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Barbara Beth Harrell
1943 - 2014

Barbara Beth Harrell, 71, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 in Wichita Falls.

Graveside services were held Wednesday at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

Barbara was born April 22, 1943 in Montague County, to Neal and Irene (Minor) Blasingame.

She attended high school in San Benito. She 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. She was an avid reader and collector of color glass.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Neal and Irene Blasingame; a grandson, Randy Fowler; a brother, Luther Blasingame; and stepfather Walter McBride.

Survivors include her husband, Evert Harrell of Bowie; six children, Tracey Mensick of Brownsville, Doug Gray of Bowie, Shelly Stewart of Kamay, Lori Pando, and Lana Kloxin, both of Wichita Falls; and Ryan Bruce of Anna; stepmother, Sarah Blasingame of Mathis; four brothers, Larry Blasingame of Mathis; Roy Blasingame and Mike Blasingame, both of Wichita Falls; and Harold Blasingame of Placerville, CA; four sisters, Inez Crane of Cedar Bluff, AL; Becky Schock of Valley Springs, CA; Alice Downs of Sonora, CA; and Kay Climer of Celina; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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