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Freddie Jo House

Freddie Jo House, age 85 of Vandervoort, AR, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020 in Mena, Arkansas.

Mrs. House was born January 24th, 1935 in Vandervoort, AR to the late Leonard McDaniel and Emma Ralls McDaniel. Freddie Jo was married to Benjamin House for 60 loving years. She served as the Church Secretary for the First Baptist Church of Vandervoort and loved spending time with her church family. Her hobbies consisted of gardening, reading and was a huge fan of the Detroit Tigers. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to all. She will be dearly missed.

Survivors are: Sons: Dan House and wife Lynette of Vandervoort, AR and James House of Vandervoort, AR; Grandchildren: Sean House and wife Kendra, DeAnne Roberts and husband Keith, Sarah Ventris and husband Michael, and Dana Crawford and husband Mark; Great-Grandchildren: Amber House, Aubrie House, Allyson House Archibald and husband Colton, Garrett Barton, Pack Roberts, and Kacie Crawford; and Nephew, Will McDaniel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin House; father, Leonard McDaniel; mother, Emma Ralls McDaniel; brother, Wade “Dub” McDaniel.

A private graveside service will be held under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. General visitation will be held Friday, June 5th at Beasley Wood Funeral Home from 8 am to 8 pm.

Honorary Pallbearers are Sean House, Mark Crawford, Keith Roberts, Will McDaniel, Pack Roberts, Garrett Barton, Michael Ventris, and David Vespie.

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