Press Release on Sept 4th call

Immediate Release:

Reference: Death of Quincy Barfield (W/M Age 85 yrs.) and his wife Rosie Barfield (W/F Age 77 yrs.)


On September 4th 2014, at approximately 12:45 PM, the Stone County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Division and the Arkansas State Police Criminal Division responded to a double shooting at a residence on Highway 9, south of Mountain View, Arkansas, where neighbors discovered the bodies of eighty five (85) year old Quincy Barfield and his wife, seventy seven (77) year old Rosie Barfield.

At this time it is believed that both victims died of apparent gunshot wounds. MURDER IS NOT SUSPECTED IN EITHER DEATH. Both bodies were submitted to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. This is an ongoing investigation.

The couple had been married to each other for most of their adult lives. They were retired farmers who had moved to Stone County for Retirement.


Dewayne Pierce, Chief Deputy

Stone County Sheriff’s Department

Mountain View, Arkansas