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Leslie Erica Howarth, age 60

Leslie Howarth, 60, of Jacksonville, AR passed away on April 7, 2022 following another courageous battle with cancer.  She was the beloved wife of Jennifer Howarth.


She was a proud veteran, serving in the Army for four years and in the Marine Corp for 14 years. While serving, she earned many awards and served all over the world. Her favorite post was Okinawa, Japan.


Leslie and Jennifer moved to Arkansas in 2017 to live out their dream on their own farm.  Leslie was happiest when taking care of her animals.  Lover of all things natural, she also enjoyed leisurely fishing.

Leslie is preceded in death by her parents M. Perry Howarth and Mary E Easterbrooks. She is also preceded in death by her brother Randall Howarth.


In addition to her wife, Leslie is survived by her daughter Amanda (David) Heitman, step-mother, Marilyn Howarth, and siblings Perry Howarth, Donna White and Jeff Leonard. She also leaves behind six grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one niece, and three nephews.


Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


  • Rick and Jen Immel Posted April 13, 2022 8:21 PM

    Awesome awesome friend that will be dearly missed. We love you both

  • Jennifer Immel Posted April 13, 2022 9:48 PM

    She will be missed tremendously. Tough as nails and loving at the same time. The world lost a beautiful soul.

  • Maureen Maher Posted April 14, 2022 9:27 AM

    A wonderful friend!! I will miss her. Much love.

  • Angella Lawrence Posted April 15, 2022 1:52 PM

    Sister in Life, Sister is the Corps and friend in Hearts. Love you too pieces. Jen, all my prayers for and to you! Thank you for taking care of our Leslie.

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