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Abbott, Bertha (Hull)

Bertha Hull Abbott died April 10 at St. Joe's Hospital in Hot Springs. She was born at Onyx. Her parents were among the early settlers of Yell County and settled in the South Fourche area.

She is survived by her husband, Dave, of Hot Springs ; two daughters, Lorene Abbott of Houston, TX, Treva Hood of Hot Springs; one son, Ralph of Nev.; and one brother, E. A. Hull of Wing; two sisters, Sylvia Hull Seaton of Paden, OK and Nora Hull Holliman of Washington State; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Services were held in the Oakwood Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Scott officiating. Pall Bearers were Laudell Coleman, William Gossett Jr., J. W. Abbott, Ralph Bailey, Darrell Ballew and Joe Brown. Burial was in the Oak Wood Cemetery near Story. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 18, 1984)

Abbott, Hattie Jarnagin

Mrs. Hattie Jarnagin Abbott of Everton, Missouri died Monday, October 20, 1980 in a Springfield, Missouri hospital. Mrs. Abbott, age 93, was born and raised on Chickalah Mountain and was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Cordelia Payne Martin.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Leola Garner of Everton, Missouri and Mrs. Lena Cory of Sonora, California; two sons, Willie C. Jarnagin of Richgrove, California and Raymond Abbott of California; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Lane and Mrs. Minnie Lampkins of Danville; one brother, Grady Martin of Bixby, Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by one son, Everett Jarnagin and one daughter, Truman Parker Taber. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Funeral services were Thursday in the Danville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Bennie Harmon and under the direction of the Woodlawn South Funeral Home of Springfield, Missouri. Burial was at the Payne Cemetery on Cedar Creek. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 10/29/1980)


Abbott, Hattie Jarnagin

Mrs. Hattie Jarnagin Abbott of Everton, Missouri died Monday, October 20, 1980 in a Springfield, Missouri hospital. Mrs. Abbott, age 93, was born and raised on Chickalah Mountain and was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Cordelia Payne Martin.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Leola Garner of Everton, Missouri and Mrs. Lena Cory of Sonora, California; two sons, Willie C. Jarnagin of Richgrove, California and Raymond Abbott of California; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Lane and Mrs. Minnie Lampkins of Danville; one brother, Grady Martin of Bixby, Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by one son, Everett Jarnagin and one daughter, Truman Parker Taber. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Funeral services were Thursday in the Danville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Bennie Harmon and under the direction of the Woodlawn South Funeral Home of Springfield, Missouri. Burial was at the Payne Cemetery on Cedar Creek. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 10-29-1980)


Abbott, Hoyt M. "Sam"

Hoyt M. "Sam" Abbott, age 81, of North Little Rock, father of Hoyt Abbott of Russellville, died Wednesday, February 11, 1987.

Survivors also include another son, four daughters, a sister, 10 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Pike Avenue Baptist Church at Little Rock. Burial will be in Sumner Cemetery at Cabot by Owens Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Abbott, Lena B.

Lena B. Abbott, age 76, mother of Hoyt Abbott of Russellville, died Saturday, August 14, 1982 at her home in North Little Rock.

Other survivors include her husband, H. M. Abbott; another son, four daughters, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren

Funeral will be Tuesday at North Little Rock with arrangements by Owens Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1982)


Abbott, Patsy Ruth

Patsy Ruth Abbott, age 66, of Rogers died June 18th, 2007. She was born January 8, 1941 in Havana to Silas Dogan and Callie Mae Owens Barnett. She grew up in Danville and was a clerical worker most of her working career.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Abbott of Talihina, OK and Jason Abbott and wife Jamie of Bentonville, one daughter, Shelly Brewer and husband Jack of McAlester, OK, two brothers, Ron Barnett of Rogers and David Barnett and wife Mary of Leavenworth, KS, one sister, Lou Frost of Russellville, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements were by Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Rogers. A memorial service will be held later in Yell County. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 4, 2007)


Abernathy, Bellverta

Bellverta Abernathy, age 63 of Oppelo, passed away Friday, January 11, 2008. She was born January 18, 1944 in Reno, Kansas, a daughter of the late Theo Robertson and Loretta Brixey Robertson. She was a cook and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her son, Jerrold Abernathy and daughter-in-law Linda of Ola; daughter, Debbie Abernathy of Birta; brother, Dwight Robertson and sister-in-law Barbara of Casa; 3 grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bobby J. Hubbard of Casa; one niece and seven nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Myrna Hubbard.

Funeral services were Monday, January 14, at Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Paul Brixey, and Bro. Mike Arndt officiating. Burial was at Aunt Dilly Cemetery by Harris Funeral of Morrilton. Pallbearers were Ricky Hubbard, Lydell Hubbard, Eddie Abernathy, Wes Mitchell, Chris Mitchell, Shane Mitchell, and Brandon Robertson. Online guestbook www.harrisfuneralhomes.net (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 23, 2008)


Abernathy, Berniece

Berniece Abernathy, age 93, of Russellville, died Sunday, October 17, 2004 at Legacy Lodge Nursing Center. She was a daughter of Oscar Lark and Ella Frances Shull Abernathy and was born June 22, 1911 at Birta. She was formerly a cook at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, was a charter member of the Ola Assembly of God Church and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Russellville. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by five brothers, Odell, Justin, Fred, Harold and O. L. Abernathy.

Survivors include a brother, Olin Abernathy of Sacramento, California; six nephews, Larry, Richard, Charles, Douglas, J. D. Richard Lynn and Ray Abernathy; four nieces Fredia Edmonson, Rhonda Holmes and Carmel Lynn and Terry Lou Abernathy; and a number of grand nephews and grand nieces and great grand nephew and great grand nieces.

Services were Friday, at the Shinn Chapel by Rev. Larry Moore and Rev. Neil Edmonson. Burial in the Birta Cemetery. Pallbearers were Floyd Ashpole, Bud Avants, Terrell Bishop, John Ellis, Pat Humphrey and Sam Niemann. Honorary pallbearers were members of We Care Ministry of First Assembly of God Church. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice Russellville, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, AR 72802. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, October 27, 2004)


Abernathy, Buford

Suffers Fatal Attack While Fighting Fire- Buford Abernathy, 49, of Oden, a employee of the U. S. Forest Service, died of a heart attack while fighting a fire near Bluffton last Wednesday afternoon. Abernathy died before the ambulance arrived, and his body was taken to Geyer Funeral Home at Mena. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, April 14, 1960)


Abernathy, Chester Lee

Chester Lee Abernathy, age 33, of Russellville, AR. died February 23, 1999. He was an employee of Beacon Tire and attended Pottsville Holiness Church and was licensed Exorted with Bible Standard Assembly.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willi Acie Abernathy and a sister, Julia Ann Abernathy.

He is survived by his wife, Valerie Roberson Abernathy of Russellville; one son, Justin Michael Abernathy of Russellville, AR; one daughter, Heather Leann Abernathy of Russellville, AR; his mother, Margaret Abernathy Lathrop of Nashville and three sisters, Willie Ann Abernathy of Russellville, Mary Pennington of Locksburg and Linda Hankins of Atkins.

Funeral service was February 25, 1999 at the Pottsville Holiness Church with Rev. James Ketchum and Leroy Muncy officiating. Burial was in Birta Cemetery, near Ola, by Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins. Pallbearers were Leroy Muncy, Randy Campbell, Gary Smith, Stanley Hunt, Greg Hunt and Jerry Hankins. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 3, 1999)


Abernathy, Fred

Fred Abernathy, age 67, died May 9, 1987, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in North Little Rock. A son of the late Oscar Lark Abernathy and the late Ella Francis Shull Abernathy, he was born August 11, 1919, at Birta, AR. He had worked as an orderly for St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville, was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Navy, was a member of the Ola Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite Bodies, and the Disabled American Veterans, and was a Baptist.

He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Eva Abernathy; one son, J. D. Abernathy; one daughter, Mrs. Fredia Edmonson, of Russellville; three brothers, Odell Abernathy, of Searcy; Opal Lynn Abernathy, of Sacramento, CA. and O. L. Abernathy, of Gait, CA.; one sister, Miss Berniece Abernathy, of Russellville; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were 10:00 a. m. Tuesday, May 12, 1987, at the Shinn Funeral Chapel in Russellville. Burial was in the Birta Cemetery, at Birta. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 5-13-1987)


Abernathy, Justin

(1986)Justin Abernathy, age 72, of Russellville died Saturday at his home. He was a sawmill worker and veteran of World War II.

He is survived by two sons, Ray Abernathy of Ventura, Calif. and Bob Abernathy of Sparks, Nev.; four brothers, Odell Abernathy of Searcy, Fred Abernathy of Russellville, Opal Lynn Abernathy of Sacramento, Calif. and O. L. Abernathy of Gait, Calif.; one sister, Bernice Abernathy of Russellville, and three grand-children.

Graveside service will be at 10 a. m. Wednesday at Birta Cemetery by the Rev. Jerry Schlinker. Burial will be by Shinn Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Abernathy, Marie Ellison

Mrs. Marie Ellison Abernathy, age 71 of Ola, Arkansas died Monday, August 8, 1988 at the St. Vincent Infirmary Hospital in Little Rock. She was a native of Birta, Arkansas, the daughter of the late John D. and Sarah Crowder Ellison and the widow of the late Virgil Abernathy, a homemaker and a mother.

Survivors include two sons, Bobby Abernathy and Nathan Abernathy both of Birta; one daughter, Carolyn Mitchell of Little Rock; one sister, Emma Lou Storment of Ola; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Cornwell Funeral Chapel in Danville with Elder Luther Riddle officiating. Interment was in Birta Cemetery in Birta. Arrangements and services were by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 8-17-1988)


Abernathy, Virgil

Virgil Abernathy, age 74, of Birta died Saturday, July 26, 1986 at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. He was a native of Ola, a retired farmer, and son of the late Jess and Minnie George Abernathy.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marie Ellison Abernathy; two sons, Bobby and Nathan Abernathy of Birta; a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Mitchell of Little Rock; seven grandchildren, and a great grandchild.

Funeral was today at Cornwell Chapel at Danville by the Rev. B. L. Dorman. Burial was in Birta Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Abernathy, Virgil

Virgil Abernathy, age 74, of Birta died Saturday, July 26, 1986 at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. He was a native of Ola, a retired farmer, and son of the late Jess and Minnie George Abernathy.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marie Ellison Abernathy; two sons, Bobby and Nathan Abernathy of Birta; a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Mitchell of Little Rock; seven grandchildren, and a great grandchild.

Funeral was today at Cornwell Chapel at Danville by the Rev. B. L. Dorman. Burial was in Birta Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7-30-1986)


Abney, Oma

Oma Abney, age 95, of Dardanelle, AR died Monday, February 14, 2000 at the Stella Manor Nursing Center in Russellville, AR. She was born July 14, 1904 in Centerville, AR to the late Madison Grant and Ellen Branson Underwood. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Abney; two brothers, Milard and Oza Underwood and two sisters, Ethal Garner and Ore Evans.

Survivors are, two brothers, Lonnie Underwood of the Omega Community and Arthur Underwood of Pasadena, TX and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were February 17 at the Mt. George Church of Christ with Bro. Chris George officiating. Burial was at Mt. George Cemetery. Pallbearers were Troy, Charles, Roy, Bobby, Jonathan and Larry Underwood. Honorary were Freddie Underwood, Herbert Underwood, Dr. Stanley Teeter, Sonny George and the Deacons of Westside Church of Christ. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 23, 2000)


Acison, Juritta Fowler

Juritta Fowler Acison, age 39, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, November 8, 2000 at Dardanelle Hospital. A daughter of the late Donald Ray Fowler, she was a member of the Dardanelle Band Boosters Club and First Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Ashley Alizabeth Acison of the home; her mother, Anna Maye Bunting of Dardanelle; three brothers, Robert and Thomas Fowler of Dardanelle and Bradley Fowler of Holt Summit, MO and several aunts, uncles and nieces.

Funeral was Saturday at the First Assembly of God. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery by Dardanelle Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ashley Acison Fund at the Bank of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 15, 2000)


Acker, Joella

Mrs. Joella Acker, age 63, of Ola died Monday at the hospital in Russellville. She was a native of Texas and lived at Ola 12 years. She was a member of the Plainview Baptist church and was a past matron of the Ola Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her husband, Tom Acker; two sons, John Acker of Everett, Washington, and Tom Acker of Fayetteville; three daughters, Mrs. W. E. Zorn of Del Rio, Tex. Mrs. Robert Wells of Danville and Mrs. James Furr of Ola; three brothers, George Walker, of Comanche, Tex. and Homer and Jim Walker of Waco, Tex. four sisters, Mrs. Cora Jernigan of Hubbard, Tex. Mrs. Lee Womack and Mrs. J. C. Crockett of Dallas and Mrs. Demmie McDonald of Terrell, Tex. 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD - Originally published on Thursday, October 29, 1959)


Acker, John Gaston

John Gaston Acker, age 79, a resident of Ola, AR, died Sunday, February 18, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital at Danville, AR. He was born on September 24, 1921 at DeLeon, TX to Tom and Joella (Walker) Acker. He was an Air Force Veteran of WWII, a member of the VFW and a member of the First Baptist Church of Plainview, AR.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Acker,

Survivors include two sisters, Mary Cox of Ola, AR and Betty Wells of Palestine, TX and several nieces and nephews.

Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville, AR is in charge of cremation. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 21, 2001)


Acker, Thomas C.

Thomas C. Acker, 76, of Ola died in the Yell County Hospital at Danville Thursday, June 15. He was a retired pipe fitter, member of the Plainview Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pearl Acker; two sons, John Acker of Everett, Wash., and Tom B. Acker of Bismark; three daughters, Mrs. W.E. Zorn of Del Rio, Texas, Mrs. Robert Wells of North Little Rock and Mrs. James Furr of Ola; five sisters, Mrs. Emma Williamson, Miss Smith Acker, Mrs. Sally Martin, Mrs. Laura Pearson and Miss Kate Acker, all of Texas; one stepson, Claude Mitchell of Washington; four step-daughters, Mrs. Marzele Underwood of Minnesota, Mrs. Annie Linhart of Washington, Mrs. Eva Moroney of Georgia and Mrs. Johnnie May Rice of California; 18 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday at the Plainview Baptist Church. Burial was in Salem Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 1967)

Acker, Willene

Willene Acker, age 78, went to be with the Lord June 13, 2006 in Catoosa, OK. She was born January 13, 1928 in Plainview, AR, to Jim and Lottie Hall. She was one of 13 children; she was 1 of a set of triplets-. She was a mother and grandmother and a member of the First Baptist Church. She had many friends and was loved by all.

She is survived by four sons, Larry of Benton, AR, Dwane of Nevada, MO, Thomas Charles of Broken Bow, OK and James of Cincinnati, OH; four daughters, Marie of Memphis, TN, Melba of Cincinnati, OH, Carlotta and Dana both of Hot Springs; two brothers, James Hall of Houston, TX and Tom Hall of Danville, AR; four sisters, Carrie Prince of Plainview, AR, Emma Smith of Comfort, TX, Sarah DePriest of Hackett, AR and Ann Spikes of Houston, TX; also included are 21 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

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

A memorial service was held June 24, 2006 at the First Baptist Church in Plainview. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 26, 2006)

Correction published Wednesday, July 5, 2006: Willene Acker is survived by three brothers, James Hall, Houston, TX, Tom Hall, Danville, AR and Bill Hall of Slidell, LA.


Acker, Willene Hall

Willene Hall Acker passed away June 13, 2006 at a nursing home in Oklahoma.

Her body was cremated. There will be a memorial service Saturday, June 24th at 11 a. m. at the First Baptist Church in Plainview. Burial will be at the Salem Cemetery. A full obituary will be in next week's paper. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 5, 2006)


Acord, Lottie A. Robinson

Mrs. Lottie A. Robinson Acord, age 92, of North Little Rock, sister of Nora Merritt of Dardanelle, died Saturday January 10, 1987.

Survivors also include a son, six daughters, 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1/10/1987)


Adair, Cecil Leon

Cecil Leon Adair, age 81, of Belleville, AR died Sunday, August 31, 2003 at the Dardanelle Hospital. He was born February 11, 1922 in the Riley Community, Yell County, AR to the late William C. and Ola Mae Gibbs Adair. He was a member of the Grace Chapel Nazarene Church in Danville and retired after fifteen years with Arkansas Craft.

He was preceded in death by a son, D. L. Adair; a daughter, Linda Donnelly; four grandchildren, Mark Adair, Larry Donnelly, Jr. Paige and Kimberley Donnelly.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mary Nell Clemons Adair; two sons, Loyd Leon Adair of Natural Dam, AR, Rickey Don Adair of Dallas, TX; four daughters, Betty Elliott and Pat Knight both of Belleville, AR, Carolyn Hummer of Chickalah Mountain, AR and Jane Horn of Danville, AR; one sister, Lois Clemons of Springdale; 16 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren and a host of friends.

Services will be Wednesday, September 3, 2003 at 10 a. m. at Moore's Chapel Church in Waveland, AR with Pastor Steven King officiating. Interment will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers will be Todd and David Garner, Keith Wangler, Kevin and Mike Horn and Loyd and Rickey Adair. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 3, 2003)


Adair, Charles Kermitt

HAVANA - Charles Kermitt Adair, age 56, of Havana died Friday, November 8, 1985, at his home. He was the son of the late William and Iola Gibbs Adair.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Joyce Tapp Adair; three daughters, Sandy Earls and Brenda Thompson of Havana, and Glenda Davis of Belleville; three brothers, Raymond Adair of California, Virgil Adair of Havana and Cecil Adair of Belleville; two sisters, Lois demons and Audie Vanzandt of Havana, and seven grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Saturday it Moore's Chapel Church by the Rev. Sill Storts. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Adair, Evelda Mae

Mrs. Evelda Mae Adair, age 76 of Booneville died Friday, October 10, 1986 at the Booneville City Hospital. She was a native of Logan County and daughter of the late William and Florance Baker Snider. She was a home maker, retired employee of the State Sanitorium and member of the First Assembly of God Church at Booneville.

Survivors include her husband, Delbert Adair of Booneville, one son, Willie Lewis of Fort Smith, Four daughters, Mrs. Melba Inman of Coweta, OK, Mrs. Florance Parker of Montecelo, Mrs. Lou Ette Hamilton of Magazine and Mrs. Lucille Edwards of Mansfield, 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 13 at the Booneville First Assembly of God Church with Rev Tommy Sheppard officiating. Internment was in the Moores Chapel cemetery near Waveland. Arrangements and Services by Cornwell Funeral Home. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Adair, Hazel Beatrice

Hazel Beatrice Adair, age 87, of Magazine, AR died Monday, July 21, 2003, at Booneville Community Hospital in Booneville, AR. She was born August 13, 1915 at Havana, AR to the late Albert Franklin and Mary Fannie Carpenter Baker. She was a retired telephone operator for the Booneville Sanitarium and a member of the Moore's Chapel Community Church at Waveland.

She was preceded in death by, her husband, Julis Adair and a son Vernon Adair.

She is survived by a son, Lyndon Adair of Magazine; a daughter, Donnie Adair Easley of Cherokee Village; a brother, Glynn Baker of Monticello; two sisters, Ruth VanZandt of Danville and Estell French of Van Buren; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral was July 23 at Moore's Chapel Community Church by the Rev. Jim Robinson. Burial was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Memorials may be made to the Moore's Chapel Community Church, Rt 1 Box 144, Havana, AR 72842. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 6, 2003)


Adair, Ike

Ike Adair of near Havana, age 58 years old, passed away December 17, 1947.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. David Inman of Havana and Mrs. Vester Ward of England, Ark.; three brother, Lum Adair of Havana; Julis and Eulis of Tiller; four sisters, Mrs. Stella Hood of Booneville, Mrs. Vida Elliott of Atoka, Okla.; Mrs. Elmer Roberson of Havana, Mrs. Elsie Harris of Arizona and Mrs. Boy Fields of Calif.; and a host of friends and other relatives. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 1, 1948)


Adair, Lavern Dean "Vern"

A memorial service in celebration of the life of LaVern "Vern" Dean Adair of Occidental, California will be held on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Moore's Chapel Fellowship Hall, Havana, Arkansas. Vern was born in Santa Clara, California on January 23, 1957. He departed from this world on January 21, 2014. Vern was a devoted life partner to Sherrie Phillips. He was a painter by trade and enjoyed all sports including golfing, bowling, the San Francisco Giants, and was a diehard fan of the Green Bay Packers. Vern is survived by his parents Paul (Janetta) Adair and Sue (Bill) Parker of Havana; grandmother, Lucille Kiefer of Santa Rosa, California; sister, Paula (Matthew) Hill and brother, Mike (Lorie) Adair also of Havana.

Other survivors include five nieces and nephews: Deanna Arrants of Perryville, Paul (Kayla) Delgado of Havana, Amanda Delgado of South Carolina, Tyler LaVern (Brooke) Adair of Fayetteville, and Mikayla Adair of Bentonville; great-nieces Briana and Emily Arrants and Nikki Delgado; and one great-nephew, Connor Delgado. Other very special people in Vern's life were Sherri's daughter, Erin, and her three children; Dominick; Milo; and Brooklyn who knew Vern as their "Papa".

Vern was preceded in death by his grandparents; Raymond and Marie (Clemons) Adair and Joe Kiefer. Vern's numerous cousins, many of who called him "Bones", all have wonderful memories of good times with Vern, but his Arkansas cousins recall the many visits to Arkansas which included picnicking/hiking on Mt. Magazine and swimming at Kirkwood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Vern's name to the Havana Assembly of God Youth Department of God Trooper's, P.O. Box 43, Havana, Arkanasas. The service will be at 12:15 P. M. Dinner will be served. All relatives and family friends are welcome. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Mar 19, 2014)

Adair, Lum

Lum Adair was born October 1, 1887 and died at his home at Riley January 4, 1950. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, January 12, 1950)


Adair, Lyndon L.

Lyndon L. Adair, age 75 of Magazine, died Sunday, August 7, 2008 at his home. Visitation will be 1 to 2 p. m. on Wednesday at Moores Chapel Cemetery.

Graveside service will be at 2:00 p. m. today, Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at Moores Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, AR. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. See full obituary in next weeks paper. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 10, 2008)


Adair, Lyndon L.

Lyndon L. Adair, age 75 of Magazine died Sunday, September 7, 2008 at his home. He was born September 15, 1932 in Havana, AR to the late Julius and Hazel Baker Adair. He was a 20 years retired Air Force Veteran and a member of AACS Alumni Association.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jean Adair; brother Vernon Adair; sister, Donnie Easley and niece, Donna Hicks.

Survivors include brother-in-law Truman J. Easley of Cherokee Village, AR; nephews, Ronnie Easley of Cherokee Village, AR; Mark Easley of Duluth, GA and Steve Adair of Plumerville, AR.

Graveside services were held September 10, at Moores Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, AR with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Pallbearers were Bruce Idleman, Paul Akin, Tommy Tinker Shelton, A. J. Vernon and Charles Carpenter. Honorary Pallbearer was Dale Caldwell. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 17, 2008)


Adair, Marie

Marie Adair departed this life on April 14, 2004 in California. She was born in Belleville, AR on January 26, 1917, where she met and married Raymond Adair. They were married for 59 years at the time of his death in 1997.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Tom in 1997.

Her Christian faith was a strong indication of her character. She was a devoted, caring mother, a constant advocate and champion for her family. Her impact will be felt for generations to come.

She was a blessed mother of Paul Adair, Peggy Gill and Keith Adair, a cherished grandmother of 10, great grandmother of eight and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service was April 19. Arrangements by Higgins Funeral Chapel, Antioch, CA. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 21, 2004)


Adair, Mark Alan

Mark Alan Adair, age 16, of Natural Dam, AR died June 2, 1986 in an automobile accident north of Van Buren. He was a student at Cedarville High School and a member of the basketball and track teams. His parents are former Yell Countains.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Leon Adair of Natural Dam; one brother, Lloyd Adair Jr.; four sisters, Terri Looney of Jonesboro and Stephanie, Erin and Miki Adair, all of the home; his maternal grandparents, Allen and Geneva Yandell of Waldron; and his paternal grandparents, Cecil and Mary Adair of Belleville.

Funeral was held Tuesday, June 3 at Cedarville Baptist Church with burial at the Hall Cemetery. Pallbearers were Melvin, Jerry, Jimmy, Ronnie, Rickie and Richie Yandell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Adair, Mark Alan

Mark Alan Adair, age 16, of Natural Dam, AR died June 2, 1986 in an automobile accident north of Van Buren. He was a student at Cedarville High School and a member of the basketball and track teams. His parents are former Yell Countains.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Leon Adair of Natural Dam; one brother, Lloyd Adair Jr.; four sisters, Terri Looney of Jonesboro and Stephanie, Erin and Miki Adair, all of the home; his maternal grandparents, Allen and Geneva Yandell of Waldron; and his paternal grandparents, Cecil and Mary Adair of Belleville.

Funeral was held Tuesday, June 3 at Cedarville Baptist Church with burial at the Hall Cemetery. Pallbearers were Melvin, Jerry, Jimmy, Ronnie, Rickie and Richie Yandell. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 6-11-1986)


Adair, Ray

Ray Adair, age 60, of Havana passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016, at his home. Ray was born July 15,1956, in Danville, AR to the late Virgil Damon & Olline Goodwin Adair. He was a dairy farmer and a member of the Yell County Cattlemen Association. Preceded in death by his parents, and brother-in-law, R.H. Williams.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Debbie Adair; son & daughters-in-law, Brent & Michelle Rhoades, Brent is in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany; Jeremy & Lee Ann Adair of Havana; grandchildren, Whitney & Tyler Tidwell of Russellville; Dakota Rhoades of Danville; Seth Rhoades, Joden Rhoades all of Germany; Lynn Lee McElrath, Clark MeElrath of Havana; Nicholas Adair of Russellville; great-granddaughter, Avah McCurdy of Danville; siblings, Shirley & Ed Schitzel of Conway; James & Claudette Adair of Havana; Wanda & Jackie Catlett of Danville; Damon & Lois Adair of Booneville; Loretta Williams of Danville; Kathy & Keith Fike of Havana; sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Kay & John Hickman of Clearwater, FL; several nieces, nephews and a very special friend & caregiver, Lisa Colon of Dardanelle.

Funeral service was 10:30 am Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at Moore's Chapel Church officiating was Rev. W.A. Gorman. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 pm Monday, October 3, at the funeral home. Burial was at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers included Johnny Loveland, Steve Smith, David Catlett, Tim Robinson, Ted Robinson, and Raymond Barnett. Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren. 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 Oct 5, 2016)

Adair, Raymond

Mr. Raymond Adair, age 81, of Antioch, CA departed this life, March 21, 1997 at the Diamond Ridge Convalescence Home in Pittsburg, CA following a long illness. A native of Havana, AR and resident of Antioch, CA for the past 42 years, he grew up and attended schools in Havana, AR and came to Antioch in 1955. He worked as a calciner for Kaiser-Gypsum on Wilbur Avenue in Antioch for 23 years, retiring in 1975. He loved to fish, loved the mountains, trips to Arkansas and placed his faith in God. He was a member of the International Longshoremen and Warehousemen's Union Local No. 6 of Crockett, active in organizing the Union and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marie T. Adair of Antioch; three sons, Paul Dean Adair of Havana, AR, Tommy Jack and Raymond Keith Adair both of Antioch, CA; one daughter, Peggy Linda Gill of Antioch; two brothers, Virgil Adair of Danville, AR and Cecil Adair of Belleville, AR; two sisters, Audie VanZandt and Lois demons both of Danville, AR; ten grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Kermitt Adair.

Service was March 26, 1997 at Higgins Chapel in Antioch, CA with burial following in the Oak View Memorial Park in Antioch. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 4295, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-0295. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 26, 1997)


Adair, Tommy Jack

Tommy Jack Adair, age 56, passed away Sunday, August 10, 1997 at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, CA. The native of Havana, AR attended schools in Mountain View before moving to Antioch, CA 41 years ago. He graduated from Antioch High School in 1958. He retired as foreman on August 1. He was employed by C&H Sugar in Crockett for 32 years. He was a member of International Longshoremen's Union Local 6 and attended St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Antioch. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trips to Lake Tahoe and Reno.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Judy Jolene Adair; a sons, Anothony Adair and his wife, LuWana Adair of Antioch, CA; two daughters, Stacy Compton and Peggy Adair both of Antioch, CA; his mother, Marie T. Adair of Antioch; two brothers, Paul Adair of Havana, AR and Keith Adair of Antioch; a sister, Peggy Adair Gill of Antioch; two grandchildren, Anastasia and Christopher both of Antioch.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Adair, in March 1997.

Services were held at Higgins Funeral Chapel in Antioch August 14, 1997 with burial at Oak View Memorial Park Cemetery also in Antioch, CA. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 20, 1997)


Adair, Virgil Damon

Virgil Damon Adair, age 77, of Havana, AR died Thursday, July 17, 1997 at the V. A. Hospital in Little Rock. He was born in Riley, AR August 20, 1919 son of the late William "Lum" Columbus and Ola Gibbs Adair. He was retired from Wayne Poultry and a retired farmer, a WWII Purple Heart Army Veteran and a member of the Danville Church of the Nazarene.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Olline Goodwin Adair and two brothers, Kermit and Raymond Adair.

Survivors include three sons, James Adair of Belleville, Ray Adair of Havana and Damon Adair of Booneville; four daughters, Shirley Schichtl of Conway, Wanda Catlett, Loretta Williams and Kathy Adair all of Danville; a brother, Cecil Adair of Belleville; two sisters, Addie VanZandt and Lois demons both of Danville; 12 grandchildren, Shawn Schichtl of Conway, Amanda and B. J. Adair both of Belleville; Brandi Catlett Doyle, Andrea Williams and Mariah Dorrough all of Danville, Brent Rhoades of Ft. Knox, KY, Jeremy Adair of Havana, Michelle, Christi, Samantha and Dana Adair all of Booneville and four great-grandchildren, Dalton Doyle of Danville, Shawn Douglas Schichtl of Conway and Whitney and Dakota Rhoades both of Havana.

Service was Sunday, July 20th at Moore's Chapel Church with Rev. Hulon Wiser and Rev. Steven King officiating. Interment was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. Pallbearers were Shawn Schichtl, B. J. Adair, Brent Rhoades, Jeremy Adair, Wayne Fowler, Rockv Foster, David Catlett and Glenn Mott. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 23, 1997)


Adaire, Anna D. Miller

Mrs. Anna D. Miller Adaire, age 46 of Dardanelle, AR died Thursday, December 4, 1997 at the Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was a member of the Slaty Crossing Free Will Baptist Church, housewife and homemaker. She was born March 29, 1911 in Paducah, Kentucky to the late Timothy and Polly Edwards Miller.

She is preceded her death by her husband, William Herman Adaire; daughter, Peggy Standridge; grandson, Brian Ray Wells; six brothers, Jesse, Velmon, Tellus, Clyde, Giles and Ivan Miller; two sisters, Irene Smith and Helen Caldwell.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Garland "Jiggs" & Frances Adaire and Gary and Belinda Adaire of Dardanelle; two daughters and son-in-law Corelia & Wallace Ray Wells of Dardanelle and Barbara Jo Brixey of Casa; two brothers, Lester Miller of Bernie, MO and Hugh Miller of Flint, MI; two sisters, Lucille Lockwood of Flint, ml and Alice Mayberry of Dexter, MO; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; also several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was December 6 at the Slaty Crossing Free Will Baptist by the Rev. David Downum and Rev, Bobby Chronister. Interment followed in the Brearley Cemetery. Pallbearers were Doyle Claypool, Jim Selvey, Kenneth Crow, Thelbert Hamilton, Darrell Robinson, Jeff Reece. Honorary were members of the Slaty Crossing Free Will Baptist Church. Services by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 )


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