Dessaline Barefield Obituary

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Dessaline Spriggs- Barefield

April 12, 1909 - October 30, 2012
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Mrs. Dessaline Spriggs-Barefield, 103, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County, Seadrift, Texas entered into eternal rest on October 30, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Mrs. Barefield was born April 12, 1909 in Refugio, Texas, the oldest of 12 children, to Andy and Frankie Evelyn Rimms Spriggs. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Theodore (Red) Barefield, to whom she was united in marriage for sixty-six years, son Freddie Lee Barefield, parents, nine sisters and one brother. Mrs. Barefield is survived by her children, sons; John Alvin Barefield of Seadrift, TX., Erris Douglas Barefield of Amarillo, TX. and Robert Lee Barefield of...
Mrs. Dessaline Spriggs-Barefield, 103, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County, Seadrift, Texas entered into eternal rest on October 30, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Mrs. Barefield was born April 12, 1909 in Refugio, Texas, the oldest of 12 children, to Andy and Frankie Evelyn Rimms Spriggs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Theodore (Red) Barefield, to whom she was united in marriage for sixty-six years, son Freddie Lee Barefield, parents, nine sisters and one brother.

Mrs. Barefield is survived by her children, sons; John Alvin Barefield of Seadrift, TX., Erris Douglas Barefield of Amarillo, TX. and Robert Lee Barefield of Hampton, VA., daughters; Isabell Jones of Round Rock, TX., Wanda L. Gregg of Denver, CO., and Frankie Taylor of Houston, TX. and sister, Joyce Spriggs of Richmond, TX. She is also survived by seventeen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home, 123 Newlin, Port Lavaca, Texas from 5-7 PM.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church, 302 W. Dallas, Seadrift, Texas. Interment will immediately follow at Community Cemetery in Refugio, Texas.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.richardsoncolonial.com

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