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Smith, "Grandma" Minnie

"Grandma" Minnie Smith, age 95, a resident of Ola, AR, formerly of Plainview, AR died Monday, February 9, 1998 at the Yell County Nursing Home at Ola. She was born December 9, 1902 at Fulton County, AR to Thomas and Carey Sears Gaither. She was a homemaker and worked several years at the Ola Nursing Home retiring in the early 1980's. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Plainview for over 60 years. She was the widow of the late Elmer Smith and also preceded in death by four sons, Boss, P. K. Jason and Robert Smith and a grandson, Clifton Smith.

She is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Tucker of Dardanelle, AR; two sisters, Velta Gaither of Batesville, AR and Julia Hay wood Of Kansas; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service was Thursday, February 12, 1998 at the First Baptist Church at Plainview officiated by Rev. Darryl Harris. Burial was in the Salem Cemetery at Plainview. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Plainview or Salem Cemetery Fund at Plainview. Pallbearers were Mitch Forrest, Doug Forrest, Richie Tippin, Barry Tippin, J. D. Pelt and Monroe Hunt. Honorary Deacons of the First Baptist Church of Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 18, 1998)


Smith, Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson Smith passed away in Oxnard, CA. He was born January 18, 1927 in Page, OK to the late Albert and Belle Talley Smith Chapman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Hughes Smith and a sister.

He is survived by three children, Larry Smith, Joyce Hand and Donald Smith all of Oxnard; a sister, Willa Lee Jones of Houston, TX; two brothers, Robert Smith and Harold Eugene Smith both of Washington and nine grandchildren.

Funeral service was September 3rd by Reardon Mortuary. Burial was at Conejo Memorial Park in Camarillo, CA. Jack was Jack and Rebecca Smith Talley's first grandson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 10, 2003)


Smith, Ann (Keener)

DANVILLE -- Ann Smith, age 70, of Danville died Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at her home. She was born March 13, 1940, in Yell County to Gentry and Esther Barnett Keener. She was a member of the Danville Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl Smith; son, Tony Maxwell Smith; brothers, Lester, Lonnie, Manuel and Troy Keener; and sister, Eloshia Robison.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, William and Carolyn Smith of Rover; daughter and son-in-law, Jeannie and Bruce Massey of Delaware; sisters, Jane Ballinger of Mount George and Melba Robison of Danville; grandson and wife, Jeremy and Jeanette Smith of Hot Springs; great-grandson, Maxwell Smith of Hot Springs; stepgranddaughters, Lesa Ruiz of Danville and Lela Rogers of Rover; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ron Reddin officiating. Burial will be in Earl Ladd Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home. Pallbearers include David Ray Ballinger, Randy Cox, Kevin Irwin, Randy Bewley, Matthew Robison and Jason Robison. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Courier Newspaper, Russellville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 2, 2010)

Smith, Ardell

Ardell Smith, age 59, of Waldron, AR died Tuesday, November 21, 2000 at his home;

He is survived by, his companion, Annie Bottoms of Waldron, AR; five sisters, Roxie Essman of Mena, AR, Dovie Williams and Frances Judy both of Mansfield, Dora Harrison of Waldron, AR and Margaret McCaferty of Harvey, AR; three brothers, Jessie Lee Smith, Lester Smith and Melvin Smith all of Waldron, AR.

Funeral service was Saturday, November 25, 2000 at Martin Chapel in Waldron, AR with burial in Freedom Cemetery at Waldron under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 29, 2000)


Smith, Arthur

Arthur Smith - Funeral services for Arthur Smith were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Church by Rev. James Weatherford. Mr. Smith, a retired railroad engineer, died in his home on Thursday night.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pearl Smith and one son, Harold Smith of Ohio. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, March 30, 1950)


Smith, Audra (Wheeler)

DANVILLE - Mrs. Audra Smith, age 90, of the Wing community near Danville, died Monday. Mrs. Smith was a member of Wing Community Church.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. today at Wing Community Church by the Rev. Hulon Wiser. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home.

Survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Ada Wheeler, Mrs. Flossie Hull and Mrs. Mary Hull, all of the Wing community; three grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 7/4/1988)


Smith, Bertha Ona

Bertha Ona Smith, age 58, died December 3, 1959 in her home at Plainview. She was a native of greenbrier and a member of the church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Albert Smith of Plainview; a foster son, W. C. Hill of Baton Rouge, La her mother, Mrs. Maggie Rogers of Plainview; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Morris of Battle Creek, Nebr. And Mrs. R. B. Raper of Hot Springs; two brothers, Ebby Rogers of Paris, Dewey and Glenn Roger of Warren; one step sister, Mrs. Maggie Gannaway of Warren; and one half sister, Vada Castleberry of Conway. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, December 10, 1959)


Smith, Bethenia R.

Bethenia R. Smith, age 47 of Kansas City, MO died Thursday, April 5, 1998 in Kansas City. She was born March 20, 1950 in Little Rock, AR to the late Perry and Ioma Smith Saxton.

She is survived by a son, Nelson Smith of Kansas City, MO; a daughter, Dawn Smith of Kansas City, MO; two sisters, Elizabeth Addison of Conway, AR and Juanita Gilkey of Danville, AR.

Service was April 11, 1998 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with Rev. Clifford Davis officiating. Interment was in the Howell Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 15, 1998)


Smith, Betty June

Betty June Smith, age 74, of Story, AR formerly of Yell County, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2006. She was born December 11, 1931 at Waltreak, AR to the late Elmer and Roxie Brothers. She married Royal C. Smith on March 20, 1951. She was a faithful member of Muddy Creek Church of God. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Audie, Claudie and Willie (Bo) Brothers.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Royal C. Smith of Story; one son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Connie Smith of Story; two grandsons; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Tressie and John Reed of Little Rock and Shirley Jameson of Fort Smith, AR; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Vernon and Mary Brothers of Benton, AR, Buddy and Sue Brothers of Lincoln, AR and Charles and Joyce Brothers of Waldron, AR; two sisters-in-law, Louise Brothers of Benton and Alice Rhoades of Nola, AR.

Funeral service was September 13, 2006 at Muddy Creek Church of God with Bill Singleton and Bro. Mike Smith officiating. Burial was in Reed Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 27, 2006)


Smith, Billy L.

Billy L. Smith, age 75, went to be with our Lord on December 13, 2012. He was born on October 20, 1937 in Tatum, NM to John and Ruth (Stinnett) Smith. He faithfully served his country in the USAF.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Carolyn Painter.

Billy is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Vicenta; children, Bill Smith. Jr. and wife Patricia, Theresa and husband Rusty Fortenberry; Linda and husband Billy Myers; Carolyn and husband Chris Tolle, Robert Smith and wife Robbie, Harold Smith and wife Traci; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Judy and husband Jim White; brother, Ronnie Smith and wife Carol; sister, Linda and husband Tom Humphreys. Services to celebrate his life will be 10:00 AM, Wednesday.

December 19, 2012 at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel in Oklahoma City with burial to follow at 2:00 PM at Ft. Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, OK. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 19, 2012)

Smith, Boss Wiles

Boss Wiles Smith, aged 50, of Bell Gardens, Calif. died in an L. A. hospital on February 11th. He was a native of Plainview and moved to California about 19 years ago.

He is survived by his wife, Bertha; two sons, Harold and Wayne of Bell Gardens; and a daughter, Barbara of Bell Gardens; three brothers, P. K. Smith and Jason Smith of Arkansas, and Robert Smith of New Mexico; a sister, Dorthy Tucker of Arkansas; and his father, Elmer Smith of Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1963)

Smith, Boss Wiles

Boss Wiles Smith, aged 50, of Bell Gardens, Calif. died in an L. A. hospital on February 11th. He was a native of Plainview and moved to California about 19 years ago.

He is survived by his wife, Bertha; two sons, Harold and Wayne of Bell Gardens; and a daughter, Barbara of Bell Gardens; three brothers, P. K. Smith and Jason Smith of Arkansas, and Robert Smith of New Mexico; a sister, Dorthy Tucker of Arkansas; and his father, Elmer Smith of Arkansas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 1963)

Smith, Bradley James

Bradley James Smith, infant son of Bentley and Vicki Hadley-Howe Smith died Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. Survivors other than his parents are, grandparents, Booby and Michelle Smith and Sharon and Tony Harold Burfield all of Plainview, AR and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Services were held Friday at the First Baptist Church in Plainview with Bro. Blane Craig officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Derrick Orrell, Ronald Dishongh, Ronald Knight and Bobby Joe Solley. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 15, 2006)


Smith, Bulla Mae

PARDANELLE - Mrs. Bulla Mae Smith, age 72, of Delaware died Sunday, April 13, 1986 at Dardanelle Hospital. She was a native of Tennessee and a member of Delaware Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include her husband, Henry Z. Smith; a son, Junior Smith of Flint, Mich. four daughters, Ramona Gasper of Los Angeles, Calif.; Shirley Bain of Michigan, and Ilean Caslmon and Helen Adkins of Florida; a brother, Otto Ferguson of Florida; three sisters, including Evelyn Springer of Manila, and several grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Delaware Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Davit ay. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Smith, Carlean C.

Carlean C. Smith, age 76, of Fort Smith, AR died Thursday, July 15, 1999 in her home. She was a bookkeeper.

She is survived by one daughter, Ophelia Smith of Fort Smith, AR; one son, Robert L. Smith, Jr. of Oakland, CA; two sisters, Dora Yarbrough of Ft. Smith, AR and Virginia Parker of Houston, TX; and one brother, D. C. Carpenter of Little Rock, AR.

Funeral service was held July 19, 1999 at Putman Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Roselawn Cemetery in Fort Smith, AR under the direction of Putman Funeral Home of Ft. Smith, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 21, 1999)


Smith, Carolyn Thompson

Carolyn Thompson Smith, age 48 of Delaware died Sunday, April 9, 2006 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born October 18, 1957 at Bono to Recil and Ruby Lanore Green Robason.

She is preceded in death by her father, Recil Robason; sister, Lola Crawley; brother, James Standridge.

Survivors include her husband, David Smith of Delaware; mother, Ruby Robason of Arlington, TX; a son, Michael Thompson; two daughters, Anna Thompson of Dardanelle, Jessica Flint of Cleburne, TX; brothers and sisters; Raymond Standridge, Jesse Standridge, Ruby Heinzelman, Betty Standridge, Dorothy Mansel, Paul Standridge, Lillie Howel, Virginia Keller, Mildred A, Kinnith Standridge, Hellen Clatan, Katie Wilkerson-Walker, Billy Standridge and eight grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 19, 2006)


Smith, Charles Herbert "Buck"

Charles Herbert "Buck" Smith, age 78, died Sunday, July 8, 2007. He was born November 17, 1928 to the late Chester Arthur & Okla Cummins Smith. He spent almost his entire life in Plainview and never wanted to live anywhere else.

He leaves behind to mourn his loss, his Lucy; sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby Charles and Michelle and Kenneth and Benita Smith; four grandsons, two granddaughters; nine great grandchildren and many, many other relatives and good friends.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Scholarships Contributions can be made at the Plainview Bank for students of Plainview School. Graveside service will be today, Wednesday, July 11 at the Salem Cemetery at 7 p. m. Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:00 on Wednesday at the Salem Church. Funeral service by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 11, 2007)


Smith, Charles Ray

Charles Ray Smith, 82, of Dardanelle, died Friday, November 21, 2008, at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. Born April 26, 1926, in Little Rock, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Willis D. and Effie Purdue Smith.

He was preceded in death by a son, Kent Alan Smith; two brothers and five sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Lena Smith; four sons and spouses, Steve and Rhonda Smith of Lake Jackson, Texas, Robert and Judy Smith of Dardanelle, Sherman and Bridget Smith of Russellville, Keith and Nettie Smith of Nashville, Arkansas; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Pallbearers Bo Rylee, Stephan Smith, Jonathan Smith, Justin Smith, Kenneth Ivey, and Scott George. Honorary pallbearers Blake Smith, Jacob Rylee, and the U. S. Caf morning coffee crew.

Graveside service today, Tuesday, 1:00 p. m. Brearley Cemetery with Rev. Tom Underhill officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 26, 2008)


Smith, Chester A.

PLAINVIEW - Funeral for Chester A. Smith, age 89, of Plainview, who died Wednesday, October 16, 1985, was today at Plainview Church of Christ. Burial was in Salem Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Okla Smith; two sons, Charles and Joe Smith of Plainview; a stepson, Bill Reich of Plainview; a brother, Albert Smith of Plainview; a sister, Hazel Willard of New Jersey; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Smith, Christopher Hunter

Christopher Hunter Smith age 20 of Dardanelle died Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at his home. He was born June 7, 1990 at San Diego, CA to Daniel and Pamela Carol Foster Smith. He was a Lifeguard for Boy Scouts of America, a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scouts, Dardanelle High School graduating class of 2009. He was in the Dardanelle ROTC Program for 3 years.

He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, James Terry Foster and Loyd Smith; two uncles, Jim Foster, Bill Smith; one aunt, Mary Baker.

Survivors include his parents, Dan and Pamela Smith of Dardanelle; grandmothers, Carolyn Foster and Geneva Smith of Dardanelle; one brother, Blake Smith of Dardanelle; many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Funeral services were February 14, 2011 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Eric Martin officiating. Burial was in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery. Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, Arkansas (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 16, 2011)

Smith, Christopher Warren

Christopher Warren Smith, age 21, of Rock Springs, WY, formerly of Ola, AR died Monday, March 29, 1999 He was born March 3, 1978 in Amarillo, TX and was a student at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, AR.

He is survived by his parents, Ronald Wayne and Donna Byrd Smith of Rock Springs, WY; a son, Tristan Smith of Dardanelle, AR and a sister, Amanda Smith of Rock Springs, WY.

Services were held Saturday, April 3, 1999 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev. Wayne Bookout and Rev. Bradley Finkbeiner officiating. Interment was in the Salem Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 7, 1999)


Smith, Clara Marie

Clara Marie Smith, age 91 of Danville, died Monday, January 6, 2003 at Mitchells Nursing Home in Danville. She was born July 11, 1911 in Waldron, Arkansas to the late Walter Eugene and Iva Starr Dickens. She retired after 30 years as a shipping clerk for General Motors, and then moved to Alaska where she started a restaurant.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Evert VanKampen and Gerald Smith; two brothers, Hershal Dickens and Lonzo Dickens; two sisters, Opal Phillips and Judy Mendoza.

Survivors are a brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Geraldine Dickens of Belleville and several nephews, nieces and cousins.

Graveside services will be Thursday, January 9, 2003, 2:00 p. m. Union Hill Cemetery, Hale Town, Scott County. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 8, 2003, 6 to 7 p. m. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 8, 2003)


Smith, Claud Raymond

Claud Raymond Smith, age 89, of Belleville, AR, widow of Alta Lee Smith, died Saturday, September 22, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born, February 7, 1912 in Riley Creek, Yell County, AR to the late Jack and Rosa Reed Smith. He was a retired postal expeditor for the civil service, working for the postal department at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City; he also worked for the Navy at the ammunition depot in Savannah, OK. He was a farmer, having provided chickens for over twenty years for the chicken scramble at the Yell County Fair.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Hershell Smith and Carl Smith and three sisters, Ida Nobles, Veda Conway and Clara Smith.

Survivors include, one son and daughter-in-law, Charles Raymond and Betty Smith of Arizona; two daughters and son-in-law, Modene A. Waldow of South Carolina and Sue & Larry Baxter of Belleville, AR; six grandchildren, Mark & Mike Waldow, April Smith, Bobby, Amy and Stevie Baxter; three sisters, his twin, Clyde Carter of Danville, AR, Fredda Morse and Vera Bullard of OK; 13 great-grandchildren; several nephews, nieces and his best friend, Jack Pete.

Service was September 25, 2001 at the United Methodist Church in Belleville with Rev. Joe Gramling officiating. Interment was in Russell Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home or Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Dencil Carter, Snooky Patterson, Mitchell Tharp, Ricky McConnell, Harold Morse and Duane Morse. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 26, 2001)


Smith, Cleva Ann (Jett)

Cleva Ann Jett Smith, age 79 of Plainview, Arkansas was promoted to heaven at her home on July 19, 2013. She was born September 29, 1933 in Oklahoma City Oklahoma to the late W.E. and Lillie Maude Shuck Jett. On June 1, 1950 she married the love of her life Bill Smith of Plainview. She was a homemaker, quilter, active in the Plainview Extension Club, but most important was her being a member of the Plainview Free Will Baptist Church and Ladies Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three grandsons, Jacob Smith, Lucas Smith, and Samuel Smith; a brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years Bill Smith; three sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Deloris, Steve and Pam Smith, Tim and Janet Smith all of Plainview; grandchildren, William, Kim, Stephanie, Amber, Levi, Brandon, Jett, Rebecca, David, and Laura; great-grandchildren, Dakota, Kristen, Blaine, Donavan, Gage, Paige, Payton, Charlie, and Ben; sister-in-law Lola Smith; and brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Mary Bates.

Pallbearers included William Smith, Levi Smith, Brandon Smith, Blaine Smith, Donavan Gates, Gage Gates, Jett Smith, and David Irvin. Funeral services was Monday at Plainview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Garrett, Rev. Bobby Moore, and Tim Smith officiating. Interment was at Salem Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 24, 2013)

Smith, Cleva Ann (Jett)

Cleva Ann Jett Smith, age 79 of Plainview, Arkansas was promoted to heaven at her home on July 19, 2013. She was born September 29, 1933 in Oklahoma City Oklahoma to the late W.E. and Lillie Maude Shuck Jett. On June 1, 1950 she married the love of her life Bill Smith of Plainview. She was a homemaker, quilter, active in the Plainview Extension Club, but most important was her being a member of the Plainview Free Will Baptist Church and Ladies Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three grandsons, Jacob Smith, Lucas Smith, and Samuel Smith; a brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years Bill Smith; three sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Deloris, Steve and Pam Smith, Tim and Janet Smith all of Plainview; grandchildren, William, Kim, Stephanie, Amber, Levi, Brandon, Jett, Rebecca, David, and Laura; great-grandchildren, Dakota, Kristen, Blaine, Donavan, Gage, Paige, Payton, Charlie, and Ben; sister-in-law Lola Smith; and brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Mary Bates.

Pallbearers included William Smith, Levi Smith, Brandon Smith, Blaine Smith, Donavan Gates, Gage Gates, Jett Smith, and David Irvin. Funeral services was Monday at Plainview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Garrett, Rev. Bobby Moore, and Tim Smith officiating. Interment was at Salem Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 24, 2013)

Smith, Cliff

Cliff Smith, age 95, of Talehina, Oklahoma died February 10, 1998 in McAlister, OK.

Funeral service was February 14 in Clayton, OK at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Rochelle and Rev. William Mitchell officiating. Burial was in A. L. Stephens Cemetery in Clayton.

Born June 17, 1902 in Gillham, AR he was the son of Fred and Evalene Woofard Smith. He married Florence (Sweetie) Bedford on December 29, 1931 in Antlers, OK. He was a retired sawmill owner. He moved to the Talehina area in 1971 and was of the Methodist faith. Cliff was a sawmill contractor for Burnett Wyss Lumber Co. in Ola and surrounding areas in the early 1940's. He was a Mason and a 50 year member of the Petit Jean Lodge at Ola. He also had sawmills in New Mexico and Arizona for several years.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Florence (Sweeting) Smith of the home; several nieces, nephews and many friends. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 1, 1998)


Smith, Corine

Corine Smith age 74 of Casa died Friday, October 14, 2005 at her home in Casa. She was born August 27, 1931 in Butler County, Kentucky to the late John Ellington and Ida Ethal Tines. She was a homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lando Smith and a son, Timothy Smith.

Survivors are a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Judy Hill of Portage, IN daughters and son-in-law, Gloria Smith and Ginger Smith and Gary Williams all of Casa, Robin Borders of Clifton, CO; a special niece, Brenda Powell of Beech Grove, IN; twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be held today, Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Rev. Gary Garner officiating. Internment will be in Casa Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 19, 2005)


Smith, Coy Humphries

Coy Humphries Smith, age 82, of Casa, AR died Friday, March 20, 1998 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born October 29, 1915 in Edgewood, TX to the late Eddie Warren and Minnie Ophelia Greenhaw Smith. He was a retired World War II Air Force Senior Master Sergeant and retired from the ASCS, SCS and cattle farming. He was a member of the Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by a son, Don Reed Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Smith; a son and daughter-in-law, Eddie Warren and Tina K. Smith of Casa, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Anita and Elden Harper of Rover; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill and Alma Boggs of Dardanelle; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held Monday, March 23, 1998 at the First Methodist Church in Ola with the Rev. Ed Kerr officiating. Burial was in die Casa Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Hollis Tippit, Joel Tippit, Robert Harper, Thomas Park, Lewis, Porter and Rod Center. Honorary Bobby Faulkner, Don Dixon, Warren Birkhead and Bill Watson. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 25, 1998)


Smith, Cyril F.

Cyril F. Smith, age 79, of Plainview died February 29, 1988 at the VA Hospital in Little Rock. He was a native of Dover, AR, son of the late Ben and Mary Farier Smith, veteran of U. S. Army, W. W. II, a retired farmer and a member of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Reeves Smith of Plainview; two sons, Dean Smith and David Smith both of Plainview; three daughters, Jean Wilkins of Little Rock, Gail Smith and Delores Smith both of Plainview; one sister, Mrs. Frankie May Owens of Danville and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a. m. at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. David Ward officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 2/29/1988)


Smith, David Clifton

Infant son of Plainview couple dies. David Clifton Smith, 14 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Smith Sr. of Plainview, died at 1a.m. Friday, December 3, 1948, at the home of this parents.

Survivors are the parents, one brother, Robert L. Smith Jr. of the home;the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Carpenter of Waldron; the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith of Plainview and a number of aunts and uncles.

Services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday, December 4th, at the Plainview Baptist Church with the Rev. Ivan Marcum and Birta officiating. Burial was in the Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, December 16, 1948)


Smith, Davied Allen

Davied Allen Smith went to be with the Lord June 5, 2010. He was born November 12, 1964 in Arizona.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Emmitt and Viola Smith, Hommer and Bessie Spencer; his father, Robert Smith; uncle, Hoyt Spencer; and a brother, Donald Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Bartola Smith; a daughter, Felicia Smith; mother, Lois Troska; sister, Cindy Johnson; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and lots of friends. He will be cremated. Services are pending. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 23, 2010)


Smith, Delbert Leon

Delbert Leon Smith, age 77, of Ola died Sunday, August 10, 2014 at St. Vincent Medical Center. He was born June 17, 1937 in Manila, Arkansas to the late Elmer and Edith Reynolds Smith. He was of Baptist faith and a Retired United States Army Veteran. He loved to play music, fish, and spend time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two grandchildren, Kayla Moore, Antonio Jacquez; three brothers, Bobby Smith, Ronnie Smith, Larry Smith.

Survivors include six children, Linda Gamboa and husband Frank of Texas, Bryan Smith and wife Julie of New Mexico, Sandra Smith of New Mexico, Cynthia Baldonado of New Mexico, Delbert Smith Jr. of Little Rock, Heidi Smith of Centerville; nineteen grandchildren; thirty three great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery in Ola. Visitation will be held Wednesday, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be: Bryant Smith, Hunter Smith, Frank Gamboa, Erik Castilleja, Andy McCoy and Kenny Smith-hon- orary Pallbearer: Robert Doucette. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Florida 32256. 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 Aug 13, 2014)

Smith, Delbert Marshall

Delbert Marshall Smith, age 18, of Ola, AR, died Monday, March 29, 1999. He was born April 3, 1980 in Danville, AR. He worked in the freezer department of Zero Mountain Industries and was the fianc of Lee Ann Meriweather.

Survivors include his parents, Ronald Wayne and Donna Byrd Smith of Rock Springs, WY and a sister, Amanda Smith of Rock Springs, WY.

Services were held Saturday, April 3, 1999 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev. Wayne Bookour and Rev. Bradley Finkbeiner officiating. Interment was in Salem Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 7, 1999)


Smith, Deward Earl

Deward Earl Smith, age 78 of Havana died Sunday, September 25, 2005 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. He was born August 4, 1927 in Havana to the late Ervin and Eliza Allen Smith. He was a retired bookkeeper for the Arkansas Highway Dept, a member of the Havana Presbyterian Church and Havana VFW, a 32nd degree Mason, and a WWII and Korean Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Sue Nelms Smith.

Survivors are son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Allyson Smith of Havana daughters and sons-in-law, Jody and Jerry Hamrick of Centerville, Peggy and Keith Briggs of Bryant brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul Dean and Fern Smith of Havana, Donnie Gene and Joyce Smith of Ft. Smith seven grandchildren, Michel May and Marsha Thomas both of Russellville, Michael and Dorinda May of Centerville, Jason Briggs of Bryant, Nicholas Loucks and Tyler Smith both of Havana five great grandchildren, Kari Bewley, Morgan May, Jerrett May all of Centerville, Halle Thomas and Skyler Thomas of Russellville.

Services will be held today, Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. graveside will be at Shott Cemetery in Havana with John McCourt officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 28, 2005)


Smith, Dianna Kay (Hogan)

Dianna Kay Smith, 60 of Heber Springs, went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 15, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Kay was born Friday, November 2, 1951 to John and Jaunita Barnes Hogan. Kay was a Registered Nurse working for the Arkansas Department of Health and a member of the Sugarloaf Baptist Church in Heber Springs.

Kay is survived by her husband David Smith of the home; her children, a son, Russell Hanna and his wife Amanda; three daughters, Kacie Gulledge, Karey Livingston and her husband Jeremy, Stacy Moore and her husband Scott; her mother, Jaunita Hogan Buckman; a brother, Rickey Hogan and his wife Deb; a sister, Jill Yates and her husband Billy; nine grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

The family has suggested that Memorials in honor of Kay can be made to Team Kids at Sugarloaf Baptist Church, 699 Wilburn Road, Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543 or Arkansas Children's Hospital, I Children's Way, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-3591. Funeral service was September 18, 2012 at the Sugarloat Baptist Church, 699 Wilburn Road, Heber Springs, Arkansas with interment following at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens in Heber Springs. Please view Kay's online obituary at www.heberspringsfuneralhome.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sep 19, 2012)

Smith, Donald Ray

Donald Ray Smith, age 54 of Ola, AR died Wednesday, November 28 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born July 14, 1940, in Bluffton, AR son of the late John L. Smith, Sr. and Mrs. Hazel Carpenter Smith of Bluffton. He was a navy veteran.

Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Hazel Smith of Ola; a son, Donald Ray Smith, Jr. of New Jersey; two daughters, Mrs. Sandra Sturzione of Georgia and Mrs. Judy Moretti of New Jersey; a brother, John L. Smith, Jr. of California and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services were December 3 at the Bluffton Baptist Church with burial in Bluffton Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 11/28/1994)


Smith, Donnie Avery

Donnie Avery Smith of Pagosa Springs, the youngest of eleven children born to Herbert and Agnes Avery on May 27, 1940, slipped quietly away on June 10, 2009.

Preceding her in death were her parents; four sisters, Reatha Mae, Delanie Humphries, Delpha Owens, and Daisy Waldron; five brothers, Virgil, Vernon, Veo (Buck), Alfred, and Vester Avery; and several nephews and nieces.

Donnies survivors include her husband of fifty years, David Smith; daughter, Debbie Fultz and husband, Clay, and their daughter Malinda and her son, Donald Smith all of Pagosa Springs, CO; her granddaughter, Amber Smith and great granddaughters, Kaeley Walters and Kendra Martinez of Durango, CO; niece, Carol Waldron Redmon and husband, Charles of Mulberry, AR and her son, J. D. Shrum and wife Mandy and their children, Kerra and Brandon of Booneville, and daughter, Carrie Shrum of Beaumont, TX; sister, Dollie Ramey of Belleville, AR, and numerous nieces and nephews.

According to Donnies wishes, she will be cremated. A small memorial ceremony will be held at a later date. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 15, 2009)


Smith, Dorothy Cosette "Snookie"

Mrs. Dorothy Cosette "Snookie" Smith, age 58, of Dardanelle, AR, died Wednesday, August 11, 1999 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. She was born December 1, 1940 in Elm Springs, AR to the late J. A. "Bud" and Mildra Donum Lott. She was a homemaker and mother and attended the Faith Church in Dardanelle. AR.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Fred Smith; three daughters, Connie Brown of Dardanelle, AR, Cindy McKnight of Slo Fork, AR and Leslie Griffin of Russellville, AR; two foster children, Larry Williams, and Carla Williams both of Russellville, AR; one brother, T. J. Lott of Elm Springs, AR; three sisters, Lena Fay Beal and Wanita Mitchell both of Elm Springs, AR and Ellen Copeland of Rowlett, TX and four grandchildren.

Funeral service was August 14 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. David Jay officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 18, 1999)


Smith, Earl G.

Earl G. Smith, age 75 of Ola, died Friday, May 15, 2009, at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. Son of the late W. R. and Inez Thompson Smith, he was born December 3, 1933, in Texas. He was an Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruby Lowrey, Helen Robuck, and Bobbie Davenport; three brothers, Rufus, Joe, and Billy Smith; and a son, Tony Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Keener Smith; son and daughter-in-law, William and Carolyn Smith of Rover; daughter and son-in-law, Jeannie and Bruce Massey of Delaware; grandson and wife Jeremy and Jeanette Smith and his mother, Murrial Smith; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Margie and Hugh Eldridge of Birta, Geneva and Bill Holmes of Casa, Clara Sanders of Hector, Kenneth Davenport of Dardanelle; four step-grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren; special family friend, Lana Campbell. Pallbearers were David Ray Ballinger, Randy Cox, Kevin Irwin, Coy Holmes, Billy Holmes, and Bruce Massey.

Funeral service was Monday, May 18, 2009 at the Danville Assembly of God Church with Rev. Ron Reddin officiating. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery, Danville. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 20, 2009)


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