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picture Walker Coleman

      Sex: M

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          Death: Mar 1961
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His obituary was published 23 Mar 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

Walker Coleman

Walker Coleman, age 88, of Bluffton, a retired farmer, died Monday at a Danville hospital. He had lived at Bluffton all his life. He was a member of the Bluffton Methodist Church and was a Mason.

Survivors include two sons, Elmer Coleman of Upland, Calif. And Jess Coleman of No. Little Rock; four daughters, Mrs. Selma Clements and Miss Vera Coleman, both of Bluffton, Mrs. R. H. Edmonds of Venie, Calif., and Mrs. Clenton Moore of Waldron; two sisters, Mrs. Lillie Lazenby of Ola and Mrs. John Norman of Upland; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 23, 1961)


picture Ariani Zulay Colina

      Sex: F

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          Death: 6 Sep 2011
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Her obituary was published 14 Sep 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

Ariani Colina

Ariani Zulay Colina, age 1 of Danville, became one of God's little angels on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include the Colina and Garcia families.

Funeral Mass was held Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Andrew's Catholic Church.

Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville.

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

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


picture Julia Ann (Harkey) Tucker Collier

      Sex: F

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          Death: 11 Dec 1952
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Her obituary was published 18 Dec 1952, Dardanelle, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mrs. Julia A. Collier


Mrs. Julia A. Collier, age 85, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Tom Caldwell in Harkey's Valley, Thursday, December 11th. She was a lifelong resident of Yell county and a member of the Baptist church.

Other survivers besides her daughter are one son, Adolphas Tucker, Ozark, Ark., nine grandchildren and 13 great grand children.

Funeral services were held at the Chickalah Baptist church at 2:00 p.m. Thursday. Burial was in the Harkey's Valley Cemetery by the Cornwell Funeral Service.

(Dardanelle Post-Dispatch Newpaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, pub. Dec 18, 1952)





picture Mrs. Mary E. Collier

      Sex: F

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          Death: 29 Feb 1875
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Her obituary was published 12 Mar 1875, Dardanelle, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mrs. Mary E. Collier

Mrs. Mary E. Collier, Aged 67 years, departed this life the 29th of February last. We sympathize with her bereaved relatives and friends; she was a member of the Baptist Church, and we trust all will follow her good examples.

(The Dardanelle Independent Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, pub. Mar 12, 1875)


picture John Henry Collins

      Sex: M

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          Death: 8 Aug 2011
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His obituary was published 17 Aug 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

John Henry Collins

John Henry Collins, age 73 of Ola, passed away August 8, 2011 at his home.

He was born May 17, 1938 in San Diego, CA to the late John Henry and Evelyn Gumball Collins. He was a 22-year United States Navy Veteran, 32nd Degree Mason at the Masonic Lodge in Ola and a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Verna Carolyn Fowler Collins.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Joe Birge of Dardanelle; sons, James Collins of Fayetteville and Johnny Hank Collins of TX; sisters, Janet Bailey of Ocean Springs, MS, Diane Rand of Wildomar, CA; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service was held Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Petit Jean Masonic Lodge Hall #298 in Ola with Chaplain Charles White officiating.

Honorary pallbearers were Monday Night Card Players.

Cremation arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Aug 17, 2011)


picture John Henry Collins

      Sex: M

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          Death: 8 Aug 2011
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His obituary was published 10 Aug 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

John Collins

John Henry Collins, age 73 of Ola, passed away August 8, 2011 at his home.

Arrangements will be made later on this week by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR.

(See full obit in next week's paper)

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Aug 10, 2011)


picture Neal Leon Collins

      Sex: M

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          Death: 19 Feb 1961
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His obituary was published 2 Mar 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

Neal Leon Collins

Neal Leon Collins, aged 37, died Feb. 19 at the home of his mother in Springhill, La. He was a native of Yell County and a veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his father, Hubert Collins of Belleville; his mother, Mrs. Alma Rowland of Springhill, La.; four sisters, Mrs. Lola Lawson and Wanda Collins of Springhill, Mrs. Jeanie Porterfield of Citronelle, Ala. and Mrs. Bonnie Meek of Shreveport, La.; two brothers, James Collins of Rapid City, S. D. and Donald Collins of Springhill; a daughter, Linda Collins of Shreveport.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 2, 1961)


picture Kenny "Ken" Combs



      Sex: M

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          Death: 8 Mar 2012
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His obituary was published 14 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

Ken Combs

Kenny "Ken" Combs, 60, of Russellville, AR, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Little Rock, AR.

The son of James and Frankie McMillen Combs, he was born February 27, 1952 in Conway. He married Jennifer Gail Ford, on January 1, 1977 in Ashdown. He retired from the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service after 32 years of service. He was a member of the Yell County Farm Bureau Board and the Yell County Cattleman's Board. Ken was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church where he was a former Deacon and Sunday school teacher. He enjoyed taking pictures of old barns, working in the fields with the farmers and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his father, James "Jimmy" Combs; maternal grandparents, Sannie & Pearl McMillen; paternal grandparents, Steve & Jessie Combs.

Ken wanted everyone to know how very much he loved the Lord, his family, his church family and all his many friends.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jennifer Combs, of Russellville; mother, Frankie Combs of Shady Grove; daughter, Robyn Smith & husband Josh of Prairie Grove; son, Dustin Combs & wife, Dawn of Russellville; four grandchildren, Makayla Smith, Savannah Smith, Bentley Smith and Carson Combs; one sister, Judy Daves & husband Cecil of Shady Grove; two nieces, Anita Murray & husband Brandon of Wooster and Sharon Daves of Atlanta, GA; one nephew, Gary Daves & wife, Marla of Atlanta, GA.

Funeral was March 12, 2012 at Humphrey Chapel. Brother Lynn Harris officiated. Burial was at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Hector, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 5496 SR 124, Russellville, AR, 72802 or GIST Cancer Research, 55 Sawmill Road, New City, New York, 10956.

Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 14, 2012)


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)