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Ellen Jennings Barber

Ellen Jennings Barber
  • February 1, 1925 - November 12, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • East Cooper Meals on Wheels
    P.O. Box 583
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465

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“May the God of all comfort strengthen the entire family during this time of sorrow.Psalms 116:15My sincere sympathy ”
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“Thank you for any and kindness you bestowed upon my Grandmother Grace D Jefferies.My Nana always spoke highly of Bill & Ellen Barber and their...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Paula Atkins - Arlington, VA

“To each of you boys our hearts are with you today . Remembering all the times we spent with your Mom and Dad at all the wonderful Cotton Events....Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jack and Kay Traynham - SC

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“We enjoyed Ellen and her wonderful sense of humor. We will miss seeing her at the Palms. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Russ and Bonnie Seabright - SC

“Andy and Wendy Barber, Our sincere sympathy on the passing of your Mother Andy. R.I.P. Ellen Jennings Barber. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Greg and Shirley Mueffelman - MN

“Ellen was a great friend to me at "the Valley". I enjoyed her as a golf buddy and a bridge player. I'm sure you have great memories of having her...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Esther King - Greenville, SC


Ellen Jennings Barber, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, died Sunday, November 12, 2017. Her memorial service will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017 in The Palms of Mt. Pleasant Cooper Hall, 937 Bowman Road at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the memorial service. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mt. Pleasant Chapel.

Ellen was born February 1, 1925 in Concord, NC, she was one of nine children of the late Jesse McClellan and the late Julia Untz McClellan. Besides being a loving mother and homemaker she was an avid member of Green Valley Country Club for 40 years. Ellen was a member of the Green Valley Ladies Bridge Club, Tournament Director for Ladies Gold and participated in numerous events over the years. The last 14 years she was active at The Palms of Mt. Pleasant. Having served on the Board of Residents and Chairperson of the Welcoming and Bridge Committees. Along with raising four children, she stood beside her husband Bill at hundreds of Cotton associated events over a span of five decades. The cotton family was always an important part of her life. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her sons: Mitch Barber (Donna) of Mount Pleasant, SC, Alan Barber (Regina) of Greenville, SC, Ross Barber (Janet) of Lubbock, TX, James Andrew Barber (Wendy) of Charleston, SC; grandchildren: Bill, Troy, Kirby and Cody; great-grandchildren: Hank, Dean, Evie and Amy; brother, Joe McClellan (Kathy) of Spartanburg, SC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Albert Barber.

Memorials may be made to East Cooper Meals on Wheels, P. O. Box 583, Mount Pleasant, SC 29465.