Obituary – Barbara L. (Myers) Schwind

Barbara L. (Myers) Schwind

August 6, 1926 – February 28, 2011
Age: 84
Residence: Lebanon, MO
Formerly of: Lebanon, MO

BARBARA L. SCHWIND, daughter of Virgil and Bernice Nelson Myers, was born August 6, 1926, in Newark, Missouri and departed this life February 28, 2011, in Lebanon, Missouri, at the age of eighty-four years.

As a young girl, Barbara made a profession of faith in Christ and became a member of Arnold Baptist Church in Arnold, Missouri.

Barbara graduated from Shelbina High School in 1943. She made friends easily and treasured the moments she shared with each of them.

On October 16, 1945, she was united in marriage with Kenneth Schwind and to this union was born four children. Barbara was preceded in death by her daughter Sharon and also by her husband Kenneth in November of 1982.

Barbara and Kenneth lived in many different states due to his military years. After moving to Arnold, Missouri, Barbara was employed in the accounting office at United Van Lines. She was respected by her employers and co-workers for her strong work ethic and attention to detail.

Barbara was a talented seamstress and an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan, however she enjoyed all sports and spent many hours watching and discussing them with family and friends. Although, her most treasured moments were those spent with her loving family.

She is survived by one son, Terry Schwind and his wife Glenda of St. Louis, Missouri; two daughters, Sara Williams and her husband Henry of Lebanon, MO and Karron Holcomb and her husband Gary of Seymour, MO; her son-in-law, Sandy Shoemake of Waynesville, MO; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ryburn, at age six and Lyle.

Barbara was a wonderful mother, loving grandmother, cherished mother-in-law and loyal friend. Those who had the pleasure of knowing her will treasure every memory. She will be greatly missed.


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Date/Time: March 2, 2011 7-8:00 P.M.
1001 N. Lynn
P.O. Box 948
Lebanon, MO
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Date/Time: March 3, 2011
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