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Retha Lovett Sparrow, June 13, 1923~October 25, 2015

Retha Lovett Sparrow, 92, of Lewisville, AR. died Sunday, October 25, 2015 in Fayetteville, AR.  She was born June 13, 1923 in Peno, OK. to John and Callie Howard Lovett.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Sparrow.

Retha was a retired librarian in Lafayette County, Arkansas.  She was a lifelong Baptist and a Democrat.

She is survived by a daughter, Ronda Carpenter and husband, James Hooven of Hilton Head, S.C.; a daughter,  Dianna Carpenter and husband Donald Brown of Fayetteville, AR.; a son, Scott Carpenter and wife, Robin of Tulsa, OK.; and one granddaughter, Jennifer Carpenter of San Antonio, TX.

Memorial may be made to the Lafayette County Public Library, 219 E. 3rd St., Lewisville, AR. 71845.

Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

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    Nancy Nix » 02. Nov, 2015

    So sorry to hear about Ms. Retha’s passing. She was the librarian when my sons were young. They loved to visit the library, and she was always eager to help them. One of my sons has a passion for reading and he gives her the credit for this. We own a furniture store in Stamps, and not only was she a customer, she was part of our family. God bless you.