Esther G. Barnhart, 86

MARCH 20, 1927-APRIL 10, 2013

April 12, 2013

Esther Geneva Barnhart, 86, of Hancock, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at her home.

Born March 20, 1927, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Cora Mae Bivens Younker, and widow of Harry "Ike" Barnhart, who died April 24, 2000.

She was a member of the Orchard Ridge First Church of God, and a member of the Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by one daughter, Janice Fink, Hancock; two sons, Leroy Barnhart and Edward Barnhart, both of Hancock; one sister, Ida Hart of Hagerstown, Md.; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Otto Barnhart and Bernard Barnhart; four sisters, Reva Brannon, Dorothy Hull, Rena Hart and Daisy Cassidy, and six brothers, Roy Younker, Alvin Younker, Monroe Younker, Russell Younker, Ezra Younker and David Younker.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. at the Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock, Md. The Rev. William Swope will officiate. Burial will follow at the Orchard Ridge First Church of God Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to services on Saturday.

Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion, 240 E. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750.

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