Barbara Rose Horsley, 80, of West Terre Haute, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family at 6:16 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017.
Barbara was an accomplished artist and had for many years displayed her artwork for sale at Mansfield, during the Covered Bridge Festival. She owned and operated Horsley's Art Supply in Terre Haute for many years, where she was well known for teaching art and painting classes. She had also been a school bus driver for the Vigo County School Corporation for many years. She had also been employed with the Terre Haute Tribune Star in her younger years.
She was born Oct. 8, 1937, in Terre Haute, to Paul C. Budd and Mable L. Green Budd. Her husband, Jack Horsley, whom she married on April 5, 1957, preceded her in death on April 7, 2015.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jaclyn and Thom Edwardson of West Terre Haute; a son, Parrish Horsley of West Terre Haute; a granddaughter, Stephanie Edwardson; two grandsons, Paden Horsley and Ethen Horsley; four sisters, Carolyn Carlson, Phyllis Warren, Mary Evelo and her husband Mike and Linda Meneghini; a brother, Terry Budd; and many nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Larry Budd, Paul Budd and Ron Budd.
Barbara was a member of the Wabash Valley Art Guild and a member of the Sugar Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home with Pastor Kathy Roush officiating. Private Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time Saturday. The family suggests that if friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation with envelopes available in the funeral home or online at www.parkinson.org.
Published on December 13, 2017