ELLINWOOD — Barbara (Babs) Rae Eubank, 75, passed away June 23, 2015, at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood.
Born Sept. 2, 1939, she was the daughter of Roy and Alice Sands of Newkirk Okla. On Nov. 9, 1955, she married John W. Roy Jr. in Medford, Okla. During their marriage they moved from Oklahoma to Texas, and then to Russell. They had two daughters Ramona, born Dec. 31, 1959, in Russell; and Johnita, born June 1, 1967, in Great Bend. She married James Eubank July 12, 1969. They had one daughter, Jaimie, born March 4, 1971, in Ellinwood.
Barbara worked as a homemaker and later worked at Marlette Homes. She was also a checker at Dillons for nine years retiring in 2003. She loved being around people and enjoyed singing, dancing, fishing, camping, and working in her garden and flower beds. She was a loving wife, mother, and friend and will be missed by many.
Survivors include her husband, James of the home; daughters Ramona (Curt) Farber, Ellinwood; Johnita Becker, Hutchinson; and Jaimie Wintholz, Salina; three stepchildren, Christopher Eubank, Lawrence; Craig Eubank, Del City, Okla.; and Kathryn (Jackie) Sudik, Del City, Okla.; grandchildren, Heath Duntz (Wanita), St. John; Jered Becker, Wichita, Elizabeth and Evan Becker, Hutchinson; Savannah Sullivan, Great Bend; Stoughton Wintholz, Salina; two step-granchildren, Logan (Patrice) Farber, St. Peters, Mo., and Meagan Barnett (Jacob), Great Bend; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by both parents; and a sister, Ramona Vernon.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood with Pastor Rick Standlee officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Minnis Chapel.
Memorials are suggested to Woodhaven Care Center in care of the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Minnis Chapel **
PO Box 246
Ellinwood, KS, 67526
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 25, 2015