Barbara Joy Northway Mitchell Petrie was born March 4th, 1932 at Xenia, Kansas, the daughter of Scott Newell Northway and Gladys Faye (Lucas) Northway. Barbara attended Xenia Grade School and graduated from Blue Mound High School in 1950. On November 26th 1950, she married her sweetheart of four years, Floyd Dean Mitchell. They were blessed with two daughters. Barbara enjoyed working along side her husband on their farm north of Blue Mound. They received the conservation award in 1977. Barbara continued to run the farming operation after her husband''s death. Barbara loved to travel with her husband and daughters on summer vacations. These were special times for her and her family. Barbara was an active member of the Blue Mound United Methodist and the UMW for many years. It has been a recent goal and project of Barbara''s to revitalize the Northway Family Cemetery. In 1998, Barbara married Roylance Henry Petrie of Blue Mound. He passed away later that year. Barbara was a devoted wife and loving, caring Mother. She went to her eternal home on March 18, 2019, but will live on always in the hearts of her family and loved ones. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, husbands and sister Betty Mitchell. She is survived by her children: Kathy (Jim) Rutherford, Blue Mound, KS, Beverly (Garrell) Dombaugh, Andover, KS; a brother Donald Northway, Coleman, TX; her grandchildren: Ryan (Tammy) Sutterby, San Tan Valley, AZ, Caleb (Sarah) Sutterby, Blue Mound, KS, Brooke (Steve) Hale, Guymon, OK; her great grandchildren: Mitchell, Brett, Calleigh, Crew, Cajer and Sophie. Her step grandchildren: Shane (Breck) Rutherford, Louisburg, KS and Angela (Mike) Suarez, San Antonio, TX; her step great grandchildren: Madden, Malee, Meade, Austin and Victoria. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Blue Mound United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Sunny Slope Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Friday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Contributions may be made to: The Blue Mound United Methodist Church or the Northway Cemetery. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com http://www.schneiderfunerals.com.
Friday, March 22nd, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel
Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 10:00am, Blue Mound United Methodist Church
Sunny Slope Cemetery