Wilma Lee Smallwood Obituary

Wilma Lee Smallwood, age 71, of Hatfield, Arkansas, passed away from this life on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at the Mena Regional Health System in Mena, Arkansas. She was born on January 26, 1951 to William Henry Smith and Nancy Lee Smith in Mena, Arkansas.


Wilma was very easy going and was always nice to anyone she met. She had a generous heart and always helped anyone that she could. Wilma enjoyed fishing and was a very good cook. She worked for many years cooking in various restaurants in the area. Wilma enjoyed old county music and a simple country life.


Wilma was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.


She is preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Luther Bean; and one sister, Francis Cox.


Wilma is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Bobby Gene Smallwood of Hatfield; four sons and daughters in law, Billy and Cindi Cox of Bentonville, John and Ellie Cox of Hiwasse, Charles Cox of Mena, and Clayton and Elizabeth Cox of Waldron; three daughters, Lori Allen of Mena, Amanda Smallwood of Hatfield, and Jennifer Smallwood of Hatfield; one sister and brother in law, Mary and Leo Cox of Fayetteville; fifteen grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces and a host of other relatives and friends.


A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 10:00 AM at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena, Arkansas.


Interment will follow at the Corinth Cemetery in Mena, Arkansas under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.


Visitation will be general, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Friday, September 9, 2022 and Monday, September 12, 2022 at the Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.


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