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Moore Chapel

206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR

Phone: 479-442-7314

Lena Alene Richards Gurney

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Published: May 9, 2018

Lena Alene Richards Gurney, age, 75, of Farmington moved to her eternal Heavenly Home on May 8, 2018 peaceably with her daughter and son-in-law by her side at their home where she had lived for the past 5 years.

She was born September 25, 1942 in Hagarville, Arkansas, the daughter of Leonard and Sylvia Richards. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Ralph Gurney, both parents, one brother, Kelvin Richards and one sister Sharren Richards.

Lena was always putting others first. She was very selfless and giving regardless of her own needs. She volunteered for several years at the Salvation Army. She was very active with her church and loved to crochet. She had a strong Faith and loved her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Summers, Arkansas.

She is survived by her daughter, Paula Beard and husband Danny of Farmington, Arkansas, and a son, Arron Gurney and wife Betty of Mabelvale, Arkansas; one sister, Normaline Crow of Fort Smith, two brothers, Lawrence Richards and wife Wilma of Clarksville, Arkansas and Clarence Richards of Cedarville, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Matthew Beard, Stephen Beard, Zachary Gurney and Christopher Gurney; one great-grandchild, Alex Gurney. She also leaves behind several nieces, nephews and great friends.

Visitation will be held 2–3 p.m., Friday at Moore's Chapel followed by a funeral service at 3 p.m. in the chapel. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 643, Lincoln, Arkansas 72744. To sign the online guest book, visit www.mooresfuneralchapel.com.

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