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Verna Jean Bryant Barksdale
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1946
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 2012
Texas, USA

Verna Jean Barksdale
October 11, 1946- December 30, 2012

BARKSDALE, VERNA JEAN, 66 of Midlothian, Texas passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jean was born on October 11, 1946 in Midlothian, Texas to Carl T. and Carletta Hayes Bryant. She graduated from Midlothian High School in 1965. Jean married her high school sweetheart James K. Barksdale on July 3, 1965, and they made their home in Midlothian. For years, Jean assumed the role of a devoted Dallas Police Officer's wife while also having a successful career working for both Owens Corning and Georgia Pacific. Jean was the proud mother of two sons, Jay and Lance and "Grandma" to her four grandchildren. She loved traveling with her husband James, attending all of her grandkids activities and spending time with her "Glitter Girls." Jean was a long-time member of Midlothian Church of Christ. Jean is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, James; two sons, Jay and wife Monique; Lance and wife Sarah; 4 grandchildren, Carly, Chase, Caroline and Davis Barksdale; brother Clyde Bryant and wife Karen; sister Betty and husband Paul Cox; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Carl T. and Carletta Hayes Bryant. Jean will be lovingly remembered by her famiy and abundance of friends. A visitation will be held at Midlothian Funeral Home, 200 East Avenue E, Midlothian, Texas, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Midlothian Church of Christ, 1627 North Hwy 67, Midlothian, Texas.
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  Carl T. Bryant (1909 - 1966)
  Carletta Hayes Bryant (1915 - 2011)
Midlothian Cemetery
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Created by: C. C
Record added: Jan 05, 2013
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Verna Jean <i>Bryant</i> Barksdale
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Verna Jean <i>Bryant</i> Barksdale
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Verna Jean <i>Bryant</i> Barksdale
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Always that same sweet smile as your in peace Jean....
- Gloria Tune
 Added: May. 26, 2015

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