Barbara Ann Hess, age 58, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018, at her home in St. George, Utah.  Barbara was born on October 19, 1959, in Henderson, Nevada, to Jacob and Betty Jean Robinson Raner.   Barbara was blessed with three daughters: Brianna, Charity and Megan, whom she cherished deeply.   

Barbara was a strong and independent individual.  She strove to never let anything get her down.  She worked hard to accomplish the tasks she assumed.  She was always happy and had a bubbly personality.  Barbara was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She loved the church.   

Barbara had many talents.  She loved to read, sew, crochet, and cross stitch.  She loved to work on crafts and loved to sing, especially in the choir. 

She loved her children and her grandchildren and will be deeply missed by them.  

Barbara is survived by her three daughters: Brianna (Ted) Mayne, Charity Hess, and Megan (Dirk) Barlow;  six grandchildren;  two sisters, Carol Tull and Linda Raner-Pinto; and a brother, John Raner.  She was preceded in death by her parents 

Funeral services for Barbara were held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 11 a.m., at the Green Springs Ward (860 North Fairway Drive Washington, Utah).  A viewing was held at the same location from 10 to 10:45 a.m., prior to the services.  Interment was in the Cedar City Cemetery under the direction of Affordable Funeral Services in Cedar City Utah (435)586-3456. 

Online condolences can be sent to Barbara’s memorial page at  


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