Barbara Jane Dove
Barbara Jane Dove, 88, of Elnora, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at her home. She was born July 29, 1931, in Daviess County, Indiana, to Russell and Susie Elizabeth (Myers) Flinn. Barbara married the love of her life, Donald Dale Dove, on May 22, 1949.
Barbara was a member of the Elnora United Methodist Church. She worked in the Daviess County clerk's office and was a homemaker.
Family left to cherish Barbara's memory includes one son, Robin (Karen) Dove; three daughters, Jacqueline Phillips, Crista (Jerry) Carroll and Tamra (Ron) Beckman; 10 grandchildren, Marlena Gee, Amie (Adam) Lawrence, Andrew (Annie) Carroll, Craig (Brittany) Carroll, Leslie (Cory) Swartzentruber, Elizabeth (Alan) Hall, Jared (Katie) Beckman, Jessica (John) Mysliwiec, Josh Dove and Jenny (James) Farley; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Evelyn Pershing.
Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Dove; daughter Marilyn Dove; son Marc Dove; her parents; and one brother, Charles Flinn.
A funeral service honoring Barbara's life will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon, with Pastor Debbie Payne officiating. Barbara will be laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery in Elnora.
Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elnora United Methodist Church in memory of Barbara. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at
Published on November 14, 2019


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