Barbara Ann Jenkins, 81, of Galion passed away suddenly on Friday, May 24, 2019 at her home in Galion.
Barbara was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 30, 1937 to the late Charles "Fred" and Evelyn C. (McCleese) Walters. She married Lawrence "Larry" "Gene" Jenkins on December 7, 1967 and he preceded her in death on May 12, 2015.
Barbara spent most of her life as a Homemaker taking care of her family. She was a former employee of the Atwood Nursing Home. Barbara loved to do many things such as collecting pictures, word search puzzles and going to craft shows. Barbara had the "gift to gab" and where she loved to talk and knew no stranger on her many trips to Walmart. She enjoyed watching Jeopardy! She was a family historian buff and loved to collect family history.
Barbara is survived by her children, Vicky Nelson of Galion, Guy and Judy Bundy of Galion, Judy Speakman of Ontario, Mark and Michelle Jenkins of Willard; her grandchildren, Amy Vance, Tammy Bundy and Erin O'Brien, Angie and Steve McKay, Lea and Derek Beck, Amanda and Dan DeVault, Ashley and Jordan Jenkins, Dylan Jenkins, and Seth Kimberlin; her great-grandchildren, Cassandra Vance, Gabrian Sharp, Keanu Jenkins, and Kensington Jenkins; her great-great-grandson, Liam Davis; her siblings, Fred 'Buck" Walters of Sandusky, Buddy and Sharon Walters of Galion, Donna "Sis" and Gary "Doc" Jenkins of Galion, Jack and Connie Walters of Galion, and Mike and Barb Walters of Galion; and her sister-in-law Judy Jenkins (John Holston) of Franklin Furnace, Ohio.
In addition to her husband and parents, Barbara was preceded in death by an infant sister, Beverly Walters, and two sisters, Sharon Harmon, and Judy Castle.
Friends may call on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way N. Galion. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Galion, with Elder Buddy Walters officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Those wishing to share a memory of Barbara or to the Jenkins family may do so by visiting www.masfh.com.
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