Barbara “Bobbie” Abshire, age 56 of Oroville, passed away on December 1, 2014 at her home in Oroville. She was born May 15, 1958 in Clarkston, Wash. to parents Alfred and Dottie Harper.
At a young age the family moved to Oroville where Bobbie grew up. She married William Abshire. Together they lived in Kentucky for many years and later divorced. In 2001 she moved back to Oroville where she met her companion, Ted Mattix. Bobbie enjoyed being outdoors camping and growing beautiful flowers.
She is survived by her special companion Ted Mattix; sons Otis Abshire and James Cleve Abshire;
daughter Elizabeth Robin Abshire; brothers David Harper, Darrell Harper and Kelvin Harper; sisters Joyce Davey and Sandy Bauer and five grandchildren
Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Patty Rise, Sharon Fisher and Loretta Stotts.
Private services will be held.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.