Brenda Barber Obituary, Death – Brenda Lee Barber of Dennings passed away from injuries incurred in a collision on Route 31 on Saturday, April 29 at Carroll Hospital Center. She was the daughter of Rhoda Rohrbaugh Graybill Weant, who gave birth to her on December 9, 1959, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and the stepdaughter of Clyde Weant, who resided in Harney. Her 39-year marriage to Ricky D. Barber was still going strong. Brenda graduated from Francis Scott Key High School in 1977. The year was 1977.
She belonged to the Mason Dixon Historical Group, where she took great pride in displaying her 1941 John Deere B tractor at events put on by the group. She was also a member of the nearby Bethel (New Hope) United Methodist Church. At the state level, she won numerous 4-H accolades, including the Dorothy Emerson Citizenship Award, which recognizes volunteers who are committed to improving everyone’s quality of life and motivating others to do the same. She had additionally received a 4-H All-Star award. She directed the Sams Creek 4-H Club for thirty years.
She loved spending time with her kids, grandchildren, and other family members. She also took pleasure in flower gardening, tending to the family farm, keeping bee hives, and participating in Civil War reenactments with the 19th Georgia Infantry. Brenda has previously collaborated with Donald Hull Accountants and the Carroll County Vo-Tech Center. She had been the secretary for the Carroll County Farm Bureau up to that point.
Along with their grandchildren Eli, Patrick, Bridgette, Levi, Owen, and Delilah, her children Justin L. Barber and wife Hilary of Boonsboro, Matthew A. Barber and wife Liz of Dennings, and Kyle B.W. Barber and wife Ashley of Silver Run, as well as twin sisters Kathy Stoner and husband Mike and Karen Roberts and husband Dale, both of Harney, and brothers Brian Graybill and wife