Wilma Jean Sykes…November 17, 1939 – August 18, 2019


A celebration of life funeral service for longtime Lamar resident, Wilma Jean Sykes will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Kevin Hartman officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.

Visitation for Wilma will be held from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Thursday August 22, 2019 at the Peacock Family Chapel.

Wilma Jean Sykes was born on November 17, 1939 in St. Francis, KS to Wilber Dean Barnhart and Elizabeth Jane Levin-Barnhart and departed this life unexpectedly on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at her home in Lamar at the age of 79.

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, husband – Carl Sykes; Son – Troi Sykes; and one sister – Mary McPherson.

Wilma is survived by twin sons- Allan (Debbie) Sykes of Lamar and Darrell (Jean) Sykes of McClave; by six grandsons; 12 great grandchildren; and by one brother – Gary (Fran) Barnhart of Pueblo as well as by numerous other relatives and a host of friends.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Foundation either direct or in care of the funeral home office.

Visitation and services are under the direction of the Peacock Funeral Home. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at www.peacockfuneralhome.com

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