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Jeannine Barr "Jeannie" Colbert

September 9, 1954 — October 15, 2021

Jeannine Barr "Jeannie" Colbert

Jeannine Barr Colbert age 67, died suddenly in her home on October 15, 2021. Jeannine also known as "Jeannie" was born along with her twin sister Jeannette in Coffeyville, Kansas on September 9, 1954, to Randall Eugene Barr and Thelma Imogene Barr. Sadly, Jeannette died two days after birth. Jeannie grew up in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Las Vegas, Nevada. Her family moved to Oklahoma City in 1969. Jeannie attended Hoover Middle School and John Marshall High School. On December 31, 1973, at a New Year's Eve dance she met her future husband, Richard Colbert. They married six months later on June 15, 1974. Jeannie loved being a stay at home mom to Matthew, born 1978 and Brandon, born 1981. She worked at Grace United Methodist Mother's Day Out in Oklahoma City, where she made many friends that are still maintained today. Later she had the opportunity to work in Senior Living and became director to three Senior Living Centers; the most recent Shepherd Manor in Oklahoma City, where she retired from in 2010. Jeannie was very talented and had a strong love to create. Her passion was clay art design, and she started her business "Clay Biz by Jeannie". Jeannie was busy creating and designing items for many occasions, especially Christmas. She was well known for her whimsical Christmas ornaments. Jeannie enjoyed water skiing and was a fan of OU football and softball. Jeannie was a great cook and enjoyed preparing holiday meals. She excelled at anything she did. Jeannie was a very beautiful, gifted, and caring person. She loved children and did many birthday parties as "Peaches the Clown".Jeannie was preceded in death by her father, Randall Barr. Jeannie is survived by her husband, Richard of the home; sons, Matthew Ryan Colbert and Brandon Kyle Colbert; grandchildren, Briley Dawn Colbert and Reed Ryan Colbert; mother, Imogene Barr; brother, Martin Barr; sister, Randi Cooper and husband, John Cooper; aunt, Marcella Barr Hollingsworth; nephews, Colton Cooper, Brayden Barr and Taylor Barr; and niece, Hannah Mickelson. Jeannie will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. There will be a celebration of Jeannie's life at WINGS special needs and event center located at 13700 N. Eastern Ave., November 5th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
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Celebration of Life

Friday, November 5, 2021

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1401 NW 23rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

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