Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Memorial Park Cemetery at Vega. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Barbara was born Dec. 31, 1939, in Shattuck, Okla. to Oliver and Marjorie Melton. She helped run the Fabulous 40 Motel on Route 66 with her parents, Marjorie and Kenneth Callstrom, in Adrian for more than 40 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jeffery Gurski; and a brother, Nathan Melton.
Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Yarbrough and husband Jeff of Santa Fe, NM; a brother, Billy Melton of Adrian; and four grandchildren, Dylan Maio, Cydney Burkhalter, Haden Burkhalter and Tianne Yarbrough.
Viewing will be from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Boxwell Brothers in Vega.