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Obituaries

April 10, 2014

Barbara Balderson

Barbara Jean Nicholson Balderson, 84, of Bellview Community, passed away Tuesday (April 8, 2014) at the Arbors at Fairmont.

She was born in Rivesville on July 30, 1929, the daughter of Carl and Monta Merrill Nicholson.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Perry Balderson.

Mrs. Balderson was a member of Rivesville United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women. She worked as an executive secretary for Selective Service and enjoyed traveling.

Barbara is survived by her two daughters, Joyce Suzanne Kurczak and her husband Robert of Rivesville, and Terri Jean Morrison and her husband Jeffrey of Fairmont; four grandchildren, Kelly Davidson and her husband Chad of Fairmont, Robert Kurczak Jr. of Rivesville and Jessica Hertzog, Stacey McCormick and her husband Carl of Bridgeport, and Jeffrey Morrison II of Fairmont; and four great-grandchildren, Hayley and Chloe Davidson, and Harper and Aubrey Kurczak.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Perry Balderson, and her brother, Dorwin Nicholson.

The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second St., Rivesville, from 2-8 p.m. today and from 10-11 a.m. Friday. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Amanda Reed and the Rev. Stanley Merrifield officiating. A committal service will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery & Mausoleum in Fairmont.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.

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