Barshia Love Aycock

January 9, 1956 - January 4, 2007

Mrs. Barshia Love Aycock, age 50, of McKinney, Texas passed away January 4, 2007, at her home. She was born January 9, 1956, in McKinney, Texas, to Ray and Judy (Humphries) Love. On July 26, 1974 she married R. E. “Butch” Aycock, Jr., in McKinney, Texas. Mrs. Aycock was a loving wife, mother and a member of the First Baptist Church of McKinney. She is survived by her husband of thirty-two years, R.E. “Butch”; daughters Wendy Howard and her husband Kyle of McKinney, Heather Strait and her husband Yancey of Dallas, and Lauren James and her husband Luke of Pilot Point; father Ray Love of McKinney; mother Judy Love of McKinney; brother Allen Love and his wife Robin of Blue Ridge; sister Tonya Craft and her husband Danny of McKinney; and nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 6, 2007 at the First Baptist Church of McKinney with Dr. Jeff Warren officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Friday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Friday evening beginning at 6:00 PM at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the National Brain Tumor Foundation, 22 Battery St., Suite 612, San Francisco, CA 94111-5520.

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Butch, I just learned of Barshia's death. I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Jaqueta Kee Hardin, March 18, 2007 I did not know Barshia personally, but I have the pleasure of knowing her eldest daughter, Wendy. Please know all of you are in our thoughts and prayers, and take comfort in the memories of her and the legacy that she leaves in each of her daughters and now her granddaughter. The Bennetts Angie Bennett, February 20, 2007 Barshia set an example we can all learn from and should follow. Keep sight of what's important in life. We were all better for knowing Barshia and we all share the pain in seeing her depart for now. Keep in mind, it's only temporary. Her smile and her attitude towards life was infectious to all who were fortunate enough to have spent time with her. Aycock and Love family, your lives were truly blessed to have spent the time with such an impact player like Barshia. Let her love and memories keep you strong until you meet again. Love and Prayers, Todd, Angie, and Mason Ewing Todd Ewing, January 22, 2007 I just learned of Barsha's passing as I live out of state at the moment. I know you can tell from the memorials Barsha was special. I just wanted to say to Judy and Ray that Barsha and I worked in PTO at Webb school years ago. I liked her so much. She was a very special lady. Having recently lost someone close to me, I understand the grief that accompanies that loss. Please allow God to lead you through this difficult time. He will never forsake you. Lasca Mallow Moses Lasca Mallow Moses, January 20, 2007 I knew Barshia from grade school through HS. She was always very sweet and smiled alot. I am sorry to hear this. My prayers and thoughts are with the family. Jeanice (Barton) Lewis, January 10, 2007 To the Aycock Family, Mrs. Aycock was always so friendly and personable whenever I saw her about town. I could always tell by the way she talked that her family was the joy of her life. You all are in my prayers. Amy Eubanks Whitsell, January 10, 2007 I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family. I knew Barshia from water aerobics and working at her bank. She was such a wonderful woman and just lit up the room with her beautiful smile. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sherri Jenkins, January 10, 2007 To Butch and Family....We are so very sorry for your loss. A gracious light has gone out on earth. Melba Morris and Jason Morris Melba Morris, January 10, 2007 We are very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the entire family. David & Charlene Austin, January 10, 2007 To the Aycock and Love Families, At this very difficult time in your life, we know you will find comfort in all the wonderful memories of Barshia. We loved her, also, and cherish all the time we spent with you as part of your extended family. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers and we are always available as any need arises. Love to all, Sue, Homer and Jeff Reeves, January 10, 2007 Dear Heather, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Sarah (Helms) Lane Sarah Helms Lane, January 9, 2007 Butch and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Jill Phillips Rodarmer, January 9, 2007 Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time God bless you. Jeff and Cindy Denham Jeff and Cindy Denham, January 9, 2007 Mr. Aycock, On behalf of AgriLand, our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family during this difficult time. May God Bless. David Althof, January 9, 2007 My family has been out of town and just learned of your loss. I have such fond memories of Barshia as my dear friend,a fellow cheerleading mom, and my cheerleading camp roommate for so many years. We have shared so much with our daughters. Butch, Wendy, Heather, and Lauren, I am so, so sorry that your time with your wife and mother has been cut short on this earth. She was such a loving wife, mother, daughter, and friend. Please know that my family and I will continue to pray for you all that you will be comforted by God's amazing love until you join her someday in heaven above. We love you all so much. Pam Sexton and family Pam Sexton, January 8, 2007 We have your family in our thoughts and prayers. Steve and Teresa Smith, January 8, 2007 My deepest sympathy to the Aycock and Love families. Barshia will be missed greatly. My prayers are with you all. Mary Orenduff, January 8, 2007 May God bless and comfort you during this difficult time. Barshia was a precious person that left beautiful memories in the hearts and minds of many people. David & Martha Swindall & Family, January 8, 2007 To lose such a beautiful woman inside and out is hard to comprehend. I know that she will live on in my family. Barshia gave so much to my family by helping Libby at rehab during the past year. There will never be words or actions to express how thankful I am for her constant thoughtfulness. Your family is in my thoughts daily. Katie Kellum, January 8, 2007 I will always remember her laughing and smiling. She had the Greatest Smile. P. Brandon Pogue, January 8, 2007 Butch,Wendy,Heather,and Lauren And the entire Love family IM SHOCKED didnt even know Barshia had been sick! our prayers go out to yall AND SINCERE CONDOLENCES. lETS ALL REMEMBER HER SMILE walter everett hamm jr, January 8, 2007 I did not ever meet Barshia, but new of her illness and followed her struggle through mutual friends. I thought of her daily and will continue to pray for your family for peace and healing. Lori Halderman, January 7, 2007 Judy,Ray and Aycock Family Prayers, thoughts and love go out to you and the family at this time. May God bless and keep you and comfort you during this time. Frances Ann Herndon Lynn Frances Ann Lynn, January 7, 2007 James & Dana Miller, January 6, 2007 I just learned about Barshia on Saturday afternoon. My heart breaks for you. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. She will be sorely missed. Carrie T. Brazeal, January 6, 2007 I am so sorry for your loss. Barshia was a wonderful mother, wife and friend. Barshia was my friend since we were about 6 years old and some of my fondest memories as a child were with Barshia and her family. The reflection of the type of person she was is clearly shown in her beautiful daughters and she truly was a good friend. My prayers are with your family. Vicki A Jones, January 6, 2007 Tonya and Danny Mary and I wanted to send our condolences for your loss of your sister. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sadness. Sincerely, David and Mary Vasquez David & Mary Vasquez, January 6, 2007 Butch and girls I am so sorry for you lose. She was a real lady and one of my favorite. Lauren I enjoyed your mom so much at the your ballgames and we great conversation at when we got we ran into one another at a stores in town. Your Mom will always be with you......she loved you so much. Love ya Glenda Glenda Dixon, January 6, 2007 To the entire Aycock family. Our deepest regrets for your loss of such a beautiful lady and wonderful mom. Our love and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Jan and Neil Howard and Family Jan Howard, January 6, 2007 I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. DORTHY M PRESSNELL, January 6, 2007 YOUR IN MY PRAYERS JULIE A ELDRIDGE, January 6, 2007 MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY JILL R ELDRIDGE, January 6, 2007 You will be missed by your family, church family and many friends. Bill and Barbara Daughety, January 6, 2007 OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU MELODY A ELDRIDGE, January 6, 2007 OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DAVID G. ELDRIDGE, January 6, 2007 Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of great loss. Charles Belew Family, January 6, 2007 Very sorry for your loss. Ricky Jack Webster, January 6, 2007 Our prayers are with the family, I've known Barshia since she was a small child in my Camp Fire group and went to school w/my children. She was a very nice person. Billy & Doris Posey, January 6, 2007 All our thoughts,prayers,and love are with you.God Bless Randy & Renee Powell, January 5, 2007 Butch,girls, and Janet - I'm so sorry for your loss, but I know Barshia is in the hands of our Saviour and she is no longer in any pain. She loved you with all her heart as she loved the Lord. Please find peace in knowing that. Judy Judy Hargett, January 5, 2007 Thinking of you. Jeff D Brixey, January 5, 2007 Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jason and Rebecca Rollins Bona, January 5, 2007 Heather and Family - our thoughts and prayers are for you during this time, and we certainly send our deepest regards. If there is anything we can do for you please let us know. Billy & Jessica Hurst, January 5, 2007 My prayers are with you. Barshia and I went to West Ward and graduated in '74 from McKinney High School. She was a joy to be around. Beth Bacon Moeller, January 5, 2007 Wendy and Kyle, (we graduated high school together) I remember way back when we were students and what a wonderful and supportive mother you were fortuate to have. I was once again fortuate enough to work with your mother this summer. She was such a delight that was able to uplift all those around her. Please know you and your family are in our prayers and your mother was truly a delight to work with. May God Bless. Lisa Green- Epps, January 5, 2007 Heaven has a beautiful new angel. With love, Jerry and Betty Watts Jerry and Betty Watts, January 5, 2007 Butch- So sorry for your loss and wanted you to know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We did not know your lovely Barshia, but know she was a wonderful person. You and your family have always been special to us. We go way back many years beginning when you lived in Melissa. Our late mother, Jewell Arnold Carroll, loved all of you so much, we will always have wonderful memories of your family. Fama (Arnold) Grigg and Eddie Fama (Arnold) Grigg, January 5, 2007 Butch, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jim & Cathy Armon, January 5, 2007 To all of the family My deepest Sympathy to your loss My prayers go with all of you Wanda Parker, January 5, 2007 To the Aycock & Love families, My family and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Barshia will be missed by All. You all are in in our thoughts and Prayers. Shirley & Family, Lillie Sullivan, Diana Sullivan Shirley (Sullivan) Paul, January 5, 2007 JUDY, I KNOW HOW DEVASTATING IT IS TO LOSE A CHILD. YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND MY PRAYERS. GOD WILL CARRY YOU THROUGH. MARY LEWIS HANING, January 5, 2007 Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all . Bertie Sullivan-Wizansky Bertie a (Sullivan) Wizansky, January 5, 2007 BAERSHIA; (CLASSMATE) WONDERFUL FRIENDLY PERSON! I'M SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MARK H., January 5, 2007 BAERSHIA; (CLASSMATE) WONDERFUL FRIENDLY PERSON! I'M SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MARK H., January 5, 2007 Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Her love and legacy will continue to live through her girls. Please let us know if we can do anything. All our love. Brandon & Gara Hill, January 5, 2007 You are all in my prayers. Love, Amy amy bacchus, January 5, 2007 We always had a laugh when we were at the ballfields or just out on woodlawn sitting on the tail gate of the truck just talking. She was a great friend and person to know, she we greatly missed. With my deepest sympathy, Flip Flip Phillips, January 5, 2007 My heart goes out to all of you. I pray for comfort and peace for all of you. I hope you feel God holding you. He is...always. Donna Magers, January 5, 2007 Barshia was a wonderful girl. She was a friend of my daughter Kay and spent time in my home and I cared a lot for her. Judy, you and your family are in my prayers. Movita Watkins, January 5, 2007 Some of my daughters had the privilege of knowing Barshia and her family. They have always spoken so well of her. I had just a small opportunity to get to know her briefly through the Ex-Student's Association. I am so glad that I was able to do that. I also observed through the years what a lovely family you all were - - Barshia and Butch have done a great job with each of you young women. We are all better because she touched our lives in some way. Martha Woods, January 5, 2007 To both the Love and Aycock families, Please accept my sympathy for your sad loss. We will all miss Barshia; she touched so many of our lives. God Bless. Becky Zimmerman, January 5, 2007 Our love, thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. We will cherish our memories of Barshia's gracious hospitality, charming wit, and uplifting spirit. Our Thanksgivings together have meant the world to us and we will always remember fondly our time spent with our dear Barshia. Steve, Dianne, Steven and Ashley O'Brien, January 5, 2007 May God just wrap his arms around all of you right now and in future tough times. I love you guys... shelley-kay, sterling and stiles shelley-kay malone, January 5, 2007 I am so sorry for your loss. Barshia was a precious person. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Denice Burnside Webb, January 5, 2007 The entire Wild family offers you our thoughts and prayers in this time of sadness. We are sure that Barshia is in safe hands forever. In accordance with your wishes a donation in lieu of flowers will be made in Barshia's name to the National Brain Tumor Foundation. Feral & Digger Wild, January 5, 2007 Butch and Family.....we are so sorry for your loss, we did not know Barsha, but know she had to have been a wonderful lady... Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have loved your family for many years since you lived in Melissa, Karen was our little girl and you will always be loved by us. Carolyn (Arnold) Boone, January 5, 2007 God Bless all The Family and your all in our Prayers Jerry and Trena E Holloway, January 5, 2007 God Bless all the Family Bless Butch in the Time of Need and children James and Leatha E Holloway Sr., January 5, 2007 Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We loved seeing you at stock shows and FFA events. Last time was in Louisville, Kentucky in 1999 at National FFA Convention when the kids received their American Farmer Degrees. Very special memories. We love you. Shirley Baxter Mott, January 5, 2007 Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Robert & Becky Echols, January 5, 2007 Our deepest and sincere condolences to the entire Aycock and Love families. We have known Barshia for many, many years,and she will be forever in our memories, and truly missed. Mike and Nancy Malone, January 5, 2007 Butch and Girls, Please know how blessed you are to have such a special mother and wife! Find strength in each other and God. Let others love and help you! I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers! XOXO, Taanya Taanya (Monogue) Bell, January 5, 2007 Lauren-We are so sorry for your Loss,Please know our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family. Lorie,Kenny,Michael Moore & Jennifer Lee Lorie Moore, January 5, 2007 Butch, Wendy, Heather, & Lauren--You already know how blessed that you all have been that God sent such a wonderful lady to be your wife and mother. We know that heaven is smiling today because of her beautiful smile. Please know that we love you all and our prayers are with you in the days to come. Martha & Larry Sibley and family. Martha & Larry Sibley, January 5, 2007 I've known Barshia since we were kids. Her grandparents Vera & Otis Humphries lived across the street from us and my sisters and I would go over on Sunday and play "hide & seek". My grandparents owned Judd Grocery in Culleoka and my mom said she liked my grandfather and would climb up in his lap when they went to the store. I will always remember Barshia's bubbly personality and her laughter. Now I get the the previledge of working with her beautiful daughter Wendy and I see so many of the wonderful traits Wendy inherited from her mom. Barshia will always live on thru her 3 beautiful girls. I will miss her very much. May God Bless You. Tena Gilbert Tena Gilbert, January 5, 2007 I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God give your family great comfort. A High School Friend, Patty Neely Buchanan Patty Neely Buchanan, January 5, 2007 THE WORLD HAS LOST A VERY LOVING AND BEAUTIFUL PERSON. MAY THE GOOD LORD BE WITH YOU AT THE TIME. JO ANN PETERMAN, January 5, 2007 We rode the school bus together and to church at Dunn Memorial when we were little. Barshia always carried a big smile. May the lord be with you and your family. Linda Prince Todd, January 5, 2007 Our love and prayers are with all of you. Barshia will always hold a place in my heart as one of the truly great people I have had the pleasure of knowing. Meredith Childress Price, January 4, 2007 She was one the nicest impressive ladies that I have ever met. I grew up looking up to her, and am a better person from knowing her. May she rest in peace, and God be with her family. Angie Cook-Potter, January 4, 2007 She graduated with my son, Tony and her Mother has been my good friends..I have heard nothing but good thing about Barshia from everyone that knew her. M prayers are for the family Ruth Tarkington Shelton, January 4, 2007 To Barsha's family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Bruce Family Kay Bruce, January 4, 2007 Words can not express the deep sorrow that we feel for your loss. Please know that you all are in our prayers and on our hearts. Tommy & Brenda Stewart, January 4, 2007 Heather- I am so sorry for the loss of your mother, she was such a wonderful lady. She had such a beautiful smile and I know she touched the lives of so many. I will be praying for you and your family. Love ya, Mandy (remember me from Legacy Bank, we worked together) mandy renee dawes, January 4, 2007 Wendy: Although I did not know your mother very well, I know she had to be a wonderful mother - if you are a reflection of her love and strength. Love, Debbie Debbie Boyd, January 4, 2007 My love and prayers go out to each of you. Charm M Cameron, January 4, 2007