IRVINGTON—Barri Emelie Schmidlapp Mapes passed away on June 19, 2019, in the company of her husband of 62 years at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury.
Barri lived a life devoted to her family and in service to her community. She served on the boards of the Junior League of Cincinnati, Family Service of Cincinnati and the Colonial Dames – Cincinnati and Rappahannock Chapters. Barri enjoyed many years as a docent at the Cincinnati Museum Center and Historic Christ Church. Everyone will remember her welcoming smile at the many outings she coordinated at Indian Creek.
Barri is survived by her husband Gene Mapes Sr.; her sons, Gene Jr. (Susan) and Scott (Andrea) Mapes, of Cincinnati, Ohio; sister Angie (Brad) Stephens of Irvington; and sister-in-law, Judy Mapes Schmidlapp. She is beloved by her grandchildren Virginia, Anne, Elisabeth and Kathryn Mapes and Mackenzie, Madison and McGuire Saffin; niece, Jessica Schmidlapp Calcote; and nephew, J.G. Schmidlapp IV.
She was preceded in death by her father, J.G. Schmidlapp II; mother, Angie Keller Wayman (Akie); step-father, Dr. T. Brent Wayman; brother, J.G. Schmidlapp III and her parents-in-law, John and Avis Mapes. Barri will be laid to rest with her mother and step-father at Christ Church.
A memorial service was held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Grace Episcopal Church, Kilmarnock.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her name to Historic Christ Church or the charity of your choice. The funeral services are being coordinated by Grace Episcopal Church and Currie Funeral Home of Kilmarnock.