YELL County Arkansas Obits ..... and More

YELL County Obituaries


Ross, Virginia Ann (Rader)     --     Royal, Jesse


Home Site
Index
YCR Obit
Images
Danville
Lib Images
Dardanelle
Lib Images
Other Ark
Web Sites
Yell Cty
Cemeteries
Obituary
Forum
Search

Prev Obituary Page

Ross, Virginia Ann (Rader)

Virginia Ann Ross, 59, of Havana, Arkansas, passed from this life on Monday, April 14, 2014 in Russellville, Arkansas. She was born June 17, 1954 in Paris, Arkansas to John Thomas and Nina May (Lusk) Rader. She was a mother and housewife and a member of the Moore's Chapel Church in Waveland. She enjoyed gardening and flowers.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Ross and parents before mentioned.

Graveside service was held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, Arkansas, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

She is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Pool of Waveland, Arkansas and Crystal Corley of Belleville, Arkansas; four sons; Jimmy Ross of Booneville, Charles and Daniel Ross both of Waveland, Jeffery Ross of Paris; one sister, Janet Dorrough Kelsey of Booneville; five grandchildren, one great grandchild, and one niece. The family was held Wednesday, April 16th from 5 to 7:00 P.M. at Roberts Funeral Home. To sign online registry, go to www.robertsfh.com (Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Apr 23, 2014) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 23 Apr 2014 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Rossi, Annie

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

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

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


Roulston, Henry Clay

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

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

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

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


Roulston, Randy Lee

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

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

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

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

Roulston, Reva Ruth

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

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

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


Rounsaville, Altha Pickens

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

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


Rounsaville, Armittie "Mittie" Marie (Garner)

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

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

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

Rounsaville, Bonnie Jean "Moie"

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

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

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

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


Rounsaville, Bonnie Jean "Mois"

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

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

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

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


Rounsaville, Edythe Elzora (Campbell)

TISHOMINGO -- Funeral for Edythe Elzora Rounsaville, 102, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Clark Funeral Home Chapel with Sister Janice Hall, Roger Rounsaville and Tandy Troutman officiating. Interment will be at Coleman Cemetery. Mrs. Rounsaville was born September 1, 1898, in Vanzant County, Texas, to Henry and Mollie Ann Riggs Campbell and died Friday in a Tishomingo nursing home.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earnest H. Rounsaville on March 9, 1960; two sons: Wilford Claud "Buddy" Enos and Ernest Verdell Rounsaville; a daughter, Ivy Evelyn Ingrum; six stepsons: Ray Rounsaville, Grady Rounsaville, Clifford Rounsaville, Chester Rounsaville, Leon Enos and C.D. Enos; a stepdaughter, Fay Yates; and a brother, Ewell Campbell. She lived her early years in Texas and moved to Johnston County in 1923. She was a homemaker and worked as assistant post master at the Coleman Post Office for several years.

She is survived by two daughters: Edythe Robertson and Earline Kunkle, both of Tishomingo; a stepdaughter, Lucille Chaney, Fillmore; four sisters: Vada Thompson, Ravia; Dussie Thompson, Tishomingo; Lillie Fisher, of Alabama; and Ruth Gilbert, Van, Texas; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. Source: Daily Ardmoreite Newspaper (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published on Line @ Find A Grave. )

Rounsaville, Effie Vines

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

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

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

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


Rounsaville, Effie Vines

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

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

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

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


Rounsaville, Henry Elmer

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

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

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

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

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


Rounsaville, Mary E. (Killebrew)

Mary Rounsaville, wife of Gil Rounsaville, died Thursday night in McAlester General Hospital. They lived in Holdenville a number of years before moving to McAlester. He was manager of the local theaters and later worked for Seamprufe here.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Chaney's Funeral Home Chapel, McAlester. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Holdenville Daily News Newspaper, Holdenville, Oklahoma, Obituary was published on Jan, 1984)

Rounsaville, Maud (Mrs.)

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

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

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

Rounsaville, Patricia Ann

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

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

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

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


Rounsaville, William Thomas

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

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

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


Roush, Grace F.

Mrs. Grace F. Roush, age 83, Dardanelle died Friday, August 24, 1984 at Dardanelle Hospital. She was the widow of Markus T. Roush and a member of Fair Park Baptist Church. She had served as pianist at the Little Creek and Marlow Baptist Churches in Sheridan, and at Fair Park Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by three sons, James Russell, John Allen and Robert Neil Roush.

Survivors include two daughters, Myrtis Wooldridge of Magnolia and Lois Jane Bryan of Oklawaha, Fla.; a brother, John L. Carter of Leavenworth, Kan.; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Miss Myrtle B. Roush of Russellville.

Graveside service by the Rev. James McKinnon will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Lost Creek Cemetery at Sheridan. Burial will be by Shinn Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p. m. Monday at Shinn Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1984)


Rowden, Velda Marie

Velda Marie Rowden, 93 of Ola, died Thursday, December 16, 2004 at her home. She was born December 3, 1911 at Monticello, Kentucky to the late Romer Ross and Mary Etta Withers Ross.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Rowden; two sons, Robert and Don Rowden.

Survivors include two sons, Tom Rowden of Overgaard, AZ, Richard Rowden of Alma, AR; three daughters, Mary White of Phoenix, AZ, Alma Billington of Phoenix, AZ, Jean Herzog of Danville; twenty nine grandchildren, thirty four great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. Burial will be in Phoenix, AZ at a later date. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 22, 2004)


Rowe, Ava Elizabeth

Ava Elizabeth Rowe, infant daughter of Jeremy Royce and Rachel Elizabeth Rowe, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2012 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Ava is survived by her parents Jeremy and Rachel Rowe of the home; one sister, Ember Izabella Rowe of the home; her maternal grandparents, Ron and Susan Jackson of Havana, Arkansas; her paternal grandparents, Roy and Debra Rowe of Paris, Arkansas; her uncle, Justin Rowe and wife Michelle; her aunt Kristen Bland and husband Bradley; her paternal great-grandparents, J.B. and Eula Wootton of Paris, Arkansas and Roy and Frances Rowe of Paris, Arkansas: maternal great-grandparents, Charles and Sue Brown of Waveland, Arkansas and Paul and Esther Jackson of Choctaw, Oklahoma and great-great-great grandfather Ray Brown of Danville, Arkansas.

Private family graveside service was held at Moore Cemetery in Greasy Valley near Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guest book at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 11, 2012)

Rowe, Ruby

Mrs. Ruby Rowe, wife of J. S. Rowe of Water Valley, Miss, died at her home on Wood Street on Sunday Morning. She was 60 years old. Mrs. Rowe was a sister of Mrs. W. H. O'Hara, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 30, 1947)


Rowell, Edith Price

Mrs. Edith Price Rowell, age 87, of Little Rock, AR died Friday, January 23, 1998. She was a homemaker and a member of the Agape Church in Little Rock.

She is survived by husband, Andrew Jackson Rowell; son and daughter-in-law, Harry and Polly Rowell of Little Rock, AR; a brother, Argus Price of Rover; two sisters, Ethel Patrick of Wilson, OK and Mildred McCarthy of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Steve, James and Amy Rowell all of Little Rock, AR; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Dara Rowell of Little Rock, AR.

Funeral service was January 26, 1998 at the Roller-Drummond Southwest Chapel with Rev. Happy Caldwell and Rev. Billy Frank Glidewell officiating. Entombment will be in the Pinecrest Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to the Agape Church, 701 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72211. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 4, 1998)


Rowland, Daniel Charles

Daniel Charles Rowland, age 52 of Dardanelle, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, TX. He was born June 14, 1956 at Tyronza to Charles Richard and Annie Brock Rowland. He was the owner of Rowland plumbing in Dardanelle. He was a member of the Dardanelle Freewill Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Rowland.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Kelly Jewell Rowland of Dardanelle; daughters, Crystal Marie & Brian Sims of Russellville and Susan Ann Rowland and fianc Christopher Leach; mother and step-father, Annie and Russell Hoffman of Dardanelle; brother, Darrell Rowland of Colorado Springs, CO; sisters, Nancy and Mel Daily of Bay City, TX, Linda and Danny Roberts of Wilkesboro, NC, Penny Rowland and fianc Donnie Edwards of Dardanelle and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were held September 22, 2008 at the Dardanelle Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Jared Higginbotham officiating. Burial was held in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 24, 2008)


Rowland, Ethel (Potter)

Ethel (Potter) Rowland, age 74, of Aly, AR passed away on May 6, 2000 at her home. She was born on June 10, 1925 to the late Jodie Potter and Belle Marcum Potter in Aly, AR.

Survivors are, two daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda and J. R. Goodner of Hot Springs, AR and Linda and Ralph Simmons of Anderson, SC; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jay and Francie Rowland of Mt. Ida, AR and Jimmy and Lou Rowland of Russellville, AR; two brothers, Burl and Red Potter; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Service was May 9, 2000 at the Concord Baptist Church in Aly, AR. Burial was in Aly Cemetery under the direction of Thornton Funeral Home in Mt. Ida, AR. Pallbearers were J. R. Goodner, Ralph Simmons, Tony Jackson, Berry Potter, Clifford Lambert, Wilbur Clemmons. Honorary were Dr. John Westwood, Yell County Hospice and Dr. BeBruyan and Dr. Johns of the Arkansas Heart Hospital. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 10, 2000)


Rowland, Hoyte N.

Hoyte N. Rowland, 48, of Little Rock, was found dead last Thursday in his Adler Hotel room in Memphis. His death resulted from a hear attack. Rowland was field supervisor for the Department of Agriculture's Stabilization and Conservation Committee. A graduate of Oucahita College he attended Arkansas State Teachers College and had taught school for several years in West Memphis. He was a member of the Highland Methodist Church.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Lou Hogan Rowland; a son, Thomas Rowland, a daughter, Martha Jo Rowland all of Little Rock; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Rowland of Hampton; two brothers, Carl Rowland of Danville and Troy Lee Rowland of Hooks, Tx. and a sister, Mrs. Oscar Snow of Camden. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 19, 1954)


Rowland, Jimmy Lee

Jimmy Lee Rowland, age 52, of Russellville, AR, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at his home. He was born April 15, 1952, at Hot Springs, AR to the late Glen and Ethel Potter Rowland. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the 101st Airborne Division.

Survivors include his wife Lu Rowland of Russellville, son, Jamie Rowland of Lawrence, KS, three step daughters and step son-in-law, Shelly and Dan Braden of Poncha City, OK, Sheila Uselton of Springdale, Lisa Raetz of Russellville, one brother and sister-in-law, Jay and Francie Rowland of Mount Ida, two sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Bubba Simmons of Anderson, SC, Glenda and JR Goodner of Hot Springs, seven grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Graveside service was March 19, 2005 at Aly Cemetery. Pallbearers are Lewis Watkins, Eric Potter, Adolfo Perez, Randy Wilkins, Dan Braden, and John Pearly. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 23, 2005)


Rowland, Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony Rowland, age 19, of Dardanelle, AR died March 16, 1997. He was born September 22 to Ray Lee and Alice House Rowland in Danville, AR. He was a cook and attended Pottsville Assembly of God Church and the Russellville Life Center.

He is survived by his parents, Ray Lee and Alice House Rowland of Dardanelle; and a sister, Sandra Rowland of Dardanelle.

Funeral service will be 2 pm Wednesday, March 26, 1997 at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Dardanelle by the Rev. Steve Pyle. Interment will follow in the Brearley Cemetery. Service by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. Pallbearers were Brian Mahan, Tony Vick, Jason Duvall, Dan Knake, Bill Vick and Jack Baskin. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 26, 1997)


Rowland, Nettie Faye

Nettie Faye Rowland, age 59 of Dardanelle, died Monday, June 26, 2006 at St. Vincent's Infirmary. She was born September 5, 1946 at Piggott to the late Robert Benny and Mittie Carie Rowland. She was of the Assembly of God Faith.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Charles Richard Rowland.

Survivors include one daughter, Mittie Burnett of Appleton; six brothers, J. R. Rowland of Willow Creek, CA, Bobby Rowland of Dyess, James O. Rowland of Dardanelle, Ray Lee Rowland of Dardanelle, Rick Rowland of Dardanelle; six sisters, Nina Guest of Ola, Ruby Potts of Ola, Betty Avery of Dardanelle, Loice Robinson of Dardanelle, Virginia Joshlin of Missouri, Wanda Standridge of Delaware; and numerous other family and friends.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 5, 2006)


Rowland, Penny Jo

Penny Jo Rowland, 36, of Dardanelle, died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at her home in Dardanelle. She was born October 10, 1973 to the late Charles Richard Rowland and Annie Marie Brock Hoffman.

She is preceded in death by her father and a brother, Dan Rowland.

Survivors include her mother, Annie Marie Brock Hoffman of Dardanelle; husband, Donnie Edwards of Dardanelle; three children, Brian and Britteny Haston both of Dardanelle and McKinley Allen of Pottsville; one brother, Darrell Rowland and wife Mary of Colorado Springs, CO; two sisters, Nancy Daily and husband Mel of Markham, TX and Linda Roberts and husband Danny of Wilkesboro, NC; one sister-in-law, Kelly Rowland of Dardanelle; and many other relatives.

Services were held Tuesday, May 11 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jared Higginbotham officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 12, 2010)


Rowlands, Bob Ira

Bob Ira Rowlands, age 87, a resident of Hector, AR, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. He was born April 10, 1922, in Pope County to Richard Allen and Arkie Hurst Rowlands. He was a member of the First Assembly of God at Hector and the Arkansas Cattlemens Association. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II, serving in the 12th Armored Division and received the Purple Heart in the battle of Herrlisheim, Germany.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mildred Fern Rowlands; and his brothers and sisters.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Willette Rowlands of Russellville and Don Robert and Janis Juliann Rowlands of Hector; a daughter, Janie Rowlands Chambers of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren, Kristen Suzanne Rowlands Minton and her husband, Dr. Randy Minton of Little Rock, Rebecca Carol Rowlands Jackson and her husband, Matthew Scott Jackson of Jonesboro, Keri Chambers Barber of New York, New York, Susan Chambers Salter of Fayetteville, Laura Chambers of Fayetteville, and Mary Elyse Rowlands and Catherine Grace Rowlands, both of Hector; eight great-grandchildren, Adrianne Caroline Minton of Little Rock, Sloan Chambers Barber and Olivia Reece Barber, both of New York, Alyssa Chambers Salter, Julia Elizabeth Salter, Alexander Cole Salter, and John Kohnly Kaffka, all of Fayetteville, and Levi William Welsh of Hector; a niece, Bennie Ruth Tackett and numerous great nephews and nieces.

The funeral was May 30, 2009, at the First Assembly of God at Hector with the Rev. Larry Moore and the Rev. Larry Don Smith officiating. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery at Hector under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Active pallbearers were Vic Cole, Gary McDonald, Kenny Bull, Rev. Larry Don Smith, John Nance, and David Llewellyn. Honorary pallbearers were Donald Brown and Paul Allison. Memorials may be made to First Assembly of God, P. O. Box 33, Hector, Arkansas 72843. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 3, 2009)


Rowlett, Carolyn

Carolyn Rowlett, age 74 of Russellville, died Thursday, February 15, 2007, at Baptist Medical Center. She was born February 3, 1933, at Marvell, AR to the late Fred and Effie Lee Hindsley Burns.

She is preceded in death by two brothers, Bateman Burns, Troy Burns and an infant sister, Katherine Rimmer.

Survivors include her husband, James "Jim" Rowlett of Russellville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Debbie and Dr. Ted Duensing of Kenett, MO, Kathy Hutson of Conway; stepson, James M. Rowlett of Chattanooga, TN; three stepdaughters, Janice Dye of Tupelo, MS, Nancy Rowlett of Houston, MS, Teresa Grensberg of London; two brothers, Horace Burns of Cleveland, OH, Terry Burns of Marvell, AR; and one sister, Christine Manning of Hot Springs; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held February 17, 2007, at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Ken Morphis officiating. Interment will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Russellville. Pallbearers were Wayne Haney, Tom Houston, Dr. Ted Duensing, Ernie Ernhart, Henry McClure and Woody Woodard. Honorary Pallbearers were Dr. Thomas Sneed, Neil Webb, William Thomas, Roland Watkins and Earl Jones. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 21, 2007)


Rowlett, Martha Delta

Mrs. Martha Delta Rowlett, age 79, of Waldron, mother of Muriel Woodall of Danville, died Thursday, December 11, 1980.

Survivors also include her husband, Melvin Rowlett; another daughter, a son, a brother, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial were Saturday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 12/19/1980)


Rowlett, Robbie Almagene (Ramey)

Robbie Almagene Rowlett, 98, of Russellville, formerly of Danville, died Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. She was a retired Yell County librarian. The daughter of Emma E. (Shumate) and James Columbus Ramey, she was born July 12, 1916 in Durham, AR. Her family moved to Fayetteville in the fourth grade where she continued her education. She was a 1941 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a BSE in Home Economics. Her first job after college was with the US Agricultural Extension Service at Pine Bluff, AR. She transferred to Izard County after six months as home extension agent and then after a year in Melbourne to Marshall, AR where she stayed another 2-1/2 years. She married William Rufus Rowlett of Marshall, AR on April 9th, 1944 at her parent's home in Fayetteville with her father presiding. She accompanied Rufus to Danville in 1945 where he was employed with the US Soil Conservation Service. Robbie worked as secretary to the county school supervisor in Danville from 1946 to 1967. She was also appointed Yell County Librarian in 1951 and was instrumental in opening the new Danville library in 1967. She continued to work as librarian until her retirement in 1981. She was a member of the Danville Church of Christ, Delta Kappa Gamma Society and the Danville Music Club. She was also affiliated with the Arkansas and American Library Associations, Business and Professional Women's Club, Yell County Historical Association and the Western Yell County Cancer Board.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two brothers, James (Bunky) Marion Ramey and Beryl Dane Ramey.

Survivors include her son, William Rufus Rowlett, Jr.. and daughter-in-law Stacy Leigh (Burgess) of Russellville, her sister Mary Alice Smith of Laguna Beach, CA, three grandchildren, Amber Elizabeth Lea of Zachary, LA, Katherine Anne Rowlett of Chicago, IL and Chase Harlan Rowlett of Fayetteville, AR, Two sisters-in law, Clara Dean Ramey of Fayetteville AR, Lona Rowlett of Harrison, AR, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and a host of friends.

Memorials may be made to the Danville Church of Christ, the Yell County Library or the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. Graveside service and internment will be at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, December 3rd in the Shumate cemetery at Durham, AR. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the Danville Church of Christ. 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 Nov 26, 2014)

Roy, Karen J. (Lincoln)

Karen J. Roy, 52, died Sunday October 7, 2012, at her home in Auburn, IN. She was born September 23, 1960, in Elgin IL, to Levon L. and A. Irene (nee Katschke) Lincoln. Her father has passed away, her mother survives in Auburn. She worked as a waitress at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin, IL for 13 years before retiring June 10, 2007.

Karen is survived by her mother; three children, Doug R Iddings of Danville, AR, Brittany N. (Kevin) Kamiski of Hoffman, IL and Brandon R.A. Roy of Auburn; five sisters, Patricia M. (William) Wible of Auburn, Janet L. (Steve) Garman of Angola, Laura L. (Don) Buck of Texas, Cheryl I. Kendregan of Grand Rapids, MI and Rebecca A. (Robert) Hoehn of Bridgeman, MI; and three grandchildren. Calling is from 2 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 10, at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn, IN. Burial will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday, October 11, in Royal Centre Cemetery in Royal Center, IN. Memorials can be directed to St. Martins Health Care Center or Children's Hospital in Indianapolis or Ataxia Foundation. To send condolences visit www.fellerandclark.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Chicago Suburban Daily Herald Newspaper, Chicago, Illinois, Obituary was published on October 10, 2012)

Royal, Jesse

Jesse Royal, age 90, of Pleasanton, TX, passed away November 20, 2002 at his home. He was born May 1, 1912 in Verdi, TX to Frank and Lottie Royal. He was a faithful member of the Verdi Church of Christ, where he had a very active role and was dedicated to the furtherance of the gospel. He attended school through 10th grade at Verdi and graduated at Pleasanton in 1930. In 2000 he had his 70th high school reunion and was honored as Homecoming King. In 1939 he married Lois Schneider and they have five children. His family celebrated his 90th birthday in May of this year where he entertained guest with songs he played on his harmonica. Jesse and Lois celebrated their 63rd anniversary in June. He loved horses and life's work of farming. In 1951 he moved his family to Danville, AR for five and a half years, and made many friends who became extended family.

He is survived by his wife, Lois Royal of Pleasanton, TX; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bryan and LaNell Royal of LaCoste, TX and Floyd and Lisa Royal of Pleasanton, TX; three daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth and Leland Hall of Belleville, AR, Barbara and Joe Hughes of Grapevine, TX and Leola and Herb Cresswell of Littleton, CO; a brother, Ned Royal and a sister, Joy Foster, both of Pleasanton, TX; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Service was November 23, 2002 at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton, TX. Burial was in Brite Cemetery at Pleasanton, TX. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 27, 2002)


Next Obituary Page


Home Site
Index
YCR Obit
Images
Danville
Lib Images
Dardanelle
Lib Images
Other Ark
Web Sites
Yell Cty
Cemeteries
Obituary
Forum
Search

This material is intended for the personal use of genealogists and family historians. No commercial usage or distribution rights for this material are granted by the authors.

Date Last Updated: 2016/06/05