Jeffery Barber

Jeffery Barney Barber, age 62, of Mary Esther, Florida, formerly of Martin, died Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Diversicare of Martin. Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Murphy Funeral Home with Bro. Sidney White officiating. Burial followed in Gardner Cemetery.  Barber was a graduate of Westview High School and a Tennessee National Guard veteran. He was a machinist at Barber Inc. and Barber South for more than 40 years and was a member of Gardner Church of Christ. He is survived by his daughter, Riley Mcilwain of Destin, Florida; two grandchildren, Hunter Barber and Jack Mcilwain; a sister, Cindy (Steve) Adams of Martin; and a brother, Mike (Kathy) Barber, of Spring Hill; and caregiver and close friend, Rene Smith. Barber was preceded in death by his parents, Lester B. and Mildred Smith Barber. Online tributes may be left at

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  1. Gary Gill on April 28, 2021 at 11:33 am

    Saddened to hear of this. RIP my dear friend.

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