Barbara Tibbs


March 16, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Barbara Gail Tibbs, 58, of Iola died Monday, March 15, 2010, at Allen County Hospital in Iola.
She was born Sept. 6, 1951, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Edward Wayne and Lucille Charlotte (Osier) Berglund. She was raised by her grandmother, Alice J. Wilson, in Iola. She graduated from Udall High School and made her home in the Chicago area before returning to Iola.
She was a member of  First Church of the Nazarene in Iola. She had a good sense of humor and was a fighter through all of her illnesses.
She is survived by three sisters, Nancy Evans, Warren, Mich., and Micky Kinzle and Sharon Lane, both of Iola; and many nieces and nephews
A sister, Patricia Allie, died earlier.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Friday at First Church of the Nazarene in Iola. The Rev. Duane Copsey will officiate.
Memorials to American Cancer Society may be left at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences for the family may be left at

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