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Barbara Wray Ferreri, 88, of Bryan passed away Wednesday January 24. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Barbara lived a life of service to her family and friends. She was born in Canyon, Texas and attended school there until her high school years. At that time, her family moved to California so her mother could support the war efforts. She graduated from Herbert Hoover High School in San Diego. Barbara returned to Amarillo to attend St. Anthony Nursing School following graduation.

Barbara moved to Bryan/College Station in 1959 where she raised her family. She worked for many years as a nurse for Doctor Robert Benbow. Later in life Barbara and Joe ran a successful restaurant, Ferreri's Italian Cuisine until 1996 when they retired. The couple enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and Europe.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents loving Revan Hayes Wray and Mildred Taylor Wray.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph A. Ferreri. Her children Lynred Hoepfner and husband, John, Joyce Smith and husband, Steve, Patrick Ferreri and wife, Andrea. Step daughters Gayle Ferreri and Susan Ferreri. Grandchildren Fritz Hoepfner and wife, Kolleen, Robert Hoepfner, Marshall Hoepfner, Nikki Neighbors and husband, Michael, Barbie Holt and husband, Randy, Caroline Ferreri, Isabella Ferreri, and Julie Ferreri. Step Grandchildren Tifani Owens and husband, Eric, and Matt Brown. She leaves behind three great grandchildren and four step great grandchildren.

Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 27 at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. Interment to follow at Restever Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to either Scottish Rite Hospital 2222 Wellborn Street, Dallas, Texas 75219, or Brazos Valley Hospice, 502 West 26th Street, Bryan, Texas 77803.