Gwendolyn Farnsworth Binegar

Gwendolyn Farnsworth Binegar, 89, of Marietta, passed away on Friday (March 15, 2013) in Columbus.

She was born on June 20, 1923, in Washington County, to Ora Rutherford and Gale Westbrook. She retired from Marietta College after 28 years and was a member of Marietta Eastern Star Chapter 59.

She is survived by two daughters and one son, Carol (Gerald) Harmon of Baltimore, Ohio, Patricia Farnsworth of Columbus, Marvin (Jeri) Farnsworth of Newport; sister, Gladys Dozanti of Macedonia; two brothers, Paul and Donald Westbrook of Elyria; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Rodger Farnsworth; brother, Larry Westbrook; and two half brothers, Clyde and Clifford Moore.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Lloyd Westbrook officiating. Burial will follow in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at