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Barbara Borst Wheaton

July 11, 1931 — May 19, 2023

Bainbridge

Barbara (Borst) Wheaton 91 of Bainbridge passed from this life Friday, May 19, 2023, at her home following a brief illness. She was born July 11, 1931, in Bainbridge, Ohio to the late Samuel C. and Elva M. (Grove) Borst. On May 15, 1968, she married Willard Dean Wheaton who passed from this life August 15, 2002.

She is survived by her sons Derrell (Debby) Smith, Kyle (Ellen) Smith, Matthew (Mary) Smith and Evan Wheaton; grandchildren Willy Wheaton, Nicholas Riehle, April, Brian and Shannon Smith, and great grandchildren Corbin, Harper and Penelope.

In addition to her parents and husband Barb was preceded in death by a daughter Sheryl Williams; granddaughter Brandy Riehle and a brother Wayne Borst.

Barb retired from Paint Valley Local Schools where she taught for 25 years. She enjoyed puzzles, reading, bird watching, as well as playing bridge, scrabble and 500 rummy. Barb was also member of the Bainbridge United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held 1 pm Thursday, May 25, 2023, at the Smith-Moore-Ebright Funeral Home of Bainbridge with Pastor Matt Brookes officiating. Following the service Barb will be laid to rest with her husband and daughter in the Bainbridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 pm Wednesday at the Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the National Church Residences Hospice 2245 North Bank Drive, Columbus, OH 43220. 

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