She was born on June 9, 1931 in Reedsville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Floyd and Lucy (Deeter) Barringer. She was a member of the Clifton United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Donna Gibbs; and brothers, Floyd Jr., Gerald, and Dorsel Barringer.
She is survived by her husband, Harry Kearns of West Columbia; son, George (Christine) Kearns of West Columbia; daughters, Debra (Stephen) Hoschar of Mt. Orab, Ohio, and Shirley (Joe) Miller of Middleport, Ohio; son, Patrick (Betsy) Kearns of Pomeroy, Ohio; grandchildren, Sierra Kearns, Joseph Kearns, Jessica Alexander, Tonya Lambeth, Ruth Ann Hoschar, Tammy Klein, Michelle Hawkins, Amanda Tope, Christina Arnold, Tyler Kearns, and Chelsi Kearns; step grandchildren, Ryan and Dyana Hawthorne; great grandchildren, Madison Klein, Sylvia Klein, Kristy McKnight, Katie Hawkins, Elliot Tope, Hunter Hawthorne, Cavin Hawthorne, Sedona Alexander, Cameron Alexander, Brice Alexander, and Shane Lambeth; and sister, Lori Smith of Reedsville, Ohio.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, at Foglesong-Roush Funeral Home with Rev. Glen Rowe officiating. Burial followed in Zerkle Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.
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