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Barbara Alice Coberly

Barbara Alice Coberly, 89, of Aurora, and formerly of Rockville, Md. passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Gilchrist Center Howard County Hospice House, Columbia, Md. from complications after a fall in December.

Barbara was born on May 13, 1930, in Aurora, to the late Andrew Grant and Nellie Mae (Shrock) Loughrie. She married Branem “Jeff” Coberly of Elkins, on Dec. 24, 1949, in Red House, Md. The couple lived in and near Elkins after marriage, relocated to Rockville in 1964, then retired to Barbara’s family home in Aurora in the 1990s.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Branem J. Coberly; children, Barbara A. Servant, Thomas A. Coberly and Jacqueline S. Coberly; daughter-in-law, Ella M. Coberly; grandchildren, Jeffery Coberly, Alicia Coberly, Jessica LaScola, James Riffle; and Sarah K. Riffle; and great-grandchildren, Damon Coberly, Owen and Lydia LaScola.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved son, Michael J. Coberly.

Friends will be received at the C&S Fredlock Funeral Home, Pa., 21 N. 2nd St., Oakland on Monday, Jan. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at which time a funeral service will be held in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the hospice where she spent her last days, Gilchrist House Howard County, 6336 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044, gilchristcare.org.