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Barbara (Bobbie) Burr Lyman, 94, of West Suffield, wife of the late George W. Lyman, died peacefully on Thursday (June 26, 2008) at Bickford Health Care, Windsor Locks. Born on July 23, 1913, in Portland, ME, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Louise (Newell) Burr. Bobbie loved to travel and enjoyed skiing, golfing, horseback riding, swimming and playing bridge. She was an accomplished artist. She was a professional actress at the Southbury Playhouse and directed many productions for the Barkers Players Club. A loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, she will be greatly missed by all. She leaves a son, Richard Lyman and his wife Janice of Rumney, NH,two daughters, Joanne Barnett and her husband John Hannah of Silver Spring, MD and Nancy McNeill of West Suffield, CT, six grandchildren: Cynthia Michel and Kenneth Barnett of Germantown, MD, Michael McNeill of Southington, CT, Patrick McNeill of West Suffield, CT, Russell Lyman and Jeffrey Lyman of Groton,NH and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services will be private at the request of her family. Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home in Suffield has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit us at _www.carmonfuneralhome.com_ (http://www.carmonfuneralhome.com/) for online condolences.