Sybil Barnhart Barkes, 89, formerly of Paden City, W.Va., passed Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Madison Park Nursing Home in Huntington, W.Va.
She was born Sept. 13, 1922, to the late John D. and Nellie Maud Landy Barnhart. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul E. Barkes; her brothers, Walter Barnhart and Ernest Barnhart; and her sisters, Marie Barnhart, Elizabeth Miller and Mabel Powell. She is survived by her sister, Ada (Roy) Hartmann of Summerville, S.C.; her sister-in-law, Joyce Barnhart of St. Marys, W.Va.; and many beloved nieces, nephews and their families.
She was a homemaker, worked at Paden City Pottery and enjoyed quilting.
Visitation will be at the Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys, W.Va. on Saturday from noon-2 p.m. followed by a graveside service and burial in the cemetery at Mt. Nebo Church of Christ in Pleasants County, the same day at 3 p.m.
An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com