September 12, 2012
Pearl Mae Barber, 86, Dallas, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.
Born in Luzerne, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Elizabeth Dickson Stiles.
Pearl attended the Luzerne schools. She was a textile worker with Native Textiles.
Pearl was a member of the former East Dallas United Methodist Church and was actively involved in the church and its Choir until its closing.
She was preceded in death by a son, Ernest Barber; granddaughter Charlie Shelby Zook; brothers, Ernest Stiles, Robert Stiles; sisters, Elizabeth Bulkley, and Emily Monroe.
Surviving are her husband of 69 years, Irvin Barber, Dallas; sons, Irvin C. Barber, Nashville, Tenn.; Gary W. Barber, Bridgeport, Ala.; daughter, Linda Culver, Sweet Valley; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from River of Life Fellowship Church, Outlet Road, Lehman, the Rev. Kenneth Kreller, pastor of River of Life Church, officiating. Interment will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.
The family would like to extend their thanks to the staff at the Meadows Nursing Center, and the Hospice of the Sacred Heart for their loving and caring support that was given to Pearl and her family.