DeeDee Jeffery, of Newport, was inducted into the Central Arkansas USBC Bowling Hall of Fame on May 19, 2018. The induction ceremony took place at Heiffer International in Little Rock; with family, friends, and bowlers from around the state in attendance. DeeDee started bowling at an early age. After college, she moved to Newport where her father Chuck Jeffery managed Newport Bowl. She bowled leagues in Newport 6 nights a week. In 2003, she started league bowling in Maumelle at Millennium Bowl. She has maintained an average of 200 or above for the last 15 years while winning City and State high average for 4 years. She has three 800 series and two perfect games of 300. Her career high series is 835. DeeDee also adds to her accomplishments 6 AR state scratch titles in all events (singles, doubles and team) with 10 state titles in all. She has also won scratch titles in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Florida. Major highlights of her career include defeating professional bowlers Kendra Gaines and Carolyn Dorin Ballard. DeeDee was a member of the first all women's team to win the AR state Men's Team title in 2004. She is also a member of the 4 woman team who holds a high 1 game score with a total of 1036 (out of 1200), bowled in 2015. DeeDee just returned from competing in the annual National Tournament in Syracuse, NY this year in June. Her next stop is Houston in mid-July to bowl in a tournament with a field of both professionals and amateurs.