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Barbara Jean Hoyle


October 4, 2017

Barbara Jean Hoyle surrounded by family, passed away in her home on Sept. 24, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. She was the oldest of two children born to Loyd Parris Cobb and Margaret Goldie Barber. Her mother died when Barbara was only four years old so she and her brother were raised by her grandparents. She was born in Compton, California and grew up in Astoria, Oregon. She moved to Klickitat, Washington for her senior year of high school. After graduation she married David Winters in 1955. They had four children: Kimberly, David, Timothy, and Lori. She raised the kids in Goldendale, where she worked at the hospital as an assistant to the director. She married Ed Hoyle in 1979, which added a stepson, Stephen Hoyle. The combined family is five children, 12 grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Barbara always showed unconditional love for everyone, especially her family.

Viewing will be at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Columbia Basin Ward Building at 7750 Eltopia West Road, Eltopia, Washington. Service will be at 11 a.m. and burial will follow at Country View Cemetery on Sheffield Rd, near Basin City, Washington.

Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family invites you to sign their on-line guest book at


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