A Memorial Service for Barbara Cramer, 85 of Bella Vista, Ark., formerly of Audubon, will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at the Bella Vista Funeral Home Chapel, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd. with Visitation one hour prior to service. Burial will be in the Fayetteville National Cemetery at a later date.
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Barbara Cramer, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark. She was born on Feb. 25, 1927 in Oak Park Ill. to Reginald F. Perriam and Emelia J. Perriam.
She was raised and educated in Oak Park, Ill. She attended Iowa University in 1945. She was married to Ernest Cramer on Aug. 24, 1946 and they lived in Iowa City, Webster City, Des Moines, and Ft. Dodge until 1950. They lived in Audubon, and on Jan. 1, 1985 they retired to Bella Vista. She became a volunteer at Helping Hands and the Bella Vista Bluebird Society. Barbara was an avid Golfer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Elaine Gaylor.
Survivors include her husband, Ernest Cramer of Bella Vista, Ark.; one son, Bradley Dean Cramer of Kansas, Okla.; one daughter, Cynthia Jo Gage of Longmont, Colo.; two nieces; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Memorials suggested to Helping Hands, Bentonville, Arkansas.
On-line condolences may be made at www.funeralmation.com
Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from Jan. 4 to Jan. 11, 2013