Jody Handbarger
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Jody Handbarger
40, passed away March 12, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic after suffering a massive heart attack. She was born in Loma Linda, Calif., the daughter of Elmer and Bonnie (Best) Emmert. Jody lived the majority of her life in Navarre, Ohio.  She was a 1995 graduate of Fairless H.S. and went on to receive her degree as a registered nurse from Kent State. She was a kind and loving daughter, sister and wife and the very proudest mother to her sons.  
She is survived by her loving family: her parents, her husband Erik; her sons, Austin, Joshua and Kyle; her sister, Christina (Bill) McCraney; her brother, Robert (Heather) Emmert; her nieces and nephews, Steven, Johnathan, Cheyenne, William, Peighton and Brooke; her in-laws, Robert and Susanne Parks; as well as many aunts uncles, cousins and dear friends.
Funeral services will take place on Saturday March 18th at 1 p.m. at the St. Paul United Church of Christ, 337 North Main St., Navarre.  Calling hours will also be held at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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Published in IndeOnline on Mar. 15, 2017.
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March 22, 2017
Bonnie and Elmer - I am so sorry for your loss. I used to carry mail (Elmer was my boss for a time) and go to Lowe's a lot (Bonnie was my cashier.
I only live around the corner - if you need anything, please let me know.

Sincerely, Carol Goodnight.

ps - I met Jody through Harry Myers. I used to sit with him.
Carol Goodnight
March 17, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with Jody's entire family. She will be missed by all, but I'm sure she is in God's loving embrace and at peace.
Lisa B.
March 17, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time. I remember Jody during my time in Bremerhaven Germany and OHZ. Sorry for your loss.
Jennifer Stowe Corbett
March 17, 2017
So sorry for such a great loss for the family and friends of this special Lady. May God Bless and keep you wrapped in his arms for comfort.
Grams and Paw Terry
March 16, 2017
My sincerest condolences. She was a great person. She will be missed by all they knew her.
March 16, 2017
Love anxd miss you.
shanna s
March 15, 2017
Josh, Austin, and family,
I'm so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. If you need anything please let me know
Tracy Hodge
Tracy Hodge
March 15, 2017
my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family, at this time of grief. She is an angel that gained her wings and she will always be looking,and protecting everyone she loved. She will always be in your heart.She was a great person who will be missed dearly.

Sarah Hutchison
March 15, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with all those who loved her. Jody was such an amazing person, her smile, her personality. I am so glad I had the pleasure of working with her. RIP my friend.
Arvilla Mclaughlin
March 15, 2017
So sorry for your loss of Jody. I went to school with her at Fairless. She was always nice to everyone. When my husband passed away in 08 she took time out of her life to make sure I was ok. She will be missed by so many people.
Danotta Ledsome
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