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Obituary: Barbara Joann Wenger Burbridge, Columbus

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Barbara Joann Wenger Burbridge, 80, of Columbus, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Kindred Health Care Center.

Mrs. Burbridge retired from Dolly Madison and loved being with her family, doing puzzles and going to flea markets. She was an avid collector of oil lamps.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Randy McCarty. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Born in Brown County January 14, 1932, Mrs. Burbridge was the daughter of Clerance and Ruth Isley Wenger. She married Charles M. Burbridge Dec. 22, 1948, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 2005.

Survivors include sons, David (Sue) Burbridge of Greensburg and Darrell (Carolyn) Burbridge of Hope; a daughter, Ruth Burbridge Crouch of Columbus; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Carlee Wenger of Missouri.

Mrs. Burbridge was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Joe Mitchel Burbridge; a daughter, Joyce Marie Dixon; brothers, John and Clifton Wenger; sisters, Lois and Marion Wenger; and her parents.


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