MITCHELL – Barbara Ellen (Williams) Eckensberger, 83, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at her residence.
Born January 12, 1936, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of William E. and Ellen Maria (Walker) Williams.
Barbara retired as office manager at Spring Mill State Park where she served more than 30 years. She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1954 and was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church, Mitchell Senior Citizens, and was an inactive member of Tri Kappa. Barbara loved her family deeply, endlessly, and unconditionally. She enjoyed traveling to visit her children.
Jeffry Eckensberger (Robert Byrd) of Indianapolis
Jennifer Eckensberger of Jacksonville, Florida
Julie Eckensberger of Bedford
Jay (Karen) Eckensberger of Los Angeles, California
Julius Eckensberger of Cancun, Mexico
Robin, Paige, and Layne Eckensberger
Roger Stout of Mitchell
David (Sharon) Williams of Mitch
Stephen (Lana) Williams of Mitchell
Denny Williams of Bloomington
Gary Williams of Fort Branch
Her parents; son, Gregory Eckensberger; and brother, Ronald Williams, preceded her in death.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Haverly Funeral Chapel. All are welcomed to a reception that will follow at the Mitchell Senior Citizens where she lived to dance and danced to live.