Barbara I. Barbee
Mrs. Barbara I. Barbee, age 78, of Bear, DE, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2012.
Born in Durham, NC, on December 29, 1933, Mrs. Barbee was the daughter of the late James E. Ingold and Helen Rodenhizer Ingold. She made her career with Astra Zeneca in Newark, where she worked in the manufacturing and packing departments for 28 years until retiring in 1994.
A talented homemaker, Mrs. Barbee devoted her life to caring for her family. She especially enjoyed spending time with her beloved grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Harold Barbee, and by a son, Douglas B. Barbee. She is survived by her daughter, Susan A. Reusch (William) of Newark; her son, Donnie J. Barbee (Jeanne) of Warwick, MD; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in St. Georges Cemetery, Kirkwood-St. Georges Road.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Barbee may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.