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Barbara Rankin

Barbara Anne Rankin (Householder)

Saturday, December 14th, 1929 - Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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Obituary

Barbara Anne Rankin, 90, of Marietta, Ohio, died Thursday, February 13, 2020 with her children by her side. She was born on December 14, 1929 in Trimble, Ohio, to Ralph and Jessie Elizabeth Doughty Householder.

Barbara was a 1947 graduate of Marietta High School. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church for close to 70 years. Barbara was also a lifetime member of the Marietta Welfare League. Through the years, she loved to golf, play tennis and enjoyed boating with Doc aboard the Paw-ty.

She is survived by two children, Kimberly A. Reinhold (James) of Cincinnati, Ohio and William C. Rankin, III (Barbara) of Marietta; grandchildren, Matthew Reinhold (Courtney) of San Francisco, California, Ellen M. Reinhold (Fiancé, Jack Riley) of Chicago, Illinois, and Carly A. Rankin of Cleveland, Ohio; siblings, Ralph Householder (Sara) of Lexington, Virginia, Ron Householder (Sharon) of Ft. Meade, Florida, Susan Moore (James) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Linda Vaughn (Dennis) of Summerville, South Carolina; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. William C. Rankin, Jr., whom she married on August 13, 1950; and brother, Rodger Householder.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the First Presbyterian Church in Marietta, with Pastor David Smith officiating. There will be a reception immediately following the service at the church. Private entombment will take place in East Lawn Mausoleum. Visitation will be on Wednesday, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home.

Her family would like to thank family and friends who offered love and support. They also extend a heartfelt thank you to all of the staff at Harmar Place for their exceptional care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 501 Fourth Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750. Cawley & Peoples is honored to serve the Rankin family and offers online condolences and many other resources by visiting their website, CawleyandPeoples.com.


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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples
    Address
    408 Front Street
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
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  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    First Presbyterian Church of Marietta
    Address
    501 Fourth Street
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
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    Officiant
    The Rev. David Smith
  • Interment

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 |
    When
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020
    Location
    East Lawn Mausoleum
    Address
    27880 St. Rt. 7
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
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    Notes
    Private committal services will be held.
  • Reception

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 |
    When
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020
    Location
    First Presbyterian Church of Marietta
    Address
    501 Fourth Street
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
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    Notes
    Immediately following the service.

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Tim Burkhart

Posted at 10:29am
To the Family: I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Barbara. May you have the strength and support of Family and friends to help you through this tough time. I have lost a Mother, Father and Sister and over time I can now reflect on the good memories and happy times to help temper my sadness. God Bless you all. - Tim Burkhart
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Michael Wagner

Posted at 04:57pm
Bill and Family I am sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. Barbara lived a full life for sure. I was glad i had the pleasure of meeting her. She and Dr. Bill will be boating again in the greatest ocean of all. Sending Prayers your way.
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Rich and Teresa

Posted at 08:39am
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