She was born October 6, 1947 in Harvey, Illinois; the daughter of the late Theodore and Helen (Luecke) Hoover.
She was the office manager for Covenant Technology in Spring Hill, TN. Mrs. Barber was a member of the Decherd First United Methodist Church and a yellow belt in karate.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert E. Taylor, Brother, Harold R. Hoover, Sr., and great-nephew, Chase Richard Allen Hoover.
Surviving are husband, Ron Barber of Decherd, TN; son, Robert David (Lyndi) Taylor of Spring Hill, TN; daughter, Brandy Darlene Loewenstein of Winchester, TN,; brothers, Bob Hoover of Park Forest, IL and Jim Hoover of Lansing, IL; sister, Barbara Miloneck of Mesa, AZ and five grandchildren.
A Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Marston officiating.
Interment will be in Shady Grove Cemetery, Flintville, TN.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, June 29, 2012, at the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester.
Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.