Frances Barbee

Nov. 2, 1942 –

July 23, 2012

Frances Barbee, 69, of Livingston, Texas, passed away on July 23, 2012, at her home. She was born Nov. 2, 1942, in Waxahachie, to parents, William and Selma Lawrence.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, James Edward Barbee; and two brothers, Nelson Lawrence and Tom Lawrence.

She is survived by her husband, Jay Barbee; son, Nelson Barbee of Livingston; and sister, Jane Ellis of Maypearl.

Graveside services will be held at Maypearl Cemetery in Maypearl at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012. The Rev. Ronnie Wiggins will conduct the service.

 In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Cochran Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Sign the online register at