Barbara E. Lydick, age 85 of Lake City passed away November 24, 2019 at Autumnwood of McBain.
Barbara was born March 15, 1934 in Paducah, Kentucky to Paul and Lorene Cope
She was married to Charles Floyd Lydick in April of 1951.
Barbara moved to the Lake City area from Troy in 1972. She was employed as an Elementary secretary in the Lake City Area Schools for 19 years until retiring in 2003. She was involved in the School Holiday Bazaar and safety patrol program. Barbara enjoyed crafts, reading and gardening and playing games with her grandchildren and became very involved attending their school activities and sporting events.
Barbara is survived by her six children: Claude (Janice) Lydick of Lake City, Leonard (Sandy) Lydick of New Port Richey, Florida, Jim (Janet) Lydick of Lake City, Denise Geml of Clinton Township, Donna (Junior) Murray and Dorene (Bill) Baldwin both of Lake City. Her 16 grandchildren: Brad (Michelle), Bryan (Nicole), Lisa, Michelle, Ashley (Craig), Erin (Jason), Carmen, Amanda (Ted), Jennifer, Stephanie, Christopher (Christina), Erik (Kayla), Chad (Stacey), Ca’elan (Joe), Danielle (Bobby) and Troy, 25 great grandchildren and a sister Ruby Schmidt of Warren.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, brother Billy Cope, daughter Deborah and grandson Jeremy Buchner.
Funeral services for Barbara will be 5:00 pm on Friday, November 29, 2019 at the Young-Holdship Funeral Home in Lake City with Pastor Carol Clapper officiating. A time of visitation will begin at 4:00 pm until the beginning of services.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Children’s Leukemia Foundation or the Shriners Hospital.
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The family is being served by Young-Holdship Funeral Home in Lake City.
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