Barbara Middleton

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Barbara Middleton, a resident of Pea Ridge, AR, was born Oct. 14, 1945 in Nuremberg, Germany, a daughter of Renee (Mueller). She departed this life Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 in Springdale, AR, at the age of 67 years.

Barbara worked part-time as a secretary for Crye-Leike Real Estate. She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church, AARP and VFW Auxiliary.

She is survived by four step-children and their families, Dewey Duane Middleton of Green Forest, AR, Richard Middleton of Idaho, Debbie Middleton of Fayetteville, AR and Lisa Smith of Hindsville, AR; one sister-in-law, Gladys Botner of Berryville, AR; one niece, Gloria and husband John Crawford and family of Eureka Springs, AR; several other relatives and friends.

On Feb. 23, 1973, Barbara was united in marriage with Alva D. (Duke) Middleton, Jr. who preceded her in death. She is also preceded by her mother, Renee Mueller and her father.

Graveside memorial service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery with Reverend Dean Smith officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Westside Baptist Church, 1348 Weston Street, Pea Ridge, AR 72751 or to the Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762. Online condolences may be sent to the family at