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East Liverpool Review
August 4, 2001

Julia Jo Barnhart

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Julia Jo Barnhart, 74, formerly of the Calcutta and Glenmoor areas of East Liverpool, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at Bradenton Missionary Village.

She was born in East Liverpool Sept. 3, 1926, a daughter of the late Martin V. and Ann Rigby Barnhart, and was a resident and volunteer at the Bradenton Missionary Village for the past seven years.

She previously had spent 31 years as a missionary with the Central American Mission in Guatemala. Prior to that time, she was a teacher in the Beaver Local School System and had spent two years teaching for the U. S. Government in France.

Miss Barnhart was a 1943 graduate of East Liverpool High School and attended both Ohio Wesleyan and Ohio State University, graduating from Geneva College. She also attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and was a member of the Faith Community Church of Calcutta.
She is survived by a brother, Lawrence M. Barnhart of Homeworth, Ohio, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Ann Lamping and Julie Ann Barnhart.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Riverview Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Sawyer of the Homeworth Presbyterian Church officiating.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Bradenton Mission Benevolency Fund, P. O. Box 1848, Bradenton, Fla. 34206.

The Dawson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

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Contributed by Pat Lightner

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