Barbara Jean Malone, 81, of Battle Creek, Michigan, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020. She was born on July 29, 1939, the daughter of Clyde Miller and Tonia (Kataswazyki) Miller. Barbara married to Michal Malone Sr. in 1957 and they were married for 38 years.
She is survived by her five sons, Michael (Debbie) Malone, Dennis (Beverly) Malone, Murray (Sharon) Malone, Steve (Cheryl) Malone, Daniel (Aija) Malone; daughter, Sherry Malone; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Michael Miller.
Barbara was very proud of being a nurse. In 1976, she was voted Mother of the Year in Battle Creek. She enjoyed painting, going for rides and eating ice cream with her family. Barbara loved cats and always had one as a companion.
A graveside service will be held at the Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens, 1490 E. Michigan Avenue, on Monday, August 24, 2020, at 2:30 pm with Rev. Robert G. Muirhead officiating.