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Witherell, Kenneth Richard

DARDANELLE - Kenneth Richard Witherell, age 69, of Dardanelle died Saturday September 20, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville. He was a veteran of World War II, retired poultry raiser and a native of McGregon, Ohio.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jordan Witherell; three sons, Arthur Witherell of Rockville, Ind., Robert D. Witherell of Chesterfield, Mo. and Richard J. Witherell of Little Rock, a daughter, Jane R. Witherell of Dardanelle and three grandchildren. The body will be cremated.

Memorial service will be at 2 p. m. Monday at Cornwell Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to CARTI. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Witherell, Kenneth Richard

Kenneth Richard Witherell, age 69, of Dardanelle, died Saturday, September 20, 1986, at St. Mary's hospital in Russellville. He was a native of McGregor, Iowa, a retired poultry businessman and a W. W. II veteran. He was the son of the late Arthur and Ruth Spencer Witherell.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Gordon Witherell, three sons; Arthur Witherell of Rockville, Inc. Robert Witherell of Chesterfield, MO, and Richard Witherell of Litle Rock, one daughter; Jane Witherell of Dardanelle and three grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Monday, September 22 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with the Very Rev. Felix Fredeman O. S. B, and the Rev. David Jacobs. Services were in care of Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Withers, Lucius Jones

Lucius Jones Withers, age 67, died at his home in Centerville, Wednesday, October 5, 1949 of a heart attack. He was a retired newspaperman and short story writer, having spent 30 years on the staffs of the Commercial appeal and Press Scimitar in Memphis and the Chicago Tribune. He was a member of the Episcopalian Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Withers of Centerville; three sons, F. C. and E. Q. of Benton and M. G. of Centerville; a brother, Dr. E. Q. Withers of Columbus, Miss. and a sister, Mrs. Ransom Aldrich, Michigan City, Miss. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, October 13, 1949)


Withnell, Eddie Jean

Eddie Jean Withnell, age 71, of Pottsville, AR passed away on May 16, 2001 in a local hospital. She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jes Withnell; three sons, Eddie Dean, Jackie Ed and Charles Chronister and a brother, Sonny Boren.

Survivors include, five sons, Warren Chronister of Lamore, CA, Dan Chronister of Salida, CO, Bruce and Tony Chronister both of Russellville, AR and Jesse Withnell of Pottsville, AR; one daughter, Tina L. Kuras of Dardanelle, AR; three sisters, Bessie Howard, Lindia Avey, and Beuhla Moore all of Dardanelle, AR; 19 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Services under the direction of Dardanelle Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 23, 2001)


Witt, Chester Opal

Chester Opal Witt age 85 of Centerville died Monday, October 9, 2006 at Dardanelle Hospital. He was born April 16, 1921 at Waveland to the late General and Mary Hunt Witt.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife Margaret Fur Witt; a son, Rick Witt; three brothers, Willie Witt, Eschol Witt, Henry Witt; three sisters, Naomi Emerson, Tressie Teague, and Oler Helton.

Survivors include a son, James C. Witt of Centerville; sister, Ruth Price of Port Arthur, TX; daughter-in-law, Debbie Witt of Dardanelle; five grandchildren, Clayton Witt of Centerville, Chastity and Gary Henry of Benton, Crystal and Jake Hale of Atkins, Shannon Young of Dardanelle and Shane and Ashley Young of Dardanelle; four great-grandchildren; close friends Kathy Gooch, Kelly Ford, and Debbie Garrison Witt; many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held Thursday, October 12, 2006, at Petillo Hill Cemetery with Bro. Stacy Lisenbey officiating. Pallbearers were Jake Hale, Shannon Young, Shane Young, Gary Henry, Shawn Baskin and Robert Scott. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 18, 2006)


Witt, Jack

Mr. Jack Witt, age 85, of Plainview, AR died June 16, 1999 at his residence in Plainview. He was born on April 25, 1914 in Jonesboro, AR. He was a retired timekeeper for the Veteran's Administration and a member of the Plainview First Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Lodie Witt of Plainview; a daughter, Donna Lee Witt of Orlando, FL; stepdaughter, Sylvia Tumbelson of Porterville, CA.

Funeral service was June 19, 1999 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. David Rumsey officiating. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Little Rock, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Jimmy Cunningham, Mitch Forrest, Harold Blaylock, Butch Stout, Elmer Partain and Danny King. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 23, 1999)


Witt, James Madison

Mr. James Madison Witt, age 88, of Dardanelle, AR died Friday, March 31, 1995 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born September 5, 1906 in Magazine, AR to the late Archie and Anna Hunt Witt. He was a retired farmer and member of the Gateley Hill Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors wife, Verene McKinney Witt; two sons, Kenneth Wayne Witt of Dardanelle and James Lee Witt of Alexandria, Virginia; three daughters, June Rogers of Scranton, Roxie Etzkorn of Dardanelle and Lura Moody of Ft. Smith; 22 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren

Services were Sunday at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Elder Roland Green. Interment in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. Pallbearers were grandsons Kenny Witt, Jimmy Witt, Michael Witt, Frank James Etzkorn, Fabian Etzkorn, Johnny Etzkorn, Ryan Rogers, Chris Moody. Honorary Wilmer Mosley, Artise Carter, June; Carter, Joe Carter, Jr. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 3/31/1995)


Witt, Ricky

Ricky Witt, age 44, a resident of Dardanelle, AR formerly of Centerville, AR died Thursday, February 6, 1997 at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. He was born June 16, 1952 at Russellville, AR to Chester and Margaret Furr Witt. He married Deborah McAlister Young on August 25, 1989 at Dardanelle, AR. He was a carpenter at ANO for Stone & Webster Construction Company. He was a member of the Carpenters Local Union 1836 of Russellville and a member of the Centerville Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Witt.

Survivors include wife, Debbie Witt of Dardanelle; two sons and daughter-in-law, Shannon Young of Dardanelle and Shane and Micki Young of Arkadelphia; one grandson, Tanner Young of Dardanelle; his father, Chester Witt of Centerville; one brother and sister-in-law, James and Debbie Witt of Centerville; two nieces and a nephew; two aunts and an uncle; many other family members and friends.

Funeral service was February 10, 1997 at the Humphrey Chapel, officiated by Chris George and assisted by Jerry Turner. Burial was at the Pollard Cemetery at Dover. Casketbearers were Kim Hickey, Alan Reynolds, Wayne Bell, Dick Morrell, Oliver Pickens and Aubrey Walker. Honorary Ben Bunting, Danny Bunting, Dickie Willis, Dale Parks, James Bittle, Charles Lott, Dr. Jerry Hodges and members of the Carpenter Local 1836. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 12, 1997)


Witt, Verene Mckinney

Mrs. Verene McKinney Witt of Dardanelle passed away on August 22, 2002 at the Dardanelle Nursing Home in Dardanelle, AR. She was a member of the Gateley Hill Baptist Church. She was born December 23, 1912 at Paris, AR.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Madison Witt, who passed away on March 31, 1995; one granddaughter, Lura Witt on July 27, 1989; one great-great grandson, Andrew Spencer.

Survivors include one brother, Carl McKinny of Sands Springs, OK; two sons and three daughters, Mr. Kenneth W. Witt and his wife Jeanette Witt of Dardanelle, AR, James Lee Witt and his wife Lea Ellen Witt of Dardanelle and Washington, D. C. Mrs. June Rogers and husband Ross Rogers of Prairie View, AR, Mrs. Roxie Etzkorn of Dardanelle, AR, Mrs. Lura Moody of Fort Smith, AR; twenty two grandchildren, Kenneth Witt, Jr. Karen Kane, Marianne Witt, Susan Cuevas, Pam Fritsche, Carol Johnson, Jan Koch, Liz Vernon, Kyla Frederick, Ryan Rogers, Jill Ledbetter, Chris Moody, Sandi Farmer, Jimmy Witt, Michael Witt, Frank Etzkorn, Fabian Etzkorn, Johnny Etzkorn, Jackie Spenser, Susan Haley, Betty. Lou Anderson; forty eight great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday, August 24 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with the Elder Mark Green and Elder Roland Green officiating. In lieu of flowers make memorials to Gatley Hill Baptist Church, in care of Roland Green, Rt. 1, Box 1515, Dardanelle, AR 72834. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 28, 2002)


Witt, Willie

Willie Witt, age 74 of Dardanelle, AR died Saturday, May 20, 2000 at the Dardanelle Hospital in Dardanelle, AR. He was born May 15, 1926 in Waveland, AR to the late General M. and Mary Hunt Witt. He was disabled.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry Witt and Eschol Witt and two sisters, Naomi Emberson and Ola Helton.

Survivors are, one brother, Chester Witt of Centerville, AR; two sisters, Ruth Witt Price of Groves, TX and Tressie Witt Teague of Chicago, IL and several nephews and nieces.

Graveside service was May 22 at Petillo Hill Cemetery by Elder Roland Green. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 24, 2000)


Wolf, C. Blake

C. Blake Wolf, 53, passed away Friday, August 28, 2009 at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, from complications during heart surgery. Blake was born December 1, 1955 in Ft. Chaffee, Arkansas to Robert Wolf and the late Grace Helen Blake Wolf, formerly of Danville, and had lived in the Joplin area most of his life.

Survivors include wife, Paula Hardy; children Austin, Laura, Sam and Joe Wolf, all of Joplin; father Robert Wolf of Oronogo; two sisters, Pamela Oldham and husband, Bill of Rogers, AR; Leaha Johnson and husband David of Webb City; and several other extended family members.

Funeral was Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Pallbearers were Ken Copeland, Gayle Wells, Kevin Hardy, Bill Oldham, David Johnson, Dick Godsey, Scott Watson and Ed Ellefsen. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 2, 2009)


Wolford, Lillian Inez

Lillian Inez Wolford, age 82, of North Little Rock, AR died February 5, 2001. She was born February 14, 1918 in Faulkner County, AR to the late Alec and Inez Kirkpatrick Williams. She was a member of the Park Hill Christian Church.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, John W. and Louise Abernathy of Beebe; one daughter, Joyce Inez McPherson of No. Little Rock; a sister, Irma George of Birta, AR; a half-sister, Nancy Wilson of Texas; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Williams of Little Rock; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Graveside service was held at the Arkansas Memorial Gardens on February 7 with Rev. Miles Cookes officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 28, 2001)


Womack, Callie (Mrs.)

Mrs. Callie Womack, aged 78, of Danville died at Little Rock Tuesday, October 3. She was a life- long resident of Yell County and a Methodist.

Survivors are her husband, J. L. Womack; two sons, Perry Womack of Danville and Norman Womack of Sand Springs, Okla.; four daughters, Miss Nettie Womack and Mrs. Mary Noblett of Danville, Mrs. Ila Lampkins of Belleville Rt. and Mrs. Jessie Davis of Little Rock; one sister, Mrs. Anna Belle Gentry of Dallas, Texas; 21 grandchildren ad 18 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 5, 1961)

Womack, Cordie Haney

Cordie Haney Womack, age 92, of Dardanelle, AR formerly of Danville, AR died Thursday, March 19, 1998 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born March 6, 1906 in Belleville, AR to the late Bert and Mary Jane Haney. She was self-employed.

She was preceded in death by a son.

She is survived by two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was Tuesday, March 24, 1998 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with the Rev. Bobby Walker officiating. Burial was in Russell Cemetery at Belleville, AR by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 25, 1998)


Womack, David

David Womack, 79, died October 26, 2011, at his home. Memorial service was October 29th at the Perryville United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be given to the Church or to Arkansas Hospice whose compassionate care made David's last days a time of peace. By Bob Neal & Sons, Morrillton Obituary/photo/Guestbook: www.bobnealandsons.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 2, 2011)

Womack, David Odell

David Odell Womack, age 54, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 12, 2012. David resided at Dayton community near Greenwood and was a long time resident of Havana, AR. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and a member of the Havana United Methodist Church. He was in grocery retail management and employed by CV's grocery store.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Buffi Adelle Womack, his dad Joel Clinton Womack, a sister, Rosie Womack, and a baby brother; his grandparents, Lyman Odell and Varina Hovis Womack, and grandfather Daniel Raines and grandmother Icy Rutherford; the Womack Quartet and other beloved aunts and uncles.

Surviving him are his children Brandi and Chris Sanderson of Booneville, AR and Lindsey and Korey Lee of Havana, AR. He has two grandchildren, Garyn Sanderson of Booneville and Shandi Lee of Havana. His mother Lila James, and stepdad Bobby Joe James of Havana, siblings, Sarah and husband Ricky Shepherd of Atlanta, AR, Danny and wife Faye Womack of Belleville, AR, Linda Womack, of Atlanta, AR, Bobbie Marie James of Havana, Ernie and wife Tish James of Havana, Ricky and wife Mona James of Danville, Barbara James of Fayetteville, AR., and a lifelong friend and mother of his children Marla Robinson. He had a host of very loving nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and aunts and uncles. Memorial services were held Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at Havana Assembly of God with Rev.

Bruce Bennett officiating, followed by burial at Morris Chapel cemetery in Waveland, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 18, 2012)

Womack, Fay A. (Hall)

Fay A. Womack, age 54, of Belleville passed away Sunday January 6, 2013 at Arkansas Heart Hospital. She was born October 20, 1958 in Mississippi to the late Ralph & Jewel Clare Miles Hall. She was a mother and homemaker and a member of the Danville Freewill Baptist Church. She believed in angels, loved fishing, playing cards, board games and watching basketball games.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ralph Hall and Jewel Clair "Lucy" Brock & Jack Brock; son Terry Mark Barnett Jr; sister-in-law Rosie Smith; brother-in-law David Womack; and her beloved Alaskan Husky Pokey.

Survivors include husband Danny Womack; daughter & son-in-law Holly & Jared Ross of Centerton, AR; brothers & sisters-in-law Sonny & Shirley Hall of Greenbrier; Earl & Becky Hall of Russellville; James Hall of Danville; John Hall of Danville; sisters & brother-in-law Jewel & Harold Hill of Belleville; Judy & Tommy Apple of Belleville; Loria Rhoades of Danville; Ruth & Richard Harris of Mt. George; Patty & Don Condley of Hector; grandchildren Rachel & Lane Ross of Centerton; mother & father-in-law Lila & Bobby James of Havana; brothers & sisters-in-law Sarah & Ricky Shepherd of Atlanta AR; Linda Womack of Atlanta, AR; Rickey & Ramona James of Danville; Barbara Jean James of Fayetteville; Ernie & Tish James of Havana; Bobbie Marie James of Havana; several nieces & nephews.

Honorary pallbearers include James Hall, Jimmy Rhoades, Larry Hall, Dan Apple, Tony Apple, Rhine James and Austin Rhoades. Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Danville Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Charles King, Rev Bob Caldwell and Rev Sonny Hall officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Cremation Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,pub. Jan 8, 2013 On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)

Womack, Fay A. (Hall)

Fay A. Womack, age 54, of Belleville passed away Sunday January 6, 2013 at Arkansas Heart Hospital. She is the wife of Danny Womack.

Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Danville Freewill Baptist Church. Full obit in the next issue. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 9, 2013)

Womack, Fay A. (Hall)

Fay A. Womack age 54 of Belleville passed away Sunday January 6, 2013 at Arkansas Heart Hospital. She was born October 20, 1958 in Mississippi to the late Ralph & Jewel Clare Miles Hall. She was a mother and homemaker and a member of the Danville Freewill Baptist Church. She believed in angels, loved fishing, playing cards, board games and watching basketball games.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ralph Hall and Jewel Clair "Lucy" Brock & Jack Brock; son Terry Mark Barnett Jr; sister-in-law Rosie Smith; brother-in-law David Womack; and her beloved Alaskan Husky Pokey.

Survivors include husband Danny Womack; daughter & son-in-law Holly & Jared Ross of Centerton, AR; brothers & sisters-in-law Sonny & Shirley Hall of Greenbrier; Earl & Becky Hall of Russellville; James Hall of Danville; John Hall of Danville; sisters & brother-in-law Jewel & Harold Hill of Belleville; Judy & Tommy Apple of Belleville; Loria Rhoades of Danville; Ruth & Richard Harris of Mt. George; Patty & Don Condley of Hector; grandchildren Rachel & Lane Ross of Centerton; mother & father-in-law Lila & Bobby James of Havana; brothers & sisters-in-law Sarah & Ricky Shepherd of Atlanta AR; Linda Womack of Atlanta, AR; Rickey & Ramona James of Danville; Barbara Jean James of Fayetteville; Ernie & Tish James of Havana; Bobbie Marie James of Havana; several nieces & nephews.

Honorary pallbearers include James Hall, Jimmy Rhoades, Larry Hall, Dan Apple, Tony Apple, Rhine James and Austin Rhoades. Memorial service was January 10, 2013 at the Danville Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Charles King, Rev Bob Caldwell and Rev Sonny Hall officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Cremation Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 16, 2013)

Womack, J. H. (Mattie), Mrs.

Mrs. J. H. (Mattie) Womack, age83, died April 25, 1959 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. D. Johnson of Dallas, Tex. She made her home with her son, J. E. (Zeke) Womack of Van Buren. Survivors, other than J. E. include four sons, Ernest of Tulsa, Okla., Willie of Lemase, Tex. Louis of Oxnard, Calif. and Gene of Fresno, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. L. D. Johnson of Dallas, Tex. Mrs. J. W. Pruitt of Booneville, Mrs. George Jeans of Lemase, Tex. a sister, Mrs. Lum Clack of Atwater, Calif.; 34 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD. 50 Years Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 30, 1959)


Womack, James Henry

James Henry Womack, age 81, was born November 7, 1870, near Centerville and died Wednesday, March 5, 1952 while visiting in the home of his son, J. E. Womack, of Ozark. He was married to Mattie Parkison, October 1, 1893, to which union six girls and six boys were born, eight of whom survive him.

Besides his widow, those who survive him are three daughters, Mrs. Buena Johnson of Dallas, Texas, Mrs. Lela Pruitt of Danville and Mrs. Susie Jean of Welch, Texas; five sons, E. L. Womack of Tulsa, Okla. Willie Womack of La Meas, Texas, Lewis Womack of Cutler, Calif. J. E. Womack of Ozark and Gene Womack of Fresno, Calif.; 31 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; one brother Jessie Womack of Danville and two sisters. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, March 13, 1952)


Womack, Joel

Joel Womack, age 83, of Murfreesboro died Sunday in the St. Joseph Hospital in Hot Springs. He was a retired custodian at Henderson State University and Arkadelphia High School. He was a member of the Murfreesboro Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ola Anderson Womack, five daughters, Mrs. Willie Joe Ray of Murfreesboro; Mrs. Ola Mae Garner, Texarkana, Tex.; Mrs. Grace Buford, Briggsville; Mrs. Upha Watson and Mrs. Mary White both of Kirby; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Tolleson of Kirby and Mrs. Etta Barentine of Arkadelphia; 11 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Murry-Ruggles Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Charles Jackson and Rev. A. L. Chaffin officiating. Burial was in the Jones Cemetery at Amity. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept 11, 1975)

Womack, Joel C.

Joel C. Womack, 28, of Pottsville, died as a result of injuries received in a car accident at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. He was taken to a Russellville hospital and died at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. Womack, who was alone in his car, apparently lost control of the car on a curve about 3 miles south of Dardanelle on the Lower Danville Road. Womack was a veteran and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lila Marie Raines Womack; two sons, Danny and David Womack of Pottsville; three daughters, Rosmary, Linda and Sara Womack of Pottsville; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Odell Womack of near Danville; six brothers, Alvis and Danny Womack of Dallas, Tex., Lyman Womack of Iowa, David Womack of Springdale and Kitson Womack and Steven Womack of near Danville and three sisters, Rosa Mae Womack and Joan Womack of near Danville and Mrs. Ray Morris of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Dec 21, 1961)

Womack, Lewis J.

DANVILLE - Lewis J. Womack, age 85, of Danville died Saturday, December 27, 1986 at Yell County Hospital. He was a native of Yell County, son of the late J. H. and Mattie Womack, a retired farmer and a member of the Danville First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Cordie Haney Womack; two brothers, Ernest Womack of Oklahoma and Gene Womack of Texas, and two sisters, Lelah Pruitt of Oklahoma and Susan Jeans of Texas.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday, December 29, at the Danville First Baptist Church by the Rev. Bobby Walker. Burial will be in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Womack, Lucinda (Walls)

Funeral for Mrs. Lucinda Walls (Granny) Womack, 105, of Amity, who died in a Murfreesboro hospital Wednesday, was conducted today in the Kirby (Pike County) Church of Christ.

Burial was in Jones Cemetery in Amity by Davis Funeral Home of Glenwood. She was a native of Alabama and the widow of Joe Womack. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She had been active until she broke her hip three months ago.

Survivors include a son, Joe Womack Jr. of Arkadelphia; two daughters, Mrs. Etta Barentine of Arkadelphia and Mrs. Leslie Tolleson of Kirby; 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Arkansas Democrat Newspaper, Little Rock, Arkansas, Obituary was published on September 15, 1961)

Womack, Lyman Albert

Lyman Albert Womack, 69, of Youngsville, died Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at home with his family by his side. He was born in Dardanelle, AR to the late Varina Hovis and Lyman Odell Womack.

He was preceded in death by sister Phyllis Womack, and brothers, Alvis and Joel Womack.

Lyman is survived by "the love of his life", Brenda Hall of the home; children, Joel Womack of Buffalo Junction, VA, Lisa Blackwood and husband, Steve of Raleigh, NC and Cindy Lindley and significant other, Glen Conyers of Apex, NC; step-children; grandchildren, brothers & sisters.

Funeral will be 2 o'clock Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Gum Spring Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 10048 Gum Spring Road, Dardenelle, Arkansas. Officiating will be Rev. Earl Stapleton and Rev. Charles King. He will be laid to rest at the "Fulton Family Cemetery." Friends may visit with the family following the service at Gum Spring Cumberland Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 19, 2011)

Womack, Mary Ann

Mrs. Mary Ann Womack, age 76, of Camden, mother of Doris M. Gipson of Dardanelle, died Wednesday, December 25, 1985.

Survivors also include five sons, three other daughters, three brothers, five sisters, 22 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral and burial were Friday. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Womack, Mary Rathel

Mary Rathel Womack, age 89 of Danville, AR died Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Life Care Center in Pine Bluff. She was born July 11, 1919 in Danville, AR to the late Emsy & Iris Helen Moore Scott. She attended the Danville Missionary Baptist Church and a line supervisor at Wayne Farms where she retired after 33 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Womack; a great grandson, Ethan Small and a sister, Dorothy Head.

She is survived by a daughter and sons-in-law, Wanda Jo and Homer D. McArthur of Pine Bluff; a sister Marie DiDieu of Downey, CA; two granddaughters, Pam Hall and Patricia Small of Pine Bluff and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was June 23, 2009 at Earl Ladd Cemetery with Bro. Tom Hart officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 24, 2009)


Womack, Mattie (Mrs.)

Mrs. J. H. (Mattie) Womack, age 83 died April 25 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. D. Johnson of Dallas, Tex. She made her home with her son, J. E. (Zeke) Womack of Van Buren. Survivors, other than J. E. include four sons, Ernest of Tulsa, Okla., Willie of Lemase Tex., Louis of Oxnard, Calif and Gene of Fresno, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. L. D. Johnson of Dallas, Tex.; Mrs. J. W. Pruitt of Booneville, Mrs. George Jeans of Lemase, Tex.: a sister, Mrs. Lum Clack of Atwater, Calif; 34 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Apr 30, 1959)

Womack, Maurice

A Funeral Service for Maurice Womack, 91, of Flippin, Arkansas will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 25, 2012, at Kirby and Family Funeral Home Chapel in Bull Shoals, Arkansas, with brothers Estel Grigg and Jerry Backus officiating.

Visitation will be from 1 PM until time of service. Maurice went to the Kingdom of Heaven, February 20, 2012. He will be laid to rest at Fairview Cemetery with Military Honors.

Maurice was the surviving twin born March 14, 1920, in Yell County, Arkansas to Willie and Effie Womack. The family moved to West Texas in 1925. He married Mary Adkins on April 2, 1948, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Maurice was a veteran of the Army/Air Force serving during WWII. He moved to Flippin in 1979, from Memphis, Tennessee. Maurice will be remembered as an ordinary man doing extra ordinary things. He and his wife Mary loved their home and gardens, spending hours nurturing and tending his plants, especially his dogwoods. Maurice is survived by sisters, Olga Gwen of Midland, TX and JoAnn Dennis of DeSoto, TX who was his caretaker since 2008, many neices and nephews, and special friend Norman Morelock (Joan) who took care of his beloved gardens.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Mary Elizabeth, brother Bud and sisters Elva, Faye, and Lois. Memorials may be made to the Hospice House of the Ozarks or charity of choice . Arrangements by Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services. Please visit our online guestbook/obituary at kirbyandfamily.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Baxter Bulletin Newspaper, Mountain Home, Arkansas, Obituary was published on February 24, 2012)

Womack, Nettie

DANVILLE - Miss Nettie Womack, age 83, of Danville, died Monday. Mrs. Womack was a Baptist

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. today at Cornwell Funeral Home by the Rev. Marion Oswalt. Burial will be in Old Danville Cemetery.

Survivors are two brothers, Norman Womack of Sand Springs, Okla. and Perry Womack of Danville; two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Davis of Little Rock and Mrs. Ila Lampkin of Danville; several nieces and nephews. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, -/-/?)


Womack, Ola Lee

Ola Lee Womack, age 93, of Murfreesboro formerly of Arkadelphia died Wednesday, August 9, 1995 at the Pike Co Hospital. She was born November 18, 1901 hi Kirby the daughter of the late Adolphus and Cornelia Williams Anderson. She was a housewife, a member of the Home Demonstration Club, a member of the Nazarene Church and the widow of Joel Womack.

Survivors include five daughters, Jo Ray of Murfreesboro, Ola Mae Garner or Texarkana, TX, Grace Buford of Briggsville, AR, Eupha Watson of Nashville, AR and Mary Lou White of Kirby, AR; eleven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was August 11 with Bro. Harloe White and Bro. Tommy Mounts officiating. Interment was in the Jones Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 8/9/1995)


Womack, Ola Lee (Anderson)

Ola Lee Womack, age 93, of Murfreesboro formerly of Arkadelphia died Wednesday, August 9, 1995 at the Pike Co Hospital. She was born November 18,1901 in Kirby the daughter of the late Adolphus and Cornelia Williams Anderson. She was a housewife, a member of the Home Demonstration Club, a member of the Nazarene Church and the widow of Joel Womack.

Survivors include: five daughters, Jo Ray of Murfreesboro, Ola Mae Garner or Texarkana, TX, Grace Buford of Briggsville, AR, Eupha Watson of Nashville, AR arid Mary Lou White of Kirby, AR; eleven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was August 11 with Bro. Harloe White and Bro. Tommy Mounts officiating. Interment was in the Jones Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 16, 1995)

Womack, Tommy Wayne

Services for Tommy Wayne Womack, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman L. Womack of Sand Springs, Okla., were held March 6 at Woodland Cemetery by Arthur Blackwell, minister of the Church of Christ. The child died March 3 in Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa.

Surviving in addition to the parents, are one brother, Jimmy, of the home; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Britt of Sand Springs and Jess Womack of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 15, 1962)

Womack, Varina (Hovis)

Varina Womack, age 83 of Ola, AR died Thursday, July 7, 1994 at AMI St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, Russellville, AR. She was a native of Centerville, and was a daughter of the late Alex Hovis and the late Mary Ellen McCollum Hovis.

She was the widow of the late Lyman Odell Womack, and was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. She was a former member of the Centerville Methodist Church. She was a housewife.

Survivors are: six sons, Alvis Womack of Milan, TN; Dr Womack of Perryville, Danny Womack of Harrison, Lyman Womack of Raleigh, NC, Kitson Womack of Atlanta, GA and Stephen Womack of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; three daughters, Willa Morris of Gentry, AR, Rosa Williams and Joan Hall both of Belleville; one brother, Roscoe Hovis of Houston, TX; 26 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

Services were July 9 at the Upper Spring Creek Free Will Baptist Church near Belleville with the Rev. Earl Stapleton and Rev. Doug Little. Burial was at Petiilo Hill Cemetery, Centerville. Pallbearers were grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on July 13, 1994)

Womack, Willie Perry

Willie Perry Womack, age 78, of Danville, AR died Sunday, November 17, 1996 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born in Yell County, August 16, 1918 son of the late Jesse Levi and Gallic Gibson Womack. He was retired from Wayne Poultry.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Scott Womack; a daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Homer Me Arthur of Pine Bluff; two granddaughters, Pam Hall and Patricia Small of Pine Bluff; a great-grandson, Grant hall of Pine Bluff; one brother, Norman Womack of Sand Springs, OK; a sister, Jessie Davis of No. Little Rock; several nephews and nieces.

Gravesides funeral service was Tuesday at Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville with Rev. Tim Goodman officiating. Arrangement by Cornwall Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 11/17/1996)


Womble, Coy Lee

Coy Lee Womble, 80, a resident of Little Rock, died Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born September 17, 1928, at Casa to Harvey Lee and Avis Iona Isom Womble. He was a retired foreman for the Union Pacific for 38 years; was a member of the Sandstone Drive Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Charline; two brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Womble of Little Rock; a son, Coy (Jane) Womble of Marion; a daughter, Joyce Mike) Wright of Florida; three grandchildren; great-granddaughter; a sister, Sybil Lloyd of Little Rock; two step-children, Howard (Nancy) Rogers and Robin (David) Piazza; four step-grandchildren; a step-great granddaughter and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral was July 6, 2009, at the Shinn Chapel. Burial was in the Casa Cemetery at Casa. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 8, 2009)


Wood, Bill Bob

Bill Bob Wood, age 69, of Danville, AR died Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville. He was born August 28, 1937 in New Blaine, AR the son of the late Earl and Leatha Farnam Wood. He was a retired Poultry Broker for Petit Jean Poultry. He attend the Danville United Methodist Church. He was a proud resident of Danville and Yell County. He had an undying love for his family, his friends and his community. His mischievous wit and good humor will be missed by all. He leaves behind an open chair at the Memory Lane Cafe scores of old and new friends who brought so much joy to his life, a family that will be lost without his love, humor, guidance, decency, genuine kindness and a son who thought the sun rose and set upon his shoulders.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Fern Lee Sugg Wood.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sandra Wood of Rogers, AR; grandson Ronnie and Tamara Vaughn of Rogers, AR and great-grandchildren, Kaden, Allison and Madison Vaughn all of Rogers.

Funeral service was April 27, at the Danville United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Sullinger and Rev. Benny Harmon officiating. Burial was in the Earl Ladd Cemetery, Danville. Pallbearers were Butch Tackett, James Mitchell, Edsel Farnam, Bobby Balloun, Ed Taylor, John Horn, Burl Boyd and John Farnam. Honorary were Pledger Ball, Harold Tharp, Jim Johnnson, Roy Asbill, Kenny Jackson, Gene Hawkins, Charlie Rice, Don Corbin, W. A. Kyle, Roy Underwood, J. T. Ray, B. L. Tatum, Joe Monroe, Dub Ward, Nick Gault, Tooter Ball, Russell McKay, James Roy Gates, Tracy Pool, Wick Stapleton, Hoyt Ensey, Bartley Bell, Kenneth Mannes and his Danville High School graduating class of 1955. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 2, 2007)


Wood, C. T. "Woody"

C. T. "Woody" Wood, age 93, of California, passed way in Fresno on Sunday, February 26, 2006. He was born in Bluffton, AR, May 15, 1912. He proudly served as a Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Air Force for three years in Europe during WWII. He moved to California in 1949 and worked for Kerman High School for 20 years. After he retired, he sold office supplies for several years. He was a member of Life way Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Lela; his son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Fran; two daughters and son-in-law, Linda Boudreau and Susan and Ken Crouch; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren; four sisters, Lorene Clayton, Berline Patton, Inez Storment and Christean Hunnicutt.

Funeral service was at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns Blair Funeral Home on March 2, 2006. Interment was in Clovis Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 15, 2006)


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