"Beloved by many"
Barbara was born on June 28, 1950 and died on Jan. 15, 2003.
She was the daughter of Dwayne and Donnetta Beal. She fought courageously since her lung transplant three and a half years ago. She was loved by many people. She was a foster mom for more than 15 years. She helped a lot of kids and many of them still refer to her as mom. Barbara gave a Christmas party for the needy children a few years ago that touched many hearts and changed many children's lives for the better.
She is survived by husband, Akolotu; mother, Donnetta; children, Donnetta Sprinkle, Kimberly (Albert) Pratt; sisters, Cheryl (Lynn) Jacobs, Shawna (Kurt) Kueffner; brother, Eddy (Nancy) Duke; eight grandchildren. Preceded in death by her father, Dwayne Beal and grandson, Shawn Lee Pratt.
We would like to thank all the doctors that participated in her care.
Barbara your family will always love you and miss you very much.
Funeral services will be held Sat., January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 10600 S. 1950 E. Where also friends may call Fri. evening from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Sat.
Interment: Same location.