Barbara Jean Fox, 78, from Mena, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 9, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was born in Corpus Christi, TX to the late Clyde and Margaret Ward Kingsland.
Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She was a woman of deep faith and her relationship with Jesus Christ was her top priority. With an incredible sense of humor and warm heart, she had a knack for making everyone close to her feel like they were special. She was greatly loved by all who had the privilege of knowing her. She continually kept in touch with family members across many miles, and truly was the lifeblood of the family. She was best known for her made from scratch delicious meals and desserts prepared with love.
Barbara enjoyed spending time in her pool, sipping coffee on the front porch and loving on her precious dog, Emmy. Her happiest place was on a beach, toes in the sand, listening to waves and searching for seashells. She worked alongside her husband, Bill in the lab at Mena Medical Center for over twenty years and participated in a myriad of community outreach ministries spanning several decades.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Fox; her children, Joy Madjerich (Richard) of Atlanta, GA, Gena Curtis of Chesapeake, VA, Pamela Mozley (Michael) of North Ft. Myers, FL, and Benjamin Fox (Tina) of Springdale, AR; her grandchildren: Matthew, Tony, Sara (Eric), Rebekah, Rachel, Libby (Joel), Hannah, April, Katie (Eric), Ashlyn, and Daniel; great-grandchildren Alison, Casen, Kaizley, Beatrice, Vivianne, Audrey, Wesley, and Walker; sister, Jody Spencer; niece, Robin Spencer; cousin, Ann Smith; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers are Matthew Harvey, Daniel Fox, Kevin Fox, Jim Fox, Tyler Bailey, and Matthew Coccaro.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Fox will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the Beasley Wood Funeral Home Chapel, internment will follow at Dierks Cemetery in Dierks, Arkansas. Under the direction of Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. Visitation will be general.
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