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Barbara Jo (Smith) Buckley

December 19, 1932 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Was Born in Twin falls, Idaho 1937 she is 1 of 4 children, Betty, Luella, Myron, born to Jesse & Virgie Smith,  Mom graduated from Bethel High school in Spanaway, WA 1955. Married Richard Buckley in 1957. Had the 1st of 4 children in 1958, Jesse, Regina, Craig, Tina. Barbara was an loving and amazing wife an mother, she never missed a beat, They move to South Hill Puyallup in 1963. Where Barbara work from home running the business R.Buckley Excavating as Richard was in the field, making sure all 4 kids were taken care of taking them to sports, 4H, swimming and doing school work with them. Mom was always the first one up had breakfast ready lunches made and the last to bed. She loved working in her yard, planting flowers. in summer at the end of the night she would take her cup of coffee and go outside and work in the flower beds that was her peaceful time to relax. Mom loved having family an friends over and entertaining. Mom was also a magnificent baker, always making us special desserts. When it came to birthdays she always made sure we had family around us to celebrate. Barbara also enjoyed being a grandmother to Jesse, Raina, Tabitha, Anthony, Shaina and a great-grandma to Joshua, Marcella, Alaina, Aurora, Imani, Jeffrey, Lil Anthony, Selena, Naomi, Kaylin, Ellie. Mom will be greatly missed by all. 

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