Barbara (Barb)S. Kalbes (Cooper) gained her wings on Saturday Nov. 26, 2022. Her journey started in
Russell Co. Virginia, to the loving parents Jeff T. and E. Pauline Cooper on September 11, 1943. After moving to Ohio, she was a 1962 graduate of Austintown Fitch where she made a lot of friends who still called to see how she was doing. Barb was a very outgoing person and loved to entertain, whether it was for holidays or just a neighborhood summer picnic. Her favorite hobbies were making crafts, cooking and plants. She loved her flower garden and house plants, especially yellow rose bushes
and African violets. To cherish and remember Barb is her husband of 50 years Jim, daughter Carrie Radcliff, grandson Eli Radcliff, sister Betty (Ron) Goldner and stepdaughters Debbie Kalbes and Karen Lenke. She is proceeded in death by her parents Jeff T. and Pauline Cooper.
The family will receive relatives and friends, Sunday, December 4th, from 2:00-4:00 PM, at Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest at Green Haven cemetery in the mausoleum. The family requests, that arrangements be potted or house plants.