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Loreta Allen Yeager

June 8, 1930 — October 25, 2018

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

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Graveside Service

Monday, October 29, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Dickson Cemetery, Cherokee City

8882 Hwy 43, Gentry, AR 72734

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