Barbara Skaggs Haning, 88, died Saturday April 19, 2014 in Borger. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at 1st Baptist Church of Borger with Pastor Les Sharp of Faith Covenant Church officiating. Private family graveside will be at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Barbara was born October 27, 1925 in Panhandle to Lonnie and Anna Rorex Skaggs. She worked for Oâ€™Neal Abstract until the fall of 1943. Her brother-in-law, Les Adair told her about a job opening in the office of Phillips Petroleum Co. in Phillips. She applied for the job and was hired. She moved to the womenâ€™s dormitory after her sisterâ€™s family moved to Odessa. Her job with Phillips was billing clerk at the loading rack. It was while working there she met James Haning. She married the love of her life, James on March 3, 1945. Barbara and James started Haning Dozer Service, which they operated from 1979 until 2009. She was involved in many church activities at 1st Baptist Church including WMU.
She was preceded in death by her husband James April 8, 2014, two grandchildren Shawn Rogers and Jami Rexanne Prewit, two sisters and two brothers and her parents.
Barbara is survived two sons Jerry Haning and wife Nancy and Mike Haning and wife Liz both of Amarillo, two daughters Shirley Anderson and husband Gary of Amarillo and Suellen Dammann and husband Jim of Midland, 5 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to A Time To Share, P. O. Box 50005, Amarillo, TX 79159 or A Circle of Friends, 1500 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo, TX 79106.