July 20, 2022
Barbara Meakins passed away Monday, July 11, 2022 at the age of 91.
Barbara Barkley Meakins was born Feb. 21, 1931, to Edwin A. Barkley and Mildred Sutley Barkley. She was the oldest of three girls, Barbara, Diane Tippets and Sherrilyn Smith Yost.
Barbara graduated from Fleming High School in 1949 and later attended the University of Colorado-Boulder graduating in 1953. After graduating from CU, she returned to northeast Colorado and was a business teacher for 25 years, having taught in Haxtun, Holyoke and at Northeastern Junior College.
Barbara met and married Howard Meakins on June...