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Barbara Jane Mitchan

January 10, 1946 ~ March 20, 2020 (age 74)

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Barbara Jane Starks Dees Mitchan, age 74, of Gardendale, Texas, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Odessa, Texas.

Graveside Services will be held at 10 AM, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Father Timothy Hayter of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton presiding.

Barbara Jane was born in Abilene, Texas, to Grover W. Starks and Cornelia Itasca Davis Starks on January 10, 1946.  Jane was a graduate of Permian High and worked in the engineering department at TXU. Jane loved to paint and was a multiple time blue ribbon and Judges’ Choice ribbon winner at the Permian Basin Fair.

She is preceded in death by Bill Dees.

Barbara Jane is survived by sons Stephen Mitchan and Joseph Mitchan, and his wife Jennifer Mitchan, grandchildren Daniel and Larissa Mitchan, siblings, JoAnn Starks, Lacy Rascoe, Kay Starks Crinklemeyer, and Donald Gene Starks, and her dogs Chloe, Angel, and Annie.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in Jane’s name to the Gardendale Veterinary Clinic.

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Graveside Service
March 25, 2020

10:00 AM
Sunset Funeral Home Chapel
6801 East Business 20
Odessa, TX 79762

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