Wadsworth, OH

Barbara Rose Sprowl (nee Kovarik), 84 of Wadsworth passed away peacefully on March 7, 2023. She was born March 26, 1939 to Emil and Zana (nee Smith) Kovarik in Cleveland, Ohio.

Barb was raised in Medina County and lived there for most of her life, she was a Highland High school graduate and was a loving, supportive mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and great grandmother. She was a hard worker and once retired devoted all of her time to her family. Barb was the most giving woman. She had a passion for counted cross-stitch and diamond dot painting and created many beautiful works of art for all of her family to enjoy and remember her.

Barb is survived by and will be missed greatly by her daughter Tracy Oswalt (Scott), granddaughter Barbara Horkey (Dustin) and her great grandchildren, Alyssa, Ava and Austin Horkey. She is also survived by her brothers Terry Kovarik (Shirley) and Clarence Kovarik, her nieces Kelly Kusemamuriwo and Nikki Danko (Scott) and her great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by both of her parents, her sister Pamela Chappell and niece Kristie Chappell.

Memorial Service will be held on March 18, 2023 at Sharon Center United Methodist Church, 6407 Ridge Rd. Wadsworth, OH. Greet family at
10:30 am and service following at 11:00 am.