Funeral Services Announced for 2 Yell Co. Homicide Victims

YELL COUNTY, Ark.- - YELL COUNTY, Ark. (KARK) -- Funeral arrangements for two victims of a May 11 triple homicide have been set, according their obituaries on Cornwell Funeral Homes website.

Rita Carol Miller, 61, and Ciera Chyanne Miller, 17, were shot to death outside a home on Gum Springs Rd. in Chickalah.

Local sheriff's deputy Lt. Kevin Mainhart, 46, also died that day, while trying to arrest the suspect in the case. His funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Russellville.

Rita and Ciera will have joint services. Their funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 19, 2017 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Their visitation service will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the chapel.

The Miller family is accepting donations to help them pay for the funeral expenses. Anyone who would like to help can send donations to:

Cornwell Funeral Home
Miller Family Expenses
207 Quay Street
Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834

You can access the Online Guest Book and Condolences here. 


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