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Guy Luther Sleep

Bella Vista, AR, 1930 - 2012

Guy Luther Sleep, 82, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Friday, March 2, 2012, at his home. He was born on Feb. 14, 1930, in rural Taylor County, Iowa, to Harley Aden Sleep and Mabel (Parker) Sleep. He and his wife moved to Bella Vista, Ark., in 2000 from Anamosa, Iowa. He was a member of the Bella Vista Community Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Margaret Young. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Sleep of Bella Vista, Ark.; four sons, Robert Sleep and wife, Kathy, of Joplin, Mo., Ronald Sleep and wife, Peggy, of Long Grove, Iowa, Randall Sleep and wife, Carol, of Langworthy, Iowa, Jerry Sleep and wife, Joy, of Ava, Mo.; one daughter, Kathy Francois and husband, Patrick, of Solon, Iowa; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2012, at the Bella Vista Community Church, 75 East Lancashire Blvd., Bella Vista, Ark., with the Rev. Dr. Anna Teel and Hospice Chaplain Chuck Bengtson officiating. Arrangements are by the Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, Ark. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762 or Bella Vista Community Church. Online condolences may be made at

Published March 3, 2012

Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory
2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, AR
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 479-855-1611