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Dessie Lea Hart, age 80

Dessie Lea Hart, 80, of Carlisle passed away on December 25, 2019.  She was born in Guy, Arkansas to the late William Cecil Tarkington and Clara Montine Stacks-Tarkington. 

She was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend but her absolute favorite hobby was spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She enjoyed cooking, cleaning and attending church at Roberson Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her sister Joycelean Tarkington; her grandson Seth Wyatt; her great-grandson Braxton Lovingier and great-granddaughter Braelynn Lovingier.

Dessie leaves behind her loving husband of 60 years, Bobby Hart; her children Cindy Lovingier (Billy), Christi Shirley (Paul), and Natalie Wyatt (Brian); her grandchildren Kara Parris (Brian), Corey Lovingier (Shana), Ashley Taylor (Blake), Anthony Stanley, Paul Shirley, Kristen Sullivan (Branden), Kyle Peggs, Noah Peggs, Dane Wyatt (Carrie),  Laurelei Wyatt and Lila Wyatt; 18 great-grandchildren; her siblings Bessie Bearden (Darrell), Dean Bryant , and Charlene Fortner (Mickey); as well as many extended family and friends.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at Roberson Baptist Church, 3084 Highway 15N, Lonoke, Arkansas with a memorial service to begin at 11:00 A.M.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


  • Kelley Oglesby Posted December 26, 2019 3:06 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers for the family.

  • Jamielle Branham Posted December 26, 2019 7:48 PM

    Love and prayers to all of the family.

  • Brenda Dowdy Posted December 26, 2019 8:22 PM

    So sorry for your loss thinking of the family and praying for them

  • Johnny Clendenin and family Posted December 26, 2019 8:22 PM

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  • Karrie Saylor Posted December 26, 2019 8:30 PM

    Love you so much. Sorry for your loss Bobby

  • Rita and Randy Fortner Posted December 26, 2019 8:34 PM

    Charlene we are so sorry to hear about Dessie. She was such a sweet lady. Praying for you and your family.

  • Terri (Hasley) Smith Posted December 26, 2019 8:56 PM

    Condolences and prayers.

  • Amanda Posted December 26, 2019 9:31 PM

    Prayers for the family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Ruth Langley Casteel Posted December 26, 2019 9:52 PM

    So sorry to hear this! She was so beautiful. Lots of good memories growing up! God bless you all. Love & Prayers!

  • Karen Plemons Posted December 27, 2019 8:06 AM

    So very sorry for this great loss in your family. She was met by many loved ones there in heaven. Someday we will have a joyous reunion. Prayers for you all.

  • Jason and Tammy Wiles Posted December 27, 2019 3:12 PM

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry for your loss of a great Christian lady.

  • Ellie Posted December 28, 2019 4:26 AM

    Love all of you ! Especially Mr. Bob !! Heaven is having a celebration for their newest angel! Dalton ,I know is glad to see her,he loved her so much. Prayers for all!

  • Leslie Thorn Martin Posted December 31, 2019 2:33 PM

    So sorry for everyone’s loss. Praying for your family during this time.

  • Arbula Crooks Posted January 1, 2020 6:28 PM

    To Charlene, Bessie and Dean, so sorry for your loss, She was a sweet and smiling cousin that you could not forget, she will be missed.. Love you all .

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