Merita Eakin Barber

Published 1:28 pm Monday, August 12, 2019


Merita Eakin Barber

August 9, 2019

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Merita Eakin Barber, 79 of Climax, Ga., passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019, at Bainbridge Memorial Manner.

The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Faith Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Grubbs officiating the service. The family received friends after the service in the chapel. A private family interment was held at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Merita Eakin Barber was born July 17, 1940 in Decatur County, Ga. the daughter of the late John L. Eakin and the late Agnes (Miller) Eakin. She was married to the late Nelson Barber for 59 years. She was a homemaker, and a member of Climax Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children Tony Barber, John Barber (wife Elise) Kaye Barber Clark (husband Jason) Joyce Day (husband Terry) Becky Bullock; ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; her brother Lloyd Eakin and sister Angeline Vulgamore.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Nelson Barber and her daughter-n-law Kaye Rich Barber

The family would like to Thank Mrs. Gwen and the staff at Bainbridge Memorial Manor for the kind and loving care.

Faith Funeral Home of Havana, Fla. was in charge of arrangements.