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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Paula Turnipseed

Paula Faye Turnipseed (Renfro)

Tuesday, August 4th, 1953 - Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Paula Faye Turnipseed, 66, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020 in her home. She was born on August 4, 1953 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma to Ernest O. and Imogene (Furr) Renfro. She was the former Executive Assistant for Judge David Hudson until her passing. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Eugene, James and Donald Lee Renfro. Paula was of the Baptist Faith.
Funeral services are 10:00AM, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Mountain Valley Community Church in Midland, Arkansas with burial to follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery under the direction of Ocker-Putman Funeral Home of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Viewing will be from 5-7PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.
She is survived by her husband, Dewey of the home; a daughter, Tonyia Rank and her husband Brian of Fort Smith; three sons, Trey Turnipseed of San Antonio, TX, Gabe Turnipseed and his wife Kari of Fort Smith, AR and Micah Turnipseed and his wife Kari of Mayflower, AR; two sisters, Mary Stufflebean of Kansas City, MO and Shirley Ann Rodgers of Sallisaw, OK; three brothers, John Wayne Renfro of San Antonio, TX, Clarence Edward Renfro of Hackett, AR and George Nealy Renfro of Akins, OK; 20 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Zachary and Nicolas Turnipseed, Sean and Stephanie Jurczyk, Justin Arrowood and Jordan Acuff. Honorary pallbearers are the remaining grandchildren.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Viewing will be from 5-7PM Tuesday July 28th at the funeral home.
  • Service

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 10:00am
    Mountain View Community Church
    206 Jefferson Ave
    MIDLAND, AR 72945
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    Reverend Randall Cauthren
  • Interment

    Mt Olive Cemetery/ Midland, AR
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Sherry A Southward

Posted at 03:26am
Paula was my daughter Robin's teacher at Spiro Christian Academy. She was a great teacher and a loving person. Always had a kind word. You all are in our prayers.

Tonyia Rank Posted at 10:59am

Thank you!

Beverly Solesbee

Posted at 05:56pm
Paula was a wonderful person. She was the same everytime you saw her. A very special lady. She was always willing to help me anytime I asked her. Sorry for your loss. I will miss her tremendously as will everyone who knew her.
Beverly Solesbee

With love, Stephanie, Angie, and Mary

Posted at 11:51am
Sadness but feeling happy knowing Paula is with our Heavenly Father and receiving so many hugs from family. She was blessing to everyone who knew her
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Anissa Edwards

Posted at 10:25am
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Charity Gregory

Posted at 03:14pm
Mrs. Paula was an amazing woman. When asked how she was doing her answer was always the same, "I am awesome!" She truly chose joy everyday. Prayers and love to you all!

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