Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Church of the Nazarene in El Centro for Barbara Torrence, 43, of El Centro, who died after a lengthy illness Wednesday in her home.
Her brother, Jimmy Dickenson of Blythe, will officiate.
Mrs. Torrence was born on June 16, 1958, in Georgia. She was raised and attended schools in Blythe. She moved to El Centro in 1979 and worked at Denny's Restaurant for 22 years. She married Terry Torrence in El Centro.
She enjoyed gardening, visiting her friends, camping and motorcycle travel with her husband, according to family.
Survivors include her husband, Terry Torrence of El Centro; children, Shawna Tomlinson of Bend, Ore., D.J. Tomlinson of San Jose, Jon Torrence of Clovis, Cristina Wagner of Lebanon, Tenn., Bill Torrence of Fresno and Suzanne Ortiz of Long Beach; grandchildren, Taylor, Aaron and Cassidy Torrence, all of Clovis; Quinn Torrence and Bailey Wagner, both of Lebanon, and Aidan and Mason Ortiz, both of Long Beach; parents, Jim and Mary Jo Dickenson of Blythe; sisters, Wyvonna Manly of Yucaipa, Priscella Dickenson of Blythe and Rosie Lopez of Phoenix, and brother, Jimmy Dickenson of Blythe.