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Barbara J. Capehart
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1935
Morning Star
Greene County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 2013
Pope County
Arkansas, USA

Barbara J. Capehart, 77, of Russellville, died Saturday, January 26, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born June 24, 1935, at Morning Star, Arkansas, to Jack Ovie Deatherage and Thelma Jeanette Witherell.

She was a very active member of the Dardanelle Chapter 587 of the Order of the Eastern Star, as well as the Russellville Chapter 505 of the Order of the Eastern Star, serving as Past Worthy Matron, and was elected in 1998 as the Grand Electa for the state of Arkansas. She also served as the Grand Representative to Nevada and was currently the District Deputy Grand Lecturer. She was a member of the Russellville Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a son, Roy Allen Capehart who died in 1999.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Capehart; a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Susie Capehart of Russellville; and a sister, Betty Ann Jenkins of Russellville; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, the Rev. Robert E. and Grethel Capehart of Chowchilla, Calfornia; and nine nephews and nieces, Timmy, Lance and Ricky Jenkins, Jean Capehart, Lanell Yeaman, Jim Capehart, Carolyn Ragsdale, Ronnie Hunt and Dee Johnston.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2013, at the Shinn Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Robert Capehart and the Rev. Mike Norberg. Burial will be in McFadden Cemetery, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Hunt, Jerry Whorton, Hank Yeaman, David Castleberry, Larry Rogers and Ricky Jenkins.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. W. Robert Thurlby and his medical staff, members of the Russellville Chapter 505 of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Dardanelle Chapter 587 of the Order of the Eastern Star, and members of the Masonic Lodge # 274 and the Masonic Lodge # 213.

The family will receive friends on Sunday evening, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, Arkansas 72802; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-1905; or the American Cancer Society, c/o Judy Murphy, 126 Lakeview Circle, Russellville, Arkansas 72802; or to the Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation, Post Office Box 2222, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-9984.

Obituary provided by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville
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  Roy Allen Capehart (1955 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
McFadden Cemetery
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Marilyn Morris
Record added: Jan 26, 2013
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Barbara J. Capehart
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 Added: Jan. 31, 2013

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