Patsy Barnett Kellum

Patsy Barnett Kellum

Patsy Barnett Kellum, 82 of Hot Springs, formerly of Monticello, passed away July 18, 2014 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Hot Springs.

She was a retired sales clerk and one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She worked at Piggly Wiggly and Wal Mart after working many years at Newman’s Café. She was also employed as a dietitian at Drew Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Kellum was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She loved fishing with the love of her life, Eddie Kellum. Pat was very strong in her faith and loved sharing it with others. She had a very devoted dear friend Valerie that visited her often and she always looked forward to visits from her niece Annette.

Mrs. Kellum was born April 26, 1932 in Drew County and was the daughter of the late William Barnett and Julia Webb Barnett.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward “Eddie” Kellum; a son, Ricky Kellum; a brother, Earl Barnett and a son-in-law, David R. Smith.


Survivors include a son, Jamie Kellum and wife C.J. of Covington, La.; two daughters, Diane Smith of Hot Springs and Cherie Prince and husband Dennis of Monticello; a brother, Dink Barnett of Monticello; two sisters, Betty Carter of Wilmar and Jan Tiner of Monticello; a very special granddaughter-in-law, Sharla Ashley that was faithful to style her hair, apply her makeup and give her manicures; nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation is July 20 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.

Graveside services will be held July 21 at 10 a.m. at Union Ridge Cemetery on Midway Route in Drew County.