Cynthia "Cyndi" Kay Lightfoot

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Cynthia "Cyndi" Kay Lightfoot, age 59, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Rogers. She was born on July 1, 1959, in Wichita, Kansas, to Ward and Evelyn Kay (Harp) Danley. She is preceded in death by her parents; and her daughter, Dani Sarah Lightfoot. Cyndi was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and prized her family above all. She had a heart for special needs children and loved her career as the food service manager within the Springdale School District which allowed her to be a part of the children's lives. Cyndi was a lifelong caretaker to her daughter, Dani, prior to her passing. Cyndi loved to cook, bird watch, garden, watch the fish in the koi pond, and she loved her dogs. She is survived by her loving husband of forty years, Eugene "Gene" Lightfoot of the home; her two sons, Stephen Lightfoot and wife Amy of Springdale, and Mitch Lightfoot of Springdale; her sister, Holly Chamlee of Springdale; her two granddaughters, Railey Whitten and Mila Kay Lightfoot; and her daughter-in-love, Maddy Marcum. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home in Fayetteville. She will be laid to rest with her daughter at Clifty Cemetery in Huntsville at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at or the American Cancer Society at To place an online tribute, visit

Published January 22, 2019

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