In Loving Memory of Barbara Elayne Vardaman
Barbara Elayne Vardaman, age 84, of Lakewood, Colorado passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Barbara was born to Harley K. and Vera Mae Parker Howard on December 12, 1933 in Shambaugh, Iowa. Barbara was a woman of many talents. She worked in many capacities to support the activities of her children. Cub Scouts, Webelos, Brownies, Little League Baseball, softball, and Westernaires became her passion. No matter where they lived, she worked devotedly for her church. For many years, she cooked meals at church or in her home for people in need. Barbara valued her friends and loved spending time with them playing bridge, hand and foot, or just laughing over a meal. Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, Harley K. and Vera Mae Parker Howard, her husband, Marion Vardaman, her brother, Harley Jr. Howard, and her nephew, Brett Howard Mac- Donald. Barbara is survived by her children, Craig Lindley Vardaman (Diana Murray), Kristin Elayne Vardaman, and Curtis Alan Vardaman (Denise), and grandchildren, Justin Vardaman (Sarah), Odean Vardaman, and Shanice Vardaman, as well as great-grandchildren; Taylor, Echo, and Nadya Vardaman, and sister, Beverly MacDonald (Jerold). A visitation was held on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Olinger Hampden Mortuary, 8600 E. Hampden Ave. Denver, Colorado, 80231. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 2:00PM at Green Mountain United Methodist Church, 12755 W. Cedar Dr. Lakewood, CO 80228. A reception will follow in the Green Mountain United Methodist Church reception hall. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.
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