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Barbara Putts

February 20, 1938 — May 4, 2023

Attica, IN

Barbara J. Putts, 85, of Attica, IN passed away at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis Thursday May 4, 2023 where she had been a patient one day. She was born in Sparta, TN February 20, 1938, the daughter of the late Albert and Bertha (Richard) Pullins and was a 1956 graduate of Rensselaer, IN High School. Barbara married Richard G. Putts at Rensselaer, IN October 24, 1959, and he preceded her in death May 15, 1995. She was the former owner of Oasis Liquor Store in Oxford, IN and the Otterbein Package Store in Otterbein, IN. Most recently she was the bookkeeper for Oasis Liquor Store in Oxford and had formerly served as a bookkeeper for the Lafayette Co-op Elevator and the Parr Elevator near Rensselaer.  She enjoyed helping her mother cook at Thanksgiving and Christmas, when all of her brothers and their families were present. Barbara was a good cook also, preparing chicken, turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy.  She enjoyed canning vegetables, too. Surviving are two daughters, Cynthia Putts of Lafayette, IN, Susan Putts of West Lafayette, IN and by two sons, Richard Putts of Attica, IN and David Putts of Oxford, IN. She was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. Private graveside services will be held at the Oxford Catholic Cemetery, Oxford, IN. Those desiring may contribute in memoriam to American Legion Post 52, Attica, IN. Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home of Oxford, IN is caring for the Putts family. Please leave memories and condolences at

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