Wendy Jo Neet

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Wendy Jo Neet, age 69, passed away on Monday, Dec. 5th, 2022 at her home in Cave Springs, Ark. She was born on Sunday, Feb. 15th, 1953 in Mexico, MO. to Reed and Frances Schmickle. She grew up in Pittsburg, Kan., graduating from College High in 1971 and went on to graduate from Pittsburg State University in 1976 with a BA in Education. She taught for 31 years at USD 250 school district, retiring in 2008, then teaching at USD 246 school district for seven years. She moved to Cave Springs, Ark. in 2016. She worked as a librarian at the Rogers Puplic Library for four and a half years. Wendy married the love of her life, her one and only, Bruce Neet on Saturday, Aug. 18th, 1973. They had three of the best kids in the world together. She was preceded in death by her parents; Reed and Franny. Wendy is survived by her husband; Bruce, her children; Whitney Stone (Josh) of Centerton, Jed Neet (Karli) of Fayetteville, and Chelsea Shoemaker (Adam) of Baldwin City, Kan., her five beautiful blue-eyed grandchildren; Kage, Baela, Reed, Claire, and Levon, and three sisters; Jennifer Hightower, Sara Kirker, and Jane Bever. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Circle of Life in memory of Wendy to support patient care and family service at Circle of Life, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, Ark. 72762 or Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville. Condolences at

Published December 11, 2022

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