Barbara Bendlin, 65, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at her home in Clarksville, TN. Barbara was born December 10, 1947 in Waterbury, CT to the late Francis and Emily Houle. She was an avid painter and later owned paint store with her daughter. Ms. Bendlin is survived by her three daughters; Amanda Keith Shepard of Waterbury, CT; Danielle Palomba of Watertown, CT; and Tanya Bendlin of Clarksville, TN. Barbara is also survived by six grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, five brothers, one sister, and a host of nieces and nephews. Along with her parents Ms. Bendlin is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas “Tim” Bendlin.