Wanda Lee Barney, 87, died at Hickory Pointe Care Center, Oskaloosa, March 12, 2011, from congestive heart failure.
She was born in Lambert, Okla., July 5, 1923, to Loring and Letha Barrett Ames.
She was married for 20 years to Bob Gilkeson and they adopted two daughters, Elizabeth and Cheryl.
She married Marion Barney in July of 1966. He preceded her in death Dec. 9, 1997.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Gilkeson, Richwood, W.V.; stepchildren, Ruth Richey, Holden, Mo., Janet Mauck, Chino Valley, Ariz., Chris Clement, Benton, Ark., and Henry Barney and Beverly Blaser, Topeka; a sister, Betty Wolfe, Denver, Colo.; 19 grandchildren; 26 greatgrandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Cherly Petzels, a brother Jack Ames, one grandchild, and one great-grandchild.
Graveside inurnment services were March 19 at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Topeka. Chapel Oaks Funeral Home of Oskaloosa was in charge of arrangements.
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