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Marilyn Sue Leep

Marilyn Sue Leep, 72, of Gravette, Arkansas passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale.

Marilyn was born on December 27, 1947 in Joplin Missouri. She was a daughter of Jesse Dale Leep and Audrey Jeanette Points Leep. She grew up and spent most of her life in the Springdale area. She worked as a caregiver most of her life including working for the Area Council on Aging in Russellville, as well as working for the Allen’s Canning Company. Marilyn had a heart of gold and was a very caring person. She loved and focused on her family especially her grandchildren, she loved her dogs and enjoyed being outdoors.

She is survived by one son, Charles Leep of the home; one daughter, Audrey Pohl of the home; one brother, Dallas Leep of Springdale; one sister, Deborah Baker and partner Ed Eitten of Avoca; seven grandchildren including Johnathan Pullen whom she raised and sixteen great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Harley Dale Pullen, one sister, Elizabeth Dennis and two brothers, Freddie Leep and John David Leep.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Chapel in Springdale on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 1:00pm.  Pastor Charlie Foster will officiate the service.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale. Please visit www.backstrom-pyeattte.com to sign our online guestbook.

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To Dallas...
I am so sorry for your loss. I've always felt a closeness to you and feel your pain. Bless you and thank you for being a friend....

Debbie Faddis Dec 21 2020 12:00 AM

Thank you for teaching me and being in my life...we are promised....to be reunited ....until than....GodBless...you are missed and loved!

MelanieHarrington Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

I've known Ms. Marilyn for about 2 years and enjoyed visiting with her. She loved her family very much! My thoughts and prayers will be with all of you through this difficult time. Cheryl Anderson

Cheryl Anderson Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

You will be missed by all. Love you.,

Samantha and Jackson

Samantha Kirkpatrick Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

Marilyn. I remember such good times when we were kids, all the fun we had spending time together on our summer trips to Arkansas and your trips to California. Where has the time gone? You will be truly missed. Prayers, comfort and support to your family. Love you cousin. Sharon

Sharon Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

To Marilyn's family and loved ones:

We are so sorry to hear about Marilyn's passing. She is at peace and safe in the arms of Jesus. I have a good feeling that Linda greeted Marilyn with a big hug! As you go through these difficult days we will be praying for you.
With love in Christ,
Cory, Jim and Kathy

Kathy Whelchel Dec 8 2020 12:00 AM