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Barbara Ann Tedford, age 81

Barbara Ann Tedford, age 81, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away on Friday, February 9, 2024. She was born in Patmos, Arkansas on March 1, 1942 to the late Joe M. Pinson and Clara Lou (Campbell) Pinson.

She is preceded in death by her parents and sister Clara Jo (Pinson) Hart.

She is survived by her two sons Michael (Jeanne) Longinotti of Royal, AR and Joseph (Robin) Longinotti of Hot Springs, NC; one daughter Tricia Tedford of Hot Springs, AR; four grandchildren Meredith Brown, Nathan Longinotti, Richard Knox, and Johnathan Knox; three great-grandchildren Logan Brown, Bentlei Brown, and Mya Knox; sister Rosemary Pinson; niece Meredith Hart Tharp; nephews Frank Hart, Thomas Hart, Patrick Moore; special extended family Beth Thomas and countless friends.

Barbara leaves behind a legacy of love and kindness. She loved the Lord and dedicated her life to his work. She loved each and every one of her family members with all of her being. Barbara was a beautiful, sweet soul who never met a stranger. She touched countless lives and will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Jim and Linda Gothard Posted February 13, 2024 11:26 AM

    Our deepest thoughts prayers and hugs

  • Jenelle Cusey Posted February 13, 2024 1:25 PM

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  • Margie Chambers-Smith Posted February 13, 2024 4:30 PM

    My Deepest Sympathy for the loss of your mother. May God give you and your love ones strength.

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