|Birth: ||Apr. 27, 1936|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 2007|
Barbara Ann Berkheimer, age 71, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2007 in Searcy, after a long battle with lymphoma.
She was born April 27, 1936 in Trenton, New Jersey to Philip Arthur and Ann May (Evans) James, and was a perfect wife for over 40 years to John Berkheimer, whom she married for all time and eternity in the Laie, Hawaii Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She served the Lord as a Temple Worker in Frankfurt, Germany, Washington D.C. and Memphis, TN. She spent twelve years as an early morning seminary teacher for church high-school youth, 5 years as a missionary in the Syracuse New York Area, and 7 years as a Girl Scout Leader. She was Dolly Madison Ice Cream Company's Miss Dolly Madison during her early 20's.
She is survived by 2 sisters: Peggy Scarfe of Yuba City, CA, and Sheila Parent of Grant's Pass, OR; 6 children: Dr. Bruce K. Berkheimer, Sr. and his wife Laurie, of Searcy, Ian Berkheimer and his wife Karen, of Beebe, Philip Berkheimer and his wife Leah, of Springfield MO, Vicky Dittfield and her husband Dennis, of New York Mills, NY, Dawn Berkheimer of Alexandria VA, and Hope Gauthier and her husband John, of Decatur, IL; and 15 grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at the Powell Funeral Home, 2602 W. Beebe-Capps Expy, Thursday Nov. 1 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 805 Skyline Drive, Searcy, at 10:00 AM Friday Nov. 2. Interment will be at the Arkansas State Veterans' Cemetery in North Little Rock at 1 PM.
Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery
North Little Rock
Created by: Ken Graham
Record added: Oct 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22542139
Wife of John Kenneth Berkheimer MAJOR USAF - Buried: Section G Site 54|
Added: Jan. 4, 2010