Barbara Jean (Ray) Estes, 64, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 27, 2004. Survived by her mother, Margaret Jaquet of South Hutchison, Kansas; sons, Ted and Lance 'Kelly' (Mary) of Pueblo and Kenny of Benson, Arizona; grandchildren, Joshua (who she helped raise), Amanda, Teddy, Michael, Matthew, Heather, Cassandra, Monica, Heidy, Kelsy, and Rebecka; and great grandson, Jonathan. Barbara was looking forward to the birth of Amanda's daughter, her first great-granddaughter, in January. Also survived by her sister, Judy Gilly; and brothers, Bill Ray and Buddy Jaquet, all of South Hutchison, Kansas. Preceded in death by her father; her only daughter, Cindy; and grandmother, Betty DeWeece. Born to James and Margaret Ray, March 29, 1940, in Pueblo, Colorado. Barbara lived in the Pueblo area for many years and was a devoted member of Praise Assembly of God. She was well known by family and friends as the peace maker and had a strong love for her family and the Lord. She will be sadly missed and never forgotten. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2004, at Praise Assembly of God, 2000 Troy Ave., with Pastor Bobby J. Wilson officiating. A reception for family and friends will be held after the services at the church. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Grandmothers do wonderful jobs of rasising grandchildren because they know how they are when they are young. And we all will miss her deeply.

  2. Dear Ted, Kelly, Kenny and families:
    Uncle Bill , Billy and myself wanted to be there with you all to bid our good-byes to Barbara but factors kept us from coming out. Our prayers are with you all as are our thoughts during this time and you are right she may be gone but will never be forgotten with any of us but also remember all the memories we share of Barbara and she will live on in our minds and hearts. May God Bless and Hold you all close to His Heart. We LOVE you ALL and please keep in touch with us. Love Uncle Bill Aunt Becky and Cousin Billy(and his four sons).
    P.S. You can reach Uncle Bill on his cell phone at:
    (620) 474-1530 or e-mail us at:
    BeckyMahoney@Yahoo.com
    GOD BLESS EACH and EVERYONE

  3. We would like to welcome every one to view and sigh Barbs guest book. She was a wonderful Mom/Grandma. She will be in our Hearts for ever.

    love:Lance&Mary estes
    and Matt and Heather

  4. I love my grandma even though we have been through soo much. Good or bad it made us closer. So I can say I am A lucky person to have known her, she was selfless, and always put her worries last. I don’t have much else to say right now. But will righ more when I think of it.

    Love Your Michael Mouse

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