Edwards Funeral Home

201 North 12th Street, Fort Smith, AR


Lilaben Patel

January 10, 1949January 12, 2020

Lilaben Patel, 71, of Fort Smith, passed from this life January 12, 2020 in Fort Smith. Lilaben was born January 10, 1949 in Wadhvania, India, to the Vithalbhai and Laxmiben Patel. She was a retired hotel owner and of the Hindu faith.

She is survived by his son, Manish Patel of Fort Smith; three daughters, Dharini Patel of Fort Smith, Reena Patel of Denton, Texas and Sunita Patel of New Braunfels, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dhan Patel; and a daughter, Nita Patel.

A prayer service will be said 6:00pm Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will be at 11:00am Thursday, January 16, 2020 in Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with cremation to follow. Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.


  • Prayer Service Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 16, 2020

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