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Official Obituary of

Barbara (Biesel) Garbrough

September 23, 1948 ~ May 10, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Barbara Garbrough Obituary

Barbara J. (Biesel) Garbrough, of Naples Florida, passed away peacefully on the midmorning of May 10, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. She was 74 years old.

Barbara entered this life on September 23, 1948, in New Albany, IN, Indiana. She was the second daughter born to John R. and Ottilie (DeWees) Biesel. Barbara went to the Clarksville School District and spent most of her life in Clark County before moving to Florida to be closer to her children.  She was a customer service specialist. She started her career in the jewelry industry, and served  for several other customer service companies. After Barbara moved to Florida she worked in the Office of the Code Enforcement of Naples, until she retired. 

She was a loving mother, grandma, sister, and aunt to all those who knew her.

Her memories will be cherished by her children, Tamy Martin and her husband Gary, John McCurdy and his wife Merivim, and BJ Garbrough, grandchild, Amber McCurdy, three great-grandchildren, Kaydon, Kaylynn, and Kimbreigh, a brother John R. Biesel, Jr and his wife Debbie, sisters, two sisters, Sallie Gowens and her husband Ernie, and Connie Henderzahs and her husband Bill, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A celebration of Barbara’s life will be conducted on Friday June 9, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Blue Lick Christian Church at 16113 Memphis-Blue Lick Rd. Henryville, Indiana 47126 Pastor Bruce Cooke officiating.

Friends may visit at the Blue Lick Christian Church on Friday from 12 noon until the time of the service at 2:00 pm.

Final wishes have been entrusted to Zabel Funeral Home of Brownstown

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June 9, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Blue Lick Christian Church
16113 Memphis-Blue Lick Road
Henryville, IN 47126

Celebration of Life
June 9, 2023

2:00 PM
Blue Lick Christian Church


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