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Barbara Jean Hand

Thursday, March 3, 2005

Born 3-25-1929 -- Died 2-23-2005

Barbara Jean Hand, 75, of Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of the late William Cecil Bell and Gladys Williams Bell was born March 25, 1929, in Morriston, Ark.

She died Feb. 23, 2005, at her home.

She married Vince Hand Dec. 31, 1947, at Morriston, Ark. She was a 1946 graduate of Violet Hill High School.

She was employed by Baxter Health Care in Mountain Home for 16 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Vince Hand of the family home; two sons -- Gregory Vince (Kathy) Hand of Lorton, Va., and Brian Scott Hand of Mountain Home; three sisters -- Dorlene Reeves of Salem, Jo Ann Simpson of Independence, Mo., and Pat Mueller of Little Rock, Ark.; and a grandson, Kevin Scott Hand.

She was preceded in death by three sisters -- Rowena Munkirs, Rita Link and Arilla Turner; and her father and mother.

The funeral service was Feb. 26 at Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem, with burial in Morriston Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.