Barbara A Brewer

June 29, 1937August 27, 2021

Barbara A. Brewer age 84, of Greenville passed away at 10:55 PM on Friday, August 27, 2021, at EverHeart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

Barbara was born June 29, 1937, in Darke County to the late Herschel Ray & Loretta Mae (Bunger) Swank. In addition to her parents, Barbara was also preceded in death by a son, Mark Wayne Brewer; brothers, Ray, Harry and Marvin Swank; and sisters, Kathleen Rife Baker and Phyllis North.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Emerson D. Brewer whom she married March 15, 1954; children, Allen & Carol Brewer of Atwater, Ohio, and Lori & Woody Conway of Greenville, Ohio; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, George Swank of Nappanee, Indiana; sister-in-law, Ruby K. Fenstemaker of Versailles, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Barbara retired from Whirlpool in Greenville and later retired from the KitchenAid Store in Greenville. She was a member of Trinity Wesleyan Church in Greenville.

A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Trinity Wesleyan Church 1400 E. Main St. Greenville with Pastor Andrew Bush officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Ft. Jefferson. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Wesleyan Church or EverHeart Hospice.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 2, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, September 2, 2021

  • Burial

    Thursday, September 2, 2021


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James Liming

September 2, 2021

I want to express my deepest condolences to the Brewer family, particularly to my old friend and fellow U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Allen Brewer, on the passing of Ms. Barbara Brewer. I remember her as a very sweet and kindly lady. My mother, Rhea Potts, also wishes to express her condolences, as she has fond memories of Ms. Brewer. We trust that God will provide your family comfort during this time of mourning. Peace be with you.

James K. Liming, CAPT (O-6) USNR (RET), and family

Gail Beach (Maxwell)

September 1, 2021

I remember Mrs. Brewer, when her son Mark and I dated, so very long ago. She was a kind, and caring lady, and (most importantly) a Christian lady! So many memories. Even though (at times) life can be so extremely hard to understand, I realize, there is a time for everything - (sadly) even a time to die. BUT, this I do know to be true, the Lord does heal the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3. Prayers for comfort and peace during the loss of your MOM, Gail Beach (Maxwell)

Nancy Dean

August 31, 2021

Your mom was one of the kindest, hard-working, and loving people we have known. At school she always had a smile and a helping hand for whomever was in need. She appreciated everyone. She will be always remembered for her delicious cooking, especially Buckeyes and Shepherd's Pie for lunches. She will be missed dearly but fondly remembered always. Our most sincere condolences, your friends at DeColores