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1921 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Jun. 19, 1921 - Oct. 1, 2017 DEL CITY James Lyman Barber, 96, passed away on October 1, 2017 in Oklahoma City, OK. He was born on June 19, 1921 in Thomas, OK to Clark and Clara (Birden) Barber. Lyman was a hardworking man. He drove a taxi for a period of time and he worked for the USPS until his retirement in 1962. He invested in buying, remodeling, and selling residential homes. Lyman enjoyed watching football while listening to another game on the radio simultaneously. He also enjoyed fishing, skiing, and spending time with his family. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Del City from 1972 until his death. He loved his church family, and his Pastor, Bro. Buddy Townsend. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 52 years, Johnie Mae; son, John Sasser; daughter, Ferndella Sasser; three sisters; one brother. Survivors include his wife, Janis Barber; daughter, Penny Davis and husband David; and 42 beautiful grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home from 10:00am to 8:00pm. Family will receive friends and guests from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral services 10:00 am, October 7, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Del City, OK, 2600 Sunnylane Road, Del City, OK 73115. Interment to follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.eisenhourfuneral.com
Published in The Oklahoman on Oct. 4, 2017
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