News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 12, 2013

Barbara Ann Webster


TERRE HAUTE — Barbara Ann Webster, 84, of Terre Haute, died early Thursday morning, April 11, 2013 in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was a retired dietitian having worked in various hospitals. She was born April 13, 1928 to Robert Daniel Strange, Sr. and Vallie Irene Harmless Strange. Her husband, Reverend Ivan D. Webster, preceded her in death on January 5, 1999.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Valli and Tom Howard of Nampa, Idaho; her son and daughter-in-law, Terrence and Cathy Webster of Indianapolis, Indiana; seven grandchildren, Susan Robarge and her husband Nick, John Howard and his wife Rachel, Jennifer Keidel and her husband Jayson, Katrina Webster, Daniel Webster, Matthew Webster and Elijah Anthony Webster; seven great-grandchildren;  two sisters-in-law, Mary Strange Nichols and Anna Marie DeVylder; and several nieces and nephews. Barbara was also preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Robert Daniel Strange, Jr. and two that died in infancy.

Known for her ever-ready smile and warm hugs, Barbara was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Terre Haute, where she served in many different ministries.  She also volunteered with  Kids Hope, USA.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, in First Baptist Church of Terre Haute, 4701 Poplar Street, with Reverends Bernie Jackson and Steve Newman officiating. Burial will be in Clear Run Cemetery in Bridgeton, Indiana.  Visitation is scheduled for 1-  5 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013 in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 South 25th Street. The family kindly requests that memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 4701 Poplar Street, Terre Haute, IN 47803. Funeral information is also available at: