Barbara Ann McDaniel, a resident of Wynne, departed this life, Monday, August 30, 2021, in Jonesboro, at the age of 72. She was born August 3, 1949, in Searcy, the daughter of William Madison and Litha Minerva Webb Wallace. She married Rickie McDaniel and together they had two daughters.
Barbara is a 1967 graduate of Harrisburg High School and worked as an agriculture loan processor for First National Bank in Wynne for about 35 years. She was always cheerful and upbeat and had a great sense of humor. She used to make up silly poems and songs to sing to her family. At one point in her life, she loved painting ceramics and fishing. Her favorite past times were attending yard sales and game night with her family especially games with her grandchildren. Barbara loved going out to eat and spoiling her grandchildren with whatever they wanted to do. Barbara loved her family and spent as much time with them as she possibly could.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers: M.A. Wallace, Junior Wallace, and one sister: Sarah Harlson.
Survivors include: two daughters: Janna McDaniel of Flippin, Carla King and husband Gary of Cherry Valley, one sister: Eva Nell Harlson of Harrisburg, six grandchildren: Brittni (Ricky) Heinrichs, Jonathan (Amy) McDaniel, Siera Ash, Dylan McDaniel, Jared Neldon, Derek McDaniel, and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, September 3, from Noon until service time at the Cherry Valley Baptist Church. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday. Burial will follow in Bolivar Cemetery in Harrisburg.
Cross County Funeral Service and Crematory has the honor of handling the arrangements and services for the McDaniel family.
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