Cynthia 'Cindy' Bayliff

May 25, 1937 - December 3, 2012
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Cynthia A. ‘Cindy’ Bayliff, age 75 of Cridersville, died at 2:40 a.m., Monday, December 3, 2012 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. She was born May 25, 1937 in Gallipolis, Ohio. She is the daughter of the late Champlin Franklin and Ruth Evelyn Spencer Tompkins. On July 5, 1957 she married John E. Bayliff , who survives.

Mrs. Bayliff was a retired Registered Nurse who worked at St. Rita’s Hospital. She was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church. After graduating in 1955 from Pomeroy High School, she attended Bethesda School of Nursing in Cincinnati, and graduated from St. Rita’s School of Nursing. She was a foster mother to 17 foster children.

Survivors include a son – Chris (Debra Garcia) Bayliff of Cridersville; 2 daughters – Valery (Gary Lee) Bayliff Fultz of Cridersville; Becky (Eric Pierson) Bayliff of Sidney; 4 grandchildren – Angela Knotts Stiggers, Lynsey (Dominic) Knepper, Blake Bayliff, and Meredith Bayliff; 3 great grandchildren – Tyla, Brooklyn, and Dayrius Stiggers; a brother – J. Christopher (Barbara) Tompkins of Wadsworth, Ohio; 2 step sisters – Shirley Douthit of Pine Mountain, Georgia and Nancy (Jack) Freitas of Huron, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by 2 children – Mark Newton Bayliff and Lisa Ann Bayliff; and a step father – Ralph Blauvelt.

Funeral services will begin 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 7, 2012 at Cridersville United Methodist Church. Rev. Charles Martindell, Rev. Gail Sims, and Rev. Rick Adams will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery, near Cridersville.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville; and one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Cridersville United Methodist Church, Cridersville Rescue Squad, or Angels for Animals.

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Friday, December 7, 2012

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Cridersville United Methodist Church


105 Shawnee Road, Cridersville, OH, 45806

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Service Information

Date: Friday, December 7, 2012

Time: 11:00 am

Cridersville United Methodist Church


105 Shawnee Road, Cridersville, OH, 45806

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Born: May 25, 1937
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