Deborah Barron, 62, died Tuesday, October 17, at Western Prairie Senior Living in Ulysses.
She was born April 26, 1961, in Ulysses, the daughter of Cresencio E. “Frank” and Sulema (Leal) Barron.
Deborah spent her childhood in Ulysses, with her family and lived primarily at 313 S. College Street.
Throughout the 90s and early 2000s, Deborah split her time between raising her three sons and traveling the country from vineyards in California to upstate New York. She was an avid lover of country music and 90s cowboy culture. She loved George Strait, the Price is Right!, and the movie Legends of the Fall.
Her favorite pastimes included faith, dancing, and having coffee and laughing with her sisters and mother.
Deborah graduated from Ulysses High School and continued her education at Brown Mackie College in Salina, Kans.
She worked most of her life in hospitality at various hotels. She was recently the office clerk at Mixer Center in Ulysses.
Deborah is survived by her sons: Bene Garcia Jr., Jeremy James Garcia and Joshua Adam Garcia, all of Ulysses; brothers: Abundio F. Barron and wife, Tamera, Hutchinson, Kans., and Mike Miranda, Wolfforth, Texas; sisters: Diana Olivas and husband, Faby, and Maggie Ledesma and husband, Victor, all of Ulysses; three grandchildren: Helios Garcia, Athena Garcia, and Aurora Garcia; and many nieces and nephews.
Deborah is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Sulema Barron; sister, Susana Barron; brother, Cresencio E. Barron, Jr.; granddaughter, Thalia Sage Garcia; and grandson, Ares Delencio Garcia.
Rosary took place at 9:30 a.m., and Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Friday, October 20, at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ulysses, with Reverend Eric Gyamfi officiating.
Inurnment followed at the Ulysses Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Deborah Barron Memorial Fund at Dream First Bank or Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.
You may also contribute through GoFundMe link https://gofund.me/2e4dc1d6.
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.