Barbara "Barb" Ann Sidwell Cameron , 77 of Zanesville died at 8:46 PM Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Zanesville Health & Rehab following a short illness under the care of Genesis Hospice care.
She was born on Thursday, June 13, 1940 in Deavertown, the daughter of Carl L. and Gladys Cooksey Sidwell.
Barb was a 1958 graduate of Zanesville High School and a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing the piano and was especially known for playing by ear. She enjoyed playing the piano and organ for many organizations, choirs, and churches. She was also an avid pet lover, having had many horses, birds, dogs, cats, and raccoons over the years. Barb was also a past member of the Ladies Oriental Shrine, Bethesda Jr. Assembly and the Sweet Adeline's.
She is survived by her four children, Clint (Cindy) Cameron, Andy (Cathy Parker) Cameron, Cara (David) Smith and Dow (Kathryn Shatto) Cameron all of Zanesville; 9 grandchildren, Curt Cameron, Clay Cameron, Cole Cameron, Cassidy Smith, Cameron Smith, Dow “Little Dow” Cameron Jr., Samantha Cameron, Jessi Smith & Lauren Alton; two sisters, Sandra (Drew) Watson of Zanesville and Cynthia (Pat Foret) Sidwell of Louisiana and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Richard "Dick" M. Cameron, two brothers, Rodney Sidwell & Don Sidwell, and a sister, June Rankin.
Friends may call 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home with funeral service at 3:00 PM. Burial will conclude at the Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will also receive friends Tuesday, September 12th from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Bryan Place downtown Zanesville to continue to share stories and enjoy fellowship.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Muskingum County Dog Warden & Rescue, 1500 Newark Rd. Zanesville. The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Barb’s family please visit www.BryanHardwickFuneralHome.com.