Leon D. Stracener

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Leon D. Stracener, 92, of Benton went home to be with the Lord, Monday, June 5, 2017 at St. Vincents Infirmary in Hot Springs. He was born October 5, 1924 in Romance, AR to the late Verdie F. and Artie Mae Stracener. He was a member of the Highway Church of Christ in Benton, a retired teamster from ABF company, and a World War II U.S. Army veteran. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, V.F. Stracener, V.F. Stracener Jr., and A.J. Stracener, and one sister, Freeda Eastman. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Buena Stracener of Benton; children, Doyce (Melissa) of Blue Springs, Mo., Janetta Shannon of Morrilton, Ark., and Patricia (Lonnie) Hunnicutt of Benton, eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2017 at Highway Church of Christ with Steven Ford officiating. Interment will follow in Ten Mile Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Gregory Stracener, Scott Stracener, Mark Troutman, Garret Troutman, Jason Gerard, Tanner Davis, Brennan Davis, and Johnathan Oliver. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening, June 8th at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047). Online guestbook

Published June 7, 2017

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