Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home

703 Main Street, Toms River, NJ


Barbara J. Scholes

May 27, 1928July 14, 2020

Toms River - Barbara J. Scholes, 92, of Toms River, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Barbara was born on May 27, 1928 in Selinsgrove, PA and raised in Scranton, PA. On July 13, 1951, Barbara and her husband, Harold, were married in Grace Mennonite Brethren In Christ Church in Chester, Pennsylvania. They later settled in Folsom, PA to raise their family and at last retired to Milford, DE. Following her husbands death in 1992, Barbara relocated to Toms River, NJ. in 1997 and later became a resident of Complete Care at Bey Lea.

Barbara graduated from Chester High School, in Chester PA in 1946. Prior to retirement, Barbara worked as a bank clerk for many years. She was an avid reader and loved to talk and laugh. Above all, Barbara was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many who loved her dearly. Her faith in her Lord Jesus Christ showed in her joyful countenance and sustained her during sorrowful times.

She was predeceased by her parents, Harry and Martha Johnson, her brother Jack Johnson and her beloved husband, Harold B. Scholes. Barbara is survived by her loving son, Hal and wife, Susan Scholes, of Oahu, HI and her loving daughter Barbara and husband, Reverend Dan Brown, her dear sister, Ruth Truett, many treasured nieces and nephews, her cherished grandchildren, Julie and husband Reverend David McCrum, Timothy Brown and Reverend Paul and wife Rebecca Brown and her beloved great-grandchildren, Kyle, John, Jacob, Abigail, Katherine, Amelia and Henry. Barbara will be greatly missed and never forgotten. We look forward to being reunited with her one day in her new heavenly home.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a donation in Barbara’s name to Faith Baptist Church at 1528 Lakewood Rd in Toms River, NJ, which was near and dear to Barb’s heart.


  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, July 19, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, July 20, 2020


Barbara J. Scholes

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