Barbara “Barb” Steele

Barbara 'Barb' Steele

Barbara “Barb” Steele, 74, of Jonesboro, died at 12:26 a.m. Thursday, May 7, 2020, at her home.

She was born on March 14, 1946, in Levittown, Pa., the daughter of Francis and Mae A. Colello McCusker.  She married Lorren Steele.

She was a retired registered nurse. She worked in home health and hospice in Hemet, Calif.  

She loved to cook and always wanted to take care of people. She was active in the Community of Christ Church in Marion.

She is survived by her husband, Lorren Steele; daughter Lynsey Steele; sister Marie Roadman; and brothers Steven McCusker and Thomas McCusker.

She was preceded in death by her parents.  

Cremation will be accorded and no services are planned at this time.

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

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