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Shelley April Winchester

April 12, 1967 — October 1, 2023

Shelley April Winchester, 56, of Viola, Arkansas, was born on April 12, 1967, in Santa Barbara, California, to Ronald Thomas Winchester and Mary Virginia Winchester. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on October 1, 2023, at Cox Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.

Shelley was united in marriage to Alex Villanueva on July 4th, 2013, in Salem, Arkansas. Shelley spent her early years earning a bachelor's degree in biology and a master's degree in business administration. She worked in many career fields over her life but left this world doing what she loved the most: farming. She was a hard-working person that never gave up on her goals.

Shelley leaves to mourn her passing, her parents, Ronald Winchester and Mary Winchester; husband, Alex Villanueva; brother, Chad Winchester; son, Rathe VanBuskirk; niece, Teresa Sadulski; and nephew, Cohen Winchester.

Visitation services will be 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 10th, 2023, at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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