Barbara Nell Fannin

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Barbara Fannin, 72, of Rector passed away Sept. 19, 2013, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 7, 1940, to the late Owen and Adele (Bledsoe) Matheney in Huffman, Ark.

She enjoyed her family, reading books and playing with her dogs.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Joe Fannin.

She is survived by three sons, all of Rector, Darrell Fannin, James Fannin, Sr. and Corey Fannin; a daughter, Karen Knight of Rector; six grandchildren, Kerri Enis, Billy Fannin Jr., Whitley Fannin, Sarah Nicole Fannin, James Fannin, Jr. and Barbie McCormick and five great-grandchildren, Landon Enis, Ethan Fannin, Kannon River Hicks, Lacy Seiberlich and Heidie Seiberlich.

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