Obituary for Marion Gosnell 

Transcribed from Fayetteville Daily Democrat (Fayetteville, Arkansas) – October 20, 1931

M. T. Gosnell Dies at His Home

Marion Franklin Gosnell, 75, dies at 9:30 p. m. Monday at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Porter, 306 South Gregg street.

Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2:30 at the Assembly of God church with Rev. Norman Drank in charge assisted by Rev. Noel Dodd. Burial was in Shady Grove cemetery near Springdale.

Mr. Gosnell was born Aug. 23, 1856 in Newton county. Besides the daughter here he leaves a daughter in California. His wife died a number of years ago.

(Marion Gosnell was my 2nd great uncle)

Obituary for Franklin Baron Phillips 

Published in Spring Valley – Saturday, Feb. 11, 1911

Phillips, Franklin Baron – Franklin Baron Phillips died at his home near Spring Valley. Deceased was a native of North Carolina and was in his 77th year.

Mr. Phillips was an early settler in North-West Arkansas and was one of her prosperous and most respected citizens.

Seven children and wife are left to mourn the loss of a father and husband while the community deplore the removal from its midst of a valuable citizen, neighbor and friend.

The bereaved family have the sympathy of all in this hour of sorrow.

(Franklin Baron Phillips was my 2nd great grandfather)

Obituary for Orval Phillips 

Transcribed from National Road Traveler (Cambridge City, Indiana) – June 25, 1964 

CONNERSVILLE — Orval Phillips, sr., 73 years old, 821 Scott street, died Thursday night. He had been a patient at Fayette Memorial hospital. He came to Connersville 42 years ago from Beatrice, Neb. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Milton Methodist church.

Survivors are his widow, Maggie McCowan Phillips; two daughters, Mrs. Frank Rockafellow, Rural Route 5, and Mrs. Ray Adams of Largo, Fla.; a son, Orville, jr., Rural Route 1, Milton; a sister, Mrs. Walter Gillis, of Auburn, Neb.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services for Mr. Phillips were at 1 p. m. Monday at Myers funeral home with Rev. Glen Beck and Rev. Grover Housman officiating. Burial was in Dale cemetery.

(Orval Phillips was my great uncle.)