Mildred L. (Corbin) Barnhart
Mildred L. Barnhart, age 92, of Park Village, Shelby, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Shelby Pointe Nursing Home.
She was born July 20, 1918 in Willard, the daughter of the late William C. and Sarah L. (Fisher) Corbin. Mildred was a graduate of Willard High School and was the medical secretary for the late Dr. C.O. Butner of Shiloh for 20 years. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Shelby, United Methodist Women, National Covered Bridge Society, Shiloh American Legion Auxiliary, and Shiloh Town and Country Garden Club. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and sewing. She was well known for her delicious pies – especially pecan. Despite having health difficulties the last several years, Mildred was always up-beat and positive and stayed feisty until the end.
Mildred is survived by her children: James Barnhart of Shelby and Joan (Robert) Myers of Mansfield; a grandson: Robert Myers, Jr. (Betty) of Mansfield; 2 great grandchildren: Andrew Myers and Harley Rae Kilgore; 3 step great grandchildren: Nancy, Cody, and Monica Sexton; a sister-in-law: Velma Corbin.
She was preceded in death by her husband: John J. Barnhart in 1986; 2 grandchildren: John Myers and Millie Kilgore; 3 sisters: Ruth Stiteler, Bertha Corbin and Grace Shade; 6 brothers: William, Willard, Milton Orville, Charles, Ernest and Floyd Corbin.
There will be no calling hours. Private graveside services will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery conducted by Rev. Ron Carey. Memorial expressions may be made to Hospice Of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, Ohio 44805. The Turner Funeral Home in Shelby is in charge of the arrangements. On-line condolences may be made to penwellturner.com