Barbara Bolen, 77

Barbara Lois Bolen, 77, Wabash, died on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. 

She was born on Feb. 4, 1940, in Blackford County to Issac D. & Emalyne (Maish) Jones.

Barbara was a graduate of Hartford City High School and attended Faith Baptist Church.  She retired as an inspector of United Technologies and as a Certified Nursing Assistant for Vernon Manor. 

She is survived by sons Edward L. (Renata) Bolen, Roann, and Randall Lee (Christie) Bolen, Lagro; a daughter, Rebecca Sue Bolen, Wabash; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and one brother. 

Private graveside services will be at a later date at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, with Pastor Daniel Boone as the officiant.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. 

Preferred memorials are to the Faith Baptist Church.

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Posted on 2017 Oct 24