Leatha Louise Barber

August 9, 1941 ~ November 27, 2020 (age 79)


Ms. Leatha Louise Barber, age 79 of Portland, TN died Friday, November 27, 2020 at TriStar ER in Portland, TN. Ms. Barber was born August 9, 1941 in Franklin, KY the daughter of the late Cortez and Sadie Blankenship.

Ms. Barber is survived by her son, Eddie Barber of Portland, TN. Two daughters, Diana Stuart (Clifford) of Portland, TN and Deborah Cherry (Eddie) of Franklin, KY. Her sister, Shirley Minnis of Portland, TN, along with 16 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. 

Along with her parents, Ms. Barber was preceded in death by her husband James Carl Barber, her daughter Kim Renee Barber, her son, Timmie Barber and her brother Ronnie Blankenship.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday, November 30, 2020 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Portland, TN. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memory Garden. Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM Sunday and from 9:00 AM until service time Monday at Gilbert Funeral Home.

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November 29, 2020

12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home
610 N. Broadway
Portland, TN 37148

Funeral Service
November 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home
610 N. Broadway St.
Portland, TN 37148

November 30, 2020

3:00 PM
Restlawn Memory Garden
6324 Nashville Rd.
Franklin, KY 42134

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