Martin Glenn Barber Sr.

Born in Goul, OK on February 2, 1935

Departed on March 28, 2008 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Worldwide Country Music/Rockabilly singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, Martin Glenn Barber Sr., age 73 of Gallatin passed away on Friday, March 28, 2008 at his home. Mr. Barber was born in Oklahoma and raised in Pasadena Texas to the late Martin and Ruby Atkinson Barber. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother J.E. Barber. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty Barber, Son; Martin Glenn Barber Jr. and his wife Christina, Brother, Denzil Lerue Barber, Sisters, Gail Holifield, Billie Jean McNeely, Granddaughters, Melissa "Cory" Simpkins, Memory Barber, and Great Granddaughter Anna Moss. A Memorial Service celebrating his life will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 19, 2008 at Gallatin Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Gallatin Funeral Home & Memory Gardens at Crestview is in charge of the arrangements.

4 Comments to Martin Glenn Barber Sr.

  1. Don Williams
    April 18, 2008 12:00 am

    We have lost at great entertainer. I remember listening to Glenn Barber on the radio singing “If Anyone Can Show Cause”. I have since heard some of his earlier music via the”D” Boxed Set. We will remember Glenn Barber.

    Don Williams

  2. Ben Fouts
    April 20, 2008 12:00 am


    Just want you to know we have fond memories of Glenn dropping by the office over twenty years ago. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Glenn Jr.

  3. Dom Marchitto
    April 21, 2008 12:00 am

    I am so saddened by your loss, and fondly remember Glenn as a man of immense talent, gentle kindness and warm spirit. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers

  4. Deirdra Atkinson Hite
    July 26, 2010 12:00 am

    I don’t know how to start this, i was looking for family for my daddy and came upon this. we are so sorry. daddy asks that someone from the family call us or email. don atkinson 270-522-0730 or email