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Barbara L. Satterfield, age 68 of Harrisburg, died on Friday, August 8, 2014, in Harrisburg Medical Center surrounded by her family. Barbara was a Licensed Practical Nurse retiring from Harrisburg Medical Center. Barbara was born in Eldorado, IL on June 29, 1946, to Paul “Red” and Frances (Tison) Douglass. She was the Secretary at the River of Life in Harrisburg for the last 25 years. She was a true servant of the Lord with a heart of gold. Her life was her family and her church, where she always made a difference in people’s life. She loved to do crafts and catering. Barbara was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend and will be so missed by her church, family and friends. Barbara is survived by one daughter, Belynda and Mark Boyd of Mountain Grove, Mo, and three sons; Bob and Tracy Satterfield of Kennett, Mo, Marc Satterfield and Cindy Smothers of Harrisburg, IL and James and Kelli Satterfield of Harrisburg, IL. Her mother, Frances Douglass of McLeansboro, IL and a brother, Gene Douglass of McLeansboro, IL. Grandchildren, Zachary, Hunter, and Easton Satterfield, Aaron, Brett, and Corde Boyd, Jordan, Alexis, Mandey, Blane, and Tysen Satterfield, Angela Webb, Wesley Leach and Shane Jones and nine Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Douglass. Visitation for Barbara was held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at the River of Life Church in Harrisburg from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, with the funeral following starting at 1 p.m. with Rev. Bobby Gentry officiating. Interment will follow in the Hebron Cemetery in Walpole, IL. In lieu of flowers the family ask donations be made to the River of Life church in her memory, envelopes will be available at the church. Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway is entrusted with the arrangements and you may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com
Published on  August 13, 2014
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