Funeral services for Barbara Louise Rinehart will be 10:00 a.m. this Friday, November 11th, in the Beaty Baptist Church, Pauls Valley, followed by burial in the Allen Cemetery Barbara was born in Wynnewood, Oklahoma on February 4, 1950 to Fred and Hellen Watson, and passed away on November 5, 2022 in Oklahoma City. Barbara married the love of her life, Pete Rinehart, on September 10, 1968. They spent 53 wonderful years together and had three children.
She spent much of her life as a registered nurse and chose to focus on elderly care in nursing homes to make the lives of those in her care more comfortable and enjoyable. Outside of her work, Barbara loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a skilled seamstress and really enjoyed quilting and embroidery with friends. Barb was also fond of fishing at the lake and camping with nights around the campfire. She always had a way of making people around her laugh and offered help when she could. She will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harrel “Pete” Rinehart; son, Harrel Jr, “Little Pete”; daughter Cheryl; sister Evelyn; and mother and father Hellen and Fred Watson.
Survivors include her son and daughterin- law, Darrell and Josie; grandsons and granddaughters Chris and Jamie; sisters Karen Wood, and Freddie Alban; twelve nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home, Wynnewood.