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picture Robert Sewall Burks



      Sex: M

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          Death: 30 Mar 2015
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His obituary was published 8 Apr 2015, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Robert Burks

Robert Sewall Burks, age 63, of Danville, died March 30 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was raised in Shreveport and New Orleans as his dad's jobs changed from Centenary College to LSU Baton Rouge and LSLUNO.

Robert met Martha when she moved to New Orleans to get her master's degree. They were next door neighbors. They married in the Danville United Methodist Church 41 years ago on a stormy night. He worked at Russellville Glass Co. for 25 years and owned the Danville Cleaners for 15 years. He was also a builder and built the house he and Martha have lived in almost their whole life. He was excited about the log cabin Martha had dreamed about, which is under construction at this time.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar & Margaret Scott Burks, his beautiful daughter Lindsey Margaret, his father and mother-in-law Jack and Joyce Wilson. He was a huge help in caring for Mr. Wilson for 6 months last year. Mr. Wilson always said he was a dandy.

Robert loved cooking, collecting recipes, reading, listening to books on cd, and his family. Robert ran the sound system for the Danville United Methodist Church for the past 20 years. He was a humble caretaker of the church.

Robert is survived and will be missed by his wife Martha, his son Wilson and his wife Kyla, his grandchildren Matthew and Kynlee, all of Danville, his brothers Scott of New Orleans and his brother John of Haines, Oregon and his brother-in-law Jack Wilson Jr. of Danville, his beloved Aunt Mildred Lee of Shreveport, also many cousins on the Scott side, Burks side, and Nelson side.

Funeral service was held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Danville United Methodist Church with Bro. Tom Sullinger officiating. Burial was at Earl Ladd cemetery. Visitation will be 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Thursday before service at the church.

Pallbearers included Terry Sullivan, Frank Ladmirault, Joe Lott, Rick Jones, Steve Pfeifer, Phil Moudy, Steve Coger and Stephen Coger. Honorary pallbearers included Harold Robinson and Tommy May.

Pallbearer in memoriam Bood Keathley.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Apr 8, 2015)


picture Robert Sewall Burks



      Sex: M

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          Death: 30 Mar 2015
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His obituary was published 1 Apr 2015, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Robert Burks

Robert Burks, age 63, of Danville passed away Monday March 30, 2015, at St. Vincent Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Funeral Services will be Thursday April 2, 2015, at 2 p.m. at United Method Church in Danville. Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. before services at the church. Burial will be at Earl Ladd Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville. (See full obituary in next week's paper.)

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Apr 1, 2015)


picture Bryan Hardin Burnett

      Sex: M

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          Death: Jul 1965
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His obituary was published in Jul 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

Bryan Burnett

Bryan Hardin Burnett, 68, of Russellville died at St. Mary's Hospital Friday afternoon. He was a native of Yell County, a retired freight agent for ABF and son of the late Benjamen H. Burnett and Meekie Hatfield Burnett.

He was a member of the First Christian Church in Russellville, a member of the Westwood Masonic Lodge 276 in Oklahoma City. Okla., and a member of the Kiwanis Club of Russellville.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Grace Harres Burnett; a brother, R. L. Burnett of Belleville, Calif,; two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Haines of Petulama, Calif., and Mrs. Mayne Mauldrow of Amarillo, Tex.

Funeral Services were at 10 a.m. Monday at the Shinn and Son Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Charles Cody. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle.

Pallbearers: Herman Satterfield, Frank Burnett, Stanley Newton, Fred Burnett, Bon Burnett and Aubrey Cowger.

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


picture Charles Samuel "Charlie" Burnett

      Sex: M

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          Death: 7 May 2011
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His obituary was published 11 May 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

Charlie Burnett

Charles Samuel (Charlie) Burnett, age 58, of Mt. George lost his battle with cancer on May 7, 2011.

He was born January 23, 1953 at Danville to the late Curtis Samuel and Luna Mae Frost Burnett. He had worked pouring cement for his uncle, Robert Frost and was a mechanic for 16 years at Neeley's Garage in Ola. He worked cows on the Prosperity Ranch for Gilbert Cornwell for over 10 years before starting his fight with cancer.

He is preceded in death by his father, daughter, Penny Jo Rowland and his two favorite uncles, Robert and Cotton Frost.

He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Irene Rochell Burnett, mother, Luna Mae Burnett of Dardanelle; three sons, Spc. John and Stevie Delbusto of Dardanelle; Brian and Krista Burnett of Mt. George; and Austin Walton of the home; a daughter, Mittie and Odell Freeman of Dover; five grandchildren; one great-grandson and an unborn grandchild; sister, Elvie and Junior Talley of Mt. George and lots of other family and friends.

Services will be Wednesday, May 11, 2:00 pm at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Brother Josh Crites officiating. Burial will be at Dacus Cemetery in the Omega Community.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. May 11, 2011)


picture Faye (Blaylock) Burnett



      Sex: F

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          Death: 9 Mar 2014
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Her obituary was published 11 Mar 2014, Amarillo, Texas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Faye Burnett


Faye Burnett, 86, died Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Second Baptist Church with Wayne Griffin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 E. Interstate 40.

Faye was born March 18, 1927, in Waveland, Ark., to Jessie Earl and Martha Ann Blaylock. She was raised in Arkansas. On June 11, 1943, she married Burl Burnett, and they moved to Amarillo in 1955. Burl passed away on March 24, 1985.

Faye went to beauty school and was a beautician in Amarillo for more than 15 years. Her hobbies and interests included fishing, sewing and gardening. She was an excellent seamstress and her gardens were her joy. She grew flowers and also grew vegetables that eventually made their way to the dinner table.

Faye was a hard worker and sacrificed a lot for her family. She taught her children to love the Lord, which was an integral part of her family values as a mother. Faye was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother who will be forever missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Burnett; her parents; seven siblings; and a grandchild.

Survivors include her sons, Jim Burnett and wife ElJuanda and Jack Wallace and wife Karen, all of Amarillo; her daughters, Helen Phillips and husband Ronnie of Franklin and Barbara Hudson and husband Rex of Ovilla; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Sign the online guest book at www.memorialparkamarillo.com

(Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texas, pub. March 11, 2014)


picture Faye (Blaylock) Burnett



      Sex: F

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          Death: 9 Mar 2014
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Her obituary was published 19 Mar 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

Faye Blaylock Burnett

Faye Burnett, 86 of Amarillo passed away March 9, 2014. Funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Second Baptist Church with Wayne Griffin officiating.

Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery by Memorial Park Funeral Home 6969 I-40 East.

Faye was born March 18, 1927 in Waveland, Arkansas to Jessie Earl and Martha Ann Blaylock. She was raised in Arkansas.

On June 11, 1943 she married Burl Burnett and they moved to Amarillo in 1955. Burl passed away March 24, 1985. Faye went to beauty school and was a beautician here in Amarillo for over 15 years.

Her hobbies and interests included fishing, sewing and gardening. She was an excellent seamstress and her gardens were her joy. She grew flowers and also grew vegetables that eventually made their way to the dinner table.

Faye was a hard worker and sacrificed a lot for her family. She taught her children to love the Lord, which was an integral part of her family values as a mother. Faye was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother who will be forever missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Burnett; her parents; 7 siblings and a grandchild.

Faye is survived by her sons, Jim Burnett and wife ElJuanda of Amarillo and Jack Wallace and wife Karen of Amarillo; daughters, Helen Phillips and husband Ronnie of Franklin, Texas and Barbara Hudson and husband Rex of Ovilla, Texas; 9 grandchildren, 17 great- grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; also by numerous nieces and nephews.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 19, 2014)


picture Fred C. Burnett

      Sex: M

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          Death: 20 Feb 2003
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His obituary was published 26 Feb 2003, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fred Burnett


Fred C. Burnett, age 92, of Dardanelle died Thursday at Dardanelle Nursing Center.

Born May 19, 1910 in Dardanelle, he was the son of the late Fred Claybourn and Georgia Cale Burnett.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elmora Caviness Burnett. He retired as the Director of Dardanelle Federal Housing Project. He was a member of the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church and the Bright Star Masonic Lodge #213.

Survivors include daughters, Georgiana Tatum of Mt. Nebo, Betty Brown and husband, George of Russellville; a son, Fred Burnett, and his wife Dixie of Sedro Wooley, Washington; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, February 23, 2002 at the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Floyd Ervin officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home Dardanelle.

Pallbearers were John Judkins, Tommy Hunt, Sr., Tommy Hunt, Jr., Charlie Hunt Jr., Scott Carter, Todd Carter. Honorary pallbearers were Senior Adult Sunday School Class.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Dardanelle First United Methodist Church.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Feb 26, 2003)


picture Maudie Mae (Swinford) Burnett

      Sex: F

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          Death: 28 Feb 2012
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Her obituary was published 7 Mar 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

Maudie Burnett

Maudie Mae Burnett age 87 of Plainview passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Mitchell's Nursing Home.

She was born August 4, 1924 in Tahlequah, OK. to the late Monroe & Ethel Mae Vaughn Swinford. She was a nurses aide and homemaker. She was a Christian and attended Plainview FreeWill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Burnett; son Bobby Burnett, son & daughter-in-law Carlos Ray & Faye Burnett; granddaughter Robin Alfaro; parents; brother James Swinford Jr; sisters Inez Reeves and Ruby Lee.

Survivors include daughters & son-in-laws, Annette & Paul Moss of Plainview; Shirley & Johnny Barnum of Clay; Betty Woodall of Conway; sister Lorene Smith of Fayetteville; 15 grandchildren and 34 great- grandchildren.

Funeral service was March 2, 2012 at Plainview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Moore officiating. Burial was at Union Hill Cemetery in Haletown.

Pallbearers include Roy Treadwell, David Barnum, Joey Benefield, Josh Altom, Leroy Osborn and Kris Burnett.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

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


picture Walter Burnett

      Sex: M

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          Death: 25 Jul 1965
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His obituary was published in Jul 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

Walter Burnett

Walter Burnett, 65, of Ola died in the Yell County Hospital at Danville Sunday. He was a native of Booneville, a sawmiller, son of the late Franklin and Julie Hutchins Burnett and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Allie Avey Burnett; five sons, William Burnett of Ola, Burl and Walter Burnett Jr., both of Amarillo, Texas, Carl Burnett of Baldwin Park, Calif., and Hoover Burnett of Costa Mesa, Calif.; a brother, Willy Burnett of Little Rock; two sisters, Mrs. Sarah Black of Ola and Mrs. Maudie Hampton of Booneville; and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ola Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Alton Burris and the Rev. Ronald Condren. Burial was in Waltreak Cemetery.

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


picture Mamie Lea (Wright) Burnham

      Sex: F

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          Death: 1 Jun 2012
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Her obituary was published 6 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

Mamie Burnham

Mamie Lea Burnham, age 98, of Danville passed away Friday, June 1, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

She was born June 11, 1914 in Magazine, AR to the late James Author & Carolina Tennessee Thompson Wright. She was a homemaker and a member of the Danville First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold W. Burnham; brothers, Maynard, Afton, Jimmie & Vadon Wright; sisters, Belle Elkins, Izetta Erp, Carrie McCrary and Edna Mikles.

Survivors include step-son & daughter-in-law, Bob and Sandy Burnham of Danville; step- daughter, Janelle Dixon of Fort Smith; grandchildren, Robert Burnham of Fort Smith, Brock Burnham & Samantha Flick of Danville, Chris & Heather Dixon of Texas, Kyle & Tiffany Dixon of Texas and Kim & Jeff Barnstead of Havana; great- grandchildren, Trey Johnson, Jenna Johnson, Alex Burnham, Cade Burnham, Lindsey Burnham, Hailey Burnham, Tenley Burnham, McKinley Dixon and Sailor Dixon.

Graveside service was June 4, 2012 at Earl Ladd Cemetery with Rev. Tom Sullinger officiating.

Pallbearers are her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are her nephews.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 6, 2012)

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