Janie Dickey Barber

November 30, 2023

A Celebration of Life service for Janie Dickey Barber, 77, is scheduled for 2 pm, Friday, December 8, 2023, at J-C Cowboy Church, Mt. Selman, Texas, with Pastor Mike Blumn and Joe Smith officiating. Janie was born on January 5, 1946, to Edwin and Margaret Dickey and went to be with the Lord on November 23, 2023.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers-in-law Joe Drewry, Bobby Barber and Ray Wilburn.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 55 years, Russell Andew Barber of Jacksonville; daughter, Leigh Yancey and husband David of Troup; sisters, Angela Dickey, Sarah Drewry, and Dixie Acker and husband Donald, all of Rusk; sister-in-law, Jan Wilburn of Lake Charles, LA; brother-in-law, Raymond Barber, Jr. and wife Sandy of Dallas, TX. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Sean Hamilton and wife Rebecca; Trey Hamilton and wife Cailyn; Anna Hammonds and husband, Josh; Julie Holland and husband Jimmy; Jessica Classen and husband Zac; great grandchildren, Ryker, Caleb, Kanyn, Grayer, Sadie, Wyatt, Eli, Levi, Easton, Addie, and Josiah; nieces, Collie Hagen and husband James Allen; Celina Wilburn Higginbotham and husband Shane; and Cindy Moake; nephews Joey Acker and wife Becky; Darren Wilburn, and Darrell Wilburn.

Janie was a beautiful soul, perfectly balanced with a tender heart and strong will. She was truly a light for all who knew her and will be dearly missed.

Special thanks and blessings for all the love and care given by the staff of The Arbors and Hospice of East Texas.