Wanda Lee Friend

January 31, 1935 ~ February 13, 2020 (age 85)


Wanda Lee Cook-Friend, 85 of Fayetteville passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020 at her home. She was born January 31, 1935 in Kingston, AR to Fred Cook and Betsy Pharris – Cook.

She loved her family especially her grandchildren, and loved cooking for family events and holidays. She also enjoyed feeding and watching the birds.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 63 years, Andy Friend; son, Willis Mark Friend and brother, Rusty Cook.

Survivors include two daughters, Melissa Smith of Fayetteville and Teressa Friend of Huntsville; son, Marty Joe Friend of Paris, AR; grandchildren, Davey Friend and wife April of Farmington, Megan Friend of Huntsville and Amanda Leach of Fayetteville; Great grandchildren, Willis Lane Friend, Elise Kathryn Friend, Audjra Friend and Kendra Leach and many other family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 2-4PM, Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Crystal Hills Family Fellowship. A funeral service will be held Monday at 12:00PM at the church with Pastor Jasper Hankins officiating.Burial will follow at McCord Cemetery.

Funeral services are under the direction of Elkins Funeral and cremations services, 2010 W. Highway 74, Elkins, AR 72727

Pallbearers will be: Davey Friend, Justin Brewton, Terry Schott, Carl Bridges, Keith Steele and Thomas Short.

Honorary Pallbearers: Joe Pollock and Jimmy House

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February 16, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Crystal Hills Family Fellowship
10602 Highway 16
Elkins, AR 72727

Funeral Service
February 17, 2020

12:00 PM
Crystal Hills Family Fellowship
10602 Highway 16
Elkins, AR 72727

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