A funeral service, celebrating the life of Barbara Ann Sainsbury, 68, of Thornville, will be held Sunday, January 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville. Burial will follow in Kirkersville Cemetery.
Barbara died January 8, 2013, in Lancaster, following an extended illness. She was born September 11, 1944, in Millersport, the daughter of the late Curtis and Opal (Mustard) Thompson.
Barbara worked along with her husband in their trucking business for many years. She was a member of the Millersport American Legion Post #637 Auxiliary. She loved to mushroom hunt and fish. As a child, she attended the Millersport United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her loving family: her husband, Gary, whom she married in August of 1967; her son, Tod Sainsbury of Millersport; grandson, Dr. Nathan Sainsbury (Stephanie Andrews); brother, Carl (Robin) Thompson and family of Millersport; stepbrothers, Billy Joe Wilson of Chillicothe and Charles (Claudia) Wilson and family of Sabina; special niece, Tammy (Michael) Lohr and family of Pataskala; aunts, Hazel and Rosie; and outlaw, Sandra Thompson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Dallas Eugene Thompson.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from Noon until the time of the services at 2p.m. at the funeral home, 285 E Main St. in Kirkersville; where an on-line guest register and video tribute are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com
Memorials in her memory may be directed to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Rd, Lancaster, Ohio 43130.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Sainsbury family.