Bethel L. Barth, 85, of Milford, IN passed away at 4:27 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born on June 6, 1935 in Prestonsburg, KY to Homer & Edith (Holbrook) Howard.
She attended Warsaw Public Schools and moved to Milford in 1963 from Elkhart, IN. She was married on August 10, 1951 in Warsaw, IN to William G. “Bill” Barth who preceded her on February 15, 2007 and was a homemaker.
She is survived by:
5 Daughters – Nancy (Tom) Levernier of Milford, Barb Barth of Milford, Cathy Vanlaningham of Milford, Laurie Barth of Syracuse, and Kelly Hutchison of North Webster
14 Grand, 23 Gt. Grand, and 7 Gt. Gt. Grandchildren
Sister – Ethel Thompson of Warsaw
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter - Theresa Barth, son – Bill Barth, 2 sisters – Jewel Scoles & Mary Woods, and 4 brothers – Beecher Howard, Donnie Prater, Callahan “Butch” Prater, and Clayton Prater.
Visitation will be from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home on Tuesday with Lisa Ensz officiating. Private family graveside serves will take place in the Milford Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Bethel Barth Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN 46567.