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Mrs. Barbara Sue McCoy

May 15, 1938 ~ September 24, 2016 (age 78)
Barbara Sue McCoy, 78, of Birta, AR, died Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, AR. The daughter of Rufus and Irma Williams George, she was born May 15, 1938 in Birta, AR. She was a 1955 graduate of Ola High School and received an Associated Degree in Business Administration from Capitol City Business College. She married Donald Marion McCoy, on January 20, 1955 at Danville AR.

She was a Nursing Home Administrator with Yell County Nursing in Ola and Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville.

She was a long time member of the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church at Birta where she led the children's chapel and singing and teaching the kindergarten class and she served as clerk for the church's missions fund.

She enjoyed family gatherings and quilting and was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Danny George.

She is survived by her husband, Donald McCoy of Birta, two sisters, Pat McCoy of Romance, Arkansas, Becky Underwood of Dardanelle, Arkansas; two brothers, Dickie George of Kingston, Oklahoma and James George of Jackson, Georgia.

Four children and their spouses, Billy and Laura McCoy of Romance, Kenneth and Sherry McCoy of Birta, Judy and Lester Frost of Raymore, Missouri and Joel McCoy of Birta.
Seven Grandchildren: Michael McCoy, Donald Frost, John McCoy, Jesse McCoy, Rebecca West, Suzanne Miller and Robert McCoy.
Thirteen Great-grandchildren: Ava, Allison, Delaney, Dylan, Callie, Brianna, Leah, Annabel, Eli, Hannah, Caleb, Caroline and Timothy Cash and three step great-grandchildren Gavyn, Griffin and Colbie Roberts.
She cherished 62 years of marriage to her husband, Don. Her happiest times were with her husband and family, and working with the church.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00PM, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. Michael McCoy and Rev. Randall Gilbert will officiate. Pallbearers are Donald Frost, Kevin Irwin, Robert McCoy, A.J. Malnar, Josh Underwood and Keith George. Honorary pallbearers are Bubba Vance, and Jerry Dillahunty. Burial will be at Birta Cemetery in Birta, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, on Monday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 14966 Old Highway 10, Ola, AR. Internet obituary and on-line guestbook are available at


SEP 26. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Humphrey Funeral Service 

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

Funeral Service

SEP 27. 2:00 PM

Bethlehem Misssionary Baptist Church

14966 Hwy 10

Ola, AR, US


SEP 27

Birta Cemetery

Birta, AR, US

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