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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Barbara June Knox (April 27, 2016)

Barbara June Knox, age 80, of Arcanum, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1:10 AM at Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio. She was born on September 21, 1935 in Soldier, Kentucky, to the late Oather Jackson & Catherine (Cornett) Bowen.

She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years James Knox of Arcanum, Ohio; daughter and son in law, Jill & Eric Brown of Arcanum, Ohio; son, James Daryn Knox of Oregon; grandchildren, Niles Brown and Mitch Brown; brother in law, Joe Knox of Massachusetts; sister in law, Norma Stidham of Dayton, Ohio; nephews, Ralph Underwood and Dale (Cathy) Underwood; great niece, Jenna (Richie) Adams; great nephew, Derrick (Amber) Underwood; as well as several great great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded by her brothers, Hubert Dale Bowen and Bert Bowen; and sister, Freda Louise Barnhart.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Castine Church of the Brethren, 624 US Rt. 127 S., Castine, Ohio, with Pastor Gary Cloyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Saturday at 11:00 AM until the time of the service at church. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers it is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to Castine Church of the Brethren or Cancer Association of Darke County. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com