Barbara Ann Vestal

Barbara Ann Vestal, 86, Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Marshfield, Missouri, was born to John T. and Dorothy Nell (Boyd) Shepherd on June 4, 1932, and departed this life on April 29, 2019.  

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Thomas Vestal.

Barbara is survived by her sons, Greg Vestal, and his wife, Julie of Webb City, Missouri, and Gene Vestal and his wife, Jane, of Springfield, Missouri; three grandchildren, Carrie Mack and husband, Travis, Katie Moore and husband, Richard, and Will Vestal; two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Finley Moore; brother, Charles Shepherd, Marshfield, Missouri; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Barbara will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Graveside services for Barbara Ann Vestal were held at noon Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Marshfield Cemetery, Marshfield, Missouri. Visitation was held 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019, at Marshfield United Methodist Church, Marshfield, Missouri, under the direction of  Day Funeral Home, Marshfield, Missouri. Per Barbara’s wishes, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) or Heifer International. Online condolences may be made at

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