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Barbara J. Markley

1937 - 2021


Barbara Joyce Markley, 83, of Macomb passed away at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at the Lamoine Senior Living Center in Macomb.
She was born on October 12, 1937 in Macomb to Beryl and Dorothea Hillyer Schisler. She married William Markley on July 27, 1958 in Macomb. He passed away on August 4, 2013. 
She is also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Roger Markley and one brother, Jim Schisler.
Barbara is survived by one son, Jim (Dianne) Markley of Greenview; one daughter, Lisa Jo (Darrin) Westermann of Olatha, Colorado; six grandchildren, Ali Markley, Zach Markley, Madisson Markley, Payton Markley, Cameron Westermann and Tanner Westermann; two great-grandchildren, Gideon Harman and Finnley White; one brother, Jerry Schisler of Industry; one sister, Sharon Schisler of Macomb and several nieces and nephews.
Barbara lived most of her life in the Macomb area where she worked as a farm wife. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Macomb. She danced with the LaMoine Squares of Macomb and the Rambling Rose Square Dance club of Roseville. She and her husband wintered in Florida for several years.
A private graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb with Reverend Kelly Ingersoll officiating. There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.
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Rose Marie Lynn

June 30, 2021 6:19 AM

Steve and I have many fond memories of Barb. She and Bill were the best neighbors. I’m so sorry for your loss.
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Teri Schisler Waugh

May 28, 2021 10:54 AM

She was a wonderful aunt with a great sense of humor.

Jennifer Heath

May 27, 2021 5:39 PM

Lisa, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I have good memories of her from our grade school days.


June 21, 2021 2:49 PM

Thank you Jennifer!

Tammy Schisler-Abramson

May 26, 2021 8:35 PM

Grateful for my fond memories of Barb. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Tammy Schisler-Abramson

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Cathy Schisler-Parker

May 26, 2021 7:27 PM

With heartfelt condolences, thinking of you all.

Cathy Schisler-Parker
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