Created July 19, 2017
- This eternal flame burns forever
- in remembrance of Barbara Buchholzer -
Mrs. Barbara Buchholzer
Born: June 28, 1938
Died: July 14, 2017
Mrs. Barbara Buchholzer, 79, of Hope, Arkansas, passed away, July 14,
2017 in Tyler Texas. She was born June 28, 1938 to Frank and Pearl
Millett in Dayton, Ohio. She grew up in Ohio and met her husband Tom
Buchholzer as a teen, at her Lutheran church! They were married on her
With three young daughters in tow, the Buchholzer’s lived in several places
across the country until settling in Hope, Arkansas in 1972. Hope quickly
became home, and Barbara was very proud to tell friends about her home
town. When she wasn’t cooking hamburgers for the Hope Band Boosters,
she could be found behind the grill at the Dairy Diner, the family business,
and later, as an antique dealer specializing in historical books and
magazines. She was always quick with a smile, and ready to lend a
hand. She will be fondly remembered by family and friends as someone
fiercely dedicated to her family, and a collector of memories and
history. She was a member of Eastern Star and the First United
Methodist Church of Hope.
Mrs. Buchholzer was preceded in death by her parents Frank Millett and
Pearl Talbee; three brothers Frank JR, Jack and Paul Millett; and her
mother and father in law, Alora and Mike Buchholzer.
She is survived by her husband, Tom Buchholzer of Hope; her sister Edith
Angel of Dayton, Ohio and her sister in law Rosemary Millett; three
daughters: Lori Berry and Gus of Frankston, Texas, Kathy Alvizo and Al of
Palestine, TX and Mickie Kramer and Tim of El Paso Texas; four
grandchildren Krystal Peterson, Kasey Cleghorn, Kelli Howell and Thomas
Gray; eleven great grandchildren, and a lifetime friend and classmate Judy
Baker of Dayton Ohio.
A memorial service will be 2:00pm on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at
BRAZZEL/Oakcrest Funeral Home, 1001 South Main Hope, AR, 71801.
Arrangements are by BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope,
Eddie BRAZZEL, Director.
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Though She's gone, She is not forgotten.
Though absent, She remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, She now rest.
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