Barbara Frances (Nickerson) Murray was born in Cañon City, Colorado, and raised in both Cañon City and Victor, Colorado as well as on her Grandpa's ranch in Texas. She later moved to Colorado Springs to run wild with the rest of the kids on Knob Hill.
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She was known to many as Barbara Jones. Barbara started dating Mike Murray in 1967 and afterwards they never left one another's thoughts. As a pair, they grew up and grew old together.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Betty Nickerson; and her sister, Carolyn.
She is survived by her husband, Mike; sons, Alan(Lisa), and Arron (Wendy), grandchildren, Shawn-'Ce, Celeste, and Brendan; step-grandchildren, Christina, Angela, Katie, and Steven; step-great-grandchildren, brothers, John (Sandy), and Lloyd (Liz); sisters, Tammy, and Laura (Dave) Chacon; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, her many friends of Knob Hill, and her latest friend on Fairway S and Greensboro.
She was a proud student of Pikes Peak Community College's Culinary Arts Program.
She will be greatly missed. Thanks to each and every one for their love and support.
Memorial Service, 1:00PM, Monday, March 24, 2014, at The Springs Funeral Services, 3115 East Platte Avenue.
Published in The Gazette on Mar. 22, 2014