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picture Lancy Allen Crawford, Sr.



      Sex: M

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          Death: 7 Jul 2016
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His obituary was published 13 Jul 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

Lancy Allen Crawford Sr.

Lancy Allen Crawford, Sr., age 50, of Plainview died Thursday, July 7, 2016. He was born December 31, 1965, to B.L. and Audra Lee Smith Crawford. He was a member of the Plainview Masonic Lodge #641 and a lifetime member of the Plainview VFW Post 8525. He enlisted in the Army in 1984. SSG. Lancy Crawford was a Field Artilleryman who served with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 206th Field Artillery Regiment, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. SSG. Crawford was a veteran of operation Iraqi Freedom II during which time he deployed with his unit from 2004-2005. SSG. Crawford retired from the Army National Guard in April 2008. He is posthumously awarded the Order of Saint Barbara in recognition of his many years of service to the Field Artillery Community.

He was preceded in death by his father, B.L. Crawford Jr.; sister, Angela Lee Hawkins and a niece, Lindsay Haney.

Survivors include his mother, Audra Lee Smith Crawford of Hollis; sons, Lancy Crawford Jr. of Plainview, Johnathon Crawford of Plainview; his wife Kim Crawford of Plainview and her children, Jake Trotter and wife Rachel of Perryville, Charly Cody and husband Tyler and baby Olivia of Plainview; one brother, Sam Crawford and wife Karen of Tyler, TX; three sisters, Karen Haney and husband Stan of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Amanda Boutzale of Hollis, Tammy Grisham of Hollis.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the Plainview Jesus name Pentecostal Church with Mr. Jimmy Scott and Mr. Frankie McConnell officiating.

Burial was in Nooner Cemetery in Hollis. Visitation was held Monday, 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Plainview VFW Building. Pallbearers included Harold Underwood, Billy Lacey, Wayne Paradis, Robert Musgrove, Robert Nichols, Jake Trotter.

Honorary Pallbearers included all members of the Plainview Volunteer Fire Department, Plainview Masonic Lodge #641 and all members of Charlie Battery 1-206.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jul 13, 2016)


picture Michael Lee "Mike" Crawford

      Sex: M

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          Death: 6 Dec 2011
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This Obituary was published 14 Dec 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

Mike Crawford

Michael Lee "Mike" Crawford, age 58, of Little Rock died Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at River Valley Medical Center.

He was born February 17, 1953 at Niles, Michigan to Lee and Evelean Hightower Crawford.

He was preceded in death by his father and his grandmother, Lillie Moore.

Survivors include his mother, Evelean Stogdell of Dardanelle; companion of 37 years, Vikki Bartel of Little Rock; son, Michael "Shane" Stunkel of New Mexico; brother, Steve Crawford of London; sisters, Brenda Hightower of Havana, Sheri Fausset of Dardanelle, Alisa Crawford of Dardanelle, Karen Crawford of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Caylea and Kaiden; other children, Britni Patton and Stephen Plunket of Little Rock.

Graveside services were held Thursday, December 8, 2011 at Bluffton Cemetery.

Arrangements By CornweII Funeral Home, Dardanelle.

Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

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


picture Myrtle (Ballew) Crawford

      Sex: F

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          Death: 24 Mar 2011
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Her obituary was published 30 Mar 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

Myrtle Crawford

Myrtle Crawford, 97, of Ola, AR, died Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR.

The daughter of Robert and Josephine Clara Martin Ballew, she was born December 20, 1913 in Hollis, AR. She was a member of the Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church and enjoyed quilting. Myrtle was a homemaker and help mate to her husband of 69 years Henry Crawford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Henry Crawford; 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Left to cherish her memory are her brother Everett Ballew of Hollis, AR; 3 sisters-in-law, Ruby Nell Sanders of Dardanelle, Laverne Ballew of Perryville, Faye Ballew of New Mexico and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral was March 28, 2011 at Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Jimmy Scott officiating. Burial was at Nooner Cemetery in Hollis, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Mar 30, 2011)


picture Sherry (Farris) Crawford



      Sex: F

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          Death: 27 Oct 2016
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Her obituary was published 2 Nov 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

Sherry Crawford

Sheriy Crawford, age 68, of Plainview passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. She was born September 29, 1948, at Russellville to the late Zaral Daniel and Mae Lorene Cunningham Farris. She was a member of the Plainview Church of Christ, worked at Two Rivers School.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Robbie Glen Crawford; three brothers, Jerry Farris, Larry Farris and an infant brother Carroll Laetho Farris and his adopted brother, Randy Bolton.

Survivors include her sons, Rickey Crawford (Lisa) of Rover, Randy Crawford all of Rover; one sister, Betty Humphreys (Bob) of Morrilton; four grandchildren, Hope Fowler (Donnie) of Pottsville, Ryan Crawford (Keelie) of Plainview, Robbie Crawford of Rover and Reid Crawford of Rover; three great grandchildren, Airastyn Novinger of Pottsville, Ayden Tate of Pottsville, Brady Fowler of Pottsville; nieces, Donna Wells, Tye Smith, Judith Kitchens; nephews, Greg and Brad Humphreys, Tommy Wells, Kenny and Tony Crawford, Kirby Hill, Mark Farris and the father of her children, Ronnie Crawford of Rover.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, October 28, 2016, at the Plainview Church of Christ with Bro. Tommy Oakes officiating. Visitation was held Friday, 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the church prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, Arkansas 72801 or Plainview Church of Christ, P.O. Box 284, Plainview, Arkansas 72857.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Nov 2, 2016)


picture Mrs. Etta (Barnett) Crelia

      Sex: F

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          Death: 31 Jul 1965
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Her obituary was published in Aug 1965, 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. Etta Crelia

Mrs. Etta Barnett Crelia, age 55, of St. Joseph, La. died July 31 at the St. Charles Memorial Hospital after a long illnesss. She was a native of Yell County and a Methodist.

Survivors include three sons, Ray and Tommy of the home and Roy of Natchez, Miss.; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Kirby of Natchez; three sisters, Esther Keener of Danville, Ollie Lewellen of Maysville, Okla. and Nettie Ducan of Modesto, Calif.; two brothers, Bill and Ernest Barnett of Danville; four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday at the Methodist church in St. Joseph with Rev. W.P. Blackwood officiating. Burial was in the Newelton [Newellton] Cemetery.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Aug 1965)


picture Clay Collin Crews

      Sex: M

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          Death: 7 Jan 2016
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His obituary was published 13 Jan 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

Clay Collin Crews

Clay Collin Crews, 57 of Dardanelle, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the V.A. Hospital in Little Rock. He was born December 20, 1958 in Omaha, Nebraska to James and Claribel Carlson Crews. He was a line worker for Wayne Farms. Clay was a U.S. Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Crews; and his lifelong companion, Sheryle Schreck.

Survivors include his son, Adam Whitaker of Ashland, Nebraska; three brothers, Craig Crews, Curt Crews, and Chris Crews all of Omaha, Nebraska; two sisters, Nancy Anderson of Omaha, Nebraska, Sally Hunter of Colorado Springs, Colorado; mother-in-law, Linda Sherrill of Dardanelle; four grandchildren, Alec, Karma, Alayzha, and Kaylee Whitaker of Ashland, Nebraska.

The family held a private memorial service on Sunday, January 10th.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville and River Valley Cremations of Dardanelle.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Jan 13, 2016)


picture Mrs. Fannie Criswell

      Sex: F

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          Death: 21 Mar 1963
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Her obituary was published in Mar 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. Fannie Criswell

Mrs. Fannie Criswell, aged 67, of Seymore, Mo. died March 21 in a Springfield, Mo. hospital. Mrs. Criswell was raised at Gravelly and was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Ben Criswell; two sons, Lawrence of Texas, Joe of Seymour; three daughters, Lois of Nevada, Ada of Seymour, Mollie of Iowa; five sisters, two brothers, eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

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


picture Billy Eugene Crites



      Sex: M

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          Death: 16 May 2012
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His obituary was published 23 May 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

Billy Crites

Billy Eugene Crites, 64 of Dardanelle, AR left us for his eternal home on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at his brothers home.

He was born in Russellville, Arkansas on November 20, 1947, the son of Eugene Crites and Arlene Lockhorst. At the young age of seven, his family moved to Kansas where he lived for many years. He attended schools in Medicine Lodge and Sharon, Kansas. He was a 1964 graduate of Sharon High School. He later served two years in the United States Army.

He was united in marriage to Carolyn Spaeth in 1970. This union was blessed with two children, Karen and Darrin. They later divorced. He was later blessed with another son, Brandon.

Bill's greatest interests were hunting, fishing, carpentry work and helping others.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Terry.

Left to cherish his memory are his two sons, Darrin and Brandon Crites of Hutchinson, Kansas; one daughter Karen Crites of Hutchison, Kansas; stepmom Peggy of Medicine Lodge, Kansas; five brothers, Jerry (Paula) of Russell, Kansas, Larry (Betty) of Dardanelle, Rick and Toby both of Attica, Kansas and Lonnie of Sharon, Kansas. Other survivors include one sister, Gina of Argonia, Kansas; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

A private family service will be held.

Arrangements by Bishop- Griffin Funeral Home of Greenbrier. (501) 679-4400 www.bishopgriffinfuneralhome.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. May 23, 2012)


picture Carolyn Sue (Forsyth) Crites

      Sex: F

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          Death: 9 Aug 2015
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Her obituary was published 12 Aug 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

Carolyn Sue Crites

Carolyn Sue Crites, age 70, of Gilkey Creek passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015, at Chambers Memorial Hospital.

She was born September 29, 1944, in Fredricktown, MO to the late William & Mertle Elizabeth Miller Forsyth.

Preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband, James Hubert Crites; sons, Lincoln & Amy Crites of Seaford, Delaware; James Lindell Crites of Gilkey Creek; grandkids, Ashley Foster of Danville; Ashley Leighann Crites of Gilkey Creek; Audrey Haney of Plainview; great-grandchildren, Nathan Lane Foster; Riley Via; Alexia, Ryan & Dakota Arndt; brothers, William Forsyth of Kansas City MO; Terry Forsyth of Kansas City, MO; Larry Forsyth of St. Louis, MO; and several nephews and nieces.

Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at New Bethel Cemetery with Josh Crites officiating. Visitation was held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 11, at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville.

Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Aug 12, 2015)


picture Clarence Crites



      Sex: M

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          Death: 14 Feb 2014
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His obituary was published 26 Feb 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

Clarence Crites

Clarence Crites, 94, of Russellville, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014, at Legacy Heights Nursing Center.

He was born November 7, 1919, in Plainview, son of the late W.R. and Ida Mae Mullins Crites.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, a man of God, and of the Assembly of God faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mamie Inez Bryant Crites; and a daughter, Nina Ruth Crites Nelson.

He is survived by a daughter, Evelyn Bunton; 2 granddaughters, Angela and husband Larry Hartwick, and Marcella Faye and husband Douglas Martin; grandson, Michael Bunton; 4 great-grandsons, Brandon Bunton, Eric Huihui, Dustin Martin and Dusty Martin; 4 great-granddaughters, Ruth Ann Blyther, Tesha Omar, Alesha Webb and Carol Sides; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside service and burial was at 1:00 PM, Thursday, February 20, at New Bethel Cemetery in Plainview with Bro. Larry Hartwick officiating under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins.

Visitation was from 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, at Lemley Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his honor may be made to the Clarence Crites Memorial Fund c/o Lemley Funeral Service, P.O. Box 126, Atkins, AR 72823.

Online obituary and condolences are available at www.lemleyfuneral.com.

(Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, pub. Feb 26, 2014)