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Barbara Lynn Skinner


Barbara Lynn Skinner died January 22, 2022, in Wayne, Oklahoma, at the age of 63 years 18 days. Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment was at Lexington Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made, and service live streamed at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.

Barbara was born January 4, 1959 in Tulare, California, to Earl and Mary Luceal (Wilkinson) Simmons. She was raised and attended school in Henryetta, Oklahoma. Barbara was baptized into the General Assembly and Church of the First Born at the age of 12.

She married Danny Skinner on November 28, 1978 in Gainsville, Texas. Barbara loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  She also enjoyed quilting, making people laugh, mowing and going to the Idaho camp out.  Barbara liked to travel, as well as,  serving the Lord, spending time with the brethern, and helping people.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Simmons and Mary Luceal Skinner; her husband, Danny Skinner; her daughters, Lisa Sanders and Heather Reeves; her grandchildren, Russell Reeves and Austin Sanders; her siblings, Doris Harris, Nora Belle Simmons, Sharon Rosengarten and Mary Simmons; her nephews, Cody Simmons and Aaron Harris, Jr.; and her nieces, Rebekah Scott and Lucy Harris.   

Survivors include her children, Cher Hayles and husband, Keith, of Lexington, Cristy Barnes and husband, Yancy, of Lexington, Billy Skinner and wife, Brandy, of Lexington, Danny Skinner Jr. of Wayne,  Jeramy Skinner of Wayne, David Skinner and wife, Jennifer, of Lexington, Larry Skinner of New Jersey, Jesika Skinner of Norman and Billy Skinner Jr. of Wayne; 25 grandchildren;three great-grandchildren and two on the way; her siblings, Rhonda Fulton and husband, Gregg, of Texas, Rene Ivey of Purcell, Martha Jones of Wayne and Earl Simmons of Lexington; and numerous other relatives and friends.