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picture Laura Jo "Jodie" (Pfeifer) Deal

      Sex: F

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          Death: 5 Jul 2011
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Her obituary was published 13 Jul 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

Jodie Deal

Laura Jo "Jodie" Pfeifer Deal, age 38, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at River Valley Medical Center.

She was born September 26, 1972 in Memphis, TN to Larry and Diane Pfeifer. She was a graduate of Edmond High School in Edmond, OK and obtained a degree in Psychology from Arkansas Tech University. She spent the last ten years working as a counselor/client advocate.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Sheryl Diane Pfeifer; her paternal grandparents, Joe and Tillie Pfeifer; her maternal grandfather, Oliver McNew; uncles, J.B. and Bentley Rollans; cousins, Ray Norton, Seth Norton and Stephen Vaughn.

Survivors include her daughter, Madison Laine Deal of Dardanelle; father, Larry Pfeifer of Dardanelle; sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Jason Fleming of Conway; grandmother, Jettie McNew of Dardanelle.

Funeral services was July 8, 2011 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle with Bro. Mark Lashley officiating. Burial in Brearley Cemetery, Dardanelle.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 13, 2011)


picture Chester T. Dean

      Sex: M

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          Death: 10 Nov 2000
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This Obituary was published 12 Nov 2000, Lubbock, Texas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Chester T. Dean


Services for Chester T. Dean, 77, of Lubbock will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Pat Driskill officiating.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

He died Friday, Nov. 10, 2000, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Oklahoma and was raised in the Olton and Plainview area. He was an absentee graduate of Dardanelle, Ark., High School due to entering the U.S. Army in 1941. He served in the infantry and received the purple heart as well as other honors.

He married Ruthie Parks on Nov. 2, 1947, in Dardanelle. He served in civil service at Reese Air Force Base until his retirement. Following his retirement he owned and operated a lawn care service. He had been a resident of Lubbock since moving from Dardanelle in 1954 and was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

A son, Clarence Edward Dean, died in 1962.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Charles of White Oak and Thomas of Lubbock; two daughters, Nita Ashmore of Midland and Tricia Roark of Lubbock; a brother, Jimmy; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

(The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Newspaper, Lubbock, Texas, pub. Nov 12, 2000)


picture Ida Ann (Bowen) Knight Dean

      Sex: F

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          Death: 17 Jun 2012
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Her obituary was published 20 Jun 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

Ida Dean

Ida Ann Knight Dean age 83 of Plainview passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Dardanelle Nursing Home.

She was born March 26, 1929 in Rover, AR to the late Aurby & Ethel Burns Bowen. She was a line worker for 26 years for Congra.

Preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Troy Knight and Bill Dean; sister Mary Long; grandson Nicholas Knight.

Survivors include sons & daughters-in-law, Kenneth & Pat Knight of Rover; Tommy & Betty Knight of Gilkey; Robert & Brenda Knight of Nimrod and Billy Dean of Oregon; daughters, Kimberly Dean of Oregon; Teresa Harrison of Houston; brother, Clarence & Pat Bowen of North Little Rock; sister Melba Besancon of Little Rock; 15 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Danville Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Via officiating. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in Plainview.

Pallbearers include Kenneth Knight, Tommy Knight, Jeremy Knight, Jennifer Elliott, Teresa Norwood and Rick Besancon.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 20, 2012)


picture Monroe E. Dean

      Sex: M

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          Death: 27 Jun 1962
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His obituary was published 28 Jun 1962, Danville, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monroe Dean

Monroe E. Dean, aged 71, of Belleville died at the Yell County Hospital Wednesday, June 27. He was a retired farmer and lumberman and a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Ola Dean; one daughter, Mrs. Eunice Medders of Mansfield, Texas; two step-children, W.L. Gamer of Texas, and Mrs. Eva Huffman of Rockford III., two brothers Joe Dean and George Dean both of Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Flora Young of Okla. and Mrs. Mary Ellen Crosby of Texas.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 28, 1962)


picture Lillie Christine (Welch) Dearrington



      Sex: F

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          Death: 14 Feb 2012
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This Obituary was published 22 Feb 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

Christine Dearrington

Lillie Christine Dearrington, 92, passed from this life on February 14, 2012 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma.

Christine was born on April 5, 1919 to Lester and Orpha (Ray) Welch in Havana, Arkansas. She worked as a beautician and at the Radar Institute.

She is the niece of former statesman, Joe Ray who preceded her in death. She is also preceded by her loving husband, Gene Dearrington; son, Bobby "Bear" Dearrington; parents; and brother, James Ray Welch.

She is survived by son, Joel Dearrington and wife, Jeanne; grandchildren, Lance Dearrington and girlfriend, Lisa Gray, Kim Dearrington and wife, Loretta, Kris Dearrington, John Dearrington and wife, Anne and Bobby Dimery; great grandchildren, Paige Dearrington, Noah Dearrington, Brice Dearrington, and Olivia Dearrington, Taylor and Stevie Dimery, Nick Swiger and Nicole Campbell; and former daughter- in-law, Lisa Dearrington Baldridge.

Service was February 18, 2012 at Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Havana Cemetery, Havana, Arkansas February 20, 2012.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Feb 22, 2012)


picture Athalea (Shoemaker) Higgins Deeds



      Sex: F

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          Death: 11 Nov 2013
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Her obituary was published 20 Nov 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

Athalea Shoemaker

Athalea Shoemaker Higgins Deeds, age 92, of Delaware died Monday, November 11, 2013 at Dardanelle Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born August 29, 1921 at Delaware to the late Robert and Johnnie Roper Shoemaker. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of the Delaware First Baptist Church. She loved to quilt, cook, find a word books and spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in deah by two husbands, four brothers, two sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, one son, one sister, seven grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews.

Funeral services was held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Bob Loyd and Bro. Wylie Jones officiating.

Burial was in Graves Cemetery in Delaware. Visitation was held Wednesday, 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the chapel.

Arrangements are By Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle.

Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

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


picture Athalea (Shoemaker) Higgins Deeds



      Sex: F

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          Death: 11 Nov 2013
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Her obituary was published 13 Nov 2013, On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Athalea Deeds

Athalea Shoemaker Higgins Deeds, age 92, of Delaware died Monday, November 11, 2013 at Dardanelle Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born August 29, 1921 at Delaware to the late Robert and Johnnie Roper Shoemaker. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of the Delaware First Baptist Church. She loved to quilt, cook, find a word books and spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Garland Higgins and J.C. Deeds; four brothers, Desmond Shoemaker, Farris Shoemaker, Robert Shoemaker, Gerald Shoemaker; two sisters, Florence Lynn and Hilda Davis.

Survivors include two daughters, Ellen Hillis and husband Carl of Dardanelle, Barbara Cornett of Ola; one son, Leroy Higgins and wife Janet of Mableville; one sister, Ruby Floyd of Delaware; seven grandchildren, Melinda Troxel and husband Jim of St. Peters, Missouri, Patrick Hillis and wife Paige of Irving, Texas, Darrell Reedy Jr of Ola, Jerry Reedy of Sherwood, Gavin Higgins and wife Sana of North Little Rock, Tony Higgins and wife Sandy of Cabot, Lee Higgins of Mableville; great grandchildren, Kayla Troxel, Kendall Troxel, Parker Hillis, Preston Hillis, Jerry Reedy II, Wayne Reedy, Larry Reedy, Ashley Higgins, Ethan Higgins; four great great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Bob Loyd officiating. Burial will be in Graves Cemetery in Delaware. Visitation will be held Wednesday, 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the chapel.

Pallbearers will be Gavin Higgins, Lee Higgins, Tony Higgins, Keith Cravens, Bob Bata and Patrick Hillis.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle.

Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(On-Line at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com)


picture Martha Mae (Roberson) Defoor



      Sex: F

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          Death: 7 Mar 2013
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Her obituary was published 27 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

Martha Defoor

Martha Mae (Roberson) Defoor of Harvey, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, March 7, 2013 in Waldron, Arkansas surrounded by her loving family.

Martha was born May 4, 1932 to William Harvey Roberson and Elsie Elizabeth (Brown) Roberson in Little Texas, Arkansas. Martha was 80 years, 10 months and 3 days old. Martha was a member of Mulberry Freewill Baptist Church near Gravelly, Arkansas. In June 1957, Martha married the love of her life, Carlton Defoor. They enjoyed 45 years together before his passing in 2003. They raised four children and shared their lives with many, many friends and loved ones. All who knew Martha, knew the love she had for her family. She made no bones about her devotion and commitment to her loved ones. Martha was notorious across several counties for her cooking. If you went to Martha's home she expected you to eat. If you didn't go back for seconds, then something was wrong. Martha's, made from scratch, pies and fried pies have been a long time sought after delicacy at local fund raisers. It's been said, that someone once paid $400.00 for some of Ms. Martha's fried peach pies.

Martha leaves behind to cherish her memory, four daughters; Carolyn Williams and husband David of Harvey, Arkansas, Marilyn Sherrill and husband Terry of Waldron, Arkansas, Deloris Hutchens and husband Jerry, Janice Blankenship and husband Robert all of Harvey, Arkansas. Gran will forever be missed by nine grandchildren: Sue Cox, Laura Kluthe, Kris Williams, Amanda Hill, Megan Bass, Lisa Hunt, Jeremy Hutchens, Lindsy Kearney and Ethan Blankenship. Gran will also be missed by 18 great grandchildren and one on the way. Martha is also survived by one sister, Mary Blackwell and husband Doug of Jesseville, Arkansas and four brothers: Harvey Roberson of Bluffton, Arkansas, Dan Roberson of Jesseville, Arkansas, Jim Roberson and wife Vickie of Bluffton, Tommy Roberson and wife Mary of Little Texas, Arkansas. Gran will be missed by all who knew her and the many whose lives she touched, including a number of nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones.

Martha is preceded in death by her husband Carlton Defoor, her parents, William and Elsie Roberson, brothers R.B. Roberson, R.C. Roberson and sisters in law, Veaora Roberson, Brenda Roberson and Betty Roberson.

Martha's life celebration will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at the Mulberry Freewill Baptist Church in Gravelly, Arkansas with Rev. Rickey Hunt and Rev. David Riker officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Creek Cemetery in Cedar Creek, Arkansas.

Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.

Martha's pallbearers were Kris Williams, Jared Kluthe, Darris Hill, Jeremy Hutchens, Nickey Hunt and Josh Kearney. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Sherrill, Stephen Bass, Adam Cox, and Ethan Blankenship.

You may leave words of remembrance for Martha's family and view her video tribute by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com

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


picture Waylan Defoor

      Sex: M

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          Death: 9 Oct 2012
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His 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

Waylan Defoor

WayIan Defoor, age 84, of Gravelly passed away Tuesday, October 09, 2012 at his home.

He was born January 17, 1928 in Gravelly, Arkansas to Elbert & Lillian Lemons Defoor. He was retired from General Motors and a member Mulberry Freewill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Myrel Melton Defoor; and grandson Coady Defoor.

Survivors include sons & daughters-in-law Jerry & Lisa Defoor of Bluffton; Dennis & Joyce Defoor of Dardanelle; grandsons Randy & Alicia Defoor of Russellville; Tim Defoor of Bluffton; great grandchildren Jacob & Saran Defoor of Russellville; step-grandchildren Nick Vaughn of North Carolina; Rick Vaughn of Belleville and Bobby Vaughn of Van Buren; step- great-grandchildren Ty Vaughn of Russellville; Cole Vaughn of Dover and Kara Vaughn of Belleville; several nieces & nephews & other family members.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Mulberry Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Frayer and Rev Lavan Robinson officiating. Burial will be at Parks Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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

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


picture Patricia Ann (Reagan) Delony



      Sex: F

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          Death: 18 Feb 2012
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This Obituary was published 22 Feb 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

Pat Delony

Patricia Ann Reagan Delony of Little Rock, Arkansas died at Arkansas Hospice at St. Vincent's on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the age of 80.

Pat was born to Bob and La Verne Reagan in Danville, Arkansas on September 9, 1931. She and her sisters Paula, Bobbie, and Marty were raised in Danville where their parents ran the post office. While attending the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville she met Lawson Leonard Delony, Jr. They were married on September 14, 1952. Their first several years of marriage coincided with Lawson's service as a pilot in the Air Force, after which they moved to Little Rock and had two children - Diane and Lawson III (Len).

At Danville High School, Pat was the president of the student body and a basketball player and cheerleader. She was an elementary school teacher and later belonged to the Junior League of Little Rock. She was a member at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral where she taught children's Sunday School.

Pat was known for her pride in her Irish heritage, her enjoyment of holidays and celebrations, and especially, for her abundant love for children and for her family and friends.

Pat is survived by her husband Lawson Delony; her sister, Marty Stewart; her children, Diane and Ashvin Vibhakar and Len and Rebekah Delony; her grandchildren, Nathan, Malina, Abbey, Anna and Katherine; and by many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Paula and Bobbie. The family is grateful for the support of many family and friends, particularly, the care of Betty Russell and Bobbie Hughes.

Pat was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who will be missed by many.

Visitation was held at Ruebel Funeral Home on Monday, February 20 with funeral services at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral on Tuesday, February 21.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Arkansas Hospice at St. Vincent, or Alzheimer's Arkansas, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Feb 22, 2012)

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