Barbara Ruth (Hale) Doolittle

May 31, 1933 ~ May 29, 2020 (age 86)


     Barbara Ruth Doolittle, 86 of Nevada, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 at Medicalodges of Nevada.  She was born on May 31, 1933 in Hudson, NY to William and Ruth (Wallace) Hale.  She was married to Charles E. Doolittle on November 29, 1966 in Wooster, OH. After 50 plus years together he preceded her in death in April 2018.  

     Barbara was a loving mother to 8 children. She will be missed for her sense of humor and loving care that she had for her family. Barbara loved to travel and throughout her lifetime she visited all 50 states.  For the past two years she has lived in Nevada after having resided in Mansfield, OH for most of her lifetime.

    She is survived by her children, Vikki Finney, Walker, LA, Robert Horsley (Irene), Nevada, MO, Bud Doolittle (Susan), Elma, WA, Tina Credeur, New Orleans, LA, Chris Doolittle, Sagle, ID, Todd Horsley (Jackie), Montegut, LA, Diana Rothenberger, (Bart), Sagle, ID, and Toby Doolittle (Tammy), Soldotna, AL, ten grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren, and a brother, Robert Day, Henderson, NV.  In addition to her husband, Charles, she was preceded in death by her sister, Nina Clark of Mansfield, OH.

     Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Mansfield Cemetery in Mansfield, OH. Local arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, MO.

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Graveside Service
June 5, 2020

11:00 AM

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