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Leanna Ruth Easley

Leanna Ruth Easley, 73, of Gentry, AR passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville.

Leanna was born on July 27, 1944 in Siloam Springs, a daughter of Willie Lacy and Ruth Ellen Sherrill Lacy. She was the widow of the late Byrl Gene Easley who preceded her in death. Leanna worked for 30 plus years at the Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital as an ICU Monitor Tech and Unit Secretary. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Siloam Springs. Leanna enjoyed traveling especially to beaches and Branson to enjoy her love of music, she liked antiques and flea markets, racing of any kind especially NASCAR and excelled at cooking and baking.

Survivors include her son Willie “Bill” Easley of Gentry; her daughter Shawna and husband Brian Shook of Gentry; one sister, Frances Brown of Siloam Springs; three grandchildren, Cassandra and husband Leonard King , Cody Easley and Brian “B.J.” Shook Jr ; two great grandchildren Ronald Gene King and Willie Ray King; along with several nieces, nephews and other family members.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Siloam Springs on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Funeral service will be held at the First Christian Church of Siloam Springs on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 2:00pm..  Pastor Joel Rutherford will officiate the service, with burial being conducted at the Oak Hill Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her name to the American Heart Association or to the American Diabetes Association.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

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Miss Leanna was a very sweet lady that I enjoyed visiting with, she was truly a wonderful person.We will miss her, but we know we will see her again someday when we join her in Heaven.

Holly B Mar 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leanna Easley

vickey, dennis and lonnie leroy Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

Leanna was always such a kind, genuine person who always greeted you with a smile and a hug. It seems like she endured so much through her life through loss and medical issues, but she never lost that smile. Prayers of peace and comfort for her family.

Maegan Bailey Mar 15 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leanna Easley

Norma Jean Mar 15 2018 12:00 AM

Leanna had such a sweet kind heart. She could lift your spirits on the worst of days!!!! Praying for all the family during this time. She was and will be thought of often. God Bless You All!!!!!

Marsha Chaney Mar 14 2018 12:00 AM

Leanna ALWAYS had a hug for everyone! She was wonderfully sweet and will be missed. Shawna keeping you and your family in the Light!

Cindy Kugel Mar 14 2018 12:00 AM

I will always remember her smile and hugs....always a hug! Leanna was one of a kind and will truly be missed. Prayers and thoughts to the family.

Jan Hanson Mar 14 2018 12:00 AM

I loved working with Leanna in the ICU. She was so sweet and caring. She brightened eveyone's day with her infectious laugh. She was always willing to lend a helping hand. She will be missed. My prayers go out to the family for comfort and peace.

Nita Carlile Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

Leanna was a sweet lady and a hard worker. I loved working with her in ICU at Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital. She will be missed. Prayers for all family members during this hard time.

Georgenia Harris Mar 12 2018 12:00 AM

Leanna was a wonderful, kind, and caring woman. She will be thought of often and be greatly missed.

dallred Mar 12 2018 12:00 AM