February 11, 1935 ~ April 13, 2020

Born in: Beaver Dam, Kentucky
Resided in: Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Barbara Martin Moorman, 85, of Beaver Dam passed away Monday, April 13, 2020 at her home. She was born in Ohio County on February 11, 1935 to the late Edwin and Dova Tichenor Martin. Barbara was a cafeteria worker for Mercy Hospital. She was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church. Barbara had the sweetest soul and always put others first. She was always kind and gracious to everyone. Barbara will always be remembered for the strength to persevere in her long courageous battle against Parkinson’s disease.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Moorman; her children, Edwin Keith Moorman, and Debra Moorman; and her brother, Dalton Martin.

Barbara is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Moorman; and her sisters, Joyce (Lyman) Barnes, of Centertown, Shirley Sue (Jim) Hurt, of Owensboro, Linda (Don) Brock of Clinton, Missouri, and Mary (Norman) Starnes, of Centertown.

The graveside service for Barbara will be live streamed 11:00 am April 15, 2020, where family and friends may visit to participate in the celebration.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Hospice of Western Kentucky. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Hospice of Ohio County; 1211 Main Street; Hartford, Kentucky 42347.

Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Moorman. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Barbara Martin Moorman and sign her virtual guest book by going to


Graveside Service: April 15, 2020 11:00 am

Sunnyside Cemetery
Beaver Dam, KY

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  1. Cheryl,
    So sorry for your loss. My mom, Eulah Moorman Brown and I will be keeping you in our prayers. Love and hugs,
    Teresa Brown Tuten

  2. So sorry for your loss Cheryl. She will be missed by many including me. I am going to remember those eyes and how they would sparkle when she smiled. Love you.

  3. Cheryl, I’m sorry to hear about your mom, she was a beautiful sweet lady. I was honored to call her my friend. I love you and will keep you and all her family in my prayers asking God to comfort you through this difficult time. Our loss is heavens gain!🌹With deepest sympathy, Donna.

  4. Thinking of you Cheryl. Your mother was such a lovely, kind lady. Special hugs for my dear friends of many years, Mary and Kim. Prayers for your families. xxoo

  5. Cheryl, I am so sorry. She was a loving soul. There will be a little Chewy box coming your way for the other mourner.

  6. So very sorry for your loss Cheryl. Barbara was always so sweet to any of us kids when we dropped by. I’ll always remember those visits fondly. With all the love and sympathy from all of us in Owensboro.

  7. Cheryl,
    Deepest condolences on the loss of your mom. Mrs. Moorman was such a sweet lady. Good memories of when your parents were our neighbors on Hwy 1414 when I was younger. ❤️
    Lori (Peach) Clark

  8. Sorry to hear of your loss. Barbara was a sweet lady, always gracious to me when I would come for physical therapy. You are in my prayers at this most difficult time.

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