Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home and Memorial Park

History
At Griffin Leggett Funeral Homes & Memorial Parks, our story spans more than a century. It is a proud tradition, an honorable heritage and a history that we share with the communities we serve. Our experience guides our care, and our history reminds us that we are first and foremost a family serving families — we are people to depend on. In fact, Griffin Leggett Funeral Homes were named ‘Best of the Best’ funeral homes in 1998 by readers of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

Community Involvement
At Griffin Leggett, we take pride in being part of the communities we serve. In addition to providing professional and caring funeral service to Arkansas families, we are proud to offer the use of our facilities to local organizations for meetings or get-togethers. We also provide grief seminars and support groups, memorial services, hospice programs and a Memorial Tree program to remember loved ones during the holidays.

Our Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Location
Healey & Roth Funeral Home was founded in 1905. In 1974, it merged with Griffin Leggett Funeral Home, which was established in 1936. The strong traditions of Griffin Leggett and those of Healey & Roth combined to create an establishment capable of providing unparalleled professional and personal service to Little Rock families. At Griffin Leggett, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. Griffin Leggett also offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility.


Our Obituaries

Robert L. Fabing

November 15, 1969 - October 21, 2017

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Lena Grace Holman

January 11, 1931 - October 20, 2017

Lena “Grace” Holman, 86, of Cabot, Arkansas peacefully went to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family on October 20, 2017. Born and raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area, she met the love of her life, Wayne and started a family she loved dearly. She later moved to Arkansas to be closer to her daughter and grandchildren.Grace was preceded in death by her parents and husband...
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Doris Nye

July 21, 1928 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Delois Shelton

December 1, 1928 - October 17, 2017

Delois Dian Shelton, 88, of North Little Rock passed away October 17, 2017. Born December 1, 1928 to the late Mr. and Mrs. M.H. Baldwin in Caddo Gap, Arkansas, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all. She was married in 1945 to the late Walter Shelton. She was a lifelong member of Levy United Methodist Church.She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three...
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Ronald D. Holbrook

August 10, 1944 - October 17, 2017

Ronald D. Holbrook, 73, of Sherwood passed away Tuesday, October 17. Ron was born and raised in North Little Rock to parents Omer and Bernice Hazel Holbrook along with his brother, Jerry. Ron was a member of the Nazarene faith. Ron was a millworker and worked as a Crop Duster mechanic for many years. He was a hardworking man whose greatest achievement was being a wonderful husband, Dad and Papa...
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John W. Walker

March 25, 1945 - October 17, 2017

John Wayne Walker, 72, of North Little Rock went home to glory Wednesday, October 17, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. John was born in Lonoke to Dorthy L Walker and the late John Daniel Walker. John graduated from Lonoke High School in 1963 and two years later joined the Arkansas Army National Guard where he proudly served our country until retiring in 2003. Though retired, he felt he had more to...
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Dorothy Collie

January 27, 1932 - October 14, 2017

DOROTHY CORRINE COLLIE, 85, of North Little Rock passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017. She was born January 27, 1932 in Dallas, Texas to Mary Smith Jones and Robert Jones.She retired after 35 years as a checker at Safeway and Harvest Foods where she made lifelong friends. She started a second career working at Metro Disaster Specialists for several more years. She was a member of Lakewood...
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Tracy P. DOBBINS, Sr.

April 14, 1926 - October 14, 2017

Tracy Paul Dobbins, Sr., 91, of Jacksonville, passed away October 14, 2017.He was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Jane Dobbins; and daughter, Cheryl Brewer.Mr. Dobbins was a World War II Navy veteran and retired after serving 26 years. He is survived by daughter, Deborah Adams (Morris), of Florida; son, Tracy Dobbins, Jr. (Debi), of Jacksonville; brothers, Alfred Dobbins and Neil Dobbins,...
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Joylea B. George

December 15, 1933 - October 12, 2017

JOYLEA B. GALLOWAY GEORGE, 83, of North Little Rock, went to be with her Lord Oct. 12, 2017.She was born Dec. 15, 1933, in North Little Rock, to Charles and Julia Galloway. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arnold D. George Jr.; one brother, Hermon Galloway; and two sisters, Bernus Price and Helen Moehrig. Joylea graduated from Little Rock Central High School. She retired...
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Emma D. FRAZIER

October 21, 1938 - October 12, 2017

Emma Dolores Frazier, 78, of Sherwood, Arkansas, went to be with her Lord on October 12, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia on October 21, 1938. Dolores enjoyed spending time with family, camping, fishing, traveling and spending time outdoors. In recent years, she enjoyed fun activities with her new friends at Parkstone Place Retirement Center.She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill,...
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John A. Griggs

March 17, 1939 - October 10, 2017

John Archie Griggs came into this world on March 17, 1939, his older brother's 7th birthday. He was born at home, like all of his siblings, in a farm tenant house at Greasy Corner, near Hughes, in Saint Francis County, Arkansas. The majority of his adult life was lived in North Little Rock, AR where he raised his family. A major event occurred in his life in 1944 when he was burned at the...
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Guyndal Ralph Stewart

September 17, 1944 - October 8, 2017

Guyndal Ralph Stewart, 73 of Jacksonville, passed away on October 8, 2017. He was born to Oral & Wilma Stewart on September 17, 1944 in Letona, Arkansas. Ralph was a business man in Gravel Ridge for almost 50 years. He and his partner, Gil Cunningham, first began in the grocery store business. They then transitioned into the used car business and ultimately expanding into the tractor...
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Betty Park

December 17, 1939 - September 25, 2017

Betty (Griffin) Sherrod-Park, Msgt (Ret) USAF\ANG passed away September 25, 2017.She was born December 17, 1939, in Keo, Arkansas. Betty graduated North Little Rock High School in 1958. She retired from the Air Force after serving 25 years.She is survived by two sons, Pat Sherrod and wife Debbie of Magalia, California and Anthony Sherrod and wife Sherry of Lonoke; two grandsons, Larry and Billy...
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Cheryl J. Stephenson

September 5, 1946 - September 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Terry Pulliam

August 22, 1937 - September 24, 2017

Terry Pulliam, 80, of Sherwood, Arkansas, died at his residence on September 24, 2017. He was born August 22, 1937 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to Thomas and Lottie Pulliam of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas.He worked at Stone Container for thirty-four years, and later operated a successful car lot. He is a member of Faith Baptist Church of Cabot. Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Wilda Ruth...
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Lana Powers

August 25, 1957 - September 24, 2017

Lana Marie Powers, 60, of North Little Rock passed away from pneumonia on Sunday, September 24, 2017. She was born in Kansas City, MO, on August 25, 1957, to the late Cathryn Cooper and the late Joe Norton. Lana graduated from Harrison High School. She was employed by US Pizza Co. for approximately 40 years, first as a restaurant manager, then as corporate office manager, and later as a location...
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Margaret Colleen Hensley

August 22, 1935 - September 23, 2017

Colleen Hensley, 82, of Little Rock passed away peacefully at Baptist Health Medical Center on Saturday, September 23rd. She was born in Rose Bud, Arkansas to Alonzo and Mildred Martin. A longtime resident of Little Rock, Colleen worked for AT&T for forty two years. She lived in Quitman the last years of her life to be closer to her family.Collen is preceded in death by her parents; her...
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James E. Sinkey

January 27, 1936 - September 21, 2017

James Elmer Sinkey Sr.(Jimmy) 81, of North Little Rock, Arkansas went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September, 21, 2017 after a brief illness.Services to honor his life will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 beginning with visitation at 1:00 p.m. followed by his funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Road North Little...
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Dorothy A. Reaves

March 14, 1928 - September 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Naomi K. Grimes

August 24, 1934 - September 17, 2017

On Sept. 17, 2017 Naomi Katheleen Grimes, 83, changed her membership from Country Chapel Church to Heaven.She was born to Ora Gail and Mildred Lewis Ploughe on Aug. 24, 1934 in Tipton County, Indiana.She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Grimes, her parents, three brothers, Vern, Gene and Danny Ploughe and one sister Waneta Ploughe Wallace.She is survived by eight children, Robert...
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Laura M. Hinspeter

September 14, 1918 - September 14, 2017

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Martha Koubalene Gould

May 7, 1926 - September 12, 2017

Martha “Koby” Gould, 91, of North Little Rock, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Born May 7, 1926, she was the daughter of the late William and Lorena McGary, of Heber Springs.Koby married Roger P. Gould in 1946. They enjoyed 55 years of marriage and raised two children, Roger Wade and Sharon Ann. Through the years, Koby enjoyed boating, fishing and camping with her family...
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Janis Lee Klein

March 23, 1944 - September 12, 2017

Janis Lee Klein, 73 of Lonoke, passed away September 12, 2017. She was born to Philip and Dorothy Klein on March 23, 1944 in Waco, Texas. Janis considered herself a Texan, even though she lived most of her life in Arkansas. When it came time for her and her mother to take up residence in a long-term care home, they moved to Golden Years Manor in Lonoke, AR. Several years after her mother passed...
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Tracy Frances Klun

October 11, 1961 - September 11, 2017

Tracy Frances Klun peacefully passed away with her family by her side on September 11, 2017 in Sherwood, AR at the age of 55.Tracy was born October 11, 1961 in N. Little Rock, to Charles and Nell Hudson, received an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Arkansas in 1984 and started working at Texas Instruments as a Process Engineer. She married Michael Klun in 1989, moved to...
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Joseph Phillips

August 16, 1939 - September 10, 2017

Joseph E. “Joe” Phillips, 78, of Lonoke, passed away September 10, 2017, at his home.He was born August 16, 1939, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Galloway and Geneva Phillips. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Joseph Phillips, Jr., seven brothers and two sisters.Joe worked for N.O. Nelson, Crain and Consolidated Pipe and Supply. He loved to sing, play music with his friends...
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Willie E. Mathis

August 9, 1921 - September 10, 2017

Willie Ella Mathis, age 96, died peacefully on September 10, 2017 at North Metro Hospital in Jacksonville, AR, after a brief struggle with cancer. Willie was born August 9, 1921, Marianna, AR, the daughter of London and Ella Reader Walker. Willie is survived by her 5 daughters and 1 son, Bertha Jones; Lena Birmingham; Shirley Kelly (Moses) all of Rochester, NY and Diana Sanders (Napoleon) of...
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Henry L. Cooper

February 18, 1939 - September 9, 2017

Henry L. Cooper, 78, of North Little Rock passed away on Saturday, September 9th. Born in Wynne, Arkansas to parents William Floyd Cooper and Jewell Mobley Cooper, Henry was a 1957 graduate of Batesville High School and attended Hendrix College for two years before transferring and graduating with a B.A. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1962. He spent 30 years with...
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Henry L. Cooper

February 18, 1939 - September 9, 2017

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Henry Lynn Vance

October 25, 1949 - September 6, 2017

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Betty INGRAM

April 21, 1931 - September 5, 2017

If I can stop one heart from breaking,I shall not live in vain;If I can ease one life the aching,Or cool one pain,Or help one fainting robinUnto his nest again,I shall not live in Vain.-Emily Dickenson, 1864 This was a favorite poem of Betty's. If a person had a motto to live by, the words in the poem wereBetty's. Regardless of the need, Betty would do what she could to help ease a person...
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Joan C. Weddle

February 21, 1942 - September 3, 2017

Joan C. Weddle , 75, of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2017. She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on February 21, 1942 to parents Samuel J. and Dora E. Hickson, who preceded her in death. She was a devoted member of St. Jude’s the Apostle Catholic Church in Jacksonville for many years and volunteered her help with their card ministry. Joan was a...
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Elroy John Hoggard

July 10, 1923 - September 1, 2017

E.J. “Buster” Hoggard, age 94, of Rose Bud, Arkansas, departed this life September 1, 2017.He was born July 10, 1923, in DeValls Bluff, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Ella Hoggard and one son, Ronald Frank Hoggard.He retired from the Army where he served in World War II during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He drove a charter bus for the Arkansas...
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Donald Harold Stewart

February 7, 1949 - August 31, 2017

Donald Harold Stewart, 68 of Jacksonville, passed away August 31, 2017. He was born February 7, 1949 to Bluford and Edna Stewart in England, AR.He is preceded in death by his brothers, Milton Stewart, Edgar Stewart, Billy Joe Stewart; his sister, Ida Jeanette Knapp; his step-children, Rosa Jane Reveas, Burt Wolf; and his parents.He is survived by his loving wife, Jean Stewart; his children, Mike...
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William Calvin Glover

July 2, 1945 - August 26, 2017

William Calvin (Dub) Glover, Jr. died at age 72, Saturday, August 26, 2017. He was born July 2, 1945 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dub was preceded in death by his wife Debbie Higgins Glover, father William Calvin Glover, and mother Wilma Latta Glover Smith. He is survived by his son Lance Glover and wife Jessie of Rogers; son Derek Glover of Jacksonville; grandsons William Calvin Glover III and...
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James Matthew Aubrey

June 27, 1990 - August 25, 2017

JAMES “MATTHEW” AUBREY, 27, of North Little Rock passed away on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Born on June 27, 1990 to parents James Michael and Starlia Aubrey, Matt was a 2009 graduate of North Little Rock High School.Matt loved always being on the go, especially to Arkansas Travelers baseball games and horseback riding. He loved to people watch, especially pretty girls. Matt brought out...
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Erma Evelyn Davidson

August 14, 1920 - August 22, 2017

Erma Evelyn Taylor Davidson, age 97, a resident of Bedford, Texas, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Erma was born August 14, 1920, in Houston, Arkansas to Luther and Florence Elsberry Taylor. She graduated from Lepanto Arkansas High School in 1938 and continued her education at Chillicothe Business College in Chillicothe, Missouri. She married Harold Lloyd...
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Robert J. Siebert

October 2, 1985 - August 18, 2017

Robert J. Siebert, 31, of Sherwood, was born on October 2, 1985, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He departed this life on August 18, 2017.He is survived by his parents, John and Vicki Siebert of Sherwood, his sister, Kristina Brand (Larry) of Austin, Arkansas, grandmother, Nita Jasper of Sherwood, and the true light of his life, his niece, Olivia Grace Brand. He also leaves behind a host of family and...
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Emily Bernice Carrigan

April 7, 1924 - August 13, 2017

Emily Bernice Roberts Carrigan passed away Sunday, August 13 at Sherwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, North Little Rock. Bernice, as she was known, battled Alzheimer’s Disease for many years, but will be remembered for her warmth, dignity, and kindness. The youngest of three children, Bernice was the daughter of Cecil and Taylor Roberts of Little Rock. She attended Little Rock...
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Harold O. Studie

May 27, 1929 - August 13, 2017

Harold Studie, 88 of Quitman, passed away August 13, 2017. He was born to John and Annie Studie on May 27, 1929 in Lead Hill, Arkansas. He was a US Army veteran, Native American of the Cherokee Tribe and retired banker. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Emma Gene Studie; and a host of friends. He will be laid to rest at Rest Hills Memorial Park.
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Doris Jean Spence

June 15, 1931 - August 11, 2017

Doris Jean Spence, age 86, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. She was born June 15, 1931, in Stockton, California, to Clarence Wesley Ball Everett and Lillian May Natzke Everett.If you knew Jean you knew her love of God, country and family. She was a devoted wife of 47 years and loved her children and family dearly. She worked for many years at Union Life Insurance Company of Little Rock,...
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Rita Holman

February 18, 1958 - August 10, 2017

Rita Holman, 59, of North Little Rock, passed away August 10, 2017. She was born February 18, 1958 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Thomas and Mary McGarity Myrick. Rita truly loved the Amboy Food Pantry, in North Little Rock, and its mission. She was also a loving mother and wife.She is preceded in death by her two sons; Matthew David Holman, and Andrew T. Zimmerman. She is survived by her husband,...
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Richard F. Maher

September 14, 1929 - August 9, 2017

Richard F. Maher, 87, of North Little Rock, passed away on Wednesday August 9, 2017, at Malvern, Ark.Richard was born September 14, 1929, in Alton, IL, to Fred and Helen (Meyer) Maher. He grew up in Pine Bluff, AR, and graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1947. On August 20, 1954, he married the former Viola Susan Brown, of Pine Bluff, in Upper Darby, PA. Richard was proudly employed as a...
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Jack E. Ott

May 7, 1939 - August 7, 2017

Jack Ervin Ott of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away at home August 7 at age 78. Born in Brinkley, Arkansas on May 7, 1939 to Zola Edna Kynion and Alva Jackson Ott, Jack was known for his ready smile, quick wit, and love of adventure. A lifelong mechanic, Jack was the inaugural president of the Quarter Miler’s Hot Rod Club, and with his brother raced a dragster and his prized 1931 Chrysler...
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Mary Ellen Thompson

January 27, 1920 - August 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Memorial Park, North Little Rock, AR.
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Mark Otto

April 15, 1971 - August 6, 2017

Mark Stephen Otto, 46, of Cabot passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 6, 2017, surrounded by his family, fiancée and many dear friends. He lived life to the fullest and was bursting with happiness anticipating exciting new plans for the near future with his fiancée and family.Mark loved sports, favoring the cowboys, Cubs, Dodgers and, of course, the Razorbacks. He like to bet...
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Dorothy L. Hackler

September 22, 1928 - August 6, 2017

Dorothy Rose Leehy Hackler, 88, of North Little Rock went to be with the Lord on August 6, 2017. She was a member of the Levy United Methodist Church and worked as a legal secretary for the WL&J Law Firm for 44 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and flower gardening.Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband of 17 years, Harold Hackler, parents, Mr. & Mrs. A. H....
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Bobby Morden

May 29, 1970 - August 4, 2017

Bobby Morden, 47, of Sherwood, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017. He was born May 29, 1970, in North Little Rock to Billy and Linda Morden. He is preceded in death by his brother, Randy Morden.Bobby worked at Wright’s Cabinets in Jacksonville for almost thirty years, serving as president for the last several years. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Jacque Lyles Morden; children,...
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John W. King

June 29, 1940 - August 1, 2017

John W. King, 77 of North Little Rock, passed away August 1,2017. He was born June 29, 1940 in Ashport, Tennessee to Ashley & Ruth King. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Anna V. King. John retired from TWA after 29 years. He was a volunteer with Missions: AR Church in a Day, Kosovo, Germany, Matamoros, Romania, and AR Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief since 1991. He is also...
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Muriel Tyler Ogdon

December 25, 1929 - July 31, 2017

Muriel Tyler Ogdon of Sherwood, Arkansas, age 87, passed away due to complications of Alzheimer’s dementia on July 31, 2017. Muriel was born in Quitman, Arkansas on December 25, 1929.She was preceded by her husband, Thomas William Ogdon; her granddaughter, Laura Ogdon; ten brothers and sisters; and her parents, Oliver and Ada Rice Tyler of Quitman.Muriel is survived by her sister, Fern...
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Eugene J. Goss

April 28, 1924 - July 30, 2017

Eugene J. “Gene” Goss, age 93, of Sherwood, AR went to his heavenly reward on July 30, 2017. He was born April 28, 1924 in Malvern, Arkansas to H. G. and Lela Goss. His parents, two brothers, James C. and Robert W., two sisters, Dorothy Deere and Melba Cook; his first wife, Loraine and daughter, Rebecca Goss predeceased him.Gene served his country in the U. S. Navy in the South...
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Alita C. Kalamasz

February 3, 1954 - July 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Richard Dix Stewart

April 29, 1928 - July 26, 2017

Richard Dix Stewart, 89, of North Little Rock died on Wednesday, July 26th. He was born in Dallas, Texas to parents Quinton Stewart, Sr. and Minna Nebling Stewart Bray. He was a graduate of Central High School and a longtime resident of North Little Rock. Richard joined the United States Marine Corps, serving as a Drill Instructor in San Diego during the Korean War. He retired from Kraft...
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Jimmy Dow Griswood

August 20, 1948 - July 25, 2017

Jimmy Griswood, 68, of North Little Rock, Arkansas arrived in heaven on July 25, 2017. His family was with him as he passed. He was born in Morrilton, Arkansas on August 20, 1948 to James Forrest and Reba Griswood. He is preceded in death by his father, Forrest.Jim honorably served in the United States Marine Corps, H Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry during 1969-1970. After serving in the...
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Elizabeth Johnston

September 16, 1941 - July 19, 2017

Elizabeth “Betty” Campbell Johnston, of Sherwood, Arkansas returned to her Creator on July 19, 2017. She was born Sept 16, 1941 in Concordia, Kansas.Betty was married to her husband, Harvey, for 53 years and was a retired school teacher in the Sherwood area Elementary Schools.She was preceded in death by her parents JC and Maurine Campbell, brother Jim Campbell and sister Jeannie...
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Arlene Mae Worms

July 18, 1927 - July 18, 2017

“Arlene Mae (Golick) Worms, of North Little Rock, passed away peacefully at the Hospice Home Care, West Little Rock, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 – her 90th birthday. She was born July 18, 1927, in New Baden, Illinois, the daughter of the late Anthony and Irene Golick. She married Lt. Col. Delmar A. Worms, USAF, Ret., of Mascoutah, Illinois, on February 14, 1946, and they remained...
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Thad B. Spence

May 30, 1924 - July 14, 2017

Thad Burke Spence, 93, of North Little Rock passed away Friday, July 14, 2017. He was born in Hoxie, Arkansas to parents Ernest H. and Mary Spence. Thad graduated from North Little Rock High School, attended Hendrix College and graduated from the University of Arkansas. He served his country in the Army Air Corp during WWII as a radio operator and rear tail gunner on the B-24’s. Thad was...
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Thad B. Spence

May 30, 1924 - July 14, 2017

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Billy Joe Magby

October 22, 1927 - July 9, 2017

Billy Joe (Bill J.) Magby 89, of Sherwood, AR passed away at his home Sunday July 9th, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Albert Lee David and Roberta Elizabeth Martin Magby and his 5 Sisters and 3 brothers. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mary Gunter Magby, his daughter Maribeth Magby of Sherwood, son Mark Magby (son K.C.) of Atlanta, Georgia, Mike Magby (Rita) of...
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Julie Ann Williams

August 5, 1945 - July 5, 2017

Julie Ann (Griffin) Williams, of Beebe, passed away July 5, 2017. She was born to Paul & Christina (Mobbs) Griffin in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is survived by her daughters, Tina Lee Allen, and Brandy Marie (Ketchum) Lindsey; her sister, Betty (Griffin) Park; four grandsons; one granddaughter; five great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no...
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Francis J. Kelly

February 7, 1933 - July 4, 2017

Francis J. “Frank” Kelly, 84, died July 4, 2017, after a brief hospital stay. He was a resident of Little Rock who was born on February 7, 1933, in Baltimore, Maryland, where he was raised by his mother, Margaret Ann and sister Charlotte. As a 17-year-old recruit, he joined the U.S. Air Force beginning service as a cook but quickly working to become a mechanic on B52s and Fighter...
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Elizabeth A. DANIEL

July 22, 1937 - June 28, 2017

Elizabeth Angelina “Liz” Ferrell Daniel, age 79, of North Little Rock, passed away June 28, 2017. She was a life-long resident of North Little Rock. She married Irvin S. “Irv” Daniel and they were married for 59 years.Liz is survived by her husband and her four children: Marc Daniel (Michelle), Kay Wigington (Terry), Julie Campbell (Gerald) and Kevin Daniel; seven...
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Bernie L. COX

November 23, 1923 - June 27, 2017

Bernie Lee Cox, 93, of North Little Rock, died June 27, 2017. Born November 23, 1923 in Billstown, Pike County, Arkansas, he was the son of Dewey and Elsie Copeland Cox. A veteran of World War II, he served in the United States Army from July 1943 until January 1945 and was wounded in Saipan June 29, 1944. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.He retired from the Arkansas Highway...
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Marshall D. Smith

November 18, 1936 - June 26, 2017

Marshall D Smith, 80, of Vilonia went to be with the Lord on June 26, 2017. Born in North Little Rock, he loved serving in his community through his banking career, service in government, and his church. Marshall was a retired banker of 42 years. He began his career at First American Bank in Little Rock and retired as president of Centennial Bank of Jacksonville. Marshall was one of the longest...
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Jay Michael Robison

November 12, 1950 - June 26, 2017

Jay Michael Robison, Sr. of Sherwood, Arkansas, passed away on June 26, 2017 due to complications of diabetes. He was born November 12, 1950, in Houston, Texas to James Leon and Gloria Germaine Robison. Jay was preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by his beloved wife Renee Robison, son Jay Michael Robison, Jr. (Lisa) of Sherwood, daughter Neely Ann Kimbrell (Andy) of Little Rock,...
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Carla Jones

March 2, 1937 - June 24, 2017

Carla Jean Jones, 80, of Sherwood, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. She was born March 2, 1937, in Stuttgart, Arkansas, to the late Lloyd and Irma (Erstine) Nofziger.The life of this woman was filled with experiences not common today. Foremost, Carla was committed to a loving marriage of sixty years. Carla’s interests included family genealogy, a love for the written word and...
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James Clyde Ellis

November 21, 1947 - June 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Richard T. Knight

October 13, 1952 - June 15, 2017

Richard T. Knight, age 64, passed away on June 15th, 2017. He was born October 13, 1952 in Ft. Smith, AR to Travis and Nan Knight.He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Rodenburg.He is survived by his sisters, Linda (Rick) Lane and Lisa (Charles) Horst, two nieces Robyn Graham and Pam McFalls and one nephew Todd Horst. Also survived by four great-nephews: Tyler and Brady...
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John M. Smithson

March 23, 1942 - June 9, 2017

John Max Smithson of Sherwood, AR, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 9, 2017. John was born in Little Rock, AR, on March 23, 1942. He is predeceased by his parents, Claude and Frances Smithson and survived by his wife, Judy Hurley Smithson, sons John David Smithson and Michael Smithson, and granddaughter Kiera Smithson. John was a Sherwood businessman who was a 32nd degree Mason. He...
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Clifford Thomas Dunn

December 15, 1953 - June 6, 2017

Clifford Thomas Dunn (Tom), age 63, passed away June 6, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was born in Palestine, Texas, and lived the majority of his life in Little Rock, El Dorado and Fayetteville.He is the son of Clifford Thomas Dunn, Sr. (deceased) and Betty Jo (BJ) Allen of Little Rock.He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a degree in accounting, and spent most of...
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Bruce Fintoski

June 7, 1942 - June 4, 2017

Bruce J. Fintoski, age 74, passed away peacefully on June 4th, 2017. He was born June 7th, 1942 in Chicago, IL to Joseph and Grace Finn. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and retired from the United States Post Office. He is preceded in death by his brother and his parents. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; his three sons; his brother and sister; his four step children; many...
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Gordon E. MARANDO

January 13, 1933 - June 4, 2017

Gordon E. Marando, 84, of Cabot passed away Sunday, June 04, 2017. He was born on January 13, 1933 in Sutton, Massachusetts to parents Butch and Althea Marando. Gordon served his country in the United States Air Force and latter retired from the Remington Arms Company.Gordon is preceded in death by his first wife, Rebecca Marando in addition to his parents, brother Al of Connecticut, brothers,...
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Gordon E. MARANDO

January 13, 1933 - June 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Edith Stout Childers

August 24, 1927 - June 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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James T. Briley

March 12, 1945 - May 29, 2017

James T. Briley, Jr., 72, of Little Rock went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, May 29th. He was born in Little Rock on March 12, 1945 to parents Lorene and James T. Briley, Sr. who preceded him in death. Jim was a member of Church of the Word. He retired from the Planning Department of the City of North Little Rock with 15 years of service as a HVACR and Plumbing Inspector and a Life...
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Martha L. Davidson

September 22, 1930 - May 27, 2017

Martha Lou Davidson passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Springhill Baptist Hospital in North Little Rock. She was born September 22, 1930 to Claude and Sarah Maxey, Sr. in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was a homemaker for 64 years. She enjoyed watching game shows and spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her husband, Hiram William Davidson, Sr., her three brothers, and her...
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Mary V. Brooks

May 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Brenda J. Chapman

July 7, 1947 - May 21, 2017

Brenda Chapman, 69, of Searcy, Arkansas passed away on May 21, 2017. She was born July 7, 1947 to the late Thomas Andrew “Andy” Dixon and Julia “Julie” Elizabeth Tennison. She loved caring for animals, was devoted to her family, and was a passionate follower of Christ. She is preceded in death by her parents and by her brothers Fred and Tom Dixon.Left to cherish her memory...
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JoAnn Gravitt

November 12, 1930 - May 20, 2017

JoAnn Love Gravitt, 86, of North Little Rock, passed away on May 20, 2017. She was born November 12, 1930 to the late Bevie and Deal Brown.She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, one sister, her first husband Sterling P. (Buddy) Love, and her second husband Perry Gravitt. She is survived by her son Danny (Lisa) Love, daughter Debbie (Gary Tucker) Love; bonus daughter Jean Svoboda;...
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Orville M. COLEMAN, Jr.

November 17, 1919 - May 19, 2017

Orville M. “Pappy” Coleman, Jr. of North Little Rock, died May 19, 2017. Born November 17, 1919 in Montana, he was the son of Orville M. Coleman, Sr. and Anna E. Houchena Coleman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Terry Coleman; his daughter, Ann Coleman; sister, Enid Alsobrook, and brother, Keith Coleman.He is survived by his daughter, Glenna (James) Sloan; sister, ...
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Marlene Chavers

September 2, 1947 - May 19, 2017

Diedra Marlene Forrest Chavers, 69, of Maumelle, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 19, 2017. She was born in Monticello, Arkansas on September 2, 1947 to parents Ruth and Willie Forrest. Marlene was a member of the New Life Church of North Little Rock.Marlene is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James Henry Chavers. She is survived by her sister Sharon Collier of...
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Berniece Vestal

September 4, 1926 - May 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Natalie Sloan Charles

December 5, 1982 - May 17, 2017

Natalie Sloan Charles, 34, of Benton, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2017. Natalie was born on December 5, 1982, in Little Rock, Arkansas to Mike and Susan Charles.She graduated from Little Rock Christian Academy in 2001. She attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and then in Little Rock, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.Natalie attended the First...
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Wanda L. Hendricks

September 3, 1937 - May 16, 2017

Wanda (Elmore) Hendricks, 79, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. She was born September 3, 1937 in Lonoke, Arkansas to the late Guy and Inez Elmore. She is also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Elmore. Wanda was a member of First United Methodist Church of North Little Rock for 40 years.Wanda is survived by her husband, Leroy Hendricks of 61 years;...
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James R. Roy

December 2, 1938 - May 15, 2017

James “Ron” Roy, 78 Of Sherwood, AR, was born December 2, 1938, in Trumann, AR to Thurel G. and M. Ruth McDaniel Roy ( both deceased). Went to be with the Lord May 15, 2017, He was a descendant of Abraham McDaniel, pioneer family of Craighead County. Griffin/Leggett Rest Hills of Sherwood is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be Friday at 10:00 and funeral at 11:00 at First...
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Cody Simmons

June 25, 1997 - May 14, 2017

Cody Ballard Simmons, 19, of Sherwood passed away on May 14, 2017. He was born on June 25, 1997 in North Little Rock. Cody was a member of the Baptist Church and was employed by U. S. Environmental Services.Cody was an avid duck hunter, turkey hunter and loved jacked up trucks. He eagerly awaited each fall and winter for hunting season to begin. Cody was a good hearted man, he loved his family...
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James Ray Morris

December 20, 1931 - May 13, 2017

James Ray Morris, 85 of North Little Rock, a retired Colonel in the Arkansas National Guard with 32 years of service passed away May 13, 2017. Born on December 20, 1931 in Little Rock, he was the son of Fred and Florence Morris. In 1949, he graduated from Little Rock Central High. He joined the Air National Guard in November 1950. In 1951, James was called into active duty with the 120th...
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William Glenn Bradley

January 21, 1936 - May 12, 2017

William Glenn Bradley, of Little Rock, passed away May 12, 2017, at the age of 81.Glenn was a retired Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force. He loved being in the Air Force and served 23 years. He also retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was of the Baptist Faith.Glenn was preceded in death by his brother, Doyne Bradley, sister, Charlsey Mae and by one son, Jerry Bradley. He is survived by...
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Clyde J. Blomberg

June 28, 1956 - May 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Michael Hargrove

November 13, 1945 - May 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Charles Grady Wetzler

August 26, 1949 - May 10, 2017

Charles Grady Wetzler, age 67, of North Little Rock, passed away May 10, 2017.He was born August 26, 1949, in Little Rock, to E.M. “Gene” and Reba Wetzler. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Robert M. Wetzler and sister, Linda K. Wetzler.Charles was a member of the 1967 graduating class at North Little Rock High School. He was a Board Member and Senior Vice President...
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Lindean Arlene Peach

November 9, 1936 - May 8, 2017

Lindean Arlene Peach, 80 of Sherwood, passed away May 8, 2017. She was born to Arthur and Edna Bare on November 9, 1936 in Bellmont, Ill.Arlene led a very meaningful life and cared for so many. She served at her church, Sylvan Hills First United Methodist for 25 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.She is preceded in death by her loving husband Herschel Peach, Her parents, Arthur ...
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J. B. Boatman

April 14, 1929 - May 4, 2017

J B Boatman, 88, of Sherwood, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017. He was born April 14, 1929 to A.G. and Fluretta Mabry Boatman.J B was born and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas. J B joined the Navy in 1946 and then the U.S. Air Force in 1954. He was a veteran of World War II, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He retired with 20 years of service.Papa loved to spend his time fishing...
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John Franklin HAAG

July 12, 1945 - May 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Matthew Thomas Daniel

May 3, 1975 - April 28, 2017

Matthew “Matt” Thomas Daniel, 41 of Sherwood, left this beautiful earth much too soon in a sudden motorcycle accident on April 28th. Born May 3, 1975, Matt was boisterous and lived life to the fullest and enjoyed every day of his life. No one worked any harder or took such pride in the work he produced. He was the owner and operator of “Flying D Transportation”, as well as...
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Donald W. Chapman

February 11, 1927 - April 28, 2017

Donald W. Chapman of North Little Rock passed away, April 28, 2017, at the age of 90.Don began working for the Missouri Pacific Railroad when he was 16 years old and retired from the Union Pacific Railroad after 43 years. After retirement he loved working in his garden and helping his neighbors.He was preceded in death by his parents, Vern and Nona Bethella Chapman and siblings, Lillian Wilson,...
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Anna Cowsert

June 25, 1925 - April 26, 2017

AnnaRose Cowsert, 91, passed away on April 26th in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Born in Little Rock on June 25, 1925 to parents Alex and Annie Katewitz, AnnaRose graduated Little Rock Senior High School and attended Draughon’s Business School. She worked for a short time at the Arkansas Health Department and US Treasury before marriage and children. She attended Lakewood UMC.AnnaRose lived...
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Wallace C. Cummings

November 10, 1929 - April 18, 2017

Wallace C. Cummings, 87, of North Little Rock passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. He was born November 10, 1929 to the late Lloyd Cummings and Esther Crouse. Wallace is survived by his wife of 65 years, Betty Jo Cummings; two sons, Wallace Cummings Jr. (Denise) and Chris Cummings (Leslie); grandchildren, Jason Cummings (Brooke), Brooke Cummings, Michael Cummings (Kayce) and Casey...
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Joyce Lee Peel

April 21, 1936 - April 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, AR.
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Judy Groth

September 14, 1938 - April 16, 2017

Judy M. Groth, 78 of Austin, AR., passed away April 16, 2017. She was born to Lee and Estille Mears on September 14, 1938 in Cedar Grove, Virginia. Judy was always warm and friendly. She never met a stranger and would give anyone the shirt off her back. Everyone was always welcome & she would feed you too. Judy loved the Lord and was a faithful member of Country Chapel in Ward, AR. She is...
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Susan Stringfellow

October 24, 1948 - April 15, 2017

Susan “Nana Sue” Stringfellow , 68, of North Little Rock passed away Saturday, April 15th. Born in Lake Village, Arkansas to parents Alvin and Vera Dean, she was a resident of North Little Rock for over 47 years. Sue was a feisty woman who knew what she wanted to do and did it. She loved to fish with Jesse and she especially loved spending time with her grandsons and talking with...
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