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Mrs. Ruby Lee Nolley Barr
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
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Celebration of Life


Mrs. Ruby Lee Nolley Barr

September 9, 1942~December 12, 2013


Thursday, December 19, 2013

1:30 PM

Sims Chapel Baptist Church

61 Sims Chapel Road Hwy 142

Covington, Georgia 30014

Rev. Cecil J. Rozier, Pastor

Pastor Steven L. Thompson, Eulogist

Assisted by Others


       Mrs. Ruby Lee Nolley Barr, passed away on December 12, 2013.  She was born September 9, 1942 in Henry County, to the late Mr. & Mrs. Richard (Lottie Mae) Nolley. She was raised and educated in the Jasper and Newton County area.

     Ruby gave God her hand at a very early age and loved going to church and singing in the choir. She was employed with several Laundromats and Bibb Manufacturing. Her last Job was Hardee's before retiring.

     Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. William  (Bill) Barr, one grandson, Mr. Drawon Barr and three brothers, Mr. Gary Nolley, Mr. Tommy Nolley and Mr. Chuck Nolley.

    She leaves to cherish her memories, daughters, Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius (Sally Barr) Mitchell and Ms. Carla Barr Browning, son, Mr. William Barr, Jr., god daughter, Ms. Davida Tuggle, three sisters; Mrs. Peggy Nolley Allen, Mr. & Mrs. Richard (Ethel) Johnson and Ms. Priscilla Nolley, six brothers; Mr. George  M. Nolley, Mr. Clifford Nolley, Mr. & Mrs.  Jimmy (Rachel) Nolley, Mr. James  Nolley, Mr. & Mrs.  Robert (Stephanie) Nolley and Mr. & Mrs.  John Wayne (Pamela) Nolley, five grandchildren; Mr. Antwon Barr, Mr. Ricky Barr, Ms. Kimiyana Mitchell, Ms. Amber Jones and Ms. Lancilia Browning,  four great grandchildren; Grace, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Chloe, aunt, Ms. Buleah Kate Glover, five sisters-in-law; Ms. Ruby Lee Banks, Mr. & Mrs. Larry (Mildred) Dennis, Mrs. Arrie Steward, Mr. & Mrs. Othis (Mable) Gude and Mr. & Mrs. Pelman (Emma) Norman, a longtime childhood friend, Mrs. Emma Cole Jones,  a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Ruby Lee was the oldest of thirteen children growing up sometimes having very little food to eat and having to work in cotton fields. She trusted and kept the faith in Jesus until the end. She enjoyed serving the Lord so much she would stay all day in church.



Rock Spring Missionary  Baptist Church Cemetery
Mansfield, Georgia 

Nephews and Friends

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Nieces and Friends

The family of the late Mrs. Ruby Lee Nolley Barr acknowledges with deep appreciation, the many comforting messages, floral tributes, prayers, telephone calls and other acts of kindness.

We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
II Corinthians 5:8

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