Barber, Omega B. Ward

Held Long Career At Erlanger Health System

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Omega Barber
Omega Barber

Omega B. Ward Barber, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020, in a local hospital.  

She was a 1968 graduate of Riverside High School.  She attended Chattanooga State Community College and received her associate's degree.  Omega was a member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church.  She was on the Hit and Miss Bowling League and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.  Omega retired from Erlanger Health System after many years of service. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Barber; mother, Bessie Finley; father, George Church; stepfather, James Ward, Sr.; sisters, Sarah Green, Betty Kyner, and Sylvia Douglas; brother, James Ward, Jr. 

Survivors include her son, Alfred Ward, Sr.; god-daughter, M. Fran Pierce; brothers, Bennie (Sandra) Ward, Sr., all of Chattanooga, and Calvin Fletcher of Atlanta, GA; sisters, Rose M. Bouie of Chattanooga, Gloria D. Ward of Spring City, Tn., Queen A. Glass, and Mary Church, both of Chattanooga; sister-in-law, Lillian Ward of Chattanooga; several nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. 

Omega will lie in state on Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the family service to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Alexander J. Bullard as the eulogist.  Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.


Freeman, Alex

Smith, Janice Baumann

Culbertson, Randy Alan


Alex Freeman, 55, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Janice Baumann Smith, 71, of Chattanooga, died on July 2, 2020. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, Chattanooga, Tn., ? 423 877-3524, ? Lanefh.com . (click for more)

Randy Alan Culbertson, 74, passed away on June 25, 2020. He studied at Olivet University School of Theology. He was a minister who focused on prison ministry. He was a veteran of the U.S. ... (click for more)



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Smith, Janice Baumann

Janice Baumann Smith, 71, of Chattanooga, died on July 2, 2020. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, Chattanooga, Tn., ? 423 877-3524, ? Lanefh.com . (click for more)

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