Barbara E. Exline, 76, of Newark, W.Va., passed away June 28, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center.
She was born June 28, 1938, the daughter of the late Thomas C. and Thelma (Martine) Exline.
She was a 1957 Graduate of Wirt County High School. She worked for 13 years at Wirt County Banks of Elizabeth, W.Va., then went on to work at GE Plastics and retired after 20 years of service. She was a member of the Ladies VFW Post 1212 in Parkersburg, W.Va. She enjoyed her horses and spending time with her family and friends. Barb had a natural love for all animals.
She is survived by her partner of 57 years , Jo Ann Bennett; one grandson, Thomas J. Freeland of Tucson, Ariz.; one sister, Dorothy (Lloyd) Fought of Newark, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by both her parents; one sister, Geraldine Jones; and four brothers, Thomas Exline, Paul Exline, Chuck Exline and Bob Exline.
Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Matheny Whited Funeral Home of Elizabeth, W.Va., with the Rev. Margo Exline Friend officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Parkersburg.