Barbara Jean Decker, 76, of Bethany, Oklahoma and past resident of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 20, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Duncan under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Barbara Jean Decker was born on June 6, 1942 in Henryetta, Oklahoma to Arthur E. "Buck" Burnett and Docia Alice Burnett (Field). Barbara attended Duncan High School and graduated in 1960. She married the love of her life Lee Roy Decker on August 8, 1959 in Duncan, Oklahoma. She was a homemaker for much of her life raising their wonderful children. After her husband retired from Halliburton in 1992 she assisted him in managing the Lake Texhoma Baptist Resort Ministries from 2005 to 2008, taking over the management in 2008 after her husband passed away. She retired from the ministry in 2014. Barbara was a member of Streetman Road Baptist Church and Mead Baptist Church in Mead, Oklahoma.
Barbara is survived by her son, Keith and Rhonda Decker of Highlands, Texas; daughter, Tama Leah Decker of Oklahoma City, OK; sister, Alice Bearden; brother, Sam and Donna Burnett of Coweta, OK, eleven grandchildren, Beth and Steven Skeen, Tiffany and Ben Arnett, Kealy and Matt Dees, Jason Boyd, Jennifer Boyd, Colten Sylvester; Clinten and Molly Sylvester, Cory and Michelle Decker, James Decker, Margaret and Brandon Meyers, Abigail Decker and seventeen great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Lee Roy Decker; son, Chris Decker, her brother Tommy Burnett and her parents A.E. "Buck" Burnett and Docia Alice Burnett.
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