Barbara 'Mem' Stover, 68, of Dewey, died at 3:53pm on September 1, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. There will be a graveside funeral service at 10:30 on Friday, September 4 at Willowbrook Cemetery in Fisher.
Barbara was born on June 21, 1952 in Bloomington, IN, a daughter of Lawrence and Beverly (Bray) Crank. She married George Stover on October 23, 1971 in the Shiloh Church in Mahomet. He died on November 20, 2015.
Survivors include: a son, Terry Sowders of Bloomington, IN; a daughter Julie (Kevin) Dockham of Fisher; two daughters Deborah (Mike) Hyatt-Woodbeck of Tucson, AZ and Amber Stover of Dewey; Josh Stover of Dewey; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lawrence Crank, Jr. of Bloomington, IN and Kevin Crank of Bloomington, IN.
She is preceded in death by her husband and two brothers, Mark and Anthony Crank.
Barbara was a big fan of the simple life and always took great pleasure in her family and children. She loved taking care of everybody and loved both cooking and cookouts. Mem never met a stranger. She also owned Barb’s Permanent Solution in Rantoul for 30 years.
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