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John Rex Barber

Sunday, February 2, 2003

John Rex Barber, 65, of Highland died Dec. 9, 2002.

Born April 29, 1937, in Wallace, Idaho, he was the son of Lena Furguson Barber and William Rex Barber.

He was the owner/operator of Ponderosa Motel in Highland.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Ann Barber of Highland; three daughters -- Cynthia Ann Barber of Tulsa, Okla., Angela Dawn Baxter of Highlandville, Mo., and Deborah Lea Bridger of Charlotte; a sister, Sammie Kamphefner of Huguenot, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.

The funeral was Dec. 12 at Heath Oak Hill Chapel with Farrel Duffel officiating. Burial was in Hackleman Cemetery in Eldorado Springs, Idaho.

Arrangements were under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland.

Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.