Wilma Marie Barlow


(Feb. 21, 2007)

Wilma Marie Barlow, 81, died Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the home of her daughter in Powell.

She was born Nov. 24, 1925, in Kirk, Colo., to Elmer E. and Luella V. (Neitzel) Kness. She married Edison S. Barlow on Jan. 15, 1946, in Boise, Idaho. Her husband died in 1972.

Wilma had a deep love for the Lord. She was giving and compassionate and will be greatly missed for the complete joy she created in her family. She was a member of the Harvest Community Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Willson of Powell and Kitty Nettie of Avondale, Ariz.; two sons-in-law; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, Inetha Dillard of Medford, Ore.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edison; her parents; two brothers, J.D. Kness and Warren (Buck) Kness; and two sisters, Juanda Campbell and Betty Hamilton.

Memorial services will be held and interment of cremains will be in Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery in Medford, Ore. Ballard Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.