Sophie Agnes Barnhill


Sophie Agnes Barnhill, age 52, was born on November 7, 1970 in Logan, West Virginia to Woodrow N. Slayton and Sophie D. Roberts who both preceded her in death. She passed away on May 29, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, James C. Barnhill Jr., son, James C. Barnhill III (wife Melissa Morrell), daughters, Jennifer Barnhill (Josh Cook), JeanAnn Rodriguez (husband Jonathan Rodriguez), Sophie Barnhill (Clark Stevenson), siblings, Shannon Smith (wife Marsh Smith), Shane Smith (Susie Smith), Shelia Emery, Shawnee Thomas, Woody Slayton (LoDonna Slayton), and many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Sophie was a home health aide for years and a full-time mom of 4 kids. Sophie was a kind, loving soul full of laughter and happiness. She would give you the shirt off her back and help anyone in need. Sophie loved her dogs and bird. She enjoyed fishing, feeding birds, and playing cards.

Visitation 1:00 PM and Funeral Service 2:00 PM Monday, June 12, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.

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Condolence Messages

  1. We are saddened to learn about your family loss. May God comfort you through his word, the Bible and the gift of prayer. Thinking of you all.

  2. My Beautiful Sister’s Little Sophie to Her Family ❣️
    Please put your faith in God Let us pray,
    Lord, hear our prayer. FOR OUR DECEASED SISTERS Lord, we bless you and we thank you for the lives of each of the sisters we are celebrating today: for their gifts, their struggles, and their dedication. Today as we pronounce their names, we surrender them to you.

    I celebrate the light.
    I bask in the oneness of all!
    Thus, my heart is glad,
    and my soul rejoices;
    I shall not be afraid,
    nor fall into the pit of despair;
    for in love’s presence, I know fullness of joy.
    You are my Beloved and, in You will I live forever!

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