DeLois (Voegele) Mantooth, 86, of Jacksonville passed away on May 11, 2020. She was born in McGehee, Arkansas on September 12, 1933 to the late Louis Carl and Nancy Ruth (Shaneyfelt) Voegele.
She was a member of the Bayou Meto Baptist Church, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all. She loved to cook for her family and friends, spend time enjoying the outdoors including sports, skiing, and swimming. She met her devoted, loving sweetheart, Opie Mantooth, over 70 years ago, in the 8th grade and they have been married for over 67 years.
She is preceded in death by her two brothers, four sisters, son Opie Louis Mantooth, Jr., granddaughter Stephanie Mantooth and son-in-law Kenneth F. Abbott, Jr.
DeLois leaves behind her loving husband, Opie Mantooth; her children Chris Abbott, of Cabot, Alan Mantooth (Mary Lynn) of Fayetteville, Ruth Moseley of Cabot and Ann Mantooth of Cabot; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one on the way, three great-great-grandchildren. Many friends and family will miss her deeply.
The family will be having a private entombment due to the current health situation.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Arkansas Food Bank.
Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400