COLUMBUS GROVE - Beverly K. Barber, 65, died Tuesday Nov. 26, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio
She was born on Feb. 17, 1948 to Roger E. and Helen L. (Kidd) Mayberry, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Barber was a graduate of Columbus Grove High School, class of 1966, after which she attended Northwestern Business College. She had attended the Rockport United Methodist Church. Beverly had worked at Siferd Hossellman Company, Lima and the former Ex Cell-O Corporation, Bluffton. She was a tole painter and worked her way into country folk artistry, which kept her busy in her shop in Michigan. Beverly was very kind hearted and did not know a stranger. Her niece and nephew were the loves of her life, and held a very special place in her heart.
Survivors include a sister Janet (Robert) Maag, of Columbus Grove, a niece Joni(Ryan) Chepla of Shaker Heights, and a nephew Jason (Katie) Maag of Newnan, Georgia.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Nov. 30, 2013 at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, Ohio. Pastor Earl Shaffer will officiate. Burial will be in Campbell Cemetery, Columbus Grove, Ohio.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and: 6-8 p.m. Friday, and one hour prior to the services on Saturday at the funeral home.
6Memorial contributions may be made to Beaverdam-Richland Township Fire and Rescue.
Online condolences may be expressed at hartmansonsfuneralhome.com.