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Cora M. Sadler


Cora M. Sadler, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

She was born June 21, 1939 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Ben Brown and the late Opal Thompson Brown.  She was united in marriage on February 27, 1960 in Mena, Arkansas to Nilon E. “Gene” Sadler.  Miss Cora was a childcare provider to many of the children in the area and enjoyed scrapbooking and gardening.   She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.  Miss Cora will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors are children, Jeanice Campbell of Mena, Arkansas, Ben Sadler and wife Angela of Sedalia, Missouri, Daron Sadler and wife Brenda of Searcy, Arkansas; sisters, Mary Ann Brown of Mena, Arkansas, Ruby Boyette and husband Warren of North Carolina; brother, Benny Brown and wife Sally of Alma, Arkansas; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Opal Brown; her husband, Gene Sadler; a sister, Wanda Brown; and 2 brothers, Jerry and John Brown.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Beasley-Wood Chapel with Brother Wayne Fussell officiating.  Interment follows in Nunley Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Wednesday evening, March 11th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Joshua Wright, Kyle Campbell, Benjamin Sadler, Timothy Sadler, Adam Dickson and Michael Jones.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Miss Cora’s Daycare Kids.

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