Updated: Wed 6:55 AM, Aug 21, 2013
Funeral Home: Greenwood Funeral Home
March 12, 1917 - August 18, 2013
Barbra Jones Williams, 96, died peacefully on Sunday, August 18, 2013, in Bryan. Graveside services are set for 10 a.m. Thursday, August 22, in Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 21, at Greenwood Funeral Home.
The eldest child of Carley and Gertrude Jones, Barbra lived in Fort Worth for 84 years before coming to Bryan in 2001. She was the 1934, valedictorian of Fort Worth's Northside High School, and a graduate of Brantley Draughon Business College. In 1938, she married Earl T. Williams, and they were happily married, until his death 52 years later. An active member of Meadowbrook Methodist Church, Barbra often played piano for Sunday school classes, and served as church secretary.
Barbara's husband Earl; her daughter, Judy Jentgen; and four siblings, Doris Lawrence, Wayne P. Jones, Zeta Enlow and Ginger Lehman, all precede her in death.
Survivors include her son, Carley Williams and his wife, Elizabeth, of Fort Collins, Colo.; daughter, Sue Stanberry and husband, Bob, of College Station; and grandchildren, Laurel Jentgen of Lewisville, Christine Towndrow and husband, Brian, of Allen, Robert Stanberry of College Station, Lily Hosbein and husband, William, of Austin, and Tucker Williams of Chicago.
The family extends their thanks to the Carriage Inn, where Barbra lived well for 12 years, and Drs. Rohini Ragupathi, Lane Miller and Derek Kuhl.
Greenwood Funeral Home, 3100 White Settlement Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76107 817-336-0584.