|Birth: ||May 14, 1919|
|Death: ||Jul. 1, 2008|
Burlington County Times - Willingboro, NJ resident
Bertha (Upshaw) Barber of Willingboro, NJ, daughter of the late Gillie and Annie Upshaw, was born May 14, 1919 in Essex County,
Virginia. She departed this life on July 1, 2008 at Marcella Center, Burlington Township, New Jersey.
Bertha grew up in Virginia. At an early age, her
family moved to Burlington, New Jersey, where she attended the public schools. She joined with Tabernacle Baptist Church under the present Pastor Richard W. Jones, where she attended faithfully until her health started to fail her.
Bertha retired from the Army Air Force Exchange Service as a civilian employee and also from the
Burlington County Community Action Program.
Predeceased by her late husband, SFC Harold A. Barber, Sr. Bertha leaves to mourn her passing with cherished memories: three sons, Harold Barber, Jr. of Willingboro, NJ, Samuel and Marie Barber of Newark, NJ, and Leon Barber of
Burlington, NJ; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; five sisters-in-law; a special and caring niece, Margret Hawkins of Burlington, NJ; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 6, 2008, 7 PM, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 150 E. 2nd Street, Burlington, NJ, where relatives and friends may call from 5 PM until time of service. Interment: Monday, 10 AM, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Burlington, NJ.
July 4, 2008 12:00 AM
Odd Fellows Cemetery and Mausoleum
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Jo Bohony
Record added: Jul 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28062537
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