Jackie Sue Tripp Barnes
February 19, 1936  -  January 7, 2018

Jackie Sue Tripp Barnes

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Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20
Odessa, TX  79762
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
6:00-8:00 pm
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Funeral Service
First Baptist Church
709 N. Lee Ave
Odessa, TX  79761
Thursday, January 11, 2018
10:00 am
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Sunset Memorial Gardens
6801 E. Business 20
Odessa, TX  79762
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St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital
332 N. Lauderdale St
Memphis, TN  38105

Odessa Pilot Club
P.O. Box 4042
Odessa, TX  79760

Jackie Sue Tripp Barnes, age 81, of Odessa, TX passed away on January 7, 2018 in Odessa.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at First Baptist Church with Reverend Dr. David Mindel and Reverend Dr. Joe Weaks officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Jackie was born February 19, 1936 to Tom Wilson Tripp and Floy Mae (Herring) Tripp in Odessa, TX. She married William Roy Barnes on March 21, 1982 in Odessa, TX. She was a 1953 graduate of Odessa High School and then attended the University of Oklahoma. Jackie worked for the Ector County District Clerk’s office, beginning in high school and retiring after 49 years in 2002. She was an active member of First Christian Church, Pilot Club and Delta Gamma Sorority. Jackie received numerous awards including Community Stateman Award in Government. She also was a Liberty Bell Recipient.

Jackie Sue is preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Mae Tripp and her husband, William R. Barnes.

Jackie is survived by her children, Richard (Skeet) and his wife, Stephanie Glover, Robert (Pete) and his wife, Ann Glover, Bill and his wife, Geta Barnes, Mike and his wife, Diane Barnes, Patrick and his wife, Kelly Barnes, Stephanie and her husband, Woody Keith; grandchildren, Holly Glover, Julie and husband, Ross Lairson, Meshal and husband, Aiden Villa, Patrick Look, Courtney Look, Ashley and husband, Dustin Donahoe, Jennifer and husband, Oscar Marquez, Steve Barnes, Jeff and wife, Kalee Barnes, Jason Barnes, Eric Barnes, Scott Langford, April Langford, Randy Clement; great grandchildren, Hank Lairson, Annie Lairson, Matthew Deras, Shayne Marquez, Gabriel Marquez, Caden Look, Dakota Donahoe, Cayson Donahoe, Ella Donahoe, Kaleb Barnes, Kai Barnes, Nolan Barnes, Everson Clement, Royce Clement; sisters, Hazel and husband, Tom Pace, Barbie and husband, Vern Olson and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers are Chris Olson, Mark Olson, Eric Olson, Ross Lairson, Dustin Donahoe, Woody Kupper, Oscar Marquez, Patrick Look, Matt Tolkheim, Steve Hirst, Ray Pace and Brandon Huff.

Memorials may be given to the Pilot Club of Odessa or St. Jude’s Chiildren's Hospital.

The family and extended family of Mrs. Jackie Sue Tripp Barnes wish to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation for numerous calls, visits and prayers. She is loved by many and will be missed greatly.

Arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home. To send family condolences please sign her guestbook at www.sunsetodessa.com.


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  1. Yvonne Rosas
    Odessa, TX

    Jackie was a lovely lady and will be missed by many. My condolences to the family. Rest in Peace!

  2. Clint Hurt
    Midland, TX

    Sorry to learn of the loss of Jackie Sue...we were fellow travelers and graduates of OHS '53.

  3. Sally Holloway
    Odessa, TX

    I met Jackie Sue through Margie Hopper and we shared some fun evenings with she and Bill at Margie & Bill's home. She was such a sweet lady and know she will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Sally & Dale Holloway

  4. Rhonda Gray
    Leander, TX

    My prayers are for the precious family of Miss Jackie...for each of you to draw close to the promises of Heaven and Eternity where we will all be together someday. I am trusting our Faithful and Loving Father to be gracious in His blessings of grace and strength for the coming days ! All my love, Rhonda

  5. Royce Bodiford
    Odessa, TX

    Our deepest sympathy to the family. We will truly miss this great person.

    Helen & Royce Bodiford

  6. DEbbie perkins
    Odessa, TX

    Jackie Sue was a wonderful lady to work for we all loved her very much. They don’t make them like her anymore, she will be greatly missed... I love you Jackie Sue...

  7. Rhonda Gibson Cutbirth
    Houston, TX

    Dear Hazel &Family. Sending love, hugs & prayers to you. Lots of sweet memories of our OHS years.
    Jackie was a sweet lady & pretty inside & out.

  8. Michael-Ann Gabaldon
    Placitas, NM

    Many heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you in the passing of your wonderful grandmere. So sorry for your loss.

    Love always,

  9. Berniece Johnson
    Odessa, TX

    I've missed seeing Jackie and dogs walking past my house almost daily for years. When the dogs see me in the yard, they come running for a pet and Jackie and I get to talk. I' miss her.

  10. Dear Family, I am deeply sorry in the loss of your dear loved one!
    , TX

  11. Kay Koenig
    Kingsland, TX

    My thoughts and prayers are for all the family. Jackie was always kind and a wonderful Grandmere. May our Lord help you find peace in your hearts during this difficult time.

  12. Jeanette White
    Odessa, TX

    It was my honor to have known and worked at Ector County with Jackie Sue. She always had a smile on her face for everyone. Prayers and my condolences for her family.

  13. Elizabeth (Libby) Robison McCrone, OHS'53
    Odessa, TX

    A lovely lady. My sympathy to Jackie's family.

  14. Deborah Davis
    Odessa, TX

    You will be greatly missed here at La Promesa. We will miss your smiling face and caring attitude that you would always have. Rest in peace my friend.

  15. Brenda Dickey, District Clerk Comanche County
    comanche, TX

    Our sympathy to the family. She was a lovely lady.

  16. Jeane Brunson
    Weatherford, TX

    As a fellow Clerk, we worked together for many years. Your wisdom was valued throughout the state. You were missed when you retired and Im sure you'll be missed now. May you rest in peace, my friend.

  17. John Cassidy
    Stroud, OK

    your mother, Jackie was a special person to me. we had a natural love and appreciation for each other.

  18. Patti Witt
    Odessa, TX

    I will miss you my friend. I am so sorry I haven’t seen you very much. Rest in peace

  19. Patti Witt
    Odessa, TX

    I will miss you my friend. I am so sorry I haven’t seen you very much. Rest in peace

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