Barbara Evelyn Blocker

AUBREY - Barbara Evelyn Blocker, 89 of Aubrey, died Oct. 11, 2016. She was born May 26, 1927, in Cisco to William Samuel Barnhill and Lillie Pauline Boatman Barnhill. She married Walter L. Blocker on March 9, 1946, in Stanton. She is survived by her two sons Charles Blocker and wife Lawanda of Carrollton and Wade Blocker and wife Carie of Flower Mound; two daughters Darlene Carter and husband Jim of Aubrey and Glenda Williams and husband Don of Midland; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and brother Billy Barnhill and wife Betty of Greenwood. She was preceded in death by parents William and Lillie; spouse Walter; and three brothers Roy Lee, T.D., and W.E. Barnhill, WWII. She joined the First Church of the Nazarene in Midland in 1950. She taught Sunday School 50 years, received numerous Certificates of Recognition and a Distinguished Service Award. After being widowed at the age of 46, she worked at Dunlaps, and returned to school at Commerical College in Midland. After graduation she went to work at Midland Memorial Hosptial retiring in 1993 as Medicare Supervisor. She was a 28 year breast cancer survivor. A Celabration of Her Life will be Oct. 28, at First Church of the Nazarene in Big Spring at 2 pm. A local Celabration will be updated.
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