Barbara Joan Clark Rixey

November 14, 2022

Ms. Barbara Joan Clark Rixey, age 72, of Davisville, FL, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022, at HCA Florida West Hospital after fighting colorectal and lung cancer.  

She was born in Miami Beach, FL to the late James Tyrell and Eunice Viola Seales Clark.  She was valedictorian of 1968 graduating class at Ernest Ward High School and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Education at the University of West Florida. She volunteered many years as a Junior Girl Scout Leader and pursued a career in the medical field in Tampa, Florida.   

Ms. Rixey is survived by David Owen Rixey; one daughter, Jennifer (Chris) Sleczkowski; granddaughters, Alexis Sleczkowski, Amber Sleczkowski, Marie Sleczkowski, Natalie Sleczkowski, Sophia Sleczkowski; her brother, Tyrell (Rose) Clark; her sisters, Connie (Gordon) Raines, Carolyn Green; four nephews, two nieces, one grandnephew and two grandnieces.  She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Ann Jamie Clark

Graveside Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Dry Springs Cemetery in Walnut Hill, FL.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.


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