Barbara Ann Wasson, 92 of Lisbon, Ohio passed away following a lengthy illness on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020.
She was born on October 6th 1927 in East Liverpool, Ohio a daughter to the late Elmer Wasson, and Theo May (Cornelius) Wasson. Living most of her life in the area, she graduated from Wellsville High School in 1945. She then went to school in Cleveland to become a beautician and went on to be self-employed for 50 years.
Barbara was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist in Steubenville, as well as Order of the Eastern Star. She loved to sew, and was a supporter of the Ronald Reagan Ranch, and had the opportunity to square dance at the Pentagon.
She is survived by her daughter: Amy Jackson (Daryl) of Wellsville, Ohio, her son: Richard Shawke of East Liverpool, Ohio. She is also survived by three grandchildren: Richard Blake Shawke of Cleveland, Jayson Jackson (Allison) of Wellsville, Ohio and John Jackson (Melissa) of Calcutta, Ohio. Also left to cherish her memory are five great grandchildren: Hayden Jackson, Jaymin Jackson, Kennedy Jackson, Kaleb Jackson, and Annesley Jackson. She also leaves behind a great-great grandchild: Kasen Jackson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Dorothy Katz, and Mary Lou Wasson.
Services will be held at the Care MacLean Chapel in Wellsville, Ohio on Monday, January 20th at 1pm with Ron Higgens officiating. Family will be present to receive friends from 12pm up until the time of the service at 1pm.
Family and friends may view her obituary or send condolences online at www.carechapel.com or by visiting the funeral home’s Facebook page.
Date: Monday, January 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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