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Thomas Wayne Creswell

Thomas Wayne Creswell, age 70, a resident of Vandervoort, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 in his home surrounded by his beloved family.

Wayne was born February 1, 1949 in San Angelo, Texas to the late Tom Padgett Creswell and Ruth Marie Bryant. He attended Como-Pickton High School in Pickton, Texas. In his younger years he enjoyed being a rodeo bullrider. His chosen profession was truck driving and a dozer operator.

Wayne married the love of his life, Mona Walton Creswell on December 27, 1990. He was a one of a kind man and never met a stranger. He enjoyed spending time visiting with his family and friends, going fishing, working in his shop, hunting, and sitting on his porch enjoying the view.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; infant twin sons, and his sister, Geraldine (Jerry) Trevino.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Wayne Jr and April Creswell of Cedartown, Georgia and Kevin and Janine Creswell of Adamsville, Texas; a daughter, Tabitha Creswell of Cameron, Missouri; two stepsons and daughters-in-law, Yancey and Michelle Edmunds of Osage, Oklahoma, and Jason and Meredith Guess of Euless, Texas; a stepdaughter and son-in-law, Randi and Bram Chappell of Boerne, Texas;  17 grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and many dear friends and family members.

Graveside funeral services will be held at a later date in Mt. Vernon, Texas.

Visitation was 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 27, 2019 at Beasley-Wood Funeral Home Chapel in Mena, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Family Home of Little Rock at or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Arkansas

Arrangements under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

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