Mikayla Wittney Hibbard
Mikayla Wittney Hibbard, 17, of Pocahontas, Ark., passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018. Mikayla was born on June 11, 2001, in Newport, Ark., to David and Christy Barnett Hibbard.
Mikayla was a loving daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin, and friend. She was involved in many school-related activities. Mikayla was vice-president of FFA and participated in the Vet Science program. She was active in the 4H club as well. Mikayla was a teen leader, on the livestock team, and participated in grassland judging.
Mikayla is preceded in death by grandfathers, Witt Hibbard, Gary “PaPa” Gardner, and Eldon “Papa” Barnett; grandmother, Harlene “NaNa” Barnett; uncles, Michael Barnett, and Mike Looney.
Mikayla is survived by her parents, David and Christy Barnett Hibbard of Pocahontas; grandparents, Gary and Neva Busch of Pocahontas; aunts and uncles, Joyce (Hunter) Roberts, Deonne (Matthew) Donner, David Barnett, Tammy Looney, Lisa (Jerry) Vankirk, Tim Barnett, Ronald (Janet) Barnett, Melissa Barnett, Mary Thomas, and Connie (Steve) Berry; cousins, Jessica (Lance) McDougal, Paige (Cody) Statler, Madelyn (Dustin) Granger, McKenzie Roberts, Hannah (Caleb) Orrick, Taylor Donner, Lucy Donner, Paislie Statler, Amelia McDougal, Callie Barnett, and Ethan Barnett.
Visitation will be on Thursday, July 26, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Ravenden Springs. Mikayla’s funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, July 27, 2018, at the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Ravenden Springs, with Matthew Donner officiating. Burial will follow in the Evans Cemetery.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are David “Uncle Bud” Barnett, Timothy Barnett, Tim “Uncle Tim” Barnett, Koby Ball, and Jerry “Uncle Jerry” Vankirk.
Honorary pallbearers are Jeffery Hart, Dacus Crain, Chase Askeland, Ethan Barnett, Cody Statler and Matthew Donner.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.fearsfamilyfuneralhome.com