Cora Eldena McAdooWest Fork, AR, 1941 - 2021
Cora Eldena "Deane" McAdoo, age 79, of West Fork, Ark., passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021, in Fayetteville. She was born on October 12, 1941, in Roswell, N.M., to Robert and Hazel Brooks Franklin. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband James U. McAdoo, brother Robbie Franklin.
Deane moved to Northwest Arkansas in 1957 after growing up near Roswell, N.M. After moving to West Fork, Deane met and married her husband. They raised four children ReNa, Vicki, James, and Kristi. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, and sister. She loved watching her children and grandchildren participate in their many sports and activities. Spending time with her family gave her the most joy. Throw in some good food and she was a happy lady. Sunday lunch at her house was the best part of the week. Her sweet, kind spirit and unconditional love will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. Deane was employed by the Baldwin Piano Company and later Ayrshire for forty-two years. She was a dedicated employee who rarely missed a day of work.
She is survived by three daughters, ReNa Acree and husband Mike, Vicki Bradley and husband Mike, Kristi Daniels and husband Chad; and one son, James McAdoo; her grandchildren, Brandon and wife Melissa, Darrick and wife Sarah, Ashley, Andrea, Mason, and Ryan; her great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Reese, Chase, Anna Kate, Rush, Bennett, Nixon, and Lennon. She is also survived by her sister, Gwen Smith, and sister-in-law, Judy Downum and husband, Harold, along with many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Zinnamon Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zinnamon Cemetery, PO Box 293, West Fork, Ark., 72774 or Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, Ark., 72762. To place an online tribute, please visit www.bernafuneralhomes.com
Published January 13, 2021
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