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Barbara Ann Buckalew, 91, of El Dorado, AR; died on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas.

Born on September 29, 1928 in El Dorado, AR; she was the daughter of Oakley A Bennett and Venita Beatrice Pearcy Bennett. Barbara had worked at the El Dorado News Times and the Exchange Bank. Barbara was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, the church Women’s Group and a member of the DAR. She was an avid bridge player. An independent person with an outgoing personality, Barbara was very proud of her loving family and enjoyed meeting people.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Bruce, Stewart, and Oakley Bennett and her husband of 56 years A. Robert “Bob” Buckalew.

Survivors are a son Bob Buckalew (Debbi) of Little Rock, AR; a daughter Robin Morgan (Bill) of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren Bruce Buckalew, Blake Buckalew, Hunter Goodwin and Alison Goodwin, great grandchildren Braden Holland and Parker Holland.

Funeral services will be 2 pm, Sunday, February 9, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. David Stipp-Bethune officiating. The family will receive friends after the service in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Interment will be at Arlington Memorial Park prior to services at the church.

Memorials may be made to IHS food pantry at the First Presbyterian Church.

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