Barbara Jo Mashaw

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Funeral services for Barbara Jo Locke Mashaw, 69, of Hughes Springs, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, at Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church near Hughes Springs with the Revs. Dan McGuire and Jay Pollan officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Hughes Springs under direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Family visitation will be 6-8 P.M., Tuesday, August 9 at the funeral home. Mrs. Mashaw died Sunday at a Mount Pleasant hospital. She was born February 17, 1942 in St. Augustine County, Texas. She was a member of Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church near Hughes Springs. She is survived by her husband Jimmy Mashaw of Hughes Springs; her mother Carmadle Locke of Vidor; two sons and a daughter-in-law Marshall and Tammy Mashaw and Morgan Mashaw, all of Hughes Springs; one sister Gayle Ramirez of Vidor; one brother Billy Walter Locke of Gist, Texas; and one grand daughter Makayla Mashaw and one grandson Blaine Lewis , both of Hughes Springs. She was preceded in death by her father Walter Locke.

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  1. Had the privilege of working and worshipping with Ms. Mashaw. No better privilege in all the world. Morgan and Marshall, your mom was a fantastic lady with a great sense of humor.

  2. Aunt Barbara was like no other. I remember spending the night with her, Uncle Jim, Morgan and Marshall when the boys and I were small. It was always a lot of fun and I have amazing memories of her being a very loving person with high expectations of the people she loved. She will be missed.

  3. Marshall, Tammy and familyI'm sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you and your family during this time.

  4. We are both so sorry for your loss os Miss Barbara. May God Bless you and hold you and the entire family in the palm of his loving handsa

  5. My dear Barbara is a part of so many of my best memories. Jim and family, my deepest sympathies to you and my prayer is that you will be comforted in knowing you will be with her again. I am looking forward to that day. God bless you and Barbara…I love you, lady.

  6. Jimmy,I remember so well you and Barbara being here in Tarkington. We all had such a good time in Young Homemakers and Young Farmers. Barbara and I always enjoyed having tuna sandwiches together when you all lived in the Faircloth house and I was down there working with grass seed. I remember that Marshall and Shane were the same age and Morgan and Shanda were born the same year but Morgan was born in the spring and Shanda in December. Our prayers go out to you and your family. We are sorry to hear about this. Sue Gulledge

  7. Marshall, Tammy and family,I am sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. I remember Mrs. Mashaw so well as a small child growing up in Tarkington Prarie. She would enter our home like a whirlwind and she always had so much energy and joy. My memories of her are all so wonderful.My thoughts and prayers remain with the entire family.God Bless you allLeslie

  9. Marshall, Tammie, Makayla, Blaine, and Morgan, May God bless and keep you though this difficult line. You all are in my prayers. Anita

  10. Jimmy, I am so sorry about Barbara and want you to know I'm thinking of you and your family & you are in my prayers. Mother and I wanted to be there today but George is very sick and my husband is also very sick…today is day 31 that Bob has been in Baylor Hospital. Anyway, just wanted you to know that I'm thinking of you. Love, Annie

  11. May God enfold you in his loving arms and carry you through the days ahead. Barbara was such a friendly and loving person. She will be greatly missed, not just by her family, but by the entie community. My sincere condolences to all of the family.

  12. Jimmy we were so sorry to hear about Barbara. We will always remember the good old times we had with all of you when we were much younger. She was a sweet lady and thankful we knew her. Come to see us.

  13. Marshall,So very sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.Your friend,Sharlie Davis

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