Evelyn L. Barber
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Evelyn L. Scoggins Barber, 85, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at her home.

She was a member of East Side Church of Christ for more than 65 years.

She was retired from American Uniform where she was employed as a seamstress for 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Barber, who passed away April 24, 2012; father, Erbie Scoggins; mother, Ellen Brannan; four brothers: Thomas Scoggins, J.R. Scoggins, Don Scoggins and Frank Scoggins; and sister, Peggy Johnson.

Survivors include her daughters: Nancy M. (Conrad) Duke, Beverly A. (Bill) Flowers and Joyce L. (Richard) Bennett, all of Cleveland; son, Gerald “Jerry” (Elaine) Barber of Englewood; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Carolyn Garrett of Cleveland; and special friends and neighbors: Mae, E.L. and Josh Hindman of Cleveland.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday Sept. 14, 2012, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with ministers Jeff Archey and Bill Maynard officiating.

Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Randell Bennett, Rodney Bennett, Roger Bennett, Chris Flowers, Gerald Barber Jr. and Justin Bennett serving as pallbearers.

The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family guest book at www.fikefh.com.