Benton County Funeral Home

306 N. 4th Street, Rogers, AR

Phone: 479-636-6700


Jeanie Lynn Schneider

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Published: February 14, 2018

Jeanie Lynn Schneider, 61, of Rogers died Friday, February 9, 2018, in the loving care of Circle of Life Hospice and surrounded by her family. She was born February 15,1956 in Rogers to Leroy and June Rowlan Schneider. She graduated from Rogers High School and Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Missouri in 1978.

Jeanie's life's passion included teaching her special children at Reagan Elementary for 25 years. She loved her family and enjoyed quilting in her leisure time, which was evident in her award winning quilts. She was a member of three area quilt groups.

Early in her career she taught at Bentonville and then worked for the Presbytery of Arkansas in Little Rock as head of the Presbytery's Hunger and Peace Programs. She also worked with the chaplain programs at Arkansas Veterans Administration. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Bentonville. She was predeceased by her father.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Rasdon of the home, her mother and stepĀ¬father, June and Charles Nesbitt, sons Adrian and Eric Leffingwell, five grandchildren, Konya, Adaleigh, Nathaniel, Cassandra, and John Paul; brother Danny Schneider (Mary), nephews Aaron and John Schneider, step-brother Kevin Nesbitt, step-sister, Kim Wilson; her aunts Ruth Tune and Connie McDaniel; and many cousins.

Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, Bentonville, Ark. at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 17th with the Reverend Georgia Senor officiating. Interment will follow in the Rogers City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Bentonville Presbyterian Church or charity of your choice. Arrangements by Benton County Funeral Home, 306 N. 4th, Rogers. Online condolences to www.bentoncountyfuneralhome.com.