Barbara Harnish Christie

Barbara Harnish Christie, 83, of Parkersburg, W.Va., formerly of Coatesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at her residence.
She was the wife of the late Samuel Owen Christie Sr., who died in 2000.
Born in Coatesville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George Maurice and Gladys Burke Detterline Harnish.
She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed needlepoint, crocheting, quilting and cooking, and she loved her dog, Sue.
She is survived by a son, Robert Christie of Parkersburg, W.Va.; granddaughters, Jessica Christie of Denver, Colo., and Emily Christie of Shreveport, La.; two brothers, William Harnish (Joan) and Robert Harnish (Beverly); a niece, Kathryn Harnish (Rob Lawless); and a nephew, William Harnish (Tara Murray).
She was preceded in death by her son, Samuel Owen Christie Jr.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 107 S. 17th Ave., Coatesville, followed by interment in the Upper Octorara Cemetery, Parkesburg, Pa.
Visitation will be held at the church, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service.
Arrangements are being handled by the Wilde Funeral Home, Parkesburg, Pa. Online condolences may be posted at
Published in The Daily Local on Mar. 23, 2013