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Wilford Junior Hightower

March 18, 1930 — May 27, 2021

Wilford Junior Hightower of Siloam Springs, Arkansas died peacefully May 27, 2021 at Willard Walker Hospice in Fayetteville, Arkansas.


Wilford Junior was born March 18, 1930 in Grove Springs, Missouri to Wilford Leon Hightower and Gladys Celeste Hightower.


He was preceded in death by his wife of 28 years, Jolene Hightower; son, Carl Hightower; daughter, Debra Davenport; sister, Virginia Mae; and brother-in-law, Jim Sanderson.


He is survived by son, Kevin Hightower and wife, Brenda; sister, Sandra Dill and husband, Harold Lee; sister, Dortha Sanderson; and granddaughter, Alicia Sullivan and husband, Jared; and great-grandchildren, Edison and Raelyn. Other surviving family members are Donna Jo Davenport, Andrew Jenison, Mary B. Gunter, and Becky Shopfner.


Will enjoyed driving the bus at the Senior Activity Center for 17 years, and enjoyed attending church.


Graveside service will be held 1:00p.m., Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Oak Hill Cemetery of Siloam Springs, AR. Bro. Leighton Reed will officiate the service.


The family would like to thank Washington Regional Hospital and Willard Walker Hospice for their care and kindness to Will in his last days on this earth.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

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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