Alma Ruth Barber Hegwood, born May 10, 1937 to parents Jack and Bessie (Hawkins) Barber passed away peacefully in her sleep May 21,2023. She is now rejoicing in Heaven with her parents and all the family she loved so dearly. She loved music and dancing, so if there was music playing her feet were moving. Alma was a water lover, and she enjoyed fishing on the lake any time she had the chance. Alma, while a long-term Anderson County, Tennessee resident, lived several years in Gainseville, Florida. She was a spit-fire who loved family gatherings and parties.
As well as her parents, Alma is preceded in death by her siblings and in-laws:
Ruby (Dana) Wilson
Pauline "Lizzie" Harmon
Kathleen (Vernon) Daugherty
Curtis Lee Barber
Helen (DC) Sharp
She is survived by:
Special nephew Wayne (Bozie) Barber
Sister Bessie Braden
Brother-in law Francis Braden
Sisters-in law : Barbara Barber, Margaret Barber, Cindy Barber, and Irene Harmon
And a TON of Nieces, Nephews, Greats, Great-Greats, and Great-Great-Great Nieces and Nephews
Visitation: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at Hatmaker Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 7:30 PM, Tuesday, May 30, 2023 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City.
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