Barbara Freeman, 75, of Monett, died at 11 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 after a long, brave fight with breast cancer.
Barbara was born Barbara Ann VanSandt in McDowell, Missouri, to Robert and Loretta VanSandt. She graduated Monett High School with the class of 1962. Married Jerry Clay, and had four children: Terry, Tony, Tia, and Todd Clay. She moved to Rogers, Arkansas, in the early 1980’s and lived there for 27 years. When her health started deteriorating she moved back to Monett to be surrounded by family and friends.
Barb left behind a huge family, extended family, and some deep friendships that she cherished. She will be missed by all.
There will be a family celebration of life at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Tia’s house.