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Arthur Gary Le­fe­vere

Arthur Gary Le­fe­vere, 70, of Sul­phur Springs, died Sun­day, Sept. 23, 2018, at Cir­cle of Life.

He was born Dec. 13, 1947, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Al­fonse and Helen LaFever Le­fe­vere. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was re­tired from Gravette School Dis­trict, where he worked as a Ti­tle 1 Aide. He had also been a truck driver, school bus driver, CNA, and a so­cial worker in a nurs­ing home in St. Joseph. He was a gifted mu­si­cian and played gui­tar in The Old Town String Band and alto clar­inet in the Bella Vista Com­mu­nity Band. He had a great love of dogs and took in many strays. He was of the Pen­te­costal faith.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents.

He is sur­vived by his wife, Linda of the home; and his brother, Tommy, of Sul­phur Springs.

A cel­e­bra­tion of his life will be held Oct. 5 at the home. Funeral ar­range­ments were by Bella Vista Funeral Home and Cre­ma­tory Inc. in Bella Vista.

Jessie Nadean Londa­gin

Jessie Nadean Londa­gin, 93, of De­catur, Arkansas, our pre­cious mother, rel­a­tive and friend, went home to be with our Lord on Septem­ber 25, 2018. She was born on March 24, 1925, in De­catur, Arkansas to Ralph Luther Austin and Tem­pie Mar­garet Josephine Wil­moth Austin. She was a home­maker while also rais­ing chick­ens for many years. Later, she went to work in the Peter­son Pro­cess­ing Plant in De­catur un­til her re­tire­ment. She loved her fam­ily and friends with all her heart. Nadean also en­joyed singing, sewing, cro­chet­ing, mu­sic and danc­ing. She never met a stranger and was a jolly per­son. Nadean was a won­der­ful mother and home­maker to her chil­dren, their spouses and her grand­chil­dren.

Nadean mar­ried Jim­mie Rus­sow on Fe­bru­ary 10, 1945, and they were mar­ried 25 years un­til his pass­ing on Novem­ber 5, 1970. She re­mar­ried on Novem­ber 17, 1973, to Gil­bert Verne Londa­gin and they en­joyed 20 years of mar­riage un­til his pass­ing on April 7, 1994. Nadean was also pre­ceded in death by her par­ents, Ralph and Tem­pie Austin; two broth­ers, Emmett Austin and Dick Austin; and two sis­ters, Clarice Manos and Ella Ter­hune.

She is sur­vived by a daugh­ter, Con­nie Lash­ley and hus­band Dave of De­catur; son, Jimmy Dale Rus­sow and wife Sharon Sue of De­catur; three grand­sons, Jim­mie Lash­ley and wife An­gela of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, Ja­son Lash­ley and Cody Rus­sow of De­catur; a grand­daugh­ter, Gina Reeves and hus­band Mark of Cal­i­for­nia; six great­grand­sons, Spencer, Bren­dan, Jaxon, Bret­ley, Nathan and T.W.; two great­grand­daugh­ters, Ge­or­gia and Sky­lar; her two faith­ful com­pan­ions, Lady and Molly (her dogs); and nu­mer­ous neph­ews, nieces and friends.

Pall­bear­ers for the ser­vice will be Jim­mie Lash­ley, Ja­son Lash­ley, Cody Rus­sow, Spencer Lash­ley, Bren­dan Lash­ley and Robert L. Austin. Hon­orary pall­bear­ers will be Gina Reeves, Ge­or­gia Lash­ley and Jaxon Lash­ley.

Funeral ser­vices will be at 10:00 a.m., Satur­day, Septem­ber 29, 2018, at Was­son Funeral Home, Siloam Springs with Mr. Bob Tharp of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will fol­low at De­catur Ceme­tery. Visi­ta­tion will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fri­day, Septem­ber 28, 2018, at Was­son Funeral Home, Siloam Springs. To sign the on­line guest­book, visit www.was­son­fu­ner­al­


Sue A. Dun­n­away Woods

Sue A. Dun­n­away Woods, 85, of Bentonville, died Sept. 30 at Mercy Hospi­tal in Rogers.

She was born to W.P. Woods and Fleeta Ga­lyean in Hi­wasse on April 12, 1933, and was a life­long res­i­dent of Ben­ton County. She re­tired af­ter 37 years of ser­vice as a teller for the Bank of Gravett. She was a mem­ber of First Chris­tian Church of Gravette, was a mem­ber of the Or­der of the East­ern Star and was com­mit­ted to her weekly ser­vice to the Sa­mar­i­tan House in Rogers.

She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­bands, Robert H. Du­gan, Billy D. Kelly and James L. Woods; and a daugh­ter, Re­becca Ann Clin­ton.

She is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Mar­garet Jane Wil­ber (Mitchell) of Gravette; step­daugh­ter, Paula An­der­son of Fort Smith; grand­daugh­ters, Heather Fin­ley (Bill), Hidee Dun­can (Kelly), Kam­ron White­head, Kori Wil­ber (John), Kara Kramer (Bran­don), Jor­dan Lehnen and Kate­lyn Yancey (Cody); 13 great­grand­chil­dren; three broth­ers, Charles, Paul and Gary; and one sis­ter, Ann Red.

Funeral ser­vice will be at 1 p.m. Wed­nes­day, Oct. 3, at the Bella Vista Funeral Home Chapel, with Don­ald Miller of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will be at Lee Ceme­tery, Beaty. Ar­range­ments are by Bella Vista Funeral Home and Cre­ma­tory, Bella Vista.



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