Christeen Littlefield, 83, of Leachville, died early Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, from injuries received in an auto accident near Leachville. Born at Leachville she was the daughter of the late Robert Louis and Jessie Louisea Edgin and had been a lifelong area resident. She was a 1945 graduate of Leachville High School and was the widow of F.J. "Bud" Littlefield. She was a longtime employee of the former Brown Shoe Company and had been employeed at Buffalo Island Central Schools as a teacher's aide for special needs children for the past 13 years. She was a member, Sunday school teacher, and former youth director at the Leachville Second Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Jacky Littlefield of Bentonville and Freddy Littlefield of Leachville; a daughter, Kathy Cassidy of Woodstock, Ga.; a brother, Earnest Edgin of Leachville; a sister, Jessie Ruth Martin of St. Charles, Mo.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Funeral service were 2 p.m. Saturday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Lee Davis officiating. Burial followed in Leachville Cemetery. The family received visitors Friday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.
The family prefers any memorials sent be made to the Leachville Second Baptist Church.
Guest register and online video is at www.howardfuneralservice.com.