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J. Wayne Nordin
J. Wayne Nordin, age 100 years and 25 days, of Russellville, passed away at home on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, holding his daughter's hand. He was born Dec, 25, 1921, in Russellville to the late Bryan and Laura Rachel Nordin. He was a member of the Church of Christ faith, American... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 22, 2022.
Vernon Whorton
Vernon "Shorty" Whorton, age 88, of Russellville, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. He was born July 31, 1933, in London to Samuel and Elsie Bewley Whorton. He was a member of East Point Baptist Church where he was a song leader for over 50 years... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier from Jan. 18 to Jan. 22, 2022.
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Kacey Gipson
Kacey C. Gipson, age 40, of Longs, S.C., formerly of Tunkhannock, Pa., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at his residence. Kacey was born in Owensboro, Ky., on Feb. 27, 1981. He was the son of Mike S. and Gayle A. (Hartley) Gipson. Kacey was a 1999 graduate of Wyoming Seminary... Read More
Published in The Courier on Jan. 21, 2022.
Frankie Richey
Frankie "Frank" C. Richey, age 65, beloved husband, father and papa passed away on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born in Flint, Mich., on Nov. 22, 1956, to Theodore Roosevelt and Nina Omalee (Gillihan) Richey. Frank is survived by his wife... Read More
Published in The Courier on Jan. 21, 2022.
Patty Sampler
Patty Sue (Wilson) Sampler, age 72, of Kennesaw, Ga., peacefully entered the presence of her Redeemer on the morning of Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. She was born June 29, 1949, in Arkadelphia, to Robert and Mildred Wilson. Patty moved to Oklahoma at age 13. As a teenager, she worked as... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 21, 2022.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Charles Burris
Charles J. Burris, age 80, of Atkins, went to be home with his heavenly father on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born May 10, 1941, son of the late Jack Burris and Frankie Duvall. He served as a deacon for nearly 30 years and was a member... Read More
Lemley Funeral Service Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 20, 2022.
Carolyn Murphree
Carolyn Murphree, age 77, of Russellville, passed away Jan. 18, 2022, at her home. She was born Jan. 2, 1945, in Portland, Ark., to the late Brownlo and Elva Ward Collins. She was a health care worker for Area on Aging. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, James L... Read More
Cornwell Funeral Home - Danville
Published in The Courier on Jan. 20, 2022.
Carol Pye
Carol Rosimae Pye, age 67, of Hollis, Ark., beloved wife, mother and grandmother, went home to sing with the angels, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. Carol was a devoted wife and mother for nearly 50 years, as well as a loving and cherished grandmother. She was a member of the Hollis Jesus... Read More
Caruth Village Funeral Home
Published in The Courier on Jan. 20, 2022.
JJ Willcox
JJ Willcox, age 89, of Dardanelle, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. He was born Oct. 9, 1932, in Marshall, Ark., to J.P. Willcox and Kate Whillock-Willcox. He was a member of the Dardanelle Methodist Church. He was also a former member of the Yell County Fair Board, Yell County... Read More
CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME - Dardanelle
Published in The Courier on Jan. 20, 2022.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Opal Daffron
Opal Joyce Daffron, age 88, from St. Francis, Ark., passed away Jan. 16, 2022, in Russellville. She was born Aug. 10, 1933, in Clay County, and was the daughter of the late Orville and Florence Orr. She was united in marriage to Curtis Cleveland Daffron on June 16, 1951, and to... Read More
Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home
Published in The Courier on Jan. 19, 2022.
Bobby Standridge
Bobby Lee Standridge, age 77, of Hector, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. He was born June 17, 1944, in Pelsor, son of the late George and Nola Johnson Standridge. He was a member of Cedar Grove Assembly of... Read More
Lemley Funeral Service Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 19, 2022.
Faye Underwood
Faye Ruth Pledger Underwood, of Delaware, Ark., passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Arkansas Hospice House in Russellville. She was born Feb. 6, 1937, to the late Arthur A. Pledger and L. Juanita Breazzeal Pledger. Faye was a great family history researcher and an avid reader... Read More
CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME - Dardanelle
Published in The Courier on Jan. 19, 2022.
Vernon Whorton
Vernon "Shorty" Whorton, age 88, of Russellville, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. Funeral service 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at East Point Baptist Church, by Shinn Funeral Service. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Online guestbook and condolences available at... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 19, 2022.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Tom Carver
Tom Carver, age 83, of Dardanelle, passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Conway Regional Hospital. He was born Jan. 24, 1938, in Topeka, Kan., to the late Thomas H. and Lillian Thelma Proctor Carver Sr. He and his wife, Bobbie were the former owners of Tri-Mountain Pools and Spas... Read More
CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME - Dardanelle
Published in The Courier on Jan. 18, 2022.
Alvin Phillips
Alvin Jeffery "Jeff" Phillips, age 77, of Batesville, formerly of Russellville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at his home. The son of Clyde and Alma Dowell Phillips, he was born Jan. 23, 1944, in Batesville. He joined the United States Navy at the age of 16, became a Navy... Read More
Humphrey Funeral Services, Inc.
Published in The Courier from Jan. 15 to Jan. 18, 2022.
Dale Rentfro
Dale Rentfro, age 61, of Dover, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at his home. He was born Feb. 26, 1960, in Russellville to James Charles and Wilma Leavelle Wells Rentfro. He worked at Tyson Foods for over 30 years and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He really enjoyed... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 18, 2022.
Pauline Smith
Pauline Jacklin Smith, age 99, of Dover, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. She was born June 27, 1922, in Little Rock to Thomas Stanley and Amanda Rhynes Jacklin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sanford Smith; parents; son, Joseph Smith; grandson, Michael Wayne Smith; sister... Read More
Russellville Family Funeral Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 18, 2022.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Anthony Caton
Anthony Aaron Caton, age 65, of Mulberry, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at a local hospital. He was a Professor at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, where he served over 10 years as the Department Head of Communication and Journalism. After earning his Master's... Read More
Ocker Funeral Home of Alma
Published in The Courier on Jan. 15, 2022.
Shirlie Gray
Shirlie Marie Gray, age 82, of Russellville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at her home. She was born May 19, 1939, on Crow Mountain to the late LeRoy and Della Littleton Watkins and raised by George and Ethel Brock. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years... Read More
Russellville Family Funeral Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 15, 2022.
Donna Nuckolls
Donna Karen Nuckolls, age 62, of Russellville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Legacy Heights Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 24, 1959, in Russellville to the late Ollie Marlar and Lavada King Marlar. She attended the First Baptist Church in Atkins and she loved coloring... Read More
Published in The Courier from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2022.
John Riker
John Paul Riker, passed away at his home on Jan. 12, 2022. He was born Sept. 15, 1964, in Flagstaff, Ariz., to David and Barbara (Stinnett) Riker. He is survived by his father, Rev. David L. Riker of Dardanelle; sisters, Rhonda Knapp and Ron of Warrenton, Va., Davelle Gilliland and... Read More
CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME - Dardanelle
Published in The Courier on Jan. 15, 2022.
Dorothy Vinson
Dorothy Armour Vinson, age 91, of Russellville, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1930, in Yell County, to Clarence "Jake" and Trudy Eubanks Armour. She was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Russellville.... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Cheryle Alexander
Cheryle Renee Otto Alexander, age 68, of Atkins, passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. She was born June 11, 1953, the daughter of Eugene and Yvonne (Bonnie) Otto. She is survived by her husband, Ricky J. Alexander; son, Jayson Alexander and his fiancé, Lora Tibbs; brothers, Eugene F... Read More
Lemley Funeral Service Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 14, 2022.
Martha Brooks
Martha Brooks, age 95, of Maumelle died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1926, in Vimey Ridge, to Gus and Sarah Bubbus. Martha attended a small school in Vimey Ridge, and met her life-long best friend, Bessie Bailey. They grew up together and remained very... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 14, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
James Adney
James David Adney, age 68, of Dardanelle, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born July 3, 1953, in Alton, Ill., to the late J.R. Adney and Marie Nolan Adney. He was an avid Razorback fan and he was preceded in death by his parents... Read More
CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME - Dardanelle
Published in The Courier on Jan. 13, 2022.
Alma Crow
Alma Jean "Jeanne" Crow, age 79, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. Friends and family are invited to attend a come-and-go memorial service in Jeanne's honor from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22. at Atkins First United Methodist Church. Read More
Published in The Courier on Jan. 13, 2022.
Richard Henry
Richard "Rick" Devon Henry, age 69, of Mountain View, formerly of Dover, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at his home in Mountain View. The son of Houston and Margaret Louise (Craig) Henry, he was born Dec. 20, 1952, in Austin, Texas. He married Bethany (Rowland) Henry on March 17,... Read More
Humphrey Funeral Services, Inc.
Published in The Courier on Jan. 13, 2022.
Patricia LaRue
Patricia Joan LaRue, age 86, of Paris, formerly of Dover, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Paris. The daughter of Matt and Beady Wooten Wright, she was born Jan. 20, 1935, in Russellville. She was a Cake Decorator with Dover Super Market and a member of Pleasant Grove... Read More
Humphrey Funeral Services, Inc.
Published in The Courier on Jan. 13, 2022.
Charles Tackett
Charles "Chuck" Tackett, age 63, of Dover, passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Baptist Health in Little Rock. He was born June 19, 1958, in Russellville, son of the late "Pete" and Audree Baily Tackett. He was a member of Gumlog Fellowship Church. Along with his parents, he was... Read More
Lemley Funeral Service Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Lance Barnes
Lance Tyler Barnes, age 33, of Dardanelle, passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. He was born Jan. 19, 1988, in Russellville, to Mark Timothy Barnes Sr. and Sheila Ann Henson Travis. He was a member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ. He loved his son with all of his heart. Survivors... Read More
CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME - Dardanelle
Published in The Courier on Jan. 12, 2022.
Norman Carnahan
Norman Richard Carnahan, age 78, of Dardanelle, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in his home. He was born Dec. 22, 1943, in Brookhaven, Miss., to the late N.L. Carnahan and Sarah May Carnahan. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Michael Carnahan. Survivors... Read More
CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME - Dardanelle
Published in The Courier on Jan. 12, 2022.
Maggie Ricketts
Maggie Lou Ricketts, age 82, of Dover, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Paris Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1939, in Pope County to Walter James and Georgia Carolina Yow Brown. She attended Pleasant Grove Assembly of God. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery and... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 12, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Jacquelyn Bonds
Jacquelyn "Jacqie" Ruth Bonds, age 70, a resident of Russellville, died on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehab in Russellville. She was born on July 21, 1951, in Russellville, to Jack and Sydna Smith. Jacqie was a 1968 graduate of Dover High School. On June... Read More
Humphrey Funeral Services, Inc.
Published in The Courier on Jan. 11, 2022.
Maudie Brown
Maudie E. Brown, age 89, of Russellville, passed away, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at Legacy Heights Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 20, 1932, daughter of the late Murl and Angeline Peoples Dowdy. She was a member of Grace Chapel Church. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death... Read More
Lemley Funeral Service Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 11, 2022.
Angela Irwin
Angela Kay Irwin, age 57, of Russellville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, in Russellville. She was born Dec. 24, 1964, in Russellville, to Loyal Don and Jonalu (Burns) Mackey. She was preceded in death by her father. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her mother... Read More
Russellville Family Funeral Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 11, 2022.
Shirley Marruffo
Shirley Ann Marruffo, age 85, of Russellville, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Johnson County Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 21, 1936, in Lamar to Victor and Mildred Jewel Cagle Childers. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Russellville and the... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 11, 2022.
Helen McGowan
Helen McGowan, age 80, of Appleton, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. She was born Feb. 2, 1941, at Old Hickory to John Mike and Sarah Etta Duvall Gray. She was a faithful member of the Appleton Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 11, 2022.
Timothy Reed
Timothy W. Reed, age 59, of Atkins, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at his home. Graveside service and burial with military honors by VFW Rogers-Rye Post is at 2 p.m. today at Shiloh Cemetery, with Rev. Johnny McCoy officiating under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of... Read More
Lemley Funeral Service Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 11, 2022.
Nancy Sloan
Nancy Kate Sloan, age 86, of Ola, met with Jesus and her beloved husband, Charles Sloan, on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. Nancy was born July 14, 1935, in Dardanelle, to the late Doll and Pearl Hill Moore. She was a member of the Ola Assembly of God. Nancy helped her husband to run many... Read More
Cornwell Funeral Home - Danville
Published in The Courier on Jan. 11, 2022.
Linda Thompson
Linda Sue Thompson, age 71, of Russellville passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. Her visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Russellville Family Funeral. The Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Russellville Family Funeral. Cremation arrangements are under the... Read More
Russellville Family Funeral Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 11, 2022.
Saturday, January 8, 2022
David Lee
David Raymond Lee, age 66, of Russellville, passed away on Dec. 1, 2021, at his home. He was born March 12, 1955, to David B. Lee and the late Hazel Hood Johnston. He was a very caring person and a Christian. He was preceded in death by his mother. He is survived by his father,... Read More
CORNWELL FUNERAL HOME - Dardanelle
Published in The Courier on Jan. 8, 2022.
James Padgett
James O. Padgett, age 81, of Russellville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. The son of L.O. and Rhetha Stahl Padgett, he was born April 9, 1940, in Plainview. James was a United States Army Major (Retired) veteran of Vietnam serving... Read More
Humphrey Funeral Services, Inc.
Published in The Courier on Jan. 8, 2022.
Euel Roberts
Euel T. Roberts, age 87, of Russellville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2022, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. The son of E.C. and Alice Karnes Roberts, he was born Nov. 6, 1934, in Russellville. Left to cherish his memory are his two sons, Richard Roberts (Jennifer) of... Read More
Humphrey Funeral Services, Inc.
Published in The Courier on Jan. 8, 2022.
Loneta Rodgers
Loneta Maxine Rodgers, age 84, of Atkins, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. The daughter of Almon and Necie (Sanders) Shipley, she was born Sept. 1, 1937, in Iredell, Texas. Loneta is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Harris (Jimmy)... Read More
Humphrey Funeral Services, Inc.
Published in The Courier on Jan. 8, 2022.
Adikus Ward
Adikus Ward, 2 months old, of Hartman, passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, in Hartman. Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Roller-Cox Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Boren officiating. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clarksville... Read More
Roller-Cox Funeral Home
Published in The Courier on Jan. 8, 2022.
Harvey Young Sr.
Harvey L. Young Sr., age 95, retired Russellville Superintendent of Schools and local civic leader, departed this life Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Russellville Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 12, 1926, in Winnfield, La., to John A. and Ida Mae Young, and grew up in Norphlet. He was... Read More
Shinn Funeral Service
Published in The Courier on Jan. 8, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
Eutah Carl Freeman
Eutah Carl Freeman, age 82, of Russellville, passed away on Jan. 2, 2022, at the Russellville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by family. Eutah was born to Carl and Mamie Carlile Freeman on Feb. 6, 1939, in Russellville. He worked as a laborer for Conagra Foods for 18... Read More
Rosewood Cremation & Funeral - Conway
Published in The Courier on Jan. 7, 2022.
Lonnie Gilbert
Lonnie Gilbert, age 62, of Lamar passed away on Wednesday Jan. 5, 2022. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday Jan. 15, at the Hedgeway Church in Lamar. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clarksville . Read More
Published in The Courier on Jan. 7, 2022.
Wilma Sims
Wilma Sue Brown Sims, age 88, passed away on Jan. 4, 2022, from complications from a fall in her home. She was the third of four daughters born to Herb and Etta Brown in Pope County, on Jan. 13, 1933. Wilma was nine when her father passed away. She, along with her mother and sisters... Read More
Published in The Courier on Jan. 7, 2022.
Ronnie Stone
Ronnie D. Stone, age 69 of Danville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at St. Vincent in Little Rock. He was born Sept. 19, 1952, in Florence, Ariz., son of the late Edgar and Lois Freeman Stone. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins... Read More
Lemley Funeral Service Inc
Published in The Courier on Jan. 7, 2022.
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