Dorothy Jill Mossbarger

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April 14, 1960 ~ June 20, 2021

Born in: Madison, Wisconsin
Resided in: Bryan, Texas

Jill Mossbarger, 61, of Bryan, formerly of Fort Worth, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021 in Bryan. Her family will receive guests during visitation at 10 am, Tuesday, July13, 2021 with her Life Tribute Celebration beginning at 10:30 am, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

Jill was born in Madison, Wisconsin to John William and Jane Gordon Robertson Mossbarger on April 14, 1960. Jill was one of five children born to her parents. She loved sewing, baking, gardening, and crafting with her grandchildren. Her love for decorating for holidays she got from her aunt and passed onto her children, and no holiday was ever spent without baking multiple batches of Grandma Mossbarger’s sugar cookies. Jill spent long hours at her sewing machine creating anything from bed skirts, to quilts, to dinosaur blankets, to embroidered princess dresses. She was a dedicated educator for over 30 years and served in many roles, most recently as an Algebra teacher at Bryan High School where she influenced many students and fellow teachers. Jill was devoted to being a mother, memaw, and sister, and was deeply loved by all in her family.

Her parents, John and Jane Mossbarger; her sister-in-law, Debbie Mossbarger all precede Jill in death.

She is survived by her loving family, her sons Phillip Alexander and wife Kate Hanna, Bradley Dillon and wife Heather Hanna; her daughter, Halley Ashlynn and husband William Challis; her grandchildren, Michael Hanna, Maddox Hanna, Cameron Challis, and Makenna Challis; her siblings, twin sister, Judy and husband Leigh Cariker, Allan Mossbarger, David Mossbarger, William and wife Vicke Mossbarger; her nephews and nieces, Abby Cariker, Gwen Cariker, Mikha Mitchell, Benjamin Mossbarger, Alice Frost, Emily Mossbarger, Aiden Mossbarger, Elizabeth Taylor, and “Jack” Mossbarger; and other close relatives and friends.

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  1. I would like to give my condolences out to Ms. Mossbargers family and friends and just say she was a very great teacher not just a math teacher but a life skill teacher she taught me more about being an adult and what to expect than anyone else could have and I will always be grateful for that lesson she taught me.

  2. Jill was an amazing friend and coworker, but even more so a loving ‘work mom’ to me. She is, and always will be, missed dearly. Many prayers are being lifted for comfort for her loved ones, family and friends.

    • Thank you so much for sharing your memories of her, and the impact she had on your life!
      -Jill’s Daughter

  3. May Jill rest in peace with the saints in light!

    The joy and laughter she brought to our families will be sorely missed.

  4. Thank you for sharing and my heartfelt condolences to her entire family. Jill was my rockstar sidekick here in Tampa in both work realms and just a great friend to me. She so loved her family & could she ever sew. She seemed to always be working on 3-4 sewing projects at a time. My heart is incredibly saddened with this news but find peace knowing she is in a better place. I will
    greatly miss you Jill!

  5. No matter how long I have known Jill and Judy, nor how long it has been since I have seen them, I will always remember Jill in my Homeroom/Classroom…Jill chasing us “boys” in the 4th and 5th grade at J. P. Moore; Jill and Judy ALWAYS “being TWINS”; Jill being proud of her Aggie Heritage.

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I am shocked to see the announcement and obituary. Too many of my friends are leaving too early.

    Let her memory live on in our hearts and conversations.

    • Jill and her family lived across the street from me and my sisters I just now heard of her passing I am shock . Gail Thompson power

  6. I am lifting Jill’s family and friends up in prayer. Judy, I am so sorry that you lost her so young. I know how special your connection was. I am heartbroken that she won’t get to see her grandchildren grow up and her children grow old. In my heart I will always remember her for her joyous laughter, kind heart, loving spirit, and commitment to excellence. I pray that all who love her will take solace in their memories of her and all she brought to their lives.

  7. only today did i learn that Jill has gone to Heaven ====i am so sorry that i was not informed about her passing and pray that the family is doing well ====she and i talked some over the past few years and we always had a very good relationship. my heartfelt sorry goes to her family —–

    sue fournier ewing —

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