September 1, 2018
Barbara F. Eckert Brooks Hubbard, 83, passed away on Saturday, September 1. A graveside service was held on Tuesday, September 4, at 2:00 p.m., at Cedar Ridge Cemetery. The Reverend Scott McMillan officiated. A visitation was 30 minutes prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jones County Special Olympics, 111 Randolph St., Gray, GA 31032.
Barbara is predeceased by her husband, Julian Hubbard Sr.; parents, Irving and Myrtle Eckert; son, James Larry Brooks Jr; and sisters, Hulda Martinage and Bobbie Sparrow. She was a member of Central Baptist Church andenjoyedfishing,planting in her garden, and being outdoors. Her greatest wish to have a “house full of kids” came to be a reality through her loving children.
She is survived by her children, Marilyn Hubbard, Willie Hubbard (Sheila), Linda Kitchens (Randy), John Hubbard (Tina), Michael Hubbard (Nancy), Barbara M. Hubbard, Perry Hubbard, Jessica Hubbard (Michael), and Patti Hubbard; sister, ErnestineSmith(Lawrence); brother,Irving“Byrd”Eckert; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street, had charge of arrangements. Register online at www.hartsmort.com.
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