Barbara Louise Petree, born December 2, 1929 in Gary, Indiana to Lewis Farley and Emma Wright Farley, passed away on January 5, 2019 at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. Petree as well as her two brothers, Forrest and George Farley.
She was a member of the Garfield Park Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
She raised her four children, Christine, Barton, Bradford, and Bruce Petree in Woodruff Place where she resided for nearly 50 years. She is survived by 8 grandchildren: Holly Petree, Caleb Petree, Toban Earnest, Charles Petree, Miranda Williams, Veronica Zelesnick, Spencer Petree, and Sarah Petree. She was very proud to have had 8 great-grandchildren: Joshua Petree, Isaiah Petree, Alice Williams, Xander Williams, Lucas Williams, Vivian Earnest, Guinevere Williams, and Vanessa Earnest.
A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held from 3:30 until 7 on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Indiana Funeral Care, 8151 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Historic Woodruff Place Foundation at 735 Woodruff Place East Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46201.