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Barbara Jean Corter
Barbara Corter, 63, of Bethel Heights, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 surrounded by her family and friends.
Barbara was born on June 6, 1954, in Atoka, Oklahoma, a daughter to Hollis Franklin Adams and Jimmie Lee (Keeler) Adams. She married Jimmy “Jim” Corter on January 7, 1972 in Springdale, Arkansas. She retired as an office manager with State Farm and was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle Church in Bethel Heights. Barbara enjoyed arts and crafts and was very talented at creating silk flower arrangements. Her joy was spending time with her family and grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Jerry Adams and one sister, Mary Hood.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Jim Corter of the home; two children, Amy Warren and husband Joe, Dennis Corter and wife Chanda all of Rogers, Arkansas; two grandsons, Zack Warren and Derek Warren both of Rogers, Arkansas; two grand dogs, Bo and Bentley; two sisters, Virginia Finch and husband Paul, Sharon Wilp all of Atoka, Oklahoma: one sister in-law, Sue Adams of Pea Ridge, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at the Gospel Tabernacle Church in Bethel Heights from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Funeral will begin that day at 12:00pm with Pastor Bobby Main to officiate the service. Committal to follow at the Zion Cemetery in Springdale, Arkansas. To sign the online guest book please visit www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.
An A Garden Path was sent on May 29, 2018
The Andy & Rebecca Morris Family send there deepest condolences.
Expression of Sympathy May 29 2018 12:00 AM
A Traditional Funeral Basket was ordered on May 28, 2018
Expression of Sympathy May 28 2018 12:00 AM
Jim, my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Richard Stewart May 28 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss and the loss of an excellent neighbor. Always a wave and a smile whenever she saw me in the yard as she was passing by. She was actually one of the first people I met when I moved onto our street, not as a neighbor but professionally when I was transferring my insurance policies. She told me we were neighbors and asked if I wanted flood insurance. I replied, do you have it? She said no, so I said neither will I. Then we both laughed about it. May you all find peace while reflecting on the memories of her life.
Jim Wells May 27 2018 12:00 AM
Jim and family;
Please accept my deepest simpathies and prayers for you and your family. I enjoyed the brief time that I spent with you and Barb. The dinners, card games and motorcycle rides.
Maggie Hopkins May 27 2018 12:00 AM
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Expression of Sympathy May 27 2018 12:00 AM
Jim, Amy, & Dennis, I am so sorry to hear of Barbaras passing. I have pleasant memories of her when I worked at Arvest Bank back in the early 80s.
Janis Chadwick May 26 2018 12:00 AM
A Sentimental Thoughts was sent by Larry & Jennifer DeVinney, Jr. on May 26, 2018
Expression of Sympathy May 26 2018 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathies and heartfelt prayers for you Jim and your family. May you have an angel of comfort and peace surround you at this time. Tim and I are here for anything you need. Love and prayers for you. Love Tim and Trecia McClain
Tim and Trecia McClain May 26 2018 12:00 AM
Barbara and I have been friends since Jr. High School and I am going to miss her so very much! I am going to miss her beautiful smile and laughter. Along with her funny sense of humor. I have some great memories of the two of us that i will cherish forever. With a few of them bringing a big smile to my face. Barb, you will be missed by so many people. I feel honored and blessed to have been your friend! I will be seeing you again one day. Rest in peace beautiful lady. God's blessings, grace and peace to Jim and your family during this difficult time. Love, Vicki King
Vicki King May 26 2018 12:00 AM