Patricia Anne Reinhardt

May 7, 2020


Patricia Anne "Pat" Reinhardt, age 83, died May 7, 2020, in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born in Prescott, Arkansas. Pat graduated from Fort Smith High School and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She received a graduate degree in Vision from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and was a secondary science and biology teacher for 30 ½ years. She taught in St. Louis County, Missouri, Little Rock and North Little Rock. Her last sixteen years of teaching were at Arkansas School for the Blind in Little Rock, where she was selected by the City Education Trust to receive the Stephens Award for Outstanding High School Teachers in 1994.

Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Miles Reinhardt and her parents, Young and Lucille Orsburn. She is survived by son, Craig Nelson Reinhardt of Little Rock; daughter, Nicole Reinhardt Held of Little Rock; two grandchildren, Michaela (Davis) Kinley of Little Rock and Michael Edward Held of Fayetteville; three sisters and their husbands, Cecillia (Joe) Gelzine of Little Rock, Ellen (Jim) Brown of North Little Rock, and Martha (Bob) Best of Sherwood.

Our family wishes to recognize the dedicated nurses, CNAs, administrators and all of the other workers at Green House Cottages of Poplar Grove in Little Rock.

Out of an abundance of caution during this pandemic, a celebration of life will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas, 9720 N. Rodney Parham, Little Rock, AR 72227.

Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, (501) 224-2200. Pat's online guestbook may be signed at

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