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“Jo Ann, Kay, Bobbye. My thoughts & Prayers go out to you all. I thought the world of your Mom & Dad & spent many hours with you all when we were...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Jo Alvey - Pottsville, AR

“I am so sorry to learn of your Mother's passing. My memories of her are of a very precious lady, so pretty and kind. You are in my thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Elloyween Luningham - AR

“JoAnn, Kaye and Bobbye,I'm so sorry. I still have the jeans your mom embroidered for me in 1973. I've always love the quote, "The death of a mother...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Burris Dare McBride - AR

“Mrs. Kinslow was one of my favorite teachers in school. She always treated each student as a special one to her. Prayers are with the family in...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Janet Crow Schweinfurth - OK


“JoAnn, Kay & Bobbye - My sympathy in the death of your mother. I was unable to attend the visitation today but my thoughts are with you at this time...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Joann Coffman Hays - Russellville, AR

“Jo Ann and family:You are in our thoughts and prayers. I'm sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Duane & Peggy Lawrence - AR

“JoAnn,Bobbye,Kay and family ,,My thoughts and prayers are with you during the loss of your sweet and precious mother. May the Lord give you strength...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Mike Johnston - Oak Grove, AR

“Jo Ann & Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother & loved one. My thoughts & Prayers are with you during this very difficult time. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Kelley Scribner - Hector, AR

“JoAnn, Kay, Bobbye and Family, Was sorry to hear about the death of mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. May God give you the...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Linda (Foster) Long - 2nd Cousin

“To Bobbye, Sam and girls: our thoughts and prayers are with you during the loss of your sweet and precious mother, mother in law and grandmother. May...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Bobby and Mary Spencer - AR

“Hi, my name is sue. I was mrs. Kinslow's math student. She was a very nice lady and was willing to help anyone who needed it in her class room. I'm...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: sue hurst - russellville, AR

“Just wanted to say - we will be praying for you in the days to come. God bless you!! ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Jearldean and Jerry Shinn - AR

“Joann, Kay and Bobbye and family,we extend our thoughts, prayers, and sympathy. Aunt Dortha was very dear to us and to all who knew her. You were...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Sandra and Donald Kinslow - AR

“I remember Dortha always smiling and very gracious to everyone. She was beautiful inside and out and always very neat and loving with her family. ...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Mickey (Tripp) Donohue - Harrison, AR

Dortha Kinder Kinslow, 86, of Caglesville, the widow of Rev. Clyde Kinslow, died Thursday, October 27, 2011, at the Russellville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 23, 1925, at Moreland, to James Dewey and Nona Avis Cagle Kinder. She was a math teacher for over twenty years, teaching in Atkins, Russellville and Dover before retiring in 1985, and a faithful pastor's wife. In 1943 and 1944, she and her husband moved to Wichita, Kansas, where they helped make airplanes during World War II.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, an infant brother, James Kinder, a grandson, Brian Steven Richter, and a great-grandson, Colin Locke.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Jo Ann and Tommy Hill of Hector, Kay and Kurt Richter of Russellville, and Bobbye and Sam Austin of Atkins, a sister, Virginia Hays of Atkins, 11 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 31, 2011, at the Palmetto Church near Atkins, officiated by the Rev. Sam Austin and the Rev. Lori Austin Smith. Burial will be in the Palmetto Cemetery, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.
Grandsons and grandsons-in-law will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon, from 3-5 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation,
Western Arkansas Chapter, 2408 South 51st Court, Suite F Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903.

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