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Nicholas Kendall Strother Obituary

Nicholas Kendall Strother, age 59 of Vandervoort passed from this earth on November 7, 2022 in Mena, Arkansas. Born the son of James Roland and Bonnie Virginia Boles Strother on August 17, 1963 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

He was a truck driver, having spent the last 17 years employed by Tyson Foods, the last 8 as the Dequeen Truck Shop Manager. He farmed his whole life, from growing up soybean farming to later being a contract hen grower for Tyson. An avid outdoorsman, Nick loved hunting and fishing, especially with his boys. He had a passion for people and daily looked for opportunities to help others, while serving in many volunteer roles including the Cossatot River School Board.

A devoted follower of Christ, he was a member of Vandervoort First Baptist where he served as a deacon. Above all Nick Strother was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his in-laws, John Watkins and Janell Waldrop Watkins.

He is survived by:
His wife, Gloria Watkins Strother of Vandervoort
Four sons, Jared of Vandervoort, Kevin(Whitney) of Keota, Oklahoma, Jordan(Karlie) of DeQueen and Brian(Kaylin) of Vandervoort.
Five grandchildren Kashlyn, Adeline, Nicholas, Jake and Nolan.
Two brothers, James (Juanita) of Donaldson and Luke Strother of Hot Springs.
One sister, Maria (John) Hillsbery of Arcadia, Missouri.
Many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Services will be held on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cossatot River High School gymnasium, officiating will be Bro. Roy Brooks and Bro. Aaron Anglin.
Interment to follow in the Center Cemetery at Hartley.
Pallbearers will be Nick and Gloria’s sons: Jared, Kevin, Jordan, and Brian

 

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11-9-22 2:29 PM KAWX.ORG