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picture Mickey Carl Billingsley



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          Death: 27 Oct 2010
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His obituary was published 30 Oct 2010. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mickey Carl Billingsley


Mickey Carl Billingsley, 56, of Benton, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2010. Mickey was born October 20, 1954, in Benton, and he was a graduate of Benton High School. He attended the University of Arkansas, where he was a letterman on the Razorback football team. He was a member of the 1976 Cotton Bowl and 1978 Orange Bowl championship teams.

Mickey earned a master's degree from Arkansas State University and a specialist's degree from the University of Central Arkansas. Mickey was a lifelong educator and began his career as a football coach, serving at Cabot, Beebe, Blytheville, and Morrilton. He was beloved by his players, and he touched the lives of countless students through the years. Mickey was named Conference Coach of the Year six times and was honored as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Arkansas Coach of the Year. He was also a coach for the 1997 Arkansas All-Star football game. Mickey was inducted into the 2005 Benton Athletic Museum Wall of Fame.

After coaching, Mickey entered school administration and served as superintendent at Wonderview, Danville and Bauxite Public Schools. He was named Arkansas Rural Educators Superintendent of the Year in 2009. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Benton.

Mickey was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel Billingsley and Hershel Billingsley, and his sister Jeannie Billingsley.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Marsha Cook Billingsley, Benton, Arkansas; his daughters, Mandy Wright (Eric), Palo Alto, California; Michelle Litterst (Nathan), Knoxville, Arkansas; his brothers, Roger Urrey, Bryant, Arkansas; Edwin Bolliera, Malvern, Arkansas; Danny Billingsley, Benton, Arkansas; Rickey Billingsley, Benton, Arkansas; his sisters, Ernestine Brown, Benton, Arkansas; Janet Foster, Bryant, Arkansas, and extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 31, 2010 at First Baptist Church, Morrilton, Arkansas. Funeral services will also be at First Baptist Church in Morrilton on Monday, November 1, 2010 at 1 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Razorback Foundation, 1295 S. Razorback Road, #A, Fayetteville, Ark. 72701 or First Baptist Church Building Fund, 200 E. Church, Morrilton, Ark. 72110. Arrangements are by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.

(Obituary pub. Oct 30, 2010 online by Harris Funeral Homes - Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes.net.)


picture Mickey Carl Billingsley

      Sex: M

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          Death: 27 Oct 2010
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His obituary was published 3 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

Mickey Billingsley

Mickey Carl Billingsley, 56, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010.

Mickey was born Oct. 20, 1954, in Benton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Hershel Billingsley, and sister, Jeannie Billingsley.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Marsha Cook Billingsley of Benton, AR; daughters, Mandy Wright (Eric) of Palo Alto, CA, and Michelle Litterst (Nathan) of Knoxville, AR; brothers, Roger Urrey of Bryant, Edwin Bolliera of Malvern, Danny and Rickey Billingsley of Benton; sisters, Ernestine Brown of Benton, and Janet Foster of Bryant; extended family and friends.

Funeral services were at First Baptist Church in Morrilton on Nov. 1, 2010. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home ot Morrilton.

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Razorback Foundation, 1295 S. Razorback Road, #A, Fayetteville, AR 72701; or First Baptist Church Building Fund, 200 E. Church, Morrilton, AR 72110.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 3, 2010)


picture Sam Billips

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          Death: Dec 1939-Jan 1940
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His obituary was published in Jan 1940, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sam Billips

Sam Billips, Danville, died Saturday night and was buried Tuesday in Danville colored cemetery. He leaves a wife and two sons.

Mr. Billips was here during the Civil War and could not tell his exact age but was past 90.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 1940)


picture Ted Bird

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          Death: 27 Mar 1964
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His obituary was published in Apr 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

Ted Bird

Ted Bird, 55, of Garden City, Kans., formerly of Yell County, died at Garden City March 27. He is survived by his wife, Leoria Corley Bird; one son, C.L. "Butch" Bird of Larkin, Kans.; one daughter, Mrs. Darlene Taylor of Garden City; his mother, Mrs. Cynthia Robinson Bird of Rover; one brother, Oscar Lee Bird of Garden City; three sister, Mrs. Charley Lee Heffelfinger and Mrs. Irene Burt of Fayetteville and Mrs. Valera Marshall of Rover; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 31, in the Gravelly Methodist Church.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Apr 1964)


picture Bobbie Don Birdwell



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          Death: 5 Jan 2011
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This Obituary was published 7 Jan 2011, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bobbie Don Birdwell


Bobbie Don Birdwell, 83, passed away Jan. 5, 2010, in Dallas, Texas. He was born on Aug. 15, 1927, in Josephine, Texas, to Clarence and Iris Birdwell. He was a dedicated, well-loved family man who greatly enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. Don served his country as a medic in World War II and was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his parents as well as brothers, James M. Birdwell, Charles Ray Birdwell, Harold Joe Birdwell and Kenneth Wayne Birdwell.

Don is survived by his wife of 60 years, Nell Birdwell of Balch Springs; daughter and son-in-law, Donell and David Youngblood of Whitehouse, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Jeannie Birdwell of Carrollton, Texas; grandson and his wife, Russell and Tiffany Youngblood of Arlington, Texas; grandson, Robbie Birdwell of Duncanville, Texas; sister, Mary Latham of Amarillo, Texas; brothers, Lynn Birdwell of Greenville, Texas, Glynn Birdwell of Jefferson, Texas, and Stanley Birdwell of Greenville, Texas; and sister, Sandra Sue Hart of Carrollton, Texas.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7, at New Hope Funeral Home, 500 East Highway 80, Sunnyvale, Texas 75182.

Services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2010, at Sunnyvale First Baptist Church, 3018 N. Belt Line Road, Sunnyvale, Texas 75182.

Interment at Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas.


picture John Thomas Birkhead

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          Death: 12 Jun 2012
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His obituary was published 20 Jun 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

John Birkhead

John Thomas Birkhead, age 88 of Dardanelle, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at River Valley Medical Center.

He was born February 18, 1924 in New Blaine, AR to the late John Thomas and Hatti Smith Birkhead.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Vestal Board; and one brother, Jack Birkhead.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Barnett Birkhead of Dardanelle; two daughters, Dianna Miller and husband, Gordon of Dardanelle and Gerry Summers and husband, Mike of Russellville; one sister, Nelle Roper of Russellville; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, June 15, 2012 at Dardanelle First Baptist Church with Bro. Mike Smith officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 20, 2012)


picture Dorace Geraldine (Gorrell) Bishop

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          Death: 11 Feb 2012
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This Obituary was published 15 Feb 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dorace Bishop

Dorace Geraldine Bishop, 82, of Plainview died February 11, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

She was born July 6, 1929 in Putnam, Oklahoma to the late Clifford Gorrell and Mittie Edith Gorrell. Mrs. Bishop was a homemaker and a member of Plainview Free Will Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband Bro. Gene Bishop and a sister, Dayle Denney.

Survivors include 4 sons, Bro. David Bishop and wife Patsy of Atkins, Brother Dale Bishop and wife Sandra of Sapporo Japan, Mark Bishop and wife Marilyn of Lake Village, and Nathan Bishop and wife Marlene of Plainview. Other survivors include 2 sisters, Kathryn Yerton of Farmington and Mary Belle Lea of Richmond, Virginia, 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.

Funeral service was February 14, 2012 at Plainview Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. Ronnie Garrett and Bro. Don Matchett officiating. Burial followed in Salem Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Plainview Free Will Baptist Church building fund or to Salem Cemetery.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville.

Online guestbook & condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Feb 15, 2012)


picture Jacob Isaiah Bishop



      Sex: M

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          Death: 31 Oct 2012
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His obituary was published 7 Nov 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jacob Bishop

Jacob Isaiah Bishop age 15 months of Russellville became an Angel on Wednesday, October 31, 2012. He was born July 23, 2011 at Little Rock. He loved to ride his little rocking pony and wear his cowboy hat around the hospital and wave at everyone.

Survivors include his mother, Angelina Cochran and husband Dusty; one brother, Lane Cochran; grandparents, Kirk and Loretta Maynard, Wayne Cochran, Nathan and Marlene Bishop, Joe and Darla Windsor and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Refuge Church in Russellville with Scott Findley officiating. Burial will be in Needmore Cemetery.

Memorial Donations may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation, 1 Children's Way, Slot 661, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-3591.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle.

Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 7, 2012)


picture Dennie Bittle



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          Death: 10 May 2014
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His obituary was published 21 May 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

Dennie Bittle

Dennie Bittle, 70, of Dardanelle, AR, formerly of Ola, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle, AR. The son of Coy and Beulah Denison Bittle, he was born August 8, 1943 in Nimrod, AR. He was a mill worker with Deltic Timber and a member of the Ola United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing, driving around site seeing with his wife Betty, but was well known throughout the community for honking his horn.

He was preceded in death by his father Coy Bittle; wife Betty Bittle.

Survivors include his mother Beulah Bittle of Dardanelle; two sisters, Mary Earley of Ola, Linda Grindel of Middletown, DE; two brothers, John Bittle and wife Marie of Russellville, James Bittle and wife Vicki of Russellville; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Ola United Methodist Church. Rev. Melanie Tubbs will officiate. Burial will be at Carter Cove Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, on Wednesday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Ola United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 327, Ola, AR 72853.

Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. May 21, 2014)


picture Gladys Decima (Adams) Bittle

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          Death: 15 Jan 2011
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Her obituary was published 19 Jan 2011, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gladys Bittle


Gladys Decima Adams Bittle, age 83, of Dermott, died Saturday, January 15, 2011, at Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village. Graveside service Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at Jennie Cemetery with Bro. Don Evans officiating. Services are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Home of Lake Village.

See complete obit next issue.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 19, 2011)

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