Carolyn Ann Barnard

July 26, 1957October 23, 2010

Carolyn Ann Barnard, 53, Shawnee died on October 23, 2010 in Shawnee, Oklahoma from cancer. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at Resthaven Memorial Park. Services are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home. Carol was born on July 26, 1957 in Fairfax, Oklahoma to Alfred and Barbara (Harold) Barnard. Carol attended school in Dale, Oklahoma where she graduated in 1975. She also attended the Shawnee Beauty School. Carol was employed at several nursing homes in Shawnee and also at Atwood’s Farm and Ranch. Carol enjoyed horses, dancing, gardening and country music. She was an active member of the VFW Post 1317 and was also an officer of the Women’s Auxiliary Club. Carol enjoyed doing volunteer work for the area schools, the VFW and Feed the Children. She also volunteered her generosity to the needy families of Pottawatomie County. She was of the Baptist Faith. Carol is survived by the love of her life, Billy Canada of the home; daughter, Lee Anne Barnard of Louisiana; brothers, Clyde and wife Sharon of McLoud, Carl and Velma of Shawnee, Cal of McLoud, Chester of Shawnee and Cecil of McLoud; several Nieces and nephews and cousins. She is also survived by her cherished aunt, Rosalie Henderson of Ponca City. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Charles. The family has requested that donations be made to the VFW in Carol’s name. For more information on the services for Carol, please visit


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • Visitation Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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Christina, Mike & Kids

October 27, 2010

Billy, Thank you so much for caring for Carolyn in life and even in her passing. I know you were a blessing to her life and she loved you very much. If there is anything we can do, please call me anytime. I know Carolyn is in a better place now so my prayers will be with you. I pray for peace, comfort and strength for you during this time. Thank you again for loving her.

Elsie (Brown) Christie

October 27, 2010

Good Bye my friend. I will miss you. Our memories from grade school through high school will always bring smiles. Your laughter and loving friendship always encouraged me. Please accept my condolences for the loss of a wonderful friend, a very upbeat person and a strong woman. May God bless your family and friends you leave behind and may we all be reunited some day in heaven. Your friend,

Scott and Carol Canfield

October 27, 2010

We are so sorry to hear about Carolyn, we always enjoyed talking to her, she was so much fun, friendly and helpfun when she worked at Atwoods,
Scott liked for her to help him. She was one of a kind and will be greatly missed. We pray for all of you to find peace and comfort. Scott and Carol Canfield

Stephanie Johns

October 26, 2010

Cecil and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. Sincerely, Stephanie Morgan Johns