It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of our mother, Barbara L. Vineyard, on Monday, Nov. 18. She was born Oct. 5, 1938, on the Diamond Ranch in southeastern Wyoming. After leaving Wyoming, she moved to El Paso, Texas and then to Virginia Beach, Va. to be closer to family. She had a passion for gardening, loved nature walks and all of God’s little creatures, especially the birds.
Barbara is survived by her girls, Patricia Murphey (Mike), Tracy Mengel (Mark); grandchildren, Jody Winterholler, James Hazel, Mitchell Mengel and several great grandchilden; sister, MaryJo Lund (Larry) and brother, Nelson Vineyard (Carolyn). She is preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Iona (Cox) Vineyard and brothers, Eddy Dean (Cobby) and J.D. Vineyard. We would also like to acknowledge her special friend, Trudy Byrns.
The family is planning a private memorial in the spring and her final resting place will be under the beautiful Wyoming skies. She will be greatly missed.