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picture Estelle Eva (Pearson) Benefield

      Sex: F

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          Death: 23 Nov 1968
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Her obituary was published 28 Nov 1968, Heavener, Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

Eva Benefield Funeral Rites Are Tuesday

Funeral service for Estelle Eva Benefield, 68 year old Hodgens resident, was conducted Tuesday afternoon in the Hodgens Baptist Church. Rev. Paul McDaniel officiated at the services, with burial in Heavener Memorial Park under direction of Dowden Funeral Home.

Born in Arkansas, February 23, 1900, Mrs. Benefield had lived at Hodgens for 32 years where she was a member of the Baptist Church. She died at a Heavener nursing home November 23.

Survivors include her husband, G.W. of the home' five sons, J.W. and Hershal Howard of Newman, California, Ray Howard of Hodgens, Buddy Benefield of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Wilburn Benefield of Escalon, California, five daughters, Helen McCasland of San Gabriel, California, Connie Hawkins of Santa Barbara, California, Wimer Ghisletta of Patterson, Judy Grace Thompson of Hodgens, Linda Hendrix of Oklahoma City; two brothers, Olen Pearson of Heavener and Thurman Pearson of Patterson; two sisters, Bessie Pearson of Patterson and Virgie Benefield of Heavener; 28 grandchildren.

(Heavener Ledger Newspaper, Heavener, Oklahoma, pub. Nov. 28, 1968)


picture James Marcus Benefield

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          Death: 27 May 1964
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His obituary was published in Jun 1964, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

James Benefield

James Marcus Benefield, aged 84, of El Centro, Calif., died May 27 at El Centro. He was a former resident of Yell County, a retired barber and a Methodist.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Agusta Benefield, six sons, Marvin C. Benefield. James M. Benefield Jr., Cleo Benefield, Max Benefield, J. V. Benefield and Gerald Benefield, all of El Centro; two daughters, Mrs. Hilda Hacker and Mrs. Arlene Smith, both of El Centro; a stepbrother, John George of Briggsville; a half-brother, Bill George of Briggsville; 22 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday.

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


picture Juanita L. (Tucker) Benefield

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          Death: 1 Aug 2012
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Her obituary was published 8 Aug 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Juanita Benefield

Juanita L. Benefield, age 81, of Ola passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at her home.

She was born November 17, 1930 in Moline, Illinois to the late Clyde & Velma Davis Tucker. She was a retired bookkeeper for the Plainview School, and a member of the Ola Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded [in] death by her husband of 59 years, Roy Lamar Benefield and brother Donald Tucker.

Survivors include her children, Thomas & Kathy Benefield of Ola, Gerald Benefield of Ola, Susan & Kenneth Pyburn of Pontoon, Daniel & Katherine Benefield of Tennessee, Joseph & Melissa Benefield of Missouri; sister, Linda Slawson of Missouri; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was August 4, 2012 at the Ola Free Will Baptist Church with Bro David Riker and Bro. Brian Rose. Burial was at Birta Cemetery.

Pallbearers included Kenny Pyburn, Mark Pyburn, Tony Benefield, Jessie Benefield, Michael Benefield and Zac Benefield. Honorary pallbearers included Lane Benefield and Chad Benefield.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Aug 8, 2012)


picture Lillian Kathleen (Frank) Bennett

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          Death: 3 May 2012
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Her obituary was published 9 May 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Lillian Bennett

Lillian Kathleen Bennett, age 86, of Russellville died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville.

She was born November 14, 1925 at Chicago, IL to the late Lionel and Suzy Reimen Frank.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Chester Bennett.

Survivors include her children, Kathleen Bennett, Marleen Sanders both of IL, Michael Bennett, Patrick Bennett both of MI, Timothy Bennett of Ind., Dianna Dixon, Allison Bennett both of Russellville; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren.

Private service was held Thursday, May 4, 2012 at Elizabeth Hall Cemetery in New Blaine.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. May 9, 2012)


picture Paul Adolph Bensch

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          Death: 17 Mar 2008
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His obituary was published in Mar 2008, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.

Paul Bensch


Paul A. Bensch, a longtime resident of Redlands, died March 17 in Redlands, following an illness.

Paul A. Bensch died peacefully on March 17, 2008 at 86 years of age. Born in Center, Arkansas, he moved to San Bernardino in 1940, where he worked for 40 years as a machinist for the Santa Fe Railroad. A long-time resident, first of Rialto and later Redlands. He leaves behind two children, Mrs. Jacqueline Griffin of Santa Ana, Califoria and Prof. Stephen P. Bensch of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A Graveside Service will be held at Montecito Memorial Park at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, March 28.

(Obituary transcription courtesy of Find A Grave Memorial# 94767682)


picture Vena Louise (Qualls) Bensch

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          Death: 4 Jul 1993
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Her obituary was published in Jul 1993, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.

Vena Louise Bensch


Vena Louise Bensch of Redlands, a native of Evening Shade, Arkansas, lived in San Bernardino County for 52 years, died at home of cancer on Sunday at the age of 71. She was an account supervisor for Southern California Edison for 29 years and was survived by her husband, Paul A., a son, Stephen P. of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, a daughter, Jacqueline L. Griffin of Tustin, a brother, Glenn Qualls of Danville, Arkansas and four grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. at Montecito Memorial Park with Montecito Memorial Chapel handling the arrangements.

(Obituary transcription courtesy of Find A Grave Memorial# 94767728)


picture Barbara Ann (Hasty) Benson



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          Death: 10 Nov 2010
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Her obituary was published on Line @ Find A Grave Memorial# 65966854.

Barbara Ann Hasty Benson

"But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord". Joshua 24:15

Barbara Ann Hasty Benson went to be with the Lord November 10, 2010. She was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to Charles and Anna Muriel Hasty. She worked as secretary at Alexandria Senior High School for 30 years, retiring in 2008. A member of Grace Presbyterian Church, she dearly loved her family, four grandchildren, and her many friends and ASH friends and "kids".

She was preceded in death by her father, James Charles Hasty; mother Anna Muriel Hasty, and infant brother, Charles Lee of Ola, Arkansas.

Those left to cherish her memory include her devoted husband of 49 years, Harvey M. Benson: daughter, Ginger Cook and husband Kevin, of Carthage, Texas; daughter Gayle Mann and husband Brett of Woodworth, Louisiana. She is also survived by four grandchildren; Katherine "Katy" Cook, Paul Ray Cook, Victoria Gayle Young and Benjamin Charles Young.

Officiating were Dr. Bob Vincent, Pastor Kevin Cook and Pastor Ritchey Cable.

Pallbearers were Joe Moreau, Duane Urbina, Calvin Hoge, Stan Hoge, Kevin Cook and Brett Mann. Honorary Pallbearers were Walter Morock, Paul Cook and Benjamin Young.

"Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality". Emily Dickinson

(Obituary Transcription and permission to use courtesy of Harvey M. Benson, husband - Find A Grave Memorial# 65966854)



picture Dorothy Ann (Dexter) Benson

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          Death: 8 Sep 2011
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Her obituary was published 14 Sep 2011, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Dorothy Benson

Dorothy Ann Benson, age 72, of Havana, AR passed away Thursday, September 8, 2011 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle.

She was born August 13, 1939 in Riverhead, NY to the late Joe and Anna Kineski Dexter. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Benson; grandson, Zachary Benson "Zac" Caldwell and sister, Anna Falk.

Survivors include her children, Barbara Ann Caldwell, Bill Benson, Amelia (Tracy) Turley, Grace (Jason) Turley and James (Tori) Benson all of Havana; grandchildren, Robert, Desi and DeeDee Caldwell, Skylar and D.A. Hiatt, Ben Hunt, Ty, Brooklyn, Shelby and Riley Turley; great granddaughter, Zoey Caldwell-Cox; brother, Alex Karas of Chickalah; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barbara and Bob Beam of NY; nephews and their family and a very special friend, Virginia Harte of NC.

Graveside service was September 8, 2011 at Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, AR with Father Pellissier Francois officiating.

Pallbearers were Wayne Fowler, Roger, Tracy and Jason Turley and Rob and Greg Caldwell.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Sep 14, 2011)


picture Billy K. "Bill" Berry



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          Death: 28 Jun 2012
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His obituary was published 4 Jul 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Bill Berry

Billy K. Berry, age 87, of Dardanelle died Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

He was born November 3, 1924 at Dover, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Floyd Ellis Berry and the late Ruth Susie Eudy Berry.

As patriarch of the Berry and Eudy Clans, he was preceded in death by a son, Tim Allen Berry, who died in 1969, a brother, Jack Ellis Berry and a sister, Bernice Hottinger.

He was a graduate of Dover High School. During WWII, Bill's B17 was shot down and he was injured on his second mission, but went on to complete 35 bombing missions over Germany. After the war, he earned an associate of Arts Degree from Arkansas Polytechnic College (now ATU) and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma in Norman. He began his career a pharmacist and store manager for Walgreens before coming to Dardanelle in 1957 where he started Berry Drug Store. Berry Drug very quickly became a household name and a meeting place in the area.

He was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Lorayne Bacus Berry; two sons, Dr. William Lewis Berry (Donna) of Danville and Dr. Bruce Ellis Berry (Kim) of Greenville, Tennessee; grandchildren, Will Berry and Anne Goemeer (Lee) of Russellville, Phil Berry (Heather) of Little Rock, Laurie Berry, Mattie Berry, Tim Berry and David Berry all of Danville, B.J., Harrison, Kayla and Laura Berry all of Greenville, Tennessee ancf numerous nephews and nieces.

Service was July 1, 2012 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 4, 2012)


picture Dwayne Franklin Berry

      Sex: M

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          Death: 23 May 2014
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His obituary was published 4 Jun 2014, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Dwayne Franklin Berry

Dwayne Franklin Berry, 60, of Greenville, TX, died Friday afternoon, May 23, 2014.

He was born on November 24,1953 in Gladewater, Texas, to Doyle Franklin Berry and Thelma Nelms Berry.

Dwayne was a carpenter by craft, and spent his days fishing, writing music, and helping others. He was a member of Dixon Baptist Church in Greenville.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Josh Hahn of Anna, Texas; sons and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Emily Berry of Abilene, and Nathan Berry of Fort Worth; four grandchildren; and sister, Diann Pyle of Farmers Branch, TX.

Graveside service was held on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 10:00 am at Shott Cemetary in Waveland.

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

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 4, 2014)



picture Eva Jean (Roulston) Berry



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This Obituary was published 14 Jan 2012, On-Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com.

Eva Jean Berry

November 16, 1931 - January 12, 2012

Eva Jean Roulston Berry, age 80, of Delaware died Thursday, January 12, 2012 at Saint Mary's Regional medical Center.

She was born November 16, 1931 at River Mountain, AR to the late James Everett and Julia Ethelyn Wurst Roulston. She was a member of the Dardanelle missionary Baptist Church.

She loved gardening and taking care of flowers, she loved arts and crafts. One of her greatest accomplishments was that she whittled a fiddle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Sherman Roulston; one granddaughter, Amanda Berry.

Survivors include her husband, Robert "Bob" Joe Berry; four children, Darrell and wife Evelyn, Dennis Berry, Donna Eubanks and husband Ken, Doreen Swatzel and husband John all of Delaware; one sister, Iva Hardin of Clarksville; six grandchildren, Aaron Swatzel and Wendy Anderson of Delaware, Ryan Swatzel and wife Stephanie of Subiaco, Kristin Turnbow and husband Barry of Centerville, Angie Wallis and husband Shayne of Atkins, Ashley Jones of Delaware, Jennifer Berry of Russellville; seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 14, 2012 at the Dardanelle Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Tom McElmurry and Bro. Leonard Moses officiating. Burial will be in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery in New Blaine. Visitation will be held Friday, 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the chapel. Pallbearers: Aaron Swatzel, Ryan Swatzel, Robbie Underwood, Tim Underwood, Barry Turnbow, Shayne Wallis.

Honorary Pallbearer will be Charlie Holiman.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)


picture Eva Jean (Roulston) Berry



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          Death: 12 Jan 2012
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This Obituary was published 18 Jan 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Eva Berry

Eva Jean Roulston Berry, age 80, of Delaware died Thursday, January 12, 2012 at Saint Mary's Regional medical Center.

She was born November 16, 1931 at River Mountain, AR to the late James Everett and Julia Ethelyn Wurst Roulston. She was a member of the Dardanelle missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Sherman Roulston; one granddaughter, Amanda Berry.

Survivors include her husband, Robert "Bob" Joe Berry; four children, Darrell and wife Evelyn, Dennis Berry, Donna Eubanks and husband Ken, Doreen Swatzel and husband John all of Delaware; one sister, Iva Hardin of Clarksville; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services were January 14, 2012 at the Dardanelle Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Tom McElmurry and Bro. Leonard Moses officiating. Burial was in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery in New Blaine.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 18, 2012)


picture Garry Norris Berry



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He had an obituary published.

Gary Berry


Gary Norris Berry, 56, of North Little Rock, passed away Monday Oct. 15 2012. He was an alderman for Ward 3, North Little Rock City Council for two terms. Gary was amember of Faith Baptist Church in North Little Rock, an avid hunter and gun collector. He loved to fish and coach baseball.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sharon Berry; sons Christopher Norris Berry and Garrett Spencer Berry all of North Little Rock; Grandchildren Kaitlyn Michelle Berry and Allen Michael Berry;sister Debbie Krueger(Jeryl) of Little Rock; and five nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents Norris Cleatus and Emma Jane Allen Berry; and step father Jack Lusk.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 909 West 2nd Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201 or the American Diabetes Association, 320 Executive Court, Suite 104, Little Rock, AR. 72205.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 109 Tanglewood drive, North Little Rock,The family will recieve friens from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main, 501-758-1170. Online guest registry and obituary at nlrfh.com

(Obituary Transcription generously shared by ancestorhunter at Find A Grave memorial # 99048747)


picture Lorayne (Bachus) Berry



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          Death: 22 Apr 2014
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Her obituary was published 30 Apr 2014, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Lorayne Berry

Lorayne Bachus Berry, age 87, widow of Billy K. Berry, of Dardanelle, Arkansas, died Tuesday, April 22, at her home. She was born in Russellville, Arkansas, April 26, 1926, the daughter of the late James Louis Bachus and the late Lois Johnson Bachus.

She was the co-owner, with her late husband , of Berry Drug Store in Dardanelle. Even though she worked side by side with her husband in building a business, she kept the most important thing, the most important thing. She was a world class, wife, mother, and grandmother. You couldn't be around Ma and not feel her genuine, nurturing love.

She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Allen Berry, four sisters, Betty McCutchen, Dorothy McCarthy, Virginia Barker, Joyce Wilcox, and one brother, James "Bud" Bachus.

She is survived by two sons and daughters in law, William Louis Berry, M.D. and Donna of Danville, Arkansas, and Bruce Ellis Berry, M.D. and Kim of Greeneville, Tennessee, grandchildren, Will (Malorie) Berry, Anne (Lee) Goemmer, Phil (Heather) Berry, Laurie, Mattie, Tim, and David Berry, Bruce Jr.. Harrison, Kayla, and Laura Berry, and great-grandchildren, Aidan and Brody Goemmer, and Abby Berry.

Funeral services was held 2:00 PM, Friday, April 25th at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, Arkansas following visitation at 1:00 in the chapel. Dr. Steve Mosley will officiate.

Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service.

Pallbearers will be family.

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

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Aug 30, 2014)


picture Thelma Geraldine (Nelms) Berry

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This Obituary was published 11 Jan 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Thelma Berry

Thelma Geraldine Nelms Berry, age 87, of Belleville passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Mitchell's Nursing Home.

She was born October 4, 1924 in Waveland to the late Orvil & Carmen Shott Nelms. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Berry; parents; brothers Odell, Dow and Doyle Nelms; sister Sue Smith.

Survivors include son Dwayne Berry of Quinlan, TX; daughter & son-law Diann Pyle & Robert Grimes of Dallas; sister Jean Miller of Belleville; brother Cleatus Nelms of Havana; 4 grandchildren and 7 great- grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was Saturday, January 7, 2011 at Shott Cemetery in Waveland with Bro. Jeff Smith officiating.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwell funeralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 11, 2012)


picture Mrs. Imogene Beshears

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          Death: 25 Oct 1951
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Her obituary was published 1 Nov 1951, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Mrs. Imogene Beshears

Mrs. Imogene Beshears, age 24, died at a hospital in Hot Springs, Oct. 25, following a long illness.

She is survived by her husband, Ernest Beshears and two sons of Hot Springs; her father, J. Y. Johnson, of Hot Springs; her mother, Cora Blockwood, of Jesseville; five brothers and four sisters, two aunts, Hattie Hull of Onyx and Maud Spears of Plainview; three uncles, Tom and Hollis Cox of Steve and Luster Cox of Benton. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov. 1, 1951)


picture Loyd Dale Bice

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His obituary was published 2 Mar 2011, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Loyd Dale Bice

Loyd Dale Bice, age 71, of Danville died Sunday, February 27, 2011 in Russellville.

He was born January 4, 1940 at Danville to the late Jesse and Vera Fowler Bice. He was a member of the Chalybeate Springs Church in Danville and Boiler makers Local 1510.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mary Mayben, Wanda McHale and Eloise Barnet.

Survivors include his son, Dale "Tyker" Bice and wife Debbie of Branson, MO; daughters, Robin Smith and husband Jack of Russellville, Crystal Klober and husband Larry of Dardanelle, Cindy Quinn of Colorado; brothers, Bill Bice of Russellville, Rick Bice of Waldron; sisters, Eulmae Rose of Ola; grandchildren, Brandi Pruett, April Klober, Mindy Klober, Billie Jo Klober, Michael Lloyd, Tabitha Reynolds; great grandchildren, Blake Tratz, Olivia Hernandez, Daniel and Hannah Apple, Arron Phillips, Noah Lloyd and Bryce Noblett.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 3, 2011, 10:00 A.M. at Chalybeate Springs Church with Bro. Harold Walker officiating. Burial will be in Chalybeate Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 6:00P.M. to 8:00PM. at the funeral home in Danville.

Pallbearers: Cesar Hernandez, David Bice, John Bice, Michael Lloyd, Ray Reynolds, Donald Bice and Josh Bice. Honorary pallbearers: Floyd and Wayne Fowler, Clinton Kimbrough, Ricky Day, Chris Walker and Ronnie Holt.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 2, 2011)


picture A. F. Bigelow

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          Death: 25 Nov 1959
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This Obituary was published 3 Dec 1959, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

A.F. Bigelow

A. F. Bigelow, 86, died in a hospital in Mineola, Texas, Nov. 25. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. J. O. Moudy, and a host of nephews and nieces.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Dec 3, 1959)


picture Terry Lamont Biggerstaff



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His obituary was published 19 Sep 2012, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Terry Biggerstaff

Terry Lamont Biggerstaff of Blue Ball, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, September 14, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Terry was born March 4, 1951 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Homer Romane and Wilma (Grantham) Biggerstaff. Terry was 61 years, 6 months, and 10 days old. Terry was a member of the Tatetown Community Church. Terry was a U.S Marine Veteran. His hobbies included deer hunting, fishing and gardening. Terry could make plants grow on rocks. But, above all Terry loved his family, most of all his grandchildren.

Terry leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Patsy (Millard) of the home; seven children, Amanda Biggerstaff of Van Buren, Arkansas, George "Clay" Mitchell of Lavaca, Arkansas, Katherine Mitchell Morton of Bentonville, Arkansas, James Mitchell of Marlow, Oklahoma, Tanya Johnson of Vian, Oklahoma, Terry Charles Biggerstaff of Vian, Oklahoma, Fred Bowen Jr. of Cedarville, Arkansas; and 8 grandchildren.

Terry is also survived by two brothers, Sammy Biggerstaff, Robert Tindall; and his extended family, Terry Griffis, Tim Arnold, Tracy Miller, Trina Bickford, Tammy Hibbard, Travis Arnold; 13 extended grandchildren; 11 extended great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Terry is preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Wilma Biggerstaff; his first wife, Mi Ling Biggerstaff, one son, Terry Eng; and an infant daughter; one sister Cricket Tindall; and two brothers, Jackie Tindall and Billy Biggerstaff.

Terry's life celebration was September 17, 2012 at theTatetown Community Church with Rev. John Hale and Rev. James Mitchell, officiating. Interment was in the Hunt Cemetery in the Tatetown Community. Arrangements entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.

Terry's pallbearers were Keith Biggerstaff, Stephen Biggerstaff, David Bowen, Amanda Bigger- staff, Michelle Mitchell, and Tommy Joe Griffis. Honorary pallbearers were Tim Church, Dale Hargrove, Dewayne Moncier, John Dobbs, Allan Johns.

You may leave words of remembrance for Terry's family by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Sep 19, 2012)


picture Mrs. Anna Gale Biggs

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Her obituary was published 19 Jan 2014, Midland, Midland County, Texas.

Anna Gale Biggs

Anna Gale Biggs, 93, of Granbury, Texas passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Mrs. Biggs was born May 16, 1920 in Danville, Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, 4 sisters and 2 brothers.

Graveside services will be held by the family at Wetumka, Oklahoma.

She was married in 1940 to Murl Biggs. They lived on a farm outside of Wetumka, Oklahoma before moving to Texas in the late 40's where she worked as a nurse. She was the last survivor of 7 children who grew up on a farm in southern Oklahoma to parents who taught school. She moved from Oklahoma in 1994 to Midland, Texas to be closer to her sons.

She is survived by two sons, Ronnie Biggs of Powderly, Texas and Gary Biggs of Granbury, Texas; 5 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

(Midland Reporter-Telegram Newspaper, Midland, Texas, pub. Jan. 19, 2014)


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