In Memoriam: Barbara Louise Pangle
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Louise Pangle. On Wednesday, June 14th, at 5:00 am, Barbara temporarily left our sight, transcending into the presence of her loving parents, husband, brother, daughter and great granddaughter. Although she has departed from our lives, she remains eternally embraced within the care of the Lord.
Barbara's journey began on December 17, 1934, in Sylva, North Carolina, where she was born to Dewey and Hazel Blanton. She embarked on a life filled with love and adventure when she married her beloved husband, Raymond J. Pangle, on February 13th, 1949.
As a mother, Barbara touched our lives with unwavering love and selflessness. Her presence was a beacon of support, always there to attend school activities, sporting events, and provide comfort whenever we needed her. Her nurturing spirit made us feel as though we were never without, even on a single mill worker's income. Barbara's hard work extended beyond the home, as she contributed part-time at various locations in Prineville. However, her true passion came alive through her ownership and operation of the Consignment Boutique, where she found immense joy.
Barbara held a deep admiration for her brother, Mounty Vance Blanton, affectionately known as Vance, who became her idol. Their bond was unbreakable, and we find solace knowing they are now reunited in eternal bliss. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Hazel Blanton, her beloved husband, Raymond J. Pangle, her daughter, Vickey Pangle and great granddaughter Nevaeh Pangle. Although they may no longer be physically present, their memory and love continue to resonate within our hearts.
Barbara is survived by her sons, Michael J. Pangle (Sandy) and Kevin L. Pangle (Wendy), who cherish the memories of their extraordinary mother. The love and guidance you bestowed upon us will forever be cherished. Barbara's legacy extends beyond her immediate family. She was a devoted grandmother to survivors Mandi Pangle of Prineville, Christopher Pangle and wife Rachael Wood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Travis Pangle and wife Heather Pangle of Sweet Home, Oregon, Kelli Pangle of Parsippany, NJ, William Pangle and partner Kimberly Pedersen also of Prineville. Her love radiated further through her nine great-grandchildren, Tanner, Conner, Carson, Ryker, Kyzen, Haizley, Kobe, Emma, and Kayden. Additionally, Barbara was blessed with a great-great-grandson, Zeppelin, who held a special place in her heart.
Barbara was an active member of several organizations, but the Eagles Auxiliary held a particularly cherished spot within her heart. She could often be found there on weekends, joyfully singing karaoke until COPD began to take its toll. Her favorite song, "Coal Miner's Daughter," was a testament to her resilience and spirit. Even when a heart attack threatened to silence her voice, Barbara made a triumphant return to the stage, captivating everyone with her beautiful singing.
During her final days here on earth, Barbara received exceptional care from Hospice Partners in Care, with special recognition to Nurse Deanna. Their unwavering compassion and dedication provided comfort and solace during this challenging time. The staff at Regency Village assisted living in Prineville also deserves our heartfelt gratitude for their remarkable care and support. Barbara held genuine affection for each and every one of them.
To all the caregivers who touched Barbara's life and demonstrated unwavering love, we extend our deepest gratitude. Your kindness and devotion touched her heart and brought solace to our family. We believe that God brought us all together in these past few months, creating a connection that transcends time and circumstance.
Barbara, we love you deeply, and we are forever grateful for sharing your time with us.
A Memorial Service will be held at Prineville Funeral home on August 5, 2023 at 11am.
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