Barbara J. Southworth Obituary

Barbara J. Southworth ObituaryBarbara J. Southworth, 73, a 30 year resident of Apache Junction, passed away on October 8, 2016.

Barbara was born in San Diego, California to Jefferson and Bessie Boyd on June 13, 1943. She graduated from San Dieguito High School. On May 22, 1962, Barbara married Leonard Southworth in San Diego, California. She worked contract services for Boeing for 18 years. Barbara had a passion for horses and was an experienced horsewoman.

Barbara is preceded in death by her father, Jefferson; her mother, Bessie; her brothers, J.D. and Bobby; and her sisters, Daisy and Margaret.

She is survived by her spouse, Leonard; her children, Lance and Wade, and their spouses Florine and Barbara; her grandchildren, Vanessa and Philipp Fueller, and Jason Young; and her sister, LaVerne Ewing. Barbara also leaves behind many friends from the horse world.

The services for Barbara will begin with a visitation at 9:30am on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Superstition Cremation & Funeral Services, 398 East Old West Highway, Apache Junction, Arizona 85119. Funeral services will follow at 11:00am and will then conclude with her burial at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 East Main Street, Mesa, Arizona 85207.

The family of Barbara wish to extend their sincere thanks to the staff at Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner University Medical Center (formerly Good Samaritan Hospital).