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“Rita, sorry for your loss. Julia ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Julia May - Fort Smith, AR

“My condolences to the family and especially to Minnie. Minnie and Hershel were classmates. I have fond memories of very special friends. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Stephen Cranford - Tulsa, OK

“so sorry ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: April Holt - cosin

“Dearest Rita and family, I was saddned to learn of your father's passing. He was a very nice and extremely funny man. I have many fond memories of...Read More »
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Hershel D. Stroud, age 71, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013 at his home.

He was born August 10, 1941 in Watson, Oklahoma to the late Marshal Stroud and the late Lorene Broach Stroud. He worked for U.S. Motors for over 30 years and was an avid fisherman. Hershel also loved gardening and had a penchant for the television.
He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

He is survived by:

Daughter: Rita Davis and husband Larry of Mena, Arkansas

Grandson: Gregory M. Davis and wife Tara of Mena, Arkansas

Brother: John and Vera Stroud of Mena, Arkansas

Sisters: Minnie Dormois of Ft. Smith, Arkansas
Louise Hale and husband Ray of Mena, Arkansas

Special Friend: Dolena Love of Mena, Arkansas

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshal Stroud and Lorene Stroud, a brother, David Stroud, and a sister, Doris Stroud.

Graveside services will be Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at Westview Cemetery at Cove with Brother Donnie Jewell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be general.

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