Barbara Lee Fangmann, 70, passed away on June 14, 2015 in Wichita Falls. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church, 909 10th Street at Travis, Wichita Falls, Texas 76307. Co-officiates will be Executive Pastor Don Pellikan and Dr. Glenn Millard, retired pastor of the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Barbara was born on March 5, 1945, to Hugh and Juanita Weatherly in Ryan, Oklahoma. She attended school in Terral, Oklahoma and graduated from high school in Ryan Oklahoma. She went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma and then completed her Master’s Degree in Family Consumer Sciences from Texas Woman’s University
She taught at Wichita Falls High School before accepting a position in 1975 with the Texas Agriculture Extension Service in Quanah, Texas. After two years there, she transferred and became the Wichita County Extension Agent, with Texas Agriculture Extension Service in Wichita Falls where she remained until her retirement in 2003. While as an Extension Agent, Barbara supervised the Federal Nutrition Education Program and trained many family and consumer science agents who now serve throughout the state of Texas. She was also a certified home economist recognized in 1988 with the State and National Distinguished Service Award from the National Epsilon Sigma Phi for education excellence.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence; daughter, Cori Davis; two sisters, LaVanda Roark, Mary Millard; brother, Max Weatherly; three grandchildren, Tyler, Shelby and Carly Davis. Her grandchildren enriched her life and she loved them dearly.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her memory to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310
From left to right:
Maranda Revell, County Extension Agent – 4-H & Youth
David Graf, County Extension Agent – Ag & Natural Resources