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Obituary: Oleta Marie Pinkerton Nash, 88, of Fayetteville


Oleta Marie (Pinkerton) Nash, age 88, of Fayetteville passed from this life Sept. 3, 2020. She was born Feb. 7, 1932, in Umpire, Ark., to Fletcher E. and Gladys M. Pinkerton.

Oleta married Robert (Bob) V. Nash June 21, 1952. She has one son, Steven D. Nash of Fayetteville. Mrs. Nash is survived by Bob and Steve; four brothers, R.H. (Joyce) Pinkerton of Umpire, Ark., Ralph (Connie) Pinkerton of Hot Springs, Ark., Dwight (Kay) Pinkerton of De Queen, Ark., and Garry (Debbie) Pinkerton also of De Queen, and one sister Wanda (Bob) Rice of Waynesboro, Tenn.

Oleta attended Southern Arkansas University, Texas Wesleyan University, North Texas State University and T.C.U. She interrupted her college education to marry and have a family. After working 11 years as a secretary during the day and attending college at night, she received her degree and fulfilled her dream of becoming a teacher. She taught at a variety of places before settling at Trinity High School in Euless, Texas. She taught at Umpire, Ark., High School and Haltom High and LD Bell High in Texas. As an Arkansas native, upon retirement she and her family settled in Fayetteville in 1994. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Oleta was an avid Razorback fan. She called them loud and clear. 

No services are currently scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of Moore’s Chapel.

To sign an online guestbook, visit www.mooresfuneralchapel.com.

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