Barbara J. Yearsley, age 78 of Dunbar, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha.
Barbara was born on Feb. 8, 1940; the daughter of George Dewey and Theresa Marie (Wirth) Yearsley.  She attended District 74 Country School and then Dunbar High School where she graduated with the class of 1958.
Barbara was a member of the United Methodist Church in Syracuse.
She is survived by nieces:  Nancy Yearsley of Estes Park, Colo., Shirley Gude and husband Mick of Omaha; Donita Sintek of Clatonia; Cathy Halbasch and husband Don of Syracuse; great-nieces and nephews, Scott Gude and wife Mandy of Jacksonville, Fla., Tara Kramer and husband Jon of Omaha; Renee Christiansen and husband Mike of Richmond, Va., Lance Sintek and wife Shannon of Gretna; Heidi Fishpaw of Syracuse; and Theresa Halbasch-Peterson and husband Chad of La Vista; other family and friends.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Arnold, Earl and Kenny Yearsley.
A Memorial Service was to be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the United Methodist Church in Syracuse with Pastor Dick Webster officiating.  Burial will be at a later date in the Wyuka Cemetery at Nebraska City.
Memorials may be given to the Nebraska Humane Society, Dunbar Fire & Rescue or the United Methodist Church in Syracuse. Remembrances may be left at Gude Mortuary in charge of arrangements.