Doris Lenore Goodrich Barber, 96, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at her home in Garden City. She was born on May 29, 1917 in North Loup, Nebraska to Clifford John & Eva May (Pierce) Goodrich.|
Doris graduated high school at North Loup, Nebraska. She married Dell Claude Barber on July 20, 1935 at Scottsbluff, Nebraska. He preceded her in death on May 18th, 1999. She lived most of her adult life in Colorado Springs and worked as a Baker in the YWCA Cafeteria, a Cook at the Ponderosa Southern Baptist Assembly Grounds & in the Accounting Department for Preferred Risk Insurance Company. She moved to Garden City in 2012. She enjoyed genealogy, history, writing & traveling.
She was a member of the SpringsLife Seventh Day Baptist Church of Colorado Springs, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution- Kinnikinnik Chapter of Colorado Springs, and the Colorado State Historical Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Theron Duane Barber, grandson, Kenneth James Watts, great-grandson, Derrick Clayton Andrews, 2 brothers, Paul Goodrich and Charles Goodrich and 2 sisters, Dorothy Stanghellini and Ersel Jorgensen.
She is survived by her 3 daughters Carley Avon Hazelton of Garden City, Kansas; Bonnie Bee (James) Watts of Tullahoma, Tennessee; Dixie Rae Boyer of Rush, Colorado; her son, Charles Leon Barber of Colorado Springs, Colorado; her brother, Ronald Goodrich of Pueblo, Colorado; her 2 sisters Frances Van Horn of North Loup, Nebraska and Beverly Stillman of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service to be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 6th at Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Colorado Springs with Pastor Carley Hazelton to officiate. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SpringsLife Seventh Day Baptist Church, 1218 Prairie Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909 or in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 North 7th, Garden City, Kansas 67846
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Published in The Gazette on Nov. 3, 2013