Barbara "Barb" Ruth Corwine, 78, of Amsterdam, Mo., died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, in Amsterdam. She was born May 30, 1931, to Fred Washington and Grace Ellen Green York, in Golden City, Mo.
Barb is survived by her husband, Nason Corwine, of Amsterdam, Mo.; two sons, Rick Corwine and wife Sandy, of Amsterdam, and Terry Bays and wife Cindy, of Raymore, Mo.; daughter, Sharon Bays Wilson, of Lenexa, Kan.; two stepdaughters, Connie Ferguson and husband John, of Ozark, Mo., and Gail Ellis and husband Dale, of Monett, Mo.; eight grandchildren, Tish Roberts, Traci Riehof, John Hamilton, Erin Downing, Jason Bays, Justin Bays and Matthew Shannon; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Junior, Donald, Loren and Russell; and four sisters, Hazel, Leona, Louise, and Loretta.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, March 12, at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, in Butler, Mo., and Bill Read officiating. Cremation to follow services. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., today. Contributions are suggested to Amsterdam Jubilee.
Online condolences may be made at www.schowengerdtchapel.com.