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Scott, Gerald Leon

Gerald Leon Scott, age 74 of Plainview, AR, passed away Friday, May 18, 2001. He was born October 3, 1926 in Perryville, AR a son of Charles Earl and Erma New Scott. He was a retired truck driver and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include three sons, Gerald Scott of Perryville, AR, Jimmy Carroll Scott of Carter Cove, AR and William Charles Scott of Marshall, AR; three brothers, Charles Vernon Scott of Ola, AR, Bobby Carroll Scott of Perryville, AR and James Edward Scott of Morrilton, AR; one sister, Flora Dean Bird of Shirley, AR; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Graveside service was May 22, at Cherry Hill Cemetery near Perryville with Bro. Stan Wallace officiating. Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home of Perryville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 23, 2001)


Scott, Henry Clay

Henry Clay Scott, age 92 and a retired farmer, died October 14, 1955 at his home in Belleville.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Tennie Word Scott; two daughters, Mrs. V M. Harkey, Belleville, and Mrs. L. H. Pitts, Chico, Texas; one sister, Mrs. J. W. Copeland, Clarksville, three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 20, 1955)


Scott, Herbert N. "Sonny"

Herbert N. "Sonny" Scott, age 67 of North Little Rock, AR formerly of Ola, ARdied Friday, January 17, 1997 at Rebsamen Regional Medical Center in Jacksonville. He was born October 26, 1929 in Ola, AR to the late James Roy and Estel Doris Hays Scott. He was a disabled truck driver for Thermo Gas Co. a WWII Air Force Veteran and a member of the 47th Street Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Earnie Scott of Cabot, AR; two daughters, Detri "Dee Dee" Smith of North Little Rock, AR and Annettee Garstka of Cabot, AR; three brothers, Charles Scott, Wayne Scott and J. C. Scott all of Ola, AR; a sister, Marie Foti of Little Rock; six grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

Graveside service was Monday at Sandlin Cemetery, Ola, AR by Rev. Tim McMinn. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 22, 1997)


Scott, Jana Lynn (McDaniel)

Jana Lynn McDaniel Scott, age 43, of Briggsville passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home. She was born June 10, 1971 in Corpus Christi, Texas to the late Thomas and Johnnie Rogers McDaniel, Sr. She was a mother, homemaker, and a member of the Christian Light House Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas McDaniel Sr. and Johnnie Orr; son, David Scott McDaniel-Fenton; brother, Roger McDaniel; step-mother-in-law, Frances Scott.

Survivors include her husband Johnny Scott; son Brandyn Scott; and daughter Brooklyn Scott both of the home; brother, Thomas (Sherry) McDaniel of Ingleside, TX; mother-in-law Carolyn Chenowith of Bluftton; father-in-law, Arlen Scott of Briggsville; long time best friend Rachelle West Watkins of Waldron; and a host of nieces and nephews, family and friends.

Funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Plainview Jesus Name Pentecostal Church with Brother Stacy Lisenbey officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday, 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 23, 2014)

Scott, Joyce Annette

Joyce Annette Scott, age 81, of Danville, AR returned to the Lord on August 13, 2003. She was born on June 10, 1922 in Fayette, Iowa to Irma Keene Roadman and Earl Alan Roadman. She lived in Waterloo, IA until 1927 and moved to Mitchell, SD where her father was President of Dakota Wesleyan University. With her family, she moved to Sioux City, IA in 1936 where her father was President of Morningside College. She attended the University of Illinois in 1943-44 where she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority. She graduated from Morningside College and then taught at DePauw University in Greencastle, IN. In 1944 she married Gene Paxton Scott in New Bern, NC where he was stationed in the Marine Corp at Cherry Point. In January of 1945, they entertained their first-born son and continued the parenting path after returning to Sioux City with 6 more children to come. She taught at Morningside College from 1967 until 1972 where she was also a member of Business and Professional Woman in Sioux City. After purchasing a cattle ranch in 1974, they relocated to Danville, AR. In Danville she was a member of the Danville United Methodist Church. In addition to her love for her family, she enjoyed knitting, playing bridge with her friends and communicating with family and friends through email.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Irma and Earl Roadman, two brothers, Keene and Dr. Charles Roadman and one sister, Earline Albaugh. Her memory will be cherished by her husband, Gene Paxton Scott; five sons, Gene Michael Scott (Mike) and Gregory (Greg) Ryan Scott both of San Diego CA, Rick Corsair Scott and William (Bill) Dell Scott both of Sioux City, IA and Shane Cameron Scott of Little Rock, AR; two daughters, Cynthia (Cyndy) Jogene Scott-Forsythe of Little Rock, AR and Maryanne (DeeDee) Olmstead of Linden, CA; two sisters, Katie Mills of Omaha, NE and Pauline Fishbeck of Manitowoc, WI; 13 grandchildren; four great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and many loyal friends.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 21, 2003 at 2:00 p. m. at the Danville United Methodist Church in Danville, AR. Memorials may be made to Danville United Methodist Church, 202 E. Seventh St. Danville, AR 72833. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 20, 2003)


Scott, Lelous H

Ola- Funeral for Lelous H Scott, age 51, of Ola, who died Tuesday, will be at 10 a. m. Saturday at Olmstead Funeral Home in Heber Springs. Burial will be in Center Chapel Cemetery in Wilburn. He was a carpenter and truck driver.

Survivors are three sons, Bobby, Kenny and Tommy Scott, all of Michigan; his father, Walter A. Scott of Ola, six brothers and six sisters. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/2/1984)


Scott, Lola George

Lola George Scott, age 95 of Dardanelle died Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at the Greenbrier Nursing Home. She was born February 14, 1910 at Mt. George. She was a homemaker and a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Nelson and Maggie George and Mary Ann Lacy George; her husband, Louie Scott; two brothers, G. A. George and Leroy George.

Survivors include four nephews, Warren George of Greers Ferry, Jim George of North Little Rock, Al George of Dardanelle, Loyd George of Alabama; one niece, Anna Jo Crump of Idaho; one brother, O. W. George of Fairfield Bay; host of great nephews, nieces and great-great nephews and nieces.

Graveside services were held Friday, January 13, 2006 at Mt. George Cemetery with Bro. Chris George officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. George Cemetery Fund, Attn: Chris George, Rt. 1 Danville, AR 72833. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 18, 2006)


Scott, Louie L.

Mr. Louie L. Scott, age 84, of Dardanelle, AR died Monday, March 10, 1997 at his home. He was a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ, WWII Army Veteran. He worked as a warden with the Cummins Prison Unit, he retired from Arkansas Valley Industries where he worked as a field representative and was a former member of the Yell County Mounted Patrol. He was born October 18, 1912 in the New Hope Community to the late Jim and Ola Crow Scott, D. V. M. He was also preceded in death by one brother, George Scott and one sister, Mable Scott Tillman.

Survivors include wife, Lola George Scott of the home; a brother, Lamar Scott of Bartlesville, OK; nephew, Gary Scott of Bartlesville, OK and a niece, Diane Fochee of California.

Funeral service will be 2 pm Wednesday, March 12, 1997 at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle by Bro. Jack Lawyer assisted by Bro. Benny Baker. Interment will follow in the Mt. George Cemetery. Services by Cornell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 12, 1997)


Scott, Loyd Edward

Loyd Edward Scott, age 50, of Plainview, died Wednesday, March 7, 2007. He was the son of the late Walter and Ida Phialmlee Scott.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Thurman, Lelous, Elbert, and Elmer Scott, sisters Rosa Lee Hooker, Kathleen Patterson, and Wilajean Kemp.

Survivors include three brothers, Arlen Scott of Briggsville, Shelby Scott of Rover, Donald Scott of Plainview; three sisters, Gladys Gibson of Victorville, CA, Lois Velasqueze of Arlanto, CA, and Hazel Scott of Dardanelle; and several nephews and nieces.

Memorial services were held Saturday, March 10, 2007, at Salem Cemetery with the Rev. Barbara Ritter officiating. Cremation was arranged by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 14, 2007)


Scott, Mary E. (Mrs.)

Mrs. Herbert Scott, 75, of Dardanelle died Monday. She was a member of the First Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Olin Scott of Dardanelle; a daughter, Mrs. Bob Bradley of California, and several grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 1964)

Scott, Mary Frances (Robinson)

Mary Frances Scott, age 68 of Ola, died Monday, September 19, 2011 at her home. She was born March 25, 1943 at Sheridan, Arkansas to Willis and Normie Robinson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Willis C. Robinson.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Charles Scott, of Ola; one son and daughter-in- law, Scotty and Angela Scott of Bryant; two daughters and one son-in-law, Rhonda and Mark Walker of Lowell and Veronica Lynn Scott of Russellville. The family will conduct a celebration of life on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 11 a.m., at the Ola First Free Will Baptist Church with pastor Brian Rose officiating.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville. www.broussardfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 21, 2011)

Scott, Mary Francis (Partin)

Mrs. Mary Francis Scott, age 78, a resident of Maplewood, Mo. for the past four years, died at Maplewood Friday, August 23rd. She was the widow of W. A. Scott and the daughter of Ben and Kansas George Partin. She was a former resident of Ola, a native of Chickalah and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Alton Scott of St. Louis, Mo. and Alvie Leon Scott of Danville; one daughter, Mrs. Bertha Davis of St. Louis; two sisters, Mrs. Bert Davis of Magazine and Mrs. Nettie Strait of Ola; five brothers, Fred Partin of Calera, OK., George Partin of Atoka, Ok., Gene Partin, Hobart Sloan and Roscoe Sloan, all of Ola; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Mt. George Church of Christ Sunday with Minister Lankford officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1963)

Scott, Mary Francis (Partin) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Mary Francis Scott, age 78, a resident of Maplewood, Mo. for the past four years, died at Maplewood Friday, August 23rd. She was the widow of W. A. Scott and the daughter of Ben and Kansas George Partin. She was a former resident of Ola, a native of Chickalah and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Alton Scott of St. Louis, Mo. and Alvie Leon Scott of Danville; one daughter, Mrs. Bertha Davis of St. Louis; two sisters, Mrs. Bert Davis of Magazine and Mrs. Nettie Strait of Ola; five brothers, Fred Partin of Calera, OK., George Partin of Atoka, Ok., Gene Partin, Hobart Sloan and Roscoe Sloan, all of Ola; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Mt. George Church of Christ Sunday with Minister Lankford officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1963)

Scott, Mary Francis (Partin) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Mary Francis Scott, age 78, a resident of Maplewood, Mo. for the past four years, died at Maplewood Friday, August 23rd. She was the widow of W. A. Scott and the daughter of Ben and Kansas George Partin. She was a former resident of Ola, a native of Chickalah and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Alton Scott of St. Louis, Mo. and Alvie Leon Scott of Danville; one daughter, Mrs. Bertha Davis of St. Louis; two sisters, Mrs. Bert Davis of Magazine and Mrs. Nettie Strait of Ola; five brothers, Fred Partin of Calera, OK., George Partin of Atoka, Ok., Gene Partin, Hobart Sloan and Roscoe Sloan, all of Ola; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Mt. George Church of Christ Sunday with Minister Lankford officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 1963)

Scott, Mary Lee

Mary Lee Scott, 61, of Fort Smith, AR died Wednesday, December 25, 1996 in a Fort Smith Hospital. She was a retired health care worker.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas; a daughter, Annie Smith of Havana; her mother, Lilly Jackson of Lawton, OK; four sisters, Elmira Jackson, Sarah Hastings and Ernestine Lowery all of Lawton and Flossie Dunbar of Fort Smith; two step-sisters, Emma Davis and Katie Wise both of Havana; four brothers, Roy Jackson of Jacksonville, Glen Jackson of Little Rock, Herbert and Clarence Jackson both of Fort Smith; two grandchildren, Deanna Anderson and Sammy Smith both of Russellville and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Lawrence Owens, Clarence Jackson, Charles Fulbright, Felton Scott, Patrick Dunbar and Robert Thompson, Sr. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 8, 1997)

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Scott, Opal Jewell

Opal Jewell Scott, age 85 of Danville, died Thursday, March 31, 2005 at her home in Danville. She was born June 25, 1919 in Idabell, OK to the late Ellie and Azlee Taylor Madden. She was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband; Jimmie Thomas Scott, brothers, Donnie Madden and Lonnie Madden.

Survivors are her daughters, Sheila Ireland of Casa, Beverly Carr of Danville; son, Kenneth Crowell of Havana; stepsons; James Scott of Lenoir City, TN, Lawrence Scott of Milan, TN, Dennis Scott of Smyrna, TN, Dwayne Scott of Mobile, AL; brothers, Vaughn Madden of MI, Mickey Madden of Monroe, LA, Dale Hoyt Madden of Des Arc; sister, Syble Scott of Danville; thirteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Services were held on Sunday, April 3, 2005 at Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. David Hawkins officiating. Interment was held in Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Randy Smith, Jeff Smith, Brad Reddin, Leo Holstein, Paul Gilbert and Charles Roper. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 6, 2005)


Scott, Ora Pearl (Tucker)

Ora Pearl Tucker Scott, 82, Dardanelle died Friday, May 15, 2015 at Dardanelle Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born June 28, 1932 in Dardanelle, Arkansas to the late Bert and Frances (Hancock) Tucker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Scott; four brothers and one sister.

Survivors include her nephew, whom she raised, Shelly Max Borden and wife Brenda of Vilonia; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Detrick of Dardanelle; a brother, Robert Ray Tucker and wife Betty of Bismarck; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a special niece; and several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle. Burial will be at Harkey Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the chapel on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.comwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 20, 2015)

Scott, Paul Fontaine

Paul Fontaine, son of Rev. John L. and Rachel I. Scott, was born in Hempstead County, Ark., July 21st 1864, and died at his father's residence near Lewisburg, Arkansas, August 28th, 1875. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Arkansas Independent Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 10, 1875)

Scott, Roy Jim

DARDANELLE - Roy Jim Scott Sr., age 92, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, January 15, 1985, at Dardanelle Hospital. He was a native of Waveland.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elsie v. Pearce Scott; two sons Roy Jim Scott Jr. of Okmulgee, Okla, and Reece Scott of Dardanelle; a daughter, Mrs. Ophelia Childress of San Bernardino, Calif.; eight grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 2 p. m, Thursday at Alexander Scott Cemetery near Waveland. Burial will be by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Scott, Ruby Nell

Ruby Nell Scott, age 91, passed peacefully from this life on January 19, 2003 at Ozark Riverview Manor, Ozark, MO. where she was a resident. She was born April 3, 1911 in Waltreak, AR. She was the daughter of Benjamin Hall Reynolds and Nancy Kathryn Rana. She attended school in rural Arkansas and married Cecil Anthony Scott in 1936. She was a housewife. She was baptized by Brother Ray at First Baptist Church, Carlsbad, NM where she was a member for many years, later placing her membership at Unity Missionary Baptist Church in Chickalah, AR.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1976; four brothers and seven sisters.

She is survived by two sons, Barry Scott and wife Patty of Ozark, MO, Jerry Scott and wife Sue of Modesto, CA; granddaughter, Laura Scott; grandsons, Chris, Craig, Kip, and Troy Scott; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be today, Wednesday, January 22, 2003 at 11:00 a. m. at Old Chickalah Methodist Cemetery in Chickalah, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 22, 2003)


Scott, Sue

Sue Scott, 78, of Sheridan, died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at die Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton. A daughter of the late Lloyd Louis and Minnie Mae Lamb Mercer, she was born January 3, 1926, in Plainview, Arkansas. She was a Baptist.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Sonny Mercer and Bill Mercer.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Johnny Brady of Buckville, Arkansas; a brother, Jim Mercer of Katy, Texas; three sisters Ina Dixon and Hazel Faulconer, both of Ola; and Dorotha Young of Gary, Texas; four grandchildren Cynthia Malin of Vilonia; and Kim Brady and Kelly Brady, both of Benton; and Ronnie Brady of Malvern; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside service and burial was held June 19, 2004 at the Ola-Sandlin Cemetery at Ola with Pastor, Rick Balentine, officiating. Arrangements were made by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 23, 2004)


Scott, Thomas L. "Scotty"

Thomas L. "Scotty" Scott, age 95, died recently at Fort Smith, AR. He was the son of George Scott and Lillian Vinnie. He and his late wife, Mary, lived in Danville, AR for several years.

Survivors include, a stepdaughter, Annie Smith of Havana; two nieces he had raised, Tina Owens and Angla Dunbar both of Fort Smith, AR; and a number of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services were at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church by Rev. E. M. Smith. Interment was in Washington Cemetery in Fort Smith, AR by Rowell-Parish Mortuary. Pallbearers were, Anthony Wimbush, Wayne Wimbush, Tommy Lee Wimbush, Jr. Sammy Smith, Felton Scott and Charles Fulbright. Honorary were, deacons of Shiloh Baptist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 15, 1999)


Scott, Thomas R.

Thomas R. Scott, age 77 of Booneville, AR died Sunday, March 23, 2008 at his home. He was born June 16, 1930 in Waveland, AR to the late Rev. Boyd and Berta Leila Harger Scott. He was a carpenter as well as an Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Wilba Lee Mitchell.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Rickey and Pamela Scott, son, Stephan Scott, daughter, Tamilia Bryant, seven grandchildren, and mother of his children, Patsy Ann Scott all of Booneville.

Graveside service was held March 25, 2008 at Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Waveland with John McCourt and Rick Wiser officiating. Arrangements are by Corn-well Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 26, 2008)


Scott, Thurman

Thurman Scott, age 52 of Plainview, AR died Saturday, January 6, 2001 at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born in Conway, AR on January 24, 1948 son of the late Walter and Ida Phialmee Scott. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Jesus Name Pentecostal Church in Plainview, AR.

He is survived by, three daughters and a son-in-law, Valerie and Rickey Yandell, Mindy Meredith and Carrie Scott all of Plainview, AR; three grandchildren, Josie and Garett Meredith and Megan Yandell all of Plainview, AR; five brothers, Elmer Scott of Ola, AR, Arlen Scott of Briggsville, AR, Shelby Scott of Rover, AR, Donald Scott and Loyd Scott of Plainview, AR; six sisters, Kathleen Patterson of Ohio, Wilajean Kemp of Rover, Rosalee Hooker of Mt. Ida, Gladys Gibson of California, Lois Velasqueze of California and Hazel Massingille of Sologahacia, AR; several nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 10, 2001 at 10:00 a. m. at the Jesus Name Pentecostal Church in Plainview, with Rev. Stacy Lisenby officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 10, 2001)


Scott, Travis Wayne

Travis Wayne Scott, age 89, of Ola died Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born January 6, 1924 at Ola to the late James Roy and Estelle Doris Hayes Scott. He was a member of the Ola Assembly of God Church, VFW Post 222 of Ola, VFW Post 8525 of Plainview and a Navy Veteran of WWII.

He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers and one sister.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Sloan Tedford Scott; Stepson, Jimmy Tomlin and wife Sharia of Dardanelle; stepdaughter, Cheryl Bradshaw and husband Pete of Ola; two brothers, James Carl Scott of Dardanelle, Charles Hayes Scott of Plainview.

Graveside services was held a 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at Dacus Cemetery in Dardanelle. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 8, 2014)

Scruggs, Alma

Mrs. Alma Scruggs, age 83, of Casa, AR died Tuesday, February 3, 1998 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Charlie Sidney and Myrtle Mae Nowlin and member of the Casa Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Hubert B. Scruggs and a half-sister, Jackie Lemons of Hot Springs.

Funeral service was February 6th at the Casa Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Tanner officiating. Burial was in the Casa Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 18, 1998)


Scruggs, Bertha (Mrs.)

Mrs. Bertha Scruggs, 45, and her son, Ronnie, 8, of Birta were both killed when struck by a car last Wednesday evening. The accident occurred one mile west of Birta at about 6 p.m. Officers said Mrs. Scruggs and her son had crossed the highway from their home to draw a bucket of water from a well, and in returning across the highway stepped into the path of a car driven by Mrs. Margaret Tucker Butler, 19, of Little Rock. Following an investigation of the accident, no charges were filed against Mrs. Butler.

Survivors include Mrs. Scruggs husband, Roland Scruggs; five sons, Harold Scruggs, twin of the boy killed, W. M. Scruggs of Ola, Lonnie Scruggs of Altheimer and George Albert and Wayne Scruggs of Birta; one daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Hienzelman of Pine Bluff; three stepsons, Hubert Scruggs of Tulsa, Okla., Leslie Scruggs of Casa and L. R. Scruggs of Clinton, Tenn.; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Erma Lou Alexander of Ola and Mrs. Alma Hambright of Odessa, Tex.; five sisters, Mrs. Dora Teal of Casa, Mrs. Audrey Faye Morgan of Latona, Mrs. Laudie Mae Rogers and Mrs. Gladys Parma of Humnoke and Mrs. Inez Edwards of Wichita, Kansas.; three brothers, Raymond Campbell of Little Rock, Earnest Campbell of California and Alfred Campbell of Strawberry and two grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 3, 1959)

Scruggs, Elizabeth Jeanette Damon

Elizabeth Jeanette Damon Scruggs, 49 of Ola, died Friday, December 29, 2006, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. Born September 19, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Thomas and Edith Louise Kester Damon, and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allan Wayne Scruggs and a sister, Carolyn Damon Mason.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Tonya Tippit of Chickalah, Roy and Deina Tippit of Ola; stepchildren and their spouses, Ricky and Kim Scruggs of Russellville, Shawna and Tony Wroten of Charleston; three brothers, Thomas Damon, Billy Damon, Wayne Damon all of Ola; two sisters, Dannia Walls of Centerville, Vickie Baskin of Ola; eight grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, 2:00 p. m. at the Ola Assembly of God Church with Rev. Norman Chenowith officiating. Interment was at Sandlin Cemetery, Ola. Visitation was Monday 5-7 p. m. at Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 3, 2007)


Scruggs, Hubert Bill

Hubert Bill Scruggs, 92, a resident of Ola, died Friday, December 9, 2011, at Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation at Russellville. He was born November 23, 1919, at Baum, Oklahoma to Little Roland and Clarcy Wigley Scruggs. The family moved to Birta in 1932 and he worked on the farm during the depression to help support his family, making $9.00 for 5 1/2 days. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Philippines where he was wounded. He returned home from the war on December 14, 1945, having earned three Bronze Stars. He was a member of the Casa Baptist Church, where he was dedicated and supportive. He loved his church and his church family. He was a lifetime member of Woodmen of the World and worked at Gear Products Inc. for 30 years as a machinist.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 56 years, Alma Josephine Southern Scruggs; five brothers; and four sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Adkins Scruggs of Ola; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Wayne and Tate Scruggs of Kempt, Texas, Harold and Pamela Scruggs of Dardanelle and William Bill and Betty Scruggs of Tennessee; a host of nephews, nieces and friends, including Margaret's two sons and daughters-in-law and eight grandchildren.

The funeral was December 12, 2011, at the Casa Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Tanner officiating. Burial, with military honors, was in the Casa Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be Jason Rainey, Mark King, Bryan King, Tim Ridge, Joe Adkins and Justin Culwell. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 14, 2011)

Scruggs, Leslie

Leslie Scruggs, 84, a resident of Casa, died Thursday, January 5, 2006, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He was born August 19, 1921, at Waltreak, Arkansas to Little Roland and Clarcy Wiggley Scruggs. He was a former employee of the Corps. Of Engineers and was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Casa Church of Christ for over 40 years and enjoyed camping and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and four brothers.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Bernice Hance Scruggs of Casa; three daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Dale Ridge of Little Rock, Judy and Bill King of Ola, and Rhonda and Tim Rainey of Casa; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Pam Scruggs of Dardanelle, Hubert and Margaret Scruggs of Ola, L. R. and Betty Scruggs of Tennessee, and Wayne and Tate Scruggs of Texas; a sister and brother-in-law, Emma Lou and Monroe Alexander of California; nine grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 7, 2006, at the Casa Church of Christ with Bro. Bobby Fallen and Bro. Leslie Van Winkle officiating. Burial was in the Needmore Cemetery near Casa under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers were Dennis Smith, Charles Hance, Scott Hance, Ronnie Hance, Mark King, and Tim Ridge. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 11, 2006)


Scruggs, Lonnie

Yell Countian Drowns Near Arkadelphia Lonnie Scruggs, 26, of Arkadelphia drowned Sunday afternoon in Old River about five miles northeast of Arkadelphia. Clark County sheriff Witt Stephenson said Scruggs and his brother, George, were working on an outboard motor on their boat when the accident occurred. He said the motor started, causing the boat to lurch forward and throwing both men overboard. George Scruggs was able to swim to safety. The rescue unit of the Arkadelphia Fire Department recovered the body at about 7 p.m. Sunday just across the Hot Spring County line. Scruggs was a native of Ola and was employed on the Bill R. Waddle plantation near here.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Alice May Helse Scruggs; his father, Roland L. Scruggs of Ola; six brothers, William Scruggs and Wayne Scruggs of Pine Bluff, Harold Scruggs of Ola, L. R . Scruggs of Clinton, Enn., Hubert Scruggs of Tulsa and Leslie Scruggs of Casa, and three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Heinzelman of Pine Bluff, Mrs. Alma Ambright of Texas and Mrs. Emmalou Alexander of California.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Birta Baptist Church near Ola. Burial was in Birta Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1965)

Scruggs, Ronnie

Mrs. Bertha Scruggs, 45, and her son, Ronnie, 8, of Birta were both killed when struck by a car last Wednesday evening. The accident occurred one mile west of Birta at about 6 p.m. Officers said Mrs. Scruggs and her son had crossed the highway from their home to draw a bucket of water from a well, and in returning across the highway stepped into the path of a car driven by Mrs. Margaret Tucker Butler, 19, of Little Rock. Following an investigation of the accident, no charges were filed against Mrs. Butler.

Survivors include Mrs. Scruggs husband, Roland Scruggs; five sons, Harold Scruggs, twin of the boy killed, W. M. Scruggs of Ola, Lonnie Scruggs of Altheimer and George Albert and Wayne Scruggs of Birta; one daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Hienzelman of Pine Bluff; three stepsons, Hubert Scruggs of Tulsa, Okla., Leslie Scruggs of Casa and L. R. Scruggs of Clinton, Tenn.; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Erma Lou Alexander of Ola and Mrs. Alma Hambright of Odessa, Tex.; five sisters, Mrs. Dora Teal of Casa, Mrs. Audrey Faye Morgan of Latona, Mrs. Laudie Mae Rogers and Mrs. Gladys Parma of Humnoke and Mrs. Inez Edwards of Wichita, Kansas.; three brothers, Raymond Campbell of Little Rock, Earnest Campbell of California and Alfred Campbell of Strawberry and two grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 3, 1959)

Scruggs, Willard Duane (Dimp)

Willard Duane (Dimp) Scruggs, age 78, of Splendora, TX, passed away, December 2, 1997 after a lengthy illness. He was born December 20, 1918 to William F. and Effie Gay Scruggs at Ponca City, OK. His mother passed away and he was brought to Birta, Yell Co. when he was six months old and raised by his grandparents, John and Mary E. Marcum. He honorably served in World War II. He was a retired pipe fitter and a 45 year member of the Pipe Fitters Union 211.

Survivors are his wife of 55 years, Jaunita Scruggs; two daughters, Billie Lee McDonald and JoAnn White of Spring, TX; one brother, Billy Joe Scruggs of Shawnee, OK; one sister, Vonda Stephens of Broomfield, CA; six grandchildren, Glenn Stanley, Jamie Poulson, Lauren Schultz, Karen McDonald, Amber White Chance and Richard D. White; eight great grandchildren and numerous friends.

Funeral was December 5, 1997 at Woodforest Funeral Home by Rev. Odius McMillian.

Graveside memorial with Military Honors under the auspices of the American Legion Post 521, Memorial Team, Pasadena, TX was conducted. Interment was in San Jacinto Memorial Park. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 28, 1998)


Scudder, Mary Lois (Mcknight)

Mary Lois (McKnight) Scudder, age 58, of St. Louis, MO died Saturday.

Survivors husband, Charles Roland Scudder of Missouri; one son, Charles Wayne Scudder of Missouri; one daughter, Charolette Kay Jones of Missouri; five brothers, Joseph McKnight of Illinois, Leon McKnight of Arkansas; Richard McKnight of Missouri, Elbert McKnight of Arkansas and Danny McKnight of Arkansas; five sisters, Edith Mae Kennedy of Missouri, Ivy Pippinger of Arkansas, Pearl Cook of Arkansas, Ruby Frost of Arkansas and Shirley Hodges of Arkansas; three grandchildren, Justin Matthew and Dylon Jacob Jones and Christopher Wayne.

Funeral will be 2:00 p. m. Wednesday at Jackson's Newport Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Sandhill Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 31, 1999)


Seagraves, Jewelean

Jewelean Seagraves, age 81 of Russellville, died Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Johnson County Regional Medical Center. She was born December 7, 1927 at Chickalah to the late Lonnie and Edith Utley Adkison. She was a former member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Dardanelle and current member of the Fair Park Baptist Church in Russellville.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William Seagraves; brother, Everett Adkison; sisters, Margarette Holman and Marie Norris.

Survivors include her daughter, Gladys Brown of Russellville; two brothers, Loyd Adkison of Dardanelle, Bobby Gene Adkison of Russellville; grandson, Jason L. Brown of Benton; granddaughter, Laura Treadwell of Russellville; step-grandson, Bobby J. Brown of Atkins; three great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, William Norris of Dardanelle.

Graveside services were held Saturday, August 1, 2009 at New Hope Cemetery in Dardanelle. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 5, 2009)


Searcy, James Lloyd

James Lloyd Searcy, age 83, went home to be with our Lord Friday, January 27, 2006. He passed peacefully at the VA Hospital in Tucson, AZ with his wife and daughter by his side. James was born November 3, 1922 in Santa Rosa, MO to Carl L. and Opal Fern Eulinger Searcy.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Verna Cameron and Wilma (infant), and a brother, Covel Denver Searcy.

He was a U. S. Navy Veteran who achieved the rank of BM2 while serving aboard the U. S. S. Suwanne during the Pacific Campaign. After honorably serving, he returned to Missouri and married Anita Pearl Adney on April 27, 1946 in Overland Park, Kansas. Within two years, he would become the father of two daughters. He moved his family from Kansas City, MO to Ard, Arkansas. He became a Christian and was baptized in a pond behind the Ard Church of Christ at this time. He moved his family to Dardanelle shortly after where he worked in his father-in-laws auto garage. After the garage was converted to a skating rink, He became a USDA Poultry Inspector at the Tyson Chicken Plant where he would eventually retire after 20 years. He was an active member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ and VFW Post 3141. He volunteered for the local Meals on Wheels Program and was a longtime resident of Dardanelle. As his wife Anita says, "He was a good provider and a good, Faithful Christian.. He took pride in all that he did, spent many summers caring for his granddaughters, wonderful memories of Arkansas that will last a lifetime, and loved anything sweet, especially if it was any flavor of ice cream or homemade jam.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Anita Pearl Adney Searcy; brother Marvin Searcy of Pattonsburg, MO; three daughters, Janis Diane Searcy, Janelle Leann Searcy Menick, Janita Rexiene Searcy Hastings, all of Tucson, AZ; four granddaughters and four great grandsons.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 4, 2006, at the Dardanelle Church of Christ with Bro. Ralph Weinhold officiating. Interment will be in Brearley Cemetery with Military Honors by Boyce Woods VFW Post 3141. Pallbearers were William Reed, Jack Stephens, Johnny Joe Walker, Tommy Baker, Tommy Crow, and Clyde McCoy. Honorary pallbearers were Shorty Stewart and members of the Boyce Woods VFW Post 3141. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials be made to the Boyce Woods VFW Post 3141, 118 N. Front Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 8, 2006)


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