Barbara Elise Willcut, 84, Hays, died Saturday, May 9, 2020. at her home.

She was born June 14, 1935, in Verona, N.J., to Ralph and Evelyn Elise (Reilly) Fulle. She attended grade school and grew up in Montclair, N.J., then attended high school in Atlanta.

She married Vernon Willcut in 1976. He preceded her in death. She was an assembly worker at Hewlett Packard in Colorado Springs for over 20 years when she retired. She lived in Kansas, California, Colorado, and moved to Hays in 2018.

Survivors include one son, Bill Wyse and wife, Sandy, Hays; a daughter, Georgia Wyse, Prairie Village; a sister, Sandy Curtis, Fort Worth, Texas; five grandchildren: Zac Wyse, Sarah Wyse, Emily Garcia, Lindsay Powers and Kristin Abbott; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.

Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd Hays, KS, 67601, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be sent via e-mail to or can be left at guest book at