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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Lena Graves

Lena Mae Graves (Glass)

Friday, March 3rd, 1933 - Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Lena Mae Graves, 85 of Van Buren passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 in a local nursing home. She retired from Arkansas Best Corporation in Fort Smith and was a member of Grand Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Madge (Rogers) Glass; a daughter Leighanne Graves Parker.

She is survived by one daughter Vickie Jones and husband Wayne of Van Buren; two grandchildren Kristi Jones of Van Buren and Brad Jones and wife Cynthia of Fort Smith; three great-grandchildren Tatum Rainwater of Van Buren, Hudson and Easton Jones both of Fort Smith; four cousins Laverne Nelson of Fayetteville, Louise Hummer of Oklahoma City, Carl Rogers of Washburn and Eugene Rogers of Greenwood; two nieces and two nephews.

Arrangements and cremations are under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. Burial will be at a later date at Fairview Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Crawford County Rehabilitation Activities Fund in Van Buren or Almost Home Shelter in Van Buren
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    Fairview Memorial
    1728 Mission Blvd.
    fayetteville, AR
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Kristi Sowell Williamson

Posted at 12:27pm
Vickie, I will always remember your beautiful mother and how sweet she was to us when we would have a slumber party at your house when we were in elementary school at Sunnymede. It is the hardest thing we do when we lose those we love. Of course, she is not really "lost" -- we know exactly where she is now! I am thinking of you and your family. -- Kristi Sowell Williamson


Posted at 07:25pm
Dear Graves Family, I am so sorry for your loss. When we lose a love one in death it is never easy. During this difficult time may your family find comfort in Gods word the Bible that soon we will see our love ones again. -John 5:28,29

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