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W.C. "Bill" Gifford

Prairie Grove, AR, 1928 - 2020

W.C. "Bill'' Gifford, age 92, a resident of Prairie Grove, Ark, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at his home. He was born January 22, 1928 in Westville, Okla., the son of Ebb and Alma (Martin) Gifford.
Bill was a member of the West Fork Volunteer Fire Department for many years, a member of the Mountain Gap Hunting Club, and had retired from Tyson Foods after 23 years of service.
Bill was a member of the New Sulphur Freewill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lora Dean Gifford; three brothers, Ray, Cecil and Jesse Gifford; one daughter, Sandra Gifford; one stepdaughter, Deborah Langley; and one stepson Gary Mullen.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Gifford; two daughters, Brenda Dobbs of Farmington, Ark., and Betty Sisemore of Highfill, Ark.; one stepson, Darrell Mullen of Prairie Grove; three stepdaughters, Lora Brammer and Arlene Burkhart, both of Prairie Grove, and Nelda Cambron of Springfield, Miss.; three grandchildren, Lee Dobbs, R.D. Sisemore, and Travis Dobbs; three great-grandchildren, Travis Jr., Destiny and Dixon Dobbs; a host of stepgrandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 4:30-8 p.m. at Luginbuel Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, July 24th, 2020, at Prairie Grove Cemetery Pavilion. Burial will be in the Illinois Chapel Cemetery in Prairie Grove, Ark.
Memorials may be made to the West Fork Volunteer Fire Department.
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Published July 23, 2020

Luginbuel Funeral Home
115 N Neal, Prairie Grove, AR
Phone: 479-846-2141