Barbara Ann Hartley, age 54 of Cushing passed away on Monday evening, June 23, 2008 at the St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa.

Memorial services have been entrusted to the Palmer Marler Funeral Home in Cushing and will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 27, 2008 at the First United Methodist Church in Cushing with Reverend Kevin Clouse officiating.

Barbara was born on December 12, 1954 in Blue Island, Illinois to Robert and Carolyn (Kinsella) Burns. Barbara married Wayne Hartley on November 15, 1975 in Illinois. They moved to Cushing in 1978 from Illinois.

Barbara had been affiliated with the Show & Tell and the Shop & Swap for several years and at the time of her death she was the publisher for both of these papers.

She was an active member of the Lion’s Club and a Leo Leader. Barbara enjoyed making, selling and repairing stained glass. She also enjoyed traveling and spending time on the beach.

Survivors include her husband of 32 years Wayne Hartley of the home, son Chris Hartley of Stillwater and daughter Alyssa Hartley of Cushing, brother John Burns and wife Kathy of Illinois, sisters Mary Aducci and husband Douglas of Indiana, Jennifer Mendoza and husband Richard of Colorado, father Robert Burns of Illinois, numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

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