Barbara R. Conaway age 73, of Cridersville passed away 10:02 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at her daughters home following an extended illness. She was born Oct. 4, 1946 in Lima to the late Roy and Ruth Shiveley Goodwin. She married Eugene Conaway who survives.
Barbara had been a nurses aide for St. Rita’s and Hardin Hills Nursing Home and a waitress at Ryans Steak House and Golden Coral. She collected salt and pepper shakers, was an animal lover, especially cats. She enjoyed watching TV, game shows and Golden Girls were her favorites. She was an Elvis fan and loved being with her grandkids.
Additional survivors include children: Joseph Kiggins of Cridersville, Matthew Wilch of Ada, Wallace Wilch of Ada and Teresa (James) Brummett of Delphos; 6 grandchildren: Bobby Mason, Haley Stidham, Madison Wilch, Alexis Wilch, D. J. Brummett and Caitlin Brummett, several great grandchildren and a brother Benjamin (Sally) Goodwin of Lima.
She was preceded in death by a grandson Marcus Moser.
Private family services have been held and memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home.