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Dickson Cemetery, Cherokee City
Monday October 29th, 2018

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Loreta Allen Yeager

Loreta Allen Yeager, 88, formerly of Siloam Springs, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Autumn leaves of Tulsa.

Loreta was born on June 8, 1930 in Cherokee City, Arkansas, a daughter of Lee Allen and Geneva Wilhite Allen. She was the widow of the late Joe Fred Yeager, who she married on January 29, 1952 in Gentry, Arkansas and preceded her in death. Loreta was a bookkeeper for several businesses around the Siloam Springs area including Henry’s Hardware and the Charlie Brown Ins. Agency. She was a member of the First Baptist Church for 60 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Cunningham and husband Joseph of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Tammy Bryan and husband Terry of Rogers, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Major and wife Heather Cunningham, Nick and wife Hannah Bryan, Cory and wife Brooke Bryan, and Christopher and wife Lindsay Cunningham; one great grandson, Carter Cunningham; two nieces, Cheryl Potter and Tonia Pollard; and one nephew David Welch.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one sister Lovetra Welch and her brother Doyle Allen.

Graveside services will be held at the Dickson Cemetery in Cherokee City, Arkansas on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:00am. Dr. Steve Abbott will officiate the service under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Research.

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Tammy and Mary, Thinking if you all during this tough time. Was so sad to hear of her passing. With you all this morning and hugs to both families..

Teresa Martin Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Loreta Yeager

TERESA MASON MARTIN Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM

I am very sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a nice lady. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen Davis Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

Mary and Tammy, So sorry to hear of your sweet mothers passing. She was the sweetest lady. Keeping your families in our prayers in days to come. Shes with your dad now...Hugs to all.

Teresa Mason Martin Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

Mrs Yeager was a wonderful person. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her

Art and Diane Morris Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Loreta Yeager

Pat and Liz Roberts Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

Mary, Tammy, & family. You are in my prayers. So sorry for your loss. God Bless!

Jean Norris Oct 27 2018 12:00 AM

A Sweet and Warm Remembrance Pedestal Arrangement was ordered on October 27, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Oct 27 2018 12:00 AM

I have fond memories of your Mother. She was a sweet lady. Mary and Tammy, prayers for you and your families,

Louis and Debbie McCormick Oct 27 2018 12:00 AM

Congratulations on your trip to Heaven. Everyone has been waiting for you!
God has Blessed your Mother, now she's with Joe Fred, Hopefully y'all are Happy.

Randy Newton Oct 27 2018 12:00 AM

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