OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
400 North College Avenue, P.O. Box 1757, El Dorado, AR
Sandra Lynn (Cogburn) Bedwell
Published: February 1, 2013
Sandra Lynn (Cogburn) Bedwell, age 60 of Alexander, AR, passed from this life on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at her home in Alexander. She was born on July 19, 1952 in El Dorado to parents, Lewis Howard Cogburn and Bobbie Nell (Jeter) Cogburn. Sandy held a Masters degree in nursing and was a licensed Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Psychiatrics. She was a self employed nurse practitioner, contracted by Pinnacle Point Outreach and Arkansas Psychiatric Clinic at Baptist Hospital. Sandy loved the Arkansas Razorbacks and was a Nascar Fan. She was an avid animal lover, and especially loved her dogs. She was a former Shih Tzu breeder and formerly showed Cairn Terriers. She was a loving wife, daughter, sister and friend. She will be greatly missed by all, especially her sister, whom was not only her sister, but her best friend.
She was preceded in death by her Father, Lewis Howard Cogburn; both sets of grandparents; one aunt and three uncles. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, John Bedwell of Alexander, Ark.; her mother, Bobbie Cogburn of El Dorado; one sister, Donna Augustine and her husband John of Lafayette, La.; three stepsons, Ronnie Bedwell, Travis Bedwell and Matthew Bedwell; two nieces, Stephanie Hanson of Maurice, La. and Amanda Menard of Youngsville, La.; one nephew, Christopher Augustine of Lafayette; two great-nieces, Caitlyn Broussard of Maurice and Madelyn Menard of Youngsville; three great nephews, Blake Menard of Youngsville, Seth Menard of Youngsville and Bradyn LeBouef of Maurice, also, numerous other loving, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Bailey Funeral Home in El Dorado. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Bailey Funeral Home chapel, with Pastor Kay Rudell officiating. Burial will follow at Smyrna Cemetery near El Dorado under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home of El Dorado. Sign our online registry at www.baileyfuneralhome.net.