Barbara Ann Lewis passed from this life Saturday afternoon September 4, 2021, at her home in Amarillo, TX, at the age of 89 years, 6 months, and 14 days. Barbara was born to her parents Johnny and Ruby Jean (Smith) Stovall February 21, 1932, in Ottawa, KS.
Barbara married Clyde Lewis June 12, 1948. She resided in Sayre, OK, until 1988. During that time, Barbara owned and operated the Sayre Tag Agency and the Sonic. Many enjoyable hours were spent managing the Stovall Theater as well. In fact, in her younger years, Barbara’s first job was selling popcorn for her grandfather there. Wonderful family memories were made at the theater. From 1988 until 2013 Barbara resided in California. In 2013 she returned to Amarillo, TX, to be close to family.
Barbara had many hobbies during her lifetime such as line dancing, traveling, mall walking and Starbucks coffee. Her little Fuffi became a true companion for many years. Barbara took great enjoyment visiting her grandchildren and great grandchildren, she especially enjoyed sending birthday cards to all 15 of them. She was a wonderful person to so many and will be missed greatly.
Although Barbara is no longer with us, her memory and legacy will be kept alive though the family and friends she leaves behind which include her 1 son: Kit and wife Debbie Lewis of Duke, OK; 1 daughter: Rene Ann and husband Jimmy Chavedo of Amarillo, TX; 1 sister: Donna Pavis of Torrance, CA; 5 grandchildren: Kara Wall, Tarran Peters, Jeremy Chavedo, Jimmy Chavedo and Chera Brown; 10 great grandchildren: Kash and Whitlee Wall, Estie, Colter and Birdie Peters, Lily and Ella Chavedo, Cadence, Mylee and Evie Brown; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, longtime friends and wonderful neighbors.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents and husband Clyde Lewis June 9, 1982.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM, Friday, September 10, 2021, at Sayre-Doxey Cemetery with Pastor Jimmy Chavedo officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 8, 2021, from 9:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM and Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 9:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM.
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Services are under the direction of Rose Chapel, Sayre.
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