Barbara Jean Hartzman Sosa

Published 4:38 pm Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Barbara Jean Hartman Sosa, 66, of Groves, Texas passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.
Barbara was born August 21, 1949 in Port Arthur, Texas to Stewart C. Hartman and Mary Daisy Smith Hartman. She was a lifelong area resident and member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was the Groves Police Department secretary and retired after 20 plus years of service from the City of Groves.
Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Joe Sosa of Groves; her mother, Daisy Swanzy and husband Ray of Port Acres; three sons, Tommy Johnson and wife Connie of Nederland, Dr. Tim Johnson and Joey Sosa both of Groves; sister, Debbie Henley and husband Danny of Arcadia, LA; brother, Randy Hartman and wife Erisa of Port Neches; four grandchildren, Caleb Vara and wife Nicki, Meagan Johnson, Colin Johnson, and Drew Johnson; and great-granddaughter, Calleigh Vara.
A visitation for family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 8, 2015 at Friendship Baptist Church, 3417 Berry, in Groves followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Travis Cox officiating. Burial will be at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches under the direction of Levingston Funeral Home in Groves.
Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to Friendship Baptist Church; 3417 Berry, Groves, TX 77619.

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