Mabel Ione Barber


Life Legacy

BARBER, MABEL IONE, 89 of Sebring, FL passed away March 28, 2010 at the Lake Place Healthcare Center. She and her twin sister, Blanche, were born October 5, 1920 aboard a houseboat somewhere on the White River near Ethel, Arkansas. She moved to Sebring in 2002 and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine. Mabel is survived by her daughter, Margaret Ambuel, Sebring, FL; sons, Raymond of Creve Coeur, MO, Gerald, Glen Carbon, IL, Joseph Jr., Wood River, IL and James, Dearborn, MI; brothers, Riley Bowermaster, Drasco, AR and Walter Bowermaster, Hartford, IL; sister, Edith West, DeWitt, AR; 15 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Services and burial will be in Illinois.


Born: October 2, 1920
Death: March 28, 2010
Organizations:First Baptist Church
of Lake Josephine

Survived By

Margaret Ambuel, Daughter
Raymond Barber, Son
Gerald Barber, Son
Joseph Barber Jr., Son
James Barber, Son
Riley Bowermaster, Brother
Walter Bowermaster, Brother
Edith West, Sister
15 Grandchildren
21 Great-Grandchildren