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Obituary: Helen Shuptrine; Bentonville


helenshuptrine1_20161010jpg1Helen Shuptrine, 69, of Bentonville, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 in Bentonville, Ark.

She was born on Friday, Jan. 17, 1947 in Nashville, Ark., to the late William “Buck” and Verna Tedford (Ross). Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Shuptrine, Sr., and her sister, Shirley Fatheree.

Helen is survived by her two sons, Robert Shuptrine of Bixby, Okla., and Ronald Shuptrine and wife, Rene of Bentonville; two daughters, Rachel and Rebecca Shuptrine both of Bentonville; and nine grandchildren, Sean, Jeremiah, Luke, Ashley, Devin, Aiden “AJ”, Bentley, Noah and Ryan.

Helen had careers with the Federal Government, as a Legal Secretary, and most recently, with the Bentonville Historical Society.

Her lifelong love of church and volunteering were the driving forces in her life.  She was a member of the Pea Ridge United Methodist Church. She loved researching genealogy of the Ross family and sharing her findings with others through her website and at family reunions. She was an avid volunteer in her community. Her greatest passion was service to the Alanon and Alateens. She had a special heart for her Alateens. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alateen program.

Visitation was held 5:00 -7:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at Stockdale-Moody Funeral Services. 

Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at the Pea Ridge United Methodist Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stockdale-Moody Funeral Services in Rogers. Online condolences may be made to stockdalefuneral.com.

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