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Neal Barber

October 8, 1939 — June 18, 2018

Maplesville, AL

Neal Lynnwood Barber passed away on June 18, 2018 at the age of 78.

Neal was born in Selma and lived there until 1996, when he moved to Maplesville, AL. In Selma, he worked at Day Motor Supply as a machinist and had a job at his home in Selmont where he worked on and sold cars. He loved his family and his pride and joy was his grandchildren. He really enjoyed Jason coming to visit in Maplesville. He was a huge advocate for Patrick and proud of his every accomplishment. Katy was his only granddaughter and had him wrapped around her finger. He will be greatly missed by all!

He is preceded by his parents: Ninevah Barber and Thereas Wilkerson; brothers: Roy Eugene Barber (Gene), Harold Lee Barber (Tag), nephew: Virgil Lamar “Pete” Barber.

Mr. Barber is survived by his wife: Joan Barber; daughters: Lesia Howell (Phillip), Sabrina Cooper (Leroy); grandsons: Jason Phillip Howell, Patrick Alexander Cooper; granddaughter: Katy Elizabeth Cooper; dog: Scooter; and niece: Kathy Barber Roberts.

A memorial service will be Friday evening, June 22, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Seals officiating.

The family would like to give thank to Eva Howard, Kerry Calloway and the staff of Comfort Care Hospice,

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you memorials donation to your favorite charity or to Brotherhood at Hillcrest Baptist Church; 10045 U.S. Hwy 82 Maplesville, Alabama 36750.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Friday, June 22, 2018

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Hillcrest Baptist Church

10045 US-82, Maplesville, AL 36750

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Funeral Service

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home, Inc.


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