OBITUARY

Retha Mitchell Barnes

March 9, 1928September 8, 2011

Retha Mitchell Barnes, 83, of Hartford, Arkansas passed away Thursday, September 8, 2011 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a homemaker and member of the Hartford First Baptist Church.

Funeral service will be 2 pm Monday, September 12, 2011 at First Baptist Church of Hartford with burial at Monroe Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Sunday from 1 – 9 pm at the funeral home, where the family will visit with friends from 2 – 5 pm.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, A.C. Barnes; three daughters, Sharon White and husband, Vernon of Greenwood, Saundra Harris and husband, Tom of Hartford and Shirley Callahan and husband, Mark of Hartford; one son, Dale Barnes and wife, Nancy of Hartford; eleven grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, four grandchildren, one brother and two sisters.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

To sign an online guest book, please visit www.mcconnellfh.com

Services

  • Funeral Service Monday, September 12, 2011
REMEMBERING

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robert crawford

September 17, 2011

sorry to hear the death to your mother we did not know that she pastway when we read the newspapaer in the heartford newspaper today

Nancy Mixon

September 12, 2011

I am so sorry for your loss. Retha was such a sweet, kind lady. I know she will be missed by all who knew & loved her.

Linda {Brown} Ferguson

September 12, 2011

Our love and prayers go out to all you in your time of grief.

September 11, 2011

My deepest sympathy for your loss. May God give you peace at this time knowing she is at peace. Love to all.
Kathy Lister-Stott

lanny&Sue Akers

September 11, 2011

The loss of someone so close is difficult to bear. We share your grief.

September 10, 2011

Our thoughts and pray's go out to all of you during this time of lose. Retha was a wonderful and loving person, she will be missed by many. May God be with each one of you. Sharlet Shackelford Family Winnie Hale Family

LOUISE SAWYER JACKSON

September 10, 2011

MAY GOD BE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME OF SORROW.THANKING OF ALL OF YOU.REMEMBERING MANY MANY GOOD TIMES.

Debby and Bobby Musgrove

September 10, 2011

My deepest condolences to the entire Barnes/Mitchell families.
May God give each one comfort in this time of "Ms. Barnes' going home." One day, she will meet each one at the Gates of Pearl to welcome her loved ones into heaven. God bless all.

FROM THE FAMILY