1917 P. 2014

P. B. Bardwell, Jr.

April 26, 1917 — January 13, 2014

P. B. Bardwell, Jr., age 96, of Amity, died Monday, January 13, 2014. He was born on April 26, 1917, at Amity, the son of Pierce Bird Bardwell, Sr. and Mattie Ann Willis Bardwell. On May 19, 1945 he was married to Clara Small Bardwell who preceded him in death on October 18, 1998. He was also preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; and eight sisters. He was retired from the Arkansas Department of Transportation, a graduate of Amity High School and a member of the Amity United Methodist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family, going to gospel singings, hunting, gardening, and in his later years traveling on cruises. He was a wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather and dearly loved his family with all his heart. He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Gary "Birdie" and Carolyn Bardwell of Amity; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Thomas Borecky of Sherwood and Bennie and Oscar Webb of Amity; four grandchildren, Monica Diffee and her husband, Mark, Lea Ann Barksdale, Stanley Borecky and Richard Borecky; four great-grandchildren, Morgan Ruiz and her husband, Frank, Logan Diffee, Ben Barksdale and Brooke Barksdale; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of wonderful friends. Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, January 17, 2014, in the Amity United Methodist Church with Bro. Glen Harris officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday evening, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Jones Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Pallbearers will be Dale Richardson, Brian Kirksey, Landon Wilson, Jessie Deaton, Dale Sutton, Phillip Sutton and Thomas Fagan. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, January 16, 2014

6:00 - 6:00pm

Davis-Smith Funeral Home - Glenwood

209 N 3rd St, Glenwood, AR 71943

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Service

Friday, January 17, 2014

10:00 - 10:00am

Amity United Methodist Church

135 W Thompson St, Amity, AR 71921

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Cemetery

Jones Cemetery

, Amity, AR 71921

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