Barbara Francis Steele, 75, of Chapmanville, WV, departed this life on Friday, January 22, 2021, from her residence.
Born December 11, 1945, at Logan, WV, she was the daughter of the late William Bill Dingess and Clara Brammer Dingess.
In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by one beloved son, William Bill Steele; and a special aunt, Eloise Truman Stollings.
Mrs. Steele was a 1964 graduate of Chapmanville High School. She worked as a Teacher’s Aide and was employed with the Logan County Board of Education for 23 years. She was also a member of Morning Star Free Will Baptist Church. In her spare time, Barbara enjoyed watching westerns with her husband, David, whom she called “Coots” and working puzzles.
Those left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband of 54 years, David Steele; one sister, Thelma Stuart; one sister-in-law, Marge Steele; nephews: David Elkins and Jeff Elkins; nieces: Lori Stuart, Lynn Stuart, and Beth Drake; one step-daughter, Lisa Steele; her special friends: Deanna Roberts, Pat Perry, Jennifer Preece, Leonard Codispoti, Pete Codispoti, Marlin Bonnie Dingess, and Tonya (Mark) Kirk and Beth Ann Brumfield, whom she considered granddaughters. Barbara also leaves behind her dog, Baby, her cat, Thomas, and a host of family and friends.
A private family mausoleum service will be held at Highland Memory Gardens at Godby, WV, with Adam Kirk officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapmanville, WV.
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