Barbara Fields, 87
Barbara Fields of Brady peacefully returned home to her Lord and Savior on Friday, June 6, 2021, at the age of 87. Barbara was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and was a dear friend to many. Barbara was a secretary at Brady ISD for many years and was an active and selfless volunteer at the Heart of Texas Memorial Hospital over the last two decades. She was extremely devoted to God and scripture and helped organize many meals for church funerals and special occasions. Barbara is preceded in death by her two parents, Grace and Ray Holt of Brady; her husband of 50 years, Willie Ray Fields of Brady; her sister, Virginia Beatty; her brother-in-law, Fletcher Fields; and her sister-in-law, Mary Sue Fields. Survivors include her children: Leston (Margaret) Fields of Brady, Kraig (Amy) Fields of Woodway, and Valixte (Tony) Swindle of Sugarland. Barbara is also survived by her grandchildren: Matthew (Jamie) Fields, Taffan (and fiancé, Jason Hastie) Fields, Meghan (Jarret) Laffoon, Amanda (James) Jensen, Chase Swindle, Holt Fields, and Noah Fields as well as her great-grandchildren: Jordyn Jensen, Jemma Jensen, Deanna Fields, Ellie Laffoon and Easton Laffoon. Barbara leaves behind many close friends including her special beau and companion, Daymon McBee. Barbara passionately served God and longed to share the passion with her friends and family. Barbara will be remembered for her faith, gentleness, lovingkindness, cooking and precious smile. The family received visitors on Monday, June 7, at Heritage Funeral Home of Brady from 5:30-8 p.m. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at Sunset Ridge Church of Christ with Virgil Webb officiating. Burial followed at Rest Haven Cemetery. Pallbearers were Matthew Fields, Chase Swindle, Holt Fields, Noah Fields, James Jensen, Jarret Laffoon and Jason Hastle. Honorary pallbearers: Daymon McBee and Delton Hendricks. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Barbara’s honor be made to the Heart of Texas Bible Camp or Cherokee Home for Children. Funeral arrangement is entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home of Brady. Please view Ms. Fields’ online memorial at www. heritagefuneralhome.com.
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