Melba Hunter Barber, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Monday, February 3rd, 2014 at her residence at the age of 87.
Mrs. Barber was born in St. Louis, Missouri to the late William Paul Hunter and Della Harris Hunter.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tullahoma.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Barber is preceded in death by her husband, Roy T. Barber; and one brother, William Milo Hunter.
She is survived by one son, Bill Barber and his wife Margaret of Germantown, TN; four grandchildren, Jennifer B. Harding and her husband Andrew of Tullahoma, Christopher L. Barber of New York, NY, Aaron S. Barber of Gulf Shores, AL and Andrew B. Barber of Auburn, AL; three great-grandchildren, Lainey, Will and Sam Harding; and two sisters, Freddie Nowell of Ft. Myers, FL and Shirley McCutcheon of Raleigh, NC.
Visitation for Mrs. Barber will be held on Friday, February 7th, 2014 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm with the funeral service to immediately follow at 2:00 pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. J. Herbert Hester officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to First Baptist Church at 108 East Grundy Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388 or to Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1610 Wilson Avenue, Tullahoma, TN 37388 with an emphasis on their outreach ministry.