Barbara Jean Garland

Oct 10, 1946 - Jan 11, 2013

Her Life — Barbara Jean Garland, 66, of Pinckney, Mich., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. 

She was born Oct. 10, 1946, in Detroit, to John L. and Betty Jean (Shull) Garland. She was active in Sandusky’s Old House Guild, Garden Club, American Legion and the State Theatre, where she ushered.

Her Legacy — Barbara is survived by three brothers, Gary (Ann Marie) Garland, of Troy, Mich., Jerry (Kathy) Garland, of Pinckney, and Bob (Mary) Garland, of Pontiac Ill.; one sister, Betty Lou Hall, of North Carolina; nieces and nephews, Jerry (Stephanie), Mark (Sherelyn), Joseph, John (Lindsey) and Laura; and great-nephew and nieces, Alexander, Mikala, Sara and Emma.

Her Farewell — A Farewell will be at noon Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Lamb Chapel, in Howell. Mich., where family and friends may gather beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Pinckney Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetic Association. 

Please leave a message of comfort for the Garland family by calling 1-877-231-7900 or sign the guestbook at


Barb was one of the kindest, sweetest people I've ever known. She has been and will be very missed for those of us who had the privilege of knowing her. My deepest sympathy to her family and many friends who loved her. God bless you Barb. We love you girl. Viv Slyker