Barbara Ellen Hanson, 73, of Melbourne, Arkansas, passed away, Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 at UAMS in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on July 21, 1943, daughter of the late Octavia Evelyn (Prince) and Albert Melvin O'dell. Barbara spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and friend. During her working years she was an accountant.
Barbara is survived by her son, John Brunner of Melbourne, Arkansas; one brother; three sisters; five grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Octavia O'dell; three brothers and one sister.
No services are planned.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.