Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 11, 2011 11:51 am EST


BELLVILLE — Barb L. McConkie, 72, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011.

She was born Barbara L. Smith on July 27, 1939, in Parker, Pa., to Charles A. and Leona W. (Black) Smith. She attended Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind. On Jan. 27, 1962, she married Robert McConkie. For a time, Barb worked at Farmer’s Bank in Bellville, then worked 20 years as a Richland County Sheriff’s deputy.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years, Robert; their son, Rob (Missy) McConkie of Bellville; daughter, Pam (Adam Lee) of Kettering; seven grandchildren; and her sister, Berneta Livengood of Voorhees, N.J.

The McConkie family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where her funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. Pastors Steve Kistler, Dan Noe and Les Vnasdale will officiate. Burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.

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