top banner

Obituary Listings

Beatrice M. Barber

February 24, 1934 August 24, 2019
Beatrice M. Barber
There are condolences waiting approval on Beatrice's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Beatrice

A proud partner of Honoring a Life
Obituary for Beatrice M. Barber

Beatrice M. Barber, age 85 of Greenville, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019. She was born in Winn, MI on February 24, 1934, the daughter of Charles E. and Bernice (Millard) Brimmer. She was married to Donald E. Barber on July 12, 1952 and they raised their three children in Greenville and celebrated 60 years of marriage before his passing in 2012. They also were preceded in death by their son, Theodore “Ted” Barber, in 2011. Beatrice was a secretarial office worker for many years working for the Daily News, Ore-Ida and retiring from Gibson International in 1989. She loved bowling and was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her children, Charles Barber, and Nancy (David) Arntz; daughter-in-law, Patricia Barber; grandchildren, Nicholas Barber, Becky (Josh) Taylor, Julie Roach, and Andrew (Collette) Roach; nine great grandchildren; her brother, Stan (Yvonne) Brimmer; brother-in-law, Jerry (Joyce) Barber; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services have been held at Rest Haven Memory Gardens with Pastor Ken Harger officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to Spectrum Health Hospice and memories and messages of condolence may be sent via

To plant a tree in memory of Beatrice M. Barber, please visit our Tribute Store.


Event Information

Private graveside service to take place.

Memorial Contribution

Spectrum Health Hospice

100 Michigan NE, MC004
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.