November 26, 1929 - January 28, 2021
Barbara Oxley (Dungan), 91, of New Castle passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. She was born on November 26, 1929 in Muncie, a daughter of the late Orla and Agnes (Jones) Dungan. Barbara was a 1947 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School. After high school, she began her secretarial career and started with Judy Crow Ford Dealership. On December 7, 1947, she married her loving husband, Thomas “Frank” Oxley Jr. Barbara later worked for Harley Stone Ins. Agency and during that time it became the Ted Norris Insurance Agency. She also worked at the Henry County Senior Center with the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Barbara was a long-time member of Christ United Methodist Church where she taught the children’s Sunday school class. In 1953 Barbara became the secretary of the church board and she also served as the song leader and financial secretary. She enjoyed working on her computer, family history research, sewing and needlework of any kind. Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Thomas F. (wife: Mary Lou) Oxley III and Daniel (wife: Sharon) Oxley; grandchildren, Elizabeth Oxley, Thomas “Frankie” (wife: Jeanette) Oxley IV, Amanda (husband: Vaughn III) Reid, Katie (husband: Stuart) Hamby; great-grandchildren, JT, Eli, Jamari, Sariah, Thomas V “Ty”, Cade, Destiney and Alexis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers, Ronald Dungan and Richard Dungan. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Sproles Family Funeral Home. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition and will be private with the family. Friends may call from 12 – 2 pm prior to the service at the funeral home. You may send a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Barbara Oxley.
Barbara Oxley (Dungan), 91, of New Castle passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. She was born on November 26, 1929 in Muncie, a daughter of the late Orla and Agnes (Jones) Dungan. Barbara was... View Obituary & Service Information
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