SEBRING, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – On Monday, March 2, 2020, Barbara Louise Hoyle, loving wife and mother of five children, passed away at the age of 87.
Barbara was born on March 9, 1932 in Barberton, Ohio to Lyle and Wanda (Cope) Bedell.
She and her husband, Ivan Hoyle were blessed with 68 years of marriage. They raised three sons, William, Robert and Richard and two daughters, Jane and Louise.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Charles Hoyle and is survived by her husband, five children, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren who named her “great-grandma white hair”.
Barbara lived a full life as a wonderful mother, homemaker and tireless community volunteer. Her hands were seldom still and she served her church and community with humor and the rare ability to get things done. She received a Lifetime of Service plaque from the Berlin Center United Methodist Church. Barbara was also the co-founder of the Berlin Center Historical Society.
Most of all she loved her family and instilled in her children the ability to laugh and work hard. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.
A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at Copeland Oaks Chapel, 800 S. 15th Street, Sebring, Ohio, on Saturday, March 21 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Copeland Oaks Foundation (Life Care Fund) are welcome. www.oaksfoundation.com.
You may sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, 330-938-2526.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, March 3, at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.