Barbara Jean Grover

of Bothell, WA

October 10, 1935 - January 17, 2023

Barbara Jean Grover, 87, of Bothell, WA., passed away January 17, 2023, at her home, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born October 10, 1935 in Mississippi County, AR., to Burley Doss Nichols and Ruby Nichols Brinkley. Barbara grew up in the Tyronza area. She attended beauty school and was a hairdresser for over 50 years. She loved quilting, reading, gardening, and traveling. Barbara lived in many interesting states and places. She was a brave and strong woman.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, W. Zeller and Ed Grover; two brothers, Buck and Jack Nichols; a sister, Muriel Adams; a son in law, Cujo Adams; and her long-time friend, Ronnie Barry.

Survivors include four daughters, Judi Diane (Bob) Wood, Kerri Sue (Eric) Pettey, Waydra Jean O'Brien, and Nadja Adams; eight grandchildren, Lisa, Kristi, Stephanie, Trisha, James, Tyler, Tiffany, and Larry; twelve great grandchildren, Alex, Mia, Tehya, William, Kareem, Karina, Cooper, Journey, Maverick, Avery, Gia, and Michael ; three great-great grandchildren, Karmen, Kingston and Amir; a brother, Ted Nichols; two sisters, Sally Skelton and Marilyn Yarbrough; and long-time friend, Rina Carmichael.

Graveside services will be held at 1 pm Saturday, January 28, 2023, at the Tyronza Cemetery in Tyronza, AR with Bruce Simmons speaking.

Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro, AR.

Service Information

Tyronza Cemetery
Tyronza, AR 72386

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
1900 West Washington Ave.
Jonesboro, AR  72401