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Lawrence "Beau" W Cooley, Jr

November 21, 1978 — September 20, 2020

Lawrence “Beau” Wayne Cooley, Jr., 41, of Gentry, Arkansas passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville.


Beau was born on November 21, 1978 in Peoria, Illinois. He was the son of Lawrence Wayne Cooley Sr. and Naomi Jean Montgomery Cooley. Beau worked for Abide Furniture as Manager, salesman, and driver. He was a hard worker who enjoyed building furniture, and collecting tools, knives, and guns. He was of the Christian Faith.


He is survived by his mother, Naomi Cooley of the home; three brothers, Galen Gene Smith, John Glenn Smith and Jeffrey Wayne Cooley; eight sisters, Gail Ann Troutman, Trena Diane Davis, Cindy Kay Edwards, Missy L. Dalton, Christie Lynn Smith, Pam Robertson, Jennifer Kilgore and Margena Barrie.


He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Cooley Sr. and two sisters, Wanda Lee Livingston, and Donna Joann Lowe.


A Memorial Service is planned for Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 1:00pm at the Gentry City Park. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign the online guestbook, please visit

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Sunday, October 4, 2020

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1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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