Barbara A. “Petie” Pettiford, 76, of Fremont, OH passed away on Friday, February 07, 2014 at Memorial Hospital. She was born February 3, 1938 in Fremont, the daughter of Guy Haskins and Mary E. (Lewis) Ferguson. She attended Fremont Ross High School and obtained her GED in 1997.
Barbara married Thomas A. Pettiford, Sr. on November 26, 1969 in Fremont and he preceded her in death on October 5, 2012.
Barbara worked as an Assembler at Whirlpool Corp in Clyde, OH and retired in 1997 after twenty-five years of service. She was a member of First Baptist Missionary Church and The United Way First Call for Help for nineteen years. She enjoyed traveling, bowling and spending time with her family.
Barbara is survived by her children, Charlene Y. Fisher, Janie M. Davis, Barbara Y. Fisher, Sammy Davis Jr., Deborah S. (Robert) Wade and Ronda K. (Willie) Brown, all of Fremont, OH; step children, Cheryl Pettiford Agnew, Cleveland, OH, Thomas Pettiford, Jr., Fremont, OH, Terrence Keith (Joe Ann) Pettiford, Sr., Las Vegas, NV, Anthony “Tony” (Alisha) Gant, Maumee, OH; siblings, Penny Ferguson, Buffalo, NY, and Jeffery Ferguson, Fremont, OH; step- siblings, Lincoln, Jim, Jewell and Liz Ferguson, all of Joliet, IL; seven grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas A. Pettiford, Sr; step-son, Robert Pettiford; brothers, Mike, Ralph and Tyrone Ferguson.
Visitation: Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at First Baptist Missionary Church, 1699 Dickenson St., Fremont, OH
Service: Tuesday, February 11, 2014; 11 a.m. at the church with Pastor William Holmes officiating.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery on Wednesday, February 12, 2013 at 11a.m.
Memorials: First Baptist Missionary Church or Fremont Dialysis CenterPrint Obituary & Condolences