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Barbara J. Waymire

Birth Date: April 21, 1930
Death Date: July 20, 2018

Barbara June Waymire, 88, of Decatur, IL died on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Eastview Terrace in Sullivan, IL. 

Barbara was born April 21, 1930 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Herbert and Eva (Morris) Plunkett.  She married Earl A. Waymire on September 17, 1946 at the Church of God in Decatur, IL.  

Barbara worked as a bus driver for Decatur Public Schools.  She was a member of People’s Church of God, currently Lifebuilder’s Church.  She enjoyed singing in the church choir and quartets.  She also enjoyed playing bingo at McDonald’s and the Senior Center, traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren. 

Surviving are her children, Deanne K. Carnahan of Decatur, IL, Charles E. Waymire (Buffy) of McDonald, TN, Joann Brohez of Decatur, IL, Pamela Williams (Scott) of Oreana, IL; sister, Evelyn Jean Moody of Decatur, IL; grandchildren, E. Andrew Curry, Michelle Waymire, Kelly Reed, Troy Waymire, Nicole Hunley, Gregory Williams, Ione Hall, Levi Brohez, Jacob Williams, and 13 great grandchildren and many other beloved relatives and friends. 

Preceding her in death are her husband, Earl; parents, daughter, Fay Lee Waymire; five sisters, Gwendolyn Hall, Maxine Goodman, Alberto Pedigo, Betty Sheets, Eloise Daugherty and grandson, Benjamin Brohez. 

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Monday, July 23, 2018 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. 

Condolences may be left to Barbara’s family at 

Funeral Service
July 24, 2018
10:00 am
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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July 23, 2018
6:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Rest In Peace Aunt Barbara

    Written by: John Daugherty

    To all of Aunt Barbara’s friends and relatives,

    It was with a heavy heart that I learned of Aunt Barbara’s passing. My sister Cindy Moore told me about it. Although I haven’t seen much of my family out there in Illinois (since my Mother Ruth Eloise’s passing) , they are never far from my heart.

    My heartfelt sympathy and condolences to all of you.

    With Love,
    John Daugherty

  2. Jodi and family, I cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. I hope that you are able to feel God’s arms wrapped around you giving you comfort and support. You are in my prayers.

  3. Barbara Waymire

    Written by: Bill and Jane Waymire, Jim and Lorretta, Carol and Tony Tomamichel and Glen and Virginia Waymire

    All friends and relatives. We the Waymires, that grew up in Indiana send our sincerest condolences. Early In our lives we all recognized how sincere and loving our Aunt Barbara was.
    I am the youngest at 73. Jim is next at 74 and then Carol Tomamichel and Glen and Virginia Waymire.

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