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Fern Ethel Barr Worden
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1911
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2010
Carbon County
Wyoming, USA

Obit: Loveland Daily Reporter-Herald-Loveland, Co
Published: 12/7/2010

Fern Ethel (Barr) WORDEN passed away Dec. 1, 2010, at the age of 99. Fern was born on a farm near Lacell, Iowa, on Oct. 30, 1911, second child of Samuel Pearl Barr and Zada Ethel McMurtrey Barr. She taught grades one to eight in a one-room schoolhouse in rural Iowa near Osceola until she married. On Oct. 27, 1934, she married Melvin Claude Worden in Chillicothe, MO. The family moved to Loveland, CO in 1950. Fern and Melvin retired to Saratoga, WY in 1970. Fern was a member of the Rebecca Lodge since 1971 and served as Noble Grand and District Deputy President. She was also an active member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Saratoga, WY. Fern was a resident of Valley View Rehabilitation and Care Center for the last 12 years. They had four children, Merle Ernest, Marvin James, Mary Marie Chrisman and Melody Ann Busch. Fern was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin; sister, Sylvia; brother, Tom; and son, Marvin. Survivors include her three children Merle E. (Roberta) of Burlington, CO; Mary W. Chrisman of Andover, OH and Melody A. Busch (James) of Windsor, CO; daughter-in-law, Lila J. Worden, Saratoga, WY; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister, Mamie (Dwight) Haftner; and sister-in-law, Fay Worden. Fern always enjoyed the great outdoors, She loved gardening, camping, hunting, fishing, riding four-wheelers and snowmobiles with her family and friends. Memorial services will be held at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Saratoga, WY, Dec. 8, 2010, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the service at the Saratoga Cemetery. The family has requested memorial contributions be made to Valley View Rehabilitation and Care center, P.O. Box 630, Saratoga, WY 82331, or a charity of your choice.
Family links: 
  Samuel P Barr (1886 - 1968)
  Zada Ethel McMurtrey Barr (1888 - 1970)
  Melvin Claude Worden (1912 - 1994)
  Marvin James Worden (1939 - 2009)*
  Mary Marie Worden Chrisman (1946 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Fern E.
Oct. 30, 1911
Dec. 1, 2010

Melvin C.
Dec. 11, 1912
May 11, 1994
Saratoga Cemetery
Carbon County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: Sec 2 Bk 31 Lot 18 Gr
Created by: Elyse Hardin
Record added: May 04, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 129174924
Fern Ethel <i>Barr</i> Worden
Added by: Elyse Hardin
Fern Ethel <i>Barr</i> Worden
Added by: Elyse Hardin
Fern Ethel <i>Barr</i> Worden
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