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Katherine G. Brothers Barth
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1920
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 2009
Washington County
Ohio, USA

Katherine G. Barth

Katherine G. Barth, 89, of Williamstown went to be with our Lord unexpectedly at 2:52 a.m. Sunday, July 19, 2009, at Selby General Hospital.

She was born on June 30, 1920, in Wood County, a daughter of William and Lola Rowley Brothers. Katherine had been a telephone operator for Ohio Bell, worked at Garber's Store in Williamstown and retired from J.C. Penney's in Marietta. She was a member of the Church of Christ since her teens and was a very faithful member of Riverside Church of Christ in Williamstown and was involved in all activities at the church. She was also a member of Williamstown Senior Citizens. She loved cooking, especially baking her children and grandchildren's birthday cakes. She was devoted to her family and enjoyed having everyone together for family dinners.

In 1945, she married Robert L. Barth, who preceded her in death in 1966.

Katherine is survived by her daughter, Carmen Gates (Gale Karcher) of Vienna; four grandchildren, Marie Holtz (Bill Snyder), Alan Gates and Heather, Daniel Gates, and Marisa Broadwater and Bill, all of Williamstown; and seven great-grandchildren, Anthony Holtz and Kayla Britton, both of Marietta, Andrew Holtz, Ashley Benson, James Broadwater, Jessica Broadwater, Cullen Meadow, Alison Gates and special friend, Millie Houser, all of Williamstown. Also surviving is one sister, Bette Willison of Springfield, Va.; and former son-in-law, Donald R. Gates of Vienna.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and three sisters and three brothers, Lola Forrester, Cecil Brothers, Estella Boll, Wylie Brothers, Kenneth Brothers and Ruth Brothers, who died at the age of 7.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Riverside Church of Christ on Caroline Avenue in Williamstown. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta, with family present from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, and one hour before the service Wednesday at the church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Martin Brothers (1878 - 1944)
  Lola Belle Brothers (1882 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert L Barth (1916 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clifford Wylie Brothers (1916 - 1984)*
  Katherine G. Brothers Barth (1920 - 2009)
  Dorthea Ruth Brothers (1924 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Williamstown
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Grave Yard Ghost
Record added: Jul 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39672064
Katherine G. <i>Brothers</i> Barth
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Katherine G. <i>Brothers</i> Barth
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