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picture Dortha Mac (Davis) Burt

      Sex: F

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          Death: 19 Nov 2012
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Her obituary was published 28 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

Dortha Burt

Dortha Mac Burt, 93, of Plainview, died Monday, November 19, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR.

The daughter of Carl and Hattie Davis, she was born December 29, 1918 in Sand Springs, OK. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Plainview, WMU and Yell County Extension Homemakers. Dortha enjoyed quilting, cooking and trying to feed everyone in Plainview.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Oscar "PA" Burt; grandson, Bradley Wright and one sister.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Marilyn Forrest and husband Mitchell of Plainview, Janet Beaman of Catlett, VA; one son, Jimmy Burt of Dardanelle; four grandchildren, Kelly Forrest and wife Shelly of Plainview, Ashley Weaver and husband Mark of Dardanelle, Dustin Burt of Conway and Storme Whitlow of Fort Worth, TX; 12 great grandchildren; two sisters, three brothers and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral was held November 24, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Plainview with Reverend Nat Dutton and Reverend Joe Yates officiating. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in Plainview by Humphrey Funeral Service.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church building fund in Plainview, AR. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 28, 2012)


picture Gertrude (Garner) Young Burt

      Sex: F

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          Death: 21 Apr 2012
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Her obituary was published 25 Apr 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

Gertrude Burt

Gertrude Young Burt age 77 of Russellville died Saturday, April 21 at her home.

She was born March 22, 1935 in Dardanelle to the late Clem A. and Ethel Dora Underwood Garner. She Was a kitchen manager for Sourdough Sal's restaurant in Alaska. She was a Christian and attended Trinity House of Prayer before moving to Russellville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; the father of her children, Clarence Young and also her husband, David J. Burt and two brothers, Bill and William Cossey and one sister, Mary Foshee.

Survivors include five daughters, Maryann Mills of Mt. George, Linda Lee Voss and Paul of Hector, Wanda Mae Level and Donna Young Davis of Russellville and Marcia Kay Tramel and Jerry of Belleville; nine grandchildren, Roy, Kate, Angel, Billy, Gerald, Todd, Michael, Teresa and Kenny; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, three sisters, AlaMae Sunseri of Modesto, California, Ruby Johnson of Russellville and Modean Claypool of Little Rock.

Graveside service was April 23, 2012 at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Waveland with Bro. Jim Duncan officiating.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, Arkansas.

On line guest book and condolences at www.comwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Apr 25, 2012)


picture B. W. Busby

      Sex: M

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          Death: 10 Jul 1940
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His obituary was published in Jul 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

Mr. B. W. Busby


Mr. B.W. Busby, 64, Danville, died July 10, from heart trouble and was buried in the Havana Cemetery with Rev. Mr. Anderson, pastor of Assembly of God Church of Havana, holding the services.

He is survived by three sons, Norman, Thomas and John, and a daughter, Mrs. Zeak Roberts.

Mr. Busby had made his home with John Gates.

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


picture Jackie Leon Bushong

      Sex: M

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          Death: 3 Oct 2013
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His obituary was published 9 Oct 2013, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jackie Bushong

Jackie Leon Bushong, age 72, of Dardanelle died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at his home.

He was born July 17, 1941 at Truman, Arkansas to the late Robert and Menda Johnson Bushong.

He was a Christian, he loved fishing, hunting, camping and building things.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother and one sister.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Bushong of Dardanelle; two children, Jackie Bushong Jr of Dardanelle, Tammye Lynn Johnson of IL; stepchildren, Teresa Hester of Texas, Tammy Renee Benson of Texas; four brothers; three sisters; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Graveside services was held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, October 7, 2013 at Graves Cemetery in Delaware with Kenneth Aden officiating. Visitation was held Sunday, 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Oct 9, 2013)


picture J. R. Butler

      Sex: M

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          Death: Jan 1965
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His obituary was published in Jan 1965, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

J. R. Butler

J. R. Butler, age 85, a retired Paris Carpenter, died Saturday in Dallas, Tex. He was a native of Waldron and the son of the late George and Lizzie Costalow Butler.

Survivors include two sons, Clyde G. Butler of Dallas and Virgil Butler of Mesquite, Tex.; four daughters, Mrs. Russell White and Mrs. Ina May Martin of Dallas, Mrs. C. O. Herndon of Wolfe City, Tex. And Mrs. Billy Leavitt of Temple City, Calif.; two brothers, John Butler and Larry Butler of Waldron; two sisters, Mrs. Dora Watson of Danville and Mrs. May Miller of Bristow, Okla.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 1965)


picture Vancie Marie (Short) Butler

      Sex: F

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          Death: 3 Jul 2011
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Her obituary was published 13 Jul 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

Marie Butler

Vancie Marie Butler, age 88, of Russellville died Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Russellville Nursing Center.

She was born December 2, 1922 at Tupelo, Mississippi to the late Jim and Verna Short. She was of the Baptist Faith and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

She is preceded in death by her parents: her husband, Charles Butler; daughter, Linda Sparks and son Bobby Jones.

Survivors include three sons, Jimmy Jones of Russellville, Kacy and Mary Jones of Little Rock, Buddy and Patsy Jones of Russellville; two daughters, Shirley Willis and husband Jimmy of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and Gail Jones of Russellville; six brothers, Ed Short, Johnny Short, Russell Short, Cecil Short, Kenneth Short, Danny Short; two sisters, Pat Atkinson, Connie White; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Memorial service was July 9, 2011 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Bro. John McCourt officiating.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 13, 2011)


picture George Autry Butts



      Sex: M

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          Death: 8 Mar 2015
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His obituary was published 10 Mar 2015, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

George Autry Butts


CHINA GROVE - George Autry Butts, 90, of China Grove, went to be with the Lord on March 8, 2015, at Liberty Lane, Hospice House at W.G. " Bill" Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury.

Born July 3, 1924, in Yell County, Ark., he was the son of the late Vernie Arthur and Hazel Rutledge Butts. Mr. Butts was educated in the Rowan County schools and served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a longtime member of Landis Baptist Church. He retired from management at Celanese in Salisbury. He was an avid fisherman.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 73 years, Helen Daughtery Butts of the home; son Ronald Butts (Barbara) of Sparta; granddaughter Vonda Butts Witherspoon (Tony) of Wilmington; grandson Randal Butts (Beverly) of Salisbury; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers, Bobby Butts (Betsy) of Lexington, Gene Butts (Shirley) of Boone; two sisters, Karolyn Butts Chapman (Dr. Gary) of Winston-Salem and Regina Butts Wright (Larry) of Salisbury. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Arrangements: Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at Landis Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Ritchie Honeycutt and Dr. Gary Chapman. The family will receive friends at the church from 5-7 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 at West Lawn Memorial Park. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Rowan County Honor Guard. At other times the family will be at the home of a grandson, Randal Butts of Salisbury.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Landis Baptist Church, 110 N. Kimmons St., Landis, NC 28023.

Whitley's Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Butts.

Online condolences may be made at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com

(Salisbury Post Newspaper, Salisbury, North Carolina, pub. Mar. 10, 2015)


picture Anna Bernice (Tilmon) Bynum

      Sex: F

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          Death: 20 May 2008
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Her obituary was published 23 May 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

Anna B. Bynum


Anna Bernice Bynum, 89, of Russellville died Tuesday, May 20, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center.

She was born June 13, 1918, in Mosley in Yell County, to William Arthur and Bertha Dacus Tilmon.

She was a member of Persis Lovely Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, Pope County Historical Association, Arkansas Tech Dames Club and First Baptist Church. She graduated from Dardanelle High School in 1936.

Bernice, "Bea" as she was called by her friends, had a keen sense of humor and liked funny stories. Sometimes she laughed so hard she cried. She loved books and was an avid reader and note taker. She enjoyed reading the Bible and writing down scriptures. She researched family history and collected a large amount of genealogical material. She had some flowers she planted years ago and was eager to see them bloom each spring. When she was able, she enjoyed working in the yard. She will be remembered by her family and friends as a woman determined to live life on her own terms.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, F.W. "Nig" Bynum of Russellville; a son, John Bynum and wife, Alene, of Russellville; a daughter, Nancy Ann Bynum-Mack and husband, John, of Little Rock; a grandson, Michael Bynum, of Fayetteville; four granddaughters, Jennifer Alderson and husband, Tim, of Fayetteville; Amy Bynum and fiance, Derek Whitehead, of Conway; Tammy Short and husband, Marty, of Russellville; Candace Wagner and husband, James, of Russellville; great-grandchildren, Waid Rainey, Colt Short, Matthew Wagner, Cody Short and Abby Mae Wagner; a brother, Paul P. Tilmon of Dardanelle; a sister, Oreta Tucker of Dardanelle; nephews and nieces; and her caregivers and friends at Stella Manor Nursing Home.

She was predeceased by her parents; two brothers, Basil Tilmon and Billy Tilmon; and a sister, Virginia Avery.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Shinn Funeral Chapel. The Rev. William C. Hatfield will officiate. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service.

Pallbearers will be Tim Alderson, Michael Bynum, Les Church, William Taylor, James Wagner and Derek Whitehead.

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. today at Shinn Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church, Second and Denver, Russellville.

Online obituary and guest book: www.shinnfuneral.com


picture James Erick Bynum

      Sex: M

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          Death: 8 Jan 1961
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His obituary was published 19 Jan 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

James Bynum


James Erick Bynum of Stratford, Okla. died of a heart attack January 8. He was a former resident of Waveland.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bynum; a sister, Mrs. Agnes Grayson; and a brother, Dale Bynum.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 19, 1961)


picture Mrs. Jeanne M. Bynum

      Sex: F

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          Death: 11 Jan 1963
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Her obituary was published 17 Jan 1963, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mrs. Jeanne M. Bynum

Mrs. Jeanne M. Bynum, 55, formerly of Danville, died in a Muskogee hospital January 11. Mrs. Bynum had been ill for about six weeks.

Mrs. Bynum is survived by her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. M.K. Kromer of Amarillo, Texas; four daughters, Mrs. Jeanne Eubanks and Mrs. Elizabeth Hicks, both of TuIsa; Mrs. Marylyn Keener and Miss Robin Bynum, both of Muskogee; six grandchildren, one brother and one stepbrother.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 17, 1963)

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