Barbara Sloan Shipes, 68, of Graceville, Florida passed away Sunday, January 30, 2022, at Doctor’s Memorial Hospital.
Barbara was born in Jackson County, Florida on April 13, 1953, to the late Luther Simon Sloan and Imogene Mullis Sloan. Barbara was a beloved mother, grandmother and sister. She was a strong willed lady with a caring and protective heart, especially of her children.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son James Ray “Jamie” Shipes, daughter Donna Kay Pelham, sister Anne Henderson and brother Bobby Head.
Survived by two children John Keith Shipes (Vicki), Cynthia Annette “Cindy” Patrick, brother Frank Sloan (Glenda), Graceville, sister Julia “Dollie” Cochran, Tampa, FL; five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Her Life will be 1 p.m., Saturday, February 5, 2022, at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home.