Barbara Gatrell

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RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — Barbara Sue (Mullins) Gatrell, 61, of Ravenswood, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family following an extended illness.

She was born May 25, 1952, in Charleston, W.Va., the daughter of the late William Ray and Locie Bay (White) Mullins. Her husband, Gregory Morgan "Taco" Gatrell, infant sister Caroline and infant brother Danny also preceded her in death.

She was a former employee of the West Virginia Department of Education and a retired administrative assistant for Rio Grande University. Barbara was a member and keyboard player for the Restoration Fellowship Church in Pomeroy, Ohio.

Survivors include her sons Matthew S. Gatrell and Stephanie, of Letart, and Jeremy R. Gatrell, of Ravenswood; grandchildren Colton Shane Gatrell and Riayn Fetty; brothers Earshel Carl (Kathryn) Mullins, of Diamond, Ohio, Kenneth Ray (Sue) Mullins, of Doylestown, Ohio, and Clinton "Gene" (Nancy) and David A. (Ilona) Mullins, both of Ravenswood; sisters Faye (Jim) Smith and Violet (Edwin) Flinn, both of Ravenswood, Helen (C.G.) Marler, of King, N.C., and Georgena Kosmo, of Westerville, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and her special dogs, Little Bit and Bella.

The family would like to thank Dr. Kelli Cawley and the staff of Hospice Care.

Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Casto Funeral Home in Ravenswood, with pastors and special friends Pete and Brenda Barnhart officiating. Burial will follow in Independence Cemetery in Sandyville, W.Va. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at the funeral home.

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Published in Gallipolis Daily Tribune from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 2014