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Verna May Snitker Stricklin

Verna May Snitker Stricklin age 81 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in Pencil Bluff, Arkansas.

Verna was born on March 8, 1938 in Hatfield, Arkansas to the late Henry Miller and the late Iva Brewer Miller. She enjoyed gardening, taking walks and spending time with family and friends. Above all she loved her Lord and Savior and her family. Verna was an adoring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her.

She is survived by daughters: Tami Pickett and husband Gary of Bentonville, Arkansas and Chandra Fields and husband Shawn of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren:   Rodney Warford and wife Keri, Lindsey Tabb and husband Logan, Adam Beck and wife Savannah, Aaron Beck and wife Ashlea, Andrew Beck and wife Kayla, Brittany Fields, Brandon Fields, Jaeli, Austin and Ethan Fields; great-grandchildren:   Madison Sander, Andrew Cerra, Max and Stella-Anne Warford, Cody, Caydee, Charlee Jo and Case Beck, Lynnlee and Asher Cook, Dax Beck, Kortsen Edwards and Drexley Beck; brother, Kenny Miller and wife Lynn; sisters:   Billie McDaniel, Norma Stricklin and husband Charles. Linda Owens and husband Richard; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Iva Miller; her first husband, W. Wayne Snitker of 33 years; husband, William Stricklin; daughter and son-in-law, Shari and Doug Beck;, brother, Donald Wayne Miller;, sister, Wanda McDaniel; and a grandson, Seth Warford.

Funeral service will be Monday, April 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Hatfield First Baptist Church with Brother Scott O’Rear and Brother Keith Rose officiating. Interment will follow in the Six Mile Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friends visitation will be Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be Kenny Miller, Jr., Jody Miller, Travis Miller, Richie Owens, Josh Owens and Jeremy Owens.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Her Nephews

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