Lucille "Lou" Gaye
February 26, 1915 - March 16, 2016
Bella Vista, Arkansas
Lucille JoAnn “Lou” Gaye, 101, of Bella Vista, Ark.
passed away, Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Circle of
Life in Bentonville, Ark.  She was born February 26,
1915 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to Pete and Mary
Palacino Pulvirenti.
In 1969, after traveling and living in many countries
around the world, she and her husband, Fredrick Gaye,
settled in Bentonville where they established and
operated what has become a cherished local landmark,
Fred’s Hickory Inn, for over 45 years.  She had recently
celebrated her 101 birthday there.
She was a kind, gentle spirit, and unconditionally
accepting of others.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband,
Fred Gaye in 2005; son, Tony Gaye in 2012; three
brothers and two sisters.
Lou is survived by one daughter, Fredda Porter of Bella
Vista; four grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren and
many dear friends.
Memorial services will be at 2:00PM, Saturday, April 2,
2016 at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Rogers with
The Rev. Craig Gavin and the Rev. Allen Bates
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your local
animal shelter.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stockdale-Moody
Funeral Services of Rogers.  Memories may be shared at
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