Barbara J. Parrott, 95

Barbara J. Parrott, 95, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Friday, January 6, 2023, following a brief illness.  Barbara was born August 12, 1927, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, daughter of the late Carl and Agnes (Miller) Wiedelman.  Barbara married Thomas W. Parrott on June 30, 1955, in Dubuque, Iowa, and he preceded her in death on April 28, 1991.  Barbara worked in the Product Accountability department at International Harvester for over 30 years, retiring in 1981.  She was a past member of the United Auto Workers – Fort Wayne, Indiana, and the Camion Club.  Barbara enjoyed sewing, crocheting, crafting, and spending time with her family.

Barbara is survived by her three children, Patricia Appel of Hicksville, Carol Mayberry of Corunna, Indiana, and Daniel (Helena) Bauer of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren, Sean Appel, Brent Appel, Jeffrey Appel, Travis Kaylor, Michelle Kaylor, Dorinda Katz, Susann Fuller; and ten great-grandchildren.  Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas W. Parrott; and one son, Michael Bauer.

Visitation for Barbara J. Parrott will be held Friday, January 13, 2023, from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 P.M. at Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 706 North Main Street, Hicksville, Ohio 43526.  Funeral services for Barbara will immediately follow in the funeral home on Friday, beginning at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Chris Stull officiating.  Interment will follow in Spindler Cemetery, Defiance County, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be directed to the Fort Defiance Humane Society, 7169 State Route 15 – PO Box 2, Defiance, Ohio 43512.

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