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Barbara Denise Busbey

Funeral services for Barbara Denise Busbey, 49, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Busbey passed away at 6:00 a.m., Saturday, May 12, 2018 at her home.


She was born June 22, 1968, at West Plains, Missouri, to Bobby Eugene Collins and Merlene Ruby Robinson Collins.  She was married July 3, 2000, at Crider, Missouri, to Denis Busbey.  Barb enjoyed attending yard sales, flea markets and auctions.  She loved to ride 4-wheelers with her friend, Barb.


She is survived by three children, Bobbi Ann Busbey, Kelsey Lynn Nelson and husband, Leon and Bryan Edward Tharp; four grandchildren, Oleatta, Baylie, Trevan and Hunter; her former husband, Denis Busbey;  one brother, Ronnie Gene Collins and significant other, Angie McDonald; mother-in-law, Bessie Busbey; and special friends, Barb Wallander Smotherman and husband, Chuck, Eva Shockey, Irene Hoyt and Ronda Powell.


Her parents, one grandchild, Keylie and her grandparents, Tommy and Clorie May Collins and Josh and Kate Ledbetter Robinson, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Ledbetter Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at