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Lamar Roy Bostic

Lamar Roy Bostic, 69, of Garfield, Ark., died June 10, 2018, in Rogers, Ark.

A witness of Woodstock, one of a generation for the movement of the future, given a family by Doris Spencer and R.L. Bostic, Lamar Bostic lived an adventure rather than a lifetime. Lamar was born in DeWitt, backpacked through Europe, and landed a daughter, Lilly, in Rogers. With his daughter, he left gentle impressions on three other children who have given beautiful grandchildren. His legacy is not left in bloodline but in memory. Trees root, grow and fall. Their written tangles of lifetimes remain eternally within the earth.

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Louise Sumner

Louise Sumner, 97, of Rogers, Ark., died June 1, 2018, at Circle of Life Hospice in Bentonville, Ark. She was born Dec. 6, 1920, in Springdale, Ark.

She was the youngest of eight children born to Harry Ware and Stella Williams Ware. She was a graduate of Vaughn High School.

She never met a stranger. She loved to travel, was active in the Democrat Club, VFW and UMW. She was a charter member of the First United Methodist Church in Rogers and a devoted Razorback fan. She served her country as the wife of a World War II veteran, married June 14, 1941. She was the steadfast, sometimes bossy matriarch of a large, loving family. She touched the lives of countless other families as she ran her own home daycare in Huntsville, then in Rogers until her retirement.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Sumner; her son, J.W. Sumner; four brothers; three sisters; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

Survivors are her daughter, Judy Lee and her husband Charles Lee of Pea Ridge, Ark.; her son, J.E. Sumner and his wife Sheila Sumner of Arizona; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, June 8.

The service was at 11 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2018, in the First United Methodist Church, 307 W. Elm St. in Rogers.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to the First United Methodist Church, 307 W. Elm St., Rogers, AR 72756; or Legacy Village c/o Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762.

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