Earleen Wynell “Nell” Bowen Barber

  • Birth 29 Oct 1949 Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death Sep 2011 Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 77885297

Earleen Wynell "Nell" Barber, 61, of Chickasha OK, was born Nov. 29, 1949, in Chickasha, the daughter of Elmer Bowen and Scharleene Rhodes-Bowen. She died in Chickasha after battling cancer.

Nell was raised in the Alex and Ninnekah area. She attended Alex Public schools. She married her best friend, Freddie Barber, on Nov. 18, 1966, in Lawton OK. They lived most of their married lives in the Chickasha and Ninnekah area. Nell worked at many Chickasha businesses (Pet Milk, Sunnytide Nursing Home, American Optical, and Maremont). After having three beautiful children, she became a stay-at-home mom. Nell enjoyed vacationing, garage selling, casino gambling, picking pecans, and spending time with her family.

Nell was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Bowen; grandparents Elmer and Ruby Rhodes, and Andy and May Bowen; father-in-law Raymond Barber; infant son Kendall Barber; daughter Pamela Barber; and husband Freddie Ray Barber.

Survivors include her daughter Carol Barber-Ramsey; granddaughter Shelby Barber; mother Scharleene Bowen; mother-in-law Hazel Barber; oldest sister Frances and husband David Eblen of Chickasha; younger sister Leanna and husband Bruce Trimble of San Antonio TX; younger brother Delmar and wife Marilou Bowen of Chickasha; sister-in-law Paula and husband Jimmy Willis of Blair OK; and several loving nieces and nephews.

Published in The Express Star (Chickasha OK), September 28, 2011


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  • Created by: DogMama08
  • Added: 8 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77885297
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earleen Wynell “Nell” Bowen Barber (29 Oct 1949–Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77885297, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by DogMama08 (contributor 47394092) .