Leslie Hinkle

Written by Theresa Rose on August 4, 2015

Leslie Colleen Clover Hinkle, 45, of Mountain Home, Arkansas died February 2, 2015. She was born October 12, 1969 in Ottumwa. She was adopted by Ernie and Betty Jerrel Hinkle and grew up in Birmingham. Leslie graduated from Van Buren High School. She spent her adult years living in Ottumwa and working at TENCO until her health failed and she moved to Good Samaritan Society-Van Buren, Keosauqua and then she moved to Mountain Home, Arkansas. She was baptized in the Birmingham United Methodist Church. She enjoyed the Special Olympics.

She is survived by her adoptive parents, two sisters, Viola Bick of Fairfield and Jayne Simmons of Mitchellville, a niece, April Boyd of Penang, Malaysia, a nephew, Tracey Simmons of Birmingham and special cousin Dennis Ives (Kelly of Mountain Home, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Ronald, Michael and Wesley Hinkle. “Leslie now has her little bit of Heaven”.

Her body has been cremated. Graveside services will be 10:30 A.M. Friday August 7, 2015 at Maple Hill Cemetery, Birmingham with Rev. Herb Shafer officiating. Gifts to a memorial to be designated later by the family may be left at the cemetery or mailed to the family at 1883 Webber Road, Mountain Home, AK 72653. Pedrick Funeral Home. Keosauqua is handling the arrangements.