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Crystal B. Barber

Feb 09, 2018



Crystal B. Barber, 88, of Washington, Iowa, died Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials have been established for Hospice of Washington County. Online condolences may be sent for Crystal's family at www.jonesfh.com. The Jones & Eden Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Crystal was born October 3, 1929, in Libertyville, Iowa, the daughter of Ernest E. and Beatrice A. (Winter) Crawford. She was united in marriage to Leo Barber on December 4, 1965, in Moline, Ill.

Crystal has lived in Washington since December, 2017. She previously lived in Keosauqua, Fairfield and Davenport. She was the office manager for FW Means Company in Davenport for 19 years. Crystal was a member of Salina Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by three sisters, Helen (Junior) Gohn of Fairfield, Iowa; Mary Knerr of Washington, Iowa; Margaret Mangold of West Chester, Iowa; one brother, Tom Crawford of Washington, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

Crystal was preceded in death by her parents; husband in 2010; five sisters: Eva Crawford, Alvena Knerr, Virginia Letts, Shirley Knerr, Betty Stigers; and two brothers, Harold Crawford and John Crawford

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