2015-02-19 / Obituaries

Barbara Anne Smith

Barbara Anne Smith, 52, of Ledbetter, Texas died on Friday, February 13, 2015. Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the Ledbetter Cemetery in Ledbetter, Texas with Minister Darrell Parsons of the Giddings Church of Christ officiating.

Barbara was born on December 27, 1962 in Liberty, Texas to Adrian and Eva Laine (Coleman) Stanley. She was baptized at Bay City Church of Christ in 1978. Barbara and Jacob Richard (Jake) Smith married on November 27, 2004 in Ledbetter, Texas. She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, checking on their property & feeding their animals while riding on the Cub Cadet. She was also a caregiver who enjoyed sitting with the elderly. Barbara loved spending time with her granddaughter and all the time she could get with her family. She was a devout woman of faith who was an extraordinary and gracious hostess, especially in the Christmas season.

Barbara was preceded in death by her father, Adrian Stanley.

Surviving family include her mother, Eva and husband, Ron Hughes of Ledbetter; her husband, Jake Smith of Ledbetter; her children, Travis Gunter, Jr. of Giddings and Chance Gunter of Austin; her granddaughter, Paislee Renee Gunter and her mother Brittney Schneider of Giddings; siblings, Lucille Stanley of Buffalo, Becky and husband, Russell Hofferek of Giddings, and Doug Stanley and wife, Kayla of Burton, and numerous other extended family.

Memorial gifts may be given to the charity of one’s choice.

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