Barbara Elayne Vardaman(1933 - 2018)

Barbara Elayne Vardaman,
age 84, of Lakewood, Colorado
passed away on Wednesday,
June 20, 2018. Barbara
was born to Harley K. and
Vera Mae Parker Howard on
December 12, 1933 in Shambaugh,
Iowa.
Barbara was a woman of
many talents. She worked in
many capacities to support
the activities of her children.
Cub Scouts, Webelos, Brownies,
Little League Baseball, softball, and
Westernaires became her passion.
No matter where they lived, she
worked devotedly for her church.
For many years, she cooked meals at
church or in her home for people in
need.
Barbara valued her friends and loved
spending time with them playing
bridge, hand and foot, or just laughing
over a meal.
Barbara is preceded in death by her
parents, Harley K. and Vera Mae Parker
Howard, her husband, Marion Vardaman,
her brother, Harley Jr. Howard,
and her nephew, Brett Howard Mac-
Donald.
Barbara is survived by
her children, Craig Lindley
Vardaman (Diana Murray),
Kristin Elayne Vardaman,
and Curtis Alan Vardaman
(Denise), and grandchildren,
Justin Vardaman (Sarah),
Odean Vardaman, and
Shanice Vardaman, as well as
great-grandchildren; Taylor,
Echo, and Nadya Vardaman,
and sister, Beverly MacDonald
(Jerold).
A visitation was held on Sunday, June
24, 2018 at Olinger Hampden Mortuary,
8600 E. Hampden Ave. Denver, Colorado,
80231.
A memorial service will be held on
Friday, June 29, 2018 at 2:00PM at Green
Mountain United Methodist Church,
12755 W. Cedar Dr. Lakewood, CO
80228. A reception will follow in the
Green Mountain United Methodist
Church reception hall.
Fond memories and expressions
of sympathy may be shared at www.

Funeral Home

Olinger Hampden Mortuary & Cemetery
8600 East Hampden Ave Denver, CO 80231
(303) 771-4636

Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from June 26 to July 25, 2018