Barbara Ann Barnett Courson

Barbara Ann Barnett Courson

Barbara Ann Barnett Courson, 79, of Crossett, passed away on April 25, 2015.

She was born August 11, 1935 in Hamburg to her parents Jack and Bertie Mae Giles Barnett. She was a lifelong homemaker and Sunday School teacher; she enjoyed cross stitching and reading. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Teresa Ann Courson Donald; parents, Jack and Bert Barnett; a brother, Willard Fay Barnett and two sisters, Mary Alice Leigh and Julia Louise Pruitt.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, William Edward Courson, Sr., of Crossett; two sons, William Edward, Jr. (Freda) and Mark Claiborn both of Crossett; three daughters, Gayla Diane Snelgrove (Eric) of Leesville, Brenda Carlyn Beasley and Sonya Alice Knight (James) both of Crossett; a son-in-law Greg Donald of Crossett; a sister Beth Leigh of Hamburg; and a brother Gerald Barnett of Oklahoma City. Grandchildren, Brandi Mann, Jon Beasley (Chasidy), Daniel Beasley, Ally Donald, Katie Haynie (Stan), Cory Snelgrove, Clint Snelgrove, Carly Cooper, Rachael Cooper, Nick Courson and Brooke Courson. Great Grandchildren, Hannah Swaim, Andy Trichell, Tyler Trichell, Davyn Whitehead and Courson Haynie.

Funeral Services will be held at on April 28 at 10 a.m. Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Hodge officiating. Interment will follow at Pinewood Memorial Park under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett.

Visitation will be held on April 27 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1533 Hwy 52 West Crossett, AR 71635.