Barbara Mae Hartwell
June 05, 1942 ‒ December 30, 2008
Barbara Mae Hartwell, 66, of Ashley died Tuesday evening at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware. She was born June 5, 1942 in Columbus to Clifford W. Messenger and Donna B. (Ruggles). She had lived in Columbus for many years before moving to Springfield, where she worked at Wendy’s and had made and enjoyed many friends. She then moved to Ashley in 2005. She was an avid card player. She is survived by her son, Donnie (Jeannie) Hartwell of Columbus; 3 grandchildren, Megan and Kayla Hartwell and Zachary Massie; brother, Clifford (Elaine) Messenger of Columbus; sister, Georgia Fronk of Ashley; several nephews, nieces, cousins, and aunts and uncles; and her grandchildren’s parents and dear friends, Kristie (Jason) Massie of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her father Clifford W. Messenger, mother Donna B. Martin, husband Donald B. Hartwell, son David G. Hartwell, and a brother Eddie Messenger. The family will receive friends on Friday January 2nd from 7 – 9 pm at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, 307 E. High Street, Ashley, Ohio and where funeral services will be held on Saturday January 3rd at 9:30 am with Rev. Linda Meredith officiating. Graveside services will follow at 1:00 pm at Enon Cemetery, Enon, Ohio.