Betty Jo (Richendollar) Barnes

Born: Sun., Sep. 12, 1943
Died: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
Location: Hill Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Location: Hill Funeral Home

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Betty Jo “Meme” (Richendollar) Barnes

    Betty Jo “Meme” (Richendollar) Barnes, 75, of Circleville, passed away on August 24, 2019 unexpectedly at Berger Hospital. She was born on September 12, 1943, in Ironton, the daughter of the late Clariss and Darlene (Stumbo) Richendollar.

    Betty is survived by her loving husband, Roger L. Barnes; children, Roger L. Barnes Jr., of Kingston, Rhonda (Albert) Mowbray, of Chillicothe, Terry Barnes, of Kingston, and Joy Barnes, of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Tia Mowbray, AJ Mowbray, Felicia (Dustin) Whitley, Hazi Barnes, and Zoey Barnes; great-grandchild, Elainy Hatfield; siblings, Forrest Richendollar, Ray (Barb) Richendollar, Shawn (Megan) Richendollar, Joyce (Gregg) Davis, and Paulette (Raymond) Diehl; special extended family, Missy, Willie, Casey, Miranda, Ryan, and Kim and the twins; numerous nieces and nephews; and children she cared for whom she cherished.

    In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her brothers, Bill, Frank and David Richendollar, and sisters, Linda Guyzer and Nancy Wolfson.

    Betty attended Centralia High School and enjoyed her time volunteering at the Circleville Senior Center. Many affectionately knew Betty as “Meme” and she will be remembered for her selfless nurturing of others. She loved sewing, painting, cooking, and spending time with her family.

    Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the HILL FUNERAL HOME, Kingston with Rev. Carol Carper officiating. Burial will follow in Hallsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 - 7 p.m. at Hill’s. Condolences can be made on Betty’s online guest registry at

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Amanda moody
   Posted Sun August 25, 2019
Me and millie Bug is so so sorry for you guys loss we are hear if you guys need anything. Anything at all we love you guys

Holly and Sam
   Posted Mon August 26, 2019
So sorry for your loss...Thoughts and prayers to all of you...She was a very special and kind hearted lady. when the my kids were little they always loved going to visit MeMe :)

Vickie Mclean
   Posted Mon August 26, 2019
Rhonda and family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jarrid Moss - Donna Ruth’s son
   Posted Mon August 26, 2019
So sorry for your loss
Hugs and prayers

Janet welch
   Posted Mon August 26, 2019
So sorry to hear of the loss to your family, thoughts are with you , deepest sympathy to you all

Sherry(Speakman) cain
   Posted Tue August 27, 2019
I am sending my sympathy to the family and pray that time will heal the loss of a loved one. I knew Betty through her sister and she was a sweet person.

Joyce Figurski
   Posted Tue August 27, 2019
Paulette and and prayers for you all.

Sarah Wolfson Parks
   Posted Thu August 29, 2019
Dear Family,

I am so sorry I could not be there with you all to celebrate Aunt Betty’s life. I am so thankful for for all the wonderful memories. Sending hugs to you all!

Jeff & Connie Shaw
   Posted Thu August 29, 2019
To Terry , Shawn , and your families,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom and sister and all she was to her family & friends. Especially so unexpected. Thinking of you guys and you are in our prayers. May you be blessed in the lord “ One day at a time”. Love, Connie & Jeff Shaw

Steve wolfson
   Posted Sat August 31, 2019
Betty Barnes was a wonderful person who will be sorely missed Steven Wolfson. She was good person


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