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Johnnie "Rene" Stephenson Whitman

December 31, 1938 — December 31, 2019

Johnnie “Renee” Stephenson Whitman, 81 of Lowell, Arkansas passed away at her home on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.


Renee was born on December 31, 1938 in Heidenheimer, Texas, the daughter of John W. LaGrone and Mary E. Reeves LaGrone.  She lived many years in Siloam Springs, Arkansas and worked at the Arkansas State Bank until her retirement.  Renee was an avid reader and enjoyed working crossword puzzles.


She is survived by two sons, Louis George Stephenson of Monroe, Michigan and John David Stephenson of Houston, Texas; one daughter, Christie Electa Ball of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.


Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale. To sign online guestbook please go to



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