Barbara Ann Dehart Obituary

Barbara Ann Dehart

May 24, 1943 - June 29, 2020


Barbara Ann Dehart, age 77, of Mena, Arkansas passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020 surrounded by family. She was born on Monday, May 24, 1943 to Herbert and Roberta Fuller Hook in Evansville, Indiana.

Barbara was of the Assembly of God faith, and was thankful of God's strength in her life. She spent her life caring for her family and home. Barbara was also a well known talented seamstress, helping a large number of people over the years with alterations. Barbara was a hard worker who did not know the meaning of the word can't. She enjoyed gardening, word search puzzles, and family gatherings full of reminiscing. Everyone always looked forward to her famous chicken and dumplings she made at holidays. Barbara was so proud of her family and all her grandchildren, and enjoyed every moment spent by their side. She enjoyed a quiet country life with her family and beloved dog, Sadie. Barbara was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Wayne Dehart; and one sister, Diana Martin.

Barbara is survived by one son, Kevin Dehart of Mena; three daughters, Kim Plunkett of Mena, Kathy Keifer of Poteau, Oklahoma, and Kristi Dehart of Abilene, Texas; one brother and sister in law, Ken and Suzette Hook of California; one sister, Carolyn Davis of Ohio; eight grandchildren, Ty Plunkett of Mena, Ronnie Handy of Poteau, Oklahoma, Ashlie Harris of Mena, Colt Dehart of Mena, Cody Dehart of Mena, Brandon Keifer of Poteau, Oklahoma, Nathan Paschall of Abilene, Texas, Zoe Paschall and Kaden Winkles of Abilene, Texas; sixteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A private memorial gathering will be held by the family. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

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