Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 12, 2011 12:38 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Barbara E. Steward, 78, of Decatur Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

She was born April 22, 1933, in Orrville, Ohio, to the late Roy and Florence (Minks) Caillet. Barbara enjoyed painting, baking bread, cake decorating and bowling.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur Steward; her son, Gary O’Dell of Mount Vernon; and a special niece, Lana Ranalli of Freemont, Calif.

Besides her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her first husband, William O’Dell; her son, Leslie O’Dell; and two sisters, Doris Ranalli and Betty Burnosky.

Friends may call Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, where a service will be held Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Barbara E. Steward.

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