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Obituary for Libba Motes Palazola

Libba Motes Palazola of Breckinridge, CO passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2022 at the age of 64.

Libba is survived by her son, Bo Palazola; her mother, Betty Motes; her siblings, Dodd (Sandra) Motes, Dick Motes, and Cinda Motes; nieces, Mandy, Mary, and Marlee; nephews, Michael and Ty. 

Libba was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on February 2, 1958 to Sam Dodd Motes and Betty Henes Motes. She graduated from Jefferson Prep in 1976 and from the University of Arkansas in 1981.

Libba was married to Bob, the love of her life, in 1988 and their life was full of travel and adventure. After Bo was born, she dedicated her time to giving him the best life and the closest bond a mother and son could have. She fought to be there to provide him with the unconditional love and support he needed while he built his career. She lived her life to the fullest and felt so blessed for all the joy she was able to experience.

Libba was preceded in death by her father, Sam; her husband, Bob; aunt, Fay Henes; and brother, John Thomas Motes.

Services will be held at a later date. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Trinity Episcopal Church in Pine Bluff or Shaw Cancer Center in Edwards, Co.