Barbara Burleson passed away in Billings, MT on September 7, 2019 at the age of 74.  She was born in St. Marys, PA on September 18, 1944 to Frances Lucille Manginell.

Barbara was the owner of Barbara’s Fun Food Catering in Temple, TX, and later served as Director of Religious Education for Catholic Churches in Temple, TX, Georgetown, TX, and Billings, MT.  She lived in Temple, TX from 1971-2000, Hutto, TX from 2000-2006, and moved to Billings, MT in 2006.

Barbara was preceded in death by her grandparents Dominick and Mary Manginell, her mother, and her husband, Don Burleson, who passed away October 13, 2005.  She is survived by her son Doug (Ashley) Burleson of Bozeman, MT; sister Jean Allen of Temple, TX; brother Rick Allen of Emporium, PA; and two grandchildren.

A private burial in Cranfills Gap, TX will take place at a later date.  Memorials in Barbara’s honor may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association online at