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Lilly Wingfield

Lilly Bugg Wingfield, 86, of Barling died Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Barling. She was born June 19, 1926, in Maness to the late Earl and Sallie Bugg. She was a historian, a newspaper columnist for the Greenwood Democrat and wrote a column called “Along the Old Greenwood Road” for 30-plus years. She was a member of Barling United Methodist Church, where she played the piano. She was a founding member of the Home Demonstration club, and she taught many children how to play piano. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Wingfield.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews and numerous cousins.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today at Barling United Methodist Church with burial to follow at Steep Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith.

The family will visit with friends from 1-2 p.m. today before the service at Barling United Methodist Church.

To place online tributes, please visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com.

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