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Thomas J. Verrette

November 18, 1955 — March 29, 2024

Siloam Springs

Thomas J. Verrette

Thomas J. Verrette, 68, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away peacefully on Friday, March 29, 2024 at his home.

 

Thomas was born November 18, 1955 in San Jose, California to Norman and Lorraine Verrette. He served honorably for the United States Army from 1973-1976 before switching to serve for the United States Navy of which he made a career from serving 1982-2001. He was proud to have served his country during the Vietnam and Persian Gulf War. Throughout his life, he enjoyed playing guitar, cooking, carpentry, fishing, and reading the Bible. He was a Godly man, who spread the Word of God to everyone he met. He was a member of the OCC Outreach Church Center of Siloam Springs. He will be remembered for all the heart he shared with his family and friends. 

 

Thomas is survived by his beloved wife, Edythe Verrette of the home; son, Thomas Verrette JR and wife, Enma of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; 2 daughters, Jennifer Clark and husband, Loren of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee and Frances Caselton and husband, John of Brighton, Illinois; 2 stepchildren, Brooklyn Reese of Rogers, Arkansas and Gibson Reese of Las Vegas, Neveda; 5 grandchildren, Andrea Clark, Cade Clark, Bentley Verrette, Mila Verrette, and Imri Verrette; and many other loved ones.

 

The visitation will be held Thursday, April 4, 2024 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. The funeral service will be held 1:00pm, Friday, April 5, 2024 at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Pastor Dave Flack will officiate the service. Burial will be held at Johnson Cemetery in West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma. 

 

The arrangements were entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

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Visitation

Thursday, April 4, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Backstrom Pyeatte Funeral Home - Siloam Springs

1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 5, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Backstrom Pyeatte Funeral Home - Siloam Springs

1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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Burial

Friday, April 5, 2024

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