Linda Bento

Mrs. Linda May Bento, age 73, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born May 24, 1948, to the late Thomas and Cora (Spence) Calvert.

Mrs. Bento was a School Bus driver by profession and enjoyed quilting, crafting, and volunteering. She loved flowers and her pets.

Mrs. Bento is preceded in death by her parents; sons, Jory Bento and Jason Bento; and grandson, Benjamin Harjo

Mrs. Bento is survived by her loving husband, Jim Bento; children, Randy and Melinda Bento, Jay and Kelley Bento, Jeff and Felicia Bento, Jeremy Bento and Lau Lapides, Jill Hendry, Jeniffer Harjo; grandchildren, Brittney, Katelyn, Kirra, Kori, Jefferey, Jackie, Sage, Aria, Chris, Courtney, Shaylynn, Allison, and Jordan; siblings, Larry and Pam Calvert, Lance and Terri Calvert, and Lorene Washington.

Memorial Services for Mrs. Bento will be Monday, November 1, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. Mena First Assembly of God Church in Mena, Arkansas. Pastor Ron Tilley will be officiating.

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