MARK CENTER -- Barbara Ann Yoder, 82, departed this life on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville, Ohio.
Barbara was born on March 15, 1932, in Erie, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Robert and Marjorie (Blakeman) Spink. She was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in St. Joseph, Michigan. She also attended Michigan State University. On February 8, 1956, she was united in marriage to Daniel Yoder. He preceded her in death on March 17, 2006. Barbara was a member of the Hicksville Mennonite Church.
Barbara is survived by three sons, Jerry (Lois) Yoder of Hicksville, Rick (Karen) Yoder and Phil (Linda) Yoder, all of Mark Center; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Kay Spink of Arlington, Virginia; and a sister-in-law, Leah Yoder of Hicksville.
Funeral services for Barbara will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Hicksville Mennonite Church. Pastors Steve Eicher and Eldon Delegrange will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Lost Creek Cemetery, Hicksville.
Memorials may be made to Youth for Christ-The Alley. Online condolences may be shared at www.smithbrownfuneralhome.com.