Cassie Barber

Published 7:12 pm Sunday, January 11, 2015

Cassie Toney Barber, age 80 and a resident of Franklinton, died at 3:02 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home.

She was a member of Acy’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Troy and Jennifer Barber and Bill Barber, all of Franklinton; three daughters and sons-in-law, Nita and Larry Katz of Mandeville, Jo Ann and Ray Boone of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Connie and Damon Smith of Franklinton; daughter-in-law, Bernadine W. Barber of Baton Rouge; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Lear Owens of Varnado and BeBe Fussell of Pascagoula, Miss.

She was recently preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Rawley Joe Barber. She was also preceded in death by a son, Laroy Barber; her parents, Murphy and Lula Jarrell Toney; and two sisters, O’Netha Easterling and Vera Shettles.

Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, and after 9 a.m. on Monday. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Richard Magee, Bro. David Barber and Bro. Daniel Barber officiating. Burial will follow in the Acy’s Creek Church Cemetery.

The pallbearers are John Graff, Steven Barber, Tony Barber, Jeremy Katz, Tim Barber, Justin Barber, Carl Boone, Joel Boone and Hayden Barber.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Community Care Hospice or Good Samaritan Nursing Home.