rowland of Aly, AR and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was December. 23, 1998 at Aly Cemetery at Aly, 4 AR officiated by Rev. Kenneth Sublett. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Casket bearers were James Earl Jones, Elvin Tarkinton, James Whitworth, Allen Whitworth, Danny Tarkinton and James W. Potter. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 30, 1998)


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