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picture Mrs. Jerusha (Strait) Petillo

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          Death: 3 Jul 1964
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Her obituary was published in Jul 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

Mrs. Jerusha (Strait) Petillo

Mrs. Jerusha Petillo, aged 87, of Centerville died July 3 at a Russellville hospital. She was the Widow of R. J. Petillo and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, R. L. Petillo of Centerville and Leamern Pctillo of Dardanelle; two daughters, Mrs. Willie Porch and Miss Olive Petillo, both of Centerville; two brothers, Dr. Claud Strait of Florida and Booker Strait of Ola; a sister, Mrs. J. N. George of Danville; six grandchildren and three great-grand- children.

Funeral services were held at the Cornwell Chapel at Dardanelle Monday afternoon with A. T. Oliver, minister of the Church of Christ, of Dardanelle officiating.

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


picture Lillie (Vaughn) Petty

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          Death: 9 Jan 2011
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Her obituary was published 19 Jan 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

Lillie Petty


Lillie H. Petty, 77, of Yell County Nursing Home, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 8, 1933 in Briggsvilie, AR to the late John Vaughn and Myrtle Bottoms Vaughn. She worked for Wayne Farms for 15 years and was a retired Homemaker and attended Briggsvilie Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Petty; brothers, Lester, Elmer, Raymond, Robert (Beak), JC, Omer, Riley and Steven; sisters, Virgie Weems and Loise Reed; sister-in-laws, Myrtle and Lorita Vaughn.

She is survived by her daughter, Angie Stephens of Waldron, AR; grandchildren, Ashley Smith of Plainview, AR, Bradley Holland of Waldron, AR; great grandchildren, Faith Sherril of Havana, AR, Arian Smith of Plainview, AR and a number of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsvilie, AR January 16, 2011.

Arrangements by Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, Waldron.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 19, 2011)


picture Paul Dwayne Petty

      Sex: M

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          Death: 14 Mar 2013
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His obituary was published 20 Mar 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

Paul Petty

Paul Dwayne Petty age 81 of Dardanelle died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at River Valley Medical Center.

He was born August 27, 1931 at Black Oak, Arkansas to the late John Everett and Arah May Mangrum Petty.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jerry Dean Petty; three sisters, Martha Vorhees, Betty Kraus and Sueann Petty.

Survivors include his wife, Ada Nell Thomas Petty of Dardanelle; his children, Thomas M. and Catherine Petty of Clio, MI, Paul R. Petty of Dardanelle, AR, Nancy and Richard Hoffman of Waterford, MI, Richard and Katrina Petty of Durand, MI; brothers, Hoyt Petty, James Petty, Thomas D. Petty, Raymond Thomas, Gale Thomas, Jerry Strother; sisters, Patricia Wallace, Nancy Thomas, Eloise Strother, Patsy Thomas, Terri Turner, Sarah Petty, June Petty and Lena Thomas; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Memorial Service was March 18, 2013.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 20, 2013)


picture Dorothy Lynn Peugh

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          Death: 11 Jul 2013
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Her obituary was published 24 Jul 2013, On Line @ www.couriernews.com. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dorothy Peugh

DARDANELLE - Dorothy Lynn Peugh, 46, of Dardanelle died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.

She was born June 24, 1967, in Mesa, Ariz. She was a tractor parts salesperson. She put God first in her life and loved her church, children, grandchildren and everyone else she came in contact with. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Jane Greenwich Adams.

She is survived by her sons, Paul Ray Peugh, Jr., Thomas Nathan Peugh and Robert Chase Peugh; two grandchildren, Georgia Grace Peugh and Isabella Rae Peugh; and the father of her children, Paul Ray Peugh Sr, all of Dardanelle.

Memorial services will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, at the Dardanelle church of Christ with Mr. Steve Reeves officiating.

Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com.

(pub. July 24, 2013 on line @ www.couriernews.com)


picture Erma Nell (Partain) Peugh

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          Death: 4 Oct 2012
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Her obituary was published 10 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

Erma Peugh

Erma Nell Peugh, age 82, of Dardanelle died Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Dardanelle Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born May 3, 1930 at Plainview to the late George and Addie Lee Keener Partain. She was a homemaker and a member of the Eagles Club and the Dardanelle Senior Activity Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband James Thomas Peugh; two brothers, Fred and Louie Partain and one sister, Verla Mashek.

Survivors include two sons. JamesT. Peugh, Jr. (Tommy) and wife Betty of Russellville, Paul Peugh, Sr. of Dardanelle; two daughters, Peggy Wilson and husband Ralph of Dardanelle, Nancy Underwood and husband Larry of Dardanelle; four grandchildren; four step grandchildren; three great grandchildren and special friends, Dorothy and Robert Peugh.

Funeral services was October 6, 2012 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Oct 10, 2012)


picture Arthur Cleveland Pharis

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          Death: 22 Feb 1964
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His obituary was published in Feb 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

Arthur Cleveland Pharis


Arthur Cleveland Pharis, age 78, a resident of Centerville, died at his home Saturday, February 22. Mr. Pharis was a retired farmer, a native of the Mt. George community and a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Maggie Johnson Pharis; one daughter, Mrs. Birgie Carter of Little Rock; three brothers, Will Pharis, Earnest Pharis and Phird Pharis, all of Little Rock; one sister, Miss Dink Pharis of Mt. George; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held at the Assembly of God Church in Centerville Monday with Rev. Tom Bentley and Rev. L. B. Findley, Assembly of God ministers of Russellville, officiating.

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


picture Clara (Patterson) Phillips

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          Death: Feb 1939
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Her obituary was published in Feb 1939, 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. W. A. Phillips

Funeral Rites Held For Mrs. W.A. Phillips

Mrs. Clara Patterson Phillips, age 29, died at the home of her parents here last Thursday after a long illness. The funeral was held Friday afternoon at the Baptist church with Rev. Lee Nichols officiating, assisted by Rev. Hunnicutt and Rev. Lloyd.

Mrs. Phillips is survived by her husband, W.A. Phillips, Danville; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Patterson, Danville; one sister, Mrs. Herbert McCauley of Little Rock; seven brothers, Virgil Patterson, Booneville; Charley Patterson, Little Rock; Albert, Raymond, Jimmie, Henry Ford and Jack Patterson of Danville.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Feb 1939)


picture Dwight Warren Phillips

      Sex: M

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          Death: 21 Jan 1961
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His obituary was published 26 Jan 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

Dwight Phillips


Dwight Warren Phillips, age 4 months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Phillips of Dardanelle, passed away in his home, Saturday, Jan. 21.

He is survived by his parents, one brother, John; one sister, Paulette; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Phillips of Chickalah; maternal grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. John Moats of Belleville.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 26, 1961)


picture Herman R. Phillips

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          Death: 21 Jan 2013
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His obituary was published in Jan 2013, Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Herman Phillips


Herman Phillips, 76, of Emerson, Arkansas passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Magnolia.

He was born on June 17, 1936 in the Walkerville community, near Emerson, Arkansas to the late Elliott Asbury and Alma Lee (Dailey) Phillips. He was a retired grocer and loved feeding and watching wild birds.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Martha Lynn (Hunnicutt) Phillips; and a daughter, Marjorie Daniel.

He is survived by three sons, Ben Phillips and wife Kayla of Magnolia, Ken Phillips of Emerson, Ronnie Phillips of Little Rock, Arkansas; granddaughters, Jennie Phillips of Magnolia, Julie Phillips and Sarah Phillips both of Emerson, Amber Jackson of Little Rock, Brittney Orren of Monticello, Arkansas, Courtney Phillips of Camden, Arkansas, Rebecca Aaron of Oklahoma; grandson, Nathan Daniel of Plano, Texas; sister, Lewayne Lamb of North Richland Hills, Texas; two brothers, Sherwood Phillips and wife Carolyn of Waldo, Arkansas, Ed Phillips and wife Sue of Rosston, Arkansas; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery with the eulogy given by Ben Phillips. Burial will be under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., of Magnolia.

Visitation with the family will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Victory Baptist Church, c/o Judy Munn, 123 Chinquepin, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753.

Pallbearers will be Ken Dailey, Rodney Dailey, Jeff Dailey, Bill Dailey, Joey Dumas, Carl Bailey, and Jimmy Smith.


picture John Edward Phillips

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His obituary was published 20 Feb 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

John Phillips

John Edward Phillips, age 54, of Pottsville, formerly of Havana and a National Guard veteran of 21 years with the Signal Battalion in Danville, went to be with the Lord after a courageous fight with Lou Gehrigs Disease with his wife of 17 years, Sandra Phillips of the home, by his side.

John was preceeded in death by two infant brothers Dwight Warren and Bruce Allen, a sister Connie Tinsley, Mother, Eva Moats Phillips and Father, Paul Phillips.

In addition to being survived by his wife, John is survived by his sons, Nathan and Ryan Phillips of Danville, step daughter, Kelly Barnett of Colorado Springs , step sons, Nathan and Timothy Jewell of Pottsville; the mother of his children, Debbie Phillips of Danville; brothers Jerry Phillips and wife Sonya of Mena, Jimmy and wife Liz of Plantation, FL and Jason Phillips of Havana, sisters, Paulette Crabill and husband James of Dardanelle and Carrie Graham and husband Jimmy of Pine Bluff; granddaughters, Angel and Sephie of Colorado Springs, CO and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

There will be a graveside service for John at the Chickalah Cemetery Friday, Feb 22nd at 11:30 am where his ashes will be laid to rest.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Feb 20, 2013)


picture Bill Dean Pickens

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          Death: 9 Jan 2013
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His obituary was published 16 Jan 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

Bill Pickens

Bill Pickens, age 83, of Danville passed away Wednesday, January 09, 2013 at Mitchells Nursing Home.

He was born July 6, 1929 in Wing AR to the late Lonnie Dean & Hattie Mae Carter Pickens. He was a cattle famer and a bull dozer operator.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Peggy Ann Carr Pickens; brothers Jacky Barney and R.C. Pickens; sisters Louise McQuinn; Retha Rich; Patsy Pickens.

Survivors include son& daughter-in-law Gary & Roslyn Pickens of Danville; daughters & sons-in-law Billie & Gerald Minnie of Ola; Martha & Bobby McKinney of Clinton; Rose Pickens of Ola; sister Jane Carpenter of Martinez CA; brothers Jake Pickens of Gravelly; Joe Pickens of Nola; Jerry Pickens of Briggsville; Jim Pickens of Corinth; 7grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nephews & nieces.

Graveside service was January 11, 2013 at Earl Ladd Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Vosbury & Rev. Kenny Loyd officiating.

Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville.

Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 16, 2013)


picture Bruce Pickens



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          Death: 19 Jun 2011
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His obituary was published 29 Jun 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

Bruce Pickens

Bruce Pickens of Hemet, CA and Phoenix, AZ, originally from Chickalah Mt, AR, left this world on June 19, 2011.

Bruce leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Elise (Stephens); a son, Rickey and his wife, Jane; daughter, Brenda and her husband, Dale McDaniel; daughter, Sherry and her husband, Bill Thompson; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one sister, Martha (Pickens) Wadkins of Hemet, CA.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 29, 2011)


picture Elise (Stephens) Pickens



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          Death: 4 Apr 2012
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Her obituary was published 25 Apr 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

Elise Pickens

Elise Stephens Pickens, 80, loving wife of Bruce Pickens for 63 years, passed away April 4, 2012.

Bruce and Elise were born and raised in Arkansas and lived most of their married lives in California raising their family. They moved from Hemet, California to Maricopa, Arizona in January 2011 to live close to two of their children and grandchildren. Bruce passed away 6 months later on June 19, 2011. With a heavy heart, Elise returned to California to live close to their two daughters.

Bruce and Elise were devoted to each other and to their family, and leave behind 3 children, Sharon (Sherry) Kay Thompson, Brenda Jane McDaniel, Rickey Bruce Pickens and their spouses, Bill, Riley, and Jane. They have 4 grandchildren, Sharon Elise (Lisa), Melissa Kay, Cherene Marie, and Robert Bruce II, and 5 great grandchildren, Amanda Michelle, Kyle Stuart, Lilli Grace, Joel Bruce, and Easton Bruce. They also leave behind Bruce s sister, Martha Wadkins of Hemet, California, and Elise's siblings, Wendell Stephens of Rogers, Arkansas, Betty Jesalva of Bell Gardens, California, and Wonece McComas of Commerce, California.

Their siblings, Erskine Pickens, Virginia Pickens Wright, and Bernie Stephens precede them in death.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Apr 25, 2012)


picture Lonnie Dean Pickens

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His obituary was published 20 Jan 1977, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lonnie D. Pickens

Lonnie Dean Pickens, age 73, of Harvey, died Wednesday, January 12, at the Yell County Hospital. He was a native of the Mount George Community, a retired farmer, a son of the late Sam and Ella Womack Pickens ancl was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Hattie Carter Pickens; six sons, R.C. Pickens of Muscogee, OK, Bill Pickens of Danville, Jake Pickens, Joe Pickens, and Jim Pickens, all of Gravelly, and Jerry Pickens of Bluffton; two daughters, Mrs. Louise Brogan of Dumas, and Mrs. Betty Freeman of CA; four brothers, Thad Pickens and Jim Pickens both of New Mexico, and Franzer Pickens, and Frelon Pickens both of Dumas; three sisters, Mrs. Easter Bryant of McGhee, Mrs. Mech Armstrong, and Mrs. Artie Hawkins both of CA; 28 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Bluffton Methodist Church Saturday afternoon at 2:00 with the Rev. Royce Savage officiating. Interment was in the Bluffton Cemetery.

Arrangements and services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 20, 1977)


picture Harry Lee Pierce

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          Death: 25 Jun 1964
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His obituary was published in Jul 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

Harry L. Pierce


Harry Lee Pierce, aged 81 of Young Gravelly died June 25 at his home. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Dick Pierce of Gravelly, five daughters, Mrs. Jewel Hill of Gould, Mrs. Lee Riley of Plainview, Mrs. Norma Luhrs and Mrs. Donna Rogers, both of Alabama, and Mrs. Reba Buice of North Liltle Rock; two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Pasley of Pangburn and Mrs. Minnie Frazier of French Bayou, 25 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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


picture Rosemary (Holland) Piercy

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This Obituary was published 7 Dec 2011, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas.

Rosemary Piercy

Rosemary Holland Piercy, age 80, of Dardanelle died Friday, December 2, 2011 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle.

She was born May 16, 1931 to the late Samuel Booth and Loy Taylor Holland. She was a member of the Church of Christ. As a school teacher for 35 years in the Russellville and Dardanelle Public Schools, she loved teaching young children how to read. Rosemary's greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her family will always remember her as being the matriarch and rock of the family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Bobby Piercy.

Survivors include two daughters, Polly Taylor and husband Mike and Patti Melder all of Dardanelle; one brother, Steve Holland and wife Barbara of New Mexico; one sister, Betty Henson of Dardanelle; one sister-in-law, Louise Roberts and husband J.D. of Dardanelle; six grandchildren, Chase Melder and wife Stephanie of Van Buren, Casey Melder of Conway, Kylia Haney and husband Matt of Dardanelle, Kelsey Melder and fiance Josh Stroud of Dardanelle, Whitley Taylor of Van Buren and Logan Taylor of Dardanelle; two great grandchildren, Brayden Haney of Dardanelle and Bo Melder of Van Buren and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services was December 5, 2011 at the Dardanelle Church of Christ with Bro. Steve Reeves officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle.

PaIIbearers will be Chase Melder, Casey Melder, Josh Stroud, Matt Haney, Logan Taylor and Ryan Holland.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the 1949 graduating class of Dardanelle High School.

In Lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations mav be made to the Dardanelle Church of Christ, 209 Union Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834 or River Park Church of Christ, 1010 Locking Dam Road, Russellville, AR 72801.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

Online Guest Book and Condolence at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Dec 7, 2011)


picture James Mitchell Pigeon

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His obituary was published 27 Feb 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

James Pigeon

James Mitchell Pigeon age 59 of Dardanelle died Sunday, February 24 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

He was born November 18, 1953 in Russellville to the late Clem and Ruby Nell Roach Pigeon. He worked in quality control for Petit Jean Poultry. He loved fishing and hunting and most of all his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Yolanda Pigeon.

Survivors include sons, John Pigeon of Russellville; Lewis Gene Pigeon of Lamar; a daughter, Amanda DuVall of Atkins; one sister, Carol Lievsay of Pottsville and five grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest book and Condolences at www.funeralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Feb 27, 2013)


picture Rev. Jack E. Pike



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His obituary was published 29 Jul 2012, Torrance, California. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jack E. Pike


February 5, 1940 - July 21, 2012

Reverend Jack E. Pike of Torrance went home to be with our Lord on July 21, 2012. He was born on February 5, 1940 to Ples Jewell & Euna Irene Pike in Danville, Arkansas. Jack was a revenue officer for the city of Torrance for 34 years. He also served as associate pastor for Fellowship of South Bay Church in Lomita.

Jack was preceded in death by his brother, Ken Pike.

He is survived by his loving wife, Neno, children, Sheila Pike-Schilling, Kim (Greg) Van Fossan, Jack (Kim) Pike Jr.; brothers, R.F. Pike, Carroll (Ann) Pike; sister, Wanda Foster; sister-in-law, Janet Pike; grandchildren, Larry, Tiffany, Britney Schilling, Donovan Saucedo, Ashley Pike-McLachlan, Taylor, Hayley, and Noah Pike; great-granddaughters, Marley Elyse Smith and Allison Schilling.

We as Jack's family are deeply grieving and our hearts are broken at losing this incredible man in our life, but we know because of our belief in Jesus Christ that we will see him again. We thank our family, church members and many friends for their wonderful support during Jack's illness.

Visitation will be on Monday, July 30, 2012 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the A. M. Gamby Funeral Home, 25001 Narbonne Avenue, Lomita.

Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at The Bay Church, 24730 Narbonne Avenue, Lomita.

Interment will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes. Please sign the guestbook at www.caringfuneralservice.com

(Daily Breeze Newspaper, Torrance, California, pub. July 29, 2012)


picture Riley F. Pike

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          Death: 13 Mar 2014
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His 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

Riley F. Pike

Riley F. Pike was born in Danville, Arkansas on November 12, 1927 to Euna and Ples Pike. The oldest of five siblings, Riley graduated from Danville High School in 1946. In 1951, he married Mary Janice Shade who also graduated from Danville High School. That same year, Riley enlisted in the U.S. Army and spent the Korean War stationed in Germany. Upon returning. Riley and Mary lived in Little Rock, Arkansas where Riley got his college business degree. They then moved to Blytheville Arkansas where Riley worked for Blytheville Propane Company. Their daughter Ruth was born in 1956 and son Mark in 1959.

In 1965, Riley and Mary and their children moved to Long Beach, California. Riley went to work for the City of Long Beach Auditor's Office and later for the Tidelands Oil Development Company while Mary spent 25 years working for General Telephone/Verizon Communications. Riley and Mary celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2001. Mary passed away in 2007.

Riley Pike passed away on March 13, 2014 while in hospice care for a brain tumor. He is survived by his daughter, Ruth Gruchow, and his son, Mark Pike along with his sister, Wanda Foster of Concord, California and his brother, Carroll Pike, of Fort Smith, Arkansas. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Megan Gruchow and Matthew, Lindsey and Sydney Pike.

Services will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Cypress, California. Family and friends wishing more information should contact Ruth Gruchow at megmom@roadrunner.com or at (714) 299-7181.

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


picture Mrs. Grace (Reinholta) Pitt

      Sex: F

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          Death: 1 May 1963
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Her obituary was published in May 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

Mrs. Grace Pitt

Mrs. Grace Pitt, age 69, of Plainview died Wednesday, May 1, in Benton. She was a native of Holland and had resided in Plainview eight years.

Survivors include her husband, Ralph Pitt; three daughters, Mrs. Jacobs Soeckert and Mrs. Harriet Emmel of California and Mrs. Grace Davidek of Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Jan Reinholta of Holland; and nine grandchildren.

Graveside services were conducted by Rev. Stone of Russellville, Friday, at Salem Cemetery.

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


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