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picture James P. Coker

      Sex: M

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          Death: 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

James P. Coker

Funeral services were held March 16 in Lodi, Calif. for James P. Coker, age 73 of Lodi. He was a retired machinist, a native of Ola, and moved to Lodi in 1950. He was a member of the First Methodist Church in Lodi and Petit Jean Lodge 298, Free and Accepted Masons of Ola.

Survivors include one son, Glen Coker of Galt, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Cannon Lewis of Lodi; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

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


picture Grover Cleveland "G" Colbert

      Sex: M

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          Death: 5 Jul 2016
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His obituary was published 13 Jul 2016, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Grover "G" Cleveland Colbert

Grover "G" Cleveland Colbert, age 94, of Rover passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at his home.

He was born December 7, 1921, in Plainview, AR to the late Grover C. & Bertha Jane Blackwood Colbert. G was a member of the United Plainview Methodist Church. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and a carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Irbydale Padgett Colbert; son, Jim Colbert; and 8 slibings.

Survivors include his daughter, Mary Rothfus of Rover; grandsons, Michael Rothfus of Jacksonville; Christopher Rothfus of Little Rock; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law James & Kim Padgett of Russellville; Elmer & LaVada Padgett of Russellville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service were held at 10 am Saturday, July 9, 2106, at the Danville Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in Plainview. Visitation was from 9 to 10 am before service at the chapel.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 13, 2016)


picture Irbydale (Padgett) Colbert

      Sex: F

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          Birth: 
          Death: 4 Feb 2011
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Her obituary was published 2 Mar 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

Irbydale Colbert

Irbydale Padgett Colbert, age 85 of Little Rock, AR died Friday, February 4, 2011 at her home.

She was born April 10, 1925 in Plainview, AR to Lewis Oliver and Retha Mary Stahl Padgett. She was a loving wife, mother and took joy in taking care of her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Lewis "Otis" Padgett; and son, Jim Colbert.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Grover Colbert; daughter, Mary Rothfus of Little Rock, AR; three brothers. Bill Padgett and wife Donna of Oklahoma City, OK, James Padgett and wife Kim of Houston, TX and Elmer Padgett and wife Lavada of Russellville, AR; two grandsons, Mike and Chris Rothfus both of Little Rock, AR.

Funeral service was held February 7, 2011, at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills Funeral Home, in Alexander, AR with Brother Larry Ballard officiating. Interment was in Salem Cemetery in Plainview, AR.

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


picture Roy Fay Colbert

      Sex: M

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          Death: 23 Sep 2012
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His obituary was published in Sep 2012, On Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Roy Fay Colbert

April 12, 1930 - September 23, 2012

Roy Fay Colbert age 82 of Rover passed away Sunday September 23, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

He was born April 12, 1930 in Plainview, Arkansas to the late Arlie & Faye Johnson Colbert. He was an Army Veteran, a manger for Coke Cola Company for 35 years in California, a cattle farmer, a mason, and a member of Rover Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Ricky Lee Colbert; brother Joe Colbert and sister Emma Thomas

Survivors include his wife of 62 years Sarah Watkins Colbert; sons and daughter-in-law, Gary & Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA; Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; Karen & Terry King of Fayetteville, AR; honorary daughter Jaynie Roy-Harris of Ola; brother Bob & Marzelle Colbert of CA; sisters Ruby & John Stratton and Linda & Frank Perkins both of CA; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan & Sara of Simi Valley, CA; Conner of Fayetteville; Cory & Gunner of Los Angeles, CA. Joshua of Las Vegas, NV
3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2012 at Rover Baptist Church with Bro. Keith Shipley officiating. Burial will be at Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers include Josh Harris, Bryian Harris, Roy Hodges, Nathan Hodges, Terry King and Nathan Colbert

Honorary pallbearers include R.L. Grady, Alvin Corder, T.A. Pruitt, Bill Milligan, Uncle G Colbert, Donnie Emerson, John Overfelt, Doug Davis, Joe Dishongh, Dr. Karl Sandburg, Dr. John Westwood and Cody Francis.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR.
Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(pub.On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)


picture Roy Fay Colbert

      Sex: M

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          Death: 23 Sep 2012
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His obituary was published 3 Oct 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

Roy Colbert

Roy Fay Colbert, age 82, of Rover passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

He was born April 12, 1930 in Plainview, Arkansas to the late Arlie & Faye Johnson Colbert. He was an Army Veteran, a manger for Coke Cola Company for 35 years in California, a cattle farmer, a mason, and a member of Rover Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Robert Colbert and brother Joe Colbert.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Sarah Watkins Colbert; sons and daughter-in-law. Gary & Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA; Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; daughter and son-in-law, Karen & Terry King of Fayetteville, AR; honorary daughter, Jaynie Roy-Harris of Ola; brother Bob & Marzelle Colbert of CA; sisters, Ruby & John Stratton and Linda & Frank Perkins both of CA; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan & Sara of Simi Valley, CA; Conner of Fayetteville; Cory & Gunner of Los Angeles, CA. Joshua of Las Vegas, NV; 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was September 28, 2012 at Rover Baptist Church with Bro. Keith Shipley officiating. Burial was at Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover.

Pallbearers include Josh Harris, Bryian Harris, Roy Hodges, Nathan Hodges, Terry King and Nathan Colbert.

Honorary pallbearers include R.L. Grady, Alvin Corder, T.A. Pruitt, Bill Milligan, Uncle G Colbert, Donnie Emerson, John Overfelt, Doug Davis, Joe Dishongh, Dr. Karl Sandburg, Dr. John Westwood.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Oct 3, 2012)


picture Roy Fay Colbert

      Sex: M

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          Death: 23 Sep 2012
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His obituary was published 26 Sep 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

Roy Colbert

Roy Fay Colbert age 82 of Rover passed away Sunday September 23, 2012 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2012 at Rover Baptist Church with Bro. Keith Snipley officiating. Burial will be at Hunts Chapel Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27, at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Sep 26, 2012)


picture Sarah Lillie (Watkins) Colbert

      Sex: F

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          Death: 24 May 2013
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Her obituary was published 27 May 2013, On Line @ www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sarah Lillie Colbert

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80 of Gravelly died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born March 17, 1933 in Gravelly, Arkansas to the late Bobbie and Nancy Watkins. She was a seamstress and a member of the Rover Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Fay Colbert and a son, Robert Colbert.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA, Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Karen Colbert of Fayetteville, AR; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan, and Sara of Simi Valley, CA, Conner of Fayetteville, AR, Cory and Gunner of Los Angeles, CA; and four great-grandchildren.


Funeral service will be Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Visitation will be before the funeral at the church from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville.
Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(pub. May 27, 2013, On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)


picture Sarah Lillie (Watkins) Colbert

      Sex: F

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          Birth: 
          Death: 24 May 2013
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Her obituary was published 29 May 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

Sarah Lillie Colbert

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80, of Rover died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

Funeral service will be Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Visitation will be before the funeral at the church from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

See complete obit next issue.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. May 29, 2013)


picture Sarah Lillie (Watkins) Colbert

      Sex: F

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          Death: 24 May 2013
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Her obituary was published 5 Jun 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

Sarah Colbert

Sarah Lillie Colbert, 80 of Rover died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

She was born March 17, 1933 in Gravelly, Arkansas to the late Bobbie and Nancy Watkins. She was a seamstress and a member of the Rover Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Fay Colbert and a son, Robert Colbert.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Colbert of Simi Valley, CA, Edward Colbert of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Karen Colbert of Fayetteville, AR; grandchildren, Cortney, Nathan, and Sara of Simi Valley, CA, Conner of Fayetteville, AR, Cory and Gunner of Los Angeles, CA; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was May 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Rover First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Shipley officiating. Interment was at Hunt's Chapel Cemetery, Rover.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. June 5, 2013)


picture Mrs. Dora (Light) Cole

      Sex: F

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          Birth: 
          Death: 7 Jun 1966
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Her obituary was published in Jun 1966, 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. Dora Light Cole

Funeral services were held June 9 by Rev. Floyd Scroggins and Rev. Willie Watson in the chapel of the Home Funeral Home for Mrs. Dora Light Cole, age 73, who died June 7 in the Memorial Hospital in Gurdon. She was a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband Guy Cole: two daughters, Mrs. Birtha Phillips of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Lou Greer of Gurdon; four sisters, Mrs. Pheobe Welker of Rover, Mrs. Mandy Gladen of Texarkana, Mrs. Iva. Lamb and Mrs. Myrtis Ashley of Danville; one brother, Joe Light of Rover; and two grandchildren.

Burial was in Rose Hedge Cemetery.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. June 1966)

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