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Betty J Barham

d. February 21, 2024


Betty Jo Barham, born in Union, MS, a longtime resident of Pascagoula MS and a recent resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at the age of 85.


Ms. Barham dedicated her career to the federal government, serving as an accountant for NOAA in Pascagoula until her retirement. Beyond her professional life, she was an avid traveler, exploring numerous states and European destinations. Her passion for gardening led her to become a Master Gardener, actively contributing to the beautification programs of Pascagoula for many years. In addition to gardening, she indulged in various hobbies such as collecting, woodworking, and engaging in do-it-yourself projects. Known for her willingness to assist those in need, she actively participated in fundraising efforts through her church, Eastlawn United Methodist Church in Pascagoula.


Tracy Barham Carag, her beloved daughter, and her sister, Billie Fay Myers, preceded her in death.


She leaves behind a legacy embraced by her son, Kelly (Michelle) Barham of AL; sister, Carolyn (Tyrone) Breland of TN; brother, James Lewis (Dawn) Driskell, Jr. of MS. Her memory lives on through her cherished granddaughters, Sarah (Matty) Linderman of CO, Madison (Jake) Richey of AL, and her grandson Canon Barham of AL, and her great-grandson, Elliot Linderman. In addition to her immediate family, she is also survived by many other loving relatives and friends.


To honor the life of Betty Barham, a Memorial Service will be held at Eastlawn United Methodist Church (2502 Ingalls Ave, Pascagoula MS 36567) on March 1st, 2024, at 2:00pm.


In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions, in memory of Betty Barham, be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital

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Eastlawn United Methodist Church

2502 Ingalls Ave
Pascagoula, MS 39567

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