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Barbara Jean Trayler

June 27, 1951 — March 3, 2022

Barbara Jean Trayler, 70 of Dumas, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022.  Funeral services are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at The First Assembly of God with Pastor Damon Akins, pastor of the church, officiating.  Interment will follow at Northlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.  The family will receive friends from 3 o’clock until 5 o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday at the funeral home.  

Barbara was born on June 27, 1951, in Dumas, TX to Pete and Ruth (Lindsay) Tarr.  She grew up in Dumas and graduated from Dumas High School.  Barbara worked at the telephone company as an operator and this is where she met Harold.  The couple were married on February 17, 1973, in Dumas where they raised their family; he preceded her in death in 2017. Barbara later managed the Diet Center for over 15 years and helped Harold run their business, Moore Auto Parts.

Barbara was very active in the community and served the Dumas community in many capacities.  She volunteered countless hours at the Moore County Hospital District, taught many children the piano and taught Sunday School at First Baptist Church along with Harold.  She was a member and past Queen of the Red Hat Society, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #653, serving as past Worthy Matron and was recognized as the Past Grand Organist for the state of Texas.  She attended the First Assembly of God Church.

In addition to her husband Harold, Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Pat Stringfellow.

Barbara is survived by her sons: Don Trayler and wife Kellie, and Tim Trayler and wife Jennie, all of Dumas, TX; Daughter: Lisa Miner and Husband Mikey of Gruver, TX; Grandsons: Alan Trayler and wife Theresa of Durant, OK, Rantz Trayler and wife Destyni of Wellston, OK, and Keldon Trayler and Sydney Greeson of Amarillo, TX; granddaughter: Caysie Miner of Gruver, TX; great grandchildren: McCoy and Dantzyn.  She is also survived by her brothers: Lynn Tarr and wife Janet of Amarillo, TX and Dale Tarr and wife Lynna of Round Rock, TX along with numerous other extended family members.

The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to Dumas Masonic Lodge #1009, 824 South Maddox, Dumas, TX 79029, or to a favorite charity.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, March 6, 2022

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors

1015 S Dumas Ave, Dumas, TX 79029

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Assembly of God

10750 US-287, Dumas, TX 79029

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Northlawn Memorial Gardens


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