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Loretta Lynne Nichols

January 6, 1963 — March 20, 2023


Loretta Lynne Nichols, 60, of Clarkville, Arkansas, went home to be with her Lord, Monday, March 20, 2023.  She was born January 6, 1963 in Ozark, Arkansas to Kenneth William and Dorothy Irene (Jones) Turner.  She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, James Dale Turner; grandparents, Jesse Lee Jones and Esther Jane (Hampton) Jones; Alfred Burl Turner and Lena Pearl (Crutchfield) Turner. 

Lynne was a very talented artist.  She painted landscapes, created mosaics, collages, refinished furniture, you name it, she could make something beautiful.  She was very adventurous.  She was passionate about music, the outdoors and all things tie-dyed.  The Mulberry River and Hurricane Creek were two of her favorite places.  She had a contagious laugh that will never be forgotten.  Above all, she loved her Lord, family and friends. 

She is survived by children; Alfred and Vi Milam of Hartman, Shauna Milam of Clarksville, Matthew Needham of Clarksville; Ashley and Eli Stewart of Lamar; grandchildren, Seth Milam, Pryzm Hylton, Phoenix Hylton, Xaden Hylton, Talon Stewart, Tessa Needham, Madilyn Needham, Laken McPeak, Delilah Stewart, Athena Stewart; siblings, Kathy and Eugene Dyer, Bill Turner, Rita Kraus; numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends. 

The family will host a Life Celebration for Lynne, 2:00pm, Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Papa Jones' family place on the Mulberry river. 

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Obituary and online guestbook are available at

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to Hedgeway Church, Youth Fund, PO Box 431, Clarksville, AR 72830 or online  

Please choose the "Youth" option, then in the comments, please note "Lynne".


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 25, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Papa Jones' Place on Mulberry River

Mulberry River, Ozark, AR

Celebration will be held at Papa Jones' family place on the Mulberry River.

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