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Marsha Ann Najera, age 61

Marsha Ann (Wilson) Najera was born on October 19, 1960 at Forbes Air Force Base in Topeka, Kansas to Louis and Janice Wilson. Marsha passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 in North Little Rock with family by her side.

Marsha was preceded in death by her late husband, Armando Najera, her father, Louis Wilson Sr. and mother, Janice (Ledeboer) Wilson, and numerous other family members.

Over her years, she lived in Colorado, Montana and New Mexico before settling into Arkansas. She was a woman of many skills and while married to her late husband, she enjoyed staying busy running their restaurant in Tularosa, New Mexico.

Marsha was an amazing woman, who was loved by all and never met a stranger. She enjoyed having a good laugh and had such a warm and caring heart. She loved her friends and family; and they loved her.

Marsha is survived by her loving husband, Vince Najera of Ward, Arkansas; children, Don (Michelle) Fitzgerald of Ward, Arkansas, Jeanie (Samantha) Sallinger of Conway, Arkansas, Christopher (Ashley) Fitzgerald of Alamogordo, New Mexico, and step-son Omar (Janet) Najera of Edmond, Oklahoma; grandchildren Amelyah (Josh) Sallinger, Megan (Jessie) English, Damien Fitzgerald, Armando Fitzgerald, Ethan Fitzgerald, William Fitzgerald; great-grandchildren Meredith, Weston and soon-to-arrive Theodore and Baylor; siblings, Bill (Robin) Wilson, Rachele (John) Dyer, Art Wilson, Debbie (Pat) Campbell, James (Cindi) Wilson, Louis (Regina) Wilson Jr; Aunt Alice Ledeboer Jenkins; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076.


  • Jean Sallinger Posted February 15, 2022 5:13 PM

    Rest in love momma, I miss you so much my heart hurts.

  • Deborah Posted February 15, 2022 5:24 PM

    You will be loved and miss. Gone too soon. I love you

  • Rachel Ledeboer Posted February 15, 2022 5:42 PM

    Marsha you left way to soon and a lot people with broken hearts we all know that you’re not in pain anymore.and you will always be smiling down on us.Good bye my sweet cousin until we meet again

  • Rachele Dyer Posted February 15, 2022 5:54 PM

    I love and miss you sister

  • Denise Sichler Posted February 15, 2022 6:11 PM

    Amazing woman I was blessed to be her friend. Condolences to the entire family. She now rests in peace.

  • Christopher Sallinger Posted February 15, 2022 6:19 PM

    You were loved by many. Including me. You’ll be surely missed.

  • Felisha King Posted February 15, 2022 6:21 PM

    I love and miss you so much. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Tina Woller Posted February 15, 2022 8:04 PM

    Love you my sister from my other mom. You were so loving, never forgetting we are friends. I will miss you forever

  • Denise Koll Posted February 20, 2022 5:55 AM

    I will miss you forever my friend I will never forget The memories we have made together and the wonderful times that we had, the crazy things we did that made up our perfect friendship I love you Marsha.

  • justine slape Posted March 3, 2022 4:42 PM

    love u aunty miss u so much

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