Barbara J. Harwell, 93, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2021 at The David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland, Ohio.
She was born May 17, 1928 in Ashtabula, Ohio the daughter of Douglas and Edith (Johnson) Westover.
Barbara was a 1946 graduate of Ashtabula High School.
On September 6, 1947 she married Bernard E. Harwell, her loving and devoted husband of 68 years.
She was the owner and operator of Harwell-Ebersole tax service for twenty-five years, retiring in 1996. Barbara was a long-time member of the Ashtabula Woman’s Business Owners Association.
She enjoyed Reading, Genealogy, and Quilting. She was a member of the Sew Simple Club.
She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church of Ashtabula, where she taught Sunday school and was the church librarian.
Barbara is survived by her three sons Brett (Kathy May) Harwell of Caldwell, Idaho, Byron (Deborah) Harwell of North Kingsville, Ohio and Ben (Julie) Harwell of Wilder, Idaho; and two granddaughters, Tessa and Kelsey.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Bernard on June 18, 2015.
A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday October 2, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Ashtabula, 4353 Park Ave. Ashtabula, Ohio 44004. Visitation will be at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Memorial contributions can be made in her name to Hospice of the Western Reserve.
The Fleming & Billman Funeral Home and Crematory, 526 West Prospect Road Ashtabula is honored to serve the Harwell family.
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