Barbara Callens (7-5-20) service 7-11-20

Barbara Ann Brossette Callens, 79, of Humble, Texas, died Sunday, July 5. She was born in Covington, Louisiana, the daughter of the late Lawrence Alphonsus Brossette and Willie Elaine Goolsby Brossette. She was united in marriage to Gene Callens, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Callens was an accomplished seamstress and quilter and taught daily religious studies classes to high school youth before school for almost 15 years. She is survived by her children, Angela Callens O’Bryant, Geno Callens, Annie Hobbs Baker, Kay Hobbs Beard, Eric Callens, Nathaniel Callens, Amy Callens Dickerson, Shannon Callens Guice and Adam Callens. She is also survived by 35 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and by her brother, Billy Brossette. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Earl Eugene Callens Jr.; her son, Ryan Callens; and by her siblings, Douglas Brossette, Arthur Brossette and Patsy Brossette Schultz. Services were held on Saturday, July 11, at 11 a.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Eric Callens officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.