Gail Bibey Barber, age 68, went to be with her Lord, Sunday, May 28, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her family.


Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Yates-Thagard Baptist Church, with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Holly Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 12:30 and other times at the home.

A native of Moore County, she was the eldest daughter of the late Johnny Paul and Cordella Whittington Bibey. She worked for 25 years at Ingersoll Rand and also was a real estate broker.  Gail loved her family and all her pets. Family vacations and family gathering were always special times for her. Her door was always open and she enjoyed each and every visit with family and friends. She was quite an athlete, playing softball and basketball and attending games that her children were involved in. Gail also loved horses and enjoyed horseback riding. In addition to her parents, she was  preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Floyd Barber and brothers: Dennis Bibey, Mark Bibey.

Gail is survived by children: Al Barber and wife Pattie, Billy Barber and fiance’ Terri, Craig Barber and wife Shannon, Tammy Barber, Tara Barber; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren;  sisters: Regena Nugent and husband Patrick, Roxanne Marks and husband Lawrence; Marlene O’Hara; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the Barber family.



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  1. RIP Floyd’s Gail. Very sweet lady that will be greatly missed. Alvin, Craig, Billy, Tammy & Tara, my thoughts & prayers are with you and your families. Your mom was a beautiful lady that left many precious memories to cherish. Love Always

  2. The world has lost a sweet soul, but heaven has gained a beautiful one. Gail will be greatly missed by all who knew her. My heart is with you all Al, Billy, Craig, Tammy, and Tara, as well as your extended families. May Gail find peace in the loving arms

  3. Tara,I am so sorry for the loss of your mom.I am here for you if you need anything.I am praying for you in your time of loss.Love you.

  4. I wanted to send my condolences to the Barber Family. Your mother was a great woman. She loved her children very much. The last time I saw her she was trying in a proud Motherly voice to tell me how the kids were. I will missing seeing her when I go to my

  5. Dear Al and Pattie,

    My heart is sad for Miss Gail’s passing and the void created in your family. I pray that you will find peace and comfort as you abide in Him.


    Bonnie W.


    To my beautiful, sweet and loving Grandma Gail, thank you. Thank you for loving all of us kids as your own grandchildren when our families joined all of those years ago. Thank you f

  7. Billy, so sorry to hear of your loss. Sandy and I are holding you in our thoughts and prayers. Losing your mother is never easy, and I wish for the best memories to lift you and put smiles on the faces of you and your family.

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