Barbara Walters


BLYTHEVILLE — Barbara D. Walters, 80, of Blytheville, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

Barbara was born in Attica, Ind., to James and Anna Anno Townsend. She was retired from Walmart and a member of North Tenth Street Baptist Church.

She enjoyed crocheting, working puzzles and baking. Barbara loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Walters; her parents; one brother and two sisters.

Barbara leaves three children, Larry Grant and his wife Ratchadaporn of Jonesboro, Dale Walters and his wife Candy of Jonesboro and Kim Walters of Blytheville; five grandchildren, Yaovalak Somsi, Whitney Herron and her husband Trey, Nathan Walters, Jamie Rollins and her husband Kyle, and Savannah Walters; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Max Briley officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Following the State of Arkansas COVID-19 guidelines, no more than 100 people will be allowed to gather inside Cobb Funeral Home at one time and must practice social distancing, keeping a 6-foot distance between one another. Face masks will be required to enter the building.

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