Barbara J. Stringer, 77, of Fort Smith passed from this life Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Fort Smith. She was born Dec. 19, 1939, in Harvey to the late Knox and Irene (Martin) Monroe. She was a hairstylist for over 30 years. She and her husband owned and operated the Hairstyle Shop in Fort Smith.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Fentress Mortuary Chapel in Fort Smith under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband, G.W. Stringer of the home in Fort Smith; two daughters, Regina Stringer Garcia of Houston, Texas and Amy Stringer of Fort Smith; one son, Mark Stringer and wife Maryann of Huntington; one sister, Suzy Richardson of Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Brittni Stringer-Ashmore and Rachel Stringer and Jessica Garcia; great-grandchild, Ryan Labrun and Emma Sophia Garcia-McGrath.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, AR 72202 or the charity of your choice.