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Artie Frances Spears

April 2, 1921 — December 28, 2017

Artie Frances Spears, 96, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at the Circle of Life Hospice Home in Springdale, Arkansas.

Artie was born April 2, 1921 in Red Star, Arkansas to Jack and Nettie Bohannon. She married Arthur Spears on April 3, 1938 and shared a beautiful life with him. Artie enjoyed being a homemaker for the family, while gardening and sewing.

She is survived by her son, Harold Spears and wife, Jan of Rogers, AR; 2 daughters, Betty Robertson of Springdale, AR and Imogene Griffith of Springdale, AR; 1 sister, Dorothy Shawhart of Amarillo, TX; 5 grandchildren, Gwen Griffith, Carolyn Chestnut, Marsha Overton, and Dale Robertson; 3 great grandchildren; and many other loved ones.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Jack Bohannon and Nettie Hibbard-Bohannon, 1 son, Carold Spears, and 1 grandchild, Candy Ford.

The graveside service will be private under the direction of Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale, AR. To sign the online guestbook, please visit

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