Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
Barbara  Wilson Memorial
Barbara  Wilson Memorial

Barbara Wilson

Barbara Wilson

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Barbara Jeanne Wilson, 78 of Sedro-Woolley, passed away with her family by her side on Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Barb was born on May 12, 1941 in Tacoma, Washington to Clayton and Marie Couch.

Barb graduated from Burlington High School, and lived in Sedro-Woolley most of her adult life.  Barb lived a full and vibrant life with her family and friends.  She worked as a cook and caregiver throughout her life.  Barb was known around town for sewing projects and handmade crafts.  She enjoyed crafting, crocheting, quilting, sewing, farmers markets, and craft fairs.  During Barb’s life, she volunteered with the Boy and Girls Club and spent many days with her friends at the Sedro-Woolley Senior Center.  Barb was a proud mother, and grandmother who loved spending time with her family and working on a special handmade gift for her loved ones.

Barb is survived by sister, Nancy (Chuck) Boies of Lynden; brothers, Fred Couch and Doug Couch of Lynden; son, Mike (Trish) Couch of Lyman; daughter, Jeanne (Pat) Jensen of Sedro-Woolley; grandsons, Jeffery (Mikki) Jensen, James (Natalie) Knott, Jared (Wendy) Couch, Herb Jensen; granddaughter, Em Jensen; 9 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.

Barb is preceded in death by her parents, Clayton and Marie Couch.

Pursuant to Barb’s wishes, no funeral or celebration of life will be held.  Share your memories of Barb and sign the online guest register.


  • Penney C Holman

    Jeanne and Mike..I have so many many great memories of time spent with your Mom. What fun we had camping and canning and crafting. She was a fun person. I am sorry for your loss.

  • Kim Olander Mayer

    Sincere condolences to Barb’s family & friends. She was one of a kind!

  • Debbie Peterson

    So very sorry to hear your mom passed away Jeanne. Are prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. Love you Virginia and debbie Peterson

  • Nancy, Peggy, Cheryl and Dona (coffee time friends)

    We are so sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you. We so much enjoyed our friendship with Barb. She was a loving, sweet, kind, and witty lady. We have a lot of fond memories of Barb at our coffee get togethers and she will always be in our hearts. She will be greatly missed.

  • Mary Hamel

    Barbara was one year ahead of me in school. She was a very nice person. I later connected with her at Concretes farmers market. I am so sorry for your loss. God bless.

  • Jaretta Osborne

    I am so blessed to have had Barb in my life. We shared life stories with tears and laughter. I am going to miss her but I will always remember her amazing, beautiful soul. Love you my friend ❤

  • Rev. Jan & Elaine (Gaddis) Ekstedt

    Rev. Jan and Elaine (Gaddis) Ekstedt express our condolences.

  • Candice (Candy) Wyatt

    Farewell Barb until we meet again.To Free and the family so very sorry for your loss.

  • Stuart & Jamie Harr

    Oh I’m so sorry Mike & Jeannie, and families. I met your mom a few times and I swear you couldn’t have met a sweeter person. I happen to have Seahawk earrings she made and I just love them.
    She will be missed by all whose lives she touch. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families.

  • Jim and Sharon Dillon

    So very sorry for your loss. She was so very special. Mike and Jared hold your special memories close and remember all the happy times.

  • Brandy Rupe

    I’m sorry for the family’s loss. I knew her my whole life. She was like a grandma to me when I was a kid. She will me missed so much. RIP Barb.

  • Ray & Judy Pearson

    We enjoyed knowing Barb through the Fitness Center in Sedro Woolley. She was so faithful to exercise and she was always friendly with a smile. We’ve missed her for quite some time. We pray God’s peace and comfort be with the family at this time of her passing.
    Ray & Judy Pearson