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Barbara Louise (Milner) McClure


February 27, 2018

Barbara Louise Milner McClure died on February 21, 2018 at the age of 76.

Barbara was born on July 28, 1941, in Kremmling, Colorado to Gordon and Alberta (Scholl) Milner.

In December of 1957 she married George Reef, to this union four children were born, Theresa, Randy, Deanna and Greg. They later divorced, and Barb then married her husband of 35 years, Harold McClure, in 1969. To this union, twins were born, TJ and Jon. The family moved to Worland, Wyoming in the early 70s. Barbara held several jobs in Worland through the years including Western Supply, Gambles, Daylight Donuts, Lanes Meat & Sausage, Washakie County School District, and also her beloved Eagles.

In her earlier years, she played the piano and was a 4-H leader in Golden, CO. She enjoyed bowling, her average being a 169. She loved to cook and sew. Barb made over 3000 pillows for the Veterans and hospitals all over Wyoming. She spent countless hours volunteering for the Eagles Auxiliary. Her smile would greet you from across the room and she always had a memory to share! Her newfound hobby was to gamble.

Barbara is preceded in death by her father, Gordon W. Milner, her mother, Alberta E. Milner, two sisters Eleanor Kay Milner, Geraldine Faye Bathrick and her brothers Edwin Milner and Oliver Milner and her husband Harold McClure.

She is survived by six Children: Theresa Davis, Randy Reef (Tammie), Deanna Phillips (Marvin), Greg McClure (Lisa), TJ McClure (Anna), Jon McClure. 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Eagles Auxiliary on March 3rd at 1:00pm. Interment will take place in Yampa Colorado at a later date. Memorial donations to help with costs may be sent to Bryant Funeral Home, PO Box 524, Worland, WY 82401. Online condolences may be made at


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