Barbara Jean Chalfant, 76, of Atchison, KS died on Friday, January 4, 2019 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.
Graveside services and burial of cremated remains will be 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Sugar Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm on Saturday at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart or American Cancer Society and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Barbara was born on March 10, 1942 in Atchison KS the daughter of Allman A. and Margaret (Heald) Dyer. She attended Atchison public schools and was a bus driver for U.S.D. # 409 for over thirty years. She enjoyed baking with grandchildren, playing softball, watching the KC Royals, gambling and spending time with family and grandchildren.
Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Ballinger, Atchison, a son, Terry (Kathy) Chalfant, Brighton, CO, five grandchildren; Josh (Jessica) Ballinger, Tyler Chalfant, Lacey Chalfant, Alicia (Kraig) Pyle, and Chance Chalfant, seven great grandchildren, a sister-in- law Sharon Dyer, and a nephew, Rick Dyer, Atchison KS. Her parents, son, Steve Chalfant, two brothers, Richard and James Dyer, and son-in -law, Rick Ballinger, preceded her in death.