Barbara Lynn Beller Masters
Barbara Lynn Beller Masters was born Oct. 4, 1944, in Ada, Okla. She passed away Sept. 16, 2019, at the age of 74.
She is survived by husband, Larry Masters; daughter, Lori Lynn Masters Frank and husband, Bruce Frank of Asheville, N.C.; grandson, Tyler Frank and wife, Carissa of Hendersonville, N.C.; and grandson, Conner Frank of New York, N.Y. She is also survived by numerous beloved cousins, nieces and nephews, along with their children.
Barbara was so very proud of her family and their accomplishments.
She was preceded in death by son, Laran Blayne Masters; her parents, Garrett Beller and Lorene Oliver Beller; brother, Jerry Beller; and sister, Linda Gail Beller.
Barbara married Larry Masters June 4, 1965. She served as administrative assistant to the president of Oklahoma Baptist University until Larry's graduation in 1967. Barbara studied early childhood education at East Central State University, finishing her studies at Oklahoma Baptist University in 1966. Barbara faithfully supported Larry's church ministry, leading children's choirs for 45 years. She also taught kindergarten and pre-k for many years. Barbara sang in the Singing Churchwomen of Oklahoma for 30 years and participated in several mission trips both in the states and overseas. She taught classes and led others through grief support in several churches, following the death of her son, Laran Blayne Masters. Barbara loved her family and is loved by her family. She loved her Lord, her church, and her country.
A formal visitation, with the family present, will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond. A Celebration of her Life will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Quail Springs Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made to support the Missions ministry at Quail Springs Baptist Church, 14613 N. May Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73134.
Published on September 18, 2019


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Sandra Jacoby
Sep 18, 2019

Barbara was a very dear friend to me. She was the most pleasant and joyful person with her beautiful smile and tender heart. It was a privilege to have known her and now she's rejoicing in heaven.

Many blessings,
Sandra Jacoby