Barbara Colleen <I>Runyon</I> Criswell

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Barbara Colleen Runyon Criswell

  • Birth 26 May 1929 Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 13 Jun 2011 Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 71375896

MUNCIE--Barbara C. Criswell, 82, passed away Monday evening following an extended illness at the Indiana University Ball Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Muncie, the daughter of Cathenis and Jessie (Davis) Runyon.

Barbara married the love of her life, Haskel Kenneth Criswell, Sr., and they enjoyed 28 years together prior to his passing in 1980.

Mrs. Criswell had worked for the Tuttle Corporation, Ball Brothers Corporation, and finally Muncie Gear, all as a machine operator. She was a homemaker most of the time. Barbara was affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church. Family times with her grandchildren were very important to her. She enjoyed decorating the house for Christmas, traveling, and watching birds.

...She was preceded in death by her husband, Haskell Criswell, Sr.; her parents; three sisters; and one brother.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Parson Mortuary with Pastor Joe Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at the Gardens of Memory, north of Muncie. Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Thursday from 11 a.m. until service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Parson Mortuary, 801 W. Adams St., Muncie, IN 47305.


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  • Maintained by: Roselei
  • Originally Created by: Jane
  • Added: 14 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71375896
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Colleen Runyon Criswell (26 May 1929–13 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71375896, citing Gardens of Memory, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Roselei (contributor 47673030) .