Obituary for Sybil Barnes
Vondel Smith South Lakes
Visitation & Viewing will be Tuesday & Wednesday from 4-8 P.M. at the funeral home
Services will be held at 2 P.M. on Thursday, August 31, 2017 in the South Lakes Chapel
Interment to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association Oklahoma Chapter
Oklahoma City Office: 2123 N. Classen Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Sybil, 91, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Aug 26, 2017. The daughter of Marvin Lee & Adlee Virginia (Hill) Watkins, Sybil was born June 24, 1926 in Crossett, Arkansas. After graduating from Crossett High School, Sybil continued her education at Oklahoma City Community College where she became an LPN and worked as an OBGYN nurse at Dr. William Crittendons’ Clinic for many years. She married her sweetheart, William H. Barnes on Sept, 15 1946 and shared more than 55 years of marriage and raising their family. In addition to being a loving wife and devoted mother, Sybil enjoyed such hobbies as cooking, sewing, camping and volunteering, but most of all being with her family. She will be deeply missed by all her family and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband,
2 sisters: Naomi Barnard & Martha Kirkpatrick
2 brothers; Ralph and Durwood Doss.
Sybil leaves cherished memories with her family:
2 sons: William Randall Barnes & wife, Sharon
John Ashley Barnes;
Daughter, Donna L. Newsom & husband, Donald;
Sister, Dean Langley;
5 grandchildren: Julie Geren & husband, Steve,
Jennifer Rose Barnes,
Aris Seaberg Barnes,
& Marian Barnes;
4 great grandchildren
And numerous loving family & friends.
“She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the weight of the world on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings” unknown
The family acknowledges the wonderful care Sybil received by Mission Hospice staff and Grace Brookwood Family.