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Barbara L. Thornburg, 78, passed away Monday (Dec. 18, 2017) at Ruby Memorial Hospital. Barbara was born in Morgantown on Nov. 11, 1939, a daughter of the late Albert and Olive Davis Krieger.
Barbara was a member of the Sage Brush Round-Up and the Ladies Auxiliary for the U.S. Post Office.
Her greatest love came from being a homemaker and taking care of her family. She also attended Kingdom EMC.
Barbara is survived by her daughter, Lisa Deeley and husband Brian of Morgantown; son, James Kevin Thornburg of Reedsville; sister, Ruth E. Monroe of Bridgeport; and grandchildren, Brandon Deeley, Amber Deeley, Ethan Thornburg, and Kris Thornburg and her special canine companion, Daisy.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, Elmer James Thornburg; and daughters, Tina Renee Thornburg and Trina Louise Thornburg; and her dog, Mitzi.
The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to Barbara's niece, Rhonda Bond, for her support and help during Barbara's time of need.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Barbara's memory to Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, P.O. Box 9300, 1 Medical Center Dr., Morgantown, WV 26506 or the Harrison County Humane Society, 2450 Saltwell Rd., Shinnston, WV 26431.
Friends may gather from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday at McCulla Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Cain officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.mcculla.com.
Published on December 19, 2017
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