Barbara Buttermore

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January 5, 1944 - December 23, 2016

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Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 2 p.m., Northside Fellowship Church


Barbara Elaine Buttermore transitioned peacefully from her beautiful earthly home in Westerville, to her forever home with Jesus on December 23, 2016. Born January. 5th. 1944 to Raymond and Mary (Probasco) Cheney at the US Naval Hospital in Norfolk, Va. Graduated from Troy (Ohio) High School in 1961, and Otterbein University in 1965, where she met her husband, Larry. They celebrated their 51st. Anniversary on July 10th. She was a Fifth Grade teacher in Westerville for several years before becoming a full time Mom. She later had a thriving Antique and Collectible business and helped her husband with his Insurance business, as his administrative staff. She loved playing tennis and skiing in her younger days and so loved traveling with her family. She insisted on seeing all 50 states, which she and Larry accomplished. She cherished her children and grandchildren and always was anxious to hear of their accomplishments. She loved The Lord and was a faithful member of Northside Fellowship Church in Westerville, and her Tuesday Night Small Group. In addition to her husband Larry, she will be deeply missed by her children, Angie (Rick) Burchfield of Gahanna; their daughters Kaitlyn and Megan; her son Drew (Angie) Buttermore of Westerville; sons Ian and Avery, and daughters Summer and Evie; her brothers; David (Tanya) Cheney of Denton, TX. and Tom (Shanda) Cheney of Gahanna; and nephew Kevin Cheney of Columbus. The family would like to thank the Genoa Twp. EMS, the doctors and nurses at both Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s and Mt. Carmel East, as well as The OSU Wexner Medical Center; Mt. Carmel Hospice and Westerville Visiting Angels. Special thanks to Dr. Doug Fosselman and Barb’s advocate and Cardiologist, Dr. James Ryan. In lieu of flowers, contributions could be made to Northside Fellowship Church in Westerville, or The American Heart Association. Arrangements are being handled by Moreland Funeral Home in Westerville, and online condolences can be made through, or through the Columbus Dispatch. A Memorial celebration will be held on January 14th at Northside Fellowship Church 6841 Freeman Rd. Westerville, Ohio 43082, with visitation from 1-2 pm, followed by a Celebration service and a special time of fellowship following the service.


Norris - Jan 14, 2017

Marie and I, are truly sorry to hear of the loss of Barbara.
Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you.

Bob Frederick - Jan 14, 2017

Larry, I am so very sorry for your loss.
My condolences to you and your family.
May she rest in peace.
God Bless.

Neal Hahn - Jan 13, 2017

Nancy and I were very sorry to see that Barbara passed. Our prayers are with all of you . We really enjoyed the times with Larry and Barbara at the agency functions. She had so many talents and will be missed by all we’re sure. God bless!

Craig & Eileen Cheney - Jan 6, 2017

Sorry to here of barbs passing .Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family.
Craig Cheney family

Nieman - Jan 2, 2017

Dear Larry,
We have been lifting you and your family up in prayer. May the Lord bless you and keep you, make His face shine upon you and bring you peace. We are so sorry for your loss.
Terri, Scott, Massimo and Gianna

Jan Seabold Quill - Dec 29, 2016

My sincere sympathies to the Buttermore family for your loss. I hope you find comfort in the memories you have. I attended Troy High with Barbara and always enjoyed her company. She was a talented woman and gave much to society and her family. May God Bless you at this time of mourning!
Jan Seabold Quill

Nancy Carter Watson - Dec 28, 2016

Larry, Angie and Drew,
I am so very, very sorry to learn of Barb’s death. She was a wonderful friend from grade school on and I have many precious memories of her. Truly Barb was an angel in our lives. My heart aches for you all and your families. With love and prayers, Nancy Carter Watson

Gary Anderson - Dec 28, 2016

Larry & family, on behalf of your friends at the Westerville Area Realty Association, we offer you our deepest sympathies on the loss of Barb. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Daleen Fetter Case - Dec 28, 2016

Dear Larry and Family,
I, too, was a classmate of Barb’s. We grew up together in the Presbyterian Church in Troy, and our families enjoyed many activities together. I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. My prayers are with you all. – Daleen

Jeff and Jane Guagenti - Dec 28, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss. I’m sure you all will miss her deeply. I always loved hearing you call Barb your bride. It always reminded me of Christ’s love for us and His precious heart toward marriage.

Michael Gainey - Dec 28, 2016

I am so sorry to hear of your recent loss. May you receive much comfort from family and friends during this difficult time.
mike gainey

Nancy Boyd - Dec 28, 2016

So sorry to hear of your loss you are all in my PRAYERS

Bobby Tener - Dec 28, 2016

Mr. Buttermore, Drew, and Angie
I’m so sorry to her about your loss over the Holidays. Barb (Mother) was a special woman. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She’ll truly be missed and we offer our deepest thoughts and prayers during this time. While grief is part of the process please take comfort in celebrating her wonderful life with family and friends. Her faith in life is celebrated providing her with everlasting life – the gift of God.
– Bobby and Abby

Mary Lou DeHart - Dec 28, 2016

Dear Larry & Family, I’m a former class mate of Barbara’s. I;m so sorry to hear of her passing. barb was a wonderful person. I know the family will miss her. My thoughts & prayers are with you & the family.

Scott Zirkle - Dec 28, 2016

So sorry to hear of the passing of Barb. My deepest condolences to Larry and the entire Buttermore family. I was also a classmate of Barbara and have many fond memories of our friendship. She was a wonderful person.
Scott Zirkle class of 1961.

Melanie Hamilton-Swisher - Dec 27, 2016

Dear Buttermore Family, I was a classmate of Barb’s all through school! I am so sad to hear of her passing, and your precious loss, to your family. Barb was such a sweet soul, and goodness was shown in her actions and friendships! May your faith in Our Lord provide you with peace, as you know Barb is, in His Presence, and her soul forever restored! Most Sincerely, Melanie

Vivian Paul Hines Howe - Dec 27, 2016

Larry and family, so sad to learn this news this evening. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. So many great memories of childhood times spent with Barb and her family.God bless you.

w michael rond - Dec 26, 2016

Dear Larry and family,
So very sorry for your loss. Barb was a great wife and mother. Sending prayers and blessings, Mike/Jan Rond

Mcgovern - Dec 26, 2016

Our deepest sympathies and condolences on the loss of your partner and best friend. We always enjoyed our meetings with Barb and her pleasant attitude and smile. If we can be of any assistance during this period please let us know.
Gil and Kay McGovern

Benny Hood - Dec 26, 2016

Dearest Larry,
Our hearts and prayers are with You and your family at this time.
Benny and Debb Hood, Westerville OH.

Bill and Donna McNally - Dec 26, 2016

We are saddened by your loss. Our prayers are with you at this time. Barbara was a great person and she will be missed.

Phil and Julie Cline - Dec 26, 2016

Larry and family,
We are deeply saddened to learn of your loss and send our heartfelt condolences and prayers to all of you.
Phil and Julie

Phil and Nancy Gardner - Dec 25, 2016

Larry, you know our thoughts are with you and we shall never have another true friend such as Barb. I will miss our fun times together and the 40 some years we’ve known each other. Our deepest sympathies to you and all of the family members. We will remember Barb forever.

JACK SEITH - Dec 25, 2016

Larry and family, May your memories exceed your loss and sorrow.

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