Wilson Woodrow "Bussie" Barnett, Sr.
Death: 26 Oct 2008
• His obituary was published 28 Oct 2008, Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
W.W. Barnett Sr.
DARDANELLE - Wilson Woodrow "Bussie" Barnett Sr., 91, of Dardanelle died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, at Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born March 19, 1917, in Yell County to Robert E. Lee and Amy Batchelor Barnett. He was a retired truck driver for Inland Steel Co. in East Chicago, Ind., an Army veteran of World War II and was of the Protestant faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mildred Carroll Barnett; brothers, Gilbert Barnett, Ira Barnett, Edward Barnett, Eugene Barnett, Russell Barnett and Elmer Barnett; and sisters, Rena Garnern and Lottie Dee Meredith.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Wilson Jr. and Linda Barnett of Dardanelle; daughter, Millie Miles of Dardanelle; grandchildren and spouses, Julia and Edward White of London, Jennifer and Cliff Cummings of Russellville, Emilee Miles of Dardanelle and D.C. Miles of Dardanelle; great-grandchildren, Justin Wade of Russellville, Jennie Judkins of Dardanelle and Jessica Cummings of Russellville; and sisters-in-law, Ila Grace Barnett of Paris and Jane Carroll of Danville.
The family will host a memorial service at a later time.
Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home.
(The Courier Newspaper, Russellville, Arkansas, pub. Oct 28, 2008)
G. William (Rev.) Barnum, (With Wife & Daughter)
Death: Mar 1961
• His obituary was published 2 Mar 1961, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Three Die In Car-Truck Wreck
A retired minister, his wife and their daughter died Saturday after their compact car collided head-on with a truck near Fayetteville. Rev. G. William Barnum, about 70, and his wife, about 65, were killed instantly. Miss Mary L. Barnum, 39, died about three hours later in a Fayetteville Hospital.
Barnum's car collided with a truck driven by Marvin Wells, 25, of Belleville on a curve near West Fork, 13 miles south of Fayetteville on Highway 71. The accident happened about 7 a.m. Wells, a driver for the Joe Ray Poultry Co. of Danville, was driving a truck loaded with empty egg cases. He was treated for shock in a Fayetteville hospital and released Sunday.
(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 2, 1961)
Leeann Ragina (Watts) Barrett
Death: 9 Jan 2014
• Her obituary was published 15 Jan 2014, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Leeann Ragina Barrett, age 47, of Ola died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville.
She was born February 2, 1966 in Moline, Illinois. Leeann loved fishing, cooking and taking care of her grandkids.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Watts, brother, Steven Morse, stepbrother, Mark Watts.
Survivors include her husband of 33 years, Allen Barrett, five children, Royce Barrett and wife Erin of Texas; Laura Mallett of Ola; Christina Lemonds and husband Roy of Dover; Larry Barrett of Texas and Sam Smith and husband Michael of Paris; two brothers, Paul Watts of Colorado and Jeff Watts of Iowa and a host of many other relatives and friends.
Memorial Service was at 10:00 AM Saturday January 11, 2014 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle.
Cremation Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com
(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 15, 2014)
Doyle Kenneth Barrick
Death: 10 Nov 2010
• His obituary was published 17 Nov 2010, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Doyle Kenneth Barrick, age 89, was born August 9, 1921 in the Riley Creek community near Belleville, AR to Lillard Chester and Bessie Lou Ellen Moudy Barrick, died November 10, 2010 at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Force 399th Bomb Squad as a tailgunner trainer from 1942 through 1946. He served on the Belleville School Board for 11 years, was a former Mayor of Belleville and spent many years working for Wayne Farms and for the Danville School District and was a farmer all his life. He attended the First Baptist Church in Danville. He loved the land and outdoors particularly Riley Creek where he grew up with its waterfall, Kirkwood Hole, and all the old "home- places" he could recall. He instilled his love for camping in his son and grandsons who have an abundance of memories and stories from the many camping trips they made with him through their growing-up years.
He is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers Earl, Wayne and L.C.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Melbarene Shott Barrick; children and spouses, Sheila and Neil Barfield of Norman, OK, Teresa and Harold Majors of Little Rock, Hilda and Larry Porter of Mulberry, Randy and Nancy Barrick of Danville and Ginger and Troy Templeman of Danville; grandchildren, Haco Barfield, Stephen and Margaret Majors, Katie (Majors) and Levi Johnson, Matthew and Tracy Porter, Mason and April Porter, Holly (Porter) Cook, Taylor Barrick, Boyd Barrick, Brook (Gray) and Darrel Housley; four great grandsons; five great granddaughters; two sisters, Pauline Harris of Danville and Lamoyne Moudy of Little Rock; one aunt, Mildred Barrick Cousins of Muskogee, OK; sisters and brothers-in-law, Chloe and Charlie Ward of Magazine, Fern Smith of Havana and Jim and Betty Shott of Booneville; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and legions of friends.
Funeral service was Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the Danville First Baptist Church with Rev. Clayton Sheets and Rev. Keith Kluthe officiating. Burial was in the Russell Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Dave Barrick, Jerry & Brian Harris, Jim Moudy, Mike & Rocky Smith and Dale & Doug Shott. Honorary were grandsons.
Memorials may be made to the Riley Creek Cemetery, c/o David Laster, PO Box 237, Belleville, AR 72824 or Chambers Memorial Veteran's Day, c/o Bood Keathley, PO Box 609, Danville, AR 72833.
Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR.
(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 17, 2010)
Lillard Chester Barrick, Sr.
Death: 3 Mar 1964
• His obituary was published in Mar 1964, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Chester Barrick Sr.
Lillard Chester Barrick Sr., age 66, a resident of Belleville, died at a hospital in Danville Tuesday, March 3. He was a retired farmer, a native of Danville, a veteran of World War II and a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie Moudy Barrick; four sons, Earl Barrick of Cripple Creek, Colo., Doyle Barrick of Belleville, Wayne Barrick of Wister, Okla., and L.C. Barrick Jr. of Santa Clara, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Harris of Rio Oso, Calif, and Mrs. Laymone Moudy of Ola.; three brothers, Gene Barrick of Merced, Calif., Lloyd Barrick and Archie Barrick of Yuba City, Calif.; five sisters, Mrs. Edith Wilkerson of Merced, Calif., Mrs. Etta Poe of Winston, Calif., Mrs. Mae Raiford of Watson, Mrs. Lora Belle Frame of Ft. Smith and Mildred Cousins of Muskogee, Okla.; and 18 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church at Belleville Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Johnny Mangrum of Whitesboro, Okla. and Rev. E.O. Tackelt of Havana officiating.
(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 1964)