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Lori R O'Neal

Lori R O'Neal

- 1/6/2011

Lori Rae O’Neal of Dover passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center at the age of 51.
Lori has been a baptized member of Jehovah’s Witnesses for 30 plus years. She worked in the field ministry and helped many come to an accurate knowledge of the truth about the Bible.
Lori worked as a Certified American Sign Language interpreter and a clerk/typist for the Russellville School District for 17 years.
She leaves behind her husband, David O’Neal Sr. of Dover; children, Rae Lynn Sullivan of Key West Fla., Michael David Van Ornum of Raleigh N.C., Chelsea Mae Van Ornum of Conway; a stepson, David O’Neal Jr., of Dover; her parents, Donald and Sheila Orton of Molalla, Ore.; four siblings, Debra Casarotto of Molalla, Ore., Kelly Di Pietro of Indiana, and Shelly Tassoul and Scott Orton of Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Orton.
Lori loved the outdoors and was an avid equine enthusiast. She is dearly missed by her extended family, friends and co-workers. All who knew her, loved her.
Memorial services will be 1pm Saturday January 15, 2011 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russellville.  She will be missed by extended family, many friends and co-workers.  Arrangements entrusted to Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, Morrilton.  "IN YOUR TIME OF NEED....WE CARE" 


Carel Dunaway

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

You have my heartfelt sympathy! Lori was a great person to know. I have enjoyed getting to know her as a person. You all are in my thoughts and prayers! Love, Carel

Dyna Pierce

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

I will miss you and our times at AR School for the Deaf Summer Institute. We had a lot of GREAT times you will be fondly remembered. Dyna Pierce

Raphael (Ray) James

Instructor - Summer Institute UALR
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Lori will be missed by many and the fond memories of her and how she touched the lives of others will live on. The family will be remembered in our prayers.


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

My heartfelt prayers are for the Family . May God bless you all.

Deborah Barber

Thursday, January 13, 2011

David and family, We celebrate the beautiful person and spirit Lori shared with us. I will always remember following her down the trail and trying to keep up! She enjoyed every second and kept everyone happy and safe. We are privileged to have her in our hearts forever. Deborah, David, Bronwyn, & Alexis