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Ms. Leshia Dawn Roberts

Ms. Leshia Dawn Roberts, age 56, of Mena passed away, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in Hot Springs, AR. She was born on July 1, 1963 to the late Monty Gene Medlin and Patricia Pirtle Medlin. She was a home builder and a nurse and had an enterprising sprit, running a retail business with her partner, Lee Evans. She was fond of games and loved to play skipbo and solitaire, in particular. But her first love was her family, her boys and her grandchildren. She was a loving mother, step-mother, grandmother, step-grandmother, daughter, sister and friend to all who knew her.

She is survived by: Life Partner: Lee Evans, Mother: Patricia Medlin, Sons: William Roberts, Jr. and wife Missy, Christopher Roberts and wife Leah, and Nicholas Roberts and husband Garnet, Brother: Shane Medlin and wife Jessica, Sisters: Raquel “Tootsie” Medlin, and Misty Vidal and husband Dustin, Grandchildren: Kobe, Ethan, Jordan, Wesley and Jaden Roberts, Step-Daughters: Tamra Dugan and husband Joey, Tonya Chambers and husband Richie Tandy Smith and husband Adam and Taleah Tate and husband Joseph, Step-Grandchildren: Kimberly, Madison, and Megan Dugan, Lil Rich, Brayden and Bryson Chambers, Kylea Skaggs and Autumn Smith, and Marcus Tate, Step-Mother: Carmie Lance, and Best Friend: Bea Watkins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Monty Medlin, and her grandparents, A.V. and Dorothy Pirtle and Gene and Phoebe Medlin.

Graveside services will be Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Six Mile Cemetery at Hatfield with Brother Ron Tilley and Victor Rowell officiating.  Visitation will be Friday evening June 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  The Beasley Wood staff still strongly suggest that social distancing is in place, and other recommendations set forth by the governor of Arkansas still be observed.

Pallbearers will be Jordan Roberts, Taylor Medlin, Payton Medlin, Adam Smith, Calvin Smith and Jerry French.  Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell Brownlee, Garnet Blanchette, and Dwayne Watkins.

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