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ADKINS, BIRDWELL, CASEY, EALY, HALL, HUMPHREY, JONES, LAFFOON, PIERCE, SMITH, WAGGONER, WAGONER
Death Date Thursday, September 17, 1981
The Mountain Echo, September 24, 1981 Issue: Preston JONES. Preston JONES, age 61, of Flippin died at his residence on Thursday, Sept. 17. Mr. Jones was born in Yellville on Feb. 11, 1920 to A. J. and Angeline LAFFOON JONES. A lifetime resident of Marion County, he was a fishing guide for Gaston's Resort in Lakeview. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Della CASEY JONES of the home; one daughter, Linda SMITH of Flippin; his mother, Angie JONES of Yellville; four sons, Carl, Paul and Marty JONES, all of Flippin, and Larry JONES of Yellville; four brothers, Hester, Robert, Jerry and Lewis JONES, all of Yellville; three sisters, Daisey BIRDWELL of Cotter, Dorcie EALY of Peoria, Ill., and Irene HUMPHREY of Flippin; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the Burns Chapel on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. with Ware Laffoon and John Harrington officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dale SMITH, Fay PIERCE, Ward WAGONER, Edgar HALL, Jack ADKINS and Sherman Ott. Honorary pallbearers were L. G. WAGGONER and Lee HUMPHREY. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
DARE, GENTRY, HAND, PHARIS, SCOTT
Death Date Tuesday, September 29, 1981
The Mountain Echo, October 29, 1981 Issue: Ernie H. GENTRY. Ernie H. GENTRY, age 80, of Mountain Home died Tuesday, Sept. at his home. Mr. GENTRY was born June 1, 1901 at Rush to George W. and Eugenia HAND GENTRY. He was a resident of Mountain Home for 40 years where he had been sheriff of Baxter County for six years. He was also sheriff in Douglas County, Mo. for four years. Survivors include his wife, Maye GENTRY of the home; two sisters, Dora Lee GENTRY PHARIS of Hobbs, N. Mex., and Bertha L. GENTRY DARE of Sacramento, Calif.; one niece Dolores SCOTT of New Mexico; and one nephew, David SCOTT of Hobbs, N. Mex. Interment was at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery on Oct. 2.
BELL, BROWN, MESSICK, PERALES, VINES
Death Date Sunday, October 4, 1981
The Mountain Echo, November 5, 1981 Issue: David Jason MESSICK. David Jason MESSICK, age 8, formerly of Yellville, died Sunday, Oct. 4 in Boone County Hospital in Harrison. David was born June 15, 1973 in Baxter General Hospital in Mountain Home to Jasper and Karen MESSICK. Survivors include his parents, Hugh and Karen BROWN of the home; his father, Jasper MESSICK of Mountain Home; one sister, Megandi MESSICK of Mountain Home; one brother, Levi BROWN of the home; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. BELL, and Mr. and Mrs. E. E. BROWN, all of Yellville, and Mrs. Daisy MESSICK of Mountain Home. Funeral services were held at Burns Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roy Dunn officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry PERALES, Larry BELL, Michael VINES and Ricky BELL.
ALLEN, BURNS, GUNDRY, HAGA, HAMLET, LIEDUC, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, SANDS, WADELL, WINDLEY
Death Date Monday, November 30, 1981
The Mountain Echo, December 3, 1981 Issue: Maurice SANDS. Maurice B. SANDS, age 66, of Yellville died in Marion County Hospital on Monday, Nov. 30. Mr. SANDS was born in Missouri on June 13, 1915 to Daniel and Bunnie MONTGOMERY SANDS. A retired store manager for the Village Spirit Shops in California, he moved to this area one year ago. Mr. SANDS was a Methodist, and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in El Centro, Calif. Survivors include his wife, Ann BURNS SANDS of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret WADELL of Fall Brook, Calif., and Mrs. Donna ALLEN of Oceanside, Calif.; one stepsister, Winfred MONROE of Lemon Grove, Calif., and one half-sister, Alice WINDLEY of Newport, R. I.; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 with Rev. Howard Kisor officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Donald LIEDUC, Dick GUNDRY, Ed HAGA, Keith HAMLET and Matt ALLEN. Arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
Death Date Sunday, December 6, 1981
The Mountain Echo, December 17, 1981 Issue: [From the Cowan Barrens column by Pauline Melton] Word was received of the death of Nettie CALLAHAN WHALEY of Tahlequah, Okla. last week. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Whally CALLAHAN and grew up here. She was put away last week at Pleasant Ridge. Our sympathy goes to the family.
GAYTON, HALL, HUDSPETH, HUFF, KEETER, KING, VEGA
Death Date Monday, February 1, 1982
The Mountain Echo, February 11, 1982 Issue: George A. HUDSPETH. George A. HUDSPETH, age 86, of Marshall, died in the Marshall Nursing Home on Monday, Feb. 1. Mr. HUDSPETH was a retired minister with the Assembly of God Church. He was born in Yellville on Oct. 11, 1895 to George and Anna HUFF HUDSPETH and had lived in Searcy County for the past seven years. Survivors include four daughters, Lelia VEGA of Wichita, Kans., Mary GAYTON of Sylamore, Calif., Obeda KEETER and Flora HALL, both of Yellville; four sons, Silas HUDSPETH of Glendale, Calif., C. L. HUDSPETH of Sun Valley, Calif., A. G. HUDSPETH of Yakima, Wash., and Jay HUDSPETH of Laguna Hills, Calif.; 20 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. in the Burns Chapel with Rev. Lee Bowers officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were J. C. HALL, C. W. HALL, Elton KEETER, Bret KEETER, G. D. HUDSPETH and Burl KING. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
ALLEN, MATLOCK, PATTERSON, SULLIVAN
Death Date Monday, February 22, 1982
Boone County Headlight, March 4, 1982 Issue: Rebecca Lucille PATTERSON, 71, Of Missouri. Rebecca Lucille PATTERSON, aged 71, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Yellville, died Monday, Feb. 22, at Kansas City Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 26, 1910, at Temple, Texas, a daughter of Robert Fulton and Mary MATLOCK PATTERSON. She was a legal secretary for the Kansas City, Mo., law department. Survivors include a brother, Pat PATTERSON, Doland Springs, Ariz.; a sister, Maureen SULLIVAN, Kansas City, Mo.; two nephews, Phillip PATTERSON and Michael SULLIVAN, both of Kansas City, Mo. and a niece, Mary Margaret ALLEN, Kansas City, Mo. Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at Burns Chapel at Yellville, with the Rev. Richard Gregory officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Christeson Funeral Home of Harrison.
BOWER, CHEEK, HARPER, MCCRACKEN, NESBIT, POST, ROBINSON, ROWE, SCHACHTER
Death Date Wednesday, April 14, 1982
The Mountain Echo, April 22, 1982 Issue: Mary Elizabeth CHEEK. Mary Elizabeth CHEEK, age 75, of Yellville died in Marion County Hospital on Wednesday, April 14. Mrs. CHEEK was born in Durant, Okla. On June 6, 1906 to Newell J. and Ivy O. MCCRACKEN NESBIT. She was a retired school teacher at Bridgeport Elementary U. S. D. No. 259, in Wichita, Kans., and also from the School of New Hope in Yellville. She had resided in Marion County for 11 years. Survivors include five daughters, Mary Elizabeth BOWER of Yellville, Patricia Ann HARPER and Shirley D. ROBINSON, both of Wichita, Kans., Janet E. ROWE of Renton, Wash., and Gail P. SCHACHTER of Streamwood, Ill.; her mother Ivy O. NESBIT of Wichita, Kans.; one sister, Frances POST of Sacramento, Calif.; and six grandchildren. Graveside services were held on Friday, April 16 at 3 p.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery with Rev. Stanley Farmer officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
CALLAHAN, COWAN, DOSHIER, DOSIER, JEFFERSON, SMITH, WOOD
Death Date Friday, May 14, 1982
The Mountain Echo, May 29, 1982 Issue: Winfield COWAN. Winfield Scott COWAN, age 80, of Yellville died in Marion County Hospital on Friday, May 14. Mr. COWAN was born in Arkansas on Nov. 28, 1901 to Alex and Nora DOSIER COWAN. A lifetime resident of Marion County, he was a self-employed carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn CALLAHAN COWAN of the home; and one brother, Alex COWAN of Santa Anna, Calif. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 17 in the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with Rev. Richard Gregory officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Guy JEFFERSON, Walton JEFFERSON, Nin WOOD, Norman SMITH, Lester JEFFERSON and Harold DOSHIER. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
ESTES, EVERETT, FREEMAN, LAFFOON, MEARS, WAGONER, WATTS
Death Date Tuesday, June 8, 1982
The Mountain Echo, June 17, 1982 Issue: T. A. FREEMAN, age 58, of Yakima, Wash. died in that city on Tuesday, June 8. Mr. Freeman was born in Yellville on Aug. 10, 1923 to Joseph and Mittie EVERETT FREEMAN. A Protestant, he spent most of his life in Marion County and had lived in Yakima for three years. Survivors include three sisters, Lorene WAGONER of Flippin, Clara Mae ESTES of Yakima, Wash., and Lois MEARS of Sunnyside, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 12 at 10 a.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with John Doolen officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Jim LAFFOON, Bill O. WATTS, Leon WAGONER, Mickey WAGONER, Jim WAGONER and Shug L. WAGONER. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Mountain Home.
ALLEN, BOSTIAN, BURLESON, CASHDOLLAR, COLE, DICKS, DOSHIER, HALL, LUEFF, MCCLAIN, MORROW, NANNY, POLEY, RUNNGREN, SHIPMAN, WAGONER
Death Date Wednesday, July 28, 1982
The Mountain Echo, August 5, 1982 Issue: William Ray ALLEN. William Ray ALLEN, age 49, died in St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock on Wednesday, July 28, after an extended illness. Mr. ALLEN was born in Yellville on March 12, 1933 to Hobert L. and Effie NANNY ALLEN. A farmer, he was a lifetime resident of Marion County. Mr. ALLEN was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Yellville, a Mason, a member of the Marion County Farm Bureau, on the board of directors of the State Farm Bureau, and chairman of the Marion County Committee to elect and re-elect Gov. Frank White. Survivors include his wife, Jane CASHDOLLAR ALLEN of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Cynthia Lynn RUNNGREN, and Nancy Lou ALLEN, both of Yellville; one sister Mrs. Betty DICKS, of St. Louis, Mo.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Allen of Yellville; and one grandchild. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 31 at 2 p.m. in Burns Chapel with Rev. Stanley Farmer officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Charles MORROW, H. C. HALL, Hugh MCCLAIN, Kenneth POLEY, Marvin COLE and Steven LUEFF. Honorary pallbearers were L. G. WAGONER, David BOSTIAN, Dwight SHIPMAN, Howard DOSHIER, Berry BURLESON and Howard MORROW Jr. The family asks that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Yellville First Presbyterian Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
BANKS, BRADLEY, DOSHIER, HALL, JEFFERSON, KASTNING, MCENTIRE, SHERRELL, SMITH, TODD
Death Date Saturday, September 25, 1982
The Mountain Echo, September 30, 1982 Issue: Auto accident claims one… Sherry Lynn KASTNING, 19, a graduate of Yellville-Summit High School and a basketball player for North Arkansas Community College, died in a single-vehicle accident on Mill Creek Road at 9:05 p.m. Saturday. Her companion, Gwendolyn Eve SMITH, 20, a Yellville resident enrolled at Arkansas Tech at Russellville was admitted to the Ozarks Regional Medical Center and released Monday. KASTNING was driving a 1980 Mazda RX-7 which filed to negotiate a turn almost a mile from Highway 14 South, left the road and struck a cedar tree, according to Bill Carver of the Arkansas State Police. Carver investigated the accident with Terry Madden of the Marion County Sheriff's Department. The trooper noticed smoke escaping from the car and summoned the Yellville Fire Department and rescue unit, which helped extract both victims from the vehicle. Miss KASTNING was trapped in the car for at least 30 minutes, according to official reports. She is believed to have died at the moment of impact. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident. Information on Miss KASTNING's survivors and funeral is contained in an obituary elsewhere in this issue. [Also] Sherry Lynn KASTNING. Sherry Lynn KASTNING, age 19, of Yellville died as the result of an automobile accident on Saturday, Sept. 25. Miss KASTNING was a student at North Arkansas Community College in Harrison and was a member of the Lady Pioneers basketball team there. She was born Jan. 28, 1963 to Cecil and Kathy MCENTIRE KASTNING Jr. in Harrison and was a lifetime resident of Marion County. Miss KASTNING was a member of the First Baptist Church of Yellville and a 1981 graduate of Yellville-Summit High School. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil KASTNING Jr., of Yellville; two sisters, Cindy KASTNING of Harrison, and Shelly KASTNING of Yellville; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Onimus MCENTIRE and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil KASTNING Sr., all of Yellville, and Mrs. Opal BANKS of Mt. Vernon, Mo. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with Eldon King and John Doolen officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tim DOSHIER, Mike BRADLEY, Bryan JEFFERSON, Russ SHERRELL, Eddie TODD and Tim HALL. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
BEAVER, BROCK, KING, LYNN, MELTON, MOREAU, OTT, ROBINSON, SELF, SILVA, STACEY, TURNQUIST, WAGNER, WEIGLEY, WEINTRAUB
Death Date Thursday, November 4, 1982
The Mountain Echo, November 11, 1982 Issue: Frank A. SELF. Frank A. SELF, age 89, of Yellville died in the Fort Root VA Medical Center in Little Rock on Thursday, Nov. 4. Mr. SELF was born in Texas on April 27, 1893 to Eugene and Elmyra ROBINSON SELF. He was a retired railroad worker for the Santa Fe Railroad. A resident of Marion County for 44 years, he was a member of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars. Survivors include his wife, Bertha BROCK SELF of Yellville; three daughters, Linda BEAVER of Harrison, Fran WEINTRAUB of Lafayette, Calif., and Marge SILVA of San Jose, Calif.; one son, Brock STACEY of Delano, Calif.; three sisters, Ola LYNN of Kansas City, Mo., Bessie WEIGLEY of Canoga Park, Calif., and Vina WAGNER of (unreadable), Iowa; 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 8 in the New Hope Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roy Dunn officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Doyne MELTON, Burl KING, Loyd MOREAU, Herbert OTT, Karl KING and Jack TURNQUIST. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
BURROW, CUNNINGHAM, GIBSON, HALL, HOGSED, INGRAM, JAMES, JONES, MEARS, MELTON, MOREAU, OTT, PHILLIPS
Death Date Thursday, December 9, 1982
The Mountain Echo, December 16, 1982 Issue: Vern HALL. Vern HALL, age 85, of Yellville died in the Marion County Nursing Home on Thursday, Dec. 9. Mr. HALL was born in the Rea Valley area on Aug. 8, 1897 to H. K. and Cansada E. JONES HALL. A retired farmer, he was a lifetime resident of Marion County and a Christian. Survivors include his wife, Helen CUNNINGHAM HALL of the home; two daughters, Bernice MELTON of Yellville, and Imogene PHILLIPS of Commerce, Okla.; two brothers, Clarence W. HALL of Yellville, and Bob HALL of Oakland, Calif.; four sisters, Ida GIBSON of Yakima, Wash., Velva INGRAM of Ft. Worth, Tex., Addie MEARS of Yellville, and Vida HOGSED of Flippin; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 in the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with John Doolen and Rev. Richard Gregory officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred BURROW, Russell JAMES, Herbert OTT, Vernon MOREAU, Hollis HALL and James HALL. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
AHRENS, BEARDEN, BROOKS, DELASANDRO, DOSHIER, FUNSTON, HALL, JAMES, JONES, KASTNING, KEETER, MCENTIRE, OTT, SMITH, THOMPSON, TREAT
Death Date Wednesday, March 16, 1983
The Mountain Echo, March 24, 1983 Issue: Nora OTT. Nora OTT, age 88, of Yellville died in the Marion County Nursing Home on Wednesday, March 16. Mrs. OTT was born in Rea Valley on July 2, 1894 to Monroe and Rosie HALL TREAT. A housewife, she was a lifetime resident of Marion County. Mrs. OTT was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church. Survivors include four daughters, Rosemary OTT, Donnie MCENTIRE and Edith JONES, all of Yellville, and Bonnie SMITH of Wichita, Kans.; three sons, Herbert OTT, J. B. OTT and Carl Ott, all of Yellville; six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Quince, one son, Lonnie and a great granddaughter, Sherry KASTNING. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 19 at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with Rev. Richard Gregory officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Russell Lee JAMES, Bobby Joe OTT, Larry BEARDEN, Steve H. JONES, Brian JONES and Joe JONES. Honorary pallbearers were Harold DOSHIER, Altus DOSHIER, Elton KEETER, Al FUNSTON, Bob THOMPSON, Joe DELASANDRO, Dr. Robert AHRENS, Dr. Richard AHRENS and Terry BROOKS. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
JACKSON, MELTON, SMITH, TAYLOR
Death Date Tuesday, May 3, 1983
The Benton County Daily Democrat, Bentonville, Arkansas, May 4, 1983 Issue: Fred Granville MELTON. Fred Granville MELTON, 52, of Bentonville, died Tuesday in Bates Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 7, 1930, in Livingston, Tenn. Mr. MELTON came to this area in 1962 from Tennessee. He was a construction worker, employed by Decco Contractors Inc. of Rogers. Survivors include a daughter, Sheila JACKSON of Bentonville; his mother, Carra MELTON of Gassville; two sisters, Edith TAYLOR or Carmi, Ill., and Ethel SMITH of Bentonville. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Callison-McKinney Funeral Chapel, Bentonville, by the Rev. Bernard Rusert. Graveside service and burial will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery at Yellville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
BAKER, DALTON, FLECHER, HOLT, KINCAID, MEARS, SMITH
Death Date Wednesday, May 11, 1983
The Mountain Echo, May 19, 1983 Issue: Mance KINCAID. Mance Douglas KINCAID, age 2, of Bull Shoals died in the Oshaner Foundation Hospital in Jefferson, La. on Wednesday, May 11. The youngster was born April 12, 1981 in Mountain Home to Robert W. and Juanita SMITH KINCAID. Survivors, besides is parents, include his paternal grandparents, Burl and Mary KINCAID of Crown Point, Ind., maternal grandmother Hazel SMITH of Yellville; great grandparents, Mary MEARS of Yellville; and Rosie KINCAID of Lake City, Ark.; and one brother, Heath Allan HOLT of Bull Shoals. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. in Burns Chapel with Rev. Bobby Bell officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were Gene FLECHER, Steve DALTON and Bill BAKER. Arrangements were under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville.
CARTER, GOODALL, JAMES, MARTIN, MEDLEY, POOL, ROCHILITZ
Death Date Tuesday, July 19, 1983
The Mountain Echo, July 13, 1983 Issue: Azalene JAMES MARTIN. Azalene JAMES MARTIN died at her home in El Centro, Calif., July 19. She was born at Rush, Ark., April 28, 1923. Her parents were the late Jess and Audria MEDLEY JAMES. Survivors include her husband Earl MARTIN of the home. Four sister, Nadine GOODALL, Summit, Ark., Rosa POOL, Seal Beach, Calif., Sue ROCHILITZ, Arcata, Calif., Lila JAMES, Seal Beach, Calif., two brothers, Manuel JAMES, Springfield, Mo., Fred JAMES, Harrison, Ark. She was preceded in death by a son, Jessie CARTER. Crematory services were performed at Hem Brothers Mortuary July 20, Elcentro, Calif. She requested that contributions be sent to Crippled Children's Association, 935 Broadway, Elcentro, Calif. 92243. There will be private funeral services at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery at a later date. [Grave is marked Azalene CARTER].
BLAIR, COX, CRANFORD, DAVIDSON, DIXON, JOHNSON, JONES, MAJORS, PRUITT, REID, WENDLAND
Death Date Tuesday, August 23, 1983
Boone County Headlight, September 1, 1983 Issue: Gus JOHNSON, 88, of Rural Harrison. Gus R. JOHNSON, 88, of Route 7, Harrison died Wednesday at the Boone County Hospital. He was born July 1, 1895 in Marion County, a son of Ben C. and Amy Jane REID JOHNSON. He was a retired custodian and had lived in Boone County 53 years. He is survived by his widow, Jessie P. MAJORS JOHNSON of the home; a son, George W. JOHNSON of Harrison; two daughters, Ann Sue JOHNSON PRUITT of Andover, Kan., and Anna Charlene JOHNSON BLAIR of Omaha; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two daughters, two sisters and four brothers. Funeral services were Friday at 10 a.m. at the Christeson Funeral Home with Rev. Omar Kindall officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Christeson Funeral Home. Pallbearers were be Oscar DAVIDSON, Vaughn JONES, Jim WENDLAND, Troy CRANFORD, Dean COX and Cecil DIXON.
JAMES, OTT, WHITSON, WOOD
Death Date Friday, September 23, 1983
(Death Date is NP issue date) The Baxter Bulletin, September 23, 1983 Issue: Garland W. JAMES, of Yellville. Garland W. JAMES, 73, a native of Yellville, died Saturday at the Marion County Nursing Home. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Burns Funeral Home Chapel in Yellville with the Rev. Bill Griffith and the Rev. Wayne E. James officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Doyle WOOD, Russell JAMES, William JAMES, Virgil OTT, Jr., Bobby Joe OTT and John JAMES. Mr. JAMES was a food inspector for the United States Department of Agriculture. He was a deacon at Yellville First Baptist Church, a member of the American Legion and a veteran of World War II. He was born March 28, 1910 to John Edwards JAMES and Louisa Jane WHITSON JAMES. Survivors include his wife, Addie OTT JAMES of Yellville; one brother, Troy E. JAMES of Yellville; one sister, Edith OTT of Yellville; two sons, Billy H. JAMES of Dallas Texas and Wayne E. JAMES of Petersburg, Vir.; and six grandchildren. Arrangements were by Burns Funeral Home.
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