Barbara Jean McPherson, age 70, gained her heavenly reward on July 26, 2023. She was born Aug 11, 1952, to Virgil and Roma Crowder, living in England, AR during her childhood. She later resided in Jacksonville, AR with the love of her life, Ronnie, who preceded her in death only a short 18 months earlier on Jan 25, 2022. They shared 53 years of marriage, setting an example of unfailing love seen by all who knew them.
Barbara was known to many as Tootsie, Mom, and Mimi. She was a special woman with a big heart, caring endlessly for all those she held dear. Not only was she mom to Kelly and Jason, but to all of their friends and many more. Her favorite title was the title of Mimi. Her five grandchildren and one great grand daughter were the biggest joy in her life.
Barbara is survived by her two children; Kelly Sinkey and husband Lyle and Jason McPherson and his wife Melissa. Mimi to Trusten Sinkey, Savannah Sinkey, Landon Sinkey, Blayne McPherson and Sydnee McPherson; and great granddaughter Zoe Eaves. She is also survived by siblings Virgil Crowder, Dana Carter, Louise Urbach, Ruth Puckett, Kathy Martin, Sue Darter and Bobby Crowder; and several nieces, nephews extended family and many friends.
The family asks that you join them in celebration of her life August 4th, 2023 for visitation at 2pm followed by memorial service at 3pm at Smith NLR Funeral Home, 1921 Main St., North Little Rock, AR 72114. Sign the guestbook at www.smithfamilycares.com.