February 8, 1939 - April 9, 2013
Saturday, April 13, 2013 1:00 PM 423 N. Russell St., Urbana, OH
Barbara Ellen Stryker, 74, of Urbana, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in her home.
She was born February 8, 1939 in Mt. Sterling, OH, the daughter of Charles Vincent and Clara Elizabeth (Rice) Dunn.
Barbara retired from Honeywell/Grimes and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Urbana. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, cards, dice and she always like walking on the bike path.
She is survived by her daughters, Kimberly S. Gibson of Malta, OH and Gayle Melissa Garvey (Fiance Ron Trainer) of Mechanicsburg; son, Jimmy Lee (Denise) Gilmore of Springfield; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; brother, Robert Vincent (Judy) Dunn of Arkansas; sisters, Charlotte Elizabeth Peterson of California, Linda Jean Mansfield of California and Debra Kay (Richard) Schaner of Marysville; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, James Leonard Dunn.
A special thank you to Dr. Zaw Bo and his staff from the Springfield Cancer Unit and also all of the Springfield Hospice Nurses. A very special thank you to grandchildren, Mary Ann & Reanna Gilmore, Mary Ellen (Clint) Bryant, Levi “Gunner” and Zachary Garvey and special friends, Tammy Smith, Gary Martin, John Louck, Larry Peltier and Nelson Peltier.
Following Barbara’s wishes, her body will be cremated. A celebration of her life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at her home, 423 N. Russell St, Urbana.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Mercy Hospice, 444 W. Harding Rd, Springfield, OH
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.vernonfh.com
i have known kim and her mom for many years and i just wish to say that i am truly sorry for your loss,and my prayers are with your family and kim at any time you would ever like to get in touch my number is 937-925-1805 once again i am truly sorry for your loss Rhonda moore