Barbara Beth Harrell

Barbara Beth Harrell
April 22, 1943 – September 8, 2014
BOWIE – Barbara Beth Harrell, 71, passed away Sept. 8, 2014 in Wichita Falls, TX.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 9 at The White Family Funeral Home.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 at Elmwood Cemetery.
Barbara was born April 22, 1943 in Montague County Texas to Neal and Irene (Minor) Blasingame. She attended high school in San Benito, TX. Barbara started her family at 17 and was a waitress at numerous truck stops in the North Texas area. She settled in Bowie with her husband Evert Harrell whom she married Feb. 22, 1988 in Oklahoma. Barbara was an avid reader and collector of color glass. Not only was she a mother to her children, she also fostered many other children and was very giving to others.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Neal and Irene Blasingame; grandson, Randy Fowler; two nephews, Travis Sanders and Charles Sanders; brother, Luther Blasingame and stepfather, Walter McBride. Barbara B Harrell obit
Barbara is survived by her husband, Evert Harrell, Bowie; six children, Tracey Mensick and Louis Stephens, Brownsville; Doug Gray, Bowie; Shelly Stewart and husband Tim, Kamay; Lori Pando and husband Antonio, Wichita Falls; Lana Kloxin, Wichita Falls; Ryan Bruce and wife Sheila, Anna, TX; stepmother, Sarah Blasingame, Mathis, TX; 16 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; four brothers, Larry Blasingame and wife Ellen, Mathis; Roy Blasingame, Wichita Falls; Mike Blasingame and wife Tina, Wichita Falls and Harold Blasingame and wife Karen, Placerville, CA; four sisters, Inez Crane and husband Robert, Cedar Bluff, AL; Becky Schock and husband Benny, Valley Springs, CA; Alice Downs and husband David, Sonora, CA and Kay Climer, Celina, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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