Barbara T. Geisey, 71, of Kent, died Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Akron City Hospital Medical Center.
She was born October 28, 1941 in Tacoma, WA to Harry and Marjorie J. (Robinson) Taylor. She was actively involved in the Baha'i faith both locally and internationally. Barbara was a member of the Tree City Toastmasters and the Portage County Retired Teachers Association. She enjoyed making quilts, dresses for girls in Africa and traveled extensively especially for the Voices of Baha.
She is survived by her husband, James W. Geisey; daughters, Kerin (John) Hickin of Kent and Dianne (Mick) Nagy of Brookings, SD; grandchildren, Jack, Mauri and Barbara Hickin. She was preceded in death by her mother, Marjorie J. Thompson; and sister, Toby Burke.
Funeral services will be held 11:30 AM Wednesday, October 23 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home with Bahá'ís of Kent officiating, where calling hours will be held from 10 AM until the time of service. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice.
(R-C 10-21-13 & 10-22-13)