Lula M. Barber

Birth: August 7th, 1936
Death: April 13th, 2017
Age: 80 years

Lula M. Barber, age 80 of Midland, passed away Thursday evening April 13, 2017 at her daughters residence. The daughter of the late Joseph A. and Violet M. (Hayward) Ruckle was born in East Jordon on August 7, 1936 but had resided in the Sanford and Midland area for the last 15 years. Lula was a longtime member of Midland Baptist Church where she dearly loved playing the organ for over 31 years. She enjoyed sending birthday cards to everyone in the church, being with people and always had a warm welcoming smile. Lula was also a long time Prayer Warrior. On June 10, 1967 in Middleton, Michigan, Lula married Jack R. Barber. He died on December 6, 2007.


Surviving are her sons, James (Linda) Wilson, Bruce Wilson all of Midland, Bryan Wilson of Mt. Pleasant; daughter, Darlene (John) Glasser of Midland; step children, George Barber and Mary (David) Girard; 21 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren.


Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday April 18, 2017 from Midland Baptist Church with Pastor James Payne officiating. Interment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery, Bay City. Family will receive friends at the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home 4210 N. Saginaw Rd Midland on Monday from 4 till 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be offered to Midland Baptist Church.

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