Jessie Viola Stiles Barrickman, 92, a longtime resident of Adolph, WV passed from this life Thursday, January 14, 2021, while at Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville. For the past year, she had resided with her daughter in Charles Town.
Jessie was born Tuesday, September 18, 1928, in Barnesboro, PA, a daughter of the late Henry Clarence Stiles and Jennie Violetta Kinter Stiles. On November 26, 1949, she married Siboney Z. Barrickman, in Cleveland, OH, who preceded her in death in 1985.
Left to cherish Jessie’s memory are two children, Deloris E. Cashell of Charles Town and Siboney R. Barrickman of Adolph, two sisters, Mildred Justice and Ellen Clark of Ohio, one brother, A. Dale Stiles, of Texas, two grandchildren, Jami Cashell Hadden and husband, Jason, of Harper Ferry, and Ronald Barrickman, of TN, one step-granddaughter, Claire Cashell Shell and husband, Mark, of MD, one foster granddaughter, Tabatha Swift, and husband Galen, of WV, three great grandchildren, Ciarra Grimm, Richard Hadden, and Catherine Hadden, all of WV, four step-great grandchildren, Joseph Shell and son, Danny, and Ellie Schell, of MD, Ashley Cashell and four children, of FL, Chaz Cashell and two children, of MD, three foster great grandchildren, Tanner Anders, Emily Anders, and Leah Swift, of WV, and several nieces and nephews. Left also to cherish Jessie’s memory are a special person who is like a daughter, Sherry Van den Arend, of VA, a special “granddaughter” Kari Van den Arend and family, of VA, and a special “grandson” David Van den Arend, his wife Sarah, and daughter, Skylar, of VA. And two brothers-in-law, Utah Barrickman and wife, Beatrice, of WV, and Kendall Barrickman, of TN.
Preceding Jessie in death, besides her husband and parents, were four sisters, two brothers, a step grandson, and several brothers-in law, and sisters in law.
Jessie attended school in Pennsylvania and was a homemaker. In 1957, Jessie and Siboney moved from Cleveland, OH to Adolph. She enjoyed reading the Bible, working crossword puzzles and anagrams, crocheting, putting puzzles together, making quilts, and working in her garden until her health prevented her. She dearly loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church at Adolph until is closure in 2008.
Jessie’s request for cremation was honored. Her remains will be interred in Brick Church Cemetery with her husband and a memorial service is being planned for a later date.