Barbara J. Lampley, 72, of Benton, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013 at her home.
She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Feb. 5, 1941, the daughter of Chester and Mary Elsie (Trasky) Kanoza.
She married Herbert L. Lampley on Dec. 22, 1961 in Newhall, CA and he survives.
Mrs. Lampley was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Benton. She was retired from Benton School District and Wal-Mart.
Mrs. Lampley is survived by her husband Hubert L. Lampley, of Benton; one son, Matthew C. Lampley and wife Rosanna of Decatur; grandsons Matthew T. Lampley, serving in the National Guard, Seve Lampley, of Decatur and Salvador Lampley, of Decatur.
Also surviving is three sisters, Pat, Linda and Jane and two brothers James and Jeffrey. She was preceded in death by her parents and by a son, Brian Wesley Lampley.
Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Benton with Father Joseph Trapp officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Oddfellows in Benton. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton. There will be a prayer service Tuesday evening at the funeral home.