Barbara Huggins, 80, went to be with the Lord on April 17, 2019.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Joel Huggins; children Sherry Huggins, Andy Huggins, and Paula (Jeff) Morris; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two brothers, J.W. (Charlott) Coker and Bucky (Joan) Coker; a sister, Glenda (Johnny) Noblitt; numerous nieces, nephews, brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Barbara was born Barbara Jean Coker to the late James Lee Coker and Faye Belle Wooten Coker.
She attended Walker County schools and was graduated from LaFayette High School in 1956. The following year, she married the love of her life and raised her family. She was a longtime member of both Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and Rock Springs United Methodist Church. After raising her family, she worked at Restaurant Enterprises and Ward Pharmacy until her retirement.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the LaFayette Camp of Gideons International so that Bibles may be purchased in her memory.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 20, at Pleasant Hill UMC in West Armuchee. Visitation for family and friends will be from 1-3 p.m. with the service held at 3 p.m.
Honorary pallbearers will be Stanley Coker, Brian Neal, Troy Fitzpatrick, Cole Shattuck, and Kerry Woods.