Alice "Lometa" Sandlin

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Alice "Lometa" Sandlin, age 82, of Bentonville, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022. She was born in Bentonville, Ark., on November 2, 1939, to Francis and Hazel (Henson) McNelly. Lometa married the love of her life, James Arl Sandlin, on June 26, 1956. They had two sons, James Michael Sandlin and Kenneth Eugene Sandlin and lived their entire lives in Bentonville Arkansas. Lometa was an active member of the Bentonville Church of Christ. She loved family time, gardening, vacationing at the beach, and the Arkansas Razorbacks! She was proceeded in death by her parents; husband, James Arl Sandlin; four brothers, Lynn McNelly, Irvin McNelly, Larry McNelly, Jerry McNelly; and sister, Verginia Warren. Lometa is survived by her two sons, James Michael Sandlin (Wanda) and Kenneth Eugene Sandlin both of Bentonville; two granddaughters, Amanda Sandlin-Cross of Centerton and Kimberly Wilson (Monte) of Bentonville; four great-grandchildren, Ashton Sandlin, Colby Wilson, Carson Cross, and Taylor Wilson; five sisters, Joyce Bone of Pea Ridge, Linda Gorman of Jane, Missouri, Lawanda Shockley (Donald) of Powell, Missouri, Pat Stanfield of Bentonville, and Mary Dillow (Calvin) of Pineville, Missouri. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Friday, June 24, 2022, at the Bentonville Church of Christ Lodge. Visitation is scheduled for 9:30-11 a.m., and Funeral Services will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Hiwasse. Lunch will be provided by the Bentonville Church of Christ for family and friends at 2 p.m., in the Lodge dining area. Online condolence can be made at:

Published June 23, 2022

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