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Willia D. Hoyle

Mrs. Willia D. Hoyle, age 75, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

She was born on February 11, 1942 in Lebanon, Missouri to Willia A. Norris and Lillian Smith Norris.  Willia was married to Benjamin F. Hoyle for 51 years.  Willia worked at Mena Area Agency and Hospice and was loved by people she took care of thru the Agency. She greatly enjoyed the senior citizens who were under her care.  Most of all she loved her family and friends. Willia was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend to all.  She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by husband, Ben Hoyle of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; sons, Edward Hoyle, Paul Hoyle and wife Ashley, Alan Hoyle and wife Lynette, David Hoyle and wife Lorri, Jason Hoyle, Eric Hoyle and wife Megan, David R. Hoyle and wife Lavon, Mark Hoyle and wife Ann; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Stephanie, Jesse, Amanda, Jessica, Josh, Christian, Allyson, Caitlyn, Sage, Daniel, Deaglan, Aarron, Jared, MacKenzi, Jeffery, and Shelby; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; best friend, Allyson Hoyle; and many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willia and Lillian Norris, a son, Steve Hoyle, sisters, Deanna Palilla and husband John, Jean Peterson, and best friend, Louise Baker.

Mrs. Hoyle will have a memorial service Sunday, July 30, 2017, 2:30 p.m. at the Nazarene Church in Wickes, Arkansas with Brother Jon Newlin and Brother David Baker officiating.

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

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