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picture Mrs. Ethel M. (Lofland) Caviness Compton

      Sex: F

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          Death: 9 Jan 1967
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Her obituary was published 26 Jan 1967, 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. BUFORD COMPTON

Mrs. Buford Compton, aged 70, of Wing died Monday, Jan. 9, in the hospital at Danville. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Lofland of Bluffton.

She had attended Galloway College at Searcy and was a member of the Methodist church.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Tom Caviness of Carlsbad, N. Mex. and Don Caviness of Wing; two step- daughters, Mrs. C. R. George and Mrs. Dick Keathley, of Danville; one brother, Homer Lofland, of Bluffton; a sister, Gussie Lofland, of Bluffton; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Danville Methodist Church on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Burial was at Bluffton Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service.

(Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, pub. Jan 26, 1967 - Obituary courtesy of Dardanelle Public Library Archives, Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System, Dardanelle, Arkansas)


picture R. A. "Andy" Compton

      Sex: M

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          Death: 15 Feb 1953
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This Obituary was published 19 Feb 1953, Dardanelle, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

R. A. COMPTON DIES IN NEW MEXICO

R. A. (Andy) Compton, aged 65, a native of Wing, died at Carlsbad, New Mexico, Sunday, while he and his wife were enroute home from a visit on the west coast.

Mr. Compton was born at Wing, a son of the late Judge and Mrs. R. T. Compton and was educated in Yell county schools and at Hendrix College.

He was connected with the Arkansas Louisiana Gas company at Russellville for a number of years, and served as County Treasurer and inspector for the State Revenue department of Faulkner county for several years. He returned to Wing and retired some time ago.

Mr. Compton was member of the Methodist church and consistory Masons. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mable Caviness Compton; a son Bill Bob Compton, of Lake Charles, La.; a daughter, Mrs. J. F. Nicholson of Whittier, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. R. M. Eubanks, of Little Rock, and three brothers, Thomas J., of Little Rock; Buford of Wing, and R. Sterling Compton of Waco, Tex., and one grandson.

Funeral will be this afternoon at 2:00 at the Wing Methodist church, by Rev. J. G. Greening. Burial will be at the family cemetery at Wing, under direction of Cornwell Funeral Service.

(Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, pub. Feb 19, 1953)


picture Robert Starling Compton

      Sex: M

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          Death: 27 Nov 1963
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His obituary was published in Dec 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

R.S. Compton


R.S. (Starling) Compton, age 82 of Waco, Tex., a former resident of Fourche Valley, died November 27 in the hospital at Danville. He was a retired fanner and merchant and a Methodist.

Survivors include a son, Robert J. Compton of Wing; two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Beavers of Waco and Mrs. Dottie Craft of Carlsbad, New Mex.; two brothers Buford Compton of Wing and Thomas J. Compton of Little Rock; a sister, Mrs. R.M. Eubanks of Little Rock; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral was held Sunday afternoon in the Briggsville Methodist Church by Rev. C.H. Farmer and Rev. Conners.

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


picture Mrs. Estel M. Conley

      Sex: F

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          Death: 24 Oct 1966
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Her obituary was published in Nov 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. Estel M. Conley


Mrs. Estel M. Conley, 77, died Monday, Oct. 24, at a Ft. Smith hospital.

She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Ora Caldwell from Havana, Mrs. Opal Foster of Hawaii, Mrs. Dora Curtis of Little Rock and Mrs. Merle Cooper of Waveland; five sons, Loyd Conley of Little Rock, Grant Conley from Danville, Robert and Noble Conley of California and Tom Conley of Havana; and one stepdaughter, Mrs. Annie Self of Magazine.

Funeral services were at the Moore's Chapel Cemetery Oct. 26 by Rev. E.O. Tackett of Havana.

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


picture Terrence Catlett "Terry" Conway, Jr.

      Sex: M

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          Death: 6 Nov 2015
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His obituary was published 11 Nov 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

Terrence Catlett "Terry" Conway

Terrence Catlett "Terry" Conway Jr., age 55, of Plainview passed away Saturday, November 6, 2015, at his home.

Terry was born February 3, 1960, in Shreveport, Louisiana to the late Terrence Catlett & Veda Mae Smith Conway Sr. He was a truck driver for Rains Trucking.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his daughter Amanda & Brandon Davidson of Olive Branch, MS.; brother, Charles & Shirley Conway of Greenwood; sisters, Daisy & Bo Thomas of Greenwood; Terri Cathy & Ronnie Earls of Jennings, OK.; Rose Conway of Greenwood; grandchildren, Evan & Haylee Ingram of Oliver Branch, MS.; several nephews & nieces.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville and River Valley Crematory Dardanelle.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 11, 2015)


picture Claude Cook

      Sex: M

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          Death: Oct 1963
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His obituary was published in Oct 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

Claude Cook

Claude Cook, age 82, of Dardanelle died at his home Friday. He was the son of Hume and Angeline George Cook, was a native of Mt. George, a merchant and farmer and a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Hume and T. Cook of Dardanelle; one brother, Virgil Cook of Dardanelle; three grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held Sunday at the Mt. George Church of Christ with C.V Langford officiating.

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


picture James Harold Cook

      Sex: M

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          Death: 1 Oct 2014
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His obituary was published 15 Oct 2014, 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

James Cook

James Harold Cook, age 52, of Russellville died Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born March 3, 1962 at Danville to James Lee Cook and Carolyn Ada Collins. He was a truck driver and was employed by Con Agra Foods for 25 years. He loved working on cars, going fishing and especially his little buddy, his grandson Payton. He was preceded in death by his father, James Lee Cook and one brother, Franklin Denney.

Survivors include his mother, Carolyn Murphree of Russellville; two children, Jamie Sayavonga of Merced, CA, Jessica Cook of Russellville; three sisters, Debra Jenkins and husband James of Dover, Donna Mcillwain and husband Charles Jr. of Russellville, Stephanie Murphree and companion Stephanie Dolph of Russellville; three grandchildren, Payton Cook of Atkins, Alexis Schmidt of Atkins, Khloe Sayavonga of Merced, CA.

Burial will be private.

Arrangements Are By Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(pub. Oct 15, 2014 - On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)


picture Louis Cook

      Sex: M

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          Death: 6 Jan 1971
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His obituary was published 14 Jan 1971, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Louis Cook

Louis Cook, 94, of Ola, died Wednesday, January 6th at the Yell County Hospital in Danville. He was a retired merchant and was a member of the Ola Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, E. H. Cook of Ola; two daughters, Mrs. Ed Matthews of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and Mrs. Myrtis Welch of Brinkley; a sister, Mrs. W. R. Brewer of Ola; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral servces were at the Ola Church of Christ by Rev. M. F. Pollard, pastor of the First United Methodist Church at Atkins. Burial service was in the Sandlin Cemetery at Ola by Cornwell Funeral Service.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 14, 1971)


picture Lula May (Verser) Cook

      Sex: F

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          Death: 24 Jun 2016
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Her obituary was published 29 Jun 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

Lula May Verser Cook

Lula May Verser Cook, age 86, of Russellville, Arkansas died Friday, June 24, 2016. She was born August 19, 1929, at Shiloh, Arkansas to the late John and Lue Carlton Verser. Lula was a member of the Victory Missionary Baptist Church in Russellville where she faithfully attended as long as her health permitted. She was a loving, devout servant of God and always had a willing heart to do His work. Her children were the love of her life and she raised them to know Him.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 66 years, Ted Cook; daughter, Vicky Cook Cole; five brothers, Walter "Dock" Verser, Alton Verser, J C Verser, Theo Verser, Clayton Verser and four sisters, Eva Brady, Pearl Birdsong, Mary Birdsong and Opal Scherzer.

Survivors include her daughter, Beth Bryant of Parker, Colorado; her son, Harlan Jay Cook of Russellville; three granddaughters, were also the loves of her life, Heather Perry, Andrea Anders, Stephanie Bryant and three great grandchildren, Dillon and Sophia Perry, Baker Cash Reeves.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Doug Hambrick officiating. Burial will be private in Brearley Cemetery.

Pallbearers included Shelton Bailey, James Campbell, Aaron Campbell, Kevin Campbell, John Gasaway, Tod Rye.

Honorary Pallbearers were Rick Stone, Leo Stone, Bill Barker, Jim Glover and Chad Rye.

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 29, 2016)


picture Oscar L. Cook

      Sex: M

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          Death: Mar 1966
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His obituary was published in Mar 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

Oscar L. Cook

Oscar L. Cook, 79, of North Little Rock, formerly of Yell County, died Saturday in his home. He was a retired insurance agent. Born in Centerville, he had lived in Ola most of his life, moving to North Little Rock four years ago. He was a member of the Christian Church and Petit Jean Lodge of the Masons 298, of Ola.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lydia Buford Cook of North Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. David Ouellette of North Little Rock; a brother, L. E. Cook of Ola; a sister, Mrs. Sybil Brewer of Ola; and two grandchildren.

Funeral was at the Ola Methodist Church Monday and burial was in the Ola Cemetery.

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

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