Barbara Jean McClanahan

April 23, 1946 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 74)


Barbara Jean McClanahan, age 74, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed away on May 4, 2020.

Barbara was predeceased by her parents, Ed and Katherine Schuyler; her brother, Ronnie; and her husband, James Spargur.  She is survived by her brother, Ed; her five children, Mike McClanahan, Ron McClanahan, Amanda Steward, Victoria Gathman and Jessica McClanahan; and four grandchildren, Katie Y'barra, Cole and Ella Steward, and Lily Lucas.

Barbara was born to Ed and Katherine Schuyler on April 23, 1946, in Albany, New York.  Barbara spent most of her life in California and Oklahoma where she raised her children.  Barbara was a wonderful cook who enjoyed cooking and caring for others, had a passion for politics, and loved animals.  She enjoyed spending time with family, friends and neighbors. Barbara had a strong belief in the Lord and liked to comfort others through scripture and her life experiences.  Her witty and sometimes dry humor kept everyone laughing. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.  

Cremation services are entrusted to Heath-Griffith Funeral Home of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Expressions of Sympathy for the family may be left by visiting A private service will be held on Monday, May 11, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.  A Celebration of Barbara’s life will be planned for a later date.

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