OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
306 South Main Street, P.O. Box 2189, Benton, AR
Mary Mildred Barnes
Published: January 22, 2013
Mary Mildred Barnes, age 93, of Bauxite, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Saline Memorial Hospital. She was born January 12, 1920 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania to the late Charles and Pearl (Small) Williamson. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Sardis. Mrs. Barnes was a very loving mother. She loved reading her Bible and loved all of her grandchildren very much.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Barnes, two sisters, and one brother. Survivors include her ten children, Audrey Artman of Jamestown, Pennsylvania, Joyce Ward and husband James of Mabelvale, Connie Hutto and husband Conley of Conway, Jim Barnes and wife Linda of North Little Rock, Tom Barnes of Bauxite, Diana Ballentine and husband Greg of Bella Vista, Sara Terry of Springdale, Steve Barnes and wife Susan of Bauxite, Bill Barnes and wife Tommie of Bauxite, and David Barnes and wife Marianne of Statesboro, Georgia; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Frances Neal of Pennsylvania; brother-in-law and wife, James and Sue Barnes; sister-in-law, Betty Barnes; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2013 Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Sardis with Bro. Rick Porter officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons. Visitation will be from 6–8 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton (501-315-4047). Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard.