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BAILEY, BAXTER, BIRRER, CUNNINGHAM, DAVENPORT, DODD, DOSHIER, GEORGE, HALL, HAYS, HORNER, JOHNSON, MCCLAIN, MCCUEN, MCENTIRE, MILLIGAN, MORROW, PYLE, SIMS, THOMPSON, WATSON, WILSON, YOUNG
Death Date Tuesday, February 20, 1973
The Mountain Echo, March 1, 1973 Issue: Services Held For Mrs. Ada HORNER. Mrs. Lou Ada HORNER, rural Yellville, died Feb. 20 at the Marion County Hospital. She was 87. Mrs. HORNER was born Nov. 2, 1885 at Yellville, the daughter of Jonathan T. and Sarah Alice (THOMPSON) DOSHIER and had lived all her life in Marion County. She married George H. HORNER July 27, 1904. They were the parents of two children, Mrs. Inez PYLE, Yellville, and Vernon HORNER of Yakima, Wash. Other survivors are a brother, Harve DOSHIER, Yellville and two sisters, Mrs. Maude SIMS, Yellville, and Mrs. Pearl WILSON of Oklahoma City, Okla. Five grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and ten great-great-grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at the New Hope Baptist Church of which Mrs. HORNER was a member. Bro. Lee Bowers and Bro. Dick Hurst officiated. Pallbearers were grandsons Darrell DAVENPORT, Mike DAVENPORT, Ricky DAVENPORT, Jim PYLE, Terry BAILEY, and Danny Joe GEORGE. Honorary pallbearers were Dutch BIRRER, Howard MILLIGAN, Onimus MCENTIRE, Harry MORROW, Arzie HALL, Tommy MORROW, and Woodrow JOHNSON. A choir composed of Guy Rose and Auburn Keeter, both of Harrison, Mrs. L. D. Allen of Pyatt, Cecil Pierce, Garland James and Ewell Doshier sang "Just A Rose Will Do", and "The Old Rugged Cross". Mrs. Ray Robison accompanied them at the piano. Out of town relatives attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Glen BAILEY and sons, Terry and Gary of Oklahoma City, Okla., Mr. and Mrs. Buford GEORGE and Vickie Ann, Dardanelle, Ark.; Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Joe GEORGE and children, Jennifer and Danny, Wichita, Kans.; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley L WATSON, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Mr. and Mrs. Dave BAXTER and daughters, Ida Jean BAXTER and Mrs. Ruth Lane MCCLAIN, Springfield, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Jim HAYS and Mrs. Ruth MCCUEN, Clinton, Ark.; Mr. and Mrs. Doyne DOSHIER, and (unable to read) and Clyde DOSHIER, Wichita, Kans., Mrs. Mildred YOUNG, St. Louis, Mo., Charles DOSHIER, Astoria, Or., G. C. PYLE, and Mrs. Joe B. CUNNINGHAM, Rantoul, Ill., and Mrs. Ruble Faye DODD, Mountain Home.
AVEY, BUSCH, BUTLER, CARVER, COOKE, DAVID, GRISSOM, JAMES, KEETER, LAWRENCE, MCCADDON, MILLIGAN, SCHOOLFIELD, SHIPMAN, SIMS, STOKES, TIMMONS, WOOTON
Death Date Tuesday, March 20, 1973
The Mountain Echo, March 22, 1973 Issue: Cleo SCHOOLFIELD Dies. Cleo C. SCHOOLFIELD, 71, was dead on arrival at the Marion County Hospital early Tuesday morning. He had come home Monday from Cox's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., following a cataract operation on Thursday. He was in good spirits and apparently was feeling good. Mr. SCHOOLFIELD was a retired farmer and after moving into Yellville was custodian at the Marion County courthouse. He was born at Kearney, Neb., on Feb. 11, 1902, the son of Asa and Mary Elizabeth GRISSOM SCHOOLFIELD. He had lived in this area 30 years. He was a past patron of Yellville Chapter No. 202 Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church and member of Yellville Lodge No. 117, F&AM. He was married to the former Elizabeth L. DAVID. She died June 18, 1963. On July 16, 1971, Mr. SCHOOLFIELD married Mrs. Bernice COOKE. She survives as does a daughter, Mrs. Gus (Kathaleen) WOOTON of Grandview, Mo., a sister Mrs. Frank BUSCH of Kansas City, Mo. and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at the Pleasant Ridge Church with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The pastor, Rev. Jim Hestwood will officiate. [Also The Mountain Echo, March 29, 1973 Issue] Rites Held March 22 For Cleo SCHOOLFIELD. Funeral services for Cleo ('P') SCHOOLFIELD, 71, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Hestwood officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery. Pallbearers were John MCCADDON, Andrew LAWRENCE, Russell L. JAMES, Jim MILLIGAN, Bill CARVER and Leo AVEY. Honorary pallbearers were G. T. SIMS, John BUTLER, Kirby STOKES, Ernest TIMMONS, Carl KEETER, Dwight SHIPMAN and all Masons. A quartett composed of Cecil Pierce, Ewell Doshier, Karl King and Mrs. Edith Ott sang "The Old Rugged Cross", and "In The Sweet By and By." Mrs. Opal Layton accompanied them at the organ. Masonic graveside services were conducted by Yellville Masonic Lodge No. 117 and Vance Phillips of Snowball. Mr. SCHOOLFIELD died at his home early Tuesday Morning March 20.
BURROW, CALLAHAN, JAMES, JOHNSON, MELTON, MORROW, OTT
Death Date Thursday, April 5, 1973
The Mountain Echo, April 12, 1973 Issue: Rites Held For Ebb MELTON. Ebb MELTON, of Berryville, died April 5. He was 49. Ebb MELTON was born June 10, 1923 at Yellville, the son of Frank and Minnie (CALLAHAN) MELTON. He was a disabled WWII veteran and had lived in Carroll County five years. He previously lived in Fayetteville. Survivors are two brothers, Doyne and Omer MELTON of Yellville, three sisters, Mrs. Erma MORROW of Yakima, Wash., Mrs. Verna MORROW of Harrison and Mrs. Lois BURROW of Yellville. Mr. MELTON was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 8 at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. Jim Hestwood officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Woodrow JOHNSON, Walter BURROW, Herbert OTT, J. B. OTT, Russell JAMES, and Fred BURROW.
GIBSON, HUDSPETH, HUSDPETH, KEETER, MORRIS, OTT, PATTERSON, REA, ROBERTS
Death Date Sunday, July 8, 1973
The Baxter Bulletin, A July 1973 Issue: Mrs. OTT dies at Harrison. Mrs. Huldah P. OTT, 81, a lifetime resident of Yellville, died July 8, at Harrison. Her husband Thomas P. OTT, preceded her in death in December, 1962. Mrs. OTT was born August 7, 1891, the daughter of Robert F. PATTERSON and Mary REA PATTERSON. She was a farmer and a housewife and she was a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral services were held July 10 at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with Rev. Elbert Bruner officiating. Interment was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Holt-Burns Funeral Home of Yellville. Pallbearers were Tommy OTT, Stan OTT, Dennis HUDSPETH, John HUDSPETH, Davy KEETER and Roger MORRIS. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Mildred ROBERTS of Stillwater, Okla., Mrs. Cecille MORRIS of Harrison and Mrs. G. D. HUSDPETH and Mrs. Lester GIBSON of Yellville; two sons, Robert OTT of North Little Rock and Burl OTT of Marshall; one brother, Fulton PATTERSON of Yellville; 25 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
BAKER, DAVENPORT, DAVIS, DEWEY, ESTES, EVERETT, FREEMAN, HARGIS, HUDSON, LAFFOON, LANGSTON, LEFEVERS, MEARS, STILL, WAGNER, WATTS
Death Date Tuesday, August 7, 1973
The Mountain Echo, August 16, 1973 Issue: Funeral Services Held For Mittie FREEMAN. Mrs. Mittie FREEMAN, 92, died at her home in Flippin, Aug. 7. She had lived in Marion County 55 years. She was born June 15, 1881 at Melbourne, Ark., the daughter of Bud and Martha Tenn (HARGIS) EVERETT. On Sept. 8, 1907 she was married to Joe FREEMAN who preceded her in death March 12, 1930. To this union seven children were born, five of whom survive. One son, T. A. FREEMAN of the home, four daughters, Normal LANGSTON, Yellville, Lois MEARS, Sunnyside, Wash., Lorene WAGNER, Flippin and Clara May ESTES, Yakima, Washington; one brother, Marvin EVERETT, Booneville, Ark.; 19 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Mrs. Freeman was a member of the Assembly of God Church. Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m., Aug. 9 in the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with Rev. Hugh A. May and Marvin Tunnell officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Leon WAGNER, Eldawan WAGNER, Jimmie WAGNER, Micky WAGNER, Bill WATTS, and James LAFFOON. Honorary pallbearers were Carmon DAVENPORT, Rufus STILL, Bob LEFEVERS, Donald Dean DAVIS, Tom HUDSON, Virgle DEWEY and Burley BAKER.
CALLAHAN, DAVENPORT, EPLING, HAMLET, KAUTZ, KEETER, NANNEY, WILLIAMS, YARBROUGH
Death Date Tuesday, August 21, 1973
The Mountain Echo, August 30, 1973 Issue: Mrs. Margie DAVENPORT Dies August 21. Mrs. Margie DAVENPORT, 81, died Aug. 21, at the Marion County Hospital. She was born Feb. 1, 1892 at Yellville to William and Mary Jane (CALLAHAN) KEETER and had lived all her life in Marion County. She married Bart DAVENPORT Oct. 31, 1931. He died Dec. 23, 1950. Following his death, Mrs. DAVENPORT moved into Yellville. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Grace KAUTZ, Enid, Okla., Mrs. John WILLIAMS and Mrs. Virgil YARBROUGH, both of Yellville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 in the Yellville First Baptist Church of which she was a member. Rev. Dale Barnett and Rev. John Edwards officiated. Pallbearers were Leon DAVENPORT, Bill HAMLET, Keith HAMLET, Jim EPLING, Jerry NANNEY and Gerald NANNEY. Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
BURROW, CLARY, FREDERICK, FRIES, HALL, HUDSPETH, JOHNSON, JONES, LEFEVERS, MELTON, ROGERS, SMITH, TATUM
Death Date Tuesday, August 28, 1973
The Mountain Echo, September 6, 1973 Issue: Services Held August 30 For Mrs. Artie SMITH. Mrs. Artie SMITH, 85, a life time resident of Marion County, died Aug. 28 at the Marion County Hospital. She was born at Yellville, April 1, 1888 to James and Maggie (TATUM) LEFEVERS. On Dec. 25, 1905 she was united in marriage with John A. SMITH. He preceded her in death. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Veneda HALL, Yellville, and Mrs. Verta FREDERICK, Harrison; two brothers, Dennie LEFEVERS and Jay LEFEVERS, both of Yellville; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth CLARY, Clarksville, Mrs. Minnie FRIES, Pierce City, Mo., and Mrs. Virginia ROGERS, Malvern; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with Bro. Dick Hurst officiating. A quartet composed of C. L. Pierce, Edith Jones, Karl King and Ewell Doshier sang "Going Down The Valley" and "What A Friend". The were accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Joyce Bogle. Pallbearers were H. C. HALL, Steve JONES, Walter BURROW, Doyne MELTON, G. D. HUDSPETH, and Woodrow JOHNSON. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
ALLEN, BOGLE, BURROW, HICKS, JOHNSON, JONES, MCQUIRE, MITCHELL, PEACOCK, REED, SYNDER
Death Date Friday, October 5, 1973
The Mountain Echo, October 18, 1973 Issue: REED Services Held At Pleasant Ridge. Sanford REED, Jr., 61, Stockton, Calif., died Oct. 5 in Lodi, Calif. He was born in Texas, Nov. 11, 1911, the son of Sanford REED and Mattie (PEACOCK) REED. He was a brick mason and had lived in California 29 years. Survivors are his wife, Neva (JOHNSON) REED; five sons, Duane, Jewell and Ewell REED of Stockton, Calif., Gene REED, Lincoln, Calif., Don REED, Denton, Texas; two half brothers, Clyde and Horace MCQUIRE, both of Wiley, Texas; two sisters, Bonnie SYNDER, Perry, Okla., and Lameta HICKS, Wiley, Texas, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Oct. 10 in the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with the Rev. Elbert Bruner officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jim BOGLE, Fred BURROW, Bill ALLEN, Steve JONES, Robert MITCHELL, and Melvin MITCHELL.
BALLARD, FISK, HALL, HARRIS, HUMPHREY, KASTNING, OTT, ROBINETT, SETZER, VOLF, WAGONER
Death Date Friday, October 26, 1973
The Mountain Echo, November 1, 1973 Issue: Rites Held Oct. 26 for Gus SETZER. Gus SETZER, 69, died Oct. 26 at the Marion County Hospital. He was born at Rush April 18, 1904, and had lived in Marion County all his life. He married Eva ROBINETT May 7, 1969. Survivors are his wife, Eva of the home at Rush; a daughter, Mrs. Roy HALL of Flippin; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Pauline HARRIS and Mrs. Brown FISK both of North Little Rock; two stepsons, Junior HUMPHREY, Gardenia Calif., and Troy HUMPHREY, Valley Springs, Calif.; and three grandsons. Mr. SETZER was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26 with the Rev. Dale Barnett officiating, with burial in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Sherman B. OTT, Joe VOLF, Bill BALLARD, Cecil KASTNING, Kirby WAGONER, and L. G. WAGONER.
ALLEN, BURROW, CARLSON, CARSON, GROGAN, MELTON, MILLIGAN, MORRIS, SMITH, WATTS
Death Date Monday, November 26, 1973
The Mountain Echo, December 6, 1973 Issue: Minnie MELTON, Dies Nov. 26 in Kansas City. She was born Oct. 23, 1891 at Yellville, a daughter of James T. and Emma Jane BURROW CARLSON. She married Arthur MELTON March 24, 1909. He is deceased. A former resident of Marion County, she had lived in Kansas City for 21 years. Survivors include a son Cyril MELTON of Allen Park, Mich.; a daughter, Helen WATTS of Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Alma MILLIGAN of Yellville; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30 at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with burial in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. A quartet composed of Cecil Pierce, Garland James, Mrs. Edith Ott and Ewell Doshier sang "The Old Rugged Cross", "Nearer My God To Thee" and "In The Sweet By and By". Mrs. Opal Layton accompanied them at the organ. Pallbearers were Jim MILLIGAN, Pat MILLIGAN, Bill ALLEN, Gerald SMITH, Johnny CARSON, and Donald (Butch) MELTON. Honorary pallbearers were Bill WATTS, Dan MELTON, Kenneth MELTON, Richard GROGAN, Larry MORRIS and Lucian MELTON.
AVEY, BABEL, DEALA, DOSHIER, EPLING, GILBERT, GILLEY, HAMLET, JUSTUS, KAISER, KEETER, KING, MOORE, MOREAU, MORROW, RISLEY, VEGA, WILLIAMS
Death Date Friday, December 28, 1973
The Mountain Echo, January 10, 1974 Issue: Services Held January 2 For John WILLIAMS. John WILLIAMS, 83, a retired farmer, died Dec. 28 at the Boone County Hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1890 at Yellville the son of Amassy S. and Mary Frances (KAISER) WILLIAMS. He had lived all his life in Marion County. He married Effie KEETER June 7, 1914. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Yellville. Survivors include his wife of the home on Estes Street; four daughters, Mrs. Cecil BABEL, Redding, Calif., Mrs. Catherine JUSTUS, Las Vegas, Nevada, Mrs. Aletis MOORE, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Mrs. Bernadine VEGA, Weed, Calif.; and a son John WILLIAMS, Jr., Grandview, Wash.; 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Jan. 2 at the Yellville First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dale Barnett and the Rev. John Edwards officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lloyd MOREAU, Vernon MOREAU, Al GILBERT, Keith HAMLET, Jim EPLING; and Bill HAMLET. Honorary pallbearers were Burl RISLEY, Claude GILLEY, Leo AVEY, Burl KING, Harry MORROW, Jewell DOSHIER, and Bud DEALA.
BIRDWELL, BURLESTON, DAFFRON, GRIFFIN, HUDSON, JONES, MCCRACKEN, OSBORN, OTT, RHINE, SMITH
Death Date Thursday, February 14, 1974
The Mountain Echo, February 21, 1974: Flippin Man Killed When Car Rolls. A Flippin man, Fred Lynn Osborn, 24, met his death Thursday, Feb. 14 when the car he was driving rolled over several times, just north of Flippin on highway 178 about 6:54 p.m. Skid marks showed that the lost control of the 1972 Buick Gran Sport about 80 feet from where the car came to rest on its top on the east side of the highway. It appeared that the car had rolled over more than once. The car came to rest just in front of the Miles Pangle residence which is situated at the southwest corner of the intersection. There apparently were no eye witnesses to the accident, officers said, however the OSBORN car had passed the Frances Rawlings car which was traveling south. OSBORN was traveling north. Officials were unable to determine the cause of the accident. OSBORN had been talking to friends in front of Seawright's Grocery just previous to the accident and told them he guessed he'd go home. He lived just a short distance west of the intersection on Fallen Ash Road. Fred Lynn OSBORN, better known as "Buttermilk" was born Feb. 12, 1950 at Mountain Home, the son of Dan and Daisy (JONES) OSBORN. He was an employee of Marion County Sand and Gravel Co. Lynn was fond of animals, especially cattle and since 10 years old he had worked for Tobe Daffron at the farm and at the sale barn. He was also fond of sports and excelled in basketball while in high school. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Daisy May BIRDWELL and stepfather, John BIRDWELL of Cotter; his grandmother, Mrs. Angie JONES of Yellville; a brother, Lloyd J. OSBORN of Flippin and a sister, Mrs. Twyla HUDSON of Flippin. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17 at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with Eldon King officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were J. W. OTT, Jim BURLESTON, Doyle SMITH, Charles SMITH, Steve DAFFRON, and Joe DAFFRON. Honorary pallbearers were Pete MCCRACKEN, Gary GRIFFIN, Kelly OTT, and Charlie RHINE.
CALLAHAN, DOBBS, DOSHIER, HALL, HARDCASTLE, JOHNSON, KEETER, KELLEY, KEYS, MOREAU, MORROW, SIMS, SUMMERS, THOMPSON, TIPTON, TREAT, WILSON, YOUNG
Death Date Sunday, February 17, 1974
The Mountain Echo, February 21, 1974 Issue: Rites Held For Lifetime Resident, Harve DOSHIER. Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 19, for Harve DOSHIER, 86, a lifetime resident of Yellville. He died the previous Sunday in the Marion County Hospital. Mr. DOSHIER had been a farmer most of his life and was a charter member of the Marion County Farm Bureau. He was born November 10, 1887 to Jonathan and Alice THOMPSON DOSHIER and on August 25, 1909 married Lyda SUMMERS who preceded him in death in October 1970. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Gladys TREAT, Sheridan, Ark., and Mrs. Mildred YOUNG, St. Louis, Mo.; six sons, Harold J., Yellville, Doyne, Wichita, Kans., Altus (Shorty), Flint, Mich., Bill, Wichita, Kans., Charles, Astoria, Ore., Clyde, Wichita, Kans.; two sisters, Mrs. Maude SIMS, Yellville, and Mrs. Pearl WILSON, Oklahoma City, Okla.; 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchidren. Services were held at the Baptist Church in Yellville at 2 p.m. on Tuesday with Rev. Dale Barnett, Rev. Lee Bowers and Rev. Elbert Bruner, officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. A quartette composed of Cecil Pierce, Edith Jones, Garland James and Ewell Doshier sang "I Will Not Be A Stranger" and "Beyond The Sunset". Mrs. Joyce Bogle accompanied at the piano. Pallbearers were Kenneth DOSHIER, Bobby DOSHIER, Bill TREAT, Dale DOSHIER, Marc DOSHIER, Danny TREAT, and Darrell DOSHIER. Honorary pallbearers were Troy JOHNSON, Leo KEYS, Russell KEETER, Bill KELLEY, Vernon MOREAU, M. D. HARDCASTLE, Harry MORROW, J. T. CALLAHAN, Vin TIPTON, Pierce DOBBS, and Edgar HALL.
ADAMS, BURROW, CLARK, COATS, DOSHIER, JEFFERESON, LOGAN, MOREAU, TREAT, TUCKER
Death Date Tuesday, March 5, 1974
The Mountain Echo, March 14, 1974 Issue: Rites Held For Mrs. Ben CLARK. Mrs. Wilmuth CLARK, 78, died at Wichita, Kans., on March 5, 1974. She had been a resident of Marion County the past 23 years. She was born December 28, 1895 in Merkel, Tex. to E. D. and Alice TUCKER COATS. On October 18, 1914 she married Ben F. CLARK, who preceded her in death. Mrs. CLARK was a member of the Yellville Methodist Church and a past president of the W.S.C.S. She served as president for two years. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Mildred LOGAN, Wichita, Kans., one son, Carvel CLARK, Irving, Tex., one brother, John D. COATS, Austin, Tex., seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sat. March 9 at 10 a.m. at the Yellville Methodist Church, the Rev. Elbert Bruner, and Rev. William E. Browning officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Shelby TREAT, Ewell ADAMS, Walter DOSHIER, Vernon MOREAU, Walter BURROW and Roscoe JEFFERESON.
BURROW, EPLING, GILLEY, HAMM, JOHNSON, KEETER, PHILLIPS, WALKER
Death Date Thursday, March 14, 1974
(Death date from tombstone) The Baxter Bulletin, November 28, 1974 Issue: Vena KEETER, 84, of California. Funeral service for Mrs. Vena KEETER, 84, of Vallejo, Calif., was conducted Wednesday of last week at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church in Marion County. Mrs. KEETER, a native of the county, died March 14 at Vallejo. She was a Methodist, and the widow of John L. KEETER. Mrs. KEETER was born June 1, 1889, the daughter of Jim and Eliza HAMM PHILLIPS. She was married to Mr. KEETER in 1906, and has resided in Marion County for 78 years. Survivors include two sons, Clyde and Wallace KEETER, both of Vallejo, and two grandchildren. Rev. Dale Barnett and Lee Bowers officiated at the funeral. Interment was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery with the Holt-Burns Funeral Service of Yellville directing arrangements. Pallbearers were Woodrow JOHNSON, Walter BURROW, Coy GILLEY, Fred BURROW, Carl WALKER and Jim EPLING.
ADAMS, AVEY, JAMES, OTT, PYLE, SHIRLEY, WOOD
Death Date Thursday, April 11, 1974
The Mountain Echo, April 18, 1974 Issue: Services Held For Joel A. JAMES. Joel A. JAMES, 73, or South 14, Yellville, died Thursday, April 11, in Marion County Hospital. He was born in Yellville on Dec. 16, 1901, to John Henry and Elvira SHIRLEY JAMES. A retired milk plant employee, he lived here all his life. He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. On August 14, 1927 he married Nela OTT, who survives. Other survivors besides his wife are two sons, Russell Lee JAMES, of Yellville, William Henry JAMES, Kansas City, Mo., one grandchild and one great grandchild. Funeral services were held at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, Rev. Dale Barnett and Rev. Lee Bowers, officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Glen Dean JAMES, John ADAMS, Bill JAMES, Bobby Joe OTT, Doyle WOOD and John JAMES. Honorary Pallbearers were Jinks WOOD, Virgil OTT, Norville PYLE, Tom AVEY and Hammond JAMES.
CASE, JOHNSON, MITCHELL, PHILLIPS, RIPPSTIEN, SHELTON, WELCH
Death Date Monday, April 22, 1974
The Mountain Echo, May 9, 1974 Issue: Services Held For Forest G. MITCHELL. Forest G. MITCHELL, 75, died Monday, April 22, in the Boone County Hospital in Harrison. He was born November 1, 1898 at Round Timber, Tex. to James H. and Annie (RIPPSTIEN) MITCHELL. Survivors include five brothers, Merritt Melvin, Robert and Bert, all of Yellville, Elbert, or Roaring Springs, Tex., and two sister, Mrs. Ruth WELCH and Mrs. Woodrow JOHNSON, both of Yellville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 24, at 2 p.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Church, Rev. Tunnel, officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jim, Edward, Charles and Johnny WELCH, Marvin PHILLIPS and George SHELTON. Here from out of town to attend the funeral was Mrs. V. S. CASE, of Brush, Colo. She spent several days visiting Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow JOHNSON, and Connie, Mrs. Ruth WELCH and children and the MITCHELL brothers.
AVEY, HOLLIS, HURST, JAMES, OTT, PATTERSON, SNIPES, WARE, WOOD, WOODCOCK
Death Date Friday, May 24, 1974
The Mountain Echo, May 30, 1974 Issue: Services Held For John SNIPES. John Britton SNIPES, 90, of Yellville, died Friday, May 24 in the Marion County Hospital. He was a retired carpenter and spent most of his life in Marion County. He was born January 22, 1884 to Joseph W. and Mary Ann (HOLLIS) SNIPES. In 1910 he married Fannie E. PATTERSON, who preceded him in death. Mr. SNIPES was a 50 year plus member of King Hiram Lodge No 578, F and A.M., Cotter. Survivors include one son, Charles F. of Spring Hope, N. Caro., three brothers, Homer E., Flippin, Milton, Yellville, George, Yakima, Wash.; three sisters, Mrs. Luella WARE, with whom he made his home; Mrs. Josie OTT, Okemah, Okla., Mrs. Metta WOODCOCK, Joplin, Mo. and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 26, at 3 p.m. in the Yellville Methodist Church, Rev. Elbert Bruner, officiating. "How Great Thou Art" and "I Will Not be a Stranger" were sung by a quartet consisting of Cecil Pierce, Garland James, Ewell Doshier and Mrs. Edith Jones. Mrs. Opal Layton accompanied them on the organ. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Virgil OTT, Bobby Joe OTT, Doyle WOOD, David HURST, Leo AVEY, Russell L. JAMES, Jimmy SNIPES and Danny SNIPES.
ALLEN, BURKS, BURRIS, CRANOR, DEWEY, FARRIS, FINLEY, GARNER, HUDSON, HURST, MARBERRY, NANNEY, PRUETT
Death Date Tuesday, July 16, 1974
The Mountain Echo, Yellville, Ark., July 25, 1974 Issue: Roy BURRIS Buried In Pleasant Ridge. Roy Rasho BURRIS, 62, of Calico Rock died Tuesday, July 16 at the Medical Center in Calico Rock. Mr. BURRIS, a member of Church of Christ, was employed by the railroad. He was born October 21, 1911 in Flippin to Charley and Margaret (NANNEY) BURRIS. He had lived in Izard County for four years, moving there from Flippin. He is survived by three brothers, O. G. BURRIS of Flippin; Clint BURRIS, Arizona and Clete BURRIS, Batesville; and one sister, Mrs. Virgie GARNER of Dennison, Tex. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Church, Lee Bowers and Glenn Hicks officiating. Interment was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Karldon HUDSON, Doyle HURST, Toni HUDSON, Steve FARRIS, Dean PRUETT and Gary CRANOR. Honorary pallbearers were Hobert ALLEN, Elza FINLEY, G. L. FARRIS, Paul MARBERRY, Archie DEWEY and Claude BURKS.
CLINKINBEARD, DUFFY, GATTIS, GENTRY, JOHNSON, KEETER, KING, LEFEVERS, MCCLIMONT, MCOKEWON, OTT, PARTON, SIPE, WHITE, WILSON, WOOD, YANCY
Death Date Saturday, August 24, 1974
The Mountain Echo, August 29, 1974 Issue: Rites Held At Pleasant Ridge For Mrs. GATTIS. Mrs. Ethel W. GATTIS, 79, Route 1, Yellville died Aug. 24 at the Baxter General Hospital in Mountain Home. She was born Oct. 11, 1894 at Dora, Mo., the daughter of William T. and Susie (WILSON) WHITE. Mrs. GATTIS came to Marion County 40 years ago from Missouri. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Nela YANCY of Mulberry; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Audrie LEFEVERS, Yellville and Mrs. Mary Campbell of Melbourne; four sons, Ray DUFFY, Yellville, Bill DUFFY, Cowiche, Wash., Roy GATTIS, Harrison and Howard GATTIS, Springfield, Mo.; a brother, Earl White, Santa Marle, Calif.; four sisters, Mrs. Dale JOHNSON, Cottage Grove, Ore., Mrs. John MCCLIMONT, Yreka, Calif., Mrs. Inez MCOKEWON, Resenda, Calif., and Mrs. Ernie GENTRY, Mountain Home; 18 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Pleasant Ridge Church with the Rev. Dale Barnett officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Terry DUFFY, Roger DUFFY, David DUFFY, Clay PARTON, Paul CLINKINBEARD and Douglas SIPE. Honorary pallbearers were Arlie KEETER, Earl WOOD, Garland OTT, Virgil OTT, and Eldon KING.
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