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Barbara Kay Cody

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Barbara Kay Cody, 81, of Marietta passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at her home. She was born February 26, 1940, in Uniontown, PA, a daughter of Delbert and Pauline McElroy Rankin. She was a private duty health care worker.

Barbara married to James E. Cody who preceded her in death. She is survived by her son Ronald (Marion) Cody of Newport and daughter Brenda L. Farnsworth of Marietta; daughter-in-law Patty Cody of London, KY, 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren with one due in April, one great, great grandchild due in May, brother Thomas Rankin of Kipton, OH, 2 sisters, Sandra Hamilton of Louisville, KY and Deborah Cain of Marietta, several nieces and nephews, loved one, Janet Wells and Deloris Brooks and many friends.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son James Cody, 2 daughters Judy and Carolyn Cody, grandson Ronald A. Cody, 2 brothers, Delbert and Phillip Rankin, son-in-law Bradley Farnsworth, and boyfriend Russell Burkhammer.

Funeral services will be held on Monday (Nov. 22) at 12:00 pm at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial following in Gravel Bank Cemetery. Family will greet friends at the funeral home on Monday from 11:00 until 12:00. Messages of sympathy may be sent at