Barbara J. Randolph, 47, Elkhart and formerly of Greentown, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 19, 2014, at home due to her victory over cancer. Barbara was born Oct. 27, 1966, in Kokomo to the late Richard Bunch and Emma Jane-Ann (McDaniel) Fulkerson. She married Ray S. Randolph on Sept. 6, 1986, in Virginia Beach, Va. Ray survives.
Also surviving are her daughters, Lauren Randolph, Katie Randolph, Alicia Randolph and fiance David Templeton, all of Elkhart; brother, David Bunch, Kokomo; and her sister, Christina Fulkerson, Indianapolis.
Barbara was first and foremost a domestic engineer to her husband and three daughters. She formerly worked for Horizon Transport. Barbara was a very active member of the Elkhart Calvary Assembly of God Church, where she participated in many ministries, but excelled at quiz ministry at both a state and national level. Barbara had a contagious smile that would light up a room. She was always encouraging others throughout her own illness and kept a positive outlook on life. She was a woman of great faith and enjoyed reading the Bible.
Services celebrating the life of Barbara J. Randolph will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Elkhart Calvary Assembly of God Church, 1010 E. Mishawaka Road, Elkhart. Friends may visit with the family and share memories for one hour prior to the start of the service. Pastor Brian Whidden and Pastor Don Gifford will celebrate. In keeping with her wishes, cremation will follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that memorials donations be made through and in care of the church to help with her medical expenses. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Billings Funeral Home in Elkhart, where you may leave a condolence for Barbara’s family at www.billingsfuneralhome.com.