Dalene Ann "Dee" Lauderdale, 70, of North Little Rock died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. She was born in Wichita, Kan. on Oct. 8, 1942 to Elwood and Bertha Sellens.

She became an art teacher starting out on the road in surrounding states, then at several Hobby Lobby stores.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Bill Lauderdale; father; sister, Anita and brother Darrel.

Survivors include her mother, Bertha Sellens of Salina, Kan.; son, Scott Lauderdale and wife Angela of North Little Rock; step daughter, Reba Whalen and husband Mike; step son, Michael Lauderdale and wife Lorraine all of Wichita, Kan.; grandchildren, Scotty, Evonne, Jacye and Jacob Lauderdale all of North Little Rock, and Michael, Robyn, Jason and Sarah all of Wichita, Kan.; ten great-grandchildren and several extended family as well.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m., Friday at North Little Rock Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., today at the funeral home.

The family requests donations can be made to the Arkansas Heart Foundation, 909 West 2 Kidney Foundation, 1818 North Taylor, Ste. 186, Little Rock, Arkansas 72207.

Sign the online guest book at www.SmithFamilyCares.com.