Barbara Jo Sackett


Barbara Jo Sackett, 76 of Leander, formerly of Pampa passed away on May 17th, 2023.

Graveside memorial service will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, May 25th at the Mobeetie Cemetery in Mobeetie, TX with Pastor Mario Morales officiating. Services will be arranged through Robertson Funeral Home in Wheeler, TX.

Barbara was born September 10, 1946, in Borger, TX to Homer and Thelma Wakefield. She moved with her parents to Wichita Falls, TX where she grew up and attended school. Later moving to Pampa, TX where she met and married Charlie Sackett, the love of her life.

Barbara attended Cosmetology school in Pampa, becoming a licensed beautician for many years. Later going into retail sales for CR Anthony Co. for 20 years. She also had the chance to work for LBS Rentals, starting in maintenance and to full time receptionist. Before retirement, Barbara worked at the Tea House in downtown Pampa.

Mom spent many years on bowling leagues around the area, traveling to many states to compete in tournaments, collecting many trophies and patches along the way. She also enjoyed making photo albums for family members and close friends. Collecting all kinds of Knick-knacks on display around her house along with her wall of clocks.

When family came into town Mom would always want to put on a big roast. Other joys in her life were the many Maltese and other kinds of fur babies she raised over the years.

Barbara was proceeded in death by her parents, her husband, Charlie, her sister Mary Travis, three brothers, Orville Wakefield, James Wakefield and Thomas Wakefield.

Barbara is survived by two sons, Charlie Sackett and wife Chris of Mont Belvieu, TX. Clint Sackett and wife Elaine of Leander, TX. Four grandchildren, Ashtin Martinez, and husband Joey. Aaron Sackett, Luke Sackett and fiancé Brooke Wells, Noah Sackett, and girlfriend Mykala Daigle. Great-grandchildren Gabi Joiner and Brendan Martinez, her fur baby Bentley and her best friend Billie Hupp.

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