Barbara Ann (Strahan) Droddy

August 10, 1937 ~ December 12, 2018 (age 81)

Barbara Ann Droddy, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM. Visitation of family and friends will be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange, with Pastor, Lance Faulkner officiating funeral and graveside services, as well as Bro. Don Rickey reading the eulogy. Interment to follow at 3:30 PM, at Broaddus Cemetery in Broaddus, Texas.

Barbara was born on August 10, 1937, in Goose Creek, Texas to parents John Everett Strahan and Bertha Lee (Mercer) Strahan. Barbara married Clarence Droddy, the love of her life, in 1956 and shared over 62 blissful years of marriage together with their three children, Cheryl, John, and Rob. Barbara was a longtime resident of Orange, Texas before moving to Washington State for 8 years and then to Simpsonville, South Carolina for the past 4 years of her life, where she was a member of Temple Baptist Church. Barbara, or “Mama B,” as she loved to be called by her grandchildren, loved traveling, camping, working outside, watching professional bull riding, and most of all spending time with her family. She was known for her quick wit, infectious smile as well as her kind and compassionate spirit. Barbara was a daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend that was, and will be forever loved, cherished, and missed by all who knew her. She was a wonderful and hard-working woman whose trust was in Jesus Christ.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Clarence Droddy; Children, Cheryl Squires and husband Danny, John Droddy and wife Alicia, Robert Droddy and wife Rhonda; Sister, Jenny Scarborough; Grandchildren, Matthew Squires, Olivia Droddy, and Erin Droddy, as well as numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.

Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, John and Bertha Strahan and brother, Robert Strahan. Pallabearers honoring Barbara’s life are, Ed Scarborough, Jim Droddy, Mike Droddy, Phil McClure, Keith Kemper and Will Kemper.

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