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Lola E Behrends

Bentonville, AR, 1946 - 2021

Lola E. Behrends passed away on July 13th, 2021 in the presence of her family and friends. Lola was born on January 19, 1946 in Hopewell, Kan., to George Ackley and Perl VanArsdall Ackley. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Dr. James Behrends, and sister Evelyn Wilcox.
She is survived by two sons Leslie Key and wife, Alanna of Bentonville, Charles Key of Bentonville and daughter-by-choice Melissa Kyle and husband, Mark of Bentonville. Seven grandchildren Montana, Mariah, Samantha, Sarah, Savannah, Caleb and Mason. Five great-grandchildren Addilynn, Harper, Camden, Willow, Cash and Joaquin. Three brothers Eldon, Ed , and Allen. Five sisters Elta, Penny, Betsy, Elsie, Nedra and one half-sister Jean.
Lola was loved by so many people. She enjoyed playing Bridge, card games of all kinds, Words with Friends, Pickle Ball and going to dinner with friends and family. She traveled the world and enjoyed snow skiing in many states and countries. She was a master quilter who donated much of her time assisting in making quilts for cancer patients with the James Stitching Sisters in Columbus, Ohio. With the help of many of her friends, she organized making personalized Christmas stockings for the children at Tennie Russell Primary School in Bentonville every Christmas.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Tennie Russell Primary School 1110 Bella Vista Road Bentonville, Ark., 72712 or Circle of Life Hospice 1201 NE Legacy Parkway Bentonville, Ark.
Please join us to celebrate her life on August 22, 2021 from 2-6 p.m., at the Meteor Guitar Gallery, 128 W Central Ave., Bentonville, Ark., with some food and Music, Arrangements By Benton County Funeral Home, 306 N. Fourth Street, Rogers, Ark. Online condolences to

Published July 25, 2021

Benton County Funeral Home
306 N. 4th Street, Rogers, AR
Phone: 479-636-6700