Barbara Jane Bywater - Morgan County Herald: Obituaries

Barbara Jane Bywater

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Posted: Monday, April 6, 2020 10:45 am

Barbara Jane Bywater, 77, of McConnelsville, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at the Highland Oaks Health Center in McConnelsville.

She was born January 11, 1943, in Columbus, to the late Floyd James Pugh and Cordie Brown Pugh.

Barbara had worked at the Post Grocery Store in Reinersville and attended the Seventh Street Church Of Christ in McConnelsville.

Barbara is survived by two daughters, Shirley Mae Bywater of Columbus and Velma Lou Janes of Hackney; three sisters, Alein Bywater and Evelene Schwab, both of McConnelsville and Helen Bickley of Malta. Also surviving are grandchildren, Rhett Janes, Frederich Janes, Anastasia Morton, Duncan Janes, Dimitri Janes, Amanda Bywater, Brittney Bywater, Tara Woerner, Travis Woerner, and Jeffrey Marple; two great-grandchildren, Dolly Janes and Carson Daniel Bywater; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Jeff Bywater; two sons, Chester Lee Bywater and Daniel Bywater; a sister, Kathleen Schwab; and three brothers, Calvin, Melvin, and Alvin Pugh.

Given current public health concerns, a graveside service only will be held at McConnelsville Cemetery where Barbara will be laid to rest beside her husband, William.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh Street Church Of Christ, S. Seventh and Union, McConnelsville, Ohio 43756.

Miller-Huck Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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