Barbara Jean Miranda, 85, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 6:55 a.m. in her residence.
She was born in Logan County Ohio November 28, 1935, a daughter of the late Elmer Arthur and Edith (Miller) Davis.
On August 8, 1953, she married Raymond A. Miranda in Richmond, Indiana and he preceded her in death December 20, 2005. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John and Francis Davis.
She is survived by her two sons, James A. (Karen) Miranda of Bellefontaine and Gary L. (Sharon) Miranda of Sidney, Ohio; four grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; a sister, Delores Terry of New York; several nieces and nephews and her dog, Apollo.
Barbara was a forty plus year member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Bellefontaine and had worked for the Palm Grill in Bellefontaine before going to work as a nurses aid at Logan Acres Care Center. She loved lighthouses and enjoyed taking walks. She loved time with her family, especially her grandchildren and liked to visit her friends and shut ins. She was always a very generous lady with a big heart. Later in life, she enjoyed watching old Westerns including Gunsmoke, Bonanza and the Andy Griffith Show.
Pastor Daniel McCarty will officiate a graveside service at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in the gazebo at the Highland Memorial Cemetery in West Liberty, Ohio.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday prior to the graveside service at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Miranda family.