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Helen K. Hefley Pratt

November 28, 1927November 15, 2020

Helen K. Hefley Pratt, age 92, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born November 28, 1927, in Lurton, Newton Co, Arkansas, to Mitchell and Ola Shelton Hefley.

Helen and husband Virgil were founding members and supporters of Central Christian Church in Fort Smith. She was a homemaker totally devoted to the care and love for her husband and children. She enjoyed flowers, sewing, reading, and fishing with Virgil.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband Virgil L. Pratt to whom she was married December 31, 1947. Also passing before her were her parents, Mitchell and Ola Hefley, brothers Doyne and Kenneth Hefley, and sister Sybil Martin.

Helen is survived by son Troy Pratt and wife Melissa of Fort Smith, daughter Lavonna Thomas and husband Richard of Rogers; granddaughters Kathleen Weaver and husband Dave of Rogers, and Sara Hart and husband Nate of Providence Forge, Virginia; great grandchildren Benjamin, Samuel, and Sara Weaver of Rogers.

Funeral services will be under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Central Christian Church of Fort Smith. Services will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a brief visitation and viewing period before the formal service at 11:00 a.m. CDC and Health Department guidelines in terms of Covid-19 safety will be observed. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery in Ozark, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Christian Church.

Our Mother and Granny will be deeply missed by those who loved her most. May she Rest in the Peace of our Lord and Savior.

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Bill Larsen

November 18, 2020

My condolences to LaVonna, Troy and family. I fondly remember Helen, and Virgil, who were great positive influences in my young life.
I hope you will find peace in all the wonderful memories you have of her.

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