JOHAN PARKER BARBRE of Houston, TX passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on June 3rd, 2013 from complications associated with breast cancer
. She was 51 years old, born May 13th, 1962 in Baton Rouge, LA to John and Elaine Hendry Parker.
Johan graduated from Denham Springs High School in 1980 and continued her education at Louisiana State University
in Baton Rouge where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1984. Johan was a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Louisiana. In 1994, she returned to LSU to continue her education, and she earned a Master of Library and Information Science degree in 1996.
Johan was an active member of the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants and served as president of the New Orleans chapter in 1999. She attended Memorial Church of Christ in Houston where she was a correspondence instructor for the children of World Bible School, providing biblical feedback and instruction to children in Kenya, Zimbawbe and the Philippines.
Johan was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Clyde and Cecil Russell Hendry of Roseland, LA and her paternal grandparents M. J. Parker and Vestula Lawrence Parker.
She is survived by her spouse of 29 years, Brian Barbre of Houston, TX; her daughter and son-in-law, Laura Barbre Stokes and Kyle Stokes of Houston, TX; her daughter, Sarah C. Barbre of Frisco, TX; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John M. Parker of Denham Springs, LA; her sisters, Sherri L. Parker of Denham Springs, LA and Kristen Parker Stremlau of Baton Rouge, LA; her brother Barrett H. Parker of Wake Forest, NC, and three nephews and two nieces.
A visitation will be held at Klein Funeral Home, 9719 Wortham Blvd. Houston, TX, from 6 to 8 PM on Friday, June 7th. The funeral will be held at Klein funeral home on Saturday, June 8th at 10 AM.