Barbara 'Jean' Cribelar


MARTINSVILLE, Ill. - Barbara "Jean" Cribelar, age 79, of Martinsville, passed away at 6:47 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Union Hospital, in Terre Haute, Ind. She was born April 2, 1937, in Covington, Ky., the daughter of Emery Ervin "Red" Inboden and Opal Belle Garrett Inboden. On July 12, 1956, she married Joe Marion Cribelar, in Martinsville. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Joe Cribelar; sons, Michael (Sue) Cribelar and Kenneth (Rebecca) Cribelar; daughter, Cynthia Newell, all of Martinsville; brother, Robert (Kay) Inboden of Rock Falls; grandchildren, Travis (Kathleen) Cribelar, Matthew (Kendall) Cribelar, Heather (Jeremy) Thompson, Cindy Jupp, Brandon (Elizabeth) Wofford and Daniel Newell II. She was preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, Daniel Newell. Barbara was a 1955 graduate of Martinsville High School. She retired as a secretary for B&A Electric, in Terre Haute. Barbara was a faithful member of the Bluegrass Church of God where she enjoyed singing. She was past secretary for the Martinsville Food Bank in Martinsville, and a member the Loyal Order of the Eastern Star. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., with the Rev. Larry Hollensbe officiating. Burial will follow in Bluegrass Cemetery, rural Martinsville. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Memorial donations may be made to the Martinsville Food Bank, PO Box 533, Martinsville, IL 62442. To view the full obituary, send a condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit:
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