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Mr. Mikel Lott

February 28, 1948 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 73)

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Mikel Drexel Lott of Garfield, Arkansas died the morning of Saturday, November 6, 2021 at his home in Garfield. He was born February 28, 1948, to Jesse Willard and Euna Bella David Lott. He graduated as part of the Gentry class of 1967, and via the G.I. Bill travelled to the Missouri Southern State College in Joplin, Missouri while working full time from 1975 to 1982 to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration with minors in Psychology and Sociology.

Mikel served 2 tours in Vietnam with the US Army Military Police, from March 1969 till March 1972. He served as an officer with the Rogers Police Department starting in 1973, retiring after 25 years as a Lt. He focused on training officers in firearms, dedicated to professionalism, stressing the importance of protecting the public and enforcing the law. He touched many lives and is greatly missed. His most recent position was with the US Marshall's office as a Court Security Officer at the Federal Courthouse in Fayetteville, Arkansas before retiring completely to live in the woods surrounded by books. 

Mikel met his wife, Luyen "Xuan" Thi Nguyen Lott, while serving in Vietnam and they were married on September 23, 1972. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother Roy Leon Lott, and sisters Jill Christine Lott Vinsant and Lisa Lott. 

He is survived by his daughters Serena Marie Lott, Pallas Athena Lott, Renee Penelope Lott, sister, Patricia (Patsy) Lott Miller, and brother Jack Vale Lott. 

A memorial service is currently planned graveside at the Springtown Cemetery located 1/2 mile east of Springtown on Highway 12 at 2:00pm, Saturday, November 20. In case of inclement weather, it will be at the Church of Christ immediately next to the cemetery. Arrangements by Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home Rogers, Arkansas. 

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Services

Graveside
Saturday
November 20, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Springtown Cemetery, Springtown

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