The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

September 1, 2013

Barnes, 80

Enid News & Eagle

— Wilene Root Barnes celebrated her 80th birthday with a celebration noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Elks Lodge in Enid.

Cards for Wilene can be sent to 2805 Liberty Lane, Enid, OK 73703.

She was born Aug. 31, 1933, in the country near Bear, to Frank L. and Arlie Cox Hardwick.

She graduated from Calvin High School in 1952, and worked for Southwestern Bell for 34 years.

She is a member of Garriott Road Church of Christ, Over 55 Pitch Club, Moose Lodge and Senior Life Network.

Her children are Eddy Root and favorite daughter-in-law, Susan Root of Enid.

Her grandchildren are Brandi and husband, Tim Price; Megan and husband, Tyrel Victor, Jessica and husband, Joshua Pitts, Gregory Pekrul and Bryan Root. Great-grandchildren are Abbigayle, Jeremiah and Noah Price; Jadyn, Emma, Adyson and Ethan Pitts.

Her hobbies include making quilt tops, embroidery and textile painting. She also enjoys playing cards, board games and dice games.