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Opal L. Barber, 91

March 26, 2013

Opal L. Barber, 91, of Celina, died  on Sunday, March 24, 2013 , at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.

She was born on July 28, 1921, in Mercer County,  to the late Earl and Edith (Deitsch) VanTilburg.

She married John C. Barber on Nov. 21, 1939,  and he preceded her in death on May 21, 1998.

She is survived by three children, Don Barber of Mendon,  Va., (Robert) Hoenie of Del Rio, Texas  and Marilyn Hoenie of Celina; 15 grandchildren;  28 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, John Robert "Bob" Barber and Richard M. Barber;  two grandchildren; a sister; four brothers.

Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday  at W.H. Dick and Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina .

Funeral Services will follow at 11:30 a.m., the  Rev. Richard Van Horn, officiant.  

Burial will be at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.

Condolences may be expressed at DickAndSonsHellwarthFh.com.

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