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Sheila Diane Stewart Griffie

Sheila Diane Stewart Griffie, age 51, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Mena.

Sheila was born on December 4, 1965 in England, Arkansas to Gene Stewart and Carolyn Lacefield.  She was a waitress and a “jack of all trades.”  Sheila was a hard worker and was blunt, but honest, a trait people came to expect and accepted. Sheila had a big heart for helping family, raising nieces and nephews. She was funny and very independent. She was a loving and kind mother, aunt, sister, and friend to all. She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by daughter, Jessica Albright and husband John of Little Rock, Arkansas; furbaby, Dixie Diane Stewart; two grandchildren; father, Gene Stewart and wife Connie of Mena, Arkansas; brothers, Danny Carter and wife Doyla of Humoke, Arkansas, David Williams and wife Jenni of Plano, Texas, and Adam Harp of Ft. Worth, Texas; sister, Emily Harp-Tennis and husband Michael Tennis of Mena, Arkansas; uncle, Gary Stewart and wife Deborah of Las Vegas, Nevada; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Lacefield Herring; husband, Elmer; and grandparents, Clyde and Irene Lacefield and R.V. and Bessie Stewart.

Mrs. Griffie was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

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