Obituary: Leaetta Janet Brinsfield


Leaetta Janet Brinsfield, 71, of Newport departed this life Friday, Dec. 25, 2020.

She was born Nov. 14, 1949, in Concord Arkansas, the daughter of Elmer and Stella Grandstaff.

Brinsfield was a member of Central Baptist Church.  She was a Hairstylist. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.  Although she was a very private person, she welcomed everyone she ever met. She loved profusely and in return was loved by many.  She loved God and her country and the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.  She enjoyed being out on the lake fishing.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Clayton Brinsfield; brothers, Charles Grandstaff and Richie Grandstaff; and her sister; Evon Grubbs.

She is survived by her son, Bobby Garth; her daughter, Tara Burleson; brother, Danny Grandstaff; sister, Beverly Curlin; four grandchildren, Kallie Garth (Herb), Sara Garth, Brandon Burleson, and Jerid Burleson and one great-grandchild; Grayson Burleson.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, from 2:00-3:00 at Dillinger Funeral Home.

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