Barbara Jo Sittner Feher

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Barbara Jo Sittner Feher, of Winona, Mo., was born on August 21, 1946, in St. Louis, Mo., to Otto and Marion Pierce. She left this life on January 29, 2021.

Barbara was an art teacher for more than 25 years. She held a Masterís Degree in Art I and II and a Masterís Degree in Art History. She was a well-respected art teacher for the Rector School District for many years.

She married Joseph R. Feher on Oct. 13, 1993. They attended 5th and Pine Church of Christ, in Rector, until they relocated out of the area.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Raymond and Effie Linam; her brother, Randy; and her beloved husband, Joe.

Survivors include her children, Rachel Mitchell and husband Scott, Julie Martin and husband Jeremy and Tammy Shaffer and husband Scott; grandchildren, Austin, Hannah, Rylee Jo, Andrew, Logan, Katelynn, Tyler, Samantha and Mark; great-grandchildren, Charleigh and Graham; brothers, Mark and Lisa Pierce, Otto and Kay Pierce and Fred and Judy Whitte; uncle and aunt, Larry and Jane Linam; cousins, Carl Linam, Kara and Sam Zink, Michael, Jake, Jacob; nieces and nephews, Amanda, Shawn, Sarah, Jake, Matt, Oneida, Amber, Greg, Becky, Joel, Ted, Justin, Josh, Michael, Jonathan, Stacy, Betty and Sarah; great-nieces and nephews, Hannah, Ellie, Nathan, Jacob, Jonah, Mason, Erin, Lukas, Alaina, Wyatt, Arabella, Cade, Buckley and Aiyana.

Barbara was a Christian woman. She loved her students as her own and treated them as such. She was a wonderfully talented and loved teacher who touched many lives.

A memorial will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, in Winona, Mo. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 at Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector, Ark.

Yarber Mortuary, Winona, Mo., is charged with the arrangements. www.yarbermortuary.com