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Memorial for Barbara J. Mumaw

Born in Spartanburg, Indiana on Oct. 18, 1927
Departed on Mar. 30, 2017 and resided in Alexandria, IN.
Visitation: Monday, Apr. 3, 2017
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Service: Monday, Apr. 3, 2017
6:00 pm
Cemetery: Private
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ALEXANDRIA, IN –Barbara J. (Cougill) Mumaw, 89, Alexandria, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Community Hospital in Anderson following a brief illness.

She was born on October 18, 1927 near Spartanburg, Indiana to Ralph and Miriam (Hoover) Cougill and has lived in Alexandria since 1965. She was a graduate of Hagerstown High School-Class of 1946. Barbara had worked at Perfect Circle (Dana) Corporation in Hagerstown and as a nurse's aide in the Pediatrics Department of Community Hospital-Anderson. She retired in 1989 as an aide in the Orthopedics Department at St. John's Hospital in Anderson. She was a member of the former Alexandria First United Methodist Church and currently a member at Epworth United Methodist Church where she was active in the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the former Alexandria Eastern Star and the VFW Auxiliary and the Eagles Auxiliary. Barbara enjoyed the time she spent at Lake Dewart with family, she was an avid Colts fan and enjoyed reading Louis L'Amour westerns. Her church family was very important to her. She received great pleasure and enjoyment from time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

2 Sons-Mark (Marilyn) Lewis-Muncie, Ray (Brinda) Lewis-Washington State
2 Daughters-Dawn Mumaw (Mike Lynch)-Alexandria, Melanie Jettinghoff-Delphos, Ohio
4 Grandchildren-Amy (Elton) Hines-Orestes, Amber (Mike) Kelly-Anderson, Sabrina (Terry) Blevins-Washington State, Shaun Lewis-New York, New York
Great-Grandchildren-Dakota, Nevaeh, Donovan, Devon, Charley
Sister-Joyce Wampler-Alexandria
Nieces and nephews
2 granddogs- Misha and Charley

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband-James Mumaw in 2003

Services honoring Barbara's life and legacy will take place at 6 pm on Monday, April 3, 2017, in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria with Dr. Constance Cherry officiating. Cremation will follow the service with interment of the cremains in Park View Cemetery at a later date. Friends are invited to call at the Owens Funeral Home on Monday after 2 pm prior to the services.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Epworth United Methodist Church through the funeral home.

The family would like to extended thanks and appreciation the ICU staff at Community Hospital-Anderson, Nurse Shelley, Nurse Latheda, Dr. "A", Chaplain Rob Mifflin and Community Hospice Care for the compassionate care they gave to Barbara and our family.

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