Barbara Jean Williams was born on May 26, 1938 to Eugene Hatcher and Myrtle (nee Shepherd) Earles and passed away on Sept. 14, 2015 at the age of 77.

She worked as a nursing assistant at the Continental Manor and Blanchester Health Care Center for 17 years. She loved puzzle books, reading, dancing, traveling and listening to Elvis Presley. She was also very patriotic and loved her Cincinnati Reds.

She is survived by her lifelong friend, Bernice Hardy as well as her children, Judy Filson, Ricky Terry, Bev Evermann, Nina Goodin, Sue Topp, Vickie Cook, Scott Goodin and Jackie Feirl; grandchildren, Ronnie Watkins, Michael Watkins, Kilee Feirl, Mick Vanzant, Cole Feirl, Deadra Patton, Dani Cook, Desiree Mazurco, Ean Topp, Tabitha Terry, Embyr Carlton, Tosha Goodin, April Goodin, Jacob Goodin, Kaleb Goodin, Zebadiah Goodin, Sherry Patrick, Charlie Goodin, Bobbie Miller, Jessica Jackson, Jenny Abbott and Casey Malone; great-grandchildren, Reagan Watkins, Evan Patton, Hayden Patton, Harper Patton, Dominic Watkins, Xander Watkins, Dylan Mazurco, Landon Mazurco, Titus Goodin, Lydia Patrick, Wyatt Patrick, Noah Miller, Brandi Miller, Tiffany Miller, Rylie Abbott, Nevaeh Malone, Christian Malone, Gabriel Malone, and Rhiannon Vanzant.

Friends and family will be received from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home, 120 W. Main St. Blanchester, where services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Blanchester I.O.O.F. Cemetery. To send a note of condolence, please visit

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