Lana Carolyn Ewing

July 13, 1938 - October 29, 2019


Lana Carolyn Ewing, 81, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at her home. She was born on Wednesday, July 13, 1938 to Victor Ivan and Gertrude Louise Bismark Cook in Wickes, Arkansas.

Lana was a wonderful Christian woman who was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mena where she taught Sunday school for many years. She worked as a librarian for over twenty years at the Polk County Library. Lana loved nature and photography and was a member of the Arkansas Native Plant Society, the Tulsa and Arkansas Audubon Society, and the Arkansas Archaeology Society. Lana was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Lana is survived by her loving husband, Bruce Ewing of Mena; two daughters, Linda Ewing of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, and Brenda Love of Mena; one son, Tony Ewing of Sand Springs, Oklahoma; one brother, James Cook of Windsor, Maine; nine grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces and a host of other family and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the First Baptist Church in Mena, Arkansas with Brother Russell Threet officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Rocky, Arkansas. A visitation will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Love, Elijah Love, Enoch Love, Elliot Love, Matthew Norman and Seth Powell.

In lieu of flowers memorial can be made to the First Baptist Church in Mena, 811 Port Arthur, Mena, Arkansas 71953.

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10-30-19 10:53 a.m. KAWX.ORG 

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