The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

July 25, 2013

Judith Kay Barnhart


MOWRYSTOWN, Ohio — Judith Kay Barnhart, age 71, of Mowrystown, Ohio, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, July 24, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Feb. 23, 1942, in Indianola, Ill., daughter of the late Clyde Elmo and Leola Bernice (Dickson) Bradfield Sr.

She married Gerald Barnhart, who passed away Nov. 8, 2010.

Judy had worked as a department manager for Wal-Mart at Eastgate and was a member of the House of Jacob in Loveland.

Surviving are her two sons, Donnie Ray (Marilyn) Bradfield of Kokomo, Ind., and James Dean Wright of Hillsboro, Ohio; daughter, Tina Susann (Keith) Chambers of Sardinia, Ohio; stepdaughter, Lisa (Tim) Dearing of Mowrystown, Ohio; two stepsons, Gerald Barnhart Jr. of North Carolina and Michael Barnhart of Tennessee; two sisters, Dodie (Ed) Arbuckle of Paris and Norma Jean (Gerald) Stephenson of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and her special dog and companion, Sissie Sue.

In addition to her parents and husband, Judy was preceded in death by her son, Ronald “Toppie” Everett Bradfield; granddaughter, Maria Faye Bradfield; two brothers, Everett Hamlin Priest and Ronald Clyde Bradfield Jr.; and sister, Wilma June Wright.

Graveside funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, July 26, at Williamsburg Cemetery, Williamsburg, Ohio, with brother Naman Mitchell officiating.

The Edgington Funeral Home, Mowrystown, Ohio, is assisting the family.

Contributions in Judy’s memory may be made to the St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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