Barbara S. Cone, 60, Urbana, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born to the late James A. Taylor and Mintie (Porter) Kerr on July 10, 1955, in Wabash.
Barb married Sammy C. Cone on July 14, 1973, he survives. She attended Christian Heritage Church of Wabash. Barb enjoyed crafts, painting, fishing, gardening, and her family. She loved her grandkids to the moon and back and she was worshiped by them. Barb adored her sisters, also she loved her many nieces and nephews and was adored by them all.
Barb kept positive with humor and laughter while battling cancer for 15 months. Her favorite saying was “I have cancer, but cancer doesn’t have me.” Barb kept her spirits up by being very ornery.
She is also survived by son: Keith A. (Chasity) Cone, Wabash; daughters: Misty (Jeremy) Campbell, Roann; and Samantha (Stan Tharp) Cone, Silver Lake; brothers: James (Theresa) Taylor Jr., Stigler, Okla.; Bill (Connie) Taylor, Roann; sisters: Elizabeth (Todd Miller) Winchester; Wabash; Brenda (Bill) Purdy-Emerick, Wabash; Janet (Dale) Houlihan, Wabash; Mary (Kevin) Bussard, Wabash; stepsister: Jamie Kerr Poor, North Manchester; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by daughter: Stephanie Ann Cone; brother: Roger Taylor Sr.; sister: Debra Harmon; and a grandchild.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at McDonald Funeral Home, Wabash, and officiating will be Pastor Tim Prater. Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery in Wabash. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the funeral home.