The Ottumwa Courier

February 18, 2013

Barbara Wilcox, 84, Ottumwa


OTTUMWA — Barbara Lee Wilcox, 84, formerly of 817 Lee Ave. died at 2:04 p.m. February 16, 2013 at the Bloomfield Care Center.

She was born March 8, 1928 in Ottumwa to Harold Glen and Ona Merryman Wilcox.

She worked at Busy Bee Laundry for many years.

Surviving is a sister, Shirley Burton of Cedar Rapids; a brother, Wallace Baker of Bloomfield; extended family, Deanna Bell, Kayla Wyers, Lisa Davis, Tiffany Sallee, Alyshia and Dennis Shanklin all of Ottumwa, Kristi and Caleb Hale of Bloomfield along with many other friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Dwaine Baker.

Her body has been cremated.  Inurnment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made in care of Deanna Bell at 808 Lee Ave. Ottumwa, IA 52501.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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