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Barbara Jean Ryherd

Obituary Barbara Jean Simmons Ryherd, 66, of Gamaliel passed away Monday, January 20, 2014 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville, IN. She was born January 21, 1947 in Monroe County KY, to the late Mitchell Simmons and Ora Elizabeth Burton Simmons. She was a retired factory worker from Dana Corporation, homemaker and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. She was united in marriage on February 3, 1981 to Carlos "Carlie" Ryherd who preceded her in death on January 13, 2003. She is survived by two sons: Scott Smith and wife Paula of Alvaton, K, Tony Ryherd of Bowling Green, one daughter: Tina Beth Jewell and husband Jeff of Lucas, three brothers: Steve Simmons of Mt. Hermon, Charles Simmons of Freedom, KY, Kenny Simmons of Michigan, one sister: Lesia Sedoris of Ohio and4 grandchildren Matt Smith, Jessica Smith, Jordan Jewell and Jenna Jewell. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two brothers: Roger Dale Simmons and Danny Mitchell Simmons. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, January 23 at 10:00 AM at Monroe County Memorial Lawn with burial to follow. Visitation will be after 3:00 PM on Wednesday at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel. Memorials are suggested to the Turner Cemetery. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Barbara Jean Ryherd please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Monroe County Memorial Lawn Monroe County Memorial Lawn KY, Visitation JAN 22. 3:00 PM (CST) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Graveside Service JAN 23. 10:00 AM (CST) Monroe County Memorial Lawn Monroe County Memorial LawnKY To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Barbara Jean Ryherd, please visit our floral store.

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I am so sorry for your loss. At this difficult time please remember the Bible's promise at Acts 24:15, "There is going to be a resurrection." May the God of all comfort, comfort you in all your trials. - 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

Amy Smith Feb 24 2014 12:00 AM

Scott . I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom . Praying for you , Paula and the kids ... My mom thought a lot of your Mom . She talked about them growing up together in Jeffery and what a good person she was ...

Angie Welch Spickard Jan 23 2014 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Ryherd

Angie Welch Spickard Jan 23 2014 12:00 AM

Barbara and I grew up together, spent lots of time together, lots of fond memories of her and her family, her brothers and sister, mom. grandparents. Seems like in our little community of Jeffrey everyone was family. She was a dear friend. Its times like this when I wished I lived closer to home. but I am 650 miles away so will have to say my goodbye from a distance. Thoughts and prayers go out to her family, I love you all, Goodbye dear friend, May you rest in peace, we will meet again somedayLove youLou Hood Connelly

Lou Connelly Jan 22 2014 12:00 AM

Thinking of you

Jeff and Laura Ford Jan 21 2014 12:00 AM