OBITUARY

Reba Marie Newton Best Loux

September 5, 1927February 27, 2019

Reba Marie Newton Best Loux, 91, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a homemaker and member of Mount Zion Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, March 2 at Mount Zion Baptist Church with burial at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Friday from 12 – 8 p.m., where the family will visit with friends from 6:30 – 8 p.m. She is survived by one son, Rickey Best and wife, Charlotte of Montgomery, AL; four step-daughters, Sandy Crow and husband, Roger of Fort Smith, Staci Kauffman of Fort Smith, Betty Crawford of Tulsa and Debbie Madison of Van Buren; two grandchildren, Jon Karl VanWesterhuyzen and Danielle VanWesterhuyzen; nine step grandchildren, Cheryl Gates and husband, Adam, Kelly Woolf, Eric Kaufman, Nicholas Kaufman, Quinton Kaufman, John Crawford, Amy Victory, Craig Madison and Tracie Dye; a sister-in-law, Lucille Newton; nieces, Donna Newton and Paula Newton and nephew, James Newton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Eston Best, one son, Carl Edward Best and a daughter, Linda Ruth VanWesterhuyzen. Pallbearers will be Damon Sadler, Jim Bynum, Michael Testerman, Aaron Wirth, Heath Jones and Benjamin Best.

  • FAMILY

  • Mrs. Loux is survived by one son, Rickey Best and wife, Charlotte of Montgomery, AL; four step-daughters, Sandy Crow and husband, Roger of Fort Smith, Staci Kauffman of Fort Smith, Betty Crawford of Tulsa and Debbie Madison of Van Buren; two grandchildren, Jon Karl VanWesterhuyzen and Danielle VanWesterhuyzen; nine step grandchildren, Cheryl Gates and husband, Adam, Kelly Woolf, Eric Kaufman, Nicholas Kaufman, Quinton Kaufman, John Crawford, Amy Victory, Craig Madison and Tracie Dye; a sister-in-law, Lucille Newton; nieces, Donna Newton and Paula Newton and nephew, James Newton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Eston Best, one son, Carl Edward Best and a daughter, Linda Ruth VanWesterhuyzen.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jim Bynum
  • Heath Jones
  • Aaron Wirth
  • Benjamin Best
  • Damon Sadler
  • Michael Testerman

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 2, 2019
REMEMBERING

Reba Marie Newton Best Loux

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Betty Crawford

March 1, 2019

Reba was one of the sweetest, kindest, loving people I have ever known. From the first day I met her I was happy she came into my life. She was one of the very best gifts that God ever gave me. She became my "Mom." We laughed, loved and shared our hopes and dreams.

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Biography

Reba Marie Newton Best Loux, 91, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a homemaker and member of Mount Zion Baptist Church.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, March 2 at Mount Zion Baptist Church with burial at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Friday from 12 – 8 p.m., where the family will visit with friends from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

She is survived by one son, Rickey Best and wife, Charlotte of Montgomery, AL; four step-daughters, Sandy Crow and husband, Roger of Fort Smith, Staci Kauffman of Fort Smith, Betty Crawford of Tulsa and Debbie Madison of Van Buren; two grandchildren, Jon Karl VanWesterhuyzen and Danielle VanWesterhuyzen; nine step grandchildren, Cheryl Gates and husband, Adam, Kelly Woolf, Eric Kaufman, Nicholas Kaufman, Quinton Kaufman, John Crawford, Amy Victory, Craig Madison and Tracie Dye; a sister-in-law, Lucille Newton; nieces, Donna Newton and Paula Newton and nephew, James Newton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Eston Best, one son, Carl Edward Best and a daughter, Linda Ruth VanWesterhuyzen.

Pallbearers will be Damon Sadler, Jim Bynum, Michael Testerman, Aaron Wirth, Heath Jones and Benjamin Best.