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Barbara Widener Sibley

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Barbara Jean Sibley, 71, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2017, in Tyler. She was born in Crockett to John O. Roberson and Wilma Inell Wilson Roberson on June 20, 1946. Family was the most important thing in Barbara’s life. She loved all her children very much, including her precious dogs, Sabrina and Mia. Barbara was well known for being the best cook, she loved to cook for her family and friends.

Barbara is survived by her children, Robert Beauchamp of McKinney, Richard Beauchamp and wife, Adrienne of California, Keith Beauchamp and wife, Angie Strickland of Talty, Brenda Tefend of Rowlett, Leland Widener of Dallas; grandchildren, Heather Beauchamp Beck and husband, Weston of Mabank, Amanda Beauchamp of Lewisville, Tabitha Beauchamp and husband, Charles Spradlin of Kaufman, Kasey Beauchamp of Kemp, Marianna Beauchamp of California, Maria McEvoy and husband, Thomas of Tennessee Colony, Jessica Martinez and husband, Rodrigo Barcenas of Seagoville, Angela Tefend of Rowlett, Tony Hudson of Rowlett, Payton Clark of Kemp, Dana Clark of Kemp; great-grandchildren, Raelyn, Hayden, Isabella, Alyssa, Gabriel, Damian, Abel, Abbigail; brother, Jerry Harrison and wife, Kathy of Bedford.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husbands, Jesse Sibley, Ben Widener, and Clinton Beauchamp; parents, Wilma Inell Wilson Harrison and Billy Harrison; and her sister Lillian Marie Harrison.

Graveside service for Barbara Jean Sibley will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in Augusta Cemetery, Rev. Tim Allen. Online condolences may be left at

We know you’d be with us today if Heaven wasn’t so far away.


  1. I am not saying good bye Mimi, I will see you there.. I love you to the moon and back. You are free now..

  2. Barbara, You will be missed. She was loyal, kind and caring, and a great wife to my dad. Wish I could be there in person to say goodbye.I will be there in heart and spirit,will see you in heaven.

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