Newt Barber

Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Newt Barber

Newt Barber

DEXTER, Mo. -- Newt Barber, 88, of Dexter died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

He was born June 11, 1920, at Dexter, son of William and Ida Randolph Barber. He and Maxine Courter were married Feb. 19, 1944, in Piggott, Ark.

Barber was a former truck driver for Swift and Co. He was a member of Dexter Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Sue Jones of Dexter, Brenda Nicolai of Jackson, Judy Barber of Kimmswick, Mo.; a sister, Freda Henson of Dexter; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son and a brother.

Visitation will be from noon to service time Wednesday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Dale Grissom officiating. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery.