Blanche Norene Coburn Barrett, 82 died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Hospice of the Valley in Goodyear, Ariz.
Born Oct. 21, 1925, in Hollywood, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Bedford and Della Francis Culp Coburn, she was employed at AT&T as a telephone operator.
She married Ernest Barrett, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.
Survivors include one daughter, Jana Elyse Kloppe and husband, Lloyd; one son, Danny Paul Barrett; three grandchildren, Amanda Bettine and Sarah Sabine Barrett and Bryan Timothy Kloppe; three sisters, Doris Jean Miller, Peggy Francis Cline and Charlotte Kirvan; one brother, Robert Bedford Coburn, Jr., and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in New Haven, Mo.
Graveside services will follow at 11 a.m.
Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home of New Haven and Ganley Funeral Home of Buckeye, Ariz. are handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Arizona Reservation Ministries, P.O. Box 2393, Globe, Ariz. 85502-2393.
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