Barbara's Story

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Barbara Faye Upchurch Vitatoe was born August 30, 1934 in
Monticello, the daughter of the late Otto and Marie Upchurch.
She departed this life, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Golden Years Nursing Home reaching an age of 82 years.
On August 1, 1953, she united in marriage with her husband of 61 years, Charles Louis Vitatoe, who passed away August 23, 2014.
To this union two sons survive—Steve Vitatoe and Doug (Connie) Vitatoe. An infant daughter—Debra Ann Vitatoe precedes her in death.
Also surviving are her grandchildren—Jacob and James (Mary) Vitatoe, Heather (Eric) Prince, Christie Townsend, Dusty and Kyle Vitatoe; and several great-grandchildren; her sisters—Mary Sue English and Glenda Conn with several other relatives and many, many friends to mourn her passing.
She made her home on the farm where she worked alongside her husband.
She accepted Christ as her Savior and was a member of the Lockett's Chapel Methodist Church for over 50 years.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 10, 2016 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Gary Clark officiating. Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on December 13, 2016
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