The Pryor Times

November 12, 2013

Obituary- McCuistion

PRYOR, OK — Traci Lynn McCuistion, 47, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 8, at Willard Walker Hospice Home.

She was born Dec. 2, 1965, in Siloam Springs, Ark., to Ted McCuistion and Betty Kendrick McCuistion.

She graduated from Pryor High School Northeastern Oklahoma State University in Tahlequah.

She was a longtime member of Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville where she served the church as a lay leader and a visionary in beginning The River worship and prayer service.

She served on many missionary trips and committed her life to serving Jesus and the people of Uganda.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include three brothers, Taylor McCuistion and wife Janet of Pryor, Kelly McCuistion and wife Betty of Lorena, Texas and Barry McCuistion and wife Janet of Allen, Texas; many nieces and nephews and a very large and gracious church family at Central United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, in the Great Hall at Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, Ark. with Jody Farrell officiating.

Burial will be at Elm Cemetery in Leach under the direction of Beard’s Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville, Ark.

The family would like memorials to be made the Central United Methodist Church “Uganda Mission” 6 West Dickson St, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 or Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 N. Longview, Fayetteville, AR 72703.

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