Barbara K. Wylie, aged 73 years, returned to her heavenly home on May 15, 2019. Her strong faith in Jesus Christ, as well as her devotion to family and friends, gave her the courage to fight ALS, and ultimately find peace.
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Service: A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 11 am at Woods Chapel Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The ALS Association.
Barbara was born on February 15, 1946, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Everett and Mary Fogel. She graduated from Cory High School, received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Indiana State University, and Master’s Degree from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She first served as an educator in Ohio before moving to Texas. She worked for Dallas ISD for 15 years, and then taught for 20 years at Wimbish Elementary School in Arlington, Texas, before retiring.
She was a gifted teacher who loved her students deeply. She enjoyed volunteering with many ministries at her church, playing with her grandchildren, growing orchids, reading, watching BBC mysteries, sewing, and baking world-class pies.
She is now reunited with her beloved father, mother, and grandparents.
Survivors: She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Samuel C. Wylie, Jr., her daughter and son, Amie Deupree and Brad Wylie, their spouses Kelvin Deupree and Donna Wylie, grandchildren Zane Deupree, Bryce Deupree, and Brinley Wylie, her brother, Bart Fogel, and his wife Susan Fogel of Brazil, Indiana, as well as her church family and much-loved friends.
Wade Family Funeral Home