Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home

2230 North Thompson Street, P.O. Box 6294, Springdale, AR

Phone: 479-756-2010

Ola Mae Huffmaster Williams

Springdale, AR

1918 - 2012

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Published: July 7, 2012

Ola Mae Huffmaster Williams, 93, of Springdale, Ark., passed away Thursday, July 5, 2012, at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.

Ola was born on Aug. 1, 1918, in Elm Springs, Ark., a daughter of Oda L. Neal and Nora M. (Clark) Neal. She worked many years as a nurse's aide, was a member of Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Springdale, and enjoyed playing the harmonica and listening to Christian music and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Martin H. Huffmaster; her second husband, Clyde Williams; one son, Billy Wayne Huffmaster; one grandson, Tim Cline; one granddaughter, Oleta Huffmaster; one great-grandson, Justin Caleb Sams; two sons-in-law, Dan Allen Sams and Cleburne Cline; and one sister, Velva Wood.

She is survived by five sons, Winford Huffmaster and wife, Maxine, of Russellville, Ark., Bob Huffmaster and wife, Carolyn, of Springdale, Martin Floyd Huffmaster and wife, Pat, of Sallisaw, Okla., Ivan Huffmaster and wife, Diana, of Siloam Springs, and Danny Joe Huffmaster of Conway, Ark.; two daughters, Velva Darlene Cline of Harrison and Linda Sams Martindale and husband, Wes, of Rogers; 28 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; one niece, Wilma Pennington and husband, Bill, of Canton, Ohio; one nephew, Friedman Wood of Springdale, Ark.; three stepsons, Gene, Bill and Larry; and two stepdaughters, Freda and Reba; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Monday, July 9, 2012, at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel in Springdale, Ark., with the Rev. Danny Sams officiating. Committal service to follow at the Elm Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at the funeral home. Online guestbook at

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