Barbara Katherine Sargent, 93, of Chester, Ohio, passed away on January 7, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, West Virginia. She was born on October 20, 1919, in Keno, Ohio, daughter of the late Peter August Weber and Vida Myers Weber. She was formerly employed as a cook at Ohio University in Athens. She was a member of Pomeroy OES #186 and a member of the Daughters of America in Chester. She attended the Alfred United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Leverett Cecil Gaul; second husband, George Sargent; son, Rodney Gaul; brothers, Norman and Wilbur Weber; and sister, Doris Koenig.
Barbara is survived by her children, Roger (Paula) Gaul II of Chester and Loretta Murphy of Tuppers Plains; grandchildren, Roger (Megan) Gaul, Lea Ann (Brian) King, Michael Gaul, Sara (Brian) Mills, Jeremy Gaul, Pam (John) Bosstic, Kristi (Matt) Riffle, Matt Haynes; thirteen great-grandchildren; sister, Wilma Haught of Leesburg, Florida; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family would like thank Julie Curtis for her loving care.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Gene Goodwin officiating. Burial will be at Mound Cemetery in Chester. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 10 at the funeral home.
An Eastern Star service will be held at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.