TERRE HAUTE ---- Barbara L. Stevenson Ellingsworth Tibbits 72, of Terre Haute passed away at 1:11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 in Union Hospital at Terre Haute.
Born Sept. 23, 1931, in Vicksburg, she was the daughter of Thomas Stevenson and Mary Fern Willoughby Stevenson.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Michael A. and Molly Ellingsworth of West Terre Haute; daughters and sons-in-law, Anna Lee and Terry W. Dowell of Terre Haute, Mary Katherine and Danny G. Akers of Terre Haute, and Pamela Sue and Mark D. Richardt of Danville; brothers, Larry Stevenson of Jasonville and William Stevens of Linton; sister, Shirley Dickey of Linton; grandchildren, Jamie A. Akers of Terre Haute, Brian "Bo" Dowell of Jacksonville, Fla., Joshua M. Dowell of Jasper, Emily M. Ellingsworth of West Terre Haute, Matthew C. Dowell of Terre Haute, Peter F. Ellingsworth of West Terre Haute, Lori Beth Richardt of Danville, Lindsey M. Richardt of Danville, Chad Anthony Akers of Terre Haute, Amanda S. Richardt of Danville, and Casey K. Ellingsworth of West Terre Haute; one great grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack R. Tibbits on Oct. 30, 1997; son, Bernard Charles Ellingsworth Jr. in 1949; and brothers, Herbert, Dale and Terry Stevenson.
Funeral service will be at St. Joseph University Parish Catholic Church, 113 South 5th St. Terre Haute, at 1 p.m. on Thursday with Father Richard Kaley officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Friends may call at Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home in Terre Haute from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday with rosary services at 7 p.m.
If friends should so desire, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph University Parish Catholic Church or Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale Dr., Terre Haute.