Barbara Ann Evartt
Barbara Ann Evartt
  • February 15, 1940 - April 26, 2017
  • Bedford, Texas

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Barbara Ann Evartt, age 77, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church Grapevine United Methodist Women's Missions.

Barbara was dedicated to her family. She was married to her husband Odell for 56 years. They started dating as teenagers when she invited him to the Sadie Hawkins Hayride. She graduated from North Texas State College, now the University of North Texas, in 2 and 1/2 years so they could be married. She was the proudest grandmother and never missed an event involving her grandchildren.

Barbara was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church and an active member of the UMW since age 18. She was passionate about volunteering and mission work and delivered for Meals on Wheels for over 13 years.

Barbara spent her career as a public educator as a teacher, counselor and special education supervisor with the HEB school district for 33 years. She was a voracious reader and avid bridge player, playing with the same group for over 40 years. She was loved and will be missed by her family and many friends.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Odell Evartt; children, Cathy Jackson and husband Charlie and David Evartt and wife Christi; grandchildren, Ben and wife, Katie, Jake, and Matt Jackson; Brianna Evartt and fiancé Dexter Vaughn, and Austin Evartt; brother, Billy Pigg and wife Delores; aunt, Mary Beard and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.