Barbara Hardesty Scrivner Wallace

Monday, December 29, 2014

Barbara Hardesty Scrivner Wallace, 77, of Armorel, passed from this life Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at her home.

She was born in Armorel to John George and Lorene (Hulsey) Hardesty, and was an area resident most of her life. Mrs. Wallace was a former daycare operator and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She attended Mary's Chapel Baptist Church. She had a strong faith and loved to share it with everyone she came in contact with. According to her family, she was a prayer warrior. She prayed and read her Bible daily.

Barbara was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved to garden and work in her yard, crochet and quilt.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a husband, Billy Joe Scrivner; and a brother, Vernon Hardesty.

Survivors include her husband, Earl Wallace of Armorel;

Her children, Paula Darling of Galesburg, Illinois, Lisa Safstrom and Richard of Mount Prospect, Illinois, Bill Scrivner Jr. and Tricia of Manila, Tom Scrivner of Osceola, Wren Stout and Sue of Ripley, Tennessee, Tim Stout and Teresa of Armorel, Roberta Colee of Jackson, Tennessee, Mary Eary and Ron of Batesville and Edwin Wallace of Armorel;

Two brothers, James Hardesty of Columbus, Nebraska, and Charles Hardesty of Blytheville; and

Twenty-four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Safstrom officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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