Alice Marie Jones

F, b. 16 August 1925, d. 27 February 2013
Alice Marie Jones Poteete
Father*Reverand George Elliott Jones b. c 1890
Mother*Loleta Faye Crotchett b. 19 Apr 1900, d. 25 Jul 1999
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name19 August 1945As of 19 August 1945,her married name was Poteete.
  • Alice Marie Jones was born on 16 August 1925 at Plumerville, Conway, Arkansas.
  • She was the daughter of Reverand George Elliott Jones and Loleta Faye Crotchett.
  • Alice Marie Jones married Reverand Raymond Poley Poteete on 19 August 1945 at at the home of her father, Morrilton, Arkansas.
  • Alice Marie Jones died on 27 February 2013 at age 87 Alice Marie Jones Poteete, 87 died Wednesday in Walnut Ridge. She was born August 16, 1925 in Plummerville, Arkansas to Rev. G.E. and Faye Crotchett Jones and had lived most of her life in Lawrence County. She was a graduate of DeSoto, Missouri High School in 1944 and married Gunnersmate 3rd class Raymond Poley Poteete in Morrilton on August 19, 1945. She graduated from Arkansas State University LPN School in 1964 and with an ASN degree in 1974. She moved from Jonesboro in 1966 and retired from Lawrence Memorial Hospital in 1987. She was an organist and member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Raymond P. Poteete (1987); her parents; Rev. G.E. and Faye Jones; son, Raymond Lloyd Poteete; daughters, Karen Cravens Barker and Alice R. Findlay; step-great granddaughter, Macy Moyers; son-in-law, Frankie Cravens; brother-in-laws, J.N. Farish and Ruben Whitley; two brothers and one sister. Survivors include sisters, Loleta Farish of Bella Vista, Mary Whitley of Jonesboro; daughter-in-law, Jana Poteete of Hoxie; son-in-laws, David Findlay of Baytown, TX and Michael Barker of Bay; grandchildren, Melinda Kauffman of Conroe, TX, Chad Harvey of Bay Town, TX, Tyna Bennett of Bono, Thomas Poteete of Fanning Springs, FL and Jennifer Poteete of Hoxie; great grandchildren, Marcus and Amanda Marroquin of Conroe, TX and Brayden and Jaelyn Bennett of Bono; several step-grandchildren, step great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

    Graveside Services will be Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Morrilton, Arkansas with Joel McMasters officiating under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge. Visitation will be Saturday from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge. Pallbearers: Thomas Poteete, Mike Barker, Nathan Bennett, Jacob Mondy, Marcus Marroquin and Chad Harvey.
Census DateLocation
8 April 1930Clifton, Faulkner, ArkansasAlice Marie Jones was listed as a daughter in Reverand George Elliott Jones's household on the 1930 Census at Clifton, Faulkner, Arkansas.1

Children of Alice Marie Jones and Reverand Raymond Poley Poteete

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED23-13. Dwelling 88.

Betty Ann Jones

F, b. 14 January 1930, d. 12 January 1936
Father*Reverand George Elliott Jones b. c 1890
Mother*Loleta Faye Crotchett b. 19 Apr 1900, d. 25 Jul 1999
Census DateLocation
8 April 1930Clifton, Faulkner, ArkansasBetty Ann Jones was listed as a daughter in Reverand George Elliott Jones's household on the 1930 Census at Clifton, Faulkner, Arkansas.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED23-13. Dwelling 88.

James Norton Farish

M, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJames Norton Farish was also known as J. N.

Child of James Norton Farish and Loleta Faye Jones

Rebecca Ann Farish

F, b. 12 November 1946, d. 12 November 1946
Father*James Norton Farish d. b 2013
Mother*Loleta Faye Jones b. 17 Jun 1920
  • Rebecca Ann Farish died on 12 November 1946 at Morrilton, Arkansas.
  • She was born on 12 November 1946 at Morrilton, Arkansas.
  • She was the daughter of James Norton Farish and Loleta Faye Jones.

Reverand Raymond Poley Poteete

M, d. 1987

Children of Reverand Raymond Poley Poteete and Alice Marie Jones

Alice Ruth Poteete

F, b. 18 January 1947, d. 2 February 2008
Father*Reverand Raymond Poley Poteete d. 1987
Mother*Alice Marie Jones b. 16 Aug 1925, d. 27 Feb 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1991As of circa 1991,her married name was Findlay.
  • Alice Ruth Poteete was born on 18 January 1947 at Waldo, Arkansas.
  • She was the daughter of Reverand Raymond Poley Poteete and Alice Marie Jones.
  • Alice Ruth Poteete died on 2 February 2008 at age 61 Alice Ruth Poteete Findlay, 61, of Baytown, Texas, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, after a long battle with cancer.
    She was born Jan. 18, 1947, in Waldo to Raymond P. Poteete and Alice Marie (Jones) Poteete. She was a 1965 graduate of Jonesboro High School and later graduated from Central Baptist College in Conway in 1967. Survivors include her husband of 17 years, David L. Findlay; sons, Chad Elliott Harvey and David Findlay Jr., both of Baytown; daughters, Melinda Anne Brown and Deana Ball, both of Baytown; mother, Alice Poteete of Walnut Ridge; and eight grandchildren. A memorial service was held Tuesday evening at Carter Funeral Chapel with Pastor Cecil Hudson officiating.

Raymond Lloyd Poteete

M, b. 3 August 1951, d. before 2013
Father*Reverand Raymond Poley Poteete d. 1987
Mother*Alice Marie Jones b. 16 Aug 1925, d. 27 Feb 2013

Ruben Ray Whitley

M, d. before 2013
  • Ruben Ray Whitley died before 2013.

Ruby Stiyrne

F, b. 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1922As of circa 1922,her married name was Crotchett.
     Ruby Stiyrne and Earle Crotchett lived between 1926 and 1931 at Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas.

Eunice E. Fuller

F, b. circa 1907
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEunice E. Fuller was also known as Eunice B.
Married Name28 July 1934As of 28 July 1934,her married name was Crotchett.
Census DateLocation
1940Memphis, Shelby, TennesseeEunice E. Fuller was listed as wife in Earle Crotchett's household on the 1940 Census at Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; Roll: T627_3966; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 98-193.

Alta Faye Tilley

F, b. 1909, d. February 1989
Father*W. L. Tilley b. c 1881
Mother*Lillie M. (?) b. c 1890
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlta Faye Tilley was also known as Altyfay.
Married Name18 May 1929As of 18 May 1929,her married name was Crotchett.
Married Name4 December 1947As of 4 December 1947,her married name was Miller.
  • Alta Faye Tilley was born in 1909 at Arkansas.
  • She was the daughter of W. L. Tilley and Lillie M. (?).
  • Alta Faye Tilley married Dale R. Crotchett, son of Alonzo Crotchett and Missouri Johnsten, on 18 May 1929 at North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas.
  • Alta Faye Tilley married Frank Miller on 4 December 1947 at Saline, Arkansas.
  • Alta Faye Tilley died in February 1989.
  • She was buried in February 1989 at Edgewood Cemetery, Pulaski, Arkansas.
    Alta and Dale Crotchett tombstone
Census DateLocation
28 May 1910Perkins, Saline, ArkansasAlta Faye Tilley was listed as a daughter in W. L. Tilley's household on the 1910 Census at Perkins, Saline, Arkansas.1
25 April 1930Guthrie, Logan, OklahomaAlta Faye Tilley was listed as wife in Dale R. Crotchett's household on the 1930 Census at Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma.2
     Alta Faye Tilley had zero children.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED159. Dwelling 434.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED42-8. Dwelling 162-220.

Barney Harris Durham

M, b. circa 1906
Father*(?) Durham d. b 1910
Mother*Martha (?) b. c 1867, d. a Apr 1930
Census DateLocation
12 April 1930Howard, Conway, ArkansasBarney Harris Durham was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Howard, Conway, Arkansas.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED15-9. Dwelling.

Mildred Irene Tamm

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 May 1930As of 1 May 1930,her married name was Crotchett.

Dorothy Marie Manor

F, b. 18 October 1921
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothy Marie Manor was also known as Maynor.
Married Name2 November 1946As of 2 November 1946,her married name was Crotchett.
  • Dorothy Marie Manor was born on 18 October 1921.
  • She married Lloyd Crotchett, son of Alonzo Crotchett and Missouri Johnsten, on 2 November 1946.
  • Dorothy Marie Manor was buried on 12 July 1969 at Edgewood Cemetery, Pulaski, Arkansas.
    Dorothy Marie Crotchett tombstone

Charles Elmore Jenkins

M, b. 18 August 1876, d. 12 January 1949
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles Elmore Jenkins was also known as Charlie.
  • Charles Elmore Jenkins was born on 18 August 1876 at Kansas.
  • He married Anna Missouri Smith, daughter of James Edward Smith and Mary Elizabeth Crotchett, on 23 December 1903 at at the home of her parents, near Hartford, Lyon, Kansas.
  • Charles Elmore Jenkins died on 12 January 1949 at Lyon, Kansas, at age 72.

Alice Jane Todd

F, b. 1 December 1881, d. 23 May 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 March 1915As of 24 March 1915,her married name was Smith.
Census DateLocation
4 April 1930Elmerdaro, Lyon, KansasAlice Jane Todd was listed as wife in Roy Lynn Smith's household on the 1930 Census at Elmerdaro, Lyon, Kansas.1
     Alice Jane Todd had zero children.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-10. Dwelling 43.

William Lewis Nichols

M, b. 31 March 1884, d. 23 August 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Lewis Nichols was also known as Will.
  • William Lewis Nichols was born on 31 March 1884 at County Line Farm, Lyon, Kansas.
  • He married Amy Smith, daughter of James Edward Smith and Mary Elizabeth Crotchett, on 15 February 1907 at Madison, Greenwood, Kansas, also reported as 13 Feb 1907.
  • William Lewis Nichols died on 23 August 1917 at County Line Farm, Lyon, Kansas, at age 33 died of heat stroke hauling water to cattle.

Children of William Lewis Nichols and Amy Smith

Lois Louella Elizabeth Nichols

F, b. 28 February 1908, d. 14 August 1908
Father*William Lewis Nichols b. 31 Mar 1884, d. 23 Aug 1917
Mother*Amy Smith b. 15 Aug 1888, d. 4 Jun 1978
  • Lois Louella Elizabeth Nichols was born on 28 February 1908 at Hartford, Lyon, Kansas.
  • She was the daughter of William Lewis Nichols and Amy Smith.
  • Lois Louella Elizabeth Nichols died on 14 August 1908.

William Lloyd Nichols Sr.

M, b. 13 August 1913, d. 10 March 1989
Father*William Lewis Nichols b. 31 Mar 1884, d. 23 Aug 1917
Mother*Amy Smith b. 15 Aug 1888, d. 4 Jun 1978
  • William Lloyd Nichols Sr. was born on 13 August 1913 at County Line Farm, Hartford, Lyon, Kansas.
  • He was the son of William Lewis Nichols and Amy Smith.
  • William Lloyd Nichols Sr. married Vivian Letitia Muir on 28 November 1937 at at her mother's home, Muir Farm, Hartford, Lyon, Kansas, by Rev. Russell G. Fosmire.
  • William Lloyd Nichols Sr. died on 10 March 1989 at Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, at age 75.
Census DateLocation
4 April 1930Elmerdaro, Lyon, KansasWilliam Lloyd Nichols Sr. was listed as a step-son in Fred C. Smith's household on the 1930 Census at Elmerdaro, Lyon, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-10. Dwelling 34.

Anna Alice LaVern Nichols

F, b. 14 November 1916
Father*William Lewis Nichols b. 31 Mar 1884, d. 23 Aug 1917
Mother*Amy Smith b. 15 Aug 1888, d. 4 Jun 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Alice LaVern Nichols was also known as LaVern.
Married Name24 October 1937As of 24 October 1937,her married name was Martin.
Married Name1 January 1950As of 1 January 1950,her married name was Hulett.
Census DateLocation
4 April 1930Elmerdaro, Lyon, KansasAnna Alice LaVern Nichols was listed as a step-daughter in Fred C. Smith's household on the 1930 Census at Elmerdaro, Lyon, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-10. Dwelling 34.

Fred C. Smith

M, b. circa 1882
Census DateLocation
4 April 1930Elmerdaro, Lyon, KansasFred C. Smith was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Elmerdaro, Lyon, Kansas.1

Child of Fred C. Smith and Amy Smith

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-10. Dwelling 34.

Irvan Thomas Smith

M, b. 19 June 1934, d. 21 June 1934
Father*Fred C. Smith b. c 1882
Mother*Amy Smith b. 15 Aug 1888, d. 4 Jun 1978
  • Irvan Thomas Smith was born on 19 June 1934 at Hartford, Lyon, Kansas.
  • He was the son of Fred C. Smith and Amy Smith.
  • Irvan Thomas Smith died on 21 June 1934.

Vivian Letitia Muir

F, b. 22 October 1913, d. 7 March 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 November 1937As of 28 November 1937,her married name was Nichols.
  • Vivian Letitia Muir was born on 22 October 1913 at Muir Farm, Lyon, Kansas.
  • She married William Lloyd Nichols Sr., son of William Lewis Nichols and Amy Smith, on 28 November 1937 at at her mother's home, Muir Farm, Hartford, Lyon, Kansas, by Rev. Russell G. Fosmire.
  • Vivian Letitia Muir died on 7 March 2000 at Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, at age 86.

Marvin Truman Blankenship

M

Anna Myrtle King

F, b. circa 1888
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bell.
Census DateLocation
20 January 1920Chelsea, Butler, KansasAnna Myrtle King was listed as wife in Walter Amos Bell's household on the 1920 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; Living next door to brother, George.1
9 April 1930Chelsea, Butler, KansasAnna Myrtle King was listed as wife in Walter Amos Bell's household on the 1930 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; living next door to George Bell.2

Children of Anna Myrtle King and Walter Amos Bell

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED9. Dwelling 75.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED8-10. Dwelling 30.

Erma Jean Bell

F, b. 26 February 1913
Father*Walter Amos Bell b. 8 Dec 1885, d. Dec 1964
Mother*Anna Myrtle King b. c 1888
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 February 1951As of 26 February 1951,her married name was Jacobs.
Census DateLocation
20 January 1920Chelsea, Butler, KansasErma Jean Bell was listed as a daughter in Walter Amos Bell's household on the 1920 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; Living next door to brother, George.1
9 April 1930Chelsea, Butler, KansasErma Jean Bell was listed as a daughter in Walter Amos Bell's household on the 1930 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; living next door to George Bell.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED9. Dwelling 75.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED8-10. Dwelling 30.

Willard King Bell

M, b. 28 May 1915, d. 3 December 1939
Father*Walter Amos Bell b. 8 Dec 1885, d. Dec 1964
Mother*Anna Myrtle King b. c 1888
  • Willard King Bell was born on 28 May 1915 at Rosalia, Kansas.
  • He was the son of Walter Amos Bell and Anna Myrtle King.
  • Willard King Bell died on 3 December 1939 at age 24.
Census DateLocation
20 January 1920Chelsea, Butler, KansasWillard King Bell was listed as a son in Walter Amos Bell's household on the 1920 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; Living next door to brother, George.1
9 April 1930Chelsea, Butler, KansasWillard King Bell was listed as a son in Walter Amos Bell's household on the 1930 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; living next door to George Bell.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED9. Dwelling 75.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED8-10. Dwelling 30.

Ralph Elliot Bell

M, b. 14 July 1918, d. 22 March 1920
Father*Walter Amos Bell b. 8 Dec 1885, d. Dec 1964
Mother*Anna Myrtle King b. c 1888
  • Ralph Elliot Bell was born on 14 July 1918 at Rosalia, Kansas.
  • He was the son of Walter Amos Bell and Anna Myrtle King.
  • Ralph Elliot Bell died on 22 March 1920 at age 1 Date of death of Ralph Elliot Bell is 22 Mar 1919 (age 1 1/2 years) in the Tanner Crotchett History. Ralph is included in the 1920 census taken 20 Jan 1920, so the Tanner Crotchett History is probably off a year. If his birth is 14 Jul 1918 (instead of 1917) the age at death is correct.1
Census DateLocation
20 January 1920Chelsea, Butler, KansasRalph Elliot Bell was listed as a son in Walter Amos Bell's household on the 1920 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; Living next door to brother, George.2

Citations

  1. [S1] AR
    "She personally got the information on the Mercer family from Naomi Mercer Niemann" Faye "Crotchett" Jones
    Mrs. G. E. Jones
    Morrilton, Genealogy Crotchett --- Tanner, pg 89.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED9. Dwelling 75.

Marjorie Avis Bell

F, b. 7 December 1921
Father*Walter Amos Bell b. 8 Dec 1885, d. Dec 1964
Mother*Anna Myrtle King b. c 1888
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 August 1940As of 2 August 1940,her married name was Liggett.
Census DateLocation
9 April 1930Chelsea, Butler, KansasMarjorie Avis Bell was listed as a daughter in Walter Amos Bell's household on the 1930 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; living next door to George Bell.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED8-10. Dwelling 30.

Anna Mae Diffendal

F, b. circa 1890
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Mae Diffendal was also known as May Anna.
Married Name16 December 1914As of 16 December 1914,her married name was Bell.
Census DateLocation
20 January 1920Chelsea, Butler, KansasAnna Mae Diffendal was listed as wife in George Riley Bell's household on the 1920 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; Living next door to brother, Walter.1
9 April 1930Chelsea, Butler, KansasAnna Mae Diffendal was listed as wife in George Riley Bell's household on the 1930 Census at Chelsea, Butler, Kansas; living next door to Walter Bell.2

Children of Anna Mae Diffendal and George Riley Bell

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED9. Dwelling 76.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED8-10. Dwelling 30.