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Barbara A. Harms

August 15, 1938 September 16, 2020
Barbara A.  Harms
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Barbara A. Harms 82, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.  She was born on August 15, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Herschel and Mable (Montgomery) Beasley.  She married Esthol Harms on October 3, 1971 and he preceded her in death on March 17, 2000. Barbara worked as a waitress in various establishments and as a CNA for many years, caring for nursing home residents.   In her spare time she enjoyed working on embroidery projects and making lovely quilts.  Barbara liked reading books and playing games.  She loved her family and always enjoyed attending family gatherings.  Barbara attended Pentecostal Faith Assembly Church.  She was deeply loved by her family and friends and will be dearly missed.     Barbara leaves behind her daughter, Tammy (Doug) Hatchett; sons, David (Wilma) Johns, Mark Johns; grandchildren, Josh Harms, Mindy (Tony) Farrar, Nick Johns; great-grandchildren, Hayley, Katie, Sara, Jacob, Joshua, Michael, Austin, Damion, Logan, Elizabeth; great-great-grandchildren, Alaina, Sophia, Peyton; and several step-grandchildren. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Herschel and Mable Beasley; step-mother, Goldia Beasley; granddaughter, Elizabeth Johns; son-in-law Keith Harms. Family and friends are invited to gather for a Visitation from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Monday, September 21, 2020 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.  Social distancing practices will be in place.  Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 21, 2020, in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home with Brother Bill Reed officiating.  Burial will follow at Friendsville Cemetery. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view Barbara’s tribute wall, purchase flowers and leave condolences for the Harms family, please visit www.keepesfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Monday

21

Sep

11:00 AM 9/21/2020 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 9/21/2020 1:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

21

Sep

1:00 PM 9/21/2020 1:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Friendsville Cemetery Final Resting Place

Friendsville
Mount Carmel, il 62863

Friendsville Mount Carmel 62863 il
United States
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