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“Thinking of you at this time. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: GARY & JEANNIE GLOVER - GUY, AR

“Tori Willborg's aunt Kim and family. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Todd, Kim, Gracie, Hope, & Sarah Hartle

“Tori Willborg's grandparents ”
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“Tori Willborg's mom ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Kell;y Tate - Rose Bud, Arkansas

“So sorry we can't be there for visitation. You are in our thoughts and you do know to call us if we can do anything to help. Doyle and Johnette...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Doyle and Johnette - Mt. Ida, Ar.

“Ollie and family, My heart hurts for you at this time. Cleta was one-of-a-kind and will be terribly missed. Love, Sammye ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Sammye Hudgens - Memphis, TN

“Carol and family; I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. I loss my Mom in March so I share in the grief and loss you feel at this difficult time....Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Sue Wright - Mena, Arkansas

“You have our deepest sympathies at this time of great loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers. Benji and Vicki Maddox & Maddox ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Benji Ferguson - Mena, AR 71953

“We are so sorry. She was a very good lady, and will be missed by many. May God be with you. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Philip and Rosemary Doyle

“She was a very special friend and Christian! ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: carolyn davis - Quitman, AR

“Willborg Family - I was deeply saddened to read about Mrs. Willborg's passing. Please know your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Janice...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Janice Smiley Brown

“cleta was the best thing that happened to me when I became a Juvenile Probation Officer at the very naive age of 22! She loved me unconditionally...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Bausom - Conway, Arkansas

“Ollie and family, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your wife and mother. I will always remember Cleta with her big smile. She was a special...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: MElinda Reynolds - Greenbrier, AR

“Carol, my thoughts are with you during this especially difficult time. From experience, I know how hard it can be to lose your mother. Please know...Read More »
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Cleta Fern Willborg, age 81, of Mena, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2008 at her home.

She was born April 22, 1927 in Willow Springs, Missouri to the late Gilbert Lovan and the late Rebecca Berry Lovan. She was united in marriage November 26, 1945 to Ollie Willborg. Mrs. Willborg was a juvenile probation officer for Faulkner County. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Mena and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend.

Survivors are:

Husband: Ollie Willborg of Mena, Arkansas

Son: Mark Willborg and wife Anita of Acorn, Arkansas

Daughter: Carol Miller and husband Danny of Mena, Arkansas

Grandchildren: Marcus Willborg and wife Heather of Rose Bud, Arkansas
Bobby Willborg and wife Rhonda of Mena, Arkansas
John Maddox and wife Mandy of Mena, Arkansas
Matt Maddox and wife Kay of Las Vegas, Nevada
Phil Peek of Longview, Texas
Joshua Miller of Fayetteville, Arkansas
Dax Miller of Fayetteville, Arkansas
Scarlett Evert and husband J. R. of Conway, Arkansas

Great Grandchildren: Tori Willborg of Rose Bud, Arkansas
Tyler Willborg of Rose Bud, Arkansas
Jeb Willborg of Mena, Arkansas
Jayden Willborg of Mena, Arkansas
Madison Maddox of Mena, Arkansas
Macy Maddox of Mena, Arkansas
Tessa Maddox of Las Vegas, Nevada
Allison Maddox of Las Vegas, Nevada
Matthew Maddox of Las Vegas, Nevada

Brother: Gilbert Lovan of Mission, Texas

Sister: Mary Spong of German Town, Mississippi

A host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Rebecca Lovan, her sister, Franceline Cooksey and her infant daughter, Karen Willborg.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Assembly of God Church of Mena with Brother Ron Tilley officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Ridge Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Visitation with family and friends will be Monday, August 11, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Mrs. Willborg's grandchildren, Marcus Willborg, Bobby Willborg, John Maddox, Matt Maddox, Phil Peek, Joshua Miller, Dax Miller and Scarlett Evert.

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