Obituary: Kimberly Ann Hand


Kimberly Ann Hand, 61, of Batesville, Arkansas passed away Feb. 25, 2021.

She was born Aug. 12, 1959, in St. Louis, Missouri to Ronald and Ann Walker.

Kimberly was a devoted mother, sister, daughter, and ”grammy” who was taken from us too soon.

Kim graduated high school in 1977 from Wentzville, Missouri. She went directly into banking for over 20 years in various positions throughout Missouri.

Currently a resident of Batesville, Arkansas she spent much of her final career working in the Batesville Arkansas School District. Kim made it her sole priority in life to put her kids first. She has shown to be an exemplary example of just that.

Survivors include her mother; daughter, Randi (Tyler) Burns of Farmington, Missouri; son, Koby Hand of Batesville, Missouri; sister, Kelly (Kenny) Johns of Chamois, Missouri; grandchildren, Weslyn, Kyrin, and Koda Burns, all of Farmington, Missouri; niece, Zoe Johns; special uncle, Tom Holland of Batesville, Arkansas; a cousin, Kristal (Chris) Allen and their children, Maci Allen and Ashdon (Kenneth) Wilson of Batesville, Arkansas; special friend, Ross Parks of Springfield, Illinois; and bonus daughter, Erica Burns (Teren) Burns of Park Hills, Missouri.

She is preceded in death by her father; brother, Kevin Walker; aunt, Judy Oaks; and precious nephew, #51, Walker Johns.

Pallbearers are Koby Hand, Kenny Johns, Teren Burns, Will Freiert, Tyler Burns, Chris Allen, and Ross Parks.

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