Jennifer Dillard Laurent
Published: February 21, 2013
Jennifer Dillard Laurent, a loving wife, mom and daughter, a faithful friend and dedicated teacher of 13 years, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2013.
Jennifer was born on May 11, 1970, in Memphis, Tennessee to John and Judy Dillard. She graduated from Mountain Home high school, class of 1988. She completed her B.S. at UALR, teacher's certificate at Texas Women's University and Masters from Arkansas State.
Jennifer is survived and remembered by her husband of 19 years, Duane; her two children, Zoe and Alivia; her parents John and Judy Dillard; her sister Angela (Randy) Spear, Gracie and Abby (Terry Lee) Kirkland; her brother Brad (Sue) Dillard, Grady and Everett; and her grandmother MaMa Bea. Jennifer will be missed by her many students, fellow teachers, friends and family.
Visitation will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at First Baptist Church Benton with Memorial Service to follow at 3 p.m. Arrangements by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Ark. 72211. (501) 224-8300. Family requests donations, in lieu of flowers: Reach Out and Read Arkansas, c/o Jennifer Dillard Laurent Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 21712, Little Rock, Ark. 72221. PH#: 501-226-9444. http://reachoutandreadarkansas.org. Compassion International, c/o Jennifer Dillard Laurent Memorial Fund