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Vanessa Jan Barrow

May 6, 1956 — December 9, 2022

Vanessa Jan Barrow, 66 of Dumas, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2022. Funeral Services will be held at 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at Morrison Memorial Chapel with Pastor Chris Fobbs, officiating. Interment will follow at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5 o’clock to 7 o’clock in the evening on Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.

Vanessa was born on May 6, 1956, in Borger, TX to Marvin and Tommye (Cobb) Floyd. She attended school in Spearman and later received her LVN.  She married Rick Barrow on August 4, 1977, in Dalhart, TX and the couple moved to Dumas in 1981 where they raised their children and made their home.  Vanessa worked at Moore County Hospital for 20 years and later for Morningside Elementary with special needs children.  She retired in 2021. 

Vanessa loved God, naps, bulldogs, Dr. Pepper and babies. She was happiest when she was spending time with her family.  Vanessa was quick witted and loved listening and singing along to music; even if she didn’t know the words.  She was of Christian Faith and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 sisters: Julie White and Beverly Sanders; brother: Marvin in infancy.

Vanessa is survived by her husband Rick of the home; daughter: Wendy Green of Dumas, TX; sons: Lance Slater and wife Jaime of Dumas, TX, Ryan Barrow and wife Laura of Amarillo, TX; grandchildren: Page Reyna and husband Joel of Dumas, TX, Mason Slater and wife Sadie of Jacksonville, NC, Zack Slater and wife Brissa of Dumas, TX, Nick Rahija and fiancé Jasmine of Pampa, TX, Brailey Green of Dumas, TX, Natalie Rahija of  Amarillo, TX; great-grandson: Ezra Slater of Dumas, TX; best friend: Beth Ann Bollinger of Dumas, TX.

The family requests with gratitude memorials be made to Special Olympics, PO Box 47106, San Antonio, TX 78265.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors

1015 S Dumas Ave, Dumas, TX 79029

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Morrison Memorial Chapel

1015 S Dumas Ave, Dumas, TX 79029

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Northlawn Memorial Gardens

TX

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