Annabelle Evelyn Barcus

June 07, 1918 ‒ March 24, 2016

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Annabelle Evelyn Barcus, age 97, of Mount Vernon passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at her home.

She was born on June 7, 1918 in New Guilford, Ohio to the late Harry and Golden (Donaker) Wheeler. She was a sixty five year member of Gay Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon and recently a returning member with her dear sister Betty of her childhood Church, Grace United Methodist Church in Coshocton. Annabelle retired as the owner of Ann’s Beauty Shop on Vincent Rd. Mount Vernon. She was a fifty plus year member of the Rake & Hoe Garden Club in Howard; a sixty five plus year member of the Ohio Eastern Star; served as a Cub Scout Den Mother; Chaperon to the East Knox Class of ’65; Mount Vernon Poetry Club member; Red Hatter and a very good friend to many. She was previously employed at Wise Jewelry in Mount Vernon and was an exceptional baker of cakes for the Church. She loved gardening, keeping both her farm house and city house in order and raising her family.

She is survived by her children Charles “Chuck” Barcus, Carlanna (Larry) Campbell, George (Annette) Barcus; her former daughter-in-law Sharon Mast and Theresa (Terry) Barcus; five grandchildren Keri Campbell, Tracey Grenkoski, Juli Williams, Ashley R.C. Barcus, Bradley F.L. Barcus; five great grandchildren Kyle Flood, Tim Flood, Makayla Peterson, Parker Williams, Aiden Williams; her sister Elizabeth (Betty) Good; her niece Harriett Kleinknecht; and numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends.

Besides her parents, Annabelle was preceded in death by her husband Carl; her great granddaughter Mackenzie; her granddaughter Kelly; her brother Archie Wheeler; and her sisters Garnet, Ruby and Hester.

Friends may call on Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 5-7PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home (619 E. High St., Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050). A service will follow beginning at 7PM with Mr. Roger Marra officiating. Burial will take place on Friday at Rocky Fork Cemetery near Fallsburg on Rt. 79 (12969 Technigles Rd. N.E., Newark, Ohio 43055) beginning at 2PM.

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  • Annabelle was a bright part of any day spent with her. She was so much fun and Poetry Club with her was a time to be enjoyed. She always pampered her guest and made each person feel that they were the reason for all the little extras she did.

    I am so fortunate to have known her.

    Please know that I care in kind thought and prayer.

    Sincerely, Sandra Mumaw
    Mount Vernon Poetry Group

  • George and family,

    I was certainly sorry to hear the news about your Mom’s passing. Having lost my brother over 27 years ago and my Dad some 23 years ago, I can sympathize with you in your time of sorrow and know that no words can provide comfort, but know that your friends are here to provide support. If you need anything, let me know.


  • So sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Annabelle – from her cookie recipe to her book of poems and so many more. She was a wonderful lady. I was blest to have know her

  • My sincere sympathy to Chuck, Carlanna, George and families. A lot of good memories at your home on Vincent Rd.

  • My sincerest sympathy to Chuck, Carlanna and especially George, who was so kind when my family needed support. Your mother was a lovely lady.

  • Annabelle will certainly be missed by all that had known her. She was such a kind, caring, and thoughtful person and we so very much enjoyed her visits to Rhode Island. With heartfelt condolences, Ursula Lopes and family

  • So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Keeping you all close in thought and prayer….what a great lady.

    God bless you all,