Barbara Jo (Bishop) Binkley
December 7, 1937 – September 12, 2016
Barbara Jo (Bishop) Binkley, age 78, longtime resident of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 12, 2016.
Born in Columbus, OH on December 7, 1937, Barbara Jo was a daughter of the late Raymond Bishop and Dorothy (Fletcher) Miller. She owned and operated a private day care center and over the course of many years, helped to raise hundreds of children, while never taking a day off.
An avid animal lover, Barbara Jo took in many sick and injured animals of all kinds, personally mending them back to good health. She was a kind-hearted and loving mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend to many.
Barbara Jo is survived by her children, Linda Butterworth (William) of Newark, Tamera Vormelker (Phillip) of North Augusta, SC, Annette Maley of Newark, Carla Cirillo of Newark and Michael Binkley (Leanne) of Cinnaminson, NJ; sister, Margaret Hayes of California; and 8 grandchildren.
Services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Barbara Jo’s memory may be made to the Tri-State Bird Rescue, 110 Old Possum Hollow Road, Newark, DE 19711.