Barbara Warfield Hightower 1937-2020

LOUISVILLE — Barbara J. Warfield Hightower, daughter of L. Dryden and Amelia Warfield, wife of Rev. James D. Hightower, sister of Kay Warfield of Warren, Paul (Beverly) Warfield of Rancho Mirage, Calif., and Cheryl Warfield of New York, N.Y., mother of Stephanie Hightower (Warren White) of Columbus and Roderick Hightower (Pam) of Louisville, Ky., died Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Columbus.

She is survived by a large extended family who loved her dearly.

Barbara graduated from Warren G. Harding High School, where she was a featured soprano in the a cappella choir. She traveled the country and abroad as a patriotic soldier’s wife, worked as an insurance underwriter for Ohio Casualty Insurance in Louisville and was a faithful member of Watson Memorial Baptist Church and Portland Memorial Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville, having been baptized as a youth at Second Baptist Church in Warren.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Watson Memorial Baptist Church, 7217 Nachand Lane, Louisville, KY 40218.

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