Edwards Funeral Home

201 North 12Th Street, Fort Smith, AR


Leslie Lee Schossow

October 25, 1947July 15, 2019

Leslie Lee Schossow, 71, of Barling passed from this life July 15, 2019 in Barling. She was born October 25, 1947 in Sacramento, California. Leslie will be remembered for her loyalty and honesty, and that she was always there for her children and family. She was the widow of David Schossow, Jr.

Leslie is survived by her daughter Candice Boitel of Fort Smith; her son Paul Decker of Barling, as well as 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 11:00am Friday July 19, 2019 at the U. S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith. The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00pm Thursday July 18, 2019 at Edwards Funeral Home. Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Paul Decker, James Boitel, Jimmy Pearson, Joey Queen, James Woodward and Paul Meyer.


  • Paul Decker, Active
  • James Boitel, Active
  • Jimmy Pearson, Active
  • Joey Queen, Active
  • James Woodward, Active
  • Paul Meyer, Active


  • Visitation Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, July 19, 2019


Leslie Lee Schossow

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Paul Decker

July 18, 2019

I will allways remember the story of her as a wild child road with the hell's angles,hitch hiked across the country,drove 18 wheelers and even went to Woodstock and was and still is a hippie,too this day allways had a open house to anyone in need.