Claudie Martin Barber, 92, of Sleeper, Missouri, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012, in the Missouri Veterans Home, in St. James, Missouri.
He was a longtime U.S. Civil Service worker and cattle and horse farmer in the Lebanon area. He served in the U. S. Army from 1942 until 1946, during World War II. He was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lebanon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Merle and Minnie (Corkery) Barber; his wife, Eunice Pauline (Shivers), on July 7, 2006; a son-in-law, Jerry Graves; seven brothers; and four sisters.
Claudie is survived by a daughter, Remonia Graves, of Rolla, Missouri; three grandchildren, David Graves, of Fenton, Missouri, Douglas Graves, of Chesapeake, Virginia, and Darla Palmer, of Tucson, Arizona; four great- grandchildren, Zach, Samantha, McKenzie, and McKayla; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and many friends.
Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2012, in the Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Lebanon, with Rev. Chris Foster officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Mount Rose Memorial Park, Lebanon. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012, and from 10:00 a.m. until service time Wednesday, in the funeral home.
Memorial donations to the Sho-Me Christian Children’s Home may be made through Holman-Howe Funeral Home, P. O. Box 28, Lebanon, MO 65536.