MOUNT CARMEL – Barbara June Andrews, 84, of Mt. Carmel, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at The Villages at Oak Ridge in Washington, Indiana.

She was born in Marion County, on March 24, 1934; the daughter of Charles and Helen (Quayle) Mabry. Barbara graduated from Mt. Carmel High School and then received her associates’ degree from Wabash Valley College. Barbara married Thomas A. Andrews on Aug. 3, 1953 in Marhsall. Together they enjoyed years of traveling coast to coast. Family was most important to Barbara, next to that was cooking, baking and cake decorating. She also enjoyed sewing, gardening and reading.

Barbara worked many years for Wabash Valley FS in Allendale before retiring from the Wabash Valley College Bookstore.

Left to cherish her memories is her husband of sixty-four years, Tom; two sons, Michael Andrews of Florida and Stephen Andrews of Louisiana; five grandchildren, Nathan Andrews, Ethan Andrews, KeeLee Guste, Stephanie Andrews and Dalton Andrews; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, William Mabry and David Mabry; one sister, Margaret Grimes.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Helen and two sisters and one brother.

Visitation for friends and family will be Wednesday, July 11, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Short Funeral Home (527 North Mulberry Street, Mt. Carmel. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. (CST) on Thursday July 12, 2018 in the Chapel of Short Funeral Home with burial to follow in Highland Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made in Barbara’s name to the Wabash Valley College Foundation, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made online at

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Barbara’s family.

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