Bloomington – Barbara Joan Mix, 70, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington, IN.
Born August 7, 1948 in Rinard, IL to Thomas Jackson and Barbara Twanette (Brown) Phillips. They preceded her in death. Barbara grew up in Rinard, IL. She graduated from Flora High School in Flora, IL in 1966. She operated a daycare for many years, caring for many children. Barbara married Larry C. Mix in 1967 in Cisne, IL. They were happily married for 51 years. Barbara enjoyed spending time spoiling her grandchildren.
Barbara is survived by her spouse Larry, of Avoca, IN; her daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Robert Walker, of Washington, IN and son and daughter-in-law, Phillip and Holly Mix, of Springville, IN; six grandchildren, Lauren, Zachary, and Nicholas Walker, Maewynn, Avonlea, and Eilena Mix; a brother, David (Debbie) Phillips, of Clay City, IL. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 am (CST) 12:00 noon (EST) on Thursday, December 27th at the Willow Branch Cemetery in Rinard, IL. Lunch to follow at Cisne Community Center in Cisne, IL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Boy Scout Troop 282 in Flora, IL. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.