Barbara Nell Quinn Kizer

September 7, 1942-September 15, 2019

Barbara Nell Quinn Kizer, 77, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Bluebonnet Place in College Station, TX. Barbara was born September 7, 1942, in Belton, TX to Roy E. Quinn and Margaret Alexander Nichols Quinn. She spent her childhood and teen years in Belton, TX . After graduation from Belton High School, she worked as a certified property tax appraiser for both Travis and Denton Central Appraisal Districts during her long career.

Barbara was very proud of her daughter, Paige, and was especially proud that Paige graduated in the Texas A&M University class of ’02. She loved watching her son-in-law Seth, TAMU ’01, play for the Aggies on Kyle Field and later in the NFL. Her granddaughters Kate, Abigail and Hannah were the joy of her life and she cherished the special times they shared together, especially the times in Centerville.

She worked tirelessly her entire life to provide for her only daughter, Paige and was known for her fun loving and feisty personality.

Barbara was an avid equestrian in the hunter and jumper division and had a love for her horses, as well as her dogs, Mollie and Spinner.

She is survived by her daughter, Paige Kizer McKinney and her son-in-law, Seth McKinney; her beloved granddaughters, Kate, Abigail and Hannah all of College Station, TX; sisters, Janette Watt, Lois Shed, Elizabeth Chinowith, Melissa Nichols; brothers, Donnie Quinn and Jim Hendrick; and her cherished cousin, Jean Smith.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Ume Kakwan, the Bluebonnet Place and Compassionate Care Hospice for their excellent care, kindness and support.

The graveside service will be held Monday, September 23 at 10:30 a.m. at North Belton Cemetery in Belton, Texas with Dr. Mike McKinney officiating.

Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Center, Bryan-College Station. Express condolences at


  1. She was a one of a kind special woman. She’s made me laugh and she’s made me cry. Such a honor to be able to get to know her at Bluebonnet Place. I fell in love with her from day one. Her smile could light up the night and her quirky silly ways would keep me laughing. Her blue eyes were mesmerizing and her hugs were infectious. She wasn’t blood but she was family. She is going to be truly missed. And to her family, thank you, thank you, thank you for bringing her to Bluebonnet Place, I will never forget her. ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  2. Beautiful, funny, and bossy Aunt Barbara!!! Loved spending times with her during summers as I was growing up! She will be missed! Love and hugs.

  3. I am heartbroken to hear that my aunt Barbara passed away. Aunt Barbara I will love you & miss you so much. I will remember all the good times we use to have. Lived to come in the summer to stay a week or two. So much fun with my Beautiful & funny aunt. Loved loved your your good cooking. Loved being pregnant with you & my sister Kim. You by far are my favorite aunt. Along side with my aunt Nancy. Now you can rest in peace. No more suffering . God Speed . Say hi & love to granny and Craig. Love you , miss you. Paige I am so sorry for you & family. Love you ! Good Bye Aunt Barbara, with love Cissy Gail Hosch,AKA Teresa Hosch.

  4. I was very sad to hear of Barbara’s passing. I worked with Barbara at the Denton Central Appraisal District and enjoyed working with her. I’m sorry for your loss.


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