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Pledger, Opal Ray

Opal Ray Pledger, 99, of Morganton, North Carolina, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care in Valdese, North Carolina. He was born January 10, 1912, in Logan County, Arkansas, to William Asa and Susie Wilkins Pledger.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ercie Marie Gray Pledger, a son, Willie Ray "Bill" Pledger, and a grandson, Mark William Pledger.

Survivors include his daughter-in-law, Caroll Pledger; a granddaughter, Susan Janean Dupuis; four great grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren.

The funeral service was at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at the Havana Assembly of God, officiated by the Rev. Bob Caldwell. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. Memorials may be made to the Havana Assembly of God, Post Office Box 43, Havana, Arkansas 72842. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 12, 2011)

Pledger, Patricia A. Nelson

Patricia A. Nelson Pledger, age 79 of Danville, died Saturday, June 21, 2008 at her home in Danville. She was born February 22, 1929 in Yale, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Joe M. Sr. and Dora Wolf Nelson. She was a Public Health Clinic Aide, a library assistant at the Yell County Library in Danville and a member of the First Baptist Church in Danville where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Harold Odell Pledger, Sr. and granddaughter, Savannah Pledger.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Harold Pledger Jr. and wife Becky of Danville and Craig Pledger and wife Debbie of Bella Vista; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Pledger Millsap and husband Rick of Danville; brother, Joseph M. Nelson Jr. Baton Rouge, Louisiana; two sisters, Joan Campbell of Park City, Utah and Juanita Holt of Owasso, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Alicia and Daniel Uptagrafft of East End, Matthew and Susan Millsap of Ft. Worth, Texas;, Sarah and Stuart Creamer of Danville, Darren Pledger of Conway, Marissa Pledger and Bladen Pledger both of Bella Vista; five great-grandchildren, Taylor Uptagrafft, Blake Uptagrafft, Natalie Millsap, Nathan Uptagrafft and Parker Millsap.

Services were held Tuesday, at the First Baptist Church in Danville with Bro. Bobby Walker, Bro. Jamie Staley and Bro. Matthew Millsap officiating. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Danville First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 877, Danville, AR7 2833. -. Pallbearers were Daniel Uptagifafft, Matthew Millsap, Stuart Creamer, Darren Pledger, Pledger Ball and Jack Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers were Opal Watkins, Jr. Wayne Smith and Doug Miller. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 25, 2008)


Pledger, Paul Austin, Jr.

DANVILLE - Paul Austin Pledger Jr., age 60, of Danville died Sunday, December 4, 1983 at St. Vincent's Hospital at Little Rock. He was city recorder for Danville, a native of Belleville, son of the late Paul and Laymon Millard Pledger, and was a veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Louise Mosley Pledger; two daughters, Mrs. Candis Holstein of Waldron and Miss Lisa Pledger of the home; a brother, Harold Pledger of Danville, and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m, Wednesday at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Hulon Wiser. Burial will be in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1983)


Pledger, Ruby Nell

Ruby Nell Pledger, age 81, of Ola, AR died Wednesday, March 30, 2005 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. She was born November 10, 1923 in Waltreak, AR to the late Oscar and Mary Martin Wigley. She was the owner of Nell's Beauty Shop in Mablevale for eighteen years and was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Artemes Pledger; a son, Hoyt Pledger; five brothers and six sisters.

Survivors include a daughter, Ann Abernathy of Ola, AR; a son, Gerald Pledger of Ola, AR; brother, Buddy Wigley of Ola; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services were Saturday at Cornwell Chapel in Danville, AR. Interment was in Sandlin Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were David Anderson, Nathan Abernathy, Larry Crites, Johnny Summitt, Earl Neeley and Glen Phillips. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 6, 2005)


Pledger, Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt

Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt Pledger, age 91 of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma died Sunday April 18, 2004. He was born in the Corinth community near Belleville, on January 27, 1913 to the late Thomas Wesley and Mabel P. Sadler Pledger. He was a retired oil field superintendent for Sun Oil Company. He was 32nd Mason.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Anna Belle Taylor Pledger and Gladys Vaughn Alders Pledger.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Teddy and Elaine Pledger of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.; two grandsons, Ted W. Pledger of Broken Arrow, OK, and Daryl M. Pledger of Jackson, TN.; four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 PM at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery in Belleville. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 PM to 8 PM at the funeral home. Memorial may be made to the Faith World Outreach Church, 419 Old Humboldt Road, Jackson, TN 38305 Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 21, 2004)


Pledger, Willie A. (Sanders) (Mrs.)

Mrs. Willie A. Sanders Pledger, aged 90, of Danville died Monday. She was the widow of John S. Pledger and a Methodist.

Survivors include four sons, Paul Pledger of Danville, Carl Pledger of New Mexico, Cleo Pledger of California and Earl Pledger of Belleville; three daughters, Mrs. Parilla Claud of El Dorado, Mrs. Adriel Misenhimer of California and Mrs. Audrey Apple of Belleville, 20 grandchildren.

Funeral was Tuesday at the Belleville Methodist Church with burial in the Russell Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 1967)

Pledger, Winifred "Winnie Lorraine Nelson

Winifred "Winnie Lorraine Nelson Pledger, age 88, of Danville died Saturday, February 4, 2006. She was born January 23, 1918, in Havana, Arkansas to the late John Fair and Glidden Hollings worth Nelson. She was a medical records transcriptionist for Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, member of the Danville United Methodist Church, and life time member of the United Methodist Women.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert B. Pledger; sisters, Joyce Wilson, Ann Woker; brothers, Jack Nelson, Lewis Nelson.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Bob Nelson and Martha Pledger of Springdale; grandchildren, Nelson and Twanna Pledger of Danville, Libby and Trent Tipton of Morrilton; and great-grandchildren, Briston Yarbrough, Marley and Trey Pledger of Danville, Abby Grace and Mary Kate Tipton of Morrilton.

Funeral services were held on Monday, February 6, 2006 at the Danville United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Sullinger officiating. Internment will be at Earl Ladd Cemetery, Danville by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers included Steve Pfeifer, Billy Donnell, Johnny Chambers, Johnny Baker, Danny Woodard, Wesley Kemp, Charlie Wilkins. Honorary pallbearers were Forrest Moudy and Bood Keathley. Memorials may be made to the Danville United Methodist Church, 301 East Seventh Street, Danville, AR 72833. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 8, 2006)


Plenge, Aminda Sue (Mason)

Aminda Sue Mason Plenge, age 61, of Plainview died Sunday, May 24, 2015 at her home. She was born December 22, 1953 in Little Rock to George W. Mason Sr. and Martha Ann Glover. She was a United States Army Veteran and a special education teacher for 22 years with the Pulaski County School District where she won teacher of the year her first year. She was a foster parent and loved each child she took in.

She was preceded in death by her father, George W. Mason Sr.

Survivors include her husband, Stan Plenge of Plainview; three children, Jon Crotchett of Cabot, April Masterson of Wisconsin, Teresa Morshedi of Bryant; a niece, Brookelynn Mason of Cabot, along with many others she welcomed into her home; one sister, Victoria Mason of Cabot; two brothers, Walt Mason Jr of Cabot, Ronald Mason of Cabot; and six grandchildren.

A family conducted memorial service for friends and family will be held at 2:00P.M., Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the First Southern Baptist Church of Bryant, 604 South Reynolds Road, Bryant, AR 72022. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Her obituary was published 25 May 2015, On Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson )

Plumb, Ladonna

Ladonna Plumb, age 60, of Dardanelle died Sunday, April 6, 2008, at her home. A daughter of the late Lee Adrian and Ilena Davis Waid, she was born October 8, 1947, at Paris Park, AR. She was a former grocery deli worker.

Survivors include three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Gary Lee and Sharon Waid of Dardanelle, Kevin Dean and Michelle Waid of Dover and Derek Gene Waid of Dardanelle; two nephews and a great-niece.

The graveside service and burial was conducted by Shinn Funeral Service at the Elizabeth Hall Cemetery near New Blaine. The Rev. Eva Houston officiated. Active pallbearers were Tim Jones, Eric and David Miller, Edgar Henson, Brian Blevins and Brock Waid. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfiineral. com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 9, 2008)


Pockrus, Bobby Joe

Bobby Joe Pockrus, age 80, of Dardanelle died Monday, November 25, 2013 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. He was born October 23, 2013 in Dardanelle to the late Herman Lawrence and Mildred Irene Geurian Pockrus. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fort Smith and a carpenter. Bob loved driving to places that he thought were special and would walk around for hours.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Rebecca Sue Armstrong.

Survivors include two sons, Dennis Pockrus and Dale Pockrus both of Dardanelle; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. 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 Dec 4, 2013)

Pockrus, Marion Udell "Tex"

1931 ~ 2012 Marion "Tex" Udell Pockrus, born in Lawton, Oklahoma, October 25, 1931, peacefully left his earthly home on October 5, 2012. He was greeted on the other side by his father James Osceola Pockrus, his mother Marietta Rule, his son, Barry A. Pockrus, and eight brothers and sisters.

Survived by his wife of 58 years Helene (vonMetnitz), sons Carl (Phyllis), Randall (Diane), daughter Lauretta (Lee Erwin), his sister Geraldine Ramona Donaldson, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He attended schools in Oklahoma, Mississippi, Texas and colleges in Santa Rosa and Marin County, CA. Lived in Montana, California and Utah. Highland, Utah was home for the last 16 years. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. Tex was employed by Western Union and ran his own business in San Francisco. Tex loved his country and his volunteer work with Disabled American Veterans of Utah as Chapter 6 Commander, State Commander and DAV Honor Guard. He served as an LDS Missionary and consultant at BYU Harold B. Lee Library for 12 years and worked at VA Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Highland 10th Ward, 10962 N. 6400 W, Highland, Utah. Family and friends may call on Sunday evening, October 14, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the church and Monday morning from 9:45-10:45. Interment at the Utah Veterans Cemetery, 17111 South Camp Williams Road, Bluffdale. Military honors provided by DAV Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Highland 10th Ward Missionary Fund. Online condolences www.premierfuneral.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, Obituary was published on October 9 to October 11, 2012)

Pockrus, Mildred L.

Mildred L. Pockrus, age 85, of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, June 24, 2005 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born March 20, 1920 in Dardanelle, AR to the late Harry Lee and Sarah J. "Sally" Harmon Jones. She was a retired nurse's aide, a member of Calvary Baptist Church and served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels for several years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John O. Pockrus and four brothers, Raymond, Odell, Vernon and Aubrey Jones.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, John and Linda Pockrus of Delaware, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Terry Herrin of Kevil, KY; a sister, Modean Phillips of Arizona; a granddaughter, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held June 28, 2005 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Mark Lashley officiating. Interment was m Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. AR. Pallbearers were Gene Wilt and Jimmy Ellis. Honorary were members of the Calvary Baptist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 29, 2005)


Poda, Harley A.

Harley A. Poda, age 74, of San Francisco, Calif. died January 27, in San Francisco. Mr. Poda was a native of Bluffton, the son of the late Andrew and Mattie Taylor Poda.

Survivors, other than his wife, Evelyn Poda, are one daughter, Francis of Nevada; one brother, Tom Poda of Hot Springs; two sisters, Lessie Rhoades of Danville and Lillian Jones of Forrestville, Calif.

Funeral services were Thursday, January 31, at 2 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, by Rev. Joe Braddy. Interment was at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Gravelly. Arrangements and services were in charge of Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2/7/1974)


Pogue, Ernest

Ernest Pogue, a retired Fort Smith railroad man, drowned a week ago Tuesday at Nimrod when his boat overturned below the dam. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, June 5, 1947)


Pogue, Ernest R.

Fort Smith man Drowns at Nimrod....Ernest R. Pogue, about 70, retired Fort Smith railroad man, drowned Tuesday afternoon about 2:30 when his boat turned over in swift water just below the Lake Nimrod dam. His companion, Walter Bell, also of Fort Smith, became entangled in a trot-line and was rescued, suffering only cuts and scratches from hooks on the line. The two were said to have been trying to row against the current and were losing ground, when one of them grabbed a bush sticking out of the water and the boat turned over. After an all-night search by volunteers, the body was discovered about 9:45 Wednesday morning by John Hancock and Van Leabo of Danville, in about six feet of water approximately 100 feet below where the boat overturned. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, May 29, 1947)


Poindexter, Dalton Lee

Dalton Lee Poindexter, 22, of Havana, Arkansas, passed from this life on Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Havana, Arkansas. He was born October 15, 1992 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was a graduate of Magazine High School and was employed by Barefield's Salvage in Russellville, Arkansas.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Franklin W. Crosby and his paternal grandfather, John Earl Poindexter.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Roberts Memorial Chapel in Booneville with burial in Blue Mountain Cemetery in Blue Mountain Arkansas, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

He is survived by his parents, Johnny and Becky Poindexter of the home; two sisters, Julie Ann Poindexter of the home and Mary of Arkoma; one brother, Andrew Brown of the home; maternal grandmother, Anna Crosby of Booneville; paternal grandparents, Tony and Kathleen Bryson of Magazine, Arkansas; paternal grandmother, Peggy Poindexter of Alabama; maternal great grandparents, Dwayne and Faye Scantling of Arkoma; paternal great grandmother, Betty Ellis of Waveland, Arkansas; other relatives and many friends. Pallbearers will be Johnny Poindexter, Andrew Brown, Danny Ellis, David D. Ellis, Robert Poindexter, Marcus McDonald, and Tony Bryson. Visitation was held Tuesday evening from 5 to 7:00 P.M. at Roberts Funeral Home. To sign online registry, go to robertsfh.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 25, 2015)

Poindexter, Eva Mae (Lofland)

Eva Mae Poindexter was called home to our heavenly Father on December 29, 2006. Born in Bluffton, Arkansas on February 1, 1917, she lived a long and blessed life. She was the second of seven children, and after losing her mother at the young age of seven, she helped raise her four younger siblings. She met Lyle Poindexter at school in Young Gravelly, Arkansas and married him in 1934. They moved to Oklahoma and poured their lives into serving the Lord and raising four children, Dennis Poindexter, Joe Poindexter, Hayes Poindexter, and Pauletta Butler.

Eva was preceded in death by her loving husband Lyle Poindexter, both her parents, Warren Lofland and Eva Lofland, and her six siblings.

She is survived by all four of her children, eleven grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Eva was a fit, strong, Godly woman who remained faithful and obedient to her call on this earth to nurture and love all those that she came in contact with, so they could see Jesus through her. Eva did not fear death. 2Corinthians 5:1 'We know that our body will be destroyed. But when that happens, God will have a house for us.

It will not be a house made by human hands; instead it will be a home in heaven that will last forever.' Visitation will be Sunday and Monday. Also, a funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Chapel with interment to follow at Arlington Memory Gardens, Midwest City, Oklahoma. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,This Obituary was published 31 Dec 2006, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. )

Poindexter, Ida (Barclay)

Mrs. Ida Barclay Poindexter, 85, of Belleville died Saturday, Feb. 19, at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 7, 1908 at Little Texas, to Charles M. and Myrtle Kitchens Barclay, and a member of Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Noble Poindexter, a son, James Poindexter of Deer Park, Texas; a daughter, Geraldine Dimmitt of Wichita, Kan.; two sisters, Inell Keys and Inez Hickman of Fort Collins, Colo.; five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Tuesday at Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul Newton and the Rev. Bob Rackley. Burial was in Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,This Obituary was published 23 Feb 1994, Dardanelle, Yell County, Arkansas. )

Poindexter, Ida Ann Parker

Mrs. Ida Ann Parker Poindexter, age 92, of Belleville, died Tuesday December 11, 1979 in the Yell County Hospital in Danville. Mrs. Poindexter was a native of Gravelly, the daughter of the late James Parker and Christina Rhoades Parker.

Survivors include two sons, Noble Poindexter of Belleville and Lyle Poindexter of Midwest City, OK; one sister, Viola James of Danville; six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, December 13th in the Young Gravelly Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Rackley officiating and interment will be in the Young Gravelly Cemetery. Services and arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 12/19/1979)


Poindexter, Ida Barclay

Mrs. Ida Barclay Poindexter, 85, of Belleville died Saturday, Feb. 19, 1994 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 7, 1908 at Little Texas, to Charles M. and Myrtle Kitchens Barclay, and a member of Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Noble Poindexter, a son, James Poindexter of Deer Park, Texas; a daughter, Geraldine Dimmitt of Wichita, Kan.; two sisters, Inell Keys and Inez Hickman of Fort Collins, Colo.; five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Tuesday at Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul Newton and the Rev. Bob Rackley. Burial was in Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 2/23/1994)


Poindexter, Lyle

Lyle Poindexter, age 76, of Midwest City, OK, formerly of Gravelly, died December 30, 1989 in Oklahoma. He was the son of the late Theodore and Ida Parker Poindexter.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Dennis Poindexter of Oklahoma; Joe Garry Poindexter of Cowetta, OK, Donald Poindexter of Edmond, OK; one daughter, Paulette Butler of Tulsa, OK; one brother, Noble Poindexter of Danville; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services and burial were Jan. 2 at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Midwest City, OK. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 1/10/1990)


Poindexter, Lyle R.

Lyle R. Poindexter, age 76, of Midwest City, passed away December 29, 1989. He was born November 22, 1913 at Gravely, AR. He was a retired building engineer, a longtime member and Deacon of Hillcrest Baptist Church. He was a former Scout Master. He moved to Midwest City in 1943. He was married to his wife Eva, January 12, 1934 in Yell County Arkansas.

Survived by his wife, Eva of the home; 3 sons, Dennis Lyle of Muskogee County, Joe G. of Coweta, Hayes of Edmond; daughter, Pauletta Butler of Edmond; brother, Noble Poindexter of Belleview, AR; 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Services 1 pm, Tuesday, January 2, 1990, at the Hillcrest Baptist Church, with interment at Arlington Memory Gardens. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Daily Oklahoman Newspaper, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Obituary was published on December 30, 1989 ... this 2nd obit contains additional information )

Poindexter, Malivia Fowler

Garland (Texas): Malivia Fowler Poindexter - Survived by daughters, Bobby Gene Juroch, Garland, Ima Gene DiCapua, Dallas; brothers, Fred, Ralph & Tony Fowler; sisters, Margie Rhoades, Mattie Day, Eramae Marler, Lorena Pierce; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. Chapel Services, 10:00 a. m. Wednesday, Rev. Ken Ashlock officiating. Interment, Rockwall Cemetery.

LYONS FUNERAL HOME 602 S. Goliad, Rockwall, Texas 771-5303 [added information another spelling for given name is Malevia] (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Mary Fowler Leek, Newspaper: Dallas, Texas,2/3/1988)


Poindexter, Noble

Noble Poindexter, age 86 of Belleville, AR died Wednesday, April 15, 1998 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville, AR. He was born September 3, 1911 in Young Gravelly, Yell County, Arkansas to the late Theo and Ida Parker Poindexter. He was a farmer and a member of the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Barclay Poindexter and a grandson, Barry Poindexter.

He is survived by a son, James Poindexter of Belleville, AR; a daughter, Geraldine "Judy" Dimmitt of Wichita, KS; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Service was April 18, 1998 at the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Stapleton officiating. Interment was in the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Logan White, Jim White, David Laster, Tuff Dixon, Rickey May and Butch Bowerman. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 22, 1998)


Poindexter, Thomas M.

Thomas M. Poindexter, age 82, died Friday at a Hot Springs hospital. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist Church in Gravelly.

Survivors include a son, Duval Poindexter; two granddaughters, Mrs. Tempa Jo Terry and Miss Anna Kim Poindexter; on great-grandson, Joseph LeRoy Terry III, one great-granddaughter, Stacey Leigh Terry, all of Hot Springs; three brothers, Timothy Poindexter of Rockwall, Tex., Arb and Boice Poindexter, both of Garland, Tex.; three sisters, Mrs. T. S. Lofland and Mrs. C. O. Lofland of Rockwall, Tex. and Mrs. Earnest Wilson of Oklahoma City.

Funeral services were held last Monday in Gross Mortuary Chapel by Rev. James E. Hill Jr. and burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record?, -/-/1976)


Pointer, Irene P.

Irene P. Pointer, 86, of Dardanelle Arkansas died Thursday, August 12, 2004 at Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born August 1, 1918 in Dodge City, Texas to the late W. E. Scott and Molly Murdell Decker Scott.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J. B. Pointer; one daughter, Joyce McCallum; and in son-in-law, Floyd Lundy.

Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Lundy of Dardanelle; one sister, Maxine Starkes of Texas; four grandchildren, Joyce Sherrill, Sony a Boyer, Rhonda and Ginger Thomas and two great grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements are by Dardanelle Funeral Service. The family will have a private service at a later date. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 18, 2004)


Polk, Veda Myre

Veda Myre Polk, age 79 of Alma, AR died Friday, March 3, 2006 at Summit Hospital in Van Buren, AR. She was born October 4, 1926 in Etna, AR and was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Jane and- Frank Garcia of Alma and Mavis and Paul Wagner of Belleville; one son, Jerry Polk of the home; one sister, Claudine Joslin of Mulberry; one brother, Carl Goldsmith of Fort Payne, AL; eight grandchildren, Tammy Shaw, Wade, Travis and Douglas Garcia, Stephen Wagner, Amanda Barnes, Marcus Wagner and Angela Matute and 17 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were the Fort Smith Fire Department Honor Guard. Honorary were grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 15, 2006)


Pollard, Bobby Joe

Bobby Joe Pollard, age 61 of Danville, died Friday, January 16, 2009 at Sparks Health System, Ft. Smith. Born September 7, 1947 in Waldron, he was the son of the late Horace and Della Mae Sipes Pollard. He was a member of the Tate Town Community Church and worked for the poultry industry.

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

Survivors include two sons, Greg Pollard of Waldron, Brad Pollard of Pottsville; two daughters, Crystal Cripps and Samantha Hernandez both of Waldron; grandchildren, Keli Pollard, Ryland Pollard, Lacey Pollard, Marley Pollard, Krysta Williams, Makayla Cripps, Alex Hernandez, Owen Martinez; two great-grandchildren, Bryce Eaves and Kayden Cripps; brother, Lonnie Pollard; sisters, Rosemae Howel, Ann Holmes, Madge Hunt, Sue Wilkins, and Faye Stockton.

Graveside services Monday at Hunt Cemetery, Tate Town, officiated by Rev. Ricky Hunt and Rev. John Hale. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 21, 2009)


Pollard, Delia Mae

Mrs. Delia Mae Pollard, age 89, of Danville, AR widow of Horace Pollard died Tuesday, December 21, 1999 at her home. She was born March 16, 1910 in Izard County, AR to the late William and Annie Scruggs Sipes. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church and a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlene Pollard.

Survivors include, four sons, Roy Templeman of Muskogee, OK, Loyd and Bobby Pollard both of Blue Ball, AR and LT Pollard of Gravelly, AR; six daughters, Etheleen Garner of Quinton, OK, Faye Stockton and Sue Wilkens or San Diego, CA, Madge Hunt of Waldron, AR, Ann Holmes of Plainview, TX and Rose Howell of Blue Ball, AR; 31 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren.

Services were December 23 at Tate Town Community Chapel with Rev. Doyle Reynolds and Rev. Ricky Hunt officiating. Interment was in Hunt Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home or Danville, AR. Pallbearers were, Stacey Fowler, Joe Howell, Scott Howell, Jack Remer, Brad Pollard and Tim Defoor. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 29, 1999)


Pollard, Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" (Hunt)

Elizabeth Ann (Bettie) Pollard aged 78, wife of Tommie R. Pollard, died January 30 at a Russellville hospital. She was a life-long resident of Yell County.

She is survived by her husband Tommie of Danville; one sister, Lena Rogers of Danville and one brother, Willie L. Hunt of Modesto, Calif. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 7, 1963)

Pollard, Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" (Hunt)

Elizabeth Ann (Bettie) Pollard aged 78, wife of Tommie R. Pollard, died January 30 at a Russellville hospital. She was a life-long resident of Yell County.

She is survived by her husband Tommie of Danville; one sister, Lena Rogers of Danville and one brother, Willie L. Hunt of Modesto, Calif. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 7, 1963)

Pollard, L. T.

L. T. Pollard, age 66 of Gravelly, died Saturday, July 5, 2008 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born December 6, 1941 in Scott County to the late Hoavec A. & Delia Mae Sipes Pollard.

He is preceded in death by parents; brothers, Roy Templeman and Rex Pollard; sisters, Ethel Garner and Darlene Pollard and grandmother, Annie Pollard.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Donna Pollard; daughter, Dencil Gwin of Bluffton; brothers, Lonnie Pollard and Bobby Pollard of Blue Ball; sisters, Rose Mae Howell of Blue Ball, Ann Holmes of Plainview, TX, Madge Hunt of Waldron, Sue Wilkins and Faye Stockton of San Diego, CA; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Graveside service was July 8 at Parks Cemetery in Gravelly, AR; with Rev. Ricky Lynn Hunt officiating. Pallbearers were Jarrod Gwin, Rodney Gwin, Al Hunt, Mike White, Jason Campbell and C. J. Wiggins. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Millard, Weston Burke, Greg Pollard, Rick Sherrill and Bill Lofand. Arrangement by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 9, 2008)


Pollard, Larry Don

DANVILLE - Larry Don Pollard, age 43, of Danville died Monday, December 15, 1986 at Mercy Hospital at Waldron. He was a native of Blue Ball, a supervisor for Tyson Foods, son of the late Ted Pollard and was a member of Egypt Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jetty Hunt Pollard; two daughters, Teresa Pennington of Damascus and Darla White of Parks; his mother, Mrs. Erah Brantley of Waldron; three brothers, Ottis Pollard of Booneville, Troy Defoor of Danville and Eugene Owens of Odessa, Texas, and five sisters, Melba Miller of Granite City, ILL., Geraldine Hall of Danville, Marie Sprouls of Missouri, Margie Lunsford of California and Lillian Garner of Arkansas.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Wednesday at Egypt Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Jerrel Willingham. Burial will be in Hunt Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Pollard, T.R.

T.R. Pollard, 94, of Danville died at Malvern June 2. He was a retired farmer and lifelong resident of Yell County.

He is survived by one brother, John Pollard, of Siloam Springs.

Funeral services were held at Waltreak Church by Harold Hall with burial in Egypt Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 1967)

Polley, Velma

Velma Polley, age 86, of Dardanelle, AR died Sunday, May 15, 2011 at her home.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 18 Humphrey Chapel with burial at Birta Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 18, 2011)

Polmere, Grace Ann

Grace Ann Polmere, age 79 of Oklahoma City, OK died November 22, 2000. She was born in Chickalah, AR to John Calvin and Elizabeth Jane (Reed) Smith. She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Allen Polmere of the home; nieces Gail Roos, Oklahoma City, Betty Lipe, Danville, AR, Georgia Smith, Prairie Grove, AR, Clara Burkett, Macie Poole and Shelia Hendrix all of Hot Springs; nephews, Billy Smith of Paris, Charles and Bobby Smith of Belleville, AR and a sister-in-law, Jane Smith of Hot Springs.

Graveside services were November 24, 2000 at Upper Spring Creek Cemetery with Rev. Paul Newton officiating (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 29, 2000)


Pool, Beatrice Bonnie

Beatrice Bonnie Pool, age 82, of Danville died Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at her home. She was born April 7, 1925 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Toy & Minnie Edwards Standridge. She was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Tom W. Pool; son Tommy Ray Pool; step-daughter, Betty Houlette; sister Edith Howell.

Survivors are her children Judy & Larry Elmore of Belleville, Don & Glynelle Pool of Danville, Tracy Pool of Danville; step-children Jeanette & Kenneth Sparks of Tuttle, Oklahoma, Orval & Helen Houlette of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; sisters, Juanita Gore of Mena, Madge Fite of Atlanta, Georgia; 5 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 10 step-great grandchildren; 4 step-great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service was held Thursday, October 11, 2007 at Chalybeate Springs Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold Walker officiating. Burial was held at Macedonia Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Chalybeate Springs Missionary Baptist Church, P. O. Box 698 Danville, AR 72833. Pallbearers were J. W. Horn, Dennis Horn, Rickey Day, Johnny Ralph Burrows, Jimmy Gillespie, and Stephen Buckles. Honorary Pallbearers were grandsons, Gary Houlette, Kevin Sparks, Lance Elmore, Jonathan Elmore, Darren Pool, and Justin Pool. Arrangements by Danville Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 17, 2007)


Pool, Berniece Burruss

Berniece Burruss Pool died at the Guadalupe Medical Center in Carlsbad, New Mexico September 15. She was born August 15, 1920 at Rover and was raised in that community. She attended Rover and Plainview School and was graduated from Danville High School and also attended New Mexico State University.

She is survived by her husband, Edward Pool of Carlsbad; two daughters, Mrs. Nina Johnston of Midland, TX and Mrs. Edwina Bishop of Fritch, Texas; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church and a charter member of the Order of the Does Lodge in Carlsbad until her illness several months ago.

Funeral services were arranged by Denton Funeral Home of Carlsbad and interment was in Carlsbad Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 9/22/1982)


Pool, Helen Margaret (Crow)

Helen Margaret (Crow) Pool was a native of Yell County, born December 11, 1916 to Arthur and Goly (Dean) Crow. Following completion of high school in Ola, she graduated from Arkansas State Teachers College then she returned to Ola to teach. With husband Henry Hays Pool she resided in Richardson, Texas the past five decades. She was a devoted member of First United Methodist Church of Richardson, she served as President of Women's Society of Christian Service, was awarded the Lifetime WSCS Membership, and functioned in staff as well as volunteer capacities with the church.

Survivors include her Hays, husband of 67 years daughter, Janice of Heath, TX and a large family including the many children she considered most precious.

Graveside service will be Saturday, 10:00 a.m. at Harris Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Memorial may be made to the Harris Cemetery Fund, 709 Hamilton Cove, Russellville, AR, 72801. Visitation will be Friday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 21, 2005)


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