Rebecca Dawn Barney, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, passed away Friday, June 24, 2011. She was born on Sept. 8, 1973, to James Wm. Jenson III and Sandra K. Tipton. On Feb. 22, 2008, Rebecca married her eternal sweetheart Douglas Andrew (Andy) Barney in the Salt Lake Temple. Blending two families, her own cherished daughters Kaytlyn, MacKenzie and McKayla joined Andy’s children Drew, Dakota, Damion and Chalissa. Rebecca was a faithful member of the LDS Church. Attending the temple brought her great joy and peace and she went often. Rebecca was vibrant, fun, smart, loyal and had a wonderful childlike laugh. Rebecca inspired us all with her courage and determination through several years of serious health problems. She relied on those she loved and on her deep faith to carry her.Rebecca is survived by her husband, children, parents, brothers: Jim (Kerrie), Steve (Mindi), Dave (Tina) and Jeff (Steph), many beloved nieces and nephews, a large extended family and friends.She was preceded in death by her Grandma Jenson, her "Nanny" Tipton and a baby nephew. Though it’s painful to be without her, as her family we are so grateful to know that this separation is only temporary. We express our heartfelt thanks to the amazing, compassionate staff at Bountiful’s Lakeview Hospital.Viewing was held June 27-28
The funeral service will be held Tuesday June 28 at 11 a.m. at the Riverton 3rd Ward at 12070 South Laurel Chase Drive in Riverton.