Barbara Jean Taylor Camp, age 69, died in Longview, Texas Saturday, January 2, 2021 after a lengthy illness. Barbara was born on January 11, 1950 in the small town of Arcadia, Louisiana. She spent her childhood growing up there, as the oldest of six children. Barbara was a graduate of Arcadia High School and went on to pursue jobs in several different career paths that she loved dearly. She managed and operated a country store (selling antiques), had a career in the restaurant business, became a licensed auctioneer, and finally served as a nurse, where she eventually retired. She had many hobbies and past times throughout her life, but her favorite thing to do was spend time with family and friends and to help others. She could always be seen taking care of those who needed assistance and taking them wherever they needed to go. She is most remembered for her love of life.
Barbara Taylor Camp was preceded in death by her father, Jack Turner Taylor, mother, Cordelia Harrison Taylor, and her brother, William Curtis Taylor, all of Arcadia, La. She is survived by her children, Jacquelyn Camp Simmons and husband Jon Simmons of Haughton, La., son, Dr. Mark Camp and wife, Rebecca Camp of Longview, Texas, and daughter, Lalla Camp Cox and husband, Adam Cox of Cedar Park, Texas. Grandchildren include: Colby Sherrard, Andrew Sherrard, Marguerite Montgomery and husband Colton Montgomery, Mary Katherine Camp, Jackson Cox, and Addison Cox. She also had one great grand child, Charlee Kate Montgomery. In addition to survivors, Barbara had the following siblings whom she loved dearly: Jack Turner Taylor, Jr and wife Debbie Taylor, Teresa Taylor Cleveland and husband Rick Cleveland, Tim Taylor and wife Teresa, and Mike Taylor. Barbara is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and special friends. Her family takes great comfort in knowing that she had a close relationship with Jesus Christ.
Funeral arrangements have been set for Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Rose Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia. The funeral will be limited to immediate family and close friends with a private graveside service.
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