Barbara Ann (Hamm) GarnerApril 25, 1946 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 74)
Barbara Ann Hamm-Garner, 74, beloved wife and mother, was called to her eternal resting place on June 21, 2020. She was born on April 25, 1946, in Epps, LA to her parents Lee and Mae Hamm. Barbara was of the Baptist faith and was a faithful Christian throughout her life.
Barbara was a homemaker and along with raising her five children she enjoyed tending to her garden and canning the delicious goodies that came from it. Her grandchildren were the loves of her life and spending time with them always brought her joy, she also loved listening to gospel music and will be remembered by her family and friends for her strong work ethic and Christian faith.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and four brothers, Huey Hamm, Marvin Hamm, Paul Hamm, and Hershel Hamm; and one sister, Marbeth Watt.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years William "Bill" Garner; 5 children, Michael Johnson (Stephanie) of Lancaster PA, Raymond Ray Johnson JR. of Louisiana, Latisha “Tess” Edwards (Nathan) of Mountain View, John A. Garner (Samantha) of Charlotte, AR, and Bill L. Garner JR. also of Mountain View; 6 siblings, Thomas Hamm (Linda) and Cleve Hamm both of Rayville, Jessie Mae Burgess of Tallulah, LA, James Allen Hamm (Sandy) of West Monroe, LA, Jack Hamm (Becky), and Bill Hamm (Norma) both of Crossett; 8 grandchildren, Justin Johnson, Kara Belk, Dyrl Johnson, Coty Garner, Ashley Garner, David Garner, Devanie Garner, Alexis Garner; 6 great-grandchildren, Matthew Garner, Cheyenne Belk, Hunter Belk, Laynie Garner, Mason Garner, and Cooper Johnson.
A private funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 24th at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Chapel Baptist Church with Bro. John Carrol Williams officiating. Pallbearers are Raymon Dyrl Johnson, David Scott Garner, Randy Hamm , Landale Hamm, Loyd Ray Hamm, and Leon Hamm.
Visitation will be from 7:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2020, also at Community Chapel Baptist Church 109 Hoss Carter RD. Crossett, AR 71635.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the service will be limited to a total of 50 attendees, invited by the family. All will be required to wear a face mask to enter, practice social distancing by allowing 6 feet in between each family group, and refrain from hugging, kissing, and shaking hands to help prevent the possible spread of the Coronavirus.
Anyone experiencing a fever, a cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, or loss of taste or smell or has had known exposure to someone with Covid-19 in the past 14 days should not attend.
You may also refrain from entering if you are 65 years of age or older, have underlying health conditions including high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, severe obesity, asthma, or weakened immunity.