Glenda "Bug" (Schwartz) Needham

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Visitation Schedule
Roller Funeral Home Chapel
1700 E. Walnut St.
Paris, AR  72855
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


ROSARY: Roller Funeral Home Chapel
1700 E. Walnut St.
Paris, AR  72855
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
7:00 p.m.
Service Schedule
Funeral Mass
St. Ignatius Catholic Church
Hwy 197 E.
Scranton, AR  72863
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
10:00 a.m.
Cemetery
Wares Chapel
Dublin Road
Scranton, AR  72863

Glenda "Bug" (Schwartz) Needham

of Fort Smith, AR

June 28, 1941 - April 22, 2022

Glenda "Bug" (Schwartz) Needham, 80, a resident of Scranton, passed away Friday, April 22, 2022, in Fort Smith.

She was born June 28, 1941, at Scranton to the late Toney and Cecilia (Schmitz) Schwartz. Glenda married Thomas Needham on April 14, 1970, in Scranton. She spent her working years at Cloye's Gear in Paris, then the Scranton Public Schools Cafeteria, retiring with over 30 years of service. Glenda was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Scranton, St. Ignatius Mother's Society and Dublin Extension Homemakers. In her spare time, Glenda enjoyed Gardening, both flowers and vegetables, quilting and most importantly family, especially her grandchildren's ballgames.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerome "Stumpy" Schwartz; a sister, Laverne Brewer; four brothers-in-law, John Needham, Delbert Stubblefield, Florence Engel and Mack Brewer and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clifford and Mary (Hurst) Needham.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Thomas Needham of Scranton; a son Tim Needham and wife, Allison of Paris; a daughter, Sherry Shannon and husband, Bill of Scranton; six grandchildren, Logan, Ethan and Hannah Needham, Logan Marlow and Sierra and Dillon Shannon; three great grandchildren, Landry and Rhett Needham and Halynn Marlow; sister, Carol Stubblefield of Van Buren; a sister-in-law, Marie Needham of Russellville and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Roller Funeral Home in Paris with rosary following at 7:00 p.m.

The funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Scranton with Fr. John Miranda officiating. Burial will follow in Wares Chapel Cemetery in Dublin under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.

Pallbearers will be Logan, Hannah and Ethan Needham, Sierra and Dillon Shannon and Charley Emberson. The present and former employees of Scranton Public Schools Cafeteria will serve as honorary pallbearers.

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20 Condolence(s)
Bill Snow
Springdale, AR
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Saturday, April 30, 2022

Thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of loss

Wayne Powers
Bartlesville, OK
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Saturday, April 30, 2022

Condolences to the family of "Bug" a classmate of mine.

R L Gray
Fayetteville, AR
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Thursday, April 28, 2022

Tom
So sorry to h for the loss of your wife. You have been such a great friend over the years and my heart sorrows for you.
I personally know the pain you are feeling.
Prayers with you Tom

Wes thompson
Paris, AR
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Thursday, April 28, 2022

Prayers for comfort for family and friends

harry beshoner
Subiaco, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

We are very sorry for your loss. we will remember all the good days we had growing up together

Jessica Marrs
Scranton, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

I'm so sorry for y'all's loss, Tim and Allison. I wish I could have gotten to meet her officially, but I do remember her from when I was in school. I love and appreciate you all so much and my heart is with y'all during this time.

Ann N Hatchett
Fort Smith, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

May the Lord bring you comfort and peace as you walk through the valley of the shadow of death. I was so sorry to hear of Bug's passing. I know your memories of her will strengthen you!

Jelaine Davis
Little Rock, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

Such a sweet lady. Always had a smile and kind word whenever you would see her.

Wes and Joy May
Paris, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

Sherry and family,
Tim and family,

We are truly sorry to hear about your moms passing. Please accept our deepest condolences during this very difficult time.

Wes and Joy

,John and Etta Grant
Alma, AR
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Sunday, April 24, 2022

Sorry for your loss.Rememer all the times.

Garth & Sheila Guthrie
Scranton, AR
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Sunday, April 24, 2022

So sorry for your loss, prayers for family

Joyce Barnett
Paris, AR
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

So sorry to hear about bug worked with her for many years loved her dearly she will be missed

Loretta
Sherwood, AR
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Sorry for loss of your mom

Anna Mullen
Jamestown, NY
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

So sorry to hear of Bugs passing. You are all in my prayers.

Mary (Wutzy Schmitz) Viola
St. Louis, MO
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

LIFE HAS TO END.
LOVE NEVER ENDS.

May she finally rest in peace.
She fought a good fight to the end.
The Violas


Leslie Fleming
Scranton, AR
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Prayers for peace and comfort for the family ❤️

doris davis
Scranton, AR
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

.I am so sorry to hear Glenda has died. My sympathy to her family

Glenda, was such a nice person, calm and always with a smile.

Doris Davis

Brenda Knoles
Paris, AR
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Tim and family, we are so sorry about your loss. We always enjoyed seeing your family at ballgames. She is so pretty. Our prayers are with you

Vickey Wiggins
Paris, AR
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Tim and family: We are so sorry for your loss. May Gods peace and comfort be with you! Marvin and Vickey

Dorothy Robinson (Geels)
Scranton, AR
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

So sorry for the loss of Glenda. Sweet lady! My condolences to the family.