Mary Alice (Lingle) Barber

December 13, 1931 ~ October 15, 2019 (age 87)


Mary Alice Barber, 87, of Paw Paw, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Maple Lake Assisted Living. She was born December 13, 1931 in Dowagiac, the daughter of Milton Lingle Sr.and Evelyn (Hare) Lingle.

Mary Alice loved playing Bridge with the girl’s club for over 45 years. She enjoyed baking, cooking and was an avid reader. Mary Alice retired from Coke after 38 years of service. Most of all, Mary Alice was a family supporter and fantastic grandmother.

Mary Alice is survived by her husband, Harold Barber, her son, Stephen Barber, five grandchildren, Tonia (Darren) Arnold, Marne Barber, Mark Barber, Cary (Josh) Johnson and Emily Barber, one brother, Milton (Delma) Lingle Jr. Mary Alice was preceded in death by her daughter, Cheryl Barber and her son, Bruce Barber and her husband Charles McHugh.

At her request, cremation has taken place. Services will be private. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Eleanor's Pantry, P.O. Box 64, Paw Paw, MI 49079.


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Eleanor's Pantry
221 Drew Street, Paw Paw MI 49079

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