Barbara A. Slone

November 13, 1954 - March 03, 2020

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Saturday, March 07, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel

Sunday, March 08, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Salem United Baptist Church


Monday, March 09, 2:00 PM
Salem United Baptist Church


Barbara A. Slone, 65, of Rome City died Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at her residence.

She was born November 13, 1954, in Garrett, Kentucky, to Jay and Delzy (Chaffins) Tuttle. They preceded her in death.

On September 29, 1990, at Salem United Baptist Church she married Oscar Slone. He survives in Rome City.

Mrs. Slone attended Salem United Baptist Church.

She had worked at Starcraft in Emma and Topeka and, later, at Dexter Axle in Albion.

Barbara enjoyed flowers and collecting donkeys. She frequently stated that her husband, Oscar was the first donkey in her collection. She was well-known for her cooking, especially chicken and dumplings. And, she dearly loved her family.

Also surviving are five sons, Larry Christopher (Stephanie) Bailey of Wawaka, Jay (Tami) Bailey of Stroh, David Oscar (Gwen) Slone of Pleasant Lake, Stephen (Melanie) Slone of Garner, Kentucky, and Stacey (Leslie) Slone of Panama City, Florida; a daughter, Corinne Perkins of Rome City;14 grandchildren, Jaylyn Bailey, Kaytlyn Bailey, Charity Slone, Alex Slone, Matthew Slone, Andrew Slone, Delzy Chilcote, Autumn Chilcote, Vincent Chilcote, Faith Slone, Lindsay Miller, JJ Miller, Anthony Martin, and Dustin Martin; a great grandson, Sebastian Dalton; three brothers, Billy (Betty) Tuttle of Hudson, Harvey (Ruthie) Tuttle of LaGrange, and Rodney (Helen) Tuttle of Garett, Kentucky; and three sisters, Nadine (Billy Ray) Powers of Howe; Ruby (Klinon) Newsome of Grethel, Kentucky, and Cindi (Mike Handley) Tuttle of Kendallville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two granddaughters, her angel Samantha Bailey and Caitlyn Martin; a grandson, Bart Thompson; two brothers, Isom Tuttle and Marvin Tuttle; and two sisters, Irene Moore and Edna Tuttle.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 9, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Salem United Baptist Church, 8227 N State Road 9, Kendallville with Pastor Glen Jackson and Pastor Daryl Slone officiating. Burial will follow at Orange Township Cemetery, Rome City.

Pallbearers are Alex Slone, Terry Tuttle, Shawn Tuttle, Jeffrey Tuttle, Travis Moore, and Jeff Miller.

Calling is Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville. Calling will also be Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Salem United Baptist Church and one hour prior to the service on Monday. An evening service will be held Sunday at 6 p.m. at the church.

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Guest Book

Sandy Sexton (Harter)
March 9th, 2020 10:31pm
Mexia, Tx

I will never forget the good times we had at the lake with Barb & Oscar. The cookouts, the funny stories. Bless your heart Barb and rest in peace. You sure deserve it. And Oscar, you take care. Sure wish I could be there.

Patty duty
March 8th, 2020 5:15pm

I am so sorry for your loss Barb will be missed by so many sending lots of prayers

The wallen family
March 7th, 2020 9:36am

So sorry for your loss loss chris and Oscar and family

Jason Brinkman
March 6th, 2020 8:07pm

Sorry for your loss

Bernard and Dixie Conn
March 5th, 2020 10:30pm
Dana ky

so sorry for your loss miss you Oscar

Phillip Downam
March 5th, 2020 8:46pm
Hudson indiana

Praying for you guys

Christopher Chaffins
March 5th, 2020 3:30pm
Berne, Ind

Sorry for your Loss, Prayer with you all

Wesley Haines Jr.
March 5th, 2020 10:50am

Tuttles.. Sorry to hear of Barb's passing. My prays are with you.

Mike and Wendy Biddle
March 5th, 2020 7:24am
Rome City

Cindi and Family, We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Barb. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wendy and Mike

Jeffrey, Allison,Lindsy and JJ miller
March 5th, 2020 12:51am
Rome City

We love you, our thoughts will forever be with us

Emmett Blasier
March 4th, 2020 11:21pm
So.milwaukee wi

So for your loss not easy lost my mom 3 years ago. But they are all ways in are hearts. πŸ™β™₯οΈπŸ™β™₯οΈπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘Ό

George M Sparks
March 4th, 2020 10:46pm
Cave city