Barbara Leigh Scranton, 52, of North Platte passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at Great Plains Health.

Barbara Scranton

Barbara was born in Buffalo, N.Y., Jan. 6, 1966 to Richard Bruce and Sharlene Doris (Sutter) Scranton.

She grew up in Buffalo and Aurora, Colo. where she graduated from Aurora High School. Barbara loved her animals and her family. She also had a passion for flowers which led her to take horticulture classes.

She is survived by her mother, Sharlene Scranton of North Platte; siblings, Kevin Donnelly, Debra Walkinshaw, and Brenda Mayer, all of North Platte, Richard (Tonya) Scranton of Aurora, Jennifer (Phillip) Hyde of Kentucky, and Vicki (Rick) Hinton of Church Hill, Md.; eight nieces; five nephews; and other family.

Barbara was preceded in death by her father, Richard; and grandparents, George and Berniece Scranton and Allen and Lila Sutter.

Cremation was chosen. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 at Odean Colonial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements. Pastor Dennis Leitner will officiate.

Memorials can be made to Cross of Christ. The memorial book may be signed online at