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Barbara (Arnold) Handshoe

August 8, 1948 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Barbara Handshoe Obituary

Barbara Handshoe, age 75, of LaGrange, passed away at her residence on December 5, 2023. Mrs. Handshoe was born near Sizemore, Floyd County, Kentucky on August 8, 1948 to the late Mason Arnold and Hermia Cleo (Johnson) Arnold. She married Earl Handshoe in Clintwood, Virginia on September 11, 1965. She loved her husband until the day she left us. Earl preceded her in death February 22, 2010. Barb was employed with Coachman RV, Essex Wire, and King Seely over a 37-year time span before retiring in 2001. She loved God and attending church. She loved working in her garden, redoing furniture, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

Survivors include:
Son, Earl and Karen Handshoe, Jr. of LaGrange.
Daughter, Pamela Handshoe Godsey of LaGrange.
Daughter, Heather and David Stanley of LaGrange.
Son, Eric and Lauren Hepner of Fremont.
Five grandchildren: Zachery Estes, Heather Frederick, Zachary Emerick, Durke Stanley, and Ian Stanley. Eight great grandchildren.
Three sisters, Grace Christlieb, Wanda Arnold and Verna Roller.
Two brothers, Roy Arnold and Harlan Arnold.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mason and Hermia Arnold; her husband, Earl Handshoe; two brothers, Cleburn Arnold and Ernest Arnold; and one sister, Lois Handshoe. 

Visitation will be held Friday, December 8, 2023 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Mt. Calvary United Baptist Church with Rev. Willie Collins officiating. There will be visitation at the church at 10:00 AM prior to the service. 
Burial will follow at Brushy Chapel Cemetery in LaGrange County.  

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Funeral Service
December 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Mt. Calvary United Baptist Church
Main Street
Stroh, IN 46789


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