In Loving Memory of Berenice Barney: 1920-2022


Vincent Barney, of Tenino, was born Aug. 23, 1920, in Bucoda, Washington, and passed away Aug. 2, 2006, in Tenino. 

Berenice Barney was born Nov. 19, 1920, in the Hanaford Valley in Centralia, Washington, and passed away at 101 years old on Aug. 2, 2022, in Prestige Care of Centralia. 

They both graduated from Centralia High School and being high school sweethearts married Sept. 10, 1939. Together they owned and operated Barney's Auto Service of Tenino for 46 years, retiring in 1991. 

They are survived by three children, Sheri Barbeau, Vici Wicklund and Larry Barney (Georgia), and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. 

A private committal for Berenice will be held at Forest Grove Cemetery in Tenino.