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Maymie Lassiter

September 8, 1914 — May 7, 2016

Maymie Ferguson Lassiter went to be with her Lord on May 7, 2016. She was 101 years old, born on September 8, 1914.

Maymie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Lonoke United Methodist Church and in her younger days was very active in the church. Maymie loved working in her yard. She was a graduate of Lonoke High School and attended Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway. Maymie received her teaching certificate then taught school in Oldham school and the Lonoke Public Schools. Maymie also worked for the Arkansas Revenue Office in Lonoke and retired in 1978.

Maymie was preceded in death by parents Luther and Susie Ferguson; her husband William “Dink” A. Lassiter; her brother John V. Ferguson; two sisters, Marguerite S. Ferguson and Donnie M. Rollins; a niece, Mary Susan Parvin and a nephew Larry Rollins.

She is survived by her two sons, Fletcher V. (Doris) Lassiter and William A. (Charlotte) Lassiter of Portland; four grandchildren, William F. Lassiter and Robert (Sherry) Lassiter of Portland; two granddaughters, Lindsey E. Lassiter of Little Rock and Brooke (Scott) Stoehr of Ruston, LA; eight great-grandchildren, Kyle and Jake Lassiter, Robert and Zack Lassiter, Roger Hensley, all of Portland, Laura Hensley of Eudora, Aubrey and Cooper Stoehr of Ruston, LA.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 10, 12:30-2p.m. at Lonoke United Methodist Church in Lonoke. Funeral services are following visitation at 2:00 p.m. at the Lonoke United Methodist Church and burial will be at Lonoke Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be sent to the Lonoke United Methodist Church or the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in her memory.

The family would like to express our gratitude to the special staff over the last 10 years of Maymie’s life at the Lake Village Residential Care. She had completely devoted and compassionate care.

Arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.

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