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Monday, January 26, 2004

Barbara Ann Rollings, 73, of Brazil, died Friday in the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

Born in Elnora, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Charles O. and the late Gladys L. (Schwabe) Pershing. Rollings married Curtis R. Rollings Aug. 7, 1948, in Brazil.

A 1948 graduate of Brazil High School, she was a cheerleader and the 1948 prom queen. She was a member of the National Honor Society, National Thespian Society and Order Of JobĀ~s Daughters.

Following high school she worked at H.R. Donnelley in Terre Haute, attended ISU and then Depauw where she learned the art of pottery.

She loved being a potter. Rollings taught ceramics at the Learning Center and a few years ago won a Potters Guild award.

A member of Christ Community Church, she was a strong supporter of the Christian Education program. She frequently visited residents of the local nursing homes. Mr. and Mrs. Rollings enjoyed traveling together.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Stafford; a nephew, Randy Pershing; two brothers-in-law, David Rollings and Stanley Rollings; and an aunt, Margaret Brasel.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Gwen and William Britton of Boise, Idaho, and Jana and Joe Casper of Riley; three sons and their wives, Brad and Cathy Rollings of Brazil, Brent and Tammy Rollings of Littleton, Colo., and Ryan and Deanna Rollings of Ashville, N.C.; nine grandchildren, Wayne Whitt, Myra Gadzinski, Sara Patterson, Clint Casper, Kris Rollings, Amber Rollings, Wesley Rollings, Ashley Rollings, Sky Rollings; three great grandchildren, Ian Whitt, Xavierre Whitt and Sitarra Whitt, a brother, Charles Pershing, and wife Gwen, of Noblesville; two sisters-in-law, Rachel Rollings of Terre Haute and Mary Lou Myers and husband, Dan, of Brazil; and a brother-in-law, Roy Rollings of Carbon.

The funeral service will be at Moore Funeral Home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Cottage Hill Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Visit www.moorefuneralhome.us for further information or to send a condolence card.