Barbara Ann Evans age 75 of Joplin, Missouri passed away at her home on October 20, 2022. She was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Authur Aiken and Bernadine (Hinton) Cockerham on September 26, 1947. Barbara loved to go to the Casino’s with her friends. She is survived by her sons, Dale Evans of Noel, Missouri, Michael Evans and wife Kim of Webb City; grandson, Tyler Evans and wife Laura of Carterville; a sister, Theresa Perry and husband Roger of Hot Springs, Arkansas; and a brother, Alan Cockerham of Joplin. Barbara has been taken for cremation and no services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City. Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.