Martha J. Barbre, age 85, of Athens, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Limestone Health Facility.
Mrs. Barbre was born Jan. 31, 1932, in Carter County, TN, to Lawrence Gouge and Gladys Clark Gouge.
Services will be Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 10:30 a.m. at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Joe Teal officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9 to 10:15 a.m. prior to the service.
Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Barbre was a member of West Highland Baptist Church, where she served many years in the nursery rocking babies. She also sang in the choir and was a Tupperware dealer for more than 40 years.
Survived by her husband, Gene Barbre of Athens; two daughters, Ceri Barbre of Athens and Sandra Vastano and husband Mike of Chattanooga, TN; two sons, Jeff Barbre and wife Tina of Athens and Steve Barbre and wife Melisa of Hartselle, AL; grandchildren, Adam, Russ, Andrew Vastano, April Jones, Jamey Barbre, Alex and Nick Barbre; eight great-grandsons; siblings, Betty Carr, Sara Schaag, Alan Gouge, Ron Gouge, Gary Gouge and Glen Gouge.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.
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Published on February 27, 2017