Virginia "Jo" Barnhart, 86

June 16, 2009

OCT. 9, 1922-JUNE 15, 2009

HAGERSTOWN - Virginia "Jo" Barnhart, 86, of 9830 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, June 15, 2009, at Homewood Retirement Center, Williamsport, Md.

Born Oct. 9, 1922, in Hancock, Md., to the late Samuel and Laura Shives Weller.

She was a homemaker.

She attended St. James Brethren Church.

She was a member of Morris Frock Unit 42 American Legion Auxiliary of Hagerstown.

Survivors include husband, Bernard C. Barnhart, married Aug. 17, 1940, of Hagerstown; daughter, Donna C. Combs of Millersville, Md.; son, Wayne B. Barnhart and wife, Melanie, of Hagerstown; son, Stephen N. Barnhart and wife, Diane, of Greencastle, Pa.; brother, Homer Weller and wife, Ruth, of Baker, W.Va.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by four sisters and five brothers.

Funeral services will be held at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport on Thursday, June 18, 2009, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Brian Moore officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral services on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. Thursday for the convenience of family and friends. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.


The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to St. James Brethren Church, 17718 Lappans Road, St. James, MD 21781.

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