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“I haven't seen Ann in over 25 years, but amazingly, she had been on my mind for several days. Perhaps she was reaching out to me before her passing....Read More »
1 of 2 | Posted by: Melanie Partridge - HOT SPRINGS, AR

“I am sorry to hear about Barbara. I have been in dialysis with her for almost 6yrs. She loved her family very much and talked about you all the time....Read More »
2 of 2 | Posted by: Robin Mitchell - Glenwood, AR

Barbara Ann McKenzie Grant, age 72, of Hot Springs, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011. She was born on June 29, 1938 at Haynesville, Louisiana, the daughter of Dalton W. McKenzie, Sr. and Oca D. Hampton McKenzie. On July 10, 1955, she was married to Max Grant who preceded her in death on September 4, 1963. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Dalton W. McKenzie, Jr.; and one sister, Carolyn Ann McKenzie. Barbara was a member of Park Place Baptist Church. She retired from Eastern National as a bookstore manager at the Fordyce Bathhouse. Barbara was a hard worker who enjoyed providing for her family and shopping for antiques. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, John and Donna Grant of Pearcy; one daughter, Jackie Wallace of Hot Springs; four grandchildren, Jennifer and David Triplett, Jessica Wallace, Matthew and Paula Grant, and Tyler Grant; three great-grandchildren, Sam Triplett, Lucy Triplett and Kyle Carter; one brother and sister-in-law, Billy and Sharron Graham of Pearlington, Mississippi; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and George Merriott of Hot Springs; numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, June 18, 2011, at the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Hot Springs, with Bro. J. B. Evans officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM, Saturday, prior to services. Interment will be held 1:30 PM, Monday, June 20, 2011, in McKenzie Cemetery at Homer, Louisiana, under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Arkansas Hospice, Dr. Martin Koehn, the staff of Canyon Springs Health and Rehabilitation, and the staff of Hot Springs Dialysis. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 628 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901. Guest registry will be at www.davis-smith.com

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