On December 27th 2017 Barbara’s daughter Kelly slater was tragically killed in a go karting accident in Tenerife.
Alongside Kelly’s best friend Lauren, Barbara spent the past two years trying to piece together the accident and how it resulted in Kellys death. Having no information from the Spanish authorities or the go karting company, Barbara was left with no support or answers to Kelly’s cause of death.
Kelly’s family were denied the facts regarding the circumstances leading to Kelly’s death by the Spanish authorities, it was then left to Barbara to find these answers.
Having lost her daughter in the most tragic way, Barbara then had to remain strong by helping raise Kelly’s son Archie age 8, alongside Archie’s dad Chris. Barbara was the most loving and caring nana and did everything in her heart to make sure Archie was happy.
After two years Barbara finally got the inquest date she had been waiting for regarding Kelly’s accident. But after Two years of this going on and they had no answers, no justice, nothing. Barbara hoped the inquest would answer some questions but it didn’t. Leaving Barbara upset and vowing to never give up for justice for Kelly.
The loss of kelly left a massive impact on Barbara’s life, she lived for Her children and her world had been turned upside down. Her heart was broken
As everyone is no doubt now aware on October 3rd 2019, a day after Kelly’s inquest, Barbara sadly passed away at her home in Burnley.
Barbara’s kindness, her fun outlook to life, and bubbly personality will leave an enormous hole in all our lives.
Barbara worked hard all her life and never relied on anyone, always putting others first even though she would struggle herself at times. The most selfless loving person you could meet. There wasn’t one person who Barbara didn’t meet that she didn’t leave an everlasting impression.
We are all so shocked to hear of Barbara’s untimely passing and will miss her so so much.
The purpose of this go fund me page is to take the pressure off Barbara’s family at this devastating time especially both her sons Aiden and Wayne and also her grandson Archie who has had to deal with losing his mum and now his nana In such a short space of time which is something no child should ever have to go through
The donations on this page will be used to help with funeral expenses. Any shares and help given to the family is immensely appreciated
Helping To give ‘our barbs’ the send off she Deserves!