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Barbara L. Truex, age 82, of Roanoke, went to be with her Lord Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 9:30 pm, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. She was a bookkeeper with Maloley’s Food Stores for 15 years. She was an active member of Seminary United Methodist Church, Roanoke, where she served in the Women’s Society. She was a choir member at Christ United Methodist Church, played the organ at the Roanoke Memorial Chapel, and was in the Jaycee’s wives.
Barb was born August 9, 1936, in Huntington, the daughter of Eldon and Dorothy (Minsel) Jeffrey. On July 24, 1955 she married her beloved husband of 60 years Robert Truex at Christ United Methodist Church. He passed away August 5, 2015. She is survived by 3 sons Brady (Suzanne) Truex of Albion, Blake Truex of New Port Richey, FL, and Brian (Daren) Truex of Cummings, GA, a daughter Brenda (Tom) Stechschulte of Rolla, MO, 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and a brother Greg (Pricilla) Jeffrey of Fort Wayne.
Visitation will be held Friday, August 2 from 2-4 & 5-8 and Saturday August 3 from 10-11 am preceding the 11:00 am service at Roanoke Memorial Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to Seminary United Methodist Church c/o Roanoke Memorial Chapel, 240 Crestwood Dr., Roanoke, IN 46783.