Clara Veronica Barber, 94, of Billings, who was born in Wyoming and spent much of her life in California, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Horizon Hospice House.
She was born on May 19, 1917, in Garland, Wyo., to Henry and Loretta (Moheiser) Meyers, and had seven brothers and sisters.
After she graduated from high school, she worked at the Powell Beanery in Powell, Wyo. She then moved to California, working for various hotels as a waitress. She married Robert C. Barber in Anaheim, Calif., on July 1, 1947.
They moved to Palm Desert, Calif., where Mr. Barber died on March 10, 1990. Mrs. Barber moved to Billings in 1995 to live with her sister, Loretta.
Survivors include sisters, Loretta Johannes of Billings and Ethel Heimer of Powell, Wyo.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Cremation & Funeral Gallery.