Barbara Ellen Flemming

November 15, 1927 ‒ October 26, 2002

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Barbara E. Flemming, age 74of Apple Valley died October 26, 2002, at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. Barbara was born November 16, 1927 in New Berlin, New York to Thomas B. and Vera (Balcom) Green. She graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in Wollaston, Mass. with a BA degree in English Literature. Barbara taught elementary school in Kansas City, Kansas, Hingham, Mass. and Akron, Ohio. She was a member of the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene in Mount Vernon and served as District Missionary President of the Akron District of the Church of the Nazarene for 17 years. From 1989 through 1995 Barbara served as General Missionary President of the Church of the Nazarene International. Barbara was a frequent speaker at missionary conventions and local Nazarene churches.

Surviving are her husband Rev. Floyd O. Flemming whom she married August 5, 1948; two sons Scott (Chawn) Flemming of Mount Vernon and Dean Flemming of Schaffhausen, Switzerland; three grandchildren Preston, Bryn and Victoria Flemming all of Mount Vernon; and her brother Thomas (Connie) Greene of Beverly, Mass. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call Tuesday from 1 to 3 PM and 5 to 7 PM at the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene in Mount Vernon where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM with Rev. Paul Merki and Rev. Robert Morrison officiating. Burial will be in Mound View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Nazarene Missions International, 6401 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri 64131.

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