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Rook, Franklin Delno

Franklin Delno Rook, age 65, of Russellville, AR died Sunday, March 26, 2006 at Arkansas Hospice Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born February 15, 1941 at Cardon Bottoms to Fran C. and Alta Floy Manes Rook.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lavonne Robinson Rook and a son, Manny Rook.

He is survived by five daughters, Angela Wyatt of Oklahoma, Amy Wilson of No. Little Rock, AR, Laura Scott, Lisa Mallett and Vallarie Holt all of Russellville, AR; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Ellen Rook of Dardanelle, AR; a sister, Kay Marcus of Conway, AR; 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be today, Wednesday, March 29, 2006 2:00 p. m. at Bryants Cove Cemetery in Casa, AR with Rev. Denver Robinson officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 29, 2006)


Rook, Lavonne

Lavonne Rook age 65 of Russellville died Thursday, June 24, 2004 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. She was born March 6, 1939 in Carden Bottom, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Jack and Vonnette Hammock Robinson. She was the owner of Valerie Closet in Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by a son, Franklin "Manny Rook, Jr.

Survivors are her husband of 46 years, Franklin Rook, Sr. five daughters, Angela Christopher of Grove, OK, Amy Wilson of Little Rock, Laura Scott, Lisa Robinson and Valerie Black all of Russellville; two brothers, Max Robinson of Russellville, Dickie Robinson of Centerville, a sister, Phyllis Wells of Centerville, seventeen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Services were held June 29, 2004 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Denver Robinson officiating. Interment was in Bryant's Cove Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 30, 2004)


Rook, Louisa

Mrs. Louisa Rook, age 85, widow of Aubrey Rook, of Granada Hills, CA, formerly of Dardanelle, died Tuesday, December 29, 1992, in Granada Hills. A native of Yell County, Mrs. Rook was a daughter of the late Oliver and Mary Chesney.

She was preceded in death by a daughter; Peggy Sutton.

Survivors include two sons: Morris Rook of Pine Bluff and Mark Rook of Agoura Hills, CA; five daughters; Mary Cloud of Hot Springs, Marilyn Rook of Crocker Heights, TX; Carrie Cereb of Saugus, CA, Nora Crofutt of Warner-Robins, GA and Lora Yvarra or Pensacola, FL; 27 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were January 6 at the Seay Funeral Chapel with Dr. Bob Parsley officiating. Interment followed in the Harris Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 1/6/1993)


Rook, Otha

Otha A. Rook, 64 or Morriton, died in St. Mary's hospital Wednesday, Dec. 16. He was a native of Carden Bottom in Yell County and was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, the former Verlin McDonough; a son, P.K. Rook of Dardanelle; a daughter, Miss Alice Kelly of San Francisco, Calif.; his mother, Mrs. Duncan Rook of Dardanelle; seven brothers; Aubrey Rook of Dumas, Fran Rook of Dardanelle, Clarence Rook and Audrey Rook of Tiller, Wilbur Rook of Gould, Roy Rook of Malvern and Frank Rook of North Little Rock; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were Friday at the Bryant Cove cemetery by the Rev. Joseph Hubbard. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Dec 1964) website editor's note:there is a discrepancy regarding his middle inital/name. In the Yell County Cemetery book, his name is given as Otha Snow Rook, which would preclude both O or A. I have left the obituary as it was republished on Dec 24, 2014. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,His obituary was published in Dec 1964 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Rook, Robert

Double Tragedy Hits CB Family - Robert Rook, 23, of Carden Bottom, was killed instantly at about 7 p.m. last Friday when his car struck a bridge abutment about 1/2 mile north of Ola on Highway 7. State Trooper Richard Powell said that a bridge rail passed completely through the car. Tragedy struck the family again less than eight hours after the accident when their home burned to the ground. Mr. and Mrs. Red Rook, Robert's parents and two other children, Kay and Jerry, had gone to the home another daughter, Mrs. Billy Tillman of Dardanelle that night. Neighbors drove to the Tillman home at about 3 a.m. to tell the Rooks that lightning had struck their home and set it afire. The home, furnishings, a car and truck were lost in the blaze. Mrs. Rook, who has a heart condition, was suffering from shock. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 11, 1961)

Rook, Verline

Verline Rook, age 94, a resident of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday, May 9, 1999 at Dardanelle Hospital. She was born on October 7, 1904 at Bryant's Cove, AR to Sam and Maude Lee McDonough. She was a homemaker. She was the widow of the late Snow Rook and preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Wilma Lee; one son, Charles Edward Rook; two twins, one grandson, Kenny Rook; four brothers, Doyle, Garland, Virgil and Clomer McDonough.

Survivors include a son, Kenneth Rook of Dardanelle, AR; a daughter, Alice Kelly of San Bernardino, CA; four grandchildren, Peggy Distel, Carol McLain, David Kelly and Daniel Kelly; two great grandchildren, Hence Distel and Jennifer Domique and a nephew, Jackie Lee Boyd.

Funeral service will be today, Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at 2:00 p. m. at the Bryant's Cove Cemetery Chapel officiated by Rev. Denver Robison. Burial will be at the Bryant's Cove Cemetery at Conway Co. AR under the directions of Humphrey's Funeral Service. Casket bearers will be Hence Distel, Gary McLain, Billy Tilmon, Jr. Jackie Lee Boyd and Jess George. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 12, 1999)


Rook, Will "Bill"

Will "Bill" Rook Jr. age 50, of Casa died Sunday, December 28, 1986 at University Medical Center at Little Rock. He was the son of the late Will Rook Sr. and Marie Bailey Rook Barrett.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Virginia Rook; two sons, Delbert Wayne and Mark Allan Rook of the borne; a brother, Duncan Rook of Atkins, and two sisters, Ruby Smith of Casa and Johnnie Sue Beene of Dardanelle.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Friday at Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Fitch Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 12/28/1986)


Rooke, Wilma R.

Wilma R. Rooke, age 91, of Danville died Tuesday, October 2, 2007. She was born December 18, 1915 in Ft. Worth, Texas to the late John & Alta Hazel Rugan Suddath.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dorsey Lee Rooke; a sister, Lorine Connor.

Survivors include, a son and daughter-in-law, Byron and Martha Rooke of Danville; granddaughter and husband, Shannon and Russell Nuckols of Dardanelle; grandson and wife, Shawn and Jackie Rooke of Atkins; great-grandchildren, Ryan Rooke and Reece Rooke of Atkins; step-great-grandchildren, Justin Nuckols of Russellville, and Jenni and Justin Smith of Russellville; brother Bob Walther of Houston, Texas and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held at 2:00 p. m. Saturday, October 6, 2007 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville, with Bro. David Bishop officiating. Burial was held at Upper Spring Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Laster, Jack May, Micah Ellis, Norman Jones Jr., Robert Koonce, and Waylond Simmons. Honorary Pallbearers are Dr. William Berry and staff, Chambers Memorial ER staff, St. Mary's ICU staff, Dr. Kevin Beavers and staff. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 10, 2007)


Rorax, Ola Haire

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

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

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

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


Rorex, Margaret Elise Carter

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

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

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


Rorie, Mary Delialah (Carter)

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

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

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

Rosamond, Louie

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

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

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

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


Rosander, Stephen Lynn, Jr.

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

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

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


Rose, Brian Ray

Brian Ray Rose, age 43, of Ola died Saturday, September 27, 2014. He was born February 22, 1971 at Danville to Coy Lee Rose and Rachel Ann Hutchins. He attended the Ola Assembly of God Church, loved spending time with grandbabies, family, children, cruising on Carnival with his wife and riding motorcycles with his best friend, Greg Howard, his brother and numerous other friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ott and Orlene Rose, Roy and Tressie Hutchins.

Survivors include his wife, Donna E. Kendrick Rose of Ola; father, Coy Rose and wife Leona of Ola; mother, Rachel Rose of Russellville; children, Ashlee Rae Rose of Ola, Jacky Don Kendrick and wife Hannah of Morrilton; brothers and sisters, Stevie Rose and wife Christie of Plainview, Ronnie Rose and wife Susan of Tulsa, OK, Richard Rose and wife Hayley of Russellville, Terry Gentry of Ola, William West and wife Barbara of Russellville; grandchildren, Kaylie Dawn Kendrick, Laeylah Greyce Kendrick and his first grandson due in December 2014; father-in-law, Larry Kendrick and wife Trella of Atkins; mother-in-law, Sue Taylor and Roy of Morrilton; sisters-in-law, Mary Deeds and husband Tommy of Dardanelle, Tina Victory of Morrilton, Linda and Christina Kendrick of Atkins; brothers-in-law, Greg Taylor and wife Michelle of Morrilton, Larry Kendrick and wife Destanie of Morrilton, Preston Taylor of Russellville.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Ola Assembly of God Church with Bro. Denver Robinson officiating. Burial was in Sandlin Cemetery. Visitation was held Wednesday, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the chapel in Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Stevie Rose, Ronnie Rose, Richard Rose, William West, Buddy Baker, Loyd Frost, Kenny Pyburn, Doug Via, Greg Howard. Honorary Pallbearers were Linda Kendrick and all the staff and employees of Custom Wood Recycling. Arrangements were 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 Oct 8, 2014)

Rose, Brian Ray

Brian Ray Rose age 43 of Ola died Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Ola Assembly of God Church with Bro. Denver Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the chapel 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 Oct 1, 2014)

Rose, Clara Mae (Black) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Clara Mae Rose, 39, of Ola died in a Russellville hospital Sunday, July 25. She was a native of Yell County.

Survivors include her husband Marshall Rose; her mother, Mrs. Sarah Ann Black; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Woodall of Ola, and Mrs. Lima Fay Piercy of Russellville; a brother, Ernest Coppak of Plainview; and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ola First Baptist Church by the Rev. Luther Riddle and the Rev. Condren. Burial was in Ola Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 1965)

Rose, Edward Fay

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

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


Rose, Eula Mae (Bice) Owens

Eula Mae Bice Rose, age 82, of Danville passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014. She was born December 1, 1931 in Danville, AR to the late Jessie & Vera Viola Fowler Bice. She attended school at Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church at Chalybeate Spring, AR. She enjoyed gardening, canning cooking and sewing. She was a member of Chalybeate Spring Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Survivors include her children Randy (Trish) Owens; Mary Furey; Jim (Debbie) Owens all of St. Louis, MO; brothers Bill Bice of Dover; Rick (Sue) Bice of Wladron; 6 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 at Chalybeate Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday July 20, at Cornwell Funeral Home. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 23, 2014) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 23 Jul 2014 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Rose, James Edward

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

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

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

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


Rose, Joseph David

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

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

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


Rose, Marshall

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

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

Rose, Marshall "Pete"

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

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

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

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

Rose, Rachel Ann (Hutchens)

Rachel Ann Rose, 70, of Russellville, passed away on March 4, 2015 in Little Rock. She was born March 7, 1944 in Lawrence, Kansas to Roy Riley and Tressie Miller Hutchens. She was a member of Ola Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Brian Rose.

She is survived by her beloved boyfriend, Dean Stewart; three sons and four daughters-in-law, Steve and Christie Rose, Ronnie and Susan Rose, Richard and Hayley Rose and Donna Rose; eleven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the Shinn Chapel. Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial Park and under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. The family received friends from 5-7 p.m., Monday, March 9, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be her sons and grandsons. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 11, 2015)

Rose, Robert J.

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

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

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


Rose, Sarah (Christmas)

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

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

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

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

Rose, Serene Orlene

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

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

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

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


Roseborough, Mabel Irene

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

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

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

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


Rosenkranz, Nadine (Welcher)

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

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

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

Ross, Dona Ida Davis

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

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

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


Ross, H. M.

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

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

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


Ross, Harold Dale

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

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


Ross, Herbert T. "Bo"

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

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

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


Ross, James (Jim) Dale, Sr.

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

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

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

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


Ross, Jocie (Noblett)

Jocie Ross, age 96, of Kingston went to be with her Lord September 22, 2015, at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born September 6, 1919, in Shark, Arkansas to the late Albert J. & Dora Ann Rose Noblett. She was a member of the Ola United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jeff Ross; brothers, Earl Noblett, Odell Noblett, Harold Noblett and Cecil Noblett; sister, Rachel Noblett Burfield; half brothers, Frank Noblett, Tommy Noblett, Jake Noblett, James Rose and Bobby Rose; half sisters, Delia Noblett Ward, and Sylvia Rose Emery.

Survivors include her sisters, Mamie Noblett Rogers, Betty Noblett Morse both of Danville; numerous nephews and nieces; and special niece and caregiver, Naomi Noblett.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Danville Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob Alexander officiating. Burial was at Sandlin Cemetery in Ola. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers included Duane Noblett, Don Noblett, Adam Noblett, Otis Noblett, Tim Noblett and Charles Carr. 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 Sept 30, 2015)

Ross, Lyda C.

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

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

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


Ross, Robert E.

Robert E. Ross, 86, of Waveland died Thursday night at the Booneville City Hospital. He was a native of Paris, Texas.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Minnie Casteel Ross; five sons, Cecil Ross of Ft. Smith, Willie of Fairfax, Okla., Walter of Oklahoma City, Carl of Ft. Sill, Okla. and Harold of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Annie Thomas of Lake Village and Mrs. Etta Richey of St. Louis; 28 grandchildren, 80 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held February 27 at Moore's Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Fouts officiating. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery with Cornwell Funeral Service in charge. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb or Mar 1965)

Ross, Vera Elsie

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

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

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

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


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