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Dwayne Ingram

Dwayne "Slim" Ingram, age 67, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, December 31, 2019. He was born on Friday, February 22, 1952 to Harold D. and Bernice Marie Skaggs Ingram in Fresno, California.

Dwayne was of the Baptist faith and a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam era. He was proud of receiving a scholarship offer to play basketball and went on to become a self-employed painter for forty years. He loved classic cars as well as wood working and finishing. Dwayne enjoyed playing and listening to Classic Rock music. He was a member of the Mena Elks Lodge. Dwayne was a loving father, son, grandfather, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his father; two uncles, Ike Spoon and Leon Skaggs; and grandmother Pearl Mae.

Dwayne is survived by his mother, Bernice Mahan of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma; two sons and daughter in law, Brian and Trixie Ingram of Mena, and Joseph Ingram of Daisy, Oklahoma; one daughter, Summer McLellan of Sulphur, Louisiana; four brothers, David Ingram of Mangrim, Oklahoma, Leon Ingram of California, Johnny Clelland of Pittsburg, Oklahoma, and Brandon Clelland of Pittsburg, Oklahoma; one sister, Jackie Longoria and husband Larry Longoria of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma; his uncles, Jerry Spoon, Ronnie Spoon and Harvey Skaggs; ten grandchildren; Kara Austin, Quest Cameron, Ian Cameron, Charity Cameron, Eli Hamilton, Caleb McLellan, Nathan McLellan, Maddie Thompson, Rebecca Ingram, and Zoe Ingram; four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena, Arkansas with Brother Jerry Musgrove officiating. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas. The family would appreciate donations for funeral expenses in lieu of flowers.

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