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ANGEL, CALLAHAN, CARSON, MATLOCK, MELTON, MILLIGAN, MORROW, NANNY
Death Date Monday, July 8, 1940
The Mountain Echo, July 10, 1940 Issue: Mrs. Millie MATLOCK. After suffering for only a few weeks from cancer of the stomach, Mrs. Millie MATLOCK passed away about 4:30 Monday afternoon at her home at Bruno, to which she had returned from a hospital only a few days ago, after hopes for her recovery had been abandoned. At 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon the body was laid to rest in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery by the side of her husband, who preceded her to the grave several years ago. Mrs. MATLOCK enjoyed the love of a large circle of friends who had been attracted to her through her Christian deeds and cheery disposition, as well as by the community interest which she manifested at all times. Surviving the deceased is one daughter, Mrs. Dolph ANGEL, and one granddaughter, Miss Willie Faye, of Bruno; also her mother, Mrs. Emma CARSON, one brother, John CARSON, and five sisters, Mrs. Will NANNY, Mrs. Mason MORROW, Mrs. Harve CALLAHAN, Mrs. Arthur MELTON and Mrs. Howard MILLIGAN, all of this county. The Echo joins with the many friends of the bereaved ones in extending heartfelt sympathies. [Date of death: July 8, 1940.]
OTT, ROBERTS, ROSE
Death Date Monday, July 8, 1940
The Mountain Echo, January 10, 1940 Issue: Mrs. Mary ROSE. Marion county friends were deeply grieved last Monday when a message was received here stating that Mrs. Chester ROSE had passed away at 10:30 o'clock that morning in a hospital at Drumright, Okla., where she and her husband had lived for the past seven years. No particulars on her death are known at this time. Mrs. ROSE was formerly Miss Mary OTT, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom OTT of south of Yellville. She was reared here and was a graduate from the Yellville-Summit High School. Her cheerful and sunny disposition attracted to her many friends who are very sorry to learn of her untimely passing. The body is being returned to the family home here and will be laid to rest in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery. In addition to her husband, Mrs. ROSE is survived by one daughter, 5 years old, her parents, two brothers, Bob and Burl OTT, and four sisters, Mrs. Binum ROBERTS and Misses Sadie, Cecil and Anna Sue Ott, all of this county. The Echo joins with the many friends of the grief-stricken family in extending heartfelt sympathies in their sorrow.
DOSHIER, DOSIER, GENTRY, GILLIAM, MELTON, REID, STUBBS, TUCKER, WOOTON
Death Date Monday, November 25, 1940
The Mountain Echo, November 27, 1940 Issue: Mrs. Famie MELTON. Yellville friends were shocked last Monday when news reached them of the death of Mrs. Famie MELTON, which occurred at the home her daughter, Mrs. Elva GILLIAM, in Harrison. Mrs. MELTON had been suffering from a heart ailment for some time, but it was not thought to be serious. Several days ago she went to Harrison for a short visit with Mrs. GILLIAM, and had intended to return Monday to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jewell DOSHIER, just south of Yellville, where she made her home. We are informed that she ate breakfast as usual Monday morning, shortly after which she suffered a heart attack which proved fatal almost immediately. The body was prepared for burial by the Christeson Undertaking Company, and late Monday afternoon it was brought to the home a daughter, Mrs. Ollie TUCKER, where it lay in state until Tuesday afternoon, when it was conveyed to the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, and laid to rest by the side of her husband, Mr. John MELTON, who preceded her to the grave several years ago. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. G. L. McKinney with arrangements in charge of the Christeson Undertaking Company. The deceased is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Mart STUBBS, Mrs. Ollie TUCKER and Mrs. Jewell DOSHIER, all of Yellville, two brothers, Kenner REID of Yellville and Jim REID of Texas, and one sister, Mrs. Ed GENTRY, of Yellville. Several grandchildren also survive. Mrs. MELTON was possessed of an unusually cheerful disposition which attracted to her many friends during her 65 years of life in Marion county, where she was born on May 17, 1875. The sincere sympathies of these friends go out to the bereaved relatives in their great sorrow. [Also] The Mountain Echo, December 18, 1940 Issue: Obituary. Mrs. Famie REID MELTON was born May 17, 1875, and departed this life November 25, 1940, at the age of 65 years, 6 months and 8 days. She was born in Yellville and spent her entire life, in Marion county, with the exception of two years she lived in Texas. In the year, 1889, she was married to John MELTON. To this union were born six children, five of whom are living at present. She was preceded in death 14 years by her husband. Mrs. MELTON became a member of the Methodist church of Pleasant Ridge when only a young girl and throughout her life loved and feared the God of her salvation, and was a faithful and true wife. She was well known in Marion county and all who knew her loved her. She made her home with her son-in-law and daughter, Jewel and Edith DOSHIER. She leaves to mourn her passing, five children: Mrs. Elva GILLIAM, Mrs. Addie STUBBS, Mrs. Violet TUCKER, Mrs. Jewel DOSIER and Earnie MELTON; one son, Romie MELTON, died in 1936; two brothers, J. M. REID, of Lorraine, Texas, K. F. REID, of Yellville, and one sister, Mrs. Ed GENTRY, of Yellville, also a number of grandchildren. [Also] The Mountain Echo, December 18, 1940 Issue: Card Of Thanks. We desire to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to our friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness and expressions of sympathy during the recent illness, death and burial of our mother, Mrs. Famie MELTON. Mr. and Mrs. Ollie TUCKER, Mr. and Mrs. Jewell DOSIER, Mr. and Mrs. Mart STUBBS, Mr. and Mrs. Ernie MELTON, Mrs. Elvie GILLIAM, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. WOOTON.
Death Date Thursday, March 6, 1941
The Mountain Echo, March 12, 1941 Issue: The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Ewell DOSHIER, born on Thursday of last week, died immediately after birth and was buried Friday in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, services being conducted by Rev. Silas Dixon, pastor of the Yellville Methodist church. The grief stricken parents have the heartfelt sympathy of their friends in their sorrow. (Wayne Dale DOSHIER was born and died on March 6, 1941.)
BURROW, CALLAHAN, CARSON, MATLOCK, MELTON, MILLIGAN, MORROW, NANNY
Death Date Thursday, May 1, 1941
The Mountain Echo, May 7, 1941 Issue: Mrs. Emma CARSON. On Thursday afternoon of last week at about 1 o'clock Mrs. Emma Carson passed from this life at the old family home about seven miles south of Yellville. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon by Rev. G. B. Keeter and burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery. Aunt "Em", as the woman was known for many years, would have been 83 years old next July 22nd, if she had lived until that time. She had been in bad health for many months, but it is said that she endured her suffering with patient Christian fortitude during all that time and was ready to go when the summons came. In 1880 she was married to James Patrick CARSON, who passed away on March 28, 1912. To this union ten children were born, four of whom preceded their mother to the grave, namely, Oliver CARSON, who died at the age of 24, Mrs. Millie MATLOCK, 55, and two infants. Six children survive, Mrs. Mason MORROW, Mrs. Will NANNY, Mrs. Harve CALLAHAN, Mrs. Minnie MELTON, Mrs. Howard MILLIGAN, and John CARSON, all of this county. Twenty-two grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive, as well as one brother, Frank BURROW, and a host of other relatives. Mrs. CARSON had lived for 60 years at the place where she died, and through all those years was known as a real neighbor with a true Christian character by all with whom she came in contact. The Echo joins with the many friends of the family in extending sincere sympathy in their bereavement.
DOSHIER, JAMES, OTT, PATTERSON, THOMPSON
Death Date Monday, May 19, 1941
The Mountain Echo, May 21, 1941 Issue: Mrs. Mary Jane DOSHIER. On May 4th Mrs. Jane DOSHIER suffered a stroke of paralysis at home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Troy JAMES, just south of Yellville. From the beginning it was realized that her condition was very critical, and about 9:30 o'clock Monday morning of this week she sank into that endless sleep that knows no awakening. She was 74 years old, the widow of the late A. S. DOSHIER, who died in 1925. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon by Rev. Silas Dixon, pastor of the local Methodist church, of which Mrs. DOSHIER was a lifelong member. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery under direction of the Yellville Funeral Home. Surviving children are Marvin DOSHIER, Mrs. Charley OTT and Mrs. Troy JAMES of this county, Lee DOSHIER and Mrs. Jim PATTERSON of Leachville, Arkansas. She is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. George ________ of _____, and Mrs. Dan THOMPSON of Oklahoma. Mrs. DOSHIER was truly a good Christian woman and will be sadly missed in the community where she had spent her entire life. The Echo joins with the many friends of the family in extending sympathy in their sorrow.
EVANS, HOLLOWELL, RISDON, WOMACK
Death Date Saturday, January 10, 1942
Funeral Information for January 10, 1942 Death: Martha Elizabeth HOLLOWELL, age 84, died January 10, 1942, at her home near Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, from chronic nephrites complicated by a fracture of the right hip. She was born December 7, 1858, in Tennessee to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob "Jess" WOMACK, and was a former resident of Marion County, Arkansas. The widow of George W. HOLLOWELL, she was a housewife and a Protestant. Rev. Burns, Yellville, Arkansas, officiated at a graveside funeral service at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, near Yellville, Arkansas, at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 13, 1942. Kennard Funeral Home, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma was in charge of arrangements. [Information for this Notice was taken from a copy of the Record Of Funeral from the Kennard Funeral Home and a copy of the death certificate furnished by Doris EVANS RISDON, Edmond, Oklahoma, a great granddaughter of Martha Elizabeth WOMACK HOLLOWELL.]
JONES, MAXEY, SMITH
Death Date Monday, July 20, 1942
The Mountain Echo, July 22, 1942 Issue: Mrs. Ernie JONES. Mrs. Ernie Jones of the No. 10 community southeast of Yellville died Monday morning in the Harrison Clinic, where she was taken eight days before for treatment. Mrs. Jones was suffering from complications following a tularemia infection from tick bite, and when double pneumonia developed death followed in a short time. The body was taken to the Christeson Funeral Home in Harrison and prepared for burial, after which it was removed to the Yellville Funeral Home in this town and kept until Tuesday afternoon, when it was conveyed to the Pleasant Ridge cemetery for interment. Funeral services were conducted at 4:30 by Rev. Hugh May of Cotter, with burial in charge of the Yellville Funeral Home. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband and six children, all of the home, also by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam MAXEY of Yellville, two brothers, Harve of Peoria, Ill. and Arvil of the U. S. Army at Paris, Texas; also three sisters, Mrs. Frank SMITH of Siloam Springs, Ark., and Misses Zella Mae and Hazel of the home. The Echo joins with many friends in extending heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved ones. [Clara JONES died July 20, 1942.]
CRIGLER, HUDSPETH, KEETER, MCENTIRE, SMITH
Death Date Friday, August 28, 1942
The Mountain Echo, September 2, 1942 Issue: Mrs. John O. MCENTIRE. Mrs. Hernander SMITH MCENTIRE, wife of John O. MCENTIRE, died at the family home just south of Yellville Friday morning of last week at 3 o'clock, after an illness of several months. Funeral services were conducted at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon by Rev. Silas Dixon, pastor of the Yellville Methodist church, and Rev. Claude Crigler, Baptist minister of Cotter, and in the presence of many sorrowing relatives and friends, burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, under direction of the Yellville Funeral Home. Mrs. MCENTIRE was born March 24, 1884, near Yellville, and on March 6, 1916, she was married to John O. MCENTIRE. Early in life Mrs. MCENTIRE gave her life to Christ and she remained a devout Christian to the end. Her every ready sympathy and understanding, coupled with her sunny personality, endeared her to the many friends she made in the community where she lived. Surviving the deceased are her husband and three children, Onimus MCENTIRE, Mrs. Bernice CRIGLER and Miss Beatrice MCENTIRE, also four grandchildren, four brothers and two sisters, John A. and George H. SMITH, Carl and Luther KEETER, Mrs. Inez HUDSPETH and Mrs. Donna HUDSPETH. The Echo joins with the many friends of the family in extending heartfelt sympathy in their sorrow.
DEAN, DREWERY, HAMLET, KEETER, MORROW, YARBROUGH
Death Date Friday, September 4, 1942
The Mountain Echo, September 9, 1942 Issue: Last Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Harve KEETER received a message from their son-in-law, Willie HAMLET, at Grandview, Washington, informing them that their 9-months-old grandson, Lionel Lee HAMLET, had died on Saturday, a victim of pneumonia. The little body was brought back to Yellville and laid to rest at 10:30 o'clock this (Wednesday) morning. The Echo joins with the many friends in extending heartfelt sympathy to the grief-stricken parents and other relatives in their sorrow. [Also from The Mountain Echo, September 16, 1942 Issue:] Card of Thanks. We take this method of expressing our sincere appreciation to our friends for their acts of kindness and words of sympathy during our recent bereavement occasioned by the death of our darling baby. Mr. and Mrs. Willie HAMLET and Family. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. KEETER and Family. Mr. and Mrs. Keith HAMLET. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. DEAN and Family. Mrs. Nellie YARBROUGH. Mr. and Mrs. Jewell MORROW and Family. Mr. and Mrs. Leo MORROW and Family. Mr. and Mrs. Tom DREWERY.
FISK, MARTIN, PILGRIM
Death Date Thursday, October 22, 1942
The Mountain Echo, October 28, 1942 Issue: Young Mother Dies In Harrison Hospital. Following a Cesarean operation, Mrs. Coy MARTIN of Wares Chapel community died in a hospital at Harrison Thursday afternoon of last week. The body was prepared for burial by the Holt Undertaking Company, and burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery Sunday afternoon, with services conducted by Rev. G. B. Keeter. In addition to her husband, the deceased is survived by her infant daughter, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie FISK, several brothers and sisters, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Will PILGRIM, and other relatives and a host of friends, all of whom sympathize with the bereaved ones in their great sorrow. [Lena Lucille MARTIN died October 22, 1942.]
Death Date Wednesday, January 27, 1943
(Death Date is NP issue date) The Mountain Echo, January 27, 1943 Issue: Mrs. Charley BROWN. Mrs. Charley BROWN, who died Friday night of last week at Yellville, was buried Tuesday afternoon in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, under direction of the Yellville Funeral Home. Mrs. BROWN is survived by her husband, an infant daughter, her father, Gus JOHNSON of near Harrison, one sister and one brother, all of whom have the sympathy of many friends. (Mrs. Charley Brown was Wilma Brown).
CRAIG, MIX, STEWARD
Death Date Saturday, March 13, 1943
The Arkansas Gazette, March 14, 1943 Issue: Vaughn F. STEWARD Dies at Hospital Here. Vaughn Foster STEWARD, 38, of 113 East Ninth Street, died at a Little Rock hospital early Saturday. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Margie MIX of Little Rock and Mrs. L. L. CRAIG of North Little Rock, and a nephew, George Lee CRAIG of North Little Rock. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday at Pleasant Ridge, by Healey & Roth. The cortege will leave Little Rock at 6 a. m. Sunday.
Death Date Thursday, June 3, 1943
The Mountain Echo, June 9, 1943 Issue: [From the Cowan Barrens Column:] The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Howard DOSHIER was buried Friday at Pleasant Ridge. (Sharon Kay DOSHIER died June 3, 1943.)
ARMS, GIBSON, HALL, HOGSED, INGRAM, MEARS
Death Date Saturday, July 3, 1943
The Mountain Echo, July 7, 1943 Issue: H. K. HALL Dies Following Operation In Hospital. Mr. H. K. HALL, 75 years of age, and one of the most highly respected citizens of Marion county, died last Saturday evening in the Rollins Hospital at Gassville, following an operation which he had undergone a few days before. The body was returned to the home, and Monday afternoon it was laid to rest in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, under direction of the Holt Undertaking Company. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. G. B. Keeter. For many years, Mr. Hall was very active in farming and stock-raising, but after his health failed some years ago, following the death of his wife, he made his home with his son, Arza, in the Clabber creek section, where he assisted in caring for the livestock raised on the farm, being active for one of his age until shortly before his death. Mr. HALL is survived by five sons, Marvin, Bob, Arza, Vern and Clarence, and four daughters, Mrs. C. C. GIBSON, Mrs. Bill HOGSED, Mrs. Bob MEARS and Mrs. Arvin INGRAM. One brother, L. T. HALL, and one sister, Mrs. M. M. ARMS, also survive. The Echo joins with the many friends of the family in extending sympathy in their sorrow.
Death Date Friday, July 23, 1943
The Mountain Echo, July 28, 1943 Issue: From the Cowan Barrens Column. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil KEITH died one day last week. Mrs. KEITH is the youngest daughter of Felix JONES. [Also] The 6-months-old infant of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil KEITH died Friday afternoon of pneumonia in the Harrison Clinic and was buried Saturday afternoon in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, under direction of the Yellville Funeral Home. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Silas Dixon. The bereaved family have the sympathy of many friends in their sorrow. [Flonnie Sue KEITH died July 23, 1943.]
Death Date Wednesday, February 2, 1944
(Death Date is NP issue date) The Mountain Echo, February 2, 1944 Issue: Former Resident Buried Tuesday. Accompanied by his grandson, Harry DOSHIER, the body of Mr. George CALLAHAN arrived in Yellville Monday afternoon and lay in state in the parlors at the Yellville Funeral Home until 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, when it was conveyed to the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, where it was laid to rest, after funeral services conducted by Rev. W. H. McCuistion. A native of Cowan Barrens community, where he lived for many years, Mr. CALLAHAN died Friday night of last week at the home of his daughter, Mrs. King DOSHIER, in Temple, Texas, where he had made his home for some time. In addition to this daughter, Mr. CALLAHAN is survived by one son, John CALLAHAN, of Taylor, Texas, and several grandchildren.
Death Date Friday, March 3, 1944
The Mountain Echo, March 15, 1944 Issue: No obituary could be located for Evelyn M. DEGRAT. However, the following Card of Thanks was found that had been placed in The Mountain Echo by the family of ANN DE GRAT. Card of Thanks. We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to our neighbors and friends for their acts of kindness and words of sympathy during the illness, death and burial of our wife and mother, Mrs. ANN DE GRAT. Herman DE GRAT and children. (The Arkansas Death Record Index shows that ANN DE GRAT died in Marion County on March 3, 1944.)
CAMP, DOSHIER, MORROW, STILL, WICKERSHAM
Death Date Wednesday, May 3, 1944
(Death Date is NP issue date) The Mountain Echo, May 3, 1944 Issue: William J. CAMP. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Floyd Ferguson Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock for William J. CAMP, who died on Monday preceding at his home in the Cowan Barrens community. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, under direction of the Yellville Funeral Home. Mr. CAMP was born in North Carolina in 1885, being 59 years of age at the time of his death. He was married on Oct. 2, 1910, to Miss Anna DOSHIER, to which union three daughters were born, Mrs. Howard MORROW and Mrs. David STILL of Yellville, and Mrs. Thew WICKERSHAM of Yakima, Washington, in addition to whom he is survived by two brothers and three sisters. Mr. Camp was a good citizen and had many friends, all of whom extend heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family.
GOODALL, JAMES, JOHNSON, SMITH
Death Date Friday, August 4, 1944
The Mountain Echo, August 9, 1944 Issue: Rush Creek Mining Man Buried Sunday. After an illness of about two weeks, Mr. Jesse JAMES died at his home at Rush Friday, August 4th. The body was laid to rest Sunday afternoon in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, funeral services being conducted by Rev. Paul Jones. The Masonic Lodge of which Mr. James had been a member for many years, was in charge of ceremonies. The large crowd present to pay last respects gave mute testimony of the high esteem in which Mr. JAMES was held. 55 years of age, Mr. JAMES had not been in good health for a number of years. From early boyhood he was engaged in mining in the Rush Creek district, and was recognized as one of the best authorities on the mines in that section that ever worked here. Mr. JAMES is survived by his wife and eight children, Manuel JAMES, who is with the U. S. Army at Camp Hood Texas, Samuel JAMES, Fred JAMES, Mrs. Azalene SMITH, Mrs. Rosa Ethel JOHNSON, Mrs. Howard GOODALL, Miss Mary Sue JAMES and Mrs. Lila Lee JAMES, all of Rush. The Echo joins with the many friends of the family in extending sincere sympathies.
BURNES, CALLAHAN, COVEY, MATLOCK, WHALEY
Death Date Tuesday, August 29, 1944
(Death Date is NP issue date) The Mountain Echo, August 29, 1945 Issue: Mrs. Mandy CALLAHAN. After a protracted illness, Mrs. Mandy CALLAHAN, 60, wife of Wallie CALLAHAN, passed away at the family home south of Yellville at 6:30 o'clock Monday evening of last week. Under direction of the Yellville Funeral Home, burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. T. J. Seay of Summit. In addition to her husband, Mrs. CALLAHAN is survived by three children, Thurman and Claude of Yellville and Mrs. Nettie WHALEY of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; also one brother, John MATLOCK, and two sisters, Mrs. Virgie BURNES of Fayetteville and Mrs. Martha COVEY of Washington. The Echo joins with the many friends of the family in extending heartfelt sympathy in their sorrow.
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