Barbara's Story

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Barbara Ann Coon was born October 1, 1935 in Rockdale, TX to Lo D. Shaw and Reba Neatherlin Shaw. She passed away October 1, 2017 at the age of 82. After graduating high school in Houston, TX, where she was a Cosmetologist, she married Paul Matthews in 1954. Later in life she became a Fiber Optic Inspector which took her all over the country.
Barbara never met a stranger and always had a smile and a kind word for everyone.
She is survived by her daughter; Denise and husband Tom McNatt, son; Paul Matthews, Jr., son; Mitchell Matthews and wife Susan. Her youngest daughter Holly Simmons preceded her in 2000. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren that she loved dearly.
A celebration of Barbara's life will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00PM at Magnolia Lake located at 2001 SH 30, Huntsville, TX. 77320
Published on October 3, 2017
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