Barbara Louise Osborne


Barbara Louise Osborne, 91, of Greenwood, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

She was born Aug. 22, 1924, in Bloomfield, to the late Bert B. and Ruby P. Cullison Ray.

She was a nurse assistant for 20 years and also a kindergarten assistant.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Osborne Jr.; and brothers, James Ray and Billy Ray.

Barbara is survived by her three children, LaDonna (Lawrence) Cook of Greenwood, Danny Ray of Greenwood and Kurt (Victoria) Osborne of Indianapolis; brothers, Donald Ray and Paul Ray; sisters, Mary Moreman and Jane Mayhew; 10 grandchildren, Lavonne, Lorrie, Lon, Lydia, Leslie, Karen, Austin, Cheynne, Travisand Dakota; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Barbara enjoyed working in her garden and making beautiful ceramics which she gave to her children and her grandchildren. She was a true snowbird, wintering in Florida for more than 40 years. She also spent many memorable summers in northern Michigan.

Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Care & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 W. Main St., Greenwood. A celebration of Barbara’s life will at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Assembly of God, 186 Royal Road, Beech Grove,  with Lawrence Cook officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Faith Assembly of God.

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