Barbara L. Warbinton

June 12, 1932-July 3, 2024


Barbara L. Warbinton, 92, died peacefully in her sleep on July 3, 2024.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Dr. Fred P. Warbinton, and her parents, Russell L. and Mary E. Howard.

She is survived by her children, Jeffrey (Kelley), Lee (Michele) and Craig (Dianne); five grandchildren, Meredith (Tyler Weir), Lauren, Kyle (Sidney), Katie and Tara; and great-granddaughter Elowyn Weir.

She was born June 12, 1932, at Crawfordsville, and graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1950. In 1955, she married Fred Warbinton, also of Crawfordsville, in the Wabash College Chapel.

They lived in Plainfield, Indiana from 1959-1971, where Fred practiced family medicine, and Crawfordsville from 1971-2023. She was an officer for Tri Kappa Social Sorority, the Crawfordsville High School Music Parent/Teacher Organization, the Indianapolis Symphony Society, and was an active member at the Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church. In 2023, they moved to Indianapolis to be closer to grandchildren.

In 2012, Barbara became a published author, with a children’s book “The Adventures of Tiffany the Pizza Eating Cat.”

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 at Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church, 307 S. Washington St., Crawfordsville, with visitation from noon to 2 p.m.. She will be interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the Montgomery County Free Clinic, 816 Mill St, P.O. Box 86, Crawfordsville, IN 47933 and the Animal Welfare League, 1104 Big Four Arch Road, Crawfordsville, IN 47933.

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