Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Roxie Mae Price Barbee

Roxie Mae Price Barbee, 85, died Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Amarillo.

Memorial services were held on Monday, July 3, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Lance Wood officiating.

Private interment followed at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon.

Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors in Clarendon.

Born May 5, 1932, in Turkey, to Cecil Price and Merry Velma Hunter Price, Roxie was the third of ten children and eldest daughter. She was baptized at a young age at First Baptist Church Quitaque. She attended Quitaque Schools, where she met the love of her life, Earnest Wayne Barbee. They were married June 29, 1950, and celebrated 65 years of marriage before Earnest passed away in 2015.

Roxie Mae Price Barbee

Roxie devoted her life to being an exemplary wife and mother. Together, they raised three children. She worked side by side with Earnest in the cotton fields, raised a large garden and canned vegetables every summer and fall, while keeping the books on the family farming business and an immaculate home.  Roxie was active in her church, First Baptist Church Clarendon, where she taught Sunday School, was a leader in WMU, and volunteered with funeral meals and visiting shut-ins and the sick. She was also a charter member of Donley County Young Homemakers.

She was preceded in death by her Husband Earnest Barbee, and brothers Buddy and Larry Don Price.

She is survived by her son E. Wayne Barbee of Clarendon, daughters Jennifer Croslin and husband Randy of Canyon and Jan Schafer and husband Barry of Hamilton, Mississippi; six grandchildren Beth Barbee Hubbert, Tommy Barbee, Jared Schafer, Colby Croslin, Jeff Schafer and Conner Croslin, and 11 great-grandchildren.  Also survived by seven siblings: Bruce Price, Quitaque; AC Price, Amarillo; Margie Trent, Memphis; Hubert Price, Turkey; Bulah Landry, Amarillo; Joe Price, Amarillo; Pinky Mullin, Seminole; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family asks that you support First Baptist Church Clarendon and the Alzheimer’s Association. The family wishes to extend appreciation to Brenda Christi and the staff of Comfort Care Home (Monica, Myrna, Loretta and MJ).

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