Betty Jo (Richendollar) Barnes

September 12, 1943 ~ August 24, 2019 (age 75)

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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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August 28, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hill Funeral Home
24 West Ing St.
Kingston, OH 45644

Funeral Service
August 29, 2019

11:00 AM
Hill Funeral Home
24 West Ing St.
Kingston, OH 45644

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