Barbara June Smith

Obituaries in Shawnee, OK | The Shawnee News-Star
Obituaries in Shawnee, OK | The Shawnee News-Star
Resthaven Funeral Home

Barbara June (Wickware) Smith was called to be with the Lord on December 31, 2021.

She was born in Shawnee, OK to Ernest and Naomi Wickware on December 3, 1943. She was a resident of Shawnee for most of her life. Barbara graduated from Shawnee High School in 1961 and later attended Seminole Junior College. She married Joe D. Smith. Together they had 4 children: Stacey Smith, OKC, OK, Neovella Smith of Broken Arrow, OK, Joe S. Smith of Shawnee, OK, and Lana and (Steve Rivera) of Fort Polk, LA. Grandchildren: Natahlie and (James Miner) of Tulsa, OK, Aaron and (Maggie Smith) of Shawnee, OK, Breanna and (Nick Sebourn) of Shawnee, OK, Alyssa Rivera and Alyvia of Fort Polk, LA. Great-grandchildren: Palmer and Chapel Miner of Tulsa, OK, Sawyer Sebourn of Shawnee, OK, Nevaeh and Logan Smith of Shawnee, OK. She also has many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Barbara is preceded in death by her father Ernest Wickware, her mother Naomi Wickware, and her brother Larry Wickware.

Barbara is survived by her sister, Louvilla (Wickware) Dame, Elizabeth, CO.

Barbara loved children. She devoted most of her life caring for children. She was most proud of her position as a House Mom at the Youth and Family Resource Center (Hope House) in Shawnee.

She enjoyed playing the piano, listening to music, and watching old movies with her children and grandchildren. Her beautiful spirit and kind soul will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be held January 14, 2022 from 4-8PM at Resthaven Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held January 15, 2022 at 2PM at Resthaven Funeral Home.

Posted online on January 10, 2022

Published in Shawnee News-Star

Obituaries in Shawnee, OK | The Shawnee News-Star
Obituaries in Shawnee, OK | The Shawnee News-Star

Barbara June Smith

Resthaven Funeral Home

Barbara June (Wickware) Smith was called to be with the Lord on December 31, 2021.

She was born in Shawnee, OK to Ernest and Naomi Wickware on December 3, 1943. She was a resident of Shawnee for most of her life. Barbara graduated from Shawnee High School in 1961 and later attended Seminole Junior College. She married Joe D. Smith. Together they had 4 children: Stacey Smith, OKC, OK, Neovella Smith of Broken Arrow, OK, Joe S. Smith of Shawnee, OK, and Lana and (Steve Rivera) of Fort Polk, LA. Grandchildren: Natahlie and (James Miner) of Tulsa, OK, Aaron and (Maggie Smith) of Shawnee, OK, Breanna and (Nick Sebourn) of Shawnee, OK, Alyssa Rivera and Alyvia of Fort Polk, LA. Great-grandchildren: Palmer and Chapel Miner of Tulsa, OK, Sawyer Sebourn of Shawnee, OK, Nevaeh and Logan Smith of Shawnee, OK. She also has many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Barbara is preceded in death by her father Ernest Wickware, her mother Naomi Wickware, and her brother Larry Wickware.

Barbara is survived by her sister, Louvilla (Wickware) Dame, Elizabeth, CO.

Barbara loved children. She devoted most of her life caring for children. She was most proud of her position as a House Mom at the Youth and Family Resource Center (Hope House) in Shawnee.

She enjoyed playing the piano, listening to music, and watching old movies with her children and grandchildren. Her beautiful spirit and kind soul will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be held January 14, 2022 from 4-8PM at Resthaven Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held January 15, 2022 at 2PM at Resthaven Funeral Home.

Posted online on January 10, 2022

Published in Shawnee News-Star