Barbara Jo Simmons, (nee Isaacs) was born to parents Delmer and Bernice Isaacs on October 23, 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Passed away on May 16, 2020 at the age of 61.
She is survived by daughter Jennifer Vach; son Chris Vach; brother Darryl (Dawn) Isaacs of Palm Coast, Florida, two grandchildren: Lydia Vach and Alyssa Eatman and nephew Ian Isaacs.
Barbara grew up in Butler, Kentucky until she was 10 years old, then the family relocated to Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated from Withrow High School and later took several courses at Cincinnati Technical College. She was a devoted and loving mother, sister and grandmother. Family was very important to her. Barbara never missed an opportunity to make sure her granddaughters experienced the joy of being dressed up in fancy dresses, tiaras, tap shoes and jewelry.
Barbara recently purchased a new home of which she was extremely proud, which she filled with many of her parent's treasured belongings.
She enjoyed fishing, bingo, going to the casino and keeping score at her friend Mark's softball games. She enjoyed nature and would often feed the birds. Her presence and sense of humor will be dearly missed by family and friends. Services are Private.