Barbara Jean ‘Barb’ Jarvis

| November 14, 2013

Jarvis BarbaraBarbara Jean “Barb” Jarvis, 82, of Coshocton went to be with the Lord and her loving husband Gerald at 2:45 A.M., Wednesday, November 13, 2013, surrounded by her loving family at the Lafayette Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in West Lafayette.

Born September 26, 1931 in Hopedale, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Loren Wallace and Lillian Ruth (Gilmore) Brinkerhoff.

A 1949 graduate of RidgewoodHigh School, Barb had been employed at the former J.J. Newberry store followed by over 25 years with the former General Electric Company in Coshocton.

A member of the Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church, Barb had been active in the Ladies Auxiliary of AmVets Post #36, was secretary to React in Dresden, a 32 year card club member, and participated in Senior Center activities. She collected lighthouses and enjoyed going to the locations of old lighthouses. Barb was an avid bowler and loved crafts.

She was first married to Donald W. Rehard and on May 30, 1954 she married Gerald Eugene Jarvis who preceded her in death on May 19, 2001.

Loving family members are four daughters Sharon J. Binning of Martinez, GA, Karen Sue (Gary) McNichols of Newcomerstown, Lila A. Jarvis of West Lafayette, Janet M. (Tom) Lawrence of Coshocton; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Barb was preceded in death by a brother Loren Wallace “Sonny” Brinkerhoff and one infant great-great-grandson.

A Memory Service will be held at 12 Noon, Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Free Funeral Home, Coshocton with Steve Young, Minister officiating. Interment will follow at PrairieChapelCemetery. Calling hours will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday, November 15, 2013 and until time of services on Saturday at the Free Funeral Home.

Memoriums may be made to Tridia Hospice, 1201 30th St. N.W., Suite 200 B, Canton, OH 44709. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.



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