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picture Mrs. Myrtle Garner

      Sex: F

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          Death: 22 Jun 1961
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Her obituary was published 29 Jun 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

Mrs. Myrtle Garner

Mrs. Myrtle Garner - age 77, of North Little Rock, died June 22. She was a native of Ranger.

Survivors include two sons, Ruel T. Bailey of North Little Rock and Sewell Bailey of Belleville; two daughters, Mrs. Lessie Buford of Danville and Mrs. Ursie Thurman of Ft. Smith; eight grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 29, 1961)


picture Ray Garner

      Sex: M

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          Death: 29 Nov 2012
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His obituary was published 5 Dec 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

Ray Garner

Ray Garner, 91, of Mission Viejo, CA passed away on November 29th, 2012.

He was born in Belleville, Arkansas in 1921. Ray was a retired machinist at Ameron (a leader in pipe systems technology). Ray was a World War II Veteran from the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed his family, car road trip vacations, cooking/BBQ's, and fishing.

He is preceded in death by his oldest son, Wendell R. Garner.

He is survived by his wife, Viola Harkey Garner, originally from Belleville, Arkansas and his son, Larry W. Garner both currently residing in Mission Viejo, CA. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was December 4, 2012 at White Emerson Mortuary in Whittier, CA. Services arraigned by O'Connor Mortuary of Laguna Hills. CA. Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, CA.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Dec 5, 2012)


picture Rebecca Jane (Cotton) Garner

      Sex: F

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          Death: 8 Sep 2012
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Her obituary was published 12 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

Rebecca Garner

Rebecca Jane Cotton Garner, 95, of Arkadelphia passed away Saturday, September 8, 2012, in Dardanelle.

The youngest daughter of the late Thomas James and Myrtle Love Cotton was born October 17, 1916, at Dardanelle.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Erwin W. Garner, Vice-President of Henderson University and siblings, Thomas Cotton, Anna Gayle Miller, Margaret Miller, Frances Smith and Elizabeth Amis.

She was a graduate of Arkansas Tech University, University of Central Arkansas, and University of Arkansas. She taught home economics at Hot Springs High School, then became professor of home economics at Henderson University and Ouachita Baptist University.

She was a member of the St. Andrew United Methodist Church of Arkadelphia, Clark County Retired Teacners Association and Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Arkadelphia.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Sep 12, 2012)


picture Robert L. "Bob" Garner

      Sex: M

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          Death: 11 Mar 1941
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His obituary was published 13 Mar 1941, Dardanelle, Yell County, Arkansas. - "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Robert L. Garner


Robert L. "Bob" Garner, aged 77 years, died at his home eleven miles west of Dardanelle on the Danville road about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, March 11th, 1941.

Mr. Gamer was born in South Carolina, but came to Yell county when but a lad, and for 10 years he resided in the neighborhood where he passed away. He spent his entire life in farming and stock raising; was an industrious, honorable man and a good citizen and will be missed in the community in which he has long resided.

He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Rounsaville, of Belleville; Mrs. Jessie Wood, of Steel MO.; and Mrs. James Barnett, of Davidson, Okla.; 11 sons, Wendel of the home; Denver, Virgil, and Earl, of Chickalah, Lavern, of Camp Robinson; Walter, Oliver and Ira of Artesia, N. M.; Lee of Washington, and Jack and Dugan of Carlsbad, N. M.; 25 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. The Garner-Hudson Post of the American Legion at Dardanelle was named for another son, Roy Garner, killed in action in France during the World War.

Funeral services were held at the Chickalah Methodist Church at I:30 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. C.C. Cale. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery.

(Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, pub. March 13, 1941)


picture Roy "Pete" Oather Garner

      Sex: M

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          Death: 7 Jun 2011
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His obituary was published 22 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

Pete Garner

Roy "Pete" Oather Garner, 80, of Dermott, AR passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

He was born to the late Devo and Vada Garner on September 7, 1930 in Waltreak AR. He is also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

Mr. Garner is survived by his wife Kathryn Garner of Dermott AR, one brother W. T. Butch Garner (Bobbye) of Perryville AR, four sisters; Jo Runnels (Henry) of Wann OK, Ruth Bostick (George) of Claremore OK, Linda Tucker (Richard) of Star City AR, Polly Tipton (Roger) of Ashdown AR, and a host of nieces, nephews, step children, step grandchildren, and step great- grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Temple Baptist Church in Dermott AR. Cremation by Roselawn Crematory.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service of McGehee, AR.

Online guestbook: griffinfuneralservice.net

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 22, 2011)


picture Viola (Harkey) Garner

      Sex: F

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          Death: 8 Jul 2014
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Her obituary was published 16 Jul 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

Viola Harkey Garner

Viola Harkey Garner, 93 of Mission Viejo, CA passed away on July 8, 2014. Viola was born in Belleville, Arkansas on February 26, 1921 to the lale John Kay Harkey and Edna McBride and was the second youngest of seven children.

She is survived by her son Larry W. Garner of Mission Viejo, CA and is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Ray Garner also from Belleville, and her oldest son Wendell R. Garner. She is also Survived by 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

After Viola attended Nursing School and became a nurse's aide in Russellville, Arkansas, she and her husband moved to California in 1946 after WWII and Viola became devoted home maker and mother of her two boys. They moved from South Gate, Calif, to Downey Calif, in 1960 and later she was employed by North American Rockwell Corp. where she worked on the Apollo Mission project for the first human lunar landing.

In 1982 Viola and Ray retired to Mission Viejo, California. Viola enjoyed her family, grandchildren, family holiday gatherings and especially many family summer BBQ's picnics. She loved cooking, sewing and craft projects. Viola and her husband belonged to the first Senior Club of Mission Viejo where they remained very active for several years. She also enjoyed endless car road-trip vacations which took her into 48 states over the years. Viola was a member of Grace Hills Church in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Funeral Services were held on Sunday July 13 at 2:30 pm at Fairhaven Memorial Services in Mission Viejo, California.

Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier California.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 16, 2014)


picture James Arthur "Jim" Garrett

      Sex: M

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          Death: 29 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

James A.Garrett

James Arthur (Jim) Garrett, age 42 of Ola, died October 29 in the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock following a heart attack. He was a native of Plumerville and a Missionary Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Lavonda Freeman Garrett; one son, James David of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Garrett of Plumerville; three sisters, Mrs. Doyle Trofford and Mrs. Oral Smith of Plumerville and Mrs. Jerald Brice of Lantz ; five brothers, Leo of Paragould, Eugene of Rover, Martineau, Charles and Harold of Plumerville.

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


picture Bernice (Harris) Garrison

      Sex: F

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          Death: 7 Oct 2011
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Her obituary was published 12 Oct 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

Bernice Garrison

Bernice Garrison, 92, of Dardanelle died Friday, October 7, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville.

She was born August 18, 1919, at Riley in western Yell County to Pies and Mattie Harris. For many years she was lunchroom manager for Dardanelle Middle School, retiring in 1989.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers Orman, Eschel, and Edward Harris; sisters Virgie Johnson and Pauline Cook.

Survivors include her sons, George, Jr. and his wife, Terri, of Atkins, Ron and his wife Trish of London, Irv and his wife Patty of El Dorado, and David Garrison of Dardanelle; daughter Marlene Kuras of Russellville; sister Ruth Allen of Jacksonville; five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was Tuesday at Centerville First Baptist Church with Brother Jim Whitlock officiating. Burial was at Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Waveland. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Oct 12, 2011)


picture Jimmie Garrison

      Sex: M

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          Death: 23 Jun 2012
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His obituary was published 27 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

Jimmie Garrison

Jimmie Garrison, 80, of the Moore's Chapel Community died Saturday, June 23 in Ft. Smith.

He was born September 23, 1931 in Jacksboro, Texas to the late Cecil and Beula Lite Garrison. He retired from Firestone after 23 years and was an ordained Pentecostal Minister serving many area churches.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Reed Williams and sister-in-law, Pat Wells.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Maverene Garrison; son, Jimmie Garrison, Jr. of Dover; daughters, Carolyn Bird and Michael of Yellville; Sandra Cates and Timothy of Pottsville, 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 1 great-great- grandchild.

Services will be Wednesday, June 27, 10 AM at the Moore's Chapel Church. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, Arkansas.

Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jun 27, 2012)


picture Mrs. Lera Lee (Mathis) Garrison

      Sex: F

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          Death: 1963
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Her 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

Mrs. Lera Garrison

Mrs. Lera Lee Garrison, 51, of Pryor, Ok. died Wednesday morning and was a in a hospital at Pryor. She was a native of Rover, was a clerk in the selective service office at Pryor, and was a member of the First Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Danville High School and was the former Lera Lee Mathis.

Survivors include her husband K.B. Garrison, of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Sandra Evans of Bakersfield Calif, and Mrs. Sherry Banyon of Ocoee, Fla.; two brothers, Leo Mathis of Orange, Ca., and Harris Mathis of Red Bluff, Ca.; four sisters, Mrs. Una Collum and Mrs. Bronnie Scott, both of Danville, Mrs. Veona Caudle of Russellville and Mrs. Zona Caldwell of Upland Ca.; and three grandsons.

Funeral services were held Friday in the First Methodist Church at Pryor by Rev. Hugh Harrison.

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

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