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“i certainly enjoyed her book and have spent time trying to find her grandparents homestead as a local gal...rip mrs twibell.. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: vicki ehrgood - carson, WA

“We knew Doug and Barbara when they lived in Olympia. Our son Paul was friends with Keith. We want to send our deepest sympathy to Doug, Keith, Paul...Read More ยป
2 of 3 | Posted by: Ann Tischer - Olympia, WA

“We celebrate our remarkable neighbor. Peace, Serenity, Steadfastness ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Benjamin & Roslyn Detering - WA


BARBARA JEAN TWIBELL of Aberdeen, WA died March 25, 2018 at the age of 77. She and her husband, Doug Twibell purchased the Mills & Mills Funeral Service in Olympia in 1980, selling it in the 1990s. In 1994, they purchased Fern Hill Funeral Home from Gordon Peterson. They brought their son, Keith, on to manage the firm. Barbara established a Widow/Widower support group in Olympia, Aberdeen and at Westport called Solos. She graduated from the California College of Mortuary Science in Los Angeles.