Barbara Jean Talbert-Crumpler, 81, of Russellville, went home to be with her Lord Friday, January 22, 2021. The daughter of Orville and Hazel Mack (Nichols) Kennedy, she was born June 18, 1939 in Simms, TX. She was a member of Lake Hills Church in Russellville. Barbara was a faithful Christian, spending time in prayer with her Lord and offering spirit-filled encouragement to those around her. She also found great joy in time spent with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren (and her faithful yorkie companions). Barbara will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Lannie Ranse Talbert; her second husband, Dr. Joe Crumpler; her parents; and two brothers, Boyd Weldon Kennedy of Bridge City, TX and Billie Mack Kennedy.
Survivors include two sons, Danny Talbert of Conway and Kevin Talbert and wife Kelly of Russellville; daughter, Stacy Curtis and husband Randy of Greenbrier; five grandchildren, Tyler Bacon and wife Morgan of Conway; their sons, Ranse Bacon and Bryce Bacon; Taylor Bacon and wife Caitlin of Greenbrier; their children, Kayson Bacon, Brooks Bacon, (one on the way) Kennedy Grace Bacon; Derek Talbert, Mason Talbert, and Harrison Talbert, all of Russellville; her brother, Kenneth Guy Kennedy of Conroe, TX; her yorkie, Annie; and numerous extended family members.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00PM, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Rest Haven Memorial Park by Humphrey Funeral Service in Russellville. Tony Reynolds, Josh Reynolds, and Bradley Burns will officiate. Open visitation will be from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, on Tuesday at the funeral home.
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