Barbara Ann Pool of Mesa, Arizona passed Wednesday, Sept 4th at home. She was born October 14, 1946 to Iota and the late Robert Bufford, in Wyandotte, Michigan. She was the third of eight children. Barbara attended Tempe High School and Arizona State University. She was an active member of Sweet Adelines for several years. She was a lover of musicals, knitting, gambling, traveling, and spending time with family; few of which rivaled her affinity for desserts. Barbara is well known by her family and friends for her strong opinions, honest nature, and dry sense of humor. Her stubborn unwavering character was one of her most charming attributes. Barbara is survived by her mother Iota Bufford; six siblings: Sandra (Jim) Miller, Pattie (Jerry) Fiedler, Ed (Bobbie) Bufford, Norma (Jack) Joiner, David (Julie) Bufford, Michael Bufford; Two Children: Robert Moore and Mary Ann Moore; Two grandchildren: Breanna Chamoff and Brandon Ott, and several extended nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will begin at 11 am on Monday September 9, 2013 at Tempe Mortuary. The interment will immediately follow at Resthaven Cemetary 4310 E Southern, Phoenix, AZ.