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Obituaries: Mary Ellen Norris Barber



  

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08/13/13
Woodsfield, Ohio.
Mary Ellen Norris Barber went to be with the Lord on August 13, 2013. She was born in Tupper Lake, New York, on August 11, 1942, then moved soon after to Woodsfield, Ohio, where she grew up and attended grade school. She attended and graduated from Mt. De Chantal Catholic High School (The Mount) in 1960. Mary Ellen then attended University of Bowling Green transferring later to Methodist Hospital School of Nursing where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and RN certification. She then took a job at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where she met her beloved husband of 39 years, Dale L. Barber. She moved to Longview in 1977 where she worked as a nurse for Dr. Ken Kuykendall until 1982 when she took the position of school nurse for Hallsville ISD. Mary Ellen served the Hallsville Bobcats for 29 years until she retired in 2011.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale L. Barber; her parents, Dr. James Norris and Agnes Block Norris; and her brother, James Norris.

She is survived by her son, Dale L. Barber, Jr. (Sonny); son, James A. Barber and daughter-in-law, Nicholle Barber; grandson, Logan Davis; granddaughter, Alexis Davis; and several cousins.

Mary Ellen was a founding member of St. Mary’s Catholic church. She loved life, her family, all of her neighbors, all of her students, and traveling with her friends, Lori Bosecker, Renee Bradshaw, Patsy Hodnet, Mary Jaco, Rita Mays, Jamie Powell, Terry Rhodes, Jean Knight, Mary Quinn, Esther Cooke, and many others.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Miltonsburg, Ohio on Saturday, August 24, 2013 with Fr. David Gaydosik officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Miltonsburg, Ohio on Saturday, August 24, 2013 with Fr. David Gaydosik officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Arrangements by Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio.
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Bauer-Turner Funeral Home
http://www.bauerturner.com/obits/obituary.php?id=337877

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