Barbara Lee Jones Pritchard

Barbara Lee Jones Pritchard
August 19, 1943 – November 17, 2017

Barbara Pritchard, 74, of Round Rock, formerly of Bryan, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017, her late husband’s birthday, in Round Rock. A Life Tribute Celebration honoring her dedicated life to family, friends, and her community will be at 1:30pm, Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. Her family will host a reception in the funeral center following the service. Inurnment is in Rest-Ever Memorial Park by invitation. Officiating services is Reverend James “Ski” Skorzewski of Round Rock. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers Bryan-College Station.

Barbara was born to Alma and Lee Elwood Jones in Tyler, Texas. She was a resident of Bryan for over 50 years, her life in Bryan included many activities such as Bryan Citizens Police Academy, Master naturalist, M.A.S.H., Blue Bunny, Texas Citizens Police Academy Association, Accredited Record Technician organization, Museum volunteer, community volunteer and neighbor association. She worked for various medical facilities including St. Joseph Hospital prior to and after the move from the 28’th street location to the current East 29’th street location, Dr. LW Coleman, Sherwood Health care and   Bryan Gastroenterology Clinic. Barbara was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church until her move to Austin where she was an active member of Christ the Rock Lutheran Church. At the time of her unexpected death she was an active member of the Conservatory Retirement Community, singing in their choir, serving as an ambassador, craft instructor and what is said by many there “the Lady that always had a smile and hug.” A memorial service was done for the residents of the conservatory on November 21, 2017.

Her parents and husband of 50 years Norris Jay Pritchard Sr., all precede her in death.

Barbara leaves behind to carry on her legacy her children Susan Lyn Pritchard-McCoy of Wichita, Ks, Kathryn Jean Foy(Jack) of Round Rock, TX, Norris” Jay “Pritchard Jr. (Jenny) of College Station, TX, Grandson Jonathan Scott Foy of Round Rock and her Cherished Dog ”CiCi” and cat “Spike” numerous friends, acquaintances and extended family.

In lieu of Flowers the family request donations to the Christ the Rock Building Fund, 4500 East Palm Valley Blvd. Suite 108-35, Round Rock, Texas 78665 in Memory of Barbara Pritchard.

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  1. My Daughter, Heather, and I want to express our sympathies to the family of Barbara Pritchard. Barbara was a good friend, and brightened our way. We were blessed to have known her. Father God bless, and watch over you.

    • Thank you very much. Momma enjoyed the trips to Women of Faith that we took together. I am at peace knowing that she was a woman of faith and is in heaven enjoying the riches promised.

  2. Dear Ones,
    We at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History were saddened to learn of the passing of your mother, Barbara. She was a true gem, and will be sorely missed by all. Please take care, and accept our sincere sympathies. It is always hard to lose a beloved parent. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    All our best,
    Deborah Cowman, Museum Board, Staff, and Volunteers

  3. To the Pritchard Family,

    We were very sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing. Barbara was a true delight to our Master Naturalist Chapter. She was always cheerful and had a true joy of learning and giving. She will be missed. Our thoughts are with you.

    Brazos Valley Master Naturalists

  4. My condolences to the Pritchard family, and many happy memories of Barbara be with you. But when sadness comes, may these loving promises from Jehovah God help you to endure. “Do not be anxious….but in everything by prayer and supplication along with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God; and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7; Isaiah 25:8 NWT.

  5. To the family of Barbara Pritchard,

    Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.I pray that in the midst of your sorrow you find comfort in all the joyful memories shared.

    Central Texas Gastroenterology

    • Dear Deborah and friends and the Museum,

      Thank you very much for taking the time to both express condolences and visit the funeral home. Momma and Daddy both enjoyed volunteering at the museum. Daddy, as you all know, loved to share his love of dinosaurs. Momma loved kids and would teach anything she would learn what ever she had to to teach or work with children.

      As her daughter we were showered with her love of learning our entire lives. As adults we were honored to have them both find a ‘home’ at the museum.

      Thank you so much for loving them both for who they were in their own uniqueness.


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