Obituary of Barbara Elaine Herron
Barbara Elaine Williams-Herron, lovingly and affectionally called “BEAN” was born August 24, 1950, in Dallas, Texas. She was the second of seven children to the parentage of Billie Faye Shumaker Williams and Rufus Williams, Jr.
Barbara received her formal childhood education in the Dallas Independent School District. She was a 1968 graduate and a cheerleader of Booker T. Washington High School. Barbara also played softball in her early adult years.
Barbara accepted Christ at an early age in life and was a member of Page’s Temple Church of God In Christ under the leadership of the late Elder R.M. Jackson. Later in life, she joined Concord Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Dr. E.K. Bailey (now currently under the leadership of Pastor Bryan Carter). Barbara loved attending church until her health conditions prevented her from doing so.
Barbara’s bright eyes and infectious smile could add sunshine to any atmosphere. She was a vibrant, warm-hearted woman who had a such a sweet and loving spirit. She impacted many lives, especially those who were close to her.
Barbara passed away January 14, 2022 surrounded by her loved ones and friends. Those who preceded in death are: her parents, Billie Faye Shumaker Williams and Rufus Williams, Jr.; her brothers, Ronald D. Broadus and David Williams; her sister, Donna Vassel; and her maternal grandparents, Willie B. Booker and James Wesley Shumaker.
Barbara leaves to cherish her precious memories: her son, Quentin N. Williams (Vanessa); her daughters, Tobia S. Lincoln and Teel L. Williams; her grandchildren, Courtney, Lakeithia, LaDarius, Antionne, and AngelTre; her great grandchildren, Ky’yai, Ky’ree, Ky’yion, Ariel, Ameris and Cree; her sisters, Gail Williams Bennett, Pattie Williams Allen, Pamela Williams Harrison (Robert) and Yolanda Williams; her brother, Rufus Williams (Yvonne); a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Barbara Herron, please visit Tribute Store