BARBER, Mickey

Mickey Barber, lovingly known as “Goggie”, 87 of Cedar Park, passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2014. A memorial service celebrating Mickey’s life and her faith will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 10:30AM at Beck Funeral Home, Cedar Park, Texas. Mickey was born August 8, 1927 in Breckenridge, Texas, to the late Barney and Velma Barnes Phillips. Mickey was raised in the Weatherford, Texas area. She met the love of her life, Joe Ralph Barber at the Jones Theatre in Weatherford. Mickey and Joe Ralph were married in Deming, New Mexico, on September 14, 1945. Together they raised their family in Mineral Wells and Euless, Texas. They moved to the Austin area in 1966. After Joe Ralph retired, they moved to Sun City Georgetown, Texas, where they lived until 2010. Mickey and Joe Ralph moved to Cedar Park to be closer to family, where they enjoyed the community of Isle at Cedar Ridge. Mickey was an active member at First Baptist Church Georgetown for many years, enjoying the fellowship with her Sunday School Class. Mickey’s passion in life was her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, her thoughtful and loving spirit will be truly missed. Mickey is preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Deborah Jo Barber. Mickey leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of over 69 years, Joe Ralph Barber; daughters, Donna Codrington and Tom, and Janet Barber Carter; sister, Marzelle Gilbert; grandchildren, Marla Valk and James, John Codrington and Tracy, William Ross Carter, and Julia Carter; four great grandchildren, Hunter, Hannah, Abby Claire and Reed; along with numerous other loving family and friends. Memorial donations in Mickey’s memory should be sent to a charity of your choice.