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Barbara Harrelson

February 7, 1939 — June 13, 2024

Barbara was married to John Harrelson on February 12, 1957. The couple homesteaded their land on La Plata Highway in a tiny trailer and later built their current home with the help of John's dad, Floyd Harrelson. Over the years, the home went through many improvements and became a haven for family to the present. Her parents were Faye (Harris) and Ben Aimes. She is survived by her husband, John, sister Toni Thomas and brother, Larry Aimes. The couple have three children, Sabrina Matchulat, Chris Harrelson and John Harrelson, Jr. (deceased). There are six grandchildren, Jesse Hawkins, Justin Hawkins, Casey Harrelson. Cassie Harrelson, Adam Harrelson, Nicholas Harrelson, and Heather Matchulat (deceased). There are five great grandchildren in addition to nephew, Kelly Aimes, and nieces, Tandra Kirkpatrick, Tiffany Thomas, Tamera Perry, Teddy Thomas and Cassie Fillman. Barbara loved her family and enjoyed hosting many family holidays.

Barbara was a homemaker. She taught Sunday school at FUMC for many years. Barbara was a PTA officer at Swinburne School. She was a 4-H leader and taught many projects with a special talent for painting ceramics. She was known to be a tough competitor at a national level in Poultry shows across the Southwest. Barbara was widely known for her knowledge of the breeds she loved, including Gold and Silver Sebright bantams as well as doves and peacocks.

Barbara Harrelson passed away peacefully at home on June 13, 2024. Cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held on July 18, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.at Farmington Funeral Home, followed by fellowship at Artifacts Gallery in downtown Farmington.

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