Barbara Lewallen, 88, of San Diego, CA, passed away peacefully at her home on March 19, 2014. She was born in Brawley, CA, on September 2, 1925. Barbara attended Sweetwater High School in National City. |
She married H.L. Lewallen, a pilot in the U.S. Navy, on May 6, 1945. Barbara was an officer's wife and lived in seven different states as well as Japan. She worked as a civil servant in various places where her husband was stationed. Barbara was the first Supervisor of the visitor's center at Arlington National Cemetery in 1968.
Barbara is survived by two children, Robert Lewallen of Ramona and William Lewallen of Chula Vista; four grandchildren, Clayton Lewallen, Sarah Marie Lewallen, David Lewallen and Daniel Lewallen, all of San Diego; and two great-grandchildren.
Services have been held.
Published in the Ramona Sentinel on Apr. 17, 2014