2014-02-15 / Obituaries

Barbara Ann “Barb” Richards

Barbara Ann “Barb” Richards, age 86 of Baltimore, died February 8, 2014, at the Fairfield Medical Center.

She was born on April 2, 1927. Barb was a lifelong resident of Baltimore, and graduated in 1945 from Liberty Union High School. She was a member of Baltimore United Methodist Church. Barb retired in 1985 from Western Electric. She was a loving wife and devoted mother and grandma.

She is survived by her daughter, Dee (Wiley) Stein of Columbus; son, David (Diane) Richards of Baltimore; grandchildren, Shawn (Scott), Scott, Dane (Danielle), and Dessi (Ryan); great grandchildren, Ian, Jesica (Donny), Emily (Jordan), and Kameron; and three great-great grandchildren, Grayson, Mason and Hayden. She also leaves behind many close friends.

Barb was preceded in death by her husband of 59 1/2 years, Denver; parents, C.L. Haynes and Dessie Haynes Kauffman; and brother, Eugene L. Haynes.

Caring Cremation(r) has taken place through the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home. A memorial service, officiated by Pastor Branson Hawkes, will take place at the Baltimore United Methodist Church at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 16. Family and friends are invited to visit with the family from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Interment will take place at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery in Baltimore. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Barb’s name to the Baltimore United Methodist Church, 200 W Market St., Baltimore, OH 43105. Online condolences can be made at www.funeralhome.com

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