RickeyJune 3, 1933 - Dec 26, 2012 MIDWEST CITY Barbara Rickey, 79-year-old resident of Midwest City, OK, passed away December 26, 2012. Born June 3, 1933, in Jane Lew, WV, she was the daughter of Thomas Blaine Clem and Tillie Jane Butcher Clem. Barbara was a longtime employee at Tinker A.F.B. and retired in January 1995. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, four sisters and one great-grandchild. She loved spending time with her family, especially grandchildren; playing board games, especially Scrabble; reading; and traveling to any Wal-Mart, K-Mart, or Big Lots wherever she went. Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Rickey, Sr., of the home; one son, Jimmie (Laura) Rickey, Jr., of MWC, OK; five daughters: Laura (Ray) Fugate, of OKC; Jane (John) Roberts, of OKC; Robin (Dela) Kwetey, of OKC; Ellen (Steve) Lane, of Choctaw, OK; and Kimberly (Derrick) Smith, of OKC; nine grandchildren, Jeremy, Rebecca, Whitney, Karen, Clayton, Zachary, Angelika, Patrick and Mallorie; three great-grandchildren, Serenity, Gracie and Avery; one sister, Donna Kiser, of West Virginia; and other family members. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2012, at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Chapel, Oklahoma City, OK, with burial following at Dale Cemetery, Dale, OK. Online condolences may be left at

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Published in The Oklahoman from Dec. 30 to Dec. 31, 2012