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Barbara (Fowler) Cunningham, 71, passed away peacefully on the morning of March 16th, 2017 in Dalhart, Texas.

Mother of Jay Peeples and Pam (Peeples) Steel Dies in Dalhart, Texas

Services will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 2:00pm at the First Christian Church in Dalhart, Texas. The burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Barbara (Fowler) Cunningham passed away peacefully on the morning of March 16th, 2017 in Dalhart, Texas. Daughter of Howard and Annie (Watson) Fowler, Barbara was born in Clifton, TX on February 20, 1946. She moved to Dalhart at the age of 3. She completed all her schooling in Dalhart and cheered for the Dalhart Wolves.
Barbara married David Peeples on January 2, 1965. To this marriage two children were born, Jay Peeples and Pam (Peeples) Steel.
Barbara was a hard worker and held a variety of jobs throughout her life. She worked at Peeples Irrigation, received her LVN nursing License and worked at Coon Memorial Hospital. Upon moving to Woodward, Oklahoma in 1997, Barbara managed the books for a self-storage business and also sold real estate.
Barbara was actively involved with her children in their school years and she enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She loved a good book and was actively involved at First United Methodist Church in Woodward.
Upon moving back to Dalhart in August of 2016, Barbara enjoyed attending First Christian Church with her friends and spending time with her family. She was happy to reconnect with her dear friends in Dalhart.
Above all things, she loved her family and enjoyed all the times spent together. She especially adored her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Jay Peeples, and wife Natalie, grandchildren Kelsey and Tatum Peeples, Alden and Audrey Hobbs, and daughter, Pam Steel and husband Richard, grandchildren Connor and Jennie Steel. She is also survived by sister in law, Marcella Fowler, 7 nieces and nephews and many dear friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Annie Fowler, brothers Tom Fowler and Walt Fowler and daughter in law, Michelle Peeples.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: Twilight Fund, PO Box 471, Dalhart, TX 79022
Published on March 20, 2017
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