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Obituary for Glenda Rose King (Barnhill)

Mrs. Glenda Rose King, 78 of Harrisburg, Arkansas departed this life on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at home. She was born November 7, 1944 in Greenfield, Arkansas the daughter of William Houston and Rosetta Elizabeth (Roach) Barnhill.

Throughout her life time, Glenda held many job titles but her favorite was the one of Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. She loved spending her time at home with family and friends. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and Order of the Eastern Star ~ Chapter 625.

Glenda married Bobby L. King on February 22, 1980 and they enjoyed 38 wonderful years of marriage before his passing in 2018. Her parents preceded her in death, one son, Jefferson Scott Crawford, two brothers, Isacc Houston Barnhill, and Harold Leon Barnhill, and one sister, Dicy Eudor (Barnhill) Masters.

She is survived by two sons: Bruce Crawford of the home in Harrisburg and Marty King of Jonesboro, Arkansas, two daughters: Kara Peifer of Olive Branch, Mississippi and Donna King of Bartlett, Tennessee, nine grandchildren: Lance Peifer of Olive Branch, Matthew Peifer of Memphis, Kasey Crawford of Jonesboro, Kendal Stewart of Bartlett, Patrick Steele of Parkin, Miranda (Josh) Steward of Proctor, Stephen King of Hernando, Corey King of Parkin and Brittney Herod (Ryan) of Trumann, and seven great-grandchildren.

Active pallbearers are: Glen Peifer, Lance Peifer, Matt Peifer, Weston Wagner, Ken Miller, and Jerry Crawford. Honorary pallbearers are: Bruce Crawford and Paul Miller. Visitation will be Thursday ~ February 9, 2023 at Jackson’s Funeral Home Chapel Harrisburg from 6:00 until 8:00 P. M. Funeral Services will be Friday, February 10, 2023 in the Jackson’s Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 A. M. Interment will be in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery Harrisburg, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers honorarium donations may be sent to: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 200 Vesey Street, 28th floor, New York, NY 10281 800-533-CURE(2873) or Arrangements are by Jackson’s Funeral Home in Harrisburg.
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