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Lois Reatha Hoover

Hoover-pic-1Lois Reatha Hoover, age 97, of Mena passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas.

She was born September 10, 1917 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Monroe Hines Lenard and the late Sarah Savana Egger Lenard.  Lois enjoyed crocheting and being with her family and friends, and enjoyed laughing with all.  She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She will be missed dearly by all.

She is survived by her sons, Michael Hoover and wife Barbara of Mena, Gene Autry Hoover of Springfield, Oregon, Jerry Lane Hoover and wife Linda of Springfield, Oregon, Russell Dean Hoover and wife Iva of Clatskanie, Oregon; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Holder Hiram Hoover.

Funeral services will be Saturday, February 14, 2015, 10:00 a.m. at First Freewill Baptist with Brother Donnie Jewell officiating. Interment will be in the Pinecrest Memorial Park in Mena under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. General visitation.

Pallbearers will be Gary Threlkeld, Dustin Beck, Wendel Henry, Terry Davis, Jay Sirmon, and Junior Carter.

Honorary pallbearer is Bob Turner.

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