Evelyn Kaye (Stringham) Barney, aged 73, died peacefully on May 29th, 2014 in Sandy, UT after a struggle with cancer. Evelyn was born April 26th, 1941 in St. George, UT, the daughter of Albert Earl Stringham and Hattie Emily Weaver. She had 8 siblings: Norma (d.1994), Ruby, Margarett (d.1971), Lyle, Elwood, John, Paul and Darrell.
Evelyn loved her family and friends. She was known to shop more than was reasonable, and had a great sense of humor. She married twice. The first was to Richard W. Barney who passed away in 1988. Her second marriage was to Patrick Hancock, who is also deceased. She has lived in Sandy, UT with her son and daughter-in-law since 2001.
Before her retirement, she worked as a machinist, fabricating critical parts for various government projects, including N.A.S.A.’s Space Shuttle program.
Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (Barney) Hulse of St. George, UT and her son Christopher Barney of Sandy, UT. In addition she has 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
- There will be a viewing on Saturday, June 7, at 9 a.m. at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff Street, St. George, UT, followed by Funeral services at 10 a.m.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454.
Friends and family are invited to sign Evelyn’s guest book at www.spilsburymortuary.com.