of Paris, AR
May 7, 1952 - August 1, 2022
Barbara Sue "Suz" Appleton, 70, of Paris, Arkansas passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022 in Fort Smith.Barbara was born May 7, 1952 in Midland, Texas to Edgar Lee Appleton and Sula Faye (Davis) Appleton. She worked as a Certified Dietary Manager for the Paris Health and Rehabilitation Center for many years. Barbara could sew just about anything she set her mind to, she also enjoyed crocheting items. You could always find her playing games on line, spending time with her dogs or telling stories about the days gone by. Everyone who knew her said she was very sweet and kind and that she dearly loved spending time with her grandchildren.She is preceded in death by her parents, mentioned above, her best friend, Phillip Willhite; her two brothers, Edgar Lee Appleton, Jr. and Harlan "Chick" Appleton; sister in law, Wanda Sue Appleton and infant sister, Dorothy Appleton. She is survived by the love of her life, Ernie Collins of Paris; two daughters, Jaime Nelson and Jodi Arrera both of Paris; three grandchildren, Bella Rose Nelson, Faylee Grace Arrera and John David Arrera all of Paris; one brother, Tom Appleton and wife, Vicki of Issaquah, Washington and Aunt Betty Sue Gregory of Stover, Missouri; many other family members and friends.A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 01, 2022 at Roseville Baptist Church. Cremation services are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home Paris.
I just heard the news today. PRAYING for you all.
Praying for you and family.
I’m so great full we got to see Auntie Barb, I wish life would have allowed me to be with her more, I love you all my heart aches for you girls and your babies 💔 I love you all!
Jaime and Jodie I am so sorry, you all are in my prayers, your mother was always so kind to me, I sure loved her.
Jodi, so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. She was a sweet and kind lady. I know she will be missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayer. David and Kim Berry
Praying for all of the family and friends. God bless her family in the days ahead and everyday after. RIP sweet lady
My heart and prayers goes out to the family. Suz was my very best friend, I'm truly heartbroken. I know she's rejoicing being with her mom and dad she missed them so. Until we meet again my dear friend.....
My deepest condolences to all of Barbara's family. I always enjoyed working with Barbara at the nursing home and at Jam Mary. She was a wonderful person inside and out and will be greatly missed. Ernie, Jodi and Jamie I'm deeply sorry for your loss, you will be in my thoughts and prayers. 🙏🙏
She was a very sweet lady and she will be missed by many my thoughts and prayers to the family
Jaime and Bella,You’re both in my prayers for peace and comfort. Your mom/granny was such a great person to me. We got to know each other in that waiting room of Children’s Hospital waiting on Bella to come out of surgery. Her amazing stories were filled with great happiness for her as she lit up while telling them.Love y’all.
RIP Aunt Suz love and miss you already , your sweet voice like granny’s willAlways be with me .. wishing my cousins strength today ! Will Miss you
My heart breaks for you all. Suz was a once in a lifetime friend I loved her dearly. We had so many memories together all of them good. I will miss her so very much, but get comfort knowing she's with her beloved mother and dad. Jesus got another angel around the throne tonight.
Prayers for the family. 🙏🏼 Truly sorry for your loss.
Many prayers are going up for your family during this difficult time. Our thoughts are with all of you.
Rest in peace Suz.
Jaime and family,I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.
She was a great person gonna miss her
I love you Aunt Suz! You are in my heart forever.
Jaime,My heart breaks for you. You are in my thoughts.