2013-11-16 / Obituaries

Barbara A. (Walters) Humrichouse

Barbara A. (Walters) Humri- chouse, 76, of Newark, entered Heaven’s Gates on October 27, 2013. She was born on July 27, 1937, in Newark, daughter of the late Lowell and F. Irene (McFarland) Walters. She was a 1955 graduate of Hebron High School and a 1958 graduate of Grant Hospital School of Nursing. After graduation, she was employed by the Whetstone Medical Clinic for approximately 10 years. She then moved to Reynoldsburg and worked at St. Anthony’s Hospital/ OSU in Columbus.

Barbara was an Assistant Administrator of Nursing when she retired in 1999 after 44 years in the nursing field.

After retirement she became a volunteer at Mt. Carmel East, leaving when her husband was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. Barbara attended the Reynoldsburg UUCC congregation, was a member of the Red Hat Society, and enjoyed traveling in her motor home with her husband.

In 2012, Barbara moved to Flint Ridge Nursing Home where she was a patient until her recent hospital stay.

She is survived by sisters, Mary (Joseph) Simon and Sharon (William) Tinney; three step-sons, Steve (Kelly), Phil (Kris), and Danny (Michelle) Humrichouse; eight step grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; and sister, Janet Clark.

A memorial service, celebrating Barbara’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at The Life Church, 101 Lancaster Dr., Heath, OH, with Pastor Steve Prince officiating.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to the Flint Ridge Nursing Home, the staff of Licking Memorial Hospital, Dr. Campbell, and Dr. Kret.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to your favorite charity in Barbara’s memory.

Online condolences may be sent to www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

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