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Carolyn Rose Barney

Carolyn Rose Barney

ELKO, Nev. - Our beloved mother, grandmother and sister, Carolyn Rose Barney, age 74, passed away on July 14, 2009 surrounded by family in Elko, Nev.

She was born Jan. 17, 1935 in Panaca, Nev., to Merrill and Kate Larsen. She married Clinton Verl Thorngren on June 17, 1954 in Circleville. He passed away in March 1960. She then married William Lee Barney on Sept. 1, 1960, in Ely Nev.

Carolyn was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She loved cooking, drinking Pepsi, music and family reunions.

Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren.

She was a proud seamstress at Koret's from its opening day to the day it closed and would sew for her family in her spare time.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her husband, William; her two daughters, Ramona (Delbert) and Cathy (Paul); her two sons, Dennis (Jennifer) and Wesley; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandchildren, Sharon and Jared; and her younger brother, Burt.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 18, at 11 a.m. at the Cleveland LDS Church. A viewing will be Friday, July 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Price and Saturday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the services. Interment will be at Cleveland City Cemetery.

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