Barbara Anne Shuherk


CROMWELL, Ind. -- Barbara Anne (Rhoad) Shuherk, 82, died peacefully in her home, Thursday, September, 20, 2012, in the care of her loving daughters and only granddaughter.

She was born November 13, 1929, in Paulding, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Blanche (Doster) Rhoad, sister of the late Bob and Dick Rhoad, Elizabeth (Rhoad) Ashton and Eunice (Rhoad) Smith. On April 17, 1947, she married her high school sweetheart Eddie C. Shuherk, who passed away September 22, 2011. Barbara was employed as the plant manager's secretary at Weatherhead/Dana originally at the Antwerp Plant, then transferring to the Syracuse plant in 1976. She retired in 1994 after 45 years of service. She was a member of the Antwerp United Methodist Church and Eastern Star. She was a wonderfully loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, family being of the utmost importance to her. She enjoyed reading her daily devotions, Bible and novels. In earlier years she was a beautiful seamstress, often making matching dresses for her daughters and herself.

Barbara Anne is survived by her three daughters, Beth Anne Seslar, Carol C. Shuherk and Cindy L. Shuherk; six grandchildren, Eric Seslar, Cassandra Anne (Craig) Daniels, Joshua (Tara) and Luke (Katie) Parrish, William and Walker Zupan; eight great-grandchildren, Cole Seslar, Caitlyn Anne and Crosby Daniels, Emma and Kyia Anne Parrish and Adilyn, Jacqulyn and Ayden Gates; brother, Donald (Isobel) Rhoad and cousin, Marilyn Hedde.

The viewing will be held Monday, September 24, 2012, 4-8 p.m., at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River Street, Antwerp, Ohio.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. with viewing one hour prior at Antwerp United Methodist Church.

Memorials are to American Diabetes Association. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at

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