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Barbara Dale Hylton, 66, of Prineville, died May 26, 2002.
Her graveside funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville. Bishop Rulon Workman will conduct the service.
Barb was born on Sept. 17, 1935, at Hailey, Idaho, to Silas and Virda Worthington Allred. She grew up in Hailey and attended schools there.
She married the love of her life, Clark David Hylton, in Hailey on April 1, 1951. In 1952, they moved to Prineville and lived at the Ochoco Ranger Station. While living there they had three children. In 1965, they moved to Prineville where she had lived since.
Barb loved working with people, and loved her jobs working in various retail stores in Prineville. She had a love and a passion for bowling, and really enjoying coaching the youth bowling program.
She spent 30 years with the Prineville Bowling Association, serving in various leadership positions at the state and local level. She also served as the secretary for the Mop Droppers League for 26 years and was elected into the Bowlers Hall of Fame in 1995.
Barbara was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Eagles Auxiliary. She loved the outdoors and spent hours tending her rose garden. One of her greatest treasures was her fishpond, created by her son, Stuart. Her true pride and joy was spending time with her grandson, Jared.
Survivors include her daughters, Bobbe and her husband, Larry Bilyeu, of Baker City, and Annette Hylton of Madras; her grandson, Jared Bilyeu of Ashland; her mother, Virda Allred of Prineville; her brother, Donald, and his wife, Chelta Allred, of Park City, Utah; a sister, Lois Waters of Paicines, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clark; her son, Stuart; her father, Silas; her sister, Wanda Shacklett; and her beloved companion of the last 13 years, her dog, Mandy.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Women’s Bowling Association, P.O. Box 142, Prineville, OR 97754 or the charity of one’s choice.
Whispering Pines Funeral Home of Prineville is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 31, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor