A memorial gathering will be held for Barbara McCarty, 61, of Roswell, at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at 1307 W. Third St., Roswell, NM. Barbara passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.
Barbara was born on Feb. 15, 1951, to Richard and Ida Little, in Roswell. Barbara was a beautician for many years until her health caused her to retire. She loved to play computer games, go to the casino, and in earlier years, camping, hunting and fishing with her family. She was very proud of her four children, and cherished her grandchildren.
Those left to remember her are her four children, Susan Curry and her husband Matt, Patti Stacy and her husband Darrell, Chris Mann and his wife Lori, and Eric Mann and his wife Christie, all of Roswell; three sisters, Rebecca Briggs and husband Donald, of Roswell, Earlene Sears and husband Dan, of Lubbock, and Linda Tarvin and her husband Larry, of Roswell; sister-in-law Karen Little; and 12 grandchildren, Maria Curry, Hayley Curry, Leah Curry, Tomara Stacy, Tyler Stacy, Averi Mann, Hallie Mann, Remi Mann, Taylor Mann, Kennedy Mann, Addison Mann and Zoie Mann. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her brother Richard Little; her parents Richard Little and Ida Patterson; and two husbands.
The family wishes to thank all the caregivers who helped with her care in the past few years, Dr. Masoud Khorsand, Dr. Vijay Chechani, Dr. Frederick French, Dr. Jan Hobbs, and especially Dr. Evan Nelson. Also from Frontier Medical, Vanessa, Veronica, Candy, Jennifer, Lauren, Kelli and Ed; from Apria Healthcare, Terri, Cassie, Ron, and Jose; and many nurses, respiratory therapists and doctors at ENMMC and Lovelace Regional Hospital.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com.
Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.