Barbara has been associated with Abell Funeral Home and Flower Shop since 2006.
Barbara and her husband Glenn were longtime residents of Lazbuddie, TX, where they were involved in Farming and Ranching. She taught school for 13 years and was a volunteer with FHA. They have lived in Abernathy since 2005, members of the First United Methodist Church where they have been involved as youth sponsors and Barbara was a past Lay Director for Walk to Emmaus. Glenn has been very involved with the local volunteer fire departments and EMS. The Lusts have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.