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

Leon McCoy (Brasier)

Tuesday, September 8th, 1925 - Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Leon (Brasier) McCoy, 93, of Barling, AR passed away on Monday April 15, 2019 in a local hospital. She was born September 8, 1925 in Danville, AR to Charlie and Esther (King) Brasier. She was a retired cook for the Fort Smith Public School System and a member of the Bluff Ave. Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Justin McCoy, her parents, one daughter, Linda Nicodemus and one son, Larry McCoy.
She is survived by one son, Gary McCoy of Yorktown, VA; one son-on-law, Ronald Nicodemus of Fort Smith; five grandchildren, David Nicodemus of Fort Smith, Rachael Nicodemus Owens of Spiro, Connie Gates of Goodyear, AZ, Vance and Roger McCoy; five great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Don McCoy of Birta, AR and one sister in law, Emmy Brasier of King City, CA.
Funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Friday April 19, 2019 at Ocker-Putman Funeral Home Chapel of Fort Smith with burial in U.S. National Cemetery of Fort Smith.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth and Bill McCoy, Alex Gray, Cameron Ezell, Guy Gates and Josh Owens.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association 1732 Moberly Lane, B Bentonville, AR 72712.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 18th, 2019 | 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Thursday, April 18th, 2019 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Ocker Putman Funeral Home
    4500 Jenny Lind
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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  • Service

    Friday, April 19th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, April 19th, 2019 11:00am
    Ocker Putman Funeral Home
    4500 Jenny Lind
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Michael McCoy
  • Interment

    U.S. National Cemetery
    6th and Garland
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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Posted at 05:50am
Mycondolences to the family. Continue to let your fond memories warm your hearts as you await the fulfillment of God’s promise to resurrect our loved ones. John 5:28, 29


Posted at 10:08pm
May you find comfort in knowing that your dear one is safe in the memory of God, who will remember every detail about her and bring her back again. “God is close to the brokenhearted; he saves those who are crushed in spirit.”​—Psalms 34, verses 18-19.


Posted at 04:32pm
May the family of Leon McCoy please accept my sincere condolences hoping you find comfort in God's words at Acts 24:15 and Psalm 37:29.

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