SUSAN OLIVER BARRICK
Susan Oliver Barrick, age 81, of Cobbs Creek, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014.
She was a native of Martinsburg, W.Va., and graduated in 1950 from Martinsburg High School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in 1954 from Shepherd University and later on her Master’s Degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
She moved to Cobbs Creek, Va., in 1974. Susan retired from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) as a Research Librarian and was credited for establishing the Institute’s library. Susan was a lifelong learner and always found blessings in everyone and everything.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Ruth Oliver Barrick, and a special friend, Arliene Clements.
She is survived by dear friends, Neil and Patricia Armistead, and many more wonderful friends.
A memorial service will be conducted Friday, April 25, 2014, at 11 a.m. in Mathews Chapel United Methodist Church, Cobbs Creek. Burial will follow at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the following: Mathews Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 125, Cobbs Creek, Va. 23035; Virginia Institute of Marine Science Research Library, Box 1348, Rt. 1208, Gloucester Point, Va. 23062, or to the American Cancer Society, c/o Katie Dutton, P.O. Box 218, Cobbs Creek, Va. 23035
Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Mathews, is in charge of the arrangements.