1949 - January 5, 2013
Our loving Mother and Nana, Linda K. Barber, passed away peacefully in her home on Jan. 5, 2013, after a courageous battle with breast cancer.
Linda was born March 26, 1949, in Emporia, Kan., to Francis Roland and Betty Chapman Brown.
She graduated from Highland High School in 1967 in Topeka. Linda then graduated from Beauty School in Topeka.
She met the love of her life Lynn A. Barber. They were married Dec. 20, 1969.
They later moved to Craig in 1972. Linda and Lynn then started their family with Kassandra Barber in 1979, and then 6 years later came Casey Jo in 1985.
After Casey was born she moved the family to Brown’s Park to be with Lynn, and later moved to Vernal, Utah, with Lynn and the girls in July of 1991.
Linda worked for 20 years for the Uintah School District in the kitchen and as a sweeper. She made many friends while working for them.
She was a friend to all that she met. She was greatly loved by her husband, daughters, and grandchildren, and also any of the friends of the girls that called her Mom as well.
Linda is preceded in death by her loving husband, Lynn, and her parents.
Linda is survived by her loving two daughters, Kassandra (Yancy) Sharp and Casey (Jon) Thomas. She is also survived by grandchildren Kaitlyn, Karstyn, Deedra and Melonie Sharp, Rylee and Kyleigh Pohl, and Casen, Jaden and Sadie Thomas. Linda is also survived by her siblings Phyllis (Kenny) Wilkes and Mike Brown.
Memorial Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the Maeser Third Ward Chapel at 2575 N 1500 W, with visitation for family one hour prior.
Services will be under the direction of Vernal Blackburn Mortuary.