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Walkup, Huey Burt

Huey Burt Walkup, age 80, died at his home in Havana Wednesday afternoon, August 18, 1954. He was a retired business man and farmer.

Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Annie Walkup; three sons, Elton and Robert of Havana and Burt of Amarillo, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Ross of Camden and Mrs. Florence Jameson of Conway, Mo. one sister, Miss Ida Walkup, Havana and five grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs AGO, DANVILLE, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 19, 1954)


Walkup, James "Elton"

James "Elton" Walkup, age 87 of Havana, AR passed away Monday, February 17, 1997 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born in Havana, AR December 14, 1909, son of the late H. B. and Annie Dunlap Walkup. He was a WWII Army-Aircorp Veteran, a former pitcher for the St. Louis Browns, and the Detroit Tigers Baseball teams, and a retired farmer. He was a member of the Havana Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by two brothers Burt and Robert Walkup and a sister, Margaret Ross.

Survivors include his wife, Anna McBride Walkup; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Wesley Kemp of Alma, AR and Robin and Bob Johnston of Cabot; a sister, Florence Jameson of Conway, MO; three grandchildren, Wesley Kemp III of Fayetteville, Caroline Kemp of Alma and Tyler Johnston of Cabot.

Funeral service was held February 20, 1997 at the Havana Presbyterian Church with Rev. Floyd Sheppard and Rev. E. O. Tackett officiating. Burial was in the Havana Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Havana Presbyterian Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 26, 1997)


Wall, Eulurle Ricker

Eulurle Ricker Wall, age 86, of Dardanelle, formerly of Plainview, died Thursday, November 19, 2009 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. The daughter of William Loy and Faye Evelyn English Ricker, she was the second oldest of their eleven children, born March 29, 1923 at Nimrod, Arkansas. "Lurle" as she was known to family and friends married James Bruce Wall June 11, 1943.

For a time they lived around Eureka, California, in the red woods. She often spoke of that time in her life, about the huge red wood logs Brucie logged. Though only married a short period of time due to his death, she told many "sweet stories" of her married life with "Brucie" She retired from Wayne Poultry in 1986, working more than 25 years on the line. She enjoyed growing flowers in her yard, and the birds and butterflies they attracted, collecting bells, yard sales, and playing Friday night Bingo. She loved her cats and at one time had 17 white cats, including "fluffy-tail" and "blue-eye" So yes she was a mother, She enjoyed watching her nieces and nephews play basketball at Plainview, for many years she didn t miss a home game. She was a lifelong member of and active in the Plainview United Methodist Church, teaching Sunday school and being the communion steward, and keeping the flower beds tended. Eulurle was preceded in death by her husband James Bruce Wall; five brothers, Bill Ricker, Bob Ricker, John Ricker, George Ricker and Kerry Ricker; two sisters, Beth Burnham and Nan Smith.

She is survived by two sisters, Nelle Smith, of Ashdown, Beulah Tramel of Russellville; brother, Joe Ricker and wife Diane of Texarkana, TX. and many nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews Funeral

Service was November 23, 2009 at Plainview United Methodist Church. Brian Ricker and Dr. Floyd Ray officiated. Burial was at Salem Cemetery at Plainview, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 25, 2009)


Wall, Jaunita Rose

Mrs. Jaunita Rose Wall, age 85, of Banning, CA, widow of Lester Harvy Wall, died Tuesday, December 22, 1997 at her home. She was born November 6, 1912 in Blakesburg, Iowa, same place her father was born, to the late Homer O. Snow and Edith Mary (Petty); Snow of Ola; where Januita lived from 1920 to 1944.

Surviving is her two youngest. brothers, Don Richard Snow of; Shreveport, LA and Wayne Edwin Snow of Blue Springs, MO; two daughters, Mary Frances Wall of Banning, CA and Bettie Louise Jones of Devore, CA and two grandsons, Damon Anson Nothand Jones and Lyle Ethen Samuel Jones.

Graveside service was December 31 in Banning, CA (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 4, 1998)


Wallace, Arlie

Arlie Wallace of Keystone, Okla. died November 4 at the age of 38 years.

He is survived by three brothers, Hobert Wallace of Mtn. View, Calif., Thurman Wallace of Summervale, Calif., and Olen Wallace of Omaha, Nebr.; three sisters Mrs. Elsie Nigh of Keystone, Okla., Mrs. Cassie Kelly of Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. Edna Handley of Tulsa. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 10, 1960)

Wallace, Bobby

Bobby Wallace, age 73, of Magazine, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005 at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith. He was born in Countyline, on June 20, 1931 to the late Joe and Luella Smith Wallace. He was a retired truck driver, for 'Bean' of Fort Smith and a member of the Magazine Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Evelyn Stephens Wallace; sons and daughter-in-law, Bobby Jr. and Marlene Wallace of Subiaco, Billy Wallace of Magazine; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Dale Dickens of Blue Mountain; sisters, Margaret McLaren of Booneville, Rilla Mae Nixon of Udora, KS; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held on Saturday, June 4, 2005 at the Magazine Assembly of God Church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 8, 2005)


Wallace, Clarence "Joe"

Clarence "Joe" Wallace, 65 of Belleville Rt. 1 died at the sanatorium at Booneville Monday. He had entered the sanatorium Sunday, but had been a patient there before. He was a retired showman and veteran of World War 1.

He is survived by his wife. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 15, 1955)


Wallace, Glendion Lemion

Glendion Lemion Wallace, age 63, of Centerville died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001 at Dardanelle Hospital. He was born April 5, 1938, in Centerville to the late Otho and Rosie Huffman Wallace. He was retired from General Motors after 20 years of employment.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Wallace; and a sister, Edna Grace.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Eileen Wallace of Centerville; a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn A. and Cindy Wallace of Fort Smith; a daughter and son-in-law, Kelley Wallace and Mike Jensen of Centerville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Pete and Betty Wallace and Walter and Mary Wallace, all of Dardanelles two sisters and brother-in-law, Lucille and J. B. Turnbow and Betty and James Adams, all of Dardanelles a sister-in-law, Pat Wallace of Waldron; a grandson, Jason Jensen of Centerville; a nephew and niece, Lisa Mariano and Keith Luallin of California; and a host of nephews and nieces.

Graveside service was Friday, December 21 at 11 a. m. at Brerley Cemetery in Dardanelle with the Rev. David Jay officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 26, 2001)


Wallace, Irene

Mrs. Irene Wallace of Delaware, Okla. a former resident of Dardanelle, died Wednesday, March 6, 1985 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Jim and Manda Townsell, and was a member of Hillside Christian Church at Nowata, Okla.

Survivors include her husband, Edward Wallace; a son, Danny Gifford of Jay, Okla.; a brother, Earl Townsell of Hot Springs; two sisters, Lora Burks of Hot Springs and Christine Woods of Dardanelle, and two grandchildren.

Funeral was Saturday at Hillside Christian Church at Nowata. Burial was in Mount Washington Cemetery at Lenapah, Okla. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Wallace, Jimmie

Jimmie Wallace, age 84, departed from this life at his home at Aly March 15th, 1949.

He is survived m addition to his wife by five daughters, Mrs. Lou Adams and Mrs. Cora McGill of Calif., Mrs. Mae Rowland of Mt. Ida, and Mrs. Jessie Smith of Aly; four sons, Jimmie, Sid and Ervin of Aly, Miles of Dumas; 29 grand children, 10 great grandchildren, and many relatives and friends.

Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday afternoon at the Muddy Church by Rev. W. D. Smith and Rev. J. P. Emery of Story. Burial was in the Muddy Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, March 24, 1949)


Wallace, Jimmie

Jimmie Wallace, age 102, of Danville, formerly of Aly, AR died Sunday, April 11, 2004 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville, AR. He was a retired farmer, was born in the Fannie Community, Montgomery County, Arkansas to the late Jim and Anna Roberson Wallace.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Mike, Irvin, Sid and Glifford Wallace, Ada Hopkins, Lou Adams, May Roland, Cora McGill, Lola Lewis and Jessie Cooper.

Survivors include several nephews and nieces.

Funeral service was held Tuesday at the Reed Community Church with burial in the Reed Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 14, 2004)


Wallace, John Anna

John Anna Wallace, aged, 86, of Aly died at her home November 28, 1960. She was a member of the Church of God.

Survivors are four sons; M. L. Wallace of Story, Jimmy Wallace, Sid Wallace and John Ervin Wallace all of Steve; six daughters, Mrs. Ada Hopkins of Los Angeles, Calif, Mrs. Lou Adams of Booneville, Calif., Mrs. Mae Rowland of Steve, Mrs. Cora McGill of Farmersville, Calif, Mrs. Lola Lewis of Chula, Mrs. Jessie Smith of Steve; 36 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren and a number of great great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 1, 1960)

Wallace, Lacoy Pete

Lacoy Pete Wallace, age 75 of Dardanelle, died Saturday, February 11 at St. Mary's Regional Hospital in Russellville. Born March 11, 1935 in Centerville he was the son of the late Walter Otha and Rosie Mae Huffman Wallace. He was retired from Con Agra in Russellville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bill, Glen and Walter, sister, Edna Grace, brothers-in-law, Charlie Grace, J.B. Turnbow, James Adams and Doc Hamilton.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Betty Ward Wallace, son, Michael Wallace and wife Sandra of Atkins, grandchildren, Amber Wallace of Dardanelle, Justin Wallace and wife Angie of Joplin, Missouri, sisters, Betty Sue Adams of Dardanelle, Lucille Turnbow of Centerville, three sisters-in- law, Mary Wallace of Dardanelle, Pat Wallace of Waldron and Eileen Wallace of Centerville.

Graveside services were Monday at Brearley Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 16, 2011)

Wallace, Martha George

Mrs. Martha George Wallace, age 86, of the Ola Nursing Home and formerly of Casa, died Thursday evening, July 29, 1973 at the Yell County Hospital. She was a native of the Birta Community, a housewife, the daughter of the late John and Isabell Carson George. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include one half-brother, James George of Golden City, Mo; one half-sister, Mrs. Ruby DeClark of Neward, N. Y.

Funeral services were at the Casa Church of Christ Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Interment was at the Casa Cemetery. Arrangements and services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7-26-1973)


Wallace, Mildred Hill

Mrs. Mildred Hill Wallace, age 81, widow of Willie Bill Wallace, died Saturday, January 16 at Mercy Hospital in Waldron. She was a native of Bluffton, Arkansas, daughter of the late W. H. and Mandy Hutchson Hill, a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Otho and Cecil Hill.

Survivors are one daughter Dorothy Mitchell of Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters, Fannie McDonald of Dardanelle and Edrice Cosby of Plainview; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services were January 18 at Cornwell Chapel, Danville with the Rev. Rickey Hunt officiating. Interment was in Union Hill Cemetery, Waldron by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 1/16/?)


Wallace, Myrtle Janette

Myrtle Janette Wallace, age 102, of Harvey, Arkansas died Wednesday, February 4, 2004 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born December 15, 1901 in Thornburg, Arkansas. She was homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Wallace and a sister, Dorothy Dacncerane.

Survivors include a son, Bud Wallace of Rover; 5 daughters, Lucille Brown of Plainview, Betty Botteicher of Ft. Smith, Bonnie Smith of Mena, Nina Kazy of Russellville, Linda Goff of Nola; a niece, Pat Herr of Little Rock; 28 grandchildren.

Graveside services were Friday, February 6, 2004 at Salem Cemetery with Brother John McCourt officiating. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 11, 2004)


Wallace, Nettie Vaughn

Mrs. Nettie Vaughn Wallace, age 48, of Rover, AR died March 8, 1998 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Henry Wallace of Rover; her mother, Tiny Smith of Ola; a brother, Bobby Hall of Benton and a sister, Evelyn Hall of Leslie, AR.

Graveside service was held Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at the Salem Cemetery with John McCourt officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 11, 1998)


Wallace, Rosie Huffman

Mrs. Rosie Huffman Wallace, 46, died Friday afternoon in her home in Dardanelle. A native of Dardanelle, she was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Peggy Burris Huffman, Osceola; four sons, Lazoy, Lanoy, Glen and Walter Wallace, all of Dardanelle; three daughters, Mrs. Charlie Grace of Waco, Tex. Mrs. Doc Hamilton and Betty Sue Wallace of Dardanelle; three sisters, Mrs. Jim Phelps of Ola, Mrs. Elsie Heath of Osceola and Mrs. Floyd Hodges of Holtville, Calif.; three brothers, Void and Charley Huffman of Osceola and Bill Huffman of Rockford, Ill.; and one granddaughter. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, February 20, 1958)


Wallace, Roy Lee

Roy Lee Wallace, age 79 of Havana, died Monday, July 27, 2009 at Chambers Memorial Hospital. He was born March 3, 1930 in Winston Co., AL to the late Roy Lee and Lillian Colley Wallace. He was an Army Veteran and a retired poultry farmer.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dennie Wallace.

Survivors include his wife, Mona Lee West Wallace; children, Vance Wallace of Oklahoma City, OK, Tim Wallace of Conway, Roy Wallace of Hackett, Donna Avery of Danville; sisters, Mevellene Baccus of Winfield, AL, Youvon Cambell of Fayette, AL; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 5, 2009)


Wallace, Voyza Austin

Voyza Austin Wallace, age 81, of Story, died Tuesday, February 2, 1988 in the Yell County Hospital. She was born in Montgomery County, the daughter of James J. Smith and Caroline Lee Smith, a lifetime resident of Aly and Story communities and was a member of the Crystal Hill Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Austin of Story and Bobby Austin of Aly; one daughter, Maxine Standerfer of Story; two sisters, Jewell Swaim of Benton and Faye Howerton of Farmersville, CA; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Services were held Thursday, Feb. 4 in the Aly Community Church with Brother Darrel Goss and Brother Paul Burke officiating. Burial was in the Aly Cemetery by Davis Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Donald Austin, Rusty Standerfer, Larry Standerfer, Eddy Jones, Fred Swaim and Jim Swaim. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 2/2/1988)


Wallace, Willie "Bill"

DANVILLE - Willie "Bill" Wallace, age 85, of Star Route West, Danville, died Friday, July 11, 1986 at Yell County Hospital at Danville. He was a native of Gainesville, Texas, son of the late James H. and Emma Eliza Hood Wallace and a retired farmer and sawmiller.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mildred Hill Wallace; a son, Edward L. Wallace of Nowata, Okla.; three daughters, Aypha Mae Bonsell of Gravelly, Jannie F. Stevens of Friendsville, Md. and Betty Walker of Sapulpa, Okla.; a sister, Erie Weaver of Dallas, Texas; 18 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and a number of nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday, July 14, at Cornwell Chapel at Dardanelle by Julian, Reynolds. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery at Waveland by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville, Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Waller, Eugene

A father and his son drowned Friday night when their boat was caught in the swirling water of the Arkansas River just below the Dardanelle dam, and another man drowned while helping in the search for their bodies. Eugene Waller, 57, and his son Noble, 23, of Dardanelle were drowned when their boat was swept into the strong current and overturned while they were trying to start the motor of the boat. Billie Gene Reasoner, Waller's son-in- law, 23 of Dardanelle, was with them in the boat but managed to cling to a piece of wood until he was found by an unidentified man in another boat. Rudell McConnell, 52, also of Dardanelle, a member of a searching party hunting for the Waller bodies, drowned Saturday when the boat he was riding in also overturned in a whirlpool at the dam. Bill Green, who was in the boat with McConnell, swam to safety. The Yell County Mounted Patrol, the Dardanelle and the Russellville Fire Departments Rescue Squads look part in the search for the bodies, which have all been recovered. Eugene Waller, an employee of the Arkansas Power and Light Co. for 20 years was a Mason and a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Klober Waller; a daughter, Mrs. Billie Gene Reasoner of Dardanelle; three brothers, Guy Waller of Tulsa, Otis Waller of Missouri and Glenn Waller of Paris; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Boen of Russellville and Mrs. Beatrice Bowden of Oklahoma, and a granddaughter. Noble Waller, a native of Dardanelle, and an employee of the Dr. Pepper bottling plant at Russellville, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Brown Waller; a daughter, Pamela Sue Waller of Dardanelle, and a grandfather Emil Kobler of Dardanelle. Rudell McConnell was an employee of Arkansas Valley Industries, Inc., and was a Methodist. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lois Hamlin McConnell; two sons James Elbert McConnell with the Air Force in California and Ruben McConnell of Dardanelle; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Lee Grace of Russellville, Mrs. Bettye Jane Crow of Tulsa, Mrs. Bonnie Dell McCurdy of Kansas and Miss Katie McConnell of Dardanelle; two brothers, Buck McConnell and Bruce McConnell both of Dardanelle; three sisters, Mrs. Connie Powers of Dardanelle, Mrs. Dexter Thornberry of Russellville and Mrs. Anna Lee Holloway of Conway. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 1963)

Waller, Gerald "Jerry"

Gerald "Jerry" Waller, age 51, of Anaheim, Calif. a former resident of Russellville, died November 28, 1986. He was employed by Valmac Industries in Dardanelle from 1979 to 1981.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Charlene Ferguson Waller; two sisters, two brothers, and several nephews and nieces. Funeral and burial were December 2 at Fullerton, Calif. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Waller, Noble

A father and his son drowned Friday night when their boat was caught in the swirling water of the Arkansas River just below the Dardanelle dam, and another man drowned while helping in the search for their bodies. Eugene Waller, 57, and his son Noble,23, of Dardanelle were drowned when their boat was swept into the strong current and overturned while they were trying to start the motor of the boat. Billie Gene Reasoner, Waller's son-in- law, 23 of Dardanelle, was with them in the boat but managed to cling to a piece of wood until he was found by an unidentified man in another boat. Rudell McConnell, 52, also of Dardanelle, a member of a searching party hunting for the Waller bodies, drowned Saturday when the boat he was riding in also overturned in a whirlpool at the dam. Bill Green, who was in the boat with McConnell, swam to safety. The Yell County Mounted Patrol, the Dardanelle and the Russellville Fire Departments Rescue Squads look part in the search for the bodies, which have all been recovered. Eugene Waller, an employee of the Arkansas Power and Light Co. for 20 years was a Mason and a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Klober Waller; a daughter, Mrs. Billie Gene Reasoner of Dardanelle; three brothers, Guy Waller of Tulsa, Otis Waller of Missouri and Glenn Waller of Paris; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Boen of Russellville and Mrs. Beatrice Bowden of Oklahoma, and a granddaughter. Noble Waller, a native of Dardanelle, and an employee of the Dr. Pepper bottling plant at Russellville, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Brown Waller; a daughter, Pamela Sue Waller of Dardanelle, and a grandfather Emil Kobler of Dardanelle. Rudell McConnell was an employee of Arkansas Valley Industries, Inc., and was a Methodist. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lois Hamlin McConnell; two sons James Elbert McConnell with the Air Force in California and Ruben McConnell of Dardanelle; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Lee Grace of Russellville, Mrs. Bettye Jane Crow of Tulsa, Mrs. Bonnie Dell McCurdy of Kansas and Miss Katie McConnell of Dardanelle; two brothers, Buck McConnell and Bruce McConnell both of Dardanelle; three sisters, Mrs. Connie Powers of Dardanelle, Mrs. Dexter Thornberry of Russellville and Mrs. Anna Lee Holloway of Conway. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 1963)

Wallis, Ernest "Ernie" W.

Ernest "Ernie" W. Wallis, age 86, of Mtn. View, CA died April 25, 1998. He was the husband of the late Minnie Wallis, for over 62 years. He was a native of Havana, AR and a longtime resident of Mtn. View, CA, a retired mechanic and carpenter. He was a volunteer for the Food Bank at the Senior Ctr. in Mtn. View for over 15 years.

He is survived by a son, Dee Wayne Wallis of Caldwell, Idaho; two daughters, Erma Cooper of Lemoore, CA and Patsie Wallis of Murphys, CA; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Lola Valentine of Arkansas; also many beloved nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be April 30, 1998 at 12 noon at The Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary in Mountain View, CA. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Los Altos. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 29, 1998)


Wallis, Lucille

Lucille Wallis, age 83 of Danville died Saturday, November 15, 2003, at Dardanelle Nursing Center in Dardanelle. She was born July 20, 1920, in Casa, Arkansas to the late Ira and Leona Chesney Smith. She was a mother, homemaker, and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Baxter Wallis; a brother, Seth "Buddy" Smith, and a sister, Selma Logan.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Shirley Wallis of Danville; sisters, Reba Whitfield of McKinleyville, CA, Maryon Ellen Hurry of Modesto, CA, Mary Ester Hall of Modesto, CA; a brother, H. T. Rinehart of Lay ton, Utah; grandchildren, Jennifer Reed of Rover, AR & Randall Wallis of Dover, AR; great grandsons, Cody & Blake Reed and Baxter & Kenlee Wallis of Dover; several nephews and nieces.

Funeral service was Tuesday, November 18, 2003 at Moore's Chapel in Waveland with Brother John McCourt officiating. Interment was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery, Waveland. Pallbearers were Dennis Miller, Danny Miller, James Adair, Chuck Catlett, James Scott Catlett, Jr. Larry Harger, Jim Miller. Arrangements under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 19, 2003)


Walls, Charlotte Ellen West

Mrs. Charlotte Ellen West Walls, aged 62, of Belleville died Sunday. She was born in England and came to the United States when she was 21 years old. She was a Methodist. She was the widow of Rev. Robert L. Walls, to whom she was married May 19, 1925, and who died six years ago.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Roberta Harkey of Belleville and Mrs. Edith Gillespie of Trowbridge Calif., a sister, Miss Annie West of France, and four grandchildren.

Funeral was at Belleville Methodist Church by Rev. and Mrs. Fred Thompson and Rev. Lamar Davis. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Post-Dispatch, Dardanelle, Arkansas: 8-14-1952)


Walls, Dannia Allene (Damon)

Dannia Allene Damon Walls age 57 of Centerville passed away Sunday, December 25, 2011 at River Valley Medical Center. She was born August 21, 1954 at Morrilton, Arkansas to the late Leslie and Louise Kester Damon. She was a member of the Ard Community Baptist Church. Dannia loved to go shopping and most of all she loved her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters Carolyn Damon Mason and Elizabeth Damon Scruggs.

Survivors include her husband Clifford Noah Walls of Centerville, nine children Bobby Smith and wife Linda of Ola, William Smith and wife Amanda of Mt. George, Kenny Smith of Ola, David Smith Boster of Florida, Charles Boster of Fort Smith, Michelle Smith of Ola, Angie Tippen of Florida, Lori Walls of Centerville and Julie Walls of Indiana, one sister Vickie Baskin of Ola, three brothers Thomas Damon, Billy Damon and Wayne Damon all of Ola, twelve grandchildren, one great grandchild and many nieces, nephews and so many other wonderful family members and friends. "May God be with you and yours always" D.W. A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Ard Community Baptist Church with Rev. Larry McDaniel officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family asks memorials be made to the Ard Community Baptist Church, 13320 Ard Road, Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834 Cremation Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations 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 28, 2011)

Walls, Harry J.

Harry J. Walls, age 80, of Dardanelle, AR passed away in peace Monday, July 9, 2001. He was retired from the maintenance department of Allied Paper Mills in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After returning to Arkansas, he was a commercial fisherman operating Wall's Fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Loutishia "Pat" Walls who he married September 9, 1941; a son, Kenneth M. Walls of Dardanelle, AR; two daughters, Annie Walls Kleckner of Kalamazoo, MI and Amanda K. Walls of Dardanelle, AR; a sister, Christine Osborne of Michigan; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial service was July 17, 2001 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with the Rev. Wiley Jones officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 18, 2001)


Walls, Noah

Noah Walls, age 86 of Dardanelle, died Monday, March 29, 2010 at River Valley Medical Center. He was born November 3, 1923 at Metter, Georgia to the late Chester and Maxie Holland Walls.

He is preceded in death by his parents and all of his brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Walls of Dardanelle; his children, Teresa Hanson of Dardanelle, Donald Walls of Dardanelle, William Chester Walls, Jr. of Dardanelle, Margie McGuire of South Carolina, Clifford Walls of Centerville and good friend, James Strobeck of Dardanelle; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and many other family and friends.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 7, 2010)


Walls, O. E.

O. E. Walls - 56, of Ola died May 3.

He is survived by his wife; four daughters, Myrtle and Linda Walls of the home, Mrs. Frank Owens of Carden Bottom and Mrs. R. C. Roberson of Jessieville; three brothers and five grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 11, 1961)

Walls, Robert L. (Mrs.)

Mrs. Robert L. Walls was born in London, England, October 5, 1889, and passed away August 3, 1952. She was a member of the Methodist Church and her husband, who preceded her in death by six years, was a Methodist minister.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Roberta Harkey of Belleville, with whom she made her home and Mrs. Edith Gillespie of Throwbridge, Calif.; four grandchildren and a sister, Miss Annie West of France. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, August 14, 1952)


Walls, Robert L. (Mrs.)

Mrs. Robert L. Walls was born in London, England, Oct. 5, 1889, and passed away August 3, 1952. She was a member of the Methodist Church and her husband, who preceded her in death by six years, was a Methodist minister.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Roberta Harkey of Belleville, with whom she made her home, and Mrs. Edith Gillespie of Throwbridge, Calif.; four grandchildren and a sister, Miss Annie West of France.

Pallbearers were: Drewey Payne, Olan Payne, Dale Oats, Nobel Poindexter, W. A. Hood and Harold Majors. Funeral services were conducted in the Methodist Church at Belleville by Rev. Fred Thompson of Waldran and Rev. Lamar Davis of Belleville. Burial was in the Russell Cemetery with Cornwell Funeral Home in charge. Floral offerings were many and beautiful. (additional vitals information shared by Judith: born Oct 5, 1888 per English Birth Certificate; buried 06, Aug, 1952) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Judith Harkey Carley, descendant, Newspaper: 8-3-1952)


Walls, Robert L. (Rev.)

Rev. Robert L. Walls, Belleville, died Thursday, July 11, 1946 after an illness of only a few hours. He is a veteran of three wars: The Spanish-American War, Boyer Uprising and World War I. For the past seven years Rev. Walls has been preaching in several of the small communities. For the last year he has been preaching at Moss Creek where he has made many friends and they learned to love him.

The funeral services were conducted at the Methodist church at Belleville by Rev. Dorman, Danville and Rev. B. A. McKnight, the local pastor.

Rev. Walls leaves to mourn, his wife, two daughters, Edith and Roberta, both of the home and one sister, Mrs. Mamie McDonald, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and several nieces and nephews.

He was laid to rest in the Russell Cemetery where the friends brought many beautiful flowers. (additional information shared by Judith: b. 27 Jan 1874, in Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky; d. 11 July 1946; buried 14 July 1946) (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Judith Harkey Carley, descendant, Newspaper: 7-11-1946)


Walsh, David Edward

OLA - David Edward Walsh, age 68, of Ola died Sunday, February 15, 1987 at his home. He was the son of the late Howard Emerson and Cassie Mae Roy Walsh. He was a retired machinist for Teledyne Continental Motors in Michigan, and was a Methodist.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma Jean Walsh of Ola; a son, Stanley Greene of Dardanelle; two daughters, Carla Hayes of Ola and Cindy Epperson of Fremont, Mich.; a brother Walter Walsh of Midland, N. C. and four grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at the Ola First United Methodist Church by the Rev. Rex Dickey. Burial will be at Sandlin Cemetery at Ola by Humphrey Funeral Service of Ola. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p. m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Ola. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Walters, Joyce Ann

Joyce Ann Walters, age 35, of Dover, AR died Sunday, August 27, 2000 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. She was a daughter of the late John Wally Gates. She was born at Danville, AR on October 18, 1964.

She is survived by, her husband, Steve Walters; three sons, Steven, William and Joseph Walters all of Dover; a daughter, Misty Walters of Dover; her mother, Ruby Spivey of Conway; a brother, Tommy Gates of Conway and two sisters, Becky Walters of Russellville and Juanita Gates of Conway.

Graveside service and burial will be today, Wednesday, August 30, 2000 at the Forehand Cemetery near Dover with Rev. Chuck Roach officiating. Arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 30, 2000)


Walters, Sarah Imojean "Jean" Billingsley

Sarah Imojean "Jean" Billingsley Walters, 85, of Pearcy, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 in a local nursing home. She was born May 29, 1921 at Gravelly, to Otis Bryan and Lou Alice Williams Billingsley. She was a homemaker and a member of Airport Road Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, Harry Ray Walters, and a brother, Nathaniel Billingsley.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Harrel and Tammy Walters of London; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Ron Austin of Pearcy; two brothers and sister-in-law, Dan-ell Billingsley and Dexter and Helen Billingsley all of Bluffton; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Evelyn Mitchell of Navy Landing, Alice and Lester Whala of Bluffton, Gwendolyn May of Eudora, KS, and Louetta and George Hance of Ola; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Juanita Phillips and Vergie Green; and many nieces, nephews, and friends who will all miss her deeply.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Scotty Walters and Jason Williams; and nephews Kevin Billingsley, Mark Mitchell, David Mitchell and David Shafer. Honorary pallbearers were Sgt. Phillip J. Vanderburg, Dr. Rheeta Stecker, Jessica Westfall N. P. Quapaw Health Care Employees, members of the Airport Road Church of Christ, and Dr. Troy Oxner. Services were held at Airport Road Church of Christ with Jack Smith officiating, and burial at Point Lookout Cemetery in Bluffton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 8, 2006)


Waltjen, John Edward

John Edward Waltjen, age 73, of New Blaine died Sunday, February 26, 2006 at Saint Marys Hospital. He was born June 19, 1932 at Cleveland, Ohio to the late Jane Nagroski. He was originally from Ohio, he and Laura moved to New Blaine in 1991 after living in Phoenix, AZ for 25 years. He was a US Army Veteran serving from 1949 to 1955. He was a member of the American Paint Horse Association and International Spotted Horse Registry.

He is preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother.

Survivors include his wife, Laura Waltjen of New Blaine; son and daughter-in-law, Michael John and Dee of Parma, OH; brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Suzie of Ann Arbor, MI; sister-in-law, Carl and Suzie of Ann Arbor, MI; sister, Jackie of Pencil Bluff; step father, Edward of Pencil Bluff; six grandchildren and grand daughter-in-law; great grandchild; nine nieces and nephews; numerous other family and friends.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, March 2, 2006 at 2:00 p. m. at First Baptist Church in Delaware with Rev. Wylie Jones officiating. Internment was in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery in New Blaine. Visitation is tonight, Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 p. m. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 1, 2006)


Ward, A. J.

A. J. Ward, age 80, of Bryant's Cove community near Casa, AR died Friday, January 14, 2000 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center in Dardanelle, AR. He was born August 15, 1919 in the Bryant's Cove community to the late Andrew J. and Mintie McElroy Ward. He was a WWII Veteran, retired plumber at Winrock Farms, a deacon at the Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church, a member of the Ola VFW and a Mason.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanetha June Ward.

Survivors are two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Linda Ward and Philip and Vicky Ward all of Casa, AR; daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Mike Sarhan of Petit Jean Mtn., a brother, Gordon Ward of Casa, AR; a sister, Helen Bustos of Fresno, CA; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were, Bobby Ward, John Dee Thompson, Keith Brixey, Chris Hance, Steve Ritter and David Johnson. Honorary were Herschel Robinson and Harry Newsome.

Funeral service was January 18, 2000 at the Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Geno Johnston and Rev. Thomas Morris officiating. Burial was at Bryant's Cove Cemetery, Casa, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 19, 2000)


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