Born: September 22, 1921
Died: January 09, 2013
Joy Mae Hoover Barber of Hempstead, TX, born September 22, 1921 in Sandy Ridge, Pennsylvania, passed away on January 09, 2013. Joy is the fifth of six children born to John and Bertha Vaughn Hoover. Joy attended Pennsylvania schools at Sandy Ridge, Phillipsburg and Altoona and graduated as a registered nurse in 1942. Joy went on to work in Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, Mississippi and Texas. Joy married Charles Barber in 1947 and became the mother of six children. Joy is survived by husband Charles Barber of 65 years, brother Jack’s wife Mary Ellen and family of Tyrone, PA., brother Ted’s wife Virginia and family of Warrior’s Mark, PA., families of sister Isabel and of brother John, Jr., daughter Susan and husband Randle Bain of Waller, TX., son Stephen, wife Gloria and daughter little Joy of Katy, TX., son Curtis, wife Julie, and their children Amy, Curtis, Jr., Elizabeth, and Rebekah of Needville, TX., son Jack, wife Anita and children Woody and Melanie and their children, son William of Vanderwagon, NM., and son Charles and wife Camillia of Hempstead, TX.
Visitation will be Friday, January 11, 2013 from 5 to 8pm at Canon Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:00am at First United Methodist Church of Hempstead with Pastor Nancy Creason officiating. Interment will follow at Hempstead Cemetery.