Barbara June Shackelford-Beaver-Whiteaker, 65

Born Monday, January 16, 1956

Died Friday, January 14, 2022

Barbara June Whiteaker, 65, of Moore, OK was born January 16, 1956, in De Queen, AR to Jack and Barbara (Allen) Shackelford and peacefully passed away Friday, January 14, 2022, in Norman, OK. June received her formal education at Muskogee Schools and furthered her education in college. She started her career at the YMCA in Moore, where she spent many years taking care of the facility. June enjoyed gardening, cooking and fishing. Her life was centered around her family and loved spending quality time with them and her friends. June’s love for her family was evident in everything she did. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Linda Brooks and Sidney Fletcher; brother, Ken Shackelford; and son-in-law, Jeff Hughes. June is lovingly survived by her daughters, Stephanie Hughes of Newcastle, OK and Kelly Bernigaud of Norman, OK; daughter-in-law, Nathalie Bernigaud of Norman, OK; her grandchildren, Jeremy Hughes of Newcastle, OK; Katelyn Hughes of St. Augustine, FL; and Aubrey Beaver of Moore, OK; her brother, Stuart Shackelford; her lifelong friend, Susan Tickel Amerson; many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. June’s family are following her wishes to be cremated and placed at Greenhill Cemetery in Muskogee, OK. A service celebrating her life will be at 10:30 Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Oklahoma. The family of Barbara June Whiteaker has entrusted her care, cremation and service to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home, Fort Gibson. 918-478-2555. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home