Evelyn Kaye (Stringham) Barney

Barney, Evelyn(April 26, 1941 – May 29, 2014)

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.

Funeral Services

  • 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.

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8 Comments

  • Bonnie Parr June 2, 2014 at 11:00 am

    I will miss her so much. My condolences to her family. All her friends in chat will miss her. I loved the times we went to lunch and laughed over things.

  • Tootsie7019 ( Chris McMillan) June 2, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Evelyn will certainly be missed– She did so many nice things for her friends, she made me Raggady Ann and Andy- a pillow, Pj holder, and also burned me a cd of her playing the piano, I thought a lot of her, she was a talented lady.

  • gracie 255 June 2, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    I will miss my wonderful friend of many yrs.i have many photos she sent to me a friendship pillow a ragadian.she made for alleverything she sent me was all ducktaped lol oh how we laughed about that.she was a friend to all on here I loved you evelyn . RIP GIDDY
    youll never be forgotten.love you .

  • gracie 255 June 2, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    youll always be in my heart evelyn your now at pease no more pain love you .patsy gracie255.

  • warm_smileyface June 2, 2014 at 5:47 pm

    I have three CD’s that she made for my husband John – when he was ill- and the sweet cards she sent him.
    she brightened his last days and we both loved her.What a shame we didnt get to meet last year

  • susie June 2, 2014 at 6:57 pm

    i have known sst from the chat room for 14 years she was one of two of the first woman i spoke to and we hit it off she was a runner i was and still am a walker. she called my home and spoke to both me and muriel was so sick . i called sst before she got moved to the last place she was in before she died and spoke a few minutes so i will treasure that and now she is with jesus and another angel watching down over all of us. she was just a kind and caring and loving friend. i will miss her so much. love you sst. your friend, susie from california

  • Chattiebaby June 4, 2014 at 7:48 am

    so sorry to hear of the loss of my buddy “Giddy” , we had great chats, and I had her number to call when I went to Colorado, but I never did. We all regret these things we want to do and ever do. I know she had been ill and suffering. She will remain one of my dear friends in chat. Chattiebaby

  • Dee_blu June 4, 2014 at 7:52 am

    So sorry to hear about Evelyn’s death. She was such a sweet person and I
    enjoyed seeing and talking to her in the Yahoo Chat Room. She was such a
    caring person. So glad I got to order some Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls from
    her for my great grands. My sincere condolences to the family during your time
    of bereavement.

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