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Lavera Jane Aleshire

aleshire-Jane-picMrs. Lavera Jane Aleshire, age 65, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, September 19, 2014 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

She was born July 23, 1949 in Lawton, Oklahoma to the late Dale Hensley and the late Vera Mae Blakey Hensley. She spent many happy years married to Mr. Herbert Edward Aleshire. Jane was a legal secretary and worked many years alongside several of county’s our sitting judges. She had a Christian heart and was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend and will be greatly missed by all.

She is survived by her husband Herbert “Ed” Aleshire and children: Marla Milligan and husband Seth, Leslie Jones, Gerald Aleshire, Michael Aleshire, Kim McCormick, David Aleshire, Edwina Noble and Susie Sandifer; two sisters: Shirley Overturf and Sandy Graves; grandchildren: Aaron Milligan, Alec Milligan, Bobby Jones and wife Taylor, Keeley and Marley Jones; and a host of other grandchildren, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Vera Hensley, her brother, Jackie V. Hensley, and her son-in-law, Chris Jones.

Graveside services will be, Monday, September 22, 2014, at 2:00 p.m.  at Pinecrest Memorial Park with Brother Jack Schoeppey officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.   Visitation is general.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Edward’s Mercy Hospice.

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