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Barbara Titus


Barbara (Anderson) Titus, 88, of Circleville, died Monday, June 15, 2015, at Pickaway Manor.

She was born Jan. 11, 1927, in Champaign, Illinois, the daughter of the late Russell and Cecil Anderson.

Barbara earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Illinois and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a school teacher and director of the University of Cincinnati YMCA.

She was known for her cycling adventures including TOSRV. Barbara was also very involved doing research in genealogy and in group Bible studies and was a member of St. Philips Episcopal Church.

In 1955, Barbara married the love of her life, Parvin “Pete” Titus, in Pensacola, Florida.

She is survived by her husband; daughter, Ann (Timothy) Barnes of California, Maryland; son, William (Carol) Titus of Nashville, Tennessee; two grandchildren; brother, James (Nadine) Anderson of Elyria and their two children.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015, at St. Philips Episcopal Church, 129 W. Mound St., Circleville, with The Rev. David Getreu officiating. The family will receive friends in the church parish hall following the service. Burial will be at a later date in Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati.

Arrangements were made with Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Circleville.

To send condolences, visit www.schoedinger.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal