Marion County, AR - Obituaries


BALDRIDGE, CALLAHAN, HALL, MARCHANT, MEARS posted by Gary D Treat on Monday, February 4, 1963

Mountain Echo, Yellville, AR Thursday, 7 Feb 1963, pg 1 Flora Hall Dies Suddenly Flora MEARS HALL, 69, wife of Dock W. HALL, Yellville, passed away suddenly in her home Monday night, February 4. She was born in Marion County, a daughter of the late Ab MEARS and Charlotte MEARS, Oct. 17, 1893 and spent her entire life in the vicinity of Yellville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Verl HALL of Lincoln, CA; two daughters, Mrs. Doyne CALLAHAN, Wichita, KS; and Mrs. Eddie BALDRIDGE, Yellville; twelve grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Jack MARCHANT, Sunnyside, WA and five brothers, Floyd MEARS, Seminole, OK; Ernie and Fred MEARS, Mabton, WA; Robert and Arch MEARS, Yellville. Funeral arrangements were incomplete as the Echo went to press.


Last Rites for Tom LEE William Thomas LEE, retired farmer, born March 20, 1873 and died Feb. 24, 1963 at the age of 89 years, in a rest home at Flippin. Mr. LEE, a son of Scott LEE and Martha O'DANIEL Lee was born in Western Grove, Ark. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife, Vada, four daughters, Mrs.. David CAGLE, Summit, Mrs. Flossie MCPHEARSON, Cuba, Mo., Mrs. Bessie HILLHOUSE, Longrun, Mo. and Mrs. Lydia BROWN, Calumet, Okla.; one son, Hobert LEE, Summit; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Peel Cemetery with John R. Lyon, pastor of the Yellville Church of Christ officiating. Pallbearers were Scott COWAN, G. W. OTT, Sterlin WALLACE, Aud GOODALL, Arthur L. WILKERSON and Bert WINGATE. Burial was in the Peel Cemetery under the direction of the Holt-Burnes Funeral Home.

CASEY, COWAN, HUDSPETH, MAXEY, MORROW, OTT, PLUMMER, TREAT posted by Gary D Treat on Monday, April 1, 1963

Mountain Echo, Yellville, AR Thursday, 4 Apr 1963, pg 2 Funeral Services For Edd TREAT Eddie Wilson TREAT, 60, died Monday afternoon April 1 from a heart attack suffered while in the reception room of the doctor's office. He was born at Rea Valley June 25, 1902. Survivors include his wife, Inez of the home; a brother, Amos TREAT, Flippin; three sisters, Mrs. Virgie MAXEY, Mrs. Q. H. OTT, and Mrs. Walter PLUMMER, all of Yellville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. April 3 at the Assembly of God Church with the Rev. C. C. HODGES officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were J. B. OTT, Herbert OTT, James CASEY, Scott COWAN, D. G. MORROW, and G. D. HUDSPETH. Holt-Burns Funeral Home was in charge of services.

DAVENPORT, DIDWAY, DILLARD, MOORE, ROBINSON, WILLIAMS posted by Funeral Notices on Monday, January 13, 1964

In Memory of Mary WILLIAMS. Services Caney Church of Christ 1:30 p.m. January 13, 1964. Minister Rev. John Lyon, Yellville, AR. Pallbearers: Joe DILLARD, Frank DIDWAY, Charles ROBINSON, Noah ROBINSON, Ward DAVENPORT, I. DAVENPORT. Interment Caney Cemetery. (Funeral Notice from the papers of Nellie D. (Morrow) Baker (Dec'd) This Funeral Notice does not give a date of birth or death. The Date is the date of the service. Additional info furnished by MCHS: Mary Catherine DAVENPORT, daughter of George Phillip and Martha A. (MOORE) DAVENPORT. Married Elbert Monroe "Eb" WILLIAMS)

BARNETT, BERG, FREEMAN, HUDDLESTON, PIERSON, TREAT, WILLIAMS, WOOD posted by Gary D Treat on Monday, February 10, 1964

Mountain Echo, Yellville, AR Thursday, 13 Feb 1964, pg 8 Services Held Thursday for W. W. TREAT William Wilson TREAT, 87, of Flippin died at Yellville, Feb. 10 following a heart attack suffered while visiting at the home of his son, Shelby, south of Yellville. Mr. TREAT was born in Newton County Oct. 8, 1876 to Harm [sic; should say Hiram] and Ann FREEMAN TREAT. He had lived most of his active life in the Flippin community. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors are the wife, Ida; four daughters, Mrs. Boyd WILLIAMS, Mrs. Elsie PIERSON and Mrs. Calvin HUDDLESTON, Flippin; and Mrs. Ernest BERG, Wichita, KS.; four sons, Roy TREAT, Flippin, Sheppard TREAT, Cowiche, WA., Jay TREAT, Iola, KS., and Shelby TREAT, Yellville and a half sister, Mrs. Martha REECE of CA; 21 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. this afternoon (Thursday) in the Christian Church at Flippin with the pastor the Rev. Eldon KING, and the Rev. Dale BARNETT officiating. Interment will be in the Flippin cemetery. Pallbearers will Leamon D. WILLIAMS, Selwyn WOOD, Donald L. TREAT, Bobby TREAT, Doyle TREAT, Doyne TREAT, Charles HUDDLESTON and Jerry BERG. Holt-Burns Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BOLIN, CRAIG, DUHON, GENTRY, HAND, HODGES, MARKIN, MORROW, REID posted by David L. Scott on Saturday, March 21, 1964

**** Obituary **** The Mountain Echo March 1964 Jerry Eugene GENTRY, 57, died March 12 at Boone County Hospital in Harrison where he had been a patient only a few days. He had been in poor health for some time and had been living at a rest home in Harrison. Mr. Gentry was born to Ed and Daisy REID GENTRY January 20, 1907 at Rush. He had spent his entire life in Marion County. Survivors are a sister, Mrs. Mabel DUHON, Yellville, and a brother, Faris GENTRY, of Kingsland. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15 in the Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. J.C. BOLIN, Lexington, Mo., the Rev. A.I. MARKIN, and the Rev. C.C. HODGES officiating. Burial was in Yellville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Star HUDDLESTON, Ewell ADAMS, Joe CRAIG, Roney HAND, Bob NASH, and Jewell MORROW. Holt-Burns Funeral Home was in charge of the services.

DOSHIER, HUDSON, JEFFERSON, KING, LANCASTER, LAYTON, MELTON, OTT, TREAT posted by Gary D Treat on Tuesday, October 20, 1964

Mountain Echo, Yellville, AR 29 Oct 1964 Last Rites Held For George TREAT Funeral services for George W TREAT, 77, who died Oct 20 at his home near Flippin, were held last Thursday at the Christian Church in Flippin with the Rev Eldon KING officiating. Burial was in the Hand Valley cemetery. Ewell DOSHIER, Karl KING, Mrs Howard OTT and Mrs Judy HUDSON sang "What A Friend," and "Sweet Bye and Bye," accompanied by Mrs Lucian LAYTON. Casketbearers were Fay, Roscoe, Guy, Lester, Otto and Walton JEFFERSON. Funeral services were inc harge of the Christeson Funeral Home. Mr TREAT was born Nov 19, 1886 to Oliver and Nancy JEFFERSON TREAT at Lucy in Searcy County. Survivors are a sister, Mrs Dora LANCASTER of Enid, Okla., several nieces and nephews, besides a niece, Mrs Pauline MELTON, rural Yellville.

HURST, LANCASTER, MELTON, REA, TREAT posted by Gary D Treat on Thursday, October 22, 1964

Mountain Echo, Yellville, AR Thursday, 22 Oct 1964, pg 1 Flippin Resident Found Dead In His Home George W. TREAT, 77, Flippin resident, was found dead at his home Tuesday morning by a neighbor. His death was ruled a suicide by Coroner Tank REA. He had shot himself in the head with a .38 automatic, it was said. Death occurred about 8 o'clock that morning Coroner Tank REA said. TREAT's body was found by Lester HURST who had gone to the home to fix the water pump. He immediately called the coroner. TREAT had been staying with a niece and family, the Omer MELTONs who live in the Cowan Barrens community. He expressed a desire to return home so MELTON took him home Sunday. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Dora LANCASTER of Enid, OK, and Mrs. MELTON. The funeral service will be at the Flippin Christian Church at 2 p.m. today (Thursday).

REMPFER, WICKERSHAM posted by Jeana Houghton on Friday, January 1, 1965

From a Yakim, WA Newspaper 1965 J.A. WICKERSHAM, Resident of Yakima 52 Years, Passes A Yakima resident since 1913, Jesse Albert WICKERSHAM, 80, Rt 2, Yakima, died Sunday in Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Mr. WICKERSHAM was born and reared at Yellville, Ark. he married his wife, Edna, there before coming to Yakima 52 years ago. He was of a family of five brothers and two sisters who traveled to this area to make homes for their families. His sister, Mrs. Bertha REMPFER of Seattle, is the only survivor of the original pioneering family. Mr. WICKERSHAM grubbed sagebrush land and established a ranch on Tieton Drive where he had lived since. He was a member of the First Methodist Church. Besides his wife, to whom he had been married 57 years, and his sister, Mr. WICKERSHAM is survived by a son, Albert WICKERSHAM, Yakima. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in and Keith Funeral Home.

BURKS, BURRUSS, DUGGINS, GARNER, HALL, HURST, JAMES, NANNEY, ROSE posted by Gary D Treat on Saturday, January 9, 1965

Mountain Echo, Yellville, AR 14 Jan 1965 Services Held For Marion County Life Resident Memory HALL, 68, who lived with a son, James at Flippin, died Jan 9 at Marion County Hospital. She was born in Marion County Feb 15, 1896 to Margaret (NANNEY) and Charley BURRUSS. Her husband, Arc HALL, died in 1961. She was a member of the Assembly of God church. Survivors are one son, James, Flippin; a daughter, Mrs T W HURST, Flippin; two sisters, Mrs Claude BURKS, Flippin and Mrs J D GARNER, Dennison, Texas; four brothers, O G BURRUSS, Flippin, Cleto BURRUSS, Batesville, Racio BURRUSS, Mountain View, and Clint BURRUSS of Arizona; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Jan 11 in the Flippin Assembly of God church with the Rev J D CHAMBERS officiating. Burial was in the Hurst cemetery. Pallbearers were Jim DUGGINS, Ran ROSE, J H JAMES, Ralph WOOD, Frances GIBSON, and Clifford GILLILAND. Holt-Burns Funeral Home was in charge of services.

PARKER posted by Judy (Parker) Lehman on Tuesday, January 12, 1965

Newspaper 1965 Funeral services for Mrs. Almona E. PARKER will be held at the Bearden School Building Saturday, January 16, at 2:30 P.M. Mrs. PARKER died Wednesday night at the P & S Hospital in Holdenville after a long illness. She was 76 years of age. Mrs. PARKER was born at Ava, Missouri on June 7, 1888 and moved with her parents as a child to Arkansas. She was married to E.N. PARKER at Flippin, Arkansas in 1906 and they came to Wetumka, Oklahoma in 1913. They lived there until 1930 when they moved to the Bearden Community, where they have lived since. She was a member of the Bearden Church of Christ. Surviving Mrs. PARKER is her husband, E.N., and one son, Corb of Tecumseh, Oklahoma; Also 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Burial will be in the highland cemetery under the direction of the Parks Funeral Home.

HORNER, STOKES posted by Funeral Notices on Thursday, January 14, 1965

In Memory Of John C. STOKES. Born February 14, 1882, Yellville, AR. Passed Away January 14, 1965 Rupert, Idaho. Services, January 18, 1965 - 2:00 p.m., Rupert Methodist Church. Officiant, Raymond A. Thompson Methodist Minister. Graveside Committal, Masonic Lodge 65 of Rupert. Interment Rupert Cemetery. Funeral Director, Robert W. Walk. Organist Mrs. Lois Lehrman. Soloist Claud H. Bowman. "Lead Kindly Light" "When I Kneel Down In Prayer". Active Pallbearers: Walter Nussbaum, Edward Miller, Herb LaRue, Ward Woolford, Eytholle Greer, James Felton. Honorary Pallbearers: Wayne Hollenbeck, Robert Reed, Tom Cook, William Roper, John Burnside, Lon Clayton, Geroge Brock, William Belfield, Frank Walter, M.E. Willis, Price Sears, Paul Rogers, J.A. Handy, Hugh Banks. Flower Girls: Erna McFarland, Gladys Willis, Lois Miller, Sarah LaRue, Julia Cook, Kathryn Woolford, Hazel Miller, Helen Antone, Freita Greet, Martha Reed. (Funeral Notice from the papers of Nellie D. (Morrow) Baker (Dec'd) Additional Info furnished by MCHS: husband of Lilly HORNER

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