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Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home

4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR

OBITUARY

Thomas Joseph "T.J." Seftner

December 14, 1978February 7, 2020
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Thomas Joseph “T.J.” Seftner, beloved son of John and Barbara Seftner, 41, of Van Buren, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020. T.J. was an avid sports fan. His favorite teams were the Arkansas Razorback, St. Louis Cardinals and Golden State Warriors; and was a member of CrossPointe Church in Van Buren. While T.J.’s light has left this world, the beautiful memories of his life will live on in the hearts and minds of his family and all that knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie and Tosie Pursell and Helen and John Seftner; and an aunt, Marlene Pfeifer.

He is survived by his parents, John and Barbara Seftner of Van Buren; his siblings, Gary Wayne Johnson of New York City, John Alexander Johnson of Atlanta, David Charles Johnson and wife Barbie of Fort Smith, and Amy D’Lynn Dodson and husband Brian of Van Buren; aunts and uncles, Jimmy Pursell of Van Buren, Sharon Day of Fort Smith, and Steve Pfeifer of Danville; nieces and nephews, Nathan Johnson and wife Brooke Ann of Fort Smith, Abby Scott and husband Saxon of Farmington, McKayla Dodson of Porum, OK, and Manning and Wyatt Dodson, both of Van Buren; a great-niece, Eleanor Johnson of Fort Smith; and cousins, Wade Pursell and wife Tracy of Greenwood Village, CO, Randy Pursell of Fayetteville, Shanna Reding and husband Brian of Huntington, Sandi McCarty of Fort Smith, Whitney Adkins and husband Randy of Russellville, Josh and Lindsey Pursell, both of Greenwood Village, CO, Tanner Pursell of Fayetteville, and Lilly Rush of Huntington.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

Pallbearers will be David Atwell, Brad Trent, Tony Duschinsky, Dennis Johnson, Brian Dodson, and Keith Tanner.

The family will visit with friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2020, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Juanita Patterson-Cogburn

February 17, 2020

Barbara, John and family. There are no words to Express my sincere condolences. TJ was very special to me. You are all in my prayers.

Nita

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