Edith Marie Barber

Published 2:21 pm Sunday, December 30, 2012

Edith Marie Barber, 83, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home. Born Jan. 22, 1929, she was a resident of Bogalusa.

She is survived by her husband, Melvin Barber of Bogalusa; sons, Melvin Lee Barber Jr. of Jackson Miss., John Wesley Barber of Bogalusa and Robert Dalgo of Alabama; daughters, Deborah Ann Barber Young of Rhode Island, Brenda Lee Downey of Slidell, Erica Shantel Barber of Bogalusa, Leona Dorton of Bogalusa and Barbara Robins of Tennessee; numerous grandchildren, family and other friends.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Vickie Louise Crawford, her parents, brothers and sisters.

Visitation was held Friday, Dec. 28 at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. and continued on Saturday from 8 a.m. until time for services in the chapel at 11 a.m. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery at Crossroads, Miss.

Family and friends may view and sign the online guestbook at www.brownmcgehee. com.