Barbara M. Stearns

Barbara M. Stearns, 84, of New Castle, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at The Waters of New Castle.

Mrs. Stearns was a former member of Davis Chapel Church, in Alpha KY, and attended Park Place Community Church, in New Castle.

She was born Oct. 14, 1932, in Alpha, KY, to Theodore and Arpha Marcum. She married Murl L. Stearns on Aug. 20, 1954, in Alpha, KY, and he preceded her in death in 1984.

Survivors include two sons, Stephen (Shelly) Stearns, of New Castle, and David (Jenny) Stearns, of Wilson, NC; a daughter, Kimberly Stearns, of New Castle; three grandchildren, Stephanie (Seth) Lochmueller, of Huntington; Rashelle Stearns, of Fort Wayne; and Kelsey (Logan Celestino) Stearns, of Wilson, NC; and a great-grandchild.

Calling is Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Sproles Family Funeral Home, New Castle. A service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 10 a.m., with Seth Lochmueller officiating. Burial will be at South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition, in New Castle.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Henry County Pregnancy Care Center.

Online condolences may be made at www.sprolesfamilycares.com.