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Barbara “Grammy” Towell

Barbara E. “Grammy” Towell, 68, of Findlay passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. Barb was born on July 20,1943 to Donald and Mary Aletha (Vincent) Bookout. Barb worked as City Commissioner in Clare, Michigan and also as a travel agent for Triple A for 25 years. Grammy enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Barb is survived by her children, Dawn (Scott) Zimak, and Cliff (Bambi) Towell Jr.; grandchildren, Jessica, Eden, Seth, Parker, and Kiere; her father, Donald Bookout; a brother, Danny (Beverly) Bookout; and a sister, Melba (Richard) Austin. Barb was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Aletha; and special friend, Jack Bauer.

Friends may visit on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. at the HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). Funeral Services will follow in the funeral home at 4 p.m. with Pastor Kelly Sterling officiating. Memorial contributions in Barb’s name may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice.

11 Condolences to Barbara “Grammy” Towell - Send your Condolences

  1. May all the family of Barb be comforted by the many wonderful memories we share from our many experiences with Barb. She was like a second mother to me most of my life. I will miss her greatly. My love to you all as you go through this sorrowful time. Mama T will never be forgoten.

  2. Our condolences to Dawn and her siblings. The lost of a mother is something that you never get over. The love you have shared with her is what you need to remember and cherish for the days to follow.

  3. Rich and Glori Tucker September 20, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Our condolences for Dawn, Bug and their families. Your mother
    was a beautiful and wonderful friend. Treasure all the memories
    that you had with her. Love and prayers to all of you.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with your families. I will miss my dear cousin. I have so many memories. She was a caring, giving person and heaven will be richer. RIP, Barbara.

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with your families. I worked with Barb for many years and came to love her very much. She was so strong through her cancer and lived for her family and friends. We laughed, cried and sometimes argued(she was so good at that..Ha.) She taught me so much. I will miss her.

  6. Barb & Tom Llayton September 21, 2011 at 7:43 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May the words in Acts 24:15 give you give you hope and comfort.

  7. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Barb was a friend and co-worker at AAA whom I treasure very much. She always talked about her family and couldn’t wait to spend time with them whenever she could. I am so glad that she was able to spend the last few years with those she loved most. God Bless.

  8. Judy Longley-Blackwell September 22, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    My deepest thoughts and prayers are extended to Barb’s family. Barb was a dear friend and classmate from Highland Park High School, June class of 1961. She had a beautiful spirited personality and was a very caring person. She will be missed. May you all find comfort from the beautiful memories shared of Barb.

  9. Mashelle Sager / Ken Schumacher September 22, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    It has been said that time heals grief ~ but as for days like today may our memories and love for Barb fill every corner of our minds and give us peace. GOD speed dear friend you will be missed. Ken & Mashelle

  10. MARILYN IVERY HOLLIS September 22, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    TO THE FAMILY I WAS VERY SADDEN TO HEAR OF BARBS PASSING. I WENT TO HIGHLAND PARK HIGH WITH HER AND HER BROTHER DANNY. MAY GOD GIVE YOU PEACE AND COMFORT. CLASS OF JAN 1962.

  11. The Grandchild June 6, 2012 at 11:38 am

    I just wanted to say that i miss her very much and that she was a beautiful, loving, kind, caring, and amazing woman!!!!! My Grammy was the best!!! I will always love her!!!

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