Covenia Shackelford Barnes, 87, of Hartford passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018, in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Hartford United Methodist Church. She was mom, grandma and friend to everyone she met.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Hartford Memorial Park.

Viewing will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will visit with friends from 5-7 p.m.

She is survived by her five children, Gene Shackelford and wife Darlene of Cameron, Lucendia Stamper and husband Rick of Lavaca, Dennis Shackelford and wife Debbie of Cameron, Dwayne Shackelford and wife Polly of Midland and Scottie Shackelford of Hartford; one daughter-in-law, Sharlet Shackelford of Hartford; 17 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was "Grandma" to many.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Harmon E. Shackelford and Hoover Barnes; one son, Leonard Shackelford; and one grandson, Richard Shackelford.

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

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