Funeral services for Barbara A. Hammond Provow, 66, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m.. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Pastor Keith Combs officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.
She was born the daughter of the late Allan Peterson, Sr. and Anna May Rice Peterson, on August 10, 1946 in Sturkie, Arkansas and died April 22, 2013 in West Plains, Missouri.
She was united in marriage August 21, 1995 in Salem, Arkansas to Ronnie Provow.
She is survived by her husband, Ronnie Provow, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; two sons, Dwayne and Michelle Hammond, Peace Valley, Missouri, and Mark and Gayla Hammond, West Plains, Missouri; one brother, Allan Peterson, Jr. and Nellie, West Plains, Missouri; one sister, Evelyn Reynolds and husband, Dale, Nixa, Missouri; three grandchildren, Jacob and Jessica Hammond, both of Peace Valley, Missouri, Steven Olmsted, West Plains, Missouri, and Stephanie and Brad Frieman, Dora, Missouri; one great grandchild, Faith Freiman, Dora, Missouri; two special friends, Myrt Williams, Caster, Louisiana, and Lindsy Barnett, Thayer, Missouri, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents, George and Pet Peterson, and Welby and Olive Rice, and one niece.
She attended the Smith Chapel Church, Howell County, Missouri. She loved to do embroidery work, and enjoyed cooking and spending time with all her family, especially her grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and can be left at the funeral home.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
Burial will be in State Line Cemetery, Fulton County, Arkansas, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.