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Anna Woods Towell, 87, passed away June 21 at Saline Memorial Hospice house in Bryant. She was born in Heber Springs on July 13, 1924, the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Woods. Anna was a retired hostess at the Red Apple Inn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Linda Chastain Matthews; a sister, Lucille Delong; and the father of their children, Leonard Towell.
She is survived by her sons, Lynn Towell of Heber Springs and Leonard Glenn Towell and wife Sue of Benton; two brothers, K.V. Woods of Oregon and R. E. "Buck" Woods of Heber Springs; four sisters, Alice Cothren, Dorothy McClosky, Polly Poulter and Julia Roberson, all of Heber Springs; her grandchildren, Lee Unkel and husband Darrel of Wichita, Kan., Stephen Chastain and wife Carla of Rogers, Mark Chastain and wife Robyn of Bismarck, Kim Towell Hedden and husband John, and Courtney Towell Glaze and husband Scott, all of Benton, and Chip Blenden and wife Tammy of Sherwood; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held June 23 at the Heber Springs Christian Church with Jesse Crawford officiating. Interment was at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Heber Springs Christian Church, 1101 N. Broadway, Heber Springs, AR, or the Saline Memorial Hospice House, Bryant, AR 72022.
Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home.
Online guestbook: www.olmstead.cc