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Barbara J. Mingus


Published: August 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Barbara J. Mingus, 78, of Malvern, died Saturday, July 29, 2017 in her home.

She was born July 15, 1939, in Lake Milton, Ohio, to Albert and Sylvia (Smith) Arkenburgh. She was a homemaker and member of the Waynesburg Free Will Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Billy Mingus, Sr., whom she married Aug. 26, 1995; three daughters, Cathy Frost of Maryland, Tammy (Kenny) Court of Malvern, and Sharon Mingus of Canton; four sons, Donald (Edith) Mingus Jr. of Canton, Richard (Michelle) Mingus of California, Frank (Mary) Mingus of Mechanicstown, and Raymond (Rena) Mingus of Lisbon; daughter-in-law, Brenda Mingus of Homeworth; six stepchildren, Joyce Edwards, Sue Wackerly, Bill Mingus, Jr., Terry Mingus, Patricia Mingus and Michael Mingus; two sisters, Nancy (Charles) Elkins of Waynesburg, and Alberta Passmore of Minerva; three brothers, Mel (Jeannie) Arkenburgh of Minerva, Raymond (Annie) Arkenburgh of Carrollton, and David (Kay) Arkenburgh of Alliance; and lots of grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by a son, Dean Mingus; two sisters, Sylvia Norton and Juanita Davidul; two brothers, Eugene and Albert Arkenburgh.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Raymond Arkenburgh officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Friday one hour prior to services from 12-1 p.m. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book atwww.gotschallfuneralhome.com.

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