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Thomas "Tom" Leon Wewers

October 12, 1946 — March 31, 2022


Thomas (Tom) Leon Wewers passed away March 31, 2022 at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Arkansas.  He was born on October 12th, 1946 to Leo and Rose Wewers in Kansas City, Kansas.  After he graduated from St. Anne’s Academy in 1964, he went on to join the Arkansas Air National Guard where he learned data programming.  Tom started at Champion Parts Rebuilders as a data programmer in 1968, culminating in a 46-year career there.  In 1963, Tom met Sherry Sanders in Fort Smith, Arkansas.  He and Sherry married December 3, 1966 and went on to have 3 children:  Charla, Travis, and Chris.  In 2006, Tom retired and spent his time riding his motorcycle, golfing, fishing, and shooting.

Tom is preceded in death by his mother and father, Leo and Rose Wewers; and his brother, Kenneth Wewers.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sherry Wewers; his daughter, Charla Wewers of St. Louis, Missouri; his sons:  Travis Wewers of San Antonio, Texas and Chris Wewers of Edgemont, Arkansas; two daughters-in-love, Tammie and Debra Wewers.  Also, six grandchildren:  Haley, Thomas, Ashley, Colin, Stephen, and Grace; three great-grandchildren:  Mateo, Adelina, and Benjamin; his sister, Jacqueline Wewers of Little Rock; sister-in-law Kathy Wewers of Little Rock; seven nieces and nephews; and a host of really good friends. 

Celebration of Life service will be held at Indian Springs Baptist Church at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 6.

As Tom would always say to his family and friends- “Come back when you can’t stay as long.”

Arrangements entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home.  Online guestbook:  www.SmithFamilyCares.com.


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Indian Springs Baptist Church

23581 I-30, Bryant, AR 72022

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