John Barber, Sr.

January 28, 2021


Mr. John Oscar Barber, Sr.  was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. John Scott on October 14 1959.

He departed this life on January 28, 2021 at Merit Heath in Jackson, MS. 

At an early age he joined Mt. Elizabeth M. B. Church in Bolton, MS.  He was educated at Hinds AHS in Utica, MS.  He was married to Antionette Barber and to this  union four children were born. 

John was preceded in death by his son Nathaniel Barber.

John leaves to cherish his memories:  three children, John Barber, Jr.  Victor Barber and Natasha Barber; three grandchildren, Travon Barber, Maliyah Barber, and Emiyah Williams;  one devoted cousin, Tommiesean Frazier; two brothers, Bobby Joe Scott of Toledo, Ohio and Glen (Emma) Scott; one aunt, Annie Mae Washington of Sacramento, California; and a host of cousins and friends.


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February 5, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith Mortuary Chapel
851 W. Northside Dr.
Clinton, MS 39056

Graveside Service
February 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Autumn Woods Memorial Gardens
4000 W. Northside Dr.
Jackson, MS 39209

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