Funeral services for Barbara Elsie Little, 80, of Wills Point, TX, are scheduled for 11:00 AM, Friday, October 19, 2018, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow at White Rose Cemetery.
Barbara passed away October 17, 2018, at her home, in Wills Point.
Barbara Glover Little was born January 24, 1938, in Rush Springs, OK, the 3rd of 6 children born to Ruby and Edgar P. Glover. During her youth, her family moved to Dallas, TX, where she attended Crozier Tech High School. In June of 1953, she married Bobby Ray Little. They made their lives in Dallas until 1971, moving to Wills Point. In 1974, they returned to the metroplex for several years before heading back East landing in Scurry, TX. Barbara and Bobby finally planting themselves in Wills Point to be near their two grandsons whom she loved dearly and their activities. Barbara’s love of people and talk was most likely her reasoning for her choice of occupation: PBX Switchboard Operator. She was employed by John E. Mitchell Co., Pete, Marwick, Mitchell CPA firm and finally retiring for health reasons as a supervisor over the switchboard at Terrell State Hospital. During her days of raising children Barbara spent her spare time following her husband’s family as they raced boats, following little league sports as her husband coached and son played and traveling with friends and family. Barbara was always ready to go. She was always drawn to adventure, excitement, glitz and glamour. Barbara loved to play slot machines and enjoyed the noise, anticipation and bright lights of Las Vegas, New Orleans and Shreveport. Barbara attended both St. John and St. Luke Catholic Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Ruby Glover, a son, Walter Eugene Little and one brother.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 65 years, Bobby; daughter, Melody Rae Blasingame and (favorite son-in-law) Jimmy; two grandsons and four great grandchildren, Collin Blasingame and his children, Cayl and Emma and Casey Blasingame and wife, Mindy and their children, Brody and Sawyer; two sisters, two brothers and their wives, along with lots of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family would like for donations to be made to:
Keep Wills Point Beautiful: P.O. Box 513, Wills Point, TX 75169
Spay Neuter Network: P.O. Box 515, Kaufman, TX 75142 / https://spayneuternet.org/donate/donatenow-2/