LEOTA ANN VICKERS Leota Ann Vickers, 69, passed away at her home, with her family by her side. She was born in Huntington, West Virginia, and had lived in Barstow for 26 years. Leota worked at Ft. Irwin for many years as a data processor, retiring after 31 years. She volunteered as a Pink Lady at Barstow Community Hospital, and was a member of the Barstow Senior Citizens Center, where her favorite activity was line dancing. She also enjoyed jewelry making, drag racing, truck driving and reading. Surviving Lodie are her husband of 48 years, Harold, daughter Alicia Ann Vickers, granddaughter Melanie Pina, 1 great-grandson, and sister Phyllis Freeman. Service for Leota will be on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Visitation will be at 4:00 pm, with the funeral service at 6:00 pm, all at Mead Mortuary, 36930 Irwin Road. Burial will be on February 28, 2013 at Riverside National Cemetery. Please make donations in memory of Leota to Community Hospice of Victor Valley, 16147 Kamana Road, Apple Valley, CA 92307, in recognition of Silvia Hill, CHHA, for the care she gave to Leota and her family. Arrangements provided by Mead Mortuary, 256-5671. www.meadcares.com
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Published in the Daily Press on Feb. 26, 2013