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Margaret R. Hess

Farmington, AR, 1945 - 2018

On Dec. 29, 2018, a great soul passed from this world. Margaret R. Hess' spirit was released and is now exploring paradise.
Margaret was born Dec. 16, 1945, in Dover, Ark., to Lee Roy and Margaret (Martin) Singleton. She was an honest woman who was not afraid to speak her mind. She loved her family and cared for them through good times and bad.
In 1991, Margaret married Barry Hess Sr. and became mother to his children. Throughout the many years they had together, she watched the children have children of their own. She loved them unconditionally, doting on each of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Margaret had a career in retail. She worked and retired from K-Mart. She became a stay-at-home wife, then decided to return to the workforce, working and retiring from Wal-Mart.
She was a woman of strong beliefs and faith. She was a member of Mayfield Bible Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Artis Singleton, Arvil Singleton and Arlee Singleton.
Margaret is survived by her husband of 27 years, Barry Hess Sr.; two daughters, Jean Shad of Topeka, Kan., Liz Walker and her husband Derrell of West Fork, Ark.; two sons, Barry Hess Jr. of Oregon, Josh Hess of Farmington, Ark.; two sisters, Gail Bick of Little Rock, Ark., and Charlotte Singleton; one brother, Roy Singleton; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5–7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Moore's Chapel. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Moore's Chapel.
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Published January 2, 2019

Moore Chapel
206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-442-7314