Theresa A. Gaskin
- March 12, 1921 - September 20, 2012
- North Little Rock, Arkansas
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“David and I send our sincere sympathy at the passing of Mrs. Gaskin. From the days of my childhood to the days of my daughters' childhoods, she was...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Cathy Evans - Fayetteville, AR
“We are so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories for Theresa from our school days.
Jean Lester James and children, Dawn, Susan and Chris...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Jean Lester James - Fayetteville, AR
“I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I know you will all miss your Mother. Beth
3 of 6 | Posted by: Beth Shankles - Hot Springs, AR
“Sandi and sisters, Jerry and I send our love and sympathy to all of your extended family in the loss of Theresa. She was so much fun when we were...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Jerre Rainwater Jouett - Longview, TX
“Allyn, my thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family during this time. love, joyce
5 of 6 | Posted by: Joyce Zielinski - Shreveport, LA
“Dear Kathy & family,
I am sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you all.
6 of 6 | Posted by: Cynthia Webster - Little Rock, AR
Theresa A. Gaskin of North Little Rock formerly of Springdale passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012. She was born March 12, 1921 in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Delbert Earl and Shadye (Haynes) Allen.
She was a devoted and loving wife and mother. She spent her life caring for and loving children. She was honored with a lifetime membership to the National PTA after serving as the first President and founding member of the Parent Teacher Association at Lee Elementary in Springdale, Arkansas. She also served her church, First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, in various positions, including teaching children's Sunday School classes for seventeen years and serving as Church Secretary.
Survivors include three daughters and one son-in-law, Sandra Singletary of Nashville, Tennessee, Kathy Bolan of North Little Rock, Arkansas and Allyn and George Maher of Dallas, Texas; one sister, Lurline Bruner of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Allen Gaskin, son-in-law, Pat Singletary and granddaughter, Mindy Lynn Maher.
Private graveside service at Fairmount Cemetery in Gentry, Arkansas with nephew, The Reverend Lynn Eagan, officiating. Pallbearers are Pete Allen, Rick Allen, Brett Bolan, Lee Bruner, Hank Harrison, Tommy Martin and Louie Thomas. Poem read by George Maher.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 75248-1125 or Texas Christian University, Mindy Lynn Maher Memorial Scholarship, University Advancement, TCU Box 297044, Fort Worth, Texas 76129.
Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main, 758-1170. Online obituary and guest registry at www.nlrfh.com.