|Birth: ||Apr. 17, 1955|
|Death: ||May 2, 2009|
Brenda Joyce Gabbard, 54, of Fort Smith entered into rest Saturday, May 2, 2009, in a local hospital. She was born April 17, 1955, in Fort Smith, the daughter of the late Viola F. Gabbard. She was preceded in death by her mother and her brother, the Rev. Gene Wilson, and was retired from Holt Krock Clinic.
Survivors include her brother, Don, and sister-in-law, Sherry Wilson of Fort Smith and their children, Bret and Rebecca Wilson of Fort Smith and their children, Avery, Gage and Logan; Shea and Steve Schwarz of Fort Smith and their children, Stevie, Marshall, Rylee Schwarz and Devon Coleman; Erin and Russ Pfeifer of Van Buren and their children, Baleigh, Presleigh and Kyleigh; brother, Rick and sister-in-law, Lori of Greenwood and their children, Elizabeth Ann Gabbard of McComb, Miss., Mathew Gabbard of Conway and Megan Gabbard of Greenwood; sister-in-law, Burlene Wilson of McAlester, Okla.; her aunt, Virginia Nibblets of Greenwood; and numerous cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at Lewis Funeral Chapel, 4817 Kelley Hwy., Fort Smith, officiated by the Rev. Mark Weaver with interment at Co-op Prairie Cemetery in Mansfield.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. James Buie, Dr. John Kientz, Dr. Mark Stillwell and staff of Select Specialty Care.
Pallbearers were: nephews, Mathew Gabbard, Bret Wilson, Russ Pfeifer and Steve Schwarz, great-nephew, Gage Wilson and Marshall Schwarz.
Source: "Fort Smith Times Record Obituary." Fort Smith, AR. 4 May 2009.
Viola Freda Strickland Gabbard (1918 - 2007)
Coop Prairie Cemetery
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