|Birth: ||May 27, 1947|
|Death: ||Nov. 22, 2013|
Barbara Ann (McDaniel) Douglas, 66, passed away November 22, 2013 in the company of family and friends, following a courageous battle with cancer. Barbara was born May 27, 1947, in Pratt, Kan., to Lola Katherine and Orval L. McDaniel.
She graduated from Putnam City High School in 1965, where she met and married her husband, Don "Coach" after graduation. They would have three daughters, Shelly Shawna and Amy.
Barbara spent many years as a "softball mom" to her three daughters as well as countless other girls playing on tournament and traveling softball teams.The family moved several times, and lived Texas, Florida, Georgiia, Arizona and Oklahoma.
Barbara retired from Globe Life Insurance in 2008 where she worked for more than 25 years. At the time of her death, Barbara was employed with her husband as a bus driver for the Edmond Public School District.
Barbara enjoyed garage sales, antiques, and loved gardening. Her home was always decorated for each holiday with Christmas being her favorite in honor of her love for Christ.
Barbara especially enjoyed time spent with her best friend and husband "Coach" Don and their grandchildren, who called her "Mimi," and cherished each one dearly. Barbara was a passionate and loving Christian who extended compassion and thoughtfulness to everyone she met.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents; mother Lola (McDaniel) Blair, stepfather J.L. Blair, and a brother, Dean McDaniel.
She is survivied by her loving husband of 48 years, Don Douglas; daughters, Shelly Douglas and her fiancÚ Trent Barnes, Shawna Ward and husband Edmond, and Amy Douglas; two step-sisters, Linda Billen and Darlene Collins, six grandchildren, Matthew Farthing, Madison Farthing, Kelsie Witt, Tori Villanueva, Tyler Villanueva, and Kristina Villanueva, eight nephews and nieces, six great nephews and nieces, and a host of other family members and dear friends.
The family thanks all of Barbara's doctors, nurses, and other staff at the Integris Cancer Institute, expecially Dr. Johnny McMinn, Barbara Baldwin, Leslie Settle, and Sheila Wilkerson as well as Helene Ortiz with the Integris Edmond ICU.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, officiated by Father Shane Tharp will officiate. Interment will be in Gracelawn Cemetery. Services are under direction of Baggerley Funeral Home.
Published in The Edmond Sun on November 26, 2013.
Created by: Karl and Sherry Kueteman
Record added: Nov 26, 2013
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